For Sunday, March 29, 2015

Police Ask Public’s Help to Find 4 Young Men Suspected of Critically Beating an 87-Year-Old Man

Published Saturday, March 28, 2015 | 5:24 pm

        Pasadena Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects believed responsible for assaulting and robbing an 87-year-old Pasadena man as he was on a morning walk on Friday, March 27, 2015 just after 5:00 a.m. The robbery occurred near the Rose Bowl on West Drive, north of Salvia Canyon Road. Other pedestrians exercising in the area found the victim lying on the ground and called 911. The victim sustained major head trauma and remains…

McDade Shooting Reverberates in Court as Battle Over Contents of Report Heats Up

Friday, March 27, 2015 | 7:02 am

Kendrec McDade's casket during the 2012 funeral service to his memory. McDade, 19, was unarmed when he was…

Fresh & Easy Will Close Pasadena Location In Days

Monday, March 23, 2015 | 5:34 am

Fresh & Easy announced Friday via YouTube that they are closing about 50 stores, including its Pasadena store…

Also

Hathaway-Sycamores Shows Off Recently Restored Highland Park Historic Home

Over 200 guests spent Thursday evening touring and learning the history of Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ recently restored, eye-catching Craftsman home located at 840 N. Ave. 66 in Highland…

Local Government

Mayoral Candidate Jacque Robinson’s Runoff Campaign Rally Features Appearance by Councilmember Steve Madison

Published Saturday, March 28, 2015 | 4:21 pm

Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson (green dress) is shown interacting with supporters at a March 28, 2015 rally to kickoff her runoff campaign in her race against opponent Councilmember Terry Tornek…

Mayor Bogaard Appreciation Day Set for April 25 at Pasadena City Hall

Published Friday, March 27, 2015 | 3:03 pm

All of Pasadena (and beyond) is invited to join in a free celebration honoring Mayor Bill Bogaard for his 16 years of dedicated service as Pasadena’s top elected official during…

Education

KORN Guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer Performs With Students at McKinley School, Delivers Instruments

Published Friday, March 27, 2015 | 5:21 am

To celebrate national Music In Our Schools Month, Little Kids Rock — a national nonprofit dedicated to expanding music education in disadvantaged public schools nationwide — teamed up with KORN…

Nation’s Only Merit-Based High School Scholarship for Gifted Seeks Applicants

Published Monday, March 23, 2015 | 12:45 pm

The Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) is calling for gifted students nationwide to apply for a Caroline D. Bradley (CDB) Scholarship, the only merit-based, need-blind scholarships for gifted kids in…

Business

General Finance Corporation Postpones Public Offering of Common Stock

Published Thursday, March 12, 2015 | 5:59 pm

General Finance Corporation (GFN), a leading specialty rental services company offering portable storage, modular space and liquid containment solutions (the “Company”), announced today that it is postponing its previously announced…

Community News

Police Ask Public’s Help to Find 4 Young Men Suspected of Critically Beating an 87-Year-Old Man

Published Saturday, March 28, 2015 | 5:24 pm

        Pasadena Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects believed responsible for assaulting and robbing an 87-year-old Pasadena man as he was on a…

The Arts

California Art Club to Present its 104th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

Published Thursday, March 19, 2015 | 12:01 pm

Ben Hammond, "After the Bath," Bronze, 19" x 18" x 9". Photo courtesy California Art Club Craig Nelson, "Central Park Serenade," Oil on linen, 24" x 18". Photo courtesy California…

New Crosswalk Art Livens Up Streets in The Playhouse District

Published Monday, March 16, 2015 | 8:10 am

The new crosswalk artwork seen at the intersection of Oakland Avenue and Walnut Street. The…

LA County Arboretum Presents The Nature of Sculpture Garden Sculpture Exhibition

Published Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | 9:39 pm

Dan Romero "Raven Over Cityscape". Photo courtesy The Arboretum Experience LA County Arboretum’s outdoor gallery…

Events

Fix it Don’t Six it

Published Sunday, March 29, 2015 | 12:31 pm

Photo: Repair Cafe   Got a toaster that won’t toast, a coffee maker that won’t brew? Don’t add that small appliance to the landfill, visit the Repair Cafe on Saturday,…

NAILPRO Pasadena Nails-Only Tradeshow Returns to Southern California

Published Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 9:40 pm

Creative Age Publications, the country’s largest publisher of beauty trade magazines, is pleased to announce…

Parkinson’s Education Group at Pasadena Senior Center

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 3:59 pm

The Huntington Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Department will present a free, three-week Parkinson’s education and support…

