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Congresswoman Chu to Introduce Small Business Owners to New Access to Capital Program

On Friday, August 26, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) will host a press conference and presentation to introduce local small business owners to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) new 504 refinancing program. The SBA’s 504 refinancing program was originally a short term program enacted in 2011 and that expired on September 27, 2012. In that time, over 2,700 businesses refinanced nearly $7 billion in old, expensive…

Traffic Takes Center Stage at Town Hall Meeting

At left, Pasadena Police Lt. Diego Torres and Pasadena Councilmember Steve Madison are seen the August 24, 2016 District 6 Town Hall meeting; at right, Transportation Manager Mike Bagheri explains traffic patterns on South Orange…

Assemblymember Holden’s Monthly Property Tax Timeline for Seniors and Tobacco Cessation Legislation Cleared on Concurrence

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Property Tax Timeline for Seniors legislation, Assembly Bill 2691, and Tobacco Cessation Legislation, Assembly Bill 1696, cleared on cleared on concurrence. The bills now await Governor Jerry Brown’s Signature. Assembly Bill 2691…

Councilmember Tyron Hampton Hosts Upbeat District One Block Party

Pasadena District 1 Councilmember Tyron Hampton hosted a Community Pancake Breakfast Block Party on Saturday at Brookside Golf Club, with district residents and neighbors enjoying the company of city and school officials, civic groups and…

Tyler Technologies: City of Pasadena Selects Permitting and Land Management Platform

From Tyler Technologies Website Tyler Technologies, a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments, said it has signed an agreement with the city of Pasadena for Tyler’s EnerGov™ permitting and land management suite,…

Government Events

Tuesday, August 30 - 6:00 pm District 3 Community Meeting

Saturday, September 03 - 9:00 am E-waste/Document Shredding

Thursday, October 27 - 4:00 pm Transportation Advisory Commission (TAC) Meeting

Thursday, August 25

Neighborhood Leadership Institute Applications Due Aug. 25, 2016

Applications for the 2016 Pasadena Neighborhood Leadership Institute (PNLI) are available now and due back to the City no later than Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.…

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Pasadena Area Assemblymember Holden’s 2016 Bills Clear Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday

Three of Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bills cleared the California State Senate Appropriations Committee today. The legislation, Assembly Bill 1696, which helps California’s neediest residents quit smoking; Assembly Bill 2148, which protects wildlife from drones; and Assembly Bill 2364 that strengthens dual enrollment all passed the key committee and now head to the Senate Floor. In addition, Assembly Concurrent Resolution 158 that would help students transfer credits between California universities also passed. Assembly Bill 1696 requires tobacco cessation medications, counseling, and assessments to be covered for Medi-Cal patients. Besides the detrimental health effects, smoking takes an $18.1 billion toll on California…

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