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Funds for Local Food Pantries on Monday’s Consent Calendar

Monday, May 16, 2022 | 5:20 am

As part of Monday’s consent calendar, the City Council will consider $589,164 in subrecipient agreements funded with federal CDBG-CV grant dollars, with food pantry program operators to address households experiencing food insecurity caused by the coronavirus ... More »


In Puzzling Statement, Bonta Praises City for SB 9 Ordinance

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | 8:46 am

In a move that is sure to leave some locals scratching their heads, state Attorney General Rob Bonta praised the city for an ordinance that appears to defy an earlier letter he wrote criticizing the city.  In March, Bonta claimed local landmark districts are n... More »


PWP Proposes Nearly Quarter Billion Dollar Budget for Next Fiscal Year

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | 5:45 am

Pasadena Water and Power is recommending a budget of $224.443 million for fiscal year 2023. This is about $9 million higher than the department’s budget adopted for this fiscal year. During the meeting of the Municipal Services Committee on May 10, Jeffrey Kig... More »


Pasadena Cements Landmark District Exemptions from SB 9

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 6:46 pm

One day after the City Council amended its municipal code, incorporating and cementing the existing protections and exemptions of its historic Landmark Districts from SB 9, Mayor Victor Gordo released a statement. According to Gordo, Pasadena continues to be i... More »


Councilmembers Want to See Rent Control Initiative Impact Report

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 6:27 am

The City Council on Monday voted to city staff to prepare an impact report on a local rent control initiative. The report on the impacts could look at its fiscal impact. Its effect on the internal consistency of the city’s general and specific plans, including... More »


Twenty Pasadena Intersections To Get Newer Technology Video Systems

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 8:01 pm

As part of Monday’s consent calendar, the City Council approved a $530,000 contract with Santa Ana-based Iteris for intersection detection cameras. The Department of Transportation, through this recommended contract, is purchasing video detection cameras for 2... More »