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Guest Opinion | Councilmember Andy Wilson | My First Rodeo: Campaign Reflections

Andy Wilson After more than 20 years of active public service in the community as a volunteer, earlier this year I ran for elected office for the first time. Although I had some expectations about the process, what actually happened was far different from what I had imagined. It was gratifying that so many people participated. Approximately 30% of registered voters cast ballots in each…

In Its Sixth Year This Weekend, LitFest Pasadena Expands

LitFest Pasadena will unfold again on the sidewalks and in the storefronts, corridors and unique venues of the highly walkable Playhouse District this weekend, on both Saturday and Sunday. The city and Southland’s free literary…

Obama Freeway Proposal Passes State Senate

Senator Anthony Portantino’s proposal, SCR 8, to name the segment of the CA-134 freeway between the Glendale CA-2 and the Interstate 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway,” passed the State Senate with overwhelming…

Coming to Pasadena on May 20 or 21? Arrive Early, Drive Carefully, Have Fun

If you plan to be in Pasadena May 20 or May 21 for one of the many special events here this weekend, City officials remind the public to arrive early; drive carefully; bring money for food, parking…

Seen This Truck? Pasadena Police Seeking Stolen Reserve Officer’s Vehicle Containing a Firearm

Pasadena police officers are seeking the public’s help in locating a pickup truck that was stolen Wednesday from the 1100 block of Rosemont Avenue in Pasadena. The truck belongs to a Pasadena police reserve officer,…

Former Pasadena City Manager Cynthia Kurtz Selected as Temporary City Manager for Santa Ana

Former Pasadena City Manager Cynthia Kurtz (center) at last month's Pasadena Police Activities League fundraiser with former Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard (left) and her husband,…

Iconic, Century-Old Crown City Hardware Morphs Into Internet-Age Hybrid Retailer

Contrary to rampant rumor, Crown City Hardware, an iconic local store that has been supplying hardware to Pasadena-area homeowners for decades, isn’t shutting down, its…

Sudden Squall Fails to Dampen Spirits of a Thousand Foodies at Rose Bowl

Stylish canopy umbrellas went skittering along the Rose Bowl field somewhere along the 20 and 30 yard lines as sudden gusty winds become a quick…

Alibaba Pictures Group Limited, Pasadena Community Foundation Partner to “Do Good” in Pasadena”

Thursday, Alibaba Pictures Group Limited and the Pasadena Community Foundation announced a partnership to tell stories of “doing good” in Pasadena with the launch of…

ATF Publishes List of Weapons Seized from Pasadena Police Officer’s Home, Revealing Lieutenant’s Identity

Lt. Vasken Gourdikian The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Sunday published listings of 57 firearms worth more than $50,000 seized by federal agents at the Sierra Madre home of a Pasadena police lieutenant last February. The listings were included in a national inventory of property seized for federal forfeiture for violations of federal laws. Each item was recorded as having been “seized by the ATF on February 16, 2017 from Vasken Gourdikian in Sierra Madre, CA.” The document revealed the cache was comprised of 21 rifles and rifle receiver sections, 34 pistols of various calibers and two…

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