Kevin Uhrich | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Fri, 18 May 2018 19:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Kevin Uhrich | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 San Diego’s sheriff should be investigated, not the reporter who revealed the high number of in-custody deaths in that county’s jails https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/03/22/san-diegos-sheriff-should-be-investigated-not-the-reporter-who-revealed-the-high-number-of-in-custody-deaths-in-that-countys-jails/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/03/22/san-diegos-sheriff-should-be-investigated-not-the-reporter-who-revealed-the-high-number-of-in-custody-deaths-in-that-countys-jails/#respond Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:00:25 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=102232 A situation in San Diego in which a reporter was subpoenaed for materials related to stories she’s written on the exceptionally high number of in-custody deaths occurring in county jails bears some similarities to recent events here in Los Angeles. Although LA County’s much larger jail population has had fewer suicides than those reported in […]

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Climate leadership is desperately needed in these times of deadly hurricanes, megafires and mudslides https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/25/climate-leadership-desperately-needed-times-deadly-hurricanes-megafires-mudslides/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/25/climate-leadership-desperately-needed-times-deadly-hurricanes-megafires-mudslides/#respond Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:00:56 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100777 By: John Grula and Kevin Uhrich In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, many Southern Californians may have thought they had seen the worst Mother Nature could dish out.    But that only lasted until the “megafires” of the fall and the recent deadly mudslides in the Montecito area of Santa Barbara County, where, […]

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Is ‘Fake News’ Real? https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/25/fake-news-real/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/25/fake-news-real/#respond Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:00:33 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100780 Notwithstanding President Trump’s ongoing denunciations of the news media and his penchant for lying, one must ask: Does fake news really exist? If so, where does it come from? More importantly, who’s responsible for producing and promoting it?  The answer to the first question is yes, it definitely exists, but it didn’t start yesterday, or […]

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PW files PRA requests for info on police stops and the ‘lateral’ officers patrolling Pasadena https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/11/pw-files-pra-requests-for-info-on-police-stops-and-the-lateral-officers-patrolling-pasadena/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/11/pw-files-pra-requests-for-info-on-police-stops-and-the-lateral-officers-patrolling-pasadena/#respond Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:00:21 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100479 The traffic incident in which 21-year-old Christopher Ballew of Altadena was confronted by two Pasadena police officers and then restrained and beaten with fists and what amounts to a retractable piece of steel rebar raises many questions.    Perhaps the most important among them is whether such a thing would happen if Ballew was white, […]

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A look at where we’ve been and what lies ahead in 2018 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/a-look-at-where-weve-been-and-what-lies-ahead-in-2018/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/a-look-at-where-weve-been-and-what-lies-ahead-in-2018/#respond Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:15:37 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100173 It’s around this time each year that we stop and take stock of the events that affected us personally, professionally, politically, financially and spiritually over the past 12 months. For some folks, retrospectives are a waste of time. For others, they are invaluable tools for gauging events in the weeks and months ahead. Still others […]

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Trump just can’t resist a ‘good’ insult, no matter where he’s at, what he’s doing, or who gets hurt https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/30/trump-just-cant-resist-good-insult-no-matter-hes-hes-gets-hurt/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/30/trump-just-cant-resist-good-insult-no-matter-hes-hes-gets-hurt/#respond Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:15:48 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99524 He didn’t have to do it, but President Trump did it anyway.  There, in the White House, ostensibly honoring the contributions of the legendary Navajo code talkers who helped defeat Japanese Imperial forces in World War II, top-of-mind Trump did what he does best: he went off script,  uttering what amounted to yet another cheap […]

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Lawmakers must work together to pass common-sense gun control legislation now https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/09/lawmakers-must-work-together-pass-common-sense-gun-control-legislation-now-2/ Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:00:34 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99062 When it comes to gun control, President Trump’s response to the questions “If not me, who? If not now, when?” might very well be “Not me. Not now. Not ever.”  Following the shootings in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 which left 59 people dead and 241 wounded, the next day was just “too soon,” as […]

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Lawmakers must work together to pass common-sense gun control legislation now https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/11/09/lawmakers-must-work-together-pass-common-sense-gun-control-legislation-now/ Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:00:25 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99013 When it comes to gun control, President Trump’s response to the questions “If not me, who? If not now, when?” might very well be “Not me. Not now. Not ever.”  Following the shootings in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 which left 59 people dead and 241 wounded, the next day was just “too soon,” as […]

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Washington’s Metro police also find body cameras have no effect on police use of force https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/10/26/washingtons-metro-police-also-find-body-cameras-no-effect-police-use-force/ Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:00:18 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=98659 A pair of stories last week looked at whether body cameras worn by police have had an effect on the number of use-of-force incidents between police and people they come into contact with.  The first story, appearing in last Thursday’s edition of the Pasadena Weekly, looked at such incidents occurring in Pasadena from June to […]

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BULLETIN BOARD – NEWS & NOTES FROM OUR COMMUNITY https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/10/19/bulletin-board-news-notes-community-5/ Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:00:21 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=98477 Be Heard Planning Commission set to hear latest on luxury housing proposal People opposed to plans to build luxury condos and apartments where once stood moderately priced multiple-family living units are being asked to attend the Pasadena Planning Commission hearing Wednesday night and voice their opinion. Quoting a city report, Eddie Rivera of Pasadena Now […]

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