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Police Will Conduct “Zero Tolerance” Patrols Today

Friday, July 26, 2013 | 1:40 am

The Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a “Zero Tolerance” DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday, June 28, 2013. The program will begin at 8:00 p.m. and will end at 3:00 a.m. This enforcement operation will be in an effort to reduce and remove the numb... More »


Seeing Snow in Space

Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 6:29 am

Although it might seem counterintuitive, if you get far enough away from a smoldering young star, you can actually find snow lines—frosty regions where gases are able to freeze and coat dust grains. Astronomers believe that these snow lines are critical to t... More »


Pasadena Police Recap Week’s Critical Incidents

Monday, July 22, 2013 | 4:44 am

On July 10, at approximately 6:35 p.m., Pasadena Police officers responded to the 500 block of North Marengo Avenue regarding a possible residential burglary. Pasadena Police Sergeant Roger Roldan was the first person to arrive at the location. Roger was assis... More »


Police Nab Alleged Rapist

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 7:27 am

A 44-year-old man was nabbed early Wednesday for alleged sexual assault of a woman in her home. Police arrested Trent Lee Darling on suspicion of raping the woman Friday last week at about 1:00 a.m., the SGV Tribune reported, citing Pasadena police officials a... More »


Pasadena Scientists Find Evidence of Vast Ocean on Mars

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 10:13 am

Researchers at Caltech have discovered evidence for an ancient delta on Mars where a river might once have emptied into a vast ocean. This ocean, if it existed, could have covered much of Mars’s northern hemisphere—stretching over as much as a third of the p... More »


Pasadena Metro Line Stabber to be Sentenced Today

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 6:54 am

Sentencing is scheduled today for Jose Vasquez Flores, who was convicted of stabbing a passenger on the Metro Gold Line train in August 2011. Sentencing is expected to take place in Dept. F of the Pasadena Courthouse at 300 E. Walnut St. A fight had escalated ... More »


Police Identify Suspect Shot At by Officers

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 5:53 am

A police lieutenant released the name of an 18-year-old man from Los Angeles who was arrested by police during an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. Tyshawn M. Goodman was booked on suspicion of assault on a police officer and was being held in lieu of ... More »


Opinion: Police Chief Sanchez Discusses Court Mandated Prisoner Release

Sunday, July 14, 2013 | 4:54 pm

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Pasadena Chief of Police Phillip L. Sanchez regularly issues a Sunday email to the community and to Police Dept. personnel. In that email, called “Touching Base: A Message from the Chief,” Sanchez routinely recounts events and critical incident... More »


Bicyclists Crash Head On, One is Critically Injured

Sunday, July 14, 2013 | 4:18 pm

A 20-year-old bicyclist was critically injured from a collision with another bicyclist on Mountain Street at Garfield Avenue Saturday at 6:00 p.m., police said. The head-on crash was with a 17-year-old bicyclist who sustained “little to no injuries” in the col... More »


Motoryclist Killed in Saturday Morning Accident Identified by Coroner

Sunday, July 14, 2013 | 3:41 pm

The motorcylist who was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash on a freeway onramp in East Pasadena was publicly identified today by the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office as Carlos Kapun, 51, of El Monte. Responding to a call of a “person down” a... More »


Police Shoot At, Capture Suspect

Sunday, July 14, 2013 | 4:10 am

[UPDATED July 14, 2013 | 6:17 p.m.]  Police chased a man they believed was armed with a handgun into an apartment complex and opened fire at him before arresting him in a Saturday night incident around 9:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Garfield Ave. The su... More »