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PASADENA WATER AND POWER ALERTS PUBLIC OF RECENT SCAM ATTEMPTS

PASADENA, Calif.—Scammers disguising themselves as Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) employees are attempting to extort money from customers, threatening to shut off service unless a payment is made immediately over the phone. Customers that have any concerns about a caller may: Request their name, identification, employer name, and a call back number Call PWP at… Read More

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CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY DEC. 10, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Today, more than ever, we all need to be passionate about human rights.  On Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, join Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek to learn more about what’s being done to protect and defend human rights in our community and how you can get involved. Mayor Tornek and the United Nations Association Pasadena Chapter… Read More

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FIRE STATION 32 OPEN HOUSE 9-11 A.M., SATURDAY, DEC. 9, 2017–ALL ARE WELCOME

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THE TOURNAMENT OF ROSES® ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL, LIMITED TICKET RELEASE FOR THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL AT THE ROSE BOWL GAME®

THE TOURNAMENT OF ROSES® ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL, LIMITED TICKET RELEASE FOR THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL AT THE ROSE BOWL GAME® PRESENTED BY NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL Sale will begin on Wednesday, December 6 at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m.ET PASADENA, Calif. (December 4, 2017) – The Tournament of Roses® announced today that additional tickets will be released for… Read More

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UPDATE: CITY OF PASADENA ISSUES RED FLAG ALERT; PARKING RESTRICTIONS THAT BEGIN AT 6 P.M. MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

As of Noon, Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Pasadena remains in a Red Flag Alert status.  Public Safety personnel are closely monitoring the situation and evaluating conditions for updates and changes as appropriate.  Stayed tuned for more developments as the situation is dynamic and can change quickly.  The City wishes to thank its residents, businesses and… Read More

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WINDY CONDITIONS, POSSIBLE RED FLAG FOR PASADENA –CHECK HERE FOR UPDATES

4:30 PM PST , Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 PASADENA, Calif.–National Weather Service officials are predicting strong winds, possible “Santa Ana” winds and dry conditions, with possibility of a Red Flag alert, for the San Gabriel Valley, including Pasadena.  The conditions could begin later Sunday evening, Dec. 3, or Monday morning, Dec. 4, 2017.  The conditions… Read More

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OKLAHOMA AND GEORGIA TO PLAY IN THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL AT THE ROSE BOWL GAME

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, December 3, 2017 OKLAHOMA AND GEORGIA TO PLAY IN THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL AT THE ROSE BOWL GAME PRESENTED BY NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL The Granddaddy of Them All will take place on January 1, 2018 at 1pm PT PASADENA, Calif. – The No. 2 CFP-ranked Oklahoma Sooners, champion of the Big… Read More

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LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS PARTNER TO BRING AWARENESS TO YOUTH INTERNSHIPS

Ideal Youth summer intern program in partnership with the LA Clippers and MVP Title Sponsor Chick-fil-A East Colorado Blvd.,, are hosting the 2018 City of Pasadena “NBA Experience” celebrating youth internship awareness, a fundraising event held on Thursday, January 4th at 7:30pm at STAPLES Center. Courtesy of Pasadena Media, we will be streaming live as… Read More

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PROTECTING RESIDENTS AND LOCAL NEIGHBORHOODS FROM COMMERCIAL MARIJUANA ACTIVITY

PASADENA, Calif.–The legal sale of marijuana for recreational use begins in California on Jan. 1, 2018, but there are many unknowns about the impacts that marijuana shops will have on local neighborhoods.  Pasadena is taking a slow approach to the new law and wants to first learn from other cities’ experiences.  For the immediate present,… Read More

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2018 ROSE PARADE ROUTE CLOSURES BEGIN 10 P.M. SUNDAY, DEC. 31, 2017

The Pasadena Police Department will begin closing the route used for the annual Rose Parade effective 10 p.m., Sunday, December 31, 2017.  The closures will occur along Colorado Boulevard, at Orange Grove Boulevard, east to Sierra Madre Boulevard; and up Sierra Madre Boulevard to Paloma Street. See Closure Map posted below this announcement The earlier… Read More

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HO-HO-GO!!! TO MAYOR’S HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING DEC. 1 AT CITY HALL–JOIN THE FREE FAMILY FUN!

