South Pasadena


Portantino’s “The Question Is” (for $10+ Billion): To Tunnel or Not To Tunnel?

Anthony Portantino’s latest “The Question Is” focuses on the 710 Tunnel, with Glendale City Council / Metro Board member Ara Najarian, South Pasadena City Manager Sergio Gonzalez, and Crescenta Valley Town Council President Robbyn Battles discussing economic, environmental, technical (think Seattle and Big Bertha!), social justice and quality of life problems with the proposal, and emphasizing several better ways to spend $10 billion to improve regional transportation […]

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Pasadena City Council voted January 13 to join multi-city study of SR-710 EIR.

Metro Extends SR-710 EIR Comment Period to 90 Days; Glendale Part of 5-City, $250K Coalition Studying EIR

Those anticipating release of the SR-710 Study Environmental Impact Report will now have 90 days to submit comments instead of 60. At its regular meeting January 23, the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Agency Board of Directors passed Glendale City Council member Ara Najarian’s motion to extend the comment period for […]


Officials Against SR-710 Tunnel Option Will Hold Press Conference Ahead of Metro Meeting Saturday in Pasadena

Residents from 18 communities and local elected officials will hold a press conference and meeting Saturday, July 20th, 8:45am at Blair High School in Pasadena to rally against the SR-710 freeway tunnel option now being studied by Metro. Invited speakers are Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, South Pasadena Mayor Richard Schneider, […]

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SR-710 Developments: 1-Najarian Metro Motion Passes; 2-Study Team Presents New Tunnel Concepts 4

¬†Ara Najarian began his new MTA Board term by getting unanimous support (including from Duarte Mayor John Fasana) for his motion asking for a clear answer as to which agency, Metro or Caltrans, has the authority to select and fund an SR-710 study alternative. Caltrans officials had asserted it had […]


Glendale, Nearby Cities, Govt. Council Object to Transportation Priorities 2

Glendale, nearby cities, council object to transportation priorities in regional plan.


Healthy Building Practices: Certified Consultant Advises Reducing Electro-Magnetic Field Exposure 1

Building BiologyTM Environmental Inspector evaluates building wiring and electromagnetic field exposure; talk in South Pasadena.