For Sunday, October 4, 2015

Daring Rescue of Dog Nets PETA Award for First Responders


Published Thursday, October 1, 2015 | 1:13 pm

PETA’s Compassionate Action Award and Compassionate Police Department Award are on their way, respectively, to the Altadena Mountain Rescue Team and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department–Altadena Station after they rushed to the aid of a dog named Angel, who plummeted 600 feet down a cliff while on an unleashed run with his guardian. After two hours of searching, first responders found the frightened dog, who was stranded, and were able to whisk him to safety with the help of…

NASA-JPL Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today’s Mars

Monday, September 28, 2015 | 11:08 am

Dark, narrow streaks on Martian slopes such as these at Hale Crater are inferred to be formed by…

City’s Planning Director Previews New General Plan at Town Hall

Friday, September 25, 2015 | 4:54 am

Vince Bertoni, Pasadena's Director of Planning and Development, at a District Six Town Hall meeting on Thursday, September…


Caltech Convocation 2015 Welcomes New Students

On Sunday, September 20, Caltech extended a formal welcome to new undergraduate students, graduate students, parents of new students, and postdoctoral scholars at its 2015 Convocation at Beckman Auditorium. Joseph…

Local Government

Governor Signs Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Allow Electronic Contracts to Protect Consumers

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 6:42 pm

Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden’s bill (AB 1097) to allow for electronic contracts that will provide more consumer protections over paper contracts has been signed into law by Governor Brown.…

CAPAC Members Celebrate Filipino American History Month

Published Thursday, October 1, 2015 | 2:34 pm

In recognition of Filipino American History Month, which begins today and lasts throughout the month of October, Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) held a press conference…


PCC Participates in New Ken Burns Documentary “Jackie Robinson”

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 12:50 pm

Pasadena City College recently participated in the production of “Jackie Robinson,” a documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns on the life and times of PCC’s most famous alumnus. Slated for…

Candidates for PCC Board of Trustees Invited to Appear at Forum

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 8:21 pm

The six candidates running for two positions on the Pasadena Community College District Board of Trustees have been invited to appear at a forum on Oct. 6. The event is co-sponsored…


Amazing Wearable Technology Envisions a Future Pasadena, Today

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 1:20 pm

  Tuesday morning at the Pasadena Convention Center, Jerry Wilmink was recalling a Friday night a few years ago when he was at Blockbuster video store. “The place was “rockin’,”…

Community News

Pasadena Holds No-Cost Spay Neuter Clinic

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 2:33 pm

The Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA will hold a no-cost spay and neuter clinic on October 15 and 16, 2015, for feral cats residing in the shelter’s nine service cities.…

The Arts

Big Draw LA offers Art Opportunities in Altadena and Pasadena

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 12:00 pm

The Big Draw LA, a regional celebration of the art of drawing that has been attracting tens of thousands of Angelenos since 2010, will be held in Pasadena and Altadena…

The Folk Tree Presents the 32nd Annual Day of the Dead Altars and Ephemera

Published Thursday, October 1, 2015 | 11:25 am

The Folk Tree presents the 32nd Annual Day of the Dead Altars and Ephemera. The…

Freewaves Explores Democracy’s Wild Side with “Lions, Tigers, And …” at Pasadena City Hall

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 3:51 pm

Freewaves is pleased to announce a new, multifaceted public art initiative entitled “Lions, Tigers, and.…


Find Autumn Inspiration at Armstrong Garden Centers’ Fall Garden Party

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 6:56 pm

Armstrong Garden Centers celebrates the arrival of autumn with family-friendly activities, including an all-you-can-carry pumpkin challenge and a fall garden party. Guests are invited to come peruse the fall flowers,…

Taste of South Lake

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 3:57 pm

The South Lake Business Association and Corporate Center Pasadena will Pasadena’s largest annual culinary celebration…

Nancy Evans Dance Theatre Presents Friends/Family/Dance/Festival 2015.5

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 3:47 pm

Nancy Evans Dance Theatre presents Friends/Family/Dance/Festival 2015.5, its fifth annual dance concert series, featuring the…


