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Pasadena Man Convicted of Killing Sister in San Gabriel

A 32-year-old Pasadena man was convicted Thursday afternoon of fatally shooting his sister in 2015, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. The jury deliberated for a day before finding Johnny Goins of Pasadena guilty of four counts in case GA095841: one count of first-degree murder, one count of willful, premeditated and deliberate attempted murder two counts of shooting at an inhabited dwelling. Jurors…

Touting Lowest Emissions Limits in the Nation, Pasadena Power Plant Celebrates Official Ribbon-Cutting Today

The long-awaited overhaul of the Glenarm Power Plant that rids the City of outdated and energy inefficient equipment by installing a new turbine that is…

Rare Mural by 19th Century French Master Woodblock Printer Found Adorning Iconic Green Street Building

A special mural made by renowned 19th century French master woodblock printer Jean Zuber has been discovered adorning the two-story stairwell of one of East Green Street’s iconic New Orleans-style brick buildings and may be worth a small fortune if confirmed to have been printed during the artist’s prime. The…

Life in the New Era: ACLU Panel Discusses “Civil Liberties Under Trump”

With the new presidential administration now a month old and its effects creating waves of protests across the country, the monthly ACLU SoCal Pasadena/Foothills Chapter…

Five Pasadena Schools in Boys Basketball Playoff Quarterfinals Tuesday

L-R: Bryce Hamilton (Pasadena High School), Darius Brown (Pasadena High School), Darius Henderson (La Salle High School), Jaice Gardner (La Salle High School), Jack Dakan (Blair High School), Sean Espinosa (Maranatha High School) Five Pasadena-area schools play Tuesday night in the CIF-SS boys basketball playoff quarterfinals, with four having to…

Got Storm Damage? Los Angeles County Wants to Know

Los Angeles County officials are asking Pasadena residents to report damage to their homes, property and business from the storm series which began on February…

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 58 most newsworthy, informative, and readable. Top Story: Pasadena Black History Parade Cancelled Due to Weather-Related Public Safety Concerns City Manager Will Not Authorize Renewal of Pasadena Police Agreement with…

Council, School Board Grapple with New Election Dates, Models

Appropriately enough, elections and schools were the main topics of conversation Thursday evening as the Pasadena City Council and the Pasadena Unified School District Board…

The Future of Elections in Pasadena May Face Significant Changes

The Pasadena City Council and the Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education are holding a joint meeting on Thursday, February 16, at 6:30 p.m., to discuss, among other issues, the future of elections in Pasadena, which may be facing very significant changes. City Clerk Mark Jomsky, in an Agenda…

City Manager Wants Funding to Extend the Parole Re-Integration Program with the Flintridge Center

City Manager Steve Mermell is recommending that the City Council approve continuation of the Parole Reintegration Program run by the Flintridge Center for the remainder of this fiscal year after current funding is exhausted at the end of February. Mermell wants to contract with the Flintridge Center for the $85,000 that would be needed to continue the program at least until June, when new funding is expected to be granted. “If you look at the cost to incarcerate someone – that’s about $60,000 [per year] in California, real cost – and then look at the cost to help them make…

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