For Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Proposed Mixed-Use Project for South Lake Avenue Could Lead the Way to Street’s Transformation

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 5:30 am

The buildings currently on the affected property of a proposed South Lake Avenue mixed-use projected include an office of real estate brokers Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices at 540 South Lake Ave. and upscale gift shop Salutations Home, an upscale gift shop at 900 Granite Drive. A newly proposed five-story mixed-use development near the southern end of South Lake Avenue could point the way to a new future for the tony shopping street. The project would put 62 residential units above 9,885…

Body Marks Colorado Street Bridge’s First 2019 Suicide, Death Jumps Down by 63%

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 5:18 am

A witness found the body of a man lying on the ground in the wash area beneath the…

Therapists Pledge One-Day Strike at Kaiser Permanente Pasadena Facility

Friday, April 19, 2019 | 3:05 pm

Two dozen mental health therapists at a Pasadena Kaiser Permanente clinic have announced their intention to strike for…

Also

What do 80,000 Eggs and Thousands of Happy Kids Look Like?

Pasadena’s fifth annual Free Egg Bowl on Saturday in the Rose Bowl saw about 7,000 parents and children swoop in and gather up 80,000 eggs. There were be three separate…

Local Government

Assemblymember Holden’s Legislation to Strengthen Anti-Discrimination Laws in Hosting Platforms Passes Judiciary Committee

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 4:14 pm

Pasadena area Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation that would strengthen anti-discrimination laws in new forms of housing accommodations such as Airbnb, passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee today. “There’s a history of…

Pasadena Media To Receive National Award for Overall Excellence in Local TV Programming

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 6:53 am

In July 2019, Pasadena Media will accept a Hometown Media Award in the prestigious category of Overall Excellence in Public, Education or Government (PEG) $650,000 – 1,000,000 at this year’s…

Education

Marshall Fundamental’s Girls Build Los Angeles Challenge Team to Host ‘Stronger Than the Stigma’ Mental Health Fair

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 3:18 pm

GBLA Project Team Marshall Fundamental Secondary School’s Girls Build Los Angeles challenge team will be hosting a “Stronger than Stigma” Mental Health Fair on Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m.…

State’s Department of Toxic Substances Control Pasadena Laboratory Plans to Host Students for Day of Hands-on Learning, Mentorship

Published Monday, April 22, 2019 | 4:00 pm

The State of California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Laboratory in Pasadena announced Monday that students can participate in a “fun-filled day of science” at the Department’s Laboratory in…

Business

Proposed Mixed-Use Project for South Lake Avenue Could Lead the Way to Street’s Transformation

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 5:30 am

The buildings currently on the affected property of a proposed South Lake Avenue mixed-use projected include an office of real estate brokers Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices at 540 South Lake Ave.…

Community News

Pasadena’s Favorite Success Story is America’s Best Large Employer, Too, as Trader Joe’s Takes Top Honors

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 5:14 pm

Trader Joe’s, the grocery chain that first opened in Pasadena in 1967 and has now grown to over 480 stores in 42 states throughout the United States, is the best…

The Arts

Sierra Madre Public Library Announces Annual Art Fair with More Than 60 Artists

Published Monday, April 22, 2019 | 1:03 am

Click on image to enlarge The 57th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra…

Selected Artists Announced for Third Annual BoldPas: A Day of Art and Play

Published Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 2:54 pm

2019 BoldPas Moreno Gente Old Pasadena Management District (OPMD) announces its selected artists for the…

Pasadena Artist Kenton Nelson Captures Another Slice of American Life in His Fifth New Yorker Magazine Cover

Published Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 5:01 pm

Pasadena artist Kenton Nelson's latest New Yorker cover (at left) and the artist himself at…

Events

Andre Giraldo: Solo Guitar Music in Concert at Crowell Public Library

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 6:49 pm

Come to Crowell Public Library on Sunday, June 30 at 2:00 p.m. for a relaxing, thoroughly enjoyable hour of lyrical solo guitar music performed by Andre Giraldo. His song selection…

Damian McGinty Performs Music From His ‘Young Forever’ Tour

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 5:26 pm

Irish singer-songwriter-actor Damian McGinty is debuting his brand new full-length album, “Young Forever,” this year,…

