Governor Imposes Stricter COVID-19 Restrictions Which Will Impact Outdoor Dining in Pasadena

PASADENA, Calif.—On Dec. 3, the governor of the state of California issued a new health order that set strict stay-at-home requirements and limitations on business for multi-county regions facing reduced critical care resources due to the increasing rate of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and ICU admissions. The state's new stay-at-home order supersedes any and all City of Pasadena stay-at-home orders to the extent the City orders impose restrictions less stringent than those of the state. Restrictions as specified by this order... continue reading »"Governor Imposes Stricter COVID-19 Restrictions Which Will Impact Outdoor Dining in Pasadena"

City of Pasadena Issues Temporary Limited Stay at Home Order to Control COVID-19 Surge

PASADENA, Calif.—Over the last few weeks, Pasadena, like almost all of the nation, has experienced an alarming increase in daily COVID-19 infections. In addition, local hospitalizations have increased at a rapid rate, putting healthcare resources at risk. To help mitigate the spread of the virus and protect the health of residents, the City has undertaken proactive enforcement measures to remind us all of our part in controlling this pandemic. Enforcement measures include City employees and volunteers from many City departments... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Issues Temporary Limited Stay at Home Order to Control COVID-19 Surge"

City of Pasadena to Take More Aggressive Enforcement Stance Amid Surge in COVID Cases

PASADENA, Calif.—The dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations is of great concern for the City of Pasadena, its residents, and healthcare partners. Effective immediately, the City will undertake broader and more aggressive enforcement efforts to slow the spread of the virus with respect to outdoor dining, but also with respect to other activities with higher risk of disease transmission as identified by our local case investigation, including social gatherings, worksites and unauthorized recreational sports events. Because Pasadena is an... continue reading »"City of Pasadena to Take More Aggressive Enforcement Stance Amid Surge in COVID Cases"

City of Pasadena Thanksgiving Closures and Reminders

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Specific closures, exceptions and reminders are noted below. Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. Always call 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies. For non-emergencies, call (626) 744-4241. If you "See Something, Say Something." Report suspicious activity to Pasadena Police... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Thanksgiving Closures and Reminders"

City of Pasadena Implements Safeguards To Curb COVID-19 Spread

PASADENA, Calif.—Because of the dramatically increasing numbers of local COVID-19 infections, the City of Pasadena is reminding the community about existing health orders in place to protect ourselves and others around us from infection. To further mitigate the spread of the virus, the City is instituting new pandemic safeguards and restrictions, effective Friday, Nov. 20. Reminders regarding some of the rules already in place include: Retail store occupancy may not exceed 25% of maximum capacity (as defined by the Fire... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Implements Safeguards To Curb COVID-19 Spread"

City of Pasadena, Visit Pasadena Launch Shop Pasadena Campaign for Holiday Season

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and Visit Pasadena are launching a campaign to encourage people to shop small and dine local this holiday season. The 2020 holiday Shop Pasadena campaign spotlights the hundreds of independent businesses in Pasadena and encourages the community to shop small, dine local and show some #LocalLove this season. There’s a special connection that comes with shopping and dining local. Whether it’s a friendly face that greets you at your favorite store or eatery or the... continue reading »"City of Pasadena, Visit Pasadena Launch Shop Pasadena Campaign for Holiday Season"

City of Pasadena Updates Guidance for Small Gatherings

PASADENA, Calif.—This week, the state updated its guidance to allow private gatherings of three or fewer households, as long as the private gathering is outdoors, everyone wears a cloth face covering and keeps at least six feet of physical distance, food is in single-serve disposable containers, and the duration of the gathering is short (two hours or less). The City of Pasadena has updated its Health Officer Order to align with the change in the state guidance. Private gatherings with... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Updates Guidance for Small Gatherings"

City of Pasadena Issues Guidance for Celebrating Halloween Safely

PASADENA, Calif.—COVID continues to impact our families and our traditions as we move into the fall season. It is difficult to think of Halloween without the block parties, gatherings and many of the other activities that we and our children look forward to every year. Many traditions, including Halloween, have become “high risk” activities that can spread this disease. The state and county, along with local health departments, have provided guidance for celebrating the holiday safely, including safer alternatives that... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Issues Guidance for Celebrating Halloween Safely"

City of Pasadena Labor Day Closures and Reminders

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day. City Council will not meet on Monday, Sept. 7. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 14. The Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1. If you see something, say something; report suspicious... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Labor Day Closures and Reminders"

City of Pasadena to Open Emergency Cooling Center with COVID-19 Restrictions

PASADENA, Calif.—Temperatures in Pasadena are expected to reach over 100 degrees this Labor Day weekend. Vulnerable populations, such as the elderly who do not live in air-conditioned homes, may need relief from the heat. To meet this need, the City is opening Robinson Park Recreation Center, located at 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave., as an emergency cooling center Friday, Sept. 4, through Monday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. The center can accommodate up to 50 people, and visitors are required... continue reading »"City of Pasadena to Open Emergency Cooling Center with COVID-19 Restrictions"