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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…

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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…

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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. …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

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

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…

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Added by Dean Lee on June 5, 2012 at 12:16am — 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…

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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…

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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…

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

Live 9:30 a.m. today SECRET IDENTITY OF GRAND MARSHAL





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…

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

ROBBERY SUSPECT SHOT BY POLICE

March 24— Pasadena Police Officers responded to a call shortly after 11 p.m. of an armed robbery at Summit Avenue and Orange Grove Blvd. The victim followed the two suspects while calling the police on his cell phone. The suspects ran in different directions trying to evade the victim.

Two officers immediately…

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Added by Dean Lee on March 25, 2012 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Leaders Offer Solutions to PCC Cuts

Pasadena City College President Dr. Mark Rocha made a passionate plea Wednesday night for students to work together with the school after days of protests triggered by course cuts that left many students scrabbling to find open classes the first day of the spring semester.

“These cuts, 46 sections…

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Added by Dean Lee on March 3, 2012 at 8:48am — No Comments

Business Owners Call for Better Policing of Central Park

A district 6 meeting got contentious Wednesday night (Feb. 15) after residents and business owners claimed police were doing nothing to stop drug dealing, prostitution and fighting in Central Park, across from the Del Mar Gold Line Station and blocks away from Union Station homeless shelter. Police Chief…

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Added by Dean Lee on February 21, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Police Raid Homeless Encampments Prior to Occupy Protest

Police Commander Chris Russ told a group of residents Wednesday night that the department conducted sweeps of large homeless encampments prior to the occupy protest aimed at the 123rd Tournament of Roses parade Jan. 2.

“We wanted to make sure that everyone understood, you weren’t going to spend the night in…

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Added by Dean Lee on February 21, 2012 at 11:58am — No Comments

Parsons Project to get EIR

The City Council took the first steeps Monday night towards a possible one million square foot project on the Parsons site, adjacent to Old Pasadena, which could include, retail and office or a hotel.

The council unanimously approved authorizing City Manager Michael Beck to enter into a $455,000 contract with…

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Added by Dean Lee on February 14, 2012 at 4:22pm — 1 Comment

Man Charged with Hacking NASA Computers at JPL

A federal grand jury has indicted a Romanian citizen for hacking into the computers of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in an attack that caused more than $500,000 in damage.

Robert Butyka, who used the moniker “Iceman,” 25, of Cluj-Napoca, Romania,…

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Added by Dean Lee on February 14, 2012 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Next Step for YWCA Building

Although city officials have not finalized the acquisition of the historic YWCA building just a block away from city hall, that did not stop the local historic preservation group Pasadena Heritage from welcoming public opinion Saturday on what to do with the 1920 three-story, Mediterranean-style building designed by…

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Added by Dean Lee on January 31, 2012 at 4:35pm — No Comments

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