City Files Lawsuit Seeking Recovery of Embezzled Funds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2015 #042-15 CITY FILES LAWSUIT SEEKING RECOVERY OF EMBEZZLED FUNDS PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena has filed a civil lawsuit seeking recovery of monies allegedly embezzled from its Underground Utilities Fund, Pasadena City Attorney Michele Beal Bagneris announced today. The lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court against former City employee Danny Wooten; his wife, Laveta Wooten; Tyrone Collins, Collins Electric; the Southern California Evangelistic Jurisdiction Center; New Covenant Christian Fellowship Center and... continue reading »"City Files Lawsuit Seeking Recovery of Embezzled Funds"

Chalk Festival; Police Dept. Car Show June 20-21, 2015

THE 23rd ANNUAL PASADENA CHALK FESTIVAL RETURNS TO PASEO COLORADO THIS FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND, JUNE 20-21 / VINTAGE CARS AND HOT RODS GALORE ON THE STREETS OF PASADENA FOR POLICE  DEPARTMENT'S 14TH ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW JUNE 21  The World's Largest Street Painting Festival Features Breath-taking Murals Created by Hundreds of Chalk Artists   PASADENA—The Pasadena Chalk Festival brings together more than 600 dedicated and talented artists from Southern California and around the world with about 25,000 pieces of colorful chalk to showcase... continue reading »"Chalk Festival; Police Dept. Car Show June 20-21, 2015"

Andy Wilson Appointed District 7 Councilmember

ANDY WILSON APPOINTED DISTRICT 7 COUNCILMEMBER PASADENA, Calif.—The City Council on Monday, June 15, 2015, appointed Andy Wilson to fill the District 7 Council seat vacated by Terry Tornek after Mr. Tornek was elected mayor.  Mr. Wilson will serve as the appointed District 7 councilmember until Monday, May 1, 2017. “It’s an honor to have been selected to represent District 7.  During the next two years, I look forward to working with my council colleagues to restore the public’s trust,... continue reading »"Andy Wilson Appointed District 7 Councilmember"

Traffic Advisory for Presidential Visit June 19, 2015; Arts Bus Routes 51 & 52 Detours

TRAFFIC ADVISORY BY THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR UPCOMING PRESIDENTIAL VISIT IN PASADENA JUNE 19, 2015 UPDATE FROM PASADENA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR ARTS BUSES: ARTS Bus Routes 51 and 52 will be detouring on June 19, 2015 around the Rose Bowl between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. to avoid Seco Street. LAPD INFO FOLLOWS In an effort to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President of the United States, June 18 &... continue reading »"Traffic Advisory for Presidential Visit June 19, 2015; Arts Bus Routes 51 & 52 Detours"

Police Arrest Two Men Armed with Guns in Two Incidents in 24 Hours Without Using Lethal Force

POLICE RESPOND TO CITIZEN’S REPORT OF MAN SHOOTING AN ASSAULT RIFLE AT PUBLIC ARCHERY RANGE; PASADENA, Calif.–On March 1, 2015 shortly before noon, Pasadena Police Officers responded to the public Archery Range, 400 block south Arroyo Blvd, regarding a citizen's call of a male armed with a semi-automatic rifle and firing indiscriminately. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 2, 2015 POLICE RESPOND TO CITIZEN’S REPORT OF MAN SHOOTING AN ASSAULT RIFLE AT PUBLIC ARCHERY RANGE PASADENA, Calif.–On March 1, 2015 shortly before... continue reading »"Police Arrest Two Men Armed with Guns in Two Incidents in 24 Hours Without Using Lethal Force"

Report Water Waste: Conserving Water Is Important to All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2015 #039-15 REPORT WATER WASTE: CONSERVING WATER IS IMPORTANT FOR ALL PASADENA, Calif.—Residents, visitors and businesses are reminded to conserve water wherever and whenever possible. Since June 1, 2015, the City has been under its Level 2 Water Supply Shortage Plan to reduce water use by 28 percent as adopted by the City Council due to serious drought conditions. Fines for repeat offenders can be up to $500 per violation for residential customers and up to $1,000... continue reading »"Report Water Waste: Conserving Water Is Important to All"

Party on the Plaza, Other Summer Events at Pasadena Convention Center Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2015  JUNE AND JULY 2015 EVENTS FOR THE PASADENA CONVENTION CENTER & CIVIC AUDITORIUM; “PARTY ON THE PLAZA” RETURNS PASADENA, Calif. – The Pasadena Convention Center and Pasadena Civic Auditorium are home to a wide variety of events throughout the year. Here is a listing of public events scheduled for June and July. The “Party” is back! Warm summer evenings will give way to the coolest party in town when the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza... continue reading »"Party on the Plaza, Other Summer Events at Pasadena Convention Center Announced"

Make Music Pasadena June 6, 2015 Road Closures & Event Info!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2015 #036-15 UPDATED EVENT INFO AS OF JUNE 3, 2015 ROAD CLOSURES, PARKING INFO BELOW SCHEDULE OF MAIN STAGES AND MORE ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR MAKE MUSIC PASADENA The West Coast’s Largest Free Music Festival Returns on Saturday, June 6, with Six Main Stages and More Than 30 Supporting Venues PASADENA, CA (May 2015) – Make Music Pasadena is excited to announce the festival schedule for the six main stages and many of the 30+ supporting... continue reading »"Make Music Pasadena June 6, 2015 Road Closures & Event Info!"

Level 2 Water Shortage Plan Adopted; Outdoor Watering Limited to Only Two Days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 2, 2015  #038-15 LEVEL 2 WATER SHORTAGE PLAN ADOPTED; 2-DAY ONLY OUTDOOR WATERING PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena City Council on June 1, 2015 adopted the City’s Level 2 Water Supply Shortage Plan requiring additional mandatory water restrictions for residents and businesses effective immediately due to the severe drought in California. The Council action to adopt the Level 2 Plan: Bans outdoor watering on Thursdays. Outdoor watering is now allowed only on two days per week, Tuesdays and Saturdays,... continue reading »"Level 2 Water Shortage Plan Adopted; Outdoor Watering Limited to Only Two Days"

June 29, 2015 Registration Deadline for 'come Alive with Ada25' Fundraiser

UPDATED EVENT INFO AS OF JUNE 22, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2015 #037-15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 29, 2015 The deadline for the July 23, 2015 "Come Alive With ADA25" fundraiser has been extended to June 29, 2015. Attendees can purchase three types of advance tickets: $30: Includes dinner and dancing $50: Silver sponsor ticket. Includes a special gift, dinner and dancing $100: Gold sponsor ticket. Includes a special gift, dinner, dancing and inclusion of your name or... continue reading »"June 29, 2015 Registration Deadline for 'come Alive with Ada25' Fundraiser"