Kevin Uhrich | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:27:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Kevin Uhrich | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Gen. John ‘Black Jack’ Pershing mixed war and romance before, during and after World War I https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/08/gen-john-black-jack-pershing-mixed-war-and-romance-before-during-and-after-world-war-i/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/08/gen-john-black-jack-pershing-mixed-war-and-romance-before-during-and-after-world-war-i/#respond Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:15:13 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107591 Los Angeles is filled with memorials and tributes to those who lost their lives 100 years ago in “The War to End All Wars,” as World War I came to be called. One such tribute is the 115-feet tall flagpole sitting on the corner of Orange Grove and Colorado boulevards. Designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue […]

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Victor A. Reyna Jr. 1944-2018 Pasadena teacher and coach succumbs during routine surgical procedure https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/10/11/victor-a-reyna-jr-1944-2018-pasadena-teacher-and-coach-succumbs-during-routine-surgical-procedure/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/10/11/victor-a-reyna-jr-1944-2018-pasadena-teacher-and-coach-succumbs-during-routine-surgical-procedure/#respond Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:00:20 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=106887 Longtime Pasadena resident and teacher Victor A. Reyna Jr., an award-winning tennis coach who also coached baseball and football, died Friday, Oct. 5, during what his family described as a routine surgical procedure at Huntington Hospital. He was 74. “He touched many lives, loved football and sports. And the things that he taught me throughout […]

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The Pasadena Way mirrors the pace of change in American culture since ‘The Me Decade” https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/10/04/the-pasadena-way-mirrors-the-pace-of-change-in-american-culture-since-the-me-decade/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/10/04/the-pasadena-way-mirrors-the-pace-of-change-in-american-culture-since-the-me-decade/#respond Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:25:19 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=106719 Having come of age in the 1970s, a decade considered by many to be the wild child of the ’60s, I can safely say no one’s  missed much since then, mainly because we are all still living with many of the transformative aspects of this socially, politically, artistically and technologically pivotal decade. In many ways, […]

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Brown believes climate change can be reversed in time, but we must act now https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/09/20/brown-believes-climate-change-can-be-reversed-in-time-but-we-must-act-now/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/09/20/brown-believes-climate-change-can-be-reversed-in-time-but-we-must-act-now/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:00:43 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=106362 Two separate but coincidentally occurring events could not have had more in common.. On Friday, Sept. 14, slow-moving Hurricane Florence, the product of a bathwater-warm Atlantic Ocean, started carving out swirling paths of destruction along the coasts of North and South Carolina, methodically doing what hurricanes do best — flooding homes and businesses, and knocking […]

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There’s no place like home when it comes to supporting and promoting the arts https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/30/theres-no-place-like-home-when-it-comes-to-supporting-and-promoting-the-arts/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/30/theres-no-place-like-home-when-it-comes-to-supporting-and-promoting-the-arts/#respond Thu, 30 Aug 2018 13:30:00 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105929 In most California communities, including Pasadena, fall signals the end of all the freedom and fun that summer represents and the start of school, work and a host of new responsibilities and worries.    But unlike most other places, autumn in the Pasadena area also means celebrating culture and art — theater, music, dance, literature […]

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Voters asked to approve a sales tax hike to improve public safety, fight homelessness and fund schools https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/26/voters-asked-to-approve-a-sales-tax-hike-to-improve-public-safety-fight-homelessness-and-fund-schools/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/26/voters-asked-to-approve-a-sales-tax-hike-to-improve-public-safety-fight-homelessness-and-fund-schools/#respond Thu, 26 Jul 2018 13:00:55 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105196 It appears there are some things that can be cured by throwing money at them, at least in the short-term. Then again, there are other problems that may never be solved even if it rained hundred dollar bills. One of the former is homelessness. Two years ago, Los Angeles voters approved a $1.3 billion bond […]

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Something’s better than nothing following Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/19/somethings-better-than-nothing-following-trump-putin-meeting-in-helsinki/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/19/somethings-better-than-nothing-following-trump-putin-meeting-in-helsinki/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:00:29 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=104988 It was a dizzying week in international politics, with President Trump first dissing our democratic partners in the G7 alliance and our military allies in NATO, then publicly shaming the prime minister of Great Britain, and finally taking sides with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own national security apparatus on the issue of interference […]

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Survey says nearly two-thirds of public believes the media is biased in its coverage https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/12/survey-says-nearly-two-thirds-of-public-believes-the-media-is-biased-in-its-coverage/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/12/survey-says-nearly-two-thirds-of-public-believes-the-media-is-biased-in-its-coverage/#respond Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:00:18 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=104815 Would Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh view as sacrosanct the Constitution’s orders to Congress to “make no laws respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a […]

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Concert promoter Gina Zamparelli remembered for her efforts to preserve the Raymond Theatre https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/07/concert-promoter-gina-zamparelli-remembered-for-her-efforts-to-preserve-the-raymond-theatre/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/07/concert-promoter-gina-zamparelli-remembered-for-her-efforts-to-preserve-the-raymond-theatre/#respond Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:10:58 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=104042 Longtime concert promoter Gina Zamparelli, who is perhaps best known locally for her attempts to preserve Pasadena’s historic Raymond Theatre, died on May 21 after being diagnosed with a brain tumor on May 4, according to her sister, Marisa Zamparelli. Gina turned 59 on May 8. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, […]

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Dina Stegon takes over as publisher of PW and Arroyo https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/07/dina-stegon-takes-over-as-publisher-of-pw-and-arroyo/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/07/dina-stegon-takes-over-as-publisher-of-pw-and-arroyo/#respond Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:00:40 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=104039 Dina Stegon, who has served as advertising director with Arroyo, a monthly magazine, and its sister publication Pasadena Weekly since 2008, has become the first woman publisher of Arroyo and Pasadena Weekly under the stewardship of Southland Publishing, which has owned the newspaper since January 2001.    In replacing Jon Guynn, who came to the […]

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