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PASADENA CRIME BLOTTER Prepare For Wildfire Season by Caltech Alumnus Wins 
Conducting Brush Clearance

gunshot wounds, but was 2021 Nobel Prize in 

The critical events Sept. 15 conscious and able to speak. 
through Sept. 30 detailed The victim was transported Physiology or Medicinebelow are merely a snapshot to a local hospital where he Caltech alumnus Ardem 

of the calls received to the underwent surgery for non-

Patapoutian, Presidential

Police Communications life threatening wounds. Endowed Chair inCenter every day. Your Evidence of the shooting was Neurobiology and Professor 
police department strives to located. The investigation is at Scripps Research in La 
better serve the Pasadena ongoing. Jolla, California and a Howard 
community. Under Police September 23, 2021 at Hughes Medical Institute 
Chief John Perez, the 3:45pm: Pasadena Police Investigator, has been awarded 
the 2021 Nobel Prize in

principles of the “Pasadena Officers responded to a 

Physiology Medicine,

Way” will forever have report of an assault with or 

along with David Julius of UC

a lasting impact on all a deadly weapon in the 

San Francisco. The two were 

employees who serve in the 2200 block of Colorado Bl. clearance between roof 

honored for their “discoveries 

organization, as we continue The victim confronted the Are your family and your surfaces and overhanging of receptors for temperature 
to police with compassion subject after he removed home prepared for wildfire vegetation. and touch,” according to the 
and best intentions. a flag from the victim’s season? While San Marino Remove any portion of a award citation. 
September 15, 2021 at parked truck. The victim is mostly shielded by the tree or shrub that extends Touch is a major sense through 
7:32pm: Pasadena Police was able to recover his flag San Gabriel mountains, now within 15 feet of the outlet of which we perceive the world: we at Caltech from 1990 to 1996, 
Officers responded to the but the subject continued to through December, San a chimney or stovepipe. are comforted by a gentle hug Patapoutian worked in the 

and our hands are pleasantly laboratory of Barbara Wold

area of Cordova St. and confront the victim, making Marino is more vulnerable All chimneys attached to 

warmed by the heat and heft (PhD ‘78), Bren Professor of

Shoppers Ln. regarding a threats while displaying to wildfires. any appliance or fireplace Molecular Biology. In the Wold

of a cup of coffee, but we pull

purse snatch robbery. The a knife. The victim was Homes in San Marino’s that burns solid fuel shall be 

away in pain from the stinging lab, Patapoutian studied how 

victim was walking to her unharmed and the subject High Fire Hazard Severity equipped with an approved 

prick of a thorn or a hot flame. individual genes specify cell-

vehicle when the suspect left the area on a skateboard. Zone, and the surrounding spark arrester. These perceptions are shaped type identity, specifically the 
pushed her from behind The subject was located by area, are required to conduct Clear leaves/needles/twigs/ by sensory information related ones that make muscle. 
causing her to fall face officers a short time later annual brush clearance. other combustibles from to both temperature—hot or “This is a joy to see,” saysdown in the parking lot. The and was taken into custody. Brush clearance, the removal roof. cold—and pressure. Wold, who also serves as 
suspect grabbed the victim’s September 24, 2021 at of dry and dead vegetation Woodpiles or stacked Patapoutian and Julius were the Allen V. C. Davis and 
purse and fled on foot. The 10:21am: Pasadena Police and other fire mitigation, wood shall not be allowed recognized for their major Lenabelle Davis Leadership 

contributions that helped to Chair and director of the

victim was not seriously Officers responded to the helps to clear the area within 20 feet of a structure. 

uncover how these processes Richard N. Merkin Institute

injured and did not require area of Raymond around homes of flammable Flammable vegetation shall 

work in the body and to for Translational Research. 

medical treatment. Ave. and Hammond St. material that can further fuel not be allowed within one 

elucidate how temperature “Ardem was wonderful to work

September 15, 2021 at regarding a shots fired call. a wildfire. foot of woodpiles or stacked 

and pressure stimuli from the with from the day he arrived

10:40pm: Pasadena Police Witnesses told officers they To conduct brush clearance: wood. external world are converted at Caltech. He came with a 
Officers responded to the saw two vehicles Clear dry and/or dead Maintain trees and shrubs into electrical impulses in our great love of biology, zest for 
1000 Block of San Pasqual chasing one another prior vegetation, hazardous brush, within 10 feet of any street, nervous systems. Their work is discovery, and capacity for 
St. in regards to a suspicious to the shots. Evidence of a or hazardous refuse away alley, or driveway so that now leading to new treatments fine experimental design. And 
person. The victim was shooting was located in the from structures, buildings, no leafy foliage, twigs, or for chronic pain, including the he was always willing to go an 

development of non-opioid extra mile when it required

walking her dog in the area 900 block of N. or flammable fences. branches are within six (6) 

painkillers. pure work. The project that

and bent down to tend to Raymond Ave. and it does Remove all flammable feet of the ground (but no 

