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Police Arrest Man for Assaulting and Injuring Officer, Stealing Keys

Friday, June 9, 2023 | 6:51 am

Pasadena police arrested a man on suspicion of assaulting an officer and stealing keys early Saturday morning. The incident occurred at about 2:31 a.m. in the 1900 block of East Foothill Boulevard, according to Pasadena police Lt. Derek Locklin. Officers respo... More »


Plans Changed: Saturday Closure of California Boulevard Canceled

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 | 1:03 pm

Plans for bringing in a large construction crane that would have required an all-day closure of a block of California Boulevard on Saturday have been canceled. The City had announced that California Boulevard from S. Fair Oaks Avenue to S. Raymond Avenue would... More »


Man Arrested After Threatening Victim With Sledgehammer

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 | 7:38 am

A homeless man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon Tuesday after he threatened a man with a sledgehammer, Pasadena police said. The incident occurred at about 4:37 p.m. in the 700 block of South Arroyo Parkway, according to Lt. Derek Lock... More »


Transient Woman Arrested for Residential Burglary in Pasadena

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 | 7:18 am

A 45-year-old transient woman was arrested Tuesday  after she allegedly broke into an apartment and woke the resident, who locked herself in a bedroom, police said. The incident occurred at about 9:04 a.m. in the 100 block of East Holly Street, according to Pa... More »


Octavia’s Bookstore Burglarized

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 | 9:24 am

Octavia’s Bookstore, an independent bookstore in Pasadena that highlights BIPOC authors was burglarized on Sunday, June 5. Police confirmed that unknown suspects entered the store and stole $100 from the cash register. The burglary occurred between 7:00 p.m. o... More »


Pasadena Robbery Suspects Still at Large

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 | 7:41 am

Police are searching for two suspects in a robbery that occurred Monday afternoon in the 2800 block of East Colorado Boulevard. The victim, a 26-year-old man from San Gabriel, told police he had arranged to meet the suspects to sell them merchandise. When he a... More »


City: All Fireworks Are Illegal and Ordinance Will be Strictly Enforced

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 | 5:28 am

It’s that time of year again. The City is reminding local residents that fireworks are illegal and all local ordinances will be enforced. The City of Pasadena municipal code holds property owners and tenants responsible for permitting the possession, sale, usa... More »


Drum Corps Program Proposed for LA County Juvenile Halls

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 | 4:34 am

Weeks before a deadline to clear its juvenile halls, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday will consider establishing a musical rehabilitative program for juvenile detainees. According to a motion by Supervisors Holly Mitchell and Lind... More »


Coworkers Fight, One Throws Bottle Hitting Other’s Head

Monday, June 5, 2023 | 9:32 am

Two Pasadena men who work together got into a fight in the underground parking garage of the apartment complex where both live early Monday morning. One of the men threw a bottle at the other, cutting his forehead, police said. The fight happened at about 1:06... More »


Pasadena Courtroom to Hear Two Murder Cases Involving Homeless Victims

Monday, June 5, 2023 | 4:47 am

The Pasadena Courthouse will hear proceedings in two murder cases Wednesday involving victims from the local homeless community. In the first case, Sadarius Lawson, 26, of Los Angeles, is accused of fatally stabbing Alex Dominguez, 43, on the night of Aug. 12.... More »