Throwback Thursday | Why The Raymond Faced Southwest

Walter Raymond’s prominent hotel on South Pasadena’s Bacon Hill faced away from the mountains for a reason. And that reason may surprise you. Nearly all...

UPDATED: Double House Fire on Charter Oak South Pasadena

To assist the family please visit: GoFundMe Link Here South Pasadena Fire Department, Alhambra, Pasadena, San Marino and Los Angeles fire departments all on scene...

Riveting FRANKENSTEIN at A Noise Within

The opening twenty minutes of Nick Dear’s play, Frankenstein, which opened at A Noise Within on Saturday, is a fascinating, wordless ride, watching a...

A Well-Conditioned SPHS Football Team Ready for Season

In a word, South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi says “gutsy” best describes his team as the Tigers prepare to hit the road...

Lawsuit Too Hot for LA Federal Judges | Local Political Group...

A lawsuit filed by the Pasadena Republican Club (PRC) against a public service group run predominantly by local judges and other legal professionals has...

First-Ever Collared Mountain Lion Crosses 405 Freeway

In the 17 years that the National Park Service has operated their notable mountain lion study, the cats' encounters with the 405 Freeway haven't...

Ellen Daigle Honored | Women’s Club to Present Shooting Star Award

The South Pasadena Woman’s Club will present their prestigious “Shining Star” award to Ellen Daigle, WISPPA founder, business woman, and commissioner, on September 28. The high honor...

SPEF Issues Big Check | School Board Receives Generous Donation

Calling it her final act, South Pasadena Educational Foundation (SPEF) outgoing president Megan Dostal presented a whopping check to the local school district last...

Police and Fire Department Scaling Back Open House

A more streamlined annual open house, hosted by the South Pasadena Police and Fire department, will be held this September in conjunction with the...

Armed Conflict Peacefully Resolved | Man Surrenders to Authorities

Residents in the 300 block of Camino Verde Street in South Pasadena are breathing easier these days now that a man brandishing a gun...

Happy Birthday Farmers Market! | Community Staple Celebrates 20 Years Next...

The South Pasadena Farmers' Market is 20 years old this year! Residents and visitors are encouraged to come celebrate the special occasion on August 22,...

Old Gym Rehab | Excitement and Concern Over New Project at...

Strolling through the newest major construction effort made by the the South Pasadena Unified School District, Superintendent Geoff Yantz expressed both excitement and concerns...

A Back-to-School Message From the School Board President

As the president of the school board, I would like to welcome all of our new and returning students, faculty, staff and administrators to...

First Day of School | What’s New on Campus?

Even the youngest crop of students, explained South Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Geoff Yantz, will experience hands-on activities related to the arts, engineering,...

Throwback Thursday | Everybody Loves the Raymond

In 1892, Professor C. F. Holder addressed Valley Hunt Club members announcing, “In New York, people are buried in snow. Here our flowers are...

Cooling Center Designated in Town | Beat the Heat

A Cooling Center has been created by the city of South Pasadena as a result of excessive heat. During times of sizzling hot weather, senior...

School Safety | Driving and Pedestrian Tips Around Campus

Schools will soon be opening, bringing traffic congestion around them, warn South Pasadena Police Department officials. They say motorists, parents and children will all need...

SPPD Crime Bulletin | Grand Theft of Tortoise

On 8-7-19, between 11:30 AM and 12:45 PM, suspects stopped in the middle of the 2000 block of Alpha and picks-up victim’s tortoise that...

BRADFEST This Saturday! | An evening of Blues, Jazz, and Americana

Brad Colerick, host of the weekly Wednesday Americana and Thursday jazz nights in the Blue Guitar room at Arroyo Seco Golf Course will present...

UPDATE: Caltrans Confirms Approval of 710 ROD | Decision to Trigger...

Caltrans’ long-awaited formal approval this week of its decision foregoing a tunnel to complete the SR-710 “gap” between Alhambra and Pasadena marks another milestone...

More Sleep for Students | Later School Time Close to Realization

State Senate Bill 328, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), has been passed by the State Assembly Education Committee,...

Welcome to SPUSD | New Teachers Ready for School Year

South Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Geoff Yantz anticipates a smooth opening as local public campuses are set to open their doors on Thursday...

City Hall Expands Weekday Hours but Closes Doors on Fridays

City Hall will be open later on weekday evenings and closed Fridays under a new schedule set to take effect after the Labor Day...

Sleeping Mats For the Homeless | City Officials Take Part in...

City officials last week joined the “du cOeuR Project” to distribute sleeping mats to the homeless which are cleaned and repurposed after use as...

‘National Night Out’ Knocks it Out of the Park

Neighbors meeting neighbors and an opportunity to mingle with local law enforcement personnel, fire fighters and other branches of the city is what National...

Hazardous Waste Roundup | Gather Your E-Waste for Disposal Aug 31

A free household hazardous & electronic waste-recycling roundup is slated for Saturday, August 31, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the South Pasadena Unified...

South Pasadena Resident Wins Emmy | Golden Prestige for Margo Newman

Margo Newman doesn’t hide her affection for those facing what she calls “unimaginable hardships,” saying there’s a special place in her heart for foster...

Location, Location | Citizens Business Bank Amongst Multiple Establishments Making Big...

As major development project proposed at the corner of Mission Street and Fair Oaks Avenue in South Pasadena begins to unfold, Citizens Business Bank,...

Recycling Center Vanished | Pavilions Location Looking for Options

The Pavilions Grocery store parking lot location on Fair Oaks lost it's 3rd-party recycling vendor: RePlanet.  RePlanet closed over 300 locations in Southern California...

Coexisting with Coyotes | Dispelling Myths & Reinforcing Safety Tips

The much-maligned coyote, like other North American predators, is caught in a no-win situation. With less space than ever before to survive, the incredibly adaptable...

20 YEARS | The Injunction that Stopped 710 Freeway

An important milestone came and went July 19, 2019. It was the day, twenty years ago, when Judge Dean D. Pregerson of the US...

Breast Cancer Awareness | South Pasadena Police Department Joins Pink Patch...

The South Pasadena Police Department will participate in the Pink Patch Project, designed to bring awareness and raise funds to fight breast cancer. What started...

Final Summer Concert SUNDAY | Blue Breeze Band Closes Out Series

South Pasadena’s summer concert series comes to an end Sunday as the Blue Breeze Band performs R&B at Garfield Park. Entertainment is scheduled from 6...

Throwback Thursday | The Greatest Supercross in History!

The NFL’s Super Bowl XIV was held at the Rose Bowl on January 20, 1980, between the Los Angeles Rams and Pittsburg Steelers. Pittsburgh...

Police Chief Reflects on Mass Shootings

Gordon Graham, a professional risk manager with extensive experience as a practicing attorney and in law enforcement, has a powerful message that resonates with...

FRANKENSTEIN Opens 2019-2020 Season at A Noise Within

A Noise Within (ANW), California’s acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, is proud to announce the California Premiere of Nick Dear’s Frankenstein , directed by...

KSHIFT Speaks at Rotary Club | Generation Differences Addressed

Kat O'Sullivan, CEO of KSHIFT, was the program speaker at the July 30 meeting of the Rotary Club of South Pasadena. O'Sullivan gave a presentation...

Shakespeare in the Park | Back-to-Back Performances Awe Inspiring

Its mission is to ignite imagination, promote literacy, and encourage artistic expression, while offering a venue for technical and performing artists to exercise their...