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Celestial Opera Company’s Gala To Announce New Management

Celestial Opera singers will entertain and light refreshments will be served to celebrate the exciting news of new management for this thriving arts organization...

On Going Support For Homeless From South Pasadena Police Sergeant

It doesn’t matter if a person is wealthy or poor, local authorities are going to treat the person the same, according to a South...

Taste of South Pasadena’s Eighth Year Offers Local Cuisine

South Pasadena restaurants will provide samples of their fare and support a nonprofit service organization on Tuesday, April 16, when its hosts the 8th...

SOUTH PASADENA POLICE DEPARTMENT NEW CHIEF | Joe Ortiz Selected to...

Joe Ortiz, a 25-year law enforcement leader who has served as Sierra Madre’s police chief since 2016, has been named as the new Police...

St. Patrick’s Day | Where to Go and What to Do

Saint Patrick’s Day is more than just a celebration of Irish heritage, it’s also a great time to take the family out for some...

St. Patrick’s Day at the Senior Center | Seniors Gear up...

Oh my, the place was packed with green. St. Patrick's Day is the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, and, in...

Youth Climate Strike | South Pasadena Students Seek Change

South Pasadena High School and Middle School students joined tens of thousands of young people around the world on Friday with a message to...

Clean Power Alliance | Massive Launch Reaches Close to 30 Communities

The Clean Power Alliance, Southern California’s new locally-operated clean energy provider will be enrolling commercial customers across 28 additional communities (27 cities and unincorporated...

4th of July | Moon Landing Theme for Next Festival of...

Jim Anderson, made it brief, getting straight to the point as he spoke during public comment at a recent South Pasadena City Council meeting. As...

JONES Coffee Open for Farmers Market | ‘Soft Opening’ to get...

The much-anticipated arrival of local JONES Coffee Roasters is right around the corner. On Thursday, March 14th during the South Pasadena Farmers Market, the new...

SPHS Drama and Production Design Students Head To Fullerton Theatre Festival

After a fun-filled, successful showing at last year’s event, SPHS Drama and Production Design students are headed back to Fullerton Theatre Festival on Friday...

Throwback Thursday | Picnics in the Arroyo

“How about a picnic in the arroyo?” You don’t hear that much anymore. But 100 years ago, the naturally wooded and sometimes flowing stream...

SPHS Girl’s Soccer | CIF Showcase Features Top Players

And the hits just keep on coming for South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer team. Seniors Uma Hornish and Noemi Howland were among top players in...

Women’s History Month | Library Celebrates Influential South Pasadenans

South Pasadena’s storied history, both past and present, has benefitted greatly from the monumental contributions of women. Presently, South Pasadena has two women on its...

Little League Opening Night | Evening Brings Fun for All

South Pasadena Little League, a longtime fixture in the community, showed its fun side last Friday night as hundreds of players joined parents, grandparents...

Oneonta Club | NBC Photojournalist Latest Speaker

Maurice Roper, who has spent much of his career as an international photojournalist with NBC News, was the keynote speaker Monday night at the...

UPDATE: Home at Risk of Sliding Down Cliff and ‘Red Tagged’

UPDATE: A South Pasadena Fire Department official said Wednesday firefighters are not finding any signs of new damage to a South Pasadena home, outside of...

FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM DOWN | Problems accessing accounts and feeds

Can't login? Facebook and Instagram are down and Facebook reports it's working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Facebook and Instagram are down...

Housing Rights Workshop Presented at South Pasadena Library

The Housing Rights Center presented a detailed workshop in the South Pasadena Library Community Room on Tuesday evening to inform local citizens of Federal...

Evacuations: Landslide | Hanscom Drive Home Partially Damaged

A home on Hanscom Drive in South Pasadena was structurally damaged, mostly underneath the driveway Tuesday night. Fire, Urban rescue and police officials were...

GIN BLOSSOMS | Headliner Announced for 2019 Eclectic Music Festival

The Eclectic Music Festival and Arts Crawl returns for its eleventh year on Saturday, April 27 with Grammy-nominated Gin Blossoms headlining the Eclectic at...

PowerPuff Football | Seniors Dominate 60-0

It was one-sided, a blow out, in fact, but in the end both teams hugged and congratulated each other and will rack it up...

Arbor Day | Proclamation Received by South Pasadena Beautiful

Members of South Pasadena Beautiful were honored during Wednesday’s City Council meeting as they accepted a proclamation declaring March 7 as Arbor Day in...

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE | Citizens’ Push at City Council

In February, John Srebalus presented the City of South Pasadena with a draft ordinance to raise the city’s minimum wage to the same level...

SPEF COLOR FESTIVAL 2019 | Saturday!

Get ready to celebrate spring with a burst of color! The South Pasadena Educational Foundation’s 4th Annual Color Festival returns on Saturday, March 16th,...

SPARC Galleries | New Upcoming Exhibits

The South Pasadena Arts Council presents a new trio of SPARC Gallery exhibitions: Childhood 101 - Photographs by Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin and A Day in the...

Woman of the Year | Laura Farber Recognized by Chris Holden

As part of an annual celebration of Women’s History Month in the State Capitol, Assemblymember Chris Holden recognized Tournament of Roses President and South...

International Women’s Day | WISPPA Reps Honored by Mayor

A grateful Betty Emirhanian said she was honored to receive a proclamation from South Pasadena’s mayor declaring March 8 as International Women’s Day in...

SPPD | New Officer David Calderon Welcomed to Department

David Calderon, the newest member of the South Pasadena Police Department, has made a promise “to work hard everyday” in his role as an...

The Glass Menagerie | A Noise Within

Tennessee Williams’ breakthrough autobiographical play, The Glass Menagerie, gets a fresh, poignant production at A Noise Within. The character of Tom Wingfield, as Williams,...

LEGALLY BLONDE | Coming to South Pasadena

This spring, South Pasadena turns pink! From April 26-28, the SPHS Drama Club will present Legally Blonde: The Musical, based on the hilarious and...

City Budget | Council Addresses Long Term Plans

South Pasadena City Council members heard a long-range budget forecast that is expected to show increased deficits during the next five years. The presentation by...