On Thursday, January 23, the West Pasadena Residents Association, along with the Linda Vista-Annendale and Madison Heights Neighborhood Associations, held a candidate forum featuring the four candidates for mayor and the three candidates for District 6. Over 200 people were in attendance. Here, courtesy of Pasadena Media, is video of the forum in its entirety.
From the Pasadena Independent: Ryan Bell seemed to connect with the audience when he shared that he has been a long-term resident of Pasadena and has been a renter all of his life because he does not earn enough money to purchase a home in his community. “I’m a tenant. I have always been aContinue reading “Ryan Bell makes an impression at forum”
The Democrats of Pasadena Foothills are holding a candidate forum on Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 pm. Ryan will speaking, along with other candidates running for Pasadena mayor and city council in districts 1, 2, 4, and 6. Please join me! RSVP on Facebook
Today, on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, it is important to remember the native Tongva people who were displaced from their lands and forced to convert to Christianity. Tens of thousands died as a result of colonialism. Pasadena is still a beautiful land but hundreds are homeless and hundreds more are displaced every year by gentrification, theContinue reading “Remembering the Tongva People on Indigenous People’s Day”