Pasadena Mayor Proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Denim Day April 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2022 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net  PASADENA, Calif.—Mayor Victor M. Gordo will officially mark April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Pasadena during the April 25 City Council meeting. National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month calls attention to misconceptions and misinformation about sexual assault. With proper education, we can succeed in reducing this physically- and psychologically-damaging crime, and help survivors heal. Sexual assault affects people of... continue reading »"Pasadena Mayor Proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Denim Day April 27"

#VaccinatePasadena Video Contest Winners to Receive
 Up to $1,500 Gift Cards During Awards Ceremony

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is announcing the winners of the innovative #VaccinatePasadena Video Contest during a ceremony at Day One, 175 N. Euclid Ave., on Thursday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m. The #VaccinatePasadena Video Contest, launched this past February, gave Pasadena students ages 4-24 (grades TK-college) the opportunity to submit artwork or share a short video on TikTok or Instagram with a powerful and positive COVID-19 vaccine message. PPHD used print and digital media ads in English and Spanish... continue reading »"#VaccinatePasadena Video Contest Winners to Receive
 Up to $1,500 Gift Cards During Awards Ceremony"

NAACP - Pasadena Good Hosts Get Your Money Right - Build Your Black Wealth Home Buying

NAACP - Pasadena Good Trouble Alliance Hosts Get Your Money Right - Build Your Black Wealth Home Buying Yes We Can Control Our Destiny! Part 3 of 6 In This Series! Topics include: Money Matters Credit Basics Home Buying Investing Building YOUR Plan for the Future Wednesday, April 27, 2022 7:00pm - 8:30pm Register to Receive Zoom Link: https://www.bitlylinks.com/1ElrWcgNJ For more information, contact the NAACP Offices at (626) 793-1293.

BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH EVENT- FREE DIAPERS, RESOURCE FAIR AND HEALTH WORKSHOPS THIS THURSDAY - RSVP ASAP 4/14

The San Gabriel Valley African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team presents an exciting event coming up next week at Jackie Robinson Park in Pasadena! This is in honor of Black Maternal Health Week which is an annual, nationwide week-long event that was started by Black Mama’s Matter. The theme this year is Building for Liberation: Black Mamas, Black Families and Black Systems of Care. Folks are welcome to join from throughout the County. Although the workshops and meeting... continue reading »"BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH EVENT- FREE DIAPERS, RESOURCE FAIR AND HEALTH WORKSHOPS THIS THURSDAY - RSVP ASAP 4/14"

NAACP Hosts Gang Awareness & Community Violence Workshop

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP - Pasadena Branch) Presents Gang Awareness & Community Violence Workshop Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 8AM - 11AM Free & Open to the Public (Limited Seating!) Presented by Professional National Gang Experts Workshop Topics:  Current Gang Trends Local Gang Dynamics Strategies for Community Engagement Q & A Session (Free Continental Breakfast!) To register, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/4pas2vtu

City of Pasadena Opens City Manager Recruitment

The City of Pasadena has opened recruitment for the position of City Manager. To view a detailed brochure about this stellar opportunity, please click here. “We are a world class city that prides itself on providing full service to our residents including our own police, fire, utilities and health departments.  We understand the complexity of local government and strive to recruit a City Manager who can lead a dynamic and complex municipality and is passionate about serving the people of Pasadena,”... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Opens City Manager Recruitment"

The Great Egg Scramble 🐰🎊🥚 FREE EGG HUNT!

The Great Egg Scramble - Saturday April 9th, 2022, 10AM - 1PM Hop on over and join us for a FREE Citywide egg hunt for ages 0-12. Enjoy games, crafts and photo ops with The Bunny and his furry friends! We are so EGG-cited and can't wait to see you! There will be two separate egg hunts held at the locations listed.   Egg-cellent Egg Hunt Locations and Times:  Robinson Park, 1081 N Fair Oaks Ave.  10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00... continue reading »"The Great Egg Scramble 🐰🎊🥚 FREE EGG HUNT!"

Arrest Made Related To August 2021 Shooting in Pasadena

Pasadena, CA – On August 31, 2021, officers from the Pasadena Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Navarro Avenue in the City of Pasadena regarding a “Shots Fired” call. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of a shooting. However, all of the involved parties of the shooting had already fled the scene.  A few minutes later, the Pasadena Police Department was notified that a 42-year old Altadena resident had just arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound.... continue reading »"Arrest Made Related To August 2021 Shooting in Pasadena"

Put Down the Phone and Just Drive: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Pasadena, Calif. – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Pasadena Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are in violation of the state’s hands-free cell phone law. “Holding your phone and using it while driving is not only dangerous, but also illegal,” Pasadena Police Department Commander Mark Goodman said.  “For the safety of your family and others on the road, put the phone away and focus on driving.” According to the 2021 California... continue reading »"Put Down the Phone and Just Drive: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month"

NAACP - PGTA Presents Build Your Black Wealth - 10 Steps to Financial Success/Understanding Credit

NAACP - Pasadena Good Trouble Alliance Hosts "Get Your Money Right - Build Your Black Wealth" 10 Steps to Financial Success/Understanding Credit Yes We Can Control Our Destiny! Part 2 of 6 In This Series! Topics include: Money Matters Credit Basics Homebuying Investing Building YOUR Plan for the Future Wednesday, March 30, 2022 7:00pm - 8:30pm Register to Receive Zoom Link: https://bitly.ws/p8ix For more information, contact the NAACP Offices at (626) 793-1293.