Feb. 16 – Feb. 22

Editor’s Pick The 47th Wine and Cuisine Tasting Benefit The 47th Wine and Cuisine Tasting Benefit (Feb. 16 @7 p.m., Alverno’s Villa del Sol, 200 N. Michillinda Ave., Sierra Madre) This year’s annual gourmet Cuisine and Wine Tasting Benefit, a major fundraising event to support the Sierra Madre Library, is celebrating its 47th Anniversary. Sponsored...

Business, Business Profile


  Go With the Flow with Aquafuzion Events and Design By Emily G. Peters Whoever said Beverly Hills had the last word in luxury event specialists clearly never encountered the team at Aquafuzion. In business for over a decade, Aquafuzion has spent years designing some of the most stunning special events and floral arrangements in…


Slater the Purr-fect Sweetheart
Columns, Opinion

Slater the Purr-fect Sweetheart

  Looking for your true love this Valentine’s Day?  Then look no further than Slater, who says, “Be Mine”. He is ready to give you lots of love, kisses, and cuddles. He’s super-sweet and gets along with everyone! Easily held, too! He’ll be your purr-fect sweetheart. Slater is a handsome, gray tabby with white and…


Community, News

The 2017 PUSD School Board Candidates Up Close and Personal

  Part Three By Gus Herrera In preparation for the upcoming 2017 PUSD School Board Elections, to be held March 7, Pasadena Independent reached out to this year’s candidates and asked them to complete a five-part questionnaire. Each candidate received the same five questions. This is part three in an ongoing series. District 1  ...
pasadena budget cuts

March for Immigrant Protection Proposal Planned for Feb. 27

Photo by Terry Miller/Beacon Media News National Day Laborers Organizing Network (NDLON) and other social justice groups will participate in a march to City Hall Feb. 27. The LA Times reported last  week that Trump’s initial executive order on immigration enforcement prioritized 8 million of the 11 million plus undocumented immigrants in the U.S. for enforcement action....


Arts & Entertainment

Pasadena Symphony Presents Rachel Barton Pine and Nicholas McGegan in Musical Tour of Europe

Principal Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan returns to lead the Pasadena Symphony at Ambassador Auditorium on Saturday March 18th with a European tour of musical masterpieces featuring Felix Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony, inspired by the picturesque and romantic landscapes of the north along with Schubert’s Overture in the Italian Style. Virtuoso violinist Rachel Barton Pine will transport you to the exotic with Mozart’s Turkish...
Arts & Entertainment

The Pasadena Playhouse Updates

The Pasadena Playhouse (Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director) recently announced that they will present “Four by Tenn: A Tennessee Williams Reading Series” in celebration of Tennessee Williams. The series will feature four of Williams’ best known plays to be performed each Monday for four weeks beginning February 27 at The Pasadena Playhouse (39 S. El Molino Avenue, Pasadena). Actors...
Pasadena Unified Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Huntington Botanical Gardens

Pasadena Unified Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Huntington Botanical Gardens

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) second graders are getting special behind-the-scenes access to nurseries and other areas of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens this spring, thanks to a unique partnership between the Huntington and the district’s Farm to School program. The field trips focus on the seed-to-table cycle connected to the district’s…

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Millennial Feed

Are Millennials Bad Drivers?

  AAA study: Young millennial drivers are the worst A new AAA study reports that more than half of all drivers have texted while driving, ran a red light or exceeded the speed limit in just the last 30 days. The study points to young millennial drivers as the worst offenders, as 88 percent of...


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