City of Pasadena Announces 710 Reconnecting Communities' Oral History Project and Survey

An Initiative Capturing Stories Shaped by The State Route 710 (SR 710) Freeway Construction PASADENA, Calif.—  The City of Pasadena has begun the oral history component of the Historic Project for the City’s 710 Stub Master Plan. The oral history portion, one of three parts, aims to capture and acknowledge the diverse stories of community members displaced by the SR 710 Freeway (710) construction project. In order for Caltrans to create the path for the planned 710 in the 1960s... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces 710 Reconnecting Communities' Oral History Project and Survey"

Pasadena Water and Power Issues Notice of Public Hearing for Water Rate Structure and Adjustments

Public Hearing Scheduled for Monday, June 3 PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 3, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. to consider the adoption of adjustments to the existing water rates and rate structure. The public is encouraged to participate. Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) mailed a public hearing notice to water customers. The notice includes a recommended rate structure redesign and adjustment information as well as details regarding the public hearing. PWP is committed to... continue reading »"Pasadena Water and Power Issues Notice of Public Hearing for Water Rate Structure and Adjustments"

City of Pasadena Announces General Manager of Water & Power Recruitment

CITY OF PASADENA ANNOUNCES GENERAL MANAGER OF WATER & POWER RECRUITMENT PASADENA, Calif.— City Manager Miguel Márquez has announced the recruitment process for the next General Manager of Water & Power. Applications for the position are being accepted now with screenings and interviews taking place in May 2024. The public is encouraged to attend a meeting to provide input about the most important qualities that potential candidates should have. Anyone who would like to offer input can also do so... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces General Manager of Water & Power Recruitment"

Pasadena Water And Power Receives Top Industry Award, Nationally Recognized As A Reliable Public Power Provider

PASADENA, Calif.— Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) has earned the top designation for Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing reliable and safe electric service. APPA recognized PWP for achieving the Diamond RP3 designation, representing the top 5% of public power utilities across the United States. The RP3 designation, which lasts for three years, recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Criteria... continue reading »"Pasadena Water And Power Receives Top Industry Award, Nationally Recognized As A Reliable Public Power Provider"

City of Pasadena Youth Sports Program Teams Win at 2024 SCMAF Basketball Tournaments

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena congratulates the Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Youth Sports teams who competed in the annual Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF) Youth Basketball Tournaments on Saturday, March 23, 2024.  The annual SCMAF Youth Basketball Tournaments give youth in grades 3-8 the opportunity to compete against other youth recreation programs within Southern California. This year, four PRCS teams made it to the championship rounds and three of the teams took first place in various divisions:  ... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Youth Sports Program Teams Win at 2024 SCMAF Basketball Tournaments"

Free E-Waste Recycling Event on Saturday April 13

PASADENA, Calif.— Residents can safely dispose of electronics at the City’s popular free e-waste event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. The event will be held in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 North Arroyo Blvd. To maintain safety, only cars may enter - no walk-ups. E-waste items include computers, keyboards, printers, monitors, laptops, docking stations, scanners, shredders, fax machines, computer mice, telephones, televisions, flat screens, VCRs, DVD players, PDAs,... continue reading »"Free E-Waste Recycling Event on Saturday April 13"

City Of Pasadena Announces Director of Rent Stabilization Recruitment

PASADENA, Calif.— The City of Pasadena has announced the recruitment process for the City’s new Director of Rent Stabilization. Applications for the position are being accepted now, with screenings and interviews to take place in May 2024. The public is encouraged to complete an online survey to provide input about the most important qualities potential candidates should have. Anyone who would like to offer input can do so online at Bit.ly/RentStabilizationDirector “Community input is an especially valuable component in appointing... continue reading »"City Of Pasadena Announces Director of Rent Stabilization Recruitment"

City of Pasadena Will Begin Accepting Applications for 2024 ROSE Internship Program on Monday, April 1st

PASADENA, Calif.— The City of Pasadena will begin accepting applications for the ROSE Internship Program on Monday, April 1. The Realizing Opportunities through Skillful Employment (ROSE) Program is open to Pasadena residents ages 14-24 residing in low to moderate-income households. ROSE interns may earn up to $2,000 working up to 110 hours. Internship assignments are on a first-come, first-served basis and include, but are not limited to, the fields of recreation, day camps, police, clerical, technology, and more. Participants receive... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Will Begin Accepting Applications for 2024 ROSE Internship Program on Monday, April 1st"

Egg Bowl and Bunny Brunch Cancelled Due to Forecast of Heavy Rain; Hop into Spring event on Tuesday, April 2nd at the Rose Bowl Stadium

PASADENA, Calif.— Due to a forecast of heavy rain, the City of Pasadena and the Rose Bowl Stadium unfortunately announce the cancellation of the Egg Bowl and Bunny Brunch events scheduled for this Saturday, March 30th. While we understand the disappointment this may cause, we must prioritize the safety and well-being of all the event attendees, participants, and staff involved. We apologize for any inconvenience this cancellation may cause. We appreciate your understanding. Guests who purchased tickets to the Bunny Brunch and... continue reading »"Egg Bowl and Bunny Brunch Cancelled Due to Forecast of Heavy Rain; Hop into Spring event on Tuesday, April 2nd at the Rose Bowl Stadium"

California Fast Food Restaurant Minimum Wage Bill Will Impact Restaurants in Pasadena

PASADENA, Calif.— On September 28, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1228, raising the minimum wage payable by certain fast food restaurant employers.  Beginning April 1, 2024, all “fast food restaurant employees” in California who are covered by the new law must be paid at least $20.00 per hour. A restaurant must meet ALL of the below criteria to be considered a “fast food restaurant”: Be a “limited-service restaurant” that offers limited or no table service, where the... continue reading »"California Fast Food Restaurant Minimum Wage Bill Will Impact Restaurants in Pasadena"