Curiosity’s Drill Hole and Location are Picture Perfect

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 2:41 pm

This composite image looking toward the higher regions of Mount Sharp was taken on September 9, 2015, by NASA's Curiosity rover. In the foreground -- about 2 miles (3 kilometers)…

Comet’s Feature Named in Memory of Influential JPL Scientist

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 1:19 pm

Left: from ESA's comet viewer; Right: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA Dr. Claudia J. Alexander The Rosetta Science Working Team has dedicated a prominent feature on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko –…


Opinion | Tom Selinske: Why We Must Change Higher Education

Published Monday, September 28, 2015 | 7:59 pm

When I attended college, I wrote my papers on an IBM Correcting Selectric typewriter. Back then, its new auto correct feature was exciting. Today, my smartphone has the same computing…

Opinion | Cameron Turner: Ben Carson’s Prejudice is Eerily Familiar

Published Friday, September 25, 2015 | 12:07 pm

My father and I recently shared the sad and inspiring privilege of going to the Pasadena Buddhist Church for the funeral of a longtime family friend. The loved ones who…


Superintendent Delivers Tempered Optimism at “State of Schools” Speech

Published Tuesday, September 22, 2015 | 3:57 pm

PUSD Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald. School board members and local officials at the 'State of Schools" address. Saying “We are poised to do great things,” Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD)…

The New KCET

Published Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 4:39 pm

  Southern Californians of a certain age group have fond memories of KCET and Channel 28. From Huell Howser to Mr. Rogers to Sesame Street to unique BBC programming, it…


Police Arrest Men for Throwing Meth From Car

Published Saturday, October 3, 2015 | 11:46 am

Pasadena Police officers arrested two Pasadena men Thursday after they allegedly threw more than an ounce of methamphetamine from their car while trying to flee from a traffic stop. Officers…

SPPD is Seeking Assistance in ID’ing Burglary Suspect Wanted for Early Morning Restaurant Break-ins

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 11:40 am

The South Pasadena Police Department (SPPD) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for a series of early morning restaurant burglaries in the city of South Pasadena.…

Public Safety

Protect Yourself from Brush Fire Damage

Published Friday, October 2, 2015 | 1:12 pm

In the Greater Los Angeles area, including Pasadena and Altadena, brush fires are a serious nuisance you have to consider. Even if you are within driving distance of neighbors, your…

Sheriff’s Captain Reed Talks Coffee, Cameras and ‘Broken Windows’

Published Tuesday, September 29, 2015 | 4:11 pm

Sheriff's Captain Christopher Reed of the Altadena Station meets with local residents. As with many coffee klatches, the hottest topic at the Coffee Gallery in Altadena last night was movies.…


Bruins Fourth Quarter Comeback Falls Short to AZ State in Rose Bowl

Published Sunday, October 4, 2015 | 4:57 am

Arizona State fans owned the Rose Bowl Saturday as their Sun Devils beat UCLA for…

Giants Win the After-Party 5-0

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 6:11 pm Seeking the revenge that cannot really come, the San Francisco Giants smacked the Dodgers…

Lindsey Thiry, Fox Sports Contributor, to Address Pasadena Quarterbacks

Published Monday, September 28, 2015 | 12:11 am

Lindsey Thiry Lindsey Thiry, Los Angeles Times blogger, and Fox Sports 1 contributor, will share…


Local Real Estate Broker Hits the #1 International Best-Selling Author Status

Published Thursday, October 1, 2015 | 12:23 pm

Rudy L. Kusuma, Founder and CEO of RE/MAX TITANIUM, has joined a select group of business experts and entrepreneurs from around the world, along with best-selling author and business development…

Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing Receives Grant to Increase Staff

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015 | 11:44 am

The Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing, founded on the belief that technology innovation…

A Secret Spot to Unplug

Published Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | 12:57 pm

Located just a few short blocks off the main route into Palm Springs hides a…

Sharing Their Spirit of Hospitality with Pasadena

Published Thursday, June 4, 2015 | 2:29 pm

On Sunday, May 31st, 12 colleagues from The Langham Huntington, Pasadena volunteered at CicLAvia’s Adopt-an-Intersection…