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Pasadena Reports Death of Third Local Patient with Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 15:11 pm

According to the city’s Public Health Department another Pasadena resident has died after being infected with the coronavirus. So far three Pasadena residents have died due to complications caused by the virus and 80 local residents have tested positive. The a... More »

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Pasadena Clinic Gets New COVID-19 Test

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 11:50 am

A local clinic testing for the Coronavirus is now using a new molecular point-of-care test for the detection of the virus, that can deliver positive results in as little as five minutes and negative results in 13 minutes. Carbon Health’s Pasadena clinic is usi... More »

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Convicted Killer Pleads Not Guilty in Retired Doctor’s Slaying

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 14:28 pm

A 56-year-old convicted killer from Pasadena who already served nearly three decades in state prison for fatally beating and stabbing his stepmother pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of killing a retired doctor at her East Los Angeles home. Timothy Chavira,... More »

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California Sets Zero Bail for Many Offenses

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 13:38 pm

California’s Judicial Council has begun moving toward setting bail at zero for most misdemeanor and lower-level felonies in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus in jails statewide by reducing the number of inmates. During a meeting by teleconferen... More »

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Jackknifed Big Rig Closes Three Lanes of the 210 at Arroyo Blvd.

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 08:58 am

Reported this morning and still ongoing, a traffic collision on the 210 West bound at Arroyo Blvd, involving a jackknifed big rig that struck two other vehicles blocking all lanes of traffic. Ambulances have responded to the scene, the extent of injuries are u... More »

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Local Man Died After Outbreak During Ski Trip

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 04:00 am

According to an article in the New Yorker, a Pasadena resident died after becoming infected by the Coronavirus during a skiing event in Idaho that may have left at least 20 members of the group with the virus and more than 100 suffering from symptoms. Nathanie... More »

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City Adopts CDC’s Stance on Face Coverings

Sunday, April 5, 2020 | 16:53 pm

A city spokesperson told Pasadena Now that the city has adopted the Centers for Disease Controls (CDC) recommendations on masks during the Coronavirus outbreak. “The general public may wear a cloth face covering to cover their nose and mouth in the community s... More »

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L.A. County up to 3,524 Cases of Coronavirus, 65 Deaths

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 05:07 am

The number of coronavirus cases in L.A. County has grown to 3,524, with 513 new cases confirmed, and the death toll grew to 65 after officials reported 11 new fatalities. Wednesday’s death toll marks the most fatalities in a day, surpassing Tuesday’s grim benc... More »

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$20K Reward Renewed For Shooter Who Killed Altadena 4-Year-old

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 17:20 pm

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has extended the $20,000 reward offered in exchange for information leading to the apprehension and/or conviction of the person or persons behind the fatal shooting of four-year-old Altadena resident Salvador Esparza... More »

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City of Pasadena Issues COVID-19 Safety Guidance for Construction Sites

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 14:37 pm

The City of Pasadena has issued the following guidelines based on CDC’s Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), OSHA’s Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, and other publications. Cons... More »