For Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Pasadena Filmmaker Produces Powerful Gun Violence Video, Moved by Tragic Shooting Death of Altadena Boy

Story by BRANDON VILLALOVOS | Video by JULIAN FLORES

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 7:34 pm

30-year-old Julian Flores is a born and bred Pasadena native and promising up-and-coming filmmaker who created a powerful PSA titled “Put The Guns Down” about his experience with gun violence — a topic that resonates close to home for many and is a topic of concern nationwide. “The video is very personal to me. I’ve had friends who have been killed by gun violence. I’ve had friends who have lost their freedom to gun violence. My brother was … a…

The Next Generation Considers a Future in Law Enforcement, Fire-Fighting

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 5:04 am

Twenty-one Pasadena area high school students are dedicating five jam packed days into learning about the world of…

Pasadena Council Re-Approves Burbank Airport Joint Powers Agreement, Supports New Terminal

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 | 5:16 am

 [Editor's Note:  This article has been edited since it was originally published. Descriptions of the proposed construction at…

Also

Two Suspects Arrested for Pasadena Arson Spree

BREAKING: Two suspects have been arrested for five deliberately set fires throughout West Pasadena early yesterday morning.

Local Government

County Will Study Increasing Firefighting Air Fleet After Explosive Growth of Destructive Sand Fire

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 2:39 am

The Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Chief Executive Office will review the feasibility of purchasing, leasing, and partnering with other public entities for the operation of SuperScoopers, rotary,…

Local Congresswoman Will Address Democratic National Convention

Published Monday, July 25, 2016 | 11:20 am

Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday July 27th in the evening. Rep. Chu is appearing as part of a speaking…

Education

The Next Generation Considers a Future in Law Enforcement, Fire-Fighting

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 5:04 am

Twenty-one Pasadena area high school students are dedicating five jam packed days into learning about the world of law enforcement and fire fighting through the city’s Junior Public Safety Academy…

Immaculate Heart Students Stage Summer School Justice Fair

Published Monday, July 18, 2016 | 1:52 pm

Immaculate Heart High School’s Justice Fair recently created awareness and raised hundreds of dollars for organizations that support justice for people, animals, and the environment. Immaculate Heart students recently completed…

Business

New App Launches, Offers to Ease Parking Headaches in Pasadena

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 8:26 pm

Anyone driving in the Los Angeles area can now park easier in a more affordable spot by using a mobile app that lets drivers find and reserve parking at over…

Community News

Pasadena Water and Power Considers Water Rate Redesign

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 5:09 am

Incoming Pasadena Water and Power Interim General Manager Gurcharan Bawa. The Pasadena Department of Water and Power (PWP) presented the current state of its efforts to redesign the City’s water…

The Arts

Lisa Mann & Yoyo-Lin: ROTO Pasadena

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 1:28 pm

Lisa Mann and Yo-yo Lin presents ROTO Pasadena. On Saturday, August 13th, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., take a stroll down the main artery of Pasadena’s Civic Center on Garfield…

My Pasadena Art Project Lets Viewers See 3D Images, Step Back in Time

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 12:43 pm

Side Street Projects presents Arnold and Crystle Martin’s Now and Then part of a yearlong…

Adult Artists with Disabilities to Showcase Pieces about the Future World at New Exhibit

Published Friday, July 22, 2016 | 1:11 pm

Photo courtesy Armory Center for the Arts Many working artists dream to have their creations…

Events

Heartbeat City, a Tribute Band to The Cars to Hold a Free Concert at Farnsworth Park

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 1:42 pm

A free concert will be held this Saturday July 30th, Farnsworth Park amphitheater located at 568 E. Mt. Curve Ave., Altadena at 7:00 p.m. Heartbeat City will be performing a…

Pasadena Entrepreneur Discusses Dynamics of the Buy-One-Give-One Business Model in 21st Century Retail

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 12:35 pm

Many entrepreneurs are known for thinking outside of the box whether it’s reinventing something at…

Bead Inspired

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 12:18 pm

Think crafting and crocheting are just for people of retirement age? Just look at any…

