For Saturday, May 23, 2015

Sexual Assault of Minor Victims at Rose Bowl Aquatic Center; Police Seek Additional Victims

Published Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 4:25 pm

On Monday, May 18, 2015, shortly before 7:00 p.m., a male minor advised his mother that he had been sexually assaulted while in the dressing room area at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center located at 360 N. Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena. The minor’s mother immediately reported the incident to the Center’s staff that recognized the suspect as a patron at the facility. Staff notified police and lifeguards followed the suspect from the Aquatic Center through the park where officers took suspect-Leslie…

School Board Will Vote Tonight on Study to See if Earthquake Faults Still Threaten San Rafael Elementary School

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 7:52 am

The Pasadena Board of Education will vote at tonight’s meeting on a request from the District’s Facility Staff…

“No Foul Play Suspected” as John Muir Student Still Missing For Fourth Day

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 3:20 am

Pasadena police said that although no foul play is suspected, a 14-year-old girl last seen Friday, May 15…

Also

Over 150 Guests Attend 8th Annual Pasadena Grand Pinot Fest

Annual event featured fifty wineries pouring pinots, chardonnays, syrahs and scrumptious fare by Estate Catering at The Huntington and live music by saxophonist Michael Lington

The clouds parted and the sun shone on the Annual Pasadena Grand Pinot Fest, with 150 guests in attendance at a beautiful, private estate home in South Pasadena to raise…

Local Government

City Wants to Remove 51 Dead Oaks Trees in Oak Grove Area of Hahamongna Park

Published Friday, May 22, 2015 | 3:24 pm

The City of Pasadena’s Department of Public Works will speak to the Hahamongna Watershed Park Advisory Committee (HWPAC) on May 26 regarding the need to remove up to 51 “coast…

Ranking Member Chu Statement on Small Business Committee Hearing to Improve Access to Capital

Published Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 1:20 pm

Today, the Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access held a hearing to examine improvements to capital access programs within the Small Business Administration (SBA). Rep.…

Education

Pasadena Rotary Presents the 25th Annual Teachers of Excellence Awards to Pasadena Unified Educators

Published Friday, May 22, 2015 | 2:48 pm

L to R: Kristyn Webster, Armenui Manasarian, Russell Wong, PUSD Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald, Arlene Robles-Fernandez and Jennifer Boynton The Rotary Club of Pasadena honored five Pasadena Unified School District…

Hundreds Gather “Celebrating Our Schools” at City Hall Wednesday

Published Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:46 am

Hundreds of Pasadena Educational Foundation supporters gathered with local educational and civic leaders in the Pasadena City Hall Courtyard Wednesday evening to present awards, hear from Pasadena Unified Superintendent Dr. Brian…

Business

Pasadena-based Incorgnito Publishing Press Launches Catalog at Book Expo America in New York

Published Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 12:47 pm

Incorgnito Publishing Press will present its premiere catalog of book offerings at BEA in New York, NY, May 27-29. Incorgnito was founded in January of 2015. Featured in the catalog…

Community News

Dodgers Face the Padres at Dodger Stadium

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015 | 6:34 pm

It’s the second game of a three-game series against the Padres. The Dodgers beat the Padres last night 2-1. Tonight it’s righthander Mike Bohlsinger against the Padres’ Ian Kennedy. Oh,…

The Arts

Open Studios ALTA/PASA/DENA Art Tour at the Altadena Library

Published Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 2:03 pm

On Saturday, June 6th, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., as part of the 4th Open Studios Art Tour, featuring 50 exhibiting artists throughout Altadena and Pasadena, Altadena Library District proudly…

Special Programming in Conjunction with Sister Corita Kent Retrospective

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 11:44 am

The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) is pleased to announce a series of special…

Offramp Gallery Presents Three Shows “Elaine Carhartt: Offering” “Black & White” and “Cool Heat”

Published Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 12:22 pm

L-R: Elaine Carhartt's "Offering", "Black & White" and "Cool Heat." Photo courtesy Offramp Gallery Things…

Events

“Gen RX” Opens the 2015 Los Angeles Movie Awards and Same Day as Cannes Film Festival in France

Published Friday, May 22, 2015 | 3:15 pm

A simultaneous screening will take place when “Gen RX” opens the Los Angeles Movie Awards on May 25 and in France that same day during the Cannes Film Festival. In…

Meredith McKenzie Speaks on Water Issues at All Saints Forum

Published Friday, May 22, 2015 | 3:03 pm

Meredith McKenzie California water expert Meredith McKenzie will speak about California’s prolonged drought, its ramifications…

