Helpful Websites

General Information

Transportation in Pasadena and Beyond

Pasadena A.R.T.S. Bus Service
Provides information on bus routes all over Pasadena
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
All you need to know about public transportation in L.A. County
Metro Gold Line
Part of a metro light rail system that connects Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley to Downtown LA, the San Fernando Valley, Long Beach, and the South Bay
Foothill Transit
San Gabriel and Pomona Valley bus system that serves Pasadena and cities to the East.

Public Services

Pasadena on the Web
Website for the City of Pasadena
California DMV
A government website providing information about getting a driver’s license and registering your car (1-800-777-0133)
Social Security Office
Provides information on how to get a Social Security Number for working purposes
104 N. Mentor Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106

Arts, Entertainment, and Culture

L.A. Weekly (also see print version around town)
Information on popular culture, the arts, and entertainment in the Los Angeles area
A guide to entertainment, restaurants, and cultural activities in the L.A. metro region
A great blog about eating out in Los Angeles
Pasadena Weekly (also see print version around town)
businesses, events, and places of interest in Pasadena

Immigration and Academic Resources

U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services
US federal government website (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service) with comprehensive information on immigration laws.
U.S Department of State Diversity Visa Lottery
  Provides information on how to obtain a visa through a lottery
University Of California System
A portal to all UC websites
California State University System
A portal to all CSU websites
Articulation System Stimulating Interinstitutional Student Transfer (ASSIST)
“ASSIST is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California’s public colleges and universities and provides the most accurate and up-to-date information about student transfer in California.”
Provides information and services about colleges and universities, training programs, and more.
The Princeton Review Online
Offers preparation services for necessary tests at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels