South Pasadena City Hall was temporarily closed Thursday morning when a power outage struck, affecting more than 4,000 customers in Alhambra, San Marino and South Pasadena, according to a spokesperson with Southern California Edison.

The outage struck at 9:12 a.m. today and lasted until 10:52 a.m., according to Paul Netter, spokesperson with Southern California Edison. About 4,268 customers were affected by the outage, including customers in parts of Alhambra and San Marino, Netter said. One customer in South Pasadena was still without power at the time of this posting, according to Netter. The cause is under investigation.

Read the full story in next week’s print edition of the South Pasadena Review.


Steve Whitmore is the editor for the South Pasadena Review. Steve has spent more than four decades as an award-winning print and broadcast journalist with a 16-year stint as the senior media advisor for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Steve comes to us from the Keene Sentinel in Keene, New Hampshire, where he covered politics and was a columnist.

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