OUTDOOR WATERING LIMITED TO ONE DAY PER WEEK STARTING NOV. 1, 2014

Posted on October 30, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—As part of the City’s Level 1 Water Supply Shortage Plan now in effect, Pasadena property owners will be limited to watering outdoors one day per week, on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday, effective Nov. 1, 2014. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 21, 2014 #088-14 OUTDOOR WATERING LIMITED TO ONE DAY PER WEEK STARTING NOV. 1,… Read More

SPOOKTACULAR FUN AT FALL FESTIVAL OCT. 31, 2014

Posted on October 28, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena invites the public to join the spooktacular family fun at the 2014 Fall Festival at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma St., from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2014 #092-14 JOIN THE SPOOKTACULAR FUN AT FALL FESTIVAL OCT. 31, 2014 PASADENA, Calif.—The City of… Read More

GLENARM PROJECT JOB FAIR NOV. 4, 2014

Posted on October 27, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents interested in working on the Glenarm Repowering Project as union carpenters, cement masons and pipe fitters are invited to attend a job recruitment event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2014 #091-14 PASADENA RESIDENTS INVITED TO CONSTRUCTION JOB RECRUITMENT EVENT NOV. 4, 2014 PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents interested in working on the Glenarm Repowering… Read More

FREE FLU SHOTS OFFERED THROUGH NOV. 25 2014

Posted on October 23, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine offered by the Public Health Department through Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2014 #087-14 FREE FLU VACCINE CLINICS OFFERED THROUGH NOV. 25, 2014 PASADENA, Calif.—Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine offered by the Public Health Department through Tuesday, Nov. 25,… Read More

LATINO HERITAGE PARADE, CELEBRATION SATURDAY, OCT. 25, 2014

Posted on October 22, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Experience Latino history, arts and culture at the 16th annual Latino Heritage Parade and “jamaica” (celebration) Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.  The free, fun-filled family event begins with the lively and colorful parade at 11 a.m., followed by the jamaica festival from 12-4 p.m. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2014 #086-14 JOIN THE EXCITEMENT AT… Read More

PUBLIC INVITED TO FOOD DAY PASADENA CELEBRATION OCT. 24, 2014

Posted on October 22, 2014 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2014 #085-14 PUBLIC INVITED TO FOOD DAY PASADENA CELEBRATION OCT. 24, 2014 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to celebrate healthy living with lots of fun activities at Food Day Pasadena Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.  The free family festival hosted by the Public Health Department will take place from 12-4 p.m.… Read More

PUBLIC INVITED TO TRICK OR TREAT TV AT PASADENA MEDIA STUDIO OCT. 27, 2014

Posted on October 21, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Media invites all good ghouls, goblins, pirates, princesses and zombies of all ages to a special “Trick or Treat TV” costume celebration from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, October 27, 2014. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2014 Public Invited to Pasadena Media’s Spooktacular “Trick or Treat TV” Oct. 27 PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Media… Read More

PCAC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HONORED BY BUSINESS LIFE MAGAZINE

Posted on October 20, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Ms. Keri Stokstad, Executive Director for the Pasadena Community Access Corp. (Pasadena Media),www.pasadenamedia.tv, recently was named as one of the San Gabriel Valley’s top Women Achievers for 2014 by Business Life magazine. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 7, 2014 PCAC Executive Director Keri Stokstad Honored by Business Life Magazine PASADENA, Calif.—Ms. Keri Stokstad, Executive Director for… Read More

PASADENA POLICE ARREST DOUBLE HOMICIDE SUSPECT

Posted on October 15, 2014 in

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PASADENA, CA – Pasadena Police arrested Jacob Mallory Bersson (White male-29, Pasadena resident) for the murder of Lawrence Bressler (White male-50) and Denise K. Bressler (White female-64) on October 13, 2014. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2014 PASADENA POLICE ARREST DOUBLE HOMICIDE SUSPECT PASADENA, CA – Pasadena Police arrested Jacob Mallory Bersson (White male-29, Pasadena… Read More

