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Local Residents, Officials React to East Pasadena Shooting That Killed 2

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 | 1:57 pm

A woman in an East Pasadena park on Tuesday when a shootout erupted between police and a fleeing suspect said the incident has left her shaken. Police officers responded to shots fired about 2:35 p.m. to the 600 block of Sunnyslope Avenue, near East Orange Gro... More »


CHP ‘Maximum Enforcement Period’ Announced for Thanksgiving Weekend

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 | 5:50 am

California Highway Patrol officers planned to ramp up operations on highways and roads throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties Wednesday to catch drunken and drug-impaired drivers, as well as other traffic violators, as part of the agency’s annual Thanksgiv... More »


Gunman Fatally Shot After Allegedly Killing Man in East Pasadena

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 4:38 pm

A gunman was killed during a shootout with police Tuesday after allegedly killing a man, attempting to carjack two women and taking one hostage in East Pasadena. Officers were called about 2:35 p.m. to the 600 block of Sunnyslope Avenue, near Orange Grove Boul... More »


ShotSpotter System to be Deployed in Pasadena Early Next Year

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 11:31 am

During a press conference on Monday, Deputy Chief Cheryl Moody said that a system designed to triangulate the location of gunfire should soon be up and running. “The ShotSpotter system should be in place at the early part of the year,” Moody said. In early Oct... More »


Vehicle Slams Into Apartment, No One Injured

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 8:13 am

A vehicle ran into a unit of the Kings Village apartment building in the 1100 block of N. Sunset Avenue about 5:24 p.m. Monday. There were no injuries reported, according to Fire Dept., spokesperson Lisa Derderian. Derderian said that the building suffered som... More »


Tragedy as Teenaged Boy At Home in His Bedroom is Killed By Gunfire

Saturday, November 20, 2021 | 9:34 pm

Police said a 13-year-old boy at home in his bedroom in the 900 block of N. Raymond Ave. was struck at least once by gunfire and killed Saturday evening. The shooting was reported at 6:12 p.m., according to Pasadena police Lt. William Grisafe. “The bullet came... More »


Dead Man Found Lying in San Marino Street

Friday, November 19, 2021 | 12:55 pm

Los Angeles Sheriff’s investigators are assisting San Marino police with the investigation in the death of a man found lying unresponsive in the 1300 Block of Virginia Rd. in San Marino shortly before 6 a.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they discovered the u... More »


No-Burn Order Extended Through Friday For Many Parts of Southland

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 2:53 pm

The South Coast Air Quality Management District on Thursday extended a mandatory prohibition on indoor and outdoor wood burning in much of the Southland until Friday night due to a forecast of high air pollution in the area. The residential wood-burning ban no... More »


Pasadena Man Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Prison for Cyberstalking

Monday, November 15, 2021 | 3:15 pm

A British national who lived in Pasadena was sentenced Monday to 37 months in federal prison for making a series of graphic online threats to harm, rape and kill. Sam Hughes, 33, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer, who described his conduct a... More »