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

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 Pasadena residents and 
businesses are reminded 
that City Hall and most City 
services will be closed on 
Thanksgiving and Friday, 

 Pasadena’s Water and Power 
(PWP) Customer Service 
Call Center will be closed 
both days, but customers can 
make payments by phone at 

(626) 744-4005 or online at The Municipal 
Services Payment Center at 
City Hall will be closed both 
The Citizen Service Center 
Center will be closed 
Thanksgiving Day, but will be 
open to take your calls at (626) 
744-7311 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Friday and Saturday, Regular 
refuse and recycling collection 
for Thursday (Thanksgiving 
Day) will occur on Friday, 
and Friday’s collection will 
be on Saturday, Nov. 25. No 
pickups for bulky items will 
be scheduled on Thanksgiving 
Day, but will resume Friday.

 Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-
Ride transportation programs 
will not operate on Thursday 
but will resume regular service 
on Friday. All parking meters 
are free and parking time 
limits will not be enforced 
on Thanksgiving Day, but 
shoppers are advised that all 
regular meter enforcement 
will resume on Friday. 
Violations for overnight 
parking restrictions, red curb 
and blocking fire hydrants 
will continue to be issued both 

 All Pasadena Public Library 
sites will close at 5 p.m., 
Wednesday and will be closed 
the following two days. All 
Recreation and Community 
Centers will be closed on 
both days, but all parks will be 
open. No site reservations are 
accepted for the holiday. 

 Call 9-1-1 for life-threatening 
emergencies. For non-
emergencies, call (626) 7444241. 

Pet of the 

November is Adopt 
a Senior Pet Month 
and 8-year-old Aguila 
(A444215) is a brown 
german shepherd, who is 
hoping to find her forever 
home. If you want a dog to 
greet you happily when you 
get home from work, Aguila 
is your girl. She comes right 
up to the front of her kennel 
when volunteers, staff, and 
visitors come by. She has 
a lot of energy and gets 
excited when it’s time for a 
walk. If you’re looking for 
an active, but older dog, 
Aguila might be your new 

 The adoption fee for dogs 
is $130. All dogs are spayed 
or neutered, microchipped, 
and vaccinated before going 
to their new home. Aguila 
qualifies for our Seniors for 
Seniors program, making 
her adoption free for 
adopters 60 and over.

 New adopters will receive a 
complimentary health-andwellness 
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 
A444215, 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 

Dinner in the 
Park to Feed 

 Union Station Homeless 
Services is again set to feed 
over 1,000 less fortunate 
people this Thanksgiving as 
part of their annual Dinner 
in the Park in Central Park. 
The event includes 250 
turkeys donated by Trader 

San Marino Regional Day. 

Pacific Asia 

All ages are welcome to Museum Free participate in this artmaking 
activity focused on themes Admission of cultural exchange and 
collaboration between 

USC Pacific Asia Museum Chinese and Mexican art and 
announced Tuesday free artists. 
admission December 8 Free Second Sundaythrough 17 and a schedule Sunday, January 14, 12:00pm 

of free public programs - 4:00pmthrough January to celebrate Family day focused on 
the grand reopening after Chinese animated film 
the seismic retrofit of its Uproar in Heaven with 
1924 Chinese Qing Dynasty-animation and character 
inspired home. design artmaking activity for 

The seismic retrofit all ages.
strengthened the building’s Film@PAM 
foundation and added Sunday, January 14, 2:00pm - 

additional gallery space 4:30pmfor special exhibitions. Join us for screening of 

In addition to the special Uproar in Heaven the 1964 
programs and exhibition, the feature-length animated film 
building will reopen with a from China. Followed by a 
refreshed 21st century look, conversation facilitated by 
featuring an updated gallery USC Ph.D. candidate Melissa 
flow, a new visitor center Chan. Mandarin Chinese 
and gift shop, plus museum dialogue. English subtitles. 

admission will now be free Recommended for ages 8+
every Thursday from 5-8pm. Conversation@PAM: 

 Enjoy FREE admission and Martial Arts in 1960s 
explore the exhibitionsChinese Cinema 
Artmaking@PAMThursday, January 18,

Sunday, December 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 4:00pm This edition of 

 Collaborative paper cut Conversation@PAM will 
artmaking activity inspired examine the connections 
by Mexican papel picado between King Hu’s martial 
and Chinese jianzhe for arts films and the emergence 
PST LA/LA Pasadena and of martial arts film as a genre 


Sunday, November 5th

9:15 PM – A petty theft from 
an unlocked vehicle occurred 
in the 1300 block of Altadena 
Drive. Stolen: checkbook and 
insurance cards. 
Monday, November 6th

