Noticias En Breve, Abril 2016

Posted on April 28, 2016 in

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Inspecciones anual de limpieza de la maleza El Departamento de Bomberos de Pasadena comenzó y continuará hasta junio de 2016 las inspecciones para eliminar las malezas. Los residentes en las zonas con malezas propensas deberán recibir un folleto delineando los requisitos exigidos por el Estado de California para que usted y sus vecinos estén seguros.… Read More

PWP Annual Report

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The 2015 annual report for PWP is now available online. With a theme of “Community Owned, Community Focused, Environmentally Conscious,” the report summarizes PWP’s accomplishments and progress on key initiatives, plus detailed information on the City utility department’s finances. The report is available online at www.cityofpasadena.net/WaterandPower/annual_reports.

Community Solar Coming To Pasadena

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PWP is developing a community solar program that will allow Pasadena customers to harness the power of the sun. Community solar can be the ideal solution for residents who rent, live in a multi-family building or whose rooftop is primarily shaded. The program is great way to do your part to go green! Pasadena would… Read More

Rain Barrels And Cisterns

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Pasadena is excited to offer residential rebates for rain barrels or cisterns at a discounted price. Your Pasadena Water and Power Department (PWP) water conservation rebates are offered through the Metropolitan Water District. PWP Rain barrel rebates are $100 per barrel (maximum of 4 per household; minimum size 50 gallons). PWP also offers a $500… Read More

Level 2 Water Shortage Remains

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The City wants to remind all water customers that we continue to be impacted by drought conditions and state-mandated water conservation requirements. This means ever drop of water counts, especially with the hot summer months ahead, and we are still at a Level 2 Water Shortage Plan. Customers can resume watering two days a week,… Read More

Make Music Pasadena

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Nearly 50,000 music fans are expected to attend Make Music Pasadena, the West Coast’s largest free music festival, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, June 11. This year’s festival lineup includes Atlas Genius; Bear Hands; The Mowgli’s; Small Black; Nahko and Medicine for the People; PAPA; James Supercave; Pr0files; Phantoms; The Dead Ships; Hunny;… Read More

Music Under The Stars

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Join the Pasadena Symphony and Pops for its annual, crowd-pleasing FREE musical event, “Music Under the Stars” on Saturday, May 14, in front of Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. Seating is on a first-come basis beginning at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Food trucks will be available throughout the… Read More

New Regional Transportation Plan

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Metro, the regional transportation authority for Los Angeles County, is developing a new, long-range transportation plan. Let your voice be heard! Find out more by visiting www.metro.net/theplan.

Americafest Just Around The Corner

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The Fourth of July will be here before you know it! If you want to have a family fun time, make plans to attend Americafest at the Rose Bowl Stadium, www.rosebowlstadium.com where you will see the biggest and best fireworks show in Southern California. Pre-show fun zone for kids; live entertainment, food vendors and picnic… Read More

Workers Available For Hire

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The Pasadena Community Job Center, 500 N. Lake Ave., has been serving the community for more than 14 years and is operated by the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, with support from the City and the Pasadena Community Foundation. The Center provides a safe and dignified place for the day laborer community to look for… Read More

Annual Brush Clearance Inspections

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The Pasadena Fire Department’s brush clearance inspections have begun and will continue through June 2016.  Residents in high prone brush areas should receive a brochure outlining the requirements mandated by the State of California to keep you and your neighbors safe. Firefighters are available to answer any questions you may have about our existing fire… Read More

NEA Our Town My Pasadena Public Art Projects

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NEA Our Town My Pasadena Public Art Projects Include: (Artist Name, Project Title and Description) Mann, Lisa, Roto Pasadena, animated projections of Northwest community members Medvedovsky, Betsy & Steve Campos, PopUp Museum, exploring themes of origins, time, conflict & family Parson’s Nose, Staged reading of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town with professional actors and high   school… Read More

Public Art Update For Civic Center District

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Art lovers are encouraged to visit the Pasadena Civic Center area to view nine new temporary public artworks now through September 2016 that will enliven the area as part of the “My Pasadena” project funded by a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant. The City’s Cultural Affairs Division of the Planning Department is implementing the… Read More

Airport Tower Student Art Winners Announced

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Congratulations are due to Pasadena high school students Jordan Garcia (first); Eranely Wells (second), and Brian Nguyen (third), who created the winning entries representing Pasadena in the Burbank Bob Hope Airport 2016 Tower Banner Student Art Contest. The winners were chosen from 219 entries across all three districts. This is the ninth year the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena… Read More

Minimum Wage Increases Coming Soon

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Minimum wage increases are coming to Pasadena now that both the City Council and state officials have approved a multi-year approach to raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour. Earlier this ear, the Pasadena City Council adopted a new local ordinance to raise the minimum wage up to $15 per hour over a multi-year timeline. Pasadena… Read More

Budget Hearings For FY2017

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Learn more about the City’s budget for Fiscal Year 2017 during special joint meeting meetings in May and June by the City Council and its Finance Committee. The meetings are held at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., Second Floor, in the Council Chamber. May 9, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Public meeting and hearing… Read More

COMPOST BIN SALE AT VICTORY PARK FARMERS’ MARKET – APRIL 16, 2016

Posted on April 12, 2016 in

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 12, 2016, 2016 #020-16 COMPOST BIN SALE AT VICTORY PARK FARMERS’ MARKET APRIL 16, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.— Go green and start composting for your landscaping needs by purchasing a backyard compost bin this weekend at the Victory Park Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, April 16, 2016. The Pasadena Department of… Read More

OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING APRIL 8, 2016 -UPDATE

Posted on April 8, 2016 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2016 #019-16 PASADENA OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING UPDATE FOR APRIL 8, 2016 First Update Issued 12:13 p.m., PDT; Second Update Issued 2:40 p.m. PDT UPDATE: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Steve Jauch shared with press today that the suspect, who was wounded, used a gun to shoot at a Pasadena… Read More

NUISANCE LIQUOR STORE TO BE DEMOLISHED 10 A.M., SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2016

Posted on April 6, 2016 in

TAKING BACK OUT PASADENA NEIGHBORHOOD WITH LIQUOR STORE DEMOLITION PASADENA, Calif.–For more than 30 years, the liquor store at southwest corner of Summit Avenue and Orange Grove Boulevard has been a magnet for crime and other offensive/bad behavior. During the last five years, 358 documented police responses to that corner–more than one per week–has been… Read More

REWARD OF $20,000 OFFERED IN MURDER CASE

Posted on April 5, 2016 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2016 REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION IN DECEMBER 2015 HOMICIDE PASADENA, CA – On Friday, December 18, 2015 at approximately 10:45 pm, the Pasadena Police Department received multiple 911 calls regarding shots fired in the 600 block of N. Mentor Ave.  Upon arrival, officers found victim Robert Calderon, Hispanic male, 28… Read More