Mountain Views News, Sierra Madre Edition [Pasadena] Saturday, August 12, 2017

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News Briefs

 Suspect Identified and 
Arrested for Leaving 
Suspicious Package at 
the Police Station

 Police arrested a suspect 
they say intentionally left a 
suspicious, bomb like, package 
at the Pasadena police station 
Tuesday morning prompting 
officers to evacuate the area 

 According to police at 
approximately 1:20 p.m. 
police personnel noticed a 
suspicious package placed 
near the police department’s 
north entrance door. Further 
examination of the package 
revealed threatening letters 
addressed to members of 
the police department, and 
items packaged in a manner 
resembling an explosive 

 Daniel Alberto Aguilar, 
Pasadena resident, was 
arrested at approximately 

10:30 p.m., the same day, at 
his residence and booked for 
possessing/placing facsimile 
device of mass destruction 
with intent to cause fear. 
Man Shot and killed 
Monday Identified 

 Police found and arested a 

gunman after a Pasadena man 

was shot and killed Monday in 

the 1000 block East Maple.

 Police later arrested Deleon 

Jackson of Pasadena for the 


 According to police, at 
approximately 3:20 a.m., 
police received several 9-11 
calls reporting persons 
hearing a gunshot and seeing 
a male lying in the street 
bleeding. Officers arrived on 
scene and found Eric Lamar 
Holloway victim suffering 
from a single gunshot 
wound and lying in the lane. 
Paramedics responded and 
transported the Holloway to 
a local hospital where he died 
to his injury. Anyone with 
information can call Detective 
Anthony Russo at (626) 7446412 
or anonymously, at 
“Crime Stoppers” (800) 222TIPS 

Pet of the 

Pooley (A430135) is a9-year-old Shih Tzu with 
lots of love to give. Don’t 
be fooled by his age, this 
friendly and outgoing boy 
is super playful. After a 
walk in the park, Pooley is 
a mellow boy who enjoys 
being by your side. He’s 
friendly to everyone he 
meets and seems to getalong well with other dogs.

 The adoption fee for 
dogs is $130. All dogsare spayed or neutered,
microchipped, and 
vaccinated before being 
adopted. Pooley qualifies 
for our Seniors for Seniors 
program, making her 
adoption free for adopters60 and over.

 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 & SPCAat (626) 792-7151 to askabout A430135, 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 ofall pets can be found 

Athletes Escape Huge Falling Tree Limb 

Providence Christian College 
By Dean Leesoccer team hear the tree above 

 A group of men from a college them cracking before rushing 
soccer team escaped serious out of the way. A few of the 20 
injury Tuesday afternoon in players had bruises and scrapes 
Villa Park after a 20 foot pine from the quick escape. 
tree branch snapped crushing Fire officials said no one was 
a chain link fence and a bench seriously injured. Pasadena 
where the players were sitting.Public Works recovered the 

 According to witnesses, team’s belongings, such as 
around 3 p.m., players from the clothing, trapped under the 

Exhibition Celebrates Rose 
Queen and Royal Court

 In honor of the inauguration 
of the 100th Rose Queen 
New Year’s day, the Pasadena 
Museum of History will present 
an exhibition celebrating the 
Pasadena Tournament of Roses 
Royal Court. Since 1905, a 
Royal Court selected from the 
young women of Pasadena 
and its environs has graced 
the Tournament of Roses and 

served as ambassadors for the 

1940s, to the tulle confections 

city of Pasadena. The unique 

of William Cahill in the 1950s 

exhibition September 2, through 

and 60s, and the modern-day 

February 11, will explore the 

glamour of Tadashi Shoji, the 

traditions and history of the 

elegance of the Royal Court 

Royal Court, from the selection 

will be celebrated. Vivid photos 

process to the Coronation and 

and ephemera documenting 

Rose Parade.

this century-long Pasadena 

 Exquisite Coronation gowns 

tradition will enhance the 

of past Rose Queens and 

exhibit, including original 

Princesses will be on display, 

design drawings of the Queen’s 

as well as daywear, accessories, 

Float. A special highlight will 

and jewelry from the Court 

be Queen’s crowns from the 

wardrobes, all generously lent 

past century, on loan from the 

by former members of the 

Tournament of Roses.

