For Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Pasadena Transportation Commission to Take Up Orange Grove Boulevard Lane Configuration, Union Street Bike Lane

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 2:16 pm

Pasadena’s Transportation Advisory Commission will meet Thursday, April 26, to receive updates on current and upcoming projects related to transportation services throughout the City. Among the items on the agenda are the Orange Grove Boulevard Lane Configuration Project and the Union Street bike lane project. Assistant City Manager Julie Gutierrez is also scheduled to provide a presentation to the commission about Pasadena’s Join the Conversation online survey, which intends to gather input from the community as the City prepares to…

Two Finalists Identified in Pasadena City College Superintendent/President Search

Monday, April 23, 2018 | 12:39 pm

Dr. Byron Breland credit: San Jose City College (l) and Cliff Davis credit: Ozark Technical Community College System…

Pasadena’s Armenian Community Celebrates Freeway Memorial Signs, Remembers Genocide

Monday, April 23, 2018 | 4:53 am

“We make history by challenging denial,” said Raffi Hamparian, chairman of the Armenian National Committee of America Saturday…

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

Pasadena Transportation Commission to Take Up Orange Grove Boulevard Lane Configuration, Union Street Bike Lane

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 2:16 pm

Pasadena’s Transportation Advisory Commission will meet Thursday, April 26, to receive updates on current and upcoming projects related to transportation services throughout the City. Among the items on the agenda…

City to Hold Union Street Protected Bike Lane Project Community Workshop

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 1:08 pm

On May 9, 2018, the City of Pasadena will be hosting a Community Workshop to reintroduce the Union Street Protected Bike Lane project, share initial concept designs, and solicit community…

Education

Los Angeles County Tells Pasadena Unified to Cut Millions Deeper

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 5:27 am

In a sternly worded letter, the Los Angeles County Office of Education, which oversees the Pasadena Unified School District, has told School Board President Roy Boulghourjian that District “may not…

Pasadena School Board Scheduled to OK Contracts

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 3:07 pm

The Board of Education of the Pasadena Unified School District is expected to approve a number of contracts related to improving facilities at several Pasadena Unified School District schools when…

Business

Pasadena’s OneWest Bank Offers Small-Business Promotion

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 9:17 am

Pasadena-based OneWest Bank, the Southern California retail bank division of CIT Bank, has launched a new small-business banking promotion for both newly formed and established businesses across the region. Under…

Community News

Four-Day Flintridge Horse Show Puts Ponies, Horses and Riders Through Their Paces This Weekend

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 5:35 am

Flintridge Riding Club at La Cañada is hosting the 97th annual Flintridge Horse Show this week, beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 26, and concluding on Sunday, April 29. Pasadena-area…

The Arts

It’s All Free at Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day on May 20, 2018

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 4:39 pm

Explore great architecture, historical discoveries, family fun and entertainment at six local museums all for free at Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day on May 20, 2018. Climb into a…

Don’t Miss the 56th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 11:11 am

Click to enlarge The 56th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of…

‘Trump’ Visits Pasadena Via ‘The People’s Prison,’ Courtesy of Anarchist Art Collective INDECLINE and Gallery 30 South

Published Friday, April 20, 2018 | 1:57 pm

The only things that appeared to be missing were the live rats at “The People’s…

Events

Four-Day Flintridge Horse Show Puts Ponies, Horses and Riders Through Their Paces This Weekend

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 5:35 am

Flintridge Riding Club at La Cañada is hosting the 97th annual Flintridge Horse Show this week, beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 26, and concluding on Sunday, April 29. Pasadena-area…

It’s All Free at Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day on May 20, 2018

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 4:39 pm

Explore great architecture, historical discoveries, family fun and entertainment at six local museums all for…

LitFest Pasadena Announces Two ‘Action Packed’ Days – and Nights – of Literary Events in Pasadena’s Historic Playhouse District

