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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.
July 5, 2011 |
In one of the largest real estate sales since the last boom, investors have purchased the Pasadena headquarters of engineering company Parsons Corp. for $320 million. The 22.7-acre campus on the northern edge of Old Pasadena was bought from Parsons by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing and Lincoln Property Co. The international engineering firm has agreed to remain in its signature 12-story headquarters tower as a tenant for 15 years. The sale was the largest office transaction in Los Angeles County since Aon Center in downtown Los Angeles sold for $327 million at the peak of the real estate cycle in 2007, according to real estate brokerage statistics.
July 23, 2013 |
No doubt he'd like to meet the buyers. Screenwriter Jim Herzfeld, of "Meet the Fockers" and "Meet the Parents" fame, has his home listed in Pasadena at $4.195 million. The traditional-style house, built in 1999, has the distinction of sitting on close to an acre with a spring-fed pond. Not any easy amenity to come by in the Los Angeles area. A star architect to celebrities The home's 6,600 square feet of living space includes dining, family and living rooms, five bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
April 4, 2014 |
Coach Mike Parisi has Pasadena off to a 9-3-1 start, and the Bulldogs just might win the Pacific League this season. Leading the way has been junior infielder Frankie Garriola, who has 21 hits and a .500 batting average. Freshman pitcher Elijah Parks has given a big boost with a 3-1 record and 1.97 ERA. Pasadena began league play earier this week with a 3-0 victory over Crescenta Valley Eric.email@example.com
March 9, 2014 |
Ask anyone about L.A. tech these days and they'll almost certainly point to Santa Monica and Venice, where hundreds of start-ups have emerged in the last few years. So-called Silicon Beach is home to Snapchat, sizable Google and Microsoft offices, and a growing number of venture capital firms and co-working spaces. Almost every night, tech entrepreneurs flock to networking happy hours and parties. Potential investors flock to demo days that showcase the latest start-ups. When BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt came to town last week, it was for a glitzy tech confab in Santa Monica.
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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)
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)
November 14, 2010
Location: 322 S. Grand Oaks Ave., Pasadena 91107 Asking price: $2.2 million Lot previously sold for: $385,000 in 2002 Size: In the main house, there are three bedrooms and three bathrooms in about 2,400 square feet. A guesthouse has two rooms and a bathroom in about 480 square feet. Additional features: Thermador six-burner range, Viking range hood, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Sub-Zero freezer, Sharp drawer microwave oven and warming drawer, Fisher & Paykel double-drawer dishwasher, built-in Brewmatic coffee system and alarm system.
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.
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.