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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

Enjoy a stroll through town and experience the artwork by South Pasadena youth and decorated store fronts on Mission and Fair Oaks. Artwork will be on display until July 10, and also on the City’s website click here. Please continue to follow social distancing guidelines! Shelia PautschCommunity Services Director 7/2/2020

With hints of businesses reopening and community enthusiasm for expanding safe outdoor dining and retail opportunities, our downtown Mission Street is reasserting itself as a lively neighborhood. A potential addition to the downtown area is a mixed-use development project called “Seven Patios” that proposes to build new housing units and more retail and restaurant options.  …

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The Library is once again partnering with the American Red Cross to give our residents an opportunity to contribute to the much needed blood supply, with a blood drive in the Library Community Room on Wednesday, July 29. Appointments are available between 1:00 and 7:00 p.m. To schedule, visit www.RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code SOPASLIB.  A …

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Earlier this week, LA County issued an executive order which extends an existing temporary moratorium on evictions in parts of LA County, in response to the COVID-19 health emergency. The eviction moratorium will remain in place until July 31, 2020. The temporary eviction moratorium covers: all residential & commercial tenants in LA County, except those who live …

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After years of inactivity, the Rialto Theater is coming back to life beautifully. The owners are literally pealing back layers of paint to reveal its past.  Starting in early 2020, the owner of Rialto Theatre, Shomof Group, has been working on the repair and restoration of the exterior of the building with assistance from Escott O. …

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We are proud to announce Summer Camp Med 2020! Our program will follow LA County Health Guidelines in order to provide to our community during these difficult times. For registration information, and what we’re doing to ensure cleanliness, please visit our Summer Camp Med web page. Please note that Summer Camp is subject to cancellation, …

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Los Angeles County will heed Governor Gavin Newsom’s directive issued on June 28, 2020 requiring that all bars, breweries, brew pubs, pubs, wineries and tasting rooms in Los Angeles County close unless they are offering sit-down dine-in meals. This includes closing bar areas in restaurants.  The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce notified restaurants and bars …

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It’s National Pollinator Week! The Natural Resources and Environmental Commission has teamed up with the South Pasadena Public Library to celebrate and spread awareness of the vital roles our pollinators play. Learn more by streaming The Pollinators film for FREE on Kanopy, a streaming service provided through the South Pasadena Public Library! Simply visit http://www.southpasadena.kanopy.com

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