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First Day of School! South Pasadena Schools are off and Running

In a letter to parents with children in the South Pasadena Unified School District, Superintendent Geoff Yantz wrote: “Welcome to the 2018-19 school year!" For...

Blind Baseball Team Keeps Their Ears on the Ball

It’s a beautiful summer morning at Orange Grove Park in South Pasadena. The San Gabriel Valley Panthers are warming up around the grassy field. Practicing...

Larry Grobel | The “Mozart of Interviewers,” at Library Thrusday, August...

An Author Night with celebrated writer Lawrence Grobel, who has penned 28 books on many of the most world’s most famous celebrities, will be...

Throwback Thursday | The South Pasadena Lumber Company

At the turn of the century, trains stopped at the Santa Fe Station to offload lumber directly onto the property of South Pasadena Lumber...

Parking Restrictions on Fair Oaks

South Pasadena City Council will be asked Wednesday night to adopt a resolution to implement a two-hour parking restriction on the eastern side of...

Green Brooms $10 Lesson Day to Benefit SPEF

Green Brooms Music Academy is holding their ever popular bi-annual $10 Lesson Day in South Pasadena on Sunday, August 26th from 10am - 4pm.  Thirty...

New Reservoir | Graves Replacement Project is Underway

Groundbreaking of a $12.2 million reservoir project for the City of South Pasadena took place last Saturday morning. City and state officials were on hand...

Council Considers Cancelling Meeting September 5, 2018

City staff is recommending that the City Council cancel its regularly scheduled City Council meeting of September 5. A review of upcoming agenda items suggests...

BREAKING NEWS: Missing Person Andrew Dart Located

According to the South Pasadena Police Department, 45 year-old Andrew Dart spoke with officers on Sunday 8-12-2018 at about 2:30pm. He has been removed from...

Elevator Rescue | Woman Trapped in Stuck Elevator at South Pasadena...

The South Pasadena Public Library temporarily lost power during a city-wide power outage on Saturday 8-11-2018 at approximately 2:30pm. The loss of power affected...

Fire on the Tracks | Metro Gold Line Train at South...

South Pasadena Fire Department responds to reports of flames and smoke coming from the undercarriage of the Eastbound Gold Line Metro Train on Saturday...

LYMAN The Musical | A Chance Encounter Inspires a Musical That...

Anne Johnstonbrown confesses that for most of her life, she never considered the homeless; she says she always walked hurriedly by them and is sad...

A Word With Greg Wood | Co-creator of “Mary of The...

Singer Songwriter Greg Wood and writer Neil Scanlan come to us by way of the advertising world of the 1970’s where they met and...

Letter to the Editor: What is UUT & Why It’s so...

Dear Friends and neighbors: This November, the residents of South Pasadena face a serious threat to their community services and quality of life.  The November...

Firefighter Sent to Fight | South Pasadena Paramedic Justin Miller

A South Pasadena firefighter is among those battling the Holy Fire where California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for areas...

Special Screening at South Pasadena Public Library!

A very special screening of “The Disaster Artist,” the 2017 Golden Globe Award-winning film, will be presented in the South Pasadena Public Library Community...

Throwback Thursday | Rise and Fall of SPHS Original Buildings

The original $65,000 bond issue for a new high school easily passed with the required two-thirds majority. Shortly after, a second bond of $10,000...

Rehearsals Underway for SWEAT at Mark Taper Forum

Rehearsals have begun for Center Theatre Group’s production of “Sweat” by Lynn Nottage. The 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play will be presented at the Mark...

THE MUSIC MAN – YST’s Final Show of the Summer!

One final weekend of YST Summer Camp Performances!  For the last three week camp, Young Stars Theatre (YST) presents the full Broadway classic, The...

CHIEF ART MILLER | A Going Away Party at the War...

Our wonderful Police Chief Art Miller is moving to Peoria, Arizona where he has accepted the position of Chief of Police. Please join us...

Chief Art Miller Offered New Position

After 5 ½ years as police chief in South Pasadena, it appears South Pasadena Police Chief Art Miller will be departing the city to...

Famed Theatre Americana Presents MARY OF THE AVENUE

Theatre Americana, one of the oldest theatre companies in the United States, presents an original musical at the Fremont Center Theatre in South Pasadena,...

National Night Out Plans Set

The South Pasadena Community Services Department is inviting community members to the 3rd annual National Night Out event to expand programming that incorporates recreational,...

Major Donation by Rotary

For the 12th consecutive year, the Rotary Club of South Pasadena has approved a $700 grant in its just-approved annual budget to purchase Library...

Race for City Council | New Challenges & Challengers This November

Michael Cacciotti, who has served on the South Pasadena City Council since 2001, will go up against resident Eric Brady in a bid to...