“SAY NO TO STYROFOAM™” UPDATE FOR AUGUST 2017

Posted on August 15, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—The next phase of the City’s ban against the use of “Styrofoam™” or polystyrene materials such as cups, plates, bowls, meal-serving trays and take-out containers takes effect on August 22, 2017.  Restaurants and retailers doing business in Pasadena will no longer be able to sell or distribute food that uses such materials.  This is… Read More

THE PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES® ANNOUNCES PUBLIC SALE FOR THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL AT THE ROSE BOWL GAME®PRESENTED BY NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL®

Posted on August 14, 2017 in

Sale will begin Friday, September 1 at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m.ET PASADENA, Calif.–The Tournament of Roses® announced that tickets for the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 1, at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET. Tickets will… Read More

METRO BIKE SHARE LAUNCH EVENT –SEE THE VIDEO!

Posted on August 14, 2017 in

Video Coverage of the Metro Bike Share Launch provided by Pasadena Media for KPAS, the City’s government cable access TV channel. Seen on Channel 3 by Charter/Spectrum cable subscribers and Channel 99 by AT&T U-Verse subscribers. Enjoy. Now, Rent, Ride & Return to see Pasadena in a whole new way. 18-0159_Bike_Share_Junior_Poster_jp2

AMATEUR PUGILISTS DISPLAY SKILLS UNDER THE STARS AT CITY HALL AUG. 25

Posted on August 11, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—The City’s second, free outdoor amateur pugilistic extravaganza—The Centennial Square Boxing Exhibition—takes place under the stars in front of Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., 7-10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 25.  More than a dozen amateur boxers, including some possible future Olympic hopefuls or pros, will engage in a series of three-round matches. Weigh-ins… Read More

HOMICIDE SUSPECT IDENTIFIED AND ARRESTED

Posted on August 11, 2017 in

PASADENA, CA –At about 8:58 p.m., Monday August 7, 2017, Pasadena Police detectives arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a Pasadena man earlier in that day in the 1000 block of East Maple Street. Police identified the suspect as Deleon Jackson, 22-year-old male of Pasadena. He is currently being held on… Read More

AIRPORT AUTHORITY COMMISSION ELECTS PASADENA COMMISSIONER TERRY TORNEK AS PRESIDENT FOR THE COMING YEAR

Posted on August 2, 2017 in

Glendale Commissioner Zareh Sinanyan Chosen as Vice President; Burbank Commissioner Ray Adams Named Secretary BURBANK, Calif., July 18, 2017 – On Monday, July 17, 2017, the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Hollywood Burbank Airport, elected new officers to head the Airport Authority Commission for a one-year term from July 2017 through June 2018. The… Read More

CITY RELEASES POLICE REPORT INFO FROM MARCH 4, 2016 OVERDOSE CALL

Posted on July 25, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena is releasing copies of the incident report, the property seizure report, a dispatch timeline and two recordings of police interviews—one with Dr. Carmen Puliafito at Huntington Memorial Hospital and another with hotel staff—regarding the March 4, 2016 drug overdose of a woman at a Pasadena hotel. City Manager Steve Mermell… Read More

BURBANK-GLENDALE-PASADENA AIRPORT AUTHORITY COMMISSION AUTHORIZES FINALIZATION AND SUBMISSION OF HUMAN HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT

Posted on July 18, 2017 in

Submission of Human Health Risk Assessment Follows Submission of Airport Layout Plan to Federal Aviation Administration, Moves Replacement Passenger Terminal Project Forward BURBANK, Calif., July 17, 2017 — At this morning’s (July 17, 2017) Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority meeting, the Authority Commission authorized the finalization and submission of the Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) to the… Read More

HOT TEMPS CREEP BACK INTO WEATHER FORECAST THIS WEEKEND, JULY 15, SO BE PREPARED

Posted on July 14, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—HOT temps are creeping back into the weather outlook for Pasadena! Weather officials predict high-90s and even triple-digit heat for parts of Southern California now through the weekend, July 15, and possibly into next week.  The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for… Read More

HOT TEMPS NOW THROUGH WEEKEND; TAKE PRECAUTIONS

Posted on July 6, 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 weekend, July 8, 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. Weather, Red… Read More

