Ocho Presuntos Pandilleros Arrestados Por Detectives De Pasadena Por Multiples Asesinatos E Intento De Asesinato

PASADENA, CA - Entre diciembre de 2016 y enero de 2017, Pasadena estuvo plagada por una serie de aparentes tiroteos de pandillas que resultaron en tres homicidios y dos intentos de homicidio. En cada caso, los sospechosos no fueron identificados inmediatamente al momento del tiroteo. Los agentes de la policía de Pasadena respondieron rápidamente, contuvieron el área, recolectaron pruebas y entrevistaron a testigos. El jefe de la policía de Pasadena Phillip L. Sánchez, anunció que, como resultado de una incansable... continue reading »"Ocho Presuntos Pandilleros Arrestados Por Detectives De Pasadena Por Multiples Asesinatos E Intento De Asesinato"

Pasadena Public Library Receives NEA "Big Read" Grant

PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY ONE OF 75 ORGANIZATIONS NATIONWIDE TO RECEIVE AN NEA BIG READ GRANT  PASADENA, Calif. — The Pasadena Public Library has been awarded a $14,000 "Big Read" grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host a community reading of When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka, with activities taking place in 2018. “Pasadena is thrilled to be a recipient,” Library Director Michelle Perera said. “We look forward to engaging the community in dialog around this... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Library Receives NEA "Big Read" Grant"

PWP New Power Generator Is Operational

PWP recently completed the Glenarm Repowering Project, an extensive power plant upgrade that includes the replacement of a 51-year old steam generating unit, Broadway 3, with a more efficient combined-cycle turbine unit known as Gas Turbine 5 (GT-5). Now fully operational, GT-5 provides Pasadena with 71 MW of clean, natural-gas fueled power that is the most efficient and environmentally “clean” unit in its class. GT-5’s quick-start capability provides Pasadena with the flexibility needed to help maintain electric reliability as it... continue reading »"PWP New Power Generator Is Operational"

Pasadena Black History Month 2017 Events Announced

Celebrate Black History Month 2017 by attending the parade and other special events, lectures and activities in Pasadena now through Sunday, March 19, 2017. Pasadena’s Black History Month Parade is one of the largest and oldest in the U.S. and will be held from 10 a.m. to about 1 p.m., Saturday, February 18. Another special highlight this year is the Community Groundbreaking Celebration for the Robinson Park Recreation Center project at 1 p.m. The schedule of events is listed below... continue reading »"Pasadena Black History Month 2017 Events Announced"

Under One Roof Program Update

PWP knows that keeping utility bills low is a high priority for many households, and has recently provided updated information online for income qualified customers to learn about available programs and services. The Under One Roof webpage ww5.cityofpasadena.net/water-and-power/low-income/ provides an overview of: • Bill assistance programs for low-income qualified, seniors and disabled customers • Water and energy-efficient equipment and installations that are free to customers who receive bill assistance from PWP • Discounts on energy and water upgrades and free... continue reading »"Under One Roof Program Update"

Scholarships for High School Seniors

PWP’s annual scholarship program is underway! Two high school seniors who attend either a public or private school in Pasadena could be selected to receive a $5,000 and $2,500 educational scholarship. Deadline to apply is April 10, 2017. Interested applicants must submit a 300 word to 500 word essay that showcases their creative and innovative ideas for a new technology or invention that will allow Pasadena residents or businesses to be more energy and/or water efficient. Applicants must live within... continue reading »"Scholarships for High School Seniors"

Test Drive Electric Cars!

The Pasadena Water and Power Department (PWP), in collaboration with the cities of Burbank and Glendale, are excited to bring you an “Electric Car Guest Drive” event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 8, at the Rose Bowl Stadium Parking Lot I. This event is ideal for anyone who is looking to purchase or lease an electric vehicle, or even if you just want to learn more about electric vehicles. No sales pitch, no dealers. You will able to... continue reading »"Test Drive Electric Cars!"

Info Booth Volunteers Needed

The City of Pasadena is seeking a few outstanding volunteers interested in serving as Information Ambassadors at City Hall. Volunteers are needed to serve a four-hour shift one day per week in the Information Booth at the City Hall Rotunda, 100 N. Garfield Ave. This is strictly a volunteer position, although parking can be provided if needed. Volunteers must be adults; have a background in customer service management or call center experience; have solid people and communications skills; enjoy helping... continue reading »"Info Booth Volunteers Needed"

Conference on Healthy Aging Set April 22

Learn about all things when it comes to aging at the Conference on Health Aging, Saturday, April 22, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Pasadena Church of the Nazarene, 3500 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Learn to fine-tune your life, health, personal safety, relationships and more. Helen Dennis, a nationally recognized leader on issues of aging, employment and retirement, will open the conference with a keynote address entitled “The Retirement Revolution—What’s New” while workshop topics range from fitness and wellness... continue reading »"Conference on Healthy Aging Set April 22"

Artnight 2017 Spring Edition

The Spring 2017 edition of the City’s award-winning “ArtNight Pasadena” is planned for Friday, March 10, 6-10 p.m. Enjoy free entry into some of Southern California’s best museums right here in Beautiful Pasadena. There will be 17 arts and culture organizations, museums and others participating. Free shuttle bus transportation to all locations will be provided—as well as free entertainment—at City Hall. Many sites will also have food trucks stationed nearby where tasty treats and beverages will be available for purchase.... continue reading »"Artnight 2017 Spring Edition"