HOT WEATHER TIPS FOR ARROYO SECO WEEKEND JUNE 24-25

Posted on June 21, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—It’s HOT out there Pasadena! Weather officials continue to predict high-90s or even triple-digit heat for parts of Southern California now through the weekend, June 25 and possibly into next week.  The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for any alerts and updates.… Read More

TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HOT TEMPS JUNE 15-23, 2017

Posted on June 14, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—It’s HOT out there Pasadena!  Weather officials predict high-90s or even triple-digit heat for parts of Southern California  now through the end of next week, June 23.  The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for any alerts and updates. Weather, Red Flag and… Read More

EIGHT SUSPECTED GANG MEMBERS ARRESTED BY PASADENA DETECTIVES FOR MULTIPLE MURDERS AND ATTEMPTED MURDERS

Posted on June 13, 2017 in

PASADENA, CA – Between December 2016 and January 2017, Pasadena was plagued by a series of apparent gang shootings resulting in three homicides and two attempted homicides. In each case, the suspects were not immediately identified at the time of the shootings. Pasadena Police patrol officers quickly responded, contained the area, collected evidence, and interviewed… Read More

PASADENA POLICE CHIEF SUSPENDS ISSUING FIREARM WAIVER LETTERS

Posted on June 12, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Chief Phillip L. Sanchez today (Thursday, June 8, 2017) announced he is temporarily suspending the Police Department’s issuance of waiver or authorization letters to officers for their use in firearm purchases. “I am suspending the practice of issuing these letters until I have a chance to more thoroughly review our process,” Chief… Read More

PASADENA COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT NOW AVAILABLE

Posted on June 8, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—The 2016 “Community Health Needs Assessment of Greater Pasadena” (CHNA) is now available online for use as a valuable data resource tool for residents, decision makers, health care providers and other stakeholders when examining the overall health of the Pasadena area. Since 1992, the Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has published its community health… Read More

AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA 2017 RACES TO BIG FINISH IN PASADENA MAY 20–EVENT INFO HERE

Posted on May 10, 2017 in

2017 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA BRINGS WORLD-CLASS CYCLING AND FAN EXPERIENCES TO PASADENA MAY 20, 2017 Finish Line “Lifestyle Festival” and Custom VIP Experiences Immerse Fans in One of America’s Largest, Most Exciting Sporting Events With Professional Cyclists PASADENA, Calif.–It is America’s most prestigious professional cycling race, and the Pasadena finish for the 2017 Amgen… Read More

PASADENA MENTAL HEALTH DAY SET SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017

Posted on May 1, 2017 in

“Breaking the Cycle, Healing our Community” PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to learn about the challenges, societal stigmas, treatment options and other issues related to mental health and mental wellness at Pasadena’s Mental Health Day.  The free event takes place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Pasadena Public Library,… Read More

THIRD ANNUAL #PASADENAEGGBOWL FEATURES 70,000 EGGS FOR KIDS APRIL 15, 2017

Posted on April 5, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—One of Southern California’s largest, free Spring Egg Hunts takes place in Pasadena at the City’s third annual Egg Bowl and Festival, www.cityofpasadena.net/eggbowl, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the historic Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr. Use #PasadenaEggBowl as hashtag to send us your best photos–we’ll re-tweet and… Read More

REWARD UP TO $20,000 OFFERED IN CHEESECAKE FACTORY EXPLOSION; SECURITY VIDEO OF SUSPECT RELEASED

Posted on March 24, 2017 in

PASADENA, CA – Pasadena Police Detectives and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Agents hope a video recording of the man who is suspected of having committed the Cheesecake Factory explosion, and a reward of up to $20,000, will prompt witnesses to come forward with the suspect’s identification. On Thursday, February 2, 2017 at about 6:08… Read More

PUBLIC HELP NEEDED TO PLANT TREES FOR ARBOR DAY 2017

Posted on March 23, 2017 in

The City of Pasadena, in partnership with the Pasadena Beautiful Foundation, is hosting Arbor Day on Saturday, March 25, 2017, and is inviting volunteers to plant trees! Volunteers will meet at 842 E Howard Street, Pasadena 91104.  Tree planting will occur on Howard Street, Los Robles Avenue, and Madison Avenue.  Activities will begin with registration… Read More

2017 AIRPORT TOWER BANNER STUDENT ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Posted on March 10, 2017 in

BURBANK, Calif., March 6, 2017 – The high school student winners of the Hollywood Burbank Airport 2017 Tower Banner Student Art Contest from Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena Unified School Districts presented their winning artwork at today’s March 6, 2017, Airport Authority meeting. The winners were chosen from 183 entries across all three districts. Joining them… Read More

PASADENA 2017 BLACK HISTORY MONTH PARADE RE-SCHEDULED TO MARCH 18, 2017

Posted on March 10, 2017 in

Historic photo of participants in prior Black History Month Parade in Pasadena California

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena’s 35th annual Black History Month Parade has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 18, 2017.  The City’s Black History Month Parade is one of the largest and oldest in the United States.  This year’s theme is “35 Years—Recognizing Our Accomplishments, Still We Rise.” The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Charles White Park in… Read More

ARTNIGHT SPRING EDITION 2017 HAPPENS 6-10 P.M., FRIDAY, MARCH 10

Posted on March 9, 2017 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Spend the evening in beautiful Pasadena exploring 17 prestigious arts and cultural institutions showcasing remarkable works of art, music and dance by the best of the City’s creative community from 6-10 p.m., Friday, March 10, 2017.  This fantastic, free “open house” experience is available to all ages and walks of life to experience memorable… Read More

