Crime / August 19, 2019 Two Monrovia Men Arrested in Pasadena Homicide Case

Prosecutors have filed murder charges against two Monrovia residents accused of shooting 24-year-old Anthony Michael Tafoya Ortiz during a drug deal and robbery that turned violent in Pasadena earlier this month. The police department will not release any specific details regarding the incident. On Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at about 4:30 p.m., 24-year-old Lamarr Marquise...

News / August 19, 2019 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...

News / August 15, 2019 Global Warning: Greenhouse Reality

Happy cows’ flatulence could be overheating the atmosphere By Terry Miller You may have noticed that each year our planet gets hotter than previous years and while the naysayers say there’s no such thing as global warming, there is obviously a great danger for our Earth. Life on Earth depends on energy coming from the...

News / August 14, 2019 Amid Growing Debate, Pasadena Finds Itself at Crossroads Over Housing Development & Preservation

By Evan V. Symon With an upcoming council meeting over developments on North Madison Avenue, and several more on the way, the City of Pasadena is facing a larger debate over new buildings in the city. In the wake of the 253 S. Los Robles project defeat, the City of Pasadena has found itself in...

Crime / August 12, 2019 Victim of Shooting in Pasadena Succumbs Injury

On Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at about 10:49 a.m., Pasadena Police responded to the 100 block of Painter Street regarding a shooting victim. Officers arrived on scene and found 24-year-old Anthony Michael Tafoya Ortiz, of Los Angeles suffering from a gunshot wound. Pasadena Fire Department paramedics arrived and transported Ortiz to a local hospital in...

News / August 8, 2019 Hatred in America – Divided We Fall

Police believe the El Paso shooter targeted Latinos By Terry Miller Since last weekend, politicians, pundits and conspiracy theorists have pointed their collective fingers for the senseless killings (Texas and Ohio) at everyone/thing from Mr. Trump to the decline of “American family values,” to transgender acceptance — the list goes on. Whichever way you look...

News / August 7, 2019 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...

News / August 6, 2019 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 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)…

Duarte Gang Member Sentenced to Life for Pasadena Murders
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Duarte Gang Member Sentenced to Life for Pasadena Murders

One of the four Duarte gang members convicted of murder last December in connection with three homicides in Pasadena between 2016 and 2017 was sentenced July 8 to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Read More: 8 Suspected Gang Members Arrested by Pasadena Detectives for Attempted and Multiple Murders Ricardo Santiago from the…

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Suspicious Death Victim Identified by Pasadena PD

On Sunday, at about 2:55 p.m., Pasadena Police Department personnel responded to 50 Alessandro Place on a report of a woman down, possibly deceased in the southwest parking lot of the location. Upon arrival, officers found the deceased woman. Fire department personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The woman has been…

Pasadena Police Detectives Arrest Elder Financial Abuse Crew
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Pasadena Police Detectives Arrest Elder Financial Abuse Crew

Pasadena Police Detectives arrested a crew of elder financial abuse suspects charged with stealing over $24,000 from the 73-year-old victim over a three and a half month period. The suspects are also suspected of attempting to steal an additional $54,000 from the same man, who is a cancer patient and suffers from mental illness and…

City of Pasadena Announces Modifications to Tenant Protection Ordinance
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City of Pasadena Announces Modifications to Tenant Protection Ordinance

The Tenant Protection Ordinance (TPO), which was adopted in 2004 and amended in 2017, requires landlords to provide relocation benefits to tenants who are displaced under specific circumstances. The recently modified TPO now covers situations in which a change in property ownership has occurred within 18 months prior to the tenant being issued a notice…

Immigration in America
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Immigration in America

Give us your tired… By Terry Miller In the over-the-top $1.7m Trump celebration of freedom in Washington last week, the very thing we cherish most is that which citizens of oppressed nations so desperately seek. It wasn’t so long ago when the poem on the Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus’s 1883 sonnet “The New Colossus”…

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