City of Pasadena to Require Electrification of Newly Constructed Buildings

PASADENA, Calif.—At their June 13 meeting, the Pasadena City Council passed a motion to move forward with an ordinance requiring the electrification of certain categories of newly constructed buildings in an effort to further advance the City’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). According to the City’s Climate Action Plan, as of 2009, approximately 47% of community-wide GHG emissions are from residential and commercial energy use, with residential energy use totaling 16% and commercial energy use totaling 31%. Pasadena... continue reading »"City of Pasadena to Require Electrification of Newly Constructed Buildings"

City of Pasadena Seeks Community Input on Future Improvements to the Arroyo Seco

PASADENA, Calif.—The Cities of Pasadena and South Pasadena have partnered to improve water quality in the Lower Arroyo Seco Channel, as well as restore natural river habitat and improve public access. Pasadena and South Pasadena residents are encouraged to attend upcoming community meetings to learn about the Arroyo Seco Water Reuse Project and share their input on improvements. The first of three community meetings will take place in Pasadena on Thursday, May 26, from 6 - 8 p.m. at La... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Seeks Community Input on Future Improvements to the Arroyo Seco"