For Sunday, April 26, 2015

Bruins Football Comes Out of Hibernation, Shakes It Out in Rose Bowl Scrimmage

Story by CHRISTOPHER FLOCH | Photography by MICHAEL FLOCH

Published Sunday, April 26, 2015 | 4:45 am

Jay Rosen takes the snap and looks downfield. Rosen was 13 of 17 with two touchdowns and one interception. (Photo: Michael Floch) Early Saturday under overcast skies, the UCLA football team had a homecoming of sorts for their annual final spring practice and returned to the Rose Bowl after one year in Carson. The showcase scrimmage began bright and early at 10:00 a.m. and was open to the public. Some fans were waiting for them as early as six a.m.…

South Pasadena’s Orchard Supply Hardware Grand Re-Opening Features $5,000 Gift to Pasadena Garden Group

Saturday, April 25, 2015 | 4:55 am

  Store manager Jim Fox presents $5,000 to Eileen White Read, President and CEO of Pasadena Community Gardens…

Week In Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Friday, April 24, 2015 | 5:32 pm

Top Story Tornek Takes It, Becomes Pasadena’s First New Mayor in 16 Years For the First Time in…

Also

10 Can’t Miss Views at This Year’s Showcase House

This week, Pasadena Now took a look at this year’s 2015 Showcase House for the Arts. Moments from being completed, with some rooms requiring only a few finishing touches, the…

Local Government

Rep. Chu Statement Addresses 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Published Friday, April 24, 2015 | 11:10 am

On this day in 1915, the Ottoman government rounded up Armenian intellectual and cultural leaders, starting a mass killing of 1.5 million Armenians in what would become known as the…

Pasadena Fire Department to Celebrate Fire Service Day with Open Houses and Demonstrations

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 1:55 pm

Meet the dedicated men and women of the Pasadena Fire Department during Fire Service Day on Saturday, May 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Fire Station 33, 515…

Education

Pasadena High School Students Travel to Hiroshima, Japan to Present at Nuclear Disarmament Conference

Published Friday, April 24, 2015 | 5:59 pm

Students and staff from Japan, Russia and USA who participated in the 2015 Critical Issues Forum in Hiroshima Japan Pasadena High School Nuclear Nonproliferation Club (PHSNNC) members Amadea Tanner and…

Pasadena Unified Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Published Friday, April 24, 2015 | 5:18 pm

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) recognized the beginning of the Armenian Genocide on April 24, 1918 with the passage of Resolution 2314 by the PUSD Board of Education at…

Business

Community Bank Reports 8% Increase in 2015 First Quarter Earnings to $7.2 Million

Published Friday, April 24, 2015 | 6:49 pm

Community Bank, founded in 1945, is an independent Southern California regional community bank, with assets of $3.6 billion is headquartered in Pasadena with 17 business centers. •  The Bank reported…

Community News

Bruins Football Comes Out of Hibernation, Shakes It Out in Rose Bowl Scrimmage

Published Sunday, April 26, 2015 | 4:45 am

Jay Rosen takes the snap and looks downfield. Rosen was 13 of 17 with two touchdowns and one interception. (Photo: Michael Floch) Early Saturday under overcast skies, the UCLA football…

The Arts

Local Private, Public School Students Team to Artisically Interpret Famous Huntington Library

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 10:59 am

With thanks to Shannon Mumolo This past year, students from Altadena’s Eliot Arts Magnet together with Mayfield Junior School students engaged with The Huntington Library on a two-month collaborative venture…

SPACE Presents “South Pasadena is For the Birds”

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 7:22 pm

Over 90 local schoolchildren made birdhouses for the community project! SPACE presents “South Pasadena is…

“California Light” Plein Air Art Exhibit Opens with Public Reception

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | 12:19 pm

'Kaufmann House, Palm Springs' by Juergen Nogai and Julius Shulman “California Light,” an exhibit of…

Events

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library’s 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015 | 9:04 pm

The 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd, on Saturday, May…

TriAngular Bent to Perform at South Pasadena Music Center and Conservatory

Published Friday, April 24, 2015 | 7:52 pm

TriAngular Bent, a new electroacoustic trio featuring Don Preston (piano and electronics), Jeff Boynton (cello…

