News and Announcements

City Announces "our Pasadena" Program to Implement the Updated General Plan

The City has launched Our Pasadena, the program to update all eight Specific Plans throughout the City as well as the Zoning Code. Our Pasadena moves the General Plan forward with a focus on implementation—updating Pasadena’s Zoning Code and establishing neighborhood-specific design and land-use goals for all eight of the City’s Specific Plans: Central District, East Pasadena, East Colorado, Fair Oaks/Orange Grove, Lamanda Park, Lincoln Avenue, North Lake, and South Fair Oaks. The Zoning Code will be updated to establish... continue reading »"City Announces "our Pasadena" Program to Implement the Updated General Plan"

Your Citizen Voice in Pasadena 101

District 7 Resident Misch Anderson put together this talk for a recent luncheon hosted by Soroptomist International of Altadena – Pasadena. The topic was about how ordinary citizens can know their government and get involved with issues that are important to them. Your Citizen Voice in Pasadena 101

Public Invited to Comment on Draft Climate Action Plan

The public is invited to attend two meetings later this month and to provide verbal or written comments on the City’s newly released draft Climate Action Plan (CAP) that was created to help Pasadena reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. The meetings include 1) The Environmental Advisory Commission, 6 p.m., Thursday January 18th at the Permit Center Hearing Room, 175 N Garfield Avenue and 2) City Council’s Municipal Services Committee, 4 p.m., Tuesday January 23rd in the City Council Chamber at... continue reading »"Public Invited to Comment on Draft Climate Action Plan"

Year End Neighborhood Meeting Saturday December 9th

Please join Councilmember Wilson for a Year-End Neighborhood Meeting this Saturday, December 9th at 9:00 a.m. at the Pasadena Playhouse. Special Guest Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director for the Playhouse, will discuss his vision for the theater. The Pasadena Playhouse is located at 39 South El Molino Avenue. Free parking is available at the Playhouse Plaza building at 680 East Colorado Boulevard, directly across the street from the Playhouse. Bring your parking ticket to the meeting for validation.

Pasadena Police Department Announces New Year’s Street Closures

2018 ROSE PARADE ROUTE CLOSURES BEGIN 10 P.M. SUNDAY, DEC. 31, 2017 The Pasadena Police Department will begin closing the route used for the annual Rose Parade effective 10 p.m., Sunday, December 31, 2017. The closures will occur along Colorado Boulevard, at Orange Grove Boulevard, east to Sierra Madre Boulevard; and up Sierra Madre Boulevard to Paloma Street. The earlier closure time for most of the route is being done to enhance public safety and provide for a more efficient... continue reading »"Pasadena Police Department Announces New Year’s Street Closures"

Public Hearing on Accessory Dwelling Units Goes to City Council on December 11th

On June 19, 2017, the City Council considered a series of proposed amendments to our current ordinance governing Accessory Dwelling Units. At the meeting the City Council directed City staff to conduct additional research on a number of topics and conduct additional public outreach prior to returning to the City Council. Staff has performed the additional research and has conducted additional outreach and is now preparing an updated recommendation to the City Council. The hearing will be held on December... continue reading »"Public Hearing on Accessory Dwelling Units Goes to City Council on December 11th"