Written by Grace Pickering and Mandie Montes Not only has Trump moved to support ending the federal ban on weed, but Pasadena has now taken the initiative and passed Measure CC.
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 …
Last Monday night, the Pasadena City Council decided to go forward with new amendments in the City’s Zoning Code which will prohibit any commercial or distribution of marijuana within the city. The new changes in the zoning code prohibits any medical or commercial dispensaries, any form of commercial production and lab work for cannabis in the city of Pasadena. An amendment was also passed to only allow medical marijuana to be delivered to the city of Pasadena.
After the Pasadena City Council deadlocked in a vote to approve or deny plans for a Chick-fil-A across from the PCC on Bonnie Avenue and Colorado Boulevard Monday night, the Board of Zoning’s approval of the plans in March will stand.