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Police Ask Public’s Help to Find 4 Young Men Suspected of Critically Beating an 87-Year-Old Man

        Pasadena Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects believed responsible for assaulting and robbing an 87-year-old Pasadena man as he was on a morning walk on Friday, March 27, 2015 just after 5:00 a.m. The robbery occurred near the Rose Bowl on West Drive, north of Salvia Canyon Road. Other pedestrians exercising in the area found the victim…

McDade Shooting Reverberates in Court as Battle Over Contents of Report Heats Up

Kendrec McDade's casket during the 2012 funeral service to his memory. McDade, 19, was unarmed when he was killed by two Pasadena police officers. Fallout…

Fresh & Easy Will Close Pasadena Location In Days

Fresh & Easy announced Friday via YouTube that they are closing about 50 stores, including its Pasadena store on South Lake Avenue at California Boulevard. Company CEO Jim Keyes said the stores to be closed were not performing to expectations. “While the decision to close any store is always difficult, we…

The Westin Pasadena is Sold for $142.5 Million

The Westin Pasadena, acquired by Carey Watermark Investors for $142.5 million, is a Four Diamond AAA-rated hotel located within the Plaza Las Fuentes. (PRNewsFoto/Carey Watermark…

Mayoral Debate in Runoff Election Announced, KPCC’s Larry Mantle to Moderate

A live, televised debate between Pasadena’s mayoral candidates Jacque Robinson and Terry Tornek that will be moderated by Larry Mantle, the host of 89.3 FM KPCC’s AirTalk radio show, beginning at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, at the Pasadena Convention Center was announced today. Pasadena Councilmembers Tornek and Robinson are in…

Police Respond to Critical Audit, Face Withering Criticism

Some key moments in the two-and-a-half hour committee meeting are shown in this Pasadena Now video.   Pasadena police officials responded to an audit report…

City Working Group Determines SR-710 Tunnel Option “Not For Pasadena”

[Editor's note: This story originally reported the time for the April 14 DEIR meeting to be 5 to 6 p.m. That is not correct. The correct time is actually 6 to 9 p.m.] Multiple transportation options focused on moving people, not vehicles, is the best approach to help complete the…

Dedication Pays Homage to First Pasadena Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Hundreds of police and police family, fire and government officials and community members gathered Friday morning at Pasadena police headquarters to pay tribute to a…

Playhouse Executive Director Elizabeth Doran Leaves for San Diego Theatres

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that Executive Director Elizabeth Doran will leave at the end of April for a position with San Diego Theatres, a non-profit public benefit corporation that manages the San Diego Civic Theatre and the Balboa Theatre. The announcement was made by Board Chairman David DiCristofaro.  “We…

Hampton Faces Wells in City Council Run-Off for District 1; Boulghourjian, Cahalan and Torres Win PUSD Seats

With all returns counted, the City Council District 1 seat remains contested in what will be decided by a run-off election, while PUSD seats were handed over in clear victories. For City Council in District 1, Tyron Hampton will face former Pasadena Fire Chief Calvin Wells in a run-off election on April 21. Sitting Councilmembers Margaret McAustin in District 2, Gene Masuda in District 4 and Steve Madison in District 6 all ran unopposed and thus will retain their seats. In races for the Pasadena Board of Education, in PUSD District 2 Roy Boulghourjian has won the seat with 67.9% of…

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