For Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Art Center Buys Building at Gateway to Pasadena

Published Monday, July 21, 2014 | 5:19 pm

Art Center College of Design continues to expand its educational reach and resources with the acquisition of 1111 South Arroyo Parkway and plans to build student housing on South Raymond Avenue in Pasadena, President Lorne M. Buchman announced today. The largest transaction in the College’s history, the $27.4 million purchase of the building at the gateway to Pasadena was made possible in large part due to the reallocation of an unprecedented $15 million gift to Art Center from Southern California…

Armenian-American Community Gathers to Celebrate 125 Years in Pasadena

Monday, July 21, 2014 | 4:12 am

Hundreds of members of Pasadena’s Armenian community celebrated the 125th year of the Armenian settlement in the City…

City Plans Driver Feedback Signs to Help Brake Rise in Traffic Deaths

Monday, July 7, 2014 | 4:14 am

A car whizzes by one of 18 existing driver feedback signs in Pasadena, clearly travelling 10 miles per…

Also

Difference Makers and Disruptors Connect, Aim to “Reinvent Pasadena”

Breaking in Art Center College of Design’s month old South Campus on Raymond Avenue, Innovate Pasadena held an inaugural event Thursday—in every sense of the word—with a Connect mixer that kicked off a weekend for “difference makers and disruptors.”

Local Government

Today: Public Invited to La Casita Del Arroyo Grand Re-Opening

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | 5:58 pm

The public is invited to attend the Grand Re-Opening celebration for the completed historic renovation of La Casita del Arroyo. Join Mayor Bill Bogaard, Councilmember Steve Madison and other Pasadena…

Rep. Schiff Statement on President Signing Executive Order Banning Discrimination Against LGBT Workers

Published Monday, July 21, 2014 | 12:16 pm

Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), vice chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus (Equality Caucus), released the following statement after President signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors and agencies…

Education

Pasadena Unified to File Suit to Maintain Local Connection with Charter Schools

Published Monday, July 28, 2014 | 3:51 pm

In a move to ensure that local school districts have a say about the public school operations within the geographical area they serve, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board…

PUSD Names Principal Julianne Reynoso as Elementary School District’s New Executive Director

Published Friday, July 25, 2014 | 12:18 pm

Julianne S. Reynoso. Photo courtesy PUSD The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) today announced that Don Benito Fundamental Elementary School Principal Julianne S. Reynoso has been named Executive Director of…

Business

Parsons Wins Two Telly Awards

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | 4:53 pm

Parsons is pleased to announce that its Pasadena-based creative services team has been recognized with two Telly Awards. Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards honor the best film and video…

Community News

Pasadena Youth Work on Major Environmental Project in Malibu

Published Monday, July 28, 2014 | 11:13 am

Five Pasadena youth along with their crew supervisor are working on a first of its’ kind (in the nation) environmental project in Malibu through the Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT). The…

The Arts

Free Showing of Sandra Bullock’s “Gravity” at Central Library

Published Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | 4:08 am

Take a trip to outer space and explore what it would be like to lose hope of ever getting back to earth during the free screening of the 2013 film…

Relive Post-War Despair with Christopher Fry’s “The Lady’s Not For Burning”

Published Sunday, July 27, 2014 | 10:00 pm

A Noise Within theater company will relive the “exhaustion and despair” people felt right after…

Local Artist Sam Nicholson Donating 25 Percent of Sales to Hillsides

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | 5:01 pm

Local fine artist Sam Nicholson is donating 25 percent of any of his paintings purchased…

Events

Musical Group “Upstream” Uses Caribbean Music to Share Message of Love

Published Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 8:00 am

Upstream will spread their message of love through a night of free uplifting Caribbean music at Levitt Pavilion on Thursday, July 31, 6:30 p.m. Lead singer-guitarist “Haile Blackman,” who is…

Scholars to Gather in Pasadena for International Symposium “Does God Play Dice?”

