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Kidspace Launches First Ever After School Program

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 12:20 pm

Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena is launching its first-ever After School Club on January 20, 2016, to run once a week, every Wednesday afternoon, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., until March 9th. The pilot program offers children a dynamic, hands-on way of exploring ... More »

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Armenian-Americans Celebrate Holiday Open House in Pasadena

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 11:13 am

The Armenian Council of America San Gabriel Valley Branch (ACA) celebrated its annual Holiday open house on December 4 at the Garo Soghanalian Armenian Educational Benevolent Union Center. ACA members celebrated with elected officials, community leaders and co... More »

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Nonprofit SVS Signs Lease at 595 E. Colorado in Pasadena

Monday, December 7, 2015 | 1:40 pm

The Swig Company announced that Social Vocational Services, a nonprofit providing services throughout California to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, has signed a lease for 7,847 square feet on the second floor of 595 E. Colorado in ... More »

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Hillsides Launches Adopt-A-Family Program for 100 Families

Friday, December 4, 2015 | 12:04 pm

Alisa is a sweet, nurturing grandmother who is caring for her five grandchildren due to her daughter’s drug addiction. Alisa has fought hard to keep her grandchildren, ranging in age from 14 to 5, out of foster care. When one day she received news the children... More »

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What Happened to Black Friday?

Friday, November 27, 2015 | 2:22 pm

After the hashtag #BlackFridayin5Words blew up on Twitter, Pasadena Now decided to hit the streets for what most figured would be the largest shopping event of the year. But this year, it looks like most folks have elected to stay home. “It’s just another day ... More »

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Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 1:50 pm

1. Thanksgiving can mean a lot of activity in the home, which can be overwhelming for some pets. Make sure to provide a quiet room where your pets can relax during Thanksgiving festivities. 2. There is usually a lot of food sitting around at this time of year.... More »

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The Doo Dah Parade Marched into Pasadena

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 1:09 pm

Pasadena’s Doo Dah Parade took place Sunday morning, closing down Colorado Boulevard, between San Gabriel Boulevard and Altadena Drive. The street was flooded with eccentric locals and a full crowd of spectators. Representing the Americans with Disabilities Ac... More »

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Hundreds Attend Tuesday Morning’s Traditional Queen’s Breakfast

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 12:16 pm

  Tuesday morning the Pasadena Jaycees hosted the 77th edition of their annual Queen’s Breakfast as the Tournament of Roses festivities continue this season, all leading up to parade and game day on January 1. Hundreds attended today’s event at the Langham Hun... More »

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Rose Court Royal Tea Sees Princesses Dance on Stage with the Tap Chicks

Monday, November 23, 2015 | 7:12 pm

Amid a flurry of polite claps and warm smiles, the 2016 Rose Court entered the Pasadena Senior Center for the annual High Tea Monday afternoon. This intimate event gave community members a chance to get to become better acquainted with the seven young women of... More »