Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena

  Unique Pasadena gem down a private drive! Enter through the gates to discover this casually elegant home rebuilt in 2014 to embrace its 1908 roots. Originally the gardener’s cottage of the historic Cravens Estate,
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Published on Jan 19, 2021

2020 may have been a crazy, upside down year, but nature continues to thrive through it all. Starting in February, 2021, Descanso Gardens will celebrate all nature has to offer in the late winter/early spring with LA Blooms, taking a closer look at the flowers, plants and wildlife that call Descanso home during the season of renewal.

February: Descanso will celebrate the queen of the winter flowers, the camellia, throughout February. Prized for their exquisite blooms, camellias are not only beautiful but have a wonderful story to tell. They will be highlighted all month with special installations that showcase their delicate beauty.

March: March will be all about the blooms! Not only will the cherry blossoms be in full regalia late February/early March, but the more than 30,000 tulip bulbs that are planted each year in the Promenade area will be producing a breathtaking assortment of tulips in different colors and varieties. The theme for March will also be Birds & Nests. Art displays…

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2020 may have been a crazy, upside down year, but nature continues to thrive through it all. Starting in February, 2021, Descanso Gardens will celebrate all nature has to offer in the late winter/early spring with LA Blooms, taking a closer look at the flowers, plants and wildlife that call Descanso home during the season of renewal.

February: Descanso will celebrate the queen of the winter flowers, the camellia, throughout February. Prized for their exquisite blooms, camellias are not only beautiful but have a wonderful story to tell. They will be highlighted all month with special installations that showcase their delicate beauty.

March: March will be all about the blooms! Not only will the cherry blossoms be in full regalia late February/early March, but the more than 30,000 tulip bulbs that are planted each year in the Promenade area will be producing a breathtaking assortment of tulips in different colors and varieties. The theme for March will also be Birds & Nests. Art displays…

Global RMDS (Research Methods and Data Science) and Innovate Pasadena are holding a virtual meetup on “AI Bias and Surveillance: Recognition, Analysis and Prediction” from 4 t0
Published on Jun 14, 2021
The Pasadena Senior Center is bringing L.A. Opera’s “Music to Remember” to its members and the general Pasadena audience via Zoom at 11 a.m. every Tuesday, starting
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Salastina Music Society will premiere four works by their Sounds Promising Young Composers Juan-Salvador Carrasco, Prateek Rajagopal, Kian Ravaei and Sophie Kuba from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
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Caltech’s Theodore von Karman Lecture Series continues on Thursday, June 17, with “Oh, Jupiter! We Thought We Knew You,” led by Cynthia Phillips, Europa Project Staff Scientist,
Published on Jun 13, 2021

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Published on Jan 20, 2021
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Published on Jan 18, 2021 4 mins

During pre-COVID times, wedding concerns like venue capacity had far more to do with budget and vision than with the health and safety of guests. It’s a different world today, but with some careful planning you can still find ways to safely celebrate your love.

As the vows say, marriage is in good times and in bad. It may simply require some flexibility and creativity to make your dream day a reality.

Enlist help from an experienced coordinator. If you weren’t planning to use a wedding coordinator, the pandemic is a compelling reason to reconsider. Keeping track of changing mandates and how they affect gatherings, crowd sizes and more is a job in its own right. Allowing your coordinator to keep tabs on the latest recommendations, and adjust arrangements with your vendors accordingly, may save a great deal of time and frustration.

Be realistic about your invite list. A year ago, it would have been unthinkable to create a tiered guest list and even consider making cuts even after invites go out. Today, that decision may be out of your hands. Rather than waiting until you get news that you’ll have to make cuts, take time now, with a level head and less emotion affecting your decisions, to segment your list. Determine who absolutely must be present as you exchange vows then expand in increments. Your coordinator or venue contact can help you determine thresholds (e.g., 25, 50 or 100 guests) based on the guidelines in your community.

Understand expectations. Vendors are required to enforce local guidelines, so ensure you’re clear on what…

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