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Departing City Manager Michael Beck Bids Farewell to Pasadena City Hall

Departing City Manager Michael Beck was fêted at City Hall by colleagues and friends Tuesday evening as he ends his position as Pasadena’s City Manager. He will be assuming a vice-chancellor position at UCLA. “I feel like I have been blessed to have worked in Pasadena, and I think we have accomplished so much, with so many challenges. This was not ‘me,’ this was ‘we,’…

City Council, Pasadena Unified Board Meet: Mermell Named Interim City Manager, Madison Elementary Still Inflames

[Updated Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 2:45 p.m.] Plans and planning took center stage at the yearly joint meeting of the Pasadena Unified School District and the Pasadena City Council Monday evening at City Hall.…

Rep. Chu Statement Celebrating Lunar New Year

Today is the start of the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Monkey. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement: “Happy Lunar New Year to those in the United States and around…

Rep. Chu Calls on Huntington Hospital to Reinstate Nurses and Allow Unionization Following NLRB Decision

On January 29th, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) agreed with Allysha Almada and Vicki Lin, two nurses who filed a complaint against their former employer, Huntington Hospital, claiming they were fired for their efforts…

California Restaurant Association Slams Pasadena’s Decision to Raise the Minimum Wage

Members of the California Restaurant Association warned Pasadena City Council’s approval Monday of a $15 minimum wage by the year 2020 will result in more workers losing their jobs, higher consumer prices and the closure…

Government Events

Saturday, March 12 - 10:30 am Greg Danylyshyn Presents and Signs A Crash of Rhinos: And Other Wild Animal Groups

Thursday, March 24 - 4:00 pm Transportation Advisory Commission (TAC) Meeting

Thursday, March 24 - 7:00 pm El Nino Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, February 11

Mulch Giveaway Program Returns Thursday

Pasadena’s mulch giveaway program returns Thursday, February 11, 2016, at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma Street in Pasadena. The pick-up point will be located at the…

Sunday, March 20

Pasadena 2016 Black History Month Parade, Special Events Announced

Celebrate Black History Month 2016 by attending the parade and other special events, lectures and activities in Pasadena beginning Saturday, Feb. 6, through Sunday, March…

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Gale’s Restaurant Fails Health Inspection, Given a Temporary “Conditional Pass”

Gale’s Restaurant at 452 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, which serves northern Italian cuisine, failed a health inspection conducted last week but will continue to operate with a Conditional Pass rating, after inspectors observed several instances of major violations to the City of Pasadena’s health and sanitation standards. During the inspection, employees were observed handling soiled wiping cloths and then handling food without washing their hands. An employee was also seen using soiled wiping cloth to clean up an active food preparation table and a knife used for cutting food. “These violations were repeated multiple times amongst the food handlers,” part…

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