Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, February 18, 2023

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Mountain Views News Saturday, February 18, 2023 
Mountain Views News Saturday, February 18, 2023 
San Marino UpcomingEvents & Programming

 City Facilities will be closed Monday, March 20 inobservance of Presidents' Day. Emergency Services will stillbe available. 

Tote Bag Decorating

Tuesday, February 21 at 3 PM, Barth Community RoomCelebrate Black History Month with a craft inspired by AfricanAmerican quilt artists! Teens in grades 6-12 will get creative withfabric and decorate tote bags that they can take home. All materialswill be provided. Registration is not required.

Coffee, Tea, and Chat

Friday, February 24 from 9:30 – 11:30 AM, Thornton ConferenceRoom 
Connect with your neighbors to learn more about the communityand its traditions. This program is presented in Mandarin bythe United Charity Foundation for ages 18+. Registration is not 

All City Track and Field Meet

Friday, March 10 at 4 PM, San Marino High School StadiumAll students born between 2008 and 2016 who are San Marino 
residents or attend a San Marino school are eligible to participate.
Participants can sign-up for a maximum of 2 events and 1 relay.
Cost is $10 per activity. Fees are non-refundable. The last day tosign up is tomorrow!


You can find free tax forms and booklets at the Crowell Public 
The Library has a limited supply of printed federal and state taxforms and instruction books, available in the photocopy room. If 
the form you need isn’t available, staff can help you print out a copyfrom the IRS website free of charge (up to 5 pages)!

Give your input for the next City Manager!

The City Manager Recruitment Community Forums will be held 
for residents to attend on February 23 and March 16! Join CityStaff and the City’s Executive Recruiting firm, Bob Murray andAssociates, for an opportunity to give your input on what the Cityshould be looking for in the next City Manager.
Both meetings will be held from 6 PM - 7 PM in the Barth Roomat Crowell Public Library and can also be attended via Zoom. Formore meeting details, go to

Training for Probationary Firefighters

The Fire Department continues to focus training efforts on thedepartment’s four probationary firefighters. During the monthof January, 510 training hours were dedicated to probationary 
firefighter training. Probationary firefighters are evaluated on 
firefighter and EMS skills at 4-months, 8-months, and 12-months.
After the 12-month evaluation, probationary firefighters areassigned a special project to be completed by the end of their16-month probation.

Paving on Sierra Madre Boulevard

Today and February 25, All American Asphalt, the City’s contractorfor the Annual Street Rehabilitation Project, will be paving onSierra Madre Boulevard, between Robles Avenue and HuntingtonDrive. Residents should be advised of minor construction-
related traffic delays on Sierra Madre Boulevard on these dates.
The Annual Street Rehabilitation Project aims to resurface 31 
streets between February 6 and 25. The City appreciates residentcooperation, as the street rehabilitation program helps improve theCity’s infrastructure and resident safety.

Tree Pruning to Begin

Beginning on February 21, Mariposa Landscaping will beginperforming grid pruning of City trees in the southeast portion ofthe City (south of Huntington Drive and east of Del Mar Avenue).
Residents on the affected streets can expect to receive notices ofwork being performed near their homes from Mariposa at least 24hours in advance. This work is part of the Council-approved treemaintenance program, and will help improve resident safety as wellas further beautify the City’s neighborhoods.

MeetingsPlanning Commission Meeting

Wednesday, February 22 at 6:00 PM; Teleconference and City HallCouncil Chambers 

City Council Joint Meeting with Planning Commission

Friday, February 24 at 8:30 AM; Teleconference and Barth Room

City Council Meeting

Friday, February 24 at 9:30 AM; Teleconference and Barth Room 

Clarinet Choir to Perform at the 
South Pasadena Public Library 

clarinet ensembles are popular 

The Los Angeles Clarinet as community, school, and 
Choir, a group of 14 professional corporate musical teams, which 
clarinetists performing on frequently commission wellsopranino, 
soprano, alto, bass, known film score composers to 
contra-alto and contrabass write original music for concerts 
clarinets under the direction and regional competitions. 
of their conductor, Margaret Many of these original works 
Thornhill, will perform a Cherry are published and are becoming 
Blossom Festival-themed known throughout the West. 
concert of contemporary The Los Angeles Clarinet 
Japanese music for clarinet Choir, which was founded 
ensemble at the South Pasadena by their conductor in 2005,
Public Library Community has a 17-year performance 
Room at 1115 El Centro Street history, including appearances 
in South Pasadena on Saturday, at five International Clarinet 
March 11, 2023, at 3:00 PM. Association ClarinetFests, as 
Admission is free. well as for libraries, museums,

