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South Pasadena’s Rialto Theatre May See Renovation Work Start Soon

Monday, February 2, 2015 | 6:01 am

Word has spread to South Pasadena City Hall that new ownership of the Rialto Theatre wants to start making improvements to the historic landmark “very soon,” according to South Pasadena City Manager Sergio Gonzalez. City officials are preparing to meet wit... More »


Sierra Madre Older American of the Year Nominations

Friday, January 30, 2015 | 11:18 am

The Senior Community Commission and Community Services Department is now accepting nominations for the Older “Sierra Madre” American of the Year. If you know someone who lives in Sierra Madre, has demonstrated outstanding community service, and is 60 years... More »


Sierra Madre Senior Master Plan Town Hall Meetings

Friday, January 30, 2015 | 11:02 am

The City of Sierra Madre and the Senior Master Plan Committee are in the process of updating the Senior Master Plan. The initial stages of the update will focus on two Town Hall meetings to gain feedback from our older adult population. Participation in these ... More »


Pasadena 2015 Black History Month Parade, Special Events Announced

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 11:47 am

Celebrate Black History Month 2015 in Pasadena by attending the parade and other special events, lectures and activities beginning Friday, Jan. 30, through Sunday, March 15, 2015. Pasadena’s Black History Month Parade is one of the largest in the U.S. Pasade... More »


Free Tours of Tournament House to Resume

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 11:27 am

Tournament House, the operating headquarters of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses®, which oversees the annual Rose Parade® and Rose Bowl Game®, will re-open for weekly public tours on Feb. 5. Tours will be offered, at no cost, each Thursday at 2:00 p.m. and... More »


Day One’s Skillz Summer School – A Success

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 5:06 pm

SKILLZ Summer School is a unique summer learning experience for teens most at risk of dropping out of school or failing to graduate. It takes place between the months of June and July, a time when there are very few scheduled programs for older youth. SKILLZ f... More »


Pair of 5-Story Buildings on Walnut Street Breaks Ground

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 6:36 am

Canadian real estate company Ivanhoé Cambridge  and Greystar Real Estate Partners said a groundbreaking ceremony January 21 marked the start of construction of their development at 788 East Walnut St. in the Pasadena Playhouse District. The  mixed-use de... More »