Blotter: PCC employee harassed, teacher threatened, tennis play squashed

PCC Police blotter for September 28 – October 4   Monday, September 28: A male subject near IT-Building was reported by staff and escorted off campus by Officer. Reported as Disturbing the Peace.   Tuesday, September 29: A report on a student harassing an employee was taken. Staff reported a male yelling near the Science Village. When the officer arrived, the subject was gone.   Wednesday, September 30: Officer escorted a transient off campus from the east side of the V Building.   Thursday, October …

Spending continues at the Pasadena police department amid economic hardships

Pasadena city council approved the spending of up to 80,000 dollars in the coming months for new automated license plate readers, or ALPRs. While the local community struggles with the effects of the Corona-virus pandemic and the wildfires that continue to burn in the area this new equipment should not be a necessity for the Pasadena police department to allocate funds towards. Public safety is a concern for most residents of Pasadena but a few new ALPRs should not be a priority of the police …

Presidential debate adds to the list of disasters of 2020

Picture two children arguing in front of a teacher on why one should be able to play with a ball over the other. That is what the 2020 presidential debate was like between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump completely derailed the debate turning it into guerilla warfare through an unyielding disregard for the rules set forth to ensure a civil discussion.

BLM: PCC athletes join the pros in push for equality

On Mar. 13, 2020, Breonna Taylor was shot and killed in Louisville, Kentucky, when police officers enacted a no-knock warrant on her apartment. Her death was only brought to light with the murder of George Floyd, and while the officers involved in Floyd’s death were arrested, no officers have been arrested for shooting and killing Taylor. Both deaths have sparked a worldwide Black Lives Matter movement, with many calling for the arrests of the officers involved in Taylor’s shooting, Brett Hankinson, Jonathan Mattingly and Myles …