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Local Activists to Appear on Zoom Forum on Homelessness

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | 9:26 am

Local activist Sonja Berndt will moderate a Zoom forum on ending homelessness from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on May 20.  “Who’s Next Door? Building Bridges: Solutions to  Homelessness” will answer questions about homelessness and the critical need for more interim housin... More »


PETA ‘Blesses’ Pasadena Churchgoers With Heavenly New Billboard

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 1:48 pm

The animal rights organization PETA on Wednesday took its plea for the humane treatment of animals to a celestial authority with a billboard placed in the 2700 block of East Colorado Boulevard. The billboard, which contains the fifth of eight Beatitudes contai... More »


Cougar Found Dead in San Gabriel Mountains, Cause of Death Unknown

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 11:32 am

The cause of death of a cougar that was found dead in the San Gabriel Mountains could not be determined, it was announced today. The cougar was found on March 14 by hikers walking along a trail, according to the Cougar Conservancy. The nonprofit organization’s... More »


Engineer Says Closed Pasadena Central Library Can Be Retrofitted

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 10:28 am

The City Council received some good news Wednesday from City Manager Steve Mermell regarding the now-closed Central Library. During Monday’s council meeting, Mermell told members a structural engineer has already performed an analysis of the building, which wa... More »


Pasadena, L.A. County Securely Remain in Yellow Tier

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 5:38 am

The rate of new COVID-19 infections continued falling in Los Angeles County today, with new state figures showing the county, and Pasadena, still safely entrenched in the yellow tier of the state’s economic-reopening blueprint. On Monday afternoon, the U.S. Fo... More »