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Rare Mural by 19th Century French Master Woodblock Printer Found Adorning Iconic Green Street Building

A special mural made by renowned 19th century French master woodblock printer Jean Zuber has been discovered adorning the two-story stairwell of one of East Green Street’s iconic New Orleans-style brick buildings and may be worth a small fortune if confirmed to have been printed during the artist’s prime. The woodblock mural “Scenes of North America” that some speculate was printed as far back as…

Life in the New Era: ACLU Panel Discusses “Civil Liberties Under Trump”

With the new presidential administration now a month old and its effects creating waves of protests across the country, the monthly ACLU SoCal Pasadena/Foothills Chapter…

Five Pasadena Schools in Boys Basketball Playoff Quarterfinals Tuesday

L-R: Bryce Hamilton (Pasadena High School), Darius Brown (Pasadena High School), Darius Henderson (La Salle High School), Jaice Gardner (La Salle High School), Jack Dakan (Blair High School), Sean Espinosa (Maranatha High School) Five Pasadena-area schools play Tuesday night in the CIF-SS boys basketball playoff quarterfinals, with four having to…

Got Storm Damage? Los Angeles County Wants to Know

Los Angeles County officials are asking Pasadena residents to report damage to their homes, property and business from the storm series which began on February…

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 58 most newsworthy, informative, and readable. Top Story: Pasadena Black History Parade Cancelled Due to Weather-Related Public Safety Concerns City Manager Will Not Authorize Renewal of Pasadena Police Agreement with…

Council, School Board Grapple with New Election Dates, Models

Appropriately enough, elections and schools were the main topics of conversation Thursday evening as the Pasadena City Council and the Pasadena Unified School District Board…

The Future of Elections in Pasadena May Face Significant Changes

The Pasadena City Council and the Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education are holding a joint meeting on Thursday, February 16, at 6:30 p.m., to discuss, among other issues, the future of elections in Pasadena, which may be facing very significant changes. City Clerk Mark Jomsky, in an Agenda…

City Manager Wants Funding to Extend the Parole Re-Integration Program with the Flintridge Center

City Manager Steve Mermell is recommending that the City Council approve continuation of the Parole Reintegration Program run by the Flintridge Center for the remainder…

Councilmember Gordo “Demands Accountability” From Police After Revelation of Department Agreement With ICE

  Pasadena City Councilmember Victor Gordo said he is “deeply disappointed” following revelations that the Pasadena Police Department has a collaboration agreement with the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE). A copy of the ICE-Pasadena Police Department agreement was obtained on February 9 through a Public Records…

Planned Parenthood Funding the Focus of Pair of Weekend Demonstrations

Pasadena Planned Parenthood said about 300 showed support for the organization at a Saturday demonstration outside the Lake Avenue Gold Line station. Images courtesy Julianne Hines Supporters of Planned Parenthood and pro-life groups staged separate peaceful demonstrations many blocks apart along North Lake Avenue over the weekend. At the larger of the two, Planned Parenthood said as many as 300 showed up outside the Lake Avenue Gold Line station in support of “over 850,000 Californians who would be at risk of losing their health care” if Planned Parenthood health centers are defunded. “Today’s demonstration in support of Planned Parenthood represents…

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