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The DENA Magazine sets bad community example (Pasadena, Ca)

Added by Mistah Wilson on April 23, 2013 at 11:55am — No Comments

Media Mashup Live!! Every Tuesday

Watch Media MashUp live from 8:00pm to 9:00pm on The Arroyo Channel 32 in Pasadena or online right here!

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Added by Chavel DeVine on November 9, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Fire Department Prepares for Fourth

Although, this year, fire crews sprayed a slightly different type of fire retardant around the Rose Bowl Wednesday in preparation of this year’s Americafest on July 4, Sierra Madre Fire Marshal Richard Snyder said the outcome is all the same, safety.

Snyder has for years overseen the yearly spraying of 14,000…


Added by Dean Lee on July 3, 2012 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Plastic Bag Ban to Take Effect

Plastic carryout bags at supermarkets will become a thing of the past in Pasadena starting Sunday as the city’s newly adopted ordinance to discontinue the distribution of plastic carryout bags takes effect. Paper bans will now cost shoppers 10 cents as a way to encourage reusable totes.

The move is part of the…


Added by Dean Lee on July 3, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Police Partly Open Radio Frequencies

In a turn of events that started in January with the police department saying they had begun encrypting their emergency radio frequency as part of a system upgrade now has the department recanting by announcing Thursday the digital scanner codes for the public to listen to radio calls for service.



Added by Dean Lee on June 19, 2012 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Postal Workers Rally Against Closing

Almost 100 Pasadena postal employees and residents rallied Wednesday morning, including 97 year old Joanna Foster who said she was personal friends with Mack Robinson, the very person The U.S. Post Office’s processing plant in Pasadena, scheduled to close, as early as July 7, was named.

“My husband worked for…


Added by Dean Lee on June 19, 2012 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Helicopter Open House

The Pasadena Police Department’s Air Operations Team touched down for a free Open House event Saturday giving residents a close-up look at the helicopters and other police equipment. Residents also got a chance to learn how Air Operations protects and serves the public.

The all-day event attracted hundreds of…


Added by Dean Lee on June 12, 2012 at 5:12pm — 1 Comment

Humane Society Announces New Animal Care Campus

The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA announced this week plans of expanding its role as a leading animal welfare provider in Los Angeles County by constructing a new $20 million Animal Care Campus on the corner of Raymond Ave. and Del Mar Blvd. The state-of-the-art facility may open as early as January 2014.…


Added by Dean Lee on June 12, 2012 at 5:09pm — 1 Comment

Chalk Festival Turns 20

The annual Pasadena Chalk Festival, recipient of the 2010 Guinness World Record for the Largest Display of Chalk Art, will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Father’s Day Weekend June 16 and 17, 2012 at Paseo Colorado. Each year thousands of spectators enjoy the annual festival that is open to the public and free of…


Added by Dean Lee on June 5, 2012 at 12:16am — No Comments

Live Streaming E3 June 8 2012 at 12:00 noon. - ?

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E3 is the premiere global computer and video game event, serving as the industry’s biggest forum for showcasing the innovation and excitement of the video game industry. This impressive… Continue

Added by Dean Lee on June 5, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

Officer Injured During Helicopter Laser Strike

Police arrested a 23-year-old San Gabriel man Thursday for pointing a laser at a Pasadena police helicopter injuring one of the flight crew sending the officer to the hospital for evaluation. No one else onboard was hurt. The flight crew landed safely at the Pasadena Heliport in Altadena.

Police say at…


Added by Dean Lee on May 29, 2012 at 1:08pm — 2 Comments

Thousands Turnout for Marathon

Joking about the weather, race director Israel Estrada said they would have to make do with Sunday’s picture-perfect blue skies as nearly 7,000 individuals took part in the fourth annual Pasadena Marathon.

In year’s past, the events had been plagued with heavy rain, reschedules and even complete cancelation of…


Added by Dean Lee on May 29, 2012 at 1:03pm — 1 Comment

Assembly Race Kicks into High Gear

The battle began last week as five candidates running to represent Assembly District 41 debated for the first time taking on issues including, the Gold Line, taxes and education.

About 70 people attended the 90 minute debate April 26 which started right off questioning the economy and what could be done to…


Added by Dean Lee on May 10, 2012 at 9:05am — No Comments


The best-kept secret in Pasadena, the identity of the 2013 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal, will be revealed on Wed., April 25. The Grand Marshal will preside over the 124th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” and the 99th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO on January 1, 2013.

Former Grand Marshals of the Tournament of Roses include J.R. Martinez, Paula Deen, Cloris Leachman, George Lucas, Emeril Lagasse, Sandra Day…


Added by Dean Lee on April 25, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Doo Dah Test

Added by Dean Lee on April 23, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments


Streaming live video by Ustream

What: Recently there has been a significant increase in deaths, medical emergencies and rescues in and around the Eaton Canyon Falls area on the border of Pasadena/Altadena. Every response involves a…


Added by Dean Lee on April 17, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

8-bit Pasadena

Google Maps is now available for Nintendo Entertainment Systems (NES). Availability in Google Store is TBD but you can try it on your browser by going to and clicking "Quest" in the upper right hand corner of the…


Added by Dean Lee on March 31, 2012 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Cesar E. Chavez Commemoration & Peace Walk 2012

Pasadena, CA-Saturday March 31st, a dedicated group of marchers carrying signs and chanting walked in the dizzily cool of the morning from Villa-Parke Community Center to Robinson Park to commemorate Cesar Chavez and a life dedicated to peace.

The participants included youth, parents and staff from Pasadena schools, El Centro de Accion Social's, NAACP, Flintridge Center, Ambassadors for Peace, Union Station Homeless Services, CHIRLA, the City of Pasadena.…


Added by Gloria Mushonga Roberts on March 31, 2012 at 5:24pm — No Comments

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