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Father And Son Accused Of Planning To Distribute Marijuana

Saturday, June 27, 2009 | 6:24 am

A Pasadena father and son were arrested Friday for allegedly possessing marijuana with intent to distribute, police said. At about 6:45 a.m. Friday, Pasadena Police Department officers made an enforcement traffic stop for a sign violation, said PPD Lt. Chris R... More »

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Two Teens Arrested For Alleged Burglary

Saturday, June 27, 2009 | 6:16 am

Two 14-year-old boys were arrested Friday for allegedly burglarizing a South Raymond Avenue home, police said. At about 11 a.m. Friday, a male resident of a home located in the 200 block of South Raymond Avenue noticed two teenage boys running away from the pr... More »

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Opinion: The Nation is Suffering a Broken Health Care System

Saturday, June 27, 2009 | 6:09 am

The author alone is responsible for opinions and information presented in this essay. Pasadena Now does not take editorial positions; rather, we serve the community by offering this forum for opinion and debate, open to all. We encourage your comments! The nat... More »

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Police: Burglaries Double in Northwest Pasadena

Thursday, June 25, 2009 | 12:19 pm

The number of residential burglaries reported in northwest Pasadena doubled between April in May, and as a result city police have been increasing their patrols in affected neighborhoods, authorities say. In April, 12 residential burglaries were reported in no... More »

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Kicking For Pasadena

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 | 10:41 am

A La Salle High School student will be representing Pasadena overseas this summer as a young soccer player. Taylor Mediano, of Sierra Madre, will be playing with her club soccer team for the Adidas National Training Program in London, England from August 14-23... More »

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Modified PWP Proposal Passes

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 | 1:39 pm

The City Council unanimously passed a modified rendition of Pasadena Water & Power’s (PWP) proposed water rate increase at the Council meeting Monday night. The adopted plan included three modifications. PWP’s original plan was modified based on community ... More »

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Opinion: Criminalize Water Use, or Just Buy Imported Water?

Monday, June 22, 2009 | 7:49 am

The author alone is responsible for opinions and information presented in this essay. Pasadena Now does not take editorial positions; rather, we serve the community by offering this forum for opinion and debate, open to all. We encourage your comments! A recen... More »

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Large-Scale Prisoner Releases Possible, Police Chief Concerned

Sunday, June 21, 2009 | 9:59 pm

Pasadena Police Chief Bernard Melekian told Pasadena Now he is concerned that tens of thousands of  prisoners may be released back into society early due to both state and federal initiatives and that could lead to unprecedented spikes in the rate of violent ... More »

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Three Men Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Steal A Car

Sunday, June 21, 2009 | 7:33 am

Three men were arrested Saturday for allegedly trying to steal a car, police said. At about 5:40 p.m. Saturday, Pasadena Police Department officers were on patrol in the 200 block of East Del Mar Boulevard, said PPD Lt. Chris Russ. They noticed a man, later id... More »

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Pasadena Police Crack Down On Illegal Vendors

Saturday, June 20, 2009 | 4:42 pm

The Pasadena Police Department partnered with the city’s Health Department to crack down on food vendors operating illegally within city limits on Saturday. Six police officers from the Neighborhood Action Team, a specialized detail unit that deals with qualit... More »

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Biotech Executive Joins Caltech Board of Trustees

Friday, June 19, 2009 | 10:09 am

Kevin W. Sharer, chief executive officer and president of Amgen Inc., the world’s largest biotechnology company, has been named a trustee of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). From October 1992 to May 2000, Sharer served as the president and chi... More »

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Police Chief Notes Speed In Arresting Murder Suspect

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 | 7:00 pm

The speed of the arrest of Dwayne Rice, accused of murdering David Crosby Jr. in May, is typical for the Pasadena Police Department, the Chief of Police said in a press meeting. Rice, 29, was arraigned Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court on a murder ch... More »