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Santa and Local Police Bring Holiday Cheer to the Children in Pasadena

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 4:14 pm

The Pasadena Police Air Operations Section and the Foothill Air Support Team (FAST) held their 9th annual Christmas Toy Drive (Operation Polar Wind) on December 16, 2014. Police Chief Phillip L. Sanchez escorted Santa Clause and his flight suit clad “elvesâ€... More »


Pasadena Congresswoman Judy Chu Reproached by House Ethics Committee

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 | 5:59 pm

The House Ethics Committee has issued a public letter of reproval to local Congresswoman Judy Chu for interfering with its investigation into allegations her Chief of Staff and Legislative Director ordered members of Chu’s staff to perform campaign-related wo... More »


Testing Commences On Foothill Gold Line From Pasadena to Azusa

Friday, December 12, 2014 | 1:34 pm

The Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Pasadena to Azusa achieved a key milestone today, as the first light rail vehicle to travel on the project’s recently completed tracks begins the testing phase. The test train, which has been equipped with special... More »


Rep. Chu Statement on Omnibus Spending Bill

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | 8:21 pm

Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted against the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. The bill, which would fund much of the government through 2015, also included a number of unrelated “riders.” One of these would repeal a crucial provision of the Dodd-Fran... More »


How You Can Win Big Prizes by Finding Metro’s Holiday Fairy

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | 5:34 pm

From Saturday to Sunday (December 20 to 21), Metro commuters can join the fun annual Metro Holiday Hunt for a chance to win prizes from the Metro Store and the Destination Discounts partners. A secret code word, along with the clues to the location of the Metr... More »


Celebrate 66th Anniversary of Human Rights Declaration

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 4:14 pm

The community is invited to join Mayor Bogaard and the Pasadena Chapter of the United Nations Association on International Human Rights Day to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday... More »


Rep. Chu Reacts to New DOJ Profiling Guidelines

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 2:14 pm

Today, Attorney General Eric Holder released new profiling guidelines for federal law enforcement agencies. Building on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) 2003 Racial Profiling Guidance, the updated guidelines expand the definition of profiling—which h... More »


Pasadena Residents Invited to Job Recruitment for Pipe Fitters

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 | 1:35 pm

The City of Pasadena is hosting an apprenticeship recruitment on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., for Pasadena residents interested in working on the Glenarm Repowering Project as union pipe fitters. The recruitment wi... More »


Pasadena Named as a “Top Ten” 2014 Digital City

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 | 11:55 am

Pasadena recently was named as one of the “Top Ten” digital cities in the nation by The Center for Digital Government. This was the first time Pasadena has been recognized as a technologically progressive and innovative city when compared to other cities o... More »