Christian Romo

Christian Romo

Board of Education | Distance-Learning Model Adopted for School Year

The South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) will implement a distance-learning model to begin the upcoming school year, closing all five district schools indefinitely. This decision comes days after both the Los Angeles Unified...

Board of Education | Framework Proposed for New School Year

South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) superintendent Geoff Yantz presented a plan framework at Thursday night’s board meeting to reopen all five district schools for the 2020-21 school year. The framework suggests a hybrid...

UPDATE: Nails Found in Driveways | BLM Supportive Residents Report Possible Targeting at Homes

Originally published Tuesday, July 7. Updated on Thursday, June 9 to include statement from the South Pasadena Police Department. Some South Pasadena residents have discovered nails scattered around their driveways over the past few days....

School District Looks to Modify Budget | Board Reevaluates Upcoming School Year

Responding to newly passed legislation, the South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) plans on modifying its budget once again heading into the 2020-21 school year. “The wisest way for SPUSD to proceed at this point...

Board of Education | SPUSD Approves ‘Placeholder’ Budget

The South Pasadena Unified School District's (SPUSD) Board of Education approved the district’s proposed budget as a placeholder Tuesday night at their monthly board meeting. Though the budget calls for $4.4 million in cuts,...

Board of Education | State of California Halts Budget Cuts

Governor Gavin Newsom and the California legislature have agreed to halt proposed education cuts, according to the Los Angeles Times.  Though the official budget has not been released to the public, sources tell the Times...

Board of Education to Vote on Landmark Budget | SPUSD Faces Layoffs in Face...

The South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) Board of Education will vote next Thursday, June 25th, on a landmark preliminary budget. As presented to the board during their meeting on June 9th, the district proposes...

Griffins of Kinsale Owner’s Court Date | Arraignment Moved to September

The Alhambra Superior Court has scheduled a September 17th arraignment for Joseph Patrick Griffin, owner of local Irish pub Griffins of Kinsale. Griffin, 56, was cited on March 17th by South Pasadena Police Chief...
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