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,...

Crime / August 5, 2019 Pasadena Crime Blotters: July 4 – July 31

July 4 July 4, 9:42 a.m., a 29 year old male was involved in an argument with a 23-year-old male in the 1900 block of Santa Rosa Ave. when the younger produced a knife and lunged at the victim. The victim was able to jump out of the way of the blade. Once officers arrived,...

News / August 3, 2019 Motorcycle Safety Enforcement in Pasadena

Drivers are encouraged to ‘Share the Road’ Warmer weather means a lot more motorcycles will be out on the road across California. The Pasadena Police Department is taking the opportunity to remind drivers and motorcycle riders to share the road and look out for one another. “Motorcycle riders are out in the open and are...

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Police Blotters 2/23/12

For the period of Sunday, February 12th, through Saturday, February 18th, the Police Department responded to 979 calls for service of which 118 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, February 12: A victim of identity theft filed an online report…

Gold Line Bridge Work Taking Shape in Arcadia
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Gold Line Bridge Work Taking Shape in Arcadia

-Photo by Terry Miller Local media was given a tour last Friday of the construction developments which have been causing drivers along the eastbound 210 to do a double take. There is now a temporary support structure across the lanes which will allow trucks under 15 feet to pass freely. However when the structure is…

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Team Red, White & Blue

Helps Wounded Veterans Reintegrate into Stateside Society -Photo by Andrea Olivas Team RWB was one of many teams to participate in Pasadena’s inaugural Rock and Roll Half Marathon this past weekend. Endurance events like the Rock and Roll Marathon allow the Team RWB community to come together and honor the commitment and dedication of our…

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Parole Officer Shoots Parolee After Attempted Knife Attack

Los Angeles Coutny Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into an officer involved shooting involving a California Department of Corrections parole officer which occurred on February 17, 2012, in Duarte. Detectives have learned that parole officers were looking for a parole violator and believed they located him in the 1900 block of Huntington…

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City of Monrovia Honored for ‘Commitment to Sustainability’

The City of Monrovia has achieved “Silver” status as a California Green Community for its commitment to sustainability. Monrovia is one of only four cities to be honored by California Green Communities for its efforts. Representatives from the Environmental Media Association (EMA), Southern California Edison (SCE) and Green Seal – founding partners in California Green…

PCC Students Dig Deep into the History of a Forgotten People
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PCC Students Dig Deep into the History of a Forgotten People

By Bill Peters -Courtesy Photo Pasadena City College students have been given a unique opportunity to advance research on a group of people that no one seems quite sure where they came from, nor, upon their disappearance 800 years ago, just where they went. These forgotten people, previously ignored by anthropologists and archaeologists, belong to…

Seductive Performances at Ambassador Auditorium
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Seductive Performances at Ambassador Auditorium

By Bill Peters -Courtesy Photo Pasadena Symphony’s Classics Series presented last Saturday evening at HRock’s Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena was inviting, ingratiating, and as advertised, seductive. The theme of the concert was “Seductive Scheherazade”. Who could overlook concertmaster Aimee Kreston’s suave violin playing in Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade. Or piano soloist Esther Keel’s magnificent artistry, emotion…

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