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President signs executive order banning discrimination against LGBT workers

President signs executive order banning discrimination against LGBT workers

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), vice chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus (Equality Caucus), released the following statement after President signed an executive order last week  prohibiting federal contractors and…

Mike Gatto moves to adjourn the State Assembly in memory of American hero Louis Zamperini

Mike Gatto moves to adjourn the State Assembly in memory of American hero Louis Zamperini

Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) honored the life and legacy of local Hollywood Hills resident Louis Zamperini by moving to adjourn the Assembly floor session in his memory. A World…

Titanium toilet scam in Pasadena flushed out by City

Apparently some Pasadena Water and Power (“PWP”) customers have been approached by a company named Titanium Power, an active vendor in Southern California, which is offering toilet replacements at no…

Pasadena Water & Power to implement Phase 1 Water Shortage

Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) officials are recommending that the Pasadena City Council determine a local water emergency exists and to implement the Level 1 Water Supply Shortage Plan at…

California approves bill to minimize concussion risk for youth footballers

California approves bill to minimize concussion risk for youth footballers

By Jennifer Schlueter With more and more football players suing the National Football League because of severe head injuries and the increasing awareness of the public about the tragic aftermath…

Pasadena Press 07/28/2014

Pasadena Press 07/28/2014

California approves $500 fine for water wasters

California approves $500 fine for water wasters

By Jennifer Schlueter In January, Governor Jerry Brown asked Californians to reduce their water use by 20% because, for some parts of California, 2013 had been the driest year ever…

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson announces new guidance for high school common core Math materials

School administrators have a new tool to help them gauge how well high school math materials align to the Common Core, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today…

CBP intercepts 67 extremely invasive giant african snails at LAX – Live mollusks arriving from Nigeria were destined for Los Angeles area

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) inspected an air cargo shipment declared as 67 live snails. Accompanying paperwork described them as Achatina…

Local Realtor lends a helping hand to special needs adults

By SHEL SEGAL No one ever said family had to be blood related. For brothers Roy and Robert Lewis of Monrovia, their family has come in the form of Nancy…

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