Mountain Views News, Pasadena Edition [Sierra Madre] Saturday, July 7, 2018

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Mountain View News Saturday, July 7, 2018

Weather Wise


Regular City Council Meeting

6-Day Forecast Pasadena Ca.



Public Meeting 6:30 P.M. 

Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall

100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249 

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

Meets July 9, Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m., 100 N. Garfield 
Avenue, Room S249 (City Hall Council Chamber, 2nd floor)

Tyron Hampton, Steve Madison, Andy Wilson)

Meets July 17 at 5:30 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 July 18 at 6 p.m. Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (Council 
Chamber, 2nd Floor)

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

Meets July 24 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 July 24 at 6:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 
(Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor)

 Sun Sunny Hi 90s Lows 70s 

 Mon: Sunny Hi 90s Lows 70s

 Tues: Sunny Hi 90s Lows 70s

 Wed: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 70s

 Thur: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 70s

 Fri: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 70s

Forecasts courtesy of the National Weather Service

Repair Café at the 
Pasadena Senior Center

Throw It Away? No Way! 
Saturday, July 14, from 10 
a.m. to 1 p.m. Come to the 
Repair Café where tinkers, 
tailors and blade sharpeners 
will be on hand to repair 
your appliances, electronics, 
clothing, toys, tools, knives, 
jewelry and other items 
for free. There also will be 
a seed and seedling swap, 
gardening advisor, music 
for your enjoyment and the 
Really Free Market with 100 
percent off everything – take 
away items and/or donate 
items. All are welcome! 
For more information or 
to volunteer as a repairer, 
email contact@repair- This is 
a Zero Waste event hosted 
by Transition Pasadena 

Pasadena Senior Center, is 
located 85 E. Holly St.

First Stab Festival II: Wicked Lit


 The creators of the award-
winning immersive 
theatre events Wicked Lit 
(Mountain View Mausoleum 
and Cemetery), History 
Lit (Pasadena Museum 
of History) and Mystery 
Lit (Los Angeles County 
Arboretum), are bringing 
their new play development 
program back to the Central 
Library! Enjoy a wicked 
afternoon of new short plays 
adapted from classic horror 
literature, presented as script-
in-hand staged readings. 
Each afternoon includes 
two short plays and an 
interactive talk-back with the 
playwrights. Ideal for short 
story lovers and intrepid 
theatre-goers. For ages 13+. 
For titles and further details 
visit unboundproductions.

Saturday, July 14 & Sunday, 
July 15 • 3-4:30 p.m. • 
Central Library/Donald 
Wright Auditorium


Regular City Council Meeting

Next meeting July 18

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. 

Public Safety Commission

Monday at 8:30 a.m.

Fire Department EOC Room

817 Mound Avenue

Staff Liaisons: Arthur Miller, Police Chief:

Paul Riddle, Fire Chief:

Phone: (626) 403-7300

Freeway and Transportation Commission

Tuesday July 17 at 6:30 p.m.

City Manager's Conference Room Second Floor of City Hall

1414 Mission Street. 

Staff Liaison: Margaret Lin, Principal Management Analyst

Phone: (626) 403-7236


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.

Sierra Madre 
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Member of General Federation of Women’s Clubs & 
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Karlene Englert, Elma Flores 
Barbara Lampman, Gayle Licher 
Explore Opportunities & Membership with Us 
Join us for Member-Only Yoga w/ Paul Hagan Tuesdays, 10 am 
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Donations Accepted Weekdays to 2:30 pm thru 5/30/18 

City Council Regular Meeting

Wednesday, July 11 at 6 p.m. City Hall Council Chamber

2200 Huntington Drive

The City Council Meeting will now be recorded by video and posted to 
youtube. Visit: for more.

Talk on Altadena’s 
Horticultural History

Victor Luo - 'Walking on Mars'

Friday, July 13, at 7:00 pm

Ramo Auditorium – Donald E. Baxter, M.D., Hall of the 
Humanities and Social Sciences

 This same lecture will be presented the evening before at JPL. See 
About the Series” below.

 Virtual and augmented reality promise to transport us to places 
that we can only imagine. When joined with spacecraft and 
robots, these technologies will extend humanity’s presence to 
real destinations that are equally fantastic. NASA’s Operations 
Laboratory at JPL is spearheading several ambitious projects 
applying virtual and augmented reality to the challenges of space 
exploration. Through partnerships with multiple VR and AR 
companies, scientists on the Curiosity Mars Rover mission are 
exploring the Martian terrain, engineers are finding new ways to 
collaborate on 3D designs, and astronauts on the International 
Space Station are preparing to perform their work more efficiently 
than ever before. The lead of these projects at NASA will share 
their progress so far, the challenges that lie ahead, and their vision 
for the future of VR and AR in space exploration.

Primary Presenter/Speaker

Victor Luo – Operations Lab Lead

Panel Speakers

Alice Winter – User Experience Researcher

Parker Abercrombie – OnSight Project Lead

Abby Fraeman – MSL Scientist

About the Series

 The Theodore von Kármán Lecture Series, named after JPL’s 
founder, and presented by JPL’s Office of Communication and 
Education, brings the excitement of the space program’s missions, 
instruments and other technologies to both JPL employees and 
the local community. Lectures take place twice per month, on 
consecutive Thursdays and Fridays. The Thursday lectures take 
place in JPL’s Theodore von Kármán Auditorium and are streamed 
live via Ustream, and (beginning in July 2018) Friday lectures 
take place at Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium. Both start at 7:00 p.m. 
Admission and parking are free for all lectures, no reservations 
are required, and seating is limited.

 Caltech manages JPL for NASA.

Sierra Madre 
Woman’s Club 
550 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 2018: 111 Years 
Founded February 23, 1907 – “Living the Volunteer Life” in Friendship 
Member of General Federation of Women’s Clubs & 
Rent The 
1914 Essick House 
Meetings, Memorials, Seminars 
Anniversaries, Parties, Weddings 
Anita @ 626-355-4379 
Explore Opportunities & Membership with Us 
Join for Member - Only Yoga w/ Paul Hagan Tuesdays, 10 am 
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Wistaria Thrift Shop 355-7739 
Accepts Clean, Gently Used Donations Weekdays to 3 pm 
Pictured: Plant explorers Paul and Wilson Popenoe of Altadena’s 
West India Garden visited Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries 
in 1911 seeking exotic fruits and foods to introduce to American 
palettes. Here, Paul stands with date palm offshoots the brothers 
arranged to export back to California.

 In a joint program of Altadena 
Heritage and the Altadena 
Library today at 10:00 a.m. to 
12:00 p.m. Library, Michele 
Zack will tell an interesting, 
illustrated story of Altadena’s 
horticultural past — that 
of the West India Garden. 
Frederick O. Popenoe 
established this nursery in 
1906 to cultivate subtropical 
fruits and other plants in high 
demand from the thousands 
of newcomers pouring into 
Southern California. But the 
Popenoes were far more than 
nurserymen, they were avid 
plant explorerers. Frederick 
sent his sons Paul and Wilson 
to Iraq, Lebanon, Mexico 
and Central America to find 
new fruits and other foods to 
introduce to the United States. 
Dates and avocados were just 
two of their most successful 
plant introductions.

 Stay after the program to 
sign up for Seed Library 
membership and check out 

 Altadena Library is located 
600 East Mariposa St.

 Seed Library Open 
Hours and “Altadena’s 
Horticultural History” 
with Michele Zack

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