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80-Year-Old Woman Struck and and Killed by SUV in Pasadena Identified

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 | 4:35 pm

Coroner’s officials on Wednesday released the identity of an 80-year-old Pasadena woman who authorities said was fatally struck by an SUV while crossing Allen Avenue on Tuesday morning. Myrian Cascella died in the collision, which took place shortly after 8 a.... More »

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Nordstrom Rack in Hastings Ranch is Looking to Fill Positions

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 | 3:14 pm

Nordstrom Inc. announced today it will be hosting hiring days beginning Friday and continuing through June 18 to fill thousands of year-round and seasonal roles in all of its Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores and supply-chain facilities in California. Nordst... More »

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Weather Service Warns of Elevated Fire Danger

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 | 10:10 am

Amid high temperatures, low humidity and unseasonably dry fuels, elevated fire-weather conditions are expected for the interior valley, mountain and desert portions of the Los Angeles area through Friday, the National Weather Service said. “There will be conti... More »

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Pasadena Humane Hosts Free Food Bank for Pets

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 | 3:07 pm

Pasadena Humane will be hosting a free food bank at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, for pet owners who may be struggling with their finances to get some extra help for their pets. The Pet Food Bank is by appointment only. Current food bank members should have rece... More »

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We Get Letters | Digging the Sunday Read

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 | 11:15 am

I commend Pasadena Now for the new feature The Sunday Read. This is a great idea! It is nice to read more in-depth stories on local subjects of interest. The first feature story, on our city’s history of racial restrictions on property and racial segregation i... More »

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Elderly Woman Fatally Struck by Car in Pasadena

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 | 9:29 am

An elderly woman died after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing Allen Avenue in Pasadena on Tuesday morning, officials said. The collision was first reported at 8:07 a.m. along Allen Avenue at Las Lunas Street, police said. Paramedics pronounced the ped... More »

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Pasadena Learn-to-Code App Sold to New York Firm

Monday, May 31, 2021 | 3:35 pm

One of today’s leading learn-to-code apps for children and young creators, which was created by Pasadena-based codeSpark, has been sold to a New York-based company. The sales price was not disclosed. The codeSpark Academy app has been acquired by BEGiN, a New ... More »

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Woman Killed in Pasadena Solo-Car Crash Identified as Duarte Resident

Monday, May 31, 2021 | 12:07 pm

Authorities have released the identity of a 57-year-old Duarte woman killed when her car tumbled off the side of a road and down an embankment near the Rose Bowl last week. Griselda Castellanos died in the crash, which occurred just after 9 a.m. Wednesday alon... More »

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Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Announces 2021 Gala Date

Monday, May 31, 2021 | 5:00 am

The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Gala on Friday, September 17, at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. During this event, the Pasadena Chamber will celebrate the inauguration and tenure of John Leano as Chairman of the Board of Direct... More »

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Guest Opinion | Bill Paparian: Honoring Those Who Served

Monday, May 31, 2021 | 5:00 am

Throughout the Crown City there are several war memorials. In Memorial Park there is a statue and plaque in memory of those who fought in the Civil War. At the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado there is the Defenders Parkway Monument in honor of those ... More »