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Friday, November 24, 2017

Firefighter/Paramedic J.C. Monticone honored with Medal of Valor

In a word, J.C. Monticone described the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history that left 58 innocent concertgoers dead in Las Vegas as...

Tree Lighting Festivities at Farmers Market November 30

It's the most wonderful time of the year and it's time to light up our tree, South Pasadena! South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce invites...

South Pasadena Board of Education Approves Resolution to Renew Measure S Parcel Tax

Members of the South Pasadena Board of Education have approved a resolution to renew the Measure S parcel tax, which expires in June of...

Parking Granted | A Holiday Reprieve

Parking Enforcement Relaxed During Thanksgiving Holiday To enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, overnight-parking permits on city streets will not be needed from Nov. 22 – 27. The...

Naming AYSO Soccer Field in Arroyo Park

South Pasadena City Council members addressed a number of options recently as they continue to weigh in on an appropriate memorial for former council...

San Pascual Stables, LLC, Enters into Negotiations with the City to Operate Horse Facility...

South Pasadena City Council members last week authorized city staff to enter into negotiations for a new lease with San Pascual Stables, LLC, to...

Deputy City Clerk, Desiree Jimenez, Speaks at WISPPA

Desiree Jimenez, South Pasadena Deputy City Clerk, gave an excellent presentation at the November 4th, 2017 WISPPA meeting.  She discussed the 2016 election schedule...

LIBRARY: Holiday Book Sale of Gift and Used Books

Special "preview" holiday book sale of hundreds of gift books and used books, South Pasadena Public Library, Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St.,...

Councilmember Dr. Marina Khubesrian Appointed as County Representative

In a unanimous 5-0 vote, the South Pasadena City Council appointed Council member Dr. Marina Khubesrian to serve as the city’s representative to the...

Elaine Aguilar: Interim City Manager Will Miss South Pasadena

Now that she’s officially retired, Elaine Aguilar is looking forward to hitting the road in her quest to visit every state in the country. Aguilar,...

Water Rates adjusted following unanimous 5-0 vote by the council

Residents can expect see an increase when they open their water bills as the South Pasadena City Council voted last week to establish new...

Spooktacular 2017

It was a night for kids to show their Halloween costumes as the City of South Pasadena held its annual Spooktacular event last Friday...

General Plan Downtown Specific Plan Moves Forward

General Plan/Downtown Specific Plan Moves Forward The General Plan/Downtown Specific Plan Update is nearing another milestone, thanks to the hard work of many members of...

Weekly Crime Summary

October 18 – 24, 2017 The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City...

City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Updated

CITY OF SOUTH PASADENA CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA Amedee O. “Dick” Richards, Jr. Council Chamber 1424 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030 Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at...

It’s a Hot Time at the Chamber Mixer at Lloyd & Lane

Let’s face it, South Pas, it’s HOT! It was 100 degrees in the shade today but that did not stop chamber members from gathering...

Anthony J. Portantino Town Hall

South Pasadena Democratic Club hosted a Town Hall Wednesday evening with special guest California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino. The Senator answered questions from...

Anthony Portantino Town Hall in South Pasadena

The South Pasadena community is invited to a Town Hall with Senator Anthony J. Portantino this Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm at the South...

Help Shape the Future of South Pasadena

As you may know, approximately $1 billion is available from Metro to pursue mitigation projects in lieu of the SR-710 tunnel.  Affected cities, including...

Rotary Club Recognized For Golden State Collection

Now well into its 11th year,  the Rotary Club of South Pasadena and the South Pasadena Public Library continue to proudly expand “The Golden...

SPFD Deployed to Napa Fire

UPDATE 10/12/17: Death toll climbs to 31 as grim search continues. 2,834 homes were destroyed in Santa Rosa alone. Milder winds are helping firefighters...

Halloween Spooktacular!

Something spooky is bubbling and brewing at Orange Grove  Park October 27, 2017. It’s the annual Halloween Spooktacular in South Pasadena! Taking place between...

