February 11, 2009
Michael Millikan, M.D. (August 5, 1933 - February 6, 2009) was born on August 5, 1933 in Pasadena, CA, to Clark and Helen Staats Millikan. He was the grandson of Noble Prize Winning physicist Robert A. Millikan. After attending Polytechnic in Pasadena and Hotchkiss Preperatory School in Connecticut he later graduated from Yale University in 1955. He then went to Albany Medical School and after, became Chief Resident at LA County Hospital for three years. He opened his own practice as a general surgeon at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, and later went on to practice internal medicine at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena.
February 21, 2004
Simon-Meserve Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Mallace of Pasadena and Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Simon of Santa Ynez announce the engagement of their daughter Mercedes Alicia Simon of Pasadena to Scott Michael Meserve of Newport Beach. The bride graduated from Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. The future bridegroom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Meserve of Newport Beach, graduated from Newport Harbor High School and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.
September 14, 2012
Orange Coast vs. Long Beach When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m. at Veterans Stadium. Key Pirates: So. OLB Nick Cody (25 tackles); So. DE Vince Coleman (24 tackles); So. OLB Austin Bennett (23 tackles); Fr. QB Jon Newsom (395 passing yards). Key Vikings: So. WR Randy Wheeler (eight catches, 110 yards); So. LB Jede Fue (13 tackles); Fr. DB Keltain Malveaux (13 tackles). Breakdown: The Pirates (1-1) are bidding for their second straight win after evening their record at Pasadena last week ... The last two-game win streak for OCC came with its 4-0 start in 2009 ... The Vikings (0-2)
November 2, 2010
Rosemary Tilt Jones passed away at her home in Balboa, CA on Thursday, October 21, 2010. Rosemary, known as “Rosie,” was born May 21, 1930, the daughter of Ned Bass Tilt and Rosemary “Posie” Miller Tilt of Pasadena, CA. Rosie attended Arroyo Seco School, Polytechnic School, class of 1945, and graduated from the Westridge School in Pasadena as a member of the class of 1948. She then attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY and earned an associates degree at Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA in Horticultural Design.
July 22, 2008
Jones, Thaddeus C., M.D. March 25, 1924 - July 16, 2008 Born in Pasadena, Ca., Dr. Thaddeus C. Jones practiced medicine in Laguna Beach for over 50 years. He attended Polytechnic School in Pasadena, the Catalina Island School for Boys and Princeton University. In 1942, he enlisted in the Navy and was stationed in the South Pacific aboard the destroyer, USS Massey. Dr. Jones completed medical school at U.S.C. and set up his practice in Laguna Beach in 1955. He was also a former chief of staff at South Coast Medical Center.
February 10, 2011
Henrietta May Walter Barnes died Wed., Jan. 19, 2011, in Napa, Ca. She was 95. Born Feb. 25, 1915, in Tomah, Wis., “Henny” moved to Pasadena, in the early ‘20s with her family. She is a graduate of the Westridge School for Girls in Pasadena and the University of California Los Angeles. In 1924, her family purchased a summer cottage at 1104 E. Balboa Blvd. in Newport Beach, which later became her family’s fulltime residence. Affectionately called the “Crow’s Nest” after the house’s look-out tower facing Newport Harbor, the home was her residence for 84 years until she moved into assisted living in Napa in 2008.
January 31, 2008
Kidspace Museum started in 1979 at California Institute of Technology, whose ingenuity and high-tech aspirations inspired the museum to become one of the foremost interactive learning experiences nationwide. Its first production, “Making Senses,” was a community project by the Junior League of Pasadena to stimulate education. The group designed the exhibit to feature robotics and neon light displays that would attract younger students to education. They expected 2,000 visitors.
October 20, 2008
Dr. Millard Hardy (“Mac”) McLain Nov. 21, 1921 to Sept. 28, 2008 Pasadena physician Millard Hardy McLain passed away peacefully at home on the evening of Sept. 28 at 86 years. Mac was born at the Huntington Hospital and raised in the Pasadena area where his aptitude as a student and passion for the outdoors were encouraged by his parents, Fred and Faith McLain. He attended Eagle Rock High School, then Occidental College, where he was a class officer and a competitive diver coached by Olympic diver Sammy Lee. Upon graduation, he was immediately drafted but allowed to pursue his medical studies at Stanford University in an accelerated three year program.
November 29, 2010
Peggy Drellishak passed away peacefully from complications of an eleven-year battle with metastatic breast cancer on November 24, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Los Angeles on May 23, 1941 and raised in Inglewood, Peggy attended the 54 th Street School, Dorsey High School, and University of Southern California. After graduation from USC, she moved to Pasadena and worked at JPL and Xerox Electro-Optical Systems, where she met her husband Kenneth. They were married in 1967.
January 6, 2011
On December 28, 2010, George Horace Morales peacefully left this earth, happy with his well-lived life. His journey began October 5, 1919 in Ponce, Puerto Rico followed shortly by a move to New York City. He was a celebrated athlete, winning the coveted “Silver Skates” speed skating competition at Madison Square Gardens, a spot on the US Olympic team, a number of swing dancing competitions, and worked as a warm-up pitcher for the New York Giants. George studied business at Columbia University.