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Trolley Pics at PMH

Trolley Pics at PMH

Desperate to put that holiday card together, but running out of ideas? The Pasadena Museum of History has a vintage trolley prop that’s now been festooned with Christmas garlands, ribbons, ornaments, a wreath, and even a bird and a squirrel (?). The prop was created by photographer Steve Crise who co-curated with Michael Patris the [...]

What If?

What If?

It’s time for Saturday High again. On September 29th, classes for high school students at Art Center College of Design begin, offering “dozens of classes to exercise that big, beautiful brain of yours.” Classes are offered in various disciplines: advertising and graphic design; digital media; entertainment design; fine art and illustration; photography and imaging/film; and [...]

From Storytelling to cicLAvia

From Storytelling to cicLAvia

The Arroyo Seco Foundation‘s calendar for this Fall is all over the map. In a good way. This Saturday, August 11th, Troy Evans’ Montana Tales & Other Bad Ass Business is scheduled for Friends of the Southwest Museum at Debs park starting at 6:30 p.m. The Audubon Center at Debs Park will host its last [...]

Training for Leadership

Training for Leadership

For some, being a leader may come naturally, but generally it’s something that needs to be taught and fine-tuned. Leadership Pasadena is a nonprofit organization that offers a program which provides the “leadership and team management skills, in-depth understanding of the Pasadena community, and relationships with business, government, and nonprofit leaders vital to successful community [...]

Take Care

Take Care

The lure of a waterfall; it’s too tempting for many. The reality is that the canyon walls are steep, and the shale geology in Eaton Canyon makes the earth crumble under a hiker’s feet. For an enthusiast, it’s hard to imagine that this environment is not awaiting our exploration. We like to be physically tested, [...]

Observe Airborne Snow

Observe Airborne Snow

Well, not literally. In response to the increased demand for water in a time of climate change, drought, and dust deposition—which has led to a severe drop of lake levels on Lake Mead—NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is developing the Airborne Snow Observatory. This observatory and other systems would bring the nation “to a mature monitoring [...]

Runaway Daughters. Voluptuous Neighbors.

Runaway Daughters. Voluptuous Neighbors.

“Stories so raw, we could not publish them.” That’s the tag line on the flyer for the Pasadena Writing Project’s 2nd annual public reading titled “Bars, Breasts and Borders—Too Hot to Print?” Writers from the Memoir Writing Workshop will be reading excerpts, followed by a Q&A and discussion period, and a wine and cheese reception [...]

Evaluating Options

Evaluating Options

Metro and Caltrans is hosting a local Open House to provide the public with information in regard to the SR-710 Study. They are now in the Alternative Analysis phase, which evaluates “options to improve mobility and relieve congestion within the study area.” In other words, what’s the best way to get from “A” to “B.” [...]

It’s Doo Dah Time!

It’s Doo Dah Time!

Everyone, rummage through those closets, dig through those old trunks in the attic, and get working on your outfit because it’s Doo Dah Time! The parade will begin at 11 a.m. and be on Colorado Blvd. between Altadena and San Gabriel Boulevards. And, as always, this Pasadena tradition is free of charge. The Mother Truckin’ [...]

Vote to Get Pasadena Trees!

Vote to Get Pasadena Trees!

Remember how 2011 came to a tumultuous end with the hurricane-force windstorm hitting right between Thanksgiving and Christmas? Exactly— who could forget. According to the City of Pasadena, 1,500 street trees were uprooted and lost. Now, the Odwalla juice company is awarding (10) $10,000 grants to plant trees across the country. The Windstorm Tree Fund [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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