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‘Mother Dixon’ Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Monday, May 23, 2022 | 5:00 am

More than five decades after she purchased her home on Marengo Avenue in Garfield Heights, Verleaner Dixon, known to her neighbors as “Mother Dixon,” saw dozens of those same neighbors, along with relatives, gathered on her front lawn Saturday to celebrate her... More »

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David Klug Named City of Pasadena Economic Development Director

Friday, May 13, 2022 | 2:39 pm

City of Pasadena Interim City Manager Cynthia Kurtz has named David Klug as economic development director. Klug was hired in May 2008 as senior project manager and was responsible for such special projects as the Civic Center redevelopment, including the propo... More »

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Altadena Residents Receive US Presidential Lifetime Achievement Awards

Monday, May 2, 2022 | 6:16 am

Four Altadena residents — Silvera Grant, Tony Ward, Maureen Ward, and Mary Landau — have received U.S. Presidential “Lifetime Achievement Awards” in recognition of their thousands of hours of volunteer service to others and to their community. Grant is the lon... More »

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Keeping Things Civil

Monday, April 25, 2022 | 12:26 pm

As far as attorney Casey Marticorena is concerned, a successful law practice is all about professionalism and civility. Marticorena, a partner in the Pasadena offices of Donald Schweitzer, was recently named one of the “Top Family Lawyers of 2022” by the Los A... More »

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Elizabeth Rusnak Arizmendi Passes Away at 59

Thursday, April 21, 2022 | 5:32 am

Elizabeth Rusnak Arizmendi, who oversaw all public relations activities for Pasadena-based Rusnak Auto Group as Vice President and was an active local philanthropist, passed away on Thursday, March 17, after a long battle with cancer. She was 59. Arizmendi was... More »

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Reports: Leave Extended for Dodger, Pasadena Resident Trevor Bauer

Thursday, April 14, 2022 | 9:31 am

According to multiple media outlets, Major League Baseball and the players association agreed to extend the administrative leave of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer through April 22. The league continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding an ... More »

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Steve Baker Obituary

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 12:21 pm

Steve Baker left this world as graciously and gently as he lived his life. He died April 4, 2022 due to complications from pneumonia, in Santa Barbara, CA, surrounded by his sister and her family and embraced by the love and concern of the entire community of ... More »