Donna Caines is licensed Realtor® whose experience and knowledge combined with proven dependability and integrity are hard to match. A true southern California native, she has spent her entire life, going to school, attending church, marrying and raising her children in the same valley and foothill communities where she helps people to meet their real estate needs.
Over the past three decades, Donna has worked in new home sales, resale and property management. She understands how important your needs can be whether you are a first time buyer, an investor, moving up or perhaps downsizing. She is an expert in negotiating and problem solving, while also paying meticulous attention to detail, and is committed to providing you with the highest standard of real estate practice and unmatched personal service.
OUTDOOR CONCERTS & CINEMA
BEGINS 5/30 2016 SUMMER MUSIC IN THE PARK
Sunday's 6-8pm > Memorial Park, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Join family, friends and neighbors for a free evening of music every Sunday all summer long! lcf.ca.gov
BEGINS 6/7 SUMMER @ DESCANSO
Times Vary > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Open late Tuesdays through Thursdays for concerts, DJs, food and fun! FREE with admission. descansogardens.org
BEGINS 6/9 SAN GABRIEL SUMMER NIGHTS PARTIES
Concerts: 6:30pm, Movies: 8:30pm > SAN GABRIEL Mission District
Summer beach street party series complete with music, food trucks, entertainment, kids' activities & more. missionplayhouse.org
6/11 MAKE MUSIC PASADENA
11am-11pm > Downtown PASADENA
FREE all-ages music festival with every conceivable genre of music. makemusicpasadena.org
BEGINS 6/11 SIERRA MADRE CONCERTS IN THE PARK
6-8pm > Memorial Park, SIERRA MADRE
FREE concerts in the park series is back. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic! cityofsierramadre.com
6/18 STREET FOOD CINEMA: THE SANDLOT
Band 6:30pm, Movie: 8:30pm > Verdugo Park, GLENDORA
LA's largest outdoor movie series featuring cool new music, tasty food trucks and more! streetfoodcinema.com
6/18 SUMMER MOVIE NIGHTS: ANT-MAN
Opens: 7pm, Movie: 8pm > MONROVIA Historical Museum
Bring your blanket or chairs for a night under the stars watching Ant-Man for FREE fun with the whole family. cityofmonrovia.org
BEGINS 6/26 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Times Vary > Levitt Pavillion, PASADENA
It's that time again for the FREE concerts under the stars. Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. levittpavillionpasadena.org
FESTIVAL & SUMMER ACTIVITIES
6/12 HAPPY BIRTHDAY PASADENA: MARVELOUS 130
1-4pm > PASADENA Museum of History
FREE, family-friendly community festivities celebrating Pasadena's 130th year. pasadenahistory.org
6/18 LA VEGAN BEER & FOOD FEST
11am-7pm > The Rose Bowl, PASADENA
Enjoy kombucha, cold brew & craft sodas, as well as food vendors and live music. veganbeerfest.com
6/18-6/19 PASADENA CHALK FESTIVAL
10am-7pm > Paseo Colorado, PASADENA
FREE all-ages event featuring hundreds of chalk murals, live music, fantastic food, shopping & more! pasadenachalkfestival.com
BEGINS 6/20 SUMMER EXTRAVAGANZA
12-5pm > 843 E. Olive Avenue, MONROVIA
8-week summer program including games, activities, crafts, excursions, exercise and nutrition & more! cityofmonrovia.org
6/25 CHEERS! LA's WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
7-11pm > POMONA Fairplex
Taste award-winning wine, spirits, beer & olive oil from the Los Angeles International Wine Competition. lawinecomp.com
6/26 FAMILY MUSIC FESTIVAL: THE BEACH BOYS
2-7pm > LA Arboretum, ARCADIA
Sit on the lawn and enjoy live music from the Beach Boys. There's food, beer, wine & more! arboretum.org
6/26 626 GOLDEN STREETS
8am-3pm > Various SAN GABRIEL VALLEY Locations
Walk, run, skate, bike and explore 18+ miles of open streets linking 6 Foothill Gold Line stations across the SGV. 626GoldenStreets.com
6/11 GLENDORA HERITAGE DAY PICNIC
11am-3pm > Centennial Heritage Park, GLENDORA
Come out and celebrate Glendora's rich history with food and fun activities for the whole family! ci.glendora.ca.us
6/25 ALTADENA COMMUNITY GARDEN PICNIC
12-4pm > Loma Alta Park, ALTADENA
Excellent BBQ, fresh, locally grown good, raffle prizes, garden tours, great music & more! altadenacommunitygarden.com
ART & DESIGN
6/4-6/5 OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR
11am-5pm > Various Locations, ALTADENA & PASADENA
FREE tour of the home studios of local artists in the Altadena and Pasadena areas. openstudios.gallery
6/18 ART ON PALM
9:30am-5pm > Wildwood Park, ALTADENA
Artists and musicians fill this seculded canyon garden with engaging work to raise funds for non-profits. artonpalm.com
I have recently become a REALTOR® at Podley Properties in beautiful Pasadena, California. My focus is on helping buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals. However, my objective is to become your real estate advisor long before you actually need one. If you would like any information regarding market trends, area neighborhoods or the home buying process in general, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Podley Properties hosted its 4th annual company-wide Spring Cleaning Shredding Event at five office locations, offering this valuable service for free to our clients and community each year. While enjoying coffee, donuts and other refreshments, residents watched on-site trucks safely shred an estimated 54,510 pounds (over 27 tons) of paper!
