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Coworkers Fight, One Throws Bottle Hitting Other’s Head

Monday, June 5, 2023 | 9:32 am

Two Pasadena men who work together got into a fight in the underground parking garage of the apartment complex where both live early Monday morning. One of the men threw a bottle at the other, cutting his forehead, police said. The fight happened at about 1:06... More »


Pasadena Courtroom to Hear Two Murder Cases Involving Homeless Victims

Monday, June 5, 2023 | 4:47 am

The Pasadena Courthouse will hear proceedings in two murder cases Wednesday involving victims from the local homeless community. In the first case, Sadarius Lawson, 26, of Los Angeles, is accused of fatally stabbing Alex Dominguez, 43, on the night of Aug. 12.... More »


Independent Police Auditor Lists Priorities for Fiscal Year 2024

Monday, June 5, 2023 | 4:00 am

During the meeting of the Community Police Oversight Commission (CPOC) on Thursday, Independent Police Auditor (IPA) Richard Rosenthal identified his potential projects for Fiscal Year 2024, which include tracking and public reporting of how the Pasadena Polic... More »


Panel to Discuss Gun Violence in Pasadena

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 12:43 pm

Pasadena nonprofit Day One will gather a local panel of community members and experts to talk about gun violence in the community on Friday, which is “National Gun Violence Awareness Day.” What are the most pressing issues? What are effective strategies to red... More »


Police Release Video of Men Stealing Safe Containing $30,000

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 5:36 am

The Pasadena Police Department released video footage on Tuesday of two men who punched their way through a wall to steal a safe containing $30,000. The footage, which shows two angles of the incident, opens with the men crawling through a hole in the wall of ... More »


County Fire Department Hosting Annual Valor Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 5:34 am

The Los Angeles County Fire Department will host its annual Valor Awards ceremony Wednesday, honoring firefighters for acts of bravery, selflessness, and dedication to service. The 5 p.m. ceremony will be at the Los Angeles County Fire Museum, 16400 Bellflower... More »


Pasadena Man Arrested After Allegedly Firing Gunshots Into the Sky

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 | 11:01 am

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and other charges after he allegedly fired three shots into the air in Pasadena on Sunday, May 29. The incident occurred at 5:49 p.m. on West Hammond Street near North Fair Oaks Ave. A... More »


Videoed Road Rage Incident Leads to Fist Fight in Old Pasadena

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 | 6:18 am

A Tesla driver and a motorcyclist were filmed in a fist fight during a road rage incident in Old Pasadena on May 19. Video captured by video blogger Charlie Salinas shows a verbal dispute escalating into a full-blown fight, leading to the two men wrestling on ... More »