For Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Pasadena Unified Will Release Interactive App, Field Live Questions During ‘State of the Schools’ Address Tonight

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 4:23 am

Tuesday’s State of the Schools Address promises to be like no other for the Pasadena Unified School District. The event will start with student presentations, which have is a tradition, and of move into the main event, the address by Board President Kimberly Kenne, also a traditional centerpiece. But as the evening progresses — with its focus on technology — the District will launch a new smartphone app called Parent Link. The app brings the District’s webpage to mobile phones and makes the…

Police Robbery Apprehension Unit Strikes Gold – Literally

Monday, September 26, 2016 | 5:56 am

A two-man Pasadena Police special robbery apprehension team hit paydirt Sunday about noon when officers saw a wanted…

Six Stabbed in Rampage at Pasadena Party Saturday Morning

Saturday, September 24, 2016 | 6:58 am

© OpenStreetMap contributors [Updated at 8:30 a.m. | Saturday, September 24, 2016] Six people were stabbed by a…

Also

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

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Endorses Kathryn Barger for County Supervisor

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 1:26 pm

“At a time of enormous transition on the LA County Board of Supervisors, Kathryn Barger has the experience and the ability to hit the ground running,” said Mayor Garcetti. “As…

Council Puts Off Decision on Joining San Gabriel Valley Vector Control District

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 5:49 am

Citing concern over costs and commitment, members of the Pasadena City Council Monday evening voted to continue a discussion on joining San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District.  The…

Education

Secretary of State Alex Padilla Speaks in Pasadena to High School Seniors About the Importance of Voting

Published Sunday, September 25, 2016 | 5:05 am

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla spoke to an audience of 100 John Muir High School Seniors Friday at the campus library to share insight about the importance of voting…

Pasadena Unified School Board Approves Administrator, Teamsters Pay Raises

Published Friday, September 23, 2016 | 4:17 am

The Pasadena Board of Educatio. File photo The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board, with very little discussion, Thursday evening unanimously approved two previously agreed-upon raises for both unionized workers…

Business

Pasadena Angels Invest Over $1 Million in iKizmet

Published Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 8:30 pm

From iKizmet Twitter The Pasadena Angels today announced the second investment from their PA Fund 1 (The Fund). The Fund invested an additional $75K in iKizmet, a business intelligence platform…

Community News

Rose Bowl Ready to Host 2024 Olympic Events

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 5:30 am

Should the City of Los Angeles be awarded the 2024 Olympics, Pasadena will be ready. With a mixture of optimism and practicality, the Pasadena City Council Monday evening approved the…

The Arts

Northwest Pasadena Celebrates African Heritage with Gallery Art Show

Published Friday, September 23, 2016 | 4:18 am

Ensconced in a former fire station near La Pintoresca Park, The Alkebu-Lan Cultural Center is again celebrating African heritage with the seventh edition of its ongoing art gallery series over…

“Sharing Culture | Creating Community” Opens at Descanso Gardens’ Sturt Haaga Gallery Oct. 15

Published Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 4:11 pm

Vintage Japanese Garden postcard Courtesy of Japanese American National Museum Descanso Gardens will present “Sharing…

Art with Heart: Santa Anita Park and California Art Club Host Charity Art Exhibit Benefitting Retired Racehorses

Published Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 2:24 pm

Michael Obermeyer, The Home Stretch, Oil, 10" x 20"   Santa Anita Park and the…

Events

“Out of the Blue” Creating Beauty from the Earth: Decorative Tiles of Southern California, 1910-1930

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 1:37 pm

The Vine and Peacocks Fountain Tile, Marked Batchelder, Los Angeles (Loan Courtesy of the Tile Heritage Foundation 1997.03.54 Gift of Ceramic Tile Institute) Join Pasadena Museum of History at The…

Famed Australian Soft Rock Band Air Supply Performs at The Rose in Pasadena on Saturday

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 5:53 am

Guitarist Graham Russell and vocalist Russell Hitchcock The band — a duo consisting of British-born…

Pepe Romero, One of the Greatest Masters The Guitar Has Ever Known, to Perform a Solo Recital in Pasadena

Published Monday, September 26, 2016 | 7:56 pm

Featuring an all-Spanish program, this is the first time in over ten years that Maestro…

Science

Caltech Scholar Named L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellow

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 10:33 am

Moriel Zelikowsky Credit: L'Oréal USA Moriel Zelikowsky, a postdoctoral scholar in biology and biological engineering at Caltech, has been named a 2016 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellow. The…

Caltech’s Aravin and Hoelz Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars

Published Monday, September 26, 2016 | 5:00 am

Left to Right: Alexei Aravin, André Hoelz The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the selection of 84 Faculty…

Opinion

Guest Opinion | Pablo Alvarado: In Pasadena, We Must Have Unity in Order to Have Peace and Justice

Published Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 9:40 pm

During these turbulent and polarizing times, our communities should be united, not divided, when it comes to public safety. From the violence in the streets, to the violence on our…

Guest Opinion | Bill Paparian: Why I’m Supporting Antonovich for State Senate

Published Monday, August 15, 2016 | 6:55 pm

In 1992 as a second term Pasadena City Councilman I ran against Mike Antonovich for the LA County Board of Supervisors finishing second in a crowded field of candidates. I…

Features

Pasadena Unified School Board Approves Administrator, Teamsters Pay Raises

Published Friday, September 23, 2016 | 4:17 am

The Pasadena Board of Educatio. File photo The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board, with very little discussion, Thursday evening unanimously approved two previously agreed-upon raises for both unionized workers…

An Inside Look at the Gamble House As It Celebrates 50 Years As a Museum

Published Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | 5:37 pm

It’s synonymous with the character of Pasadena. The Gamble House, a living, untouched example of the Arts and Crafts Style, is celebrating 50-years since its owners donated the landmark estate…

Crime

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

South Pasadena High School Student Arrested for Sending Another Student to Hospital with Facial Injuries

Published Monday, September 26, 2016 | 1:38 pm

South Pasadena police arrested a South Pasadena High School student this afternoon after he reportedly admitted to punching a younger boy and causing facial injuries to the victim during lunch…

Convicted Sex Offender in Court Tuesday on Charges He Kidnapped Two Pasadena Women

Published Monday, September 26, 2016 | 11:44 am

A man accused of kidnapping two women in April — one of whom jumped from a moving vehicle to make her escape — will be in a Pasadena courtroom Tuesday…

Sports

Girls Tennis: Mayfield Continues to Cruise; Defeats Westridge 16-2 in Prep League Showdown Tuesday

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 10:56 pm

Mayfield saw its singles players go 9-0 in its 9 matches. That meant the Cubs…

Girls Golf: La Salle Girls Golf Finding Its Form; Downs Westridge by 20 Strokes on Tuesday

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 10:41 pm

The season started on a rough note, as coach Steve Haderlein patiently put together a…

Olympic League Girls Volleyball: Maranatha Sweeps Heritage Christian, Has Won 9 of Last 10 Matches

Published Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 10:31 pm

Whatever Eli Cuenca is doing over at Maranatha, it’s working. Cuenca’s Minutemen have won 9…

Living

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 for over 40 years with residential and outpatient treatment services for adult men and women.…

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…

Pasadena’s Trattoria Neapolis Out, Orange County’s Bru Grill In

Published Monday, May 23, 2016 | 6:33 pm

  Orange County’s Bru Grill is making moves into Pasadena, landing a new location on…