Sunday, May 31, 2020

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Public Safety Commissioner Criticizes City’s COVID Communications Efforts

Public Safety Commissioner Alan Ehrlich on Monday complained at length about the city’s approach to communicating with citizens about its COVID-19 crisis activities and its treatment of the PSC. The city defended its treatment...

Public Safety Commission Meets Virtually | Fire Calls Rise as Police Calls Continue to...

The South Pasadena Public Safety Commission had its first meeting in four weeks Monday morning, with commissioners participating remotely from their homes via teleconference while mask-clad fire and police chiefs gave reports from inside...

Trader Joe’s COVID UPDATE | 3 Employees Positive at South Pasadena Location

Three employees of Trader Joe’s South Pasadena store on Mission St. in South Pasadena tested positive for COVID-19 and another is showing symptoms, a company spokesperson told the South Pasadenan News Monday. The results came...

City to Hold First Ever Remote Council Meeting | Agenda to Balance Business with...

South Pasadena’s first-ever disembodied City Council meeting will take place April 15 as the Council seeks to balance the public’s business with public safety in the time of COVID-19. Council Chambers won’t be open...

City’s Emergency Funds at $6.7 Million | Officials Track Coronavirus (COVID-19) Spending for Federal...

The City of South Pasadena is tracking its coronavirus pandemic expenses in hope of being reimbursed under state and federal relief programs. “While funding amounts, sources and eligibility have not all been released,...

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...

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...

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...