For Tuesday, October 26, 2021

More Deaths Reported in L.A. County Due to Coronavirus

CITY NEWS SERVICE

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 12:36 pm

The number of coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County climbed over 800 Wednesday, while health officials reported three additional deaths and announced more stringent quarantine and isolation rules for people who either have the virus or are presumed to be infected. Dr. Barbara Ferrer, head of the county Department of Public Health, said the three new deaths were all people over age 65 with underlying health conditions. The deaths brought the county’s total to 13 — with Ferrer saying the…

Coronavirus Deaths Stand at 11 in L.A. County

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 4:50 am

Los Angeles County’s coronavirus death toll is up to 11 Wednesday. One of the victims, a Glendora man,…

Huntington Hospital Exploring Options in Case of Local COVID-19 Surge

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 2:00 am

Hours after the World Health Organization announced on Monday that the deadly Coronavirus spread is accelerating, an official…

Also

Pasadena NAACP Calls for Investigation into Fire Chief Washington’s Reassignment

On Thursday, the NAACP called for an investigation into the reassignment of Bertral Washington to City Manager Steve Mermell's office.

Local Government

Pasadena Community Foundation to Award Grants for Food Distribution

Published Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 6:00 am

Following the launch of its COVID-19 Response Fund last week, the Pasadena Community Foundation announced that it will move forward with a three-phase, rapid grant making strategy, beginning with immediate…

Tornek, Kennedy Say They Have Been Complying With Self-Isolation Order Since Return From Trip

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 5:43 pm

Mayor Terry Tornek and Councilman John Kennedy told Pasadena Now they have been doing all they can to self-quarantine since traveling abroad. “I am trying to self-isolate as much at…

Education

Pasadena Institutions of Higher Learning Announce Online Spring Classes

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 4:59 am

Students at Pasadena-based colleges will be taking classes online as they begin the Spring 2020 semester after Governor Gavin Newsom ordered Californians to stay at home to slow the spread…

PUSD Schools Closure Extended to May 5

Published Friday, March 20, 2020 | 5:05 pm

[Updated] Pasadena Unified schools will remain closed past the originally-planned three-week closure and not reopen until May 5. The decision came late Friday, following a recommendation by County Superintendent of Schools…

Business

Innovative Pasadena Burger Restaurant Will Launch “Pay With Your Face”

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 5:02 am

Customers driving through or picking up their orders from Caliburger in Pasadena will soon be “paying with their faces,” instead of using credit cards or cash, both of which could…

Community News

Comics Struggling to find Audiences during Lockdown

Published Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 6:00 am

Scott Vinci The Coronavirus epidemic has hit numerous industries with an unpredictable fury, threatening airlines in particular. Yet it’s also affecting American life in countless other ways, with one oft-overlooked…

The Arts

Conservation of “The Blue Boy” Completed, Will Go Back On View “Good As New” in March

Published Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 11:30 am

The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) by Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788). Pre-conservation photo. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced Thursday that…

Pasadena’s USC Pacific Asia Museum Announces Contemporary Art Exhibitions and New Initiatives for 2020

Published Thursday, January 9, 2020 | 2:04 pm

USC Pacific Asia Museum, Southern California’s only museum devoted exclusively to the arts of Asia…

Some Arts and Culture Highlights As 2019 Comes to a Close

Published Wednesday, December 25, 2019 | 11:27 am

The Pasadena arts and culture scene enjoyed a year of change and success. Record-setting theater…

Events

May’s Two-Day Literary Festival LitFest Pasadena is Canceled

Published Monday, March 16, 2020 | 4:32 pm

Janet Fitch, Lisa See and Nina Revoyr panel; Photo by Brian Biery, 2019 Under the recommendation of the CDC, the upcoming LitFest Pasadena, scheduled for May 16-17, 2020, is canceled.…

Celebrate Pasadena’s One City, One Story Community Conversation with Lara Prescott, Author of the 2020 Selection “The Secrets We Kept”

Published Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 7:45 pm

To celebrate the 18th year of Pasadena’s One City, One Story community reading project, the…

Pasadena Symphony Announces 2020-21 Classics Season

Published Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 1:31 pm

From Top clockwise: Dylana Jenson, Terrence Wilson, Aubree Oliverson, Valentina Lisitsa, Andrew Tyson, Chee Yun…

