Huntington Hospital Named One of America’s 50 Best

Huntington Hospital has received the Healthgrades 2017 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for the fourth year in a row. The distinction makes Huntington Hospital among the top 1% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
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Huntington Hospital Newborns Are Focus of Heart Health

Dr. Nikhil Daga, a board-certified interventional cardiologist at Huntington Hospital, is pictured with newborn Olivia, highlighting the importance of heart health, even at the first moments of life.

Huntington Hospital has collaborated with the American Heart Association to provide every baby born at the hospital with a red onesie as a symbol of heart health and encouragement for a healthy future.  Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, more than all forms of cancer combined.  That means many of the women in these babies’ lives — their moms, sisters, grandmas or aunts —could be affected by heart disease.

Museique Board Adds Members

Tammy Godley and Emily Wang have been elected to Muse/ique’s board, it has been announced.
“Tammy and Emily are two dynamic women who profoundly inspire me,” said Muse/ique Artistic Director Rachael Worby. “In each of their professional lives and in their volunteer work, they are addressing vital issues of equity and access in our community. Their values are well aligned with those of Muse/ique and I know we will benefit from our collaboration with these deservedly well-respected leaders.”
Godley is a litigation partner with Munger, Tolles & Olson, and handles complex business litigation disputes and specializes in entertainment litigation and advising. She serves as counsel to the major studios, networks, recording companies and music publishers, including Turner Broadcasting, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, Warner Music Group and more. Godley has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA. In 2012, she received a California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award for her representation of Warner Bros. in its highly publicized dispute with Charlie Sheen.
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Pasadena Symphony Plays the European Masters

Principal guest conductor Nicholas McGegan returns to lead the Pasadena Symphony at Ambassador Auditorium on Saturday, March 18, with a European tour of musical masterpieces, featuring Felix Mendelssohn’s “Scottish Symphony,” inspired by the picturesque and romantic landscapes of the north and Schubert’s “Overture in the Italian Style.” Virtuoso violinist Rachel Barton Pine will transport the audience with Mozart’s Turkish Violin Concerto No. 5 with performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Continue reading “Pasadena Symphony Plays the European Masters”

Hillside Physical Therapy Ribbon-Cutting

The La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting at Hillside Physical Therapy. Allen Minassian (holding scissors), was joined by community leaders and LCF’s Royal Court to celebrate the opening of the new practice located at 1434 Foothill Blvd., Suite D. For more information on Chamber membership or to view the Chamber of Commerce’s full listing of events, visit lacanadaflintridge.com.

Devil’s Gate Wrestling Opens Spring Sign-Ups

Devil’s Gate Wrestling Club is opening its spring session sign-ups this Friday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m., and invites all to learn the fundamentals of wrestling, prepare for high school competition and participate in club tournaments.
There will be more information and sign-ups held at La Cañada High School South Gym Wrestling Room at the evening session. The spring session starts March 6 and is open to boys and girls of all abilities, grades 4-12.
Wrestling combines the camaraderie of a team sport with the focus and discipline of individual competition. The Devil’s Gate club teaches that the wrestling mat is a great way to build self-reliance and confidence, with a path to success for kids of all backgrounds and sizes.
For more information, email devilsgatewrestling@gmail.com or call (626) 827-7375.

Noura Mint Seymali to Perform at Caltech

Noura Mint Seymali will perform on Friday, March 10, at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium.
The winner of the 2014 All Africa Music Awards for best female artist, Seymali performs music from across the Sahara and West Africa through the sounds of Moorish griot.
Tickets are $25; youth (high school age and younger) $10. Tickets can be purchased at the Caltech Ticket Office, 101 Winnett Center on the campus of Caltech. Parking for Beckman Auditorium is located at 332 S. Michigan Ave.
For more information, call (626) 395-4652.

Cancer Support Community 25th Annual Angel Gala is April 8

Liz Rusnak Arizmendi

The 25th annual Angel Gala, “Bright Lights, Big City” benefitting Cancer Support Community Pasadena will be held on Saturday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. at downtown Los Angeles’ City Club. The event will feature a reception, dinner, entertainment, silent auction and a live auction. This year’s Angel Award honorees are Liz Rusnak Arizmendi and the Rusnak Auto Group for their generous and consistent support throughout the years.
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Local Woman to Lead Bank’s Trust Businesses

Alma Banuelos

Local resident Alma Banuelos has been promoted and will now head two complementary trust businesses at RBC Wealth Management-U.S. and City National Bank, it has been announced. She is based in City National’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Michael Pagano, executive vice president of City National’s Private Banking Division.
Banuelos is responsible for leading RBC’s state-chartered Delaware trust company and the nationally chartered City National trust business. Together, these groups administer significant assets for clients of City National Bank, RBC Wealth Management-U.S. and several other prominent wealth management firms. The groups have expertise in real estate trust management, special needs trust administration and estate settlement. City National partners with individual trustees to deliver the full range of trust services.
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Musical Artist to Perform at Caltech on March 10

Noura Mint Seymali will perform on Friday, March 10, at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium.
The winner of the 2014 All Africa Music Awards for best female artist, Seymali performs music from across the Sahara and West Africa through the sounds of Moorish griot.
Tickets are $25; youth (high school age and younger) $10. Tickets can be purchased at the Caltech Ticket Office, 101 Winnett Center on the campus of Caltech. Parking for Beckman Auditorium is located at 332 S. Michigan Ave.
For more information, call (626) 395-4652.