City of Pasadena Announces Summer Aquatics Programming

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is offering aquatics programming at Pasadena High School, Robinson Park Recreation Center, and Villa-Parke Community Center pools from Monday, July 6, through Friday, August 7. Swim lessons will be offered in weekly sessions for children ages 5 to 12. Each session runs Monday through Thursday, and lessons are available from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. Fees are $50 per week for residents, and $65 per week for non-residents. Lessons... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Summer Aquatics Programming"

Pasadena Transit & Dial-A-Ride Suspend Fare Collection

PASADENA, Calif.—In light of the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, fare payment will continue to be suspended on both Pasadena Transit and Pasadena Dial-A-Ride. When the Safer at Home order was issued in mid-March, Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-Ride instituted a number of protocols to provide the safest environment possible for customers and bus operators, including suspending fare collection. After a trial day of resuming fare payment on July 1, fare collection will continue to be temporarily suspended to avoid customers... continue reading »"Pasadena Transit & Dial-A-Ride Suspend Fare Collection"

City of Pasadena Film Office Reopens, Accepting Permit Applications

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Film Office has reopened and is accepting permit applications for commercial production filming and still shoots within Pasadena city limits. Film Office guidelines have been updated to adhere to public health protocol and reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. All proposed film and photography permit applications must abide by the City’s Public Health Reopening Protocol for Music, TV and Film Production, as well as these special conditions: The production/applicant must comply with all federal, state... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Film Office Reopens, Accepting Permit Applications"

Pasadena Transit & Dial-A-Ride Announce Service Changes and Fare Charges

PASADENA, Calif.—When the Safer at Home order was issued in mid-March, Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-Ride instituted a number of protocols, including suspending fare collection. Pasadena Transit and Pasadena Dial-A-Ride will resume fare collection on July 1, 2020. Fare collection was temporarily suspended in mid-March in an immediate effort to address the close proximity between customers and bus operators that would typically occur at the front of buses where fares are paid. Where feasible, customer boarding was moved to the rear... continue reading »"Pasadena Transit & Dial-A-Ride Announce Service Changes and Fare Charges"

City of Pasadena Summer Day Camp Returns July 6 With COVID-19 Protocols in Place

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will offer summer day camp for Pasadena residents and Pasadena Unified School District students at seven parks throughout the city from Monday, July 6, through Friday, August 7. Camp will be offered Monday through Friday at Robinson Park, Victory Park, and Villa-Parke centers from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. for children ages 5 to 12. Half-day camps will be offered at Central, McDonald, and Washington Parks from noon until... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Summer Day Camp Returns July 6 With COVID-19 Protocols in Place"

Pasadena Health Officer Issues Revised Safer at Home Order

PASADENA, Calif.—City of Pasadena Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh has issued a revised Safer at Home Order in line with the next steps in California’s phased reopening plan. This new phase of reopening aligns with neighboring communities, moving Southern California towards a regional recovery and supporting our local businesses, many of which are small and locally-owned. The Health Officer Order will allow for the following sectors to reopen once they implement the required protocols for infection control and distancing: Gyms and... continue reading »"Pasadena Health Officer Issues Revised Safer at Home Order"

City of Pasadena Dog Park and Disc Golf Course Will Reopen Friday, June 5

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will reopen the disc golf course at Hahamongna Park and the Alice Frost Kennedy Dog Park at Viña Vieja Park on Friday, June 5. With guidance from the Pasadena Public Health Department, additional safety protocols are in place and can be found on the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department website. Signage is posted at the entrance of the newly reopened recreation amenities advising visitors of these safety protocols and... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Dog Park and Disc Golf Course Will Reopen Friday, June 5"

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"

Pasadena Public Library Expands Curbside Pickup Service

PASADENA, Calif. — Following the successful launch of curbside pickup service at Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena Public Library has expanded curbside pickup service to seven of its branch libraries. Curbside pickup service is now available Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Central Library and Allendale, Hastings, Lamanda Park, La Pintoresca, Linda Vista, San Rafael and Santa Catalina Branch Libraries. Library patrons are able to pick up previously-reserved materials at their neighborhood branch. Patrons are contacted individually... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Library Expands Curbside Pickup Service"

Hair Salons, Barbershops and In-Person Dining to Reopen With Safeguards in Place

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena health officer has issued a revised Safer at Home Order allowing hair salons and barbershops to reopen and in-person dining in restaurants to resume with safeguards in place. This new phase of reopening aligns with neighboring communities, moving Southern California towards a regional recovery and supporting our service-oriented businesses, many of which are small and locally-owned. This step forward doesn’t mean the threat of COVID-19 is gone. Residents must continue to practice physical distancing, wear... continue reading »"Hair Salons, Barbershops and In-Person Dining to Reopen With Safeguards in Place"