City Announces Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018 Closures, Issues Reminders for Pasadenans

Published : Thursday, January 11, 2018 | 7:51 PM

Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed Monday, January 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Specific closures, reminders and exceptions are listed below.

Pasadena Fire and Police departments will continue to provide patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and all other emergency services. Always call 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies. For all other non-emergencies, call (626) 744-4241. Remember, “If You See Something, Say Something.”

The City Council will not meet on Monday, Jan. 15. The Council’s next regularly scheduled meeting is Monday. Jan. 22. The Mayor’s State of the City Address is Tuesday, Jan. 16 at John Marshall Fundamental (High) School, 999 N. Allen Ave. Details are at:

Pasadena residents and businesses with power emergencies should call Pasadena’s Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673 and for water-related emergencies call (626) 744-4138. PWP’s Customer Service Call Center will be closed, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at

The Municipal Services Payment Center, the Permit Center and the Citizen Service Center, will all be closed, and resume regular hours on Tuesday, January 16.

Refuse and recycling collection will be delayed by one day during the week of Jan. 15-20. Bulky item pickup program service does not resume until Feb. 5.

On Monday, Jan. 15, Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-Ride buses will operate on regular weekday schedules. All on-street parking meters will be free Jan. 15, and time limits will not be enforced. Parking meter enforcement will resume Tuesday, Jan. 16. City-owned parking lots and garages will be open Jan. 15 and regular parking rates will be enforced. Violations for red curb parking, overnight parking and blocking fire hydrants will continue to be issued.

All Pasadena Public Library sites will be closed Sunday and Monday, Jan. 14-15, with regular schedules resuming Tuesday, Jan. 16.

All community centers operated by the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed. All parks will be open for picnics, fun and play, but no site reservations are accepted for the holidays.

The City wishes all residents a safe and enjoyable Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For more information about Dr. King, go online to

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