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Bob Joe Concedes to Zneimer for District 1 Seat | 2020...

Evelyn Zneimer, South Pasadena’s elected City Clerk since 2013, has won a close race to become the new City Council representative from District 1,...

Keep LA County Dining Program | New Grant Launches for Restaurants

MEDIA RELEASE: In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, Los Angeles County will launch the Keep LA County Dining Grant Program...

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 Snapshot | Winners: SPMS Drama Festival

On November 15, 2020, the Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California (DTASC) announced the winners of their annual fall drama competition. Each year, the...

State Mandated Affordable Housing Units | Major Pushback on Quotas

Nearly a quarter of the of 197 municipal and county members of the Southern California Association of Governments have appealed the number of affordable...

Keep LA County Dining Program | New Grant Launches for Restaurants

MEDIA RELEASE: In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, Los Angeles County will launch the Keep LA County Dining Grant Program...

Letter to the Editor | Bob Joe Concedes Election to Evelyn...

Congratulations to City Clerk Evelyn Zneimer for winning the City Council seat representing District 1. I wish her the best in representing the City of South Pasadena...

South Pasadena News | Featured Articles

Tournament of Roses Crunch Time Party | Fundraiser Stays Alive by Going Virtual

An uptick in coronavirus cases – both locally and nationally – have forced many traditions...

Keep LA County Dining Program | New Grant Launches for Restaurants

MEDIA RELEASE: In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, Los Angeles County...

SPUSD Snapshot | Winners: SPMS Drama Festival

On November 15, 2020, the Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California (DTASC) announced the winners...

CLOSING: La Fiesta Grande | Restaurant Says Goodbye After 28 Years

Jane Brust calls their enchiladas “the best.” She is not alone in expressing how much...

State Mandated Affordable Housing Units | Major Pushback on Quotas

Nearly a quarter of the of 197 municipal and county members of the Southern California...

Large Development in South Pasadena | Moffat St Decision Punted to New City Council

Confronted by what is arguably the most controversial decision of the year, the South Pasadena...

Thanksgiving 2020 | Thankful for Getting Through a Year of Uncertainty

In a year full of uncertainty, we can all be thankful for something with the...

The Arts Are Essential | What’s Shakin’ Around Town & Online in Arts & Entertainment

The Norton Simon Museum presents a series of short videos exploring the lives and careers...

A World Less Certain | The Urban-Rural Alliance Party (Part 2)

Be honest. How are you spending this Thanksgiving? There are probably fewer people at your...

LA County | Dining at Restaurants, Breweries, Wineries and Bars Restricted Amid Surge in Cases

MEDIA RELEASE: The County of Los Angeles is regularly updating resources on COVID-19 and offers today's...

Holy Family Food Bank Lends Helping Hand for Thanksgiving

They lined up by the hundreds Monday, full of gratitude for the generosity and thoughtfulness...

SPHS Sports Update | Student-Athletes ‘Taking Every Precaution’

Anthony Chan, like fellow Californians, has heard the state’s order for a curfew on all...

Spark of Love 2020 | Toy Drive Goes Virtual

The South Pasadena Fire Department, ABC7, Toys for Tots, and Southern California firefighters are celebrating...

South Pasadena Public Library Announces Winter Children’s Programs

PRESS RELEASE: Starting on Monday, November 30, the South Pasadena Public Library will present two different...

UPDATED REPORT | Person Stabbed at Metro Train Station South Pasadena

11-25-2020 UPDATED REPORT: At about 8:30pm Saturday November 21, a man was stabbed multiple times while...

South Pasadena Police Chief Joe Ortiz Retires | On Administrative Leave Until March

South Pasadena Police Chief Joe Ortiz “has announced his intention to retire effective March 1,...

Planning Commission | Seven Patios Approved Without Affordable Units

While lamenting the failure to include any affordable housing units, the five-member South Pasadena Planning...

Curfew Imposed | COVID Surge Prompts Strict Mandate

MEDIA RELEASE: Upon assessment of the recent, unprecedented rate of rise in increase in COVID-19 cases...

Message from Superintendent Yantz | SPUSD Grades TK-2 Waiver Approvals

Dear SPUSD Students, Parents, Faculty and Staff, In my last letter, I explained revisions to the...

WISPPA Elects New President, Vice President | Mary Urquhart & Ellen Daigle

Women Involved in South Pasadena political Activism (WISPPA) announced on Tuesday the appointment of a...

Twoheys Opens! | New Location Ready to Go in South Pasadena

After a long-anticipated return of a regional diner staple, Twoheys — “The Home of the...

Missing Person: Baudelia M. Ruiz

The Alhambra Police Department is currently searching for 91-year-old Baudelia Ruiz, who was last seen...

Micro-Library Fantastique | Tina Kistinger Gets Crafty for The Holidays

Last spring, as the world seemed to stop (remember L.A.’s crystal clear air quality?), Tina...

Meet One of Our Mission Street East Merchants: Ellen Daigle of Ellens Silkscreening

By Linda Tobin I’d like to introduce a stalwart of the Mission Street Merchants, Ellen Daigle,...

A World Less Certain | The Urban-Rural Alliance Party (Part 1)

There is a narrative about America that many believe in this country, and is shared...

Arts Are Essential | What’s On in Arts & Entertainment This Week | November 20 – 27

Frida Kahlo’s image is iconic; from her intense gaze and her distinctive eyebrows to the...

Upstage Theatre School | Now Offering Outdoor Classes in South Pasadena Area

Upstage Theatre Schools, a children’s theatre staple of South Pasadena for the past 22 years,...

South Pasadena Public Library | New E-Audiobook Collection

PRESS RELEASE: The Southern California Library Cooperative (SCLC), in partnership with the California State Library, presented...

Los Angeles County to Implement Tighter Safeguards and Restrictions to Curb COVID-19 Spread | Public Health

MEDIA RELEASE: Effective Friday, November 20, Los Angeles County will tighten pandemic safeguards and restrictions as...

SPUSD Snapshot | Measure S Update

During the October 13, 2020 School Board Meeting, the Measure S Citizens’ Oversight Committee presented...