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Pockets Full of...Anything!

Like most guys, I never have enough pockets. Besides the important stuff, like keys, wallet, money, notes, pens and paper, my wife is always giving... More »

For a Modest Donation, I won Athens Ride-Along

It all started at Parti Gras – SPEF’s annual fundraiser. Without great public schools, we know we wouldn’t have such nice neighbors, pricy real estate... More »

How I Spent One of the Best Days of My Life

One of the very best days of my life occurred on Saturday, January 10, 2004. At the time, I had been working as a Library... More »

Members of the California Transportation Commission (CTC)

October 8, 2014 Dear Honorable Chair and Members of the California Transportation Commission (CTC), The City of South Pasadena (City) would like to thank the... More »

Educated Workers: Key To Economic Growth

Educated workers are the key to sustained economic growth. Graduation rates are beginning to rise but too many youth still lag behind. In the San... More »

Concerned He Never Heard Response from City Hall

Letter to the Editor: I was quite surprised to see that City Manager Sergio Gonzalez had found time to respond to a to a letter... More »


(Printed in The Quarterly Magazine Fall 2014 issue) It is believed that North America was initially settled through a continuous influx of people from Asia... More »

We All Must Conserve During Drought

Did you know that two-thirds of a typical home’s water consumption is used outdoors?  South Pasadena residents can reduce water every day, not just during... More »

Shocked and Heart Broken by the Events of the Past Few Days.

Letter to the Community: On behalf of the Board of Education, we, along with you, have felt shocked and heart broken by the events of... More »

In good news about L.A. River, what about Arroyo Seco?: Guest commentary

For local residents who shared the recent excitement about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers billion-dollar restoration plan for the Los Angeles River and wondered... More »