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  • San Gabriel Valley Mayors Urge Governor to Reimburse for Windstorm Costs
    San Gabriel Valley Mayors Urge Governor to Reimburse for Windstorm Costs
    Posted: 01/20/12

    Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and the mayors of six other San Gabriel Valley cities have signed a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown urging him to consider state reimbursement for windstorm related costs under the California Disaster Recovery Act. Pasadena

  • Federal Windstorm Loan Center Reopens in Pasadena
    Federal Windstorm Loan Center Reopens in Pasadena
    Posted: 01/09/12

    The federal government has reopened a windstorm loan outreach center in the Pasadena Fire Department administration offices at 199 S. Los Robles Ave., Suite 550 (northwest corner of Los Robles Avenue and Cordova Street). Closed for the holidays, the center

  • City to Host Community Meetings on Effects of Windstorm and Status of Recovery Efforts
    City to Host Community Meetings on Effects of Windstorm and Status of Recovery Efforts
    Posted: 01/09/12

    Residents and others are invited to share their positive experiences during and after the recent hurricane force windstorm, whether it was their own neighbor to neighbor encounters or with the city of Pasadena, and the efforts that could have been

  • Share Your Photos from the Pasadena Windstorm
    Share Your Photos from the Pasadena Windstorm
    Posted: 12/22/11

    The Pasadena Digital History Collaboration invites the community to share photos and or videos from the hurricane force windstorm that swept through Pasadena Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Digital images can be submitted via www.flickr.com groups pasadenadigitalhistory. The website is

  • Federal Government Opens Windstorm Loan Center in Pasadena
    Federal Government Opens Windstorm Loan Center in Pasadena
    Posted: 12/21/11

    The federal government has opened a windstorm loan outreach center in the Pasadena Fire Department administration offices at 199 S. Los Robles Ave., Suite 550 (northwest corner of Los Robles Avenue and Cordova Street).  The center is open from 9

  • PWP Retires Wind Disaster Hotline, Calls on Customers to Prepare for Future Emergencies
    PWP Retires Wind Disaster Hotline, Calls on Customers to Prepare for Future Emergencies
    Posted: 12/19/11

     With windstorm emergency outages now three weeks behind us, Pasadena Water and Power has retired its disaster hotlines – (626) 564 0199 and (626) 564 0299. PWP asks customers to report any outages to its regular 24 7 emergency hotline

  • Local Foundations Working Together to Help Renew Pasadena's Urban Forest Following Windstorm
    Local Foundations Working Together to Help Renew Pasadena's Urban Forest Following Windstorm
    Posted: 12/15/11

    The city of Pasadena lost close 1,100 trees of all sizes and species on streets and in parks during the recent hurricane force windstorm and at least 70 more park trees have been damaged and are being assessed for their

  • Green Windstorm Debris Returned to Community as Free Mulch
    Green Windstorm Debris Returned to Community as Free Mulch
    Posted: 12/13/11

    The recent hurricane force windstorm that rocked Pasadena has finally yielded one benefit free mulch for gardens. Green debris taken by residents to two drop off points has been ground up and will be returned to those locations starting this

  • Public Works Crews Collect Year's Worth of Green Debris in One Week
    Public Works Crews Collect Year's Worth of Green Debris in One Week
    Posted: 12/13/11

    The enormity of the windstorm recovery effort is becoming clearer every day. Pasadena Public Works Department crews have been working tirelessly to clear the city’s 325 miles of roadways of storm debris and so far have collected a year’s worth

  • Windstorm and Recovery Information Available on One Web Page
    Windstorm and Recovery Information Available on One Web Page
    Posted: 12/12/11

    A compilation of all information about the Nov. 30 through Dec. 1 windstorm and subsequent recovery can be found at this new page on the city of Pasadena website www.cityofpasadena.net Windstorm_2011  Ann Erdman Public Information Officer City of Pasadena Public Affairs Office 100 N.

