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Today, Local Activists To Join Hands at City Hall As Call To Action For Free Speech, Tolerance and the Environment

Members of a number of local advocacy groups are expected to gather in front of City Hall Saturday afternoon and join hands in a circle of affirmation to display commitment to tolerance, free speech and environmental sustainability in Pasadena. The peace rally comes in response from residents who are concerned about what the recent election may mean for the safety of people who are subject…

Shelter Pets Find Homes for the Holidays

Wondering how you can make a shelter pet’s life merrier this holiday season? Adopt or donate at the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA (PHS). On Thursday, December 8, PHS joins forces with KTLA 5 for…

Tournament of Roses President Echoed Success Stories Wednesday as 128th Parade Nears

The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce honored 2017 Tournament of Roses Association President Brad Ratliff at the annual President’s Breakfast at the Westin Pasadena on Thursday to hear stories of Echoes of Success, the theme for…

Al Roker, Hoda Kotb to Anchor NBC Rose Parade Coverage

Al Roker and Hoda Kotb NBC Today weather anchor Al Roker and Hoda Kotb, co-host of Today’s fourth hour, will be co-hosting NBC’s live, high-definition coverage of the 128th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, starting…

Possible Avon Site Development, as Yet Not Defined, Draws Nearly Unanimous Opposition at Community Meeting

Left: City Planning Director David Reyes describes the City's General Plan. / Right: More than 200 residents of District 4 attended a meeting on the development of the former Avon Distribution headquarters on East Foothill…

Saturday, December 03

The Holiday Spirit (Discounts, Too) Will Fill South Lake Avenue at Annual Holidayfest

Pasadena’s South Lake Avenue celebrates the most wonderful time of the year during the annual family friendly Holidayfest on Saturday, December 3rd at The Shops…

Saturday, December 03

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Best Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that their December Book Sale will be on Friday, December 2 (3:00-7:00 p.m.) and Saturday, December 3…

Saturday, December 03

Get Into the Holiday Spirit Along South Lake Avenue this Saturday

The holidays can be the most stressful time of the year. Between cookie baking and decorating, gift shopping can easily slip your mind. This holiday…

Sunday, December 04

Art and Architecture Deliver New Surprises at 10th Garfield Heights Home Tour This Sunday

Image From Garfield Heights Neighborhood Association Living artfully in a historic neighborhood is the theme of this year’s 10th Garfield Heights Landmark District home tour on Sunday,…

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Caltech Assistant Professor Explores “Programmable Disorder”

Colored atomic force microscope image of self-assembled random tree structures on the surface of DNA tile arrays. Each tree has a single loop as the “root”. Credit: Caltech / Grigory Tikhomirov, Philip Petersen and Lulu Qian Many self-organized systems in nature exploit a sophisticated blend of deterministic and random processes. No two trees are exactly alike because growth is random, but a Redwood can be readily distinguished from a Jacaranda as the two species follow different genetic programs. The value of randomness in biological organisms is not fully understood, but it has been hypothesized that it allows for smaller genome…

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