February 10, 1991
I recently moved back to the Westside after several years in Pasadena, and was surprised to find so many Westsiders retaining outdated perceptions of Pasadena. Take the UCLA freshman quoted in your Jan. 24 article about protests at the Federal Building in Westwood, who said, "It's not like Pasadena. They only march there for the Rose Bowl." This student's perception is stuck in the 1960s. They march in Pasadena. Recently, 250 Blair High students held a two-mile anti-war march; last year, 200 Occidental College students occupied their administration building; in December, 2,300 Pasadenans marched to raise money to fight AIDS; the Rev. George Regas of All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena founded the Religious Community Against War in the Persian Gulf; and weekly peace vigils have been held in downtown Pasadena starting almost as soon as troops were sent to the Middle East.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 2013 |
A black bear wandered alarmingly close to the 210 Freeway in Pasadena on Thursday as wildlife officials and other authorities tried to tranquilize it and take it back into the forest. The bear -- estimated to be 3 years old and weigh 275 pounds -- was first reported about 3:30 p.m. near Cleveland Elementary School at 524 Palisades St., California Fish and Wildlife spokesman Andrew Hughan said. Television footage showed the bear going through yards and the Brookside Golf Course as it wandered closer to the freeway.
October 6, 2001
A TV show based on Pasadena ("Happily Wallowing in Some Trashy Stereotypes" by Howard Rosenberg, Sept. 28)? How fabulous! Here is a community filled with Armenians, Russian immigrants, El Salvadorans, a Thai community, Muslim centers of worship, generations of Mexican American history and African American drama, as well as old and new money capitalizing on this rich tapestry. Oh, wait a second, it's about a WASP family. Hmmm. I guess the best I can hope for will be a heavily accented Hispanic maid.
November 15, 2009
In the South Arroyo neighborhood Location: 320 San Miguel Road, Pasadena 91105 Asking price: $1,795,000 Previously sold for: $1,665,000 in 2005 Size: Four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,760 square feet Lot size: 11,292 square feet Additional features: White maple floors, saline heated pool and spa, dual-zoned cooling and heating, gas-burning fireplace, a two-vehicle carport that...
June 1, 2012 |
At 16 years old, San Diego County's Stone Brewing Co. is ancient compared to the still-fledging L.A. craft beer scene. Along with Sierra Nevada Brewing and Lagunitas Brewing, Stone Brewing has become a nationally known California brand and is now the 11th largest craft brewery in America, according to 2011 year-end statistics from the Brewers Assn. Yet Stone Brewing's next target for expansion isn't some far-flung locale. It's cozy Pasadena. Perhaps as early as August, Pasadena will have its very own Stone Company Store on South Raymond Avenue, where, in addition to buying all things Stone, drinking-age patrons can sample beers and get glass jugs - called growlers - to go. But don't confuse it with a bar. "It won't feel like a bar. It will feel like a store," said chief executive and co-founder Greg Koch.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 26, 2013 |
Police are asking for the public's help in finding a 14-year-old girl who went missing Wednesday afternoon in Pasadena. Police said Heather Reyes is 5 feet 4 inches tall, 100 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and was wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans. She was last seen at Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Ave., in Pasadena about 3:30 p.m. Heather was last seen talking with friends and acquaintances after school, police said, but she never returned home. Anyone who has seen her or has information on Heather's whereabouts are asked to call 911 or Pasadena police at (626)
January 3, 2013 |
Retail giant Macy's said Thursday it will close a store at Paseo Colorado in Pasadena as part of plans to shutter six underperforming stores nationwide. The company will also open a Bloomingdale's store in the Glendale Galleria. Macy's will shutter the 158,000-square-foot Pasadena location in early spring. Other locations targeted include stores in Las Vegas, Houston and Honolulu. Final clearance sales for the Pasadena location will start Jan. 7. Sales will run for seven to 11 weeks.
May 12, 2011
EVENTS The Pacific Asia Museum kicks off its new summertime evening series Fusion Fridays with a dance-themed night of belly dancing and Bollywood performances and lessons. Enjoy cocktails and cupcakes from Auntie Em's while checking out the new exhibit, "Visions of the Orient. " In addition to DJ sets, demos and cultural activities, food trucks the Frysmith and Sweets will dish out gourmet fare. Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fri. $15. (626)
September 9, 2010
Bestselling crime-fiction novelist James Ellroy ("L.A. Confidential," "The Black Dahlia") will be at Vroman's to discuss and sign his latest non-fiction work, "The Hiliker Curse. " Unraveling pieces of his own psyche and personal history, this candid memoir delves into the author's personal experience in relationships. Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd. 7 p.m. Thurs. Free. (626) 744-1834. http://www.vromansbookstore.com.