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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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Dirty tricks distract in local politics

PASADENA — Attack ads are as old as the Republic, and local political operatives in the San Gabriel Valley will soon be up to their old tricks as campaign season kicks into full gear. 

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G.O.P. presidential primary has San Gabriel Valley implications

PASADENA — Republicans are locked in a long fight to see who will face President Barack Obama in the fall election.  If the battle drags on into June, making the California primary relevant, local G.O.P. and Tea Party candidate Donna … Continue reading

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District 3 race shaping up, sort of; Murder wasn’t the case

PASADENA — It’s never too early to talk City Council politics in Pasadena. With Chris Holden vying for the state Assembly and many political pundits confident he will win, who will replace him on the City Council. The field is … 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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Biden in Pasadena, Johnny Otis dies, football predictions

PASADENA — It isn’t clear if Joe Biden went off script – no surprise there – but he dashed in and out of Pasadena on Friday, stopping by the home of Presidential ally and close associate John Kennedy.  John’s sister, … Continue reading

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Pasadena residents fight proposed Post Office closure and contemplate district lines

Residents along with political and community leaders in Pasadena voiced their opposition to a proposed plan to close the Mack Robinson Post Office in Pasadena.  http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_19720166 Meanwhile, the Pasadena Unified School District wants you to help draw the lines for … Continue reading

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Occupier arrested for felony possession of a knife

PASADENA – Occupy protester Michael Buell, 45, of Fallbrook, was arrested Sunday by Pasadena Police and booked on suspicion of felony possession of a dagger, police Lt. Phlunte Riddle said. He remains in custody and is being held in lieu … Continue reading

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Occupy the Rose Parade kicked off at All Saints

Occupy the Rose Parade kicked off at All Saints Church in Pasadena on Sunday with an economic and social justice forum. Here’s more: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_19658341?source=rss_viewed And here is a piece on Occupy the Rose Parade leader Peter Thottam: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_19656317?source=rss_viewed

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