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Three New City Landmark Designation To Be Considered Monday

Monday, December 5, 2022 | 6:18 am

The Pasadena City Council will be considering three potential landmark designations in its meeting on Monday. These potential landmarks include a single-family residence at 781 S. Grand Ave., the Mount Olive Lutheran Church at 1118 N. Allen Ave., and the James... More »


This Week in City Government

Monday, December 5, 2022 | 6:14 am

Monday, December 5, 2022 City Council 4:30 P.M. THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR DECEMBER 5, 2022 AT 4:30 P.M. WILL TAKE PLACE SOLELY BY VIDEOCONFERENCE/TELECONFERENCE. Computer or electronic devices, join the meeting at: Teleph... More »


Tree-Related Contracts Worth $4 Million Mulled by Council

Monday, December 5, 2022 | 5:45 am

It is said Pasadena is a city that loves trees, and Monday the City Council will back that up by considering tree-related contracts worth $4 million. Both items are among those on the Council meeting’s consent calendar, where one vote sweeps approval for all i... More »


City Hall Courtyard Dedicated in Honor of Bill and Claire Bogaard

Monday, December 5, 2022 | 5:25 am

The Pasadena City Hall Courtyard was dedicated to former Mayor Bill Bogaard and his wife Claire on Sunday.  “Bill and Claire Bogaard are in a league of their own,” said Mayor Victor Gordo. “Their dedication and service to their community is singular and inspir... More »


Second Reading of Alarm System Ordinance on Tap For Monday

Monday, December 5, 2022 | 5:00 am

The City Council will conduct the second reading of an ordinance amendment which will enhance the City’s ability to permit and regulate alarm systems and related false alarm activations.  The proposed ordinance will amend Chapter 5.24 of the Pasadena Municipal... More »


Lamar Qualifies For District 3 Just Before Deadline

Friday, December 2, 2022 | 5:31 am

Brandon Lamar qualified for appointment to the District 3 seat at the 11th hour on Thursday. According to the City Clerk’s website, Lamar turned in his papers on Thursday afternoon, just hours ahead of the deadline to file. A third candidate, Luz Marina Mirand... More »


Cole Says Accountability Will be Part of New Job

Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 5:39 am

Former Pasadena Mayor Rick Cole said as part of his new job he and others will reshape Los Angeles government.  Cole was named City Controller-elect Kenneth Mejia’s chief deputy controller. Cole served 12 years on the Pasadena City Council and served as mayor ... More »


Papers Due on Thursday for District 3 Seat

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | 2:03 pm

The clock is ticking in District 3. With just hours left to turn in paperwork, Incumbent Justin Jones is the only person that has successfully filed the necessary signatures to apply for the seat in District 3. Luz Marina Miranda and Brandon Lamar have also pu... More »