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  1. California lawmakers to tackle housing crisis, immigration

    08.19 / 17:12 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    SACRAMENTO >> California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S.Here's a look at some of the high-profile issues the Legislature will tackle in the last four weeks of business this…
  2. Number of dialysis patients in California surges

    08.19 / 17:12 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    The number of Californians who are getting care at dialysis centers has jumped in recent years - but not because kidney disease is more prevalent.The reason is that people are living longer with end-stage renal disease, said Anjay Rastogi, a professor of nephrology at UCLA's David Geffen School of…
  3. Move by California climate regulators could net big bucks for polluters

    08.19 / 17:12 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    Against the sparkling backdrop of sailboats bobbing on San Francisco Bay, Gov. Jerry Brown last month signed a bill extending California's cap-and-trade program, assuring that the most high-profile piece of the state's fight against climate change persists for another decade. In a Sacramento hearing room two days later, the California Air Resources Board approved a paragraph, tucked within a 17-page resolution, that will likely result in benefits worth hundreds of millions of dollars for…
  4. How to get reduced pet adoption fees during 'Clear the Shelters' animal-adoption events

    08.19 / 16:09 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    LOS ANGELES >> The annual "Clear the Shelters" animal-adoption event will be held Saturday, with fees reduced in hopes of finding homes for hundreds of Southern California dogs and…
  5. Does Pasadena need more police? USC report suggests understaffing

    08.19 / 04:25 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    PASADENA >>> During weekday mornings, the Pasadena Police Department is shorthanded by as many as nine patrol officers, according a USC study.The report compiled by graduate students at the Price School of Public Policy found the department did not have enough officers to respond to calls for service between 8…
  6. So what do fans say about attending a Chargers game at StubHub Center in Carson?

    08.19 / 04:25 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    Thousands of professional football fans drove, hailed rides and took shuttles to watch the Los Angeles Chargers in their debut at StubHub Center in Carson.Hardcore fans piled into buses from San Diego, while many attendees on Aug. 13 were supporting the Seattle Seahawks and some went just to experience the team's return to Los Angeles at the first NFL game at StubHub Center - considered tiny by league…
  7. Pomona Valley Hospital personnel get training on new helipad

    08.19 / 03:22 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    POMONA >> Periodically, the sound of a helicopter fills the air around Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center. Helicopters from various fire, air ambulance and law enforcement agencies have been landing on the helipad on top of the hospital's five story parking structure. The landings are part of Federal Aviation Administration required training for hospital personnel, said Stephanie Raby, director of Pomona Valley's trauma and acute care surgery…
  8. Local community things to know and do for the Pasadena area for Aug. 19, 2017

    08.19 / 03:22 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    PASADENAPeace vigil set for SaturdayA vigil for Charlottesville will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Day One, 175 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena.YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley is leading the peaceful vigil "denouncing white supremacy and violence against communities of color, and remembering the victims of white…
  9. Southern California will be a good spot to watch Monday's solar eclipse, except at the beach

    08.19 / 03:22 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    Most of Southern California will provide a good view of Monday's solar eclipse - except at the beach.The National Weather Service is forecasting overcast skies up and down the coast - from Malibu to San Diego - Monday morning, when for the first time in 38 years a total eclipse will be visible in the continental United…
  10. Man wanted for killing wife fatally shot by police in Montebello

    08.19 / 02:24 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    MONTEBELLO >> A fugitive suspected of killing his estranged wife died in a gunfight with police Friday afternoon.Detectives recovered a gun believed used by the…
  11. Exclusive look: Here's what curators hope to find out about 'Blue Boy'

    08.19 / 01:24 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    SAN MARINO >> At first glance, there still is much vibrancy to "Blue Boy."But take a closer look and one can see he's starting to show his age. After all, he's 247 years old.As part of a two-year conservation project for the famed 18th century work by British painter Thomas Gainsborough, the piece was removed from public view last week for preliminary analysis at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical…
  12. Suspect charged with murder for Duarte shooting of La Puente man

    08.19 / 01:24 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    Detectives have arrested a suspect in connection with the slaying of a 20-year-old La Puente man found shot to death inside a vacant home in Duarte in April following what investigators described as a drug deal gone wrong.Ricardo Anthony Resendez faces a murder charge…
  13. Auditor: Inmate suicide rate too high at Chino women's prison

    08.19 / 01:24 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    CHINO >> Suicides spiked at a California women's prison after officials failed to properly prepare for the transfer of 400 of the state's most dangerous female inmates to the facility, the state auditor said Thursday.In a report published Thursday, the auditor also found flaws in suicide prevention plans at the four prisons - two women's and two men's - which were the focus of the…
  14. Police believe man shot in Montebello was suspect in murder of Alhambra wife

    08.19 / 00:23 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    Police believe the man fatally shot by officers Friday during a chase is the suspect wanted for killing his estranged wife.Montebello police said no officers were injured in the shooting that took place in…
  15. Chuck E. Cheese to phase out animatronic shows

    08.19 / 00:23 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    The Chuck E. Cheese band is breaking up, or at least they'll going to have fewer gigs in the coming years.A recent CBS report reveals that the company's popular performing animatronic figures will be phased out in the company's newly updated…
  16. California adds jobs in July -- LA County, Inland Empire also see increases

    08.18 / 23:21 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    California employers added 82,600 jobs in July and the region's year-over-year gain of 276,400 jobs was the second largest in the nation, according to figures released Friday."That was the largest job gain for the state since April of last year," said economist Robert Kleinhenz, executive director of economic research…
  17. Man fatally shot by police in Montebello

    08.18 / 23:21 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    Police shot and killed a man in Montebello on Friday afternoon, authorities said.The fatal officer-involved shooting took place about 2:40 p.m. in…
  18. Body positively identified as that of missing Sierra Madre man

    08.18 / 23:21 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    Coroner's officials have confirmed the identity of a Sierra Madre man found dead in the Angeles National Forest following a week-long search, but his cause of death remains under investigation.The body of Carl Elliott Foote, 58, was discovered Saturday in a forest area off…
  19. Five Pasadena Humane Society employees taken to hospital

    08.18 / 22:09 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    PASADENA >> Five employees at a local shelter felt ill and were taken to a hospital Friday, authorities said.The Pasadena Fire Department tweeted out that firefighters didn't find any hazardous materials at the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA at 361 S. Raymond Ave.The incident started around 12:20…
  20. Four Pasadena Humane Society employees taken to hospital

    08.18 / 21:09 pasadenastarnews.com Pasadenastarnews.com - California
    PASADENA >> Four employees at a gift shop for a local shelter felt ill and were taken to a hospital Friday, authorities said.The Pasadena Fire Department tweeted out that firefighters didn't find any hazardous materials at the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA at 361 S. Raymond Ave.The incident started around 12:20…