For Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Two Finalists Identified in Pasadena City College Superintendent/President Search

From STAFF REPORTS

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 12:39 pm

Dr. Byron Breland credit: San Jose City College (l) and Cliff Davis credit: Ozark Technical Community College System (r) Two finalists for the position of Superintendent-President of Pasadena City College will be introduced at separate forums on April 30 and May 7. The forums are open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public. The finalists selected by the Board of Trustees are Byron D. Clift Breland, president of San Jose City College, and Cliff Davis, vice chancellor of the…

Pasadena’s Armenian Community Celebrates Freeway Memorial Signs, Remembers Genocide

Monday, April 23, 2018 | 4:53 am

“We make history by challenging denial,” said Raffi Hamparian, chairman of the Armenian National Committee of America Saturday…

Pasadena’s BioMedical Corridor Welcomes Huntington Medical Research Institutes’ New Glass-Walled Laboratory Facility

Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 6:19 pm

Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI), Pasadena’s only dedicated medical research institute, celebrated the grand opening last week of…

Also

Under Warm and Sunny Skies on the Edge of the Arroyo, AbilityFirst’s 43rd Annual Festival of Fall Gourmet Food & Drink Event

On Sunday, October 15 on the grounds of the majestic and historic Laurabelle A. Robinson estate, which overlooks the Arroyo Seco and the Colorado Street Bridge, AbilityFirst held its 43rd…

Local Government

Council Approves End-to-End “Vertical Barriers” Along Colorado Street Bridge to Stop Suicide Attempts

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 5:03 am

A 1936 artist's visualization of "suicide proof" fencing proposed for the Colorado Street Bridge. "A steel woven fence 5 feet high and topped by barbed wire will make it impossible…

City Accessibility, Disability Commission Seeking New Members

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 4:54 pm

Pasadena’s Accessibility and Disability Commission will form a nominating committee in search of future members at its meeting Tuesday, April 24, at the Jackie Robinson Community Center starting at 5:30…

Education

ArtCenter Board of Trustees Extends Contract of President Lorne M. Buchman Through 2023

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 3:33 pm

The board of trustees of ArtCenter College of Design announced Monday that Lorne M. Buchman has renewed his contract as president and chief executive officer through 2023. Board Chairman Robert…

Two Finalists Identified in Pasadena City College Superintendent/President Search

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 12:39 pm

Dr. Byron Breland credit: San Jose City College (l) and Cliff Davis credit: Ozark Technical Community College System (r) Two finalists for the position of Superintendent-President of Pasadena City College…

Business

Pasadena’s OneWest Bank Offers Small-Business Promotion

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 9:17 am

Pasadena-based OneWest Bank, the Southern California retail bank division of CIT Bank, has launched a new small-business banking promotion for both newly formed and established businesses across the region. Under…

Community News

Patchy Fog Ahead for Pasadena, With Mild Temperatures

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 6:06 am

Pasadena should experience overnight and morning low clouds and fog for several days this week. Conditions will be warm and dry, the National Weather Service said, as a weak high…

The Arts

Don’t Miss the 56th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 11:11 am

Click to enlarge The 56th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd.,…

‘Trump’ Visits Pasadena Via ‘The People’s Prison,’ Courtesy of Anarchist Art Collective INDECLINE and Gallery 30 South

Published Friday, April 20, 2018 | 1:57 pm

The only things that appeared to be missing were the live rats at “The People’s…

Michael Myers Heads Home as a 40th Anniversary Celebration of ‘Halloween’ is Set for Pasadena

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 5:41 pm

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of John Carpenter’s “Halloween,” and Halloween Daily…

Events

Mostly Kosher Performs at Sierra Madre Playhouse on May 3

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 9:23 pm

On Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. A concert by the band Mostly Kosher will be held at Sierra Madre Playhouse. It’s a Klezmer band for the 21st Century.…

South Pasadena Woman’s Club is Busy Cooking Up Plans for This Year’s “Operation Cookie” for Veterans

