Sunday, February 18, 2018

Founder of D.U.D.E.S. Urges Yes Vote

Measure S needs your support. That was the message delivered by Ed Donnelly, among a group of parents actively calling on community members to mail...

Pocket Park Meeting Saturday Feb.10th

In May 2017, the City of South Pasadena acquired two parcels from Caltrans at 1107 Grevelia Street and 2006 Berkshire Avenue, to build future...

Rate Changes for Water and Sewer

City of South Pasadena residents did an exceptional job in meeting the water conservation requirements mandated by the State of California. However, the prolonged...

Future South Pasadena | Stay Involved

The Downtown Specific Plan will be taking an innovative approach to zoning regulations for the area, usually referred to as a Form-Based Code. “A Form-Based...

Remembering Dorothy Cohen

Dorothy Mahoney Cohen, a former South Pasadena mayor and 55-year-resident of South Pasadena, passed away January 20, 2018. Cohen, 92, served nine years on the...

Key Meeting on Dual Immersion

In the past week, Geoff Yantz visited a pair of dual language immersion classes at two local elementary schools and watched as young students...

SPUSD Delivers $2,865,542 in Additional Savings to Local Taxpayers

Under the leadership of the School Board, South Pasadena Unified School District took advantage of historically low interest rates to refinance some of its...

Outgoing City Commissioners Recognized and Honored by South Pasadena City Council.

Six city commissioners who have stepped down from their assignments were honored by the South Pasadena City Council last week and presented certificates of...

Let it Snow! Winter Wonderland in South Pasadena!

Garfield Park became a winter wonderland on Saturday as the City hosted its annual "Snow Day" event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on...

Water Main Break on Orange Grove Avenue

A crew worked late into Thursday night looking for the origin of a water main break as water gushed down Orange Grove Avenue. Officials from...

Exciting Bike Trail to Unveil in February.

A new attraction, the kind South Pasadenans have grown accustomed to over the years, is about to debut with the announcement that the Arroyo...

$205,000 For Emergency Operation Center Equipment.

During the past four budget cycles, disaster preparedness has been identified as a top priority for the City of South Pasadena. In response, the...

Snow Day in South Pasadena

   Purchase your wristband here. Let it snow! The Community Services Department will host the 3rd annual "Snow Day" event on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 11:00...

Governor Budget Released.

Keeping the state on a path to long-term fiscal stability, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today proposed a $131.7 billion General Fund budget plan...

Banned in South Pasadena.

Those small box-sized polystyrene containers, better known as Styrofoam, used for takeout food are officially banned in South Pasadena. In November 2016, the City Council...

New Water and Sewer Rates Go Into Effect

Residents will see an increase when they open their water bills this year after the South Pasadena City Council voted last November to establish...

Board Of Education Agenda for January 9th, 2018

1. OPENING                                             ...

Multiple Bills in January and February.

As a result of transferring residential rubbish billing to Athens Services on January 1, 2018, residents will receive more than one utility billing statement...

South Pasadena Weekly Crime Summary

South Pasadena Crime Summary December 20-27, 2017   The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other police related activities...

Water Mains Burst Leaving 100’s without water

Hundreds of South Pasadenans find their residences without water on Wednesday 12-27-2017 from about 8:30pm. https://youtu.be/NcSk9LZbj1Q The cause was due to three simultaneous burst water mains...

Full Agenda for Tonight’s City Council Meeting

Highlighting Wednesday night’s City Council meeting will be the election of a new mayor, as Michael Cacciotti ends his 1-year term in becoming a...

It’s Crunch Time at City’s Float Site

It’s on pace for completion in less than two weeks, but as the deadline nears, tensions often rise, nerves fry, and anxiety mounts leading...

South Pasadena Weekly Crime Summary

South Pasadena Crime Summary December 13-20, 2017 The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in...

Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Richard Schneider in Line to Become Next Mayor of South...

If tradition holds true, Dr. Richard Schneider will become the newest mayor of South Pasadena Wednesday night. Schneider, the current mayor pro tem, is expected...

Jon Primuth | Changing of the Guard for School Board

With full confidence, Jon Primuth is ready to step up to the challenge as the newest president of the South Pasadena Board of Education. Primuth...

Beware of Package Theft in South Pasadena

It’s increasingly becoming a huge problem, the notion that someone can simply park in front of a person’s house, walk to the front porch,...

New Pavilions Looks to Begin Construction in 2019

Tuesday evening saw representatives of Pavilions speak to the community about the concept and intended plans for the Pavilions at the corner of Monterey...

New President To Be Selected For School Board Tuesday Night

Three-time Board of Education President Elisabeth Eilers will give up her seat tonight following a one-year term in office. The board will be voting in...

Agenda For December 12, 2017 Board of Education Meeting

1. OPENING 1.01 Call to Order 1.02 Roll Call 1.03 Opportunity for Public Comment on Closed Session Items 2. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION 2.01 Conference with Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 Conference...

Music Filled Holiday Tree Lighting

Music filled the air last Thursday as the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce held its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Farmers’ Market...

She’s Putting Food On The Table for Those in Need

Linda Hess has the solution for hunger – reach out and help someone. Through Urban Harvester, a non-profit foundation she founded in 2012, that’s exactly...

South Pasadena Crime Summary

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. Call...

Chris Holden Invites You to a Holiday Open House & Shoe Drive

Please join me for our annual Holiday Open House and Shoe Drive on Tuesday, December 12th. Share good company with fellow community members and...

PUBLIC NOTICE: Dec. 6th City Council Meeting CANCELLED

Please note that the regularly scheduled meeting of the South Pasadena City Council for Wednesday, December 6, 2017, has been CANCELLED. The next Regular City Council Meeting...

South Pasadena Police Dept. Officials Recognized for Outstanding Achievement

South Pasadena Police Dept. personnel, who have made a difference, coming to the support of others, were honored on Wednesday morning during an awards...

South Pasadena Fire Department Holds Badge Pinning Ceremony and Awards Medal of Valor

On Saturday November 18, 2017, South Pasadena Fire Department held the first of its kind Badge Pinning Ceremony at the firehouse. Family members, friends,...

Trash Billing Changes Coming

Residential Rubbish Billing Changes Will Result in Multiple Bills During January and February 2018 Billing for rubbish (solid waste) services will transition from the City...

South Pasadena City Council Approves Receiving Proposals for Architect to Design Two Pocket Parks

South Pasadena City Councilmembers have given their approval to receive proposals for an architect to design a pair of pocket parks in the city. The...

Plans for New Pavilions Underway

After a three-year hiatus, plans are back on the books for a complete overhaul of Pavilion supermarket on Fair Oaks Avenue in South Pasadena. Representatives...

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...