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UPS driver’s death in Pasadena was due to high temperatures, father says

A UPS driver is dead after he collapsed in his vehicle in Pasadena on Saturday, and the man’s family attributes the 24-year-old’s death to high temperatures. Esteban Chavez Jr. — Stevie to friends and family — was found unconscious at Sequoia and Glenover drives, according to his father, Esteban Chavez Sr.
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Sierra Madre Awarded $10 Million for Library Improvements

City officials learned from Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Office (41st Assembly), that his Office successfully advocated an award of $10 million to the City of Sierra Madre Public Library. By News Desk. In March of this year, Sierra Madre Mayor Gene Goss reached out to Assemblymember Holden’s Office to request...
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Javier fans career-high 14 to lead Astros over Angels 8-1

Cristian Javier pitched another gem, striking out a career-best 14 while allowing just one hit in seven innings to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.The 25-year-old was brilliant in his first start since striking out 13 in seven innings of a combined no-hitter against the Yankees on Saturday. Shohei Ohtani was the only Angels baserunner Javier permitted, hitting a homer with two outs in the first.Javier (6-3) sailed through the rest of his outing, retiring the next 19 batters before leaving to a standing ovation after seven innings. He got...

Pasadena Library and Rose Bowl Awarded $5M, $3M Respectively

On July 1, 2022, the California Legislature passed AB 178 that included local victories sought by Assemblymember Chris Holden. The legislation, known as a budget trailer bill, supplements the 2021-2022 State Budget agreement announced earlier in June. Assemblymember Holden’s Bill, AB 2617 will enable more local education agencies to establish dual enrollment opportunities for students, couple those opportunities with student support services and outreach campaigns to ensure the continued success of dual enrollment programs. Additionally, this bill will require that dual enrollment outcomes are studied for program improvements. AB 2617 has also been adopted in the budget trailer bill to include $200 million for students across California to start their careers and higher education journeys with intention.

Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros 7/2/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

The Los Angeles Angels will meet with the Houston Astros in MLB action in Minute Maid Park, TX, on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 4:10 PM ET. Los Angeles had a great start to the current campaign, going 27-17 through its first 44 matches. After dropping 14 straight games from the end of May to the first of June in 2022, the Angels went on to have one of the worst slumps of any club.

A look at Indiana’s history against UCLA and USC

For folks who hoped to see Indiana play in the Rose Bowl once more in their lifetime, well, we’ve got good news. It may not go down exactly how you planned, but chances are Indiana will be playing in the Pasadena, Calif. stadium in the not too distant future.

Therapy dogs playing role in police officer mental health

Imagine the emotional toll on fellow El Monte police officers after two of their own were killed. Therapy dogs were brought in to help support the department in mourning, says Gil Escontrias, who is the founder of Blue Line Dogs LA. Escontrias says therapy dogs are part of a growing...

Projects in Alhambra, San Gabriel, and Monterey Park Receive Crucial Funding

SACRAMENTO – In his first year in the State Legislature, Assemblymember Mike Fong delivers for the San Gabriel Valley. Assemblymember Mike Fong (D-Alhambra) announced today that he secured $29.4 Million from the state budget for crucial investments in local parks, libraries, museums, programs for low-income at-risk youth and families, and construction of a state-of-the-art community center.

Exploring the Occult World of Jack Parsons

Seventy years ago, on June 17, 1952, Jack Parsons—rocketry pioneer, self-proclaimed Antichrist, disciple of Aleister Crowley and explosives expert, whose work helped lead to the founding of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)—died in a mysterious, city-shaking explosion in his home lab in a converted coach house behind a mansion on Millionaire’s Row in Pasadena. Was it suicide? Murder? An accident? We still don’t know. What we do know is here, in this 3-part series. (For Part 1, published June 17, please click here. For Part 2, published June 25, click here.)
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Claremont Cancels July Fourth Fireworks Show Due to California Drought

The city of Claremont canceled its Fourth of July fireworks show due to the risk of brush fires amid the extended California drought. Fireworks shows are the traditional way to celebrate Independence Day, but for some communities across the southwest, including Arizona, Colorado and California, there will be no fireworks this year.

Student Artwork is on Exhibition at Bus Shelters Throughout the City

Bus commuters throughout Pasadena are lucky to be the first people to see student artwork on display at bus shelters across the City – part of the Pasadena Arts and Culture Commission’s “Bridging Boundaries” exhibition. The artwork was selected from the Pasadena Unified School District’s district-wide...

Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day on July 6th with Mrs. Knott’s Famous Fried Chicken!

July 6th is National Fried Chicken Day and Knott’s Berry Farm is excited to celebrate. Historically known for its delicious fried chicken, Knott’s is inviting guests to head to Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant to taste its delicious fried chicken. For National Fried Chicken Day, there will also be special photo ops in the restaurant. There will also be a commemorative National Fried Chicken Day pin available for purchase at Virginia’s Gift Shop to celebrate the special day.