Monthly Archives: November 2016


Digital Cities Award 2016 Logo
PASADENA WINS “TOP TEN” DIGITAL CITY AWARD FOR SECOND TIME PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena recently was named as one of the “Top Ten” digital cities in the nation by The Center for Digital Government.  This is the second time Pasadena has been recognized as a technologically progressive and innovative city when compared […]

PASADENA WINS A TOP TEN DIGITAL CITIES AWARD FOR SECOND ...


Pedestrian Safety
PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena’s efforts to help make school zones safer for pedestrians received a financial boost thanks to a $145,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to the City’s Department of Transportation for its Safer Streets Pasadena–School Area Safety Program. The “Safer Streets” program is part of Pasadena’s focus […]

CITY RECEIVES PEDESTRIAN SAFETY GRANT


City Hall Christmas Tree
THE BEST, FAMILY FRIENDLY HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING EVENT IN PASADENA AT CITY HALL DEC. 2, 2016.  Mayor Terry Tornek Lights the Tree at 6 p.m. Be sure to allow plenty of time to park and walk over. you don’t want to miss the tree lighting at 6 p.m. Family Fun, The […]

MAYOR’S HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING DEC. 2, 2016



Fire Department Badge
PASADENA, Calif.–Christmas trees are among the most flammable items in homes and businesses at this—or any—time of the year.  A dry tree may literally explode and be consumed by fire in a matter of seconds. When holiday trees are placed in any area where the public may gather, the California […]

PASADENA FIRE DEPARTMENT 2016 CHRISTMAS TREE GUILDELINES FOR PUBLIC DISPLAY


Thanksgiving Image
PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Specific closures and exceptions are noted below. Pasadena Fire and Police departments will continue to be staffed […]

THANKSGIVING 2016 CLOSURES AND REMINDERS


UCLA USC Football
PASADENA, Calif.–The Rose Bowl Stadium,www.rosebowlstadium.com, home to UCLA Football, will host the team’s annual rivalry football game against USC on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 with an official kick-off time of 7:30 p.m., PST. The Pasadena Police Department, UCLA and the Rose Bowl Stadium urge fans to plan their trips in […]

ROSE BOWL STADIUM, CITY PREPARES FOR CLASSIC UCLA-USC FOOTBALL RIVALRY ...



Goats Smoking
PASADENA, Calif.—Snakes, sheep and a poignant message from a little boy are part of an important, bilingual public awareness campaign unveiled today by the Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) to help warn against the dangers of using menthol cigarettes, electronic vaping devices and tobacco-flavored products. The local educational campaign in […]

SNAKES, SHEEP, MESSAGE FROM LITTLE BOY SENDS STRONG TOBACCO PREVENTION ...


Vote
PASADENA, Calif.—Now that the U.S. Presidential General Election is over, Pasadena’s voters will be able to focus on electing local representatives in 2017 for Pasadena’s City Council Districts 3, 5 and 7 and the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7.  Candidates for […]

ELECTION NOTICE FOR 2017 CITY COUNCIL AND SCHOOL DISTRICT RACES: ...


Michelle Perera
PASADENA, Calif.—City Manager Steve Mermell today announced he has appointed Ms. Michelle Perera as the new Director of the Pasadena Public Library and Information Services Department.  Ms. Perera comes to Pasadena from the City of Rancho Cucamonga where she has been the city’s Library Director for the past two years. […]

CITY MANAGER APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY DEPARTMENT



Veterans Day 2016
PASADENA, Calif.—The community, especially all current and former members of the U.S. military and their families and all first responders, are invited to join other local veterans, city officials and community leaders for a special, free Veterans Day ceremony on the steps of City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., beginning […]

VETERANS DAY 2016 CLOSURES; PUBLIC INVITED TO SPECIAL CEREMONY NOV. ...