September 26, 2020, 3:35 am

Op-Ed | The South Pasadenan News


Op-Ed | Councilmember Mahmud ‘s Perceived Apprehension Over Rossi’s Appointment

By Ron Rosen On August 19, the City Council met to decide if and how they would fill the empty District 2 seat. It was the consensus of three Councilmembers that this should be done as...

Op-Ed | ‘Understanding Why Hundreds of Residents Support Steve Rossi’

By Sheila Tully, Council District 2 Our city is in a financial crisis. No budget. No audit. No interim financial reporting.  Five Finance Directors in the past three years. The sixth director is now on...

Op-Ed | ‘Important Moment in the City’s 132-Year Financial History’

By Josh Betta Rogers, Anderson, Malody and Scott, LLP, Certified Public Accountants (or, RAMS) will make public statements at the City Council meeting of August 19, 2020. RAMS’ will do so cognizant of the requirements and...

Op-Ed | Want to Improve Police Relations? Start with the Public Safety Commission

By South Pasadena Youth for Police Reform  After some of the largest protests South Pasadena has ever seen after the killing of George Floyd, the question remains: what have we done? Despite signals from leaders of...

Op-Ed | Hazardous Traffic Conditions on Pine St Still Pose a Threat

By Caitlin Lainoff Saturday night, July 25th, illustrated yet again an extremely dangerous traffic situation in South Pasadena. At 1 am, a car came barreling off of Huntington and entered Pine St. However, on this...

Op-Ed | Corona Yo-Yo or Moderation

By San San Lee Several years ago, I lost 50 pounds. After being diagnosed with high blood pressure, I realized it was time to take action. It was hard. It took me 11 months and I went...

OpEd | Reopening – A Good Time for Paranoia

By San San Lee Birds are chirping, the sun is out, and the morning glories are flowering. Cool mornings and warm days – overcast skies as we move from spring to summer. A typical transition...

OP-Ed | Finance Director Called to Task by Finance Commission for Mistakes

By Stephen Rossi: (Credentials Click Here) Over the past few weeks, numerous questions have been raised regarding the lack of reliability, credibility, or transparency with the City’s 2020/21 fiscal year budget process. Independent reports and analysis, including...

Finance Department Presented the Wrong Budget to City Council & Finance Commission | Report...

By Stephen Rossi: (Credentials Click Here) Greetings Fellow South Pasadena Residents & South Pasadena Finance Commission: The next finance commission meeting is eminent, and their recommendations to City Council for vote are based on what has...

OP-ED | Do Our Black Students Matter?: A Call to End Drug Sniffing Dogs...

By Jayden Eden  I still remember the cool air of a spring afternoon. In a small apartment building, I sat in my brown chair with a white desk doing homework when my dad burst into...
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