For Saturday, October 25, 2014

City Council Gives Nod to $1 Business License For High Tech Startups

Published Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 8:24 pm

New high tech and other small startup businesses coming to Pasadena may qualify for a reduced business license fee of only $1 for the first year under plans given initial approval on Monday by the Pasadena City Council. The Council approved the idea of friendly business license fees for startups and voted to have staff bring back formal change to the City’s schedule of fees and taxes. The change is expected to take effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Under the…

Queen Madison Named 97th Rose Queen

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 6:19 pm

Madison Elaine Triplett, 17, a student at John Marshall Fundamental High School was named the 97th Rose Queen…

Development Consultant Don Morgan Joins Mayoral Race

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 5:43 am

Community development consultant and Pasadena resident Don Morgan, Ph.D. has submitted forms to the City Clerk declaring his…

Also

SIP-tember Cocktail of the Year Named at 3rd Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale

450 people were on hand to see the Green Street Restaurant Vin de Pomplemousse crowned Pasadena’s Cocktail of the Year 2014 at the Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale at…

Local Government

Public Invited to Pasadena Media’s Spooktacular “Trick or Treat TV”

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 2:26 pm

Pasadena Media invites all good ghouls, goblins, pirates, princesses and zombies of all ages to a special “Trick or Treat TV” costume celebration from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday,…

Public Invited to Bullying Prevention Awareness Month Events

Published Monday, October 13, 2014 | 2:32 pm

The public is encouraged to participate in a series of free educational events in Pasadena through Friday, October 24, 2014, to learn about the effects of bullying and preventive measures.…

Education

Depleted Women’s Soccer Helps Ulmer Earn PCC Career Shutout Record

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 8:15 am

Pasadena City College women's soccer team sophomore goalie Angelique Ulmer became the Lancers' all-time leader in shutouts Friday as she made four saves to backstop PCC's 2-0 blanking of El…

Pasadena Unified Issues Statement on School Shooting in Washington State

Published Friday, October 24, 2014 | 1:21 pm

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Interim Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald issued the following statement regarding the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State today: “The entire Pasadena Unified family…

Business

PGI Acquisition of Central Desktop Signals Industry Shift to Unified Collaboration

Published Friday, October 17, 2014 | 10:59 am

PGi, a global leader in collaboration software and services for over 20 years, today announced the acquisition of Central Desktop, Inc., a leading cloud-based team collaboration and project management platform…

Community News

Today: Join the Fun at Latino Heritage Parade and Festival

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 1:49 am

Experience Latino history, arts and culture at the 16th annual Latino Heritage Parade and “jamaica” (celebration) Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. The free, fun-filled family event begins with the lively and…

The Arts

“Edward Scissorhands” Screening with Kathy Baker Presented at South Pasadena Library

Published Friday, October 24, 2014 | 1:34 pm

A free screening of “Edward Scissorhands” will be presented by the South Pasadena Public Library and the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room on Thursday, October 30…

Painting of Pasadena’s Iconic Parrots by David Sikes Named “Museum Purchase Prize” Winner

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 4:12 pm

David Sikes with winning painting of Pasadena's Parrots. Photo credit Joanne Wilborn Karen Yee with…

Consejo Fronterizo de Arte y Cultura / Border Council of Arts and Culture Presents Luis Ituarte “Nexus in the Creative Process”

Published Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 12:56 pm

COFAC (Consejo Fronterizo de Arte y Cultura – Border Council of Arts and Council) is…

Events

Old Pasadena Farmers Market Presents The Fall Harvest Festival

Published Friday, October 24, 2014 | 1:05 pm

Old Pasadena Farmers Market invites you to the first edition of the Fall Harvest Festival taking place on Sunday, November 9, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. In addition to…

Freestyle, Butterfly, and Bat-Stroke?

Published Friday, October 24, 2014 | 12:33 pm

Oh, the joys of a Southern California fall. Not only do we get to embrace…

Paint Pumpkins, Decorate Sugar-Skulls This Coming Halloween

Published Friday, October 24, 2014 | 6:59 am

A photo from last year’s Halloween/Dia de los Muertos celebration. Photo courtesy of Altadena Library…

Science

A ‘Comet’ Lands in Pasadena

Published Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 5:05 pm

The interactive comet sculpture “Metamorphosis” is on display during the AxS Festival, an arts and sciences celebration in Pasadena, California. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech AxS (pronounced axis) is a citywide festival…

Rosetta Comet Fires Its Jets

Published Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 3:05 pm

An image taken by the ESA Rosetta spacecraft shows jets of dust and gas escaping from the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Image credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM The four images that make up…

Opinion

Opinion: The Law is on SCALE Academy’s Side

Published Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 11:24 am

The purpose of this press release is to provide documentation in support of SCALE Academy’s right to operate within the city of Pasadena. Furthermore, this document is intended to provide…

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…

Features

Police Identify Suspect in Double Murder

Published Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 8:05 am

Pasadena Police announced the arrest of  Jacob Mallory Bersson, 29, of Pasadena, for the murder of Lawrence and Denise K. Bressler last Monday morning. The Bressler were repeatedly stabbed inside…

Chef Center’s General Manager Larry Bressler, Wife Denise Slain in Knife Attack

Published Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 5:37 am

“]Larry Bressler, shown above in a file photo standing before the Chefs Center he managed, was slain Monday along with his wife Denise in their Pasadena apartment. Photo: Rachel Young…

Crime

The City Of Sierra Madre Is Taking Part In A County-wide Disaster Drill Today. Horn May Sound 8:30 Am To 9 Am. This Is A Drill.

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 8:40 am

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…

Public Safety

Pasadena Police Chief Recaps Week’s Critical Incidents

Published Monday, October 13, 2014 | 6:08 am

On October 2 at about 11:50 a.m., Pasadena Police officers responded to the 1200 block of East Green Street regarding a possible burglary in progress. Officers arrived quickly and observed…

Extreme Heat Predicted Cooling Center Triggered

Published Friday, October 3, 2014 | 11:18 am

The City of South Pasadena will open Cooling Centers on Friday, October 3, (1032), Saturday, October 4 (1042) and Sunday, October 5 (97 2) , due to excessive temperatures based…

Sports

State No. 10 El Camino Sweeps PCC Volleyball

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 9:15 am

  Friday night’s loss to state No. 10-ranked and South Coast Conference leader El Camino…

PCC Men’s Soccer Back On Win Board

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 8:45 am

  The Pasadena City College men’s soccer team snapped a 3-game losing streak Friday in…

PCC Cross Country Men’s Guzman 46th at Mt. SAC Invitational

Published Friday, October 24, 2014 | 7:45 pm

  Freshman Nathan Guzman placed 46th overall to again be the fastest Pasadena City College…

Living

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Announces Holiday Dining Specials and Seasonal Events

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 3:08 pm

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena is pleased to announce a number of holiday dining specials and seasonal events that will create enchanting experiences for the whole family. Guests and locals will…

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Receives Four Stars from Forbes Travel Guide

Published Monday, October 6, 2014 | 10:58 am

Forbes Travel Guide has just unveiled new additions to its annual Star Rating list, naming…

“We Scream for Fresh, Healthier Ice Cream!” Ice-Cream Lab to Open Second Store in Pasadena

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 12:12 pm

Ice-Cream Lab, which serves freshly made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream containing only the healthiest, all…

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…