Pasadena Mayoral Candidate Night April 7, 2015

Posted on March 26, 2015 in

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Public Invited to Mayoral Candidate Debate April 7, 2015 at Pasadena Convention Center  Larry Mantle, Host of KPCC’s AirTalk Show, Serves as Moderator; PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to attend a live, televised debate between Pasadena’s mayoral candidates Jacque Robinson and Terry Tornek that will be moderated by Larry Mantle, the host of 89.3 FM… Read More

Hop Into Spring Egg Bowl, Festival April 4, 2015

Posted on March 23, 2015 in

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HOP INTO PASADENA’S LARGEST SPRING EGG BOWL, FESTIVAL APRIL 4, 2015PASADENA, Calif.—Celebrate spring by hopping your way through Pasadena’s largest Egg Bowl and Festival Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2015 #021-15 HOP INTO PASADENA’S LARGEST SPRING EGG BOWL, FESTIVAL APRIL 4, 2015… Read More

Northwest Pasadena Market Opens Under Healthy Retail Program

Posted on March 17, 2015 in

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PUBLIC INVITED TO GRAND OPENING OF HEALTHY RETAIL PROGRAM MARKET; PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to the grand opening of Pasadena’s first neighborhood store to adopt the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) Healthy Retail Program format. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2015 #020-15 PUBLIC INVITED TO GRAND OPENING OF HEALTHY RETAIL PROGRAM MARKET PASADENA,… Read More

2015 Tower Banner Student Art Contest Winners Announced for Bob Hope Airport

Posted on March 17, 2015 in

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2015 “TOWER BANNER STUDENT ART CONTEST” WINNERS ANNOUNCED  BURBANK, Calif.,–The high school student winners of the Bob Hope Airport “2015 Tower Banner Student Art Contest” from Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena Unified School Districts presented their winning artwork at the March 2, 2015 Airport Authority meeting. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2015 “TOWER BANNER STUDENT ART CONTEST” WINNERS ANNOUNCED… Read More

Tunnel Not a Preferred Option For Pasadena, SR-710 Working Group Recommends

Posted on March 17, 2015 in

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City Working Group Determines SR 710 Tunnel Option Not For Pasadena; PASADENA, Calif.——Multiple transportation options focused on moving people, not vehicles, is the best approach to help complete the State Route 710 project, according to recommendations… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2015 #019-15 City Working Group Determines SR-710 Tunnel Option Not For Pasadena PASADENA, Calif.——Multiple… Read More

Free Health Care Summit March 26, 2015

Posted on March 9, 2015 in

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FREE HEALTH CARE SUMMIT ON IMPACT OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA MARCH 26, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.—Health care and mental health professionals are invited to attend a free summit on the impact of adverse childhood experiences, trauma and toxic stress on lifelong health from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Huntington Hospital’s Braun Auditorium,… Read More

Finance Task Force Members Named; Meetings Begin March 9, 2015

Posted on March 3, 2015 in

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FINANCE TASK FORCE MEMBERS ANNOUNCED MEETINGS BEGIN; PASADENA, Calif.—The first public meeting of the City’s Task Force on Financial Administration and Internal Control will begin at 5 p.m., Monday, March 9, 2015, at Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., in the Council Conference Room adjacent to the Council Chamber, Second Floor. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:… Read More

Spring 2015 ArtNight Pasadena is March 13, 2015–Awesome Art Fun!

Posted on March 3, 2015 in

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SPRING “ARTNIGHT” RETURNS WITH 17 EXCITING VENUES MARCH 13, 2015  PASADENA, Calif.—Celebrate the best of Pasadena’s creative, artistic community during the return of ArtNight Pasadena from 6 10 p.m., Friday, March 13, 2015. SPRING “ARTNIGHT” RETURNS WITH 17 EXCITING VENUES MARCH 13, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.—Celebrate the best of Pasadena’s creative, artistic community during the return… Read More

Pasadena Votes-2015 : Voters Go to the Polls March 10, 2015

Posted on March 2, 2015 in

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PASADENA VOTES 2015 VOTERS GO TO THE POLLS MARCH 10, 2015;  PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents eligible to vote have the opportunity to cast ballots to elect representatives to four-year terms for Mayor and for City Council Districts 1, 2, 4 and 6 and for the PUSD Board of Education members representing District seats 2, 4 and… Read More

Celebrate 2015 One City, One Story at Community Conversation With ‘The Book of Unknown Americans’ Author Cristina Henriquez March 12, 2015

Posted on March 2, 2015 in

CELEBRATE PASADENA’S ONE CITY, ONE STORY COMMUNITY CONVERSATION WITH CRISTINA HENRÍQUEZ, AUTHOR OF THE 2015 SELECTION “THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS”PASADENA, Calif. — To celebrate the 13th year of Pasadena’s One City, One Story community reading project, the public is invited to a conversation with Cristina Henríquez, author of this year’s selected novel The Book of… Read More

