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Pasadena 90210: We Have Famous People, Too

Pasadena 90210: We Have Famous People, Too

Seen at the Grocery & Flea Markets If they don’t live here, they’ve hung out here… Jennifer Lopez Judge Lance Ito Dennis Haysbert Dallas Raines Diane Keaton Nora Dunn Kevin Dunn Hector Elizondo Marlee Matlin Oscar de la Hoya Sidney Poitier Charlie Kaufman John C. Reilly Ben Harper Tim Roth Madeline Stowe Jan Kaczmarek Johnny [...]

Pasadena Museum of California Art

Pasadena Museum of California Art

First, may we say, three cheers for the on-site free parking–and that is before we even get to the crux of the biscuit: before PMCA opened in 2002, not one museum in the Golden State was devoted solely to the display of California art. Now we have a dedicated space to showcase the art, architecture [...]

Mt. Wilson Toll Road to Henninger Flats, Altadena

Mt. Wilson Toll Road to Henninger Flats, Altadena

5.4 miles round-trip; moderate Alternate: Eaton Canyon Falls Trails Enter Eaton Canyon through the Pinecrest gate, walk down into the canyon and head up the clearly visible dirt road. Head up to Henninger Flats, site of the L.A. County Experimental Forestry Nursery. The nursery produces tree seedlings (Monterey pine, cedar, Sequoia, knobcone pine) to reforest [...]

Pacific Asia Museum

Pacific Asia Museum

You know you are close when you see the distinctly Chinese silhouette of the roofline in Pasadena’s Playhouse District. This beautiful site—a replica of a building in Beijing’s Forbidden City—offers up 5,000 years of art and artifacts from Asia and the Pacific Islands, and it is the only museum in Southern California with such a [...]

Celebration on the Colorado Street Bridge

Celebration on the Colorado Street Bridge

Seemingly all of Pasadena turns out to enjoy this lovely summer-evening happening sponsored by Pasadena Heritage. The bridge is closed to automobiles and filled with food booths, children’s activities, antique-car displays and stages for live bands. Everyone eats, drinks, dances and mingles with their neighbors. It’s one of the must-attend events of the summer. Colorado Blvd. [...]

California Philharmonic Festival on the Green

California Philharmonic Festival on the Green

The brainchild of L.A. County Parks and Rec and the Cal Phil conductor, Victor Vener, this summertime series has been selling out to al fresco music lovers since its inception. Indy and series tickets are available on the Great Lawn for table seating or BYO lawn chair; picnicking is encouraged, beginning at 5:30 p.m., with [...]

Home Tours & Festivals

Home Tours & Festivals

Altadena Homes Tour Altadena Guild of Huntington Memorial Hospital 626.304.4678, altadenaguild.org Tour in spring Since 1952 this annual tour has benefited the important work of what is now called the Huntington Medical Research Institutes. With no shortage of worthwhile architecture in Altadena, we know it will be around for another 50 years. Architectural Tours L.A. [...]

Altadena

Altadena

Upper Pasadena (or Altadinky) The Facts What It Is: An 8.7-square-mile area in unincorporated L.A County, located between the San Gabriels and Pasadena, seventeen miles northeast of downtown L.A. Elevation: 1,342 ft. Population: 42,610 Ethnic Diversity: 39% Caucasian, 31% African American, 20% Hispanic, 3% Asian, 2 % American Indian Median Household Income: 60,549 Key Players [...]

Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain, Altadena

Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain, Altadena

5 miles round-trip; moderately strenuous Alternate: Inspiration Point Named for one of the great trail volunteers of local history, this route is popular with hikers seeking a good workout and a great view. It starts at the gates of the long-gone Cobb Estate, crosses over Las Flores Canyon and then climbs up a sunny, two-mile [...]

Alhambra

Alhambra

Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley The Facts What it is: A 7.5-square-mile city eight miles east of downtown L.A; the San Bernadino Freeway (I-10) runs through the south end of town, and the 710 Freeway ends at Valley Blvd. Population: 85,804 Ethnic Diversity: 47% Asian, 35% Hispanic, 30% Caucasian, 2% black or African-American Median [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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