Royal Court, beginning with 

 Pasadena Museum of History 

the gown of Margaret Huntley 

is located 470 W. Walnut Street 

Main, the oldest surviving 

Pasadena. For information visit: 

Queen (1940 court). From 

the sleek satin gowns of the 

Eight OrganizationsAwarded City of HopeHealthy Living grants

 City of Hope has announced Thursday the recipients of its 
2017 Healthy Living grants, including Pasadena Educational 
Foundation, which help San Gabriel Valley residents, reduce their 
risk of cancer and diabetes by making healthy lifestyle choices. The 
winners, chosen by City of Hope’s Community Benefit Advisory 
Council, will support eight local organizations in their efforts to 
help residents eat more fruits and vegetables, exercise regularly, 
and otherwise improve their physical and mental health.

 Community Benefit manager Nancy Clifton-Hawkins said, “The 
City of Hope grants help these organizations take their work to the 
next level.”

 Council members selected the following recipients of the $5,000 
grants based on the groups’ creativity, sustainability, impact and 
Asian Youth Center – Accelerated Children’s Education (ACE)
BREATHE California of Los Angeles County – No To Tobacco 

 Boys & Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley – Triple Play School 
Eco Urban Gardens – Arroyo High School Community Garden 
Our Savior Center – Sustainable Garden Program 
Antelope Valley Partners for Health – Yolo Wellness ChallengeThe Learning Centers at Fairplex – Healthy Seniors at the Farm at 
FairplexPasadena Educational Foundation – Pop Up Farmer’s Market

More information about the Healthy Living grants can be found 


Sunday, July 30th

10:00 AM – A residential 
burglary occurred in the 
1800 block of BraeburnRoad. 
Suspect(s) entered the garage 
via unsecured door. Stolen: 
1960’s Mercedes Benz chrome 
grill and radiator. 
3:00 PM – A petty theft 
occurred in the 2900 block of El 
Nido Drive. Stolen: black Seiko 
watch and gold pendant. 
11:00 PM – A vehicle vandalism 
occurred in the 500 block of 
Harriet Street. Suspect(s) keyed 
the victim’s vehicle and shattered 
the headlights. 
Monday, July 31st

10:53 AM – A package theftoccurred in the 1000 block of 
New York Drive. Stolen: Ducati 
motorcycle parts. 
Wednesday, August 2nd
8:30 AM – A package theftoccurred in the 600 block of 
Alameda Street. Stolen: Disney 
movies and baby wipes. 

10:30 AM – An assault with a 
deadly weapon occurred in the 
2100 block of N. Hill Street. 
Suspect has been identified as an 
acquaintance of the victim. 
8:00 PM – A petty theft from an 
unlocked vehicle occurred in 
the 2900 block of Emerson Way. 
Stolen: vehicle registration and 
insurance card. 
9:00 PM – A petty theft from an 
unlocked vehicle occurred in 
the 3000 block of Olive Avenue. 
Stolen: Garmin GPS and silver 
RX sunglasses. 
Thursday, August 3rd

5:30 AM – A vehicle was 
reported stolen from the 2300 
block of Highland Avenue. 
Vehicle described as white 2012 
Toyota Camry 4 door. 
10:00 PM – A vehicle vandalism 
occurred in the 100 block of E. 
Las Flores Drive. Suspect(s) 
damaged the antenna to the 
victim’s vehicle. 
tree limb. They also cut up and 
remove the branch form the 

 City officials said routine checks 
are done to all trees throughout 
the city. They also said, from 
a visual inspection, the tree in 
Villa Park looked healthy and 
was still standing. 

Photo courtesy of PasadenaFire 

Upstream atthe Farnsworth 
Park Summer 
Concert Series

Tonight at 7:00 p.m. 

