*Frank Girardot, metro editor for the three-paper San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group, will take over as editor of the Pasadena Star-News. Here's part of the memo:
This is a homecoming for Frank. He worked at the Star-News for many years in the 1990s, so he knows the community well. He's just the man we need in Pasadena to be the public face of the Star-News and ensure the community regards the Star-News as its indispensable source of local news. City Editor Hector Gonzalez and the entire editorial staff of the Star-News will report to Frank.*San Gabriel Valley Tribune reporter Rebecca Kimitch was promoted to political editor for the paper.
*Pasadena Star-News reporter Alfred Lee has accepted a job with the Los Angeles Business Journal.