PW Staff | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Fri, 18 May 2018 19:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 PW Staff | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Letters – 05.17.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/letters-05-17-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/letters-05-17-18/#respond Thu, 17 May 2018 13:00:55 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103595 SAVE OUR TREES There seems to be a sad epidemic of trees dying due to lack of water, poor pruning techniques, or being deemed inconvenient. Our trees, especially the mature ones, need to be cherished and taken care of — now, more than ever! Trees help fight climate change and pollution, are home to countless […]

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Homelessness and mental illness go hand in hand https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/homelessness-and-mental-illness-go-hand-in-hand/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/homelessness-and-mental-illness-go-hand-in-hand/#respond Thu, 17 May 2018 13:00:53 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103599 There is now widespread agreement that we have a major homelessness problem in Los Angeles County, including Pasadena. The county now has almost 58,000 homeless, many of whom are living on the streets, in encampments, transitional housing, and sometimes in their vehicles. As the Pasadena Weekly reported in March, the number of homeless in Los […]

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New LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner wants to change the conversation about public education https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/new-lausd-superintendent-austin-beutner-wants-to-change-the-conversation-about-public-education/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/new-lausd-superintendent-austin-beutner-wants-to-change-the-conversation-about-public-education/#respond Thu, 17 May 2018 13:00:36 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103566 Austin Beutner calls himself “an unconventional choice” to lead the 650,000-student Los Angeles Unified School District. Few would call that an understatement. Beutner, who on Tuesday became LAUSD’s fourth superintendent in seven years, has no formal administrative experience in the world of public education. He made his fortune as an investment banker, co-founding the global […]

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Flick Finder – 05.17.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/flick-finder-05-17-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/flick-finder-05-17-18/#respond Thu, 17 May 2018 13:00:24 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103597 SHOWTIMES Friday May 18 to Thursday May 24  Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated.  All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. Acrimony Fri.-Thurs., 12:30, 7 p.m. Blockers Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 2:50, 5:20, 7:50, 10:15 p.m. Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare Fri.-Thurs., 7:10, 9:40 p.m. […]

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While flat earthers seem to trust and support scientific methods, what they don’t trust is scientists https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/while-flat-earthers-seem-to-trust-and-support-scientific-methods-what-they-dont-trust-is-scientists/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/17/while-flat-earthers-seem-to-trust-and-support-scientific-methods-what-they-dont-trust-is-scientists/#respond Thu, 17 May 2018 13:00:06 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103563 Speakers recently flew in from around (or perhaps, across?) the Earth for a three-day event held in Birmingham: The United Kingdom’s first ever public Flat Earth Convention. It was well attended, and wasn’t just three days of speeches and YouTube clips (though, granted, there was a lot of this). There was also a lot of […]

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Former police chief defends against recent attack on department’s integrity https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/former-police-chief-defends-against-recent-attack-on-departments-integrity/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/former-police-chief-defends-against-recent-attack-on-departments-integrity/#comments Thu, 10 May 2018 13:00:37 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103423 In his opinion piece of May 3, Bill Paparian wrote a vicious personal attack directed not only at me, but toward the entire Pasadena Police Department. The attack on me isn’t worthy of a reply. However, the attack on the men and women of the Pasadena Police Department cannot go unanswered. I have been in […]

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Letters – 05.10.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/letters-05-10-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/letters-05-10-18/#comments Thu, 10 May 2018 13:00:27 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103425 HOW ABOUT NO GUNS? Every gun is a potential magnet for another gun. Gun owners, if you are so afraid of being killed or maimed by a gun, then you, or a family member, quite possibly will be killed or maimed by a gun (self-fulfilling prophecy). As beautiful Gabby Giffords and many other gun owners […]

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Flick Finder – 05.10.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/flick-finder-05-10-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/flick-finder-05-10-18/#respond Thu, 10 May 2018 13:00:27 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103483 SHOWTIMES Friday May 11 to Thursday May 17   Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated.  All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. Acrimony Fri.-Thurs., 4, 7:10, 9:50 p.m. Blockers Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 2:50, 5:20, 7:50, 10:15 p.m. Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare Fri.-Thurs., 7, […]

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Home Sales – 051018 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/home-sales-051018/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/10/home-sales-051018/#respond Thu, 10 May 2018 13:00:14 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103467 The post Home Sales – 051018 appeared first on Pasadena Weekly.

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Health Connection 2018 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/health-connection-2018/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/health-connection-2018/#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 19:22:34 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103357 The post Health Connection 2018 appeared first on Pasadena Weekly.

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