‘Stop The Genocide’: Locals protest Pasadena’s police brutality

Last Saturday morning, local activist groups held a protest against police brutality with Pasadenans and Altadenans at a Mobil gas station in Altadena. The protest was sparked by the murder of Stephon Clark who was gunned down by police officers while in his own backyard. The groups that participated were the Pasadenans and Altadenans Against Police Violence, Refuse Fascism and other local activists. The protest was held at the same gas station that Christopher Ballew was beaten by Pasadena Police on Nov. 9, 2017. As …

A scoop of Italy in Altadena

Tucked away in a lone cement courtyard near the foothills of Altadena, string lights lazily hang in front of Bulgarini Gelato. A few tables, with tiles and carved sunflowers on their surfaces sit in the shade just outside the windows, but upon opening the door, it was an entirely different vibe. Something straight out of an Italian travel book.

Pasadena Mayoral Candidates Address Concerns in Community Forum

All six Mayoral candidates vying to fill Mayor Bill Bogaard’s seat following his announcement that he will not be seeking reelection answered questions from the community Thursday evening on how to deal with escalating violent crime in northwest Pasadena, how to bring jobs and businesses back to the city while keeping its historical character and how to make City Hall more transparent and communicative with the public.