Pasadena Public Health Director Taking One-Year Leave For Prestigious Fellows Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, City of Pasadena Public Information Officer, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net PASADENA, Calif.—Public Health Director and Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh has been one of six people selected for the 2022-23 class of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy fellows at the National Academy of Medicine. This fellowship is the nation’s most prestigious learning experience at the nexus of health, science and policy in Washington, D.C. Since 1973, this nonpartisan fellowship has offered exclusive, hands-on policy... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Director Taking One-Year Leave For Prestigious Fellows Program"

City of Pasadena Announces Independence Day Closures and Reminders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net  PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services and administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Specific closures and exceptions are noted below. Pasadena Police and Fire Departments will be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services, but administrative offices will be... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Independence Day Closures and Reminders"

Roller Jam - Saturday, July 23rd at Pasadena City Hall

Roller Jam at City Hall Roll, Bounce, & Skate Together in Community! Pasadena City Hall Saturday, July 23 4:00 - 8:00pm Pasadena come and join us as we glide to the music, enjoy great food from various food trucks, and dance in front of our city hall celebrating community! Old School Roller Skating With DJs & Food Trucks Join the fun at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roller-jam-at-city-hall-tickets-19052534644 Brought to you by the City of Pasadena & NAACP

City of Pasadena Hosts Inaugural Pride Month Celebration: Love, Loud & Proud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net PASADENA Calif.—Join the City of Pasadena’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department for the City’s first Pride Month celebration, Love, Loud & Proud, on Saturday, June 25, from 6 - 8 p.m. at the iconic Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. This free family event promises fun for all ages. LA's premier dance band RockCandy will provide live... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Hosts Inaugural Pride Month Celebration: Love, Loud & Proud"

City of Pasadena to Require Electrification of Newly Constructed Buildings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net 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... continue reading »"City of Pasadena to Require Electrification of Newly Constructed Buildings"

Dena Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Date: June 18th, 2022 Time: 10:30am - 4pm Location: Metropolitan Baptist Church, 2283 Fair Oaks Ave, 91001 Our theme will focus on Unity, Liberty and Peace in our communities. DENA one-of-a-kind Juneteenth celebration will kick off with a performance from John Muir Magnet High School Mighty Mustang Band. We are honored to have Congresswoman Judy Chu speak, followed by Deputy Dominick Correy to speak on Senator Anthony Portantino’s behalf. The intentions of this event is to create movement... continue reading »"Dena Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom 2022"

Pasadena Water and Power Announces New Assistant General Manager of Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) has appointed Stacie Takeguchi as its new assistant general manager (AGM) of water after a nationwide search. As the AGM of water, she is responsible for all aspects of Pasadena’s water system services, which include resources, engineering, construction, operations, and water quality. Takeguchi is experienced in water planning, operations and engineering. She is... continue reading »"Pasadena Water and Power Announces New Assistant General Manager of Water"

Eviction Prevention Program for City of Pasadena Residents

Are You Facing Eviction Due To Non-Payment Of Rent? Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Eviction Prevention (TBRA-EP) Program The TBRA-EP program can provide up to six months of past due rent, and up to 100% subsidy of monthly rent for 24 months. Program eligibility requires that City of Pasadena tenants: Have household income below 50% of the area median income; Have insufficient resources immediately available to attain housing stability; and Have written notification that tenancy in your current housing will be terminated.... continue reading »"Eviction Prevention Program for City of Pasadena Residents"

City of Pasadena Celebrates Juneteenth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net PASADENA, Calif.—Join the City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department and Pasadena’s Black History Month Committee for our 14th annual Juneteenth celebration Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Juneteenth commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States (two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Celebrates Juneteenth"