Peter Dreier

Stories by Peter Dreier


Low wages, high rents, a growing economic divide and a failure to act make Pasadena one of California’s most unequal cities

Author Mark Maier , Peter Dreier Date 12/04/2014
Against the Odds

Summer school funding disparities illustrate the growing gap between rich and poor in public schools

Author Peter Dreier Date 07/24/2014
Death by Abstention

Holden’s decision not to vote kills bill to raise the minimum wage

Author Peter Dreier Date 07/03/2014
My Vinyl Offer

A Pasadena father shares his love of LPs with his teenage daughter

Author Peter Dreier Date 05/06/2014
Keeping Ramon onboard

Questions raised about PUSD contract with former Board member Ramon Miramontes

Author Peter Dreier Date 01/30/2014
The Man Behind the Movement

President Obama set to award the Medal of Freedom to controversial civil rights leader Bayard Rustin

Author Peter Dreier Date 08/15/2013
Sanford and its sons

From Jackie Robinson to Trayvon Martin, Sanford, Fla. and Pasadena share much in common

Author Peter Dreier Date 07/17/2013
A tribute long overdue

Pasadena needs a permanent educational facility to enshrine Jackie Robinson’s place in our local and national history

Author Peter Dreier Date 04/25/2013
Blood on their hands

Expect more incidents like Sandy Hook Elementary if the political power of the NRA is not curbed

Author Peter Dreier Date 12/19/2012
Blame the NRA for Aurora

Start with its chief political strategist, Wayne LaPierre

Author Peter Dreier Date 07/26/2012
Poverty living at luxury prices

Stimulus funds should not be used to bankroll a private project that has already displaced poor and elderly people while promising poverty-level jobs

Author Peter Dreier Date 11/04/2010
Pass it, then improve it

Progressives take heed: Killing a health care bill that could save thousands is like stealing food from the mouths of hungry children

Author Peter Dreier Date 01/21/2010
Measuring up

Measure TT would repair buildings and restore pride in local schools

Author Audry Durden , Peter Dreier Date 10/30/2008
Taking control

Mobilizing to challenge ARnie’s misguided education cuts

Author Peter Dreier Date 05/29/2008