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What could be the real big game on Jan. 2

PASADENA – It could be the biggest showdown on Jan. 2, bigger than Oregon-Wisconsin. The Tea Party, locally known as TEAPAC or the Pasadena Tea Party Patriots, refuse to be outdone by Occupy during the annual Rose Parade.  The conservative … Continue reading

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Pasadena resident sounds off about stadiums, economics and government

Yes, Americans distrust our government and our economic system. What about local governments? If we can’t tame them, how can we fix state and national governments? California city councils and city governments are dysfunctional. It’s worst in Bell, Vernon, and … Continue reading

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Occupy the Rose Bowl?

PASADENA – The populist uprising sweeping across the nation bubbled up in Pasadena Oct. 12. MoveOn.org, organized labor and generally frustated residents formed a loose alliance, which aimed it angst at Bank of America and Chase Bank on the corner … Continue reading

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Blogger weighs in on Rose Bowl role in NFL return to L.A.

PASADENA – In another entry from the department of shameless blogger self-promotion, L.A. Biz Observed weighed in on the Star-News story about the Rose Bowl playing temporary home to an NFL team. Mark Lacter, who has worked for the San Francisco … 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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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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Carmageddon ripples through San Gabriel Valley

PASADENA – Only in Southern California can a traffic jam turn into a branding opportunity for food trucks and politicians. Carmageddon is coming this weekend. For months the nightmare traffic jam prompted by the 53-hour planned closure of Interstate 405, … Continue reading

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