Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Pardon Our Dust

Rafael Casillas, interim public works director for the City of South Pasadena, is asking residents to be patient as major roadwork has begun on...

Assemblymember Holden Nominates Thomas D. Seifert

Pasadena, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden nominated Pasadena local Thomas D. Seifert to represent the Arroyo Seco Tributary on the newly established Upper Los Angeles...

Rep. Chu to Be Honored at 2018 Grammys on the Hill Awards

Washington, DC — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) will be honored along with Rep. Doug Collins (GA-09) at tonight’s GRAMMYs on the Hill. In celebration of...

Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Study Transit Pass Programs for Students Clears Assembly Transportation...

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill to study transit pass programs for students, Assembly Bill 2304, cleared the Assembly Committee on Transportation today unanimously...

Rep. Chu Statement on Student Walkouts

Washington, DC — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on the student-led walkouts to protest Congressional inaction on gun violence: “Because of the prevalence...

State Lawmakers and Advocates Announce Bills to Reduce Barriers to Economic Opportunity for Formerly...

SACRAMENTO--A coalition of state legislators and advocates today announced a package of criminal justice reform legislation affecting employment opportunities for Californians with prior convictions....

Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Study Transit Pass Programs for Students Clears Assembly Transportation Committee

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill to study transit pass programs for students, Assembly Bill 2304, cleared the Assembly Committee on Transportation today...

Local Fundraiser for John Chiang, Candidate for Governor

By Sean Abajian, Vice President of the South Pasadena Democratic Club A fundraiser for gubernatorial candidate John Chiang was held in South Pasadena last Sunday,...

Weekly Crime Summary April 11 – 17, 2018

THEFT • _4-11-18, 6:19 p.m.to 4-12-18, 8:51 a.m., 2000 block of Empress. Suspect takes unsecured loss from victim’s property. Suspect Description: Male, Hispanic, 30 -...

Get Ready to Rock!

The Eclectic, South Pasadena’s Music Festival and Art Walk, returns for it’s 10th year on Saturday, April 28, with Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling “Big...

Earth Day in South Pasadena

The City of South Pasadena has announced its lineup of Earth Day Celebration events, featuring garden tours, a student art exhibition, and more. Beginning...

College Athletes’ Civil Rights Act Passes First Policy Committee

Sacramento (CA) - Assemblymember Chris Holden’s College Athletes Civil Rights Act of 2018, Assembly Bill 2747, passed the California State Assembly Committee on Higher Education...

On 60th Anniversary of First U.S. Satellite, Rep. Chu Requests $2 billion for JPL

Washington, DC — On Monday, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), whose district includes the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), which runs NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

South Pasadenan Receives Woman Of The Year

Dr. Suzie Abajian, a Board of Education member for the South Pasadena Unified School District, was honored last Saturday by Rep. Judy Chu during...

City Council Closed and Open Meeting Agendas

CITY OF SOUTH PASADENA CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION REGULAR MEETING AGENDA City Manager’s Conference Room, Second Floor, City Hall 1414 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA...

Weekly Crime Summary April 4 – 10, 2018

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY 4-5-18, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1600 block of Fremont. Suspect(s) gain entry to victim’s residence through unknown means and ransacks...

Assemblymember Holden Honors Holocaust Survivor Isabelle Teresa Huber

Sacramento, CA – In the Annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony in Sacramento, Assemblymember Chris Holden recognized Holocaust survivor Isabelle Teresa Huber of Claremont on the Assembly...

Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Address Minimum Wage for Developmental Disabilities Service Providers Passes First...

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation to address the minimum wage discrepancy for developmental disabilities service providers, Assembly Bill 2623, passed unanimously with bipartisan...

Joan Aguado Talks South Pasadena Film Shoots

Its popularity revolves around one keynote fact why film production companies like coming to South Pasadena. “We are charming,” noted Joan Aquado, the city’s film...

Measure SP Construction Update | March 2018

SPHS STEM Building: The concrete foundation has been completed for the north portion of the building. At this time, the crews are diligently working to...

Senators Harris and Collins Introduce Senate Companion to HEART Act

Washington, DC — Today, in recognition of National Dog Fighting Awareness Day on April 8, Senators Kamala. D. Harris (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced...

Rep. Chu to Host Congressional Women of the Year Awards Ceremony

Washington, DC — On Saturday, April 14, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) will host a Congressional Women of the Year Awards Ceremony to honor local women...

