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City Council Takes Up Olympics in the Rose Bowl, Mosquitoes, and Predevelopment Plan for the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center

The City Council tonight will take up a number of varied topics, including a do-over of considering the approval of hosting of up to seven Olympic soccer matches at the Rose Bowl in 2024. Last week’s scheduled discussions and vote was tabled when two Councilmembers whose districts lie closest to the Rose Bowl could not attend the meeting. If approved, the action would authorize Mayor…

Nearly One-Hundred Dead or Dying Trees Slated for Removal

The City of Pasadena will be ridding its streets of dead or dying trees, according to a memo sent Thursday to the Mayor and City Council. Ara Maloyan, Pasadena’s Director of Public Works, highlighted 94…

Rep. Chu Questions ICE Director Saldaña on Transparency and Immigration Enforcement

Today, Sarah Saldaña, Director of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), testified before the House Judiciary Committee to answer oversight questions on immigration enforcement. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the committee, asked Director…

Credit Agency Rates Rose Bowl Renovation Bonds ‘AA’

Bonds being used to pay off the Rose Bowl’s renovation plans has been given a good rating by Fitch Ratings, an international company known as one of the big three credit rating agencies. The bonds,…

Council Approves New La Salle High School Master Plan, New Tree Plantings, and Minimum Wage Ordinance Revisions

LaSalle High School got the green light to implement their 15-year expansion plans and a proposal for Pasadena to plant hundreds of trees over the next year was also approved at Monday night’s Pasadena City…

Government Events

Monday, September 26 - 6:00 pm Caltrans and Metro to Host Informational Workshops on 710 Cost Benefit Analysis

Tuesday, September 27 - 6:00 pm Hahamonga Watershed Park Advisory Committee Meeting (CANCELLED)

Saturday, October 22 - 2:00 pm Pasadena Astronomy Festival

Saturday, October 22

Home to World-Leading Space and Astronomical Institutions, Pasadena Announces First-Ever “Astronomy Week”

100" telescope and dome wide-angle view. Photo credit to Cindy Hunt Benson, Carnegie Observatories Mayor Terry Tornek announced Monday night that a coalition of the…

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Assemblymember Chris Holden Accepting Applications for 2017 Young Legislators Program

2016 Young Legislators Capitol 2016 Young Legislators Facebook Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) today announced the availability of applications for the 2017 Young Legislators Program. “I’m thrilled to launch the second annual Young Legislators Program for the 41st Assembly District,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “We’ve put together a program that will have a lasting impact on participating students and maybe even inspire them to run for office one day.” The Young Legislators Program is a six-month, no-cost program that provides selected students from the 41st Assembly District an opportunity to learn about the legislative process, services provided to constituents…

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