November 24, 1994 |
The early morning sun had yet to warm the gray stone walls of All Saints Episcopal Church. But inside a conference room, 15 members of the Coalition for a Non-Violent City steering committee sat at tables littered with empty plastic-foam coffee cups. They were 35 minutes into a full court press by Pasadena City Councilman Isaac Richard.
May 26, 1994
Companies seeking young people for temporary World Cup soccer-related jobs can inquire at the Pasadena-Foothill Branch of the Los Angeles Urban League about a job-training program to fill their needs. The Coalition for a Non-Violent City will provide basic training for youths seeking summer work in restaurants, hotels, parking lots and security areas. They will be available on short notice at flexible hours for $5 hourly. Interested employers should contact the Urban League office, 1200 N.
October 27, 1994
Strategies and actions to combat violence will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday by the Coalition for a Non-Violent City. The meeting at Eliot Middle School, 2184 N. Lake Ave. in Altadena, is an outgrowth of a daylong conference held Oct. 1 by the coalition at the Pasadena Center. A 30-member steering committee sorted through the discussions to summarize the ideas proposed by Pasadena residents.
May 19, 1994
Small, community-based Pasadena agencies interested in implementing youth anti-violence projects can apply for $5,000 grants from the Coalition for a Non-Violent City. Agencies with operating budgets of less than $150,000 yearly are eligible. Workshops will be held Wednesday and June 2 to help with the application process. The application deadline is June 15. Applications can be obtained at: the coalition office, 118 S. Oak Knoll Ave.
September 8, 1994
A two-hour anti-crime forum will be held by Pasadena's City Council on Tuesday evening in the ballroom at the Doubletree Hotel. The session will feature displays of Pasadena's police cars and firetrucks, a video about crime prevention efforts and a round-table discussion. Issues will include whether the city should concentrate on youth crime prevention programs or increased police enforcement.
March 16, 1995
Of all the silly, misguided efforts to reduce crime in our local area, Pasadena's plan to register ammunition has to be the worst. Assistant City Atty. Carolyn Y. Williams should be reprimanded for the time she wasted working on this pointless, feel-good ordinance with the Coalition for a Non-Violent City. First of all, bullets do not have registration numbers. Guns have registration numbers, and spent bullets can be traced back to a specific gun but not to any batch of bullets sold.