As with most worthwhile enterprises, Hot Shots Sports was founded to help meet a need. In 2000, Jacques and Hermalina Bolton’s son, Joshua, was a late walker at age 2. Otherwise coordinated and sports minded, the one certain way to get him up and walking was to hand him a basketball. It was then that they realized their son, and other children, might benefit from a program of sports fundamentals for his age group, which did not exist at the time. Fortunately for Joshua, Jacques was the director of the Pasadena YMCA, having created one of the first sports...Read More
Author: Patricia Cunliffe
There is nothing more inspiring than to watch a small grassroots endeavor that by hard work and cumulative effort begins to take on a life of its own. Such is the case with Open Studios Alta/Pasa/Dena. Patrick Gothard is an Altadena painter and his wife, Mary, a quilter and photographer. What began in 2013 as a simple conversation about so many artists living in the area sparked the idea in Mary’s head to begin a tour of the various artists’ studios. On Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4, the 2017 Open Studios Tour will be showing works by...Read More
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