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Citizens Police Academy Week Three — Disaster Preparedness and Community Services

Citizens Police Academy Week Three — Disaster Preparedness and Community Services
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Lisa Derderian, emergency management coordinator and public information officer for the Pasadena Fire Department, was one of the presenters at the Citizens Police Academy class last Thursday. She said she missed me so much in my capacity as the Pasadena PIO that she wanted to present me with my very own fire helmet. Of course, this […]

Free Events in Northwest Arkansas Feb. 15 to 28

Free Events in Northwest Arkansas Feb. 15 to 28

This is for my sister Charlou, who said in a comment to my Facebook post about upcoming free events in Pasadena, “Can you do one for Northwest Arkansas?” She and her husband live in Bella Vista. So here you go, Sis…I’m only doing this because you’re older than I am and I know you might […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Feb. 15 to 22

Looking for Something to Do?  Free Events Feb. 15 to 22

Here are my top picks of events for adults, teens and children scheduled from Feb. 15 to 22. All events are free, so take a look –– and don’t you dare tell me there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Mulch season has begun! Garden-fresh mulch is available to Pasadena residents while supplies last at the southeast corner […]

Our Future Entrepreneurs

Our Future Entrepreneurs

One of the many interesting things I’ve been doing in retirement is mentoring high school seniors involved in the L.A. Futures Academy. On Thursday I went to TBWA\Chiat\Day with two of the Light Bringer Project staff –– Paddy Hurley and Kelly Phillips –– to speak to students from Dorsey High School’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship  who have been creating a video […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Feb. 8 to 15

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Feb. 8 to 15

Here are my top picks of events for adults, teens and children scheduled from Feb. 8 to 15.  All events are free, so take a look –– and don’t you dare tell me there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Teens are invited to a creative writing workshop Saturday, Feb. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the […]

Citizens Police Academy — Orientation

Citizens Police Academy — Orientation

Thursday, Jan. 30, was the first night — orientation — of the 12-week Citizen Police Academy Class #40 in the Assembly Room at the Pasadena Police Department. Police Chief Phillip Sanchez greeted everyone and set the tone for the course. CPA is a program that allows citizens who live, work or own property in Pasadena to […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Feb. 1 to 8

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Feb. 1 to 8

Here are my top picks of events scheduled from Feb. 1 to 8. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare tell me there’s nothing to do in this town! Draft policies for the City of Pasadena General Plan update will be reviewed at a community meeting Saturday, Feb. 1, at 9 a.m. in […]

Mystery Hstory — Solved!

Mystery Hstory — Solved!

Bellis wins with her 4:12 p.m. Wednesday guess “The man in the apron looks Japanese, so I’ll make a wild guess — perhaps he’s building the Storrier Stearns Japanese garden?” In the circa 1937 photo above, Kinzuchi Fujii supervises the installation of sculpture at the Storrier Stearns mansion on Arlington Drive between Pasadena Avenue and Orange […]

Farewell, Erika…

Farewell, Erika…

   Erika, you passed away at 2:50 p.m. yesterday. Your sister Emily said the Moore Brothers’ Now is the Time For Love was playing. You had been on life support since Sunday when you were discovered unconscious at home. None of us could grapple with the fact that an unexpected, deadly issue had been lurking, silently and undetected, before it struck you down […]

Kimberly’s Wedding

Kimberly’s Wedding

Did you see the photos I shot at my granddaughter Kimberly’s wedding July 13? Click here to check them out! It was a day filled with such love and joy. Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

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