For his half of the prize, Julius led him and his students to the

her dog when she noticed not appear anyone was vegetation or other more than 1/3 of the crown). 

was lauded for research that Piezos showed all of that. It was

the subject standing within injured as a result of this combustible growth within Brush clearance creates a 

made use of compounds such a bold scientific risk, hitched to

inches of her. She stood up incident. The 30 feet of any structure. defensible space around as capsaicin (the compound a fine design and tons of work, 
and the subject distracted investigation is ongoing. Hazardous vegetation must your home and keeps your responsible for spiciness in ultimately achieving beautiful 
her with a comment about September 27, 2021 at be maintained less than 3” residence in compliance chili peppers) and menthol to biological insights.” 
her dog. The victim glanced 07:23pm: Pasadena Police high. with the Fire Code. identify temperature-sensitive Patapoutian was born in 1967 
at her dog while the suspect Officers responded to the Maintain hazardous grass/ The San Marino Fire sensors in cells. in Beirut, Lebanon. He received 
reached across her body and area of Howard St. and weeds/shrubs/trees within Department conducts Patapoutian was honored for his BS in molecular, cellular, 
pulled on her purse. The Sunset Ave. regarding a shots 100 feet of any building or annual brush inspections his discovery of the cellular and development biology from 

sensors in the skin and UCLA. After his PhD research

victim screamed and the fired call. Officers canvassed structure. Grass will not starting in June. If you’ve 

internal organs that respond at Caltech, Patapoutian was a

subject ran to a parked car the area and located exceed 18”. Remove dead received a yellow notice, you 

to mechanical stimuli such as postdoctoral fellow at UC San 

and drove away. The victim evidence of a shooting in the foliage, twigs, or branches need to review the Brush 

touch. He and his collaborators Francisco from 1996 to 2000,

was not injured. area however, no victims or within 3 feet of the ground. Clearance Checklist and 

first cultured a cell line that and then joined the faculty of

September 18, 2021 suspects were located Maintain hazardous grass/ make changes to comply. If gave off a measurable electrical Scripps Research and the staff 
at 10:32pm: Officers September 28, 2021 at weeds located within 10 feet you’ve received a pink notice, signal when individual cells of the Genomics Institute of the 
responded to the 900 block 11:33pm: Pasadena Officers of any combustible fence to then you are in compliance. were poked with a tiny pipette. Novartis Research Foundation. 
of Summit regarding a responded to the 1900 block less than 3 inches. For more information visit: The team systematically When asked about the secret 
music complaint associated of Navarro Ave. regarding Maintain 5 feet of vertical knocked out individual genes of his success in his Nobel 

in these pressure-sensitive interview, Patapoutian noted

with a family party. Two reports of a single gunshot 
party guests became hostile heard. Upon arrival, officers Vaccine Proof To Be Required cells, which allowed them to the importance of nurturing

identify the genes that encode surroundings: “I think it’s

with the responding officers located evidence of 

a the environment, the people 

and as officers attempted shooting. No victims were at Events, Bars and Nightclubs for the receptor or receptors 

that respond to pressure. around you, and just to focus 

to detain the subjects, but identified.

 A Pasadena Health Officer Order was issued last week, requires Patapoutian and his team on big questions that can be 

they resisted. A struggle September 30, 2021 at 

proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a pre-entry negative test for identified two genes that answered,” he said. “In science, 

ensued and the suspects 05:38am: Pasadena Police each encode for previously many times we focus on the big

outdoor mega events; children under 12 are exempt. The Health were detained however, Officer responded to the Officer Order also requires vaccination verification for customers uncharacterized ion channels questions but you have to ask it 
several other partygoers 800 block of E. Walnut St. and employees at indoor portions of bars, breweries, nightclubs that open up in response to at the right place and the right 
became hostile and officers regarding a female walking and lounges. mechanical pressure; ion time where the tools are present 
quickly determined they around with a gun in her The requirement is for vaccine verification or a negative test channels are a kind of tunnel to answer those questions.” 
needed assistance from hand. Officer checked the within 72 hours prior to attending an outdoor mega events connecting the inside and In 2020, Patapoutian and 
other officers. Additional area and located the female with more than 10,000 attendees that are ticketed and/or have outside of a cell. The two Julius shared the Kavli Award 

controlled points of entry to a well-defined area, such as sporting channels, which were named for Neuroscience. He is 

officers responded and the on the 100 block of N. Lake 

and music events. Customers receiving indoor service in bars, Piezo1 and Piezo2 after the an elected member of the 

party crowd was eventually Ave. with the gun still in 

breweries, nightclubs and lounges, and employees must provide Greek word for pressure (píesi), American Academy of Arts

dispersed. One officer hand. Officers contained 

proof of at least one dose by Oct. 7 and full vaccination by Nov. 4. have since been shown to sense and Sciences, the National 

sustained minor injuries as a the area and de-escalated body position and motion Academy of Sciences, and the

