For Tuesday, October 25, 2016

City Council to Consider Election Plans

Published Sunday, October 23, 2016 | 8:30 pm

The Pasadena City Council on Monday will consider preliminary steps needed for holding a Primary Nominating Election on March 7 next year for certain City Council District seats, and if necessary, for a General Municipal runoff Election on April 18. As planned, the primary elections, to elect Councilmembers representing Districts 3, 5 and 7, will be consolidated with the Primary Nominating Election for members of the Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education from Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7.…

Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Friday, October 21, 2016 | 7:23 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull…

Pasadena Public Health Department Says it Needs Help Tracking Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Friday, October 21, 2016 | 4:50 am

The Pasadena Public Health Department returns to the City Council Monday with a detailed report supporting its request…


Party Faithful Throng Local Democratic Headquarters for Traditional Labor Day Kick Off

Over 250 party faithful attended the Pasadena Democratic Headquarters grand opening on South Lake Avenue during a traditional Labor Day kick off event, with a number of prominent local Democratic political figures and elected officials addressing the noisy gathered crowd.

Local Government

Council Faces Residents Angered by Imminent Tree Removals

Published Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 5:41 am

Mayor Terry Tornek Reacting to nearly a dozen residents who pleaded with the City Council Monday to reconsider and re-negotiate Pasadena’s settlement with a property owner that will result in…

Pasadena Expands Battle Against Zika Virus Threat

Published Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 5:34 am

Pasadena Public Health Department Director Michael Johnson explains the resolution to join the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. In an effort to help combat the ongoing threat…


Michelle Richardson Bailey Announces Candidacy for Board of Education

Published Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 5:36 am

Michelle Richardson Bailey In a press release, Bailey says her primary focus is “ensuring equity in education.” “It is a fact that the make-up of our current school board does…

Pasadena Unified School Board Meeting Thursday Includes Consideration of 5-Day Muir Basketball trip to Las Vegas

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 5:40 pm

The Board of Education of the Pasadena Unified School District will meet on Thursday, October 27, to discuss and decide on a number of academic and business issues, facility improvement…


Jacobs Engineering Formally Says “Good Bye” to Pasadena, Relocates Global Headquarters to Dallas

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 7:44 am

Jacobs has moved its headquarters from Pasadena, California to Dallas, expanding its current footprint in downtown Dallas' Harwood Center. (Credit: Wade Griffith Photography) Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.  announced today it…

Community News

Repair Café comes to East Pasadena

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 10:08 pm

Bring your broken things and get them fixed for FREE at Repair Cafe Pasadena, which is coming to the Boys and Girls Club, 3230 East Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena, from…

The Arts

Pasadena Kicked Off the Weekend on an Artistic Note

Published Sunday, October 23, 2016 | 6:12 pm

The Pasadena Playhouse District buzzed with excitement on Saturday. Art Walk welcomed local artists to sell and share their work on Colorado Boulevard. This diverse art show featured paintings, pottery,…

ArtNight Shines Bright in Pasadena

Published Friday, October 21, 2016 | 8:57 pm

ArtNight, Pasadena’s biannual celebration of creativity, invited thousands to celebrate art in all forms on…

Pasadena Museum of California Art to Participate in PST:LA/LA with Cuban Film Posters Exhibition

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 12:03 pm

Left: Lisandro Trepeu, Singin’ in the Rain, 2009. Silkscreen, 29 15/16 x 20 1/16 inches.…


Repair Café comes to East Pasadena

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 10:08 pm

Bring your broken things and get them fixed for FREE at Repair Cafe Pasadena, which is coming to the Boys and Girls Club, 3230 East Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena, from…

Los Angeles Debut of Berlin State Opera Children’s Choir Presented by Los Angeles Children’s Chorus

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 2:13 pm

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), noted for touring internationally as well as showcasing acclaimed choirs…

Celebrate the Season With a Free Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct 29

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 2:12 pm

Fall is the perfect time to savor the crisp weather and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon…