PASADENA, Calif.—“Ho-Ho-Go!” and deck City Hall with Holiday Good Cheer by joining Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek for a City Holiday Tradition: the Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting Celebration, 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. Bring family and friends, one and all, to Pasadena’s free celebration featuring local singers and… Read More

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PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMUNITY FORUM ON FUTURE OF PASADENA ELECTIONS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.–The City of Pasadena and the League of Women Voters invite the public to a “Community Forum on the Future of Pasadena Elections” on Monday, November 27, 2017, beginning at 6 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chamber, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249. The educational session is an opportunity for the public to… Read More

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THANKSGIVING 2017 HOLIDAY CLOSURES, REMINDERS

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Specific closures, exceptions and reminders are noted below. Pasadena Fire and Police departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail,… Read More

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COMMUNITY MEETING ABOUT COLORADO STREET BRIDGE SET NOVEMBER 29

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to a community meeting later this month to provide ideas about possible enhancements to the Colorado Street Bridge.  The meeting is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at La Casita del Arroyo, 177 S. Arroyo Blvd. The meeting is sponsored by the City and its Colorado Bridge… Read More

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CITY RECEIVES $112,000 BICYCLE SAFETY GRANT FROM STATE

PASADENA, Calif.—The City has received a $112,000 state grant to enhance its safety efforts for bicyclists.  The Pasadena Department of Transportation will use the money as part of its Safer Streets Pasadena–Bicycle Safety Outreach Program in a year-long bicycle safety outreach program aimed to help reduce severe injuries and fatalities to bicyclists resulting from crashes.… Read More

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ONE ARROYO DAY SET SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, AT BROOKSIDE PARK

PASADENA, Calif.—Pack a picnic basket, grab a blanket and head on over to Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd., for One Arroyo Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, and your chance to discover the rich natural beauty and cultural history of our beloved Arroyo Seco.  Kids can also earn special new… Read More

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VETERANS DAY 2017 CLOSURES; PUBLIC INVITED TO SPECIAL CEREMONY NOV. 11

PASADENA, Calif.—The community, especially all current and former members of the U.S. military and their families and all first responders, are invited to join other local veterans, city officials and community leaders for a special, free Veterans Day ceremony on the steps of City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov.… Read More

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ONE ARROYO DAY SET NOVEMBER 18

One Arroyo Day Saturday, November 18 10 am – 2 pm Brookside Park- 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. Come explore the Arroyo Seco and discover its rich natural and cultural history at One Arroyo Day! Find out about the One Arroyo vision and be part of a citywide celebration of all things Arroyo! Kids can earn… Read More

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ACTOR AND HUMANITARIAN GARY SINISE SELECTED AS 2018 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES® GRAND MARSHAL

PASADENA, Calif. (October 30, 2017) – Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, who is most famously known for his portrayal of Lt. Dan Taylor in the landmark film Forrest Gump, was announced today as the 2018 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal. Sinise will ride in the 129th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Making A Difference” and participate… Read More

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Update to Red Flag Alert & Parking Restrictions from Tuesday, October 24

Red Flag Parking condition has been updated Currently there is no Red Flag warning in effect. Additional background information about Red Flag Parking may be found at: http://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/fire/red-flag-parking-condition/ including where the gateway signs are posted.

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City Of Pasadena Issues Red Flag Alert & Parking Restrictions Beginning At 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 24

Pasadena Fire Chief Bertral Washington has directed the activation of Red Flag Parking Restrictions within the City of Pasadena in response to National Weather Service predictions. A Red Flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are expected.  This in combination with dry fuels could create extreme fire danger and/or fire behavior.  In order to… Read More

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HOT TEMPS, WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR SOCAL, BE PREPARED

PASADENA, Calif.—HOT temps into the triple digits and windy conditions are predicted to blast back into the local weather for Pasadena and the greater Los Angeles County area as early as this weekend and stretching into the middle of next week!  The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay… Read More

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PASADENA 2017 FALL FESTIVAL, DIA DE LOS MUERTOS EVENTS ANNOUNCED

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to several free, family events coming up including, on Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Fall Festival and the first of two Dia de los Muertos events.  A second Dia de los Muertos event will be held Friday, November 3.  Details on all three include: The morning of Oct. 28 join… Read More

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FREE FLU CLINICS IN PASADENA NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 15, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Public Health Department urges all to fight the flu by getting free flu vaccines while supplies last at the following clinics now through November 15, 2017.  The current influenza vaccine will be provided at the following Pasadena locations listed below on the dates and times listed, on a first-come, first-served basis while… Read More

