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Pasadena Murder Suspect Steven Wright Taken Into Custody in Nevada

Recent image of Steven Wright, supplied by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department After a multi-agency, collaborative effort and numerous tips from the public, alleged murder suspect Steven Lawrence Wright was taken into custody at a hotel in Boulder City, Nevada Monday morning. Wright was mistakenly released from jail by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. on January 30 due to a mixup in paperwork. Today…

City Council Votes to Move Forward With $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage Ordinance

Pasadena City Council Chambers were packed for the vote on instrucrting the City Attorney to draft an ordinance which could raise the minimum wage to…

New Owner Confirms Acquisition of Paseo Colorado, Won’t Yet Discuss Its Future

Pasadena’s Paseo Colorado shopping center has been purchased for an undisclosed sum by Texas real estate property development and management firm Cypress Equities. A spokesperson for Cypress would not discuss plans for the property’s future. “I can confirm that the sale did occur,” Simon Honeybone, Direction for Acquisitions at Cypress…

School Board Meeting Redux, as Teachers and Parents Continue Separate Protests

Pasadena Unified teachers protested stalled labor negotiations in the hallways outside the Pasadena Unified School Board meeting on January 28, 2016.   For the sixth…

Pasadena Higher Minimum Wage Ordinance Moves Much Closer to Reality

Councilmember Victor Gordo, chair of the Economic Development and Technology Committee. addressed minimum wage ordinance hearing on January 27, 2016 (left); a member of the public urges the Committee to recommend the proposed ordinance's passage (right). In what some see as a precursor to ultimate victory for supporters of a…

Police Oversight Study Team Meets with Community for First of Two Public Hearings

Barbara Attard and Kathryn Olson of Change Integration address the first of two community meetings about police oversight in the Council Chambers of Pasadena City…

City Council Monday: Less Water, More Concerts

Pasadenans’ water usage will be severely restricted under an “emergency” Level 4 Water Supply Shortage condition for about ten days at the end of February and beginning of March, a Pasadena Water and Power official told the City Council at its Monday evening meeting last night. According to PWP Interim…

The Next Generation of Engineers

Three of the most powerful leaders in the Southern California aerospace community visited Caltech’s Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at Caltech Friday morning, to…

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Begins Transformation at Friday’s “Empty House” Affair

It was a great party, but it actually gets better. The Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) hosted its “Empty House” bash Friday evening, with all of the designers involved displaying their plans for this year’s home in La Cañada-Flintridge. After it is completely redecorated inside and out, tours…

Caltech Researchers Find Evidence of a Real Ninth Planet

This artistic rendering shows the distant view from Planet Nine back towards the sun. The planet is thought to be gaseous, similar to Uranus and Neptune. Hypothetical lightning lights up the night side. Credit: Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC) Caltech researchers have found evidence of a giant planet tracing a bizarre, highly elongated orbit in the outer solar system. The object, which the researchers have nicknamed Planet Nine, has a mass about 10 times that of Earth and orbits about 20 times farther from the sun on average than does Neptune (which orbits the sun at an average distance of 2.8 billion…

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