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Historic Bungalow Damaged in Attic Fire Monday Night

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 | 7:49 am

Pasadena firefighters attack the attic fire. [Photo: Pasadena Fire dept.] An historic bungalow built in 1915 in the 1100 block of North Mar Vista Ave. was damaged by an attic fire  which caused almost $300,000 in damages on Monday night shortly after 7:30 p.m... More »


Saturday: Record Turnout Expected for Hands-On Disaster Training

Friday, March 2, 2012 | 9:02 am

Approximately 150 Pasadena residents from City Council District 4 will get free disaster-preparedness training on Saturday, March 3, in a record turnout for a Fire Department Pasadena Emergency Response Team session, said Lisa Derderian, Emergency Management C... More »


Will Muir’s Principal Sheryl Orange Stay or Go?

Thursday, March 1, 2012 | 6:27 pm

In 2009, students at John Muir High School passed California’s state-mandated Academic Performance Index (API) for the first time after failing five years in a row. The school had witnessed six principals take the reins in only seven years. Many believed tha... More »


Help Create Policies to Guide Pasadena's Future

Thursday, March 1, 2012 | 4:15 pm

Pasadena’s planners are once again asking residents to take part in the ongoing process of updating the city’s General Plan by attending the next public workshop set for Saturday, March 10, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Pasadena City College’s Circadian Room in B... More »


Jacobs Selected for Solvay’s Specialty Polymers Project in China

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 10:00 am

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today it has been awarded a contract from Solvay for a major, specialty polymers production plant to be built at Solvay’s industrial site in Changshu, which is located in the province of Jiangsu, China. Offic... More »


Jacobs Awarded Contract for University of Minnesota Heat and Power Plant

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 9:24 am

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract to provide design services for the decommissioning, historic preservation and construction of the Old Main Utility Building (OMUB) Power Plant at the University of Minneso... More »


Altadena Rotary Awards 35 Grants to Local Teachers

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 | 11:07 pm

February is the month that Altadena Rotary gives money to local teachers to enhance their teaching experience and the learning experience of their students. This year Altadena Rotary gave $10,500 in grants to local teachers. This divides into thirty-five $300 ... More »


More Condos for Old Pasadena?

Monday, February 27, 2012 | 6:06 am

At Monday’s Pasadena City Council meeting, the council heard a pre-development plan of a 980,000 square foot mixed-use project proposed for construction at the Parsons Corporation headquarters parking lots at 100 West Walnut Street. The report was prepared by ... More »