Justin Chapman

Stories by Justin Chapman

Positive Thinking

A new documentary series by Pasadena-based filmmakers explores ways to find ‘hope, love and beauty’ in tragic situations

Author Justin Chapman Date 08/04/2016
'New Roots'

Pasadena resident Dr. Terrence Roberts recounts his experience as one of the Little Rock Nine in 1957

Author Justin Chapman Date 02/11/2016
'Primary' Lessons

Echoes of the 2016 presidential race reverberate in Geoffrey Cowan’s book on Teddy Roosevelt’s doomed 1912 campaign

Author Justin Chapman Date 01/14/2016
The Sounds of Home

Brendan Farrell’s HowLoud lets homebuyers know how much noise a location really generates

Author Justin Chapman Date 08/27/2015
Soaring Support

Thousands fill LA Memorial Sports Arena to hear presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

Author Justin Chapman Date 08/13/2015
'Creative Intersections'

Innovative EpicSpaces Co-Working is reinventing the workplace

Author Justin Chapman Date 08/06/2015
Man of Peace

Jimmy Carter discusses his ‘Full Life’ at Vroman’s Bookstore

Author Justin Chapman Date 07/30/2015
Man on a Mission

Former California Attorney General John Van de Kamp on capital punishment, jail reform and the need for police oversight

Author Justin Chapman Date 06/25/2015
Trash Talk

Pasadena and Eagle Rock residents anxiously await word from Glendale on proposed expansion of Scholl Canyon Landfill

Author Justin Chapman Date 05/14/2015
Round Two

Robinson and Tornek to square off in mayoral runoff; Hampton and Wells will fight again for District 1

Author André Coleman , Justin Chapman Date 03/12/2015
Pitch Perfect

Soccer’s popularity grows locally with 3,000 players recreationally competing in the Pasadena Adult Soccer League

Author Justin Chapman Date 03/05/2015
The Good Fight

Remembering the life and times of lifelong progressive activist Marvin Schachter

Author André Coleman , Justin Chapman Date 02/19/2015
The more things change ...

Pasadena’s mayor apologizes for city’s racial slight nearly six decades ago, and Joan Williams finally gets to ride in the Rose Parade, but both she and her story were mostly ignored during live broadcasts

Author Justin Chapman Date 01/08/2015
Justice on Parade

Nearly six decades after being snubbed by the city for being black, Miss Crown City 1958 is finally riding in the Rose Parade

Author Justin Chapman Date 12/24/2014
Masking the Truth

Chip Jacobs and William J. Kelly uncover the deadly details of China’s smog crisis in ‘The People’s Republic of Chemicals’

Author Justin Chapman Date 12/18/2014