For Friday, October 18, 2019

Health Concern as Rabid Bat Found Dying on Pasadena Sidewalk

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 8:25 pm

The Pasadena Public Health Department announced Thursday night it is asking for help from the community in locating anyone who may have touched or had contact with a bat found outdoors on the ground near State Street and South Fair Oaks Avenue on Tuesday, October 15 at approximately 3:30 p.m. The bat has tested positive for rabies and it is uncertain whether there could have been individuals in direct contact with it. “The bat was found alive on the sidewalk,”…

Pasadena is Ready for The Big One, But It Will be Costly

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 4:47 am

Pasadena last faced citywide damage after a windstorm in 2011 toppled thousands of trees and damaged buildings, costing…

City Hall Plans to Air Out 10 YWCA Building Proposals, Despite Initial Closed Door Meeting

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 4:44 am

Civic Center Task Force shown touring the YWCA building in 2017. In a Tuesday interview with Pasadena Now,…


Pasadena School Celebrates Civic Learning Award of Distinction

Pasadena Unified’s Willard Elementary, an International Baccalaureate school, hosted an awards presentation on Friday, May 1 to celebrate its Civic Learning Learning Award of Distinction. The Civic Learning Award presentation…

Local Government

Governor Newsom Signs Comprehensive Gun Storage Bill Authored by Pasadena-Area Senator Portantino

Published Friday, October 18, 2019 | 5:17 am

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed another gun safety measure authored by State Senator Anthony Portantino, who represents Pasadena. The measure, Senate Bill 172, enacts a slate of provisions related…

Pasadena Public Library’s One City, One Story Book Selections Announced

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 11:50 am

Pasadena Public Library announced their two book selections for Pasadena’s 2020 One City, One Story community reading celebration, The Secrets They Kept by author Lara Prescott, the 2020 One City,…


Parents Told To Prepare Children for School Closings

Published Friday, October 18, 2019 | 4:42 am

“Prepare your children for what will happen next,” Pasadena Unified School District Board Member Michelle Richardson-Bailey told a large Pasadena High School audience at a District Town Hall Meeting Thursday.…

Mayfield Junior School’s Annual FUN Fall Fellowship Celebrates Community

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 4:53 pm

The famed Rose Bowl and picturesque Arroyo Seco in Pasadena provided marvelous backdrops for Mayfield Junior School’s 2019 FUN Fall Fellowship. signature fall event is an annual celebration of the…


Vallarta Supermarket Will Offer Hands-on Community Event Commemorating Day of the Dead

Published Friday, October 18, 2019 | 5:11 am

The Pasadena Vallarta Supermarket opened on November 29, 2017. Photo by James Carbone. Vallarta Supermarkets in Pasadena will host a hands-on community event on Thursday, October 24, commemorating Dia De…

Community News

Hundreds and Hundreds of Reasons You Should Enjoy the Latino Heritage Parade Saturday

Published Friday, October 18, 2019 | 4:46 am

Last year it was gray and damp and this year is forecast to be cloudless and about 80 degrees. But enjoying the great weekend is least of a gaggle of…

The Arts

SPARC Opens New Art Exhibition, “The Human Form,” and Presents Interactive Arts Activities at the South Pasadena Fall Arts Crawl

Published Friday, October 11, 2019 | 12:56 pm

The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) will present interactive fun for all ages in the City Hall Courtyard and open its latest art exhibition at the SPARC Chamber Gallery during…

Art x Science Symposium “Free Radicals: On the Provocations of Awe”

Published Friday, October 11, 2019 | 12:24 pm

Fulcrum Arts announced Free Radicals, a robust, two-day program of artist talks, performances, screenings, and…

It’s Coaster Show Time! Unique Art Exhibit Features Bar Coaster Art From Around the Globe

Published Friday, October 4, 2019 | 4:51 am

Today Gallery 30 South opens its seventh annual Coaster Show featuring all kinds of bar…


