For Friday, October 31, 2014

Man Assaulted in Old Pasadena On Life Support

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 10:12 pm

Pasadena police report that early Saturday morning at approximately 1:00 a.m. officers responded to the 100 block of South Raymond Avenue regarding a person down on the sidewalk. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Joseph Rafael, 31, of Alhambra.  Rafael was found unresponsive and officers administered CPR until paramedics arrived. Rafael was then transported to a local area hospital where he is currently on life support due to significant head trauma. Officers learned the victim and a suspect, Giorgio Bustamante,…

Pasadena Symphony Names Lora Unger New CEO

Friday, October 24, 2014 | 3:17 pm

The Pasadena Symphony Association (PSA), which operates the Pasadena Symphony and POPS, has named Lora Unger its new…

City Council Gives Nod to $1 Business License For High Tech Startups

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 8:24 pm

New high tech and other small startup businesses coming to Pasadena may qualify for a reduced business license…

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

Assemblymember Holden to Host Veterans Job and Resource Fair

Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 11:29 am

Assemblymember Chris Holden is joining The State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) and America’s Job Center of California to sponsor a Veterans’ Jobs and Resource Fair. Vets will learn…

Carpenters Wanted for Pasadena’s Glenarm Repowering Project

Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 6:46 am

Those who want to work as union carpenters, cement masons and pipe fitters for the City’s Glenarm Repowering Project can attend the Pasadena Water and Power’s job recruitment event at…

Education

Dental Lab Tech To Hold Comedy Night Fundraiser

Published Friday, October 31, 2014 | 11:15 am

The Pasadena City College Dental Laboratory Technology program will be hosting a “Comedy Relief From Midterms Night” on Nov. 12 to help raise funds for its students. Evan Cassidy, a…

Nobel Laureate and Former Caltech President Dr. David Baltimore to Speak to Aspiring Pasadena Student Scientists

Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 2:27 pm

Caltech Professor of Biology Dr. David Baltimore, the 1975 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, will address students at Pasadena High School in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) on…

Business

Mayor Bogaard Joins Burns & McDonnell to Announce Job Growth Plans for New Office Opening in Pasadena

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 2:53 pm

Mayor Bill Bogaard (l) and Renita Mollman, V.P., Burns & McDonell Pasadena Office (r). Burns & McDonnell opens its newest California office in downtown Pasadena to provide specialized services and…

Community News

Sierra Madre City Hall Increases Open Hours

Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 4:46 pm

At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the Council approved increased hours for City Hall beginning Monday, November 3, 2014. • City Hall will be open 7:30 am – 5:30 pm,…

The Arts

Three Art Openings at The Armory Center for the Arts

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 12:24 pm

On Saturday, November 1 the Armory Center for the Arts will be opening three new exhibits: Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 3: John Burtle, the Room is a Frame…

Botanical Artist to Lead Drawing Workshop on Carnivorous Plants

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 6:33 am

Learn to accurately draw your favorite carnivorous plants during the “Botanical Watercolors” workshop at the…

Bringing Your Pet to Life

Published Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 6:34 am

Any pet owner will tell you that there are few things more important than their…

Events

Bulldog to Face Mustang in 2nd Annual Birdie Tussle Golf Tournament

Published Friday, October 31, 2014 | 8:45 am

Will the Bulldogs show new tricks to take home the crown, or will the Mustangs gallop towards victory? Find out during the 2nd Annual Birdie Tussle Golf Tournament at Brookside…

The Byrds’ John York Headlines Coffee Gallery Concert

Published Friday, October 31, 2014 | 6:32 am

John York, former member of the popular 1960s band the Byrds, will perform at the…

Veteran Gives First-Hand Account of “What It Is Like To Go To War”

Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 7:49 am

Are soldiers as young as 19 years old prepared to face war and what should…

Science

Cassini Sees Sunny Seas on Titan

Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 11:36 am

Photo courtesy JPL/NASA As it soared past Saturn’s large moon Titan recently, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas. In the past, Cassini had…

A New Way to Convert Light to Electrical Energy

Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 11:26 am

Dr. Harry Atwater. Photo courtesy Caltech The conversion of optical power to an electrical potential is of general interest for energy applications, and is typically accomplished by optical excitation of…

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

Queen Madison Named 97th Rose Queen

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 6:19 pm

Madison Elaine Triplett, 17, a student at John Marshall Fundamental High School was named the 97th Rose Queen in a ceremony on the steps of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Tuesday…

Development Consultant Don Morgan Joins Mayoral Race

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 5:43 am

Community development consultant and Pasadena resident Don Morgan, Ph.D. has submitted forms to the City Clerk declaring his intention to campaign for mayor of Pasadena. “The mayor of Pasadena is…

Crime

Pasadena Police Share Halloween Safety Tips: Be Safe This Halloween

Published Monday, October 27, 2014 | 9:40 am

HALLOWEEN SAFETY FOR KIDS, TEENS, AND PARENTS PASADENA, CA – Kids love dressing up in costume, going house to house trick-or-treating or participating in Harvest Day/Halloween celebrations! Keep your October…

Suspects Arrested For Residential Burglary

Published Friday, September 19, 2014 | 12:40 pm

On Thursday, September 18th, at about 1:00 pm, an alert resident in the 800 block of Rollin St. heard their neighbor’s house alarm activate across the street. The resident looked…

Public Safety

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery, Update Your Disaster Supplies

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 2:30 pm

The Pasadena Fire Department reminds you to change all of your Smoke Alarm batteries when you change your clocks back this Sunday, November 2. Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries! Replace…

Pasadena Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

Published Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 12:12 pm

Pasadena Police Department has been awarded a $ 386,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to…

Sports

Bulldog to Face Mustang in 2nd Annual Birdie Tussle Golf Tournament

Published Friday, October 31, 2014 | 8:45 am

Will the Bulldogs show new tricks to take home the crown, or will the Mustangs…

Football Features Two SCFA Players of Week

Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 10:15 am

Although the Pasadena City College football team is trying to recover from a tough 23-17…

Maranatha High School Celebrates 50th Year Homecoming

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 4:37 pm

Maranatha celebrated a special 50th year Homecoming recently! The campus was full of energy as…

Living

OSKA: Clothing with a Conscience

Published Monday, October 27, 2014 | 1:55 pm

When OSKA does an event, they do it for a worthy cause- and they do it in style! This year, OSKA joined in the call to raise awareness on breast…

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Announces Holiday Dining Specials and Seasonal Events

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 3:08 pm

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena is pleased to announce a number of holiday dining specials and…

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Receives Four Stars from Forbes Travel Guide

Published Monday, October 6, 2014 | 10:58 am

Forbes Travel Guide has just unveiled new additions to its annual Star Rating list, naming…

“We Scream for Fresh, Healthier Ice Cream!” Ice-Cream Lab to Open Second Store in Pasadena

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 12:12 pm

Ice-Cream Lab, which serves freshly made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream containing only the healthiest, all…