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Actors Plan Anti-Contract Protest in Pasadena Today

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 | 5:28 am

Members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) who oppose the proposed contract with producers have scheduled a rally for noon today in front of a Pasadena public relations firm. The Saylor Company was hired by SAG to promote the Guild’s efforts to convince its memb... More »


Pasadena Health Officials Monitor Swine Flu Situation

Monday, April 27, 2009 | 10:09 am

[Developing story] Pasadena Public Health Department Director Dr. Takashi M. Wada said Monday his department is very closely monitoring the outbreak of swine flu in the United States and that there are no confirmed cases reported in Los Angeles County. “We hav... More »


Two Charged in Slaying

Friday, April 24, 2009 | 1:20 pm

Prosecutors have charged two men arrested for killing a man near PCC with first degree murder and a hate crime. Detectives arrested Patrick Mason, 42 and Steven Sumner, 45, in connection with the murder of James Hall, 41, Wednesday. Hall was stabbed Monday abo... More »


Tornek Takes District 7

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 | 9:46 pm

Pasadena voters decided Tuesday that Terry Tornek will replace Sid Tyler as District 7 City Councilmember. Tornek won the race with 1,087 to 937 votes for Margaret York. Tornek, a former city planner, almost won the race outright in the March 6 elections, capt... More »


Local Man Gets Life for Vehicular Manslaughter

Sunday, April 19, 2009 | 9:01 am

A 54-year-old Altadena man who caused a three-vehicle collision when he ran a red light, killing one woman and injuring two others, was sentenced to 15 years to life last week. Traveling at 76 miles an hour Hal Lee Moore reportedly plowed into the passenger si... More »


Girl’s Accused Killer Back in Court

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 | 7:20 pm

A parolee accused of killing a girl outside of an illegal nightclub two years ago returned to court Wednesday for a pretrial hearing. Johnl Reynolds allegedly shot and killed Ebony Huel on August 17, 2007 outside of the Underground, an illegal teen nightclub o... More »


Police Initiate Review of Fatal Shooting

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 | 2:13 pm

Pasadena Police Chief Bernard Melekian announced today that he has invited a team led by a former federal prosecutor to conduct an independent review into the Feb. 19 officer-involved shooting in northwest Pasadena that killed resident Leroy Barnes. Melekian a... More »