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Pasadena Prepares to Get Stoned on Thursday

Pasadena music-lovers will get ‘Satisfaction’ this Thursday when The Rolling Stones make their first Rose Bowl appearance in 25 years. But area commuters coming home from work may feel differently as thousands of concert-goers descend on The Rose Bowl to see Mick Jagger and the band at 7 p.m. during the work week. Rose Bowl personnel advise residents to come home from work earlier or…

Holden Pledges to Do More as State Funds for Developmental Disabilities are Budgeted

Local Assemblyman Chris Holden (D) said recent budget victories for the developmentally disabled represent a big step, “but that there is more to do.” With passage and signing of the first state budget under Gov.…

Pasadena’s 2020 City Council Election Takes Shape

[Updated] Three incumbents, including Mayor Terry Tornek, and four newcomers have said they intend to enter races for the City Council and the Mayor’s chair in the March election, while one incumbent announced she won’t…

New Culinary Apprenticeship Program at Hillsides Pasadena Teaches Skills in the Kitchen, and in Life

Raw ingredients blended the right way, with some care and attention, can make a beautiful, new creation. In the Culinary Apprenticeship program at Hillsides, students have discovered that also applies to life. The culinary students…

City Acts to Clarify Pasadena’s Tenant Protection Ordinance

Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell during the August 19, 2019 Pasadena City Council meeting. The City of Pasadena is preparing to provide clarification on the City’s Tenant Protection Ordinance, according to City Manager Steve Mermell.…

Friday, August 30

Free August Events at Pasadena Senior Center

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

Saturday, August 31

Los Angeles College of Music Announces Summer Vibes, A New Concert Series

Free summer concerts at Memorial Park are back, albeit not quite on the same scale as the former Levitt summer series. The Los Angeles College…

Saturday, August 31

In With a New Music Festival, Out With the Arroyo Seco Weekend?

When the Rose Bowl Board punted on the NFL’s offer to host its games back in 2015, it pinned its hopes instead on the then-new…

Tuesday, September 03

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center Announces Community Q&A with Congresswoman Judy Chu

The Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center’s Social Justice Committee announced it will host a Community Q&A with U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu, who represents Pasadena and…

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Council’s Monday Meeting May Be a Bumpy Ride as Summer Hiatus Ends, Controversies Boil

Following a three-week summer hiatus during which community battle lines have hardened on several contentious issues, Pasadena’s City Council may hear an outpouring of public reactions during their meeting Monday. In no particular order, the Council could likely hear comments from a number of neighborhood groups over the state-ordered cleanup of the toxic Space Bank site; housing advocates demanding changes in city ordinances to require more affordable units in new housing developments, as well as a host of cannabis retailers and their representatives, pointing fingers at the city’s cannabis licensing process and at each other. One focal point will be…

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