Union Station in the News

Federal Housing Department Awards $2.6 Million for Pasadena Continuum of Care (Pasadena Now)

  The federal government has awarded the Pasadena Continuum of Care (CoC) $2.6 million to provide housing and supportive services to homeless individuals and families, Pasadena Director of Housing and Community Services William Huang announced late last week. The CoC is led by the Pasadena Partnership to End Homelessness (Pasadena Partnership), with the City of […]

There’s A Huge New Food And Booze Festival Taking Over The Rose Bowl (LAist)

Fried chicken and sweet potato pancakes from Nighthawk, one of the featured vendors (via Instagram)   Dozens of local chefs, mixologists, brewers and winemakers will be featured at a new festival in Pasadena this Sunday. The inaugural Masters of Taste will debut on the field at the Rose Bowl this Sunday, April 3, offering the […]

Housing Department Director Assesses Pasadena’s Housing Picture (Pasadena Now)

Citing a lack of housing across all income brackets along with rents that rise faster than wages, Bill Huang, Director of the Pasadena Department of Housing, delivered a challenging but hopeful report to the Pasadena City Council Monday evening. Huang pointed out that there is a rapidly growing senior population — the baby boomers — […]

Riding with the Royal Court in the 127th Rose Parade (Examiner.com)

January 2, 201611:37 PM MST Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google Plus 98th Rose Queen Erika Karen Winter demonstrates the grace and beauty of a Tournament of Roses Queen at the 2016 Rose Parade. Ramona Monteros “It’s not a beauty contest.” That’s a phrase one frequently hears, both from the folks involved with the Tournament of […]

Community Council: Union Station Homeless Services (KIIS Cares)

Community Council: Union Station Homeless Services Union Station Homeless Services is part of a premier group of human services agencies in Los Angeles County that are leading the way to ending homelessness in our community. They are the San Gabriel Valley’s largest social service agency assisting homeless and very low-income adults and families. Since 1973, […]

As LA’s homeless population surges, how to handle panhandling (KPCC)

As LA’s homeless population surges, how to handle panhandling by AirTalk December 21, 05:05 PM Tents used by the homeless line a downtown Los Angeles street with the skyline behind Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015.DAMIAN DOVARGANES/AP Listen to this story 15 MIN 50 SEC While L.A.’s homeless population grows, the question looms of how to handle […]

Local outreach programs offer food, shelter to the homeless (Pasadena City College Courier)

Local outreach programs offer food, shelter to the homeless Posted on December 10, 2015 by Hannah Gonzales in Lifestyle During the winter season Pasadena gets cold at night, especially for those without a home. Several local outreach programs offer emergency shelters and other services for those looking for a place to sleep and eat. The outreach program at Pasadena Covenant […]