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Pasadena Police Warn Of Phone Solicitors Impersonating Law Enforcement

Pasadena Police are warning that phone solicitors impersonating law enforcement have been placing calls to local residents, accusing theme of failure to show for jury duty and owing money. In the past several days the Pasadena Police Department has received numerous calls from citizens reporting to have received phone calls from persons impersonating law enforcement officers, including callers who said they are police officers and sheriff’s…

Police Stop Planned Shooting At South Pasadena High School

South Pasadena Police Detectives said Monday night they stopped a potential mass shooting at South Pasadena High School after receiving information from school officials. Detectives…

Pasadena City Council Declares Level 1 Water Shortage

The Pasadena City Council at its July 28 meeting declared a local water emergency, establishing a 20-percent conservation goal and implementing the City’s Level 1 Water Supply Shortage Plan, with mandatory water waste restrictions effective immediately. The Level 1 plan limits watering to three days per week in summer, one…

Art Center Buys Building at Gateway to Pasadena

Art Center College of Design continues to expand its educational reach and resources with the acquisition of 1111 South Arroyo Parkway and plans to build…

Armenian-American Community Gathers to Celebrate 125 Years in Pasadena

Hundreds of members of Pasadena’s Armenian community celebrated the 125th year of the Armenian settlement in the City of Roses Sunday through live music, multicultural dances, arts and crafts, raffles and other family-friendly activities at Victory Park. The event paid tribute to the Pashgian brothers who are considered by many…

City Plans Driver Feedback Signs to Help Brake Rise in Traffic Deaths

A car whizzes by one of 18 existing driver feedback signs in Pasadena, clearly travelling 10 miles per hour over the posted speed limit.  …

2015 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Louis Zamperini Dies at 97

Louis Zamperini (file photo) [Updated: July 3, 2014 | 8:45 a.m.]  Louis Zamperini, the “true American hero” who was a World War II prisoner of war survivor as well as former Olympic distance runner chosen to be the Grand Marshal of the 2015 Tournament of Roses, died Wednesday at age 97.…

City Breaks Ground on $55 Million Glenarm Power Plant Repowering Project

  Pictured from left to right: Gurcharan Bawa, PWP Assistant General Manager, Power Supply; Eric Klinkner, PWP Chief Deputy General Manager; Michael Beck, Pasadena City…

New Health Inspection Placards, Public Database Begins

New inspection placards for public display in Pasadena’s restaurants and other permanent food facilities will be issued by the City’s Public Health Department beginning July 1, 2014. The placards will indicate a facility’s status of Pass, Conditional Pass or Closed at the time of the inspection. The new placards showing…

Pasadena Unified Names Dr. Brian McDonald Interim Superintendent

At a special closed session meeting June 26, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Deputy Superintendent Brian McDonald, Ed.D., as Interim Superintendent until further notice. The appointment will take effect when Superintendent Jon Gundry’s impending resignation is effective. “Dr. McDonald’s experience and leadership will be crucial in maintaining consistency and continuity during this time of transition,” said Board of Education President Scott Phelps. “His proven track record in closing the achievement gap, along with his collaborative leadership skills, will help usher PUSD into its next phase of growth.” Since joining PUSD as Chief…

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