1. Traffic delays on Monterey
Do you know why a traffic lane on Monterey Road has been out of use for the past three weeks between Orange Grove and Meridian—and how long it's going to take before things are back to normal? Click here to find out.
2. SPUSD Board meeting
The South Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled to meet today, Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the SPUSD headquarters, located at 1020 El Centro St., opposite the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room. A presentation about a parents' meeting on the new "common core" curriculum in schools is among the items on the meeting's agenda. Click here to view the full agenda.
3. Mission Wines Tax-Free Tuesday
4. Screening of Halloween
Mark your calendars: The original 1978 classic film Halloween, filmed in South Pasadena and directed by John Carpenter, in whose honor the South Pasadena City Council recently declared Oct. 31 John Carpenter Night, will be screened on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m., in the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room. This is the film's 35th anniversary and tickets are $10 each—all proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Library and the sCARE Foundation. Click here to purchase tickets. Click here to read more about the film. And click here to read all the reasons why City Librarian Steve Fjeldsted really wants you to see the film.
5. Farmers' Market
Mark your calendars: The weekly South Pasadena Farmers' Market will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, at and around the intersection of El Centro Street and Meridian from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come and get your fresh produce and other goodies for the week.