Cheeseburger Challenge 2023-the Results Are In

Cheeseburger Week ended at 11:59pm on Saturday, January 28th. Delicious burgers and very special selections were tasted by people from throughout Southern California. Some visited old favorites and some tried a new venue. 

Myself, I enjoyed burgers from The Stand, El PortalLucky Baldwin's Trappiste Pub, Pie 'n Burger and Dog Haus. Each was spectacular in its own way and unique. 

COVID-19 Update for January 30, 2023-Cases Waning?…


CASES: from PasadenaNOW: On the third anniversary of the first confirmed COVID-19 infection in Los Angeles County, the public health director reported declining overall infection statistics, while continuing to preach vigilance to avoid spreading the virus to vulnerable populations.

Boston Court Pasadena Announces 20th Anniversary Season

The 2023 season features an array of diverse concerts, a world premiere that tells the ultimate frenemy story of two of Japan’s most revered female poets, and Boston Court’s first ever immersive play.

Boston Court Pasadena 20th Anniversary Theater Season Includes

World Premiere of Rosie Naraski’s Unrivaled (Mach 16 – April 23), a co-production with Playwrights’ Arena

There Are No Words

Saturday night a gunman brought death to ten people in our neighboring community of Monterey Park. Ten others were wounded.

This horrific act of devastation occurred as residents of Monterey Park and other local communities were celebrating the eve of the Lunar New Year. 

Right now (Sunday evening), we do not know what lunacy motivated a man to kill and injure so many. 

That Most Delicious Time in Pasadena-Celebrate the…

Restaurants throughout Pasadena pay homage to Lionel Sternberger’s invention of the cheeseburger in Pasadena in 1924 with delicious meals and deals

Put those New Year’s resolutions on hold for seven days and celebrate all things cheeseburger during Cheeseburger Week from January 22nd to January 28th.  

COVID-19 Update for January 23, 2023-Cases, The Economy and…

Cases: Pasadena reported 12 new COVID cases on January 19th. There were no new fatalities. To date, Pasadena has seen 39,063 cases among our population of about 142,000 and 440 deaths due to the disease.

On January 19th, Los Angeles County reported 1,502 new cases and 31 deaths due to COVID.

Pasadena Water and Power Rebates and Incentives for…

PWP offers a variety of rebates and incentives to help commercial customers lower operating costs, meet sustainability goals and use resources efficiently. Customers upgrading equipment in an existing building, planning a major remodel, starting construction of a new building, or looking for ways to reduce overall energy and water consumption may benefit from these opportunities.



Optimum Seismic partners with SBA to present program on…

The Pasadena Chamber and Optimum Seismic, Inc. have partnered to present information on the protection from earthquake damage and meeting current safety standards. We want to to help businesses become more resilient to earthquakes and other natural disasters.

Edelman Survey Says Business Earns the Most Trust in a…

Business earns the most trust in a polarized world

In a 28-nation survey, 62% see companies as competent and ethical, beating media and governments.

People worldwide are more gloomy about their economic prospects than ever before and trust business far more than other institutions such as governments, nonprofits and the media in an increasingly divided world, according to a survey from public relations firm Edelman.

Today we celebrate the legacy of Dr,. Martin Ruther King,…

Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice.