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Pasadena Star-News Staff Mourns the Passing of Janette Williams

Monday, July 22, 2013 | 4:25 pm

Janette Williams, long-time Pasadena Star-News staff writer, has died, Star-News Editor Frank Girardot said Monday afternoon. “The Star-News lost both its heart and its soul,” Girardot said. Williams was 68. Her last published article appeared in the paper ju... More »


Defining Donald Schweitzer: From Street Cop to Top Family Law Attorney

Friday, July 19, 2013 | 3:31 pm

There’s a reason why the Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitzer is flourishing. From street cop to district attorney investigator to family law litigator, Pasadena family law attorney Don Schweitzer has never compromised or lost the passion to care. In fact, each... More »


Former Assemblymember Anthony Portantino Launches Own TV Show

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 | 8:00 am

Former La Cañada Flintridge Assemblymember Anthony Portantino has launched a public access television show titled “The Question Is with Anthony Portantino” to be seen statewide. The show, which was filmed by Charter Communications, can be viewed on California... More »


New Benefit Lights Up Descanso Gardens

Monday, July 15, 2013 | 4:55 pm

The partygoers wore silk dresses and cargo shorts, Ferragamos and flip-flops. In other words, the dress code was all over the map. And the guests were all over the Gardens as Descanso Gardens launched a new benefit, Light Up the Night, on Saturday, July 13. Li... More »


Tournament of Roses Foundation Names Nancy Neal Davis President

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 1:39 pm

The Tournament of Roses® Foundation has elected Nancy Neal Davis as its new president. In addition, Tournament of Roses Association members Gerald Freeny and Karen Palmersheim will join the board, as will Norma Garcia Kachigian and Jerri Price-Gaines. Outgoin... More »


PFAR Realtors Gather to Raise Funds for the Community

Friday, June 28, 2013 | 7:27 am

Over 100 guests attended Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation’s 22nd Annual Wine Tasting, “Stepping Out for Worldly Wines,” an evening of Wine, Hors d’oeuvres, Auctions, socializing and entertainment on Thursday, June 27 at ... More »


Junior League of Pasadena Installs New Board of Directors

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | 11:08 am

On May 23, 2013, the Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP) held its Annual Meeting, which welcomed new active members, honored current members’ achievements and installed its new Board of Directors. The JLP celebrated being recognized by the Association of J... More »


Basketball Pointers From A Living Legend

Friday, June 14, 2013 | 12:26 pm

Unlike other sports where strength is sometimes more important than skill, in basketball players can find success through skills and playing intelligently. This July, California Community College Men’s Basketball Coaches Association (CCCMBCA) Hall of Fame indu... More »