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RISE OF THE ROCKET GIRLS IS THE 2018 ONE CITY, ONE STORY SELECTION

PASADENA, CA – The book selection for Pasadena Public Library’s 2018 One City, One Story community reading celebration is the New York Times bestselling book Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to the Moon to Mars by author Nathalia Holt. Now in its 16th year, One City, One Story… Read More

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2018 ROSE PARADE FLOAT PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED

PASADENA, Calif. (October 12, 2017) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® has announced the 39 float entries that will participate in the 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Making A Difference,” on Monday, January 1, 2018.   The floats, listed with the builder, are alphabetical by participating company or organization: 24 Hour Fitness       AES… Read More

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CIVIC CENTER TASK FORCE HOLDS FIRST MEETING OCT. 26, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to attend the initial kick-off meeting of the Civic Center Task Force beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, October 26, 2017, in the City Hall Basement Training Room, 100 N. Garfield Ave., Room #S018. Information about the Task Force is at www.cityofpasadena.net/planning/civic-center-task-force.  Future meeting agendas and other information will be posted… Read More

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THE ROSE BOWL STADIUM PREPARES FOR COLDPLAY CONCERT

PASADENA, Calif. –The Rose Bowl Stadium will host Coldplay on Friday, October 6, 2017. The concert is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. (PST) with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. (PST). It is strongly recommended that concert goers arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. (PST). KEY TIMING FOR COLDPLAY CONCERT Rose Bowl Stadium Parking Opens: 3:00… Read More

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LATINO HERITAGE PARADE, FESTIVAL IS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Join the free family fun at Pasadena’s 19th annual Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica (community fair) on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  The event is sponsored by the Human Services and Recreation Department and the Latino Heritage Committee.  Online updates will be posted at www.cityofpasadena.net/LatinoHeritage and www.pasadenalatinoheritageparade.org. More than 2,000 participants and spectators are expected… Read More

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FALL ARTNIGHT IS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Spend a remarkable evening in beautiful Pasadena exploring 18 prestigious arts and cultural institutions showcasing famous works of art, music and dance by the best that the City’s creative community has to offer from 6-10 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017.  This fantastic, free “open house” experience is available to all ages and walks of… Read More

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TOURNAMENT OF ROSES® 2018 ROYAL COURT SELECTED

PASADENA, Calif. (October 2, 2017) – Today the Tournament of Roses announced the seven members of the 2018 Royal Court. The Royal Court will attend nearly 100 community and media functions, acting as ambassadors of the Tournament of Roses and the Pasadena community at large. The grand finale for the 2018 Royal Court will be… Read More

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PASADENA CELEBRATES NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to participate in Pasadena’s second annual Coming Out Day Celebration, 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave.  The event is sponsored by Pasadena’s Public Health and Library Departments. This free event celebrates a safe coming-out environment as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or… Read More

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TALLER GRATUITO DE SOLICITUD DE CIUDADANIA 17 DE SEPTIEMBRE BIBLIOTECA CENTRAL DE PASADENA

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FREE WORKSHOP ON CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION SEPT. 17 AT PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY

Attend a FREE workshop on how to complete your Citizenship Application to become a citizen of the best country in the world–the USA!    

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WATER RATE INFO VIDEO –WATCH NOW

Curious about water rates and why they are what they are? Watch this: For more info go to www.PWPweb.com/WaterRates  

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FREE CELEBRATION SEPT. 23 FOR PASADENA AS “EARLY LEARNING CITY” INITIATIVE

PASADENA, Calif.—A new, groundbreaking initiative–Pasadena as an Early Learning City by 2025–will be celebrated during a free, family-friendly event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23 at Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd., near the Rose Bowl Stadium’s Parking Lot I and the Kidspace Museum. Information about the initiative will be available at the… Read More

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PUBLIC ART GRANT WINNERS ANNOUNCED

PASADENA, Calif.—The City’s Arts and Culture Commission approved $186,188 in funding for 30 public art projects and cultural programs under the 2017-2018 Annual Grants Program administered by the Planning and Community Development Department’s Cultural Affairs Division. The Annual Grants Program supports the creative, artistic life of Pasadena and expands public access to the arts in… Read More

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PASADENA COOLING CENTERS EXTEND HOURS; TO BE OPEN SATURDAY, SUNDAY AND MONDAY, SEPT. 2-4