Science

NASA’s Kepler Confirms 100+ Exoplanets During Its K2 Mission

Published Monday, July 25, 2016 | 3:47 pm

This artist's concept shows NASA's Kepler Space Telescope on its K2 mission. In July 2016, an international team of astronomers announced they had discovered more than 100 new planets using…

Eminent Caltech Physicist Charles W. Peck Passes Away

Published Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 11:16 pm

Charles W. Peck. Credit: Courtesy of the Caltech Archives Charles W. Peck (PhD ’64) — an eminent physicist, dedicated educator, and former chair of the Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy…

Opinion

Guest Column: Anxious Local Eyes Watch Disturbing Events Unfold in Armenia

Published Monday, July 18, 2016 | 5:07 am

As a father whose first born son lives and works in Yerevan, Armenia, I have become increasingly alarmed about disturbing news I have been receiving from Armenia over this past…

Letter to the Editor: Local Businesswoman Praises Pasadena Police

Published Tuesday, July 12, 2016 | 8:30 am

Pasadena Now received a copy of this letter “of support for our police …  who badly need it at the moment” from long-time Pasadena businesswoman Diana Olson. Olson said she…

Features

Pasadena Police Chief Orders “Modified Patrol Deployment” in Wake of Baton Rouge Shootings

Published Sunday, July 17, 2016 | 9:08 pm

Pasadena Chief of Police Phillip L. Sanchez Saying “there are no known credible threats” in the Pasadena region, Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez also said Sunday night that he has…

Pasadena Senior Commissioner Resigns after Pleading No Contest to Domestic Violence Charge

Published Thursday, July 14, 2016 | 7:49 pm

Jason Hardin via Facebook Pasadena Commissioner and former Mayoral candidate Jason Hardin submitted his letter of resignation from the Senior Commission on Thursday after his arrest and sentencing in May…

Crime

Do Some Sleuth Work on Mystery Shopper Scam

Published Friday, July 22, 2016 | 2:01 pm

Mystery shopping may sound fun but seniors should be aware that thieves are finding ways to steal your money. In the mystery shopper scam, crooks try to mirror what legitimate…

Thursday Court Dates for Three Men Charged in Murder and Attempted Murder Cases

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016 | 6:54 pm

Pasadena police investigate at the scene of the shooting on December 29, 2015 Pasadena court dates Thursday await three men accused in two separate incidents. Two men charged in connection…

Public Safety

Pasadena Filmmaker Produces Powerful Gun Violence Video, Moved by Tragic Shooting Death of Altadena Boy

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 7:34 pm

30-year-old Julian Flores is a born and bred Pasadena native and promising up-and-coming filmmaker who created a powerful PSA titled “Put The Guns Down” about his experience with gun violence…

City Reports No Cases of Zika, West Nile, Chikungunya and Dengue fever, Urges Residents to Protect Against Mosquito Bites

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 11:48 am

Maximize your outdoor fun this summer by protecting yourself, your family and pets against mosquitoes. The Pasadena Public Health Department advises you to clean up, cover up and use bug…

Sports

Caltech Tennis Squads Earn Academic Honors

Published Monday, July 25, 2016 | 4:43 pm

The Caltech men’s and women’s tennis teams have seen 11 student-athletes recognized as Intercollegiate Tennis…

Tournament of Roses Announces Equestrian Lineup for 2017 Rose Parade

Published Thursday, July 21, 2016 | 11:26 am

Tournament of Roses 2017 President Brad Ratliff is proud to announce 20 outstanding equestrian groups…

LIVE BLOGGING: Dodgers Get Revenge on the Padres, 10-6

Published Friday, July 8, 2016 | 6:09 pm

Dodger bats exploded tonight, as the snapped a three-game losing streak in as slugfest that…

Living

SIP-tember: A Celebration of the Cocktail Returns

Published Monday, July 4, 2016 | 3:51 pm

SIP-tember: A Celebration of the Cocktail returns to Pasadena August 10, 2016, at restaurants and lounges throughout the greater Pasadena area. Once again, cocktails will be matched in a bracket…

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…