Wear Purple for Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 15

Wednesday, June 15, is Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Pasadena. City staff are encouraged to wear purple on June 15, add a message on the attached flyer sharing why you wear purple, and post photos to social media using the #PurpleWednesday hashtag. In 2021, Pasadena Police Department received 39 reports of elder abuse in Pasadena, but research suggests that as few as 1 in 14 cases of elder abuse come to the attention of authorities. Purple flags have been placed at... continue reading »"Wear Purple for Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 15"

City of Pasadena Recognizes Elder Abuse Awareness Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and WISE & Healthy Aging Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program recognize elder abuse can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. At the June 13 City Council meeting, Mayor Victor M. Gordo will proclaim June 15, 2022, Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Pasadena. Purple flags have been placed at City Hall to signify the number of abuses... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Recognizes Elder Abuse Awareness Day"

Officer Involved Traffic Collision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2022 For More Information: Lieutenant Sam de Sylva: 626-744-7415 Pasadena, CA – On May 27, 2022 at about 3:17 p.m., officers from the Pasadena Police Department responded to the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Oak Ave. regarding an officer involved traffic collision. The collision involved a red 2021 Hyundai Sonata and a Pasadena motor officer. Preliminarily it appears that the motor officer collided with the Hyundai as the driver of the Hyundai was attempting to... continue reading »"Officer Involved Traffic Collision"

Jens Weiden Selected as Rose Bowl Stadium New GM / CEO

PASADENA, Calif. (May 27, 2022) The Rose Bowl Operating Company’s Board of Directors has announced that Jens Weiden will become the new General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of the organization effective July 1, 2022, pending formal approval of the full Board of Directors in the coming weeks. Weiden will replace retiring General Manager/Chief Executive Officer, Darryl Dunn. Weiden currently serves as the RBOC’s Chief Revenue Officer, a position he has held since 2013. During his tenure, Weiden has led a dynamic team... continue reading »"Jens Weiden Selected as Rose Bowl Stadium New GM / CEO"

City of Pasadena Announces Memorial Day Closures and Reminders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 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 business offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for the brave men and women of the U.S. military who died in the line of duty. Specific closures and exceptions are noted below.... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces Memorial Day Closures and Reminders"

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net 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... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Seeks Community Input on Future Improvements to the Arroyo Seco"

City of Pasadena to Declare June 3 ‘National Gun Violence Awareness Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 23, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net PASADENA, Calif.— At their May 23 meeting, Pasadena City Council will issue a proclamation declaring June 3, 2022 ‘National Gun Violence Awareness Day’ in Pasadena. Now in its eighth year, the day honors and remembers victims and survivors of gun violence and supports efforts to prevent gun violence. The proclamation will be received by San Gabriel Valley Moms Demand... continue reading »"City of Pasadena to Declare June 3 ‘National Gun Violence Awareness Day"

City of Pasadena Expands ePermitting Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena continues to enhance its ePermitting services. Community members can now save themselves a trip to the Permit Center and electronically submit applications and plans for the following types of projects: Commercial and Residential – New Construction Commercial Tenant Improvements Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) The Citizen Self-Service Portal allows you to make electronic payments, track... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Expands ePermitting Services"

Pasadena Celebrates Older Americans Month with Free Event 
at Jackie Robinson Community Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net  PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Senior Commission will host the City’s inaugural Older Americans Month celebration on Wednesday, May 25, from 10 a.m.-noon at Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave. The free event will highlight Pasadena’s variety of resources for older adults and offer giveaways, food, presentations and much more!  May is Older Americans Month as proclaimed... continue reading »"Pasadena Celebrates Older Americans Month with Free Event 
at Jackie Robinson Community Center"