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Huntington Hospital Exploring Options in Case of Local COVID-19 Surge

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 6:45 am

Hours after the World Health Organization announced on Monday that the deadly Coronavirus spread is accelerating, an official at Huntington Hospital told Pasadena Now that the hospital is exploring its options in case of a  surge in Coronavirus patients. We ar... More »


Kaiser Permanente Nurses Protest for Better Equipment

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 6:33 am

Nurses protested at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center Monday for better protective equipment. The nurses stood in a line about six feet apart in front of the facility in the 4700 block of West Sunset Boulevard in an effort, they said, to practice th... More »


United Caltrans Tenants Advocacy Group Releases 2020 List of Demands

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 6:21 am

An advocacy group that supports tenants living in hundreds of Caltrans-owned properties in the 710 Corridor has released its list of 2020 demands. The United Caltrans Tenants (UCT) is calling on the state transportation agency to “keep people in their homes an... More »


Pasadena Resident one of 1,400 Americans Stuck in Peru

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 5:55 am

Pasadena resident Sean Stewart is one of about 1,400 Americans who are stuck in Peru as of Sunday after Peru became the lone South American country to completely shut down its borders due to the coronavirus pandemic. Stewart, 26, and his friend David Lockwood,... More »


Assume You Are Infected, Says L.A. County’s Health Director

Monday, March 23, 2020 | 8:39 pm

On Saturday, Los Angeles County Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer called on residents to proceed as if they are a carrier of the Coronavirus. As a general rule of thumb, you should assume that you may be infected and that others around you may be infected. Th... More »


COVID-19 Telethon Planned for Los Angeles on Tuesday

Monday, March 23, 2020 | 8:34 pm

A Southland television channel is teaming with the Los Angels Rams to put together a day-long telethon Tuesday to aid California’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Te’LA’thon” will air locally on KABC from 4-7 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tu... More »


Viral Videos: Movies To Watch While on Lockdown

Monday, March 23, 2020 | 8:21 pm

As the Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic of the Pasadena Weekly from July 2009-August 2019, I saw and reviewed hundreds of movies as they were ideally meant to be presented: in movie theatres. But now that two of the nation’s largest theatre chains, AMC and... More »


Pasadena Golf Tourney Postponed

Monday, March 23, 2020 | 7:41 pm

The organizing committee of the Pasadena City Golf Championship had decided to postpone the tournament, scheduled to have started Friday, March 20, due to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency. As it turns out, the County’s weekend decision to prohibit golf course ac... More »