Axelrod speaking next month

PASADENA - The Pasadena Convention Center has released its schedule of January events:Jan. 11 - David Axelrod, presented by the Distinguished Speakers Series: When President Obama needed to choose a top aide to guide the strategy and communication efforts of his administration through the daunting challenges it faced during its first two years, he turned to his closest advisor, David Axelrod. A respected journalist, political strategist and award-winning ad maker, he was the architect of Obama's improbable four-year march from the Illinois State Senate to the White House. As senior advisor to the president, he was a key figure in shaping the early agenda. 8 p.m., admission by subscription only Jan. 21 - California Baby & Kidz Expo: The expo showcases the latest children's products, services, information and advice for parents. Find school and vacation information, learn about stay-at-home business opportunities, get tips on planning for college and more. Enjoy door prizes, family entertainment, vendors, interactive exhibits, stage presentations, kids' pavilions and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., $10 adults, $5 seniors, children 12 and younger, free.

********** Published: December 15, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 35