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Pasadena to Raise Water Rates After PWP Reports Looming Deficits
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Pasadena to Raise Water Rates After PWP Reports Looming Deficits

By John Orona Pasadena residents will pay more on their water bills starting this summer after the City Council voted Monday to adopt a staff recommendation to adjust water rates in an attempt to save the Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) Department from facing a structural deficit next year. According to a city report, PWP…

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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…

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