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Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Here are the Pets of the Week available for adoption at the Pasadena Humane Society this week: Do you want a cuddly kitten? Ollie (A467064) wants nothing more than to latch on to you and snuggle. He is a 2-month-old who likes napping, playing and, as previously stated, cuddling. He is a soft, sweet kitty looking for a family to raise him. Come hug Ollie…

Caltech to Partner with Lucy Jones on Science Communications Course

Caltech, in partnership with the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society, is launching a pilot workshop for graduate students on enhancing science communications with policymakers. The 12-hour workshop, to be held over the…

City Takes Close Look at Chandler School’s Plans to Build New 3-Story Classroom, Laboratory

Pasadena’s Historic Preservation Commission will conduct a Special Meeting Tuesday to review the proposed project site for a new addition to Chandler School’s campus at 1005 Armada Drive in Pasadena – a new three-story building…

Want to Know More About ADU’s (Accessory Dwelling Units)? Here’s the Forum for You

Pasadena area residents who own or plan to build on their property an ‘accessory dwelling unit,” known as ADUs or “granny flats,” could benefit from a public forum that the American Institute of Architects Pasadena…

Foothill Family and Hunt Enterprises: Building Brighter Futures, Together

Since its founding in Pasadena in 1926, Foothill Family’s work in the community has spanned more than four generations of change. Generational impact is something near and dear to philanthropist Priscilla Hunt, president and CEO…

Saturday, October 20

Pasadena Chamber Members Plan Travel to China

Members of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and local business owners who are prospective members are being offered an opportunity to become acquainted with business…

Saturday, October 20

Club 21 Walks to Raise Funds, Awareness for Down Syndrome

Club 21 Learning and Resource Center will host its 11th annual Together is Better Walk on Saturday, October 20th at Central Park in Pasadena. The…

Sunday, October 21

Armenian Youth Federation Meets in Pasadena, Delegates Pledge to Find Innovative Means to Better Serve Local Armenian American Community

Over 60 delegates from 14 chapters of the Armenian Youth Federation-Western United States convened at the Jivalagian Youth Center in Pasadena on September 21 to…

Sunday, October 28

Halloween Ahead: 24th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Kidspace Announces Dates, Activities

The 24th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Kidspace Children’s Museum, hosted by the Circle of Friends, returns to Brookside Park on October 27 and 28 from…

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Old School Knife Sharpening Meet Peripatetic Knife Sharpener Julio Toruno

Julio Toruno is intimately involved with knives everyday. But he’s not a survivalist, a knife collector, nor a cutlery dealer. He doesn’t live in a remote compound, and he’s never heard of all the TV survivor actors. Toruno is a quiet man who’s found his peace through the art of knife-sharpening. Many times a week, he sets up temporary shop from the back of his truck, mostly at farmer’s markets, and not far from Sierra Madre. “Have stone, will sharpen,” seems to be his motto. Toruno got started with knife-sharpening because of his background in cooking. He’s worked as a…

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