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2012-05-31 10:23:50

PASADENA, Calif., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 600 dedicated chalk artists will converge on Paseo Colorado's interconnected mix of retail, entertainment, and garden promenades as the annual Pasadena Chalk Festival continues the legacy of bringing this unique art form to Southern California. The festival offers visitors an opportunity to shop, dine or see a movie as they see the artworks created by the artists come to life before their very eyes during the two day festival....

2012-05-24 10:23:20

LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Y came to Los Angeles on January 28, 1882, with its first branch located downtown on Spring Street. Currently, the L.A. Y's 25 branches span over 100 miles across Los Angeles County. The Y's impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child and when a community comes together for the common good. None of that could exist without the countless volunteers who have kept the Y thriving throughout...

2012-05-16 15:33:16

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., invites the public to its annual Open House on Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event, themed "Great Journeys," will take visitors on a "ride" through the wonders of space. Highlights include a life-size model of Mars Science Laboratory, the NASA/JPL spacecraft currently bound for Mars; demonstrations from numerous space missions; JPL's machine shop, where robotic spacecraft parts are built; and the...

2012-05-10 10:24:33

Marathon begins at Pasadena City College PASADENA, Calif., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kaiser Permanente Pasadena Marathon will take place on Sunday, May 20. Four timed races (Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K) and two noncompetitive attractions (Bike Tour, Kids' Run) give the 4th annual event its broad appeal. Race Weekend will commence with the opening of The Great Race Place Expo at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. Expo hours are from Noon - 7 p.m. on Friday, May 18,...

2012-05-07 10:23:01

PASADENA, Calif., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Pasadena City College (PCC) will have a new option to pursue a career in education this fall thanks to a partnership announced today by Dr. Mark Rocha, PCC superintendent/president, and Dr. Ezat Parnia, president of Pacific Oaks College (POC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100528/DC12659LOGO) The leaders of two of Pasadena's most deeply rooted education institutions finalized the agreement by signing a...

2012-04-25 10:21:26

PASADENA, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® revealed today that Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2013 Tournament of Roses festivities. On New Year's Day, in front of a world television audience, Dr. Goodall will ride in the 124th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and themed "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" She will then toss the coin before the 99th Rose Bowl...

2012-04-23 06:31:49

Award Latest in a Series of Success Stories for a College Experiencing its Strongest Enrollment in Years PASADENA, Calif., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pacific Oaks College & Children's School, one of the nation's leading pioneers in the study and application of early childhood education and human development, will be able to further advance its mission this year thanks to a $225,000 grant from The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation. The unrestricted award will be used for a...

2012-04-03 10:20:54

MONROVIA, Calif., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority (Construction Authority) has issued a Full Notice to Proceed to Foothill Transit Constructors - A Kiewit Parsons Joint Venture for the $486 million Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa light rail Alignment project. The Full Notice to Proceed affords the Kiewit Parsons Joint Venture the ability to implement all aspects of the design-build contract, including design and...

2012-03-28 14:20:10

Video provides small businesses with detailed information on the steps to take to become a subcontractor to FTC on the Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa Project MONROVIA, Calif., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority today posted the "Small Business Opportunities" video as a follow up to the successful Meet the Primes Networking Event hosted by the Authority and Foothill Transit Constructors (FTC) - A Kiewit...

2012-03-27 10:21:36

PASADENA, Calif., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Li Schroeder, husband of the California woman who was rescued Monday after her truck slid off the Angeles Forest Highway, reports that his wife is still in critical care, but "on the road to recovery." Hospital officials state that the patient remains in critical, but stable condition. Mr. Schroeder is a professor at California State University, Northridge and his wife teaches for the Palmdale School District. The couple resides in...