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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Pasadena Fire Dept Assists Monrovia in Industrial Fire
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Pasadena Fire Dept Assists Monrovia in Industrial Fire

A massive fire erupted at an industrial complex dangerous close to the gas station on the south east corner of Shamrock and Huntington on Wednesday evening around 6pm. Response was swift and aggressive from multiple agencies as far away as Alhambra and South Pasadena. Smoke and fumes were heavy and fire fully involved when fire…

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SENATE BACKS PORTANTINO’S BILL TO BAN “OPEN CARRY”

Sacramento – Assemblymember Anthony Portantino’s groundbreaking legislation (AB 144) making it illegal to carry an unloaded gun in public was approved late today by the State Senate (vote of 21 to 18), adding to the growing chorus of public officials and law enforcement groups calling for a ban on “open carry” in public. “I am…

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Monrovia Mayor to Be Honored by NAACP

The Pasadena branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is honoring Monrovia Mayor Mary Ann Lutz on Thursday at the 26th Annual Awards Dinner for her “dedication to improving the quality of life for all Monrovians,” said Pasadena NAACP President Joe Brown. “Over the past three years, we have watched…

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