CELEBRATE PASADENA’S ONE CITY, ONE STORY COMMUNITY CONVERSATION WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN, AUTHOR OF THE 2017 SELECTION “THE SYMPATHIZER”

Posted on February 27, 2017 in

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PASADENA, Calif. — To celebrate the 15th year of Pasadena’s One City, One Story community reading project, the public is invited to a conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of this year’s selected novel The Sympathizer, Thursday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in All Saints Church, Sanctuary, 132 N. Euclid Ave, Pasadena. Library Director Michelle… Read More

GLENARM POWER PLANT PROJECT COMPLETED, WATCH TIME LAPSE VIDEO

Posted on February 23, 2017 in

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 old steam generating unit, Broadway… Read More

CITY CANCELS BLACK HISTORY MONTH PARADE DUE TO WEATHER, PUBLIC SAFETY CONCERNS

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

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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 possible lightning strikes in or… Read More

PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS ON BUDGET; SHORT-TERM RENTALS

Posted on February 10, 2017 in

PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS ON BUDGET, SHORT-TERM RENTALS PASADENA, Calif.—The public is encouraged to attend one of three community meetings on the City’s budget and/or a special workshop session on regulating short-term rentals in the City. There will be three special community meetings in February and March hosted by Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell… Read More

CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR LINCOLN, WASHINGTON BIRTHDAYS 2017

Posted on February 8, 2017 in

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CLOSURES AND REMINDERS FOR LINCOLN, WASHINGTON BIRTHDAYS 2017 PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in observance of Lincoln’s birthday, and Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, for Washington’s birthday.  Specific closures, reminders and exceptions are listed below. The Pasadena Fire and Police departments… Read More

MINIMUM WAGE ORDINANCE BEGINS JULY 1, 2016

Posted on July 1, 2016 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Workers, employers and businesses operating in Pasadena are reminded that the new minimum wage ordinance approved by the City Council begins July 1, 2016. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2016 #033-16 PASADENA MINIMUM WAGE ORDINANCE BEGINS JULY 1, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—Workers, employers and businesses operating in Pasadena are reminded that the new minimum wage… Read More

HOT WEATHER ADVISORY JUNE 27, 2016

Posted on June 27, 2016 in

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TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HOT TEMPS WEEK OF JUNE 27, 2016 WATCH FOR FLEX ALERTS AS TEMPS AND HUMIDTY SPIKE PASADENA, Calif.–It’s going to be HOT out there Pasadena! The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for any alerts and updates. Watch for Flex Alerts… Read More

HOT WEATHER ADVISORY JUNE 3-7, 2016

Posted on June 3, 2016 in

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TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HOT TEMPS JUNE 3-7, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.–It’s HOT out there Pasadena!  The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for any alerts and updates. If you are outdoors in the sun and heat—take it easy!  Drink plenty of water or other nutritious… Read More

MEMORIAL DAY 2016 CLOSURES, REMINDERS

Posted on May 26, 2016 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2016  #024-16 MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR MAY 30, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many city services and administrative business offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for the brave men and… 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

BUZZED DRIVING IS DRUNK DRIVING

Posted on March 13, 2016 in

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Keep the streets safe this St. Patrick’s Day! Don’t drink and drive. Pasadena,CA—As one of the country’s most popular holidays, St. Patrick’s Day has long celebrated the roots of 34.2 million Americans with Irish ancestry, and many more who just want to partake in the festivities. This year, if you’ll be drinking alcohol, remember: Buzzed… Read More

PASADENA RESIDENTS ADVISED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MOSQUITO BITES

Posted on January 28, 2016 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 28, 2016 #007-16 PASADENA RESIDENTS ADVISED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MOSQUITO BITES PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Public Health Department advises residents to protect themselves against mosquitoes at home and abroad in light of the ongoing spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in 21 countries, including throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and Puerto… Read More

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 2016 CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR PASADENA

Posted on January 5, 2016 in

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PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Specific closures, reminders and exceptions are listed below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2016 #001-16 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 2016 CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR PASADENA PASADENA,… Read More

FREE CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING IN PASADENA STARTING DEC. 26, 2015

Posted on December 9, 2015 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 9, 2015 #079-15 FREE CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING IN PASADENA STARTING DEC. 26, 2015  PASADENA, Calif.—Residents can end the holiday on a green note by recycling their Christmas trees through free, convenient curbside pickup and drop-off recycling services offered by the Pasadena Department of Public Works. Residents can drop off their trees… Read More

Tri-Cities of Burbank, Glendale & Pasadena Take Strong Stand Against Illegal Fireworks

Posted on July 2, 2015 in

Tri-City Press Release THE CITIES OF BURBANK, GLENDALE AND PASADENA HAVE JOINED FORCES TO BRING YOU THIS IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT FIREWORKS DURING THE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY. Have a Safe 4th of July (Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, CA) On July 4, 2015, the nation celebrates Independence Day. Colorful displays of fireworks will light up the night… Read More

Public Invited to Meetings Jan. 6-7, 2015 to Give Input on Director of Public Health Recruitment

Posted on December 22, 2014 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2014 #111-14 PUBLIC MEETINGS JAN. 6-7, 2015 FOR DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH RECRUITMENT PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to provide comments and other input at three community meetings as the City prepares for a nationwide recruitment of a new director for the Pasadena Public Health Department. Community information and feedback… Read More