Sunday, May 31, 2020

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City Council Abandons Tenant Stipulation | Rental Advocates Score Win as City Seeks UUT...

In another marathon meeting Wednesday, the South Pasadena City Council rejected a plan to stiffen eligibility for coronavirus-inspired tenant eviction protections, ushered in a raft of zoning changes to streamline planning and permitting rules,...

City Council Preview | Activists Blast ‘Sneak Attack’ on Eviction Provision

South Pasadena tenant advocates are incensed over a new provision the city intends to adopt tonight requiring tenants to provide substantial documentation, including medical bills and bank statements, to prove their qualification for COVID-19...

Senator Portantino Briefs City Council on COVID-19 Priorities

During a special teleconference meeting of the South Pasadena City Council April 29, Senator Anthony Portantino (D-25th) accepted an invitation to brief city officials. Councilmembers submitted a list of questions on the state budget,...

California Businesses | Stage 2 Reopening to Begin

Governor Newsom on Monday said the state can begin moving on Friday May 8 toward Stage 2 of his four-stage plan to reopen the state through modification of the stay-at-home order. The Governor’s office...

Serial Arsonist Suspect Arrested by South Pasadena Police

A man attempting to start a brush fire near the 300 block of San Pascual Ave. was arrested early Sunday morning by South Pasadena Police. An alert citizen phoned police about the suspect at...

PROJECT APPROVED: 2.6-Acre Spanish Colonial Revival project at 625 Fair Oaks

The South Pasadena Planning Commission on Wednesday approved the city’s single largest new development in 20 years, an upscale, 86-unit senior housing apartment complex on lots adjacent to the modernist red brick office building...

COVID-19 Deaths in South Pasadena | 3 Confirmed out of 53 Cases

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on April 23 reported three COVID-19- related deaths in the City of South Pasadena, all at the South Pasadena Care Center at 904 Mission Street. County...

Special Finance Commission Meets | Staff Reductions Considered in Face of Budget Shortfalls

South Pasadena is projecting a $1.6 million shortfall in the budget year ending June 30 due to COVID-19 related reductions in sales tax and other receipts. The total for coming budget year projects an...

Local Music Legend Passes Away | Tim Fleming Remembered by Friends & Family

Tim Fleming, a 60-something South Pasadenan who departed this world overnight Sunday, was a local legend whose exceptional musical skill and loving personality are deeply imprinted on the hearts and minds of those who...

City Faces Major Issues | First South Pasadena Virtual City Council Meeting Gets Heated

“Tough challenges to a particular point of view, and criticism of ideas and information are legitimate elements of a free democracy,” according the Code of Conduct set for adoption at last Wednesday's South Pasadena...