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City Announces Closures for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

Published on Saturday, January 18, 2020 | 5:40 am

Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The Pasadena Fire and Police departments will continue to provide patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and all other emergency services. Residents are advised to always call 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies. For all other non-emergencies, call (626) 744-4241. Remember, “If You See Something, Say Something.”

The City Council will not meet on Monday, January 20. The Council will instead hold a special closed session on Wednesday, January 22, to confer with real property negotiators. The next regular City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 27.

Pasadena residents and businesses with power emergencies should call Pasadena’s Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673 and for water-related emergencies call (626) 744-4138. PWP’s Customer Service Call Center will be closed, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at

The Municipal Services Payment Center, the Permit Center and the Citizen Service Center will be closed, and resume regular hours on Tuesday, January 21.

Trash, recycling and yard waste collection will not occur on Monday, January 20. Instead, there will be a one-day delay for residents.

On Monday, January 20, Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-Ride buses will operate on regular weekday schedules.

All Pasadena Public Library sites will be closed Sunday and Monday, January 19 and 20, with regular schedules resuming Tuesday, January 21.

All community centers operated by the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed. All parks will be open for picnics, fun and play, but no site reservations are accepted for the holidays.

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena by visiting; follow the city on Twitter @PasadenaGov,, and like the City on Facebook,

For more information, call the Citizen Service Center, (626) 744-7311, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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