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Mystery History — Almost Solved

Mystery History — Almost Solved
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Well, I have some of the answer but not the full answer! Here’s what I know for sure: In the photo above, a horse is receiving an award for heroism in 1930 at Pasadena City Hall. (I know this from the caption on the photo.) Here’s an excerpt from a local newspaper article from 1930 […]

Station Fire: Pasadena Update

Station Fire: Pasadena Update

The Pasadena Public Health Department reminds everyone that air quality remains unhealthy today due to the Station Fire. Everyone should take precautions when they are outside and avoid unnecessary outdoor activities, especially people with respiratory or heart disease, pregnant women, elderly persons and children. Schools that are in session, after-school programs and children’s sports organizations […]

Station Fire Update for Pasadena

Station Fire Update for Pasadena

All Pasadena residents are advised to avoid outside activity, run air filters or air conditioners that don’t draw in outside air, monitor fire and smoke status via local news organizations and be prepared to leave homes if conditions change. If the fire reaches antennas on Mt. Wilson and damages TV and radio transmission equipment, the […]

Woodrow Wilson Speaks to Pasadena

Woodrow Wilson Speaks to Pasadena

Here are the remarks made by Governor Woodrow Wilson to the people of Pasadena on May 11, 1911 (printed in the Pasadena Daily News later that day): I am delighted to be among friends. I know friends when I see them. The interesting thing about you is that you are a cross-section of American society. […]

Florecita Voluntary Evacuation Lifted

Florecita Voluntary Evacuation Lifted

As of 11 a.m. today an advisory for voluntary evacuation of the Florecita neighborhood in Pasadena has been lifted. Residents of the area may return to their homes and are advised to monitor local television and radio news and the city website for updates. All Pasadena residents and businesses should review their personal, family and […]

Trivia Answers

Trivia Answers

The person who signs in as TAMMY wins, but never leaves any contact information, So TAMMY please email me at aerdman@cityofpasadena.net and I’ll tell you what you won! 1. Which came first: Pasadena, California? Or Pasadena, Texas? The answer is Pasadena, California. The Texas city was named for the California city. 2. What level of […]

Voluntary Evacuation of Pasadena Neighborhood

Voluntary Evacuation of Pasadena Neighborhood

Residents of the Florecita neighborhood in the far northwestern portion of Pasadena have been advised to evacuate their homes on a voluntary basis. (Florecita is way up near the top of the red area on the map above.) The streets are Florecita Drive, Florecita Way, Florecita Lane, Florecita Terrace and Crestford Drive. All residents of […]

Be Smart During the Heat and Smoke

Be Smart During the Heat and Smoke

Here’s the latest Pasadena alert. Please note that shortly after I sent this news release out, Pasadena added more to the team that is responding to the Station Fire. There are now two engine companies plus one battalion chief. (In layman’s terms that’s two fire engines with four personnel assigned to each, plus one battalion […]

A Little Trivia

A Little Trivia

I intended to post Woodrow Wilson’s remarks to Pasadena today but am still waiting on a readable copy of the second page of that day’s Pasadena Daily News. The copy I have is pretty fuzzy. Stay tuned! In the meantime, how about a little trivia? 1. Which came first: Pasadena, California? Or Pasadena, Texas? 2. […]

What Do You Think?

What Do You Think?

As Pasadena’s General Plan is updated, it’s important to include the perspectives of everyone in the community. The City of Pasadena is making it easy for you! From Aug. 22 through Sept. 27, you can take one or more MoveAbout Tours and share your thoughts with city planners. Each of the six self-guided tours has […]

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