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Bieber Bugs Out of the Bowl

Pop music star Justin Bieber will not be coming to the Rose Bowl this weekend after all. According to a statement released Monday, Bieber has suddenly cancelled the remainder of his current tour and all ticket money will be returned. A statement from Bieber management said, “Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber will cancel the remainder of the Purpose World Tour concerts. Justin loves his…

Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 42 most newsworthy, informative, and…

Big Changes Ahead for Upcoming City Elections, Which Could Be Delayed and Run by County Officials

City Clerk Mark Jomsky (far right) and City Attorney Michele Bagneris (second from right) seen carefully monitoring a recent municipal election vote count in Council Chambers at the Pasadena City Hall. Pasadena Councilmembers will hear Monday that upcoming City Council and School Board elections could be delayed and the municipal…

City Grapples with Long-Term Solutions to Deter Colorado Street Bridge Suicides

In the 1930′s in the depths of the Depression, Pasadena staffed the Colorado Street Bridge with its own police detail and eventually built a tall…

Plans, Funds for First Phase of ‘One Arroyo’ Restoration Approved

Moving forward on Mayor Terry Tornek’s January “State of the City” vow to reemphasize the importance of the Arroyo Seco, the City Council Monday evening approved a $350,000 budget as the first phase of “One Arroyo,” a historic restoral, renewal and rehabilitation of the watershed area in and around the…

Charlie Brown Finally Hits One Out

Legendary American baseball player and pitcher Charles “Charlie” Brown (2-930) was inducted Sunday into the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals at Pasadena Central Library.…

Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories Last Week

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 47 most newsworthy, informative, and readable. Top Story: City Acts to Stop Colorado Street Bridge Suicides Homeless Services Nonprofit Executive Vows Pasadena Will Be Rid of Homelessness Within Ten Years…

‘My Job Is To Have Your Back,’ California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Tells Pasadena Crowd at City Hall

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra in Council Chambers at Pasadena City Hall on July 13, 2017 California Attorney General Xavier Becerra was the featured speaker…

Mayor Tornek Meets With Unhappy Restaurant Owners

Mayor Terry Tornek (file photo) Local restaurant owners asked Mayor Terry Tornek to form a committee to take a close look at the Pasadena minimum wage and how it is impacting local businesses in 2018. The request was one of three made by the business owners who remain upset over…

Ahead of Pasadena Visit Thursday, Attorney General Becerra Sponsors Officer-Involved Shootings Legislation

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, just two days ahead of an appearance in Pasadena, announced that he is joining to sponsor a bill that he said will promote improved public trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve. The bill, AB 284, is co-authored in part by Pasadena area Assemblyman Chris Holden, who will co-host Thursday’s visit to City Hall by Becerra. AB 284, the Deadly Force Evaluation Act, would require the California Department of Justice to conduct a first-of-its kind statewide evaluation of officer-involved shooting incidents resulting in death or serious injury that…

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