 The Sheriff ’s Support 
Group of Altadena presents 
Upstream at the Annual 
Summer Concert Series at 
Farnsworth Park, located at 
568 E. Mount Curve Ave at 
the amphitheater.

Upstream has been 
spreading their message 
of love and positivity 
through their exhilarating 
Caribbean Music, namely, 
Reggae, Calypso, Soca and 
Steel Drum Music, for quite 
some time now.

 Through the years they 
have mesmerized audiences 
throughout the world and 
brought ultimate enjoyment 
to all. With a multi-
talented line up of some of 
the most experienced and 
enlightened musicians in 
their camp, they continue 
to spread joy to an 
unsuspecting public. 

 Bandleader and Lead 
Singer/Guitarist “Haile 
Blackman” is originally 
from The Republic of 
Trinidad & Tobago and 
the Son of the Legendary 
Creator of Soca Music, the 
late Ras Shorty I. The band 
boasts a very seasoned 
and celebrated line up: 
“Derek Brewstafari” Steel 
Drum Extraordinaire is 
also a Trinidad and Tobago 
native and will tug at 
your heartstrings with his 
melodic Steel Drum tones. 
John McKnight (Bass, 
Trobomone, Keyboards, 
Guitar, & Background 
Vocals) Daniel Lopilato 
(Keys & Background 
Vocals) and Mark Spiller 
(Drums & Background 
Vocals) complete the stellar 

Friday, August 4th

11:41 AM – A landscaping theft 
occurred in the 1800 block of 
BraeburnRoad. Stolen: orange/
black Echo leaf blower and 
orange/white Stihl leaf blower. 
5:30 PM – A grand theft from 
an unlocked vehicle occurred 
in the 2000 block of Midwick 
Drive. Stolen: blue nylon OGIO 
golf bag. 
5:55 PM – A landscaping theft 
occurred in the 2800 block of 
Mount Curve Avenue. Stolen: 
yellow TMC tree trimmer and 
white TMC leaf blower. 
Saturday, August 5th

12:00 AM – A petty theft from 
an unlocked vehicle occurred in 
the 800 block of Morada Place. 
Stolen: silver Warby Parker 
aviator sunglasses and white 
sunglasses case. 
8:02 AM – A spousal battery 
occurred in the 2500 block of E. 
Washington Boulevard. Suspect 
was taken into custody.
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Caltech and JPL will hold a 
solar eclipse viewing party 
on the Beckman Institute 
Lawn as the solar eclipse 
passes over North America 
the morning of August 21. 
The event will start at 9:30 

According to Caltech 
scientists, California won’t 
get views of the total solar 
eclipse, but will still be able 
to see a partial eclipse as the 
shadow of the Moon covers 
more than 60 percent of 
the Sun. "We’ll have solar 
telescopes, eclipse glasses, a 
live stream from the path of 
totality, and astrophysicists 
on hand to help get the most 
out of this rare experience." 
Join Caltech for this free 
event open to everyone 
(including children).

 Astronomers and 

volunteers will be present to 
guide viewers through the 
eclipse and answer questions 
about the Sun, eclipse, and 

 This is a free event open to 
everyone. No reservations 
are needed. Partial eclipse 
lasts eporixmantly 2 hours, 
but come only as long as you 

 There is ample parking in 
the two parking structures 
adjacent to Beckman Lawn 
on Wilson Avenue. During 
weekday business hours, 
visitors must pay for a pass to 
park in Caltech lots/garages. 
Alternatively, no permit is 
required to park on Wilson 
Caltech is located 1200 E 
California Blvd,

 For weather updates, and 
more information, visit: 

Senior Fitness Center Gets 
a $70,000 Makeover

 The Sy Graff Fitness Center at 
the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 

E. Holly St., will soon undergo 
a $70,000 renovation, including 
new equipment, funded by a 
grant from The Ahmanson 
The community is invited 
to a ribbon cutting Monday, 
Aug. 28, at 11 a.m., when all-
new exercise machines and 
equipment will be unveiled, 
including treadmills, ellipticals, 
recumbent cycles and more. 

