Welcome To Pasadena | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:53:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Welcome To Pasadena | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 WELCOME TO PASADENA 2017 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/welcome-to-pasadena-2017/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 18:00:32 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100224  PRE- AND POST- PARADE FUN ‘OUR PARADISE’ LIVING THE THEME ROYAL AMBASSADORS ALL  IN THE FAMILY HISTORY IN THE MAKING SAFETY FIRST

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Bandfest, Equestfest and float decorating and viewing are just some of the things to see and do prior to and after the annual Rose Parade and Rose Bowl football game by John Sollenberger https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/bandfest-equestfest-and-float-decorating-and-viewing-are-just-some-of-the-things-to-see-and-do-prior-to-and-after-the-annual-rose-parade-and-rose-bowl-football-game-by-john-sollenberger/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:15:36 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100197 Rose Parade Float Decoration Viewing in Pasadena and Irwindale Dec. 28 through 31 — See the Rose Parade floats being decorated from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 28, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 30 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 31 at Rosemont Pavilion. Hours […]

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Rose Parade remains Pasadena’s best public relations event https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/rose-parade-remains-pasadenas-best-public-relations-event/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:12:31 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100207 With a tumultuous year behind us, it seems like more and more people are uniting and gearing up to try to make 2018 better. To kick off the year on New Year’s Day, a message of hope and kindness will be witnessed by millions of people around the world at the 129th Rose Parade Presented […]

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President Lance Tibbet follows in his dad’s footsteps as a volunteer with the Tournament of Roses https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/president-lance-tibbet-follows-in-his-dads-footsteps-as-a-volunteer-with-the-tournament-of-roses/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:10:26 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100201 For Lance Tibbet, president of the Tournament of Roses Association, the annual Rose Parade and Rose Bowl football game have always been a family affair. He recalls crisp mornings begun with hot chocolate and donuts. “My first memory was when we used to camp out. My parents and I camped at a vacant lot close […]

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Isabella Marez of Altadena becomes the 100th Rose Queen https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/isabella-marez-of-altadena-becomes-the-100th-rose-queen/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:00:30 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100210 In a ceremony in mid-October at the Pasadena Playhouse, Altadena’s Isabella Marez became the 100th young woman to experience the exhilaration of being named Rose Queen. The youngster, a senior at Pasadena’s La Salle High School, was rendered speechless as Tournament of Roses President Lance Tibbet bestowed upon her a diamond- and pearl-encrusted crown designed […]

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Georgia and Oklahoma square off for the first time in the Rose Bowl https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/georgia-and-oklahoma-square-off-for-the-first-time-in-the-rose-bowl/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:00:26 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100205 The last time the Georgia Bulldogs played in the Rose Bowl Game in 1943, gas was 15 cents, Pasadena’s Jackie Robinson had not yet broken the color barrier in Major League Baseball and the historic bowl game was returning to Pasadena after being moved to North Carolina a year earlier due to fears of a […]

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Despite few arrests in years past, law enforcement presence remains high at 2018 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/despite-few-arrests-in-years-past-law-enforcement-presence-remains-high-at-2018-rose-parade-and-rose-bowl-game/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:00:26 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100216 Over the past several years, security at the Rose Parade and the Rose Bowl Football Game has been increased due to the rise of global terrorism. This year is no exception. The increased security will also focus on elevated areas along the parade route in response to the shooting in Las Vegas during a music […]

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Oscar-nominated actor Gary Sinise personifies Tournament of Roses theme ‘Making a Difference’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/oscar-nominated-actor-gary-sinise-personifies-tournament-of-roses-theme-making-a-difference/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:00:25 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100213 Gary Sinise has had plenty of colorful experiences in his extensive career, from co-founding Chicago’s legendary Steppenwolf Theater and leading its Broadway production of “The Grapes of Wrath” to his Oscar-nominated turn as the iconic Lt. Dan in “Forrest Gump.”  He also enjoyed a nine-year run on the CBS hit “CSI: NY” and has traveled […]

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Welcome to Pasadena 2016 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/12/29/welcome-to-pasadena-2/ Thu, 29 Dec 2016 19:52:58 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=90339 NEVER ON SUNDAY THE WORLD’S PARADE GLORIES PAST & PRESENT ROSE ROYALTY THE REDEMPTION BOWL LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON FOCUS ON SAFETY PRE-PARADE FUN FLYING INTO A PARTY

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Flying Into a Party https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/12/29/flying-into-a-party/ Thu, 29 Dec 2016 18:40:45 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=90330 2nd annual Live on Green! Festival, this year honoring the US Air Force, takes place Friday through Sunday at Pasadena Convention Center

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