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Photography in the Facetune Era: Lyd and Mo
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Photography in the Facetune Era: Lyd and Mo

Husband-and-wife team up to offer timeless portraits and more By Emily Glory Peters “When photographing portraits, you have to bring out the essence of a person,” says Mo Cee, co-owner with his wife Lydia Tam of Lyd and Mo Photography in Pasadena. “Too often I see photographers too focused on their gear—but photography is having…

March 8 – March 14
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March 8 – March 14

Your weekly events EDITOR’S PICK ArtNight Pasadena at multiple museums throughout the city, March 8 from 6-10 p.m. (Pasadena, CA 91101, 91103, 91105). The city’s most prominent museums and cultural institutions open their doors and offer special programming. Complimentary shuttles are brought in to transport visitors around to different venues. Admission to all participating museums…

Robert J. La Brie
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Robert J. La Brie

March 10, 1929 – Feb. 18, 2019 Robert J. La Brie, a month shy of 90 years old, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Surrounded by his family, he passed peacefully in the home he built and shared with his wife, Linda, for the last 29 years. Robert was born…

Historical Legacies of Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre Women
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Historical Legacies of Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre Women

By Danelle Woodman and Isabelle Cruz Women’s History Month started off as a week-long celebration in March declared by President Jimmy Carter in 1980. According to National Women’s History Alliance, in 1987 Congress declared the whole month of March as Women’s History Month in honor and recognition of the “extraordinary achievements of American women.” This…

Culinary Collaboration at the Raymond 1886
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Culinary Collaboration at the Raymond 1886

By Brianna Chu Even just from the outside, the Raymond 1886 isn’t your average restaurant: the place is literally a cottage, not to mention its hard-to-spot location on Fair Oaks. It looks, for all intents and purposes, like a well-kept Craftsman bungalow, set with dark brown door frames, brick, and olive green panels. Inside, the…

Margaritas Delights with Family-Style Mexican Cuisine
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Margaritas Delights with Family-Style Mexican Cuisine

The bright red, Spanish-style exterior of Margaritas Mexican Restaurant is probably a familiar sight to some, especially since it first opened in Pasadena 42 years ago, in 1977. One of a dying breed of restaurants, it remains firmly within family hands: owner Ruby Bugarin took over Margaritas in 2006 with her brother as partner when…

Travelling Down History With ‘The Green Book’
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Travelling Down History With ‘The Green Book’

By Susie Ling and Roy Nakano The movie “Green Book” recently won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. The real “Green Book,” however, was a project of Victor H. Green, a postal worker in Harlem. Like Martin Luther King did years later, Victor Green pursued a dream, but for the travelling African-American motorists. The…

Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists
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Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program announced approximately 16,000 high school semi-finalists yesterday, with 40 of them coming from the Arcadia and Pasadena school districts. The Arcadia school district has 23 semi-finalists coming from Arcadia High School. The remaining 17 semi-finalists are from the Pasadena school district: one from La Salle High School, two from Maranatha…

‘Hometown Pasadena’ Celebrates Latest Edition with Wait Wait Pasadena Quiz Show
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‘Hometown Pasadena’ Celebrates Latest Edition with Wait Wait Pasadena Quiz Show

By Emily G. Peters Pasadena locals and lovers alike gathered under cafe lights at Vroman’s Bookstore this past Tuesday for “Wait Wait Pasadena,” a NPR-inspired quiz show created in celebration of the latest edition of “Hometown Pasadena.” Regarded as the go-to Pasadena resource since its first edition dropped nearly 13 years ago, “Hometown Pasadena” is…

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