Announcements and Information
Enjoy coffee & conversation with Pasadena police officers at Coffee with a Cop
May 23 2016 - 01:56:00 pm
Everyone in the community is invited to join Pasadena police officers for Coffee with a Cop on Friday, June 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Cleveland Ripley Neighborhood Center (720 Fairmont).

This event is free and is open to everyone. It gives Pasadena residents the opportunity to meet officers and discuss community issues over a cup of coffee.

The Pasadena Police Department will be holding Coffee with a Cop events regularly; all programs will be announced on the City’s website and social media pages. For more information, contact PPD’s Community Services Division at (713) 475-7025.
City facilities, services to close for Memorial Day
May 23 2016 - 01:50:00 pm
Closures: All City facilities will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. This includes City Hall, Water Billing, the Pasadena Animal Shelter, both libraries, all recreation centers and other City facilities.

Trash Pick-Up: There will not be any City garbage collection or Waste Management trash pick-up.

All emergency response services will remain available as usual.

City facilities will resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, May 31.
More than 70 vehicles up for bid in public auction on Saturday, May 21
May 16 2016 - 01:01:00 pm
The City of Pasadena’s next public auction will be held on Saturday, May 21 at the Maintenance Services Facility (3124 Red Bluff Road). More than 70 vehicles are scheduled to be up for bid, including surplus City vehicles, as well as confiscated and abandoned vehicles.

A list of the items is available online. In addition, the auction items may be viewed in-person on Friday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maintenance Services Facility. On Saturday, vehicle viewing starts at 7 a.m., and bidding will begin at 9 a.m. sharp.

Bidders can register on-site the day of the auction, beginning at 7 a.m., or fill out the online auction registration form on the City’s website and email it back for more convenience.

Acceptable forms of payment are cash, MasterCard, Visa and American Express cards only. Checks will not be accepted. Items are sold “As Is, Where Is,” and there are no warranties.

For more information, visit the Purchasing Department's website, or contact the City Impound Lot at (713) 475-7047 or Worstell Auction Co. at (713) 946-8888.
Hurricane season forecast & important safety information at Hurricane Workshop on June 4
May 13 2016 - 05:04:00 pm
The City's annual Community Safety Fair and Hurricane Workshop will be held on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center.

The event, which is hosted by the City of Pasadena and the Southeast Regional Local Emergency Planning Committee, will feature health and safety booths with information on things like fire safety, crime prevention, swimming pool safety, child internet safety, sheltering in place and chemical release safety. And at 1 p.m., there will be a special presentation by KTRK ABC-13 Chief Meteorologist Tim Heller, who will give a hurricane season forecast and tips on how to prepare for it.

And although the goal of the event is to give people information to help keep themselves and their families safe, it is also designed to be a day of fun for the whole family.

Guests can enjoy free hot dogs and soft drinks, while supplies last. There will also be door prizes throughout the day and displays of fire trucks and other emergency equipment, including a JAWS of Life demonstration.

Admission to the Safety Fair & Hurricane Workshop is free. Everyone in the community is invited and encouraged to attend the event. The Pasadena Convention Center is located at 7902 Fairmont Parkway. For more information, contact (713) 475-5588.
Movie in the Park offers fun activites for the whole family
May 10 2016 - 11:27:00 am
Join us on Friday, May 13 for a night of family fun and a movie under the stars at Movie in the Park! The event will be held at Strawberry Park (2900 Lafferty). Games, sports and crafts will start at 5 p.m., and the movie "The Good Dinosaur" will begin around dusk (approx. 8:30 p.m.).

Admission is free, and concession items will be sold for $1 each. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, bean bags and/or pillows for the movie.

The event flyer is available here. For more information, please call the Parks & Recreation Dept. at (713) 475-7048.
Low-cost pet vaccinations offered on Saturday, May 7
May 06 2016 - 10:07:00 am
Low-cost vaccinations for cats and dogs will be offered on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Burke Crenshaw Park Pavilion (4950 Burke Rd). The vaccination packages that will be offered include:

For Dogs
  • Package A (Rabies vaccination): $12
  • Package B (Rabies/DHPP vaccinations): $29
  • Package C (Rabies/DHPP/Bordetella vaccinations): $46
  • Package D (Rabies/DHPP/Bordetella/Canine Influenza vaccinations): $68

For Cats

  • Package A (Rabies vaccination): $12
  • Package B (Rabies/FVRCPC vaccinations): $29
  • Package C (Rabies/FVRCPC/FELV vaccinations): $50
RIDES Program pays for transportation for seniors and disabled residents
May 05 2016 - 03:16:00 pm
Qualified senior citizens and people with disabilities who live in Pasadena can get up to $75 per month to pay for transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, errands and social activities through the City's RIDES program.

The RIDES program is offered to residents who are unable to drive themselves due to physical or medical reasons, or who do not own a vehicle. Participants in the program must also meet income restrictions.

Anyone interested in becoming a RIDES participant must submit an application, which is available through Pasadena’s Madison Jobe Senior Center (1700 E. Thomas) or online here.

Applicants must also submit:
  • Proof of household income
  • A copy of their current Social Security Award Letter
  • Last month’s bank statement
  • A copy of a valid driver’s license or ID card with picture
  • A completed physician's disability statement (if applicant has a disability and is under the age of 65)

For more information, contact RIDES Coordinator Jesus Sanchez at (713) 477-0175.

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