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Community Invited to 34th Annual Black History Parade

Celebrate black history, culture and achievements at Pasadena’s 34th annual Black History Parade and Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. The festive celebration includes one of the biggest and longest-running Black History parades in California. Bring family and friends to enjoy upbeat parade performances and plenty of free post-parade fun and entertainment. This year’s theme is “Footprints in the Past…

Villa Parke Branch Library to Close, Temporarily, Starting February 11

Pasadena’s Villa Parke Branch Library will be closed temporarily starting Thursday, February 11, 2016, until March 1, an announcement from the Pasadena Central Library says. The library, located at 363 East Villa Street, will be…

American Idol Finalist Rayvon Owen to Perform at Hillsides Gala, Symphony of Dreams

Left to right: Rayvon Owen, Gala Chair Annette Ermshar, and Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa. 2015 American Idol Top Four Finalist Rayvon Owen will perform at Hillsides annual gala, Symphony of Dreams, which…

MonteCedro Senior Living Community Facility Holds Grand Opening

The 186-apartment unit MonteCedro senior living community complex celebrated its grand opening Thursday in Altadena. “We are so excited to be here and to be of service to this community,” MonteCedro’s Executive Director, David Weidert,…

Pasadena-Based National Hispanic Media Coalition, Univision and Televisa Officially Kick-off Diversity Partnership

Caballero, Univision Los Angeles News Anchor Leon Krauze, Chief of the Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs Dr. Linda Lopez, Executive Vice President and Corporate Officer of Univision Communications Inc. Roberto Llamas, President of…

Thursday, February 11

Mulch Giveaway Program Returns Thursday

Pasadena’s mulch giveaway program returns Thursday, February 11, 2016, at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma Street in Pasadena. The pick-up point will be located at the…

Friday, February 12

Family Art Night This Friday at Norton Simon Museum

Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum is opening up for kids six to 10 years old and their families on Family Art Night, Friday, February 12, 2016,…

Sunday, February 14

Celebrate 150 Years of “Alice in Wonderland” at the California International Antiquarian Book Fair

Italian artist Manuela Adreani imagines Alice in a 2013 edition. From February 12 – 14, 2016, thousands of book lovers, rare book dealers, and scholars…

Sunday, February 14

Sweetheart Brunch and Dance at Pasadena Senior Center

Friendship and romance will fill the Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., for the annual Sweetheart Brunch and Dance on…

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Crowell Library: California’s Gold DVDs Donated by the San Marino Historical Society

Thanks to a generous donation from the San Marino Historical Society, Crowell Public Library now has 74 California’s Gold and other Huell Howser series available on DVD for checkout. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Howser came to Los Angeles in 1981, working at KCBS, Channel 2. He moved over to KCET in 1987 and began to produce what would become a body of 443 shows, highlighting a very wide variety of people and places in California. With an outsider’s eye, he became a California insider as he explored the state, letting people tell their own experiences. Viewers were captivated not only…

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