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Home Sharing for the Holidays; Pasadena Airbnbs Increase Rates, Book Up

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays, but at whose home? With the stratospheric rise in shared housing platforms such as Airbnb, HomeAway, and Tripping, some Pasadena homeowners are reaping the benefits of opening their homes during the holiday season. In fact, the two weeks of Christmas and New Year’s are among the most popular and lucrative for them. “I think that the evidence…

Thanksgiving 2017 Holiday Closures in Pasadena

Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Specific closures, exceptions…

Pasadena District One Councilmember Tyron Hampton Issues Thanksgiving Greetings

In anticipation of Thursday’s Thanksgiving Day holiday, Pasadena Councilmember Tyron Hampton issued the following greetings to the City: Dear Residents and Friends, Every year at this time we celebrate Thanksgiving and ponder the blessings that…

County Approves Plan to Extend Winter Shelter Program

The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger, who represents the Pasadena area, and Hilda L. Solis to extend the county’s Winter Shelter Program by an additional month — through March 31, 2018 for…

Study Reveals Construction of Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension Could Generate $2.6 Billion, Create Tens of Thousands of Jobs

Significant economic benefits to Los Angeles County are to be expected during the upcoming construction and operation phases of the 12.3-mile Foothill Gold Line light rail extension, a study by Beacon Economics has revealed. The…

Government Events

Wednesday, November 29 - 6:30 pm Colorado Street Bridge Community Meeting

Saturday, December 02 - 10:00 am Civic Center Task Force Meeting

Saturday, December 16 - 10:00 am Small Business Workshop: What Does It Take To Open Your Business?

Wednesday, November 29

City Announces Community Meeting About Colorado Street Bridge “Enchancements”

The public is invited to a community meeting later this month to provide ideas about possible enhancements to the Colorado Street Bridge. The meeting is…

Friday, December 01

City Announces Festive Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at City Hall

“Ho-Ho-Go!” and deck City Hall with Holiday Good Cheer by joining Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek for a City Holiday Tradition: the Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting…

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Pasadena Fire Dept Earns Re-Accreditation from Nationally-Recognized Center for Public Safety Excellence

The Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) has approved the Pasadena Fire Department’s second Annual Compliance Report (ACR) signifying that the department is “in compliance with all stated benchmarks, core competencies, and performance indicators” as an accredited public safety agency. In a report to the City Manager’s office Thursday, Pasadena Fire Chief Bertral Washington said CPSE recently accepted the department’s Annual Compliance Report after the report was reviewed by the Center’s ’s Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). The Center for Public Safety Excellence, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, provides the only accreditation program for fire service organizations in the world,…

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