• Pasadena Police Looking For Help to Find Vandals


    PASADENA (CNS) – Pasadena police sought the public’s help today in the
    search for the vandals who have been plastering racist and anti-gay graffiti on
    surfaces in Pasadena.
    The graffiti spray-painted along Washington Boulevard between Lincoln
    and El Molino avenues surfaced earlier this week and was recently removed, the
    Pasadena Police Department said. The targets included residential, commercial
    and city-owned buildings.
    “Residents and businesses in the neighborhoods need to know these
    crimes will not be tolerated,’ said police Chief Phillip Sanchez. “We will
    uphold each person’s rights to live in an environment free of such acts.’
    The graffiti has included racist and homophobic slurs and Swastikas.
    One of the vandals’ targets was in the area of Kings Village, a
    Northwest Pasadena apartment complex. It unnerved leaders in the neighborhood.
    The NAACP “is always gravely concerned when we hear of epithets being
    marked on walls in this city,” Joe Brown, Pasadena-branch NAACP president, told
    the Pasadena Star-News earlier this week.
    Added Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard: “Any action or event that suggests
    racial bigotry or discrimination or hatred is tremendously disappointing.”
    Police asked that anyone with information on the graffiti vandals call
    the department at (626) 744-4241.

    1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)


    Loading ... Loading …

    Comments are closed

     
  • Christina Yu Yu, PhD, an expert in Chinese art and culture, began her new role as director of USC Pacific Asia Museum (USC PAM). Among her priorities for the museum will be recruiting a new curator to help with selection of exhibitions and to direct co...
    Happy New Year! Rose Parade Float Trophy Winners...
    The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District issued a warning to San Gabriel Valley residents to be on the lookout for an invasive species of insect called the Asian Tiger Mosquito (Ae. albopictus) which could be carrying a debilitating virus...
    The Ice House on September 11 will present Last Comic Standing finalist Lachlan Patterson for one show only....
    Local fine artist Sam Nicholson is donating 25 percent of any of his paintings purchased by supporters of the Pasadena-headquartered non-profit Hillsides....
     
     
     
    Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin