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City Announces Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Closures

Sunday, January 17, 2021 | 6:20 am

Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to provide patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and al... More »

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Council is Dark on Monday, but Weighty Issues Loom on the Horizon

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 5:01 pm

There is no City Council meeting on Monday, but some important issues are scheduled for the Jan. 25 meeting. The council is scheduled take up changes zoning code amendments on nonconforming uses and the selection process for the Police Oversight Commission. La... More »

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With Time Running Out, Rivas, Warner Qualify For District 5 Seat

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | 12:52 pm

As the deadline to qualify for the District 5 seat draws near, two people have qualified to fill the seat vacated by Mayor Victor Gordo. As of Wednesday afternoon, Michael Warner, a former public works employee in Los Angeles, and attorney Jessica Rivas have p... More »

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Council Passes Changes to Pasadena’s Historic Preservation Ordinance

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | 9:16 am

The City Council on Monday approved amendments made to the city’s Historic Preservation Ordinance.  According to a city staff report, the ordinance provides more protections to historic resources that have not been deemed landmarks. The ordinance would also cr... More »

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Council Approves More Funds for Homeless Vouchers

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | 6:10 am

The City Council on Monday unanimously agreed to spend an additional $66,500 on the city’s Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) to provide weather-activated motel vouchers to people experiencing homelessness, and increase a contract with Union Station Homeles... More »

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Northwest Commission to Discuss Recommendations for Police Oversight

Monday, January 11, 2021 | 9:33 am

At its meeting on Tuesday, the Northwest Commission will consider amended recommendations to the City Council on the composition of the Police Oversight Commission. “The Northwest Commission encourages Councilmembers to not use excessively onerous qualificatio... More »

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Council Could Approve More Funds for Homeless Vouchers

Monday, January 11, 2021 | 5:00 am

The City Council on Monday could allocate an additional $66,500 to the city’s Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) to provide weather-activated motel vouchers to people experiencing homelessness. In addition, a contract with Union Station Homeless Services co... More »

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Local Legislators React Favorably to Newsom’s Budget

Monday, January 11, 2021 | 5:00 am

Local representatives reacted favorably to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget late last week. The $227 billion budget contains $15 billion in economic relief in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, $5 billion in emergency funding for reopening schools, the virus vaccine... More »