Mountain Views News, Sierra Madre Edition [Pasadena] Saturday, July 29, 2017

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To Injuries 

Pasadena Police are asking 
for the public’s help after a 
man was shot and killed 
Monday night near the 
210 freeway. Police said the 
suspects may have been on 

 According to police, 
officers arrived on scene in 
the 400 block of N. Marengo 
Avenue at about 11:36 p.m. 
and found a single gunshot 
victim, a Hispanic male 
in his 30’s. Paramedics 
transported the victim to 
a local hospital where he 
succumbed to his injuries. 

 Witnesses said they heard 
gun shots and then a male 
yelling. No information on 
a motive or description of 
the suspects was given. 

 Detectives said the 
investigation is on-going. 

 The identity of the victim 
is being withheld pending 
notification to the next-
of-kin. The Los Angeles 
County Coroner’s Office 
will make available the 
identity of the victim.

It is unknown whether the 
incident was gang related. A 
motive for the homicide is 
also unknown at this time. 
The homicide investigation 
is in its early stages so limited 
information is available. As 
more information develops 
an update will be provided. 
Anyone with information 
about this case is 
encouraged to call Pasadena 
Police at (626)- 744-4241 or 
you may report information 
anonymously by calling 
“Crime Stoppers” by dialing 

(800) 222-TIPS (8477). 
Pet of the 

Are you looking for an 
energetic, big dog? Meet 
Pepper (A417738), a 
10-month-old Great Dane 
mix in need of a new home. 
Pepper is very friendly 
and outgoing. According 
to her previous owner, 
Pepper walks well on leash 
and already knows her 
“sit,” “down” and “stay” 
commands. She’s still 
learning her basic house 
manners, however, so 
she’ll need a patient family 
who’ll laugh at her puppy 
antics while continuing to 
provide basic training. 

 The adoption fee for dogs 
is $130. All dogs are spayed 
or neutered, microchipped, 
and vaccinated before 
being adopted.

 New adopters will receive 
a complimentary healthand-
wellness exam from 
VCA Animal Hospitals, as 
well as a goody bag filled 
with information about 
how to care for your pet.

 Call the Pasadena Humane 
Society & SPCA at (626) 
792-7151 to ask about 
A417738, or visit at 361 S. 
Raymond Ave. in Pasadena. 
Adoption hours are 11 a.m. 
to 4 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. 
to 5 p.m. Tuesday through 
Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

 Pets may not be available 
for adoption and cannot be 
held for potential adopters 
by phone calls or email. 
Directions and photos of 
all pets can be found at 

'One Arroyo' Effort, a Singular Vision

 The public got their first chance at corridors for animals, hikers, 
Tuesday night to hear efforts walker and bicycles, saying 
being made by the Arroyo they need to replace cars with 
Advisory Group (AAG) to busses and more bike valet. 
enhance and preserve Arroyo Other residents also said that 
Seco as one continuous space the Arroyo is the only place in 
from Hahamongna to the Pasadena that does not have a 
Lower Arroyo. Ideas included, bus stop.
preserving natural habitats Managing Director of the 
to adding an amphitheater, Arroyo Seco Foundation 
museum, restaurant and coffee Tim Brick (pictured above) 
bar to showing outdoor movies cautioned that the group needed 
and live plays. to work with L.A. County 

 During the public comment and make comments on the 
most of those in the community Hahamongna sediment removal 
wanted less or no commercial plan Environmental Impact 
activity in the Arroyo. Many Report. He added that the AAG 
also suggested that Altadena should engage the Pasadena city 
and South Pasadena residents council to work with the county 
be included in any decisions.on a reasonable, slow, sediment 

 “One Arroyo means we are removal plan. 
all connected,“ said long time Brick said the “big dig” in 
Altadena resident Dorothy Hahamongna will stop the 
Wong. “We are the hearts area from being a hub for 
and souls of Altadena, the wildlife, “There is going to be 
mountains, Pasadena all the way tremendous devastation and 
to Los Angeles. And that should it’s not just going to be during 
be what One Arroyo represents, their excavation period because 
not a commercial hub, but the they’re going to maintain 
soul of our city.”permanent 50 acre scare zone 

 Wong also suggested they look right in the middle of the 

Journey of the Monkey King

Golden Melody's award 
winning Rom Shing Hakka 
Opera Troupe, making its 
American premiere, will 
perform the ancient folktale 
Journey of the Monkey King, 
perhaps the most fabled story 
in all of Chinese literature and 
opera – in its own martial arts-
filled and acrobatic rendition -- 
on a rare program of Taiwanese 
performing arts at a single 
performance on Sunday, August 
6 at 7pm at the Pasadena Civic 
Auditorium, 300 East Green 
Street in Pasadena. 

