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What’s Not Open on Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 | 6:24 am

Pasadena City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The U.S. Mail and banks will be closed Thursday, along with the federal and county courthouses in Pasadena. Pasadena... More »


City Council Greenlights Large-Scale Affinity Project

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 | 5:53 am

The City Council has finally greenlighted the planned development status for the Affinity Project, a pair of seven story buildings to contain medical offices, an assisted living  facility and commercial spaces along a stretch of Arroyo Parkway just north of Ca... More »


New Police Chief Says He’s Ready to Get to Work

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | 4:10 pm

Incoming Pasadena Police Chief Eugene Harris said he plans to hit the ground running after he officially begins with the department on Jan. 3. “I am glad to be here and honored to be standing here in this beautiful building getting ready to embark on this next... More »


Senator Portantino Receives Housing Champion Award

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | 1:35 pm

Along with Senator Susan Rubio, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – Burbank) received the 2022 Housing Champion Award from the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments and National CORE. The Senator was honored for cham... More »


Pasadena Council to Return to in-Person Meetings Beginning January

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | 7:56 am

After working virtually for over two years, the Pasadena City Council and its subordinate bodies will hold weekly meetings in-person starting January.  This change comes after the City Council during its Monday meeting voted unanimously in favor of an ad hoc c... More »


Council Approves Two International Soccer Matches in Rose Bowl

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | 5:32 am

As part of Monday’s consent calendar, the City Council approved a license agreement with AEG for two international soccer matches to be held in July. No further information about the teams playing the matches was made public. “The RBOC (Rose Bowl Operating Com... More »


City of Pasadena Announces General Manager of Water and Power

Monday, November 21, 2022 | 3:35 pm

City Manager Miguel Márquez has appointed Sidney Jackson as general manager of Pasadena Water and Power (PWP). Jackson will join the City’s executive team in early January 2023. Until then, Jeffrey Kightlinger will continue to serve as PWP’s interim general ma... More »


This Week in City Government

Monday, November 21, 2022 | 5:46 am

Monday, November 21, 2022 City Council 4:30 P.M. THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR NOVEMBER 21, 2022 AT 4:30 P.M. WILL TAKE PLACE SOLELY BY VIDEOCONFERENCE/TELECONFERENCE. Computer or electronic devices, join the meeting at: Tele... More »