SPHS Tiger Football | Despite First Loss of Season Team Keeps...

Going into the contest, Jeff Chi knew it was going to be a tough battle, and following his team's first loss of the season...

Mounting Concern Over Vaping | Parent Returns for Second Round With...

Gisella Benitez agrees concerns about vaping starts with conversations between parents and teens starts at home. “Wholeheartedly,” she told the South Pasadena Board of Education...

SPEF Food for Thought | Dine Locally, Support Schools Sep 24

A major fundraiser for the South Pasadena Educational Foundation on Tuesday, September 24, will be serving up heaping portions of food and fun. It’s billed...

CPA Still Violating Troublesome Rate Pledge | Temporarily Lowers Most Rates

The board of the Clean Power Alliance, the new community choice aggregator now serving about a million former Southern California Edison customers in Los...

New Teachers Make Good Impressions | School Board Welcomes Innovation

Karen Reed calls them “an amazing addition to our staff,” talking about the 18 new teachers who were introduced during last week’s South Pasadena...

Sweet Start to ‘Yes on A’ | Campaign Brings New Hope...

With the city facing an annual shortfall of approximately $1 million and the possibility of it getting worse over the next five years, a...

Mayor Loses her Cool at City Council | Heated Exchange with...

In the small upstairs office where they gather around a cramped table before repairing to the first floor council chambers, citizen Madeline Di Giorgi...

Cruz’n For Roses 2019 | The Road Kings Make Pit Stop...

They’ve hardly missed one, a group of car buffs who tour the Southland attending weekend events with an opportunity to show off their shiny,...

Throwback Thursday | When There Was Nothing

The San Gabriel Valley (Spanish: Valle de San Gabriel) derives its name from the San Gabriel River which got its name from the Spanish...

2nd Annual SPARC’tacular Awards Sep 28 | Where Fashion, Art, &...

Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual SPARC'tacular Awards Benefit bash, “FASHION+ART+ARCHITECTURE,” celebrating the South Pasadena Arts Council’s 10-year anniversary at one of South...

SPMS Gym Renovation | Adressing Unforeseen Challenges to Board of Education

Progress is being made, but concerns have been raised about the condition of a building being rehabilitated on the South Pasadena Middle School campus. An...

SPUSD Land Swap | School Board Eyes Deadline for Property Exchange

South Pasadena Unified School District officials and Board of Education members continue to explore the possibility of a potential district office exchange or land...

UPDATE: ‘Crossroads South Pasadena’ | Government ‘Adrift,’ New Group Warns

Update Sept. 18 to include city's comments ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Moved by a sense of “growing community concern about the quality and course of South Pasadena city government,”...

Oneonta Presents: A Special Occidental Campus Tour | Treasure Hunting at...

The Oneonta Club Foundation is pleased to announce a rare opportunity to tour Architect Myron Hunt's historic buildings at Occidental College in Eagle Rock...

SPHS Tiger Football | Going for 4-0 Against Alhambra Friday

Jeff Chi likes it, the idea that South Pasadena High’s football team has won its first three games to open the 2019 season, but...

Looks Like No Grocery Strike | Workforce Seeks Resolution

It appears a strike involving two of Southern California’s grocery chains, which include Vons/Pavilions in South Pasadena and Ralphs and Albertson in Alhambra, will...

‘A Compassionate, Vigorous Person’ | Cacciotti Remembers Stepmother Valerie Harper

When Michael Cacciotti first laid eyes on her, he shared the same feelings as his father. “She was a wonderful, caring, compassionate, vigorous person,” said...

Celebrating ‘Year of the Pig’ | Moon Festival Sep 22

Taking place in the park surrounding and in the South Pasadena Library Community Room at 1115 El Centro Street, the 2019 Moon Festival is...

710 Bills Sent to Newsom | Portantino and Holden Receive Overwhelming...

The two measures aimed at putting the final stake in the heart of the 710 North freeway both passed the state legislature in the...

Meet Car King James Powers | Avid Collector & Designer Extraordinaire

A huge car buff, James Powers’ collection of automobilia is so vast that it barely fits inside a 6,000-square-foot space packed with a treasure...

Throwback Thursday | Meet Mr. Cawston

It’s sad but true: community interest in historic places fades over time. Sometimes they are forgotten entirely. The Cawston Ostrich Farm was the largest...

9/11: 18 Years to the Day | Police and Fire Remember...

It was a time to remember the nearly 3,000 people who died on the somber morning of September 11, 2001. Eighteen years have passed since...

WEDNESDAY | Council to Hear Report on Caltrans Properties

The results of a study examining potential options for Caltrans-owned properties will be presented to the City Council at a special meeting Wednesday, Sept....

Masonic Lodge Opens Their Doors to The Public | Open House...

The Masons of South Pasadena Masonic Lodge No. 290 Free & Accepted Masons are pleased to announce the first public open house to be...

SPHS Tiger Football | Keeping up the Momentum With Victory Streak

They didn’t want it, refused, rebuffed the offer. When South Pasadena High football coaches were willing to let their team have an early Saturday morning...

MOSAIC CHURCH | Operating at the Middle School: Agreement is Drafted

At its meeting tonight , the South Pasadena Unified School District is set to consider a contract for up to five years allowing the...

Caltrans Keeps Grip on 710 Stubs | Amended 710 Bills Open...

Twists and tweaks to the legislation affecting the future of the SR 710 North corridor continued last week as both Senator Anthony Portantino (D-25)...

Big Improvements for SPHS Athletics Facilities | Groundbreaking Slated for November

When you turn 113 years old and showing signs of age, well, a facelift is in order. That’s exactly what South Pasadena Unified School District...

SPARC Artist Talk Sep 14 | Getting Inside Creative Minds

Local textile artists Victoria Arriola, Cynthia Thiel, Melanie Ciccone, and Val Echavarria, whose unusual and diverse textile works are on display in the current...

Vaping Increases Among Youth | Know the Statistics

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced that more than 30% of LA County high school students have reported ever using e-cigarette...

Shop Talk | Small Business Growth and Essentials

It’s clear, Joumana "JB" Barakat wants to help small businesses, like those found in South Pasadena, succeed. Representing the Foothill Workforce Development Board, “JB,” has...

Football Numbers Decline | Tigers Coach Responds to Changing Climate

Jeff Chi, like many high school football coaches throughout the country, wishes his team’s numbers were up as he’s aware of a growing national...

City Official Put on Administrative Leave | Details Remain Vague

A longtime City of South Pasadena department head has been placed on administrative leave, the city’s mayor has confirmed Dr. Marina Khubesrian, in her second...

Throwback Thursday | Four Lives of the Vista del Arroyo

The Vista del Arroyo hotel and bungalows once graced the Arroyo Seco near the Colorado Street Bridge. From 1943 to 1949, however, it served...

SPHS SPORTS: Tigers Prepare for Eastside Game | How to Beat...

Stop the run. Sounds simple enough, but South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi knows his team will be faced with a difficult task Friday...

Heat Alert | City Advises Use of Designated Cooling Centers

Please be advised that excessive heat is forecast through Thursday, September 5, 2019. Although the forecast calls for 96-98 degrees of heat, the humidity...

‘Cruz’n For Roses’ Rolls in Sep 15 | Car Show Celebrates...

One of the most popular events in South Pasadena, organizers are preparing to present the 15th annual South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Cruz’n For...

Breast Cancer Awareness | Firefighters Host Spaghetti Dinner for Good Cause

Bringing attention to breast cancer awareness was all it took for South Pasadena firefighters to get behind a spaghetti dinner next month. October is breast...