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Best Friends and More:
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Katnip News!
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Food & Drink:
Chef Peter Dills
Table for Two

Education & Youth:

The Good Life:
… This and That
Senior Happenings

The World Around Us:
Looking Up
Christopher Nyerges
Out to Pastor

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Jeff's Book Pics
All Things
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Bob Eklund
Marc Garlett
Katie Hopkins
Chris Leclerc
Christopher Nyerges
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Rev. James Snyder
Keely Totten

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 SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018 

VOLUME 12 NO. 16

Local Area 
News Briefs

Council to Vote on Colorado 
Bridge Vertical Barriers

Residents Displaces 
after House Fire

Almost a year after the 
city installed metal mesh 
fencing along the alcoves of 
the Colorado Street Bridge 
as a temporary deterrent to 
suicides, the city council is 
set Monday night to accept 
recommendations of the 
Colorado Street Bridge Task 
Force to install vertical barriers 
and end treatments to the 
iconic structure.

 According to a city staff report, 
the task force is recommending 
primary suicide deterrent 
measures for further study and 
design. Including, “the design 
and installation of vertical 
barriers on both sides of the 
bridge for its entire length, 
including the existing weak 
points along the benched 
alcoves. Vertical barriers shall 
have a minimum height of 7’-6” 
above highest toe-hold in order 
to deter attempts effectively. 
The design and installation of 
end treatments on both ends 
of the bridge to deter a person’s 
ability to easily access and 
walk along the outside ledge of 
the bridge.” According to the 

 If approved, City staff will create 
a new Capital Improvement 
Program (CIP) project and 
seek funding appropriation for 
the Environmental and Design 
Phase of the project as part of 
the adoption of the Fiscal Year 
2019 CIP Budget, the report 

 Staff expects the Environmental 
and Design Phase of the project 
to begin in July.

 The council meets 6:30 p.m. 
in the Council Chamber, 
Pasadena City Hall 100 North 
Garfield Avenue, room S249.

Three people were left 
without a place to live after 
a fire Thursday caused 
major damage to a home 
in the Hastings Ranch 
neighborhood of Pasadena. 

According to fire officials, 
the fire near Hastings 
Ranch Drive and Alegria 
Ave, first reported around 
4:30 p.m. was quickly 
extinguished but not before 
causing significant damage.

NO one was injured. The 
cause of the fire is still 
under investigation. 

Union Street Protected Bike Lane Workshop

 Pasadena city officials 
announced this week 
that they will be hosting 
a community workshop 
May 9 to reintroduce the 
Union Street Protected Bike 
Lane project, share initial 
concept designs, and solicit 
community input.

 The meeting will be from 
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the 
Gamble Room, Pasadena 
Presbyterian Church, 585 E 
Colorado Blvd, in Pasadena. 
A brief presentation will 
begin at 6:45PM.

 A protected bike lane is an 
exclusive bikeway facility, 
physically separated from 
motor vehicle traffic with 
barriers such as raised 
islands, flexible posts, or on-
street parking. The protected 
bike lane is separate and 
distinct from the sidewalk 
they said.

 In the City’s 2015 Bicycle 
Transportation Action Plan, 
the Union Street corridor was 
identified as an important 
east-west connection and 
a candidate for a two-way 
protected bike lane. The 
council voted in August last 
year to enter into a $999,714 
contract with DKS Associates 
for consultant services for 
the Union Street Bikeway. 
The project is currently in 
the early phases of concept 
design city staff said. 

 At the August meeting 
residents in the area 
expressed concerns over 
removing lanes and parking 
on Union Street; currently 
Union is a one way street. 
Pasadena Department of 
Transportation Director Fred 
Dock said that parking would 
be evaluated block by block. 
According to a staff report in 
November the project would 
remove 21 parking spaces, 
most, 14, of which are in the 
Central Playhouse District. 

 The designated bikeway 
from Wilson Ave to Arroyo 
Parkway would be located 
on the south side of the 
street according to a city staff 

 Officials said more 
community workshops will 
be held as part of the design 
progresses. The final design is 
anticipated to be complete by 
late 2019, and construction is 
anticipated to begin in 2020 
they said.

 For more information, visit: 

Photo by D. Lee MVNews.

Police Arrest 13-year-
old for Attack

Rotary Club to Hold Annual 
Grants Awards Luncheon

 Police arrested a young 
student at Blair High 
School Thursday morning 
after he went on a rampage 
throwing office equipment 
around a room and 
punching an employee at 
the school according to 
news reports. 

 The teen was arrested 
for assault with a deadly 
weapon and taken to a 
detention center. 