New Health Officer For Pasadena Announced

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Dr. Ying-Ying Goh has been appointed the City’s new Health Officer by City Manager Michael J. Beck. Dr. Goh, as the City’s Health Officer, provides medical supervision and consultative direction for City health services and programs. The Health Officer also has authority to declare public health emergencies and quarantines. Dr. Goh reminds all parents to… Read More

The 2015 Egg Bowl Announced

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

The City’s first-ever “Egg Bowl” Hunt for 2015 occurs Saturday, April 4 at the Rose Bowl Stadium. It’s an “Eggs-travaganza” of epic proportions with 40,000 eggs, including one special Golden Egg. Start the day with our VIP Bunny Brunch in the Rose Bowl Club Lounge. Get fun photos with the Big Bunny and enjoy pancakes,… Read More

Applications Due To Education Scholarships

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Do you know a new and better way we can use water and energy? Tell us and you could win cash for college! Through its 2015 Educational Scholarship program, PWP will award two $5,000 scholarships. The program is now open to all Pasadena high school seniors, including private school students. To apply, submit an application,… Read More

A Bright New Addition To Our Green Power Supply

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Pasadena has a new star in its green power portfolio: the Columbia Two solar project in the Mojave Desert. Negotiating a great price through the Southern California Public Power Association (SCPPA), PWP approved the 20-year deal in 2013 to buy 2.6 megawatts of solar power from the15-megawatt Mojave plant. After months of construction, the facility… Read More

Are You Up To The Challenge?

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Let’s show them how it’s done, Pasadena! For the first time ever, we’re gearing up for the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. From April 1-30, 2015, Pasadena’s Mayor is asking every Pasadena resident—and that means you—to go to www.MyWaterPledge.com to take a simple four-step pledge to save water. Tell your Pasadena friends and neighbors,… Read More

Free Drought Tolerant Workshops

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

Don’t miss out on free California-friendly landscaping workshops held throughout the year and citywide! Learn how to turn your lawn into a beautiful water-saving garden. Details at www.PWPweb.com/workshops or call (626) 744-7311.

ArtNight Pasadena March 13

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Join us for ArtNight Pasadena on Friday, March 13from 6-10 p.m. The citywide arts and cultural open house is for everyone. Free shuttle buses to all venues, with main shuttle hub at beautiful City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. Dance with Muse/Ique and Lineage Dance Ensemble, Explore at Kidspace Children’s Museum, and enjoy visual arts… Read More

Pasadena Restaurant Week Begins April 26

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Pasadena’s restaurant community opens its doors for the fifth Pasadena Restaurant Weekfrom Sunday, April 26 through Friday, May 1, 2015. Pasadena Restaurant Week is a citywide event featuring the cuisine of many of Pasadena’s top dining establishments. Participating restaurants will offer at least three fixed price dinner and/or lunch menu items for visitors. Depending on… Read More

Final Days Of The Pasadena Enterprize Zone

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

Following the State’s elimination of the Enterprise Zone Program last year, City Council took action on October 20, 2014, to discontinue the city incentives with the program. Business license, entitlement and building permit fee waivers previously provided to qualified businesses in designated areas of the former Enterprise Zone expired on December 31, 2014. For more… Read More

School Enrollment Begins In March

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Pasadena Unified School District kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year begins in March. Children turning five on or before September 1, 2015 are eligible to begin kindergarten and children turning five September 2-December 2 may enroll in transitional kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year. To register, a parent/guardian needs to provide a copy of… Read More

Brush Clearance Inspections Begin

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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The Pasadena Fire Department will begin brush clearance inspections on April 1, 2015 and continue through the month of June. Residents in high prone brush areas will soon receive a brochure outlining the requirements mandated by the State of California. Clearing an area of 30 feet immediately surrounding your home is critical. For more information… Read More

Mayor Bogaard Appreciation Day

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Mayor Bogaard Appreciation Day Saturday, April 25 • 3-5 p.m. Centennial Square • Pasadena City Hall You are invited to join Mayor Bill Bogaard and his wife, Claire, for a casual afternoon of music, art children’s activities, food trucks and more, in celebration of his 16 years of service as our first citywide elected Mayor. Share your… Read More

One City, One Story Event Details

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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Pasadena’s 13th One City, One Story community reading celebration book selection is the novel The Book of Unknown Americans by author Cristina Henríquez. It is the story of a boy and a girl who fall in love; of two families whose hopes collide with destiny and an extraordinary story that offers a resonant, new definition… Read More

Task Force Members Announced

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard has named seven people to the City’s Task Force on Financial Administration and Internal Controls that will make recommendations to the City Council and the City Manager in response to the announcement last year that a former City employee allegedly stole up to $6.4 million during an 11-year embezzlement scheme. Task… Read More

Voters Go To Polls March 10

Posted on March 1, 2015 in

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All Pasadena residents eligible to vote have the opportunity to cast ballots for the City’s first new mayor in 16 years during the March 10, 2015 election. Eligible voters will elect local representatives to four-year terms for Mayor and for City Council Districts 1, 2, 4 and 6 and for the PUSD Board of Education… Read More