Mountain Views News, Pasadena Edition [Sierra Madre] Saturday, March 18, 2017

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Mountain View News Saturday, March 18, 2017

Weather Wise


Regular City Council Meeting

6-Day Forecast Pasadena Ca.

 Sun Sunny Hi 80s Lows 50s

 Mon: Sunny Hi 70s Lows 50s

 Tues: Ptly Cldy Hi 60s Lows 50s

 Wed: Rain 60% Hi 60s Lows 40s

 Thur: Sunny Hi 60s Lows 40s

 Fri: Sunny Hi 70s Lows 40s

Forecasts courtesy of the National Weather Service


Closed Session 5:30 P.M.

Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.

Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall

100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249 

Tyron Hampton, Steve Madison, Andy Wilson)

March 21 at 5:30 p.m. Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 (Council 
Conference Room, 2nd Floor)

FINANCE COMMITTEE (Chair Mayor Terry Tornek, Victor Gordo, John J. Kennedy, Margaret 

Meets March 27 at 4:00 p.m., 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (City Hall Council Chamber, 
2nd floor)

MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE (Chair Margaret McAustin, Tyron Hampton, Terry 
Tornek, Andy Wilson)

Meets March 28 at 4:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (Council 
Chamber, 2nd Floor)

LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE (Chair Terry Tornek, Steve Madison, Gene Masuda)

Meets March 28, at 6:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 
(Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor)

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Chair John J. Kennedy, Tyron Hampton, Steve Madison, 
Gene Masuda) 

Meets April 3 at 4:15 p.m. Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (Council 
Chamber, 2nd Floor)

April is Poetry Month 
Events at the Library

 April is National Poetry Month, an annual event led by the 
Academy of American Poets. Join us as we celebrate poetry, 
prose and rhyme with programs for all ages. Want more info on 
National Poetry Month? Visit the Academy of American Poets’ 

Pocket Poem Writing Contest 

 Do you like to write poetry? Celebrate National Poetry Month 
by participating in our writing contest. Pick up you Poetry Pocket 
starting Saturday, April 1. Turn in your original short poem – 
written on your pocket on or before “Poem in your Pocket” Day, 
Thursday, April 27. Categories are based on age: 7 and under, 
8-12, 13-17, and 18 and up. Winners will be awarded a bookmark 
and a book of poems, and will have their poem posted on the La 
Pintoresca Branch Facebook page.

April 1 - 27 • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. • La Pintoresca Branch 1355 N 
Raymond Ave


Emerging Urban Poets

Featured and open poetry readings with facilitator Don Kingfisher 

Saturdays, April 1 & 22 • 3 p.m. • Santa Catalina Branch 999 E 
Washington Blvd,

Perkins Alley Poets

A poetry writing and critique workshop with facilitator Carl 

Saturdays, April 8 & 15 • 3 p.m. • Santa Catalina Branch 999 E 
Washington Blvd,


Poetry Slam

Love poetry? Join us for a lively competition between several local 
high school poetry slam teams as each team reads and recites 
their original works.

Thursday, April 6 • 4 p.m. • Allendale Branch 1130 S Marengo Ave

Library Kids

The Wonderful World of Poems

Poetry can be fun, easy, and very kid-friendly! Ten-year old writer 
Cassidy Kao will demonstrate how you can have fun creating 
Haiku, Tercets and concrete poems.

Tuesday, April 18 • 4 p.m. • Hastings Branch 3325 E Orange 
Grove Blvd

Early Learners

Rhyme Time Storytime

It’s Rhyme Time Storytime! Enjoy rhyming stories, songs, and 
more as we celebrate National Poetry Month.

Thursday, April 13 • 10:30 a.m. • La Pintoresca Branch 1355 N 
Raymond Ave


Regular City Council Meeting

City Council Meeting April 5- CANCELLED

Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of the month, at 7:30 
p.m., in the Amedee O. “Dick” Richards, Jr., Council Chambers, located 
at 1424 Mission Street. Next meeting April 19.

Special City Council Meeting on Budget Priorities

Tuesday at 7:00 a.m.

Amedee O. “Dick” Richards, Jr., Council Chambers

1424 Mission Street

The City Council will discuss budget priorities and receive public input. 

Fourth of July / Festival of Balloons Committee

Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

Amedee O. "Dick" Richards, Jr. Council Chamber

1424 Mission Street

Staff Liaison: Anthony Kim, Community Services Coordinator

Phone: (626) 403-7382.


Regular Council Meeting

The Altadena Town Council meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. 
in the Altadena Community Center located at 730 E. Altadena, Dr. (directly west of 
Altadena Sheriff’s Station). Altadena Town Council meetings are recorded and televised 
during the month on Charter cable channel 56.


City Council Meeting

Wednesday, April 12

Time 6:00 p.m. City Hall Council Chamber (first floor), located at 2200 
Huntington Drive

Contact Customer Administrative Account

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The History of Food Will Be 
Explored During Spring Term of the 
Masters Series at Pasadena Senor Center

 The spring term of The 
Masters Series is scheduled 
Tuesdays, April 4 to May 
23, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the 
Pasadena Senior Center, 85 
E. Holly St.

 The Masters Series, which 
embraces lifelong learning, 
is open to members of the 
Pasadena Senior Center. 
Register for individual 
classes at $15 or the entire 
term for $100.

 “Food History in Eight 
Tasty Bites” is the theme 
of the spring term. Classes 
will be taught by Dr. 
Carlo Coppola, a culinary 
historian, food writer, 
former chef and teacher of 

 April 4 – What Marco Polo 
Ate: A Culinary Odyssey

 April 11 – What 
Christopher Columbus 
Didn’t Know About New-
World Foods

 April 18 – Passover and 
Easter Foods Around the 

 April 25 – Four Major 
Movements in History:

An Italian Wedding Feast in 

A Sandwich for a “Loser”

A Candy Maker Invents 

The Queen Eats Pizza

 May 2 – How Foods Got 
Their Names (BTW, who 
was “Tootsie” of the Tootsie 

 May 9 – How Sweet It Is! A 
Short History of Cake

 May 16 – Strange, Unusual 
Foods with Strange, 
Unusual Names

 May 23 – A Brief History of 
Wine and How to Decode a 
Wine Label

 For more information 
about the Pasadena 
Senior Center call 626-
795-4331 or visit www.

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