Skater violators, boxers bounced and a missing juvenile reported

  PCC Police Blotter for February 8, 2021 – February 14, 2021 Monday, February 8, 2021 An officer contacted a transient lying down in the street at Colorado Blvd. & Allen Avenue and requested Pasadena Fire Dept to respond for assistance. Pasadena Fire Dept arrived on the scene and handled it. A staff member reported a subject was observed crouching between the furniture and the fence in Lot 5, Level 3. Officers contacted a transient at the location attempting to sleep. The Transient was advised …

Filming at the mirror pools, and some suspicious circumstances

  PCC Police blotter February 1, 2021 – February 7, 2021 Monday, February 1, 2021 Disturbing the Peace – Pasadena Police Dept. requested an officer to contact the transient calling from the payphone repeatedly at the Lot 8 turnaround. Transient was “speaking nonsense”. The officer advised the transient to leave campus and they complied.   Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Transient – A transient was yelling at the corner of Colorado Blvd. & Hill Ave. An officer determined the person was talking to themselves, and not …

Skateboard violations, graffiti vandalism, transients and a fire alarm mark the week

  PCC Police blotter January 25 – January 31 Monday, January 25, 2021 NO ACTIVITY TO REPORT   Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Facilities advised of a male transient sleeping in the elevator at the Clocktower near CC Building. Officer advised the transient to leave campus; complied. Officer made contact with a male transient sitting on the stairs north of C Building. Officer advised the transient to leave campus; complied. Officer out with a male transient who has set up an encampment in Lot #10. …

Blotter: Paramedics called, a student being harassed, an employee followed through campus

PCC Police Blotter for October 19 to October 25.   Monday, October 19 Two transients were reported on campus, one sleeping on the east side of the GM building and the other loitering on the second floor of the IT building. Both of them were escorted off campus. Police received a phone call from a payphone in Lot 8. The subject said “spiders were crawling on him” and campus police called an ambulance per his request. The patient was taken to the hospital.   Tuesday, …

Winter session removed from 2021-2022 academic calendar

The Pasadena City College board of trustees voted to approve a significant change to the academic calendar, against the wishes of the PCC Faculty Association. During their Oct. 21 meeting, trustees unanimously agreed to eliminate the winter intersession and add a second summer session beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year. The 2022 spring semester will begin Jan. 10 and end May 8. The first session of summer 2022 will begin May 12, followed by the second summer session June 27. This alteration of the academic …

Blotter: Paramedics called twice, Lancerpoint hacked

PCC Police Blotter for October 5 to October 11   Monday, October 5 Transients were reported loitering north of the Circadian and were escorted off campus. A female transient called Pasadena Police from a payphone in Lot 8, claiming a male threw her belongings to the ground. Officers made contact with her, finding her okay.   Tuesday, October 6 A student reported that their Lancerpoint account had been hacked. Staff reported a female suffering from stomach pain, and paramedics were called. She was transported to …

Eddie Van Halen, Pasadena rock legend and PCC alum, dead at 65

Hometown guitar hero and Pasadena City College Class of ’74 distinguished alum Eddie Van Halen has died at the age of 65 after a lengthy battle with cancer. News of the rock giant’s death broke early Tuesday afternoon in a social media announcement from Van Halen’s son, Wolfgang. “I can’t believe I’m having to write this,” Wolfgang Van Halen said, “but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning.” Van Halen was diagnosed with tongue cancer …

Voter guide: All the wonderful ways to vote in LA

The 2020 election will be the first year that many college students are able to vote in a presidential election. Much has changed this year and even for experienced voters it may be confusing to know how to cast a ballot. Voters may have questions about when voting starts, what the mailing deadlines are, where they can vote or drop off ballots, and how to find out whether they are registered to vote or not. These are all important things to know to ensure each …

SweatFest makes home workouts a party on IG Live

During the past six months of pandemic restrictions, it has been a challenge to find ways to get enough exercise to keep from turning into a gelatinous blob. Although LA County gyms, yoga studios and fitness facilities continue to suffer from “outside only” limitations, Angelenos have found creative ways to keep in shape while staying connected to the outer world at large. In the early days of the lockdown, acclaimed choreographer Ryan Heffington became an unlikely touchstone for wellness activity, which rapidly spread around the …