For Monday, October 21, 2019

Rabies on the Wing a Rare Threat Local Experts Say

By DAVID CROSS, Managing Editor

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 4:50 am

Photo by Tim Gage under Creative Commons. Creatures of the night, flashing a vicious array of razor-sharp teeth, bats are scary. And rabies is scary. You put rabies in the air with bats as carriers, like the one found in Pasadena last week, and you won’t need Halloween decorations to scare anyone. After the rabid bat was found Oct. 15, more than a few questions were raised by Pasadenans worried about the danger. Bats are common in skies over Pasadena…

Health Concern as Rabid Bat Found Dying on Pasadena Sidewalk

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 8:25 pm

The Pasadena Public Health Department announced Thursday night it is asking for help from the community in locating…

Pasadena is Ready for The Big One, But It Will be Costly

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 4:47 am

Pasadena last faced citywide damage after a windstorm in 2011 toppled thousands of trees and damaged buildings, costing…


Pasadena School Celebrates Civic Learning Award of Distinction

Pasadena Unified’s Willard Elementary, an International Baccalaureate school, hosted an awards presentation on Friday, May 1 to celebrate its Civic Learning Learning Award of Distinction. The Civic Learning Award presentation…

Local Government

Extension for Building Five Story Residential Tower on Lake Avenue Likely to be Granted Tuesday

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 5:00 am

The City of Pasadena’s Design Commission is expected to approve a time extension for the approved Final Design Review of a plan to build a new five-story, 12-unit residential project…

Six Story Office-and-Residential Complex on North Lake Ave. Slated to Go Before Planning Commission

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 4:58 am

Rendering of the proposed mixed-use project at 83 N. Lake Ave., viewed from Union Street. – Courtesy illustration / American General Design Pasadena’s Planning Commission on Wednesday is likely to…


Parents Told To Prepare Children for School Closings

Published Friday, October 18, 2019 | 4:42 am

“Prepare your children for what will happen next,” Pasadena Unified School District Board Member Michelle Richardson-Bailey told a large Pasadena High School audience at a District Town Hall Meeting Thursday.…

Mayfield Junior School’s Annual FUN Fall Fellowship Celebrates Community

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 4:53 pm

The famed Rose Bowl and picturesque Arroyo Seco in Pasadena provided marvelous backdrops for Mayfield Junior School’s 2019 FUN Fall Fellowship. signature fall event is an annual celebration of the…


Seventh Pasadena Business and Economic Summit Tuesday Asks, “Will Pasadena’s Prosperity Endure?”

Published Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 1:10 am

The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce invites leaders of business and industry in Pasadena to be part of a discussion on the local economy, their industries and the future of business…

Community News

Parade Traditions Converge, as Tournament of Roses Takes Starring Role in Saturday’s Latino Heritage Parade

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 5:38 am

Pasadena’s Latino Heritage Parade bestowed starring roles on Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber, the Tournament’s Royal Court, and the Rose Parade’s Grand Marshals on Saturday. Farber was herself the…

The Arts

Art x Science Symposium “Free Radicals: On the Provocations of Awe”

Published Friday, October 11, 2019 | 12:24 pm

Fulcrum Arts announced Free Radicals, a robust, two-day program of artist talks, performances, screenings, and panel conversations. Rather than focus on one specific thematic, the symposium will present an array…

It’s Coaster Show Time! Unique Art Exhibit Features Bar Coaster Art From Around the Globe

Published Friday, October 4, 2019 | 4:51 am

Today Gallery 30 South opens its seventh annual Coaster Show featuring all kinds of bar…

The Huntington Library Centennial’s Flagship Autobiographical Exhibition “Nineteen Nineteen” Opens Saturday

Published Friday, September 20, 2019 | 5:10 am

Detail from Portrait of Henry E. Huntington on Loggia of San Marino Residence, by George…


Acclaimed A Cappella Group Naturally 7 Performs at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 3:17 pm

Caltech is pleased to present Naturally 7 in concert, an evening of R&B and pop music featuring the group’s characteristic vocal harmonies, basslines, riffling, and percussion performed in a flawless…

The 4th CRxEATIVITY Festival is Bringing the Laughs

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 1:05 pm

The 4th CRxEATIVITY Festival is Bringing the Laughs It’s often said that “laughter is the…

Pasadena-Based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Led by Artistic Director Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Announces 2019-2020 Season

