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Possession of Child Pornography Suspect Arrested in South Pasadena

Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 4:33 pm

South Pasadena Police Department Detectives Thursday morning arrested Brandon Wu, a 31-year-old South Pasadena man, at his home in the 1800 block of La Manzanita Street pursuant to an arrest warrant for possession of child pornography. The arrest was the culmi... More »


City of Pasadena Announces Memorial Day Closures and Reminders

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 5:36 pm

Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services and administrative business offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for the brave men and women of the U.S. mili... More »


Political Gumbo: Fire Chief O’Hara

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 1:26 pm

People and their wild eyed theories and ideas always amaze me. Even more so obviously when it concerns the reporters at Pasadena Now. My favorite remains the claim that we secretly work for the city and somehow we are in the pocket of every politician running ... More »


We Get Letters: Data on Religious Land Issue

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 1:18 pm

Dear Mayor Gordo and City Councilmembers, Vice Mayor Andy Wilson requested that we provide some hard data regarding the difference between what the Housing Department proposes, and what we propose, regarding rezoning religious land (Item #18 on the agenda). Pl... More »


City to Declare June 3 ‘National Gun Violence Awareness Day’

Monday, May 23, 2022 | 8:27 pm

The Pasadena City Council issued a proclamation declaring June 3 ‘National Gun Violence Awareness Day’ in Pasadena. Now in its eighth year, the day honors and remembers victims and survivors of gun violence and supports efforts to prevent gun violence. The pro... More »


Community College Bill Advances in Assembly

Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 3:00 pm

On Thursday, legislation aimed at Community College student success advanced in the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Assembly Bill 1705 will address remedial placement policies at California’s community colleges and help more students to achieve their educat... More »


Council Hears Details of Pasadena’s Homeless Count

Monday, May 16, 2022 | 5:30 pm

The City Council received a report on the city’s homeless count at Monday’s meeting. In January, volunteers counted 512 people experiencing homelessness in Pasadena on the night of the count. The number showed a slight decrease from 2020 when 527 people experi... More »


Council Successfully Conducts Second Reading of SB 9 Ordinance

Monday, May 16, 2022 | 5:21 pm

The City Council successfully conducted the second reading of an ordinance that amends its municipal code, by incorporating and cementing the existing protections and exemptions of its historic Landmark Districts from SB 9. SB 9, also known as the California H... More »