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Getting Your Freak On With Canyon Park’s Haunted Hike 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013 | 1:28 pm

“Don’t fear the dark, fear what lies within.” The tag line alone can send shivers down anyone’s spine, and that’s exactly what Monrovia Canyon Park aims to do this October 24 to 26 with its much-anticipated Haunted Hike 2013. What started out in 2002 as an “en... More »


Robin McCarthy Resigns from Women At Work

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 3:27 pm

Women At Work, a Pasadena nonprofit that helps clients reach their full employment and earning potential, has moved to 2555 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 204. The offices are closed until Monday, September 30, to allow time for furniture to be put in place, phone a... More »


Free Conversational Classes Offered in Italian, Spanish and English

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 | 4:30 pm

Pasadena Public Library now offers free weekly adult conversational classes in Italian, Spanish and English for all speaking levels. The classes are a great way to practice and improve participants’ language skills and even make some new friends! Traveling to ... More »


Pasadena Village Welcomes Growing Number of Community Volunteers

Thursday, September 12, 2013 | 10:33 pm

The Pasadena Village, a non-profit organization serving older adults in the San Gabriel Valley, is growing, and its volunteer program is keeping pace. Since its successful Anniversary Celebration in June, the Village has welcomed 19 new members into its caring... More »


Fall Activities for all Ages at the Sierra Madre Public Library

Monday, September 9, 2013 | 11:35 am

Sign-up Now as a Teen History Docent Teens interested in becoming a volunteer history docent can sign up now at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Beginning in September, five teens at a time will train and give tours during a five-week period using new Digital ... More »


Police Interact with Community with Curbside Coffee and Chat Sessions

Monday, September 2, 2013 | 9:32 am

Pasadena Police Department’s Community Services Section met with the local community members in August to share vital information on Neighborhood Watch, home security, and general safety. Members of the section deployed the Mobile Command Post Curbside Coffe... More »


Sierra Madre: Temporary Change in Source of Water Supply

Thursday, August 29, 2013 | 11:41 am

The City of Sierra Madre is preparing to temporarily change the source of water supply you are receiving. Beginning on September 16, 2013 the source of water will change from local groundwater to imported water from San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District ... More »


Rotary Puts Some Muscle into Supporting the Library

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 | 4:01 pm

On a lazy summer morning when most people were still sitting with their morning coffee, members of the Sierra Madre Rotary Club picked up their paint brushes and headed for the Library. Once there, they primed and painted the new Local History Room, getting it... More »


Sierra Madre’s Family Movie Fridays Another Success

Monday, August 5, 2013 | 4:49 pm

The Family Movie Friday series has wrapped for 2013, and continued the successful tradition of providing a family friendly, outdoor activity for Sierra Madre. Through the generous support of the Sierra Madre Issei Memorial Foundation, Sierra Madre Volunteer Fi... More »


Pasadena Woman Wins $10,000 in Creamette’s Essay and Recipe Contest

Monday, August 5, 2013 | 12:49 pm

A Pasadena woman won the $10,000 grand prize with her “Simple Dinner Pasta” in Creamette’s Pasta Comfort Food Recipe and Essay Contest which ran last March 21 to May 30. Christine Chan bested several other entries with her mother’s hand-down chicken pasta reci... More »