 According to police, at 
about 10:30 a.m. the boy 
was being disciplined for 
an unrelated incident, of 
making threats, when he 
lashed out. The employee 
was taken to a local hospital 
with minor injuries.


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Repair Café

 Rotary Club Pasadena 
announced Thursday they will 
be distributing grants, this 
year totaling $43,627during a 
Grants Award Luncheon held 
at the University Club Pasadena 

 The Rotary Club of Pasadena 
Foundation primarily receives 
donations from the members 
of the Pasadena Rotary Club. 
Each year the Rotary Club 
of Pasadena Foundation 
distributes funds to 501c3 non-
profit organizations serving the 
Pasadena community through 
the Club’s Grants Committee. 
The Grants Committees’ 13 
members seek applicants, 
review grant applications, 
conduct site visits, select grant 
recipients, gain approval from 
the Rotary Club of Pasadena 
Foundation, and awards grants 
at a luncheon honoring the 

 Since 2004 and to include 
this year, this Foundation has 
issued more than 340 grants 
totaling close to $600,000 to 
over 130 organizations. This 
year the grants were awarded 
to 20 organizations providing 
direct impact to Pasadena 
residents or the homeless 
served in Pasadena in either of 
these two areas:

1. Projects for the
homeless through food and 
nutrition, employment or 

2. Projects for community 
engagement in arts and culture 
or music education 

This year’s grant recipients:

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena

Eastern Sierra Symphony

Elizabeth House

Five Acres

Flintridge Center

Foothill Unity Center

Friends In Deed


Kidspace Children’s Museum

Leadership Pasadena

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus

Pasadena Conservatory of 

Pasadena Dance Theatre

Pasadena Master Chorale

Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena Senior Center

Pasadena Symphony and POPS

Pasadena Child Development 

The Salvation Army

Union Station Homeless 

The University Club is located 
175 N. Oakland Ave. Pasadena. 

For more information call 626-

Volunteers Needed

Concorso Ferrari 2018


 In partnership with 
Pasadena Repair Café, 
Altadena Library is hosting 
a Repair Café, and they need 
volunteers to help. Do you 
have special skills you want 
to share with the community, 
visit: for 
more information or to sign 

 Repair Cafe is set for May 
26 at the Altadena Library, 
600 East Mariposa St./ Santa 
Rosa Ave. From 10 a.m. 
to 1 p.m. The library staff 
will be collaborating with 
Repair Cafe crew to bring 
about a welcoming event for 
everyone from Altadena and 
Pasadena and beyond.

 Experience, this Sunday, three blocks of Colorado 
Boulevard in Old Town Pasadena as it transforms into 
an amazing Ferrari extravaganza. Over 150 Ferraris 
ranging from mid-century purpose built racers to 
modern day exotic supercars of unmatched speed 
and style, will line Colorado Blvd for all to enjoy. 
In addition to Ferraris, there will be vendors and 
sponsors specializing in exotic automotive styling, 
accessories, detailing, apparel, travel, and local food to 
complement the star of the show - Ferrari.

 The concours is limited to 150 of the finest vintage 
and contemporary Ferraris, to be Judged and for Non-
Judged display. 

 Ferraris entered from 2007 and earlier are eligible 
for judging that will follow Ferrari Club of America 
National guidelines IAC/PFA (International Advisory 
Council for the Preservation of Ferrari Automobiles). 

 Awards will be presented in 10 classes by a panel 
of 30 Ferrari experts at the conclusion of the event. 
Maximum of 70 judged cars. Each judged class will be 
limited to 7 Ferraris maximum, based on first come, 
first served. Get your entries in early! 

 Registration deadline was April 13 for judged cars. 
Entries after that date will be on display only pending 
available space. Two lunches are provided for the 
exhibitor and a guest with registration.

 Owners of the newest models of Ferraris are welcome 
to display their prancing horses and spend a fun day 
among friends in beautiful Pasadena. Space is limited 
to 150 Ferraris, so register early for an opportunity 
to be part of this traditional FCA Southwest Region 

Concorso Ferrari Guidelines

•Registration Deadline - April 13

•Cars Entered After This Date Will Be Display Only

•Entries Limited to 150 Ferraris

•Only 70 Judged Cars, the First 7 in Each Class

•No For Sale or Advertising Signs

•No Easy-up Tents or Canopies

•No Leaving Show Early Prior to 3 p.m. 

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Needed - 
Taste of ‘Dena 




 The annual Taste of ‘Dena 
fundraiser for the Altadena 
Library Foundation needs a 
committed team of volunteers 
to be a success! Do you enjoy 
event planning, having fun, 
and raising money for a good 
cause? Learn more about our 
open committee roles. For 
more information or to sign 
up call (626) 798-0833.






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