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Arts & Entertainment

The 4th annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors to be Held on Saturday, March 3

The 4th Annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012. This prestigious event, featuring four award-winning Southern California authors – Heidi Durrow, Fannie Flagg, Michelle Huneven and Susan Straight – will take place at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 East Holly Street, Pasadena, Calif. (9:30AM – 1:30PM). Elizabeth Forsythe…

Arts & Entertainment

Temple City Camellia Festival History

-Photo by Terry Miller   In 1944 a contest held by the Woman’s Club of Temple City brought forth a slogan “Temple City, Home of Camellias”, from which stemmed our Camellia Festival. Through some energetic citizens of this community, Temple City put its newly chosen slogan to work; not only to beautify the town but…

Arts & Entertainment

The British are Coming!

By Bill Peters The San Gabriel Valley has always been welcoming to the British, so it is not unexpected that the Pasadena Symphony would kick off its 2012-2013 season with two of the Queen’s subjects, conductor David Lockington, and cellist Andrew Shulman and perform an almost-all United Kingdom program of English composers. The opening concert…

Arts & Entertainment, Dining Delights

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE DURING PASADENA CHEESEBURGER WEEK JANUARY 15 to 20

Celebrate America’s favorite food in the city where it was invented. The public is invited to take the Cheeseburger Challenge and vote for their favorite burger at www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com/cheeseburger-chalenge during Pasadena Cheeseburger Week. Voting opens on Sunday, January 15th and ends on Monday, January 23rd. There are many categories of voting, from traditional cheeseburgers to gourmet…

Kicking in the New Year with 3000 New Friends
Arts & Entertainment

Kicking in the New Year with 3000 New Friends

Revelers packed Old Town Monrovia Saturday night to celebrate the inaugural New Years Celebration. Restaurants were open to make sure the community of Monrovia had a festive New Years. Rudy Cancrellon, owner Rudy’s Restaurant provided the wine and beer garden in the middle of Myrtle along with party favorites and New Years hats. This event…

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SANTA ANITA WINTER/SPRING MEET OFF TO FAST START

Santa Anita Park, which opened its winter/spring meeting with an on-track crowd of 44,579 on Dec. 26, posted significant across the board gains through the first six days of its 79-day meet according to racetrack officials. Through six days, on-track attendance is up 21 percent, while on-track handle is up 11 percent. “Our opening day…

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