Public Input for New Police Body Camera Policy Sought at Oct. 19 Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2015 #064-15 PUBLIC INPUT INVITED ON DEVELOPING BODY CAMERA POLICY AT OCT. 19 MEETING PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to provide comment at the City’s Public Safety Committee meeting Oct. 19 regarding development of a new policy on the use of body-worn cameras by the Pasadena Police Department.  The meeting begins at a special time, 3:30 p.m., in the Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. The Pasadena Police... continue reading »"Public Input for New Police Body Camera Policy Sought at Oct. 19 Meeting"

Pasadena City Attorney Elected to Statewide League of California Cities Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2015 #063-15 PASADENA CITY ATTORNEY ELECTED TO LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES BOARD PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena City Attorney/City Prosecutor Michele Beal Bagneris was elected by fellow city attorneys throughout California to a two-year term on the Board of Directors for the League of California Cities.  She and other new officers were installed at the closing general session of the League’s 117th Annual Conference in San Jose in Oct. 2. Ms. Bagneris is the first African-American to be... continue reading »"Pasadena City Attorney Elected to Statewide League of California Cities Board"

New Human Resources Director Appointed by City Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2015 #062-15 NEW HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY CITY MANAGER PASADENA, Calif.—City Manager Michael J. Beck today announced the appointment of Jennifer Curtis as the new Director for the Pasadena Human Resources Department.  As the Human Resources Director, Ms. Curtis will be responsible for the administration and operation of the department, including overall city employment activities, benefits packages, safety and accident reports, workers compensation, succession planning, workforce diversity issues, labor agreements and training and... continue reading »"New Human Resources Director Appointed by City Manager"

Free Flu Shots Offered Through Nov. 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2015 #061-15 FREE FLU VACCINE CLINICS OFFERED IN PASADENA THROUGH NOV. 24, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.—Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine offered by the Pasadena Public Health Department through Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.  The influenza vaccine will be provided at various Pasadena locations, listed below, on a first-come, first-served basis. The vaccine will be available to everyone ages 6 months and older at no cost, while supplies last. Minors must be accompanied by a... continue reading »"Free Flu Shots Offered Through Nov. 24, 2015"

Cars Parked in Violation of Red Flag Alerts Will Be Towed October 2015 Notice & En Espanol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 5, 2015 #060-15 CARS PARKED IN VIOLATION OF RED FLAG ALERTS WILL BE TOWED PASADENA, Calif.—All car owners are advised that your vehicle will be towed and it will cost you more than $300 to get it back if you park your car on City streets within the pre-designated Red Flag zones in violation of the City’s Municipal Code once a Red Flag Alert is declared. No more warnings notices or citation-only consequences.  Towing and impounding... continue reading »"Cars Parked in Violation of Red Flag Alerts Will Be Towed October 2015 Notice & En Espanol"

Artnight Pasadena Returns Oct. 9, 2015!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2015 #058-15 21 VENUES FEATURE EXHILARATING WORKS AT FALL ARTNIGHT PASADENA OCT. 9, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.—Spend the evening exploring 21 prestigious arts and cultural institutions showcasing remarkable works by the best of Pasadena’s creative community from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2015.  People of all ages and walks of life can experience memorable visual and performing arts and participate in hands-on, interactive activities at no cost. Admission to all art institutions is free. The public... continue reading »"Artnight Pasadena Returns Oct. 9, 2015!"

Hot Weather Tips & Reminders October 8-12, 2015; Rose Bowl Soccer Match Traffic Info

TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HOT TEMPS OCTOBER 8-12, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.--It's HOT out there Pasadena!  Weather officials are predicting excessive heat for Pasadena, the San Gabriel Valley and the greater Los Angeles County area for this weekend. This means an increased risk for heat-related illness and issues for the elderly, infants, outdoor workers and those venturing outdoors, including our animal companions.  The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for any... continue reading »"Hot Weather Tips & Reminders October 8-12, 2015; Rose Bowl Soccer Match Traffic Info"

Earthquakes Are Emergency Preparedness Reminders Sept. 2015

EARTHQUAKES ARE IMPORTANT REMINDERS TO BE PREPARED NOW FOR DISASTERS AND EMERGENCIES PASADENA, Calif.—The recent earthquakes in nearby Big Bear and off the South American coast of Santiago, Chile, serve as important reminders for everybody to be prepared now for local disasters and emergencies at home, at work and in your cars. It is not a matter of "if" but "when" a major earthquake or disaster will impact our area. Your survival, and the survival of your family, may depend... continue reading »"Earthquakes Are Emergency Preparedness Reminders Sept. 2015"

New Finance Director Appointed by City Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 16, 2015 #057-15 NEW FINANCE DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY CITY MANAGER PASADENA, Calif.—City Manager Michael J. Beck today announced the appointment of Matthew E. Hawkesworth as the new Director for the Pasadena Finance Department.  As the Finance Director, Mr. Hawkesworth will be responsible for the administration and operation of the Finance Department, including overall financial management of the City, accounting, debt management, investments, purchasing and payroll. He is expected to begin his duties effective October 5, 2015.... continue reading »"New Finance Director Appointed by City Manager"

Public Invited to First Talkin' to Terry Event Sept. 15, 2015 Updated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 1, 2015, #052-15 FIRST “TALKIN’ TO TERRY” EVENT PLANNED SEPT. 15, 2015 IN EAST PASADENA UPDATED 9/16/15   MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE FIRST "TALKIN' TO TERRY" EVENT IN EAST PASADENA ON SEPT. 15. CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR A SHORT VIDEO AND WRAP-UP COVERAGE PROVIDED BY PASADENA NOW : http://www.pasadenanow.com/main/east-pasadena-residents-meet-with-mayor-tornek-at-first-talkin-to-terry-town-hall/#.VfmZ49JViko PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to join Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek for the first in a series of informal, local neighborhood conversations that the... continue reading »"Public Invited to First Talkin' to Terry Event Sept. 15, 2015 Updated"