Thursday, April 9, 2020

Ben Tansey

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Former South Pasadena Resident Possible Biden Supreme Court Pick

Leondra R. Kruger, a California Supreme Court Justice who is from Glendale but grew up in South Pasadena, is among the leading candidates on Joe Biden’s list of possible Supreme Court picks, according to...

Clean Power Alliance Signs off on Energy Milestone | Luna Battery Storage Aims to...

The Clean Power Alliance this week will sign its first energy storage contract, a 15-year deal for a lithium-ion battery project to be built on a 5-acre site near J Street in Lancaster. The...

Bissell House Bed & Breakfast Donates All Their Rooms to Frontline Doctors

Intensive care unit and emergency services doctors working to treat COVID-19 victims at local hospitals, occupying a precarious spot on the frontline of the crisis, risking infection by the same virus ravaging the patients...

Citizen Claims Racial Profiling | South Pasadena Police File Answer in Civil Rights Case

The City of South Pasadena and two of its police officers have denied all substantive allegations by, and raised a raft of affirmative defenses against, a resident of Bellflower who filed a civil rights...

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 in a recent request for proposals (RFP). South Pasadena Unified...

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 of Kinsale on Mission Street in South Pasadena was preoccupied...

BREAKING NEWS: First COVID-19 Death at a Pasadena Hospital Reported

A 34-yaer-old Glendora man died in a Pasadena hospital Thursday less than a week after testing positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and less than three weeks after returning from a trip to Walt Disneyworld and...

UPDATE: City Council Passes Tenant Protections | ‘Shelter-in-Place’ Imminent According to City Manager

At what was likely South Pasadena’s last physical public meeting for the foreseeable future, the prospect of a far-reaching, county-wide “shelter in place” order overshadowed a clash over adoption of an emergency resolution suspending...

Huntington Hospital Sets Visitation Restrictions | COVID Tests Still Limited for LA

Pasadena’s Huntington Hospital says its experience with previous infectious diseases such as SARS and MARS has proven its preparedness to deal with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). It has set up “surge tents” in...

City Council Preview: March 18 | COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation and Tenant Protection on Agenda

The City of South Pasadena on Wednesday is poised to adopt a resolution proclaiming a local emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak and adopting regulations—some enforceable by fines up to $1,000--on the size of...