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  1. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    The Colburn School Adult Wind Symphony performs a free concert of patriotic music at 6 p.m. outdoors in front of the South Pasadena Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena. No reservations are required.

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  2. Witness to an UprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    The March 2012 killing of Kendrec McDade, the 19-year-old black college student gunned down by two white Pasadena police officers who believed he was an armed robbery suspect, probably wouldn't have produced much newsprint if his shooting death had occurred during the 1950 Mainstream newspapers in those days rarely covered the violent passing of black people, or much else about them. When I was growing up white and middle class in Pasadena, none of my friends talked about police brutality against African Americans, or the need for civilian review boards.

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  3. Get Your Own...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    The free Levitt Pavilion summer concert series features percussion group Rhythm Child in a children's music performance at 7 p.m. tonight at Memorial Park, corner of Raymond Avenue and Walnut Street, Pasadena. Call 683-3230 or visit levittpavilionpasadena.org.

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  4. N'Awlins and Then SomeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Imagine a New Orleans brass band dipping into Kentucky bluegrass - although with music this eclectic, descriptions tend to be reductive. Lighthearted humor and sheer musical ability enable the self-described "American roots orchestra" to adapt to various genres, instrumental configurations and audience demographics.

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  5. Smooth MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Sunday night offers a fine opportunity to catch a fan favorite at Levitt Pavilion's summer concert series, when jazz pianist Billy Mitchell & Friends perform. Mitchell boasts a long and respected track record in the music business.

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  6. A Reggae FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Those looking for a hot Fourth of July need only visit Kings Row Gastropub Saturday night to witness My Reggae Band holding down the fort. The group is a frequent visitor to this popular pub in the heart of Old Pasadena, bringing in the crowds for the past couple of years.

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  7. Parties: Past-Perfect and ImperfectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    "How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation," Jane Austen wrote in 1815. That was 200 years ago, when everyone knew what it meant to have "party manners."

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  8. The Dark NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    There's no more perfect person to explain perfect parties than Peggy Dark, founder of the Kitchen for Exploring Foods . For 30 years, Dark has been queen of party catering in Pasadena and beyond.

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  9. Flight Paths of GloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    Some of the city's residents designed planes, other residents flew them, and the city was once the site of two airfields. Pasadena's most illustrious aviation pioneer was Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe, who was born in New Hampshire in 1832.

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  10. Road to TomorrowRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    Whether up, down, sideways or straight ahead, for better or worse Pasadena pioneers have always been at the forefront of one form of motion or another - rockets, planes, trains and automobiles, as well as bikes, motorcycles and skooters. At this year's 129th anniversary of Pasadena's incorporation as a city, the museum will have on display cars, bicycles, and other vehicles that were innovative a century ago and today.

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  11. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Pasadena Weekly

    The annual Music on the Main live jazz series at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Caada Flintridge, starts at 6 p.m. Tonight's act is Louie Cruz Beltran. Admission is free with Descanso admission of $9 general, $6 for seniors and students, $4 for children 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger.

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  12. Car WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Pasadena Weekly

    Local business owners in Old Pasadena are calling for a taxi zone to prevent cab drivers from parking in spaces they feel should be used by customers. According to Jack Huang, who owns SORRISO-Bar Celon and IX-tapa Cantina on Colorado Boulevard, taxi drivers are taking up dozens of local parking spaces because the city does not have taxi zones for cab drivers.

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  13. Balancing the BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Pasadena Weekly

    The Pasadena City Council on Monday approved cuts to the Health Department while providing funds for city charter reform and a study of police oversight. In final approvals of the city's more than $675 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16, the council agreed to allocate $50,000 to its Public Safety Committee so it can study how other communities have dealt with the question of police accountability, something Councilman John Kennedy has been calling for since he was elected two years ago.

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  14. Man on a MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Pasadena Weekly

    In 1966, Van de Kamp was appointed US Attorney in Los Angeles by President Lyndon Johnson, and later served as LA County District Attorney. In 1990, he ran for the Democratic nomination for governor against now-US Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

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  15. Music Under the StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Pasadena Weekly

    KCRW's Summer Nights free concert series features KCRW deejays spinning tunes followed by live bands. Saturday night, Santa Monica-based indie-rockers Cayucas will be filling the air with music at One Colorado.

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  16. Street LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Pasadena Weekly

    As co-founder of the Pasadena Chalk Festival with his nonprofit arts group Light Bringer Project partner Patricia Hurley, he has seen the festival grow from its humble beginnings with about 100 artists working in front of Pasadena City Hall in 1992 to setting the Guinness World Record in 2010 for having hundreds of madonnari working at once from City Hall all the way across the Paseo Colorado and up to the front of the Pasadena Convention Center. The festival has kept on growing each year since setting the record, and Coston expects another wave of people when the 23rd Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival hits town this Saturday and Sunday.

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  17. 'Enough is Enough'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Pasadena Weekly

    Demonstrators keep the pressure on Caltech and company's proposal to build the world's largest telescope on Mauna Kea As plans moved forward to build the world's largest telescope on Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii, and Hawaiian Gov. David Ige took steps to conduct better stewardship of the sacred mountain, demonstrators hit the streets of Pasadena Monday for the second time in three days to protest construction of Thirty Meter Telescope , a $1.4 billion joint effort by Caltech and universities in Japan, India and Canada. Ige, who has halted TMT construction twice since last fall, has given Caltech and its international partners the go-ahead.

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  18. 'More Teeth' RequiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Pasadena Weekly

    Just days after being appointed to chair the City Council's Public Safety Committee , Councilman John Kennedy called the committee "anemic," adding he hoped the board could get "more teeth" to oversee police accountability through charter reform. "The issue is, as I have said in the past, that the structure is anemic.

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  19. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Pasadena Weekly

    The Music on the Main jazz series at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Caada Flintridge, starts at 6 p.m. tonight and continues Thursdays through Aug. 20. Tonight's act is saxophonist Danny Janklow. Admission is free with Descanso admission of $9 general, $6 for seniors and students, $4 for children 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger.

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  20. Life, Love and Saying GoodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Pasadena Weekly

    Like many older women, my mother and aunt are facing their senior years widowed and alone. You probably know someone in the same boat.

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