Although the new order does not apply to restaurants, vaccination 

result of being struck in the the incident by giving verbal proof for customers dining indoors is strongly recommended. (known as proprioception), American Association for the 
face by a beverage can. orders to the female to drop The order puts in place safety measures to address the continued and regulate important Advancement of Science. 
September 22, 2021 at the firearm. The female need to reduce community transmission of COVID-19, which is physiological processes such as To date, 45 Caltech 
8:48pm: Pasadena Police cooperated and was taken still at a substantial level in Pasadena, For more information visit: blood pressure, respiration, and faculty, alumni, and former urinary bladder control. postdoctoral scholars have won

Officers responded to a into custody. The firearm 

As a biology graduate student a total of 46 Nobel Prizes.

report of shots fired near was identified as a replica 
Lincoln Ave. and Orange firearm and the female was Dine at Mijares Restaurant toGrove Bl. Upon arrival, a arrested for brandishing a 
victim was located with replica firearm. Support the Senior Center 

behalf of everyone who

Celebration for the Bob 

Print out flyer from prints out the flyer from theLucas Library in Altadena 
Pasadena Senior Center PSC website and hands it to 
their server.

website to give to server

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary Food Truck will have tacos & To download the flyer,

Oct. 13.

of the re-opening of the Bob burritos available for purchase 

visit: pasadenaseniorcenter.

Lucas Memorial Library and Hustle ‘N Dough donut truck 

Pasadena Senior Center org and click on Dine Out

Literacy Center in Altadena on will provide a free sweet treat 

officials announced Friday & Benefit PSC. Diners may

Saturday, October 16. for the first 150 attendees. 

they are set to hold a eat at the restaurant or order

Attendees of all ages will enjoy 11:30 a.m. Welcome/Remarks 
free carnival style games, prizes, from the Lucas Family fundraising event next takeout. 
crafts, music, balloon art, a 1:30 p.m. Birdie’s Playhouse month to support the Senior “This donation has the 
raffle and a family-friendly (entertainment) Center by eating out at potential for making a 
performance by Birdie’s About Bob Lucas: Over the Mijares Mexican Restaurant. great impact on Pasadena 
Playhouse. The Hustle ‘N course of his long career, Anyone who dines at Senior Center programs 
Dough donut truck will provide he worked as a journalist, Mijares, 145 Palmetto Dr. and services,” said Akilaa free sweet treat for the first photographer, producer 

in Pasadena on Wednesday, Gibbs, executive director

150 attendees, and Tacos 210 and editor for newspapers, 

Oct. 13, from 3 p.m. to of the center. “I encourage 

will have traditional and veggie magazines, radio and television. 

closing time at 9 p.m. will everyone to be part of this

tacos and burritos available for A local resident, he served 

have an opportunity to help effort.” 

purchase. A member from Bob as president of the Board of 
Lucas’ family will give a brief Trustees for the library district support the Pasadena Senior Anyone who cannot dine at 
talk. Street parking available. and strongly advocated for Center. Mijares that day and evening

10:00 a.m. All-day fun starts! the branch library on the west The restaurant, family-will still have an opportunityCarnival games & prizes side of Altadena. The library is owned since 1920, will to support the center byCrafts, Raffle (to win a bike located 2659 Lincoln Avenue donate 15 percent of that visiting:
& giftcards), Balloon art by Altadena. For more info call afternoon’s and evening’s pasadenaseniorcenter.orgAnnie Banannie, Tacos 210 (626) 798-8338. 
profits to the center on and clicking on the orange 
Donate button.

 In addition to online 
classes, onsite events and 
other activities, members 
and nonmembers of the 
Pasadena Senior Center are 
encouraged to visit the PSC 
website regularly for a weeklyblog, monthly magazine, 
COVID-19 updates for older 
adults, ongoing activities 
throughout the year and 

The center, at 85 E. HollySt., is an independent, 
donor-supported nonprofitorganization that has served 
older adults for more than 
60 years. 


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