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Hillsides Holiday Adopt-A-Family Program Aims to Help 80 Families

Last May, the Galvan family lost its apartment and was homeless for months. Mom Mary, a single mother, works at a minimum wage job to support her three daughters, ages 6, 10, and 12. The family never has enough for basics, such as sturdy shoes for the long 2.5 mile walk home from school each day. The youngest daughter, Alexandra, suffers from anxiety, and finds…

Tournament of Roses Celebrates 126th Rose Parade Theme “Inspiring Stories” with New Social Media Campaign

© Tournament of Roses The Tournament of Roses has officially launched its #RoseParade #Inspiring Stories social media campaign for the 2015 Rose Parade presented by Honda. This year’s parade theme, “Inspiring Stories,” encourages everyone to…

South Pasadena to Open Doors as Host Town for Special Olympics World Games

South Pasadena announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games Host program from July 21- 24, 2015. Before the Special Olympics World Games begin on July…

AbilityFirst Camp Paivika in San Bernardino Mountains Available for Organizational and Private Events

AbilityFirst Camp Paivika in the San Bernardino Mountains at Crestline is available for organizational and private events during their off-season in 2015. Normally used for overnight summer and winter/spring programs for children and adults with…

Restaurant Closures by the Pasadena Public Health Department

The Pasadena Public Health Dept. reported on Monday the following restaurants were temporarily closed by inspectors: BUA NA THAI CUISINE, 696 E. COLORADO BLVD., PASADENA Reason(s) for Closure: INSUFFICIENT WARM WATER, UNSANITARY CONDITIONS Closure date:…

Thursday, November 27

Thanksgiving at Pasadena Senior Center

Gobble gobble! The Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., will continue its Thanksgiving tradition this year by offering a traditional turkey feast with all…

Thursday, January 01

Chevron Giving Away $25K in Promotional Cards in the Game Day Chef Challenge

Chevron announces the launch of its Game Day Chef Challenge, a cooking contest in which football fans and foodies submit their go-to game day recipe…

Saturday, January 10

New Opera Company for Pasadena

Dana Sadava (l) a former engineer and a working conductor co-founded Pasadena Opera with Indre Viskontas (r) who is a neuroscientist and working soprano. Pasadena…

Friday, January 23

Hart Park Senior Center Announces Excursions for December 2014 and January 2015

Los Angeles Central Library (l) and The Mission Inn Aerial view (r) Come take a trip with the Hart Park House Senior Center as we…

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Two New Sources for Book Recommendations from the South Pasadena Public Library

The South Pasadena Public Library has added two new databases to the Library online resources including NoveList Plus and BookBrowse. Both of these databases are excellent resources for book groups or any avid reader looking for a good book to read next. NoveList Plus is a valuable tool for identifying books of a similar style, known as read-alikes, to books that have already been read. For example, readers who enjoyed Alan Bradley’s Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie series will get read-alike book recommendations for each title in the series, the author and the series itself. NoveList Plus also…

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