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Kickoff to Demolition

Kickoff to Demolition
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The public is invited to the kickoff event as the Desiderio Project gets into the swing of things—like demolishing. A 5.17-acre parcel is the location of a former U. S. Army Reserve Center. Just below the lovely Colorado Street Bridge and yards from the Arroyo Seco is a not-so-lovely paved area, a fence with barbed […]

March 4 Balance

March 4 Balance

“Over the past four years, we have lost five Monrovians under the age of 24 to suicide,” states Ulises Gutierrez, Y-Life Project Director and Campaign Coordinator of March4Balance, Monrovia Healing Connections. “We can’t all be health professionals, but all of us should learn how to respond when someone needs help.” “Four of five youths who attempt […]

Social Landscapes: Closing Reception

Social Landscapes:  Closing Reception

Katya Khan’s month-long project, Sculpting Social Landscapes will have its closing event this Saturday, March 8th, 11-1 p.m. The public is invited to explore all five elements of the installation: the labyrinth, planted grasses, sculpted mounds, an adobe hut, and flexing one’s sense of touch with “loose parts.” Address:  730 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, […]

Cool-Weather Picnic Spots

Cool-Weather Picnic Spots

Mild winters were what once drew frost-bitten vacationers from the Midwest and East Coast to Pasadena. People as diverse as Henry Ford and John Muir chose to spend their winters here, rather than freezing their behinds off back home. Sunny days in December are something we at Hometown Pasadena appreciate, too. So while others are […]

The Gardens of Caltech

The Gardens of Caltech

We’re particularly fond of two of the many gardens on the most lovely 124-acre Caltech campus. Dabney Gardens, designed by landscape architect Beatrix Farrand in 1928, is a secluded and elegant courtyard behind a wrought-iron gate, home to olive trees, stuccoed and tiled walls, sitting and reading spots, climbing roses, a gorgeous wall fountains and […]

Arroyo Seco-South Pasadena Woodland & Wildlife Park

Arroyo Seco-South Pasadena Woodland & Wildlife Park

This three-acre woodland garden along the L.A. River and the Arroyo Seco demonstrates the power of totally awesome community volunteers. In 1998, they began lobbying the city of South Pasadena, congressman Adam Schiff, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority to transform a nasty illegal dump into easy-access public parkland. […]

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