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As Trump Puts Off Deportation Sweeps, Pasadena Church Stands Fast with Offer of Sanctuary

Banner hanging at All Saints Church in Pasadena. Courtesy image Shortly before President Donald Trump announced Saturday he had ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to temporarily stand down from sweeps set to start Sunday, All Saints Church Rector Rev. Mike Kinman made an announcement of his own: The Pasadena church he leads would offer sanctuary to those in fear of deportation. Kinman stood firm…

Lower Arroyo Seco Restoration Moves Closer to Reality

Image courtesy Arroyo Seco Foundation Thanks to approved budget requests from Pasadena-area Senator Anthony J. Portantino the 2019-2020 State Budget now includes $3.5 million for the Arroyo Seco Watershed Restoration Project from Prop 68. And…

Jobs Available Locally as Nation Takes a Head Count and State Re-draws Electoral Districts

As the nation prepares to count itself in 2020, and the state prepares to redraw its electoral districts, there are jobs to be had. The U.S. Census Bureau is looking in Pasadena for census takers…

Design Commission Will See Details Tuesday About Three New Projects, Each Containing Residential Units

A 46-residential unit project is slated for this blighted corner in the 700 block of North Orange Grove across from the U.S. Post Office Pasadena’s Design Commission will on Tuesday, June 25 review a proposal…

City Committee Will Look at Range of Sacramento Initiatives Affecting Pasadena

The City of Pasadena’s Legislative Policy Committee will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, June 25, to receive briefings by Chris Giglio, a Federal Legislative advocate for the City, and by David Jones, a State…

Friday, June 28

Los Angeles Conducting Institute at Caltech – June 24-28, 2019

Program Description Registration for Tracks 1 & 2 are now closed. The Los Angeles Conducting Institute (LACI) at Caltech is a specially-designed program for advanced…

Sunday, June 30

Free June Events at Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in June at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. You do not have to be a member to…

Thursday, July 04

Classic American BBQ Menu Will be Featured at Pasadena Senior Center’s Fourth of July Celebration

Celebrate the nation’s independence with a Fourth of July luncheon Thursday, July 4, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E.…

Thursday, July 04

Rose Bowl’s 4th of July Spectacular to Feature Lion King Music Tribute, Apollo 11 Preview and Largest Fireworks Show in Southern California

Recognized as one of the nation’s largest and longest running 4th of July fireworks shows, the Rose Bowl will host its 93rd annual AmericaFest™ celebration…

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Mosquito Control Officials Release Music Video About Mosquito Breeding Prevention

The summer of 2019 kicks off with a music video that may not be a Top 40 hit, but it’s certainly priority public health advice against Aedes mosquitoes – the same type of mosquitoes responsible for Zika outbreaks in the United States. The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District (SGVMVCD) joins health officials and cities across the country to promote National Mosquito Control Awareness Week , June 23-29. The music video “ Don’t Bring Back the Aedes ” educates students and the public about the threats of Aedes mosquitoes in Los Angeles County. The song plays off the…

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