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Mayor Tornek Believes His Record Stands for Itself

Pasadena Now,  Thursday, November 7, 2019

As he exited City Hall in April of 2015, Terry Tornek said, “I wouldn’t have done a single thing differently.” Tornek had just concluded months of door-to-door campaigning for Pasadena mayor. It paid off. He said he owed his success to a simple, traditional retail politics model—reach people where they live, explain your agenda and ask for votes.

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Mayor Tornek Focuses on Top Issues of 2020 Mayoral Campaign

Pasadena Now,  Monday, October 7, 2019

Not a professional politician,’ says Mayor; names fiscal responsibility, homelessness, development, public schools, and Arroyo Seco among his campaign priorities.

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City to Start Making Measure J Payments Destined for Pasadena Public Schools

Pasadena Now,  Monday, July, 2019

The City of Pasadena will start making Measure J payments destined for the Pasadena Unified School District this month, according to City Manager Steve Mermell.

“We will transfer one-third of Measure I funds monthly,” said Mermell said in an email interview with Pasadena Now. “For the first year of the agreement the City Council guaranteed that this amount will be at least $5 million.”

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