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Police Find Missing Woman

Friday, April 6, 2012 | 10:10 am

Pasadena Police have located an elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease reported missing Friday morning. Missing was a Virgina Dye, 76, who reportedly became confused and walked away from her West Pasadena home. She was wearing leopard print pajam... More »


Pasadena Police Look for Missing Woman

Friday, April 6, 2012 | 7:40 am

Pasadena Police reported this morning the disappearance of an elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease. Missing is a Virgina Dye, who is described as white, 76 years old, 5’4” tall, 110 pounds, and having brown hair and green eyes. She is believe... More »


Police: Missing Pasadena Boy and Girl Found

Monday, April 2, 2012 | 4:54 am

[Updated: April 2, 2012 | 11:21 a.m.] A pair of missing Pasadena 12-year-olds has been found this morning, Pasadena police say. Daniela Cano and Joshua Vasquez, both age 12, were located unharmed at a Gold Line Station in Pasadena. Both juveniles were recogniz... More »


Public Safety Bill Passes Key Committee

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 | 1:47 pm

Assemblymember Anthony Portantino’s public safety measure to expand on last year’s ban on openly carried handguns, has passed the Assembly Public Safety Committee on a vote of 4 to 2. AB 1527 would outlaw the “open carry” of unloaded long guns – such... More »


Man Shot Repeatedly Survives Sunday Morning Attack

Sunday, March 25, 2012 | 11:25 am

A 44-year-old man was shot five times and survived an early Sunday morning attack on W. Harriet St. near No. Fair Oaks Ave. in Altadena, Los Angeles County Sheriff spokesperson Lt. Angela Shepherd said Sunday. The victim told responding deputies he had been sh... More »


Morning Collision Injures Three

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 | 3:40 pm

Pasadena firefighters spent 25 minutes extricating an injured driver from an overturned car after a traffic collision this morning at 11:17 a.m. occurred at Claremont and El Molino Avenue, Fire Dept. officials said. A total of 24 firefighters arrived on scene ... More »


Car Driven into Building, Driver and Infant Injured

Sunday, March 18, 2012 | 8:19 am

A car was driven into a building this morning at 2:13 a.m., injuring both the driver and an infant, the Pasadena Fire Department said Sunday. The car went into a building in the 1300 block of North Lake Avenue, driving through the front doors and stopping insi... More »


Utility/City Worker Burglary Scam Reported by South Pasadena Police

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 | 2:10 pm

Recently, the South Pasadena Police Department has seen surrounding cities see a rise in “Utility/City Worker Burglary Scams” targeting the elderly. Typically, the suspect will knock on your door and pose as a city worker, city inspector or utility work... More »


Gang-related Homicide On Mar Vista Solved

Friday, January 20, 2012 | 3:49 pm

On August 22, 2011, Marvin Laguan, 18 was shot and killed while conversing with a friend in the 400 block of North Mar Vista Avenue. Witnesses described the suspects as two African American males male who ran southbound from the scene. Since that date, Homicid... More »