BLOTTER: Hazmat situation and loitering transients

Monday – January 23, 2023: A male transient was advised to leave campus after sleeping in Lot 4. Lot 7 was patrolled after a suspicious vehicle circled the lot.  A report was taken after a police unit in Lot 4 was vandalized by a subject shattering the front and rear window with a concrete rock. A transient left campus after being seen sleeping in a blanket near the North Entrance of C-bldg.  Drug paraphernalia was removed from grass adjacent to CDC. There was a minor …

Lancers baseball pounds LA Pierce College in 20-5 win

The Pasadena City College Lancers baseball team crushed the Los Angeles Pierce College Bulls 20-5 on Friday at Brookside Park. This was the second of three games in the South Coast Conference tournament, bringing their record in the tournament to 1-1 and their season record to 2-2.  The Lancers came out ready to play defense and shut out the top of the first inning in 3 batters with two strikeouts and one ground out to shortstop. The Lancers finished the first inning on top, 3-0 …

Exploring the legacy of X, LA’s legendary punks

Of all of the punk bands that exploded out of the Los Angeles scene in the late 1970s, few were more influential, well-respected and long-lasting than X. On the 67th birthday of lead vocalist Exene Cervenka, X remains a monumental figure of the Los Angeles and international punk scene.  Bassist John Doe and guitarist Billy Zoom met in 1977 after placing ads in the same paper in hopes of connecting with like minded musicians. Doe had moved from Baltimore and was familiar with the blossoming …

Men’s basketball 10-game winning streak continues in victory over Mounties

The Pasadena City College Men’s Basketball team handily defeated Mt. San Antonio College 75-58 in their second conference game of the season, extending their winning streak to 10 games.  The Lancers dominated the game from the opening tip after which they quickly moved the ball up the court and put up 5 points immediately, which set the tone for the rest of the game.  Toward the end of the first half, the Lancers got a bit sloppy and began rushing plays but they quickly reigned …