Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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UPDATE: VICTORY – After Decades of Fighting: LEGISLATION IS NOW SIGNED INTO LAW THAT...

Article updated to include City of South Pasadena Mayor, Dr. Marina Khubesrian's comments on 710 Freeway Extension  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Governor signed two bills Saturday night that virtually everyone agrees will put the final stake in the...

CPA Signs Biggest Deal to Date | Doubles Renewable Capacity

The Clean Power Alliance on Oct. 3 made its single largest acquisition of clean, renewable energy by signing for the output of a large proposed Arizona wind farm. The deal will double CPA’s long-term...

Metro Projects Neglected | Watchdogs Claim Funds to Cities Shorted

South Pasadena’s transportation watchdogs say Metro shorted San Gabriel Valley cities in both the amount of money and kinds of projects the agency approved in its billion-dollar allocation of SR-710 North corridor mobility improvement...

Metro 110 Freeway Hookramp | Costs Escalate as City Receives $32 Million for Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) on Sept. 26 approved $32 million for modifications to the SR-110/Fair Oaks Avenue interchange in South Pasadena. The money was part of the $512 million...

UPDATE: South Pasadena Police Confirm it has Possession of Marquez Shooting Bodycam Video

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Oct. 4 declined to release the South Pasadena Police Department body camera footage and other records pertaining to the Aug. 30, 2018 fatal police shooting of South...

CPA Still Violating Troublesome Rate Pledge | Temporarily Lowers Most Rates

The board of the Clean Power Alliance, the new community choice aggregator now serving about a million former Southern California Edison customers in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, on Sept. 5 approved resolutions lowering...

Mayor Loses her Cool at City Council | Heated Exchange with Citizen

In the small upstairs office where they gather around a cramped table before repairing to the first floor council chambers, citizen Madeline Di Giorgi on Wednesday offered South Pasadena city council members a vote...

UPDATE: ‘Crossroads South Pasadena’ | Government ‘Adrift,’ New Group Warns

Update Sept. 18 to include city's comments ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Moved by a sense of “growing community concern about the quality and course of South Pasadena city government,” a dozen residents, activists and business owners have chartered a...

710 Bills Sent to Newsom | Portantino and Holden Receive Overwhelming Senate Support

The two measures aimed at putting the final stake in the heart of the 710 North freeway both passed the state legislature in the wee hours of Sept. 14. Senator Anthony Portantino’s SB-7 sailed...

MOSAIC CHURCH | Operating at the Middle School: Agreement is Drafted

At its meeting tonight , the South Pasadena Unified School District is set to consider a contract for up to five years allowing the Mosaic Church to use the South Pasadena Middle School auditorium,...