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Pasadena Police Focusing On Child Passenger Safety This Week

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 | 5:40 am

March 25 through Friday, March 29, 2013, the Pasadena Police Department will be participating along with numerous other law enforcement agencies across the nation in a special enforcement week focusing on child passenger safety. Motor vehicle crashes are the n... More »


South Pasadena Police Report Week’s Crimes

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 | 6:13 pm

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. South Pasadena Police released the following report late Wednesday: RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE 3-8-13, 3:40 PM, 700 bl... More »


Sheriff’s Dept. Releases Altadena Crime Report

Saturday, March 9, 2013 | 2:10 pm

Sunday, February 24th Between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM – A petty theft occurred in the 3200-blk of Raymond Av. Loss: pink Razor scooter. Wednesday, February 27th 3:10 PM – A “Distraction-type” incident occurred in the 700-blk of New York Dr. Suspect #1 (ma... More »


Forest Roads to Close Tonight at 10 PM Due to Snow Forecast

Thursday, March 7, 2013 | 11:18 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 Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 10 p.m.: • ... More »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Accused Christmas Day Crash Killers Plead Not Guilty

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | 5:15 am

Darrell Lee Williams, 21 and Brittany Michelle Washington, 19, a pair reputed gang members pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges stemming from a crash at the end of Christmas day police chase that killed a 26-year-old Glendale woman and her 11-year-old ... More »


Pasadena Police Department Conducts Speed Enforcement Program

Monday, January 14, 2013 | 8:16 pm

The Pasadena Police Department conducted a Speed Enforcement Program throughout the city that began at 6 a.m. Monday, ending at noon, according to a department statement. Results were not immediately made available to Pasadena Now. The program is an effective ... More »


Pasadena Man Slashes Friend’s Face During Argument

Friday, January 11, 2013 | 5:30 am

A 20-year-old Pasadena man was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon when he slashed his friend during a fight early Thursday morning. Police would not disclose the extent of the victim’s injuries.  The victim was a 20-year-old man from Los A... More »


South Pasadena Police Report Flasher Incident

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 | 7:17 am

South Pasadena Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating a driver who on Monday followed a woman walking her dog and then exposed himself to her. The driver pulled up alongside her in the 300 block of Arroyo Drive about 1:30 p.m. and expose... More »