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Rep. Chu Seeks to Bring San Gabriel Watershed Closer to Community

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 3:32 pm

Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu reintroduced legislation to help revitalize the San Gabriel Watershed and transform the river into a valuable asset for the urban communities that have grown around it. Chu released the following statement: “The San Gabriel Rive... More »


City of South Pasadena Wins “Bike to Work Day” Challenge

Friday, June 14, 2013 | 2:07 pm

South Pasadena City Council, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), challenged the elected officials of the San Gabriel Valley Cities and the City of Los Angeles in securing the largest number of pledges for â... More »


City Council to Vote on Proposed Water Charge Increase

Friday, June 14, 2013 | 5:32 am

The City Council is expected during their June 17 meeting to hold a public hearing to receive public comment on a proposed water rate adjustment. The City Council is looking at a proposal to increase the Purchased Water Adjustment Charge (PWAC) by 10 cents per... More »


Holden’s Bill to Help Small Businesses Passes First Test in Senate

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | 2:20 pm

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) legislation to make the Small Business Loan Guarantee program more accessible and user friendly has been approved in the Senate Government Organization Committee. “At a time when California is striving to rebound ... More »


Public Invited to Info Meetings on Process to Update General Plan

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | 11:59 am

The public is invited to two information meetings in June to learn about the process for updating the City’s draft General Plan Land Use and Mobility Elements, the direction given to staff by the City Council and the overall environmental review process. The... More »


Reps. Chu, Schiff Call on Congress to Stop Student Loan Rate Hikes

Monday, June 10, 2013 | 3:49 pm

Today, Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27) and Adam Schiff (CA-28), held a press conference urging Congress to act before student loan rates double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1st. “Higher education is the single greatest avenue of upward mobility t... More »


Ribbon Cutting for Newly Renovated Pavilion at the Rose Bowl

Monday, June 10, 2013 | 1:08 pm

Mayor Bill Bogaard, members of the City Council and the Rose Bowl Operating Company Board of Directors hosted an open house on Saturday, June 8, giving the public full access to the newly finished renovations to the Pavilion at the Rose Bowl stadium. Hotdogs a... More »


Sierra Madre is Experiencing a Drought

Thursday, June 6, 2013 | 3:37 pm

The City of Sierra Madre’s existing water supply comes from one of two sources; tunnel water from the local dam (5-10%) and groundwater wells (90-95%.) Throughout the summer and fall of 2012 City Public Works staff observed the water levels receding at each ... More »


Rep. Chu Fights the Barriers to Productive School Days

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 | 11:29 am

Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced legislation to help ensure students can make the most of each and every school day. The Developing Innovative Partnerships and Learning Opportunities that Motive Achievement (DIPLOMA) Act provides grants for sta... More »