City Council District 3 Application Period Opens

PASADENA, Calif.—Following the City Council organizational meeting on Dec. 12, 2022, the newly-seated City Council will consider applicants to serve as the appointed councilmember to fill the vacancy for the District 3 seat. The term of service for the appointment is from the date of appointment to Dec. 9, 2024. To be considered for the position, applicants must be registered voters who currently live in District 3. In addition to submitting a completed application, applicants must circulate a nomination petition... continue reading »"City Council District 3 Application Period Opens"

Pasadena’s Veterans Day Ceremony To Pay Tribute To Those Who Have Served

PASADENA, Calif.—Every year on Veterans Day, Pasadena pauses to honor and remember military veterans. The Pasadena Veterans Day Committee, in collaboration with Vietnam Veterans of America Ch. 446 and American Legion Pasadena Post #13, invite the community to attend this year’s commemoration on Friday, Nov. 11, at 10:30 a.m. at Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. The ceremony’s featured speaker is Colonel Quintin D. Jones, commanding officer of 23d Marine Regiment in San Bruno, CA. Colonel Jones is a native... continue reading »"Pasadena’s Veterans Day Ceremony To Pay Tribute To Those Who Have Served"

Pasadena Community Invited to the Reimagined Jefferson School Campus Open House

PASADENA, Calif.—Join City representatives on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for an open house and tour of the Jefferson School campus at 1500 E. Villa St. This event is hosted by the City of Pasadena in coordination with District 2 Councilmember Felicia Williams and will feature kids’ crafts, food and games, police and fire vehicles, fire extinguisher demos, resource tables, and free COVID-19 and flu vaccinations. The Jefferson School, which was closed in 2020, is now... continue reading »"Pasadena Community Invited to the Reimagined Jefferson School Campus Open House"

Community Members Invited To Participate In 4th Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival Saturday, Nov. 5

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena in coordination with Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities, will host the 4th annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival on Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. The Adaptive Sports Festival is a free, fun-filled day of sports and fitness activities for people of all abilities. Activities offered include handcycling, wheelchair rugby, pickleball, disc golf, aquatics, tennis, boccia, adaptive archery, disc... continue reading »"Community Members Invited To Participate In 4th Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival Saturday, Nov. 5"

Pasadena Police Department To Conduct Traffic Enforcement Program Friday, Oct. 28

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a traffic enforcement program throughout the city on Friday, Oct. 28. Officers will be deployed at various locations throughout the city looking for violations including, but not limited to, primary collision factors involving speed, red signals, and right-of-way violations. When violations are observed, violators will be cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violation. The need for driver education and enforcement is ongoing due to traffic volumes within the city of... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Department To Conduct Traffic Enforcement Program Friday, Oct. 28"

City’s PEDAL Website Launches New Feature to Increase Transparency Regarding Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care Facilities

PASADENA, Calif.—In an ongoing effort to provide information and transparency to the community, the Pasadena Elderly and Dependent Adult Liaisons (PEDAL) website now includes a Facility Information and Complaint Resources portal. This portal provides direct access to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) information for each Pasadena skilled nursing and long-term care facility, along with complaint resources. The PEDAL website also includes several new critical information bulletins intended to provide operational guidance to... continue reading »"City’s PEDAL Website Launches New Feature to Increase Transparency Regarding Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care Facilities"

Community Members Invited to Honor, Celebrate Ancestors During Annual Día de los Muertos Event

PASADENA Calif.—Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with the City of Pasadena’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCS) Friday, Oct. 28,from 5 to 9 p.m. at Villa Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa St. Join friends, neighbors and other community members to commemorate the centuries-old holiday with fun family-friendly activities, including arts & crafts with Armory Center for the Arts, face painting by talented make-up artists, performances by Aztec dance group Yankuititl, and ballet folklorico by... continue reading »"Community Members Invited to Honor, Celebrate Ancestors During Annual Día de los Muertos Event"

City Hosts First-ever Giggles & Screams Halloween Block Party

PASADENA Calif.—Join the City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCS) for a howling good time during its newest event, Giggles & Screams, on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 3-8 p.m. at La Pintoresca Park, 45 E. Washington Blvd. This event is free and open to the public. Roam through the haunted house, ride the trackless train of fright, and prowl through the trunk-or-treat area! Enjoy carnival games and FANG-tastic song hits played by the DJ. Whether you’re looking for giggles or... continue reading »"City Hosts First-ever Giggles & Screams Halloween Block Party"

City Council Unanimously Approves Labor Agreements With Police Officers, Firefighters

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena City Council unanimously approved multi-year labor agreements with its frontline public safety personnel. The agreements with the Pasadena Firefighters Association (PFFA) and the Pasadena Police Officers Association (PPOA) will provide the City’s police officers and firefighters base pay increases of 4.5% each year in the first two years of the contracts, followed by a 4% increase in the third year and a 2% increase in the fourth and final year. “I am delighted the City successfully negotiated labor... continue reading »"City Council Unanimously Approves Labor Agreements With Police Officers, Firefighters"

Voters to Decide on Continuation of Pasadena Public Library Programs and Services, Measure L

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena public libraries play an essential role in providing safe, accessible and 100% free educational resource centers for everyone. Individuals and families, no matter their socioeconomic status, can count on Pasadena libraries to provide them with the resources they need to succeed and the answers to important questions they can't otherwise find.  In addition to their original purpose of providing information, Pasadena libraries provide early and digital literacy programs, school readiness programs, and free computer and Wi-Fi access. “It's... continue reading »"Voters to Decide on Continuation of Pasadena Public Library Programs and Services, Measure L"