Huntington Hospital has been recognized as a 1 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
Huntington Hospital was named the fifth-best hospital in the Greater Los Angeles area. The hospital was also named 10th overall in California and was ranked among the best in the country in gynecology (No. 33) and urology (No. 16). Continue reading “U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Huntington Hospital”
The L.A. County Arboretum will salute local residents Ken and Freddi Hill for their dedicated leadership, inspired support and committed service on Sunday evening, Oct. 7, at the Arboretum. A cocktail reception begins at 5 p.m.; dinner is at 6:30 p.m.
Ken Hill, a past president of the Arboretum Foundation Board, shares a deep love of music and gardens with wife Freddi Hill. Together they helped the Arboretum forge an expanded partnership with Los Angeles County, invigorated a summer concert series with the addition of the Pasadena Pops, and galvanized a new community of support for the Arboretum. Continue reading “Arboretum Fundraiser to Honor Local Couple”
The Junior League of Pasadena has announced that Charlotte Miles has been named president of the 92-year-old women’s volunteer organization, which has more than 500 active and sustaining members in the San Gabriel Valley.
Members of the JLP are looking forward to her leadership as they continue the support and development of women. Members volunteer hundreds of hours each year.
Miles is beginning her seventh year of membership with the Association of Junior Leagues International, spending the first three years at the Junior League of Champaign-Urbana. She has served on the JLP board of directors as operations director and, most recently, as president-elect. She has lived most of her life in Illinois, but has enjoyed her move to the Golden State. Continue reading “Local Named New President of Junior League”
Professional Child Development Associates will host “Harvest Moon Magic” gala dinner and art auction on Sunday, Sept. 30, to raise funds for its clinic, which serves children with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families. Continue reading “PCDA ‘Harvest Moon Magic’ Gala Sept. 30”
Five extraordinary individuals will join the roster of Contemporary History Makers this fall as Pasadena Museum of History celebrates 2018 honorees John and Ginny Cushman, Judy Wilson, and Bill and Judy Opel at a Black Tie Gala Dinner at the California Club in Los Angeles on Saturday, Nov. 10.
Proceeds from the event benefit PMH’s educational programs.
The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction. Fine dining and the program portion of the evening being at 7:30 p.m. Bill and Carol Thomson are the event chairs. Continue reading “Contemporary History Makers Gala Set for Nov. 10”
The Rose Bowl Stadium, one of the most iconic and well-known stadiums in the world, continues to thrive as it heads toward its centennial in 2022. Even with all the success, the Rose Bowl Stadium does have some significant challenges looming in the near future.
The Rose Bowl Operating Co., which oversees the Rose Bowl Stadium, is well-positioned after completing a $180 million renovation, with reliable anchor tenants in UCLA and the Tournament of Roses. Currently, operating expenses and the bond debt service comprise most of the $55 million annual budget. The ever-present need to operate with fiscal responsibility while maintaining the historic stadium is a daily challenge for the staff. And in the coming years, that balance will become even more delicate. Continue reading “Rose Bowl’s GM Looks to the Future”
For any young musician who aspires to feel a part of the crashing crescendos of George Gershwin or Ludwig van Beethoven at a famous concert hall, the chances of doing so through the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra just got a lot better.
The Pasadena Symphony Association’s PYSO is doubling down on its efforts to reach Pasadena Unified School District music students this school year, with help from a grant from the California Arts Commission. The PSA has broadened its partnership with PUSD, extending the Pasadena Symphony Teaching Artists program to additional school sites by doubling its roster of teachers, providing musical instruction to more than 200 students across the district. The program, launched in 2015 with the goal of offsetting budget cuts and condensed music instruction, offers free, supplemental instruction for grades 4-6 that aims to enhance the district’s music program. Continue reading “Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestrates Student Opportunities”
If Innovate Pasadena were a business, it would be a startup company.
With Pasadena the backdrop to some of the nation’s leading science, research and design institutions, such as Caltech, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the ArtCenter College of Design, it seems the only fitting description for the nonprofit advocating for the city’s cutting-edge reputation. Continue reading “Innovate Pasadena Leads City’s Tech Cutting Edge”