City Announces Memorial Day Closures

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 27, 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. Specific closures and exceptions are noted below. Pasadena Police and Fire Departments will be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services, but not business... continue reading »"City Announces Memorial Day Closures"

Pasadena Police Department Urges Drivers and Bicyclists to ‘Share the Road’

PASADENA, Calif.—May is National Bike Safety Month, but Pasadena Police Department wants drivers and bicyclists to share the road safely all year round. “It’s not just cars using the road but also people on bikes, motorcycles and walking,” Pasadena Police Department Lieutenant Mark Goodman said. “The road belongs to everyone, and we all share responsibility in making sure we get where we are going safely.” Bicycle riders must follow the same rules of the road as drivers, including stopping at... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Department Urges Drivers and Bicyclists to ‘Share the Road’"

Pasadena to Proclaim June 7-9 National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend

PASADENA, Calif.—At the May 20 Council meeting, City Council will consider a proclamation to recognize June 7-9, 2019 as National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend in Pasadena. National Gun Violence Awareness Day, now in its fifth year, was created to honor the many lives that have been cut short by gun violence and support efforts to reduce gun violence. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting which begins at 6:30 p.m. The proclamation affirms, “… gun violence touches every segment... continue reading »"Pasadena to Proclaim June 7-9 National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend"

Pasadena Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month with Free Mental Health Day Event Saturday, May 18

PASADENA, Calif.—Teens and adults are invited to learn about the challenges, societal stigmas, treatment options and other issues related to mental health and wellness at Pasadena’s Mental Health Day. The free, educational event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18, at Pasadena Public Library, 285 E. Walnut St. See event agenda. Pasadena Mental Health Day 2019: “HOME: A State of Mind – Helpful Opportunities for Mental Health Education” is designed to increase awareness of mental illness... continue reading »"Pasadena Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month with Free Mental Health Day Event Saturday, May 18"

Traffic Advisory and Road Closures for Major Events Saturday, May 18

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena reminds the public about the following road closures and other event information for the Amgen Tour of California on Saturday, May 18. The final stage of the Amgen Tour will depart Santa Clarita around 9 a.m., and riders are expected to enter Pasadena city limits by noon. 10,000 spectators are expected to gather at Rose Bowl Stadium for the exciting finish of America’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling race. On event day only, the... continue reading »"Traffic Advisory and Road Closures for Major Events Saturday, May 18"

Bike Week Pasadena Rolls Through May 13-18

Bike Week Pasadena returns May 13-18! Bike Week is sponsored by the City of Pasadena and organized by Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.), a local bike advocacy not-for-profit organization. Bike Week Pasadena coincides with National Bike Month. Anyone can join; all you need is a bicycle and a willingness to have fun riding it. All Bike Week events are free. “Bike Week Pasadena provides opportunities for community members to zip along on two wheels in fun and engaging... continue reading »"Bike Week Pasadena Rolls Through May 13-18"

Over 200 Marines to Be Recognized at Welcome Home Ceremony

PASADENA, Calif.—A welcome home ceremony to salute over 200 Marines will take place this Friday, May 10, from 10:20 – 11:00 a.m., in front of Pasadena City Hall at 100 N. Garfield Ave. Last year, these Marines were called to active duty and, during their deployment, conducted training exercises that spanned across four countries in the Indo-Pacific Area, including Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines. The reserve battalion of this Marine Corps infantry is based in Pasadena, adjacent to Victory... continue reading »"Over 200 Marines to Be Recognized at Welcome Home Ceremony"

New Transportation Director Announced for City of Pasadena

PASADENA, Calif.—City Manager Steve Mermell has announced the appointment of Laura Cornejo as the City’s new Transportation Director. Cornejo follows Fred Dock, who recently retired after 12 years as Transportation Director. Cornejo will begin her role on June 3. “After conducting an extensive search which attracted numerous applicants from a range of agencies, Laura demonstrated the skills, experience and savvy to effectively lead the Department of Transportation. She has a proven track record of implementing and delivering numerous transportation projects... continue reading »"New Transportation Director Announced for City of Pasadena"

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly

PASADENA, Calif.—For many people across the country, Cinco de Mayo (May 5) is a time for fun and celebrations that may involve drinking. Pasadena Police Department personnel will be on the lookout for impaired drivers who pose a danger to the public. Please celebrate responsibly and do not drive impaired. “We understand the importance and significance of this day to many people; however, we want to make sure that everyone who chooses to celebrate does so safely,” said Pasadena Police... continue reading »"Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly"

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

PASADENA, Calif.—Warmer weather means a lot more motorcycles will be cruising California roads. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and Pasadena Police Department is taking the opportunity to remind drivers and motorcycle riders to share the road and look out for one another. “Motorcycle riders are harder to see. Riders and drivers should take extra precautions by keeping their distance and watching their speed,” said Traffic Section Lieutenant Mark Goodman. On May 3, 10, and 17, Pasadena Police Department will... continue reading »"May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month"