PWP CUSTOMERS INVITED TO ENERGY ROADMAP EVENT OCT. 16, 2014

Posted on October 13, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Water & Power (PWP) customers are invited to learn how green power sources stack up against conventional energy during PWP’s free Energy Roadmap event Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2014 #084-14 PWP CUSTOMERS INVITED TO ENERGY ROADMAP EVENT OCT. 16, 2014 PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Water & Power (PWP) customers are invited… Read More

PUBLIC INVITED TO BULLYING PREVENTION AWARENESS EVENTS, OCTOBER 2014

Posted on October 13, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—The public is encouraged to participate in a series of free educational events in Pasadena through Friday, October 24, 2014, to learn about the effects of bullying and preventive measures. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2014 #083-14 PUBLIC INVITED TO BULLYING PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH EVENTS OCTOBER 2014 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is encouraged to participate… Read More

PASADENA CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO SUPPORT PROP. 47

Posted on October 13, 2014 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena City Council voted at its Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 meeting to support Proposition 47, known as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2014 #082-14 PASADENA CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO SUPPORT PROPOSITION 47 PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena City Council voted at its Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 meeting to support… Read More

IT’S ARTNIGHT OCTOBER 10, 2014-JOIN THE FANTASTIC FREE ART FUN!

Posted on October 9, 2014 in

ArtNight October 2014

ARTNIGHT PASADENA RETURNS OCTOBER 10, 2014 JOIN IN THE FANTASTIC FREE ART FUN.  FREE TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED. PASADENA, Calif.—Come celebrate Pasadena’s creative, artistic community as ArtNight Pasadena returns from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday, October 10, 2014, with free admission to  20, yes 20, exciting arts and cultural venues throughout Pasadena.  There’s something for everyone… Read More

Noticias En Breve Octubre 2014

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

Su Voto es su Voz! En Marzo de 2015, los votantes inscritos elegirán a los representantes para alcalde de la ciudad y a los concejales de los Distritos 1, 2, 4 y 6 así como también para los recientes formados sub distritos del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Pasadena 2, 4 y 6. El periodo de… Read More

Keep The History, Cut The Waste

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

Pasadena is a treasure trove of historic homes – and owners who love them. But with little or no insulation and drafty doors and windows, these beautiful specimens are often hot in summer and chilly in winter, meaning sky-high energy bills. Learn how you can enjoy modern efficiency and comfort while protecting your home’s one-of-a-kind… Read More

The Pride Of Pasadena: The Glenarm Power Plant

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

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Officials broke ground July 2 on the long-awaited construction project at the site of Pasadena’s historic 107-year-old Glenarm Power Plant. Under the direction of PWP, the firm ARB, Inc. is heading up the multi-million-dollar project to replace aging turbines with an efficient new 71-megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle plant. A major goal of Pasadena’s long-term… Read More

Pasadena’s Hard Water No Cause For Concern

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

In recent months, some Pasadena residents have noticed that their tap water has been unusually hard and/or cloudy. Both of these issues can be traced to the drought’s effect on our water supplies. While neither of these problems poses a health risk, they can cause unnecessary worry for customers. The cloudy or milky/white appearance is… Read More

Turn Off The Tap: Water Waste Rules Still In Effect

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

Pasadena continues mandatory water conservation as part of the City’s Level Water Shortage Supply Plan. Pasadena Water and Power reminds its customers to adhere to the Level 1 water waste restrictions, which include: Outdoor watering is limited to Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays during summer, and one day a week during winter. No watering outdoors between… Read More

Free Fall Festival Oct. 31 At Victory Park

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

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Join the City for its free, family friendly Fall Festival 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma St. for a ghoulish and enchanting night of safe fun with activities for the entire family! With special zones designed just for toddlers, youth and teens, there is something for everyone!… Read More

