Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Dec. 6 at City Hall

PASADENA, Calif.—Join Mayor Terry Tornek for a City holiday tradition: the Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting Celebration, 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. Bring family and friends to Pasadena’s free celebration featuring local singers and dancers, crafts for kids provided by Armory Center for the Arts, light refreshments, and a special appearance by ol’ Santa Claus. At 6 p.m., Mayor Tornek will flip the switch to light up the City’s official tree. Come early for... continue reading »"Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Dec. 6 at City Hall"

Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Nov. 15

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city this Friday, Nov. 15. 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, motorists will be cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violation. Pasadena Police Department’s ultimate goal is to enforce and educate the driving public while reducing serious injuries and fatal... continue reading »"Traffic Enforcement Program Planned for Nov. 15"

City of Pasadena and Visit Pasadena Launch 'Shop Pasadena' Campaign for Holiday Season

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and Visit Pasadena have launched a campaign to encourage people to shop local this holiday season. The 'Shop Pasadena' campaign puts a spotlight on the hundreds of independently-owned Pasadena businesses, and encourages the community to shop small and dine local. Every time someone visits their corner shop, grabs a bite at a local eatery or buys a shirt from the neighborhood boutique, they are helping support Pasadena’s independent business owners. Not to mention, shopping local... continue reading »"City of Pasadena and Visit Pasadena Launch 'Shop Pasadena' Campaign for Holiday Season"

Local Election Notice: Candidate Filing Period Opens Nov. 12

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena's primary municipal election will be held on March 3, 2020. The official nomination period opens Tuesday, Nov. 12, and closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. During this time, nomination papers for qualified candidates seeking local City offices will be available in the Office of the City Clerk, 100 N. Garfield Ave., Room S228. Candidates may receive and circulate nomination petitions to gather signatures of registered voters in order to place their names on... continue reading »"Local Election Notice: Candidate Filing Period Opens Nov. 12"

City Announces Veterans Day Closures

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena City Hall and many City services and administrative business offices will be closed Monday, 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 attend a Veterans Day ceremony in front of City Hall beginning at 10:30 a.m. Specific Veterans Day closures and exceptions are noted below. Pasadena Police and Fire Departments will be staffed for all patrol, jail,... continue reading »"City Announces Veterans Day Closures"

Councilmember Kennedy Announces Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway and Job and Resource Fair

PASADENA, Calif.—Councilmember John J. Kennedy invites the public to his annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway and Job and Resource Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Robinson Park Recreation Center, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave.  The event will be held in the multi-purpose room and gym. There will be one turkey allotted per household, while supplies last. The job and resource fair will feature a mixture of at least 50 potential employers and providers of important information,... continue reading »"Councilmember Kennedy Announces Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway and Job and Resource Fair"

Pasadena Police Officers Join Fight Against Cancer With "No-Shave November"

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department is proud to participate in “No-Shave November,” a fundraising opportunity to bring greater awareness and support for cancer research. No-Shave November is about setting aside razors for 30 days and letting hair—which many cancer patients lose—grow wild and free. The money typically spent on shaving and grooming will be donated to cancer charities and facilities like St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Fight Colorectal Cancer and the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Pasadena Police Chief John Perez wants to... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Officers Join Fight Against Cancer With "No-Shave November""

City of Pasadena Hosts Free Workshop for Business Owners on Accessibility Requirements

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena is hosting a free workshop for Pasadena business owners interested in learning about federal and state accessibility requirements and resources. “The ABCs of ADA for Businesses” workshop will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Rococo Room, 70 W. Union St. Attendees can select one of two time slots: 8– 10 a.m. or 2– 4 p.m. Both sessions will cover what is required of businesses under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Hosts Free Workshop for Business Owners on Accessibility Requirements"

Eviction Ordinance Adoption to Be Heard Monday, Nov. 4, With Second Reading to Be Held Tuesday, Nov. 5

PASADENA, Calif.—In response to a recent surge of eviction notices and threats of eviction in Pasadena ahead of state law protections, the City Council will consider action on the Tenant Protection Act Temporary Adoption Ordinance at its regular meeting on Nov. 4. Should the City Council wish to proceed with the proposed ordinance, it will conduct a first reading of the ordinance at its Nov. 4 meeting. To facilitate timely adoption of the proposed eviction protections, a special meeting of... continue reading »"Eviction Ordinance Adoption to Be Heard Monday, Nov. 4, With Second Reading to Be Held Tuesday, Nov. 5"

2nd Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival Saturday, Nov. 9

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena, in partnership with Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities, is hosting the 2nd annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival on Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at Brookside Park. The festival will feature more than 10 adaptive recreational sporting events that are open to the general public and free to participate. The adaptive sports include hand cycling, wheelchair rugby, pickle ball, beep baseball, tennis, boccia,... continue reading »"2nd Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival Saturday, Nov. 9"