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Longtime Local Doctor Cornelius Last Passes Away

Thursday, October 3, 2013 | 5:21 pm

Dr. Cornelius “Neil” Adrian Last, the former Chairman of the OB/GYN Department at Arcadia Methodist and a medical practitioner at St. Luke’s and Huntington Hospitals in a career that spanned decades, has died at the age of 90. Dr. Last opened his own clinic in... More »

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Women At Work Presents its 2013 Annual Gala “Pasablanca”

Monday, September 30, 2013 | 5:42 pm

Women At Work celebrates its 34th year of providing employment services to the community of Southern California. This year’s annual gala pays homage to the iconic film “Casablanca” and transports you to 1942 as you enter the upscale Rick’s Café Americ... More »

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Tax Authority Named Partner of Pasadena’s Largest Accounting Firm

Monday, September 30, 2013 | 3:53 pm

Leslie Sobol, CPA, has been named a partner of the accounting firm of Lucas Horsfall it was announced today by Mike Amerio, the firm’s managing partner. “Leslie Sobol brings to our practice an impressive tax background and many years of professional experi... More »

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Former Vice President of Pasadena-based Hows Markets Dies of Cancer; 58

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 8:54 am

Pasadena-based Hows Markets’ former Vice President Jean Linda Dreshner of Porter Ranch died Wednesday, September 18 after a long battle with Lymphoma Cancer. She was 58. Dreshner was born of late Vincent and Madeline Dreshner on November 25, 1954 and was raise... More »

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Caltech’s Economist Colin Camerer Named MacArthur Fellow

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 7:43 am

Colin Camerer, a behavioral economist at the Caltech whose work integrates psychology with economics experiments to understand how people behave when making decisions, has been named a MacArthur Fellow and awarded a five-year, $625,000 “no strings attached” gr... More »

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Rear Admiral Horn, a Pasadena Native, Retires after 25 Years of Service

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 4:35 am

[Originally published Sept. 23, 2013]  Rear Adm. Gregory C. Horn, Pasadena native and Fuller Theological Seminary alumnus, retired as the Navy Chaplain Corps’ 17th deputy chief of chaplains for reserve matters during a change of office ceremony at the Washing... More »

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Washington Navy Yard Reopens, Admiral from Pasadena Relinquishes Post

Thursday, September 19, 2013 | 6:58 am

Rear Adm. Gregory C. Horn, a Pasadena native who earned his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from and Fuller Theological Seminary, is stepping down after distinguished service as the deputy chief of chaplains for reserve matters of the United States... More »