Science

Nikolai Makarov Honored with 2020 Schock Prize

Published Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 11:01 am

Nikolai Makarov. Credit: Caltech Nikolai G. Makarov, the Richard Merkin Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Caltech, has been awarded the 2020 Rolf Schock Prize in mathematics. The Schock Prizes, which…

Caltech Grad, Virologist David Ho Speaks About COVID-19: The Tip of the Iceberg

Published Sunday, March 22, 2020 | 8:27 am

Caltech trustee David Ho (BS '74) of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Columbia University, said on March 18 that the pandemic's effects in America so far are just the…

Opinion

Opinion: Gun Stores Should Be Forced to Close

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 5:51 pm

Some gun stores remain open across California despite no mention of these outlets as an essential business in the ‘Safer at Home’ orders issued across the county and the state…

We Get Letters: Huntington Hospital CEO Addresses the Community

Published Sunday, March 22, 2020 | 7:57 pm

Lori J. Morgan To our valued patients, friends, colleagues, partners, and community members: Even as the spread of COVID-19 impacts the health of our community and upends our daily living,…

Features

Pasadena Health Director Issues Revised “Safer at Home Order”

Published Monday, March 23, 2020 | 5:30 am

Dr. Ying-Ying Goh (center), the city’s director of public health, making a presentation at the City Council meeting on March 10 at which she outlined the city’s preparedness for the…

PUSD Schools Closure Extended to May 5

Published Friday, March 20, 2020 | 5:05 pm

[Updated] Pasadena Unified schools will remain closed past the originally-planned three-week closure and not reopen until May 5. The decision came late Friday, following a recommendation by County Superintendent of Schools…

Crime

Pasadena Police Urge You to Be Aware of Holiday Pick Pocket Thieves Targeting Purses

Published Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | 1:57 am

The Pasadena Police Department has investigated recent pick pocket thefts from women’s purses. The suspects will target a women’s purse that is hung over a chair and unsecured at a…

Arcadia Man Falls to Death Off Holly Street Bridge

Published Monday, November 4, 2019 | 6:36 am

Police said a man from Arcadia in his 50’s jumped off the Holly Street Bridge to his death shortly after noon Sunday. He was pronounced deceased by responding Pasadena Fire…

Public Safety

FBI, DOJ, Local Authorities Crack Down on Virus Scams

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 4:04 pm

In addition to cracking down on hoaxes and scams stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, law enforcement agencies in the Southland and across the country are also being advised of another…

Coronavirus Deaths Stand at 11 in L.A. County

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 4:50 am

Los Angeles County’s coronavirus death toll is up to 11 Wednesday. One of the victims, a Glendora man, died last week in Pasadena. During a midday briefing Tuesday, Dr. Barbara…

Sports

PCC Women Soccer’s Noriega 2nd Lancer to Commit to 4-Year University

Published Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 1:29 pm

Lancer Sophia Noriega has committed to the University of Antelope Valley. Photo courtesy Pasadena City…

Rose Bowl Aquatics Center Cancels Weekend Junior Olympics Event

Published Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | 11:14 am

The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center has canceled a Junior Olympics event over concerns regarding the…

Opening Day (Second Attempt) For Pasadena American Little League

Published Friday, March 6, 2020 | 12:41 pm

What’s a Little League baseball season without an official Opening Day, complete with pomp and…

Living

Langham Hotels & Resorts Recognized with Conde Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Award

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 12:01 pm

Front Top Clockwise: The Langham, New York Fifth Avenue, The Langham Melbourne, The Langham, Chicago, The Langham, London; Center: The Langham Huntington Pasadena Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results…

Pinot’s Palette Announces Grand Opening in Old Town Pasadena

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | 2:09 pm

  Your new favorite night out!   Pinot’s Palette, a national paint and sip franchise…

Driver’s Notebook: Pasadena’s European Auto Hause, Up Close

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 12:13 pm

Audi and VW drivers who love their wheels should get to know European Auto Hause,…

Sip Award-Winning Pasadena Whiskey

Published Monday, May 22, 2017 | 4:04 pm

Give Stark Spirits California whiskey a shot. The peated spirit won Double Gold and Best…