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Rep. Chu Praises Executive Action on Immigration

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 6:37 pm

Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) praised President Obama’s announcement today that he will take executive action to immediately protect millions of immigrant families from deportation and take steps to improve our broken immigration system. Rep. Chu released t... More »


Rep. Chu Calls for Executive Action to Keep Families Together

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 11:46 am

Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) called on President Obama to take executive action this year that would halt deportations, keep families together, and reduce visa backlogs. Rep. Chu released the following statement: “The President must act now and prioritize ... More »


Pasadena City Council Adopts Zero Waste Strategic Plan

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | 12:20 pm

The Pasadena City Council continues to be a leader in environmental stewardship. On Oct. 20, 214, the Council adopted a Zero Waste Strategic Plan, which sets the goal of achieving Zero Waste to area landfills by 2040 through the implementation of a series of i... More »


Pasadena Recognized for Nation’s Best Housing Policy

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 11:25 am

On October 24, 2014, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Tewillinger Center for Housing recognized the cities of Pasadena, CA and Austin, TX with 2014 Ralph C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards given for the nation’s most outstanding housing policies at its f... More »


“It’s Never Too Late to Recognize Fallen Heroes”

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 11:09 am

Earlier this year, Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) worked with Veteran’s groups to author AJR 33 – a resolution that urges the U.S. Department of Defense to include the names of the 74 fallen sailors of the Destroyer U.S.S. Frank E. Evans (21 of who... More »


Rep. Chu Urges Senate to Confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 2:42 pm

Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), along with Reps. Barbara Lee (CA-13) and Ami Bera (CA-07), led a letter to Senate Majority Harry Leader Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging them to move quickly to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General of the United St... More »


Pasadena Residents Invited to Construction Job Recruitment Event

Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 2:44 pm

Pasadena residents interested in working on the Glenarm Repowering Project as union carpenters, cement masons and pipe fitters are invited to attend a job recruitment event Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. at the Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fa... More »


Pasadena Police Put Out the Call for Old Cell Phone Donations

Friday, October 10, 2014 | 4:35 pm

This year, the Pasadena Police Department has partnered with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) for the Verizon HopeLine campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to collect donated old cell phones and send them to Verizon Wir... More »