  • Keep Storm Drains Clear During Green Debris Pickup
    Keep Storm Drains Clear During Green Debris Pickup
    Posted: 12/09/11

    With a chance of rain in the weather forecast beginning Sunday and city crews busy collecting green windstorm debris placed at curbside by residents, city officials are concerned that blocked storm drains could lead to standing water or flooding in

  • PWP Crews Repair Last of Downed Power Lines
    PWP Crews Repair Last of Downed Power Lines
    Posted: 12/09/11

    After working a week of emergency 32 hour shifts to restore electricity to its customers, Pasadena Water and Power crews have now repaired overhead power lines and placed them back into service. Crews are still focused on a few customers

  • Pasadena Windstorm Recovery Update - Dec. 7, 6:25 p.m.
    Pasadena Windstorm Recovery Update - Dec. 7, 6:25 p.m.
    Posted: 12/07/11

    Here is the latest update on recovery from the hurricane force winds that devastated many parts of this community last Wednesday and Thursday. Power Pasadena Water and Power crews made significant progress over the past 24 hours, replacing damaged power

  • Pasadenans Urged to Report Private Storm Damage in Effort to Gain State and Federal Emergency Financial Help
    Pasadenans Urged to Report Private Storm Damage in Effort to Gain State and Federal Emergency Financial Help
    Posted: 12/07/11

    While city and private crews work to reconnect the remaining customers still without electricity and clear thousands of tons of debris from streets and parks, local governments, including the city of Pasadena, are tallying the public costs of last week’s

  • Pasadena Windstorm Update - Dec. 5, 5:45 p.m.
    Pasadena Windstorm Update - Dec. 5, 5:45 p.m.
    Posted: 12/05/11

    Recovery efforts are in full swing as Pasadena works to restore remaining electric customers who without power and clean up debris left in the wake of last week’s ferocious windstorms. The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announced

  • Windstorm Update: Caution Strongly Urged Regarding High-voltage Electricity
    Windstorm Update: Caution Strongly Urged Regarding High-voltage Electricity
    Posted: 12/04/11

    There are been reports of some residents opening pole boxes at the base of street lights and stringing wire from the boxes to their homes. The voltage in most boxes is much too high for individual homes. This practice is

  • Pasadena Windstorm Update Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m.
    Pasadena Windstorm Update Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m.
    Posted: 12/04/11

    The City of Pasadena has been working around the clock on recovery efforts in the wake of the fierce windstorms that struck overnight Nov. 30 to Dec. 1. In response to the disaster, the city declared a local emergency, a

  • Pasadena Windstorm Update - Dec 3, 4:30 p.m.
    Pasadena Windstorm Update - Dec 3, 4:30 p.m.
    Posted: 12/03/11

     The winds have died down and the city of Pasadena continues its round the clock efforts as we transition from emergency response to disaster recovery. Here is an update on services and infrastructure. Shelter The shelter at Robinson Park Center,

  • Windstorms -- By the Numbers Dec. 2
    Windstorms -- By the Numbers Dec. 2
    Posted: 12/02/11

     The following information is based on assessments through late afternoon Friday, Dec. 2, and should be considered preliminary and subject to change. Information will be updated as it becomes available. • 325 miles of streets were impacted by storm debris

  • Windstorm Update Dec. 2, 7:40 p.m.
    Windstorm Update Dec. 2, 7:40 p.m.
    Posted: 12/02/11

      The city of Pasadena has made tremendous progress toward restoring the infrastructure in the wake of the severe windstorms that occurred Wednesday through Thursday. Since the winds began, an unprecedented number of city staff and contractors have been working

  • Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 10:00 p.m.
    Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 10:00 p.m.
    Posted: 12/01/11

    The Pasadena Police Department has surveyed major streets for fallen trees, downed power lines and damaged facilities. Of 200 buildings in Pasadena damaged by the wind storm, 42 units have been red tagged – 40 units in one building alone

  • Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 7:00 p.m.
    Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 7:00 p.m.
    Posted: 12/01/11

    The Pasadena Police Department has surveyed major streets for fallen trees, downed power lines and damaged facilities. Of 200 buildings in Pasadena damaged by the wind storm, 42 units have been red tagged – 40 units in one building alone

  • Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 1:30 p.m.
    Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 1:30 p.m.
    Posted: 12/01/11

    The Pasadena Police Department has surveyed major streets for fallen trees, downed power lines and damaged facilities. Of 200 buildings in Pasadena damaged by the wind storm, 42 units have been red tagged – 40 units in one building alone

  • Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 9:00 a.m.
    Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 9:00 a.m.
    Posted: 12/01/11

    Now that daylight is upon us, city of Pasadena crews are thoroughly assessing damage throughout the community so responses can be more targeted with respect to fallen trees, downed power lines, damaged facilities, etc. A local state of emergency was

  • Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 5:50 a.m
    Wind Advisory - Dec 1, 5:50 a.m
    Posted: 12/01/11

    Pasadena was hard hit by winds overnight and the situation continues with power outages, fallen trees, downed power lines and structure fires. Pasadenans are advised to stay home if possible until the wind situation improves because some roads are impassable.

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