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Pasadena is Third Greenest Mid-Size City in U.S., Study Shows

Pasadena City ranked third among the country’s “10 Greenest Mid-Size Cities” in a study conducted by MyLife.com, a social networking website with more than 60 million registered users. “[One of Pasadena's] nickname is ‘the City of Trees,’ so it makes perfect sense that it comes in at number three on this list,” MyLife said. “Pasadena is among the nation’s leading cities transforming into a clean…

State to Trade Gardeners’ Old Leaf Blowers for New Models

Professional Gardeners and landscapers will be able to trade their old backpack leaf blowers for a new model with South Coast Air Quality Management District’s leaf blower exchange program at Lawnmower Corner on Thursday, December 19.…

Sierra Madre Not Responsible for Robo-Phone Calls

Residents have reported receiving a “robo-call” from a group identifying itself as, “Water for You”, no other identification or return number is provided for this group. A number of residents have reported the calls as…

Pasadena Has Two New Paint Recycling Collection Sites

Two new PaintCare drop-off locations have been established in Pasadena . The California PaintCare program, which started in October 2012, provides locations for people to take unwanted, leftover paint to be recycled. Here are the…

Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) Detected in Sierra Madre

City staff has been alerted to a number of new tree wounds in public trees in the downtown and Canyon areas. Investigations and consultations with local arborists have concluded that the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer…

Saturday, September 06

Local Nonprofit Helps Solve World Hunger Through Amaranth Seeds

Pasadena-based nonprofit Side Street Projects will conclude their amaranth seed sharing workshop with a community dinner and film screening on Saturday, September 6, 4:00-8:30 p.m.…

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City of South Pasadena Wins “Bike to Work Day” Challenge

South Pasadena City Council, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), challenged the elected officials of the San Gabriel Valley Cities and the City of Los Angeles in securing the largest number of pledges for “Bike to Work Day” on Thursday May 16, 2013, as part of the official “Bike Week LA.” The results are in. Based on Metro’s index calculations, which used the number of pledges per capita, the City of South Pasadena won the challenge! Mayor Richard D. Schneider said, “Thank you to all those in South Pasadena and everywhere in the LA basin…

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