Parson’s Nose to Stage Adaptation of ‘The Merchant of Venice’

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 5:18 pm

Merchant of Venice's Trial Scene rehearsals. Photo courtesy Parson's Nose Theater Parson’s Nose Theater, the…

Science

NASA JPL’s InSight Detects First Likely ‘Quake’ on Mars

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 11:56 am

This image of InSight's seismometer was taken on the 110th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. The seismometer is called Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure, or SEIS. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech…

Things Are Stacking Up at JPL for NASA’s Mars 2020 Spacecraft

Published Monday, April 22, 2019 | 5:32 pm

In the center of this image is the Mars 2020 spacecraft stack attached to the Spacecraft Assembly Rotation Fixture (SCARF) in the High Bay 1 clean room in JPL's Spacecraft…

Opinion

Guest Opinion | Pasadena’s Tenant Ordinance Fundamentally Fails to Address Our Affordable Housing Crisis

Published Friday, March 29, 2019 | 10:38 am

The Pasadena City Council approved modifications to the City’s Tenant Protection Ordinance (TPO), a law that covers relocation and moving benefits for a narrow subset of displaced tenants. Fewer than…

Guest Opinion | Erika Foy: Alarming Trend Jeopardizes Pasadena’s Tree-Lined Character

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 5:12 am

An alarming pattern has been trending that is jeopardizing Pasadena’s historically tree-lined character. Specifically, the tree canopy within Pasadena’s urban core is quickly dwindling. This is not simply an issue…

Features

Attorneys for Girl Injured by Falling Tree Branch Accuse City of Destroying Evidence

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | 5:15 pm

At left, a Pasadena Fire Dept. paramedic tends to 2-year-old Adelaide Palmstrom on Aug. 29, 2017 after she was struck by a falling tree branch as seen in police body…

Pasadena Crime Rate Spikes 13%, Led by Burglaries, But Still Lower Than Most Recent Years

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | 5:04 am

Pasadena Police Chief John Perez is scheduled to tell a City committee today that Pasadena that the year-to-date reported crimes rate in Pasadena has risen 13% over last year’s but…

Crime

Sex Offender Sentenced to Life in Prison for Kidnapping Two Women in Pasadena

Published Monday, January 28, 2019 | 12:53 pm

A 41-year-old convicted sex offender was sentenced today to life in state prison after a jury found him guilty of kidnapping and attempting to sexually assault two women in Pasadena,…

Pasadena Police Stop Commercial Burglary Spree, Ask Public’s Help in Identifying Third Suspect

Published Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 4:40 pm

Image of outstanding burglary suspect wanted by law enforcement. Click on image to enlarge. Image courtesy Pasadena Police On Friday, January 18, 2019, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department- Compton…

Public Safety

Pasadena Man Charged with Murder of Elderly Arcadia Woman, Could Face Death Penalty

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 1:39 pm

The victim, Chyong Jen Tsai. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. A Pasadena man was charged Tuesday with the murder of a 76-year-old Arcadia woman at her home during a burglary…

Recent Infectious Disease Outbreaks Among Children Are Cause of Concern for Parents

Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 10:43 am

With measles and whooping cough cases happening regionally and across the country, many parents across Southern California are rightfully concerned about how to best protect the health of their children.…

Sports

Women 40 and Older Invited to Join Pasadena Senior Center Fall 3X3 Basketball League

Published Monday, April 15, 2019 | 1:48 pm

Registration is open and all skill levels are invited for the fall season of the…

Mexico, Canada to Open 2019 CONCACAF Gold in Rose Bowl

Published Friday, April 12, 2019 | 5:42 am

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) 2019 Gold Cup kicks…

Live Blogging from Chavez Ravine | Day Into Night: Dodgers Drop Longest Regular Season Game Ever, to D-Backs, 5-4

Published Friday, March 29, 2019 | 5:03 pm

With a deep double to right field and clutch hitting when they needed it, the…

Living

Langham Hotels & Resorts Recognized with Conde Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Award

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 12:01 pm

Front Top Clockwise: The Langham, New York Fifth Avenue, The Langham Melbourne, The Langham, Chicago, The Langham, London; Center: The Langham Huntington Pasadena Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results…

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…