For Thursday, February 22, 2018

Altadena Town Council Sends Letter to Pasadena Officials Requesting Restrictions on Pasadena Police Within Their Town Limits

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 7:45 pm

In a Feb. 10 letter to top Pasadena officials, Altadena Town Council Chair Okorie Ezieme requested that two Pasadena police officers involved in the violent arrest of an Altadena man during a traffic stop not be allowed to patrol that unincorporated part of Los Angeles County. “In an effort to uphold the safety and quality of life of each and every one of our Altadena residents, [Altadena residents] have voiced the following requests of the Pasadena Police Department. That Officers…

Vice-Mayor Kennedy Gifts, Unveils Mural Painting of President Barack Obama at Pasadena Central Library on Thursday

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 6:34 am

At left, Pascal Mpeck, the French artist whose painting of President Obama will be unveiled Thursday at the…

Rover Mission Now Being Built at JPL will Carry Home a Piece of Mars on 2020 Mission

Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 4:00 pm

Rohit Bhartia of NASA's Mars 2020 mission holds a slice of a meteorite scientists have determined came from…

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

Vice-Mayor Kennedy Gifts, Unveils Mural Painting of President Barack Obama at Pasadena Central Library on Thursday

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 6:34 am

At left, Pascal Mpeck, the French artist whose painting of President Obama will be unveiled Thursday at the Pasadena Central Library, marched in last Saturday's Black History Parade as the…

Task Force to Recommend New Physical Barriers, Other Measures to Deter Colorado Street Bridge Suicides

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:41 am

The Colorado Street Bridge Task Force announced at a public meeting Tuesday evening it will recommend the Pasadena City Council immediately begin to implement a number of specific deterrents to…

Education

Pasadena’s Fuller Theological Seminary Mourns Death of Former Board Member, Evangelist Billy Graham

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 7:58 pm

Charles E. Fuller, trustee Billy Graham, and Edward John Carnell in front of Payton Hall on the Fuller Theological Seminary campus in Pasadena in an undated photograph. J Allen Hawkins…

Caltech Student Joins Inaugural Class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford

Published Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 10:41 am

Senior Aadith Moorthy Credit: CaltechAadith Moorthy, a senior majoring in materials science and computer science, has been named to the inaugural class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars, a graduate-level scholarship program founded…

Business

Pasadena’s Parsons Wins Design-Build Contract for Terminal One at Newark Airport

Published Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 9:39 am

Parsons was recently awarded a design-build contract for the Terminal One Redevelopment Project at Newark Liberty International Airport by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ). The…

Community News

Pasadena Heritage Reaches Out to Capture Ideas for Community Character at March “Participate Pasadena” Meeting

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 10:37 pm

Image Courtesy Pasadena Heritage via Facebook Participate Pasadena is a community engagement initiative of the local historic preservation non-profit Pasadena Heritage. Extending from the organization’s work to identify and preserve…

The Arts

New Exhibition Will Dream the Universe, Explore the Intersection of Science, Fiction, and Southern California

Published Friday, February 16, 2018 | 4:35 pm

Delve into the worlds of science fiction in a multifaceted new exhibition this spring and summer at Pasadena Museum of History. Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, &…

Seeking Handmade Artisans to Join Jackalope Pasadena This Spring

Published Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 6:50 pm

Applications are now open for this juried event and Jackalope is seeking artisans who specialize…

One Month Left to Submit for BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena

Published Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 2:23 pm

Click to enlarge Old Pasadena is looking for artists, architects, designers, and urban enthusiasts –…

Events

Southern California Linux Expo SCALE 16X Ready to Roll in Pasadena

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 10:39 pm

Image Courtesy SCALE 16X The 16th annual Southern California Linux Expo, the first-of-the-year Linux and Open Source Software expo worldwide, is slated for March 8-11 at the Pasadena Convention Center.…

The Caltech Orchestra Presents All-Russian Program on March 10, March 11 in Ramo Auditorium

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:18 pm

Click to enlarge The Caltech Orchestra, under the direction of Allen Robert Gross, will present…

