March 9, 2017

Council Incumbent Andy Wilson, Challenger Phil Hosp Prepare for April Showdown

Two Pasadena City Council candidates are gearing up for an April 18 showdown, and a surprise winner in the Pasadena Unified School District race is cool, collected and “not surprised” following her upset victory in Tuesday’s election. Phil Hosp will take on incumbent District 7 Councilmember Andy Wilson in a runoff as both candidates finished with just under the 50 …

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March 8, 2017

Wilson, Hosp to face in runoff for District 7 in Pasadena

The top two candidates for Pasadena’s District 7 council seat will continue fighting for another month, after both failed to receive enough votes to win Tuesday night’s primary outright. Appointed Councilman Andy Wilson will face challenger Phil Hosp again during a run-off election scheduled for April 18.

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February 23, 2017

Endorsements: Gordo and Wilson for Pasadena City Council

Pasadena faces challenges, but it doesn’t lack leadership. Voters in the District 5 and District 7 City Council elections March 7 are fortunate to be represented by veteran incumbent Victor Gordo, a champion for his working-class area north of the 210, and appointed incumbent Andy Wilson, who in his short time representing his southern district has shown himself a worthy …

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February 22, 2017

The Thin Blue Line in Whittier: Letters

Pasadena’s District 7 Pasadena voters should reject deceitful campaign tactics by District 7 candidate Philip Hosp. His phony allegations of “conflict of interest” and “influence peddling” against another candidate have no factual basis. We have more than enough lies and fake news pouring out of Washington. We don’t need that sort of demagoguery in Pasadena.

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December 29, 2016

A Remarkable Pasadena Achievement: No More Homeless Families

Pasadena – which ranked first among 32 cities in 24 states for reducing homelessness from 2009-2016 in a just-released survey report by the U.S. Conference of Mayors – has also quietly accomplished another feat: there are no longer any unsheltered homeless families living here.

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December 19, 2016

Pasadena Dedicates Plaque at Former Apartment of President Obama

Residents of Pasadena and City officials gathered Saturday to unveil a plaque at the site where President Barack Obama once resided while a student at Occidental College in Los Angeles. The plaque says that the “future 44th president of the United States” lived at the address, an apartment building at 253 E. Glenarm Street, from 1980 to 1981.

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