“There must have been a thousand pumpkins on this tree, hung high and on every branch. A thousand smiles. A thousand grimaces. And twice-times-a-thousand glares and winks and blinks and leerings of fresh-cut eyes,” wrote Ray Bradbury in “The Halloween Tree.”
35 years of encouraging science and exploration brings new future space
A full day culminated in the celebration of 35 years for the Planetary Society last week with a combined dedication of their new facility in Pasadena, now open to the public, and a star-studded evening variety event complete with entertainment and the love of all things science.
Rialto puts a new glow on its future
The vibrant neon marquee of South Pasadena’s most beloved movie palace, the Rialto Theatre, awoke again for one night as it spilled its candy-colored glow across the Fair Oaks Avenue sidewalk to celebrate its 90th Birthday.
$2.5 million to help second year Pathways reach goals
PCC has just been awarded $2.5 million through the Title V Grant for the next five years, with the first year of funds received earlier this month enabling the Pathways program to move forward with their second year program.
5,000 Jack O’Lanterns light a wicked trail
Fall is at its most inviting when walkways are lined with the orange glow from that popular seasonal staple, the pumpkin. But add a brightly smiling Sponge Bob, a stoic Spock, a Mermaid languishing on a small sea island, or a 50-foot Chinese dragon and you’ve entered Rise of the Jack O’ Lanterns.
Chocolate or vanilla: a difficult choice made easier
Within the friendly battle between chocolate and vanilla lovers, single origin ice cream maker Choctál is making it extremely difficult to choose one over the other. But purists in either camp will surely agree that flavor is not lacking in any of the four chocolate and four vanilla varieties that the Pasadena company has put great care and research into.
Police Blotter: check fraud cons, couple showering, and the arrest of football player
Monday – September 21, 2015 A woman was taken into custody and escorted to Campus Police for follow-up on an Investigation of assault on campus and was transported to Pasadena Police Department Jail for booking. At 7:00 pm Sergeant Abernathie found a man and woman arguing in the Quad. The subjects crossed street, but returned approximately 1 hour later and were observed in a physical altercation. Tuesday – September 22, 2015 A student advised campus police that he was approached by two black mail subjects …
Spice and rhythm lives in this band’s blood
Down the narrow side alley next to the Zona Rosa Coffee café , “Latin-afro-cubano-world-beat-fusion” band Cava put their spin on some 60s, 80s, and 90s songs for die-hard music lovers enjoying the Playhouse District earlier this month.
Foster youth encouraged to be STARS
DJ pop sounds filled the quad as students filed up dozens-deep under the collective tent of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOP&S) and Scholars Transitioning and Realizing Success (STARS)/Foster Youth programs earlier this month.
Nostalgic glow of retro gaming lives in Old Pasadena
A neon “Press Start Here” sign invites the visiting gamer to take a step back into the 80s at the Neon Retro Arcade. Greeted by banks of brightly colored, back-lit vintage video consoles with neon glowing pinball machines like marching soldiers, the arcade sings in a competitive din like carnival barkers.