Tom Kell and Emiko Woods Performs at the Coffee Gallery Backstage

Published Friday, May 22, 2015 | 12:23 pm

Hot new contemporary songwriting and performing duo Tom Kell & Emiko Woods will bring to…

Science

Intuitive Control of Robotic Arm Using Thought

Published Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 12:39 pm

Paralyzed from the neck down after suffering a gunshot wound when he was 21, Erik G. Sorto now can move a robotic arm just by thinking about it and using…

JPL’s WISE Spacecraft Discovers Most Luminous Galaxy in Universe

Published Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 12:07 pm

A remote galaxy shining with the light of more than 300 trillion suns has been discovered using data from JPL’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). The galaxy is the most…

Opinion

Opinion | Did You Know? Baltimore, South Carolina, Ferguson, Pasadena: Are We at War?

Published Sunday, May 10, 2015 | 3:26 pm

Martin A. Gordon Monday, May 4 at City Council was a most interesting event during public comment. The CICOPP advocacy group and individuals articulated the need for community oversight of…

Jacque Robinson Thanks Her Campaign Supporters

Published Friday, May 1, 2015 | 9:10 am

Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson will leave office on Monday, May 4, 2015 Neighbors & Friends: I want to take this moment to say THANK YOU on behalf of my family…

Features

Council Hires New Auditor, Authorizes Deeper Scrutiny of City Finances

Published Monday, May 18, 2015 | 8:11 pm

Pasadena City Council (File Photo) [Editor's note: A previous version of this story failed to correctly attribute a comment made by Councilmember Victor Gordo to the PasadenaStar-News. That correction has…

Slovakian Peter Sagan Crowned “King of California” After Winning 10th Annual 2015 Amgen Tour

Published Sunday, May 17, 2015 | 12:20 pm

  Mark Cavendish wins the final stage in Visit Pasadena. Peter Sagan wins General Classification by placing 3rd and taking precious bonus time. Slovakian Peter Sagan was crowned the new…

Crime

Sexual Assault of Minor Victims at Rose Bowl Aquatic Center; Police Seek Additional Victims

Published Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 4:25 pm

On Monday, May 18, 2015, shortly before 7:00 p.m., a male minor advised his mother that he had been sexually assaulted while in the dressing room area at the Rose…

Suspects Arrested for Robbery Attempt and Possession of Stolen Property

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | 1:15 pm

L-R: Jesus Rojas (20), Geovany Martinez (19) and Aaron Vazquez (33). On Wednesday May 13, 2015 at 04:00 a.m. a resident on Grove Lane in Sierra Madre heard noises in…

Public Safety

Missing Muir Student Unharmed, In Communication With Parents, But Her Location Still Unknown

Published Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 11:04 am

Tayla Thompson (Image: Pasadena Police) Police today said that missing 14-year-old John Muir student Talya Thompson has been in communication with her parents and is believed to be unharmed, but her…

Active Shooter Training Planned at Eliot Arts Magnet Academy in Early June

Published Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 1:44 pm

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Altadena Station announced today plans for an “active shooter” training session on June 9 at the Eliot Arts Magnet Academy at 2184 North Lake Avenue, Altadena.…

Sports

Dodgers Face the Padres at Dodger Stadium

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015 | 6:34 pm

It’s the second game of a three-game series against the Padres. The Dodgers beat the…

Former PCC Football Defensive Tackle Charles Tuaau Signs With NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 9:31 pm

File photo of one-time Lancer defensive star No. 99 Charles Tuaau Charles Tuaau, a former…

Venues Announced for Pasadena Senior Games

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 11:50 am

The public is invited to watch hundreds of athletes 50 and older compete in the…

Living

Catalina Island Summer Camp is a Kid’s Dream Come True

Published Friday, May 8, 2015 | 3:59 pm

Catalina Island summer camp is a magical experience full of adventure and excitement. The opportunities that the MSA shipboard program offers are unlike any other in the southwest. Campers get…

Copa Vida Toasts Their Roasts

Published Friday, May 1, 2015 | 11:57 am

Coffee lovers from all around Pasadena joined the Copa Vida family at their roastery to…

Local Eateries Offer Prix Fixe Menus, Special Meals and Deals During Pasadena Restaurant Week

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | 4:23 am

Pasadena’s restaurant community opens its doors to guests from throughout Southern California for the third…

Travel the Blue Danube with the Pasadena Chamber Informational Meeting

Published Friday, April 10, 2015 | 1:16 pm

Cruise the Danube with Jet Vacations aboard a 5-star luxury riverboat from Budapest to Nuremberg…