Message From Pasadena Councilmember John Kennedy Re: 2021 Thanksgiving Tragedy

​​​​Statement by Councilmember John J. Kennedy on the Tragic Death of 13-year-old killed in his home on Raymond Avenue by a stray bullet while playing video games.


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Where Will Our Children Live?

Forget the so-called American Dream of owning a home, how will our children afford to rent in Los Angeles County and surrounding areas like Pasadena, CA—where I grew up? For those of us Gen Xers who might have been the last generation to grow up in homes our parents owned, and to pull off homeownership ourselves...


Peace & Stability Through Self Care

Self-care is how we protect our overall wellness. In today's time, we have a variety of distractions that can cause us to forget about ourselves and to care for ourselves. There is no one way that fits all for self-care. We all enjoy different things, therefore, we have to know what refuels...


Sharon Doss Brings us Niecy's Delights, that Southern Comfort Pound Cake from Grandma

In 2017 after decades of working in corporate America, Sharon Doss was let go. Like so many others, she didn't know what she would do next. Finding a new job in your fifties...


Pasadena Tournament of Roses Announces 2022 Grand Marshal Levar Burton

LeVar Burton was announced as the 2022 Grand Marshal of the 133rd Rose Parade® presented by Honda. He is an actor, director, educator and lifelong children's literacy advocate.

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LA County officials will return a beach property worth millions nearly 100 years after it was seized from a Black family

Chief Duane Yellow Feather Shepard's primary goal is to defend his tribe. His top priority is the Bruce family, his extended relatives whose descendants are on track to receive land taken from them nearly a century ago.

The Uglification of Pasadena

Today I saw the Pasadena of 2021 and beyond. The multi-faceted 4-5 story monsters that permeate Fair Oaks and throughout “Old Town Pasadena” is the beginning of the end of the Pasadena I knew. The “out of control” infrastructure building...