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Suspect in Villa Parke Shooting Due Back in Court Next Month

Thursday, December 2, 2021 | 12:50 pm

A 21-year old Pasadena man accused of killing two men and wounding another person in a shooting one year ago will return to court for a preliminary hearing on Jan. 4, a court official told Pasadena Now on Thursday. According to prosecutors Christopher Paul Hal... More »


2 Women Assault Elderly Man Sitting on Bus Bench

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 9:06 am

Police said a 70-year-old man waiting for a bus was attacked by two women who hit him, shoved him to the ground and continued to pummel him before a bystander stepped in and the women fled. The man, a Pasadena resident, was sitting on a bus bench in the 600 bl... More »


Coroner Identifies Pasadena Woman Killed Crossing Street

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 6:30 am

A local woman who was struck by a car and killed as she crossed the street last Friday morning at the intersection of San Pasqual Street and Allen Avenue has been identified. The victim was Yangyang Liu, 33, of Pasadena, according to L.A. Coroner’s spokesperso... More »


Council Adjourns in the Names of Local Victims of Recent Gun Violence

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 5:55 am

The City Council on Monday adjourned in the names of three people killed in gun violence incidents and a local woman killed when a car struck her last Friday. At the end of the meeting, a moment of silence was held for 13-year old Iran Moreno, Gevork Minissian... More »


No Burn Order in Effect For Pasadena For Third Straight Day

Monday, November 29, 2021 | 5:48 am

Air quality regulators have extended a mandatory prohibition on indoor and outdoor wood burning in Pasadena and much of the Southland for the third straight day due to a forecast of high air pollution in the area. The residential wood-burning ban will be in ef... More »


Local Residents, Officials React to East Pasadena Shooting That Killed 2

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 | 1:57 pm

A woman in an East Pasadena park on Tuesday when a shootout erupted between police and a fleeing suspect said the incident has left her shaken. Police officers responded to shots fired about 2:35 p.m. to the 600 block of Sunnyslope Avenue, near East Orange Gro... More »


CHP ‘Maximum Enforcement Period’ Announced for Thanksgiving Weekend

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 | 5:50 am

California Highway Patrol officers planned to ramp up operations on highways and roads throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties Wednesday to catch drunken and drug-impaired drivers, as well as other traffic violators, as part of the agency’s annual Thanksgiv... More »


Gunman Fatally Shot After Allegedly Killing Man in East Pasadena

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 4:38 pm

A gunman was killed during a shootout with police Tuesday after allegedly killing a man, attempting to carjack two women and taking one hostage in East Pasadena. Officers were called about 2:35 p.m. to the 600 block of Sunnyslope Avenue, near Orange Grove Boul... More »