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City Monitoring Shake-Up at CalPERS

Thursday, August 6, 2020 | 12:45 pm

One day after Pasadena Now reported on the contents of a letter written by City Manager Steve Mermell to CalPERS regarding concerns over its new riskier investment strategy, the company’s investment chief officer announced he was stepping down. “I deeply belie... More »

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Harvest Rock Court Hearing Set for Next Week

Thursday, August 6, 2020 | 11:05 am

A judge next week will hear a Pasadena church’s request for an emergency temporary restraining order to ban authorities from enforcing an order by Gov. Gavin Newsom that would force churches to close to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Harvest Rock Church has... More »

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Activists Disappointed After Pasadena Police Reform Measure Falters

Thursday, August 6, 2020 | 4:49 am

Activists who have long been calling for changes within the Pasadena Police Department are expressing disappointment following the City Council’s vote on Monday to reject a ballot initiative that called for an independent auditor and a civilian police oversigh... More »

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City Council Tables Talk on Two Proposed New Developments

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | 2:18 pm

Discussion on two pending developments were put on temporary hold when the City Council tabled both projects at its Monday meeting. The council was scheduled to hear predevelopment plan reviews (PPRs) on projects at 270-282 N. Los Robles Ave. and 50 Alessandro... More »

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City Will Not Seek Waivers to Reopen Schools

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | 10:53 am

Opening local schools is off the table until the coronavirus case rate comes down, according to a statement released by the city Wednesday. “The city of Pasadena Department of Public Health will adhere to new guidance from the California Department of Public H... More »