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Two Murder Cases On Next Week’s Pasadena Courthouse Calendar

Saturday, September 25, 2021 | 5:47 am

Two high-profile murder cases will move forward in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Pasadena next week. The following is some background information on both cases. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. Pre-trial Hearing: Daniel Cervantes Daniel Cervantes, 32, is ... More »


Car-to-Car Shooting Reported in Pasadena Friday

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 11:48 am

Police sought clues after witnesses reported seeing occupants of two cars exchanging gunfire in a Pasadena neighborhood on Friday morning, authorities said. The incident took place about 10:20 a.m. in the 900 block of North Raymond Avenue, according to Pasaden... More »


Guest Opinion | Mayor Victor Gordo: We Will Rise to the Occasion

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 11:00 am

Dear City of Pasadena:  As some of you may know, Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell informed the City Council earlier this week of his decision to retire in early December. While we will have many opportunities in the months ahead to express more deeply our a... More »


Pasadena Man Arrested on Arson Charges in Irwindale

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 5:41 am

A man was arrested after police identified him as a suspect of a stolen car that was set on fire in Irwindale and authorities Friday are continuing their investigation. Matthew Thomas Dyer of Pasadena, 46, was arrested on suspicion of felony arson Thursday by ... More »


Altadena Boy Missing Since Monday Found

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 7:02 pm

The search for an 11-year-old boy who vanished after walking away from school in Altadena on Monday was found Thursday evening, sheriff’s officials said. Ivan Molina was reported missing after he left Eliot Arts Magnet Academy in the 2100 block of Lake Ave. ab... More »


It Matters | Kathryn H. Ross: On ‘Blue’s Clues’ and Hope

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 2:53 pm

Readers, last time we spoke I was waxing poetic about a miniseries that meant a lot to me both as an artist, a writer, and a person of color. Thanks to a summer off and plenty of projects, I’ve had some time to really think about what I wanted to say when I go... More »


Prosecutors Unsure if Teen Victim Attempted to Jump off Pasadena Overpass

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 11:49 am

A 32-year-old man choked a suicidal 16-year-old girl and then tried to rape her in a park in Orange, but she kicked him away and he left her for dead, a prosecutor argued today, but the defendant’s attorney said his client was actually trying to save the girl’... More »


OneWest Bank to Plant 50,000 Trees Through ‘Green Checking’ Campaign

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 11:33 am

Pasadena-based OneWest Bank announced Thursday that it will plant 50,000 trees in the Sierra Nevada in partnership with One Tree Planted, a reforestation-focused nonprofit group. The initiative is the result of OWB’s Green Checking campaign to plant 30 trees o... More »


Man Hospitalized Following Pasadena Shooting

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 10:46 am

A man suffered multiple wounds, but was expected to survive, following a shooting in Pasadena on Wednesday night. Few details were initially available regarding the attack, which took place just before 8:50 p.m. at Lincoln Avenue and Orange Grove Boulevard, Pa... More »


Social Media Transaction Leads to Robbery in Pasadena

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 10:17 am

A man was beaten and robbed at gunpoint after arranging to meet someone to sell a sweater through an online marketplace on Tuesday, police said. The crime unfolded Tuesday, but was not reported to police until the following afternoon, Pasadena police Lt. Sean ... More »