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Council, School Board Approve Election Charter Amendment Measure for Voters to Consider in June

[Editor's Note: This story originally omitted important information about a key motion made by Councilmember Tyron Hampton. That has been corrected below.] “Now it’s up to the voters,” said Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek Thursday evening, as the Pasadena City Council and Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education took their last steps Thursday evening to amend the City’s Charter to reschedule elections to even-year cycles,…

Pasadena Unified School Board, City Council Report on Budget Woes at Joint Meeting

With the Pasadena Unified School Board fresh from passing a County-mandated Fiscal Stabilization Plan cutting millions from the District’s spending, and the City’s staff urging Council consideration of Mayor’s Tornek proposed city sales tax, the…

Assemblymember Holden Introduces Legislation to Help Protect Children from Lead Poisoning

Assemblymember Chris Holden has introduced a bill that would expand lead testing in drinking water within child care centers. The legislation, Assembly Bill 2370, also encourages greater lead testing of high-risk children, and informs parents…

Pasadena Ninth Circuit Federal Court Finds for Railroad in Pipeline Fight

The U.S.Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena revived counterclaims on Tuesday by the Union Pacific Railroad, whose power to lease land under 1,800 miles of its right of way for a petroleum pipeline is…

Senator Portantino Introduces Legislation on Behalf of the Arroyo Seco Tributary of the Los Angeles River

Senator Anthony J. Portantino, who represents Pasadena in the California Senate, has introduced legislation that would include the Arroyo Seco Tributary in the Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Working Group plan – a revitalization…

Government Events

Saturday, February 24 - 8:00 am Hands-On L2L Greywater Installation Workshop

Tuesday, March 27 - 6:00 pm Legislative Policy Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 28 - 4:00 pm Pasadena Center Operating Company Board Meeting

Monday, February 19

City Hall, Many City Services Closed For President’s Day, Monday, February 19

City Hall and many city services will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents Day. Specific closures, reminders, and exceptions are…

Tuesday, February 20

Public Invited to Colorado Street Bridge Meeting Feb. 20, 2018

The public is invited to the second community meeting of the Colorado Street Bridge Task Force regarding possible enhancements for the Colorado Street Bridge to…

Thursday, April 05

Civic Center Task Force Solicits the Community for Input on Development and Preservation of Pasadena Civic Center, Additional Development Projects

Pasadena’s Civic Center Task Force will continue meeting at least twice a month as it solicits community input leading to recommendations to the City Council…

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Pasadena Water and Power Department Eyes New $20-25 Million Customer Information System

When the Pasadena City Council’s Municipal Services Committee meets Tuesday, the focus will be largely on a replacement Customer Information System for Pasadena Water and Power (PWP). PWP estimates the five-year cost of ownership for a new CIS at between $20 million and $25 million. General Manager Gurcharan Bawa is expected to present the Committee with an update on a proposed new System that, if approved, would replace the current system City staff characterizes as outdated and incapable of meeting current and future critical requirements. Bawa’s memorandum for the Municipal Services Committee said the CIS, aside from including customer information…

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