Science

Huntington Memorial is First San Gabriel Valley Hospital to Offer Groundbreaking Minimally Invasive Heart Valves Replacement

Published Friday, March 27, 2015 | 5:37 am

The Huntington Hospital TAVR team is led by Dr. Azhil (Alex) Durairaj and Dr. Robbin Cohen. (Photo: Huntington Memorial Hospial) Huntington Memorial Hospital is the first facility in the San…

Caltech Economist Richard Roll Wins Onassis Prize in Finance

Published Friday, March 27, 2015 | 5:29 am

Richard Roll, the Linde Institute Professor of Finance at Caltech. (Image: Lance Hayashida/Caltech Office of Strategic Communications) Richard Roll, the Linde Institute Professor of Finance at Caltech, has been named…

Opinion

Opinion: Councilman Steve Madison Endorses Jacque Robinson for Mayor

Published Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 2:05 pm

Councilman Steve Madison, recently re-elected to his fifth term as Councilman representing District 6 of the City of Pasadena, has added his name to the growing list of local leaders…

Opinion: Pasadena Police Officers Association Endorse Jacque Robinson for Mayor of Pasadena

Published Monday, March 16, 2015 | 12:47 pm

On behalf of the members of the Pasadena Police Officers Association, our Board of Directors is proud to announce that we have voted to endorse Jacque Robinson for Mayor of…

Features

The Westin Pasadena is Sold for $142.5 Million

Published Monday, March 23, 2015 | 5:14 am

The Westin Pasadena, acquired by Carey Watermark Investors for $142.5 million, is a Four Diamond AAA-rated hotel located within the Plaza Las Fuentes. (PRNewsFoto/Carey Watermark Investors Incorp) Carey Watermark Investors…

Mayoral Debate in Runoff Election Announced, KPCC’s Larry Mantle to Moderate

Published Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | 7:07 am

A live, televised debate between Pasadena’s mayoral candidates Jacque Robinson and Terry Tornek that will be moderated by Larry Mantle, the host of 89.3 FM KPCC’s AirTalk radio show, beginning…

Crime

South Pasadena Police Department Crime Bulletin

Published Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 4:30 pm

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Black, 18 years, 506-507, 130, wearing blue jeans, dark shoes with white laces, and a white colored hooded pull-over sweat jacket, with possible “Hilfiger” on the front.…

South Pasadena Police Report on Crime Last Week, February 25 to March 3

Published Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 12:30 pm

The following covers South Pasadena reported crimes from February 25-March 3, 2015. The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in…

Public Safety

Officers Looking for Narcotics Discover Cache of Stolen ID’s, Credit Cards

Published Saturday, March 28, 2015 | 10:52 am

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena police Special Enforcement Section officers serving a warrant discovered identification documents and credit cards as they searched a Northwest Pasadena home involved in a narcotics investigation…

Silence the Distractions… April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – “It’s Not Worth It!”

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 1:02 pm

To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers,…

Sports

Caltech Junior Wins Prestigious National Student-Athlete “Good Works” Award

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 7:21 pm

Ron Anderson (Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech Office of Strategic Communications) Rob Anderson, a junior on the…

AMGEN Tour of California – Stage 8 Overall Finish in Pasadena

Published Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 4:27 pm

On Sunday, May 17th, entering Pasadena on Colorado Blvd., the Colorado Street Bridge will reprise…

Papacoolpapacool Rallies to Win $75,00 Pasadena Stakes at One Mile at Santa Anita

Published Saturday, March 21, 2015 | 3:08 pm

Attentive to the pace under Elvis Trujillo, Papacoolpapacool saved ground at the rail to the…

Living

A Very Traditional St. Patrick’s Day Experience

Published Friday, February 27, 2015 | 12:40 pm

While the modern image of St. Patrick’s day can sometimes be marred by over-zealous drinkers, you can take solace in the fact that some still intend to celebrate the holiday…

Holy @$&*X#%$, Batman! The 16th Anniversary Big Bash is Tomorrow, and I Haven’t a Thing to Wear!!

Published Friday, January 16, 2015 | 12:12 pm

Matt McSweeny of Matt Denny's Ale House Restaurant Don’t worry, Matt Denny’s has been around…

Pasadena Chamber Invites You to Travel in Style

Published Monday, January 12, 2015 | 5:40 pm

It’s never too early to plan your travel destinations for next year and cross out…

The Langham Huntington Announce Holiday Dining Specials and Seasonal Events

Published Monday, December 29, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Holiday Dining • New Year’s Eve – On Wednesday, December 31, The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse…