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Monday, October 26, 2020 | 5:16 am

October 26, 2020 Honorable Mayor Terry Tornek Members of the City Council City of Pasadena 175 North Garfield Avenue Pasadena, CA 91109 Re: COVID-19 and School Openings On October 15th, the mayors of California’s 13 largest cities signed a letter to Governor G... More »


Guest Opinion | David Coher: No Oversight Means No on O

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 6:12 am

Measure O gives PUSD $500 million for facilities and programs. Giving our schools support is essential, but effective oversight is critical for public support and PUSD’s history of failed oversight shows that Pasadena Unified must be reformed, first. Today’s s... More »


Guest Opinion | Patrick Cahalan: Yes On Measure O

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 1:17 pm

I would like to take a moment to thank the City Council for the vote of strong support for Measure O, and its previous support of Measure J.  It is heartening to see that years of improving relationships between the City Council and the School District are res... More »


We Get Letters

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 3:00 am

Leafblowers I am a resident of Pasadena for 59 years born and raised. I am also Terry Tornek’s neighbor. In 2017 I raised the issue to the city of Pasadena City Ordnances not being enforced. Most are not. Specifically Leaf blowing machines. (leaf blowing gets ... More »