City's Cultural Affairs Division Announces Podcasts as Part of the Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena’s Public Art Program has collaborated with Side Street Projects and Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition to develop podcasts with the artists featured in Phase III of the Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program. This project was developed as part of the City’s participation and sponsorship of Bike Month. Given the Complete Streets Coalition’s suspension of group tours for the time being, the entities teamed up to create new programming that may be experienced broadly and safely via technology. The podcasts... continue reading »"City's Cultural Affairs Division Announces Podcasts as Part of the Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program"

City of Pasadena Police Oversight - We Want Your Input

PASADENA, Calif.—While the day-to-day job of the police department is for sworn and trained law enforcement personnel, the police department is ultimately accountable to civilian control. In Pasadena, the Chief of Police reports to the City Manager. In turn, the Public Safety Committee of the City Council provides general review, and the City Council is the ultimate policymaking body for the police and all City departments. The City Manager, the members of the Public Safety Committee and the City Council... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Police Oversight - We Want Your Input"

City of Pasadena Announces Summer Aquatics Programming

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is offering aquatics programming at Pasadena High School, Robinson Park Recreation Center, and Villa-Parke Community Center pools from Monday, July 6, through Friday, August 7. Swim lessons will be offered in weekly sessions for children ages 5 to 12. Each session runs Monday through Thursday, and lessons are available from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. Fees are $50 per week for residents, and $65 per week for non-residents. Lessons... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Summer Aquatics Programming"

Pasadena Transit & Dial-A-Ride Suspend Fare Collection

PASADENA, Calif.—In light of the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, fare payment will continue to be suspended on both Pasadena Transit and Pasadena Dial-A-Ride. When the Safer at Home order was issued in mid-March, Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-Ride instituted a number of protocols to provide the safest environment possible for customers and bus operators, including suspending fare collection. After a trial day of resuming fare payment on July 1, fare collection will continue to be temporarily suspended to avoid customers... continue reading »"Pasadena Transit & Dial-A-Ride Suspend Fare Collection"

City of Pasadena Film Office Reopens, Accepting Permit Applications

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Film Office has reopened and is accepting permit applications for commercial production filming and still shoots within Pasadena city limits. Film Office guidelines have been updated to adhere to public health protocol and reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. All proposed film and photography permit applications must abide by the City’s Public Health Reopening Protocol for Music, TV and Film Production, as well as these special conditions: The production/applicant must comply with all federal, state... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Film Office Reopens, Accepting Permit Applications"

Pasadena Transit & Dial-A-Ride Announce Service Changes and Fare Charges

PASADENA, Calif.—When the Safer at Home order was issued in mid-March, Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-Ride instituted a number of protocols, including suspending fare collection. Pasadena Transit and Pasadena Dial-A-Ride will resume fare collection on July 1, 2020. Fare collection was temporarily suspended in mid-March in an immediate effort to address the close proximity between customers and bus operators that would typically occur at the front of buses where fares are paid. Where feasible, customer boarding was moved to the rear... continue reading »"Pasadena Transit & Dial-A-Ride Announce Service Changes and Fare Charges"

City of Pasadena Summer Day Camp Returns July 6 With COVID-19 Protocols in Place

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will offer summer day camp for Pasadena residents and Pasadena Unified School District students at seven parks throughout the city from Monday, July 6, through Friday, August 7. Camp will be offered Monday through Friday at Robinson Park, Victory Park, and Villa-Parke centers from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. for children ages 5 to 12. Half-day camps will be offered at Central, McDonald, and Washington Parks from noon until... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Summer Day Camp Returns July 6 With COVID-19 Protocols in Place"

Pasadena Health Officer Issues Revised Safer at Home Order

PASADENA, Calif.—City of Pasadena Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh has issued a revised Safer at Home Order in line with the next steps in California’s phased reopening plan. This new phase of reopening aligns with neighboring communities, moving Southern California towards a regional recovery and supporting our local businesses, many of which are small and locally-owned. The Health Officer Order will allow for the following sectors to reopen once they implement the required protocols for infection control and distancing: Gyms and... continue reading »"Pasadena Health Officer Issues Revised Safer at Home Order"

All Fireworks Are Illegal in Pasadena and City Ordinance Will Be Strictly Enforced

PASADENA, Calif.— Fire danger and injuries from fireworks still exist even in the midst of a pandemic crisis. The City of Pasadena municipal code holds property owners and tenants responsible for permitting the possession, sale, usage or discharge of fireworks on their property.  The ordinance allows for the prosecution of fireworks-related offenses and for the demand of payment for all costs associated with the safe disposal of confiscated fireworks. The City maintains a zero tolerance enforcement policy for fireworks, and... continue reading »"All Fireworks Are Illegal in Pasadena and City Ordinance Will Be Strictly Enforced"

City of Pasadena and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau Launch "Shop Pasadena" and Other Resources to Support the Reopening of Pasadena Businesses

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau have announced the launch of “Shop Pasadena,” an online webpage featuring Pasadena’s small and independent retailers now open for in-store shopping and curbside pickup. Shop Pasadena is arriving just in time for people to shop for Father’s Day, graduations, and everyday retail. The Shop Pasadena webpage features a variety of shopping categories from apparel and entertainment to home and outdoor recreation. Retailers have opted in to be listed,... continue reading »"City of Pasadena and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau Launch "Shop Pasadena" and Other Resources to Support the Reopening of Pasadena Businesses"