Published Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 7:53 am

Scholars from various disciplines will gather in Pasadena for an international symposium entitled “Does God…

Enjoy 19th Century Opera at Fifth Annual Victorian Garden Party

Published Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 7:12 am

The Opera A La Carte will celebrate its 5th Annual Victorian Garden Party with a…

Science

NASA Long-Lived Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record

Published Monday, July 28, 2014 | 5:35 pm

This natural color view from NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows “Lunokhod Crater,” which lies south of Solander Point on the west rim of Endeavour Crater. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Arizona State…

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals 101 Geysers and More on Icy Saturn Moon

Published Monday, July 28, 2014 | 11:12 am

This view looks across the geyser basin of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, along fractures spewing water vapor and ice particles into space. Cassini scientists have pinpointed the source locations of about…

Opinion

Cameron Turner: Mack Robinson — Second to None

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014 | 6:05 pm

Mack Robinson. Photo courtesy Pasadena City College Sometimes we have no idea that we’re in standing the presence of greatness.  As students at John Muir High School in the late…

Opinion: Encouraging Minority Youth in the Wake of Donald Sterling

Published Thursday, May 15, 2014 | 11:38 am

On April 15 ballplayers at Dodger Stadium and throughout Major League Baseball donned Jackie Robinson’s number 42 in remembrance of Robinson’s historic breaking of baseball’s color barrier nearly 70 years…

Features

2015 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Louis Zamperini Dies at 97

Published Thursday, July 3, 2014 | 4:59 am

Louis Zamperini (file photo) [Updated: July 3, 2014 | 8:45 a.m.]  Louis Zamperini, the “true American hero” who was a World War II prisoner of war survivor as well as…

City Breaks Ground on $55 Million Glenarm Power Plant Repowering Project

Published Thursday, July 3, 2014 | 4:13 am

  Pictured from left to right: Gurcharan Bawa, PWP Assistant General Manager, Power Supply; Eric Klinkner, PWP Chief Deputy General Manager; Michael Beck, Pasadena City Manager; Councilmember Margaret McAustin; Julie…

Crime

Active Shooter Suspect In Custody – Homicide Investigation; Avoid Area Of 1700 Block Of Summit Ave

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014 | 7:10 pm

At about 4:20pm, the Pasadena Police Department received several 911 calls from residents reporting shots fired in the area of 1700 block Summit Ave. Officers responded and upon arrival came…

Three Shot Dead, Two Wounded in Saturday Attack; Suspect in Custody

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014 | 5:10 pm

Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez describes what is known about the fatal shooting of three and wounding of two others which occurred occurred on July 12, 2014 in the 1700…

Public Safety

Pasadena Police Chief Recaps Week’s Critical Incidents

Published Sunday, July 27, 2014 | 9:54 pm

On July 12, two suspects (Male and Female Blacks) broke into a home in the 80 block of South Virginia Avenue while the victim was away (vacation). An alert neighbor…

Coffee with a Cop at South Pasadena’s Heirloom Bakery and Cafe

Published Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 3:10 pm

Come join us for coffee and conversation on Monday, August 18, 2014. Officers from the South Pasadena Police Department and community members will come together in an informal setting to…

Sports

Men’s Soccer Sends Larson to Next Level at Cal Lutheran

Published Friday, July 11, 2014 | 2:15 pm

Zack Larson, a two-year letterman for the Pasadena City College men’s soccer team, accepted a…

PCC’s Luis Flores Now Playing Pro Soccer in El Salvador

Published Friday, July 11, 2014 | 1:45 pm

After leading the Pasadena City College men’s soccer team in scoring the past two seasons,…

PCC Football Volunteers At City of Pasadena Youth Clinics

Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014 | 2:45 pm

Members of the 2014 Pasadena City College football team recently took advantage of the opportunity…

Living

Pasadena Chamber to Host Third SIP-tember: A Celebration of the Cocktail

Published Monday, July 28, 2014 | 12:08 pm

Patrons get to decide which cocktail is Pasadena’s favorite during SIP-tember: a celebration of the cocktail in Pasadena. From August 15th through September 25th, local restaurants will serve cocktails that…

It’s Back! The Older the Better

Published Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 2:26 pm

Everything old is, of course, new again, or at least valuable again. Nothing proves that…

Hope on the Menu

Published Monday, July 7, 2014 | 12:17 pm

Chef Tony Lancaster (right) with his wife, Ann. Tony Lancaster knows what it’s like to…

Cool Deals and Hot Summer Specials at Charlie’s Trio

Published Tuesday, July 1, 2014 | 12:08 pm

Lunchtime favorites at Charlie’s Trio just got a little better. Any of the classic sandwiches…