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Free Summer Saturday Night Concerts Kick Off in Altadena’s Farnsworth Park

Altadena residents will again be treated to a series of free concerts every Saturday evening starting on July 11, courtesy of the Sheriff’s Support Group of Altadena which is producing the series and Farnsworth Park as the concert host. A good number of individual and institutional sponsors have committed to support the series, many of them having regularly supported SSGA’s programs for the community. This…

Pasadena Humane Society Free Adoption Day Attracts Crowds

“We want the shelter cleaned out today,” Steve McNall, president and CEO of the Pasadena Humane Society said on Tuesday at the PHS Free Adoption Day. Shelters expect an influx of animals around Independence Day,…

Cancer Support Community Pasadena Adds 2 New Staff Members

Mario Haug, Executive Director of Cancer Support Community Pasadena, announces the addition of two new Development Staff Members. Patricia Ostiller is Director of Development – Major Gifts/Planned Giving. Carey Lewis Mott is Director of Development…

Pasadena Village Welcomes New Executive Director

Peggy Buchanan and Sue Kujawa The Pasadena Village, a non-profit organization supporting older adults who wish to age in place, is pleased to announce the selection of Peggy Buchanan as its new Executive Director. Buchanan…

Boys and Girls Club Kids Take Part in National Fitness Pilot Program

Seventy-five kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena took part in a pilot fitness program sponsored by Nestle, as one of 20 pilot clubs included in the National Fitness Competition. The program is…

Saturday, July 04

The 89th Annual ‘Americafest’ 4th of July Will Be Spectacular

Recognized as one of the nation’s largest and longest running 4th of July fireworks shows, the Rose Bowl presents its 89th annual AmericaFest™ celebration on…

Saturday, July 04

Fourth of July at Pasadena Senior Center

Images of amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties will be on everyone’s minds Saturday, July 4, at noon when the Pasadena Senior Center…

Tuesday, July 07

Sample Summer Classes for Free at Pasadena Senior Center

Every summer the Pasadena Senior Center offers a full lineup of classes for people 50 and older ranging from art and computers to foreign languages…

Friday, July 10

July Date Change for Food Distribution Program at Pasadena Senior Center

The Pasadena Senior Center’s food distribution program for low-income seniors is ordinarily scheduled the first Friday of every month. Due to the Fourth of July…

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Pasadena Business Owners Hear Details of New California Sick Leave Laws

    A new California law requiring at least three paid sick days per year for nearly all employees statewide goes into effect July 1. At a workshop for Pasadena business owners held by the Pasadena Chamber of Congress expert consultant Dr. Carlyle Rogers unpacked the extensive requirements that will make “many employees happy.” Employees who work on commission will receive the biggest benefit, as the pay for sick leave may be a significant pay increase from regular pay depending on how many hours were worked in the 90 days prior. “It’s really, really expensive. Incentives, per diems, even non…

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