For Wednesday, October 1, 2014

U.S., India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

From STAFF REPORTS

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 2:03 pm

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (left) and Chairman K. Radhakrishnan of the Indian Space Research Organisation signing documents in Toronto on Sept. 30, 2014 to launch a joint Earth-observing satellite mission and establish a pathway for future joint missions to explore Mars. Image Credit: NASA In a meeting Tuesday in Toronto, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and K. Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), signed two documents to launch a NASA-ISRO satellite mission to observe Earth and establish a…

JPL’s RapidScat Wind Watcher Launches, Heads to Space Station

Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 12:35 am

Sept. 21, 2014 — At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40, the nine rocket engines…

Pasadena Health Dept. Confirms Five West Nile Virus Cases

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 2:39 pm

The Pasadena Public Health Department today announced that tests have confirmed five human cases of West Nile Virus…

Also

SIP-tember Cocktail of the Year Named at 3rd Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale

450 people were on hand to see the Green Street Restaurant Vin de Pomplemousse crowned Pasadena’s Cocktail of the Year 2014 at the Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale at…

Local Government

Memorial Dedicated to U.S. Marines Who Died in Global Effort to Eradicate Terrorism

Published Friday, September 26, 2014 | 12:36 pm

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Center in Pasadena – 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment. Photo courtesy Ann Erdman Photo courtesy Ann Erdman The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Center in Pasadena –…

Rep. Judy Chu Statement on Airstrikes in Syria

Published Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 11:07 am

Last night, the United States, in coordination with five Arab countries, launched airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State in Syria. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement: “The…

Education

PCCs First Year Pathways Program Recognized Among Most Effective in Nation

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 5:15 pm

Elected officials and higher education leaders from across the America came together at the St. Regis Washington, D.C. hotel on Tuesday to honor Pasadena City College’s First Year Pathways program…

Alverno High School Students Take the Oath of Office

Published Monday, September 29, 2014 | 2:39 pm

More than half of the Alverno High School student body recently took the Oath of Office during Alverno’s annual Inauguration on the terrace. Modeled after the government of the United…

Business

R.D. Olson Construction Commences Residence Inn by Marriott in Pasadena

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 10:52 am

R.D. Olson Construction has begun construction on a five-story, 144-room Residence Inn by Marriott extended stay hotel in Pasadena, California, the first hotel to be constructed in Old Town Pasadena…

Community News

San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership Supports Proposition 1: State Water Bond

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 4:23 pm

The San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership voted to support Proposition 1, the state water bond ballot initiative at its September Legislative Action Committee meeting. Proposition 1 would provide $7.5 billion…

The Arts

Pasadena Artist Makes Invisible Visible in New “Inside Out” Exhibition

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 10:56 am

“Whether I am using borrowed images or objects or working straight from a tube of paint, all of my work has one thing in common: making the invisible, visible and…

Pasadena Museum of History Presents Contemporary Masters, Artistic Eden IV

Published Monday, September 29, 2014 | 4:12 pm

What does the San Gabriel Valley look like – to an artist? Pasadena Museum of…

USC Pacific Asia Museum: Monks to Create Sacred Sand Mandala

Published Monday, September 29, 2014 | 4:10 pm

USC Pacific Asia Museum will host a delegation of monks from Karnataka, India, and the…

Events

Renowned Composer Presents Mars Rover-Inspired Music Work as Part of AxS Festival

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 11:01 am

Composer Bruno Louchouarn will present a space-themed immersive music and media work entitled “Sol Path” as art of the 2014 AxS Festival at SPHAERAE temporary pavilion on Friday, October 3,…

Reading of “Properties of Silence” Will Highlight Struggle for Self-Expression

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 10:24 am

Hear the inner voice of unique individuals who struggle for self-expression during the reading of…

Altadena Library Presents “Holiday Jazz Concert and Sing-A-Long”