Bonsai-a-Thon this Weekend at The Huntington

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 4:25 pm

Southern California bonsai masters will share their passion for the art form in the annual…

Science

Southern California Linux Expo SCALE 16X Ready to Roll in Pasadena

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 10:39 pm

Image Courtesy SCALE 16X The 16th annual Southern California Linux Expo, the first-of-the-year Linux and Open Source Software expo worldwide, is slated for March 8-11 at the Pasadena Convention Center.…

Rover Mission Now Being Built at JPL will Carry Home a Piece of Mars on 2020 Mission

Published Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 4:00 pm

Rohit Bhartia of NASA's Mars 2020 mission holds a slice of a meteorite scientists have determined came from Mars. One of two slices will be used for testing a laser…

Opinion

Letter to the Editor | Steve Lamb: Kindly, The Pasadena Unified School District Shows the Logical Way Forward

Published Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 6:42 pm

The PUSD has a declining enrollment issue and is near bankruptcy. To solve the financial problem and prevent the County from seeing their books the PUSD will be doing massive…

Letters to the Editor | Multiple Letters, Same Topic: United Teachers of Pasadena

Published Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 3:10 pm

Over the past 48 hours, Pasadena Now has received a number Letters to the Editor focused on the United Teachers of Pasadena. Below is a representative sampling. [Please note that…

Features

Leadership Pasadena Hears from City Leaders

Published Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 5:33 pm

Mayor Terry Tornek opened the Leadership Pasadena government education session last week expressing his love and appreciation for the very special city of Pasadena and acknowledging the financial challenges facing…

Forty Years Ago, An Eruption Out Of Pasadena: Van Halen Releases Its Debut LP

Published Friday, February 9, 2018 | 7:29 pm

In the late ’70s, the writing seemed to be on the wall for hard rock. Punk had just exploded in the U.K., disco and soft rock reigned in the U.S.…

Crime

Two Pasadena Men Arrested on Suspicion of Burglary in Monterey Park

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 6:49 pm

Two 19-year-old Pasadena men were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of residential burglary in Monterey Park, according to the Monterey Park Police Department, on Thursday. Shelton Elijah Charles and Tyson Rashad…

Pasadena Man Sentenced to 19 Years to Life for 2014 Fatal Shooting

Published Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 6:35 pm

Image courtesy Pasadena Police Dept. A 21-year old Pasadena man was sentenced to 19 years to life in prison on Thursday for the fatal shooting of his then-19-year old girlfriend…

Public Safety

Altadena Town Council Sends Letter to Pasadena Officials Requesting Restrictions on Pasadena Police Within Their Town Limits

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 7:45 pm

In a Feb. 10 letter to top Pasadena officials, Altadena Town Council Chair Okorie Ezieme requested that two Pasadena police officers involved in the violent arrest of an Altadena man…

Suspect Grabs Purse from Victim in Tuesday Strong Arm Robbery

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 9:41 am

© OpenStreetMap contributors Police are investigating a strong arm robbery which occurred in the 100 block of Mar Vista Avenue on Tuesday at at 9:56 p.m. Pasadena Police Lt. Pete…

Sports

Bryce Hamilton, Darius Brown II Combine for 58 Points; Pasadena Earns CIF Division 1 Semifinal Berth with 88-75 Victory at Damien

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:52 am

There’s no real secret as to why Pasadena has won 15 consecutive games. The Bulldogs…

Muir Earns CIF Division 2A Semifinal Berth with Balanced Effort Tuesday; Mustangs Get 62-50 Road Win at Walnut

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:46 am

Stop us if you’ve heard this before. Muir’s success is rooted in their balance throughout…

Boys Basketball: Arch Rivals are Pasadena Area’s Last Two Programs Standing in Tuesday’s CIF Quarterfinals; PHS Travels to Damien, Muir Goes to Walnut

Published Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | 5:47 am

From Top Clockwise: Simaine Stewart, Hunter Woods, Tiyon Martin, Haleem Jenkins, Coach Simaine Stewart, Coach…

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…