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Computer Outage Hits Pasadena DMV Office

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 8:12 am

Services at Pasadena’s Department of Motor Vehicle office were at a snail’s pace Tuesday after a major outage hit the state DMV’s computers, disrupting work at many other offices in the Southland. A California DMV announcement said the outage occurred Monday, ... More »


Clock Ticks on Funding for Non-Potable Water Pipeline

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 5:23 am

With growing concern over a ticking funding clock, the City Council Municipal Services Committee Tuesday afternoon heard updates and complaints regarding the construction of a new five-mile 20-inch water pipeline. The pipeline would be built to transport non-p... More »


Putting the Brakes on Traffic Deaths

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 4:46 am

In the wake of a recent epidemic of collisions involving cars and pedestrians and cyclists, the Pasadena City Council this week was briefed on two programs one a series of pedestrian and bicycle initiatives to help curb the rising tide of such incidents and th... More »


Council Faces Residents Angered by Imminent Tree Removals

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 5:41 am

Reacting to nearly a dozen residents who pleaded with the City Council Monday to reconsider and re-negotiate Pasadena’s settlement with a property owner that will result in the destruction of three large South Lake Avenue trees, city officials held firm to the... More »


Pasadena Expands Battle Against Zika Virus Threat

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 5:34 am

In an effort to help combat the ongoing threat of the mosquito-borne Zika virus to Pasadena and neighboring cities, the City Council voted 6-2 Monday evening to transfer the City’s vector control services from the Pasadena Public Health Department to the San G... More »