Published Friday, September 26, 2014 | 2:25 pm

Join Altadena Library for a family holiday jazz concert and sing-along for all ages!  Get…

Science

Laser-Guided Sea-Monkeys Reveal How Zooplankton Migrations May Affect Global Ocean Currents

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 12:46 pm

A vertical migration of newly hatched A. salina (a species of brine shrimp, commonly known as Sea-Monkeys) is triggered by means of a blue luminescent signal. Animals migrated from the…

Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea

Published Monday, September 29, 2014 | 9:06 am

These three images, created from Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data, show the appearance and evolution of a mysterious feature in Ligeia Mare, one of the largest hydrocarbon seas on…

Opinion

Opinion: The Law is on SCALE Academy’s Side

Published Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 11:24 am

The purpose of this press release is to provide documentation in support of SCALE Academy’s right to operate within the city of Pasadena. Furthermore, this document is intended to provide…

Opinion: Back To School Inspiration: Mack Robinson’s Track Shoes

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 11:10 am

Mack Robinson memorabilia Until the reception last July at Pasadena City College, I had never seen an Olympic medal. Let alone one so steeped in history and legend. So, peering…

Features

Give “Three Feet Safety Clearance” for Bicyclists Or Face Citation

Published Monday, September 15, 2014 | 6:40 pm

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, California Vehicle Code 21760 requiring three feet clearance from bicyclist goes into effect. The legislation, enacted as the “Three Feet for Safety Act”, is intended…

Pasadena Home Worth Millions Seized in Drug Money-Laundering Investigation

Published Friday, September 12, 2014 | 4:37 pm

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) posted seizure notices late Friday afternoon on three Los Angeles-area homes, including a mansion in Pasadena valued…

Crime

Pasadena To Conduct Crackdown On Texting And Handheld Cell Use While Driving

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | 1:40 am

The Pasadena Police Department will conduct a “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving. Officers will be on alert for…

Missing Person: Alexis Sykes Female African American 19 Yrs Old Mentally Disabled.

Published Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 12:10 pm

Public Safety

RAD Prevention Coalition Reminds Fans: Drinking is NOT a Game

Published Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 12:35 pm

Rethinking Alcohol and other Drugs (RAD-SGV) prevention coalition members have launched “Drinking is NOT a Game”, an effort to promote responsible alcohol use at large events in the City of…

Pasadena Police Department Hosts Third “PPD in Espanol” Class

Published Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 11:10 am

The Pasadena Police Department will kick off an all Spanish Speaking series of workshops known as “PPD en Español.” The class was created to foster positive relationships with our Spanish…

Sports

Hemelians Nets Hat Trick In SCC-Opening Women’s Soccer Win

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 5:45 pm

  Ani Hemelians scored the natural hat trick as the Pasadena City College women’s soccer…

Jalyn Williams 2nd PCC Player Named SCFA Defensive POW

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 3:45 pm

  For the second consecutive week, a Pasadena City College football player received SCFA National…

Jayln Williams 2nd PCC Player Named SCFA Defensive POW

Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 1:45 pm

  For the second consecutive week, a Pasadena City College football player received SCFA National…

Living

Savor the Taste of South Lake

Published Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 3:18 pm

Taste of South Lake is Pasadena’s largest culinary celebration! Guests can enjoy mouth-watering offerings from over 25 South Lake Avenue restaurants, live cooking demos with celebrity chefs, music performances by…

Making the Space

Published Monday, August 11, 2014 | 12:30 pm

When the space in your house is starting to look like the space left in…

Hope on the Menu

Published Monday, July 7, 2014 | 12:17 pm

Chef Tony Lancaster (right) with his wife, Ann. Tony Lancaster knows what it’s like to…

Cool Deals and Hot Summer Specials at Charlie’s Trio

Published Tuesday, July 1, 2014 | 12:08 pm

Lunchtime favorites at Charlie’s Trio just got a little better. Any of the classic sandwiches…