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Love Fest for Haiti

Love Fest for Haiti

The joint will be jumping all day and night on Saturday at Jameson Brown Coffee Roasters, which is hosting a fundraiser for Little By Little, a medical nonprofit working in Haiti. A few of L.A.’s hottest food trucks will make an appearance, including the Kogi Truck, Barbie’s Q, Get Shaved and the Flying Pig, and [...]

Haitian Charity Event at Vertical

Haitian Charity Event at Vertical

Can you think of a better way to help people in a desperate situation thousands of miles away than by getting sauced next Saturday? You probably can, which is good, so go ahead and do that — and then afterwards come to Vertical for the Haitian Libations Charity Event. After 10 p.m., 50% of the [...]

The Red Cross & Haiti

The Red Cross & Haiti

Every red-blooded American is trying find some way to help Haiti recover from its devastating earthquake, which has inspired us to champion Pasadena’s very own outpost of the American Red Cross. Located in the historic Cravens Estate on Madeline just off of Orange Grove, this Red Cross sponsors everything from blood drives to babysitter training [...]

Teens Needed at the L.A. Zoo

Teens Needed at the L.A. Zoo

For teens who love animals, the Mecca for volunteering is the Los Angeles Zoo. It runs a highly regarded volunteer program for high school students, and it’s time to recruit and train the next season of volunteers. Prospective helpers and their parents should attend an informational meeting on Saturday at the zoo. It’s an academically [...]

Pasadena Heritage Needs Docents

Pasadena Heritage Needs Docents

Do you love architecture? Are you fascinated by history? Do you love your hometown? If you answer yes to all of those, and you are a gregarious person with a bit of time to spare, Pasadena Heritage would like you to consider being a docent. PH sponsors architectural outings and tours throughout the year, from [...]

Adopt a Family & Gift Programs

Adopt a Family & Gift Programs

One of the most rewarding and meaningful ways to share in the holiday season is by “adopting” a family — which basically means buying both gifts and essentials for a needy family that has registered through a local agency. Because of my own family’s generations-deep history with the L.A. Archdiocese, we’ve adopt a family through [...]

The Thanksgiving Lady

The Thanksgiving Lady

With this post we’re welcoming new Hometown Pasadena contributor Jean Gillis, who’s sharing some of her posts from her terrific new blog, Dating Yourself in Pasadena. If you recognize the name Gillis, that’s because she’s the sister of Hometown Pasadenan Sandy Gillis, and she’s every bit the good writer her sister is. Jean teaches at [...]

Alternative Christmas Markets

Alternative Christmas Markets

One of our favorite hometown holiday shopping events arrives on Sunday: the Alternative Christmas Markets at All Saint’s and St. Mark’s churches. You won’t walk away with a lot of fancy packages and chic indulgences, but you will do a lot of good on behalf of the people on your gift list. Here’s how it [...]

Be a Holiday Helper

Be a Holiday Helper

Got the impulse to spread holiday cheer beyond your immediate family? There are many ways to help others in the San Gabriel Valley at Thanksgiving, the winter holidays and all year round. You can give your time or donate food, gifts or green stuff (and we don’t mean mistletoe) to benefit folks in need. We’ve [...]

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