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Festival of Women Authors

Festival of Women Authors
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“It takes a great talent to make something beautiful out of a trailer park,” writes Susannah Meadows of the New York Times about Tupelo Hassman‘s debut novel Girlchild in 2012. Her novel has also been described as “lacerating,” her words “are as elegant as they are fierce,” and Hallman is such “a poised storyteller that her prose practically […]

Mystery History No. 21

Mystery History No. 21

Where are we? And what’s happening? These photos were shot in July 1978. The photo to the right shows boxing trainer and coach Canto Robledo very animated as his gives advice and (below) shouts instructions to his fighter in the ring.           Canto Robledo was born in 1913 in Tyron, New […]

Art + Design Market

Art + Design Market

One hundred percent of all art sale proceeds go directly to the artists. How can you not support that? One Colorado is holding its 9th Art + Design Market featuring works created by students of Pasadena City College and Art Center College of Design. One-of-a-kind photos, paintings, illustrations, ceramics, and handmade apparel and jewelry will […]

Mystery History

Mystery History

Where are we? And what’s happening? Editor’s Note: Ann Erdman, newly retired Public Information Officer for the City of Pasadena, has kindly agreed to regularly share with Hometown Pasadena readers her love of local history,…and clear up some of its many pictorial mysteries. In this 1940 photo, members of the Sorelle Club, a Pasadena City […]

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 […]

Tomorrow Today with PCC & PMCA

Tomorrow Today with PCC & PMCA

PMCA is a cool place. So is PCC. They have this in common. They also have in common an upcoming juried art exhibition, Tomorrow Today, which will show the work of current PCC art and design students at PMCA, from May 5th to May 20th. The opening reception is this Friday, May 4th, from 6 to […]

The Most Dangerous Women in America—Then and Now

The Most Dangerous Women in America—Then and Now

Women won the right to vote in California one hundred years ago, nine years before the passage of the 19th amendment. To celebrate Women’s Equality Day, the League of Women Voters Pasadena and PCC are putting on a show by Amy Simon: She’s History: The Most Dangerous Women in America, Then and Now. Simon’s play […]

Resources for Entrepreneurs

Resources for Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a serial entrepreneur or a hobbyist building a better mousetrap in your basement, Pasadena offers organizations that are dedicated to helping you on your journey to Zuckerberg-style market dominance. Here’s our guide to the best resources for small-business startups. City of Pasadena Business Services Section 100 N. Garfield Ave., Room N106, Pasadena 626.744.4166, ci.pasadena.ca.us/Finance/License, tinyurl.com/3jts8oa […]

Hometown College Smackdown

Hometown College Smackdown

The cooks, the scientists, the teachers, the designers, the theologians and the undeclared are doing battle once again this year in the second annual Pasadena Collegiate Field Tournament. Student teams from PCC, Caltech, Art Center, Fuller Seminary, Pacific Oaks College and Le Cordon Bleu will compete in a number of highly competitive events, including Capture […]

Turtle in a Tortilla at Luigi Ortega’s

Turtle in a Tortilla at Luigi Ortega’s

Luigi Ortega’s is a strange restaurant. Located just across from PCC, it’s one of several places that constitute a (relatively) recently “gentrified” stretch of Colorado Boulevard—if the meaning of gentrification can be extended to include the opening of Starbucks and Chipotle. Open for roughly four years, Luigi Ortega’s, in some ways, fits perfectly into this […]

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