PASADENA, Calif.–Due to the extended heat wave impacting Southern California, including Pasadena, the City is extending the hours of its official Cooling Centers for Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Labor Day), Sept. 2-4, 2017. In Pasadena, the City now has two official Cooling Centers.  The following schedule is now in effect for  Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept.… Read More

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FLOODING DISASTER IN TEXAS IMPORTANT REMINDER TO BE PREPARED NOW FOR LOCAL DISASTERS AND EMERGENCIES

UPDATE: READ FROM THE EXPERTS ABOUT EARTHQUAKES AND DISASTERS–SOBERING THOUGHTS ABOUT WHAT TO EXPECT. NOT “IF” BUT “WHEN” AND YOU NEED TO BE PREPARED   www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-quake-la-houston-flooding-20170901-htmlstory.html   PASADENA, Calif.—The recent rain and flooding disaster in the Houston, Texas area from Hurricane (and Tropical Storm) Harvey serves as an important reminder for everybody to be prepared… Read More

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LABOR DAY 2017 CLOSURES, REMINDERS

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day. The City Council will not meet the next two Mondays, Sept. 4 or Sept. 11.  The next regularly scheduled meeting will be Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The Pasadena… Read More

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HOT TEMPS SOAR BACK INTO PASADENA AUG. 26 THROUGH LABOR DAY WEEKEND; TAKE PRECAUTIONS

PASADENA, Calif.—HOT temps into the triple digits are expected to blast back into the local weather for Pasadena and the greater Los Angeles County area this weekend and possibly stretching into next week, beginning Aug. 26 and through Labor Day Weekend Sept. 4!  The City reminds everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay… Read More

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“SAY NO TO STYROFOAM™” UPDATE FOR AUGUST 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—The next phase of the City’s ban against the use of “Styrofoam™” or polystyrene materials such as cups, plates, bowls, meal-serving trays and take-out containers takes effect on August 22, 2017.  Restaurants and retailers doing business in Pasadena will no longer be able to sell or distribute food that uses such materials.  This is… Read More

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THE PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES® ANNOUNCES PUBLIC SALE FOR THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL AT THE ROSE BOWL GAME®PRESENTED BY NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL®

Sale will begin Friday, September 1 at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m.ET PASADENA, Calif.–The Tournament of Roses® announced that tickets for the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 1, at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET. Tickets will… Read More

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METRO BIKE SHARE LAUNCH EVENT –SEE THE VIDEO!

Video Coverage of the Metro Bike Share Launch provided by Pasadena Media for KPAS, the City’s government cable access TV channel. Seen on Channel 3 by Charter/Spectrum cable subscribers and Channel 99 by AT&T U-Verse subscribers. Enjoy. Now, Rent, Ride & Return to see Pasadena in a whole new way. 18-0159_Bike_Share_Junior_Poster_jp2

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AMATEUR PUGILISTS DISPLAY SKILLS UNDER THE STARS AT CITY HALL AUG. 25

PASADENA, Calif.—The City’s second, free outdoor amateur pugilistic extravaganza—The Centennial Square Boxing Exhibition—takes place under the stars in front of Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., 7-10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 25.  More than a dozen amateur boxers, including some possible future Olympic hopefuls or pros, will engage in a series of three-round matches. Weigh-ins… Read More

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ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING SUSPECT CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE CRIMES

PASADENA, CA – On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office charged suspect Jose Diaz Servellon, 29-year-old male and Pasadena resident, with one count of kidnapping, one count of assault by means of force to produce great bodily injury, and one count of criminal threats; suspect’s bail was set at $500,000.… Read More

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HOMICIDE SUSPECT IDENTIFIED AND ARRESTED

PASADENA, CA –At about 8:58 p.m., Monday August 7, 2017, Pasadena Police detectives arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a Pasadena man earlier in that day in the 1000 block of East Maple Street. Police identified the suspect as Deleon Jackson, 22-year-old male of Pasadena. He is currently being held on… Read More

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LEARN MORE ABOUT EXCITING LAUNDRY-TO-LANDSCAPE GREYWATER PROGRAM

Learn more about the exciting new way to go green–Pasadena Water and Power Department’s “Laundry-to-Landscape” program let’s you get the most out of using water, our most precious of resources. Watch the video and learn how easy it is to get started today.  

