Saturday Apr 18 | via Daily Kos
Kendrec McDade died three years ago, on March 24, 2012, in a crossfire of police bullets in Pasadena, California. He was 19 years old, a community college student with no criminal record or gang affiliations. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Pasadena Star-News
Christopher Slatoff worked with Ray Bradbury to create "The Illustrated Man", a bronze sculpture representing the author's life. The statue will be at the California Art Club's 104th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art March 29-April 19. When: Opens March 29. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through April 19. Extended hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 29 and April 19. The California Art Club will offer several events in conjunction with the 104th Annual Juried Gold Medal Exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art. Comment?
Mar 26, 2015 | via Pasadena Weekly
Eugene Patton, the stagehand who shot to fame as Gene Gene the Dancing Machine on "The Gong Show" and later lost both of his legs to diabetes, has died due to health complications from that disease. Patton, who worked off-camera on "Laugh-In" and several other popular NBC shows, was introduced to television audiences during an episode of "The Gong Show" that was running short on material. Comment?
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