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Encrypted radio signals and the grassroots fumbles

PASADENA — It’s quiet out there, too quiet.  If you have been trying to listen in on the Pasadena Police Department’s radio traffic, the silence has been deafening.  PPD went to an encrypted radio signal in January. Now the department … Continue reading

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Holden’s campaign cash flow problem; California #2 in political sleaze

PASADENA — The Kinde Durkee saga, where millions of campaign cash was embezzled, included money from Pasadena City Councilman Chris Holden’s campaign. Holden is running for the 41st state Assembly seat.  He expects to be able to reach out to … Continue reading

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Redevelopment riles Pasadena city leaders

Gov. Jerry Brown’s determined to end redevelopment agencies, which has many in Pasadena steamed.  The end of redevelopment agencies doesn’t bode well for blighted corridors in Northwest Pasadena. Read more here.

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Star-News examines city’s failure to fix El Centro headquarters

Community leaders want the city to fix the historic home of El Centro De Accion Social. The crumbling building has been home to the Latino advocacy group for more than four decades. Link here: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_19335183

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City promotes Northwest Pasadena

PASADENA – In an effort to promote the neighborhood’s recreation, shopping, dining and cultural destinations, Pasadena has installed bright orange signs touting Northwest Pasadena. The signs feature the city’s new rose logo, as well as the Rose Bowl Stadium. The … Continue reading

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Rose Bowl job fair draws residents vying for jobs

PASADENA – The unemployed and the underemployed arrived in droves Thursday to the Pasadena First Source Buy Local Opportunity Fair at the Rose Bowl. There were a few smiles, some winces and plenty of frowns on the faces of the … Continue reading

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City Hall’s promises of transparency ring hollow with some

PASADENA – Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain. That’s been Pasadena’s approach to transparency in hiring top City Hall officials, according to some community leaders. “This is the Wizard of OZ,” community activist Martin Gordon told the … Continue reading

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Pasadena NAACP to push jobs at national convention

PASADENA – It’s all about jobs at the NAACP’s 102nd Annual National Convention in Los Angeles, which begins Friday. A contingency of 25 Pasadena residents, including Pasadena-branch NAACP President Joe Brown and six delegates to the convention, will press the … Continue reading

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