PCC Police Blotter May 17, 2021 to May 23, 2021 Monday, May 17 No activity to report Tuesday, May 18 PCC staff reported hearing yelling near parking lot 3. The officer contacted the subject, who was upset and yelling at his phone. The officer counseled the subject then released him. Wednesday, May 19 A custodian observed an elderly male transient with a shopping cart in the SE courtyard. Later the custodian observed numerous belongings and trash scattered across the ground. When the officer arrived, …
Republicans want to kill women’s reproductive rights
The reproductive rights of women across America are being threatened as Republican lawmakers continue to pass legislation restricting abortion, creating such strong limits on abortion access that some states have nearly reached a total ban on the procedure.
Drug citation, theft and an attempted break in
PCC Police blotter May 3, 2021 to May 9, 2021 Monday, May 3 Skateboarders were in the Galloway Plaza and had exited the premises when police arrived. Tuesday, May 4 A man was cited for possession of methamphetamines after police approached him for throwing trash out of his vehicle on Lot #7. Two transients were seen by facilities partaking in suspicious activity between storage bins at Lot 10, as well as one transient who had set up a tarp to sleep under next to the …
False alarm, suspicious individuals and sleepy transients
PCC Police blotter for April 12, 2021 – April 18, 2021 Monday, April 12 Two transients were discovered sleeping on campus, one near C building and one near the child development center. Both transients were escorted off campus. Tuesday, April 13 Nothing to report. Wednesday, April 14 Nothing to report. Thursday, April 15 A PCC administrator witnessed questionable behavior from a facilities staff person employed by the El Monte Union School District. Email was received from a staff member from the Rosemead campus regarding questionable …
Pandemic takes toll on enrollment for spring 2021
After nearly a year of enduring the coronavirus pandemic colleges across the nation have seen large drops in student enrollment. Students and faculty alike have been struggling with the adjustment to online learning leading to many students leaving the college system.
Pasadena decides not to follow Los Angeles County coronavirus restrictions
The coronavirus pandemic continues to surge around the country with major increases in Los Angeles county, leading to a halt in in-person dining for all businesses in Los Angeles. Although Pasadena is a part of Los Angeles county, city officials have chosen not to follow these restrictions and continue to allow in person dining at outdoor locations in Pasadena.
Families clash as the presidential election heightens political differences
Families don’t always agree on everything, like where the summer vacation should be or what to have for dinner. However, some disagreements can cause a family to break apart. As republican and democrat ideologies grow increasingly incompatible, many people are seeing that politics can not only divide a nation but divide a family.
LA city council continues to debate homeless encampment ordinance
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer drafted a new ordinance banning homeless encampments from certain locations during a city council meeting Oct. 26, but many city council members are questioning where those inhabiting the encampments will go once they are ordered to leave. Under the proposed ordinance, law enforcement would be permitted to remove certain homeless encampments after offering alternative shelter to the homeless living there. Those opposed to the ordnance feel that there are not enough housing resources to move people out of the …
PCC theater department sets ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in modern day
The classic story of Romeo and Juliet was given a very modern twist in the PCC theater departments virtual play, Romeo and Juliet in Quarantine. The play, streamed live on twitch, showed what love is like when two people are separated by dire circumstances except this time those circumstances depicted the reality of living through a global pandemic.
Trumps dangerous obsession with bogus mail-in voter fraud?
The 2020 presidential election is one of the most important elections the United States has seen in decades. The coronavirus pandemic and boiling tensions between political parties are motivating voters more than ever to make sure their voices are heard. The circumstances of the pandemic have made voting by mail a safer option for many Americans and it accommodates those who are too high risk to vote in person. However, the President claims voting by mail is going to lead to election fraud.