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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

BIKE SHARE COMMUNITY MEETING OCTOBER 27, 2016

Posted on October 25, 2016 in

Metro Bike Share logo

BIKE SHARE COMMUNITY MEETING OCTOBER 27, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to attend a community meeting on the Bike Share program being developed by the City and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). The meeting is from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, October 27, 2016 at the Central Library, Fourth Floor, 285 E. Walnut… Read More

FLU SEASON 2016: FREE FLU SHOT CLINICS OFFERED NOW

Posted on October 21, 2016 in

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FREE FLU VACCINE AT CLINICS BY PASADENA PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT. PASADENA, Calif.—Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine at clinics offered by the Pasadena Public Health Department starting this week through Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The influenza vaccine will be provided at various Pasadena locations, listed below, on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies… Read More

ARTNIGHT FALL 2016 OFFERS 16 ART VENUES FOR FREE OCT. 21, 2016

Posted on October 21, 2016 in

ArtNight Fall 2016 graphic

FALL ARTNIGHT 2016 FEATURES 16 FREE VENUES OCT. 21, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—Spend the evening exploring 16 prestigious arts and cultural institutions showcasing remarkable works by the best of Pasadena’s creative community from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. People of all ages and walks of life can experience memorable visual and performing arts and participate… Read More

STATEMENT ON REMOVAL OF THREE FICUS TREES

Posted on October 21, 2016 in

Pasadena Rose Logo

STATEMENT ON FICUS TREE REMOVAL On October 13, 2016, the City posted notices of removal on three mature ficus trees in front of 497 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, Calif.  The trees currently are scheduled for nighttime removal sometime between October 22 and October 30, 2016. Three new “Chinese Pistache” trees, consistent with the City’s street… Read More

CONNECT WITH CONNECT WEEK BY INNOVATE PASADENA

Posted on October 18, 2016 in

Big Bang Theory Block Party graphic

INNOVATE PASADENA CELEBRATES CITY’S RICH HISTORY OF CREATIVITY AND INGENUITY AT THIRD ANNUAL CONNECT WEEK OCTOBER 16-23 Event series gives startups, local innovators and residents meaningful opportunities to collaborate, learn and grow in the areas of science, technology, design, entrepreneurship and astronomy PASADENA, Calif.—Innovate Pasadena innovatepasadena.org, a community organization dedicated to advancing greater Pasadena as… Read More

NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY CELEBRATION OCTOBER 11 AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

Posted on October 10, 2016 in

National Coming Out Day graphic

PASADENA’S HOSTS ITS FIRST NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY CELEBRATION OCTOBER 11, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Public Health Department and Public Library will host a National Coming Out Day Celebration from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in the courtyard of the Central Library, 285 E. Walnut Ave. The event is free and… Read More

PUBLIC INVITED TO 18TH ANNUAL LATINO HERITAGE PARADE & JAMAICA OCTOBER 15, 2016

Posted on October 5, 2016 in

Latino Heritage Parade 2016 dancers

LATINO HERITAGE PARADE, JAMAICA FAIR OCTOBER 15, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—Join the free family fun at the 18th annual Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica (celebration) on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The event is sponsored by the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department and the Latino Heritage Committee. Go to www.cityofpasadena.net/LatinoHeritage for updates. More than 1,000 participants… Read More

PUBLIC SURVEY OPEN UNTIL OCT. 21, 2016 ON ARROYO SECO SIGNS

Posted on October 5, 2016 in

Pasadena Rose Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2016 #054-16 PUBLIC SURVEY OPEN UNTIL OCT. 21, 2016 ON ARROYO SECO SIGNS PASADENA, Calif.—The public has until October 21, 2016 to participate in a survey to share thoughts and provide input about proposed park signs for the Arroyo Seco as part of the City’s Department of Public Works, www.cityofpasadena.net/PublicWorks,… Read More

WALK TO SCHOOL DAY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2016

Posted on October 4, 2016 in

Walk to School Day 2016

PASADENA CELEBRATES WALK TO SCHOOL DAY OCTOBER 5, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—About 100 students, parents, school officials and City leaders will participate in Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. All motorists are advised to use extra caution on Oct. 5 and always be aware of pedestrian traffic in school zones and adjoining areas.… Read More

PUBLIC POWER WEEK OCT. 2-8, 2016

Posted on October 3, 2016 in

Water & Power Electric Crew

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2016 #055-16 PASADENA CELEBRATES PUBLIC POWER WEEK WITH STUDENT ASSEMBLY PASADENA, Calif.— Pasadena Water and Power (PWP), www.cityofpasadena.net/WaterandPower, is celebrating Public Power Week with an educational event and a week-long social media campaign October 2-8, 2016. PWP kicked off the week with an assembly at Washington Middle School on Tuesday,… Read More

