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A Triumphant “Mary of The Avenue” Opens at Fremont Centre Theatre

Theatre Americana’s production of the original Neil Scanlan and Greg Wood musical Mary of The Avenue had a triumphant opening night on Friday August...

Find Love | Damyon at The Baked Potato

“Find Love it’s all you should do, if you don’t find love it won’t find you.” Are the opening lyrics by guitarist vocalist Damyon...

Manuel Lozano Talks Green Brooms $10 Lesson Day For SPEF

Manuel Rafael Lozano is the kind of person who elevates the energy of whatever room he walks into; handsome, charming and rather bursting with...

FOOTBALL | South Pasadena High School Beats Mountain View 35-14

South Pasadena High opened the 2018 football season with a convincing 35-14 win over visiting Mountain View. South Pasadena took a 7-0 lead after the...

The Huntington Names Christina Nielsen as new Director of the Art...

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has appointed Christina Nielsen as the Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Collections, Karen...

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s 2018 Bills Clear Senate Appropriations Committee Today

The legislation passed includes Assembly Bill 2370 that would take a big step toward making sure drinking water is safe at California’s child care...

Mulch Fires a Constant Problem For Firefighters

It has been a nagging issue for a couple of weeks now, explained South Pasadena Fire Department Captain Anthony Porraz as his department and...

First Day of School! South Pasadena Schools are off and Running

In a letter to parents with children in the South Pasadena Unified School District, Superintendent Geoff Yantz wrote: “Welcome to the 2018-19 school year!" For...

Blind Baseball Team Keeps Their Ears on the Ball

It’s a beautiful summer morning at Orange Grove Park in South Pasadena. The San Gabriel Valley Panthers are warming up around the grassy field. Practicing...

Larry Grobel | The “Mozart of Interviewers,” at Library Thrusday, August...

An Author Night with celebrated writer Lawrence Grobel, who has penned 28 books on many of the most world’s most famous celebrities, will be...

Throwback Thursday | The South Pasadena Lumber Company

At the turn of the century, trains stopped at the Santa Fe Station to offload lumber directly onto the property of South Pasadena Lumber...

Parking Restrictions on Fair Oaks

South Pasadena City Council will be asked Wednesday night to adopt a resolution to implement a two-hour parking restriction on the eastern side of...

Green Brooms $10 Lesson Day to Benefit SPEF

Green Brooms Music Academy is holding their ever popular bi-annual $10 Lesson Day in South Pasadena on Sunday, August 26th from 10am - 4pm.  Thirty...

New Reservoir | Graves Replacement Project is Underway

Groundbreaking of a $12.2 million reservoir project for the City of South Pasadena took place last Saturday morning. City and state officials were on hand...

Council Considers Cancelling Meeting September 5, 2018

City staff is recommending that the City Council cancel its regularly scheduled City Council meeting of September 5. A review of upcoming agenda items suggests...

BREAKING NEWS: Missing Person Andrew Dart Located

According to the South Pasadena Police Department, 45 year-old Andrew Dart spoke with officers on Sunday 8-12-2018 at about 2:30pm. He has been removed from...

Elevator Rescue | Woman Trapped in Stuck Elevator at South Pasadena...

The South Pasadena Public Library temporarily lost power during a city-wide power outage on Saturday 8-11-2018 at approximately 2:30pm. The loss of power affected...

Fire on the Tracks | Metro Gold Line Train at South...

South Pasadena Fire Department responds to reports of flames and smoke coming from the undercarriage of the Eastbound Gold Line Metro Train on Saturday...

LYMAN The Musical | A Chance Encounter Inspires a Musical That...

Anne Johnstonbrown confesses that for most of her life, she never considered the homeless; she says she always walked hurriedly by them and is sad...

A Word With Greg Wood | Co-creator of “Mary of The...

Singer Songwriter Greg Wood and writer Neil Scanlan come to us by way of the advertising world of the 1970’s where they met and...

Letter to the Editor: What is UUT & Why It’s so...

Dear Friends and neighbors: This November, the residents of South Pasadena face a serious threat to their community services and quality of life.  The November...

Firefighter Sent to Fight | South Pasadena Paramedic Justin Miller

A South Pasadena firefighter is among those battling the Holy Fire where California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for areas...

Special Screening at South Pasadena Public Library!

A very special screening of “The Disaster Artist,” the 2017 Golden Globe Award-winning film, will be presented in the South Pasadena Public Library Community...

Throwback Thursday | Rise and Fall of SPHS Original Buildings

The original $65,000 bond issue for a new high school easily passed with the required two-thirds majority. Shortly after, a second bond of $10,000...

Rehearsals Underway for SWEAT at Mark Taper Forum

Rehearsals have begun for Center Theatre Group’s production of “Sweat” by Lynn Nottage. The 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play will be presented at the Mark...