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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Marengo Elementary School Awarded 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools Honor

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized 367 schools, including Marengo Elementary in South Pasadena, as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The recognition...

Letter to the Editor | ‘The Unintended Harm of Chief Ortiz’s ‘Error in Judgment”

Letter to the Editor: Submitted by Will Hoadley-Brill On the afternoon of Thursday, September 24, South Pasadena Police Chief Joe Ortiz invited members of the...

Smoke Advisory | Unhealthy Air Quality Declared due to Smoke from the Bobcat Fire

MEDIA RELEASE:  According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, smoke from the Bobcat Fire burning in the region has caused unhealthy air quality in...

Letter to the Editor | ‘Letter of support for Measure U’

Letter to the Editor: Submitted by Zahir Robb   I have spent 40 years in South Pasadena. I was born here, I met my wife here,...

Norton Simon Museum from Home | Brancusi’s “Bird in Space” Soars Again

New! Dispatches from the Conservation Studio: Brancusi’s “Bird in Space” Soars Again In this new essay, Conservator John Griswold writes about Constantin Brancusi’s Bird in Space,...

NEWS ALERT: Missing Boy Located Safe | Sunday Night

Age: 11 Height: 5' 2" Last seen: 1800 Block of Alpha Ave. in South Pasadena FOUND: At LAX.  As of 10:00 PM SPPD officers en route to...

An Apology from Police Chief Ortiz | Explanation of a Mistake

Press Release from SPPD Chief Ortiz: On Monday September 21, I was contacted by a South Pasadena resident, asking if she and her friends could...

Board of Education | Many Students Push for ‘Wellness Day’ During Distance Learning

41 students from South Pasadena High School vocalized their support for a designated wellness day during a special Board of Education meeting on September...

South Pasadena Finance Commission: Audit Lacks Findings Memo | City Releases Claro Report

As of June 30 2019, according to the much-delayed draft opinion from South Pasadena’s auditor, the city’s financial statements “present fairly, in all material...

A World Less Certain | Wheelchair Unbound

During times of darkness, the written word can burn so bright that it lights the path to a common understanding. Despite those who claim...
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