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@Home – The Doc

@Home – The Doc

Mark Horvath, aka @hardlynormal,…uses social media and web video to tell the stories of homeless men and women. Having once been homeless himself, Mark knows what it’s like to be out on the streets, too often treated like a statistic. (KindlingGroup.org) On the front page of Horvath’s blog InvisiblePeople.tv, there’s a rectangular box with rounded […]

Save the Monarchs; Eat Cake

Save the Monarchs; Eat Cake

The Monarch butterfly population this year is expected to be down to its lowest level since 1976, a “catastrophic collapse.” In response, La Monarca Bakery is expanding its Cakes for Cause campaign to include all its locations beginning on April 22nd, which is Earth Day. Ten percent of the proceeds from cake sales will benefit […]

Photography Classes: Free (& CSC Gala)

Photography Classes: Free (& CSC Gala)

Capturing light trails. With long exposures. Light-emitting diodes. This all adds up to…photography. A free photography class, to be exact. The Cancer Support Community-Pasadena is offering a six-week photography course for cancer patients and their caregivers. Free of charge. No previous experience necessary. All materials provided. “Explore how to photograph light using long exposures to […]

500 Blankets

500 Blankets

The following content has been mined and edited from a press release from the Peace & Justice Academy: This story actually began in October, 2012, when the students of the Peace & Justice Academy participated in the United Methodist Church’s Shalom Summit in downtown Los Angeles. It was the 20th anniversary of the 1992 L.A. […]

Elizabeth House at Noor

Elizabeth House at Noor

“Elizabeth House is one of those homes to which it’s tough to say goodbye; those who walk through its doors tend to return, time and time again, year after year.” This is the sentiment towards Pasadena’s shelter for homeless, pregnant women and their children. “Alumnae” are known to return for reunions or special events like […]

Shoe Drive & Walk for Peace

Shoe Drive & Walk for Peace

In order for the world to become peaceful, people must become more peaceful.…It always comes back to the things so many of us wish to avoid: working to improve ourselves. (Pilgrim, 1992, p.102) These are the words of Peace Pilgrim, nèe Mildred Lisette Norman, who by the time of her death in 1981 had walked […]

AIDS/Life Cycle Fundraiser: Go Molly!

AIDS/Life Cycle Fundraiser: Go Molly!

On January 20, 2013 as I was playing soccer in Pasadena, I looked up to see someone ride off on my bike. I chased the guy, but I just could not catch him. The feeling of heartbreak is hard to put into words; that bike was more than two wheels and components. That bike was […]

Game Table Party Night

Game Table Party Night

There’s going to be bingo, craps, bid wist, and black jack. You can play pool, board games, uno, spades, dominoes, or hit the dance floor—and we dare you to enter the karaoke contest. This can all be enjoyed at the Foothill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority‘s “Annual Famous Game Table Party” on Saturday, […]

Caregiver? Managing Stress

Caregiver? Managing Stress

A workshop to assist caregivers avoid or reduce stress will be given at the Cancer Support Community-Pasadena on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The workshop is free. The workshop will help caregivers identify the signs of poor work-life balance, offer tips and strategies to help ease caregiving duties, suggest employer […]

Robotic Radiosurgery

Robotic Radiosurgery

  Pasadena’s Cancer Support Community is hosting a workshop this coming Tuesday, January 22nd. Learn about a robotic radiosurgery system developed by Dr. Albert Mak. The CyberKnife system is a method of delivering radiotherapy, with the intention of targeting treatment more accurately than standard radiotherapy. The two main elements of the CyberKnife are (1) the radiation […]

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