Free Seasonal Flu Vaccine Clinics

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

Protect yourself and your family from the influenza (flu) virus by getting a free flu vaccine from the Pasadena Public Health Department at one of the following flu clinics in Pasadena. Tuesday, October 21, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa St. Tuesday, October 28, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Jackie Robinson Center,1020 N. Fair… Read More

College Fair & Career Pathways Showcase 2014

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

College Fair and Career Pathways Showcase 2014

  College Fair and Career Pathways Showcase 2014 Pasadena Convention Center 300 Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101 Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Fair: 4-7 p.m. Workshops: 6-8 p.m Admission is free and open to the public

Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer Update

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

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The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) has been identified on public and private trees within the City. This insect attacks a variety of trees by boring into the wood of a tree and depositing a fungus known as Fusarium, which eventually kills the host tree. The Department of Public Works is working with plant pathologists… Read More

ArtNight Pasadena: October 10, 2014

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

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Come celebrate the best of Pasadena’s creative, artistic community as ArtNight Pasadena returns from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, October 10, 2014 with free admission to 20 exciting, world-class arts and cultural venues. There’s something for everyone during this exciting, family fun, four-hour cultural extravaganza featuring a wide array of dance, music, visual arts… Read More

Mayor’s Tree Lighting; State Of City Events

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

Mark your calendars and be sure to join Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard for two of the City’s most popular events: Holiday Tree Lighting and Celebration, 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, 5-7 p.m., in Centennial Square in front of City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. Enjoy free, light refreshments and musical performances, art activities for… Read More

Play “Where In Pasadena” To Win Prizes!

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

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Think you know Pasadena well? Play “Where in Pasadena” with us every Wednesday on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofPasadena. We post a photo, and you guess the location for the chance to win fun prizes. Past prizes include gift certificates to coffee shops, a bakery and an art studio. Like us on Facebook to start seeing our… Read More

City Opens Section 8 Wait List

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

The City of Pasadena Housing & Career Services Department will open its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list enrollment process beginning 8 a.m., October 15, 2014, and will close the enrollment process at 4:59 p.m., November 1, 2014. Open enrollment is an on-line application process only. Written instruction, instructional YouTube video, and the… Read More

FY 2015 Adopted Budget Appropriations & Revenues

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

Financial Year 2015 Adopted Budget Chart 1 and Chart 2

Note: Both the revenue and appropriations charts include inter-fund transfers totaling $136.8 million. The appropriations chart includes $26.9 million in capital-related salaries and benefits which are also included in the $72.3 million of CIP appropriations due to current budget system limitations.

Library & Community Access TV Studio Funded

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

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After looking at the numbers, you might not be able to determine that for more than 130 years, the Pasadena Public Library,www.cityofpasadena.net/library has proudly served the public since 1884. Currently operating in 10 locations, the Library provides free access to books, journals, digital media, computers, specials classes, lectures, events and research collections. Yes, for free,… Read More

Understanding Budget Numbers

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

Getting a fundamental, “30,000-foot-view” of the City’s financial health at the beginning of Fiscal Year 2015 is quickly obtained by reviewing the pie charts below showing an adopted budget of $675.2 million. This includes an Operating Budget of $540.7 million; capital improvement appropriations of $72.3 million and $62.2 million for the City’s three Operating Companies—the… Read More

Pasadena’s Financial Story Told

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

Budgets and finances for a city like Pasadena can be very complicated to understand. Pasadena’s budget document, spanning hundreds of pages, can seem even more challenging when you consider the City is a full-service municipal operation with more than 2,000 employees in 16 departments; an extensive public library system; a fleet of public buses, refuse… Read More

Your Vote Is Your Voice

Posted on October 1, 2014 in

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In March 2015, Pasadena’s eligible registered voters will be electing representatives for the City’s elected Mayor and City Council Districts 1, 2, 4 and 6, as well as for the newly formed geographic sub-districts for the Pasadena Unified School District’s Board of Education, Seats 2, 4, and 6. The nomination period opens November 17, 2014… Read More