Author: Catherine Bauknight

The World’s Parade

Each New Year, the world flocks to Pasadena for the magic and majesty of America’s parade, the Rose Parade Presented by Honda. And while many of the people, floats and assorted moving parts of this 129-year-old event change from year to year, the wonder and joy that this world-renowned parade elicits from kids ages 9 to 92 never does. Each year brings with it something new and exciting and wonderful, much like the year ahead that we all look forward to on this Big Day. Like years past, this parade was also steeped in tradition, complete with a grand...

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UPDATED: Opponents of allowing a giant telescope on Mauna Kea bring their message to rush-hour motorists

By: Catherine Bauknight and Kevin Uhrich With a decision expected soon on whether to allow a giant telescope sponsored in part by Caltech on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, opponents of the project on Tuesday held up banners from freeway overpasses in nine California communities, including Pasadena. Demonstrators are against construction of Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), which is being built by a nonprofit international partnership with corporate offices on South Arroyo Parkway. Kumu Mikilani Young and a group of young protesters used the Los Robles Avenue overpass of the Foothill (210) Freeway to display their banner, which stated “Protect Mauna...

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Jan
21
Sun
8:00 pm Sundays are for Soundbaths: Tork... @ One Life Yoga
Sundays are for Soundbaths: Tork... @ One Life Yoga
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
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Sound | Healing | Meditation Sundays are for Soundbaths! This and every Sunday join us as we raise the vibration on a healing sound journey… experience total relaxation, release stress and restore your mind, body[...]
Jan
22
Mon
7:30 pm Caltech Rocketry Discussion at A... @ Altadena Community Center
Caltech Rocketry Discussion at A... @ Altadena Community Center
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm
Historian Erik M. Conway discusses Caltech rocket development programs of the 1930s and ‘40s at 7:30 p.m., free and open to the public.
Jan
23
Tue
4:30 pm Tween Book Club at Hastings Library @ Pasadena Public Library, Hastings Branch
Tween Book Club at Hastings Library @ Pasadena Public Library, Hastings Branch
Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm
Tweens ages 9 to 12 are invited to the Tween Book Club to read great books and make new friends at 4:30 p.m.
7:00 pm Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
Daniel Horowitz discusses and signs “Happier?: The History of a Cultural Movement that Aspired to Transform America” at 7 p.m.
Jan
24
Wed
1:00 pm Free Film at Central Library @ Pasadena Public Library Central Branch
Free Film at Central Library @ Pasadena Public Library Central Branch
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm
Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “Eddie the Eagle” (2016).

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