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Tina Turner Dead at 83

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 | 12:27 pm

Legendary singer Tina Turner has died at 83 according to news reports. Turner, who became known as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll” during her career, which spanned six decades, died after a long illness. Turner’s music career began in the 1960s alongside that of ... More »


The Los Angeles County Arboretum Appoints New CEO

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 | 10:21 am

The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden today announced the appointment of Michael Desplaines as Chief Executive Officer. Desplaines brings over two decades of experience in historic property development and restoration, public garden management, e... More »


Senior Development Director Appointed at Pasadena Senior Center

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 | 4:56 am

Christa Lorenz has been named senior director of development at the Pasadena Senior Center. Her responsibilities will include developing a five-year plan to increase the base of top donors and ensure all fundraising communications and marketing activities work... More »


Caltech Remembers Stanley Deser (1931–2023)

Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 5:45 am

Stanley Deser, a theoretical physicist known for his achievements in general relativity, quantum field theory, and high-energy physics, passed away on April 21, 2023. He was 92 years old. After Deser retired from Brandeis University in 2005, where he spent mos... More »


Local Appointed to Solid Waste Facilities Hearing Board

Monday, April 24, 2023 | 5:34 pm

Pasadena native and resident, Richard Ludt of Interior Removal Specialist (IRS Demo), an interior demolition and industrial recycling firm, was recently appointed to the Solid Waste Facilities Hearing Board by Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn. The Boa... More »