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Fort Hood shooting suspect will represent himself in court

Fort Hood shooting suspect will represent himself in court

Soldiers salute at a remembrance service for the 13 victims killed in the Ft. Hood attacks in Killeen, Texas on November 5, 2010.; Credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images A military judge has allowed Maj. Nidal Hasan to represent himself in court. Hasan is charged in a 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage that killed 13 people and […]

Scottish Pipes & Drums at Kidspace

Scottish Pipes & Drums at Kidspace

Free family night on Tuesday, June 4th at Kidspace with the award-winning Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums. Learn the history of this Scottish tradition, watch a feature performance, and march in a parade through the central courtyard (6 p.m.). June will also bring a Father’s Day event where classic games and new games from around […]

Summer Nights, L.A. Opera, & CA Phil

Summer Nights, L.A. Opera, & CA Phil

We’ve got music coming out our ears. This past weekend Pasadena was swarming with pedestrians hunting for the 150 free concerts that made up Make Music Pasadena. We could hear the music and fans during the silences as we sat in the intimate surroundings of the First United Methodist Church on Colorado Boulevard enjoying an […]

Smooth Sailing: Dawn Spacecraft Passes Endurance Test

Smooth Sailing: Dawn Spacecraft Passes Endurance Test

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Dear Confidawnts, Traveling from one alien world to another, Dawn is reliably powering its way […]

Eastside Property: Live like a king in a City Terrace castle

Eastside Property: Live like a king in a City Terrace castle

Castle Wooline/Courtesy Jack Sullivan The narrow and winding streets of City Terrace are lined with some oranate Spanish Colonial-style homes complete with turrets, zig-zagging stairways and balconies. One of those homes, a duplex on Woolwine Drive, was purchased and renovated by Jack Sullivan and Felis Stella. The couple live downstairs  in what they call Castle […]

Boys & GIrls Club offers water safety camp

Boys & GIrls Club offers water safety camp

by Timothy Rutt The Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena will present ZAC Camp in June, which teaches 5 to 9 year olds lifesaving water safety skills. The ZAC Camp program combines in-pool swimming lessons, safety classes with First Responders, and classroom curriculum. By week’s end campers are equipped with critical tools to ensure safe […]

Dishcrawl Old Pasadena

Dishcrawl Old Pasadena

The Beatles didn’t provide a soundtrack but the inaugural Dishcrawl Pasadena in May was a magical mystery food tour just the same. Nitar Lohaphaisan, the vivacious Dishcrawl Pasadena Ambassador, designed the “Old Town, New Flavors” tour to introduce the twenty-three participants to four of Old Town Pasadena’s off-the-beaten path restaurants.  Foodies purchased the $45 Dishcrawl […]

Visiting The Gooden School

Visiting The Gooden School

It could be the neighbor’s house next door. How lovely. How charming and inviting. Then we notice that the grounds hold several “houses” and a few buildings, and even spill across the street tucked between a church and the pastor’s home. At this point, we realize we have arrived. This is The Gooden School. We […]

Zen Monday #245

Zen Monday #245

  Monday Monday, so good to meeeee…. I didn’t forget Zen Monday. I just forgot to press “publish.” Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Echo Park and Silver Lake bands take on Pasadena

Echo Park and Silver Lake bands take on Pasadena

Superhumanoids at Make Music Pasadena/Kim Willming By Marni Epstein We traveled beyond Eastsiderland to Pasadena on Saturday  to take in some some of the best and brightest musical acts from Echo Park and Silver Lake at  the city’s annual toast to independent music. Make Music Pasadena featured over 100 artists on over 30 stages performing throughout […]

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