News / February 14, 2019 Pasadena PD Plans Traffic Enforcement

The Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a Traffic Enforcement program on Feb. 15 throughout the City of Pasadena. Officers will be deployed at various locations throughout the city to look for violations including, but not limited to, primary collision factors involving speed or red signals. When violations are observed, violators will be cited and/or...

News / February 13, 2019 Pasadena Wildfire Town Hall Meeting Slated for Feb. 21

Legislators representing communities at risk of wildfires along the San Gabriel Foothills from La Cañada to Upland will host a wildfire town hall in Pasadena on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Pasadena High School gymnasium. “We live in an area that is beautiful yet prone to wildfires which poses a risk to our...

News / February 13, 2019 Pasadena Announces $5K Reward for Information in Unsolved Homicides

The City of Pasadena will be offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction in any existing unsolved Pasadena murder case. In the past 10 years, there have been 53 homicides in Pasadena and seven remain unsolved. In order to claim a reward, you must provide information to the Pasadena...

News / February 13, 2019 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...

News / February 13, 2019 Pasadena Councilman Victor Gordo, Target of Recall Petition

A recall petition has been filed by the owner of Golden State Collective, a marijuana dispensary targeted by a recent raid and arrest.  The owner of the unsanctioned dispensary has his crosshairs on Gordo: “Victor Gordo puts his personal profits ahead of the people of Pasadena,” it reads. “He is unresponsive to calls and correspondence,...

News / February 12, 2019 Pasadena Minimum Wage Increases as Fight for $15 Prevails

By John Orona Following a boisterous meeting that involved dueling economists and plenty of crowd participation, the Pasadena City Council voted 7-1 to approve continuing a minimum wage increase that will reach $15 an hour by 2020. The council previously approved the stepped minimum wage increase in 2016 but stipulated that they “pause” the advancement...

News / February 12, 2019 Pasadena Entertains 128 Applications for Pot Shops – Only 6 Will Be Granted

City hires firm to examine applications at a cost of $250K By Terry Miller The application window for the city’s commercial cannabis program is officially closed with a total of 128 applications being received, according to City Manager Steve Mermell in last week’s city manager’s newsletter. Screening of applications has commenced and is anticipated to...

News / February 11, 2019 Three Arrested During Pasadena Police Department DUI Saturation Patrol

On the evening of Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, the Pasadena Police Department conducted a citywide DUI saturation patrol program. Specially trained Officers were on the lookout for alcohol or drug impaired drivers. 79 vehicle enforcement stops were made throughout the operation, which ran from 6 p.m. on Feb. 8th to 2 a.m. on Saturday, Feb....

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Pasadena Man Appointed Deputy Director of California Toxic Substance Control by Governor Brown –

Pasadena Man Appointed Deputy Director of California Toxic Substance Control by Governor Brown – Brian Johnson, 56, of Pasadena, has been appointed deputy director for enforcement at the California Department of Toxic Substances Control. Johnson has been the principal partner for ICF Consulting since 2007. He served as the manager for the environmental division for…

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Two Arrested after Police Shut Down Pot Operation

Police shut down a state-of-the art hydroponic Marijuana operation The Pasadena Police Department’s narcotic’s team ended a two month investigation by serving a series of search warrants in the cities of Baldwin Park, North Hollywood and Pasadena. The culmination of the investigation led to the seizure of over 125 cultivated Marijuana plants, packaged Marijuana for…

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Mayor Bogaard Reflects on Death of Jim Plotkin

STATEMENT BY PASADENA MAYOR BILL BOGAARD ON THE PASSING OF JIM PLOTKIN “Claire and I are mourning the death of Jim Plotkin, who lived a long life of courage and commitment that, in many positive ways, shaped Pasadena as it exists today. History will recognize him as a powerful force in creating Old Pasadena, and…

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Portantino Named Top Democrat by Capitol Insiders

Portantino and Pro Tem Steinberg Named Top Two Democrats by Capitol Insiders Schools may have done away with winners and losers, but not the folks at Sacramento’s “Around the Capitol”. Today, they released the results of their reader poll and named Assemblymember Anthony Portantino – Assembly Legislator of the Year. Darrell Steinberg, the Speaker Pro…

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Anthony Portantino’s ‘Open Carry’ Gun Bill Signed Into Law

Anthony Portantino’s ‘Open Carry’ Gun Bill Signed Into Law AB 144 Bans Open Display Of Unloaded Handguns in CA Governor Brown today signed Assemblymember Anthony Portantino’s landmark legislation banning the “open carry” of firearms in California – a bill supported by the California Police Chiefs and rank-and-file officers. The measure, AB 144, will outlaw the…

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SANTA ANITA RESTRUCTURES BUSINESS OPERATIONS

SANTA ANITA RESTRUCTURES BUSINESS OPERATIONS Quinn, Hammerle Elevated In Management Reorganization Several management and operations responsibilities at Santa Anita Park are being reorganized as part of an ongoing restructuring of management of the facility to gain operational efficiencies and to help position the landmark horse racing facility for future growth, track officials announced today. The…

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Portantino Keeps the Pressure on Perez for Transparency

Portantino Calls On Speaker To Release Details On “Budget Secrets Task Force” Sacramento – Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) today released the attached letter calling on Speaker Perez to provide details on the “Task Force” that will examine transparency in Assembly budgets: “In August, you announced the creation of a “Task Force” designed to…

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