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Pasadena’s Fuller Theological Seminary Mourns Death of Former Board Member, Evangelist Billy Graham

Charles E. Fuller, trustee Billy Graham, and Edward John Carnell in front of Payton Hall on the Fuller Theological Seminary campus in Pasadena in an undated photograph. J Allen Hawkins image via Fuller   The Reverend Billy Graham, who died Wednesday at age 99, was long-connected Southern California. Fifty-five years after the 1949 crusade in Los Angeles which placed him on the world stage, Graham…

Caltech Student Joins Inaugural Class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford

Senior Aadith Moorthy Credit: CaltechAadith Moorthy, a senior majoring in materials science and computer science, has been named to the inaugural class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars, a graduate-level scholarship program founded by Stanford University. The program…

Cal State LA Honors Wendie Johnston, Lab Director for the Pasadena Bio Collaborative Incubator, with First LA BioStar Award

From left to right, Susan M. Baxter, executive director of the California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology; Pasadena Bio Collaborative Incubator President Robert C. Bishop; LA BioStar Award recipient Wendie Johnston;…

2018 Feynman Teaching Prize is Awarded to Harry Gray

Harry Gray, Caltech's Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry Credit: Verity Smith for Caltech This year, Caltech’s Richard P. Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching has been awarded to Harry Gray, the Arnold O. Beckman…

Pasadena High School Student Winner of Armenian Educational Foundation Oratorical Contest

The 10 participating students who represented their respective Armenian high schools in both Armenian and English language. Photo, Armenian Educational Foundation via Facebook An 11th grader from the A.G.B.U. (Armenian General Benevolent Union) Vatche and…

Thursday, March 08

Pasadena hosts One City, One Story Community Conversation with Nathalia Holt, Author of 2018 Selection “Rise of the Rocket Girls”

To celebrate the 16th year of Pasadena’s One City, One Story community reading project, the public is invited to a conversation with Nathalia Holt, Ph.D.…

Friday, February 01

Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation to Honor Keith Jackson with Statue at “The Granddaddy of Them All” Via Online Fundraiser

Keith Jackson, the voice of college football, is being memorialized by the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation. The organization is gathering funds for a statue in…

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Forty Years Ago, An Eruption Out Of Pasadena: Van Halen Releases Its Debut LP

In the late ’70s, the writing seemed to be on the wall for hard rock. Punk had just exploded in the U.K., disco and soft rock reigned in the U.S. charts, and stadium bands like Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and Aerosmith were being torn apart by tragedy and excess. In 1977, Van Halen had already been together for some time. They were hometown boys who gigged at backyard parties and high school dances in the City of Roses before making their way to the Sunset Strip. They stuck out from the rest of the LA bands making the rounds at…

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