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AbilityFirst Reopens Its Doors

Friday, October 22, 2021 | 6:01 am

Community leaders, family members, and AbilityFirst staff reopened the newly renovated Lawrence L. Frank Center in a ceremony at the community’s facility in Pasadena Thursday. “This building is special to me and my family,” said Board Member Richard R. Frank, ... More »

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Guest Opinion | Carl Selkin: Drive-Thru to a Dead End

Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 5:58 am

You may remember the drive-in culture of the 1950s. Drive-in movies, A &W or Bob’s Big Boy car window service by roller skating servers. That was about it.  Going to one of those venues was a fairly infrequent adventure, a family outing or a hot date. It was t... More »

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Pasadena Community Foundation Awards $659,000 to 29 Local Nonprofits

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 3:28 pm

The Pasadena Community Foundation Wednesday announced the recipients of its 2021 Capital Grants Program, which totals an impressive $659,000 awarded to 29 local nonprofit organizations. This year, as part of the Capital Grant Program, PCF was especially proud ... More »

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JRW Realty Surpasses $3 Billion in All-Time Transactions

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 11:34 am

Pasadena-based JRW Realty announced this week that $108 million in transactions last month pushed all-time closed transactions over $3 billion. The firm, which specialized in single-tenant net lease and multi-tenant retail properties, has sourced and closed $7... More »

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Pedestrian Robbed at Gunpoint in Pasadena

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 10:14 am

A man was robbed at gunpoint in Pasadena Tuesday night as he walked along San Gabriel Boulevard, police said. The crime took place just after 11 p.m. as the victim, described as a man in his 40s, was walking south on a sidewalk, Pasadena police Lt. Sean Dawkin... More »

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We Get Letters: Spicy Gumbo; Space Bank

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 8:59 am

There are a lot of bad arguments flying around with regard to the campaign contribution limit debate and I’m concerned that your recent Political Gumbo on Oct 19, 2021 adds to the confusion. You begin with a non sequitur; namely, that campaign contribution lim... More »

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Guest Opinion | Akila Gibbs: Older Adults Are at Serious Risk of COVID

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 6:16 pm

I was saddened to learn that Gen. Colin Powell has died of complications related to COVID-19. Unfortunately, even though he had been fully vaccinated, he ticked two of the biggest boxes indicating that adults 65 and older are at greater risk of contracting or ... More »

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Police Plan Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Campaign Friday

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 5:42 pm

Pasadena police officers are planning a special enforcement campaign Friday to improve safety for bicyclists and pedestrians, authorities said. The enforcement operation will take place throughout the city, police said in a written statement. “The Pasadena Pol... More »

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CarbonCapture Inc. Closes $35 Million Series A Funding

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 5:35 pm

Pasadena-based CarbonCapture Inc., a climate tech company that makes machines that remove carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from the atmosphere, said they have closed a $35 million Series A funding round and appointed a new CEO, in the person of energy systems exe... More »