Caltech’s Wikipedian Geobiologist

Published Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 2:55 pm

Michel working as a field assistant in Namibia during summer 2016, studying the Zebra Nappe of the Naukluft Nappe Complex. "In this picture I am standing on some dolomite, in…

Bill Gates Visits Caltech

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 2:28 pm

Technologist and philanthropist Bill Gates participates in a Q&A with Dean of Undergraduate Students Kevin Gilmartin at Beckman Auditorium on October 20. Credit: Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech Office of Strategic Communications…


Letter to Editor | Why I Endorse Mike Antonovich for State Senate

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 1:31 pm

I first met Mike Antonovich over forty years ago when we both served as Reserve Police Officers for the City of South Pasadena. Years later we again worked together when…

Guest Opinion | Dr. Peter Dreier: Anthony Portantino for State Senate

Published Sunday, October 9, 2016 | 7:10 pm

Dr. Peter Dreier On Election Day, the choice in the 25th Senate District is one of the easiest to make. Republican Mike Antonovich — who has been in office since 1969…


City Creates Outreach “Team” to Ensure Local Businesses Understand, Comply With Minimum Wage Ordinance

Published Thursday, October 20, 2016 | 4:50 am

Pasadena has hired a local labor advocacy organization which earlier this year mounted noisy demonstrations at Pasadena businesses demanding payment of wages it said were owed to workers to assist…

Hot Dog, What a Deal! Pasadena’s Dog Haus Announces $500 Million Deal to Go Nationwide

Published Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | 8:03 pm

A popular, upscale hot dog chain headquartered in Pasadena inked a deal worth $500 million on Tuesday that could see the business expand by more than 300 locations. Old Pasadena’s…


Felony Arrest for Possession of Child Pornography

Published Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 3:13 pm

On September 20, 2016, detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Juvenile Division, Internet Crimes Against Children Unit (ICAC), assigned to the Los Angeles Regional Internet Crimes Against Children…

Arrest of Theft Suspect

Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | 5:48 pm

South Pasadena- On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at approximately 2:00 p.m., a theft of alcohol occurred from Vons Supermarket in South Pasadena. The Suspect left the location with the stolen…

Public Safety

Pasadena Police Chief Recaps Last Week’s Critical Incidents

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 5:05 am

Editor’s Note: In this report, Pasadena Chief of Police Phillip Sanchez reviews noteworthy incidents which occurred or were concluded in recent weeks in Pasadena. Critical Incidents: On October 17, at…

As Concerns About Opioid Use Spread, DEA Holds Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Pasadena on Saturday

Published Friday, October 21, 2016 | 3:41 am

Congresswoman Judy Chu held a press conference at the Pasadena Police Department Thursday afternoon to encourage the community to participate in the Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this weekend in order…


Local High School Football Standings

Published Monday, October 24, 2016 | 5:21 am

Angelus League: St. Francis (8-0 overall, 3-0 in league) Cathedral (8-0, 3-0) Salesian (5-3, 1-2)…

Get Ready for Spring Lacrosse

Published Friday, October 21, 2016 | 1:11 pm

Today, lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports among youth in America. The cardiovascular,…

Football: Muir Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive With Thursday Blowout Over Glendale; Mustangs Score 30 Points in Second Quarter

Published Friday, October 21, 2016 | 4:35 am

Muir had a chance to keep its season alive with a win Thursday over last-place…


Look Forward to Holiday Fun

Published Friday, October 7, 2016 | 11:43 am

Celebrate the most special time of year at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena by joining them for a holiday feast or to ring in 2017 in style. Spend a great Thanksgiving…

Impact Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center: A Community Remedy for a Community Problem

Published Tuesday, August 9, 2016 | 11:32 am

Impact Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center has been serving the Pasadena and San Gabriel community…

Enjoy Life! Savor a Langham Lifestyles Staycation Package

Published Thursday, June 30, 2016 | 5:16 pm

Langham Hotels & Resorts, a leader in luxury hospitality worldwide, has announced a brand-new way…

Celebrate Dad with Fine Dining

Published Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 11:54 am

Celebrate Father’s Day at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena. The hotel offers an array of dining…