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New School Board Member Adrienne Mullen Brings College, Work Force Focus

Adrienne Ann Mullen was selected by the Pasadena Unified Board of Education to its vacant District 3 seat atg a Special Board meeting on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Adrienne Ann Mullen, chosen by the Pasadena Unified Board Saturday to fill its District 3 seat left vacant by Tyron Hampton’s election to the City Council, is a community college dean who has been an educator for…

Pasadena LGBTQ Community Organizations Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Exuberant joy lit the faces of the Pasadena crowd gathered Friday night near the Metro Gold Line Lake Station celebrating the historic Supreme Court ruling…

JPL, Caltech Team Up to Tackle Big-Data Projects

Photo courtesy NASA's JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology are now actively collaborating on a project to provide scientists and engineers adequate tools that could help them handle, explore and analyze big data. JPL’s Center for Data Science and Technology (CDST) and Caltech’s Center for Data-Driven…

Widow of Pasadena Murder Victim Victor McClinton Tearfully Describes Christmas Day Shooting

Victor McClinton A Pasadena widow whose husband was killed in a shooting incident on Christmas Day 2012 testified Monday in the trial of two men…

Fraudulent Fire Investigators Targeting Pasadena Businesses

Businesses in Pasadena and across the state have been targeted by scam artists who wear official-looking blue shirts and pants and claim they are there to “inspect” the fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, or sprinkler systems. They ask an unsuspecting employee to sign a form authorizing the inspection. Weeks or months…

Police Chief Recaps Critical Incidents

Pasadena police K9 Nico, with his handler Canine Officer Widger, located a total of 15 lbs. of methamphetamine that was concealed within the residence during…

City Council Authorizes Higher Pay for Police Officers and Corporals

Members of the Pasadena Police Officer's Association demonstrated for higher compensation and appealed directly to the Pasadena City Council on March 30, 2015. Nine weeks after a group of 150 Pasadena police and their families demonstrated at City Hall and told the City Council the department was underpaid, understaffed and…

Pasadena Unified Cuts Two From List of Qualified Candidates for District 3 Seat

Pasadena Unified has disqualified two applicants from the group of eleven who submitted paperwork to fill the vacant seat on the District 3 Board of…

Incoming Public Safety Chair John Kennedy Advocates More Authority, Dedicated Staff for the Committee

Pasadena City Councilmember John Kennedy Calling the authority of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, which oversees the city’s police, constricted and limited and its structure “anemic,” incoming Chair John Kennedy said Tuesday he is hopeful the city charter may be amended to give the Committee more authority. Kennedy also…

Katherine Martinez Kleine Named New Tournament of Roses Foundation President

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation's 2015-2016 Board of Directors. Back row (L to R): Robert B. Miller, Jerri Price-Gaines, Karen R. Palmersheim, Ken Burrows, Richard W. Jackson, and Mitchell S. Ing Front row (L to R): Shannon Boalt, Norma Garcia Kachigian, Katherine Martinez Kleine, Nancy Neal Davis, Maxine E. Harris and Laura V. Farber — at Pasadena Tournament of Roses Wrigley Mansion. Not Pictured: Charles Martinson The Tournament of Roses® Foundation elected Katherine Martinez Kleine as its new president and Tournament of Roses Association members Ken Burrows, Mitchell S. Ing and Dr. Robert B. Miller to the Foundation board. These new members…

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