Saturday, June 23, 2018

Homelessness Plan Approved

He wears a badge for the South Pasadena Police Department, but what he does for those in need goes far beyond a job in...

Walking Path Becomes Safer

A new paved trail in South Pasadena’s Arroyo Park is about to get a whole lot safer. The official opening for the Arroyo Seco Pedestrian...

Movies at Garfield Park This Summer

WHERE: Garfield Park | 1000 Park Avenue WHEN: Movies begin 8:15pm (dusk) The South Pasadena Community Services Department is screening two movies at Garfield Park this summer: June...

Magic Show Coming to South Pasadena Public Library

The second Wonderful Wednesday presentation at the South Pasadena Public Library features a magic show by Wayne Kawamoto, a.k.a. MagicWayne, on June 27th at...

A New Chapter Begins for South Pasadena | WISPPA Annual Party

A city with a long and distinguished history is about to turn the page and begin a new chapter, as outlined by South Pasadena...

‘Safe and Sane’ Fireworks Banned

Many cities in the Southland ban consumer fireworks, including South Pasadena. Sorry South Pasadenans! BUT we have the BEST fireworks show around! While some cities, including...

4th of July Festivities Approaching! Get Your Tickets Early

Schedule of 4th of July Events in South Pasadena Fourth of July – Festival of Balloon – is quickly approaching and here is all you...

Rep. Chu: Goodlatte Bill Attempts to “Make America White Again”

“I rise today in strong opposition to this cruel anti-immigrant bill. This bill is so bad they even want to destroy legal immigration to...

Dive Warriors’ Kyle Schneider Named 41st Assembly District’s “Veteran of the Year”

Schneider began serving as a Veteran Advocate after his time of service in the Navy. Schneider serves as Executive Vice President and is a...

Rep. Chu Opioid Alternative Bill Passed Unanimously

 The bill would direct the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to study barriers to accessing non-drug alternatives to opioids to manage chronic...

Two Arrested on Lyndon Street

South Pasadena police officers responded to the 1700 block of Lyndon Street last week after reports of two suspicious individuals in the backyard of...

Opinion: Remove Mandatory Study Hall

Letter to Board of Education, I am speaking here today about the issue of “Mandatory Study Hall” policy, which will be strictly enforced in SPHS...

Assemblymember Chris Holden Recognizes Webster’s Community Pharmacy as 41st Assembly District’s “Small Business...

Webster’s owners Meredith and Michael Miller received the recognition during the Annual Small Business of Year Luncheon organized by the California Small Business Association. “When...

Council to Act on Water, Homeless Issues

The City Council will consider approving a temporary water treatment system that is expected to resolve the discoloration experienced by some South Pasadena residents,...

New Smoking Regulations

The updated ordinance adds city sidewalks and other public spaces to the existing prohibited smoking areas. Why did the City Council adopt new smoking regulations? To...

Sinkhole on Monterey Road

During the final paving of Monterey Road on Friday, workers discovered that sinkhole has developed on the busy thoroughfare. According to Alex Chou, an associate...

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Statement on Budget Agreement

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Legislature passed the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget, the final agreement between the legislature and Governor Jerry Brown. Assemblymember Chris...

Major Field Improvements to South Pasadena Middle and High Schools

Geoff Yantz smiled proudly as he surveyed the new field project at South Pasadena Middle School. Making a major impact to the campus, the superintendent...

District Set to Present Balanced Budget

A $49 million budget was presented to the South Pasadena Board of Education this week in anticipation of its approval. As part of a legal...

Flintridge Center Named 41st Assembly District’s “Nonprofit of the Year”

Sacramento – For the 41st Assembly District’s 2018 “Nonprofit of the Year,” Assemblymember Chris Holden has chosen to honor the Flintridge Center, a nonprofit...

Congresswoman Judy Chu’s Response to the Senate’s Hearing on Chinese Students

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration held a hearing on “Student Visa Integrity: Protecting Educational...

Rep. Chu Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Address College Hunger

The Campus Hunger Reduction Act of 2018 makes institutions of higher education eligible for the Community Food Projects grant program, a grant available through the U.S....

