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PWP New Power Generator Is Operational

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

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 […]

Pasadena Black History Month 2017 Events Announced

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

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., […]

Under One Roof Program Update

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

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 […]

Scholarships for High School Seniors

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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 […]

Test Drive Electric Cars!

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

The Pasadena Water and Power Department (PWP), in collaboration with the cities of Burbank and Glendale, are excited to bring you an “Electric Car Guest Drive” event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 8, at the Rose Bowl Stadium Parking Lot I. This event is ideal for anyone who […]

Info Booth Volunteers Needed

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

The City of Pasadena is seeking a few outstanding volunteers interested in serving as Information Ambassadors at City Hall. Volunteers are needed to serve a four-hour shift one day per week in the Information Booth at the City Hall Rotunda, 100 N. Garfield Ave. This is strictly a volunteer position, […]

Conference on Healthy Aging Set April 22

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

Learn about all things when it comes to aging at the Conference on Health Aging, Saturday, April 22, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Pasadena Church of the Nazarene, 3500 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Learn to fine-tune your life, health, personal safety, relationships and more. Helen Dennis, a nationally […]

ArtNight 2017 Spring Edition

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

The Spring 2017 edition of the City’s award-winning “ArtNight Pasadena” is planned for Friday, March 10, 6-10 p.m. Enjoy free entry into some of Southern California’s best museums right here in Beautiful Pasadena. There will be 17 arts and culture organizations, museums and others participating. Free shuttle bus transportation to […]

New Smartphone App to Explore Pasadena

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

The Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau announced the debut of its new “Explore Pasadena” smartphone application on all iOS and Android platforms. The app provides visitor information including expert city guides, directories of restaurants, hotels, must see attractions and travel resources. It is the one-stop spot to discover the best […]

Robinson Park Renovation Update

Posted on February 16, 2017 in

The public is reminded that the Robinson Park Recreation Center, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave., is now closed due to construction and will remained closed through at least Spring 2018. Robinson Park staff, including the headquarters of the After-School Adventures Program, will be temporarily housed at the Jackie Robinson Community […]