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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

In alignment with the state’s Pandemic Resilience Roadmap, the County of Los Angeles has introduced additional guidelines for reopening.Select lower-risk locations may reopen with reduced capacity, physical distancing requirements, face coverings and other infection prevention guidelines. LA County’s Department of Public Health (DPH) Order: Lower-risk retail, manufacturing and logistics sector businesses that supply lower-risk retail businesses, non-essential office-based …

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The Summer Recreation Guide is now available and registration begins tomorrow for Tot, Youth and Adult classes. Classes vary from sign language for tots to fitness for adults. There are 25 different types of classes with over 40 individual class times to sign up for. Thirteen specialty camps will be offered as well as a …

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The Public Works Department has reviewed requests to automate cross walks so that pedestrians are not required to touch the pedestrian push buttons.  Pedestrian push buttons at the traffic signals are required by ADA, they help visually impaired person to safely navigate thru the intersections. Removal of push buttons will put the traffic signals on …

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The 2021 Housing Element Update will play a significant role in developing the vision for the City’s future. Resident and stakeholder involvement will be integral to the successful development and implementation of the City’s Housing Element. Two virtual community meetings will be provided on Saturday, May 30th at 10:00 AM and Tuesday, June 2nd at …

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The Public Works Engineering Department is fully operational and continues to serve the City of South Pasadena.  The department began working remotely in mid-March and has updated our workflows to issue permits electronically and perform electronic plan checking.  Since then, the Public Works Department has issued 51 permits electronically and completed 17 plan check reviews.  …

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Oak Tree trimming season is from June 1 to September 30.  As Oak tree pruning season is approaching, the Public Works Department would like to take this opportunity to remind the residents and business owners of South Pasadena that the City has a permitting process to prune these protected trees.  Permits must be obtained for …

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