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Man’s Conviction Upheld for Kidnapping Two Women in Pasadena

Saturday, June 6, 2020 | 4:35 am

A state appeals court panel has upheld a man’s conviction for kidnapping two young women who had accepted a ride from him in Pasadena, including one who jumped out of his truck while he was driving. The three-justice panel from California’s 2nd District Court ... More »


Man Critically Wounded in Pasadena in Drive-By Shooting

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 11:02 am

Pasadena police responding to calls of a shooting shortly before 11 a.m. discovered an adult man in critical condition in the 100 block of Painter Street on Thursday. According to police, the victim — described as a man in his 20s — was shot by males in a pass... More »


Pasadena Police Stop Potential Looting

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 1:25 pm

Officers have stopped at least three incidents of potential looting, including one case involving four women, according to Pasadena Police. “Prior to breaking the windows or prior to getting into stores, police officers have been … at the location immediately ... More »


Pomona Man Accused of Pasadena Murder Due in Court Today

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 12:17 pm

A 30-year-old man who allegedly shot and killed a Pasadena man along Angeles Crest Highway is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Thursday. Prosecutors in Pasadena are expected to lay out their case against Daniel Cervantes to try to convince a judge there’s e... More »


10-Year-Old Boy Found Safe After Going Missing in Pasadena

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | 1:43 pm

A 10-year-old boy was found safe after going missing in Pasadena, authorities said today. Authorities had circulated a photo of Jamari Randy Fernandez and asked for public help to find the boy, who was reported missing late Monday afternoon after being last se... More »


City of Pasadena Backs County’s Curfew Order

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | 11:22 am

In accordance with Los Angeles County’s Order, the City of Pasadena is implementing another curfew from 6 p.m. June 2 through 6 a.m. June 3. No person should be in any public area unless they are emergency workers with identification or essential workers trave... More »


Man Who Tagged Pasadena Police Sign Arrested

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | 9:16 am

A Pasadena man accused of several incidents of vandalism, including tagging a sign outside Pasadena Police headquarters on Garfield Avenue, has been arrested. “A lot of these were … anti-Trump tags,” Lt. Pete Hettema said. “One on the front of the police stati... More »


Looters Caught Cold by Pasadena Police

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | 5:51 am

A group of women preparing to loot the Pasadena Bev-Mo! liquor and wine store Monday night were stopped in the act by Pasadena police and chased in a car onto the nearby SR-110 freeway, where they were cornered and arrested. Pasadena police Lt. Pete Hettema sa... More »


Authorities Ask Public’s Help to Find Missing 10-Year-Old Boy

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | 5:05 am

Jamari Randy Fernandez, who is 10, stands just four feet tall and weighs 70 pounds, can’t be found and the Sheriff’s Dept. is asking you to help locate him. Jamari was last seen in Pasadena, at the intersection of Orange Grove Boulevard and N. Fair Oaks Avenue... More »


Mosquitoes in L.A. County Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Monday, June 1, 2020 | 11:50 am

Los Angeles County’s first West Nile virus positive mosquito sample of the season was reported Monday. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District said the mosquitoes were collected from a trap in Hacienda Heights, where populations of adult mosquit... More »