San Francisco Year Zero: Political Upheaval, Punk Rock and A Third-Place Baseball Team Discussion and Book Signing with Lincoln Mitchell

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 10:49 pm

The Baseball Reliquary and the Allendale Branch Library present a book signing and discussion with Lincoln Mitchell, author of “San Francisco Year Zero: Political Upheaval, Punk Rock and a Third-Place…

Mayor, City Councilmembers to Host Walktober Treks

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 6:54 pm

The organizers of Walktober 2019 invite Pasadena residents in five of our seven City Council…

Pasadena Arts & Crafts: Une Grande Exposition

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 11:26 am

The festivities begin when Pasadena Arts & Crafts Show comes to Hilton Pasadena November 8…


Pasadena Scientists Discover Unprecedented Movement of Major SoCal Fault for the First Time on Record

Published Friday, October 18, 2019 | 5:04 am

A USGS Earthquake Science Center Mobile Laser Scanning truck scans the surface rupture near the zone of maximum surface displacement of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck the Ridgecrest area.…

“Amazing, Hair-Raising Stories” Light Up Season Two of JPL’s “On a Mission” Podcast Series

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 4:44 am

The second season of NASA-JPL's 'On a Mission' podcast answers the question: What happens if an asteroid hits Earth? Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech “Armageddon,” “Deep Impact,” the demise of the dinosaurs — asteroids…


Guest Opinion | Ken McCormick: State Legislators, Stop the Hypocrisy on Housing

Published Friday, October 11, 2019 | 5:47 am

State leaders have taken the position that California needs 1.3 million new homes and apartments built in the next several years to address our affordable housing shortage. Simply put, they…

Guest Opinion | Adrienne Ann Mullen: Diversity Matters, Choice Matters

Published Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 12:43 pm

I am an educator, I am an advocate for student success, and my most important role is that I am a mother. I am the parent of four children who…


Pasadena Latinos Say Growing Numbers Reap Gains, But Not Always the Power to Match

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 5:25 am

As their community readies for the 21st Annual Latino Heritage Parade this Saturday, local Latinos can see both important gains and enduring pains that characterize their lives in Pasadena. A…

Your Personal Guide to Connect Week Pasadena, The Biggest Tech Innovation Series in L.A.

Published Monday, October 14, 2019 | 4:58 am

A wide array of interactive special events and open houses pop up through Sunday during Connect Week Pasadena and it’s your chance to go behind the doors of the area’s…


Pasadena Man Killed in Police Shooting Had Been Due in Court This Week

Published Monday, May 20, 2019 | 7:58 pm

A man identified by Pasadena police as Daniel Warren, 36, shown being taken into custody on March 23, 2019 at 25 South Oak Knoll Avenue after he refused to cooperate…

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,…

Public Safety

SoCalGas Offers Emergency Preparedness Tips as Part of Great California ShakeOut

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 12:08 pm

During yesterday’s Great California ShakeOut event, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) reminded its customers about natural gas safety in preparation for and following an earthquake — information we all should know.…

Pasadena is Ready for The Big One, But It Will be Costly

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 4:47 am

Pasadena last faced citywide damage after a windstorm in 2011 toppled thousands of trees and damaged buildings, costing the city over $18 million to recover. Photo courtesy City of Pasadena.…


Community Members Will Push Themselves to the Limits at the 2nd Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival

Published Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 12:04 pm

Click to enlarge Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people…

Triumph Foundation Invites the Community to Push the Limits of Their Abilities with the 2nd Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival

Published Monday, September 9, 2019 | 3:26 pm

Triumph Foundation , a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with…

LIVE BLOGGING From Chavez Ravine with Eddie Rivera: Yanks Humiliate the Dodgers, 10-2, in First Meeting

Published Friday, August 23, 2019 | 5:21 pm

  Asked before the game whether he had any particular concerns about meeting the fearsome…


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…