Office of the City Manager

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Closures Announced

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Closures Announced


PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Specific closures, reminders and exceptions are noted below. 

Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed during the holidays for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services.  For any life-threatening emergencies, please remember to call 9-1-1. 

Pasadena residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call the Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673 and for water-related emergencies call (626) 744-4138.  PWP’s regular Customer Service Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can still pay their bills by phone at (626) 744-4005 or on the Web at www.PWPweb.com.  The City’s Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall will be closed. 

Refuse and recycling collection will be delayed by one day during the week of Jan. 21-26.  There will be no bulky item pickups on Monday, January 21. 

On Jan. 21, the City’s Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS) buses and Dial-A-Ride programs will be in full operation with no changes to regular service.  All parking meters will be free on Jan. 21 and time limits will not be enforced.  Parking meter enforcement will resume on Jan. 22.  Violations for red curb parking and blocking fire hydrants will continue to be enforced. 

All Pasadena Public Libraries will be closed Sunday, Jan. 20 and Monday, Jan. 21, with regular schedules resuming Jan. 22. 

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. 

The City wishes all residents to safely enjoy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  For more information about the City of Pasadena, go online to www.cityofpasadena.net. 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2013, #006-13 

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 




Posted: 1/14/2013 10:00:00 PM
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