Tag Archives: Ishmael Trone

Hotel project push back could forge new political alliance

PASADENA – A hotel project that has drawn the ire of Pasadena community members and organized labor will head to the Pasadena Planning Commission at 6:15 p.m., on Wednesday, in the Hale Building, 175 N. Garfield Avenue, according to city … Continue reading

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Fair Oaks PAC gets next swing at Heritage Square labor deal

PASADENA – The City Council voted 5-0 to approve the $21.28 million senior housing project at Heritage Square and a plan to leverage jobs for residents. The approval Monday night paves the way for the Fair Oaks Project Area Committee … Continue reading

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Heritage Square approved, negotiations with Fair Oaks PAC set to begin

PASADENA – In a unanimous decision, the Pasadena City Council approved the Heritage Square project and the community benefits agreement that leaders in Pasadena have been clamoring for in the wake of recent failures to employ city residents on public … Continue reading

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Heritage Square could mark big change in Pasadena

PASADENA – Don’t blink during tonight’s City Council meeting, because you might miss the approval of the Heritage Square project. After years of starts, stops and accusations of racism, Heritage Square will likely slide through approval on the consent calendar … Continue reading

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Pasadena leader frustrated by NAACP’s jobs agenda

PASADENA – What did Pasadena community leaders learn about local hiring at the NAACP’s National Convention last week? Nothing, according to Ishmael Trone, community leader and Northwest Pasadena business owner. “We were looking for something on local hiring at the … Continue reading

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Northwest political power shifting

PASADENA – With Chris Holden announcing his plans to run for the California’s 44th Assembly seat, at least one seat on the Pasadena City Council will be in play in 2013. Holden leaves his District 3 seat will be up … Continue reading

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