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Junior League of Pasadena Hosts Successful Annual Fundraiser

On Saturday, April 29 the Junior League of Pasadena Inc. hosted its annual Simply Speaking fundraiser at the La Canada Country Club. The evening featured a silent auction, cocktails and dinner, a comedy set from The Breakwomb, and a keynote address by well-known fashion designer Trina Turk. Upon arrival, guests bid on dozens of silent auction items, including packages for local restaurants and museums, signed…

A Noise Within’s 25th Anniversary Gala, A Recap

On Saturday Night at the Anniversary Gala, commemorating the 25th season of A Noise Within, L.A.’s classical repertory theatre company held at the California Club on April 29, honored The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, The…

2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Celebrates it Opening Premiere Night Draws a Crowd

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) celebrated their Premiere Night presentation of the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design on Friday, April 21. Dressed in evening wear, more than 220 guests were treated to…

Middle School Students Honored by Woman’s Civic League

At their May 1, luncheon, the Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena honored six young women from Pasadena Unified Middle School for significant improvement in their grades, despite dealing with physical and/or environmental problems. Learning of…

Pasadena Festival of Women Authors Attracts 500

This year the Pasadena Festival of Women Authors had reason to celebrate as they opened the Pasadena Hilton main ballroom doors to a gathering of over 500 attendees. With the works of all featured writers…

Pasadena Animal League Takes Animal Lovers “Back to the Shelter”

The Pasadena Animal League (PAL) of the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA offered a guided tour of the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA. In the…

Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Future Stars Basketball Camp

    l-r: Eszylfie Taylor (Owner of Taylor insurance and President of Future Stars), Reggie Bush (retired pro football player) and Malik Jones (Taylor Ins…

A Hole-in-One for Animals

The 18th annual Doglegs, Birdies & Eagles Golf Tournament teed off on Monday, April 10, at the historic Annandale Golf Club for the first time.…

Children in Foster Care Win at Hillsides Day at the Races

  Left to right: Day at the Races co-chairs Cathy Brennan and Astrid Fishbein. Hillsides, a Southern California foster care charity, raised nearly $15,000 during…

Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy’s Seeds of Transformation Kick Off Party

Friends and patrons of Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy gathered last week at a private estate in San Marino for dinner and conversation with experts concerned with health and nutrition among Pasadena’s most underserved children and families. The cocktails-and-dinner event served as a preview and kick-off for The Conservancy’s April 29 garden party, Seeds of Transformation: a Tuscan Feast, to be held at the Henry A. Robinson House, a 1905 Greene & Greene estate on the Arroyo. Chef Bruce Kalman of Pasadena’s Union Restaurant, will be on hand to prepare and serve his signature dishes, from SoCal’s best meatballs to his famous…

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