For Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Development Consultant Don Morgan Joins Mayoral Race

From STAFF REPORTS

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 a unique job,” Morgan said. “What excites me most about the position is the opportunity to generate, facilitate and promote innovative programs and partnerships that will secure and enhance Pasadena’s vibrant future for all its residents.” “Enhancing that experience for other families and residents is the truest expression of our…

Police Identify Suspect in Double Murder

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 8:05 am

Pasadena Police announced the arrest of  Jacob Mallory Bersson, 29, of Pasadena, for the murder of Lawrence and…

Chef Center’s General Manager Larry Bressler, Wife Denise Slain in Knife Attack

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 5:37 am

“]Larry Bressler, shown above in a file photo standing before the Chefs Center he managed, was slain Monday…

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

Public Invited to Pasadena Media’s Spooktacular “Trick or Treat TV”

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 2:26 pm

Pasadena Media invites all good ghouls, goblins, pirates, princesses and zombies of all ages to a special “Trick or Treat TV” costume celebration from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday,…

Public Invited to Bullying Prevention Awareness Month Events

Published Monday, October 13, 2014 | 2:32 pm

The public is encouraged to participate in a series of free educational events in Pasadena through Friday, October 24, 2014, to learn about the effects of bullying and preventive measures.…

Education

Local Business and Civic Leaders are Reporting to Pasadena Unified Principal’s Offices

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 4:19 pm

Kurt Knop Executive Director Rose Bowl Aquatics Center from last year's Principal for a Day Event. Photo courtesy PASED Local business and civic leaders will be spending the day in…

Pasadena Unified Board of Education to Vote on Adoption of Proposed School Attendance Boundaries

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 11:55 am

New school attendance boundaries will be among the items before the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education on Thursday at its regular meeting. These draft boundaries have been…

Business

PGI Acquisition of Central Desktop Signals Industry Shift to Unified Collaboration

Published Friday, October 17, 2014 | 10:59 am

PGi, a global leader in collaboration software and services for over 20 years, today announced the acquisition of Central Desktop, Inc., a leading cloud-based team collaboration and project management platform…

Community News

Crowell Public Library Presents Reasons a Retiree’s Portfolio Lose Money

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 7:20 pm

How often are a retiree’s investments held without adequate analysis and attention to detail? When we are working, we’re too busy and when we retire, is it too late? According…

The Arts

Today: Film Historian to Join Free Showing of “Forrest Gump” at South Pasadena Library

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 8:12 am

Get inspired, laugh and fall in love when you watch the free screening of the popular 1994 film “Forrest Gump” at the South Pasadena Public Library on Wednesday, October 22,…

Consejo Fronterizo de Arte y Cultura / Border Council of Arts and Culture Presents Luis Ituarte “Nexus in the Creative Process”

Published Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 12:56 pm

COFAC (Consejo Fronterizo de Arte y Cultura – Border Council of Arts and Council) is…

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Images of Pasadena Photo Contest Deadline for Entries Extended to October 30th

Published Friday, October 10, 2014 | 1:33 pm

Nicola Borland captured this image of the Rose Bowl for the 2014 cover. Photo courtesy…

Events

Come to the Fair! Pasadena Public Library Celebrates 130 Years of Reading

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 4:10 pm

Come to the Fair! and join in the festivities as Pasadena Public Library Celebrates 130 Years of Reading on Saturday, November 15 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. at Central…

Japanese Garden Festival at Descanso Gardens Features Taiko Drummers, Ikebana and More

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 11:10 am

Descanso Gardens celebrates the art and culture of Japan at the annual Japanese Garden Festival…

Aireene and The Rarities to Stage “Stompin’, Swayin’” Americana Music

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 6:21 am

Aireene and The Rarities, together with the Plunk and Phunk Orchestra, will bring “stompin’, swayin’…

Science

Tomorrow: JPL Chief Engineer to Give Inside Account on Mars Rover Curiosity

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 5:11 am

Have a sneak peek of the book “Mars Rover Curiosity: An Inside Account from Curiosity’s Chief Engineer” through the author himself at Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse on Thursday, October 23,…

Public Invited to View Solar Eclipse at Mount Wilson Observatory

Published Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 6:51 pm

On Thursday, October 23, the public is invited to view a partial eclipse of the Sun from the grounds of the world-famous Mount Wilson Observatory in the San Gabriel Mountains…

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

Pasadena City Council Votes to Support Proposition 47

Published Monday, October 13, 2014 | 11:51 am

The Pasadena City Council voted at its Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 meeting to support Proposition 47, known as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. Proposition 47 is among the statewide…

Former Pasadena Police Chief to Serve as Interim Chair of Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee

Published Friday, October 3, 2014 | 1:16 pm

On Wednesday morning, the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee accepted the resignation of former Board Chair William Paparian. The Board also unanimously elected former Pasadena Police Chief and White House…

Crime

Dui/drivers License Checkpoint Planned For July 19

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 1:40 am

The South Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on July 19th at an undisclosed location within City limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 2:30…

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

Tomorrow: What To Do When Risky Radiation Suddenly Strikes

Published Friday, October 17, 2014 | 5:35 am

It has been 35 years since the Three Mile Island nuclear incident—the worst accident in US commercial nuclear power plant history—but radiation risk issues still arise in the present day.…

Pasadena Police Chief Recaps Week’s Critical Incidents

Published Monday, October 13, 2014 | 6:08 am

On October 2 at about 11:50 a.m., Pasadena Police officers responded to the 1200 block of East Green Street regarding a possible burglary in progress. Officers arrived quickly and observed…

Sports

Offense Missing Lately for Men’s Soccer

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 8:15 pm

The slumping Pasadena City College men’s soccer team lost its third straight South Coast Conference…

Geoff Strand, Former Bruin Head Alumni Cheerleader at Pasadena Quarterbacks

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 12:56 pm

Who in the UCLA Bruin alumni section hasn’t stood and yelled the 8-clap, due to…

LBCC Outlasts Women’s VB in 5

Published Monday, October 20, 2014 | 7:45 am

Long Beach City College stopped the Pasadena City College women’s volleyball team’s 2-match win streak…

Living

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 seasonal events that will create enchanting experiences for the whole family. Guests and locals will…

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…

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…