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Protesters Gather in Pasadena to Support TPS Holders as They Fight the Trump Administration’s Attempts to Terminate TPS for Some
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Protesters Gather in Pasadena to Support TPS Holders as They Fight the Trump Administration’s Attempts to Terminate TPS for Some

By Alex Cordero  The preliminary injunction process for the lawsuit filed by TPS holders and their families challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) new rule to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has set forth in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. DHS’s new rule enforces determinations to terminate TPS for…

Pasadenans Enjoy More Than Breakfast at First District Pancake Block Party
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Pasadenans Enjoy More Than Breakfast at First District Pancake Block Party

By Alex Cordero  The annual First District Community Meeting and Pancake Breakfast Block Party brought many local residents together with government officials on a perfect summer morning at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena for breakfast and to learn about local resources available to the community. Local residents were enjoyed a delicious complete pancake breakfast outside…

Forum on Countering White Supremacy With Congressman Adam Schiff Brings Hundreds to All Saints Church Amid Recent Shootings
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Forum on Countering White Supremacy With Congressman Adam Schiff Brings Hundreds to All Saints Church Amid Recent Shootings

By Alex Cordero Addressing white supremacy at All Saints Church in Pasadena was the ideal location for Congressman Adam Schiff to speak to hundreds of local residents about his stand on issues that are fueling hate crimes. Mass shootings targeting minorities have recently caused an entire nation to take notice and take a stand. Schiff…

Will Pasadena Fire Department Benefit From Governor Newsom Hiring Hundreds Of New Firefighters?
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Will Pasadena Fire Department Benefit From Governor Newsom Hiring Hundreds Of New Firefighters?

By Alex Cordero  Governor Newsom announced that the State of California will be hiring hundreds of new firefighters to prepare for this year’s fire season and it could impact fire departments throughout the state, including the Pasadena Fire Department, in other ways besides allocating additional staff. “The governor’s budget would not provide additional staff specifically,…

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Pasadena Residents Voice Their Vision During Specific Plan Walking Tour

By Alex Cordero Several local residents, city staff, developers, Pasadena police officers, and council members John J. Kennedy and Victor Gordo recently gathered to participate in the Fair Oaks and Orange Grove specific plan area community walking tour. Specific Plans for certain areas in the City of Pasadena continue to develop and local residents have…

Pasadena Residents Demand Changes to Inclusionary Housing Ordinance
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Pasadena Residents Demand Changes to Inclusionary Housing Ordinance

By Alex Cordero  The Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (IHO) is currently under review by city officials and community residents are urging Pasadena council members to vote on having the IHO amended with new policies to help the high demand for affordable housing. The Inclusionary Zoning Working Group (IZ) of the Greater Pasadena Affordable Housing Group (GPAHG)…

Stories From the Frontline of Pasadena’s Homelessness Crisis
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Stories From the Frontline of Pasadena’s Homelessness Crisis

By Alex Cordero  Local organizations recently joined forces in Pasadena to discuss their common vision of ending homelessness across Los Angeles County. The event titled “Everyone In: Stories from the Frontline” featured local residents from the Crown City who shared their stories about overcoming homelessness with a crowded auditorium at Polytechnic School. But, there was…

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