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Al Fresco Dining Barricades ‘K-Rails’ Installed on Mission Street

Concrete k-rails started going up Thursday morning along portions of Mission Street between Meridian and Fair Oaks Aves. as the city rolled out Phase...

ONEONTA CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH | ‘Oneonta Outdoor’ Program

Oneonta Congregational Church is currently offering “Oneonta Outdoor”, a live worship service on the courtyard lawn at Oneonta. Anyone who wishes to participate is...

Schools | South Pasadena District

SPUSD Gym Measure SP Update | Completion Nears for Projects at...

South Pasadena High School - Athletics Project With the installation of finishes underway, we are in the home stretch. We will be completing the main...

Jaz Sawyer Suspends District 3 Campaign | City Council Elections 2020

A top classical jazz entertainer is no longer seeking a seat on the South Pasadena City Council. Jaz Sawyer announced earlier this week he is...

UPDATE: Public Health Revises Halloween Order | LA County Recommends Against...

On Wednesday night, health officials walked back on it's previous orders prohibiting door-to-door trick-or-treating, and categorized it as "not recommended." The coronavirus had seemingly knocked...

South Pasadena News | Featured Articles

EARTHQUAKE Magnitude 4.6 | 11:38pm Friday

M 4.6 - 3km WSW of South El Monte, CA 1 miles from South San...

New Write-In Candidate for City Council | Stephen Rossi to File for Dist. 2

Stephen Rossi, whose exposition of discrepancies in the South Pasadena budget and signature plan to...

Bobcat Wildfire | As Blaze Nears Homes, Residents Remain on Standby for Evacuations

The Bobcat wildfire, one of several that continue to char the Southern California landscape, has...

SPUSD Gym Measure SP Update | Completion Nears for Projects at SPHS, SPMS

South Pasadena High School - Athletics Project With the installation of finishes underway, we are in...

Public Safety Commission Rejects Charter Proposal | Downsizing of Subcommittee Meets Heavy Opposition

Everyone agrees that with the police reform debate sweeping the nation, the South Pasadena Public...

Cirque Du Soleil Percussionist Fernando Diez Talks Studio Recording, Future Ambitions

Near 6 months in to the COVID-19 pandemic and the world continues to adjust. Cirque...

SPHS Sports Update | Waiting Game Continues for Delayed Fall Season

If you think your workday is difficult, try taking on the one Anthony Chan has...

Arts Are Essential | September 18 – 25

Join South Pasadena’s nighttime mayor, Brad Colerick, for the latest Wine & Song podcast.  Episode...

A World Less Certain | Apocalypse Now

Los Angeles and the valleys are choking in smoke. So thick, the sun is amber,...

Jaz Sawyer Suspends District 3 Campaign | City Council Elections 2020

A top classical jazz entertainer is no longer seeking a seat on the South Pasadena...

SPFD Wildfire Update | Bobcat Fire Nears Mt. Wilson Observatory

South Pasadena firefighters are going from one major blaze to the next. After being sent to...

Unhealthy Air Quality Declared due to Smoke from Wildfires Burning in the Region

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, smoke from wildfires burning in the region...

New Acting City Manager | Fire Chief Paul Riddle Weighs in on Critical Role

When South Pasadena’s city manager was removed from her seat last weekend, City Council members...

Public Library Program | One City, Many Stories: Exploring Common Ground

The South Pasadena Public Library is reinventing the traditional “One City, One Story” citywide reading...

CANCELLED | South Pasadena Cruz’n for Roses Car Show 2020

A classic car, which has drawn thousands to South Pasadena over the years and looked...

Assistant City Manager Ready | Elaine Aguilar Gets Tapped to Serve

Elaine Aguilar, a former interim South Pasadena city official, will be appointed at Wednesday’s City...

DROPPED FROM RACE: City Council Elections | Public Art Commissioner Jaz Sawyer Runs for District 3 Seat

UPDATE September 14, 2020 Although Sawyer’s name will still appear on the ballot, his withdrawal leaves...

Effective Immediately: Stephanie DeWolfe is Out | Fire Chief Riddle Named Acting City Manager

Embattled South Pasadena City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe has decided to retire from the city effective...

Clouds Darken for DeWolfe | South Pasadena City Manager Development

With barely a day’s notice Saturday, the City of South Pasadena announced there will be...

Air Quality Is Unhealthy | AQMD Issues Warnings Lasting Several Days

The BOBCAT wildfire in the mountains above Azusa has exceeded 23,000 acres. The smoke is...

9-11 Remembered | Local Family Honored Nearly 20 Years Later

On, perhaps, America’s most somber day, a plaque outside South Pasadena City Hall sits, paying...

Clean Power Alliance | Two New Contracts Add Significant Solar and Storage

The Clean Power Alliance on Sept. 3 signed contracts for two new 15-year solar power...

Al Fresco Dining Barricades ‘K-Rails’ Installed on Mission Street

Concrete k-rails started going up Thursday morning along portions of Mission Street between Meridian and...

A World Less Certain | What I Tell My Daughters

I have collected little nuggets of wisdom over the years. A treasure trove of fatherly...