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Only You can Prevent Christmas Tree Fires

  One of the last things a family wants this Christmas season is to see its Christmas tree go up in flames in the living room. Sadly, Christmas tree fires are a real danger for the unwary. Fire departments throughout the USA respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees every year, said the National Fire Protection Association. Pasadena Fire Chief…

Holiday Disasters Can Strike Fast and Hard, Chiefs Say

At a Holiday Safety press conference held at the Pasadena Fire Station No. 33 on Thursday, Chief of Police Phillip L. Sanchez highlighted holiday dangers and Pasadena’s brand-new Fire Chief Bertral “Bert” Washington oversaw the…

Community Unites to Feed Thousands in Need at Union Station Homeless Services’ Annual Christmas Dinner-in-the-Park

It’s a deeply beloved tradition in Pasadena: each Christmas, more than 800 volunteers of all ages – adorned with hair nets, aprons and plastic gloves – lovingly serve turkey with stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed…

US Forest Service to “Keep it Wild” with Historic Mule Pack Trains

U.S. Forest Service rangers, firefighters and volunteers will take to Colorado Boulevard for the 126th Rose Parade in Pasadena on January 1. The agency celebrated its centennial a decade ago with a Rose Parade entry…

Homeless Pasadena Boxer Says He Threw Fight Against Mickey Rourke

  The 29 year-old homeless boxer living on the streets of Pasadena who became “famous” by suspiciously losing to 62 year-old American actor and ex-boxer Mickey Rourke in a fight in Moscow now says he was…

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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Win Free Tickets to the 2016 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game

  The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association challenges you to make a personal video (the easy way) and you can win free tickets to the 2016 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game. The Association launched a video contest contest Dec. 15 in collaboration with Magisto, a web app and mobile app that provides free automatic video editing service for amateurs. To win the tickets and VIP hospitality, consumers have to sign-up on Magisto’s website (https://www.magisto.com/TOR). They can also download the Magisto app from the iOS app store or Google Play and enter using the hashtag, #MyNewYear. They can then use…

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