"We are pleased to offer this valuable service for our clients and Community each year. It delights us on how well it is received and appreciated!" stated Ed Afsharian, Manager of the Podley Properties Pasadena office. “We always want to provide important and interactive opportunities or our clients and community.”
Thank you to all the agents who volunteered their time and made this anouther successful event, and we hope to see everyone again next year!
2016 TOTAL: 54,510 lbs.
Pasadena: 16,670 lbs.
Glendora: 12,820 lbs.
La Cañada: 11,600 lbs.
Sierra Madre: 7,140 lbs.
Monrovia: 6,280 lbs.
Shauna Wallo has made the industry leap in 2016 after 21 years into real estate sales, working in fields ranging from transaction coordination to title, and spending the majority of her years in escrow. It was time to take the knowledge and experience to the front end and make it fun for all. Shauna is compassionate and excited about seeing others fulfill their various dreams and goals. Whether it’s to help someone out of the home they are currently in, to a first-time homebuyer, a second home or even an investment property, Shauna is eager to represent you.
She is very active in the Arcadia Little League world, volunteering for the board and coaching her daughter’s team. When she is not working or spending time with her big family, you can bet she is watching or playing a sport of some sort. Let her coach you through your next real estate transaction.
Connie started her journey in real estate working in the senior housing industry. She has been an executive director in many communities, and has co-authored books and tapes on selling to seniors. Her passion to help others made it a natural progression to residential home sales, where she excelled and became area manager of 125 REALTORS®.
Since joining Podley Properties, Connie prides herself in her passionate and heartfelt drive to serve her clients' best interests. She is dedicated, knowledgeable and committed to finding the perfect fit for her clients. Her devotion and unparalleled customer service has resulted in a continuously expanding network of loyal clients and referrals. Connie continuously seeks to stay ahead of the game when it comes to market education & trends.
Most of Connie's days are spent working with wonderful clients, staging homes, reading over home inspection reports, viewing homes, negotiating contracts, putting a SOLD sign on a lawn or passing keys over to ecstatic new home owners. Along with this, Connie still finds time to paint abstract art (with showings at galleries in the Los Angeles area) and spend time with her three sons, a daughter-in-law & the most wonderful grandson on earth.
Born in New York and raised in California, Dina has always had a passion for art and design, viewing everything from an artistic point of view. She loves being creative and thinking out-side the box. Dina has worked as a makeup artist, event planner and for more than 7 years in banking, sales and home loans. This experience makes her the ideal agent to represent you and your home. For Dina, family and friends are what life is all about, and she loves creating lasting relationships long-term friendships with clients by listening, consulting and making every person feel comfortable.
