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Hot Caltech Prank Nails MIT Cold

A team of thirteen Caltech undergrads led by Julie Jester distributed 800 prank coffee mugs to a gathering "prefrosh" students and parents at rival MIT last Thursday. When cool they read "MIT the Institute of Technology," and when hot they turn orange and read "Caltech the HOTTER Institute of Technology" with a palm tree. (Photo by Greg Izatt)   Those budding young geniuses at Caltech…

Continuing Earthquakes Cause No Damage in Pasadena

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake that struck one mile east of La Habra Friday night shortly after 9 p.m. caused no injuries or damage in Pasadena, authorities said. “No immediate reports of damage in Pasadena. Police and…

Pasadena Senior Center Introduces New App

Now even the Pasadena Senior Center can say, “There’s an app for that!” A new app for iPhones and iPads makes it easier to navigate activities and services, the daily calendar of events, the latest…

Vacancy on South Pasadena Design Review Board

A vacancy has occurred on the South Pasadena Design Review Board (Board), a five-member Board that serves in an advisory capacity to the Planning Commission and represents the professions of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design,…

Senior Community Commission Seeking “Older ‘Sierra Madre’ American of the Year”

The City of Sierra Madre Community Services Department and the Senior Community Commission is seeking everyone’s assistance to find the 2014 Older ‘Sierra Madre’ American of the Year. Nominated individuals must live in Sierra Madre,…

Baseball Reliquary Announces Candidates for 2014 Election of the Shrine of the Eternals

The Baseball Reliquary, Inc. has announced its list of fifty eligible candidates for the 2014 election of the Shrine of the Eternals, the membership organization’s…

Montecedro Announces Renewal Partnership with the Pasadena Symphony

MonteCedro®, a newly planned Episcopal Communities & Services (ECS) Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), announced today that it has renewed its partnership with the Pasadena…

Crowell Library’s Open House

A recent Pew Internet survey found that most Americans know where their local library is, but many are unfamiliar with all the services they offer. …

Saved by the (Church) Bell: HRock is at Home at the Ambassador

In 2004, Pasadena’s historic Ambassador Auditorium (AA) had a date with demolition. At that point, the historic facility had been dark for almost a decade.…

Crowell Public Library Reopens on Fridays — At Last! Starting January 3, 2014

After two and a half years, Crowell Public Library is thrilled to announce the San Marino City Council has voted to reinstate the Library’s hours on Fridays. Starting January 3, 2014, the Library will be open each and every Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Back in July of 2011, all San Marino City Departments were asked to make budget cuts and the Library responded with the Friday closure. But a recent community survey revealed that having the Library reopen on Fridays was a top priority for the citizens of San Marino. Since the City’s economic outlook has improved,…

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