Monthly Archives: March 2020

Rotary Club Works to Preserve Local Restaurants with Online Fundraiser

The Rotary Club and Foundation of South Pasadena have launched an online fundraiser to support local restaurants in South Pasadena who are affected by...

SPUSD Students Prepare for Online Education

Local schools may be out on account of the coronavirus outbreak, but it doesn’t mean classroom instruction won’t continue. The South Pasadena Unified School District...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | Mar 24-30

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An...

Mayor Bob Joe Urges Community to ‘Stay Strong’ | City Continues to Adjust During...

For millions of small business owners across country, including many in South Pasadena, they’ve seen their demand go from healthy, enjoying a strong U.S....

Recreational Areas Shut Down | City Limits Access Indefinitely at Parks

Major recreational areas in South Pasadena are off limits. That’s the order passed down from the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health. On Monday,...

‘Hang in There!’ | SPUSD Superintendent Geoff Yantz Gives Update

In one of his many messages to local families in recent days, South Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Geoff Yantz talks about the...

5 Cases Reported in South Pasadena | COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Report

MEDIA RELEASE: Los Angeles County Announces Five New Deaths Related to March 29, 2020 3pm: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) 332 New Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 in...

City Hall: Future Hotel Site? | RFP Considers Developing Several Key Properties

South Pasadena City Hall, the Fire and Police Departments and two city-owned parking lots may have development potential as future hotels, the city said...

A Talk with Dr. Geoff Yantz | SPUSD Superintendent Answers Coronavirus (COVID-19) Questions

First and foremost, as the number of cases of the disease in Los Angeles County increase, South Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Geoff...

A World Less Certain | Coffeehouse Blues

Coping. We all must learn to cope at some point in our lives. Typically, after suffering trauma or loss of a loved one. The...

4th Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case Reported in South Pasadena

Laboratory Confirmed Cases (LCC) 1216 - Los Angeles County (excl. LB and Pas) 1166*** - Long Beach 41 - Pasadena 9 Deaths 21 - Los Angeles County (excl. LB and Pas) 20*** - Long Beach 1 - Pasadena 0 Age Group (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas) 0...

Letter from The City of South Pasadena | Top Priority is the Health, Safety...

Residents of South Pasadena, With the global health crisis surrounding COVID-19 continuing to evolve, the City of South Pasadena’s top priority is the health and...

Additional Resident Protections in Place | L.A. County Enacts Eviction Moratorium

Supervisor Kathryn Barger, in her role as chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, has signed an Executive Order directing County Departments...

UPDATE: Griffins of Kinsale Pub Opened on St. Patrick’s Day | Mixed Messages &...

In the weeks before the coronavirus took over our lives, Joseph Griffin wasn’t glued to the media checking for updates. The owner of Griffins...

Stores Offer Senior Shopping Hours | Designated Time for At-Risk Groups

Many retailers, including food chains in and around South Pasadena, are setting aside time for older adult customers to come into their stores. Recognizing that...

Art For This Time

Suffice it to say, these are unusual times. But one thing I think we all can agree on is that we need each other...

Center Theatre Group Presents Virtual Going Pro Career Fair

Center Theatre Group invites all aspiring theatre professionals to participate in the virtual Going Pro Career Fair on Saturday, April 18, 2020, starting at 9:30...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | LA Mayor Garcetti Takes New Steps in Battling Outbreak

Large groups of at risk individuals and first responders will get first priority to testing for coronavirus, announced Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti during...

HAPPENING NOW: Ban All Gatherings of Any Size | Los Angeles County Health New...

Los Angeles County Health Officer Muntu Davis on March 22 issued a complete ban on “all indoor and outdoor public and private gatherings and...

LA County Tallies Two New Deaths Related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed two new deaths and 128 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)....

Police Warn of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Scams | Not the Cure You’re Looking For

With the novel coronavirus spreading, so are the scams surrounding the outbreak, warns the South Pasadena Police Department. “There have been several types of scams...

A Community Copes | South Pasadena Adjusts to Coronavirus as New Reality Sets In

As a nation copes with coronavirus COVID-19 and questions about its impact remain, health officials are working around the clock to fight its devastating...

Volunteers Wanted | Help on Way for Those in Need During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

Neighbors helping neighbors – that’s the message behind a group of South Pasadena organizations coming together in support of others during a time of...

America’s Job Centers of California Expand Virtual Options Effective Today

In alignment with the County’s “Safer at Home” order in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, LA County America’s Job Centers of California (AJCCs) will no longer...

SPUSD Update | Students to Return to Schools May 5

In a “time of uncertainty,” as he refers to it in his latest correspondence to the South Pasadena Unified School District community, Superintendent Dr....

3rd South Pasadena COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Case Reported

LA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed one new death and 71 new cases...

South Pasadena 2nd Confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case Reported

LA County Health Media Release: LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 61 new cases of 2019...

School District Updated Schedule | SPUSD Notice

SPUSD REVISED SCHEDULE | As of March 20th, 2020 March 16-20, 2020 Teachers began professional development to assist with the transition to online learning...

Non-Profit PCDA Struggles to Keep Doors Open | Support Needed for Children with Developmental...

During this time of national emergency, Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) asks for support to help sustain its mission. PCDA is the largest known...

City Departments Address Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Essential Resources and Safety Take Precedence

Top officials in key departments of the city gave a coronavirus update, designed to provide the public with an overview of the current status...
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