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Youth playing soccer, on green grass field

PASADENA YOUTH SOCCER 2017 SEASON BEGINS FEBRUARY 25

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 Community Center, 363 East Villa […]

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GLENARM POWER PLANT PROJECT COMPLETED, WATCH TIME LAPSE VIDEO

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 […]

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Photo looking up into lush canopy of green trees

PUBLIC REMINDED ABOUT TREES & TREE CARE AFTER RECENT STORMS

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 the County of Los Angeles. […]

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This is the logo image for the 2017 Black History Month in Pasadena

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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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, REMINDERS FOR LINCOLN, WASHINGTON BIRTHDAYS 2017

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 […]

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Black History Month

PASADENA 2017 BLACK HISTORY MONTH PARADE, EVENTS ANNOUNCED

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 […]

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PASADENA, LA COUNTY RESIDENTS URGED TO REPORT STORM DAMAGE ASAP

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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