 The Hakka Opera Troupe 
makes their way to the United 
States for the first time and 
showcases music, dance and 
high-flying acrobatics that many 
consider to be all but forgotten 
arts. “It is a unique and special 
treat to attend a performance of 
an ancient lost art form, revived 
and brought back to life, from 
the only troupe still performing 
these in Taiwan,” said author 
Kailin Gow, the event’s program 
director and host. “Rom Shing 
Hakka Opera Troupe, which has 
received Taiwan’s prestigious 
Living Heritage Award for 
reviving and continuing the 
region’s cultural traditions, 
and a Golden Melody Award 
(Taiwan’s Grammys) for Best 
Traditional Music Album, 


infuses its work with acrobatic 
movements, dance, and martial 
arts. The troupe spans four 
generations, with its 70 member 
strong cast.”

 The evening’s program also 
includes the 25 member Lei 
Dance Theatre, also from 
Taiwan, and the 20 member 
Irvine-based Sun Musical 
Concert Choir, performing 
Chinese and classical music. 
There will more than 150 
performers overall onstage over 
the course of the entire evening.

 Proceeds from the concert 
provide funding for Dr. Susan 
Love Foundation Research for 
Breast Cancer and The John 
Wayne Cancer Foundation. 
Liang said, “Spreading Love 
Fighting Cancer Charity 
Concert will bring Taiwan’s 
premiere opera, acrobat, and 
martial arts performers to the 
stage to dazzle the American 
audience with an evening of 
cultural musical entertainment 
and help bring awareness to 
efforts that are being made to 
cure a disease that is the leading 
cause of death worldwide, as we 
raise money for organizations 
that are at the forefront of 
cancer research.”

 For more information 
or tickets visit spreading 

Sunday, July 16th

2:31 PM – A spousal battery 
occurred in the 2500 block of 
Lake Avenue. Suspect was taken 
into custody.
10:10 PM – A residential 
vandalism occurred in the 
1700 block of E. Mendocino 
Street. Suspect(s) shattered the 
window by throwing eggs.
Monday, July 17th

7:30 PM – A domestic violence 
incident occurred in the area 
of Alta Loma Drive and Lake 
Avenue. Suspect was taken into 
9:35 PM – An assault with a 
deadly weapon occurred in the 
2200 block of Glenrose Avenue. 
Suspect was taken into custody.
Tuesday, July 18th

10:00 AM – A residential 
burglary occurred in the 2500 
block of Page Drive. Suspect(s) 
entered the residence by 
shattering the rear glass door. 
Stolen: miscellaneous jewelry, 
Japanese currency, and personal 
5:50 PM – Ramon Hernandez, 
45 years old of Altadena 
was arrested in the area 
of Sacramento Street and 
Raymond Place for possession 
of drug paraphernalia.
6:00 PM – A commercial 
burglary occurred in the 
2100 block of Lake Avenue. 
Suspect(s) entered the location 
by prying a window. Stolen: 
black Dell Chrome laptop and 
Thursday, July 20th 

6:45 PM – A shoplifting incident 
occurred in the 2500 block 
of Fair Oaks Avenue. Suspect 
described as a male Hispanic, 5 
feet 10 inches, and 190 pounds 
with black hair. Stolen: (2) 
18-packs of Modelo beer.
Friday, July 21st

3:40 AM – A bicycle theftoccurred in the 3000 block 
of Ewing Avenue. Stolen: red 
Merax Finiss mountain bike, 
7:40 AM – A residential 
burglary occurred in the 1900 
block of Grand Oaks Avenue. 
Suspect(s) entered the residence 
via the unsecured rear sliding 
door. Suspects described as 
a male Hispanic, male Black 
and female Hispanic. Stolen: 
tool box reading Makita and 
pictures. Investigation is ongoing.
11:30 AM – A package theftoccurred in the 3700 block of 
Canyon Crest Road. Stolen: 
white racing suit.
11:30 PM – A residential 
burglary occurred in the 
2300 block of Morslay Road. 
Suspect(s) entered the residence 
via the unsecured rear sliding 
door. Stolen: 2 ct. diamond 
earring, ruby ring, and gold 
Saturday, July 22nd

7:00 AM – A grand theft from 
an unlocked vehicle occurred in 
the 90 block of Wapello Street. 
Stolen: silver Toshiba laptop, 
silver Nikon camera, and black 
combustion analyzer digital 
He added “they are going to rip 
the guts out of the environment 
in the Arroyo Seco and anything 
you do as committee will be 
undone as soon as the county 
trucks start running.” 

