For Monday, January 26, 2015

Police Identify Victims, Describe Suspect In Wednesday Park Shooting

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 3:31 pm

Pasadena police have identified the two victims found shot in Washington Park about 6 p.m. Wednesday night. The two have been identified as Walter Reed, 26, and Joshua Jacob, 30. Both have prior Pasadena addresses but current cities of residence are unknown. Pasadena police Lt. Tracey Ibarra said preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect was a black man about 30 years of age, sporting a short afro hairstyle, wearing a red long sleeve shirt and armed with a handgun.  A possible…

New Details Emerge About Victims in Last Night’s Park Shooting

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 8:08 am

The two men found shot in Washington Park about 6 p.m. Wednesday night have been described by Pasadena…

Pasadena Gets an “A” For Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 3:47 pm

Pasadena earned an “A’’ and South Pasadena slipped to a “B,” according to a report that grades California…

Also

State of City Address Audience a Veritable “Who’s Who” of Pasadena Civic Leadership

Last night State of the City address by Mayor Bill Bogaard at the Pasadena Playhouse saw over 650 attend, including many if not most city department heads, active community leaders…

Local Government

Rep. Chu Reintroduces DIPLOMA Act to Help Children Succeed Outside the Classroom

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 2:29 pm

Thursday, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) reintroduced the Developing Innovative Partnerships and Learning Opportunities that Motivate Achievement (DIPLOMA) Act. The DIPLOMA Act provides grants for states for local services to address…

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721, Women, and Teachers All Endorse Jacque Robinson for Mayor

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 12:30 pm

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721, United Teachers of Pasadena, and the National Women’s Political Caucus of Greater Pasadena, has endorsed Jacque Robinson to become the next Mayor…

Education

Lawyer to Give Free Lecture on Self-Determination Law at Local Nonprofit

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 12:37 pm

A lawyer who has been assisting people with special needs and their families will lead a free lecture on Self-Determination Law at the Professional Child Development Associates office on Tuesday,…

Local Students Competing in Upcoming U.S. Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl Regional Competition

Published Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 12:45 pm

A team of students from the Greater Pasadena Area high schools is participating in an upcoming competition to determine the team to represent your area in the high school National…

Business

Tetra Tech Wins $185 Million U.S. Army Environmental Remediation Contract

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 11:50 am

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a $185 million multiple award environmental remediation contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District. Through…

Community News

Public Climate-Change Forum to Examine Carbon Footprint

Published Friday, January 23, 2015 | 1:22 pm

In a roller coaster atmosphere between gloomy predictions and surprisingly encouraging actualities, the Fourth Annual Climate Change Forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area will provide an…

The Arts

Youngsters to Create Artwork Inspired by Hindu, Buddhist Symbol

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 11:48 pm

Children will explore the the art of Hindu and Buddhist Mandala and create their own similar work at the Pasadena Public Library Hastings Branch on Thursday, January 29, 4:00-5:00 p.m.…

Offramp Gallery Presents a Group Exhibition “Sampled”

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 4:12 pm

From Top Clockwise: Meg Madison, Dreams of Noah: Theatre, Joshus Tree, 2012, silver gelatin photograph,…

1970′s Portraits of Known Figures to be Shown at Pasadena Senior Center

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 1:59 pm

View black and white portraits of known personalities taken in the ’70s during the opening…

Events

Building a Workforce for Southern California Public Forum

Published Friday, January 23, 2015 | 1:07 pm

The state of the union speech stressed the importance of skilled workers for a healthy business climate. One question, however, is “Who is training these workers?” To address that question,…

Support Veterans – Watch the Super Bowl With Them in Old Pasadena

Published Friday, January 23, 2015 | 12:49 pm

On Super Bowl Sunday the best place to watch the game, eat great food, enjoy…

Pasadena Cyber Students To Rally in Person for School Choice

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 5:15 pm

Online school students from Pasadena and the surrounding area will meet up in person next…

