Message From Mayor Terry Tornek Regarding COVID-19

As many of you are aware, I am in Africa as part of a delegation to our newest Sister City Dakar-Plateau, Senegal. Nevertheless, I have been closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and in frequent communication with our City Manager. In light of the situation, I am returning to Pasadena next week. The health and safety of our community is paramount. I have the utmost confidence in our Health Department as they work around the clock in coordination with our... continue reading »"Message From Mayor Terry Tornek Regarding COVID-19"

Governor Newsom Signs SR-710 Bills, Ending the Extension, Providing Pathway for Local Cities to Reclaim Roads

PASADENA, Calif.—On Oct.13, Governor Newsom signed both SB 7 by Senator Anthony Portantino and AB 29 by Assemblymember Chris Holden into law, decidedly ending the controversial effort of the SR-710 North Gap Closure Project and supporting the City of Pasadena’s ongoing efforts for relinquishment of the corridor. Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek praised this move saying, “It is a new day in Pasadena now that the 710 freeway is history. This legislation ensures that outcome, and we can now focus our... continue reading »"Governor Newsom Signs SR-710 Bills, Ending the Extension, Providing Pathway for Local Cities to Reclaim Roads"

Berkshire Creek Groundbreaking Ceremony to Take Place Thursday

PASADENA, Calif.—Mayor Terry Tornek and Vice Mayor Tyron Hampton will officiate the groundbreaking ceremony for the Berkshire Creek Restoration Project Thursday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m. The project is an urban streams restoration program that will upgrade habitat, improve public safety, and restore a more natural hydrology to Berkshire Creek, which flows into the Arroyo Seco just north of Devil's Gate Dam. The Arroyo Seco Foundation, the project's cosponsor with the City of Pasadena Public Works Department, will grow most... continue reading »"Berkshire Creek Groundbreaking Ceremony to Take Place Thursday"

46th Annual Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, May 9

PASADENA, Calif.—Friends In Deed and Mayor Terry Tornek will host the annual Pasadena Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, May 9. The event will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center from 7:30 – 9 a.m. Doors open at 6:45, and the program will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. Guests will include leaders from Pasadena’s civic and business communities and representatives from numerous religious faiths and denominations. Participants will enjoy a delicious breakfast while listening to keynote speaker Thomas F.... continue reading »"46th Annual Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, May 9"