Government
Rep. Chu Urges Sec. Vilsack to Protect San Gabriel Mountains

Rep. Judy Chu (l) and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture (r) Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) wrote to the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, welcoming the Administration’s consideration of calls from residents to protect the San Gabriel Mountains by designating the area a national monument. The letter, signed by Reps. Chu, Grace Napolitano (CA-32), Adam Schiff (CA-28), Tony Cárdenas (CA-29),…

Equestrian Units with Inspiring Stories Set for 2015 Rose Parade

Pasadena Tournament of Roses® President Richard L. Chinen has announced the 18 outstanding equestrian units that will ride in the 126th Rose Parade, themed “Inspiring Stories.” The 18 groups selected are (listed alphabetically by group):…

New Board & Officers for 2014-15 Term Announced for Pasadena Community Access Corp.

New Officers and Board Members for the Pasadena Community Access Corp. (Pasadena Media), www.pasadenamedia.org, began serving terms for the 2014-15 year effective immediately with the start of the new fiscal year in July 2014. Mr.…

Rep. Chu Calls on Governor Brown to Renew Film and TV Tax Credit

Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) sent a bipartisan letter to Governor Jerry Brown urging him to approve AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention Promotion Act. The Act would expand tax credits on film…

District 3′s Councilmember John Kennedy Announces New Social Media Links

Pasadena District 3 Councilmember John J. Kennedy today announced his office has launched two new social media sites to provide District 3 residents and businesses with news and information about events or issues in the…

Government Events

Thursday, August 28 - 5:00 pm PUSD Board of Education Meeting

Friday, August 29 - 10:00 am Job Hunters Boot Camp

Thursday, September 25 - 5:00 pm PUSD Board of Education Meeting

Saturday, August 30

See Free Movies About the City’s Energy Plan

Will Pasadena harness the power of the Sun; have reasonable energy costs and be kind to Mother Nature too? That’s exactly what the Pasadena Water…

Monday, September 08

State Senator Carol Liu and the California State Contractors License Board Present Senior Scam Stopper

Seniors are a vulnerable audience, often preyed upon by unlicensed or unscrupulous contractors. Learn about the types of scams that are targeting seniors and how…

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Holden’s Bill to Fight Grease Thieves Heads to Senate Floor – AB 1566

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill (D-Pasadena) to combat the growing problem of kitchen grease theft has been overwhelmingly approved in Senate Appropriations and now heads to the Senate floor for a final vote. “Restaurants are finding that their used kitchen grease is a hot commodity that has sparked grease wars in a battle over who can cash in on the ‘liquid gold’ that is then converted into biodiesel fuel,” explained Assemblymember Holden. “It’s like the Wild West out there, everybody’s fighting over it and we need to get a better handle on regulations.” AB 1566 gives law enforcement the tools they…

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