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Thousands View Eclipse in Pasadena at Caltech’s “Solar Party”

Thousands of community members gathered at Caltech on Monday for a solar eclipse viewing party organized by the Astronomy Outreach group. The event featured astrophysicists and astronomers who were on hand to answer visitors’ questions about solar eclipses and to also help some peer at the sun through solar telescopes, as well as a live stream feed of JPL’s coverage of the path to totality.…

Council Approves Final Tenant Protection Ordinance

In one of the shortest meetings in recent memory, the Pasadena City Council Monday evening approved the final reading of the Tenant Protection Ordinance, an addition to the City’s municipal code, which clarifies the conditions…

City’s Economic Development and Technology Committee Takes Hard Look at Marijuana Laws, City Regulations

The Pasadena City Council’s Economic Development and Technology Committee will deliberate Wednesday the potential revisions to the City’s existing regulations on marijuana in relation to a new state law that legalizes recreational marijuana. During a…

Faced With Tough Choices, Pasadena Unified Board Will Clarify Budget Reductions

The Board of Education of the Pasadena Unified School District is set to discuss a resolution Thursday that would clarify guidelines on budget reductions for the District, in an effort to reduce the impact of…

Rose Bowl Readies for Another Olympics

The Rose Bowl’s management and community leaders are positive the stadium will now have ample time to prepare the stadium to host soccer games the next time Los Angeles hosts the Olympics – which will…

Tuesday, August 22

Next Phase of “No to Styrofoam” Ban Takes Effect August 22

The next phase of the City’s ban against the use of “Styrofoam™” or polystyrene materials such as cups, plates, bowls, meal-serving trays and take-out containers…

Tuesday, August 22

Sunny, Cooler Weekend Ahead

Friday will be sunny with a high near 86 and a light and variable wind becoming south southwest at five to 10 mph in the…

Tuesday, August 22

City’s Design Commission Meeting Looks at Several Major Projects Tuesday

The City’s Design Commission will continue with the review of the concept design for the construction of a new six-story mixed-use project at 711 East…

Wednesday, August 23

Celebrating 40 Years of Voyager

(L to R) Miles O'Brien, Carolyn Porco, Suzanne Dodd, and Ed Stone Credit: Bill Youngblood for HHMI/Caltech In about 10 years, the twin Voyager spacecraft…

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City to Launch Two Rounds of Business Inspections

The City’s Department of Public Works will start inspections at commercial and industrial facilities in Pasadena  this month – restaurants, auto body shops, nurseries, and manufacturing sites – to ensure they comply with the City’s Stormwater Management and Discharge Control Ordinance. The Ordinance, Chapter 8.70 of the Pasadena Municipal Code, intends to protect and enhance the water quality of waterways, water bodies, and wetlands in a manner consistent with the Federal Clean Water Act. Under the Ordinance, facilities in the City are required to prevent the discharge of pollutants into storm drain systems, and eliminate or significantly reduce outdoor pollutants…

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