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Locals Want Current Commissioners Reappointed to Oversight Commission

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | 5:30 am

In correspondence to the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, some local residents are calling for the reappointment of three community based commissioners to the Police Oversight Commission. Alexis Abernethy, Juliana Serrano, and Florence Annang, who repre... More »


1.5 Acre Fire Burns Brush Near Eaton-Blanche Park Sunday

Monday, June 13, 2022 | 6:22 am

A column of smoke rose into the clear sky visible for miles Sunday afternoon as the Pasadena Fire Department, backed by three other agencies, battled a 1.5-acre blaze in East Pasadena. The call came in initially at 4:18 p.m. as a ‘fire in the wash’ near the 30... More »


Police Chief Applications Due by July 1

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 | 12:54 pm

Time is running out for applicants interested in applying for the city’s police chief position. According to the employment websites, the last day to file for the position is July 1. “The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional with demonstrated succes... More »


Heat Wave Set to Descend on Pasadena

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 5:22 pm

Things are about to heat up across the Southland, with a heat wave expected to drive up temperatures across most western states by late this week and through the weekend. National Weather Service forecasters said record-breaking heat is possible on Friday and ... More »