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Chuan Body + Soul Spa

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 | 2:53 pm

The Huntington Spa is the only luxury hotel spa in Los Angeles offering treatments based on Traditional Chinese Medicine. The new 11,000-square-foot spa features a state-of-the-art fitness center and 13 treatment rooms, including a couples’ room, and offers ... More »


A Weekend Get-Away in Pasadena-by-the-Sea

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 | 1:29 pm

Whist at the Viceroy Hotel There are a lot of similarities between Pasadena and Santa Monica:  we’re both progressive cities that are pro-green in our building and future planning, and we’re both growing at an amazing rate. Santa Monica has as many restau... More »


Pasadena Latino Forum

Sunday, July 26, 2009 | 3:27 pm

A mixer was hosted by the Pasadena Latino Forum held at the Pasadena Senior Center. Over 60 guests were treated to Mexican cuisine from Cabreras Restaurant and an opportunity to network with Latino professionals, community organizers, non-profit leaders and ed... More »


Sharing The Stage With Shakespeare

Thursday, July 16, 2009 | 10:27 pm

“Whoosh.” “Swish.” “Arrgh.” As he stood in a circle of students at the historic Masonic Temple Building in Glendale on Wednesday, Sam McCarthy, 13, of Pasadena, belted out various sounds to warm up his vocal chords for a voice lesson. McCarthy, one of 18 pupil... More »


Support Group Offers Gluten-Free Solutions

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 | 4:22 pm

When Lynne Turner switched to a gluten-free diet six years ago, she did not yet know she had Celiac Disease (CD). She made the nutrition-conscious decision to cut wheat from her diet after a nutritionist recommended she do so to ease the pain caused by her rhe... More »


‘Star Trek’ Fan Films Produced By Pasadena Filmmaker

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 | 10:54 am

A group of people united by their love of filmmaking, their love of Star Trek and their love of science fiction gathered at Rob Caves’ Pasadena home on July 11 to embark on an epic journey into the world of “Star Trek”. Caves, a filmmaker and executive produ... More »


Trailing a Safe Hike

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 | 3:19 pm

One of the greatest perks of living in the Pasadena area is its close proximity to nature areas. With a series of hiking trails, flowing creeks and other forms of outdoor recreation readily accessible to local residents, the urge to take advantage of such reso... More »


Opinion: The Nation is Suffering a Broken Health Care System

Saturday, June 27, 2009 | 6:09 am

The author alone is responsible for opinions and information presented in this essay. Pasadena Now does not take editorial positions; rather, we serve the community by offering this forum for opinion and debate, open to all. We encourage your comments! The nat... More »


Pasadena Bank Posts $31 Million First Quarter Loss

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 | 1:00 pm

Pasadena-based East West Bancorp Inc. saw a rise in its per share price today despite Tuesday’s report of a worse-than-expected first quarter loss of over $31 million. The bank, which is the second largest locally-owned bank in Los Angeles county, cut its quar... More »