3:20 PM – Pheonna Williams, 
29 years old of Ontario was 
arrested in the 2100 block of 
Lincoln Avenue for possession 
of a controlled substance. 
5:37 PM – Derek Clabber, 53 
years old of Los Angeles was 
arrested in the 30 block of W. 
Harriet Street for possession of 
a concealed dirk/dagger. 
Tuesday, November 7th

5:32 AM – A domestic battery 
occurred in the 2100 block of 
Summit Avenue. 
11:59 AM – An assault with 
a deadly weapon occurred in 
the 2100 block of El Sereno 
Avenue. Suspects described as 
two males. 
1:15 PM – An assault with a 
deadly weapon occurred in the 
3100 block of Glenrose Avenue. 
Suspect has been identified as a 
4:30 PM – A petty theft from 
an unlocked vehicle occurred 
in the 700 block of New York 
Drive. Stolen: black briefcase 
containing credit cards, 
iPhones, and mail. 
8:30 PM – A petty theft from 
an unlocked vehicle occurred 
in the 20 block of W. Loma Alta 
Drive. Stolen: children toys. 
10:00 PM – A petty theftoccurred in the 2500 block of El 
Sol Avenue. Suspect has been 
identified. Stolen: luggage rack 
11:30 PM – A petty theft from 
an unlocked vehicle occurred 
in the 3400 block of Fair Oaks 
Avenue. Stolen: vehicle keys 
and wallet. 
Wednesday, November 8th 

11:01 AM – A residential 
vandalism occurred in the 
2900 block of Lake Avenue. 
Suspect(s) shattered the rear 
sliding door. 
9:00 PM – A vehicle vandalism 
occurred in the 2100 block of 
Lincoln Avenue. Suspect(s) 
shattered a window. 
11:00 PM – A petty theft of 
a bicycle occurred in the 300 
block of Ventura Street. Stolen: 
black Diamond Back mountain 
bicycle with blue stripes, green 
seat, and green pedals. 
Thursday, November 9th

8:00 AM – A residential 
burglary occurred in the 
1600 block of Wood Glen 
Lane. Suspect(s) entered the 
residence by shattering the 
window. Stolen: unknown. 
Friday, November 10th

1:05 AM – A robbery occurred 
in the 3200 block of Olive 
Avenue. One suspect was taken 
into custody and one remains 
outstanding. Investigation is 
3:14 AM – A commercial 
burglary occurred in the 2400 
block of N. Lake Avenue. 
Suspect(s) entered the location 
by shattering the window. 
Stolen: unknown. 
11:50 AM – A vehicle was 
reported stolen from the 300 
block of W. Mendocino Street. 
Vehicle described as a red 2014 
Dodge Ram. 
2:00 PM – Darren Sullivan, 
52 years old of Pasadena was 
arrested in the 2600 block 
of N. Fair Oaks Avenue for 
possession of a controlled 
Saturday, November 11th

4:16 PM – Sebastian Robledo, 
49 years old of Pasadena was 
arrested in the 2200 block of 
Raymond Lane for possession 
of a controlled substance. 
because of city health 
Started in 1973, Union Station 
offers a full continuum of 
nine programs throughout 
the San Gabriel Valley. 
Services for the homeless 
include street outreach, 
intake/assessment, care 
coordination and navigation, 
meals, shelter, housing, 
employment development, 
benefits enrollment, and 
referrals to medical and 
mental health services. For 
more information visit: 

in Chinese and Sinophone 

contexts. By looking at 

the intersection between 

animation, literature, and 

cinema, this presentation 

discusses how “Chineseness” 

is negotiated through visual 

representations. Presentation 

and discussion facilitated by 

USC Ph.D. candidate Melissa 

For more information 



City Receives


Safety Grant

 The City has received 
a $112,000 state grant 
to enhance its safety 
efforts for bicyclists. The 
Pasadena Department of 
Transportation will use the 
money as part of its Safer 
Streets Pasadena–Bicycle 
Safety Outreach Program 
in a year-long bicycle safety 
outreach program aimed to 
help reduce severe injuries 
and fatalities to bicyclists 
resulting from crashes.

 As part of the grant, the 
department’s Safer Streets 
Pasadena–Bicycle Safety 
Outreach Program will 
expand the City’s “Ride 
Right. Ride Bright” Bicycle 
Safety Campaign. Street 
teams will distribute 1,000 
sets of bicycle headlights 
and tail lights as well as 
300 bicycle helmets. In 
addition, the bicycle 
safety campaign will allow 
for targeted outreach to 
groups that use a bicycle 
as a primary mode of 

 Grant funding comes 
from the California Office 
of Traffic Safety through the 
National Highway Traffic 
Safety Administration. 

