Monthly Archives: March 2021

Assault with a Deadly Weapon Suspect Arrested Wednesday

SPPD RELEASE On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 11:15 a.m., South Pasadena Police officers were called to Huntington Drive and Fletcher Avenue for a report...

SPHS Football | 66th Meeting Between South Pasadena Tigers and San Marino Titans on...

With no hesitation, South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi gave a quick two-word response after being asked what it’s going to take to...

COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility Expands FRIDAY | LA County Update

Los Angeles County is prepared to expand eligibility for the vaccine starting April 1st, for County residents 50-64 years old. Additionally, on April 15th,...

South Pasadena Public Library Teams up with Woman’s Club for Special Program

PRESS RELEASE "Reading Your Way Through Absolutely Everything That Comes Your Way" is the title of a program to be presented starting at 10:30 a.m. April...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | March 23-29, 2021

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

Public Health | L.A. County Qualifies for Orange Tier Threshold, Additional Re-Openings with Safety...

MEDIA RELEASE Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the less restrictive orange tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Tuesday, the...

LA County COVID-19 EOC | Statement from the Board of Supervisors on Entering Orange...

MEDIA RELEASE The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors offered the following statement in response to Los Angeles County entering the Orange Tier with key...

South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Asks Everyone to EAT, SHOP, ENJOY SOUTH PASADENA!

By Andrew Berk - Chair, Board of Directors, South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce The light at the end of the tunnel is becoming brighter for...

SGV Habitat for Humanity | A Month of Transformation for Affordable Homeownership in the...

PRESS RELEASE San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity (SGV Habitat) is experiencing an entire month of transformative events. With a new executive director, the opening...

Bringing CAHOOTS to South Pasadena & Local Cities | Free Care First Webinar on...

MEDIA RELEASE Crisis Assistance Helping Out on the Streets (CAHOOTS) is mobile crisis response team in Eugene, Oregon. They respond to mental health, substance use,...

New Director of Botanical Gardens Announced at the Huntington

PRESS RELEASE The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today the appointment of Nicole Cavender as the Telleen/Jorgensen Director of the Botanical Gardens....

South Pasadena Public Library Community Blood Drive TUESDAY

Give blood, save a life! On Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the American Red Cross will be hosting a blood...

Car Crash Takes Out Utility Box Saturday Night

A one-car collision took out a utility box on the north side of Hope St., between Fair Oaks and Brent Ave. around midnight on...

Community Activist Marian Dodge Named Woman of the Year by Senator Portantino

MEDIA RELEASE March 15, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada) and the State Senate honored Los Feliz community activist Marian Dodge as the...

Virtual ‘Meet the Mayor’ with Diana Mahmud TUESDAY

A virtual meet and greet with South Pasadena mayor, Diana Mahmud, will take place on Tuesday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Reservations are...

LA County Homeless Initiative | Join the Push for Additional State Funding on Homelessness

MEDIA RELEASE Unanimously endorsed by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, AB 71 (Rivas/Chiu/Bloom/Wicks) or the Bring California Home Act is facing its first major committee...

Public Health | Traveling and Gathering for Spring Break and Religious/Spiritual Holidays Increases the...

MEDIA RELEASE Saturday, Public Health has confirmed 23 new deaths and 700 new cases of confirmed COVID-19. In total, Public Health has identified 1,217,707 cases...

SPUSD Snapshot | SPHS History Day LA Winners Headed to State Competition

Congratulations to SPHS juniors, Henry Dorosin and Andrew Kowal, for advancing to the California State Championship of National History Day. Last week, the Los...

New Maternity Shop, Amma Boutique Welcomed with Ribbon Cutting in South Pasadena

The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, friends, family, and expecting mothers all celebrated the opening of the neighborhood’s newest business: Amma Boutique on Thursday,...

Arroyo Vista | Golden Shoe Adventure Brings the Fun (and Run) for Families

Kids and their families got to run, jumping jack, walk, bike and more all over South Pasadena during a fun (and sun) filled weekend...
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CalTrans Properties | SB 381 Community Forum Monday Hosted by City of South Pasadena

MEDIA RELEASE The City of South Pasadena, in partnership with Senator Anthony J. Portantino, will host a community discussion of Senate Bill 381 on Monday,...

Status of Animal Commission in Question After Council Decision in January

The status of the South Pasadena Animal Commission has come into question, some wondering if it’s still a viable entity, has been eliminated, or...

Local Acting Student, Cielo Valenzuela-Lara, Chosen as Spotlight Semi-Finalist

Following two rounds of virtual auditions, The Music Center has selected Cielo Valenzuela-Lara as one of the semi-finalists in their 33rd annual Spotlight program,...

Moffatt St Development | Opponents Sue City Over Alleged CEQA Violation

The aggrieved property owner who organized neighbors on both sides of the municipal line against plans for a controversial luxury housing development in El...

Arts Are Essential | March 26 – April 2

“Tango The Musical by Sergei Tumas” comes to Center Theatre Group’s Digital Stage March 25 through March 28, 2021. Presented Thursday at 5 pm;...

SPUSD’S Newly Developed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Holds First Meeting

SPUSD RELEASE This week, the South Pasadena Unified School District’s (SPUSD) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee convened to begin its work of examining SPUSD...

Catalytic Converter Theft Still an Issue in South Pasadena

It has been on the South Pasadena Police Department’s radar for years, but the increasing number of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles has reached...

Public Health | Los Angeles County Begins to Meet Metric Threshold for Less Restrictive...

MEDIA RELEASE The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 66 new deaths and 490 new cases of COVID-19. To date,...

SPHS Football Update | Tigers Gearing Up for Rival San Marino

No reminders are needed for Jeff Chi, who is well aware of the last time South Pasadena High came out on top in a...

Letter to the Editor | Chinese-American Club Boosts Local Business

The South Pas Chinese-American Club (SPCC) did something big to bolster city businesses decimated by the pandemic.  Last Saturday, its “Free Bingo” event on Zoom...
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