Monthly Archives: February 2017



Logo for Pasadena Transit public bus system
PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to the second community meeting where they can provide input on the concept for a proposed new Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility for the City’s public bus and Dial-a-Ride fleet.  The meeting will be held 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at St. Gregory’s Armenian […]

TRANSIT OPERATIONS FACILITY COMMUNITY MEETING FEBRUARY 28, 2017


Youth playing soccer, on green grass field
PASADENA YOUTH SOCCER 2017 SEASON BEGINS FEBRUARY 25 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to the free celebration and parade for the opening of the youth soccer 2017 season.  The ceremony will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, February 25, on the soccer field adjacent to the Villa-Parke […]

PASADENA YOUTH SOCCER 2017 SEASON BEGINS FEBRUARY 25



Photo of the historic context showing new power plant emerging from the old original power plant.
GLENARM POWER PLANT PROJECT COMPLETED, WATCH TIME LAPSE VIDEO PASADENA, Calif.—On Friday, February 24, 2017, City officials, dignitaries and invited guests will commemorate the completion of the new Glenarm Power Plant “Repowering Project” by the Pasadena Water and Power Department (PWP), an extensive power plant upgrade to replace a 51-year […]

GLENARM POWER PLANT PROJECT COMPLETED, WATCH TIME LAPSE VIDEO


Photo looking up into lush canopy of green trees
PUBLIC REMINDED ABOUT TREES & TREE CARE AFTER RECENT STORMS PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents are reminded that they should use only licensed contractors and certified arborists when facing the challenge of a fallen or severely leaning tree.  Residents also are reminded to report any storm damage that they have experienced to […]

PUBLIC REMINDED ABOUT TREES & TREE CARE AFTER RECENT STORMS


This is the logo image for the 2017 Black History Month in Pasadena
PASADENA BLACK HISTORY MONTH PARADE CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER, PUBLIC SAFETY CONCERNS PASADENA, Calif.–Pasadena City Officials today announced they have canceled the 35th Annual Black History Month Parade scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 for public safety reasons due to predictions of a significant storm moving into the area, including […]

CITY CANCELS BLACK HISTORY MONTH PARADE DUE TO WEATHER, PUBLIC ...



PWP New Power Generator
PWP recently completed the Glenarm Repowering Project, an extensive power plant upgrade that includes the replacement of a 51-year old steam generating unit, Broadway 3, with a more efficient combined-cycle turbine unit known as Gas Turbine 5 (GT-5). Now fully operational, GT-5 provides Pasadena with 71 MW of clean, natural-gas […]

PWP New Power Generator Is Operational


Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month 2017 by attending the parade and other special events, lectures and activities in Pasadena now through Sunday, March 19, 2017. Pasadena’s Black History Month Parade is one of the largest and oldest in the U.S. and will be held from 10 a.m. to about 1 p.m., […]

Pasadena Black History Month 2017 Events Announced


Under One Roof
PWP knows that keeping utility bills low is a high priority for many households, and has recently provided updated information online for income qualified customers to learn about available programs and services. The Under One Roof webpage www.cityofpasadena.net/waterandpower/incomequalified provides an overview of: • Bill assistance programs for low-income qualified, seniors […]

Under One Roof Program Update



Scholarships for High School Seniors
PWP’s annual scholarship program is underway! Two high school seniors who attend either a public or private school in Pasadena could be selected to receive a $5,000 and $2,500 educational scholarship. Deadline to apply is April 10, 2017. Interested applicants must submit a 300 word to 500 word essay that […]

Scholarships for High School Seniors