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NASA Space Apps Pasadena

NASA Space Apps Pasadena
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Figured out how to fly to Mars and back? Sign up for the 2016 NASA Space Apps Challenge. Not only engineers and scientists, but people from all walks of life from all around the world are invited to take the challenge of creating innovative solutions in the categories of aeronautics, the international space station, the solar […]

Happy 150th, Beatrix Potter!

Happy 150th, Beatrix Potter!

She was a natural scientist and a conservationist. Incredibly, she was also a prize-winning breeder of Herdwich sheep. Of course, we know this English author, Helen Beatrix Potter, primarily for children’s books and more particularly for the mischievous and endearing character of Peter Rabbit. On April 16, celebrate the 150th birthday of Miss Helen by listening […]

Karol Franks: Iconic Pasadena

Karol Franks: Iconic Pasadena

  Karol Franks sees the world anew every day. Luckily, she captures and shares what she sees… so we can enjoy, revel, marvel, and smile. Here is some of our most classic, historical, and iconic architecture, declaring to all the world, “This is Pasadena!”                 View more photography by Karol Franks in […]

Math

Math

      “Math” by Carla Hensley   Job interview in Santa Monica. I can do this. Blonde-surfer-type-USC-graduate-run startup. I walk in confident: Latina, woman, moderate heels. Yes, it says I have a Math degree, but I am human after all and my otherness weighs more heavily than my confidence. I wish USC-graduate-surfer-boy were a […]

Taste of South Pasadena

Taste of South Pasadena

For the 5th year, on April 19, Rotary Club of South Pasadena presents an evening of strolling the avenues while sampling various victuals and enjoying diverse wines during Taste of South Pasadena. Canoe House on Fair Oaks Avenue is holding a Garagiste Wine Tasting event from 5 to 7 p.m., while food sampling is available along Fair Oaks […]

Hollywood Hills Estate Sale at St. Luke’s

Hollywood Hills Estate Sale at St. Luke’s

The entire contents of a 3,700 sq. ft. home located in a gated community in the Hollywood Hills will be sold in Swan Hall at St. Luke Episcopal Church in Monrovia April 14-17. Peruse the pictures and there are more ornate frames and mirrors than one can imagine. Bureaus, sofas, armchairs, patio furniture, chandeliers, standing […]

Tall Men Backstage

Tall Men Backstage

With two CDs titled 12 x 6 and 2 Tall, can you guess what the group’s name may be? Tall Men Group. We know of said group because we know the wondrously creative and industrious Kim Ohanneson, co-founder of the Poetry and Whisky Salon and sometime contributor to Hometown Pasadena. Her husband, Marty Axelrod, plays […]

Getting the Most Out of College Visits

Getting the Most Out of College Visits

On April 11, Altadena Public Library offers a free college workshop led by Ashley Sim and focusing on getting the most out of college visits. We’ll admit that when we took our high school senior on college visits, we winged it. Everything turned out well and this path fit for our personalities, but having a […]

Literary Death Match with Smiley & Hirahara

Literary Death Match with Smiley & Hirahara

At the 2016 Los Angeles Literary Death March, A Thousand Acres author Jane Smiley will be one of four judges and Altadena resident and author Naomi Hirahara will be one of four competitors. LDM, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, once again teams up with the L. A. Times Festival of Books for a “Festival […]

Establishing a Historic District & Applying for the Mills Act

Establishing a Historic District & Applying for the Mills Act

Our appreciation to Pasadena Heritage for the text below regarding a seminar about establishing a historic district, which will be held April 9, 10 a.m.-noon… In Pasadena, neighborhoods that are designated historic at the local (city) level are called Landmark Districts. These are areas in which historic buildings and their settings are protected by municipal […]

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