South Pasadena Focus Group Meeting

South Pasadena make your voices and concerns heard. Bring your ideas and desires for the future of our city. The CORE Group will meet on...

$4.8 Million Dollars Awarded by Jury in Wrongful Termination Case

A jury on Thursday found in favor of Timothy Patrick Green, the 18-year law enforcement veteran who was dismissed from the South Pasadena Police...

Action Taken on District Elections by City Council

Following a laborious two-and-half month effort, which included a series of public hearings and a well-attended workshop to allow the public an opportunity to...

Fatal Metro Train Accident on Meridian in South Pasadena

UPDATE: Woman Struck By Gold Line Train Identified The coroner's office has released the name of the woman who was struck and killed by a...

FINAL VOTE on District Maps October 4

Community members gathered to weigh in on the proposed four district maps at the recent City Council Meeting. The final two maps were released...

Water and Sewer Rates Increase

Water and sewer rates are expected to increase with the City Council’s consent and, as a way to cushion the blow for residents, the...

Four Firefighter Paramedics Welcomed to our City

Fire Chief Paul Riddle proudly introduced the newest members of the South Pasadena Fire Paramedics  team. Riddle began by saying “I can tell you...

SPPD Recognized for Assistance During Wildfires

Police officers with SPPD were honored this week for assistance they provided during the recent California wildfires. Mayor Cacciotti explained that in early August,...

Kids Read 41,328 Books!

Over 2,000 participants spent almost 14,000 hours reading-that is over 41,300 books-during this year's Summer Reading Program at the South Pasadena Public Library. Fifty...

Hundreds Attend Police and Fire Open House

What an extraordinary day in South Pasadena! The morning began with helicopters circling overhead as a dramatic procession of Color Guard, followed by South...

New Park Supervisor David Niznik

We've got a new Park Supervisor, South Pasadena! David Niznik was introduced and welcomed to the community at the recent City Council meeting where...

Adopt a Pet at Pasadena Humane Society

At the first City Council meeting of every month, Julie Bank, of Pasadena Humane Society brings a pet that is up for adoption to...

Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in South Pasadena

A 15 year resident of South Pasadena was going about her day on July 28, 2017, when her children ran in to tell her...

South Pasadena Announces New City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

After an extensive recruitment and interviewing many excellent candidates, the City of South Pasadena has selected its top candidate—Stephanie DeWolfe—to serve the community as...

Celebration at the Library

The community is invited to a free celebration at the Library’s Community Room Thursday evening, September 14 at 5:30pm . The Library will be...

Maps of Voting District Boundaries Ready for Public Review

As everyone is now well aware, South Pasadena is transitioning to district based elections and is in the process of drawing our district boundary...

PCDA Honors Bob Joe at Harvest Moon Gala

Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) will celebrate twenty years of serving children with autism or other developmental disabilities and their families at its ninth...

Suicide Prevention Week in South Pasadena

City Council has officially declared the week of September 10-16 as Suicide Prevention Week in South Pasadena. Val Uchendu, the Field Ambassador for the...

Debi Howell-Ardila honored by City Council

Debi Howell-Ardila was honored at the recent City Council meeting and given a Certificate of Appreciation by Mayor Cacciotti and the entire council. Howell-Ardila...

It’s the Tournament of Roses Hot Rod & Classic Car Show!

Dubbed Cruz n’ For Roses and in it’s 13th year, it is one of our city’s Tournament of Roses biggest fundraisers for our self-built...

South Pasadenan Handy Dandy Line-up for Police & Fire Open House

South Pasadena Police and Fire Open House Sunday September 17 Schedule of Events 10:00 AM Opening Ceremonies, includes a fly-over by LA City Fire Department 10:05 AM...

Tree Talk Lectures – South Pasadena Beautiful

On Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 10:30, South Pasadena Beautiful is joining with the City of South Pasadena to present a series of free...

Police & Fire Open House Coming Sept. 17

Every September in South Pasadena, excitement begins to build, for young and old alike, as our Police and Fire Departments open their houses for...