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A Sneak Peek Inside the Life on the Tournament of Roses Royal Court Ahead of Tonight’s Coronation

It’s that time of year again when seven hopeful young women from the Pasadena area embark on a glamorous journey as part of the Tournament of Roses Royal Court with one crowned Queen at tonight’s 100th Rose Queen coronation ceremony, to be held at the venerable Pasadena Playhouse. The annual event gives the public the chance to meet the Royal Court up close and personal…

Fire Burns Near Mt. Wilson Observatory, Communication Towers This Morning

A very visible reminder of this year’s vicious fire season will linger north of Pasadena today as a currently small, slow-moving 10-acre wildfire burns near…

Turn Parking Lots into Parks? Council to Consider New Plans

This parking lot at 100 North El Molino Avenue is one of two which might be partially converted into a park. An innovative approach to adding more parkland to Pasadena’s Playhouse District by converting portions of a city-owned parking lot into a bucolic retreat goes before the Council tonight. The Pasadena City…

Family Claims Man Killed by Officers was “Ambushed” and “Executed,” Will File Suit Against Pasadena

The attorney for the family of a man shot and killed October 6 by members of a law enforcement task force which included two Pasadena…

Soul Singers and Rocket Scientists: NAACP Celebrates Unity

It was soul singers and rocket scientists, educators and attorneys, honored at the 32nd Annual Ruby McKnight Williams Award Dinner Thursday evening, as the Pasadena Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) honored a select handful of various community leaders at the packed International Ballroom…

From the Streets to the Skies: 32nd Ruby McKnight Williams Awards Dinner Honors the Community’s Best

This year’s 32nd Annual Ruby McKnight Williams Award Dinner on Thursday will look to the streets, the pews, the boardrooms, the classrooms, and the skies…

Coroner’s Office Identifies Pasadena Shooting Suspect Killed By Police

The white Toyota Camry in which Hurtado was shot shown at the scene of the officer-involved shooting at Encanto Park in Duarte on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Image: RMG News A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office today identified the Pasadena shooting suspect killed by law enforcement officers in…

Sheriff’s Investigator Says Suspect Fatally Wounded by Police Did Not Shoot at Officers

The suspect's white Toyota Camry at the scene of the officer-involved shooting at Encanto Park in Duarte on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Image: RMG News…

Small Pasadena Firm Could Play Big Role in Self-Driving Technology, is Bought by General Motors

General Motors has acquired a Pasadena-based company that is developing Laser light sensors for autonomous cars as part of GM’s concerted effort to speed up deployment of self-driving technology in their vehicles. In an announcement Monday, GM said it bought Strobe Inc., with offices at 465 North Halstead Street, Suite…

Heroes at Home, Heroes Afar: Pasadena Firefighters Provide Disaster Relief in Stricken Puerto Rico

A group of Pasadena firefighters returned last Wednesday from a week in Puerto Rico where they helped suffering Americans living in this U.S. territory that was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Here’s what our hometown heroes found, in their own words.

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