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 3:58 pm

The 7th annual LitFest Pasadena features a host of special guest authors in events from…

Science

Caltech Researchers Invent Glowing Contact Lens That Could Prevent a Leading Cause of Blindness

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 4:33 am

This glowing contact lens could help prevent blindness in millions of people with diabetes. Credit: Caltech Hundreds of millions of people suffer from diabetes worldwide, putting them at risk for…

JPL Engineers Dream Big with Small Spacecraft

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 1:30 am

Many of NASA’s most iconic spacecraft towered over the JPL engineers who built them: think Voyagers 1 and 2, Cassini or Galileo — all large machines that could measure up…

Opinion

Guest Opinion | Scott Phelps | PUSD’s Latest Budget: An Updated Reality Check

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 2:15 pm

[Editor's Note: This piece was submitted prior to the issuance of a letter by the Los Angeles County Board of Education requiring $8 million in additional reductions be included in…

Guest Opinion | Eileen White Read | A Better Future for the Muir Ranch School Garden

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 5:40 am

Much of the once-educational Muir Ranch garden program is gone. Among the essential tools I learned at Columbia University’s journalism school, and sharply honed during my time as a Wall…

Features

Pasadena’s BioMedical Corridor Welcomes Huntington Medical Research Institutes’ New Glass-Walled Laboratory Facility

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 6:19 pm

Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI), Pasadena’s only dedicated medical research institute, celebrated the grand opening last week of its new world-class research facility in the heart of Pasadena at 686…

Vertical Barriers Only Way to Stop Suicide Jumpers, Says Colorado Bridge Task Force Report

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 5:25 am

Decades ago, Pasadena installed vertical seven-foot high-fencing topped with three strands of barbed wire after 90 people jumped to their deaths from the Colorado Street Bridge. This photograph was taken…

Crime

Pasadena Man Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Federal Prison for ‘Dual Valley Bandit’ Bank Robbery Spree

Published Monday, March 26, 2018 | 2:32 pm

Images captured from bank security videos of the "Dual Valley Bandit" in action during robberies. Photo: FBI A Pasadena man was sentenced today for the commission of a series of…

Pasadena “Knock-Knock” Suspect One of Three Men Arrested for Commercial Burglary in Fontana

Published Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 4:13 pm

Davante Dean, 19, of Los Angeles, is a suspect in a string of “knock-knock” residential burglaries along the 210 Freeway corridor and throughout some San Gabriel Valley neighborhoods. He was…

Public Safety

In the Pasadena Courthouse This Week

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 4:35 am

This week, one high-profile Pasadena criminal case will move forward in the Pasadena Courthouse of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Here’s an update and profile of the case. Pretrial…

Blair High School Student, 13, Arrested For Thursday Morning Attack On Staffer

Published Friday, April 20, 2018 | 7:34 am

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena Police report that a 13-year old boy was arrested for allegedly attacking a teacher at Blair High School, located at 1135 S. Euclid Ave. in Pasadena,…

Sports

Baseball: Dawson Netz Throws 5-Inning No-Hitter Tuesday Night, Extends Scoreless Inning Streak to 41; Maranatha Defeats Heritage Christian 10-0 in Olympic League Game

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 12:01 am

If you hadn’t heard, Maranatha junior Dawson Netz is pretty good. On Tuesday, the 6-foot-1…

Baseball: Maranatha, Poly Separating from the Pack; Pasadena Closing in on CIF Playoff Berth

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 9:01 pm

From Top Clockwise: Brian Love, Dawson Netz, Franco Alonso, Adrian DePasquale, Alvie Castro, Max Blessinger,…

Baseball: Alvie Castro, Adrian DePasquale Have Pasadena Edging Towards CIF Playoff Berth; Bulldogs’ Battery Continues Putting Up Elite Numbers

Published Monday, April 23, 2018 | 5:02 am

In each of the past three years, Alvie Castro and Adrian DePascuale have become better…

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…