NEW INVASIVE MOSQUITO SPECIES FOUND IN PASADENA

Posted on July 3, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—Eggs from the Aedes albopictus mosquito that can infect humans with viruses such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya have been found in monitoring traps in Pasadena, the Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) announced today.  Health Officials emphasized there are no reported cases of locally transmitted Zika or the other two viruses by this type… Read More

FOURTH OF JULY 2017 CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR PASADENA–ALL PERSONAL FIREWORKS ILLEGAL IN CITY

Posted on June 28, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents, businesses and visitors are reminded that City Hall, and most City business offices are closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, Independence Day, in observance of our Great Nation’s Birthday.  Normal schedules and office hours resume July 5. Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire,… Read More

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

ALL FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL IN PASADENA; VIOLATORS FACE JAIL TIME

Posted on June 15, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—Got fireworks in Pasadena?  If so, you might find yourself making an appearance in court as all fireworks are illegal to sell, use or possess in Pasadena.  The City maintains a Zero Tolerance enforcement policy for fireworks and Pasadena’s police and firefighters are teaming up for special enforcement patrols against fireworks.  Violators are subject… 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

OCHO PRESUNTOS PANDILLEROS ARRESTADOS POR DETECTIVES DE PASADENA POR MULTIPLES ASESINATOS E INTENTO DE ASESINATO

Posted on June 13, 2017 in

PASADENA, CA – Entre diciembre de 2016 y enero de 2017, Pasadena estuvo plagada por una serie de aparentes tiroteos de pandillas que resultaron en tres homicidios y dos intentos de homicidio. En cada caso, los sospechosos no fueron identificados inmediatamente al momento del tiroteo. Los agentes de la policía de Pasadena respondieron rápidamente, contuvieron… 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

PUBLIC’S HELP NEEDED TO GUIDE PASADENA TRANSIT’S FUTURE

Posted on March 23, 2017 in

banner flyer announcement on the Pasadena Transit Survey

PASADENA, Calif.—The public has five upcoming opportunities to share their views about Pasadena’s public transit system as the City’s Department of Transportation updates the five-year, Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP).  The SRTP is the guiding document for transit service development and investments that support the policy goals for the City’s public bus transit services, including… Read More

SPECIAL DUI ENFORCEMENT PATROLS ANNOUNCED FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017-ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Posted on March 13, 2017 in

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party! Remember: Impaired Driving, Drugs and Alcohol can Kill PASADENA, Calif.—St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party.  Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous.  According to the National… 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

Cover photo of orange-colored bicycle lit up with tiny white lights to promote Art Night March 2017

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

Logo for One City, One Story 2017 event

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

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 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

This is a picture of the U.S.A. Flag on special display in front of national historic landmark City Hall building at beautiful Pasadena, California

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

PASADENA 2017 BLACK HISTORY MONTH PARADE, EVENTS ANNOUNCED

Posted on February 3, 2017 in

Black History Month

PASADENA, Calif.—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., Saturday, February 18.  Another… Read More

PASADENA, LA COUNTY RESIDENTS URGED TO REPORT STORM DAMAGE ASAP

Posted on January 26, 2017 in

A series of strong storm systems swept through Los Angeles County between Wednesday, January 18, 2017 and Monday, January 23, 2017 bringing record amounts of rain throughout the area. With about two months of the winter season remaining, it is important residents become familiar with a process the LA County’s Office of Emergency Management conducts… Read More

PASADENA ROAD CLOSURES & EVENT INFORMATION FOR THE PASADENA HALF MARATHON & 5K AT THE ROSE BOWL STADIUM 

Posted on January 17, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Half Marathon comes to town 7 a.m. to Noon, Sunday, January 22, 2017.  The public is advised of the following road closures and other event information for the Pasadena Half Marathon and 5K at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Online registration closes on Wednesday, January 18.  Go towww.pasadenahalf.com for registration, course maps and… Read More

MAYOR’S STATE OF CITY EVENT JAN. 18, 2017; PUBLIC INVITED

Posted on January 9, 2017 in

Pasadena Rose Logo

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to attend Mayor Terry Tornek’s State of the City address Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at the Pasadena Unified School District’s Washington STEAM Magnet Academy Gymnasium, 1505 N. Marengo Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. following a brief Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to dedicate the new school gymnasium, a joint project by… Read More

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 2017 CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR PASADENA

