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Pasadena Receives $5M to Combat Homelessness
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Pasadena Receives $5M to Combat Homelessness

By Terry Miller In the city manager’s weekly report, William Huang, director of housing, the Department has apparently received a notice of three separate awards to help combat the ever- increasing homelessness situation on the streets of Pasadena. The alarming growth of homeless people has created a dire need for immediate help, especially in the…

Pasadena Chamber; Restaurant Owners Reflect on Minimum Wage Increase
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Pasadena Chamber; Restaurant Owners Reflect on Minimum Wage Increase

By Terry Miller A rather contentious, long-winded, as well as marijuana infused council meeting Monday didn’t stop councilmembers from raising the minimum wage despite huge opposition from the business community. However, many, including POP and the 2019 Rose Queen, vehemently stood their ground for the $15 minimum wage increase. Expounding the curriculum vitae of the…

Pasadena’s Underground Utilities Timetable – Hundreds of Years
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Pasadena’s Underground Utilities Timetable – Hundreds of Years

Underground Utility Districts Program is estimated to cost $2 billion By Terry Miller No action was taken Monday by Pasadena council regarding the underground utility program to clear our streets of the thousands of power poles and lines that adorn Pasadena neighborhoods. As you may recall, infamous Danny Wooten embezzled funds from that very program…

City of Pasadena Releases Reports Detailing Minimum Wage Increase Impact
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City of Pasadena Releases Reports Detailing Minimum Wage Increase Impact

Local clergy show strong support; restauranteurs troubled By Terry Miller The City of Pasadena has released two extremely lengthy studies detailing a minimum wage increase along with ‘impact analysis’ to comply with the Pasadena Minimum Wage Ordinance. On March 14, 2016, the Pasadena City Council adopted a local minimum wage ordinance (Ordinance #7278). The ordinance…

Government Shutdown Could Impact Pasadena Section 8 Program
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Government Shutdown Could Impact Pasadena Section 8 Program

March funds questionable if shutdown continues By Terry Miller The federal government has been in a partial shutdown since Dec. 22, 2018. Many peoples’ lives and government departments have been adversely affected. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is one of the departments included in the shutdown. HUD provides the funding for the Housing…

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