Author: Andre Coleman

Locals condemn Trump’s reluctance to denounce Klan, Nazis after rally in Virginia turns violent

Thousands prayed and marched in cities across the nation, including Pasadena, over the weekend after members of white supremacist groups clashed with counterprotesters on the cramped streets of a small Virginia college town Saturday, leaving one woman dead and 34 others injured. Also killed that day were two Virginia state police officers, who died after the helicopter they were in to keep track of the protest crashed and burned. Driving public anxiety even higher that day, President Donald Trump on Saturday refused to call out the white hate groups that dominated the rally — namely the Ku Klux Klan...

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Caltech, five other colleges, and nonprofit get nearly $5 million for earthquake warning system

The US Geological Survey (USGS) awarded $4.9 million to Caltech and five other universities and a university-governed nonprofit to advance the West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System. Caltech, Central Washington University, UC Berkeley, University of Oregon, University of Washington, University of Nevada, Reno, and University Navstar Consortium (UNAVCO), Inc., received money to help advance the system. “The additional $4.9 million awarded to the Earthquake Early Warning System brings us one step closer to fully deploying this technology which can save lives in the event of a major earthquake,” said US Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), who spearheaded funding efforts for...

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As of Monday, 940 days after the war in Afghanistan ended …

2,218 American military service members (3 more than last week) were reported killed in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001, according to The Associated Press. 2 US soldiers were killed when a bomb exploded in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. 3,000 square miles is the amount of space that ISIS currently controls in Syria. That is roughly the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined, according to Newsweek. 20 ISIS extremists were killed and 8 others injured on the Syria-Iraq border on Saturday, according to Reuters. 4 vehicles used by the...

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Arrests are made in two separate shooting incidents

Authorities have arrested three men in connection with two recent fatal shootings. In the latest incident, Eric Lamar Holloway, 27, of Pasadena was found shortly before 3:30 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 1000 block of Maple Street after police received calls of shots fired. Paramedics transported Holloway, who was shot in the head, to Huntington Hospital, where he died from his injuries. After an exhaustive 17-hour investigation, police arrested 22-year-old Deleon Jackson. Jackson has been charged with one count of second-degree murder and is being held on $3 million bail in Los Angeles County Jail. According to a statement...

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Pasadena mayor named president of tri-city airport commission

Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek will lead the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Commission through June. Tornek, who has served on the panel since 2012, was elected to the top position two weeks ago by his fellow board members. Pasadena Commissioner Ross Selvidge, president of the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees, was re-elected to serve as the authority’s treasurer. The authority has worked for years to build a better relationship with Burbank residents, who for years have complained about noise caused by airplanes flying over homes during early morning hours. “The big deal is the preparation for the new terminal,” Tornek...

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9:00 am Decorate Your Own Pencil Case at... @ Orchard Supply Hardware
Decorate Your Own Pencil Case at... @ Orchard Supply Hardware
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Decorate Your Own Pencil Case at Orchard Supply Hardware @ Orchard Supply Hardware |  |  |
On Saturday, August 19, from 9 a.m. – noon, your neighborhood home, garden and hardware retailer, Orchard Supply Hardware, is hosting a FREE back-to-school event. Stop by your local Orchard to decorate your own pencil[...]
9:30 am Tour the Historic Brand Library ... @ Brand Library & Art Center
Tour the Historic Brand Library ... @ Brand Library & Art Center
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am
Tour the Historic Brand Library & Art Center @ Brand Library & Art Center | Glendale | California | United States
Sign up for the next tour of historic Brand Library! Renowned international tour guide, Joemy Wilson, author of “Coming Up on Your Left:, A Tour Guide’s Guidebook,” will share the fascinating story of the Brand[...]
10:00 am The New California Landscape Wor... @ Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
The New California Landscape Wor... @ Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Arboretum Horticultural Supervisor Jill Morganelli conducts a workshop on the new California landscape, focusing on accurate irrigation during the summer heat, colorful summer trees and shrubs, summer meadow composition and includes visits to the Rose[...]
11:00 am Sensory Crafts for Kids at Laman... @ Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch
Sensory Crafts for Kids at Laman... @ Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to an hour of sensory art and craft making from 11 a.m. to noon.
1:00 pm Guided Tour, Concert at Norton S... @ Norton Simon Museum
Guided Tour, Concert at Norton S... @ Norton Simon Museum
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A guided tour visits works representing dialogue in painting and sculpture, from 1 to 2 p.m. A concert features the California String Quartet performing works of the early and late Romantic period, by Schubert and[...]

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