Opinion
Superintendent Brian McDonald: Accomplishing Greatness in PUSD

The end of the school year is always about celebrating accomplishments in the world of education. We saw what our tremendously talented Pasadena Unified School District Class of 2015 achieved throughout their academic careers which culminated in the handshake and diploma that I am always thrilled to present. PUSD’s extraordinarily talented Class of 2015 included the 2015 Tournament of Roses Queen, a Gates Millennium Scholar,…

Opinion: The De-Policing Bugaboo: Pandering to the Police Union

Pasadena Councilmember Victor Gordo Pasadena City Councilmember Victor Gordo last Monday attacked the proposal for an Independent Police Auditor (“IPA”) by claiming that Los Angeles…

Opinion: Will Pasadena Police Bodycams Assure the Public Good?

A typical model of a contemporary body camera in use in the United States. Like most technological advances, body cameras on police officers are a development that can be used for good or bad purposes. For example, the public good is served if bodycams protect officers against inaccurate accusations and…

Opinion: It’s Time to Take John Muir High School Seriously as an Academic Powerhouse

Mo Hyman. Photo courtesy College Access Plan A quick search for John Muir High School on the websites of local news outlets reveals a number…

Opinion | Did You Know? Baltimore, South Carolina, Ferguson, Pasadena: Are We at War?

Martin A. Gordon Monday, May 4 at City Council was a most interesting event during public comment. The CICOPP advocacy group and individuals articulated the need for community oversight of the Police Department and that its time was overdue. It was mentioned that three staff members of the city of…

Jacque Robinson Thanks Her Campaign Supporters

Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson will leave office on Monday, May 4, 2015 Neighbors & Friends: I want to take this moment to say THANK YOU…

Robin Salzer: Why I Support Retired Pasadena Fire Chief Calvin Wells for City Council District 1

The future direction of the City of Pasadena is at a critical and pivotal junction. The runoff election will determine or undermine our continued pathway to success as a World Class city. With critical issues such as increased crime, city pension funding, financial embezzlement and the hiring of many new…

Cameron Turner: Unfair Hampton Bashing Undermines Council Race

No evidence has been presented to prove that Tyron Hampton had anything to do with damaging or removing the two dozen campaign signs that his…

Opinion: Councilman Steve Madison Endorses Jacque Robinson for Mayor

Councilman Steve Madison, recently re-elected to his fifth term as Councilman representing District 6 of the City of Pasadena, has added his name to the growing list of local leaders and organizations endorsing Jacque Robinson for Mayor. Madison says, “The upcoming Mayoral runoff election offers a clear choice between two…

Opinion: Pasadena Police Officers Association Endorse Jacque Robinson for Mayor of Pasadena

On behalf of the members of the Pasadena Police Officers Association, our Board of Directors is proud to announce that we have voted to endorse Jacque Robinson for Mayor of Pasadena. For question or additional information contact the Pasadena Police Officers Association at (626) 795-8406 or visit www.pasadenapoa.com.

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