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NEXT POPULAR E-WASTE, DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT AUGUST 19, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Residents and businesses can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the City’s popular FREE event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, August 19, 2017.  The event will be held in Parking Lot I near the Rose Bowl Stadium and Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. Look for… Read More

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AIRPORT AUTHORITY COMMISSION ELECTS PASADENA COMMISSIONER TERRY TORNEK AS PRESIDENT FOR THE COMING YEAR

Glendale Commissioner Zareh Sinanyan Chosen as Vice President; Burbank Commissioner Ray Adams Named Secretary BURBANK, Calif., July 18, 2017 – On Monday, July 17, 2017, the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Hollywood Burbank Airport, elected new officers to head the Airport Authority Commission for a one-year term from July 2017 through June 2018. The… Read More

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APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2018 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES® ROYAL COURT

PASADENA, Calif. (August 1, 2017) – Applications for the 2018 Tournament of Roses Royal Court are now available on the Tournament of Roses website. The Tournament of Roses invites young ladies to become a part of history in the search for the 100th Rose Queen and 2018 Royal Court. In 1905, Hallie Woods was selected… Read More

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NATIONAL NIGHT OUT IS TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017-GET PASADENA PRIDE AND JOIN US!

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CITY RELEASES POLICE REPORT INFO FROM MARCH 4, 2016 OVERDOSE CALL

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena is releasing copies of the incident report, the property seizure report, a dispatch timeline and two recordings of police interviews—one with Dr. Carmen Puliafito at Huntington Memorial Hospital and another with hotel staff—regarding the March 4, 2016 drug overdose of a woman at a Pasadena hotel. City Manager Steve Mermell… Read More

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BURBANK-GLENDALE-PASADENA AIRPORT AUTHORITY COMMISSION AUTHORIZES FINALIZATION AND SUBMISSION OF HUMAN HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT

Submission of Human Health Risk Assessment Follows Submission of Airport Layout Plan to Federal Aviation Administration, Moves Replacement Passenger Terminal Project Forward BURBANK, Calif., July 17, 2017 — At this morning’s (July 17, 2017) Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority meeting, the Authority Commission authorized the finalization and submission of the Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) to the… Read More

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HOT TEMPS CREEP BACK INTO WEATHER FORECAST THIS WEEKEND, JULY 15, SO BE PREPARED

PASADENA, Calif.—HOT temps are creeping back into the weather outlook for Pasadena! Weather officials predict high-90s and even triple-digit heat for parts of Southern California now through the weekend, July 15, and possibly into next week.  The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for… Read More

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ADAPTIVE ART PROGRAM FREE RECEPTION & ARTWORK UNVEILING SET JULY 22

PASADENA, Calif. — “We Belong” in Pasadena is the theme for this year’s popular Adaptive Art Program art show—and you belong at the special free artists’ reception, 3-5 p.m., Saturday, July 22, at the Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N. Raymond Ave. Original artwork from the program’s participants will be on display at the… Read More

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REMINDER THAT NEW MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES BEGAN JULY 1, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Workers, employers and businesses operating in Pasadena are reminded that new increases to local minimum wages took effect July 1, 2017 and any adjustments should have been made or need to be made now. This is year two of the City’s minimum wage ordinance that began last year.  The City’s ordinance is a multi-phase,… Read More

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EARTHQUAKE REMINDER–HOW PREPARED ARE YOU IF THE BIG ONE HIT TODAY?

Watch Learn Take Action What you do today could save your life tomorrow.  

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FREE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT JULY 15, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.–Safely dispose of household hazardous waste and recycle electronics, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Parking Lot I, south of the Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr.  The FREE event is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in cooperation with the City’s Department of Public… Read More

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HOT TEMPS NOW THROUGH WEEKEND; TAKE PRECAUTIONS

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 weekend, July 8, 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. Weather, Red… Read More

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NEW INVASIVE MOSQUITO SPECIES FOUND IN PASADENA

PASADENA, Calif.—Eggs from the Aedes albopictus mosquito that can infect humans with viruses such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya have been found in monitoring traps in Pasadena, the Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) announced today.  Health Officials emphasized there are no reported cases of locally transmitted Zika or the other two viruses by this type… Read More

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POLICE, FIRE CHIEFS HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO ADVISE PUBLIC ON NO FIREWORKS ENFORCEMENT IN PASADENA

