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Rep. Chu Calls on Speaker Ryan to Allow a Vote on Gun Reform

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | 5:11 pm

Tuesday, Pasadena area Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) called on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to allow a vote on legislation that would prevent those on the No Fly list from being able to buy a gun before the House takes a week-long break on Friday. The bill,... More »


Pasadena Union Workers Protest at City Hall

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | 5:16 am

Rank and file members of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 858 filled the Pasadena City Council Chambers Monday night, as part of an ongoing salary and contact dispute with the City. The City Council met with labor representati... More »


Council to Vote Tonight on Booting Cars With 5 or More Unpaid Citations

Monday, June 20, 2016 | 5:33 am

The Pasadena City Council tonight will hear and vote on the first reading of a proposed ordinance which would lead to the “booting” or immobilizing of parked cars whose owners are found to have multiple past due parking citations. “The idea is to make it less ... More »


Pasadena May Select New City Manager by First Week of July

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 | 4:08 am

The process to hire a new Pasadena City Manager is accelerating with first-round interviews of candidates this week and final selection in about three weeks, Mayor Terry Tornek said Monday. Former Assistant City Manager Steve Mermell has filled in as Interim C... More »