 Works included on the program schools, universities, senior 
are: Journey of Leaf by Itaru communities, concert series, 
Sakai; The Gifts of Kumamoto and festivals throughout 
Folksong by Kazuhiro Morita; California. A non-profit 501(c)3 
Falling of the Seasons by organization, their performance 
Yoshio Nakahashi; Sakura Song is supported in part by a 
by Yusuke Fukuda; Fujiko, matching grant from the LA 
a beautiful ballad for E-flat County Board of Supervisors 
clarinet by UK jazz composer through the Los Angeles 
Andy Scott; The Twelfth Night County Department of Arts and 
by Masanori Taruya; and Culture. 
the United States west coast The South Pasadena Public 
premiere of Scene of the City and Library is located at 1100 Oxley 
the Sea by the popular Japanese Street. For more information 
clarinet artist known as Micina. visit: 
Throughout Japan, recreational library. 

The South Pasadena Social 
Services Resource Guide

 The City Manager’s Office Employment Resources, 
has launched a Social Services Renter/Tenant’s Resources, 
Resource Guide, providing a Senior Resources, Social Justice 
list of providers and resources Organizations, and Hotlines. 
available for community The goal of the Guide is to expand 
members. While the City of on, and maximize the resources 
South Pasadena is not a direct available to the South Pasadena 
Social Service provider, City staff community. The Guide can 
has established a Social Services be viewed and downloaded 
Task Force to bring together the here, will be available at all 
staff and partner agencies that City public counters, and also 
respond to and provide services located on the City Website 
to the community. at:
This document includes direct want-to/social-services. For 
links, scannable QR codes, and questions, feedback, and to 
contact information for social submit additions please contact 
services providers that service Assistant to the City Manager 
the City of South Pasadena. The Tamara Binns at tbinns@ 
Guide includes the following 
resources for South Pasadena: 
Mental Health Services,
Veterans Resources, Domestic 1920s & 1930s 
Abuse Assistance, EducationalResources, Homeless Outreach/ EgyptianServices, Suicide Awareness, 

Revival Talk 

Historian Eleanor Schrader 
will provide examples 
of Egyptian Revival 
architecture and designThursday, at 2 p.m. via Zoom,
presented by the PasadenaSenior Center for anyone50 and older. Everyone whoregisters for the event willreceive an email link to the 
live presentation.
The 1922 discovery of thetomb of the Egyptian pharaohTutankhamun (King Tut) inthe Valley of the Kings by ateam of archeologists andexcavators triggered a nearobsession for two decades 
of all things Egyptian, frominterior design and fashion 
to architecture and art. 
Thousands of buildingswere erected in the U.S. and 
Europe that were designedwith motifs and imagery ofancient Egypt.
Schrader, an award-winningarchitectural and interior 
design historian, professorand consultant, lectures 
worldwide on the historyof architecture, interiors, 
furniture and decorative 
arts. She has been named 
a distinguished instructorby UCLA Extension and 
is professor emeritus of 
art and art history at SantaMonica College. She did 
graduate work in fine anddecorative arts at Sotheby’sInstitute in London and New 
York and co-authored the 
book “Master Architects of 
Southern California, 19201940: 
Wallace Neff.” 
Registration is free for 
members of the Pasadena 
Senior Center and only $5for nonmembers. To registeror for more information, visitwww.pasadenaseniorcenter.
org and click on Activitiesand Events, then SpecialEvents or call 626-795-4331. 
The event will be available to 
members and nonmembers 
of the center. Residency inPasadena is not required. 

Pasadena Reminders and 
Closures for Presidents Day

 In observance of Presidents 
Day, City Hall and manyCity services will be closedMonday. Specific closures,
exceptions and reminders arenoted below.

 The City’s Citizen ServiceCenter (CSC) will be closedMonday and will reopenTuesday at 8 a.m. Trash,
recycling and yard wastecollection will occur as 
scheduled. There will be no 
delay in pickup for residents.

