E-waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event Aug. 29, 2015

POPULAR E-WASTE RECYCLING, DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT AUG. 29, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.—Residents and businesses can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the City’s popular e-waste event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd.  The event is sponsored by the City’s Department of Public Works. Shredding trucks and e-waste collection sites will be arranged at different... continue reading »"E-waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event Aug. 29, 2015"

Arborist Report on Tree Collapse Issued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13, 2015 #048-15 ARBORIST REPORT ON TREE COLLAPSE ISSUED PASADENA, Calif.—An independent, certified arborist hired by the City to investigate the sudden collapse of an Italian Stone Pine tree in front of Kidspace Museum in Brookside Park said several factors most likely contributed to the tree’s failure July 28, 2015.  (A copy of the report is being sent as a separate file with this news release.  The file is 2 MB in size.) Click on link... continue reading »"Arborist Report on Tree Collapse Issued"

Hot Weather Safety Tips & Reminders Aug. 11-16, 2015

TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HOT TEMPS AUG. 11-16, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.--It's HOT out there Pasadena!  The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for any alerts and updates. If you are outdoors in the sun and heat—take it easy!  Drink plenty of water or other nutritious fluids before you get thirsty; use sunscreen; wear light clothing; wear a brimmed hat; seek shade when you can. NEVER, EVER, leave anyone in your... continue reading »"Hot Weather Safety Tips & Reminders Aug. 11-16, 2015"

Pasadena Fire Department Announces Fire Station 33 Open House, Aug. 22, 2015

FIRE STATION 33 OPEN HOUSE PLANNED AUG. 22, 2015 Info About New "Disaster Information Sites" Highlighted  PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to the first in a series of Fire Station Open House events planned by the Pasadena Fire Department that will first start at Fire Station 33, 515 N. Lake Ave., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, August 22, 2015.  Free parking will be available at the Lake Avenue Church, off Villa Street. Fire Chief Bertral Washington said the Station... continue reading »"Pasadena Fire Department Announces Fire Station 33 Open House, Aug. 22, 2015"

City Begins Investigation into Tree Collapse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 29, 2015 #047-15 CITY BEGINS INVESTIGATION INTO TREE COLLAPSE PASADENA, Calif.—The City is retaining a private, independent arborist to inspect a large pine tree that collapsed Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Brookside Park near the Kidspace Museum, injuring eight children, two critically.  The City is hiring the arborist to help determine why the tree fell. Pasadena Police and Fire personnel rushed to the scene Tuesday in a collaborative, joint rescue operation.  The two children with critical... continue reading »"City Begins Investigation into Tree Collapse"

David Bowie Tribute at Party on the Plaza; Discount Offer Available

LET’S DANCE – DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE LIGHTS UP PASADENA’S JULY PARTY ON THE PLAZA PASADENA, Calif. – A brilliant live recreation of one of rock and roll's most electrifying performers will fill the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza on Friday, July 24, with Space Oddity – David Brighton’s Tribute to David Bowie. Use the Special Discount Code in the flyer here and receive 50 percent off ticket. Pasadena’s Party on the Plaza Summer Concert Series brings to life “Bowiemania” through the... continue reading »"David Bowie Tribute at Party on the Plaza; Discount Offer Available"

Soccer Match July 21, 2015: 210 Fwy Accident --seek Other Route to Rose Bowl Tips & Reminders

ACCIDENT ON W. 210 FREEWAY; LANES SHUT DOWN; SEEK ALTERNATIVE ROUTES TO ROSE BOWL STADIUM A traffic collision on the I-210 West, just east of Lake Avenue, near Hill, has shut down the westbound HOV, 1, 2 & 3 lanes until further notice, according to the California Highway Patrol, Southern Division, and Caltrans. If you're attending today's soccer match at the Rose Bowl Stadium, leave now to attend; don't wait until the last minute to leave. Get out as soon... continue reading »"Soccer Match July 21, 2015: 210 Fwy Accident --seek Other Route to Rose Bowl Tips & Reminders"

Levitt Concert July 19, 2015 Canceled Due to Weather Concerns

LEVITT CONCERT JULY 19, 2015 AT MEMORIAL PARK CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER PASADENA, Calif.--Tonight's Levitt Concert, July 19, 2015, at Memorial Park has been canceled due to safety concerns with the anticipated rain and lightning.  The concert will be re-scheduled for a future date and will be announced as soon as possible.  The City and Levitt Concert officials thanks the public for their patience and understanding. NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:  William H. Boyer Pasadena Public Information Officer City Manager’s Office (626)... continue reading »"Levitt Concert July 19, 2015 Canceled Due to Weather Concerns"

Levitt Concert, Many Other Outdoor Events for July 18, 2015 Canceled Due to Weather

UPDATED 4:15 P.M.  LEVITT CONCERT AT MEMORIAL PARK AND MANY OUTDOOR EVENTS FOR JULY 18, 2015 CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER PASADENA, Calif.-The Levitt Concert planned for tonight, July 18, 2015, at Memorial Park, is canceled due to safety concerns about the weather and lightning. Many other outdoor events scheduled for tonight have been canceled, including the City events noted below.  For information about non-City events in Pasadena and adjoining areas that have been canceled, please go to: http://www.pasadenanow.com/main/rain-cancellation-information-for-saturday-july-18/#.VarhgflVhHw The Levitt... continue reading »"Levitt Concert, Many Other Outdoor Events for July 18, 2015 Canceled Due to Weather"

Celebrating Ada 25: Sky Is the Limit Art Exhibit Opens July 11, Free Reception for Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2015   #046-15 CELEBRATING ADA 25: ‘THE SKY IS THE LIMIT’ ART EXHIBIT OPENS JULY 11, 2015 Public is Invited to Free Opening Reception for Art Exhibit, 3-5 p.m., Saturday. July 11, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to a free opening reception, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Armory Center for the Arts, Community Room, 145 N. Raymond St., featuring artwork by local artists with disabilities.  The event is sponsored by the City’s... continue reading »"Celebrating Ada 25: Sky Is the Limit Art Exhibit Opens July 11, Free Reception for Public"