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Council to Consider ‘Military Equipment’ Use Policy Ordinance

Monday, May 23, 2022 | 5:00 am

The City Council will conduct a full discussion on a policy that requires local police to disclose and obtain approvals from the City Council before obtaining military equipment. California state law AB 481 requires the policy be submitted to the City Council ... More »


Supervisor Kathryn Barger Endorses Recall of DA George Gascón

Saturday, May 21, 2022 | 6:21 am

Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger, who represents Pasadena on the County Board of Supervisors, has become the latest prominent voice to support the effort to recall District Attorney George Gascón — saying “the last straw” for her was a report detailing... More »


City Updates the Accessory Dwelling Unit Process

Friday, May 20, 2022 | 6:00 am

Permits, planning and parking held center stage Thursday as the City of Pasadena hosted an online webinar to familiarize residents and would-be Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) builders on the updating of the City’s current  permitting process and ordinances. Rec... More »


Public Safety Committee Canceled Due to Lack of a Quorum

Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 6:37 am

The fiscal year 2023 budget workshop for the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department on Wednesday, May 18, during its regular meeting, along with the budget workshops for the Pasadena Fire Department and Public Health Department was postponed on We... More »


Pasadena Congresswoman Chu Tests Positive for COVID-19

Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 5:52 am

Congresswoman Judy Chu, who represents Pasadena, announced on Wednesday that she tested positive for the Coronavirus. “On Tuesday morning, I took a rapid antigen test and received a negative result. I routinely get PCR testing and on Tuesday evening, I receive... More »


City Council Approves Funds for Local Food Pantries

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 | 6:37 am

As part of Monday’s consent calendar, the City Council approved more than half a million dollars in sub-recipient agreements funded with federal CDBG-CV grant dollars, with food pantry program operators to address households experiencing food insecurity caused... More »