 Brick said the community 
consensus is to naturalize 
the entire Arroyo Seco and 
to connect and unify all 30 
parks along the Arroyo from 
Hahamongna to the Los 
Angeles River. The effort is “The 
Arroyo River Parks” plan. More 
information can be found at

 The deadline for the sediment 
removal EIR is September 8.

 The meeting was facilitated 
by Bill Bogaard, Former Mayor 
of Pasadena, Co-Chair AAG; 
Doug Kranwinkle, RBOC 
Board Member, Co-Chair AAG 
and Don Hahn, film Producer, 
Advisory Group Member.

 AAG is set to hold ‘One Arroyo’ 
Day on Nov. 18th at Brookside 
Park. For more information visit 

playingat Farnsworth 

Free concert at Farnsworth 
Park tonight at 7:00pm 
at the amphitheater. The 
Sheriff ’s Support Group of 
Altadena presents the 21st 
Annual Summer Concert 
Series at Farnsworth Park, 
located at 568 E. Mount 
Curve Ave.

 WhosNext is a powerful 
realistic tribute to THE 
WHO with an incredible 
resemblance to THE WHO 
both musically and visually. 
WhosNext’s professional 
and energetic performance 
is a must see for classic rock 
fans young and old and will 
leave fans screaming for 

 Along with the Beatles 
and the Rolling Stones, 
THE WHO complete the 
trinity of British rock and 
roll. The list of their smash 
hits including “Behind Blue 
Eyes”, “Won’t Get Fooled 
Again”, “Who Are You”, 
“Baba O’ Riley” (Teenage 
Waste Land),… goes on 
and on with numerous top 
hits. THE WHO were one 
of the great rock bands of 
the 1960s and 1970s playing 
at Woodstock in 1969. Due 
to the complex musical 
arrangements, harmonies 
and various instruments 
soloing simultaneously, 
today there are very few 
WHO tribute bands to 
recreate the music and 
attitude of THE WHO. 
So in honor of the most 
powerful, influential and 
greatest rock band, we 
bring to you WhosNext the 
next best thing!
WhosNext is a professional 
band formed in 2016 and 
comprised professional 
Southern California tribute 
band veterans playing 
casinos, private events, 
club events and outdoor 
summer concerts. 

Tournament Foundation 
Elects New Board Members

The Tournament of Roses 
Foundation announced, last 
week, the election of Alex 
Aghajanian, Mark S. Harmsen, 
Diana Peterson-More and 
Michael K. Riffey to the 20172018 
Board of Directors. 
These new members replace 
outgoing board members Rick 
Jackson, Katherine Martinez 
Kleine, Charlie Martinson 
and Robert B. Miller who 
provided a combined 20 years 
of outstanding service and 

 The Foundation Board also 
elected officers: Maxine Harris, 
President; Norma Garcia 
Kachigian, Vice President; 
Shannon Boalt, Treasurer; and 
Jerri Price-Gaines, Secretary. 
Members continuing to serve 
on the Foundation Board are 
Nancy Neal Davis, Mitchell 
Ing, Philip V. Orozco, Amy 
Wainscott and Libby Evans 

 Aghajanian has been a volunteer 
member of the Tournament of 
Roses Association since 1989. 
He will serve as president for 
the 2023 Tournament of Roses, 
providing leadership for the 
134th Rose Parade and 109th 
Rose Bowl Game. 

Mark S. Harmsen is a lifelong 
Pasadena resident and a 35year 
volunteer member of 

the Tournament of Roses 
Association serving on 16 
committees ranging from 
Music to Queen and Court to 

 Diana Peterson-More has been 
a volunteer in the Pasadena 
community since 1996. She has 
served on numerous Pasadena 
nonprofit boards, and been 
appointed by elected officials 
to commissions, task forces 
and agencies that fit with her 
workplace philosophy: helping 
others to achieve their defined 

 Peterson-More is a former 
practicing labor lawyer 
and corporate executive, 
who currently heads The 
Organizational Effectiveness 
Group, LLC, a local consulting 
firm that focuses on people 
strategies and systems that 
support strategic workplace 
goals and align individuals to 
those goals.

 Michael K. Riffey has been 
a volunteer member of 
the Tournament of Roses 
Association since 1968. He 
served as the 2004 Tournament 
of Roses President overseeing 
the Rose Parade and Rose 
Bowl Game and chaired five 
volunteer committees including 
Music, Equestrian, Food 
Services, Float Construction, 
and Motion Picture Trophy. 

