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Pasadena Police Officer Seriously Injured in Traffic Collision

Friday, May 27, 2022 | 4:46 pm

A Pasadena police motorcycle officer was seriously injured in a traffic collision with a red 2021  Hyundai Sonata sedan on E. Colorado Boulevard at Oak Avenue at 3:18 p.m. Friday, a city official said. The unidentified officer was transported to a local hospit... More »


Law Enforcement to be Out in Force for Memorial Weekend Enforcement

Friday, May 27, 2022 | 5:47 am

With millions of Southern California residents expected to travel for the Memorial Day weekend — and with millions more likely to celebrate with gatherings, barbecues and summer parties — law enforcement will be out in force this weekend, starting Friday, in s... More »


Possession of Child Pornography Suspect Arrested in South Pasadena

Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 4:33 pm

South Pasadena Police Department Detectives Thursday morning arrested Brandon Wu, a 31-year-old South Pasadena man, at his home in the 1800 block of La Manzanita Street pursuant to an arrest warrant for possession of child pornography. The arrest was the culmi... More »


Senior Struck, Killed on Foothill Freeway On-Ramp in East Pasadena

Sunday, May 22, 2022 | 5:38 am

A man believed in his 70s was fatally struck tonight while walking on an on-ramp to the Foothill (210) Freeway in Arcadia. The crash was reported at 8:33 p.m. on the Rosemead Boulevard ramp, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Patrick Kimball. The d... More »


Suspects Fire on Deputies After Storming Cannabis Dispensary

Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 10:32 am

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a local marijuana dispensary. According to Fox News, three armed suspects broke into a marijuana dispensary robbery on Wednesday. According to the report, three suspects stormed the House of Fire dispens... More »


Hunt for New Police Chief Roils Up the Past

Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 6:05 am

A small but vocal group of participants turned an online Town Hall meeting on the hiring of a new police chief into a referendum on previous police department administrators and police shootings, many of which remain controversial to some in the community. The... More »


Judge Rules Law Similar to Local Assemblymember’s is Unconstitutional

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 11:22 am

A California law requiring increased membership by women on corporate boards is unconstitutional and violates the right to equal treatment, a Los Angeles judge has ruled. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis issued her ruling Friday, three mont... More »


Salary Range For Next Police Chief Revealed

Monday, May 16, 2022 | 5:22 am

Pasadena’s next police chief will make at least $233,525.00, according to a description on The salary is in line with other police chiefs across the region. The city has been without a full-time police chief since early January when Police C... More »