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Celebrate the Arroyo, Go on a Hike

Friday, May 31, 2013 | 12:33 pm

Whether we know it or not, the river is central to our lives. The water that fills our tap, available with the turn of a knob, has been on a long, expensive journey before it dribbles out as drinking water. The Arroyo Seco Foundation celebrated past successes ... More »


Free Mulch Beginning June 1, 2013 While Supplies Last

Monday, May 20, 2013 | 7:53 pm

Help your garden grow, control weeds and retain moisture in your soil while adding a polished touch to your garden landscape. The Pasadena Department of Public Works is offering free mulch while supplies last as another environmentally friendly service to resi... More »


American Forests to Conduct Urban Forest Assessment in Pasadena

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | 11:28 am

Pasadena will be one of the five cities that American Forests, a national conversation organization, will conduct an urban forest assessment via a $250,000 grant it received from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, it was announced today. The other citi... More »


2013 Green City Award Winners Announced

Friday, April 19, 2013 | 12:47 pm

The City has announced the 2013 Pasadena Green City Award winners. Through the Green City Awards the city looks to recognize and show appreciation for outstanding contributions toward preserving and improving Pasadena’s unique environment. The awards will be... More »


Student Athlete Lab Going Green by Fundraising with Plant Trees 4 Life

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | 12:23 pm

Student Athlete Lab, the organization known for honing young minds and bodies in preparing the student athlete for the next level of collegiate scholarship opportunities, is now set to hone the consciousness of its student athlete members as well. Student Athl... More »


Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy Announces Grants

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 | 11:15 am

The Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy today announced that it has awarded $7,000 in grants supporting community-based organizations that expand public and student access to and knowledge of gardening, particularly fruit and vegetable gardening, in Pasaden... More »


Mayfield Junior School to Hold E-Waste Collection

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 | 4:48 pm

Mayfield Junior School is coordinating an e-waste collection day on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. The event is open to the community. Items accepted as e-waste include computers, printers, copiers, cameras, cell phones, TVs, DVD players... More »