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Sierra Madre City Council Selects a Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem, Swears in New City Clerk and City Treasurer

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Reorganization Meeting, Gene Goss was selected as the new Mayor by fellow Council Members. Rachelle Arizmendi was selected as the Mayor Pro-Tem. Goss and Arizmendi will serve in their respective roles for one-year. At the meeting, retiring City Clerk Nancy Shollenberger sworn in Council Members, John Capoccia and John Harabedian who were elected to serve a second four-year…

Civil Rights Religious Leader George Regas Endorses Phlunte’ Riddle for State Senate

George Regas, the prominent former rector of the All Saints Episcopal Church, has endorsed Phlunte’ Riddle for State Senate District 25, the Riddle campaign announced today. “Phlunte’ leads by example,” said George Regas. “She stands…

State Senate Candidate Anthony Portantino Announces Planned Parenthood Backing

The Anthony Portantino for State Senate campaign announced the endorsement of Planned Parenthood Advocates Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley in his bid to succeed Carol Liu in the 25th Senate District. Planned Parenthood Advocates Pasadena…

Styrofoam Restrictions Ordinance Moves Closer to Reality as Pasadena Committee Supports Ban

Pasadena’s Muncipal Services Committee approved a recommendation to create an ordinance which restricts the use of polystrene foam —  commonly known as as “styrofoam” — at restaurants and other venues city-wide. The proposed “Polystyrene Food Packaging…

Council Rejects Ban on Second-Story Construction in Hastings Ranch Neighborhood

Despite the objections of a score of Hastings Ranch residents who bemoaned the effects of “mansionization” in Pasadena neighborhoods, the Pasadena City Council voted by a 5-2 vote Monday evening to reject the recommendations of…

Government Events

Monday, May 02 - 2:30 pm Pasadena City Council and Finance Committee Special Meeting

Friday, May 13 - 12:00 pm Law Day Power Lunch

Saturday, May 14 - 10:00 am Spring Into Wellness Festival

Thursday, May 05

Rabbi Gross to be Keynote Speaker at Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

Preparations are underway for the 43rd Annual Pasadena Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast. Scheduled for Thursday, May 5, the event will return to the Pasadena Convention…

Sunday, June 26

As U.S. Girds for Presidential Election, Pasadena Will Host an Unconventional Political Convention

  The worlds of politics and entertainment are set to merge again this summer at the second annual Politcon, the Unconventional Political Convention, coming to…

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Fido Will Cost You More: Dog Licensing, Impounding Fees Could Rise

Fido will cost you more, if a City Committee and the Pasadena City Council approve a recommendation from Pasadena’s Department of Public Works today. Adjustments to the Schedule of Taxes, Fees and Charges and the General Fee Schedule are usually completed in June for the following fiscal year. However, the Pasadena Humane Society, which serves as the City’s poundmaster and administers Pasadena’s dog licensing program, has said it requires additional time to update and publish dog license and related fees and adequately inform animal owners of the new fees and so the increase will be discussed today. According to provisions of the Pasadena…

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