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History of the Pasadena area


“Venerable” Shakespeare Club Visits Museum of History Exhibit

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 | 3:12 pm

A contingent of the Shakespeare Club visited the Pasadena Museum of History’s current exhibition “Starting Anew” which tells the story of the early arrivers and shapers of the city. Brad McNeil, the Museum’s Director of Education, was an informative and dynami... More »


Local Architect/Urbanist David Wolf is Dead at 54

Monday, January 6, 2020 | 8:25 pm

According to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, a local architect/urbanist committed suicide last month. David Wolf was found dead at his home in Altadena on Dec. 21. Wolf would have turned 55 on Jan. 1. According to an alert by the... More »


The Caltech Experience During Wartime

Saturday, November 12, 2016 | 6:04 am

Caltech alumnus and Associate Howard Jessen (BS ’46) recently donated to Caltech to endow the Howard E. and Susan C. Jessen Postdoctoral Instructorship in the Humanities through a matching program established by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The gift will h... More »