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Drop, Cover and Hold On!

Drop, Cover and Hold On!

Will you be ready for the Great Southern California Shakeout on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 10:15 a.m.? We want you to be part of it, and that means learning how to protect yourself properly during the next “Big One.” The Great Southern California ShakeOut is one opportunity to practice your earthquake survival skills. These kinds [...]

ArtNight Pasadena!

ArtNight Pasadena!

From 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, more than a dozen local institutions will open their doors to the public for free during ArtNight Pasadena. Complimentary shuttles will provide transportation among all venues, or you can join a bicycle tour. Here’s a rundown: Alliance Française de Pasadena (34 E. Union St. / Kendall [...]

Looking for Something to Do this Weekend?

Looking for Something to Do this Weekend?

Saturday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. — The Latino Heritage Parade will begin on Los Robles Avenue at Howard Street, head south to Washington Boulevard, then west to a jamaica/community fair at La Pintoresca Park with free arts and crafts, entertainment, exhibits and food until 4 p.m. There will be special themed storytelling at La [...]

It’s Positively Prophetic

It’s Positively Prophetic

One of my favorite local history books is the 565-page “Pasadena, California, Historical and Personal: A Complete History of the Organization of the Indiana Colony” by early Pasadena historian and newspaperman J.W. Wood, published in 1917. The subtitle is “Its Establishment on the Rancho San Pascual and Its Evolution into the City of Pasadena, Including [...]

Looking for Something to Do?

Looking for Something to Do?

Here are highlights of upcoming events sponsored by the City of Pasadena. All events are free. Saturday, Sept. 12 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – The family-friendly water conservation fair at Allendale Park will include demonstrations, information about how to save water and plan drought-tolerant gardens, lots of freeebies, food prepared by our very own [...]

Mystery History — Almost Solved

Mystery History — Almost Solved

Well, I have some of the answer but not the full answer! Here’s what I know for sure: In the photo above, a horse is receiving an award for heroism in 1930 at Pasadena City Hall. (I know this from the caption on the photo.) Here’s an excerpt from a local newspaper article from 1930 [...]

Station Fire: Pasadena Update

Station Fire: Pasadena Update

The Pasadena Public Health Department reminds everyone that air quality remains unhealthy today due to the Station Fire. Everyone should take precautions when they are outside and avoid unnecessary outdoor activities, especially people with respiratory or heart disease, pregnant women, elderly persons and children. Schools that are in session, after-school programs and children’s sports organizations [...]

Station Fire Update for Pasadena

Station Fire Update for Pasadena

All Pasadena residents are advised to avoid outside activity, run air filters or air conditioners that don’t draw in outside air, monitor fire and smoke status via local news organizations and be prepared to leave homes if conditions change. If the fire reaches antennas on Mt. Wilson and damages TV and radio transmission equipment, the [...]

Woodrow Wilson Speaks to Pasadena

Woodrow Wilson Speaks to Pasadena

Here are the remarks made by Governor Woodrow Wilson to the people of Pasadena on May 11, 1911 (printed in the Pasadena Daily News later that day): I am delighted to be among friends. I know friends when I see them. The interesting thing about you is that you are a cross-section of American society. [...]

Florecita Voluntary Evacuation Lifted

Florecita Voluntary Evacuation Lifted

As of 11 a.m. today an advisory for voluntary evacuation of the Florecita neighborhood in Pasadena has been lifted. Residents of the area may return to their homes and are advised to monitor local television and radio news and the city website for updates. All Pasadena residents and businesses should review their personal, family and [...]