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 »

Witnesses Provide Further Details on Double Homicide Investigation

Posted on March 23, 2017 in

Picture of Pasadena Police Department Badge and City Seal used to help announce police news releases

  PASADENA, CA – On Monday, March 20, 2017, Pasadena Police issued an updated News Release regarding the January 6, 2017 double homicide that occurred in the 100 Block of W. Claremont Street in Pasadena.  The March 20th News Release included suspects’ description. Since the most recent request for assistance, witnesses have come forward and… 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 »

Free Oil Filter Exchange Event Saturday, March 25, 2017

Posted on March 14, 2017 in

Close Up on part of the Oil Filter Exchange Program flyer highlighting date details of event, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Do you change the oil yourself for your car or truck?  All Pasadena do-it-yourselfers are invited to safely recycle both their used oil and oil filters—and get a new oil filter for free—from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2017 at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 919 N. Lake Ave. This is the first… Read More »

Popular E-waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event March 18, 2017

Posted on March 14, 2017 in

Logo for the Public Works Department Recycling Program

PASADENA, Calif.—Residents and businesses can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the City’s popular free e-waste event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 18, 2017.  The event will be held in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd.… 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 »

Women’s History Month Symposium 7-8:30 P.m., March 16, 2017

Posted on March 13, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Pasadena Commission on the Status of Women invites the public to attend a free symposium entitled “First 100 Days-Impact on Women” from 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 16, 2017 at All Saints Episcopal Church, 132 N. Euclid Ave.  A guest reception will be held from 6-7 p.m. prior… Read More »

City Manager Appoints New Gm for Water & Power Department

Posted on March 13, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—City Manager Steve Mermell today (March 6, 2017) announced he has appointed Mr. Gurcharan S. Bawa as the new General Manager for the City’s Water and Power Department.  Mr. Bawa has been with Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) since joining the City in 1992 as an associate engineer.  He has advanced steadily though the… 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 »