Weekly Crime Summary June 6-12, 2018

STOLEN VEHICLE 6-7-18, 12:13 p.m. to 1:17 p.m., 100 block of Monterey. ’94 Honda Accord. 6-9-18, 6:30 p.m. to 6-10-18, 1:00 a.m., 400...

Bill to Inform Drivers of Their Rights During Police Stops Passes Senate Committee

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, Assembly Bill 2918, requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to include information in the California Driver’s Handbook regarding a...

Rep. Chu Statement on Sessions’s Order to End Asylum for Victims of Domestic Abuse

On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he was reversing decades of American policy and ordered immigration judges to stop granting asylum visas...

House Unanimously Passes Rep. Chu Sober Living Homes Bill

The House of Representatives today voted unanimously to pass H.R. 4684, the Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu...
South Pasadena Tainted Water

New Information On Discolored Water

To assist residents with understanding with discoloration of water in some parts of South Pasadena, the city officials have developed a comprehensive FAQ. This...

New Assistant Principal | South Pasadena Middle School

SOUTH PASADENA MIDDLE SCHOOL HAS A NEW ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL South Pasadena Unified School District has hired Carlos Kassam-Clay to serve as the assistant principal of...

UPDATE: Major Road Construction | Heads up on Monterey Road

Major Monterey Road construction is scheduled this week for street grind and overlay work from Meridian Ave. to Orange Grove Ave. The City entered a...

Governor Brown Appoints Five Individuals from the 41st Assembly District to the Los Angeles...

Governor Edmund Brown Jr. has appointed five individuals from the 41st Assembly District to judgeships in the Los Angeles and San Bernardino County Superior Courts....

Advisory: #LASD Homicide Detectives Investigate Woman’s Death, 60 Fwy/Fullerton Road, Rowland Heights

DATE: Monday, June 11, 2018 TIME: 12:30 P.M. LOCATION: Reservoir on East/Bound 60 Freeway at Fullerton Road, Rowland Heights VICTIM: Female Adult SUSPECT: Unknown UNIT: Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide...

June 12, 2018 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 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957. Title:...

Two New Firefighters Paramedics

Two new members of the South Pasadena Fire Department were welcomed to the city during Wednesday’s City Council meeting. Sworn-in as firefighers/paramedics were Adam Tregenza...

Flintridge Center Named 41st Assembly District’s “Nonprofit of the Year”

Sacramento – For the 41st Assembly District’s 2018 “Nonprofit of the Year,” Assemblymember Chris Holden has chosen to honor the Flintridge Center, a nonprofit organization based...

California State Library Project Selects Local Library for Training Workshop

Many great stories exist regarding the 710 Extension Freeway Fight and the Library wants to hear them, preserve them, and celebrate them. The South...

Oil Lobby Kills Assemblymember Holden’s Public Health Legislation

“Across California, there are thousands of families living nearby cancer causing, smog forming and global warming producing idle or abandoned oils wells,” said Assemblymember...

Council Meeting To Address City Water Response

The June 6 City Council meeting will include a presentation of immediate and long-term responses to the water discoloration that has affected about 100...

Community Letter from Geoff Yantz Superintendent

Dear Parents, Faculty and Staff, Thinking back to the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, I recall students and teachers excitedly preparing for and viewing...

City Passport Service Moves to Library

The City’s passport services are now available at the South Pasadena Public Library, 1100 Oxley St., by appointment only. Previously, passport services were offered...

Rep. Chu Statement Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month

Washington, D.C. – Today marks the start of Immigrant Heritage Month, which is celebrated each June to commemorate our diversity as a nation of immigrants....

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Releases Their Own App

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is proud to unveil its new and innovative mobile application. The Department is the largest law enforcement agency...

Measure SP Construction Update | May 2018

SPHS STEM Building Second-floor framing is underway for the northern section of the new building. Sheathing and roofing for this section is scheduled to...

Weekly Crime Summary May 23 – 29, 2018

An alert and well-informed citizen makes you less of a target to a criminal. Remember; call the South Pasadena Police Department to report any...

Voting Made Easy

In preparation for the upcoming state-wide election on June 5th and the November midterm elections, the South Pasadena Public Library has both print and...

Good News for Fourth of July Parade

Marching bands, kids riding bikes, and dignitaries rolling along in classic cars will notice a big change when they participate in this year’s Festival...
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