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Altadena Town Council Sends Letter to Pasadena Officials Requesting Restrictions on Pasadena Police Within Their Town Limits

In a Feb. 10 letter to top Pasadena officials, Altadena Town Council Chair Okorie Ezieme requested that two Pasadena police officers involved in the violent arrest of an Altadena man during a traffic stop not be allowed to patrol that unincorporated part of Los Angeles County. “In an effort to uphold the safety and quality of life of each and every one of our Altadena…

Vice-Mayor Kennedy Gifts, Unveils Mural Painting of President Barack Obama at Pasadena Central Library on Thursday

At left, Pascal Mpeck, the French artist whose painting of President Obama will be unveiled Thursday at the Pasadena Central Library, marched in last Saturday's…

Rover Mission Now Being Built at JPL will Carry Home a Piece of Mars on 2020 Mission

Rohit Bhartia of NASA's Mars 2020 mission holds a slice of a meteorite scientists have determined came from Mars. One of two slices will be used for testing a laser instrument for NASA's Mars 2020 rover while it's still on Earth; the other slice will go to Mars onboard the…

Leadership Pasadena Hears from City Leaders

Mayor Terry Tornek opened the Leadership Pasadena government education session last week expressing his love and appreciation for the very special city of Pasadena and…

Forty Years Ago, An Eruption Out Of Pasadena: Van Halen Releases Its Debut LP

In the late ’70s, the writing seemed to be on the wall for hard rock. Punk had just exploded in the U.K., disco and soft rock reigned in the U.S. charts, and stadium bands like Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and Aerosmith were being torn apart by tragedy and excess. In…

Los Angeles Follows Pasadena’s Lead with Orange Donation Meter Collections for the Homeless

Former Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and Flintridge Center President Jaylene Moseley unveil Pasadena's first homeless donation meter in August, 2014 The City of Los Angeles…

Bruins Football Players Captivate Students with Stories as Rose Bowl, Legacy Foundation “Adopt” Cleveland Elementary School

UCLA Bruins football players visited Cleveland Elementary School Wednesday and captivated students with storytelling as they took part in a formal adoption ceremony in which the Rose Bowl and Legacy Foundation, the nonprofit organization which ensures private funding for stadium, announced they’re adopting Cleveland as “the school for the Rose…

Pasadena School Board to Hold Special Meeting, Will Vote on County Mandated Fiscal Stabilization Plan

The Pasadena Unified Board of Education is reportedly scheduled to convene a Special Meeting on Thursday to address and vote on a Fiscal Stabilization Plan…

Pasadena Unified Superintendent Announces School Board Will Take Action on Fiscal Stabilization Plan This Month

Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald The Pasadena Unified Board of Education will take action this month on a Fiscal Stabilization Plan that could produce $6.9 million in savings, reductions including $2.47 million in central office cuts, and new revenues for the 2017-2018 school year, Superintendent Brian McDonald…

Red Cross Sells Pasadena Landmark Mansion to Entertainer Michael Feinstein

The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region announced it has sold the John S. Cravens Estate, its headquarters for the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys Chapter and one of the largest and most significant architectural treasures in Pasadena, to Terrence Flannery and Michael Feinstein, the entertainer who is the Principal Pops Conductor for the Pasadena Symphony. “We are thrilled that we have met the needs of the community by finding buyers whose intent is to honor the heritage and beauty of the mansion,” said Veronica Garcia-Davalos, executive director of the Red Cross’ San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys Chapter. “The buyers…

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