Free E-Waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event on Saturday, Aug.14

PASADENA, Calif.—Residents can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the City’s popular free e-waste event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14. The event will be held in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. Shredding trucks and e-waste collection sites will be arranged at different stations in Parking Lot I. Look for signs directing you to the event. Motorists and bicyclists... continue reading »"Free E-Waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event on Saturday, Aug.14"

City of Pasadena Issues Updated Health Order Requiring Indoor Masking, Regardless of Vaccination Status

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena health officer has issued an updated health order, effective at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021, reinstating the use of masks for everyone in indoor public settings and businesses, regardless of vaccination status. The mandate comes as both Pasadena and Los Angeles County have seen an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Since June 15, when most restrictions from the state were lifted, the average daily incident case rate of COVID-19 in the city... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Issues Updated Health Order Requiring Indoor Masking, Regardless of Vaccination Status"

First Delta Variant COVID-19 Cases in Pasadena Residents Confirmed, Public Urged to Get Vaccinated

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has received the first confirmed reports of the COVID-19 Delta variant infection in six Pasadena residents. The Delta variant was identified in laboratory specimens from these residents through genomic sequence testing. The households infected in Pasadena included a mix of vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Through contact tracing, PPHD has linked all of the cases to household exposures. To protect the privacy of the individuals, no further information will be released. This SARS-CoV-2 virus variant... continue reading »"First Delta Variant COVID-19 Cases in Pasadena Residents Confirmed, Public Urged to Get Vaccinated"

Federal Judge Dismisses All Claims Made by Tournament of Roses

PASADENA, Calif.—On Monday, July 12, the United States District Court for the Central District of California ruled in favor of the City of Pasadena in dismissing all claims against it in a lawsuit brought by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association. The frivolous—and now fully rejected—claims that the City of Pasadena misused or misappropriated the Tournament’s trademarks related to the Rose Bowl Game and that Mayor Victor Gordo engaged in “false advertising” in comments to the media have now been... continue reading »"Federal Judge Dismisses All Claims Made by Tournament of Roses"

Pasadena Public Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Death in 98 days

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has reported the first COVID-19 death of a resident since April 1, 2021. An unvaccinated Pasadena male over the age of 65 died of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 8. This individual had multiple underlying health conditions, and investigations show unvaccinated household members were the likely source of exposure. This death comes at a time when we are seeing increasing COVID-19 cases in Pasadena, especially among unvaccinated individuals. Pasadenans have made tremendous progress in protecting... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Death in 98 days"

Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department Welcomes Community Back to Indoor Facilities

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCS) welcomes the community back to its indoor facilities. All recreation and community centers will reopen to the public on Tuesday, July 6. Centers will reopen at reduced capacity and will increase capacity in the upcoming weeks. “The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is excited to welcome the community back to our facilities and resume recreational programs for residents of all ages, interests and abilities,” said Brenda Harvey-Williams,... continue reading »"Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department Welcomes Community Back to Indoor Facilities"

Pasadena Parks After Dark Programs Announced

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCS) invites the community to the 10th annual Parks After Dark programs. Parks After Dark takes advantage of our beautiful summer evenings by activating park spaces that provide youth and their families opportunities to experience healthy recreation and active lifestyles. Programming is led by PRCS with strong support from partners including various City departments like Police, Fire and Public Health, and several community-based organizations including the Armory Center for the Arts, Day... continue reading »"Pasadena Parks After Dark Programs Announced"

City of Pasadena Announces Independence Day Closures and Reminders

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services and administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 5, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. 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 administrative offices will be closed. If you see something, say something; report suspicious activity to Pasadena Police at (626) 744-4241. For life-threatening emergencies, dial 9-1-1.... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Independence Day Closures and Reminders"

Pasadena Launches Community Workshops on Redistricting

Residents Are Invited To Learn About the Process and Share Ideas The City of Pasadena invites residents and community members to learn about redistricting and share their ideas about how shifts in population might affect the borders of the seven City Council districts. Every 10 years, cities with districts must conduct a redistricting process to ensure the proper balance of populations between all districts. The completion of the 2020 census prompted the process to take place in 2021. The Pasadena... continue reading »"Pasadena Launches Community Workshops on Redistricting"

Pasadena Health Officer Order Aligns With State Reopening

PASADENA, Calif.—Starting Tuesday, June 15, many sectors and activities in the city of Pasadena will be able to resume per the health officer order to comply with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidance for use of face coverings and select sector public health protocols. With the percentage of the California population vaccinated against COVID-19 increasing and cases of COVID-19 and related hospitalizations decreasing, the State of California will rescind its Blueprint for a Safer Economy framework effective June... continue reading »"Pasadena Health Officer Order Aligns With State Reopening"