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Pasadena Police Body Worn Camera Program Has Captured Over 311,759 Incidents, Committee Will Hear

Public Safety Committee Chair Vice Mayor John Kennedy, City Manager Steve Mermell and Pasadena Chief of Police John Perez at a recent Committee meeting. The Public Safety Committee of the Pasadena City Council will receive interim Pasadena Police Chief John Perez’s Monthly Report, which details statistics on crime in the City over the past year and the steps the Pasadena Police Department is taking to…

Officials to Launch Earthquake Alert System Wednesday in Pasadena

Caltech will be the epicenter of a big shake-up in the world of seismology Wednesday as scientists, Congressional leaders and other officials join together to announce the rollout of an earthquake early warning system for…

Interim Police Chief to Tell City Committee Today Pasadena Experienced 3 Murders in Less Than 5 Weeks

Pasadena Interim Chief of Police John Perez (above, right) shown at a crime scene. Pasadena Interim Police Chief John Perez is scheduled to tell a City Committee today that three homicides that have occurred over…

Supervisor Barger’s Countywide Typhus Prevention and Response Plan Approved with Proposed Pilot Program

Among the carriers of typhus is X Cheopis, typically carried by rats. Image courtesy Centers for Disease Control The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice…

City Abandons Orange Grove “Road Diet” Plan

Scenes from a March 22, 2018 community meeting show the depth of the opposition generated by a City plan to reconfigure a section of Orange Boulevard. Last night the Council voted to remove that reconfiguration…

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New California Law Will Automatically Pre-Register Pasadena 16- and 17-Year-Olds to Vote

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a new law which automatically pre-register all voting-eligible 16- and 17-year olds to vote when they receive a California…

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City Manager Recommends Pasadena Puts the Brakes on Orange Grove Road Diet Plan

The Pasadena City Council will revisit the controversial plan to put Orange Grove Boulevard on a “diet” by reducing it to one travel lane in each direction with a center turn lane on Monday, when the City Manager is slated to recommend they ditch the idea. The reversal follows a lively community discourse on the plan since it was announced in March, which saw the formation of a community advocacy organization called Keep Pasadena Moving to oppose it. “After seven long months of growing opposition to the proposed road diet, we applaud the city for considering this measure and urge…

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