Brennon Dixson, Whittier Daily News

Brennon Dixson

Whittier Daily News

Long Beach, CA, United States

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Past articles by Brennon:

Pasadena’s Mayor Victor Gordo, actor Danny Trejo forced to walk in 134th Rose Parade

Gordo was travelling down the route in a 1907 Autocar bus, joined by his family and close friends, including Trejo. → Read More

Rose Parade prompts return of early morning Metrolink service

The first train on five Metrolink lines have been rescheduled so riders can reach Pasadena with a free transfer to the Metro Gold Line. → Read More

As Covina Valley Unified educators prepare for a potential strike, here’s what you should know

The union says it will strike if a deal isn’t reached on Wednesday. It would impact school schedules and extracurricular activities. → Read More

Pasadena City Council eases up on key hurdles to Affinity Project

Two conditions – one pertaining to a limit on maximum height and another relating to a local mobility analysis – had been sticking points. → Read More

In a thrilling USC-UCLA football game, a much-needed full house rocks Pasadena’s Rose Bowl stadium

After a season of roller-coaster attendance figures, a packed Rose Bowl for Saturday’s USC-UCLA game was considered a win for the 100-year-old stadium. → Read More

Election 2022: Pasadena rent control backers declare win; gap closes on Baldwin Park cannabis measure

Here are some of the closest races in the San Gabriel Valley and the Whittier area. → Read More

Pasadena, San Gabriel Valley Veterans Day events celebrate sacrifice, strive for a ‘common good’

Events — such as the one in Pasadena on Friday — remembered generations who got beyond their differences to sacrifice for a common purpose. → Read More

Caltech to celebrate 100th anniversary of seismology lab

Find out how you can join Caltech in celebrating the anniversary of its Seismology Lab. → Read More

With possible strike on horizon, Covina-Valley Unified teachers rally amid negotiations

The rally coincided with a fact-finding hearing. For months, the two sides have not been able to settle their negotiations. → Read More

Pasadena Police say officer was within policy in fatal Anthony McClain shooting

The result of the review has been long awaited by residents in the city of Pasadena. → Read More

Bella Ballard, of Altadena, crowned 2023 Rose Queen

The Tournament of Roses has a new Rose Queen — and she likes to volunteer, dabbles in calligraphy and loves soccer and vinyl records. → Read More

Gabby Giffords named Rose Parade grand marshal

With her selection, Giffords will serve as top ambassador for this year’s Tournament of Roses festivities. → Read More

Pasadena’s Coming Out Day party readies for Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles, the first LGBTQ mariachi band

Such events remain every relevant, officials say, because they represent a sharing of stories, which encourages equality under the law. → Read More

Pasadena City Council says not quite yet on in-person meetings

Pasadena City Council had a lengthy discussion to begin meeting in-person on Monday. Remote meetings over Zoom will continue through October while staff prepares hybrid options. → Read More

Tournament of Roses just announced its 2023 Royal Court; here they are

The group will ride on a float in the 134th Rose Parade and attend the 109th Rose Bowl Game on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. → Read More

Pasadena begins process to heal ‘scar’ known as the ‘710 stub’

Residents will have to wait years until a project replacing the failed 710 extension is realized in Pasadena. Here’s why. → Read More

Southern Californians remember what Queen Elizabeth meant to them

Read how Southern California residents honored Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her death. → Read More

Amazon Fresh to open in Pasadena this month; here’s when and where

Find out when Pasadena will welcome Amazon Fresh to the neighborhood. → Read More

Pasadena Unified says principal will return to campus after row over suspicion-person call

The district has made a decision about the future of San Rafael Elementary Principal Rudy Ramirez, who ignited debate after his recorded reaction to a janitor’s arrest. → Read More

Pasadena settles claim against former operator of the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel

Pasadena’s lawsuit in California court continues against other operators of the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel, where the city is seeking the remaining unpaid hotel tax, interest, and penalties. → Read More