City of Pasadena Announces “Herstory 2024: Women at Work Overcoming Barriers and Bias”

The City of Pasadena’s Commission on the Status of Women is pleased to host “Herstory 2024: Women at Work Overcoming Barriers and Bias”, on Thursday, Mar. 7, 6-8 p.m. at All Saints Church, 132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101. This free event will feature a thought-provoking panel discussion centered around the challenges and opportunities for women in professions historically dominated by men. Our diverse panel of local women, comprised of accomplished professionals and advocates, will share their invaluable insights,... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces “Herstory 2024: Women at Work Overcoming Barriers and Bias”"

City of Pasadena Continues to Achieve Clean Energy Goals with Project Solar Power Contract

PASADENA, Calif.— As part of Pasadena’s commitment to clean energy, the City is expanding its energy portfolio with more solar power. The City Council has approved 105 megawatts (MW) of solar power and 55 MW of battery storage from Bonanza Solar, LLC, a 300 MW solar photovoltaic generating and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), developed by EDF Renewables, located in Clark County, Nevada. The 20-year contract, scheduled to begin delivering energy in 2028, was negotiated by Pasadena Water and Power... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Continues to Achieve Clean Energy Goals with Project Solar Power Contract"

Community Gathering for “Local Treasures: Art, History & Places” Event on March 16

PASADENA, Calif.— The City’s Planning and Community Development Department invites the public to attend the upcoming Community Gathering “Local Treasures: Art, History & Places” on Saturday, March 16, 2024, 10am – 1pm at ArtCenter College of Design, 950 S Raymond Ave. As part of the City’s ongoing historic resource survey, this event is a great opportunity for residents to learn more about Pasadena’s history, engage with the City’s public art and historic preservation programs and experience some of ArtCenter’s programs.... continue reading »"Community Gathering for “Local Treasures: Art, History & Places” Event on March 16"

Fair Oaks Avenue Water Main Infrastructure Improvements Scheduled to Begin in March

PASADENA, Calif.— Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) will be replacing two, 90-year-old water mains along Fair Oaks Avenue as part of a major water infrastructure upgrade beginning in March 2024. The project will span from Washington Boulevard to Montana Street along Fair Oaks Avenue. When completed, the upgrades will enhance water service reliability for the area. To minimize impacts on area residents and businesses, construction efforts will be contained to approximately one block at a time. At least one driving... continue reading »"Fair Oaks Avenue Water Main Infrastructure Improvements Scheduled to Begin in March"

City of Pasadena to Enforce the Use of Leashes on Dogs at Pasadena Parks

PASADENA, Calif. –  With the increase of community reports of off-leash dogs at Pasadena parks, the City of Pasadena reminds the public to leash dogs at all times while visiting city parks, with the exception of Alice’s Dog Park in Viña Vieja Park and Playhouse Village Dog Park which are designated off-leash areas. Pasadena Municipal Code (PMC) 6.12.010 prohibits off-leash dogs in City parks outside of designated off-leash areas. Those who violate the code are subject to citation, which may... continue reading »"City of Pasadena to Enforce the Use of Leashes on Dogs at Pasadena Parks"

Villa Parke Youth Soccer Inauguration Parade on February 24

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to attend the Villa Parke Youth Soccer League (VPYSL) Inauguration Parade on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Villa Parke Turf Field, 363 E. Villa St., Pasadena, CA 91101. The VPYSL Inauguration Parade will introduce approximately 70 teams of athletes ages 2-18 and their volunteer coaches to the community. The festival portion of the event is now canceled due to recent weather conditions and the preservation of the newly renovated turf field.... continue reading »"Villa Parke Youth Soccer Inauguration Parade on February 24"

City Manager Miguel Márquez appoints David Reyes as Acting Pasadena Water and Power General Manager & Matthew Hawkesworth as Acting Assistant City Manager

PASADENA, Calif.— With the recent announcement of the departure of Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) General Manager Sidney Jackson, City Manager Miguel Márquez has appointed Assistant City Manager David Reyes as PWP’s Acting General Manager during the City’s recruitment process for a new General Manager. Márquez has also appointed Finance Director Matthew Hawkesworth to serve as Acting Assistant City Manager until a new General Manager has been hired. Reyes serves as an Assistant City Manager (ACM) whose portfolio includes oversight... continue reading »"City Manager Miguel Márquez appoints David Reyes as Acting Pasadena Water and Power General Manager & Matthew Hawkesworth as Acting Assistant City Manager"

Ruff Endz and Ellis Hall Performing at the Black History Festival in Pasadena this Saturday, February 17

PASADENA, Calif.— The City of Pasadena and Black History Planning Committee are proud to announce Ruff Endz and Ellis Hall as main entertainers at the Black History Festival. This year, the Black History Parade and Festival will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., at Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave. The Black History Parade and Festival are an annual celebration of African American culture and heritage, and these performances promise to be the highlight of the... continue reading »"Ruff Endz and Ellis Hall Performing at the Black History Festival in Pasadena this Saturday, February 17"

City of Pasadena and the One Arroyo Foundation Secure $500,000 Grant From California State Parks For One Arroyo Trail Critical Linkages Project

PASADENA, CA – The City of Pasadena, in partnership with the One Arroyo Foundation, is thrilled to announce the successful acquisition of a significant $500,000 grant from California State Parks for the One Arroyo Trail Critical Linkages Project. This grant, part of the larger $6.7 million recommended by California State Parks to the Federal Highway Administration's Recreation Trails grant program (RTP), marks a crucial step towards enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities and preserving the natural beauty of the Arroyo Seco. The... continue reading »"City of Pasadena and the One Arroyo Foundation Secure $500,000 Grant From California State Parks For One Arroyo Trail Critical Linkages Project"

City of Pasadena Announces Closures and Reminders for Lincoln’s, Washington’s Birthdays

PASADENA, Calif.—In observance of Lincoln’s and Washington’s Birthdays, City Hall and many City services will be closed Monday, Feb. 12, and Monday, Feb. 19. Specific closures, exceptions and reminders are noted below. The City Service Center (CSC) will be open between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon on Monday, Feb. 12. The CSC will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, and will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 8 a.m. Trash, recycling and yard waste collection will occur as scheduled on... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Closures and Reminders for Lincoln’s, Washington’s Birthdays"