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The 39th Annual Police & Citizens Awards Luncheon Slated for Thursday, May 13th – Citizens Honored for Service and Courage

The 39th Annual Police & Citizens Awards Luncheon Slated for Thursday, May 13th –   Citizens Honored for Service and Courage

The 39th Annual Police & Citizens Awards Luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 13th , from 11:30am – 1:30pm, at the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street. The Pasadena Police Department will honor approximately two dozen members of the community and 13 police employees with merit awards for service, […] Read the Full […]

An Open Letter to Our Readers

An Open Letter to Our Readers

When I first began my tenure as editor of these newspapers on the first day of 2008, we set forth a number of goals for our newspapers. Some of these are still works in progress, and some of these have been great successes. A shining example of the latter would have to be our efforts […]

When an oil man finds the wind: T. Boone Pickens on his adventure in alternative energy

When an oil man finds the wind: T. Boone Pickens on his adventure in alternative energy

In 2008, T. Boone Pickens, the man who made billions of dollars as an old-fashioned oil tycoon, famously called for the need to finally break the American addiction to oil. He did so by advocating for vast government and private sector investment in alternative energy sources, from solar to wind, and also put his money […]

KPCC goes to the LA Free Clinic

KPCC goes to the LA Free Clinic

Following a heavily-attended event last August, a massive mobile free clinic returned to Los Angeles on Tuesday for a weeklong operation at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Organized by Tennessee-based nonprofit Remote Area Medical, volunteer doctors, dentists, and health professionals are expected to treat 1,200 patients each day. Larry Mantle checks up with Alex Cohen […]

The Last Quarter of School: Are You a MESS?

The Last Quarter of School: Are You a MESS?

This week’s oprah.com column is on a new syndrome I’ve identified: Make Everything Stop Syndrome. To read the symptoms and get my cheeky advice on what to do about combating MESS, click here. And then forward to your room reps and class moms who are planning a slate of activities for the next 6 weeks! […]

South Pas Music Festival & Art Walk

South Pas Music Festival & Art Walk

David Lindley is weird. The San Marino native has played with Warren Zevon and Jackson Browne; he plays the acoustic and electric guitars, standup and electric bass, banjo, lap steel guitar, mandolin, hardingfele, bouzouki, cittern, bağlama, gumbus, charango, cümbüş, oud, weissenborn, zither and probably a bunch more instruments I’ve never heard of. Now, he will […]

What Matters: Now

What Matters: Now

I’m usually more timid than I need to be when it comes to exploring, but my brother was here last weekend. Being with him made me bold. Together we climbed the steps of the Merritt Mansion (see yesterday’s photo). As we drew near we realized the mansion was empty. Had that not been the case […]

Community journalists wanted!

Community journalists wanted!

Altadenablog is looking for a locally-based freelance writer or two to help expand our coverage of Altadena events and handle some special projects as needed.   Skill set includes being able to conduct interviews, sit through sometimes-tedious public meetings, and the ability to produce short, snappy, finished copy in a short turnaround.  Proficiency in email, online […]

Bon Appétit

Bon Appétit

Dinnertime in South Pasadena is not much different than in the rest of the world. Oh, we have our fair share of fine dining — it’s grand to indulge in Bistro de la Gare‘s Entrecote Flambee Au Cognac washed down with a glass of Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, or Mike and Anne’s pork chops with lingonberry sauce or […]

Pasadena Independent – April 29th, 2010

Pasadena Independent – April 29th, 2010

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