Pasadena Symphony + Heaty Advisory + L.A. County’s Water Usage


It’s Hump Day, everyone, and that means another installment of the Pasadena Digest. In today’s digest, we have stories about home prices taking a dip across Los Angeles County, county resident’s water usage on the rise despite a historic drought and Pasadena being issued an end-of-summer heat advisory.

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First, today’s weather:

Clear throughout the day. High: 95 Low: 68.

Here are the top stories in Pasadena today:

  1. Porter Robinson brings ‘Nurture’ into nature at Los Angeles State Historic Park (Press-Enterprise)
  2. Pasadena Symphony’s Moonlight Sonata Gala Is Sept. 25 (
  3. City Committee Favors Granting of Loan to Local Developer to Buy Condominium Unit (Pasadena Now)
  4. Housing chill? Los Angeles County’s homebuying, prices dip in August (Long Beach Press Telegram)
  5. Heat Advisory Issued for 102 Degree End-of-Summer Bake Expected to Hit Pasadena Today (Pasadena Now)
  6. Tiger Bingo Back at South Pasadena High School (South Pasadena Review)
  7. LA County Increases Water Usage As State Drought Conditions Worsen (CBS Los Angeles)

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Today in Pasadena:

  • Make-Up Picture Day (SMHS Master) – San Marino High (12:00 AM)
  • Make-up Photo Day for Yearbook and Faculty/Staff ID Cards (SMHS Master) (8:00 AM)
  • Girls Volleyball – Marshall Fundamental School (3:15 PM)
  • PTSA Meeting – Marshall Fundamental School (7:00 PM)

Pasadena Patch Notebook

  • Pasadena Humane: “12-year-old Max is so sweet! Max’s eyes show his timidness, but his body language also shows that he’s ready for so much love.” (Instagram)
  • City of Pasadena – Public Agency: “The Rose Bowl Half Marathon & 5K is THIS SUNDAY. See map below for road closure and detour info. Questions? Contact (213) 542-3000 A PDF of the map is available at:” (Facebook)
  • Pasadena Public Health Department: “We’re partnering with Huntington Hospital to offer free flu vaccines! Come by the Victory Park (2575 Paloma St) this Thursday, September 23 from 2-6pm, while supplies last. If you can’t make it this week, find us at other clinics through…” (Facebook)
  • Pasadena City College: “We’re hosting another no-cost vaccination clinic for faculty, staff, students, and community members this afternoon! Stop by The Circadian anytime between 2 and 6 pm to receive your COVID-19 inoculation. We are open to EVERYONE, so if th…” (Facebook)
  • Pasadena Public Library: “Join us on Thursday, September 23rd, at 5pm on Zoom with author William Deverell as he presents his book, Kathy Fiscus: A Tragedy that Transfixed the Nation. Kathy Fiscus tells the story of the first live, breaking-news TV spectacle in A…” (Facebook)
  • Pasadena Public Library: “Save the date! Celebrate Spanish English bilingualism as you and your little one sing along, shimmy and maybe learn new words with @bailabailamusic Sat, Oct 2, 10:30 am For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. For more info, including registra…” (Facebook)

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