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Sierra Madre Local Children Honored in the Read, Discover, Connect Art & Essay Contest

106 local students in grades K-8, entered the library’s Read, Discover, Connect @ the Sierra Madre Public Library art and essay contest. Talented winners attended a ceremony at the Library on Thursday, March 26 at 4:00 p.m. Mayor John Harabedian, Mayor Pro Tem John Cappocia, Library Trustee Chair Barry Ziff, and Library Trustee Shannon King were on hand to congratulate the students. The winning drawings…

Pasadena Boys & Girls Club Highlights Its Performing Arts Program with Music Recital

The Pasadena Boys & Girls Club celebrated National Boys & Girl Club Week on Thursday night with a musical recital highlighting its performing arts center on East Del Mar Boulevard. “One of the things that…

Pasadena to Host First CicLAvia Event Outside of City of Los Angeles on May 31

Pasadena has played host to parades, bike races and music festivals, and for the first time is opening its streets to the largest car-free open streets event in America. CicLAvia – Pasadena takes place from…

Nat Read Highlights Crucial Need For Earthquake Preparedness at University Club Business Growth Workshop

Nat B. Read addresses the Business Growth Workshop at the University Club on March 24, 2015. At the latest Business Growth Workshop on March 24, Nat. B. Read explained how the next Southern California earthquake…

Altadena Library Announces Board Vacancy

With the resignation of Trustee Tom Hubbard, the Altadena Library Board of Trustees is accepting letters of interest from anyone who would like to serve on the board for his unexpired 2015 term. Those applying…

Tuesday, March 31

Celebrate One City, One Story

This year’s One City, One Story choice is The Book of Unknown Americans by author Cristina Henríquez. It is the story of a boy and…

Saturday, April 04

Hop into Pasadena’s Largest Spring Egg Bowl Festival

Celebrate spring by hopping one’s way through Pasadena’s largest Egg Bowl and Festival Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl…

Saturday, April 04

City of Sierra Madre to Host Compost Giveaway

The City of Sierra Madre is hosting a Compost Giveaway in conjunction with Athens Services on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The event will be held…

Saturday, April 04

Baldwin Avenue to be Closed South of 210 Freeway for Santa Anita Derby 5K Run & Walk, April 4

Those wishing to spend the morning at Santa Anita’s Clockers’ Corner on Santa Anita Derby Day, Saturday, April 4, are advised that Baldwin Ave. will…

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Michael Ward, Twice Tournament of Roses President, Dies at 78

Michael Edward Ward, 78, of Pasadena passed away on March 15, 2015. Born and raised in Pasadena, Mike was welcomed to the world on August 14, 1936 by his loving parents, Stanley and Marvella Ward. During his youth Mike had a passion for water skiing and spent much of his time away from Pasadena on the water in Lake Elsinore boating and skiing with his two brothers. Mike graduated from Arizona State University, spent time in the Armed Forces, and finished his education earning an MBA from USC. In 1961 Mike joined the family business, S.N. Ward & Son, which…

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