City of Pasadena and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau Launch "Shop Pasadena" and Other Resources to Support the Reopening of Pasadena Businesses

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau have announced the launch of “Shop Pasadena,” an online webpage featuring Pasadena’s small and independent retailers now open for in-store shopping and curbside pickup. Shop Pasadena is arriving just in time for people to shop for Father’s Day, graduations, and everyday retail. The Shop Pasadena webpage features a variety of shopping categories from apparel and entertainment to home and outdoor recreation. Retailers have opted in to be listed,... continue reading »"City of Pasadena and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau Launch "Shop Pasadena" and Other Resources to Support the Reopening of Pasadena Businesses"

City of Pasadena Launches Website to Help Small Businesses

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena has launched expedited permit and plan check processes to facilitate the rapid reopening of qualified dining and retail establishments seeking to comply with COVID-19 protocols and social distancing requirements. The City will also allow certain restaurants to temporarily expand dining areas outdoors. The expedited permits and plan check processes are now available through an online application portal. Through the portal, qualified restaurant and retail businesses can apply for express plan checks for structural and non-structural... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Launches Website to Help Small Businesses"

City of Pasadena Announces Webinars and Q&A Opportunities for Business Sectors

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena has announced a series of Business Briefing and Q&A webinars for several business sectors impacted by current COVID health orders. Business representatives are encouraged to attend their industry-specific webinar to dialogue with City staff regarding updates, questions and comments about future phase reopenings. Individuals unable to attend the scheduled business briefings may submit questions directly to the city via the COVID-19 Information for Businesses webpage at www.cityofpasadena.net/economicdevelopment/covid-19-business-resources. Businesses are also encouraged to subscribe to the... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Webinars and Q&A Opportunities for Business Sectors"

City of Pasadena Announces Reopening of Some Non-Essential Businesses

PASADENA, Calif.—City of Pasadena Public Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh has issued a revised order consistent with state and county orders announcing that effective Friday, May 8, lower-risk non-essential businesses can reopen for curbside pickup. These businesses are required to adhere to physical distancing and infection control practices. Curbside pickup will require customers to call the store upon arrival to have an employee bring their order out to a designated pickup area in front of the store. Additional physical distancing... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Reopening of Some Non-Essential Businesses"

Stay Connected, Explore Pasadena Library Virtually

PASADENA, Calif.—While we are being "safer at home," many of us are looking for things to do. Here are some resources to stay connected that you can easily access on Pasadena Public Library’s website. These may require a Pasadena Public Library card, and a PIN number on the library account. This is usually the last four digits of the phone number. Don’t have a library card? Go to https://www.cityofpasadena.net/library/library-cards/ to get yours. Once you have your library card, you can... continue reading »"Stay Connected, Explore Pasadena Library Virtually"