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"

Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Dec. 6 at City Hall

PASADENA, Calif.—Join Mayor Terry Tornek for a City holiday tradition: the Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting Celebration, 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. Bring family and friends to Pasadena’s free celebration featuring local singers and dancers, crafts for kids provided by Armory Center for the Arts, light refreshments, and a special appearance by ol’ Santa Claus. At 6 p.m., Mayor Tornek will flip the switch to light up the City’s official tree. Come early for... continue reading »"Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Dec. 6 at City Hall"