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Altadena Man Shot Dead by Los Angeles Police

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 11:00 am

The Coroner’s Office on Tuesday identified a 25-year-old Altadena man as the suspect shot and killed in North Hollywood Sunday, during an officer-involved shooting. Moises de la Torres was shot about 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Vineland and Archwood Street, where po... More »


Pasadena Police Plan Friday DUI Checkpoint

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 12:10 am

The Pasadena Police Department‘s Traffic Section will proactively address the hazards of DUI drivers by conducting a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, March 1. The checkpoint will occur at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m.... More »


South Pasadena Appoints Interim Police Chief

Friday, February 22, 2013 | 4:20 pm

City Manager Sergio Gonzalez announced the appointment of Art Miller as the City’s Interim Police Chief. Former Police Chief Joseph Payne resigned earlier this month after a 40-year career with the South Pasadena Police Department. Miller joins South Pasaden... More »


Driving Safety Tips

Friday, February 8, 2013 | 7:24 pm

With slick roads throughout the city, due to today’s rainy weather, Pasadena police are asking motorists to be especially careful driving this weekend, a police lieutenant said. “We implore the general public to drive safely and plan ahead, so they can drive... More »


Local Police on Elevated Alert During Homicide Suspect Manhunt

Thursday, February 7, 2013 | 2:40 pm

Pasadena police officers are on elevated alert during a large scale manhunt in Southern California for homicide suspect Christopher Jordan Dorner. Dorner is suspected of killing two people in Irvine on Sunday, February 3, 2013. Most recently, Dorner is the sus... More »


Forest Roads will Close 9 PM Tonight Due to Snow Forecast

Thursday, February 7, 2013 | 11:09 am

The Los Angeles County Public Works Department has advised that based on the forecast of snow and icy road conditions, it will close public access to the following road segments in the Angeles National Forest effective tonight, Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 9... More »


Armed Masked Robber Hits 7-Eleven in East Pasadena

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 | 6:40 am

An armed man wearing a mask stole about $1,000 from a 7-Eleven in the Los Angeles County portion of East Pasadena, the Sheriff’s Department said. The robbery at the 7-Eleven, 3689 E. Colorado Blvd., occurred about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Departmen... More »


Police Offer Free Gun Disposal

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | 3:10 pm

Police Chief Phillip L. Sanchez reminds citizens that they may dispose of unwanted firearms through the Pasadena Police Department. All types of firearms are accepted, including pistols, rifles, shotguns, antiques, or replicas, regardless of their condition. T... More »


Pasadena Police Conclude Homicide Investigation with More Arrests

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | 10:21 am

Pasadena Police Detectives arrested the final suspects involved in the murder of Zane Goldstein on January 15, 2013. The shooting of the victim was precipitated by Zane Goldstein and his brother arranging to meet one of the suspects to sell a nominal amount of... More »


Additional Three Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Zane Goldstein

Thursday, January 24, 2013 | 5:34 pm

Pasadena Police Detectives and the Southwest Regional Pacific Fugitive Taskforce arrested three additional suspects for their involvement in the murder of Zane Goldstein, 21, last January 15, 2013 in the city of Pasadena. The following individuals were booked ... More »