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Parade Traditions Converge, as Tournament of Roses Takes Starring Role in Saturday’s Latino Heritage Parade

Pasadena’s Latino Heritage Parade bestowed starring roles on Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber, the Tournament’s Royal Court, and the Rose Parade’s Grand Marshals on Saturday. Farber was herself the Latino Heritage Parade’s Grand Marshal as the annual event filled Washington Boulevard and Los Robles Avenue on Saturday morning, and led into in a festival at Villa-Parke Community Center filled with food and fun. The…

A Councilman Recalls a Congressman

Rep. Elijah Cummings addressed the community at the historic Friendship Pasadena Church in Old Pasadena last April. Inset: Pasadena Councilman John Kennedy. Photo of Cummings by James Carbone.   Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), a longtime…

Coroner Identifies Altadena Woman Who Died Driving Two Young Children in Car Which Overturned

Photo by Andrew Latreille The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman who died Tuesday about noon after the car she was driving with two young children as passengers overturned and then struck an…

Woman Driver of SUV with Two Child Passengers Dies After Car Overturns and Is Rammed; Children Not Seriously Hurt

A woman driving an SUV with two children as passengers eastbound on Woodbury Road just east of El Molino Ave. about noon Tuesday died after her car overturned and apparently was then struck by an…

California to Lead Nation on School Start Time Policy Authored by Pasadena-Area Senator

Pasadena area State Senator Anthony J. Portantino’s school start time bill SB 328 has been signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. California will become the first state in the country to mandate that high schools and…

Former Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard Endorses Councilmember Victor Gordo in Mayor’s Race

Former Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard has endorsed Councilmember and attorney Victor M. Gordo for Pasadena Mayor . Bogaard will serve as Gordo’s campaign Co-Chair and…

90 -Year-Old Woman Missing From Pasadena Retirement Community Found Safe, in Altadena

Pasadena police said an elderly woman who was reported missing from a Pasadena retirement community Tuesday afternoon has been found Wednesday morning in Altadena and…

City Adopts New Stricter State Building Codes for Fire Safety, Construction and Mechanical Codes

Pasadena will see new and stricter state building codes in 2020, particularly with regard to fire safety. Pasadena’s City Council Monday night approved the adoption…

Man Arrested for Manslaughter, DUI in Sunday Morning’s Fatal Hit and Run

Pasadena police arrested a Baldwin Park man they suspect was the driver who ran over and killed a man crossing Colorado Boulevard early Sunday, then…

Caltrans Contemplates Overhaul of Pasadena’s Freeway, the SR-110 Arroyo Seco Parkway

Caltrans will lay out changes it is considering to make to the SR-110 Arroyo Seco Parkway at a scoping meeting today. “We’re inviting the public to come in and listen to the various alternatives that we have, proposed to increase motorist safety along the Arroyo Seco Parkway,” said Eric Menjivar, public information officer, Caltrans District 7. The meeting will explore five alternatives, one of which is to do nothing. The second alternative would make lane 3 a permanent shoulder, “to be used as part-time travel during peak periods when volumes are high,” said Caltrans. “Dynamic message signs” (DMS) would convey…

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