For Friday, September 19, 2014

Give “Three Feet Safety Clearance” for Bicyclists Or Face Citation

From STAFF REPORTS

Published Monday, September 15, 2014 | 6:40 pm

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, California Vehicle Code 21760 requiring three feet clearance from bicyclist goes into effect. The legislation, enacted as the “Three Feet for Safety Act”, is intended to increase safety for bicyclists “who have suffered increased injuries or death as a result of a motor vehicle accident.” Here are some tips from the CHP for motorists and bicyclists: o Anticipate people bicycling on the roadway. Bicyclists have the right to use all roadways, same as vehicles, except in…

Pasadena Home Worth Millions Seized in Drug Money-Laundering Investigation

Friday, September 12, 2014 | 4:37 pm

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) posted seizure notices late Friday…

Mayor Bill Bogaard Announces Decision Not to Seek Re-Election

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 1:09 pm

City of Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard today announced his decision not to seek re-election after serving nearly 16…

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

Assemblymember Holden Announces Signing of Massage Therapy Reform Act

Published Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 3:07 pm

Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law the Massage Therapy Reform Act authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Jimmy Gomez and Susan Bonilla. AB 1147 restores community control making it harder…

Rep. Chu Statement on ISIL Vote

Published Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 10:56 am

Rep. Judy Chu on Wednesday voted in support of President Obama’s request for authorization to train and equip local groups to fight against the Islamic State in the Levant (ISIL),…

Education

The Pasadena Playhouse to Host PCCs Jackie Robinson Arts and Humanities Lecture Series

Published Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 12:45 pm

Pasadena City College invites the campus community to a special evening edition of its Jackie Robinson Arts and Humanities Lecture Series at The Pasadena Playhouse on Sept. 23. The collaboration…

Finding Your Passion the Theme for Young African American Males Conference

Published Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 11:15 am

In collaboration with the Metropolitan Community Action Services Corporation, Pasadena City College is proud to host the eighth annual Young African American Males’ Conference on Sept. 27 in PCC’s Creveling…

Business

Bank of the West Renews Lease at 595 Colorado in Pasadena

Published Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 12:40 pm

The Swig Company announced that it has renewed a lease with anchor tenant Bank of the West at 595 East Colorado in Pasadena. The Swig Company acquired 595 Colorado, an…

Community News

Huntington Memorial Hospital Collaborates With Anthem Blue Cross and Six Other Leading Hospitals to Launch Anthem Blue Cross Vivity

Published Friday, September 19, 2014 | 11:00 am

Huntington Memorial Hospital announced today that it has collaborated with Anthem Blue Cross and six of its fellow leading hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties to form Anthem Blue…

The Arts

AxS Festival 2014 | Curiosity

Published Friday, September 19, 2014 | 10:04 am

Beginning September 19, the Pasadena Arts Council will present the sixth AxS Festival, a proving ground where ideas, scientific theories and leading-edge technologies converge with artistic innovation across a multidisciplinary platform…

Learn How to Make Artistic, Realistic Plant Drawings at Huntington

Published Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 5:32 am

“Pitcher Plant,” watercolor on paper, by Lisa Pompelli Illustrators say drawing plants and seeds is…

California Art League’s Gold Medal Exhibit “All That Glitters”

Published Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 2:10 pm

Dazzling Duo by Knell (l), Soiree by G. Linden (r). Photo courtesy California Art League…

Events

Huntington to Hold Discussion on “Healthcare in China One Thousand Years Ago”

Published Friday, September 19, 2014 | 9:15 am

Nathan Sivin, a noted historian will discuss a golden period in Chinese history when medical practice shifted to a much more scholastic approach and medical treatment became widely available. Nathan…

KPCC 89.3 Pays Tribute to Women in Space

Published Friday, September 19, 2014 | 8:29 am

Photo courtesy of “Makers” KPCC 89.3 will pay tribute to the women engineers, mathematicians and…

Historical Discussion on Henry VIII in the Eyes of a Courtier

Published Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 1:12 pm

Susan Brigden, a published historian, will discuss during a lecture at the Huntington Library, Art…

Science

KPCC 89.3 Pays Tribute to Women in Space

Published Friday, September 19, 2014 | 8:29 am

Photo courtesy of “Makers” KPCC 89.3 will pay tribute to the women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts in American history through a sneak preview screening of the six-part PBS documentary series,…

NASA’s ISS-RapidScat to Launch Aboard SpaceX Rocket

Published Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 5:05 pm

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The rocket is carrying the ISS-RapidScat instrument to the International…

Opinion

Opinion: Back To School Inspiration: Mack Robinson’s Track Shoes

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 11:10 am

Mack Robinson memorabilia Until the reception last July at Pasadena City College, I had never seen an Olympic medal. Let alone one so steeped in history and legend. So, peering…

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…

Features

Rose Parade’s Seaworld Float Protestor Plans Unusual Court Defense

Published Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 11:01 am

Amanda Slyter—who along with 15 other protesters was arrested for "interfering with a special event" on January 1 when she blocked the SeaWorld float at the Rose Parade—will be back…

Pasadena Police Warn Of Phone Solicitors Impersonating Law Enforcement

Published Sunday, August 24, 2014 | 1:40 pm

Pasadena Police are warning that phone solicitors impersonating law enforcement have been placing calls to local residents, accusing theme of failure to show for jury duty and owing money. In the…

Crime

Suspects Arrested For Residential Burglary

Published Friday, September 19, 2014 | 12:40 pm

On Thursday, September 18th, at about 1:00 pm, an alert resident in the 800 block of Rollin St. heard their neighbor's house alarm activate across the street. The resident looked…

Arrest Bulletin

Published Friday, September 19, 2014 | 11:14 am

On 9-18-14, at about 1:00 p.m., suspects goes to the rear of victim’s residence (800 block of Rollin Street, South Pasadena) and pries open a window. Victim’s house alarm activates…

Public Safety

Kung Fu Masters Will Hold a Discussion and Demonstration About Tai Chi for Self-Defense

Published Friday, September 5, 2014 | 5:46 am

Martial arts experts will hold a panel discussion and demonstration on Tai Chi and how it can be used for self-defense during the 4th Annual A Day with Kung Fu…

RAD Prevention Coalition Reminds Fans: Drinking is NOT a Game

Published Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 12:35 pm

Rethinking Alcohol and other Drugs (RAD-SGV) prevention coalition members have launched “Drinking is NOT a Game”, an effort to promote responsible alcohol use at large events in the City of…

Sports

Water Polo Sets PCC School Record for Goals in 26-5 Win Over LATT

Published Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 5:15 pm

In this the 16th season of Pasadena City College women’s water polo, the Lancers eclipsed…

Rain Storm Cancels PCC Women’s Soccer at Cuyamaca

Published Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 2:45 pm

Today’s scheduled women’s soccer game between Pasadena City College at Cuyamaca College in El Cajon…

Pasadena to Open Doors as Host Town for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015)

Published Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 11:45 am

Pasadena announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special…

Living

Savor the Taste of South Lake

Published Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 3:18 pm

Taste of South Lake is Pasadena’s largest culinary celebration! Guests can enjoy mouth-watering offerings from over 25 South Lake Avenue restaurants, live cooking demos with celebrity chefs, music performances by…

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…

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…