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Friday Support Community Event Highlights Pasadena’s Successes Battling Cancer

It seems as if everybody has either been confronted with specter of cancer in their family or knows someone who has. Cancerous diseases claim the lives of nearly 8 million people worldwide each year and treatment success rates vary. There is no “cure.” Breakthroughs in medical research and resource centers like the Cancer Support Community Pasadena, which provides free emotional support and cancer education to…

Friends in Deed Starts Collecting Backpacks and School Supplies for Back-to-School Giveaway

Friends in Deed, an interfaith collaborative that spun out of the Ecumenical Council of Pasadena Area Churches, has started collecting backpacks and supplies that children will need for school for its annual Back-to-School Backpack and…

Arroyo Seco Weekend is Not Just a Music Festival, It’s an Entire Weekend Experience

The 2017 Arroyo Seco Weekend – the first edition of the planned annual Arroyo Seco Music and Arts Festival – happens in Pasadena on Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, at the Brookside Golf…

Historic La Loma Bridge to Reopen Saturday, June 24, With a New Name

[Updated Thursday, June 22, 2017 | 6:19 p.m.]   When the historic La Loma Bridge reopens this month, not only will it reconnect to the city West Pasadena residents weary of detours but it will…

Professional Child Development Associates Children’s Choir to Sing with “Tenor of the America’s” Maximo Marcuso at July 4th AmericaFest

Children and teenagers with special needs who are clients of Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) will join Tenor Maximo Marcuso to sing the Star Spangled Banner at “AmericaFest presented by Honda” on Tuesday, July 4,…

Friday, June 23

Alliance Francaise de Pasadena to Debut its First-Ever Local French Fashion Show

The first French Fashion Show to take place at the Alliance Française de Pasadena will have Walker/Viden Luxury Consignment producing the show and providing all…

Saturday, June 24

Pasadenans will Gather to Remember the Genius Local Writer Who was Octavia Butler

Butler signs a copy of Fledgling in October 2005. Image from Wikipedia Join fellow Pasadenans in celebrating local author Octavia Butler (1947-2006) on Saturday, June…

Saturday, June 24

Get Healthy Pasadena Announces Speakers Lineup for Saturday Event

Men Educating Men About Health has just released the names of the speakers who will be lecturing on various health-related topics this Saturday, June 24,…

Sunday, June 25

Spectators Encouraged to Cheer on Athletes at Pasadena Senior Games June 3 to 25

About 1,500 athletes ages 50 to 90 and older will compete in the Pasadena Senior Games from June 3 to 25. Of the 20 competitive…

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Gentle Ginger! Heisenberg! 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:   Gentle Ginger (A418537) is a 2-year-old orange tabby gal. This sweet momma cat was abandoned outside of the shelter with five young kittens. All her kittens have been adopted, but Ginger is still waiting for her forever home. Ginger is a super sweet and friendly girl. She can be a bit shy at first, but soon she’ll be rubbing up against you and bumping her head against your hand. She’s currently at our offsite adoption location at Pet Food Express, 320 S.…

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