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We Get (More) Letters: On SB 9

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | 5:50 am

Page 2 of the City’s draft 2021-2029 Housing Element includes the following: “ALL Pasadena residents have an equal right to live in decent, safe, and affordable housing in a suitable living environment for the long-term well-being and stability of themselves, ... More »


We Get Letters: Space Bank Developer Responds

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 10:00 am

As a representative of Pasadena Gateway, LLC, the developer of the proposed mixed use,  residential and retail project at 3200 East Foothill Boulevard Pasadena (commonly known as  Space Bank), I am writing to address some of the claims and assertions about the... 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 »


Pasadena Nonprofits Gear Up for Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 6:08 am

After businesses sought to woo customers on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits are hoping Giving Tuesday will help bolster their charitable endeavors throughout Pasadena and the world. Started in 2012 to encourage generosity, Gi... 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 »


Political Gumbo: Read the Staff Reports; Get the Cameras

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 5:00 am

It seems like more and more this column is dedicated to a simple City Council 101 course. On Monday, several callers called in to Monday’s meeting calling on the City Council to vote down a contract extension on body-worn cameras. One caller claimed that anyon... More »


We Get Letters: Hahamongna Nursery

Monday, November 29, 2021 | 1:20 pm

Thanks for the coverage about Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery, It’s really a tragedy that Pasadena has done so little to utilize the old Forest Service Ranger Station in Hahamongna since they acquired it sixteen years ago. As Pasadena’s MWD director at that ti... More »


Local Nonprofit to Celebrate Local Affordable Housing Efforts

Monday, November 29, 2021 | 11:42 am

Making Housing and Community Happen, a Pasadena-based nonprofit that has been committed to housing justice, will host “A Change is Going to Come,” a celebration that will focus on successful efforts to address the housing crisis in Pasadena and beyond. The eve... 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 »