Pasadena Sues to Recover the $6 Million That Employee Allegedly Embezzled

The city of Pasadena is suing to recover $6 million lost in the alleged embezzlement of a utility fund. The suit names Danny Ray Wooten, 51, a former management analyst in the city's Public Works Department, and his wife, Laveta Wooten; Tyrone Collins, 55, of Altadena, and his company, Collins Electric; Melody Jenkins, 46, of Pasadena, who was a temporary city employee; and two religious organizations, the Southern California Evangelistic Jurisdiction Center and the New Covenant Christian Fellowship Center. 3:05 pm Read More

Public Comment Sought for 710 Traffic Solution

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently released a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) on proposals regarding the 4.5 mile gap between the I-210 Freeway in Pasadena and the end of the I-710 freeway in East Los Angeles. 9:30 am Read More

Three Men Charged in Robbery of Pasadena Man

Posted Thursday, April 2 – 5:46 p.m. PASADENA (CNS) – Three young men were charged today with robbing an 87- year-old man who suffered serious head injuries when he was knocked to the ground near the Rose Bowl in Pasadena last week. Juan Antonio Medina Martinez, Gabriel Anthony Mixco and Dominick Tobiah Guzman, all 19, […] 5:46 pm Read More

Suspects Sought in Robbery, Assault of Pasadena Man

Two of four suspects sought in the assault and robbery of an 87-year-old man in Pasadena surrendered to police, apparently as a result of security images released to the media by investigators, and were being held today in lieu of $1.05 million bail. 10:24 am Read More