Guests will tour the fitness 
center, enjoy light refreshments 
and help cut the ribbon that will 
signal the official reopening.
The equipment, designed for 
cardio exercises and strength 
training with older adults in 
mind, will replace existing 
apparatus that was purchased 
more than a decade ago. 

 Studies have proven that 
older adults who exercise on a 
regular basis can improve their 
flexibility, strength, balance, 
mind/body coordination, mood 
and more.

 “As we get older and our bodies 

Free Events Roundup at thePasadena Senior Center 

change, the best investment 
we can make is to work out 
and stay active,” said Akila 
Gibbs, executive director of the 
Pasadena Senior Center. “There 
currently are 400 users of the 
fitness center, and we always 
are happy to welcome new 

 The fitness center is open seven 
days a week, including holidays. 
Members can exercise on their 
own under general supervision 
of specially trained volunteers 
or sign up with a certified 
personal trainer to help them 
achieve their fitness goals in a 
safe, nurturing environment. 
Membership is only $90 per 
year. In addition, strength 
training classes are offered for 
only $4 per class.

 The Sy Graff Fitness Center 
is named for Sylvester “Sy” 
Graff (1921-1998) whose wife 
Dorothy donated the original 
equipment when the center was 
established in his memory in 

 For more information visit and 
click on Sy Graff Fitness Center. 

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

A Toast to the Joys ofMusic – Tuesdays to Aug. 29,
from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tom 
Campbell will play guitar andsing songs in the Senior CenterLounge. Stop by and enjoy hiscovers of traditional country,
country rock, blues, folk, gospeland classic rock originallymade famous by Willie Nelson,
Merle Haggard, Vince Gill, ElvisPresley, B.B. King, Neil Young,
The Grateful Dead, The RollingStones and many more.

Concerts in the Park – 
Tuesdays, to Aug. 29, from6 to 7 p.m. The Gold Shell at 
Memorial Park, just behind thePasadena Senior Center, will 
be bustling with entertainment 
with during this concert seriesfor people of all ages. Aug. 8:
Paddy’s Pig. Aug. 15: Cirque diSarray. Aug. 22: Lisa Haley andthe Zydekats. Aug. 29: The GreatAmerican Swing Band. Bring alawn chair and a picnic for theperfect summer experience withfamily and friends.

A Matter of Balance – 
Tuesdays, to Sept. 19, from1 to 3 p.m. Are you concernedabout falling? Learn how toreduce 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 to Aug. 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 moreinformation or to sign up, or call 

Domino Club – Thursdaysto Aug. 31, at 1 p.m. If you’ve 
never played Chicken Foot 
dominoes before, or even if youhave, come join the fun as VickiLeigh leads participants in arollicking version of the gamethat is easy enough for beginners 
yet challenging enough for 
more seasoned players. Oh, andplease excuse the laughter everyThursday…it’s contagious! Formore information call Vicki at 

Friday Movie Matinees

– Fridays, at 1 p.m. Aug. 18:
“Hidden Figures” (2016, PG)
starring Taraji P. Henson andOctavia Spencer. Three brilliant 
African American women 
working at NASA help serveas the brains behind the 1962 
launch of astronaut John Glenn 
into orbit. 
Create a Household 
Budget – Thursday, Aug.
17, at 10 a.m. We all know 
we should follow a household 
budget, but when it comes timeto do it and stick to it, it can be 
tough. A representative fromWells Fargo will explain how toget started.

Health Fair – Friday, Aug.
18, from 9 to 11 a.m. Services 
include glucose testing, blood 
pressure screenings and hearingexams as well as counseling andhealth/community resources. Formore information call 626-6856732.

 Founded in 1960, the Pasadena 
Senior Center is an independentnonprofit organization that 
offers recreational, educational, 
wellness and social services 
to people ages 50 and olderin a welcoming environment.
Services are also provided 
for frail, low-income and 
homebound seniors.

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