Pasadena’s Design Commission Meets Tuesday to Deliberate About New Construction Projects

first_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 3 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s Design Commission will deliberate on at least three new construction projects, and some façade modification work on another site, during its regular weekly meeting Tuesday, January 22.The Design Commission is an advisory body to the Pasadena City Council on design standards, criteria, concepts and policies for public and private projects in the city.At 30 West Green Street in District 6, Crack Shack, the San Diego-based fried chicken restaurant that recently opened in Pasadena, is applying for minor façade modifications and installation of new signage. The commission will review the project on Tuesday.A proposal to construct a new four-to-six-story mixed-use building at 82 North Lake Avenue, in District 3, will go through a Preliminary Consultation. The project includes a 73-unit five-story residential building. Overall, the project will be about 127,821 square feet when completed. The site is at the southwest corner of East Union Street and North Lake Avenue, currently occupied by several structures—none of which are historic—that will be demolished.At 130-140 North Fair Oaks Avenue in District 3, a new one-to-six-story mixed-use building with about 3,374 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and 38 residential units will go through a Concept Design Review by the commission. The project will involve the demolition of a non-historic building at 140 North Fair Oaks Avenue. An application for structural stabilization and rehabilitation of a portion of an existing building at 130 North Fair Oaks Avenue that was built in 1918 and is considered to be a contributing structure to the Old Pasadena Historic District will also be discussed.A staff report from the Department of Planning and Community Development said the Design Commission has reviewed an application for Preliminary Consultation on the project in 2014, and the architect has responded to most of the Commissioners’ comments in regard to revisions of the plan.A new six-story, 258-unit residential project is proposed at 3448-3452 Foothill Blvd. in District 4, along with some exterior remodeling of the existing Panda Inn restaurant and the first two floors of the existing Gateway Metro Tower building that is on the site.The project will go through Concept Design Review, although the agenda says the item will be continued at the Design Commission’s February 27 meeting.The Design Commission will meet at 6 p.m. at the Basement Training Room S018 at City Hall.Public comment on matters not in the agenda will be allowed after approval of the minutes near the start of the meeting. More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment Community News HerbeautyAncient Beauty Remedies From India To Swear By For Healthy SkinHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAre You His Ms. Right? 12 Signs He Thinks You AreHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Reasons Why Ultimatums Are Unhealthy For RelationshipsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Hollywood Divas Who Fell In Love With WomenHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Subscribe Community Newscenter_img Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Government Pasadena’s Design Commission Meets Tuesday to Deliberate About New Construction Projects Published on Monday, January 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday last_img read more

Kerr comeback possible but Brown coaching Warriors for now

first_imgGolden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr APGolden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, sidelined by complications from 2015 back surgery, reportedly is feeling better and could return for Sunday’s second game of the NBA Finals.But Mike Brown, the assistant coach who has guided the Warriors to an 11-0 playoff mark in Kerr’s absence, still plans on guiding Golden State as he did in Thursday’s 113-91 game one victory over the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games “Coach Kerr has been great,” Thompson said. “He’s a fighter, so it’s great to see him out here. He tries to help as much as he can and he has been. He’s just a calming presence. He’s great at deciphering the game and what we need to do right and what we need to do better.“We miss him out there. Hopefully he can come back. If not, we’ll play for him and still perform.”Kerr was the 2015-16 NBA Coach of the Year for guiding the Warriors to the winningest season in NBA history at 73-9, but the achievement was bittersweet given Golden State fell victim to the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, squandering a 3-1 edge to see Cleveland win in seven games Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV LATEST STORIES Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP MOST READ Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Brown has filled in perfectly and the Warriors have set an NBA record start to the playoffs at 13-0, also matching the longest win streak in NBA post-season history.“I imagine I’m going to coach until Steve tells me he’s ready. That’s kind of how I look at it,” Brown said.“He does seem like he’s getting better, but I’m going to keep coaching until he says he can or can’t.”Warriors guard Klay Thompson said he had heard nothing about Kerr’s possible return, but added, “I hope he comes back.”Kerr has spoken to the team in the locker room at times before games and at half-time while absent from the bench decisions during games. He continues to work with Brown and others on game plans as well.ADVERTISEMENT BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Jimmy Alapag, LJ Moreno expecting 3rd child ESPN reported that if Kerr feels well enough in the next two days there was “optimism” he could return as coach for game two in the best-of-seven series Sunday in Oakland.But for now, acting head coach Brown is planning on guiding the team for what could be their final home game of the campaign.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“He has the option to coach,” Brown said Friday. “I haven’t heard anything from him. I’m planning on coaching unless he or (Warriors general manager) Bob Myers tells me anything different.”Since coaching the Warriors to their first two playoff triumphs this year, Kerr has been sidelined with nausea and migraine headaches due to complications from back surgery two years ago. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games View commentslast_img read more

