December 7, 2006
Dr. Dan Lee, chief instructor of the Dan Lee Academy of T'ai Chi Ch'uan established in Pasadena since 1969, will give a free lecture and demonstration on how to relax and manage stress through T'ai Chi Ch'uan and QiGong. These techniques provide the physical and mental means of reducing life's stressors. The demonstration will include Yang Style T'ai Chi, T'ai Chi Saber Sword, Spear and Fan. The free lecture and demonstration will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Academy located at 54 N. Oakland Avenue (corner of Oakland & Union Street)
May 18, 2006
What did Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Sir Isaac Newton all have in common? They were all creative, inspiring people who struggled with a serious mental illness. May is Mental Health Month, and to honor those who struggle and triumph with mental illnesses, the Della Martin Center at Huntington Hospital will host "A Fair For All," a community health event Wednesday, May 24. Visitors may enjoy delicious food, great games, and enter to win fabulous raffle prizes. Community agencies from around Pasadena will join the hospital in providing free educational materials and information for patients and family dealing with mental illness.
December 29, 2010
Dear Sarah: I hope you don't mind me calling you by your first name, but I feel as if I actually know you, plus I once shot an M-16. I'm writing to ask you to please tell the Pasadena branch of the Tea Party to stay out of our local city council election. Isn't the whole point of the Tea Party to restore local control? The website says that its mission is to "reaffirm the traditions and principles upon which the nation was founded, including a free market approach to economic vitality and prosperity, self determination and self reliance, personal responsibility and accountability and a prudent approach to governance and the common good.
March 12, 2009
Local Dems to meet this Sunday in LCF The next meeting of the Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the home of Mary Freeman and Michael Davis , 5213 Diamond Point Road, La Cañada Flintridge. The meeting will focus on issues in immigration. The Club will present Ivan Light , professor emeritus of sociology at UCLA as speaker. He has written numerous articles and six books on immigration and urban sociology.
March 2, 2006
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Pasadena has announced Phil Albanese as its chief information officer. Albanese has a long history of experience in the technology field. He started working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a lab technician while attending La Cañada High School. He then went on to become a top Web designer for Homepage.com. Over the next year, he was hired as a media designer for the Hollywood-based firm of Carol Roy Design Group. After receiving a degree in from Kings College in London, England he worked for Lloyd's of London as a network administrator.
March 15, 2007
Members of the Junior League of Pasadena and friends enjoyed the hospitality of Nordstrom's Glendale on Thursday, Feb. 22 for an invitation-only private shopping event. Over 300 guests enjoyed food, drinks and live music provided by Nordstrom Glendale as the store was closed to the public from 7 to 10 p.m. With the theme, "Spring Fling... Fresh, Fabulous Fashion," live "mannequins" greeted and, in some cases, surprised the guests as they arrived. Later, the models participated in a style show hosted by Nordstrom Regional Merchandisers from fashion jewelry, handbags and fashion accessories.
July 11, 2012
This is in reply to David Wilcox's letter to the editor, “Get rid of Obama and Obamacare.” I think how very fortunate he and his family are to have such a splendid healthcare plan. Now that “Obamacare” is the law of the land, perhaps millions of the underserved and poor will also be able to enjoy access to the same kind of healthcare. Bill Hyland Pasadena
April 3, 2008
Hahamongna meeting tonight The public is invited to review and comment on three proposals centering on access, circulation and parking options for Hahamongna Watershed Park Annex today (Thursday) at 6 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 960 E. Walnut St. in Pasadena. The meeting is presented by the public works dept. staff for the city of Pasadena. The annex is part of Hahamongna Watershed Park, an area of about 1,300 acres that extends from Devil’s Gate Dam northward into Arroyo Seco Canyon on the northwestern edge of Pasadena, bordering La Cañada Flintridge.
December 7, 2006
Marion Fairbanks has been commended by Coldwell Banker for her continued presence as the premier realtor of properties in the highly desirable Monterey Hills complex of condominiums and townhouses. During the five year period 2001-2006, Fairbanks listed and/or sold 106 properties with a valuation of almost $33 million. "Their location, midway between Pasadena and Los Angeles, makes them highly desirable," she noted. "Monterey Hills has an attraction for people who live and work in the downtown Los Angeles area or along the corridors that lead to Pasadena's civic center and beyond," she added.