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 11:06 am

The Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), led by Artistic Director Fernando Malvar-Ruiz and considered among…


How Lessons From Ridgecrest Are Shaping the Way Pasadena Geophysicists View Earthquakes

Published Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 4:45 am

Credit: Ben Brooks, USGS The largest earthquake sequence in Southern California in two decades has taught scientists that large earthquakes can occur in a more complex fashion than commonly assumed.…

Pasadena Scientists Discover Unprecedented Movement of Major SoCal Fault for the First Time on Record

Published Friday, October 18, 2019 | 5:04 am

A USGS Earthquake Science Center Mobile Laser Scanning truck scans the surface rupture near the zone of maximum surface displacement of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck the Ridgecrest area.…


Guest Opinion | Erika Foy : Gateway to Woes

Published Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 1:50 pm

Old Pasadena is arguably the most iconic of our city’s neighborhoods. Once dilapidated and run-down, Pasadena Heritage had the foresight to maintain and ultimately rehabilitate the area. In 1979, the…

Guest Opinion | Ken McCormick: State Legislators, Stop the Hypocrisy on Housing

Published Friday, October 11, 2019 | 5:47 am

State leaders have taken the position that California needs 1.3 million new homes and apartments built in the next several years to address our affordable housing shortage. Simply put, they…


City Hall Plans to Air Out 10 YWCA Building Proposals, Despite Initial Closed Door Meeting

Published Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 4:44 am

Civic Center Task Force shown touring the YWCA building in 2017. In a Tuesday interview with Pasadena Now, Mayor Terry Tornek said public meetings regarding the redevelopment of the Julia…

Pasadena Latinos Say Growing Numbers Reap Gains, But Not Always the Power to Match

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 5:25 am

As their community readies for the 21st Annual Latino Heritage Parade this Saturday, local Latinos can see both important gains and enduring pains that characterize their lives in Pasadena. A…


Pasadena Man Killed in Police Shooting Had Been Due in Court This Week

Published Monday, May 20, 2019 | 7:58 pm

A man identified by Pasadena police as Daniel Warren, 36, shown being taken into custody on March 23, 2019 at 25 South Oak Knoll Avenue after he refused to cooperate…

Sex Offender Sentenced to Life in Prison for Kidnapping Two Women in Pasadena

Published Monday, January 28, 2019 | 12:53 pm

A 41-year-old convicted sex offender was sentenced today to life in state prison after a jury found him guilty of kidnapping and attempting to sexually assault two women in Pasadena,…

Public Safety

In the Pasadena Courthouse This Week

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 4:55 am

This week, two high-profile Pasadena criminal cases will move forward in the Pasadena Courthouse of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Here’s an update and profile of each of these…

Rabies on the Wing a Rare Threat Local Experts Say

Published Monday, October 21, 2019 | 4:50 am

Photo by Tim Gage under Creative Commons. Creatures of the night, flashing a vicious array of razor-sharp teeth, bats are scary. And rabies is scary. You put rabies in the…


Community Members Will Push Themselves to the Limits at the 2nd Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival

Published Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 12:04 pm

Click to enlarge Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people…

Triumph Foundation Invites the Community to Push the Limits of Their Abilities with the 2nd Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival

Published Monday, September 9, 2019 | 3:26 pm

Triumph Foundation , a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with…

LIVE BLOGGING From Chavez Ravine with Eddie Rivera: Yanks Humiliate the Dodgers, 10-2, in First Meeting

Published Friday, August 23, 2019 | 5:21 pm

  Asked before the game whether he had any particular concerns about meeting the fearsome…


Langham Hotels & Resorts Recognized with Conde Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Award

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 12:01 pm

Front Top Clockwise: The Langham, New York Fifth Avenue, The Langham Melbourne, The Langham, Chicago, The Langham, London; Center: The Langham Huntington Pasadena Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results…

Pinot’s Palette Announces Grand Opening in Old Town Pasadena

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | 2:09 pm

  Your new favorite night out!   Pinot’s Palette, a national paint and sip franchise…

Driver’s Notebook: Pasadena’s European Auto Hause, Up Close

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 12:13 pm

Audi and VW drivers who love their wheels should get to know European Auto Hause,…

Sip Award-Winning Pasadena Whiskey

Published Monday, May 22, 2017 | 4:04 pm

Give Stark Spirits California whiskey a shot. The peated spirit won Double Gold and Best…