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PCC to shell out $403,826.55 severance package to Mark Rocha – District will also pay Dr. Mark Rocha up to $16,000 attorney fees

PCC to shell out $403,826.55 severance package to Mark Rocha – District will also pay Dr. Mark Rocha up to $16,000  attorney fees

By Terry Miller Pasadena Independent has learned that beleaguered PCC chief Dr. Mark Rocha is to get a whopping severance package as a parting gift August 31. On top that,…

Buddy can you spare a dime; or perhaps swipe your credit card -Real Change effort underway in Pasadena

Buddy can you spare a dime; or perhaps swipe your credit card -Real Change effort underway in Pasadena

By SHEL SEGAL The Real Change movement has become a reality. At a press conference at the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena on Aug. 13, the Flintridge Center introduced the…

Two teenagers arrested in South Pasadena Monday for planning a ‘ Huge Massacre’ at the high school

Two teenagers arrested in South Pasadena Monday for planning a ‘ Huge Massacre’ at the high school

By Terry Miller At a press conference at South Pasadena Police station Tuesday morning media outlets from around the world were told of the arrest of two teenage boys who…

Pasadena Press 08/25/2014

Pasadena Press 08/25/2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

By Jennifer Schlueter Have you asked yourself why so many of your social media friends and people like former president George W. Bush, LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey recently have…

Mosquito control update for Pasadena

Currently, there are no locally acquired cases of viruses, including West Nile, Chikungunya and Dengue fever, transmitted from mosquitoes to humans in Pasadena. To protect against these diseases, it is…

Applications available online for 2015 Tournament of Roses® Royal Court – 97th Rose Queen® to be announced and crowned on October 23

Applications available online for 2015 Tournament of Roses® Royal Court – 97th Rose Queen® to be announced and crowned on October 23

Applications for the 2014-2015 Tournament of Roses Royal Court are now available online at the Tournament’s website. Young women from the Pasadena area who meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged…

Mandatory “kill-switches” for smartphones to prevent theft? – Bill awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature

Mandatory “kill-switches” for smartphones to prevent theft? – Bill awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature

By Jennifer Schlueter With our smartphones being worth up to $700, $800 or even more, they have become favorable objects for thieves. Black market resales for stolen phones are lucrative…

Pasadena Press 08/18/2014

Pasadena Press 08/18/2014

The Recording Academy remembers Robin Williams

The Recording Academy remembers Robin Williams

By Terry Miller Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams apparently took his own life at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63. “He has been…

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