SUSPECT’S DEATH INVESTIGATED BY LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Posted on September 30, 2016 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 30, 2016 Pasadena Police Encounter Suspect Armed with a Knife- Suspect Died in Police Custody. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is Conducting the Investigation PASADENA, Calif.–Pasadena Police received a call from the 200 Block of East Orange Grove Blvd., at about 2:20 A.M., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, regarding a domestic… Read More

PASADENA ASTRONOMY WEEK OCTOBER 16-22, 2016

Posted on September 19, 2016 in

Mt Wilson Observatory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2016 #053-16 ASTRONOMY WEEK IN PASADENA SET OCTOBER 16-22, 2016 PASADENA IS “CITY OF ASTRONOMY”  PASADENA, Calif.—Mayor Terry Tornek announced tonight that a coalition of the world’s leading space science and astronomical institutions based in Pasadena are partnering to produce Astronomy Week, October 16-22, 2016.  The week-long series of public… Read More

TRANSIT OPERATIONS COMMUNITY MEETING SEPT. 20

Posted on September 13, 2016 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 13, 2016  #052-16 TRANSIT OPERATIONS FACILITY COMMUNITY MEETING SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to the first community meeting where they can learn more the concept of 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… Read More

FIESTAS PATRIAS 2016 SET SEPTEMBER 16

Posted on September 12, 2016 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2016 #051-16 PASADENA’S FIESTAS PATRIAS SET FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to Pasadena’s free Fiestas Patrias celebration, 5-9 p.m., Friday, September 16, 2016, at the Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa Street. This cultural festival commemorates 18 Latin American countries’ historic independence from Spain, including Argentina,… Read More

COMMUNITY MEETING ON 710 TUNNEL SEPT. 15, 2016

Posted on September 9, 2016 in

District 6 Rose Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 9, 2016 #050-16 COMMUNITY MEETING ON “710 TUNNEL” SET SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to a community meeting on the proposed 710 tunnel project at the Pasadena Convention Center Ballroom, 300 E. Green Street, 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.  The meeting is sponsored by District 6 Councilmember… Read More

FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE SEPT. 17, 2016; PUBLIC INVITED!

Posted on September 8, 2016 in

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PUBLIC INVITED TO FIRE STATION 34 OPEN HOUSE SEPT. 17 STATION TOURS, EQUIPMENT DEMOS & DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION AVAILABLE PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to an Open House at the Pasadena Fire Department’s Station 34, 1360 E. Del Mar Blvd., 9-11 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2016. Fire personnel and department volunteers will be there to… Read More

LABOR DAY 2016 CLOSURES, REMINDERS

Posted on August 30, 2016 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 29, 2016 #049-16 LABOR DAY 2016 CLOSURES, REMINDERS PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of Labor Day. The City Council’s next regularly scheduled meeting will be Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. The Pasadena Fire… Read More

E-WASTE RECYCLING, DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT SEPT. 3, 2016

Posted on August 29, 2016 in

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POPULAR E-WASTE RECYCLING, DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT SEPT. 3, 2016 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, Sep. 3, 2016, in Parking Lot I of the Rose Bowl Stadium near… Read More

BOXING SUCCESS AT VILLA-PARKE; SPECIAL EXHIBITION AUG. 26, 2016 AT CITY HAL

Posted on August 23, 2016 in

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2016 #047-16 VILLA-PARKE COMMUNITY CENTER IS WHERE YOU FIND BOXING SUCCESS Special, Free Boxing Exhibition, 7-10:30 p.m., Friday, August 26 at Historic Pasadena City Hall PASADENA, Calif.—The Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 East Villa Street, is a two-story, 41,475-square-foot building in Northwest Pasadena divided up into numerous activity rooms and an… Read More

TELLMENOVELA FILM AIRS AUG. 19, SEPT. 2 & 3, 2016

Posted on August 17, 2016 in

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2016 #046-16 “TELLMENOVELA” SERIES AIRS AUGUST 19; SEPT. 2 & 3, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to attend one, two or all three screenings of “TellMeNovela” by Betty Marin, a bilingual and participatory outdoor screening series of popular Latin American soap operas. The first screening is 7:30-9:30 p.m., Friday,… Read More

HEAT ADVISORY FOR AUGUST 13-16, 2016

Posted on August 12, 2016 in

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TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HOT TEMPS AUGUST 13-26, 2016 PASADENA, Calif.–It’s going to get HOT out there Pasadena!  Weather officials predict triple-digit heat for parts of Southern California.  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… Read More