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 6:22 pm

The Woman’s Club of South Pasadena is ready to launch this year’s “Operation Cookie,” when…

iPic Unveils Enhanced Luxury Moviegoing in Pasadena This Week

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 5:29 pm

iPic Entertainment will launch “a new level of luxury moviegoing experience” in Pasadena and three…

Science

First-Ever McConnell Lecture, Named After Caltech Professor, to be Delivered on Tuesday

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 4:55 am

Nobel laureate William E. Moerner Credit: Kevin Lowder A collection of former students, research associates, colleagues, and family members joined together to establish, in 2017, the Harden M. McConnell Lectureship…

JPL Engineers Dream Big with Small Spacecraft

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 1:30 am

Many of NASA’s most iconic spacecraft towered over the JPL engineers who built them: think Voyagers 1 and 2, Cassini or Galileo — all large machines that could measure up…

Opinion

Guest Opinion | Eileen White Read | A Better Future for the Muir Ranch School Garden

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 5:40 am

Much of the once-educational Muir Ranch garden program is gone. Among the essential tools I learned at Columbia University’s journalism school, and sharply honed during my time as a Wall…

Guest Opinion | Erika Foy | Serious Concerns About That Glenarm Public Art Project

Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 | 12:14 pm

Pasadena is an iconic city full of historic architecture, charming neighborhoods, renowned gardens, and museums, leading educational institutions, and nationally televised events including the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl. The…

Features

Vertical Barriers Only Way to Stop Suicide Jumpers, Says Colorado Bridge Task Force Report

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 5:25 am

Decades ago, Pasadena installed vertical seven-foot high-fencing topped with three strands of barbed wire after 90 people jumped to their deaths from the Colorado Street Bridge. This photograph was taken…

William Carey University Board Announces Planned Purchase of 15-Acre Pasadena Campus

Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | 4:20 pm

The board of directors of William Carey International University has announced the planned purchase of its approximately 15-acre, Pasadena long-term missions campus by EF Education First, which they said is…

Crime

Pasadena Man Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Federal Prison for ‘Dual Valley Bandit’ Bank Robbery Spree

Published Monday, March 26, 2018 | 2:32 pm

Images captured from bank security videos of the "Dual Valley Bandit" in action during robberies. Photo: FBI A Pasadena man was sentenced today for the commission of a series of…

Pasadena “Knock-Knock” Suspect One of Three Men Arrested for Commercial Burglary in Fontana

Published Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 4:13 pm

Davante Dean, 19, of Los Angeles, is a suspect in a string of “knock-knock” residential burglaries along the 210 Freeway corridor and throughout some San Gabriel Valley neighborhoods. He was…

Public Safety

In the Pasadena Courthouse This Week

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 4:35 am

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

Blair High School Student, 13, Arrested For Thursday Morning Attack On Staffer

Published Friday, April 20, 2018 | 7:34 am

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena Police report that a 13-year old boy was arrested for allegedly attacking a teacher at Blair High School, located at 1135 S. Euclid Ave. in Pasadena,…

Sports

Baseball: Maranatha, Poly Separating from the Pack; Pasadena Closing in on CIF Playoff Berth

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 9:01 pm

From Top Clockwise: Brian Love, Dawson Netz, Franco Alonso, Adrian DePasquale, Alvie Castro, Max Blessinger,…

Baseball: Alvie Castro, Adrian DePasquale Have Pasadena Edging Towards CIF Playoff Berth; Bulldogs’ Battery Continues Putting Up Elite Numbers

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 5:02 am

In each of the past three years, Alvie Castro and Adrian DePascuale have become better…

Football: St. Francis Senior Isaac Cordova Commits to Occidental; Golden Knights’ Two-Way Starter Was Unsung Hero in Record Season

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 4:54 am

When thinking about the 2017 St. Francis football program, the first names that probably come…

Living

Langham Hotels & Resorts Recognized with Conde Nast Traveler’s 2017 Reader’s Choice Award “#1 Hotel in New York City”

Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 12:07 pm

The Langham Hotels & Resorts from Top Clockwise: The Langham Melbourne, The Langham London, The Langham Chicago, The Langham Place New York, The Langham Boston and The Langham Huntington Pasadena.…

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…