City of Pasadena Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Closures and Reminders

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25, and New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1. Specific closures, exceptions and reminders are noted below. Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. Always call 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies. For non-emergencies, call (626) 744-4241. If you "See Something, Say Something." Report suspicious activity to Pasadena Police Department... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Closures and Reminders"

City of Pasadena Issues Christmas Tree, Lighting Safety Tips

PASADENA, Calif.— Although Christmas tree fires are rare, they are very serious when they do occur. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, one-third of home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems and one-quarter start when the tree is placed too close to a heat source, such as a fireplace, woodstove, radiator or space heater. It’s important to place your tree at least three feet away from heat sources, and make sure you don’t block room exits in case... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Issues Christmas Tree, Lighting Safety Tips"