Tag Archives: Pasadena City Council

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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Culture needs to change to reform pensions and finances

PASADENA – I consistently read Thomas Frank’s column in Harper’s Magazine each month. His August piece talked extensively about the cozy relationships between regulators and the business world and how it led to the 2008 financial collapse – nothing new … Continue reading

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Perez honors McKnight – really!

PASADENA – In a classic, “pay not attention to the man behind the curtain” moment, state Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, adjourned Monday’s session in honor of Ralph McKnight. While a wonderful gesture to McKnight’s family, I guess Perez thinks … Continue reading

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PSN looks at liquor store fight in Pasadena

PASADENA – The city has long battled to regulate and limit the number of liquor stores in Pasadena. In a Star-News report, city leaders blame the liquor stores for blight. But a political upstart reminds the Star-News and everyone in … 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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