State Of City Is January 20

Posted on January 2, 2016 in

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The public is invited to attend Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek’s first State of the City address beginning at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 at Pasadena’s McKinley School Gymnasium, 325 S. Oak Knoll Ave.

Mayor Tornek announced he will deliver a budget message using illustrations that look at the City’s finances, including an examination of funding sources and how the City spends its money. A brief Q&A with the audience will follow.

The event is being held in the new multi-purpose gymnasium built in cooperation by the City and the Pasadena Unified School District.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the formal program begins at 7 p.m. Please avoid wearing high heels in order to protect the new gymnasium floor. Vice Mayor Gene Masuda serves as emcee for the evening. Students from the William McKinley TK-8 School will also participate in the program.

KPAS, the City’s cable TV station operated by Pasadena Media, will record the event for broadcast. KPAS is seen on Ch. 3 for Charter cable subscribers and Ch. 99 for AT&T U-verse subscribers. A video stream is also available on the City’s website, and Pasadena Media at

Parking is available at the school, on-street in the immediate area of South Oak Knoll Avenue; at the Rose City High School parking lot also off S. Oak Knoll Ave., and at the PUSD headquarters off E. Del Mar Boulevard.

For more information, contact Rhonda Stone, (626) 744-7147 or