Its raining discounts as carmakers woo customers ahead of GST

first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 15 (PTI) As customers wait for prices to come down after GST implementation, automobile companies are wooing them with attractive limited period discounts of up to Rs 2.5 lakh across a range of vehicles sold in the country. Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Nissan, Mahindra and Mahindra and Ford India have all come out with different schemes that are valid for June only. Dealers of the countrys largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki, are offering discounts between Rs 25,000 and Rs 35,000. The highest discount is offered on its entry-level hatchback Alto. Similarly, M&M is offering benefits ranging between Rs 27,000 on Scorpio to Rs 90,000 on XUV500 till June 30. Hyundai Motor India dealers are offering discounts ranging between Rs 25,000 on Elite i20 and all-new Xcent to Rs 2.5 lakh on premium SUV SantaFe. Besides, it is offering discount of Rs 45,000 on entry level model Eon, up to Rs 73,000 on Grand i10 and Rs 90,000 on mid-sized sedan Verna. Honda Cars India, on the other hand, is offering up to Rs 14,500 discount on its hatchback Brio, Rs 50,000 on compact sedan Amaze, Rs 17,000 on premium hatchback Jazz and Rs 60,000 on B-RV under a special scheme valid during June. “We are giving price protection to the customers for cars retailed from June 10 to June 30 which means that customers will buy the car at pre-GST price now. Post GST implementation whatever the difference in ex-showroom price it will be returned back to the customer by the dealer,” a Honda Cars India spokesperson said. Ford India is offering discounts of up to Rs 30,000 on its compact SUV EcoSport, sedan Aspire and hatchback Figo to pass on benefits of new tax rates under GST. The company is offering discount on EcoSport in the range of Rs 20,000 to Rs 30,000. On the other hand, Figo and Aspire are cheaper in the range of Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000, depending on the variant. Japanese carmaker Nissans dealers are also offering benefits of up to Rs 80,000 on sports utility vehicle Terrano and around Rs 25,000 on small car Micra. Industry analysts said the companies have been forced to come up with the discounts as potential customers have held back on purchases expecting prices to come down after the implementation of GST. Under the GST rates, cars will attract the top rate of 28 per cent with a cess in the range of 1-15 per cent on top of it. While small petrol cars with engine less than 1,200 cc will attract 1 per cent cess, that with a diesel engine of less than 1,500 cc will attract 3 per cent cess. Large cars with engine greater than 1,500 cc and SUVs with length more than 4 metres and engine greater than 1,500 cc will attract a cess of 15 per cent. German luxury car maker Audi has already slashed prices of its models in India by up to Rs 10 lakh till June 30. Rival BMW also said it is offering “benefits up to 12 per cent” on ex-showroom prices that include GST benefits, depending on choice of the model. Besides, Mercedes Benz has announced reduction of prices of its vehicles produced in India by up to Rs 7 lakh. Tata-Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has cut prices of select models by up to Rs 10.9 lakh with immediate effect to pass on benefits of new tax rates under GST. In the two-wheeler space, niche bike maker Royal Enfield is pre-emptively extending the GST benefits to its customers and is ready to implement the on-road price revision on purchases beginning June 17 on products where applicable. Already, Bajaj has announced reduction in prices of its motorcycles by up to Rs 4,500 with immediate effect to pass on the expected benefit of GST to customers. PTI MSS RKL ARDadvertisementlast_img read more

Pehlu Khan case Raj govt to set up SIT

first_imgNEW DELHI: The Rajasthan government on Friday said it will re-examine the Pehlu Khan case, in which a district court acquitted the six men accused of thrashing the dairy farmer on suspicion of cattle smuggling two years ago. Pehlu Khan, whose beating was captured on a mobile phone video used by Rajasthan police to identify his attackers, died of his injuries three days later. The state government will set up a Special Investigation Team or SIT that will look at police lapses in the investigation. In explaining its judgement, the Alwar district court, which gave the accused the benefit of doubt, highlighted the fact they had not been named in Pehlu Khan’s statement; the names were added two years later. The court also pointed out that an identification parade had not been held.last_img read more