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Pasadena Temples Observe Rosh Hashanah

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | 8:43 am

Pasadena temples are gearing up to host Rosh Hashanah, or Jewish New Year, observances starting Friday, but are planning some changes to their traditional programs and services to keep congregants safe amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Some temples have move... More »


Amid Pandemic, Chabad to Offer Outdoor High Holiday Service in Pasadena

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 2:53 pm

With the High Holidays approaching and the COVID-19 pandemic creating difficulties for many in joining a traditional synagogue service, Chabad of Pasadena, 1090 E Walnut St., Pasadena, will hold an outdoor Rosh Hashanah [Shofar] service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept.... More »


Harvest Rock Files Appeal to Continue Indoor Church Meetings

Monday, September 7, 2020 | 3:00 am

Harvest Rock Church has been conducting religious services despite an order by Gov. Gavin Newsom and the city of Pasadena to stop singing or chanting indoors due to fears that such activities could lead to the spread of respiratory droplets, thus increasing th... More »


155 Years After Its Founding, The Salvation Army Continues to Innovate

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | 3:47 pm

The Salvation Army has inked an exclusive 10-year agreement with Warehouse Exchange, a technology marketplace and online platform, to fill underutilized warehouse space, including possible space in Pasadena. In a statement, Warehouse Exchange said the program ... More »


Local Church Calls on City to Not Enforce Order

Thursday, August 13, 2020 | 2:04 pm

In a letter to the city’s Code Enforcement Commission, lawyers for a local church called on officials to wait until a lawsuit against Gov. Gavin Newsom was settled before enforcing orders barring indoor gatherings, including church services. On Wednesday, Harv... More »


Judge Sides with State over Local Church

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | 5:02 pm

A judge denied a preliminary injunction on Wednesday that would have allowed a local church to legally hold indoor services despite an order by Gov. Gavin Newsom — and a cease and desist order by local officials — to end such services. Harvest Rock Church was ... More »


Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center and Rabbi John Carrier Make It Official

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 4:04 pm

Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center (PJTC) said Wednesday it was thrilled to announce that it has hired Rabbi John Carrier as its Senior Rabbi. Rabbi Carrier assisted PJTC on an interim basis while an ongoing search was conducted for the new rabbi. After an exhaus... More »