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South Pasadena, CA USA
Friday, April 28, 2017

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 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...

BREAKING NEWS: Stuck at the Metro

A tree fell on the tracks this morning on the Metro line near South Pasadena causing long delay affecting traffic and commuters.  Riders had...

Senator Portantino Reacts to Governor’s Budget Proposal

Sacramento, CA – This morning, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on...

Ready to Obey 2017 State Laws?

Entering the new year, 898 new laws will go into effect in California in 2017, ranging from cellphone use while driving to gun control...

Echoes of Success

Midway through Monday’s Rose Parade, a young girl in the crowd could be heard saying, “Mommy, this is so much fun,” as a giant...

Float Designer Likes How City Entry ‘Came to Life’

Anne Muller took a long look at the City of South Pasadena’s float that took part in Monday’s 128th Rose Parade before playing down...

Fire Department Officials Assist in Delivery of Baby

A baby girl was welcomed into the world last Thursday morning by her mother and father inside a South Pasadena home in the 1100...

Crash causes Fuel Spill on Fremont Avenue.

A crash between two vehicles on Fremont Avenue resulted in one of the cars spilling gasoline onto the busy roadway just before 1 p.m....

Fire Departments Respond to Debris Fire

South Pasadena and San Marino Fire Departments arrived in response to fire in backyard of house on Indiana Ave between Monterey Rd and the...

New Year’s Day Fire in Alhambra

About 3 a.m. in Alhambra on Valley Blvd. between Raymond Ave. and Palm Ave. A man was reportedly setting fire to building. Local fire...

Crunch Time Party Raises About $26,000

The South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Committee came up big, raising about $26,000 during Thursday’s 20th annual Crunch Time Party and fundraising at the...

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...

Community Generosity Supports South Pasadena Float

Generous contributions are pouring into the South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association after the organization suffered a rash of burglaries over the past year,...

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...

School Board Okays Management Firm for $98 Million Bond Project

In a unanimous decision, the South Pasadena Board of Education last Saturday approved a management agreement with a construction firm for Measure SP, a...

Discretionary Funds Could Help Offset Losses

In the wake of recent burglaries involving the loss of tools at the construction site where South Pasadena’s Rose Parade float is under construction,...

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...

Toys Sought for Spark of Love Toy Drive

ABC7 and Southern California Firefighters are celebrating the 24th year of the “Spark of Love Toy Drive.” Over the past two decades, the “Spark...

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...

New Drought Stage 1 Water Restrictions Go Into Effect Now in South Pasadena

In response to new state regulations that allow water providers to determine their own water reduction targets based on local water supply, the South...

Eilers New School Board President

Elisabeth Eilers, Center, became the new president of the South Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday night, accepting the gavel from Julie...

Senior Center held Annual Christmas luncheon

The War Memorial Building was filled to capacity on Thursday as the Senior Center held its annual Christmas luncheon. Guests dined on roast beef, potatoes,...

Vehicle Crashes into Big Rig on Monterey Road

South Pasadena Fire Department and police officials responded to a major accident in the 100 block of Monterey Road on Saturday afternoon.  According to...

Injury Auto Accident Near Ostrich Farm & Pasadena Ave

Multiple car & truck accident at approximately 2:50pm Saturday afternoon on Pasadena Avenue about 500ft before bridge near the Ostrich Farm complex.  Both directions of...

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...

Garfield Reservoir on Target for Completion

A major water source currently under construction in town is nearing completion, and on time and on budget, according to South Pasadena City Manager...

Holiday Overnight Park Exemption Scheduled from Dec. 23 to Jan. 4

To enjoy the holidays with your family, no overnight parking permits will not be needed between December 23, 2016 and January 4, 2017. However, this...

Hundreds Run and Walk in Support of School’s Booster Club

Hunter Brown was back for more, fit and looking healthy, ready to test his endurance for the second straight year in Saturday’s annual Tiger...

Fire Department Rolls Out to 911 Call

Fire Units Extinguish Oven Fire on Fair Oaks Avenue South Pasadena Fire Depdepartment officials, with help from neighboring agencies, put out an oven fire Thursday...

Metro Security Alert

Metro rail riders will continue to notice an increased presence in law enforcement officers throughout the day at various Metro rail stations, including the...

“MOM! They Have Me!!! HELP!”

I am writing this letter to the citizens of South Pasadena in the hope that this information may spare someone else the extreme terror...

Vehicle Overturns on Indiana, Police Investigate DUI

Hearing a loud crash before daylight, Ed Amido was awakened early Sunday morning by what he thought was an earthquake. Going outside his home, alongside...

Traffic Restrictions Announced for 2017 Rose Parade on Jan. 2

Excitement is building fast for Pasadena’s 128th Rose Parade on Monday, January 2, 2017. In order to ensure safe traffic conditions for the parade,...

Tis the Season for Stolen Packages Off Front Porches in South Pasadena

Parcel package thefts have begun in South Pasadena, reports South Pasadena Police Department Detective Richard Lee.  “We have had several reports of parcel packages...

City of South Pasadena Mayor Gives State of City Dec. 14

The City of South Pasadena invites residents and community members to join Mayor Diana Mahmud, her fellow City Council members, city commissioners and staff...

City Commissioners Help Fuel Decisions Made by City Council

From organizing community events to advising the City Council on important financial matters, the commissions of South Pasadena play a key role in the...

Outreach Discussion Tonight for Proposed Development

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