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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

From in person to virtual, celebrations from Mother’s Day to proms to birthdays have continued during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, despite the virtual celebrations, so have the power outages and electrical safety hazards caused by adrift metallic balloons, though fewer in number but still troubling. Graduations, however, are upon us and the May and June …

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The triangular median located at Fair Oaks Avenue and Huntington Drive is being updated. The city was able to work with Metropolitan Water District (MWD) and secure funding to address this median. The median will have tuff removed and replaced with aesthetically pleasing drought-tolerant landscaping with drip irrigation to ensure each plant receives water directly, …

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The Public Works Department is excited to announce that construction has begun for the Alpha Avenue and Camino Del Sol Street Improvement Project. Gentry Brothers, Inc. (GBI), who was awarded the contract, will replace aging water infrastructure and repave dilapidated roads to better serve our community. While GBI has already began water utility works for …

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Since the Library closed to the public on March 20th, staff have been tracking use of digital resources. We are happy to report that usage has increased dramatically, with library cardholders taking advantage of tutoring and homework help, film streaming, language learning, ebooks and eaudiobooks and more. The Library’s digital collections can be explored on …

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Residents receiving Home Delivered Meals may now request an extra packed meal in preparation of City Services closure for Memorial Day. Residents may contact the Senior Center by noon Thursday May 21st to request an extra packed meal by calling the Senior Center at (626) 403-7360. 5/21/2020

Still stuck at home? How about showing your backyard some love? And your wallet, too! The City of South Pasadena offers several rebates to promote water conservation practices. You can receive a rebate for installing rotating sprinkler nozzles, converting your sprinkler system to drip irrigation, and for planting water efficient plants. Applications can be submitted …

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