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Tournament of Roses Foundation Announces 2016 Grant Recipients

The Tournament of Roses Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 grant awards totaling $200,000 presented to 42 civic, educational and cultural organizations in the San Gabriel Valley. Six of the 42 organizations funded are first-time grant recipients. These organizations are: California Ladyhawks, Jackson PTA, Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation, Marshall Fundamental PTSA, Oakwood Brass – Outreach Project and The Theatre @ Boston Court. Since its…

Pasadena’s Jacobs Donates $50,000 to Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal

  Pasadena’s Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today it donated $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal in response to the devastating fires surrounding Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. According to the Red Cross, the donations received will be…

Foothill Family Receives Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Award

Foothill Family has been recognized for its outstanding commitment to employee engagement and work-life balance by WorldatWork. The Work-Life Seal of Distinction is a mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in promoting effective…

Local Moving Company Sponsors “Movers for Moms” Drive to Help Mothers in Shelters

On the second Sunday in May, moms across the country are deservedly showered with attention on Mother’s Day. Unfortunately, while most moms are being treated to breakfast in bed or flower deliveries, tens of thousands…

Pasadena, Altadena Links Award $20,500 in Scholarships to Local High School Seniors

2016 Pasadena-Altadena Links Scholarship Recipients The Pasadena­Altadena Chapter of The Links, Inc. recently awarded 13 local high school seniors and 3 college students scholarships for a total of $20,500 as part of the organization’s 27th…

Pasadena Area Realtors Help Send Local Students to College

Front Row, Left to Right: Jenny Lee of Verdugo Hills H.S., Julia See of Blair H.S., Diana Palma Resendiz of Marshall Fundamental H.S. and Patrick…

Woman’s Civic League Honors 8th Grade Girls from All 7 Pasadena Unified School District’s Middle Schools

L-R: Ariadna Galeana, Blair I.B. Magnet School; Anaiah Allen, Sierra Madre Upper Campus; Breana Ballestar, Washington Middle School; Nathalia Galvans, Elliot Middle School; Devon Walters,…

The Junior League’s Simply Speaking Event Celebrates Women

The Junior League of Pasadena held their annual Simply Speaking event at the San Gabriel Country Club this Saturday. The event celebrates women community members,…

Hillsides to Break Ground on $12 Million Capital Campaign Project

Here is a rendering of what the athletic fields and new building will look like after Hillsides capital campaign project is complete. Hillsides, a premier…

180 Years of Love and Caring at Hillsides

These six Hillsides employees represent 180 years of service to the children and families of Hillsides. Left to right: Melvyn Washington, Rob Wherley, Lucy Garabedian, Carolyn Clegg, Joseph White, and Rob DaSilva. Stephanie Castillo hasn’t lived at Hillsides for more than 20 years. Yet it still feels like home. When she visits, which she does regularly, she makes sure to see one person in particular: childcare counselor Lucy Garabedian. “Lucy was the first person to nurture me,” says Castillo, 38, who lived at Hillsides Pasadena Residential Treatment Services program between the ages of 10 and 15. “I consider her my…

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