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NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl Comes to Pasadena This Weekend, Kickstarting Careers for Draft Eligible Players

The National Team and American Team during the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (Ric Tapia/AP Images for NFLPA) The NFL Players Association brings its annual Collegiate Bowl to the Rose Bowl this weekend attracting over a hundred of the nation’s top draft eligible college football players who are on track to a professional career to showcase their skills to…

Speaker After Speaker Voices Concern Over Police Conduct at City Committee Meeting

“The City of Roses has thorns,” said Pasadena resident Vance Martin at Wednesday evening’s Pasadena Public Safety Committee meeting. “It’s time to remove them.” Martin…

Peaceful Vigil, Noisy Protest, Greet ‘State of City’ Address

Two demonstrations, one peaceful and one noisy, dogged Mayor Terry Tornek’s “State of the City” speech at John Marshall Fundamental School Tuesday evening. The first, just outside the gym entrance, was organized by a group called “Pasadenans and Altadenans Against Police Violence.” Members of the group held candles and signs…

Armed Felon Thought to be Barricaded in Pasadena Restaurant Gives Police the Slip, is Captured Hours Later in Los Angeles

The armed man who sparked a four-hour-long police containment of a North Lake Avenue restaurant Monday morning only for police to find he had given…

Stater Bros. to Open First Supermarket in Pasadena at Current Site of North Pasadena Vons

Just two days after the announcement that the Vons market at 1390 N. Allen Avenue at Washington Blvd. will be closing in mid-April, San Bernardino-based Stater Bros. Markets said it will be the future tenant of the 42,000 square foot retail grocery space. Stater Bros. said it will take possession…

Get Your Cheese On, Pasadena, There Are a Lot of Great Burgers to Try

By now every red-blooded Pasadenan knows the legend – in 1924, a teenaged Lionel Sternberger, in a moment of inspiration, plopped a slice of cheese…

City to Move to State Election Cycle, 50 Percent + 1 Majority Format

[Editor's Note: This article originally incorrectly stated that Councilmember Margaret McAustin argued in favor of an option which would allow plurality winners of primary elections to claim victory. In fact, McAustin argued in favor of asking the electorate to decide upon which voting victory format it prefers, however she was…

Intense Rain Expected Monday through Wednesday

Pasadena could receive its largest rainfall in almost a year on Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service, saying rainfall rates in excess…

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 35 most newsworthy, informative, and readable. Top Stories: Pasadena Crime Numbers Down as County Rates Climb, Study Shows Mayor Tornek Airs Optimism What a Rose Parade! What a Rose Bowl…

Pasadena Crime Numbers Down as County Rates Climb, Study Shows

Pasadena continues to outpace the state’s decreasing crime numbers and has seen an overall 18.2% decrease in crimes in 2016 compared to 2010, according to a just-released Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice study. Surrounding Los Angeles County crimes increased, according to the study, while crime numbers show a decrease statewide. According to the study by Mike Males, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, there has been a wide variation in property and violent crime rates during what has been called the “justice reform era,” meaning the cumulative effects of Public Safety Realignment, in the form…

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