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City Hall’s Large Oak Tree to be Cut Down

The Parks and Natural Resources Division is set to remove the large interior oak tree in the Pasadena City Hall in accordance with the City Tree Removal Policy. Officials said the tree located in the southwest corner of the City Hall courtyard is determined by certified arborists to be 85 percent dead due to excessive moisture in its root zone. City Tree Removal Policy mandates…

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…

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…

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Free Mulch Available Throughout 2014 to Pasadena Residents

The City’s 2014 Mulch Give-Away Program provides free, fresh garden mulch to Pasadena residents throughout the year. The mulch is delivered by the Department of…

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Getting Around Clean and Green

Bicycles have been resurging these past few years, fueled by interest in personal fitness and concern for the environment. Serious cyclists go for the popular road, mountain or fixie bikes, but for those who are looking for economical transportation and an alternative to driving, Brio Electric Bikes in Monrovia may be worth a visit. “The main advantage of an electric bike is that it has a motor that assists with your pedaling, so you feel like someone is running behind pushing you. The bike accelerates and goes faster than it usually would, and when you get to hills, your pedaling…

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