Author Archives: Kate Kealey

The interesting thing about deadlines is ….

The deadlines for all three papers have been moved up within the last few months to help with consolidation of the presses. Good news for subscribers (that means you get your papers nice and early), but it puts us editors … Continue reading

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I’m just filling in

Eddie will be back from vacation and posting daily again in a day or two. In the meantime, I’ve been trying to get my head around this Pasadena interim city manager situation. The appointment of Pasadena Police Chief Bernard Melekian … Continue reading

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No news gives some the blues

I’ve been on the city desk for a little more than 2 months, but I’ve already seen the desperation that comes toward the end of the day when no major local news has happened. Panicked editors troll the wires or … Continue reading

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File under: Huh?

Reporter Jennifer McLain filed a late story last night on the Rosemead City Council’s approval of Councilman Gary Taylor’s request for copies of two investigative reports into the sexual harassment claim a city employee made against Councilman John Nunez. But … Continue reading

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School graze

School’s back in session for many students across the nation. And with it comes a multitude of stories on school nutrition: L.A. Times has a first person by writer Melissa Healy on grocery shopping for school lunches with her two … Continue reading

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Light show for a light sleeper

Show of hands from all those who heard/saw that pretty insane thunder storm last night? Maybe I was just a little groggy from waking up in the middle of the night, but I was startled from all the commotion. In … Continue reading

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Training Days

I know it’s been a while since my last post. I’ve been busy at work trying to figure things out and since we’re still waiting on the Internet to be connected at home I really haven’t had a lot of … Continue reading

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Another day, another recall

Two actually*. And neither one connected to China – at least not yet. One for consumers warning about the possible contamination of shigella in packaged baby carrots. The other is political. *updated by Kate at 4:46 p.m.

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

Just a quick post before I take off for the night. I spotted this interesting piece about the ethics of changing quotes on Poynter Online. The piece, on whether or not it is ethical to clean up quotes in stories, … Continue reading

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We interrupt this editing process ….

Advances in technology are good, right? They can make life easier and work more efficient and productive. I’ve been on the city desk for almost a month now. I’m still adjusting to the move from the copy desk, but one … Continue reading

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