SPECIAL NOTE: DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOUR ANIMAL COMPANIONS AT THIS TIME OF YEAR. ALL OF THE LOUD NOISES FROM FIREWORKS CAN FRIGHTEN THEM. TO PREVENT THEM FROM RUNNING AWAY IN A PANIC, PLEASE SECURE YOUR ANIMAL FRIENDS IN A QUIET SPACE, MAKE SURE THAT THEY HAVE FOOD, WATER, TREATS AND TLC. THEY DEPEND ON YOU… Read More

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FOURTH OF JULY 2017 CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR PASADENA–ALL PERSONAL FIREWORKS ILLEGAL IN CITY

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents, businesses and visitors are reminded that City Hall, and most City business offices are closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, Independence Day, in observance of our Great Nation’s Birthday.  Normal schedules and office hours resume July 5. Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire,… Read More

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY PASADENA! COVERAGE OF CITY BIRTHDAY PARTY

Highlights of the annual Birthday Party for the City, thanks to the Pasadena Museum of History. Coverage provided by Pasadena Media.

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HOT WEATHER TIPS FOR ARROYO SECO WEEKEND JUNE 24-25

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

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JOHN K. VAN de KAMP BRIDGE RENAMING CEREMONY SET JUNE 24, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to attend a special plaque unveiling and bridge renaming ceremony beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 24, 2017 for the “John K. Van de Kamp Bridge” formerly known as the La Loma Bridge. The formal program begins at 9 a.m. with opening remarks by City officials, a dedication ceremony, musical… Read More

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PASADENA JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION IS JUNE 17 AT JACKIE ROBINSON COMMUNITY CENTER

PASADENA — Join in the free family fun this Saturday. June 17, noon to 4:30 p.m., for the City’s Juneteenth Celebration at the Jack Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Juneteenth, also sometimes referred to as Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.  Juneteenth… Read More

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ALL FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL IN PASADENA; VIOLATORS FACE JAIL TIME

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

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TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HOT TEMPS JUNE 15-23, 2017

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

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OCHO PRESUNTOS PANDILLEROS ARRESTADOS POR DETECTIVES DE PASADENA POR MULTIPLES ASESINATOS E INTENTO DE ASESINATO

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

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EIGHT SUSPECTED GANG MEMBERS ARRESTED BY PASADENA DETECTIVES FOR MULTIPLE MURDERS AND ATTEMPTED MURDERS

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

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AWARD-WINNING VIDEO AVAILABLE HERE ON CITY OF ASTRONOMY

Watch “Astronomy Week 2016” — If you haven’t seen it before, click on the link now, or maybe you’ve seen it already, but it’s certainly worth another  view! Our special video co-produced by the City of Pasadena and Pasadena Media for KPAS, the City’s government cable access TV channel, highlights the special place in our… Read More

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PASADENA POLICE TAKE POSSIBLE SERIAL BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT INTO CUSTODY

BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT IN CUSTODY IDENTIFIED AS: Shownee Smith, 41 years old, Pasadena Resident PASADENA, CA – On June 10, at about 3:50 p.m., Pasadena Police Department Officers responded to an armed robbery at Wells Fargo Bank, 3701 E. Foothill Blvd. The robbery was in progress when Pasadena police arrived and arrested suspect Smith as… Read More

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PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY RECEIVES NEA “BIG READ” GRANT

PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY ONE OF 75 ORGANIZATIONS NATIONWIDE TO RECEIVE AN NEA BIG READ GRANT  PASADENA, Calif. — The Pasadena Public Library has been awarded a $14,000 “Big Read” grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host a community reading of When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka, with activities taking place… Read More

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PASADENA POLICE CHIEF SUSPENDS ISSUING FIREARM WAIVER LETTERS

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

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PASADENA COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT NOW AVAILABLE

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

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WATCH TV COVERAGE OF PASADENA POLICE, FIRE MEMORIAL HERE

Video below is coverage of the 2017 Police, Fire Memorial Ceremony as provided by Pasadena Media for KPAS, the City’s government cable access TV channel.  Watch coverage here or Charter cable subscribers can see KPAS on Channel 3 in the program line-up and AT&T U-Verse subscribers can see it on Channel 99. KPAS airs full,… Read More

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CITY JOINS NATIONWIDE EFFORT FOR GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY JUNE 2

PASADENA, Calif.—City officials and employees will proudly “Wear Orange” on Friday, June 2, 2017 in support of the City Council’s recent proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day. Pasadena’s local effort is part of a nationwide campaign that began in 2013 to help draw attention to the burgeoning incidents of gun violence in our society.  More… Read More

