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Man Sentenced For Beating Death of USC Grad Student
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Man Sentenced For Beating Death of USC Grad Student

A 21-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday, Aug. 16 to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2014 murder of a University of Southern California graduate student, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. In June, Andrew Garcia was found guilty of one count each of first-degree murder, robbery, attempted robbery and…

“Say No To Styrofoam™” Update For Pasadena
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“Say No To Styrofoam™” Update For Pasadena

The next phase of the City’s ban against the use of “Styrofoam™” or polystyrene materials such as cups, plates, bowls, meal-serving trays and take-out containers takes effect on Aug. 22, 2017.  Restaurants and retailers doing business in Pasadena will no longer be able to sell or distribute food that uses such materials.  This is the second…

Cal Tech and Other Universities to Receive $4.9 Million to Advance West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System
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Cal Tech and Other Universities to Receive $4.9 Million to Advance West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System

Congressman Adam Schiff and Dr. Lucy Jones held a joint press conference In June. Schiff sent a letter along with his colleagues to President Trump expressing grave concern that the White House eliminated funding for the West Coast Earthquake Early Warning system in its Fiscal Year 2018 budget request On Monday Aug. 14, the U.S. Geological Survey…

Pasadena Crime Blotters: Aug 6 – Aug 11
Crime

Pasadena Crime Blotters: Aug 6 – Aug 11

Aug. 6 At about 4:31 p.m., Pasadena Police Officers Winkler and Butler were on routine patrol when they attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Colorado Boulevard and Daisy Avenue. The driver failed to yield to the officers and a brief vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspect jumped from the car as it continued to roll and attempted…

Caltech to Construct World-Class Neuroscience Institute
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Caltech to Construct World-Class Neuroscience Institute

By Gus Herrera The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) hopes to soon unlock some of the greatest mysteries of the human mind. Thanks to a $115 million gift from philanthropic couple Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo in 2016, Pasadena’s world-class hub of science and engineering will soon have a brand-new, state-of-the-art research/classroom building: The Tianqiao…

Two Pasadena Suspects Charged With Murder
Crime

Two Pasadena Suspects Charged With Murder

On Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office formally charged the following two suspects responsible for the shooting death of victim Sergio Luevanos (38-year-old male, Pasadena resident) on July 24, 2017: Suspect Armando R. Hernandez, 18-year-old male and Pasadena resident, was charged with one count of murder in the first degree,…

Pasadena Homicide Suspect Identified and Arrested
Crime

Pasadena Homicide Suspect Identified and Arrested

At about 8:58 p.m., Monday Aug. 7, 2017, Pasadena Police detectives arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a Pasadena man earlier in that day in the 1000 block of East Maple Street. Police identified the suspect as Deleon Jackson, 22-year-old male of Pasadena. He is currently being held on $3 million…

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