Joe Piasecki


Stories by Joe Piasecki

'It's a New Day'

Sheriff-elect Jim McDonnell’s plan to boost morale and restore public trust in the 18,000 members of LA’s largest law-enforcement agency

Author Joe Piasecki Date 11/26/2014
Meaning in the mix

Community collaboration defines Saturday’s Eagle Rock Music Festival

Author Joe Piasecki Date 09/30/2010
Taking back 'beautiful'

Pasadena’s ‘ONE in eight’ photography project recasts the image of life after breast cancer

Author Joe Piasecki Date 09/23/2010
Return of the optimist

Gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown works a friendly crowd at downtown Labor Day rally

Author Joe Piasecki Date 09/09/2010
The story behind the stories

LA’s newest literary voice comes home to Pasadena

Author Joe Piasecki Date 08/05/2010
Safe at home

A church, a congressman and a crusading mortgage broker team up to save an octogenarian Altadena widow’s home from foreclosure

Author Joe Piasecki Date 07/29/2010
Rall goes to war

Author and cartoonist Ted Rall heads to Afghanistan to document the underreported human impacts of America’s longest war

Author Joe Piasecki Date 07/07/2010
'Journalism matters more than ever'

Stars laud journalists — many of them from Pasadena — at LA Press Club gala

Author Joe Piasecki Date 07/01/2010
Foster care learning curve

Local pols push for child welfare progress despite state spending cuts

Author Joe Piasecki Date 06/17/2010
NASA's monkey troubles

Bolden defends primate radiation in space travel tests while European counterpart sees no need for it

Author Andy Lee , Joe Piasecki , Kevin Uhrich Date 06/17/2010
Out of sight, out of mind

Fewer Americans say global warming is a big problem, but many still think government should do something about it

Author Joe Piasecki Date 11/19/2009
At home with the homeboys

A Pasadena school for kids in trouble finds a partner in Father Greg Boyle

Author Joe Piasecki Date 11/12/2009
Forgotten treasure

City Hall and preservationists push to bring Julia Morgan’s long-vacant YWCA back to life

Author Joe Piasecki Date 08/06/2009
Money talks

Contractor ties to Iran’s oppressive regime at issue for the MTA — and possibly Pasadena — after county leaders call for pension fund divestment

Author Joe Piasecki Date 07/23/2009
Glass half-empty

New water restrictions ‘too timid,’ says former Councilman Sid Tyler

Author Joe Piasecki Date 07/16/2009