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MAN SHOT AT WORK | UPDATE | Fatal Shooting in Alhambra:...

4:30 PM Authorities still have not released the name of the victim or shooter involved in deadly gunfire, in which one person died at a...

SPPD Acting Police Chief Brian Solinsky Attends Funeral Service for Fallen...

When he looks back on the tragedy that took a dozen lives, including Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Ron Helus, Brian Solinsky considers the...

R.R. Thomas | My Burning Man Adventure

Burning Man – Glossary of Terms Playa – The site where Burning Man is held. A vast alkali flat. Playa Dust – Powder-like playa “dust” that...

School Board Update | Options for School District Property Discussed

Board of Education members were provided key information Tuesday night as a real estate broker talked about what’s entailed should the South Pasadena Unified...

Superlative SouthPasadenans | Fred Freking

Meet Fred Freking, although you probably already have. The affable and energetic husband and father can usually be found coaching or running around one...

Fighting the Raging Inferno | South Pasadena Fire Department in...

Members of the South Pasadena Fire Department continue to battle Southern California wildfires. It all started last Thursday when SPFD Captain Kris Saxon, Engineer Justin...

The Laramie Project | A Bold Cry For Hope

The Laramie Project at South Pasadena High School is an audacious cry for hope that is a remarkable piece of theatre. Set in the...

Veteran’s Day | Salute to Veterans at Senior Center

Keeping this nation "The Land of the Free and Home of the Brave" was the theme of a special Veterans Day celebration at the...

SPUSD Snapshot | Social-Emotional Learning and ‘Angst’

Several times throughout the school year, SPUSD teachers and staff participate in professional development days. On Monday, November 5, 2018, middle and high school...

BREAKING | South Pasadena Firefighters on Duty at Woosley and Hill...

A pair of fires raging out of control, fueled by high Santa Ana winds, has prompted the need for thousands of firefighters to go...

Throwback Thursday | Walter Raymond Gentleman of the Old School

Walter Raymond managed a successful travel agency in Boston, then turned California hotel man. His two hotels on a hill in South Pasadena were...

Student Athlete Profile | Samuel Luna-Long

The junior is a two-sport athlete who plays both football and baseball. On the gridiron he plays receiver but was asked to step in...

More Than $380,00 In Funds Raised | Pasadena Ronald McDonald House...

Over 360 of Pasadena’s finest gathered to honor Tim Estes of Fiesta Parade Floats at the 14th Annual Shine Gala, hosted by and benefiting...

Running Through the Streets | Tiger Run December 1, 2018

Hundreds are expected to take part in the 21st annual South Pasadena Tiger Run 5K/10K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 1. The 5K/10K Run/Walk starts at...

Decisive Victory | Council Member Michael Cacciotti Dominates in the Polls

A challenger whose message didn’t seem to resonate with voters was unable to dethrone an incumbent long on experience and known as an effective...

Racially Charged Flyers at SPHS | Search for Suspect Continues

South Pasadena Police are actively investigating criminal activity that took place at South Pasadena High School on October 30, 2018. At 10:30 p.m., a...

Challenge to City’s UUT Fails | Voters Respond with Resounding Results...

City Council members avoided making deep cuts to its municipal budget as South Pasadena residents voted No on N in Tuesday night’s election, making...

Judy Bernal | A Professional with a Passion

Judy Bernal has a passion for houses, a passion for architecture and she loves people. “Put that together and you have a career in...

ALERT | Emergency at Polling Place El Centro Location During Voting

South Pasadena emergency vehicles are seen arriving at approximately 6:15pm responding to what appeared to be a person in distress.  The line to vote...

ELECTIONS | South Pasadena Voters Turn Out in Record Numbers Today

Today's midterm elections have garnered staggering numbers for our small town, with people of all ages flooding the polls. With many diverse sentiments about...

Unauthorized Racially Charged Flyers Removed from SPHS Campus

South Pasadena High’s campus was “peppered with flyers,” as described by the school’s principal, Janet Anderson, in a memo to parents this week, referring...

Rose Bowl Parade/Ticket Drawing on Wednesday

It’s called the Ultimate Tournament of Roses Experience and three top prizes are up for grabs. South Pasadena Tournament of Roses officials hope community members...