Special Issues | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:53:23 +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 Special Issues | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Acquiring financial aid is but the first of many challenges in a fulfilling college experience https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/10/acquiring-financial-aid-is-but-the-first-of-many-challenges-in-a-fulfilling-college-experience/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/10/acquiring-financial-aid-is-but-the-first-of-many-challenges-in-a-fulfilling-college-experience/#respond Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:00:33 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105541 College isn’t for everyone, but if higher education is a life goal then it’s never too early to start investigating the possibilities, just as it’s never too late to try. Students in Pasadena Unified School District who are headed for college can easily get help on financial aid applications through any number of workshops offered […]

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Back To School 2018 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/09/back-to-school-2018/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/09/back-to-school-2018/#respond Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:22:32 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105528 The post Back To School 2018 appeared first on Pasadena Weekly.

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Where you are and how you feel determines what a favorite drink comes to be called https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/19/where-you-are-and-how-you-feel-determines-what-a-favorite-drink-comes-to-be-called/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/19/where-you-are-and-how-you-feel-determines-what-a-favorite-drink-comes-to-be-called/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:46:34 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105037 THE SOUTH PASADENA As July temps heat up, you need a tippler to help you cool down. The Langham Huntington, Pasadena’s Tap Room offers seasonal cocktails as well as standard offerings, live jazz on Thursdays nights and a Top 40 band on Friday and Saturday evenings. Relax on a triangular sofa or couches grouped around […]

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EAT • DRINK • PLAY 2018 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/19/eat-%e2%80%a2-drink-%e2%80%a2-play-2018/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/07/19/eat-%e2%80%a2-drink-%e2%80%a2-play-2018/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:48:55 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105020 CLICK FOR FULL ISSUE  FROM A TO Z  |  NAMES OF THE GAME

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY PASADENA https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/happy-birthday-pasadena-4/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/happy-birthday-pasadena-4/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 13:30:43 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103909 TO INFINITY AND BEYOND Pasadena Museum of History exhibit explores the city’s links to science fiction WHERE DREAMS ARE BORN The Caltech brain trust leads America in the advancement of science and technology LIVE LONG AND PROSPER The ‘Star Trek’ franchise and other sci-fi shows, books and comics had a profound effect on Caltech and […]

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Pasadena Museum of History exhibit explores the city’s links to science fiction https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/pasadena-museum-of-history-exhibit-explores-the-citys-links-to-science-fiction/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/pasadena-museum-of-history-exhibit-explores-the-citys-links-to-science-fiction/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 13:25:41 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103802 Pasadena has long been a hub of both science and science fiction, and the latest exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of History offers a fun look at how these two fields have intersected from the 1930s through the 1980s.      Packed with rare props and costumes from legendary franchises including “Star Trek” and “Superman” […]

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The Caltech brain trust leads America in the advancement of science and technology https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/the-caltech-brain-trust-leads-america-in-the-advancement-of-science-and-technology/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/the-caltech-brain-trust-leads-america-in-the-advancement-of-science-and-technology/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 13:20:39 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103806 Because of Caltech, Pasadena since the 1920s has earned a well-deserved reputation for being at the hub of the known universe when it comes to scientific innovation, imagination and space exploration.     But the institution’s name — in pseudonym form — only really found its way into the orbit of planet Hollywood and the […]

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The ‘Star Trek’ franchise and other sci-fi shows, books and comics had a profound effect on Caltech and JPL scientists https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/the-star-trek-franchise-and-other-sci-fi-shows-books-and-comics-had-a-profound-effect-on-caltech-and-jpl-scientists/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/the-star-trek-franchise-and-other-sci-fi-shows-books-and-comics-had-a-profound-effect-on-caltech-and-jpl-scientists/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 13:15:33 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103809 For some, the journey to Pasadena and its science community began on a flight of fantasy into a final frontier with the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. In fact, in some ways Pasadena could be considered an informal “Star Trek” convention that convenes every day.     “If it weren’t for ‘Star Trek’ I don’t […]

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Stephen Hawking believed peace may be the last thing visitors to our planet have in mind https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/stephen-hawking-believed-peace-may-be-the-last-thing-visitors-to-our-planet-have-in-mind/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/stephen-hawking-believed-peace-may-be-the-last-thing-visitors-to-our-planet-have-in-mind/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 13:10:22 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103812 Even though he could not move, the mind of British cosmologist Stephen Hawking, a frequent visitor to Pasadena and Caltech, moved at the speed of a rocket. And what Hawking foresaw in man’s first encounter with alien life is less than comforting for those who may have believed they would come in peace.     […]

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Octavia Butler’s Pasadena connections informed her stellar science-fiction writing career https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/octavia-butlers-pasadena-connections-informed-her-stellar-science-fiction-writing-career/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/31/octavia-butlers-pasadena-connections-informed-her-stellar-science-fiction-writing-career/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 13:05:59 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103815 Growing up in Pasadena, Octavia Butler had dreams of succeeding as a science-fiction writer, a field that had long been dominated by white men. Yet she didn’t let her status as an African-American female deter her from reaching for her dreams, and by the time of her untimely passing in 2006 Butler had become a […]

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