The Pasadena Rent Stabilization Department Hosts the March Property Management and Landlord Workshop - Beyond the Basics

First 2024 Rent Control Workshop: Free and Offered Online PASADENA, CA—The City of Pasadena Rental Stabilization Department is preparing for its educational workshop designed for landlords and property managers. The "Beyond the Basics" workshop is scheduled to take place via Zoom on Tuesday, March 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and registration is highly encouraged. Facilitated by Stephanie Chandler, Esq. of the Housing Rights Center, the workshop provides valuable insights from her extensive legal experience guiding landlords and tenants... continue reading »"The Pasadena Rent Stabilization Department Hosts the March Property Management and Landlord Workshop - Beyond the Basics"

City of Pasadena Celebrates Women's History Month 2024: Honoring Achievements and Empowering Futures

PASADENA, Calif.— This March, the vibrant City of Pasadena proudly embraces Women's History Month with a diverse array of events and initiatives aimed at celebrating the achievements, contributions, and resilience of women throughout history and within our community. Themed "Honoring Achievements and Empowering Futures," Pasadena's Women's History Month 2024 celebration will feature a rich tapestry of events, programs, and activities that highlight the achievements of women in various fields, acknowledge their vital role in shaping history, and inspire the next... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Celebrates Women's History Month 2024: Honoring Achievements and Empowering Futures"

Egg Bowl & Bunny Brunch Return to Rose Bowl Stadium this Spring!

Get EGG-cited! It’s time for Pasadena’s popular Egg Bowl, the egg hunt and spring festival at the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium! The City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department and the Rose Bowl Stadium invite you to hop on over to join the fun on Saturday, March 30, 2024, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! Egg hunts for kids up to 12 years old will begin at 11 a.m., with two additional egg hunts scheduled at 12:30 p.m. and... continue reading »"Egg Bowl & Bunny Brunch Return to Rose Bowl Stadium this Spring!"

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"