THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY 2013 CLOSURES & REMINDERS FOR CITY OF PASADENA
PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2013 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. Specific closures and exceptions are noted below.
Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. For any life-threatening emergencies, always remember to call 9-1-1.
Pasadena residents and businesses with any 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 both days for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at www.PWPweb.com. The City’s Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall also will be closed.
Regular refuse and recycling collection for Thursday (Thanksgiving Day) will occur on Friday, Nov. 29 and Friday’s collection will be on Saturday, Nov. 30.
The City’s ARTS (Area Rapid Transit System) and Dial-A-Ride transportation programs will not operate on Thursday, Nov. 28, but will resume regular service on Friday, Nov. 29. All parking meters are free and parking time limits will not be enforced on Thanksgiving Day, but “Black Friday” shoppers are advised that meter enforcement will resume on Friday, Nov. 29. Violations for red curb parking and blocking fire hydrants will continue to be issued both days.
All branches of the Pasadena Public Library, including the Central Library, will close at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 27, and will be closed the following two days.
All Recreation and Community Centers operated by the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and play. No site reservations are accepted for the holiday.
The City wishes all residents to safely enjoy the Thanksgiving Day Holiday and to celebrate responsibly. Always designate a driver!
For more information about the City of Pasadena, visit www.cityofpasadena.net or follow us on Twitter @PasadenaGov.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2013, #098-13
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, firstname.lastname@example.org