Pasadena residents and 

can be submitted. In-person 

businesses experiencing 

operations will resume after 

any power emergencies 

the holiday. 

should call Pasadena Water

 All Pasadena Public Library 

and Power (PWP) at (626) 

branch sites will be closed 

744-4673. For water-related 

Sunday and Monday and will 

emergencies, call (626) 

reopen Tuesday. . 

744-4138. PWP’s Customer

 All parks will be open, no 

Service Call Center will be 

site reservations are being 

closed Monday; however, 

accepted for the holidays. 

customers can access their 

Community and recreation 

accounts through the 

centers will also be closed to 

automated phone system at 

the public on Monday. 

(626) 744-4005 or online at 
Pasadena Public Health 

Department’s COVID-19,

 The City’s Municipal Services 

mpox and flu vaccine clinic 

Payment Center and Parking 

will also be closed Monday. 

Office will also be closed 

The next vaccine clinic is 

Monday. All parking meters 

scheduled for Monday, Feb. 

will be free and parking time 


limits will not be enforced. 

City Council will not meet 

Violations for overnight 

on Monday. The next council 

parking restrictions, red 

meeting is scheduled to take 

curb parking and blocking 

place Monday, Feb. 27. 

fire hydrants will be issued.

 Pasadena Fire and Police 

Parking meter enforcement 

Departments will continue 

resumes after each. Pasadena 

to provide patrol, jail, 

Transit and Dial-A-Ride 

fire, paramedic and other 

buses will operate on their 

emergency services during 

regular schedules. 

the holidays. For life

The Permit Center will 

threatening emergencies, call 

be closed; however, some 

9-1-1. For non-emergencies, 

services will be available 

call Pasadena Police 

via Permit Center Online, 

Department at (626) 744

where subtrade permits 

4241. If you "See Something, 

can be obtained and 

Say Something." Report 

plans for commercial 

suspicious activity to the 

tenant improvements 

police department at (626) 

(new submittals) and 


accessory dwelling units 

Tournament Foundation Now 
Accepting Grant Applications 

City. As in previous years, 
grants will be given in the 
categories of Performingand Visual Arts, Sports and
Applications will beaccepted from nowthrough February 23. 

The Pasadena Tournament 
of Roses Foundation is now 
accepting applications for its2023 grant program. Sinceits inception in 1983, theFoundation has invested 
over $4 million in more 
than 700 Pasadena-area 
organizations. The grantawards in 2022 totaled nearly$200,000, which funded 19organizations in the San 
Gabriel Valley.
The grants supported newand ongoing programs 
benefiting children, teens, 
adults and seniors. From 
nonprofits offering animaltherapy to special needs 
children, to organizationsproviding technical skills tounderserved students and 
dance therapy for seniorsdiagnosed with Parkinson’sand multiple sclerosis.

 The 2023 grant cycle will bestructured as follows – Tier 1: 
a one-year grant for $35,000,
Tier 2: a one-year grant for$15,000 and Tier 3: several 
one-year grants for up to$10,000. The Foundation 
will also require applicantsto include information on 
how their program will bedelivered.

 Eligible applicants are 
organizations with 501(c)(3) 
status, as of the submission 
deadline, February 23, 2023,
that serves one or more of 
the following communities:
Alhambra, Altadena, 
Arcadia, La Cañada 
Flintridge, Monrovia, 
Pasadena, San Gabriel, 
San Marino, Sierra Madre,
South Pasadena, and Temple 

Recreation, and Education 
(Early Childhood Education,
Literacy and Science,
Technology, Engineering andMath) programs.

 The Tournament of Roses 
Foundation is a tax-exempt,
non-profit public benefit 
corporation established 
to receive and manage 
contributions from the 
Pasadena Tournament 
of Roses Association, its 
supporters and the public.
The 17-member board of 
directors is comprised ofcommunity leaders and 
Tournament Members,
appointed by the PasadenaTournament of Roses 
Association. Organizationsor individuals interested in 
contributing or inquiring 
about the grants process 
should contact the 
Foundation by calling (626)
449-4100 or visiting the 
Tournament of Roses website 

 To apply for the 2023 grantcycle, eligible organizationsshould visit the Tournament 
of Roses Foundation page:
foundation/. The website willdirect users to a welcome 
page with instructions onhow to begin the application 

Applications will be 
accepted through February23, at 5 p.m. The Foundation’sBoard of Directors will make 
the final grant selections at itsannual spring meeting, andapplicants will be notified oftheir funding status via emailin April 2023. 

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