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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

All South Pasadena officers recently completed an 8-hour, Peace Officer’s Standards and Training (POST) certified instruction covering the use of force, de-escalation techniques, implicit bias, cultural awareness. The course also discussed respecting human life, developmental/intellectual disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse, effective communication techniques, increasing voluntary compliance, while improving officer safety.  Joe OrtizPolice Chief 8/10/20

On Thursday July 30, 2020. Officers responded to Diamond/Monterey in response to numerous 911 calls reporting a man was acting erratic and violent, screaming and jumping in and out of traffic. At one point, a caller reported the subject chased a child down the street with something in his hand. Officers quickly arrived, contacted a 46-year …

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Has staying home all day increased your electricity bills?? It’s time to see what you can do to save some energy (and water!) at home. Through the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership (SGVEWP), South Pasadena residents are eligible to receive FREE virtual energy assessments. The energy assessments will also take a quick look at …

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We are proud to announce South Pasadena’s End of Summer Talent Showcase! South Pasadena residents can submit a video performance of their artistic abilities/talents by August 17, 2020 to be shown on our City’s Facebook page. For more information make sure to check out our webpage for requirements and how to submit! 8/3/20

With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits this weekend, various public facilities located throughout the County will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers starting on Friday, July 31st. These centers provide members of the public who lack air conditioning at home with relief from the heat, free of …

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