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Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Hosts Playhouse Presentation at Luncheon

L-R: Sandy McConnell, WCL member and Playhouse volunteer, Billie Tone, WCL President, Patti La Mar, Pasadena Playhouse speaker and Barbara Jacoby, WCL member and Playhouse volunteer. Photo: Sandy Grinnell   Table Décor by WCL member Darlene Besocke Photo: Sandy Grinnell Patti La Mar, a long time volunteer at the Pasadena Playhouse gave a presentation that covered the colorful history of this Pasadena landmark theater and…

La Salle Hosts 2019 Gifts from the Heart Fundraiser; LA Rams Legend Eric Dickerson Featured

On Sunday, February 10, 2019, more than 40 guests gathered at the home of Hope and Dino Clarizio ’75 for the 2019 Gifts from the Heart San Miguel Social. The event was a part of…

The Huntington Library Goes Hollywood with Rodarte Runway

This past Tuesday, Hollywood and fashion’s finest arrived at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, Botanical Gardens to witness Rodarte debut their fall-winter collection. High-profile guests populated the Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court, a 36-foot-high glass…

Pasadena Community Foundation Holds Annual Investment Review

The Pasadena Community Foundation, known as PCF, held its annual portfolio investment review on Feb. 5 at the University Club. Finance Committee chair Sandra Ell welcomed C.J. Dennis, Senior Investment Advisor at Vanguard Institutional Advisory…

Guests Wore Their Best Bling to Support Kidspace

On Saturday, February 2, supporters of Kidspace Museum moseyed over to Santa Anita Park for a rootin’ tootin’ evening of Boots and Bling. Guests had a Grand ‘Ole Evening, celebrating the iconic people, places, and…

2019 Pasadena Showcase Season Kicks-Off with Empty House Party

It’s Showcase season! Nearly 250 design enthusiasts and patrons of the arts attended the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts’ (PSHA) annual Empty House Party…

Armenian National Committee of America-Pasadena Chapter Recaps Hosts Annual Holiday Reception

Local and state elected officials, community leaders, members, and supporters at the event. Image courtesy ANCA-Pasadena   On January 10, 2019, the Pasadena Chapter of…

Rose Bowl Bruins Celebrate the Holidays

  Over a dozen UCLA Rose Bowl Bruins huddled Tuesday night at the Pasadena Senior Center for a relaxing, festive holiday potluck and white elephant…

Hillsides Hosts Successful Holiday Celebration at the Parkway Grill

On December 4, the Hillsides Guild, a support group of the foster care charity Hillsides, hosted a holiday celebration at the Parkway Grill in Pasadena,…

Ice House Fundraiser for Hillsides Raises More Than $10,000

  The Ice House Comedy Club 58th Anniversary Show, held on October 14 benefiting Hillsides, raised more than $10,000 for the Southern California foster care charity. The sold-out event, which included a silent and live auction, supports the Hillsides Volunteer Network, a volunteer arm of Hillsides. The funds will go towards activities and field trips for the children who live in Hillsides’ residential program.   Each year The Ice House owner Bob Fisher puts on a special anniversary show benefit for Hillsides. Kicking off the 58th show was KT Tatara, whose numerous television appearances include NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and…

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