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Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones Fêted by the Parsons Toastmasters

Parsons Toastmasters honored Dr. Lucy Jones, Science Advisor for Risk Reduction at the U.S. Geological Survey in Pasadena, at its 40th Anniversary celebration on Tuesday, April 22. The event was held at Parsons’ Pasadena corporate headquarters, and guests enjoyed mingling with current and past Toastmasters members and Parsons executives as well as the guest of honor, Dr. Jones. Dr. Jones was recognized for her outstanding…

Renovated Rose Bowl Drawing Major Concerts Like Never Before

[Updated April 22, 2014 | 6:35 p.m.]   The Pasadena City Council Tuesday approved plans for a Beyoncé and Jay-Z concert in the Rose Bowl on August 2.  That concert becomes the sixth concert added to…

South Pasadena’s Eclectic Music Festival & Art Walk, A “Don’t Miss” Event

South Pasadena will be jammin’ with people, music and art on May 3!  Indy folk rocker Eliza Gilkyson and brother Tony Gilkyson, long-time LA favorite, will both perform at the Carnegie Stage. New and emerging…

Local Financier Looks at the Affordable Care Act, Simplified

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be incredibly confusing. It doesn’t help that it has many nicknames, but one of the most popular is Obamacare. Here at Delawari Financial, we are here to help clear…

Taste Southern Italy’s Food and Wine at Descanso Gardens

Taste Southern Italy’s food and wine in an outdoor setting at Descanso Gardens on Friday, April 25. Patina Restaurant Group will serve a four-course dinner of its signature cuisine with a variety of wine on…

Thursday, April 24

Crowell Public Library Presents Movietown Baby Grows Up

Movietown Baby Grows Up is a blithe reminiscence of Hollywood in the 30s, 40s, and 50s, and the life of one family as seen through…

Thursday, April 24

Make a Chia Pet Out of Seeds at Pasadena Public Library

Why not have a plant as a pet? Pasadena Public Library Hill Avenue branch on Thursday, April 24, will hold a children workshop on creating…

Thursday, April 24

Today: The 99th Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide to Take Place at the Pasadena City Hall

The 99th Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide will take place on Thursday April 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pasadena City Hall. The annual…

Thursday, April 24

The Arboretum Lecture Series Concludes with “Smoker Plants”

The Arboretum will conclude its Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer lecture series with a discussion entitled “Too Much is Not Enough: More Smoker Plants…

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The Arboretum Lecture Series Concludes with “Smoker Plants”

The Arboretum will conclude its Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer lecture series with a discussion entitled “Too Much is Not Enough: More Smoker Plants For California” on Thursday, April 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Monrovia Growers’ director for new plant introductions Nicholas Staddon will discuss the different garden plants in the region , and will give the latest scoop on plant and gardening in other parts of the United States and overseas. “Smoker plants” usually refer to plants that clean the smell and toxins left in the air by cigarette smoke. The program will include Staddon’s presentation…

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