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Shopping for Schools

Shopping for Schools

Holiday shopping just got easier. The Assistance League of Pasadena is raising money for Operation School Bell, which every year provides school uniforms, underclothes, shoes and an age-appropriate book for more than 1,300 elementary school students in the Pasadena Unified School District. ALP will be raising the money from what many people consider their favorite [...]

Joy, Smiles & Adopt-a-Family: Sign Up Now!

Joy, Smiles & Adopt-a-Family: Sign Up Now!

The deadline: this Thursday, November 11th. Foothill Family Services is once again offering its Adopt-a-Family program to bring relief, smiles, and a large dose of holiday cheer to families who only see the upcoming holidays as a daunting mountain of impossibilities. FFS was founded more than 85 years ago and has programs that include mental [...]

Feeling Cynical? Not With These Girls on Our Side!

Feeling Cynical? Not With These Girls on Our Side!

When the next cynical curmudgeon says, “This generation of kids is so self-absorbed—with their noses stuck in their electronics—the future of our country is doomed,” remember Sarah Gilman and Anne Marquardt. With these young philanthropists leading the way, we’re pretty confident the future looks really, really good. A neighbor of Anne’s had breast cancer. This [...]

You’re Not Alone – Not On This Journey

You’re Not Alone – Not On This Journey

The second someone hears the “C” word from her doctor’s mouth, it can be like getting sucked into a vacuum or being dropped in an isolation tank—and one wonders, how can anyone feel so alone? The shock may linger for a long time, even as those around offer comfort and support. Dr. Susan Love:  leading [...]

Fall In Love with Mother’s Club

Fall In Love with Mother’s Club

A half a century ago, Mara Moser decided to befriend lonely and overwhelmed mothers. Wow. Couldn’t the world clone a million and one of her? Moser’s efforts grew into a space where mother’s could find friendship, support, and encouragement, as well as social interactions for their children. Her vision is still alive and thriving at Mother’s [...]

Clean ‘er Up!

Clean ‘er Up!

Remember what weekends were all about when we were kids? “Go clean your room!” Well, now that we’re the grownups, it’s time to clean up a different kind of “room”—a part of our valued domain, the Central Arroyo Seco. This Sunday, Arroyo Seco Foundation volunteers are cleaning up a stretch of this popular natural space, [...]

Bring Your Zest for Life

Bring Your Zest for Life

Though the bones may ache, the knees may creak, and the arthritis may flare (and we haven’t even reached the half a century mark!), nothing motivates like a dose of inspiration. Join the Pasadena Senior Center on October 22nd to celebrate those with a Zest for Life Gala—like the #1 world tennis champion for ages 75+ and eight-time [...]

Dolan Sisters Rock the Ice House

Dolan Sisters Rock the Ice House

We were so sorry to have to miss a big night out with a charity close to our hearts: the Cancer Support Community‘s Ladies’ Night Out fundraiser at the Ice House last weekend. (College parents’ weekend took priority.) Our favorite hometown author Lian Dolan (Helen of Pasadena) and sister Sheila Dolan (surely the funniest 3rd [...]

Crab Cake Sliders & Cougar Burgers, Anyone?

Crab Cake Sliders & Cougar Burgers, Anyone?

Clean Street Food ? Baby’s Badass Burgers? Mango Tango? Sounds like food truck action! The Rose Bowl Aquatic Center is hosting the Food Truck Rally September 30th. That’s this coming Friday evening, so get ready to start the weekend with some good eating. How about a cougar burger made with aged beef and dressed with St. Andre [...]

Wiggle Waggle Walk 2011

Wiggle Waggle Walk 2011

Thousands of animal lovers and their canine companions will flock to the Rose Bowl on Sunday, September 25th for the 13th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk. The walk is not only a fun trek for dogs and walkers alike, but it’s also a fundraiser for the animals at the Pasadena Humane Society. The day consists of either a [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

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