September 29, 2020, 5:24 pm

OP-Ed | More Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Needed to Help Heal Our Nation

By Bobby T. Rimas The advantages of diversity, equity, and inclusion can be far reaching and can be utilized to make our nation a much more competitive, stronger, resilient, and united country. But before we...

School Board Elections | Dr. Suzie Abajian Running for Re-Election

PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Suzie Abajian, who has been serving on the South Pasadena School Board for the past five years, is running for re-election this November. Since joining the South Pasadena School Board in 2015,...

HIRED | New Interim City Manager for South Pasadena is in Place

During a short mid-day special meeting Sept. 23, the South Pasadena City Council unanimously voted to appoint Sean Joyce, its former long-time city manager, to serve as Interim City Manager starting Sept. 24. Joyce...

SPUSD Superintendent Geoff Yantz | Addressing the Challenges of New School Year

Dear SPUSD Community, We are a little more than one month into the new school year and six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s time to reflect on a school year that is impacting...

New Interim City Manager is On-Board | Top Flight Expert Sean Joyce Tapped for...

During an open special at noon Wednesday, Sept. 23, the South Pasadena City Council will consider appointing Sean Joyce to serve as Interim City Manager. Mr. Joyce would serve pending recruitment of new permanent...

New Write-In Candidate for City Council | Stephen Rossi to File for Dist. 2

Stephen Rossi, whose exposition of discrepancies in the South Pasadena budget and signature plan to clean up the city’s finances by election day won him an appointment to finish out the 13-week term left...

EARTHQUAKE Magnitude 4.6 | 11:38pm Friday

M 4.6 - 3km WSW of South El Monte, CA 1 miles from South San Gabriel, CA · 11:38 PM 2020-09-19 06:38:46 (UTC) 34.042°N 118.080°W 17.6 km depth No Significant Damage Reported Power remains...

Bobcat Wildfire | As Blaze Nears Homes, Residents Remain on Standby for Evacuations

The Bobcat wildfire, one of several that continue to char the Southern California landscape, has expanded in virtually all directions, growing to 55,617 Acres acres as of Thursday, September 17. The fire which began on...

SPUSD Gym Measure SP Update | Completion Nears for Projects at SPHS, SPMS

South Pasadena High School - Athletics Project With the installation of finishes underway, we are in the home stretch. We will be completing the main lobby front entrance, final sealing of the gym flooring, and...

Public Safety Commission Rejects Charter Proposal | Downsizing of Subcommittee Meets Heavy Opposition

Everyone agrees that with the police reform debate sweeping the nation, the South Pasadena Public Safety Commission’s charter needs to be updated. But that’s where the agreement ends. The PSC completed a draft revision...
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