News / December 13, 2018 Pasadena Police Help Keep Roadways Safe During Holidays

The Christmas and New Year’s holidays are great ways to spend time with family and friends ringing in another year, but also a time when people can make poor choices that put themselves and others at risk on the road. To help spread the message about the dangers of drunk and drugged driving, the Pasadena...

News / December 12, 2018 Activists Demand Chris Holden Scrap His Proposed Bailout of PG&E

After decades of criminal malfeasance and killing people, PG&E needs to be nationalized On Thursday, Dec. 13, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., environmental activists and California utilities ratepayers will converge on Assemblyman Chris Holden’s holiday party, 600 N. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107, to demand that he rescind his proposal to bailout PG&E and that...

News / December 12, 2018 Pasadena City Council Regulates Sidewalk Vendors

Creates school-funding committee By John Orona The Pasadena City Council meeting focused on implementation Monday, creating an ad hoc committee to develop the parameters of Measure J and conducting a first reading of an ordinance regulating sidewalk vendors in Pasadena. Measure J is an advisory measure approved by 72 percent of Pasadena voters that recommends...

News / December 10, 2018 Down to Final Three for Pasadena Chief of Police Candidates

By Terry Miller City Manager Steve Mermell told Pasadena Independent Friday that there are three candidates that went through the final selection process for the coveted position of Pasadena Police Chief. One out of town candidate voluntarily withdrew at the eleventh hour. Over the next week the city manager will meet with the final candidates...

News / December 7, 2018 Be Extra Cautious in Pasadena Traffic on Friday

Pasadena Police Department will step up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations on Dec. 7 with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers, bike riders and pedestrians alike that can lead to life changing injuries. Special attention will be directed toward drivers...

News / December 5, 2018 Pasadena City Council Hopes for $1.4M Grant to Assist With the Growing Homeless Population

By John Orona The Pasadena City Council approved a grant application for $1.4 million in homeless emergency aid on Monday. The grant is non-competitive, meaning the city anticipates receiving the full allocation, including more than $500,000 in emergency shelter funding. “This is our allocation,” City Program Coordinator Jennifer O’Reilly-Jones explained. “It’s not a competitive application...

News / December 4, 2018 PTU Motivated by Prop 10 Results in Pasadena

Proposition 10, the proposed initiative to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, was rejected at the state ballot on Nov. 6 but Pasadena voters said yes to Proposition 10. In the City of Pasadena 53,502 total votes were counted for Proposition 10. Out of that total, 29,349 votes were cast in favor of Prop 10, or 54.9...

News / November 29, 2018 Community Panel Members to Interview Pasadena Chief of Police Candidates

After receiving numerous recommendations and requests of community members who volunteered to serve on the community panel to interview Pasadena police chief candidates, Steve Mermell has selected the following city residents to represent the community in the interview process: Danny Donabedian – chair, Armenian National Committee of America – Pasadena Chapter & former recreation and...

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Final EIR for the 710 Freeway Corridor Reveal Next Steps
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Final EIR for the 710 Freeway Corridor Reveal Next Steps

On Nov. 28, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) and California Secretary of Transportation Brian Annis held a press conference to present the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the 710 Freeway Corridor to the public. Spanning 60 years, the completion of the 710 Freeway from Valley Boulevard in Alhambra to the 210…

Man Sentenced for Laundering Money for Sinaloa Cartel
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Man Sentenced for Laundering Money for Sinaloa Cartel

Will serve nearly 6 years in prison By Staff A Monrovia man who was part of an international drug money laundering organization has been sentenced to 70 months in federal prison for conspiring to move millions of dollars in proceeds for the Sinaloa cartel and other narcotics traffickers. Harinder Singh, a.k.a. “Sonu,” 34, was sentenced…

City of Pasadena Sued Over Political and Religious Discrimination
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City of Pasadena Sued Over Political and Religious Discrimination

Claremont Institute’s Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence files lawsuit against Western Justice Center as well The Claremont Institute’s Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed a complaint in federal district court on Nov. 28 on behalf of the Pasadena Republican Club challenging political and religious discrimination by the Western Justice Center and the City of Pasadena. See the complaint…

PUSD HQ for Sale
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PUSD HQ for Sale

PUSD issues RFQ for district headquarters property exchange By Staff The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) from parties and/or individuals interested in acquiring PUSD’s headquarters through a property exchange. With the release of the RFQ, PUSD begins a two-phase process that will result in the selection of an interested…

Two of Four Candidates for Pasadena Chief of Police Revealed
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Two of Four Candidates for Pasadena Chief of Police Revealed

Originally published Nov. 26 @11:27 a.m. / Last updated Nov. 28 @9:48 a.m. Commander Cheryl Moody and Interim Chief John Perez on shortlist By Terry Miller The comprehensive process to select Pasadena’s next chief of police has been ongoing and inclusive and the city manager hopes to have it completed early in 2019. According to…

Regional Task Force 4 Returns to Pasadena
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Regional Task Force 4 Returns to Pasadena

CA-RTF assisted with the Camp Fire in NorCal CA-RTF-4, the California OES Regional Task Force, has been demobilized from the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Camp Fire incident. The team performed search and recovery of 1,144 structures in seven days. The team returned to Pasadena Monday morning. The 29-member team was first deployed on Nov….

Pasadena PD Reminds You to Celebrate the Holidays Responsibly
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Pasadena PD Reminds You to Celebrate the Holidays Responsibly

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Pasadena Police Department wants to remind everyone to be responsible and not drive after drinking or taking drugs that affect your ability to operate a vehicle. “The holidays are a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, but also a time to be extra careful on…

Costly Gridlock on Pasadena Streets
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Costly Gridlock on Pasadena Streets

Pasadena – Gold Line Grade Separation Plan could cost $105 million By Terry Miller We’ve all been there. Completely at a standstill in our cars, waiting for the lights to change or a Gold Line train to pass on California and Del Mar. It’s frustrating, and never ending, or so it seems. Metro is working…

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