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Professional Child Development Associates to Hold 3rd Annual Rose Soiree at the Historic Blacker House in Pasadena

  Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) will hold its third annual Rosé Soiree event on August 5 and 6, 2017 at the historic Blacker House in Pasadena. Proceeds from the event will benefit Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA), which provides therapies and services for children, teens and young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities ...


Huntington Hospital Names Dr. Lori Morgan President and Chief Executive Officer

Huntington Hospital today announced that its board of directors has appointed Lori Morgan, MD, MBA, as president and chief executive officer effective early to mid-September, 2017. Dr. Morgan brings nearly 30 years of healthcare and healthcare administration experience with a focus on developing programs that support patient care, strengthening physician relationships and enhancing financial performance. ...


Pasadena Heritage Launches 40th Anniversary By Saying Thank You

Pasadena Heritage kicked off its busy 40th Anniversary year with a gathering honoring Heritage associates and major donors Sunday, at the historic Bundy House on South Oakland Avenue in Pasadena. At the event attended by about 60 people, Pasadena Heritage Board Chair Lucinda Over led other officers of the organization in thanking those who have ...


Pasadena’s Ronald McDonald House Receives Furniture, $5,000 Check from 100 ADP Employees

Employees of ADP Pasadena donated furniture they assembled themselves, and a check for $5,000, to the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House during a team-building activity Tuesday at the Westin Pasadena Hotel.   Elizabeth Dever, Director of the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House, said about 100 ADP employees first heard to a presentation by Victoria Kemp, Manager for ...


‘America’s Got Talent’ Shows Contestant Who Died Later After Performing in His Pasadena Audition

NBC aired Tuesday the “America’s Got Talent” audition for the late Dr. Brandon Rogers nearly a month after the 29-year-old contestant died in a car accident in Maryland. The audition was held at the Pasadena Civic Center in March, where Rogers earned four yeses from judges Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B. ...


Pasadena Deltas Present a “A White Linen Affair” Scholarship Luncheon

  On Sunday, June 4, 2017, the La Canada-Flintridge Country Club was filled with community members, elected officials, supporters, family and friends as the Pasadena Delta Foundation (PDF) in collaboration with the Pasadena Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (PAC) hosted its 3rd Annual White Linen Affair in honor of the 2017 Academic ...


Caltech’s Nick Scoville Honored for “Lifetime of Outstanding Research in Astronomy”

Nick Z. Scoville has been awarded the 2017 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal—an honor bestowed by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) since 1898 for “a lifetime of outstanding research in astronomy.” Scoville, the Francis L. Moseley Professor of Astronomy, Emeritus, founded the Cosmic Evolution Survey (COSMOS) in 2003 and led the project for ...


The American Dream Life Journey of Pasadena Entrepreneur, Nigerian Immigrant Adaobi Gwacham

Nigerian immigrant Adaobi Gwacham never thought the part-time job as Chick-Fil-A employee in her teenage years would lead her to owning and operating her very own location, but at just 29 and with her planned career as a registered nurse abandoned — her very own American dream has come true. Gwacham is the owner/operator of ...


Tim Hogarth Wins Fifth Pasadena City Golf Championship Title at Brookside Golf Course

Tim Hogarth has won the Pasadena City Golf Championship again, finishing the weekend 7-under and winning over Seung Yub Baek Saturday at the Brookside Park Golf Course. This is the Northridge native’s fifth Pasadena City Championship title and his second within the last three years. Hogarth was three strokes back after a day one 1-under ...


Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation’s Thousands of Helping Hands – THH2017 Charity Art Performance Tour in Support of its Missions

  Tzu Chi USA announces its “Thousands of Helping Hands” THH2017 Charity Art Performance Tour featuring the astonishing artistry of the world-renowned China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe (CDPPAT). The tour begins on September 9 and ends on October 1, with a total of seven shows across Texas and California. Daniel Ho, a six-time Grammy ...


Matthew Drummond Joins Bolton & Company as Assistant Vice President

Bolton & Company, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokers, announced today that Matthew Drummond has joined as Assistant Vice President with the firm’s Property & Casualty Department. With several years of sales and customer service experience, Matthew will join Bolton’s Orange County office to serve the property & casualty and risk management ...


Ahead of Pasadena Visit Thursday, Attorney General Becerra Sponsors Officer-Involved Shootings Legislation

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, just two days ahead of an appearance in Pasadena, announced that he is joining to sponsor a bill that he said will promote improved public trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve. The bill, AB 284, is co-authored in part by Pasadena area Assemblyman Chris Holden, who will ...


Future Pasadena Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Names Board of Directors

Kaiser Permanente announced today that the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals Boards of Directors have appointed a diverse group of leaders to govern the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, slated to open in Pasadena at the corner of Green Street and South Los Robles Avenue in 2019. The school’s board of directors represent ...


Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Names Chief Care Officer

Today, Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare), a leading Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in the San Gabriel Valley, announces that Dr. Victor I. Sunga has been named its new Chief Care Officer. Dr. Sunga is a Board-certified Family Practice Physician with over 15 years of experience in the health center, hospital, and private practice ...


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