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Man Assaulted in Old Pasadena On Life Support

Pasadena police report that early Saturday morning at approximately 1:00 a.m. officers responded to the 100 block of South Raymond Avenue regarding a person down on the sidewalk. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Joseph Rafael, 31, of Alhambra.  Rafael was found unresponsive and officers administered CPR until paramedics arrived. Rafael was then transported to a local area hospital where he is currently on life…

Pasadena Symphony Names Lora Unger New CEO

The Pasadena Symphony Association (PSA), which operates the Pasadena Symphony and POPS, has named Lora Unger its new Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1. Unger,…

City Council Gives Nod to $1 Business License For High Tech Startups

New high tech and other small startup businesses coming to Pasadena may qualify for a reduced business license fee of only $1 for the first year under plans given initial approval on Monday by the Pasadena City Council. The Council approved the idea of friendly business license fees for startups…

Queen Madison Named 97th Rose Queen

Madison Elaine Triplett, 17, a student at John Marshall Fundamental High School was named the 97th Rose Queen in a ceremony on the steps of…

Development Consultant Don Morgan Joins Mayoral Race

Community development consultant and Pasadena resident Don Morgan, Ph.D. has submitted forms to the City Clerk declaring his intention to campaign for mayor of Pasadena. “The mayor of Pasadena is a unique job,” Morgan said. “What excites me most about the position is the opportunity to generate, facilitate and promote…

Police Identify Suspect in Double Murder

Pasadena Police announced the arrest of  Jacob Mallory Bersson, 29, of Pasadena, for the murder of Lawrence and Denise K. Bressler last Monday morning. The…

Chef Center’s General Manager Larry Bressler, Wife Denise Slain in Knife Attack

“]Larry Bressler, shown above in a file photo standing before the Chefs Center he managed, was slain Monday along with his wife Denise in their Pasadena apartment. Photo: Rachel Young   Chefs Center General Manager Larry Bressler and his wife Denise died Monday morning from wounds suffered in an early-morning…

Pasadena City Council Votes to Support Proposition 47

The Pasadena City Council voted at its Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 meeting to support Proposition 47, known as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. Proposition…

Former Pasadena Police Chief to Serve as Interim Chair of Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee

On Wednesday morning, the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee accepted the resignation of former Board Chair William Paparian. The Board also unanimously elected former Pasadena Police Chief and White House COPS Program Executive Director Bernard Melekian as its Interim Chair. Mr. Melekian accepted and issued the following statement: “This project…

U.S., India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (left) and Chairman K. Radhakrishnan of the Indian Space Research Organisation signing documents in Toronto on Sept. 30, 2014 to launch a joint Earth-observing satellite mission and establish a pathway for future joint missions to explore Mars. Image Credit: NASA In a meeting Tuesday in Toronto, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and K. Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), signed two documents to launch a NASA-ISRO satellite mission to observe Earth and establish a pathway for future joint missions to explore Mars. While attending the International Astronautical Congress, the two space agency leaders met…

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