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DUI Enforcement Campaign Planned Friday in Pasadena

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 9:10 am

Pasadena police will be fielding extra officers Friday with the specific goal of targeting drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The “saturation patrols” will take place throughout the city, the Pasadena Police Department said in a written statement... More »


L.A. County Offers $10,000 Reward in Pasadena Murder

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 5:46 am

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved $10,000 rewards Tuesday in the unrelated shooting deaths of a 27-year- old Pasadena resident and a man whose body was found in a culvert off Mount Baldy Road. Supervisor Kathryn Barger recommended a reward i... More »


Fire Breaks Out Behind Pasadena Strip Mall

Monday, April 19, 2021 | 3:41 pm

Firefighters made quick work of a fire that broke out behind a strip mall in Pasadena on Monday afternoon, officials said. The blaze was first reported shortly before 2:30 p.m. to the rear of a strip mall at Lake Avenue and Boylston Street. The flames tore thr... More »


Carjacking Suspect Arrested at Pasadena Liquor Store

Sunday, April 18, 2021 | 10:44 am

Police arrested an armed carjacking suspect and known gang member after following a LoJack signal to a Pasadena liquor store on Saturday night, authorities said. Officers picked up on the vehicle anti-theft system signal shortly before 9:20 p.m., Pasadena poli... More »


Mountain Biker Rescued From Cliffside in Angeles National Forest

Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 1:00 pm

Deputies hoisted a mountain biker from a precarious position dangling from the side of a steep cliff in the Angeles National Forest above Altadena on Thursday morning, officials said. The mountain biker took a spill along the Mt. Wilson Toll Road and ended up ... More »


Man Pleads Not Guilty in 2019 Eagle Rock Brush Fire

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 12:34 pm

A 27-year-old man pleaded not guilty today to arson and other charges stemming from an August 2019 brush fire that burned 45 acres in Eagle Rock and forced the closure of portions of two area freeways. Daniel Michael Nogueira is charged with one felony count e... More »


City Smacks Down ‘Forensic’ Study of Police Overtime

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 8:39 am

The city slapped back at a “forensic analysis” by UCLA researchers released Tuesday that makes claims about overtime pay at the Pasadena Police Department and also highlights racial and economic disparities in arrest data. According to a graphic provided by th... More »


Public Safety Committee to Move Forward on Police Oversight

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 5:49 am

The Pasadena NAACP on Tuesday called on local residents to demand that the City Council’s Public Safety Committee recommend people of color to the full council on Wednesday after the committee interviews seven candidates from community-based organizations. “We... More »