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TWO FREE OIL FILTER EXCHANGE EVENTS MAY 27 AND JUNE 24, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Do you change the oil for your car or truck by yourself?  If so, we welcome you to take advantage of the City’s free oil filter exchange program.  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… Read More

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MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR MAY 29, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many city services and administrative business offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for the brave men and women of the U.S. military who died in the line of duty for our country. … Read More

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PUBLIC INVITED TO FIRE, POLICE MEMORIAL CEREMONY THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017

2017 PASADENA POLICE AND FIRE MEMORIAL HONORS FALLEN HEROES 21-Gun Salute to be Heard at Pasadena City Hall  PASADENA, CA – On Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM, the City of Pasadena will host the 2017 Pasadena Police and Fire Memorial in front of Pasadena City Hall.  This is the 6th year that City… Read More

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COMING TO PASADENA MAY 20-21? ARRIVE EARLY, DRIVE CAREFULLY, HAVE FUN!

PASADENA, Calif.—If you plan to be in Pasadena May 20 or May 21 for one of the many special events here this weekend, City officials remind the public to arrive early; drive carefully; bring money for food, parking & souvenirs; have fun but celebrate responsibly; take precautions from sun exposure, and don’t forget to have… Read More

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GOT BRUSH? BE FIRE SAFE AND MAKE PLANS TO GET RID OF IT NOW!

Pasadena Fire Chief Bertral Washington and Members of the Pasadena Fire Department Share Important Message About Brush Clearance. Super Rains + Super Bloom = Fire Danger in Coming Months Watch this important video message from our friends at the Pasadena Fire Department:    

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AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA 2017 RACES TO BIG FINISH IN PASADENA MAY 20–EVENT INFO HERE

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

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PASADENA MENTAL HEALTH DAY SET SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017

“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

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COUNCILMEMBER ANDY WILSON DECLARED WINNER IN DISTRICT 7 RUN-OFF ELECTION

PASADENA, Calif.–The “Second Count” of all remaining eligible ballots not counted on April 18 for the District 7 Council run-off election were counted today, April 26, 2017, by the #Pasadena City Clerk’s Office. Councilmember Andy Wilson was declared the winner with a final vote tally of 1,793 votes, 50.5 percent of the vote, over challenger… Read More

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TICKETS AVAILABLE TO ANNUAL MAYOR’S PRAYER BREAKFAST MAY 4, 2017

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UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS FOR COUNCIL DISTRICT 7 RUN-OFF RACE ANNOUNCED

PASADENA, Calif. — First-time council candidate Phil Hosp holds a 20-vote lead over Councilmember Andy Wilson based on unofficial election results from the April 18, 2017 run-off election for the Pasadena Council District 7 seat. City election officials cautioned that the race was still too close to call as a mandatory second count of ballots… Read More

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JUMP INTO PASADENA’S SUMMER FAIR EVENT SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017

PASADENA, Calif.—Looking to stay active this summer?  Join us from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 22, at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma St., to learn what fun, free and low-cost options are available for children, teens and families this summer provided by the City of Pasadena. Among the many summer offerings are anime, art… Read More

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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS PASADENA AS THE PLACE TO BE

So Where Do You Want To Be?  

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THIRD ANNUAL #PASADENAEGGBOWL FEATURES 70,000 EGGS FOR KIDS APRIL 15, 2017

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

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REWARD UP TO $20,000 OFFERED IN CHEESECAKE FACTORY EXPLOSION; SECURITY VIDEO OF SUSPECT RELEASED

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

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PUBLIC HELP NEEDED TO PLANT TREES FOR ARBOR DAY 2017

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

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WITNESSES PROVIDE FURTHER DETAILS ON DOUBLE HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

  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

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PUBLIC’S HELP NEEDED TO GUIDE PASADENA TRANSIT’S FUTURE

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

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PUBLIC INVITED TO CLIMATE ACTION PLAN MEETING 6-8 P.M., THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017

Announcement from City on Climate Action Plan meeting 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Throop Church, 300 S. Los Robles Avenue

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PASADENA FIRE DEPARTMENT STATION 37 OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017

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FREE OIL FILTER EXCHANGE EVENT 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

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POPULAR E-WASTE RECYCLING & DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT MARCH 18, 2017

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

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