SOCIAL SCENE SECTION


Pasadena Community Access Corp. Executive Director Keri Stokstad Honored by Business Life Magazine

Ms. Keri Stokstad, Executive Director for the Pasadena Community Access Corp. (Pasadena Media), www.pasadenamedia.tv, recently was named as one of the San Gabriel Valley’s top Women Achievers for 2014 by Business Life magazine. Ms. Stokstad was among six Pasadena women included among 27 women selected for the prestigious award featured as part of the magazine’s ...


Mobility Works Rocks On with Oktoberfest

Mobility Works Pasadena hosted their annual Oktoberfest celebration and they packed the house. Throngs of people came by to enjoy performances by the Rough Riders Powerchair Soccer Team and Walk & Roll Foundation’s Dance Team. People were able to walk around and enjoy product demos from over 30 vendors that were showing their wares, as ...


Pierre H. Mainguy: Guest Speaker at Pasadena Rotary This Week

Pierre Mainguy will address the Pasadena Rotary Club on Wednesday, October 22nd. Lunch, meeting and speaker begins at 12 p.m. at the University Club of Pasadena, 175 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena. The public is welcome to attend no reservations necessary check in at registration. Luncheon tickets are $30 with complimentary valet parking next door. Pierre’s ...


Congresswoman Judy Chu & Assemblymember Chris Holden Attend Pasadena Village Garden Party

Over 100 members and friends of the Pasadena Village gathered at the home of Drs. Neil & Sonia Singla on October 5, 2014 for a Garden Party recognizing supporters and celebrating the organization’s growth. Student volunteers from the Peace & Justice Academy assisted guests from their cars to the entrance, where they were welcomed by ...


Emerging Life Science Technology in Pasadena Featuring Dr. Robert Grubbs

Pasadena Bioscience Collaborative presents “Emerging Life Science Technology in Pasadena Featuring Dr. Robert Grubbs,” on Tuesday, October 21st, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center (Room 212). Emerging Life Science Technology in Pasadena will showcase the exciting biotech, medical device and pharmaceutical research happening in the City of Roses through a series of ...


Enjoy Clean Comedy with Family at Annual Laugh 4 Life

Stand-up comedy doesn’t have to be just for grown-ups. Adults and children are in for a night of fun and entertainment with five performers during the 1st Annual Laugh 4 Life benefit at Lake Avenue Church on Saturday, October 25. The show, with the theme “It doesn’t have to be dirty to be funny,” will ...


Tournament of Roses Royal Court Announced

The seven members of the 2015 Tournament of Roses Royal Court were announced today at Tournament House. Selected from a group of 31 finalists, the Royal Court will attend as many as 100 community and media functions, acting as ambassadors of the Tournament and the Pasadena community at large. Their reign will culminate with the ...


The Pasadena Playhouse Presents Lavender Night Out

The Pasadena Playhouse (Artistic Director Sheldon Epps and Executive Director Elizabeth Doran) presents Lavender Night Out a benefit in support of art, inclusion and equality featuring a Premiere Week performance of Diana Son’s GLADD Media Award winning play STOP KISS on Thursday, November 6, 2014. The festivities start at 6:30 p.m. at The Pasadena Playhouse, ...


Friends In Deed: The Next 100 Years

Pasadena of yore will come alive as Friends In Deed celebrates 120 years of bringing help and hope to those most in need with a Walk Through History led by KNBC Weatherman Fritz Coleman Nov. 5 at historic Castle Green. Through song and fashion, special friends of Friends In Deed and the wider community will ...


Pasadena Human Relations Commission Presents “Peace Through Music” Concert

The Pasadena Human Relations Commission will present it’s 16th annual Peace Through Music concert a dedication to “Stand Up to Bullying”, on Saturday November 8, 2014 at First Church of Nazarene, 3700 East Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena at 7:30 p.m. Honorable Mayor Bill Bogaard, City of Pasadena and all other Mayors in US have declared ...


Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Names Daren Fuster Director of Operations & Artistic Administration

Daren Fuster has been appointed Director of Operations and Artistic Administration for the acclaimed Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), announced Executive Director Rachel Fine, who added that Fuster will oversee artistic administration, production, general operations, as well as education and community programs. Fuster replaces long-time LACO administrator Andrea Laguni, who is stepping down after 19 ...


Planned Parenthood Celebrates Leadership and Legacy

Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley celebrated President and CEO Sheri Bonner’s leadership and legacy at this year’s Fall Benefit. In the last ten years, Planned Parenthood has accomplished tremendous change. The affiliate grew from one to four health centers, expanding care to different areas of the community. This change was brought about by ...


A Leader in the Making

Pasadena High School student, Robert Jaramillo III, has been selected to receive the 2014 Bernard Melekian Outstanding Youth Award at this year’s annual Pasadena Police Foundation breakfast. The event kicks off at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 9th at Brookside Clubhouse, 1133 Rosemont Avenue in Pasadena. The $1,000 award to be received by Robert is ...


South Pasadena Resident Susan Pascale at the Junction of Music and Art

Where music and art come together, one would find South Pasadena resident Susan Pascale. Pascale has been the Director of the Pascale Music Institute for 13 years, and is known as the Strings Lady of South Pasadena for her work teaching stringed instruments. She is now receiving recognition for a completely different talent – illustration and ...