Bristol Farms Hit & Run | Suspect Found Promptly by Police

A hit and run traffic collision at Bristol Farms lead to police locating the suspect passed out in a parking garage at approximately 1:00...

Monterey Hills Elementary Appoints New Assistant Principal Bryant Lopez

South Pasadena Unified School District has named Bryant Lopez as the new assistant principal for Monterey Hills Elementary School. “We’re very excited to announce that...

2 SPMS Girls & Club Team Win USA Volleyball Junior National...

This article was written and produced by Laura J. Fawcett SG Elite Roshambo swept through the 12 National ranks at the USA Volleyball Girls Junior...

Could the Big One Be Next? | So Cal Braces for...

It’s a wake-up call! Two major earthquakes the other week are a reminder to be ready for worst. Could the ‘Big One’ be next? Chances are many...

Looking Out for One Another | Neighborhood Watch Block Captains Meet

Neighbors helping neighbors. In essence that’s what South Pasadena’s Neighborhood Watch program is all about. In the constant battle against crime, South Pasadena Police Chief...

‘Where Does Our Water Come From?’ | Water Management in San...

Water management in the Western United States is highly complex as a result of a variable climate from year to year, explained a top...

The Arroyo Seco: City’s Crown Jewel Highlighted

Highlighting its many activities, the City of South Pasadena has produced a new “Arroyo Seco Recreation Area” brochure packed with information. The idea behind the...

City Council | Voters to Decide if City Clerk Should be...

The South Pasadena City Council on Wednesday night voted to place a measure on November’s ballot asking voters to decide if the office of...

Throwback Thursday | The Magnificent Ostrich Feather Plume

Edwin Cawston, English adventurer and world traveler, was one of the first to realize there was big money to be made ostrich farming in...

Senator Portantino Hires New Representative | David Kim Joins Staff

Senator Anthony J. Portantino, whose 25th District represents South Pasadena, announced the addition of Minwoo “David” Kim to his district staff. Kim will be responsible...

Man Revived by South Pasadena Fire & Rescue | CPR Alert...

A man was discovered unconscious and face down in the bushes on the corder of Pasadena Avenue and Arroyo Verde Way at approximately 9:52...

Summer Arts Crawl This Saturday!

Shops and boutiques will be open late with special exhibits, trunk shows, and there will be open houses and sales at this year’s Summer...

SPARC Gallery Presents: “Textiles Today – Exploring New Possibilities” | Opening...

The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) presents “Textiles Today: Exploring New Possibilities,” a new exhibition at the SPARC Chamber Gallery inside the South Pasadena...

Short Film Wins Awards | South Pasadena Poet Laureate Ron Koertge’s...

"NEGATIVE SPACE" is Directed by Max Porter & Ru Kuwahata, Based on a poem by Ron Koertge and Produced by Ikki Films & Manuel...

South Pasadena Kubb Team Ranks 9th in U.S. National Championships

For the 5th year in a row a masterful team from a relatively small and not particularly well known city (South Pasadena) competed for...

Summer Concert Series Continues Sunday | The Wiseguys Big Band Machine...

The third of five concerts in the park will feature the Wiseguys Big Band Machine on Sunday, July 14, in South Pasadena’s Garfield Park. The free...

Get Out and Play! | A.C. Green Basketball Camp Registration Underway

He played an unequalled 1,192 straight games with the Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat, earning the nickname “Iron Man”...

Clean Power Alliance Signs Deals for Renewable Energy in Southern California

The Clean Power Alliance community choice aggregator (CCA) announced its board authorized two long-term power purchase agreements for 273 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity....

Float Worker Moved by Generosity | Chris Colburn Honored by SPTOR...

Moved by the generosity of others, Chris Colburn told those around him, “This is super awesome,” as he accepted an award from a crew...

City’s Financial Future | Officials Look to Build Solid Strategic Plan

South Pasadena city officials are hopeful a local sales tax measure of ¾ cents, in front of voters in November, will gain approval to...

$2.5 Million Diverted From National Park Service for Trump’s July 4...

What does "America the Beautiful" mean to us on this day, July 4? What patriotic images and beautiful symbols of our country does it...

School Board | Support Shown En Masse for LGBTQ Instruction in...

Karin Mak has two children in South Pasadena’s educational system and is among a large group of parents who expressed support for lesbian, gay,...

City of South Pasadena Welcomes New Public Works Director

Shahid Abbas, a 20-year veteran of municipal and county governments who holds advanced degrees in civil engineering, management and planning, has been hired as...

Throwback Thursday | U.S. Women’s Soccer Success Has Local Roots

On Sunday, the U.S. women’s national soccer team won back-to-back World Cup soccer titles continuing their unpreceded success in the sport. U.S. women’s soccer team...

Back-to-Back Champs | Little League Team Takes Title for Second Year

With a narrow 2-1 victory over East Alhambra, South Pasadena Little League’s 9-11 All Star baseball team recently won the District 18 championship. It marked...

Fireworks Ruled Out as Cause of July 4 Double House Fire

One hundred thousand dollars is the South Pasadena Fire Department’s conservative preliminary estimate for the damage done by a 4th of July fire at...

Wonderful Wednesdays | Summer of Brahms Continues with Children’s Concert at...

The Summer of Brahms Chamber Music Festival is being held through July 14 in a series concerts in the South Pasadena Public Library’s Community...

South Pasadena Police Arrest Driver with $116,000 in Cash and Marijuana

A routine traffic stop on July 9 resulted in the arrest of a 30-year-old Los Angeles man who was carrying $116,000 and nearly three...

Flapjacks and Fireworks | Another Grand 4th of July in South...

Americana was on display in South Pasadena Thursday as there was no shortage of red, white and blue. With the days festivities kicking off at...

4th of July Parade 2019 | ‘Festival of Balloons’ Packs Streets...

Another year for South Pasadena's biggest citywide event for the books. Across the nation, Independence Day is indisputably a day that brings people from...

Appreciating Our Freedom | Seniors Celebrate Independence Day

Robert Joe had a question for a roomful of seniors celebrating the nation’s independence. “When you think about July 4th, what comes to mind?” asked...

BREAKING NEWS: 2nd Earthquake 7.1 felt in South Pasadena – 140...

Pub goers on mission street all noticed the hanging laps swinging as a confirmation that a second earthquake was rolling through.  Only a few...

BREAKING NEWS: Double House Fire on Hawthorne Street

On July 4th at approximate 9:54pm a serious fire broke out on the 400 block of Hawthorne Street in South Pasadena.  Two homes caught...

July 4th Earthquake Felt in South Pasadena

Felt here in South Pasadena at about 10:33AM July 4th, 2019 a magnitude 6.4 near Ridgecrest California. According to Caltech reports.    

710 Freeway Fighters Leave Lasting Legacy

Every few miles along the drive up the Long Beach Freeway, cars pass underneath huge, green highway signs that span the roadway’s lanes: “Interstate...

Throwback Thursday | Fourth of July of 1912 Is Picnic Extravaganza!

Census figures for South Pasadena in 1910 show a population of 4,659. And on July 4, 1912, nearly the entire city’s population turned out...

Valiant Dedication | South Pasadena Hero Saves Lives in War and...

James Fitzpatrick (Patrick) Anderson Jr. was raised in South Pasadena and he participated in many Festival of Balloons Parades. He marched for years as...

‘To the Moon and Beyond’ | One Giant Leap…

Indeed, it was one giant leap for mankind. Following one and a half orbits, Apollo 11 got the go for what mission controllers on Earth...