Daniel Vasquez | Contributing Journalist

Daniel Vasquez | Contributing Journalist
Daniel Vasquez | Executive Editor SouthPasadenan.com News. Mr. Vasquez is a an award-winning journalist and columnist, who has covered crime, courts, politics and consumer technology. He is a 2005 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Editorial Writing for a yearlong series on ethics and government published by the San Jose Mercury News. He also has worked for the The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune and South Florida Sun Sentinel.

Mark Deetjen | Son of San Marino, Dad of South Pasadena

South Pasadena, did you feel it? It wasn’t an earthquake. Nothing pandemic-related. It was more like a “great disturbance in the Force” that surrounds South Pasadena. Mark Deetjen is gone. Who, you ask? Many of...
Vanessa Marquez killed by police. | Press conference at South Pasadena City Hall announcing wrongful death lawsuit.  "ER" Actress Vanessa Marquez was killed by police Aug. 30, 2018 at her South Pasadena home

Vanessa Marquez Shooting | Press Conference – $20 Million Claim Filed Against South Pasadena...

Family, friends and supporters of Vanessa Marquez are expected to hold a press conference today to announce the filing of a claim for civil damages related to the alleged wrongful death against the City...

NEW INFORMATION: Witnesses, Police Provide Details into the Shooting Death of Actress Vanessa Marquez

New details in the officer-involved shooting death of actress Vanessa Marquez reveal a heartbreaking chain of events that escalated into a rapid series of shots fired inside the home in the heart of South...

Friends memorialize Actress Vanessa Marquez in South Pasadena

In the days after actress Vanessa Marquez was shot and killed by police during a wellness check at her South Pasadena home, friends left flowers perched next to a palm tree by the sidewalk....

Death of Actress Vanessa Marquez Saddens, Frustrates South Pasadena

While the world remains in shock over the violent death of actress Vanessa Marquez, the tight-knit community of South Pasadena struggles to find a way to honor the memory of a friend and neighbor. No...

Actress Vanessa Marquez Killed in South Pasadena Officer-Involved Shooting

Actress Vanessa Marquez — most famous for her roles in the iconic film ‘Stand and Deliver’ and long-running TV medical drama ‘ER’ — was shot and killed Thursday afternoon by South Pasadena police, who...

South Pasadena Shooting: Vanessa Marquez Draws Gun on Officers and was Killed

A welfare check by the South Pasadena Police Department Thursday turned fatal when the distraught and disabled woman officers were checking on allegedly pulled out a "BB-type" gun, causing an officer to open fire...

Legislation Passed | Piqui’s Resolution HR-113 is now State Law

A year after a local man was sentenced to 25 years-to-life in prison for the murder of his 5-year-old son, the California Legislature has passed a resolution aimed at changing child custody laws and...
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