TASTE & SIP
7 | PLAYHOUSE DISTRICT WINE WALK
4-7pm > PASADENA Playhouse District
The Playhouse District invites you to enjoy a selection of wine tastings while exploring the district. playhousedistrict.org
14 | RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
Live Music by Mad Revival: 6:30pm, Movie: 8:30pm > Victory Park, PASADENA
Streetfood Cinema is LA's largest outdoor movie series featuring live music, tasty food trucks and more! streetfoodcinema.com
24 | CUISINES OF THE FOOTHILLS
5:30-8:30pm > GLENDORA Country Club
Get "Lost in Wonderland" as you taste food, wine, spirits & more from 20 different restaurants all in one evening. cuisinesofthefoothills.com
25 | TASTE OF DUARTE
5-8pm > Westminster Gardens, DUARTE
Enjoy a taste of Duarte with food samples, drink tastings, live entertainment & more. tasteofduarte.com
MUSIC & FESTIVALS
6 | JAZZ UNDER THE STARS
7-9pm > Glenkirk Church, GLENDORA
Glendora High School Jazz Band presents this annual benefit concert with silent auction. facebook.com/ghsjazzunderthestars
13-15 | MONROVIA DAYS
Times Vary > Library Park, MONROVIA
Weekend of live music, food trucks, vendors, art, activities and a parade for the whole family. cityofmonrovia.org
14 | ECLECTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL & ART WALK
All Day > Downtown SOUTH PASADENA
FREE family-friendly event with a diverse line-up of musicians, open art galleries, food trucks & beer/wine garden. theeclectic.rocks
14 | LATINO CULTURAL FESTIVAL
12-8pm > ALTADENA Library
FREE family-friendly event featuring live music, dance, arts & crafts, food, drink, storytellers & more! altadenalibrary.org
27-30 | MEMORIAL WEEKEND FIESTA DAYS
Times & Locations Vary > LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
5/27: Casino Night
5/28: Car Show & Family Flick: Minions
5/29: Dinner & Fireworks
1 | MONROVIA HISTORIC HOMES TOUR
10am-4pm > Various MONROVIA Locations
The Monrovia Historic Preservation Group hosts a tour of five homes and two museums. mohpg.org
1 | ALTADENA GUILD'S 2016 HOME TOUR
10am-3pm > Intersection of Porter Ave. and E. Mendocino St., ALTADENA
Four beautiful, diverse homes & gardens will be on view to the public. altadenaguild.org
1 | QUEEN ANNE COTTAGE TOURS
10am-3pm > LA Arboretum, ARCADIA
Step into this charming Victorian-era cottage open for public tours only twice a year. arboretum.org
THRU MAY 15 | PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN
Time & Shuttle information available at pasadenashowcase.org
One of the largest home & garden tours featuring the latest in interior design and landscape architecture.
CELEBRATE WITH MOM
7-8 | MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND
10:30am-4:30pm > Huntington Library, SAN MARINO
Treat mom to a stroll through the stunning gardens, or discover something unique in the pop-up flower shop. huntington.org
8 | MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH
10am-12:30pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Enjoy brunch with mom in the beautiful rose garden. descansogardens.org
8 | CASTLE GREEN MOTHER'S DAY TOUR
1-5pm > 99 S. Raymond Avenue, PASADENA
Tour Castle Green's beautifully preserved architecture, and enjoy tea in the ballroom. friendsofcastlegreen.org
7-8 | 54th ANNUAL SIERRA MADRE ART FAIR
Times Vary > Memorial Park, SIERRA MADRE
2-day event offering artists a chance to show and sell their work, with food vendors & live entertainment. sierramadrelibraryfriends.org
15 | MUSEUMS OF THE ARROYO DAY
12-5pm > Locations Vary, LOS ANGELES & PASADENA
Experience a mix of art, architecture & history when local museums open their doors – FREE of charge! museumsofthearroyo.com
School Spirt Tailgate Party
THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
Buy tickets now!
Purchase raffle tickets (winner does not need to be present to win!)
Bid in the Silent Auction (opening April 10th)
Donate items to include in the Silent or Live Auction
If you would like to learn more about Stars For Tomorrow, please visit StarsForTomorrow.com
Agnes Streb-Konefat is a young real estate professional who began her career in property management in 2003, shortly after completing her Bachelor of Science degree. She was named a top leasing agent the first year on the job. She continued to excel finding helpful, effective housing solutions for her clients while managing a more than 90-unit portfolio covering Glendale, Burbank and La Crescenta.
Her years of dedication to her profession resulted in a successful multi-unit complex acquisition. Agnes is a self-starter and highly motivated to address your real estate needs. She presents a high level of integrity and ethics that she brings in with her European background. She is service oriented with strong reasoning and analytical skills. She has extensive knowledge of La Crescenta, Glendale, La Canada Flintridge and Burbank residential real estate markets.
Agnes enjoys music, running and spending quality time with her husband and children. She dedicates her free time to many nonprofit organizations focused on helping to grow strong communities.