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Police Net 2 Suspects, $100,000 Worth of Cocaine in South Pasadena

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 | 5:32 pm

Authorities reported that undercover drug enforcement detectives from the Sheriff’s Department, the Monrovia and Glendora Police Departments along with officers from the South Pasadena Police Department arrested two South Pasadena residents in the 2000 Block... More »

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Tuesday Fire Flares Near from Closed Fire Station

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 | 8:32 am

A 1:55 a.m. house fire in the 100 block of Sequoia Drive caused an estimated $750,000 in damage but no injuries this morning, a Pasadena Fire Dept. official reports. The home is just blocks from the closed Station 39, shuttered last April after a seismic study... More »

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Fire Death Ruled Homicide, Suspect Arrested

Monday, October 3, 2011 | 10:00 am

Police say the death of young woman last Friday in an early morning blaze was a homicide, and that department detectives have arrested a suspect. The body of  Maria Donnely, a 28-year-old Pasadena resident, was discovered inside an apartment on South Meredith... More »

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School Board Considers New Chief Academic Officer Tonight

Thursday, September 29, 2011 | 11:17 pm

The Pasadena Unified Board of Education is set to vote on the employment contract for the district’s new Chief Academic Officer in a closed door meeting Tuesday, a district official told Pasadena Now. The official would not name the individual who has been sel... More »

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School Board to City: Add Education Principle to General Plan

Thursday, September 29, 2011 | 6:11 am

The voting lasted less than five seconds amidst cheers from the audience. Voting 7-0, the PUSD Board of Education on Tuesday overwhelmingly adopted Resolution 2,166 urging the Pasadena City Council to add an eighth guiding principle to the city’s General Plan:... More »

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2 Charged in Murder of Pasadena Barber

Friday, September 23, 2011 | 5:54 am

[UPDATED Friday, sept. 23, 2011 | 1:53 p.m.] Pasadena police this morning said that murder charges with special circumstances of robbery have been filed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office against two suspects arrested early Wednesday in conne... More »

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Police Question 4 In Connection with Homicide

Thursday, September 22, 2011 | 6:58 am

The Pasadena Police Department confirmed Wednesday that four individuals have been detained in connection with the death of King King, a 43-year-old black male from Pasadena who owned and operated King King’s Barber and Beauty Salon in the 900 block of E. Wash... More »

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PUSD Supt. Gundry: Adopt 21st Century Curriculum

Monday, September 19, 2011 | 5:17 am

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon Gundry says he wants the children of Pasadena to be ready to embrace and conquer a future we can now only imagine. To achieve this goal, teachers, principals and administrators must shift their focus t... More »

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PUSD Board President, Superintendent Discuss State of Our Schools

Thursday, September 15, 2011 | 12:58 pm

Schools are the heart of the community, Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board President Renatta Cooper said in her first State of the School Address Thursday night. Ironically, she said, the government’s education policies are hurting schools. “We ... More »

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Pasadena Dedicates 9/11 Memorial

Sunday, September 11, 2011 | 12:37 pm

The dedication  of a permanent memorial to 9/11 along Pasadena’s New York Drive took place Sunday under a blazing sun and the roar F-18’s as over 500 listened to a program of government officials and two 9/11 survivors. Led by the Pasadena 911 committee and s... More »

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Caltech Researchers Develop New Techniques in Cell Division

Saturday, September 10, 2011 | 6:03 am

Researchers at Caltech have produced the first high-resolution, three-dimensional images of a cell with a nucleus undergoing cell division. The observations were made using a powerful imaging technique in combination with a new method for slicing cell samples.... More »