Sunday Tour Offers Up Water-Wise Practices of Four Beautiful Local Gardens

Published Friday, April 24, 2015 | 6:32 pm

South Pasadena Beautiful marks its free 45th annual Garden Tour on Sunday, April 26, from…

Science

The Resnick Sustainability Institute Presents “Element 19: A Breakthrough Discovery in Sustainable Chemistry” Screening and Panel Discussion

Published Monday, April 20, 2015 | 12:32 pm

The Resnick Sustainability Institute presents a screening of its first short documentary film “Element 19: A Breakthrough Discovery in Sustainable Chemistry” on Earth Day, Wednesday April 22, at Caltech’s Lees…

This Year’s Caltech Feynman Prize Goes Outside Science to an English Professor

Published Monday, April 20, 2015 | 8:22 am

Professor of English Kevin Gilmartin (Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech) This year the Richard P. Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching has been awarded to Professor of English Kevin Gilmartin, who has…

Opinion

Robin Salzer: Why I Support Retired Pasadena Fire Chief Calvin Wells for City Council District 1

Published Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | 11:43 am

The future direction of the City of Pasadena is at a critical and pivotal junction. The runoff election will determine or undermine our continued pathway to success as a World…

Cameron Turner: Unfair Hampton Bashing Undermines Council Race

Published Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | 11:43 am

No evidence has been presented to prove that Tyron Hampton had anything to do with damaging or removing the two dozen campaign signs that his city council election rival, Calvin…

Features

It’s Official: Homelessness Is Down, Slightly, in Pasadena

Published Friday, April 24, 2015 | 5:23 am

A multi-agency partnership has released a report on homelessness in Pasadena showing a decrease of 5% over last year and a cumulative decrease of 48% when compared to 2011′s count.…

Morning Headaches as Gold Line Commute to Downtown Los Angeles Disrupted

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 4:46 am

Photo: KCBS-TV Los Angeles Damage to overhead wires has disrupted service along the Gold Line this morning, causing commuter headaches for those who travel to downtown Los Angeles. Metro officials…

Crime

South Pasadena Police Department Crime Bulletin

Published Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 4:30 pm

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Black, 18 years, 506-507, 130, wearing blue jeans, dark shoes with white laces, and a white colored hooded pull-over sweat jacket, with possible “Hilfiger” on the front.…

South Pasadena Police Report on Crime Last Week, February 25 to March 3

Published Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 12:30 pm

The following covers South Pasadena reported crimes from February 25-March 3, 2015. The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in…

Public Safety

South Pasadena Police Hunt Bicycle Bandit

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 12:02 pm

South Pasadena Police have issued surveillance images of a bicycle bandit who stole credit cards, keys, a remote control device, and the vehicle registration from an unlocked car that was…

Judge Sentences Trio to Life in Prison With No Parole for Pasadena Killing

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 5:40 am

Zane Goldstein (Photo: Facebook) A Los Angeles Superior Court judge sentenced a Pasadena man and two other to life in prison with no possibility of parole Wednesday for the 2013…

Sports

Flintridge Prep’s Girls Varsity Cross Country Celebrates Historic Season

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 8:10 pm

The girls varsity cross country team cemented its legacy on Thursday at the honorary bell…

Fore! La Salle Duffers Keep Rolling!

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 11:44 am

La Salle Lancers golf had a big win Tuesday over Arcadia High School. La Salle…

Dan Guerrero, UCLA Athletic Director and Jim Bonds, St. Francis High School Coach to Speak at Pasadena Quarterbacks

Published Monday, April 20, 2015 | 8:23 pm

Dan Guerrero (l) and Jim Bonds (r). Photo courtesy Pasadena Quarterbacks Twelve years and 25…

Living

New Restaurants, Favorite Chefs, Best Pasadena Dining Destinations Offer Special Meals and Deals During Pasadena Restaurant Week

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 6:58 pm

Pasadena’s restaurant community opens its doors for Pasadena Restaurant Week which takes place from Sunday, April 26th through Friday, May 1st. The public is invited to visit many of Pasadena’s…

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…

A Very Traditional St. Patrick’s Day Experience

Published Friday, February 27, 2015 | 12:40 pm

While the modern image of St. Patrick’s day can sometimes be marred by over-zealous drinkers,…