The City Pauses to Remember the Homeless Who Died Alone, On the Streets (Pasadena Now)

Candles lit, names read of those whose lives ended on the street by EDDIE RIVERA, Community Editor Published : Wednesday, December 14, 2016   Thirty-three names, said to be those of homeless who have died on the streets of Los Angeles County in the past year, were solemnly read Tuesday evening at All Saints Church’s […]

Pasadena’s Thanksgiving Generosity Overwhelms, Crashes Union Station Homeless Services’ Website (Pasadena Now)

Pasadena Volunteers Are The Lifeline For Feeding the Homeless this Holiday Season So many Pasadenans volunteered to help serve the less fortunate at the 46th annual “Dinner in the Park” this Thanksgiving Thursday in Old Pasadena that Union Station Homeless Services’ website crashed. With that outpouring of giving back, said Union Station’s Director of Volunteer […]

Union Station Homeless Services Appoints New CEO, John Brauer

25-Year Nonprofit Veteran Joins Southern California Homeless Service Provider   Pasadena, CA — Union Station Homeless Services, a leading nonprofit homeless services provider in the Los Angeles area, announced the appointment today of John Brauer as the agency’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective November 2016. Brauer, who has more than 25 years of nonprofit executive experience, comes […]

L.A.’s Top Tastemakers Raise Money for Union Station Homeless Services (Epoch Times)

Everyone contributed to make this an extraordinary event. By Stephanie Chase On Sunday, April 3, Masters of Taste made its inaugural debut on the field of the Pasadena Rose Bowl. It was an amazing event, with delicious food and drink, and all for a great cause. Masters of Taste brought together L.A.’s Top Master Tastemakers […]

Bank of the West Celebrates Grand Opening (Pasadena Outlook)

Photos by Carin Yates — The Outlook   Bank of the West has been located in a beautiful historic building at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Madison in Pasadena for decades. Last week, the Wealth Management Group celebrated the official grand opening of its new center to service its high net worth clients. The […]

Pasadena Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast Served Up Positivity and Insight (Pasadena Now)

Story and Photography by BRANDON VILLALOVOS 4:49 am | May 6, 2016 Thursday’s Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast was a morning filled with a healthy dose of positivity and togetherness while highlighting Pasadena’s dedication to community service. Put on by the longstanding community non-profit organization Friends In Deed, the first interfaith breakfast of Mayor Tornek’s term […]

“Community Service: The Soul of the City”

  The following address was made by our CEO of 21 years, Rabbi Marvin Gross, at the 43rd Annual Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast in Pasadena, CA on May 5, 2016.   Mayor Tornek, City Councilmembers, City Officials, Distinguished Clergy, Ladies and Gentlemen, My Friends: It is my great honor to be with you this morning, […]