News / November 14, 2019 Council Member Steve Madison Announces Re-Election Campaign

Pasadena City Council Member Steve Madison pulled election papers Tuesday, formally kicking off his campaign for re-election as the representative for Council District 6 (West Pasadena, San Rafael, Linda Vista).​​​​ “Pasadena faces challenges that require experience, leadership and commitment on the City Council,” said Madison. “Over the last few months, I’ve spoken to many people in District...

News / November 14, 2019 Is the American Dream Becoming a Nightmare?

By Terry Miller Singer Marvin Gaye, at the height of the escalation of the war in Vietnam, asked perhaps the most timeless albeit poignant question ever asked by a musician: “What’s going on?” This song has become the Boomers’ anthem for peaceful resolution of conflict: “For only love can conquer hate, you know we’ve got...

Crime / November 13, 2019 Pasadena Police Arrest Suspect in Angeles Crest Highway Murder Investigation

Pasadena Police homicide detectives arrested a suspect in the Angeles Crest Highway murder investigation. On Nov. 6, 2019 at about 1:13 a.m., witnesses reported a body on the side of the highway and called 9-1-1. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies, Los Angeles County Fire personnel, and Pasadena Police officers responded and initiated a homicide investigation....

News / November 7, 2019 Breeders’ Cup 10th Santa Anita Visit Overshadowed by Another Equine Death

70,000 attended Saturday’s event By Terry Miller Horse lovers came from all over the world to witness the “World Series” of Horse Racing in Arcadia this past weekend. Ladies donned their finest and most outrageous, colorful and enormous hats and the gentlemen donned elegant attire depicting a time gone-by. This, after all, is America’s answer...

Crime / November 6, 2019 Pasadena Police Investigate Dead Body Found On Angeles Crest Highway

Pasadena Police Homicide Detectives are investigating the unknown cause of death of a male, located on the Angeles Crest Highway, Marker 26.8, on Nov. 6, 2019. Witnesses, who were in a vehicle traveling on Angeles Crest Highway, noticed a body on the side of the highway. The witnesses stopped and called 9-1-1 at approximately 1:13...

Crime / November 6, 2019 Pasadena Crime Blotters: Oct. 1 – Oct. 29

Oct. 1 At 2:57 p.m. officers responded to the area of Lake Avenue and Mountain Street on the report of a fight, possibly involving members of a local gang. During the fight, one of the suspects swung a collapsible-baton at the victim, but did not make contact. Officers arrived quickly and took four suspects into...

News / November 5, 2019 Pasadena Tenants Union Victorious in City Hall

By Terry Miller A coalition of tenants’ rights advocates held a press conference in support of an immediate rent freeze and moratorium on no-fault evictions Monday night on the steps of Pasadena City Hall in preparation for an exceptionally long night at Monday’s regular council meeting. The City Council put this issue on Monday’s regular...

News / November 5, 2019 Fuller Seminary Will Remain in Pasadena

But what will this mean to the future of Fuller? By Alex Cordero  The Board of Trustees at Fuller Theological Seminary unanimously voted not to relocate to the city of Pomona and to continue the future of Fuller in Pasadena. Mark Labberton, Clifford L. Penner Presidential Chair, made a formal announcement  of the board’s decision:...

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LASD Air-5 Helicopter Cliff Rescue of 19-yr old Woman Above Millard Canyon

2 teens rescued on the ground. A U.S. Forestry Recreation Technician working in the Angeles National Forest noticed several people who appeared to be trapped on a cliff near Altadena and called in rescuers at 11:57AM on Sunday morning. By 12:25PM, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Air-5 Rescue pilots & Emergency Services Detail (Special Enforcement…

Portantino Joins University of California To Announce Summer Leadership Fellowship For HBCU’s
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Portantino Joins University of California To Announce Summer Leadership Fellowship For HBCU’s

-Photo by Terry Miller Assemblymember Anthony Portantino joined officials from the University of California at a press conference Tuesday in Pasadena to unveil a summer fellowship program for students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Twenty five undergraduate students from HBCUs will be selected to participate in the program offered through the UC Summer…

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Taser apparently Inefective in Montery Park

Taser apparently Inefective in Montery Park Officers Shoot and Kill Vandal at Carl’s Jr Police officers Monday morning shot and killed a man who had been breaking windows at a Carl’s Jr. Restaurant in Montery Park. Around 9:30 a.m. Monterey Park Police officers received a call that a male Hispanic adult had been breaking windows…

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Pasadena PD Solve Mar Vista Homicide

On August 22, 2011, Marvin Laguan MH 18 was shot and killed while conversing with a friend in the 400 block of North Mar Vista Avenue. Witnesses described the suspects as two African American males male Blacks who ran southbound from the scene. Since that date, Homicide Investigators have been pursuing several leads. These efforts…

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The New Police Departments Radio System Becomes Compatible With Inter-Agency Communications Interoperatblity System

Media No Longer Be Able to Monitor Pasadena PD The Pasadena Police Department has implemented the UHF Digital Trunked APCO Project 25 Standard Radio System. By spring 2012 the $7-million project will completely replace the city’s entire antiquated municipal radio communications system. This will streamline radio communications among city departments and other local governments, reaching…

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ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE SIDELINES PORTANTINO’S WHISTLEBLOWER BILL (AB 1378)

Assemblymember Anthony Portantino’s bill to provide legislative staffers with the same protections from retaliation as other state employees, has been sidelined in the Assembly Appropriations Committee. “I am disappointed that the Assembly Appropriations Committee chose to kill Whistleblower Protection in the State Capitol,” said Assemblymember Portantino.  “Every other state agency has protections in place for…

Larry Spicer: A New Face on Monrovia’s City Council
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Larry Spicer: A New Face on Monrovia’s City Council

By Susan Motander Larry Spicer -Photo by Terry Miller Usually when there is a new City Council member sworn in, the community has learned something about the individual through the process of an election campaign. Larry Spicer was sworn into the council last week at a special meeting regarding redevelopment. As he joins the council…

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