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Op-Ed | $5 Million for South Pasadena – What Say You

By Care First The City of South Pasadena has an amazing opportunity—in the form of $5 million from the federal government—to make significant improvements in its residents’ lives. Yet, it is unnecessarily rushing through the...

Op-Ed | When the Chips are Down…

Publishers Note: Alison Smith made a claim and subsequently filed a lawsuit against the City of South Pasadena in connection with a January 2018 sewage spill that flooded the backyard of her home on...

Op-Ed | South Pasadena Leaders Showed Common Sense with a “No” Vote on Banning...

By Bob Aujla While Californians wait on the chance to vote in November on whether the State can ban the sales of flavored tobacco products, local governments across the state are haphazardly passing ordinances that...

OP-ED | What Will It Take for a Former Sundown Town to Be Anti-Racist?

By Care First South Pasadena  Despite the swell in community demands for racial justice in South Pasadena starting in the summer of 2020, City Councilmembers and City Hall officials have met these demands with silence...

Op-Ed | A Break: Living through the Pandemic (A Journal)

Op-Ed | by San San Lee, Contributor The nurse who administered my shot was a young man in his early 30’s. Though there was a long line, he asked if it was OK to jab...

Op-Ed | South Pasadena Was Right to Say No to the 710, It’s Time...

By OP-ED | Brandon Yung It would be hard to imagine how different South Pasadena would be if the 710 freeway cut across the city today. By fighting the freeway, South Pasadena avoided harms that other,...

Op-Ed | Pawn-dering High School

By Louisa Petrillo, SPHS Class of 2021 It’s your opening move. You’re playing white so you have the advantage. Do you start with your pawn? And if so, do you jump right in moving it...

Op-Ed | Maskless Wonder: The Top Ten Things I’ll Miss About Masking Up

By Elizabeth Cavanaugh My mask has become my security blanket. Despite the relief and freedom brought by waning Covid-19 cases and less rigid CDC guidelines, removing that little strip of fabric proves complicated. Oddly, there...

Op-Ed | A More Perfect Union Requires Health Equity

By Bobby T. Rimas, Contributor  America has always strived for a “more perfect union.” But while much of our country is still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the realities of our health care system...

OP-ED | Police Accountability Can Improve Actions and Protect Lives

By Lurdes Villalpando, Contributor As we have witnessed Derek Chauvin being convicted for the murder of George Floyd, it is a start for other police officers to be held accountable for their actions. We are...
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