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"

Transportation Department Receives $150,000 Grant from California Office of Traffic Safety for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Program

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena’s efforts to enhance safety for bicyclists citywide just got a financial boost thanks to a $150,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to the City’s Department of Transportation for its pedestrian and bicycle safety program. The City will use the funding for a year-long bicyclist safety outreach program aimed at reducing severe injuries and fatalities to pedestrians and bicyclists resulting from crashes. Specifically, this program will provide safety equipment and education materials... continue reading »"Transportation Department Receives $150,000 Grant from California Office of Traffic Safety for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Program"

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 Announces Veterans Day Closures

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena City Hall and many City services and administrative business offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, a day to honor the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. The public is invited to watch Pasadena’s virtual Veterans Day ceremony beginning at 11 a.m. Specific Veterans Day closures and exceptions are noted below. Pasadena Police and Fire Departments will be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency... continue reading »"City Announces Veterans Day Closures"

Veterans Day Ceremony Goes Virtual to Honor Those Who Have Served

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena has always paused to honor Veterans Day and all of our military veterans. This year is a slightly different, as the event will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pasadena Veterans Day Committee, in collaboration with Pasadena Media, has produced a special one-hour tribute that will be broadcast at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11. This year’s guest speaker will be Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Shamoneka Collins, a Pasadena Marine from the 2nd Battalion, 23rd... continue reading »"Veterans Day Ceremony Goes Virtual to Honor Those Who Have Served"

Pasadena Confirms First MIS-C Case in a Child, Increase in COVID-19 Spread in the Community

PASADENA, Calif.—The first confirmed case of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) in a Pasadena resident has been reported to the Pasadena Public Health Department. The Pasadena child was hospitalized. This brings the total number of cases of MIS-C in Los Angeles, Pasadena and Long Beach Public Health Jurisdictions to 43 (as of October 23, 2020), and the total reported in the state is 126 (as of November 2, 2020). No children have died from MIS-C in Pasadena, Los Angeles... continue reading »"Pasadena Confirms First MIS-C Case in a Child, Increase in COVID-19 Spread in the Community"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Friday, November 6

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city on Friday, Nov. 6. The need for driver education and enforcement is ongoing due to traffic volumes within the city of Pasadena. Officers will be deployed at various locations looking for violations including, but not limited to, primary collision factors involving speed, red light and right-of-way violations. When violations are observed, violators will cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violation. The police... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Friday, November 6"

Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries!

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Fire Department reminds you to change all of your smoke alarm batteries when you change your clocks back on Sunday, Nov. 1. Replace old smoke alarm batteries with fresh, high-quality batteries to keep your smoke alarms ready to protect you all year long. Make sure your emergency flashlights work when you need them by using fresh, high-quality batteries. After inserting fresh batteries in your smoke alarm, make sure the alarm is working by activating the safety test button.... continue reading »"Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries!"