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Coronavirus Cases Rise to 224 in South Pasadena | COVID Update: Thursday, August 6

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on South Pasadena as the number of cases continues to rise. As of Thursday, 224 residents have been stricken with the virus. Of that total, there have been 25...

SPUSD | School Year Starts August 13 with Distance Learning

Expressing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, the South Pasadena Unified School District will delay the start of in-person instruction and focus on distance learning when the 2020-21 academic year begins. The five school...

Strange Emails Sent to City Council | Veiled Threats to Cacciotti

Last May, South Pasadena Councilman Michael Cacciotti got what he describes as the “most unusual” email he’s ever received in his nearly twenty years on City Council. It accused him of corruption, of being...

A World Less Certain | Basketball Saves Lives

The signs were there. It was only a matter of time before the Americas would be hit hard by COVID-19. It was inevitable: the bureaucratic embolism of denial from federal, state, county, and city...

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...

SPHS Booster Club | Big Community Supporter Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary

When it all started long ago, no one envisioned this day coming. While it has been an overwhelming success over the years, raising millions along the way, a major annual fundraiser at South Pasadena High...

Dr. Marina Khubesrian Announcement | No Longer Seeking 3rd Term on City Council

In a surprise announcement, Dr. Marina Khubesrian said in a statement Tuesday she will not be seeking a third term on the South Pasadena City Council. “Having served the residents of the City for nearly...

Fire on Mission St. | Response from Two Departments

What was initially reported to be a structure fire on the 1000 northern block of Mission St. at approximately 11:05 a.m., Tuesday in South Pasadena turned out to be a "small clothing fire" in...

California State Wildfires | Two South Pasadena Firefighters on Frontlines

Two South Pasadena firefighters are on the frontlines of a pair of major wildfires in the state this week. Captain Dan Dunn has been assigned as a fire line paramedic at the Apple Fire which...

First West Nile Virus Cases Reported in L.A. County

MEDIA RELEASE:  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has identified the first two cases of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County for the 2020 season (excluding Long...