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Pasadena In Focus, a bimonthly newsletter published by the Public Affairs Office, provides information about programs, events, activities and issues related to Pasadena municipal government. It is distributed to 62,000 households by bulk mail and is available electronically on the city website and in Braille format.


2017-09-01 Pasadena In Focus

2017-09-01 Pasadena In Focus

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2017-07-01 Pasadena In Focus

2017-07-01 Pasadena In Focus

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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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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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PWP New Power Generator

PWP New Power Generator Is Operational

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 fueled power that is the… Read More

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Black History Month

Pasadena Black History Month 2017 Events Announced

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 special… Read More

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Under One Roof

Under One Roof Program Update

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 and disabled customers • Water… Read More

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Scholarships for High School Seniors

Scholarships for High School Seniors

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 showcases their creative and innovative… Read More

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Electric Car Guest Drive

Test Drive Electric Cars!

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 is looking to purchase or… Read More

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Info Booth Volunteers Needed

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, although parking can be provided… Read More

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