Gus Herrera

Pasadena’s Desiderio Neighborhood Park Controversy Continues
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Pasadena’s Desiderio Neighborhood Park Controversy Continues

Emergency fencing to be installed along length of Colorado Street Bridge By Gus Herrera Desiderio Neighborhood Park: if you hadn’t heard the name prior to last week, I’m sure you have now. The 5.1-acre space, located underneath the Colorado Street Bridge on the former site of the Army Reserve Center, has been the subject of…

Pasadena Council Streamlines Unpopular Occupancy Inspection Program
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Pasadena Council Streamlines Unpopular Occupancy Inspection Program

By Gus Herrera Much to the delight of local realtors, the process of buying and selling a home in the City of Pasadena is about to get a little easier. At their latest regular meeting, the City Council voted to streamline Pasadena’s unpopular occupancy inspection program (OIP), eliminating the previously-required city inspections and allowing buyers/sellers…

Police Officers Receive Pay Raise Over Next Three Years
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Police Officers Receive Pay Raise Over Next Three Years

One Arroyo Foundation to spearhead fundraising campaign; ArtCenter master plan receives final green light By Gus Herrera Following a three-week summer hiatus, the Pasadena City Council got right back to work and tackled a comprehensive agenda that included everything from a new contract for the city’s police department, to the future of the Arroyo Seco….

Pasadena Homeless Population Grows by 18 Percent
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Pasadena Homeless Population Grows by 18 Percent

SGV homeless population increased by five percent By Gus Herrera For the first time in four years, homelessness has decreased in Los Angeles County. Unfortunately, the numbers continue to slowly rise in the San Gabriel Valley (SGV) and Pasadena. The Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority (LAHSA) recently released their results from this year’s homeless count…

PUSD Attempts to Exchange District Headquarters
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PUSD Attempts to Exchange District Headquarters

PUSD hopes to capitalize off the city’s November sales tax initiative By Gus Herrera In their final regular meeting before students return to class, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution that will authorize the potential exchange of the district’s headquarters at 351 S. Hudson Ave. The move is…

Pasadena Council Relocates Proposed Restroom for Desiderio Neighborhood Park
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Pasadena Council Relocates Proposed Restroom for Desiderio Neighborhood Park

Controversial facility was called for review after neighboring residents cited various design and safety concerns By Gus Herrera At their latest regular meeting, the Pasadena City Council decided to relocate a proposed restroom facility for the new Desiderio Neighborhood Park (10. N. Arroyo Blvd.), which is currently under construction. The bathroom was originally approved by…

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