Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:53:20 +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 Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Number of homeless single fathers with children appears to be growing https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/number-of-homeless-single-fathers-with-children-appears-to-be-growing/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/number-of-homeless-single-fathers-with-children-appears-to-be-growing/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:53:20 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105682 Single fathers with children 18 and younger live on city streets, poor and homeless. They stay in places not meant for habitation; vacant buildings, broken down cars, any dry, warm corner they can find. As an educational program consultant with the SRO Corp. of America (located on skid row) some time back, I found that […]

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Flick Finder 08.16.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/flick-finder-08-16-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/flick-finder-08-16-18/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:59:45 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105677 SHOWTIMES Friday Aug. 17 to Thursday Aug. 23   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. Avengers: Infinity War Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 3:40, 7, 10:15 p.m. Deadpool 2 Fri.-Thurs., 9:50 p.m. The First Purge Fri.-Thurs., 10 p.m. […]

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Ways to support our buzziest pollinators and protect threatened native bee habitat https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/ways-to-support-our-buzziest-pollinators-and-protect-threatened-native-bee-habitat/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/ways-to-support-our-buzziest-pollinators-and-protect-threatened-native-bee-habitat/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:15:50 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105643 hive: “a box or other shelter for a colony of domesticated bees” apiary: “a place where bees are kept for their honey, generally consisting of a number of hives”  —per Webster’s trusty dictionary In recent years, as urban farming has become more prevalent throughout Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, backyard beekeeping has become more […]

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After 44 years, Air Supply’s Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock are still singing ‘silly love songs’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/after-44-years-air-supplys-graham-russell-and-russell-hitchcock-are-still-singing-silly-love-songs/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/after-44-years-air-supplys-graham-russell-and-russell-hitchcock-are-still-singing-silly-love-songs/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:15:44 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105630 Graham Russell was an Australian singer trying to break into the music biz in 1975 when he was hired as part of the 34-member chorus of a Sydney-based production of “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Knowing no one else in the chorus, he was afraid he’d get lost in the cracks until he noticed the amazing tenor […]

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LA County Civil Grand Jury jabs most city police agencies for intimidating complaint procedures and lack of civilian oversight https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/la-county-civil-grand-jury-jabs-most-city-police-agencies-for-intimidating-complaint-procedures-and-lack-of-civilian-oversight/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/la-county-civil-grand-jury-jabs-most-city-police-agencies-for-intimidating-complaint-procedures-and-lack-of-civilian-oversight/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:10:06 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105638 In its 2018 report, the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury (CGJ) expressed dismay over the lack of civilian oversight boards in local police departments. “The absence of civilian oversight in 44 of the 46 law enforcement agencies in Los Angeles County is a problem and should be an issue of great concern,” states the […]

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BULLETIN BOARD – 08.16.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/bulletin-board-08-16-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/bulletin-board-08-16-18/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:00:58 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105645 ‘HISTORICAL MILESTONE’ Holden honors Freeny as first black president of Tournament of Roses Democratic state Assembly member Chris Holden of Pasadena recently lauded Gerald Freeny for his role as the first African-American president in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association’s 123-year history.  Freeny will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade, set for New Year’s […]

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Live Music – 08.16.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/live-music-08-16-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/live-music-08-16-18/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:00:56 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105664 Thursday Aug. 16 through Wednesday Aug. 22 Please note: Deadline for Calendar submissions is noon.  Wednesday of the week before the issue publishes.   PASADENA, SOUTH PASADENA & ALTADENA 1881 Bar 1881 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena (626) 314-2077 facebook.com/1881bar Fridays—Live jazz Saturdays—Gypsie jazz Wednesdays—Reggae The Blue Guitar Arroyo Seco Golf Course 1055 Lohman Lane, South […]

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NorI Sushi Wraps and Ding’s Garden offer delicious fish and fowl in casual settings https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/nori-sushi-wraps-and-dings-garden-offer-delicious-fish-and-fowl-in-casual-settings/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/nori-sushi-wraps-and-dings-garden-offer-delicious-fish-and-fowl-in-casual-settings/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:00:48 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105597 I‘m all for the occasional 45-minute wait, or month ahead reservations for the newest dining hot-spot; there’s an appeal to being a part of big, shared food moments. When it comes to this column I try to avoid those big name places, drawing crowds and garnering thousands of Yelp reviews, because popularity doesn’t always equate […]

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Greenberg Cartoon – 08.16.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/greenberg-cartoon-08-16-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/greenberg-cartoon-08-16-18/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:00:43 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105653 The post Greenberg Cartoon – 08.16.18 appeared first on Pasadena Weekly.

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Ken Jeong is riding a wave of good fortune as he co-stars in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and prepares for his Netflix special at the Ice House https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/ken-jeong-is-riding-a-wave-of-good-fortune-as-he-co-stars-in-crazy-rich-asians-and-prepares-for-his-netflix-special-at-the-ice-house/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/16/ken-jeong-is-riding-a-wave-of-good-fortune-as-he-co-stars-in-crazy-rich-asians-and-prepares-for-his-netflix-special-at-the-ice-house/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:00:39 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105657 Ken Jeong has been living a double life — as both a physician and a standup comedian — for more than 20 years. After focusing on his booming acting career for the past nine years since “The Hangover” catapulted him to stardom with his role as the eccentric gangster Mr. Chow, he is bringing both halves […]

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