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Julie Giulioni and Elisabeth Eilers Selected for Golden Apple Award

Click on image to enlarge On February 20, 2019, former Board of Education members Julie Giulioni and Elisabeth Eilers were honored by South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) administrators with the Golden Apple Award, sponsored by the Northwest San Gabriel Valley Administrators Association. Elisabeth Eilers was on the school board for 14 years and ran for the position after she saw a need to bring…

Tamerlin Godley Announces Formation of Pasadena City Council Campaign for 2020 Elections

Tamerlin Godley West Pasadena resident Tamerlin Godley has officially filed a Statement of Organization with the California Secretary of State to begin her campaign for Pasadena City Council District 6 (West Pasadena). She is a…

Pasadena Funny Girl Chosen for Disney ABC Television Writing Program

Pasadena native Marina Quintero has been selected for the 2019 Disney ABC Television Writing Program. A stand-up comic by trade Quintero will be one of five scribes in the program crafting comedy. Created in 1990,…

Teagan Wall (PhD ’15) Turns Her Hand to Directing

Avenue Q’s Princeton and Rod in conversation Teagan Wall (PhD ’15), who has worked as a writer for TV series including Bill Nye Saves the World and Young Sheldon, recently returned to campus in a new role as…

Pasadena-Born ‘Disney Legend’ Dave Smith, Chief Preserver of Disney Company’s History, Artifacts, Dead at 78

Pasadena-born Dave Rollin Smith founded the Walt Disney Archives and was the Disney Company’s chief archivist for over 40 years. Image courtesy The Walt Disney Co. Pasadena-born Dave Rollin Smith, who founded the Walt Disney…

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KPCC, SCPR to Honor Nobel Laureate Dr. Frances H. Arnold at 2019 Gala

  On Saturday, March 16, Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) and KPCC will host its 2019 Gala, honoring Nobel Laureate Dr. Frances H. Arnold. Dr.…

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Winter Comes for Local Architectural Historian, Writer “Bungalow Bob”

[Updated] Pasadena native Robert Winter, who told a Southern California story deciphered through its buildings, died Feb. 9. He was 94. In a statement released Feb. 12, Pasadena Heritage said it mourned Winter’s loss, calling him a “guiding light and preservation hero. He will be incomparably missed.” Winter was an architectural historian best known for “An Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles” in 1965. The book, a mainstay in architectural libraries, at least locally, was co-written with David Gebhard. Winter could be said to have “walked the walk” – if architects are given to such valuations – in that he wrote…

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