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Discussions on Memorial for Heroic Pasadenans Underway

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | 3:43 am

The City Council discussed in a meeting last week the possible construction of a memorial to honor Pasadena residents who have heroically given up their lives in the recent wars. The City will implement the Public Park and Recreational Facility Park Monument P... More »


Vehicles Parked in Red Flag Areas will Now be Towed

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | 3:43 am

  The Pasadena Fire Department has warned the residents that vehicles parked on streets in designated Red Flag areas will now be ticketed and towed. Municipal Code Chapter 10.65 prohibits vehicles to park on Red Flag zones in the Arroyo Seco and foothills adja... More »


City Council OK’s $398,000 Contract for Gang Reduction Project

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 | 4:58 am

The City is giving previously incarcerated gang members another chance at success in life. Pasadena is set to enter into a $398,000 contract with the nonprofit Flintridge Center for a project that seeks to reduce the number of gang members in Pasadena, and equ... More »


City Council Approves $675 Million Budget for 2015 Fiscal Year

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | 12:00 pm

The Pasadena City Council unanimously approved a balanced Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Budget on Monday during its regularly scheduled meeting, capping a series of public meetings and hearings held since mid-May on the City’s finances. Information about the FY 15... More »


New Metropolitan Water District Chair Up for Drought, Supply Challenges

Monday, June 16, 2014 | 10:28 pm

City of Pasadena’s Metropolitan Water District (MWD) Representative Cynthia J. Kurtz has announced that a new board chairman was named for the MWD of Southern California. Randy A. Record, the representative of Eastern Municipal Water District, was unanimously ... More »


Paid Parking for Mission-Meridian Village Parking Garage Coming Soon

Monday, June 16, 2014 | 11:43 am

The City of South Pasadena will be implementing a paid parking program for the Mission-Meridian Village Parking Garage starting July 1, 2014. The program will include monthly permits for $50.00 and daily permits for $3.00. To sign up for the program and purcha... More »


South Pasadena, Blackboard to Launch Emergency Notification System

Monday, June 16, 2014 | 11:26 am

The City of South Pasadena has partnered with Blackboard Connectâ„¢, a leading mass notification platform, to launch Connect South Pasadena, the City’s emergency notification system. The first community-wide test call will be held on Friday, J... More »