Residents of Eagle Rock and Highland Park are among those being offered free admission to the Pasadena Museum of History on “Community Wednesdays,” held on the first Wednesday of each month. Bring valid identification showing your address and mention the Community Wednesday offer to get the free pass. Also invited are residents of Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, Bradbury, Duarte, El Sereno, Glendale, La Canada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Monrovia, Monterey Park, Pasadena, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena and Temple City. The upcoming Community Wednesdays are on May 2 and June 6. Hours are 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Pasadena Museum of History / 470 W. Walnut (at the corner of Orange Grove Blvd.) / For more information, visit pasadenahistory.org.
Art created in 1976 and 1977 at the Mechicano Art Center in Highland Park by (from left) Carlos Almaraz, Guillermo Bejarano and Judithe Hernandez | Photos from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, image courtesy of Highland Park Heritage Trust
Jimmy Gomez, NELA’s Congressmember, is partially visible behind Rep. Jason Crow (center) and Rep. Susan Wild (foreground). Lawmakers who were in the House gallery when the mob reached the chamber had to take cover and await evacuation. | @andyharnik for AP Photo