Science

SPIDER Experiment Touches Down in Antarctica

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 11:07 am

Jeff Filippini, a postdoctoral scholar who worked on the SPIDER receiver team at Caltech, stands in front of the instrument as it was being readied for launch. Credit: Jeff Filippini…

Caltech’s Fiona Harrison Awarded High-Energy Astrophysics Prize

Published Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 6:02 am

Fiona Harrison, the principal investigator of NuSTAR, has been awarded the top prize in high-energy astrophysics. (Image credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech Marcomm) The 2015 Rossi Prize has been awarded to Fiona…

Opinion

Don Morgan: A Stronger Pasadena – It Starts with a Stronger Economy

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 4:12 pm

There are so many ways we can make Pasadena better for everyone. It is up to our next mayor to set clear priorities about the most important steps we must…

Opinion: Rep. Chu Praises President Obama’s Plan to Expand Sick and Family Leave

Published Friday, January 16, 2015 | 1:21 pm

President Obama announced proposals to help American workers and families by ensuring at least six weeks of paid parental leave for federal workers, calling on Congress to pass the Healthy…

Features

Pasadena’s Public Works Director, Director Finance Out of Jobs

Published Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 1:52 pm

Pasadena Public Works Director Siobhan Foster and Pasadena Director of Finance Andrew Green were terminated “without cause” from the City of Pasadena and are no longer employed by the City,…

Police Pursuit Leads to Crash, Injuries

Published Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 6:42 am

A man and a woman in a car stolen from El Monte led Pasadena police Monday night on a four minute, little over two mile vehicle chase on surface streets…

Crime

South Pasadena Police Weekly Crime Summary

Published Thursday, January 15, 2015 | 4:30 pm

January 7 – 13, 2015 (Hundred block given in place of exact address) The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring…

South Pasadena Police Weekly Crime Summary

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 12:50 pm

December 10-16, 2014 (Hundred block given in place of exact address) The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the…

Public Safety

Pasadena Police Department Names 2 New Commanders

Published Sunday, January 18, 2015 | 2:55 pm

Commander Cheryl Moody (at left, with newly graduated Pasadena Police Explorers at their January 17, 2015 graduation) and Commander Eduardo Calatayud III. (Moody photo courtesy Chief Sanchez via Twitter) The…

Missing Autistic Woman Found in Los Angeles Saturday Morning

Published Saturday, January 17, 2015 | 10:55 am

[Updated: Saturday, January 17, 2015 | 11:15 a.m.] Gina Richardson, an autistic and bipolar 46-year-old Pasadena woman missing since Thursday, has been found in southwest Los Angeles and apparently is…

Sports

AMGEN Tour of California Celebrates Tenth Edition with Most Competitive Peloton in History

Published Friday, January 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm

A fitting tribute for the tenth annual Amgen Tour of California, America’s largest and most…

Football Sends Two More to Next Level

Published Friday, January 23, 2015 | 11:08 am

Pasadena City College 2014 football sophomores Ahmad “A.J.” Springer and Sean Mardis have transfered with…

Alverno Jaguars Varsity Soccer Defeats Sacred Heart Comets 8-0

Published Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 1:45 pm

The Alverno High School Jaguars soccer team defeated the Sacred Heart of Jesus Comets 8-0…

Living

Holy @$&*X#%$, Batman! The 16th Anniversary Big Bash is Tomorrow, and I Haven’t a Thing to Wear!!

Published Friday, January 16, 2015 | 12:12 pm

Matt McSweeny of Matt Denny's Ale House Restaurant Don’t worry, Matt Denny’s has been around a while so you won’t need a Tux or a Fancy dress to help us…

Pasadena Chamber Invites You to Travel in Style

Published Monday, January 12, 2015 | 5:40 pm

It’s never too early to plan your travel destinations for next year and cross out…

The Langham Huntington Announce Holiday Dining Specials and Seasonal Events

Published Monday, December 29, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Holiday Dining • New Year’s Eve – On Wednesday, December 31, The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse…

OSKA: Clothing with a Conscience

Published Monday, October 27, 2014 | 1:55 pm

When OSKA does an event, they do it for a worthy cause- and they do…