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Mamma’s Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta | NY Tradition with a...

It's a one-of-a-kind experience in South Pasadena, offering the only self-pour beer, wine, and cocktail system in LA county, along with fresh, brick oven-baked...

Schools | South Pasadena District

West Side Reservoir Near-Collapse | Replacement to Cost Millions of Dollars

“A ticking time-bomb.” That’s how South Pasadena City Council Member Evelyn Zneimer described the condition of the city’s 2-million-gallon West Side Reservoir during a city...

Letter to the Editor
 | Thank You for Your Book Donations!

Sally Kilby, President for the Board, Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library The Board of the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library thanks...

South Pasadena News | Featured Articles

20 Years in The Making | A Stop Sign on Oak & Meridian

Audience applause broke out when the South Pasadena City Council voted unanimously Wednesday evening to...

Free Screening of New Alvin Ailey Documentary at The Music Center

The Music Center and Center Dance Arts will honor the performing arts center’s long standing...

City Finances | Auditor Finds Fewer Material Weakness, Significant Deficiencies for South Pasadena

There were three “material weaknesses” and two “significant deficiencies” in the City of South Pasadena’s...

Mamma’s Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta | NY Tradition with a Hometown Twist

It's a one-of-a-kind experience in South Pasadena, offering the only self-pour beer, wine, and cocktail...

Golf Prodigy Collin Morikawa Wins the Open Championship

When Collin Morikawa was just a teenager, Ed Smith knew he was something special on...

City Council Plans Next Step in $6.3 Million Caltrans Property Takeover

Anticipating success in its ambitious strategy to take control over the future of up to...

Frisbee Golf Extraordinaire | SPHS’ Violet Main Takes Podium in World Championships

Violet Main can toss a Frisbee better than most, so good in fact that she...

Awwdorable Pets | Personable Pet Care for Animal Lovers

This one business in South Pasadena doesn't have an office or a street-front shop, but...
CalTrans

Caltrans Properties | 350 Agencies Contacted: “Request for Interest” in Purchasing

UDPATED 7-19-2021: After nearly six months, Caltrans has yet to respond to a dozen public and...

South Pasadena Little League Sets a High Mark Becoming District 18 Champs

South Pasadena Little League might not be in a better place in its near 70-year...

Arts Are Essential | What’s Happening Around Town July 16 – 22

LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl presents “Pictures at an Exhibition” Tuesday July 20 at...

South Pasadena Summer Arts Crawl | Jones Coffee + S7CAG Host Group Art Show

PRESS RELEASE The South Pasadena Arts Crawl is back! A free neighborhood-night-on-the-town with art, music, family,...

South Pasadena Public Library | Restoration Concert Series Returns Fall 2021

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library is pleased to announce the Restoration...

Senator Portantino Helps Garner Billions in the State Budget to Tackle the Devastating Impacts of Climate Change

MEDIA RELEASE Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) announced Wednesday that the 2021-2022...

Golf Star Collin Morikawa to Join US Olympic Team

A professional golfer with ties to South Pasadena and recognized as one of the best...

Yuli MD Pediatrics | Your Doctor Visit Just Got Easier

YULI MD PEDIATRICS, the first exclusively pediatric concierge style direct primary care medical practice serving...

Assemblymember Holden’s Social Justice Bills Pass Senate Committees

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, four of Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bills passed Senate Policy Committees. The package of...

Ban on Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers | Council Decision Put on Hold Until August

An effort to go all green was given a red light – at least for...

South Pasadena Planning Department Gets Some Crucial Attention

The South Pasadena City Council approved multiple actions last Wednesday to help address chokepoints in...

LA County Homeless Initiative | Board of Supervisors Approves $527.1 Million Budget

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an unprecedented $527.1 million budget for the Los...

Arts Crawl Activities at South Pasadena Public Library

PRESS RELEASE To visually represent South Pasadena rising up from the challenges of 2020, the South...
South Pasadena News 07-10-2021 Metro Train Hits Person Pedestrian

Person Hit by Metro Train in South Pasadena

At about 1:40pm Saturday a female pedestrian was struck by the Metro Gold Line train...

Arts Are Essential | What We’re Checking Out July 9 – 16

A new uniquely enveloping outdoor soundwalk through Los Angeles State Historic Park, “32 Acres” will...

City Council and Commissions to Resume In-Person Meetings Beginning Wednesday, July 7

MEDIA RELEASE The July 7, 2021 City Council regular meeting is scheduled to be the first...

626 Prospect Ave Sale | Court Blocks Caltrans Sale to Pasadena Church

The City of South Pasadena on Thursday won a preliminary injunction preventing Caltrans from...

No 4th of July Activities Planned in South Pasadena

Normal traditions surrounding Independence Day in South Pasadena, known as Festival of Balloons, have been...

626 Prospect Ave Sale | Caltrans’ ‘Misleading’ of Transportation Commission Draws Rebuke

South Pasadena’s push to claw back the right to purchase Caltrans’ 12-unit residential property at...