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In Summer’s War Against Zika and Mosquito-Borne Disease, Pasadena Moves Towards Full Vector Control Protection

City officials said this week that Pasadena could be under the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District’s jurisdiction by the end of the year, giving residents better protection from life-threatening diseases such as the West Nile Virus and Zika Virus, both spread by various species of mosquitoes. Pasadena Public Health Director Michael Johnson said there are still a number of steps that should…

Today, Fuller Seminary Submits Scaled-Down Master Plan to the City

When Carmel Partners bought three dorm buildings a total of 172 rooms for $24 million from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2014, and then announced plans…

City’s Love Affair with Auto Dealerships Pays High Dividends

When the City of Pasadena recorded a 9.3 percent growth in sales tax receipts in the fourth quarter of 2016 as compared to the same period in 2015, the Autos and Transportation business group became third among the major sources that contributed to the tax growth. Finance Director Matthew Hawkesworth,…

Pasadena March for Science Sees Caltech Scientists Join Hundreds of Marchers

Images: Arsen Sam Zap via Facebook Hundreds of students, scientists, professors, community leaders and politicians joined Saturday’s March for Science from Caltech to Memorial Park…

Wilson Considers Vote Recount Options as District 7 Awaits Election’s Final Results

Incumbent Andy Wilson (at left) and challenger Phil Hosp. [Updated | Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 7:40 a.m.]    With the results of Tuesday evening’s 7th District runoff election between incumbent Andy Wilson and newcomer Phil Hosp “frozen” until next week’s final vote counting session of remaining mail-in and provisional…

Mounting Concern Follows Recent Colorado Street Bridge Suicide Jumps

The new Desiderio Park housing project sits almost directly beneath a portion of the Colorado Street Bridge from which numerous people have leapt to their…

Pasadena Bioscience Collaborative Has Plans to Stay Ahead of “Rapidly Increasing Competition”

City officials, scholars and scientists gathered at the site of the newly expanded The Pasadena Bioscience Collective Incubator on 2265 East Foothill Boulevard Friday morning to welcome the organization’s new President Dr. Robert Bishop and to tour of the hi-tech facility expansion – a major feature that aims to keep…

Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 46 most newsworthy, informative, and…

Pasadena Unified Board Asked to Consider Linda Vista Elementary School Re-opening

There are plans, but no money. There is desire on the part of the community, and there are more kids in the neighborhood, and there are even design and curriculum plans.  Yet the Linda Vista community is no closer to having a re-opened Linda Vista Elementary School than they were…

Senator Portantino’s Town Hall Tonight Examines Bill That Lets Students Sleep In Longer On School Days

State Senator Anthony Portantino will hold a town hall meeting at Pasadena City College Thursday to educate parents and the public about the benefits of his proposed Bill that calls for an 8:30 a.m. start time for both middle and high schools statewide. The public meeting will present Portantino and selected experts on the topic who will provide an in depth discussion on Senate Bill 328, which Portantino says will improve areas such as student attendance rates and grade point averages and is backed by data provided by school districts that have implemented this change in recent times. State Senator…

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