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Friday, April 28, 2017

Protection of Tree Issue Sent to Commission for More Study

During last week’s meeting, South Pasadena city Council members remanded an issue regarding the protection of city trees to the Natural Resources and Environmental...

Three Distinguished Retirees Honored

During the Annual Meeting of the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library in the Community Room on January 19, they approved their Board...

Tribute to Dr. Kevin Starr

Having lived in California my entire life, and serving as a library director in Northern, Central, and Southern California through the last few decades,...

IMPORTANT: Storm Damage Assessment

The governor proclaimed a state of emergency for the January rainstorms which covers all counties.  Consequently, there is an urgent need to collect damage...

Museum Flooded – Fire Department to the Rescue

Due to grading issues, "Lake Mission Street" was created behind the museum by the downpour. Early Sunday afternoon Museum Director Tom Field monitored the slowly...

DEMOLITION? 1930 Spanish Colonial Revival House

Hanscom Drive South Pasadena: Two Possibly Historic Structures to be Demolished - appropriate documentation needs to be assembled Both properties continued to next month (apparently due to...

SPFD Shows Public Safety Commissioners ‘Pinch Points’

Kris Saxon, a captain with the South Pasadena Fire Department, leaned out the open window telling the driver of the fire engine, Engineer Anthony...

South Pasadena City Council Passes Resolution of Diversity and Inclusivity

In December, the South Pasadena City Council adopted a resolution affirming the city's commitment to diversity and to safeguarding the civil rights, safety and...

Ribbon Cutting Welcomes Dual Crossroads to City

Family, friends, And community members all gathered last Friday evening to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Dual Crossroads, a new eclectic...

Police Department Launches Inaugural Citizens’ Academy

The South Pasadena Police Department will be starting its inaugural “Citizens’ Academy” on February 28.This nine week course is open to residents of South...

Keeping Trees Alive, Street Lights and Signals Working

Yesterday the votes were tabulated at the Jan. 18 city council meeting. Property owners decided yes or no on a mail-in ballot about paying...

Council Considers Adoption Of Complete Street Policy

South Pasadena City Council members will consider adopting a resolution to implement a complete Streets policy (CPS), a design approach that requires streets to...

Ordinance Provides Mechanism to Dispose of Real Property

An ordinance was approved by the South Pasadena City Council last week that will establish a mechanism for the city to dispose of surplus...

Ordinance Bans Patrons Not Complying with Library Code

South Pasadena City Council members approved an ordinance last week to give its library director the ability to ban patrons from the library for...

Police Chief and Wife Represent City

Police Chief Art Miller and his wife,Linda, represented South Pasadena recently at the rose placement celebration for the Donate Life float entered in this...

It’s Finally Time to End 710 Tunnel Talk

The story of the small town of South Pasadena successfully stopping the 710 Freeway from ripping apart its quaint neighborhoods and destroying a town...

S.P. City Clerk’s Office to Offer Passports and Photos

South Pasadena City Council members approved a new fee last week to allow city staff the ability to issue passports and photos. Based on setting...

South Pas City Council Okays Contract to Improve Drainage

South Pasadena City Council members have approved a contract to commence work needed to address the drainage issues affecting the city’s public library and...

Council Receives Information on Organics Recycling Program

Through the California Waste Management Act, all jurisdictions in the state are required to divert a minimum of 50 percent of municipal solid waste...

SEVERE ALERT: FLASH FLOOD WARNING

A severe flash flood warning has been issued by LA COUNTY.  Stay away from flood areas such as the arroyo.  The warning is in...

City of South Pasadena and SPARC Team to Showcase Utility Boxes with Art

Have you noticed something different about traffic signal boxes around town lately? For the second year in a row the City of South Pasadena partnered...

City Council Members Pass Dwelling Emergency Ordinance

City Council members recently adopted an urgency ordinance, amending the South Pasadena Municipal Code to ensure that the City of South Pasadena maintains local...

Community Outreach Meeting Set for Mission View Project

An outreach discussion for a proposed adaptive reuse development, including retail and residential uses at the corner of Mission Street and Fairview Avenue, is...

Star Wars Memorabilia at Library

A display inside the South Pasadena Public Library is displaying Star Wars books and merchandise. It was set up by local collector Dave Marchant...

Countdown to the Monday’s Tournament of Roses Parade

It’s Crunch Time, when hundreds of volunteers donate their at a fast clip, carefully placing flowers on South Pasadena’s entry “Never Give Up” –...

Cacciotti Selected as City’s New Mayor

Michael Cacciotti expects to attend additional meetings and take on about 30 percent more work as he assumes the post of mayor, a position...

Welcome Mayor Cacciotti

Michael Cacciotti was selected by his peers to become South Pasadena's newest mayor, replacing Diana Mahmud who completed her one year term. Cacciotti has served...

South Pasadena 2016 Rose Parade Float in Movie

The 2016 award-winning “Fishing Follies” South Pasadena Rose Parade float has found a new life in an upcoming Hallmark Channel movie entitled “A Rose...

Variety of Top Items in Live Auction at Crunch Time Party

On December 29th, from 6-9 p.m., South Pasadena will hold its annual Crunch Time Party for the city float in the 2017  Tournament of...

Rose Queen and Court at Oneonta Club

The Oneonta Club’s December dinner featured the 2017 Rose Queen and Royal Court, including Rose Queen Victoria Cecilia Castellanos (Temple City), Princesses Audrey Mariam...

It’s Looking a Lot Like…

Santa Claus visited the South Pasadena Fire Station last Saturday night, providing plenty of fun those on hand. The familiar face this time of...

History of South Pasadena’s Urban Forest

South Pasadena residents have a long history of civic engagement, and nowhere is that more evident than in the City’s urban forest. A rich cast...

Facelift Complete on South Pas Ironworks Museum Renovation

A beloved and cherished symbol of the unique history of South Pasadena, The Meridian Iron Works Museum on Meridian Avenue is one of the...

Drainages Issues at Library Addressed

South Pasadena City Council members will consider a contract for services this week to address the drainage issue that the city’s library has historically...

City Council Looks to Amend Ordinance

South Pasadena City Council members will consider adopting an urgency ordinance this week to address the recent state law that makes it easier for...

2016 Mayor’s State of the City

Throughout the past year, the South Pasadena City Council and staff focused on environmental stewardship and governmental efficiency as priorities. “Thanks to a dedicated and...

Santa Visits South Pas!

You better not cry, you better not pout, Santa came to town last Saturday! The City of South Pasadena’s annual Breakfast with Santa was...

Box Art Phase II Program Underway

Paul Juno, above, is one of 10 artists showcasing his talents by painting utility boxes around town as part of a unique program to...

Ad Hoc Committee Addresses Public’s Push for Rent Control

When a group of tenants at Amberwood Terrace and the owners of the apartment complex came to terms over rent increases several weeks ago,...

Council Considers Consultant for San Pascual Stables Review

The South Pasadena City Council will consider awarding a $15,000 contract to a consulting firm to provide services on the San Pascual Stables subcommittee. Integrated...
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