An individual overdosed in the PCC library Monday evening, prompting an hours-long hazmat response from police and a building closure, according to campus officials.
Colorado Boulevard shut down due to aggressive bee swarm
A swarm of bees across the street from Pasadena City College closed down Colorado Boulevard for at least two hours on Thursday, which caused a traffic jam for students leaving school and left 5 hospitalized.
‘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 …
Protesters march for black man killed by Pasadena PD
The Los Angeles County Sheriffs department is investigating the death of 36-year-old Reginald Thomas Jr., who died after being tased and subjected to physical force by the Pasadena police department.
Oppressive police need massive civilian oversight
In 1965, New York Mayor John Lindsay proposed including civilians on a review board as a way to address complaints from minority groups about police misconduct. The move backfired, and the police union and conservatives rallied against civilian oversight. Voters later defeated the idea in a citywide vote. Two decades passed before civilian oversight was approved in NYC and during that time police misconduct and abuse soared in the city, particularly against minorities.
Police Blotter: Group spotted bringing potential weapon to campus
Monday, March 28 A staff member reported that their personal desk was burglarized. A student reported that his bicycle was stolen in the early afternoon from the bike racks outside of the C building. Tuesday, March 29 A PCC faculty member requested assistance when an aggressive individual approached them. Campus police responded to the incident, which was resolved. A missing Azusa individual with mental disabilities advised their family that they were at PCC. Campus security conducted an area check and PCC advised Azusa PD …
Police Blotter: Student shouts he is a terrorist
Monday Nov. 30: A female student reported that her car window was shattered in Lot 3 on Wednesday. Dwayne from CEC Admin requested a cadet in Lot B to look into a possible hit and run. Cadet Chen reported that it appeared a vehicle parked adjacently to the student’s car left a scratch on the door.
Funniest cop on campus
Usually professors dress to impress. Some go even as far as to don the entire suit and tie. But when a moustached man wearing a blue hoodie and sweat pants walks into room 420 and sets his bag down at the teacher’s desk, he draws more than one odd look from confused students.