Posted on January 9, 2017 in

MLK Day

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Specific closures, reminders and exceptions are listed below. The Pasadena Fire and Police departments will continue to provide patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services… Read More

CHRISTMAS 2016, NEW YEAR’S 2017 CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR PASADENA

Posted on December 19, 2016 in

City Hall Christmas Tree

PASADENA, Calif.—Due to Christmas Day and New Year’s Day both falling on a Sunday during the current Holiday Season, Pasadena City Hall and most City services will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 in observance of Christmas Day and Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 in observance of New Year’s Day.  Specific reminders, closures and exceptions… Read More

PRE-ROSE PARADE ANNUAL EQUESTRIAN SHOW CANCELED FOR 2016

Posted on December 9, 2016 in

Tournament of Roses Rose Parade 2016 Logo small

PASADENA, Calif. (December 9, 2016) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses has been monitoring recent instances of the Equine Herpes virus cases detected in Los Angeles County at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. This rare neurological form of the virus could potentially affect the safety and wellbeing of the equine participants at the 2016 Equestfest… Read More

CELEBRATE U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS DAYS DEC. 11, 2016

Posted on December 6, 2016 in

Human Rights

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to join Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek and the Pasadena Chapter of the United Nations Association to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 at Pasadena City College’s Creveling Lounge, 1570 E Colorado Blvd. Every year, communities throughout the world, including… Read More

E-WASTE, DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT DEC. 10, 2016

Posted on December 5, 2016 in

Public Works recycling banner

PASADENA, Calif.—It’s time again for residents and businesses to safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal or business documents shredded at the City’s popular e-waste event, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016, in Parking Lot I of the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd.  The event is… Read More

CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT EARNS NATIONAL ACCREDITATION

Posted on December 2, 2016 in

Rod of Asclepius medicine logo

PASADENA HEALTH DEPARTMENT EARNS NATIONAL ACCREDITATION PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) Director Michael Johnson today announced the department has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).  The PPHD is one of only eight public health agencies in California and less than 200 across the nation to achieve this distinction for achieving… Read More

PASADENA WINS A TOP TEN DIGITAL CITIES AWARD FOR SECOND TIME

Posted on November 30, 2016 in

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 to other cities of similar… Read More

CITY RECEIVES PEDESTRIAN SAFETY GRANT

Posted on November 28, 2016 in

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 on pedestrian safety and includes… Read More

MAYOR’S HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING DEC. 2, 2016

Posted on November 23, 2016 in

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 “Big Guy” Himself (Yes, that… Read More

THANKSGIVING 2016 CLOSURES AND REMINDERS

Posted on November 18, 2016 in

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 for all patrol, jail, fire,… Read More

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

Posted on November 16, 2016 in

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 English and Spanish is focused… Read More

ELECTION NOTICE FOR 2017 CITY COUNCIL AND SCHOOL DISTRICT RACES: NOMINATING PERIOD NOV. 14 – DEC. 9, 2016

Posted on November 9, 2016 in

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 the City Council and Board… Read More

CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS NOVEMBER 6, 2016; CHANGE SMOKE ALARM BATTERIES TOO!

Posted on November 3, 2016 in

PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Fire Department, www.cityofpasadena.net/Fire, reminds you to change all of  the batteries in you smoke alarms when you change your clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 6, 2016.  Here are some handy tips and reminders to consider: Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries!  Replace old batteries with fresh, high quality batteries to keep… Read More

FREE FALL FESTIVAL 2016 FAMILY FUN OCTOBER 29, 2016

Posted on October 26, 2016 in

Fall Festival 2016 - Flashback

FREE FALL FESTIVAL 2016 FAMILY FUN OCTOBER 29, 2016 Get all of the details at www.cityofpasadena.net/FallFestival Saturday, October 29, 2016 Victory Park // 2575 Paloma Street New Festival Hours: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Celebrate your favorite era with the City of Pasadena at its annual Fall Festival! This event offers an exciting night of… Read More

HALLOWEEN 2016 SAFETY TIPS, REMINDERS

Posted on October 25, 2016 in

Halloween Haunted House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2016 #061-16 HALLOWEEN 2016 SAFETY TIPS AND REMINDERS PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena wishes young and old alike to have a fun and spooktacular Halloween this year.  The City offers the following suggested safety tips and reminders. Let’s be careful when using candles!  Halloween is one of the most popular… Read More