Jake Armstrong


Stories by Jake Armstrong

Out of the shadows

Once part of illicit niche markets, hydroponics is finding new footing in the mainstream, fueled by a farm-to-table frenzy and fears of foodborne illnesses

Author Jake Armstrong Date 07/21/2011
Heavenly helpers

Only known person to survive plunge from Colorado Street Bridge believes angels broke her fall

Author Jake Armstrong Date 05/19/2011
Rap, all grown up

Atmosphere finds its way to Los Angeles following ‘The Family Sign’

Author Jake Armstrong Date 05/05/2011
Cleaning house

Two Pasadena firms are supplying the financial brains and brawn for the green revolutio

Author Jake Armstrong Date 04/28/2011
Sacking the bags

City commission begins discussing a plastic bag ban in Pasadena

Author Jake Armstrong Date 04/28/2011
Agreeing to disagree

Opponents of the forthcoming apartment smoking ban find common ground: it ain’t gonna work

Author Jake Armstrong Date 04/21/2011
Old Town showdown

Gun rights advocates, Brady Campaign to face off Thursday night

Author Jake Armstrong Date 04/21/2011
Settlement sought

Parents of Caltech student who committed suicide on campus work to end $20 million lawsuit

Author Jake Armstrong Date 04/14/2011
Leading the charge

Residents and city leaders launch and tackle ambitious goals to make sustainability an everyday part of life in Pasadena

Author Jake Armstrong Date 04/07/2011
Mind the gap

Transportation group says several Pasadena-area bridges are ‘structurally deficient’

Author Jake Armstrong Date 04/07/2011
Settling down

A settlement ends the legal battle over the controversial IDS Playhouse Plaza, but a small group of state lawmakers wants to shut the public out of such fights entirely

Author Jake Armstrong Date 03/31/2011
Warranted concerns

Tea party-backed school board candidate remains on probation after paying a portion of DUI-related fine

Author André Coleman , Jake Armstrong , Kevin Uhrich Date 03/31/2011
Taking up the habit

Pasadena City Council set to discuss smoking ban for apartments and condos

Author Jake Armstrong Date 03/31/2011
What Would Cesar Do?

Reflecting on Cesar Chavez and all that’s been lost since his death

Author Jake Armstrong Date 03/24/2011
Shortchanged

Controller raises questions about California’s multibillion-dollar blight busters

Author Jake Armstrong Date 03/17/2011