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Langham Pasadena Suspending Public Operations

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 08:27 am

[Updated with comments from the hotel] The Langham Hotel has closed its door to the public until further notice according to a letter obtained by Pasadena Now. “We will be temporarily suspending operation of The Langham Huntington, Pasadena,” said Paul Leclerc... More »

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Local Businessmen Start Fund to Help Hard-Hit Nonprofits

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 04:53 am

If times were normal, this would be the start of the fundraising season, with many local nonprofits holding spring benefit events or gearing up money drives to help finance another year’s worth of good work. But the coronavirus crisis has largely shut down tho... More »

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Pasadena Reports Death of Third Local Patient with Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 15:11 pm

According to the city’s Public Health Department another Pasadena resident has died after being infected with the coronavirus. So far three Pasadena residents have died due to complications caused by the virus and 80 local residents have tested positive. The a... More »

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Pasadena Clinic Gets New COVID-19 Test

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 11:50 am

A local clinic testing for the Coronavirus is now using a new molecular point-of-care test for the detection of the virus, that can deliver positive results in as little as five minutes and negative results in 13 minutes. Carbon Health’s Pasadena clinic is usi... More »

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Convicted Killer Pleads Not Guilty in Retired Doctor’s Slaying

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 14:28 pm

A 56-year-old convicted killer from Pasadena who already served nearly three decades in state prison for fatally beating and stabbing his stepmother pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of killing a retired doctor at her East Los Angeles home. Timothy Chavira,... More »

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Pets Make Ideal Companions in the Age of Social Isolation

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 14:03 pm

My family is in our first week of our new normal. My son, James came home from his first year of university two weeks ago for what was to be spring break. Today, he resumed classes online from our dining room. He won’t be going back to New Haven this semester.... More »

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California Sets Zero Bail for Many Offenses

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 13:38 pm

California’s Judicial Council has begun moving toward setting bail at zero for most misdemeanor and lower-level felonies in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus in jails statewide by reducing the number of inmates. During a meeting by teleconferen... More »

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L.A. County Launches $500,000 Employer Assistance Fund

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 12:31 pm

Los Angeles County is launching a $500,000 fund to provide grants of up to $10,000 each to local businesses in need, officials announced Monday. Business owners should act fast, as applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis and closed o... More »

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Jackknifed Big Rig Closes Three Lanes of the 210 at Arroyo Blvd.

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 08:58 am

Reported this morning and still ongoing, a traffic collision on the 210 West bound at Arroyo Blvd, involving a jackknifed big rig that struck two other vehicles blocking all lanes of traffic. Ambulances have responded to the scene, the extent of injuries are u... More »