Tag Archives: Northwest Pasadena

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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Remember the children

PASADENA – More than 2,000 miles away from Pasadena, legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is mired in a controversy that will forever tarnish his legacy. Allegations have surfaced that Paterno was told about inappropriate behavior involving a child. … Continue reading

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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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L.A. County voter fight could foreshadow Pasadena battle

PASADENA – In a contentious battle that only stands to get nastier, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a voter district map Tuesday sans a second Latino voting district. Mark Ridley-Thomas, Second District County Supervisor, cast the fourth and … Continue reading

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Northwest in cross hairs of Post Office closures

PASADENA – Northwest Pasadena and Altadena look to be bearing the brunt of proposed closures to area U.S. Postal Service offices. The federal agency, which traces its origins back to the American Revolution, ran a $8.5 billion deficit last year. … Continue reading

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Slaying of popular barber rocks Pasadena

PASADENA – A tragic shooting rocked Pasadena this week, as popular barber King King was shot and killed near his business in the 900 block of East Washington Boulevard. The victim owned King King Barbershop in Pasadena. Star-News reporter Brenda … Continue reading

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PUSD could carve up voting districts with class in mind

PASADENA – While the battle over whether undocumented immigrants can vote in Pasadena Unified School District board elections seems to have cooled in recent days, a more contentious voting fight is brewing, according to sources close to the district. The … 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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