Tree Trimmingat Altadena 
Main Library 

 The Altadena Library 
will be doing routine 
maintenance Sunday, 
December 3, of the cedar 
trees at the Main Library 
property. The maintenance 
will consist of crowning, 
trimming, and general 
upkeep that can help 
prevent the uprooting of the 
cedar trees. Staff said they 
appreciate your flexibility 
and patience during this 
maintenance. The Altadena 
Library Foundation will 
also be participating in 
#GivingTuesday November 

28. Proceeds will benefit 
new outdoor project around 
the Main Library building 
including a Meditation 
Meadow, a native plant 
collection, an Observation 
Garden and more. 
For more information 
about the Altadena Library, 
including upcoming events 

Mayor’s Holiday Tree
Lighting Celebration

 City officials are inviting 
the public, next week, to 
join Pasadena Mayor Terry 
Tornek as he lights the city’s 
holiday tree starting the tree 
light celebration. 

The Mayor’s Annual Holiday 
Tree Lighting Celebration 
is 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 1 
on the front steps of our 7 p.m.–be sure to bring 

historic City Hall. The 

your cameras and your best 

event begins with music and 

holiday sweater.

entertainment, followed by 

Once again, we ask, in the 

the Tree Lighting at 6 p.m.

Spirit of the Holidays, bring 

 Jolly Ol’ Santa promises to 

an unwrapped new toy or 

make a special appearance 

sports equipment for the 

following the tree lighting 

Spark of Love Toy Drive–and 

and will be here for a photo 

help pack the Pasadena Fire 

op (one per family) until 

Department Ambulance. 
The Pasadena Symphonyat All Saints Church

Joe’s stores to be prepared by 
The Pasadena Convention 
Center and Centerplate.

 This is Union Station’s 46th 
year hosting holiday dinner 
events on both Thanksgiving 
and Christmas Day.
Anyone hungry this 
Thanksgiving is welcome.

 “This uplifting community 
event provides thousands 
of holiday meals and hope 
for all who attend, including 
homeless men, women, 
children, seniors, very low-
income families, and those 
with no place to go during 

the holidays,” organizers of 
the event said. “The impact of 
the event in the community 
is large because of your help.” 
Organizers said the volunteer 
list is full but donations, 
such as, store-bought pies, 
aluminum pans, serving 
utensils and potholders and 
can be dropped off at Union 
Station, 412 S. Raymond 
Ave. or Central Park, 275 S 
Raymond Ave, Thanksgiving 

 They further said that 
Union Station cannot accept 
prepared food as a donation 

Pasadena Symphony’s annual 
Holiday Candlelight concert 
returns to All Saints Church 
on Saturday, December 16. 
Having sold out for the past 
six years, the symphony will 
offer two performances to meet 
community demand at 4:00pm 
and 7:00pm. The architecturally 
exquisite and acoustically 
sonorous All Saints Church, 
provides the perfect setting 
to hear your holiday favorites 

-all performed by candlelight. 
Audiences are going to love 
each and every moment of this 
cherished holiday tradition. 
The program has something 
for everyone, from traditional 
holiday classics to popular 

There is something for 
everyone in November at 
the Pasadena Senior Center, 
85 E. Holly St. You do nothave to be a member to 
attend. Some events require 
advance reservations as 

Scenic Walkers Club – 
Wednesdays, to Nov. 29, at 10 

a.m. Enjoy a series of leisurely 
walks in the great outdoors 
at locations throughout the 
west San Gabriel Valley. 
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 alancolville@ 
Domino Club – Thursdays, toNov. 30, at 1 p.m. New and 
experienced players will 
enjoy a rollicking version of 
Chicken Foot Dominoes that 
will have everyone cracking 
up! For more information call 
Vicki Leigh at 928-478-4654. 

A Toast to the Joys of 

standards. Hear God Rest Ye 
Merry Gentlemen, Silent Night, 
Go Tell It On the Mountain, 
Hallelujah! and many more 
favorites. The venue will again 
offer fully individual assigned 
seating available throughout 
All Saints’ glorious interior, 
ensuring that the audience can 
enjoy their experience with ease 
and have a well-deserved break 
from the hustle and bustle of 
the season. 

Tickets to Holiday Candlelight 
with the Pasadena Symphony 
are limited and will sell out. 
Reservations start at $20 and 
may be purchased either at 
pasadenasymphony-pops.orgor by calling the box office at 

(626) 793-7172.
Free Events Roundup at thePasadena Senior Center

Music – Tuesdays, to Nov. 
28, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Tom Campbell will play 
guitar and sing songs in the 
Senior Center Lounge. Stopby 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 

Long-Term Care and 
Retirement Income – 
Thursday, Nov. 30, at 10 

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retirement? Learn how to 
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income for the rest of yourlife, maximize your Social 

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