Chris Holden set to hold 
18th Annual Block Party 

resources will also be available. 

 Join Assemblymember Chris A brief community recognition 
Holden on Saturday, August 5 program starts at noon, so 
for our 18th Annual Block Party please give yourself time to 
and Community Resource Fair. park, walk, or use public 
We will be in the 500 block of transportation. This year, we are 
Jackson Street in Pasadena from proud to announce that we have 
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.partnered with Go Day One 
Residents can discuss legislative and Bike SGV to offer free bike 
ideas and community issues valet. We hope that bike parking 
with Holden while enjoying options will encourage you to 
live music, a classic car show, travel green. Space is limited, so 
game trucks and lots more! swing by the Go Day One booth 
Information on local and state (west end of Jackson St.) early. 

Free Events Roundup at thePasadena Senior Center 

 There is something for 
everyone in August at the 
Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. 
Holly St. You do not have to be a 
member to attend. Some events 
require advance reservations as 

A Toast to the Joys of Music 

– Tuesdays, Aug. 1 to 29, 
from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tom 
Campbell will play guitar and 
sing songs in the Senior Center 
Lounge. Stop by and enjoy his 
covers of traditional country, 
country rock, blues, folk, gospel 
and classic rock originally made 
famous by Willie Nelson, Merle 
Haggard, Vince Gill, Elvis 
Presley, B.B. King, Neil Young, 
The Grateful Dead, The Rolling 
Stones and many more. 
Concerts in the Park – 
Tuesdays, Aug. 1 to 29, from 
6 to 7 p.m. The Gold Shell at 
Memorial Park, just behind the 
Pasadena Senior Center, will 
be bustling with entertainment 
with during this concert series 
for people of all ages. Aug. 

1: Susie Hansen Latin Band. 
Aug. 8: Paddy’s Pig. Aug. 15: 
Cirque di Sarray. Aug. 22: Lisa 
Haley and the Zydekats. Aug. 
29: The Great American Swing 
Band. Bring a lawn chair and a 
picnic for the perfect summer 
experience with family and 
A Matter of Balance – 
Tuesdays, Aug. 1 to Sept. 
19, from 1 to 3 p.m. Are you 
concerned about falling? Learn 
how to reduce the fear of falling 
and increase balance and 
activity levels during this eight-
week, interactive workshop that 
combines discussion, video 
and exercise. Reservations are 
required: 626-685-6732.

 Scenic Walkers Club – 
Wednesdays, Aug. 2 to 30, at 10 

a.m. Enjoy a series of leisurely 
walks in the great outdoors. 
Alan Colville will give you a 
list of items to bring, let you 
know what to expect, provide 
detailed itineraries and arrange 
transportation. For more 
information or to sign up, email or call 
Legislation Affecting Seniors 

– Thursday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. 
Significant progress has been 
made in expanding services for 
seniors in the past five years, 
but recent State of California 
budget issues have resulted in 
cutbacks to funding for senior 
programs. A representative 
from Wise & Healthy Aging 
will explain how these cutbacks 
may affect individual seniors. 
Domino Club – Thursdays, 
Aug. 3 to 31, at 1 p.m. If you’ve 
never played Chicken Foot 
dominoes before, or even if you 
have, come join the fun as Vicki 
Leigh leads participants in a 
rollicking version of the game 
that is easy enough for beginners 
yet challenging enough for 
more seasoned players. Oh, and 
please excuse the laughter every 
Thursday…it’s contagious! For 
more information call Vicki at 

 Autumn Allergies – 
Thursday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m. 
As autumn approaches do you 
dread allergies that come with 
the changing of the seasons? 
Dr. Karl von Tiehl will explain 
common autumn allergies, 
such as hay fever, as well as 
testing and treatment options.

 Friday Movie Matinees 

– Fridays, at 1 p.m. The two 
films in August are based on 
true events. Aug. 11: “A Street 
Cat Named Bob” (2016, NR) 
starring Luke Treadaway and 
Bob the Cat. A homeless, 
recovering drug addict on 
the streets of London is given 
a second chance through an 
unlikely friendship with an 
injured stray cat that helps the 
man heal his own life. 
Founded in 1960, the 
Pasadena Senior Center is 
an independent nonprofit 
organization that offers 
recreational, educational, 
wellness and social services 
to people ages 50 and older 
in a welcoming environment. 
Services are also provided 
for frail, low-income and 
homebound seniors. 

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