Pasadena's Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Rise to 49

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L.A. County up to 3,524 Cases of Coronavirus, 65 Deaths

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 05:07 am

The number of coronavirus cases in L.A. County has grown to 3,524, with 513 new cases confirmed, and the death toll grew to 65 after officials reported 11 new fatalities. Wednesday’s death toll marks the most fatalities in a day, surpassing Tuesday’s grim benc... More »


$20K Reward Renewed For Shooter Who Killed Altadena 4-Year-old

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 17:20 pm

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has extended the $20,000 reward offered in exchange for information leading to the apprehension and/or conviction of the person or persons behind the fatal shooting of four-year-old Altadena resident Salvador Esparza... More »


City of Pasadena Issues COVID-19 Safety Guidance for Construction Sites

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 14:37 pm

The City of Pasadena has issued the following guidelines based on CDC’s Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), OSHA’s Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, and other publications. Cons... More »


4 More Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Pasadena

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 12:34 pm

[Updated] Pasadena confirmed four more cases of the Coronavirus on Tuesday as the number increased from 33 to 37, according to Public Information Officer Lisa Derderian. According to Derderian, 11 people are currently hospitalized. The city still has not recor... More »


Pasadena First Responders Work Together to Assure an Anxious Community

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 07:40 am

On the front steps of Pasadena City Hall, Police Chief John Perez and Interim Fire Chief Bryan Frieders stand 6-feet away from one another, while they record a video for the community. “I know that there is great uncertainty about what lies ahead for the City,... More »


In the Pasadena Courthouse This Week

Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 17:18 pm

This week, four high-profile Pasadena criminal cases will move forward in the Pasadena Courthouse of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Here’s an update and profile of each of these cases. Due to scaled-back operations at the Los Angeles Superior Court in ... More »


Testing for COVID-19 Underway in Pasadena

Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 16:51 pm

As the coronavirus continues to spread, COVID-19 testing in Pasadena is underway. Friday a local doctor’s group set up a drive-through testing operation while Carbon Health, a technology-enabled healthcare provider with Pasadena and Echo Park-based clinics, is... More »


Pasadena Police Calls for Service Decrease During Pandemic

Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 16:47 pm

So far the Coronavirus pandemic has led to fewer calls for service at the Pasadena Police Department. Pasadena police have seen a 25 percent decrease in calls for service over the past two weeks since City Manager Steve Mermell declared a local emergency in re... More »


Woman’s Body Found in East Pasadena Parking Lot

Friday, March 27, 2020 | 14:16 pm

A woman’s body was found near the East Pasadena Target parking lot early Friday morning. Authorities said her death was “not Covid related and [the] death is under investigation.” Pasadena police and firefighters were called to scene at 3121 E. Colorado Blvd. ... More »


Fraudsters Take Advantage of the 2020 Census

Friday, March 27, 2020 | 11:02 am

The 2020 Census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information. In the census scam, con artists send emails claiming to be United States Census Bureau representatives and a... More »


Local Gun Store Voluntarily Closes

Friday, March 27, 2020 | 01:00 am

On Thursday, LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said he is closing gun stores in unincorporated areas of the county and the 42 cities where it provides law enforcement, and proclaimed Pasadena would soon be following suit. “We’re going to shut down gun sales an... More »