For Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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   Chefs Center General Manager Larry Bressler and his wife Denise died Monday morning from wounds suffered in an early-morning knife attack. Pasadena police say a man who is reportedly a family member stabbed the Bresslers during a dispute in their apartment in the 200 block of North Madison Avenue…

Pasadena City Council Votes to Support Proposition 47

Monday, October 13, 2014 | 11:51 am

The Pasadena City Council voted at its Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 meeting to support Proposition 47, known as…

Former Pasadena Police Chief to Serve as Interim Chair of Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee

Friday, October 3, 2014 | 1:16 pm

On Wednesday morning, the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee accepted the resignation of former Board Chair William Paparian.…

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

Caltech to Hold Forum on Academe-Government Partnership Before President’s Inauguration

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 5:52 am

From left: Moderator Robert J. Zimmer and paenelists Major General Charles F. Bolden, Vicki L. Chandler, Subra Suresh and Ellen Williams. Photo of Williams courtesy of Mike Morgan A panel…

La Salle Varsity Cheerleaders Recognize Breast Cancer Awareness

Published Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 4:41 pm

La Salle Varsity Cheerleaders recognize Breast Cancer Awareness with pink poms and cheer bows for the entire month of October. La Salle High School, 3880 East Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena,…

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

Southern California Children’s Museum is Now Open for Play

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 11:43 am

Southern California Children’s Museum announces its Grand Opening this Friday, October 24, 2014. Complementary admission tickets will be given to the first 25 people, and free balloons will be available…

The Arts

Tomorrow: Film Historian to Join Free Showing of “Forrest Gump” at South Pasadena Library

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 8:12 am

Get inspired, laugh and fall in love when you watch the free screening of the popular 1994 film “Forrest Gump” at the South Pasadena Public Library on Wednesday, October 22,…

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…

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Images of Pasadena Photo Contest Deadline for Entries Extended to October 30th

Published Friday, October 10, 2014 | 1:33 pm

Nicola Borland captured this image of the Rose Bowl for the 2014 cover. Photo courtesy…

Events

Japanese Garden Festival at Descanso Gardens Features Taiko Drummers, Ikebana and More

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 11:10 am

Descanso Gardens celebrates the art and culture of Japan at the annual Japanese Garden Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and 9. The weekend includes taiko drum performances, ikebana…

Aireene and The Rarities to Stage “Stompin’, Swayin’” Americana Music

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 6:21 am

Aireene and The Rarities, together with the Plunk and Phunk Orchestra, will bring “stompin’, swayin’…

Crowell Public Library Presents Helping Hands for Hand-Held Devices

Published Friday, October 17, 2014 | 11:48 am

Electronically savvy students from San Marino High School will be available on Monday night, November…

Science

Public Invited to View Solar Eclipse at Mount Wilson Observatory

Published Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 6:51 pm

On Thursday, October 23, the public is invited to view a partial eclipse of the Sun from the grounds of the world-famous Mount Wilson Observatory in the San Gabriel Mountains…

Tomorrow: See 20 Years Into the Future with 2014 Envision Summit

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 6:39 am

Prepare to see robots, drones flying overhead and animatronics displays around the Pasadena Convention Center during Innovate Pasadena’s two-day 2014 Envision summit from Wednesday, October 22 to Thursday, October 23,…

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

U.S., India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 2:03 pm

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (left) and Chairman K. Radhakrishnan of the Indian Space Research Organisation signing documents in Toronto on Sept. 30, 2014 to launch a joint Earth-observing satellite mission…

JPL’s RapidScat Wind Watcher Launches, Heads to Space Station

Published Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 12:35 am

Sept. 21, 2014 — At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40, the nine rocket engines roar to life on the Falcon launch vehicle. Image credit: NASA  A…

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

Tomorrow: What To Do When Risky Radiation Suddenly Strikes

Published Friday, October 17, 2014 | 5:35 am

It has been 35 years since the Three Mile Island nuclear incident—the worst accident in US commercial nuclear power plant history—but radiation risk issues still arise in the present day.…

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…

Sports

Geoff Strand, Former Bruin Head Alumni Cheerleader at Pasadena Quarterbacks

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 12:56 pm

Who in the UCLA Bruin alumni section hasn’t stood and yelled the 8-clap, due to…

LBCC Outlasts Women’s VB in 5

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 7:45 am

Long Beach City College stopped the Pasadena City College women’s volleyball team’s 2-match win streak…

PCC Football Can’t Catch Up to Ventura, 50-19

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 10:45 pm

Saturday night started well for the host Pasadena City College football team in its SCFA…

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…