City of Pasadena Welcomes New Public Works Director

PASADENA, Calif.—After completing a nationwide search that spanned four months and attracted well-qualified candidates, Tony Olmos has been appointed public works director with the City of Pasadena effective Nov. 1. He will oversee a department with 230 full-time employees and an annual budget of $76.9 million. Olmos has 28 years of professional experience and comes to Pasadena from the City of Brea where he has served as public works director for five years. In that position, he is responsible for... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Welcomes New Public Works Director"

Construction Begins on New Park in Playhouse Village

PASADENA, Calif.—On August 2, the City of Pasadena broke ground on a new park and parking lot located at 701 E. Union St. in Playhouse Village. Back in 2012, City Council approved the purchase of the Banner Bank property, and $3.15 million of Residential Impact Fees was appropriated for development of the park. The transfer of up to one-half of the Union and El Molino parking lot parcel was approved by City Council for park use in 2019. Over the... continue reading »"Construction Begins on New Park in Playhouse Village"

Free E-Waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event on Saturday, Aug.14

PASADENA, Calif.—Residents can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the City’s popular free e-waste event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14. The event will be held in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. Shredding trucks and e-waste collection sites will be arranged at different stations in Parking Lot I. Look for signs directing you to the event. Motorists and bicyclists... continue reading »"Free E-Waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event on Saturday, Aug.14"

City Seeks Public Input on Colorado Street Bridge Vertical Barrier Design Concepts

PASADENA, Calif.—A contractor recently completed the fabrication and installation of full-scale mock-up panels of three vertical barrier design concepts at the Colorado Street Bridge. Panels are installed at two separate locations along the bridge to provide different vantage points for visualization. The public is invited to review the full-scale barrier mock-ups online and share their comments with the City of Pasadena at www.surveymonkey.com/r/CGJL5J8 by May 31. Photos of the barrier mock-ups as well as drone footage will soon be available... continue reading »"City Seeks Public Input on Colorado Street Bridge Vertical Barrier Design Concepts"

Free E-Waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event for Pasadena Residents

PASADENA, Calif.—Residents can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the City’s popular free e-waste event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20. The event will be held in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 North Arroyo Blvd. Shredding trucks and e-waste collection sites will be arranged at different stations in Parking Lot I. Look for signs directing you to the event. Motorists and bicyclists... continue reading »"Free E-Waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event for Pasadena Residents"

Free E-Waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event Saturday, Dec. 19

PASADENA, Calif.—Residents can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the Department of Public Works' free e-waste event Saturday, Dec. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held in Parking Lot I outside Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 North Arroyo Blvd. Shredding trucks and e-waste collection sites will be arranged at different stations in Parking Lot I. Signs will be posted directing visitors to the event. Motorists and... continue reading »"Free E-Waste Recycling & Document Shredding Event Saturday, Dec. 19"

Free E-Waste Recycling and Document Shredding Event Feb. 8

PASADENA, Calif.—Residents can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8. This e-waste event will be held in Parking Lot I, south of Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. Shredding trucks and e-waste collection sites will be arranged at different stations in Parking Lot I. Look for signs directing you to the event. Motorists and bicyclists are advised to use caution while traveling... continue reading »"Free E-Waste Recycling and Document Shredding Event Feb. 8"