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THE HUMANS Opens at The Ahmanson June 20

Led by two-time Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello, Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell will reprise their Tony Award-winning performances in The Humans for the...

SPARC Gets their Groove on

SPARC started the summer right at their Kickoff To The Summer Dance Party this weekend.  Food, drink and dance were on the menu; the...

Council to Act on Water, Homeless Issues

The City Council will consider approving a temporary water treatment system that is expected to resolve the discoloration experienced by some South Pasadena residents,...

Gavlak Destroys in Local Pub

Griffins of Kinsale on Mission is a great pub with a small town feel to it that fits just perfectly in our community.  Great...

AlienCon 2018: The Truth Is Out There

Spirits were high and so were the sights at the Pasadena Convention Center as AlienCon, the state's premier extraterrestrial and UFO convention, started its...

4th of July Poster Winners!

Three South Pasadena students are about to take a ride of their lifetime as they will roll down the city’s 4th of July parade...

4th of July Festivities Approaching! Get Your Tickets Early

Schedule of 4th of July Events in South Pasadena Fourth of July – Festival of Balloon – is quickly approaching and here is all you...

2018 Annual SPHS Alumni Day at Garfield Park!

Seemingly never getting old, for graduates of South Pasadena High this day is like clockwork, always taking place in early June each year. Hundreds once...

MONTEREY ROAD: Forget About it

Road resurfacing is the city's answer to us South Pasadenans reporting and complaining  about our rough, pothole dodging drive through town.  The city manager...

Close Encounters in Pasadena

We have a fundamental desire to explore the unexplained. To solve the world’s mysteries. AlienCon 2018 brings together all those seeking the truth about extraterrestrial...

Woman Dragged by Vehicle

Man arrested on a number of felony counts following incident Wednesday afternoon on It started with an argument between a man and woman inside...

Ron Koertge | Poet Laureate & Author

The City Council appointed Ronald Koertge as South Pasadena’s Poet Laureate at their June 6 meeting. California State Poet Laurate Dana Gioia, another South...

New Assistant Principal | South Pasadena Middle School

SOUTH PASADENA MIDDLE SCHOOL HAS A NEW ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL South Pasadena Unified School District has hired Carlos Kassam-Clay to serve as the assistant principal of...

SPARC South Pasadena High School Juried Art Show

An artists’ reception was held Saturday June 2 to open the Annual South Pasadena High School Juried Art Show at the SPARC Gallery in...

Kickoff To Summer Dance Party!

SPARC is kicking off summer in a big way with their Kickoff to Summer Dance Party for adults, with entertainment by headliner DJ Black...

UPDATE: Major Road Construction | Heads up on Monterey Road

Major Monterey Road construction is scheduled this week for street grind and overlay work from Meridian Ave. to Orange Grove Ave. The City entered a...

PCDA RECEIVES $500,000

Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) is the proud recipient of a $500,000 donation from the Mose J. and Sylvia Dilman Firestone Charitable Trust to...

Explore, Discover, Connect! Summer Camps at Beyond The Classroom

Beyond The Classroom Summer Camps 2018 are underway at the innovative and fun-filled BTC right here in South Pasadena. Campers can jump in for a...

Summer Group Classes at Green Brooms

Green Brooms Music Academy will be offering Group Classes during their 6-week Summer Session! Below are details about class offerings. Space is limited to...

DJ Black Rabbit

The South Pasadena Arts Council’s Kickoff to Summer Dance Party for adults, with entertainment by headliner DJ Black Rabbit, dancing, a buffet dinner and...

BORDERTOWN NOW Speaks Truth To The Wall

Something special is happening at Pasadena Playhouse right now not to be missed; The “Bad Hombres” of Culture Clash have unleashed Bordertown Now, a...

The Journey To Middle School: Moving on from Elementary School

Off they go, headed for new educational opportunities as hundreds of fifth graders in the South Pasadena Unified School District were promoted in recent...

Two New Firefighters Paramedics

Two new members of the South Pasadena Fire Department were welcomed to the city during Wednesday’s City Council meeting. Sworn-in as firefighers/paramedics were Adam Tregenza...

GRAD NITE 2018 A Huge Success

On Tuesday June 5, 2018 at approximately 5:50pm, 372 South Pasadena High School seniors moved their grad cap tassels to the left indicating that...

Local Emmy Award Winner Honored

For good reason, it was James Reynolds Day about two weeks ago in Oskaloosa, Kansas. Reynolds, a veteran actor today, grew up in the small...

South Pasadena High School – All Years Alumni Picnic

South Pasadena High graduates will gather at Garfield Park in the city on Saturday, June 9, for the school’s annual Picnic and Association members...