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Huge asteroid does a near Earth fly-by this month
No, it is not another doomsday scenario involving an asteroid 's close shave with our home planet, but it does happen to be an opportunity for scientists to observe and collect data on the massive space rock 1998 QE2, a hurtling object 1.7 miles long.
19 hrs ago
Burbank ponders dropping primary
Burbank officials have proposed axing the city's primary election, a move they say would save roughly $72,000 a year, but would also require voter approval.
23 hrs ago
The Billings Outpost
Physical therapists practice new techniques
K. Kelli Richardson, a physical therapist with 24 years of experience, recently attended a two-day conference in Livingston presented by Steven P. Ferdig of Chapman University in Orange, Calif.
Chad Johnson's Warrant May Lead to His Arrest
Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson has an arrest warrant with his name on it for failing to report to his probation officer .
Fri May 17, 2013
3 Great Bars for World Whisky Day
It's World Whisky Day on Saturday, May 18, declared last year by a Scottish college student named Blair Bowman who saw the need to hold an annual celebration of the spirit.
Save Hahamongna ... again
Development plans for Hahamongna Watershed Park took another blow last month. The city of Pasadena transferred a $1 million state grant slated for a new soccer field in the park to John Muir High School.
Unemployment rate drops across tri-city region
Unemployment rates continued to drop in the tri-city area last month, boosted by job gains in trade, transportation and utilities, as well as leisure/hospitality and residential construction.
Cuisine, Service, Ambiance
I have to say, prior to last month's seasonal Restaurant Week I had only been to Central Park once.
Police: Females Exchanged Insults In Spanish In Target Brawl
Police were seeking the public's help Friday to identify a female suspected of battery at a Target store in Pasadena.
Pasadena Now: This Summer Camp’s A Beach
Summer camps are fun. Surrounded by nature, meeting new friends, exploring the wilderness, and doing all sorts of fun activities make for a pretty awesome experience. But Catalina Island Camps take it one step further, offering all that regular Summer camps offer but on an island paradise.
Thoroughly Modern Pasadena
Homes designed by some of Southern California's most well-regarded architects will be open to the public this weekend when Pasadena Heritage presents "Pasadena 1940 Forward: Residential Architecture of the Recent Past," a celebration of the area's Modern-era architecture.
In name only
Former Pasadena City Council District 3 candidate Nicholas Benson, who regularly uses several aliases and different birth dates, was arrested for outstanding traffic warrants on Monday following an altercation between clients at his transitional living facility in Northwest Pasadena.
Area classical music lovers have long been blessed with the presence of two world-class orchestras - the California Philharmonic and the Pasadena Symphony and POPS.
Pasadena Now: Alverno High School To Host A Beautiful Lengths Event on May 22
Alverno High School, in association with several local alumnae hairstylists, will host a Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths event on campus on Wednesday, May 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Alverno’s Campus Ministry class, the event organizers, is hoping to collect more than 1,000 inches of hair from students, faculty and staff, family members, friends, and community members to donate to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths program.
5th Annual Concorso Ferrari to be Held on Pasadena’s Colorado Blvd
On May 19th, three blocks of Old Town Pasadena will be transformed into a massive Scuderia of Ferrari between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Over 150 Ferraris ranging from mid-century purpose-built racers to modern day exotic supercars of unmatched speed and style will line Colorado Blvd for all to enjoy.
Pasadena Now: City Salutes Firefighters, Police Officers Who Died in the Line of Duty
The Second Annual Joint Pasadena Police and Fire Memorial Service was held on front steps of the Pasadena City Hall on Wednesday May 15 to honor the memory of firefighters and police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
To date, six Pasadena Police Officers and nine Pasadena Firefighters have lost their lives serving the Pasadena community. At the memorial service the names of the police officers and fire fighters were read before honoring them in the appropriately traditional way.
Pasadena Now: San Marino Firefighters’ Assoc. Hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast
On Saturday, May 18th the San Marino Firefighters’ Association will host its 25th Annual Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation. The Pancake Breakfast will be held at Lacy Park at 1485 Virginia Road, San Marino from 7:00 am to 11:00 am.
Hope College names Asian art specialist to head Kruizenga Art Museum
Charles Mason, executive director of the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, Calif., has been named the first director of the Hope College's Kruizenga Art Museum.
Pensions & Investments
LACERA picks Heitman, Clarion and Stockbridge for real estate
Los Angeles County Employees' Retirement Association , Pasadena, Calif., committed $200 million each to Heitman , Clarion Partners and Stockbridge Capital Group for real estate separate accounts, said John McClelland, principal investment officer-real estate at the $41.7 billion pension fund, in an e-mail. The selections follow an RFP launched in ... (more)