Mike Colliau, Who Felt Like a Brother, Has Sadly Left Us…

Through the modern, technological age, the news came in a text message that was as powerful as any I’ve ever received. “Our dear husband, father,...

Rash of Burglaries under Investigation

Computers and jewelry were stolen from South Pasadena homes, according to local police department officials. A residential burglary took place on March 27 in the...

Crime Summary March 28 – April 3

THEFT • _3-28-18, 6:51 p.m. to 7:16 p.m., 900 block of Fair Oaks (Rite Aid). Suspect takes loss from victim’s shopping cart. Loss: Wallet, driver’s...

‘The Freeway is Dead’ | State Senator Anthony Portantino

Anthony Portantino is aware of the chatter that the proposed 710 Freeway tunnel extension could be resurrected, but he wants to put all concerns...

Eggstravaganza at Garfield Park

See all the fun! Article and photos are publised | Click Here Annual Spring Eggstravaganza  Saturday, March 31 from 11:30am - 2:00pm. The event is located at...

This Week’s News from the City of South Pasadena | March 29

  Take Part in City of South Pasadena’s “Transitions Forum” on Senior Care On Friday, April 6th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the South Pasadena...

Citizenship Question Threatens 2020 Census

Washington, DC — On Monday night, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would be adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The...

Assemblymember Holden Introduces Legislation to Protect College Athletes from Harmful NCAA Policies

Sacramento (CA) - In the midst of March Madness, Assemblymember Chris Holden announced introduction of his legislation, Assembly Bill 2747, the College Athletes Civil Rights...

Assemblymember Holden’s Legislation to Help Protect Children from Lead Poisoning Passes First Policy...

Sacramento (CA) – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation that expands lead testing in drinking water within child care centers, Assembly Bill 2370, passes the Assembly Committee...

Reps. Chu and Collins Host A Conversation with the Cast and Crew of FX’s...

Washington, DC — Today, Creative Rights Caucus Co-Chairs Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and Doug Collins (GA-09), in cooperation with CreativeFuture, FX Networks, and 21st Century Fox,...

Weekly Crime Summary March 14 – 20, 2018

THEFT 1-12-18, 5:40 p.m. to 3-12-18, 5:40 a.m., 1100 block of Oxley. ’12 Jeep Wrangler. Suspect(s) takes loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Registration...

Rep. Chu Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, an omnibus spending bill to fund the remainder...

Meet-and-Greet Fundraiser | Senator Kevin de Leon

On March 24 a meet-and-greet fundraiser was held in South Pasadena for Senator Kevin de Leon. He is the President Pro Tempore of the...

Pasadena Fire Fighters Urges Public Vigilance Regarding Sham Charity Solicitations

March 26, 2018 – Pasadena, CA -The Pasadena Fire Fighters Association, Local 809, urges the residents of Southern California to be aware of a potentially...

Library Volunteer Recognition Day

During last week’s City Council meeting, South Pasadena Mayor Richard D. Schneider, M.D., presented a proclamation to Library Trustees Alan Jutzi and David Uwins...

Rep. Chu to Honor Local Students with Congressional Award Medal

Washington, DC — On Thursday, March 29, Rep. Judy Chu will recognize four local winners of the Congressional Award at a medal ceremony. To...

The City of South Pasadena Proudly Receives Two Awards from California Park and Recreation...

The City is being recognized by District 13 of the California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS) for two awards including the “Going Green Award”...

“We Will Be Going In!” – SPPD Active Shooter Forum Held

“We will be going in,” South Pasadena Police Chief Art Miller said without hesitation when asked how his department will handle an incident involving...

Opioid Crisis Workshop hosted by Congresswoman Judy Chu

Congresswoman Judy Chu is hosting a workshop focused on the Opioid Crisis to provide resources to families and friends on how to help their...

Library Supplies Information and Tax Forms

The South Pasadena Public Library is now distributing the following state and federal tax forms and instructions: 540, 540 2EZ, and 540 NR from...

Legislation Helps Keep California Out of Drought

Sacramento, CA – Assembly-member Chris Holden’s legislation to extend tax relief for individuals participating in a turf removal water conservation program, Assembly Bill 2283,...

Dorothy Cohen Remembered | Her St. Patrick’s Day Event Filled with Friends & Loved...

Accolades don’t get much better than the one coming from South Pasadena Library Director Steve Fjeldsted, who called Dorothy Cohen the single greatest library...

Senator Anthony Portantino Holds Student Mural Contest

Senator Anthony J. Portantino announced that he is holding a mural contest for his Glendale District Office. Making the pitch for designs was Portantino’s field...
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