For Friday, August 22, 2014

Police Stop Planned Shooting At South Pasadena High School

From STAFF REPORTS

Published Monday, August 18, 2014 | 7:40 pm

South Pasadena Police Detectives said Monday night they stopped a potential mass shooting at South Pasadena High School after receiving information from school officials. Detectives have been working around the clock since learning that two South Pasadena High School students were plotting to kill three staff members and as many students as possible with firearms,authorities report. South Pasadena Police detectives served warrants at the each of the student’s homes. Enough evidence was discovered, and based on that evidence the two…

Pasadena City Council Declares Level 1 Water Shortage

Monday, July 28, 2014 | 8:32 pm

The Pasadena City Council at its July 28 meeting declared a local water emergency, establishing a 20-percent conservation…

Art Center Buys Building at Gateway to Pasadena

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…

Also

Student Athletes Honored

The student athletes came out on top as the Student Athlete Lab hosted it’s Inaugural Annual Scholar Athlete Award Reception on Sunday night at Notte Luna Restaurant in Glendale. The…

Local Government

Specialized Workshops for Unemployed Adults, Youth, Veterans at Job Hunters Camp

Published Friday, August 22, 2014 | 5:11 am

Whether you are a veteran, an adult who lost his job or a youngster who wants to maximize the use of technology while looking for work–the Job Hunters Boot Camp…

Rep. Chu Urges Sec. Vilsack to Protect San Gabriel Mountains

Published Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 3:20 pm

Rep. Judy Chu (l) and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture (r) Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) wrote to the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, welcoming…

Education

Happy 140th Birthday Pasadena Unified

Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 11:32 am

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will celebrate its 140th birthday during the annual State of the Schools Address Thursday, September 4th at 9 a.m. at Wilson Middle School. As…

Latino Nonprofit Holds First Career and Art Fair

Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 5:42 am

Vecinos de South Pasadena, a nonprofit organization promoting Latin cultural heritage, will hold its 1st Annual Career and Art Fair at the South Pasadena Library Park and Community Room on…

Business

Jacobs Awarded 2014 Cogswell Award from US Defense Security Service

Published Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 12:16 pm

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it was selected to receive the 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from the Defense Security Service (DSS). The award…

Community News

South Pasadena Celebrates Annual Moon Festival

Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 12:08 pm

San Gabriel Valley Chinese Cultural Association Lion Dancers will be performing at this year's Moon Festival in South Pasadena on September 13. Photo credit: Malchon Kao South Pasadena’s annual Moon…

The Arts

Learn How to Make Sheets of Paper at Colonnade’s Art Workshop

Published Friday, August 22, 2014 | 4:49 am

Everyone knows that paper comes from trees, but not many are aware of the process it involves. The Colonnade Art Gallery and Studio will highlight the creation of sheets of…

Descanso Opens “Signs of Life” Exhibition as Part of AxS Festival

Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 6:19 am

Descanso Gardens will join the Pasadena City Council’s AxS Festival for the first time through…

Japanese Artist Turns Waste Into Work of Art

Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 5:34 am

Minoru Ohira’s work from the “Landscape” series, 2014, composed of wood, copper, nails, slate and…

Events

Jobless? Three Ways to Get Hired This September

Published Friday, August 22, 2014 | 5:38 am

The Pasadena Public Library La Pintoresca Branch and Women At Work have sponsored three programs this September that will help job seekers find the employment they are looking for. First…

Author Marisa Silver Kicks Off 1930s American Dust Bowl Commemoration

Published Friday, August 22, 2014 | 5:20 am

Pasadena Public Library will host author Marisa Silver on Thursday, September 4 at Central Library’s…

Specialized Workshops for Unemployed Adults, Youth, Veterans at Job Hunters Camp

Published Friday, August 22, 2014 | 5:11 am

Whether you are a veteran, an adult who lost his job or a youngster who…

Science

Voyager Map Details Neptune’s Strange Moon Triton

Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 2:05 pm

NASA TV to Air Events About Pluto-Bound Spacecraft

Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 11:05 am

This artist’s concept shows the Voyager 1 spacecraft entering the space between stars. Interstellar space is dominated by plasma, ionized gas (illustrated here as brownish haze), that was thrown off…

Opinion

Martin Gordon: “Did You Know?” (This Time Kendrec McDade)

Published Friday, August 8, 2014 | 1:35 pm

Martin Gordon shown speaking at the April 10, 2012 rally following the shooting death of Kendrek McDade. Pasadena Community! Did you know that after over two years, the City of…

Opinion: The FACTS

Published Thursday, August 7, 2014 | 11:26 am

Over the past months much discussion and debate has centered on “Civilian Oversight” for the Pasadena Police Department. I will minimize my opinions on the merits and demerits for such…

Features

Armenian-American Community Gathers to Celebrate 125 Years in Pasadena

Published 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 of Roses Sunday through live music, multicultural dances, arts and crafts, raffles…

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

Published 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 hour over the posted speed limit.   In response to a jump…

Crime

Pasadena to Conduct Crackdown on Texting and Handheld Cell Use While Driving

Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 2:40 pm

The Pasadena Police Department will conduct a “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving. Officers will be on alert for…

Pasadena Police Arrest Local Man After He Brandished a Firearm and Threatened Another Adult Male

Published Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | 7:40 pm

At approximately 4:31 p.m., Pasadena Officers responded to the area of Colorado Blvd., and Eloise Ave regarding an armed man with a gun. After searching the area he was located…

Public Safety

Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of Pasadena Police Department Operation

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 12:10 pm

The Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Sunday, August 17, 2014, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be…

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…

Sports

Rose Bowl Premium Seating Sold Out for 2014 Season

Published Monday, August 18, 2014 | 11:03 am

Terry Donahue Pavilion. Photo courtesy RoseBowlPremiumSeating.com The Rose Bowl Stadium announced today that it has…

Roger Owens, First Man Up at Quarterbacks’ Luncheon Meet

Published Monday, August 18, 2014 | 11:02 am

Who among us hasn’t enjoyed catching a Roger Owens-thrown underhand, behind the back, under his…

Dodgers Collapse for the Brewers at the Ravine, 6-3

Published Friday, August 15, 2014 | 7:05 pm

It’s the mark of a great team. Or it isn’t. When all else fails, your…

Living

Making the Space

Published Monday, August 11, 2014 | 12:30 pm

When the space in your house is starting to look like the space left in your smartphone, it might be time to think about a wall bed. It sits behind…

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…

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…