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  1. Police PortraitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pasadena Weekly

    But his latest book finally goes one step further and provides the real-world photographs that inspire his fictional visions. In "LAPD '53," Ellroy teams with 20-year LAPD veteran and executive director of the Los Angeles Police Museum Glynn Martin to give readers a fully realized portrait of one of LA's most turbulent years.

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  2. Turning the TapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pasadena Weekly

    The Pasadena City Council held a public hearing to discuss raising the city's level Water Shortage Plan to Level 2 next month. Under the Level 2 plan, residents would be restricted from outdoor watering more than two days a week in the summer and spring and one day in the winter and fall.

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  3. Happy Hump DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pasadena Weekly

    Those looking for a midweek hump-day break might check out Pasadena's Old Towne Pub Wednesday night when singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lafayette Ramey plays a set. The Echo Park-based performer boasts a 15-year-long career in the LA music scene, during which time he's released two solo albums that craft elements of rock, R&B and country into an ear-pleasing blend with intelligent lyrics.

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  4. Returning HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pasadena Weekly

    For more than a decade, the Historic Highlands Neighborhood Association hosted the annual spring Historic Highlands Home Tour of several prime homes in the area, offering both history buffs and architecture aficionados an opportunity to see some of the best real estate Pasadena had to offer. But when the Great Recession took hold in 2009, the tour was just one of the casualties that went down with the economy.

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  5. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pasadena Weekly

    The Walter Hoving Home, 127 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena, serving women with drug addiction and other life-controlling problems, hosts its annual barbecue, this year featuring guitarist and singer Dennis Agajanian, food and a silent auction from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $35. Call 405-0950 or visit walterhovinghome.com.

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  6. Visual FeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pasadena Weekly

    A few weeks back, during Pasadena Restaurant Week, I persuaded friends of ours to join us at the new dusitD2 Hotel Constance Pasadena to try out their restaurant, which had signed up for the event. The menu sounded wonderful and, even more enticing, their website featured a picture of a drop-dead gorgeous dining room with marble revetment, high coffered ceiling, classical moldings, an enormous colonial-style fireplace with tea candles adorning the mantel and upholstered high-back armchairs surrounding round four-person tables.

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  7. Tickets to TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Pasadena Weekly

    Pasadena City Council members were not the only top officials to receive tens of thousands of dollars in free tickets to major events at the Rose Bowl in 2014, according to one local resident's calculations. Seeking and receiving free tickets to concerts and sporting events at the stadium last year were City Manager Michael Beck, Assistant City Manager Steve Mermell and City Attorney Michelle Beal Bagneris.

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  8. The Road AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Pasadena Weekly

    A few hours after four Pasadena firefighters were honored for helping survivors of Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years, a second devastating temblor struck the beleaguered Asian nation, with a government spokesman telling CNN 80 people were killed and another 1,260 were injured. The April 25 magnitude 7.8, temblor, which was followed by a series of strong aftershocks, claimed an estimated 8,150 lives, caused at least 14,000 injuries and left tens of thousands of people homeless.

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  9. A Stroll Through TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Pasadena Weekly

    West Pasadena has long been known for its stunning homes, particularly the stretch of South Orange Grove Boulevard that was once heralded worldwide as "Millionaire's Row." Over time, many of those Victorian-era mansions fell victim to societal changes and were converted into garden apartments with beautifully landscaped courtyards in the decades following World War II.

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  10. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Pasadena Weekly

    Conscientious Projector presents the documentary "Mother: Caring for 7 Billion" by Christophe Fauchre, exploring the doubling of the Earth's population in the past 50 years and highlighting the reluctance of world governments to confront the problem, at 7 p.m. at Armory Center for the Art, 145 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena,. Call 517-8878 or visit motherthefilm.com.

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  11. Closing the GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Pasadena Weekly

    That can be found at The options under consideration are "no build," or do nothing; a bus rapid transit infrastructure improvement; increase light rail public transit; and two tunnel construction proposals.

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  12. Songwriters' SongwriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Pasadena Weekly

    At this stage of her career, Jude Johnstone expects audiences to hush up and listen when she strolls onstage and eases into position behind her keyboard. That's not arrogance.

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  13. Songs and Step DancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Pasadena Weekly

    The Pasadena Folk Music Society, continuing its mission of bringing national and international acts representing the spectrum of traditional music to the Caltech stage, presents Runa in concert Saturday night. It will be the second Caltech appearance for the youthful Celtic music practitioners, who hail from Ireland, Canada and the United States.

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  14. Full BlossomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Pasadena Weekly

    The newest enterprise to occupy its shell is a restaurant that's just six months old: Magnolia House. Judging from the welcome it's received, it should insure the continued existence of the cottage for many years to come.

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  15. A New DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Pasadena Weekly

    Also taking the oath of office Monday night was former District 3 Pasadena Board of Education member Tyron Hampton, who gave up his seat on the school board after two years to run against retired city Fire Chief Calvin Wells for the District 1 council seat left open by Jacque Robinson. Robinson, who was first elected in 2007, gave up her council seat to run for the mayor's position.

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  16. Birth of a MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Pasadena Weekly

    In 1999, then-16-year-old Cullors began raising money to help her brother Monte, who was arrested after joyriding in his mother's car and evading police. According to Cullors, Monte, while awaiting trial, punched a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and immediately put his hands up to surrender.

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  17. Endless SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Pasadena Weekly

    A stirring youthful memory for me was the last hour of my month at a sleep-away music and arts camp in Idyllwild. By program's end, I'd met young people from almost every corner of our country and gained an infinite amount of wisdom and understanding of how fortunate I was to have such an experience - and I didn't want it to end.

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  18. STEM Takes RootRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Pasadena Weekly

    On April 1, Longfellow Elementary School officially announced their new STEM summer program for girls in Pasadena. At the ceremonial ribbon cutting and informational breakfast, local leaders and other esteemed guests learned about the new STEM program partnership between Caltech and Pasadena Unified School District called Project Scientist.

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  19. Summer of SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Pasadena Weekly

    Last summer, homeowners near the Rose Bowl had to contend with what they feared would be a wild week of concerts when the famed stadium played host to two Eminem and Rihanna concerts and one from the married superstar team of Jay-Z and Beyonce. Those shows wound up being relatively peaceful affairs, with the Jay-Z show only featuring one major arrest that resulted from one fan biting off the finger tip of another concertgoer, and the 110,000 attendees of the two Eminem/Rihanna concerts resulting in about 25 arrests within the stadium for public intoxication and five ticket scalpers outside.

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  20. Sundress RevivalRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Pasadena Weekly

    With summer rapidly approaching, Old Pasadena's charming streets beckon as we seek out what's new and fresh in its fashion-forward boutiques and stores. Area merchants are pulling out all the stops with exciting new fashions and creative updates on existing designs.

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