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  1. A Pasadenan's Family AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pasadena Weekly

    I've lifted up the door to the storage locker. Dust clears like a scene out of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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  2. Fast FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pasadena Weekly

    The kids are back in college after a fantastic summer at home, in which they did some well-deserved relaxing, made a little money and horrified their mother with their newly acquired eating habits. It's not that they forgot their table manners.

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  3. A Disturbing PatternRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Pasadena Weekly

    A bout 50 nurses attended a press conference in West Pasadena on Monday to support two nurses who believe they were fired from Huntington Hospital for speaking out against alleged intimidation faced by registered nurses seeking to unionize. Almada was fired shortly after speaking at a community meeting in July and going on the record in a Pasadena Weekly article about harassment and intimidation tactics suffered by pro-union nurses that appeared in print on July 30. Almada said hospital officials told her that she shared a username and password to a computer program with Lin without permission.

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  4. The Sounds of HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Pasadena Weekly

    Despite its reputation as a "sleepy" town, a new noise app developed by a former Caltech postdoctoral student and math instructor shows Pasadena has moderate to severe vehicle noise in all of the city's zip codes. HowLoud.net, the free online service developed by Brendan Farrell that allows users to generate noise reports about a specific address, was launched in Los Angeles and Orange counties this summer.

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

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    The Eaton Canyon Nature Center's Twilight Program features the Animal Guys wildlife outreach team in an interactive program teaching children about wildlife biology at 7 p.m. Saturday at 1750 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena. Admission is a suggested $3 donation, free for children younger than 2. Call 398-5420 or visit ecnca.org.

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  6. Quiet StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    She was already playing guitar and writing music by the age of 15 and performing as a duo with her sister. By age 16, she and her sibling had auditioned for Electra Records, producing an 11-song demo, which failed to catch fire.

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  7. In DemandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    Blues and rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Keaton Simons comes to Pasadena Saturday as part of the summer concert series at One Colorado. The LA-based Simons boasts an expansive career.

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  8. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    Guitarist and composer Joe LoPiccolo, whose style is influenced by jazz, classical and world music, performs at 7 p.m. at redwhite+bluezz, 37 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena. Free.

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  9. Open Taste: Fresh at the DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Pasadena Weekly

    The OpenTaste website was launched in April, providing service to customers in Pasadena and surrounding areas, including Glendale, La Caada Flintridge, La Crescenta and Montrose, as well as Altadena, San Marino, Arcadia and other San Gabriel Valley communities. A spokeswoman for Open Taste said the website had attracted more than 1,000 customers in this area by late June, when the website expanded its service to Los Angeles, Santa Monica and parts of the South Bay.

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  10. Deadly BrawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Pasadena Weekly

    A fight between two men in a local parking lot left one man dead and another behind bars for homicide. Shortly after 9:35 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a 911 call reporting that a male was on the ground in a Starbucks parking lot in the 500 block of South Fair Oaks Avenue, near California Boulevard.

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  11. WaterloggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Pasadena Weekly

    "The Italian Stone Pine was leaning slightly to the east, the direction of the fall. A lean in a tree itself is not necessarily an indicator of an unstable tree," according to Ted Lubeshkoff of Duarte-based JTL Consultants, an arborist firm hired by the city to investigate the incident.

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  12. Tiger Parenting: the Yin and Yang of Academic AchievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    A Pasadena-based educator and a mother of three consider the costs of fierce parental pressure on kids of all ethnicities. A San Marino teenager hopped on a bus in June and ran away rather than face her Scholastic Aptitude Test.

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  13. The Eyes Have ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    In his early years, it was apparent that Conrad Jensen was a very bright child. He was also happy and easygoing.

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  14. So Far AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    After living with my 90-year-old mother for three years, I have personally experienced some of the difficulties of caring for an aging parent. But while it was painful to watch my mom's physical and mental health decline, I was able to take her to the doctor, pay her bills and make sure she had updated power-of-attorney and advanced health-care directive documents.

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  15. Who were the gambles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    David Berry Gamble was the sixth of nine children of James A. Gamble and Elizabeth Ann Norris . Like his wife, James emigrated with his family from Ireland [to Cincinnati] in 1819; he began work as a soap-maker at the age of 17. In 1837, he partnered with his brother-in-law, William Procter, to form a soap- and candle-making firm that 20 years later was making $1 million per year.

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  16. Hard EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    Although he had twice been suspended for failing to turn over evidence in criminal proceedings, former Pasadena police Officer Kevin Okamoto now claims to have incriminating evidence indicating his former employer failed to train him properly. Okamoto, who left the force earlier this year following a pair of controversies regarding his handling of evidence, has filed a $12 million claim against the city alleging harassment, discrimination, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress, violation of police officers' procedural bill of rights and First Amendment retaliation.

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  17. Flip, Fold and FluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    When was the first time you could get a soft shell taco in Pasadena proper? Well, according to Los Tacos' website, it was in February 1986, when Fidel Leos and his wife Martha opened their first restaurant at 1 W. California Blvd. That's certainly where I first discovered them three decades ago, waiting in a long line at lunchtime to sample all the fillings in this new, no-nonsense small sit-down restaurant and fast-food carryout. At present, the still family-operated Los Tacos runs two branches, one in San Gabriel and the original in Pasadena.

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

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    The South Pasadena Library screens the 1964 Beatles film "A Hard Day's Night," with introductions by KCSN-FM 88.5 personality Les Perry and Brian Kehew, co-author of "Recording the Beatles." Singer-songwriter Marvin Etzioni performs Beatles music with the Marvin Country String Quartet, starting at 7 p.m. tonight in the Community Room, 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena.

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  19. Appalachia in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    You don't normally associate the sounds of Appalachia with a group of guys from LA, but that's what's in store for audiences Saturday at One Colorado, when Rose's Pawn Shop rolls into town. The band's timeless tunes speaking of heartache, loss and regret resonate throughout cultures and genres.

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  20. Folk Double PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    Folk fans get a two-for-the-price-of-one show Saturday when the Pasadena Folk Music Society hosts a pair of popular acts on the Caltech campus. First up is Marina V .

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