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City Commissioners’ Gender | Mayor Khubesrian Defends Controversial Appointments

Although it may have raised some eyebrows and concerns in the community, South Pasadena Mayor Dr. Marina Khubesrian maintains it’s a nonissue that on...

Posse Foundation Scholar | South Pasadena High School Senior Andres Oyaga

South Pasadena High School senior, Andres Oyaga, has been selected as a 2019 Posse Foundation Scholar and will be attending Middlebury College in the...

UPDATE: Structure Fire on Monterey Rd | Flash Fire Goes Out...

What initially was believed to be a major fire turned out to not really be much at all, according to South Pasadena Fire Chief...

Car Accident | Fremont and Oxley Car on Sidewalk

At approximately 11:56 AM on Thursday, January 17, a woman aged 60-70 years old ended up over the curb and collided with the 3...

WISPAA Meeting | City Manager Joins Q&A

A series of questions were asked of South Pasadena City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe during the Women Involved in South Pasadena Political Action (WISPPA) January...

“And Then There Were None” | Agatha Christie Mystery Opens at...

Agatha Christie’s best-selling novel (in fact, the best-selling mystery novel of all time) And Then There Were None takes the stage on Friday January...

Throwback Thursday | Pasadena’s Historic Memorial Flagpole

Today, the 1927 War Memorial Flagpole stands at a pocket park on the northeast corner of Colorado and Orange Grove. Barely noticeable today as...

New President | Board Elects Sandra Kitto as President of SPARC

“I am honored and thrilled to have been elected president of SPARC,” Kitto said, “and I’m looking forward to this new responsibility. I am...

Tree Ordinance on Council Agenda

The City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 16 will consider updating the City’s tree ordinance. The updated ordinance is aimed at clarifying the process for tree...

SPHS Alum Jazmin Jackmon Drafted by the Houston Dash

Those long hours on the soccer field have paid off big for South Pasadena High alum Jazmin Jackmon, who was selected last week to...

Fiscal Year Objectives to be Discussed | City Council Meets Wednesday

South Pasadena City Council members will take a comprehensive look at future needs of the city Wednesday night when they address the second quarter...

Honoring 2018 Mayor Richard D. Schneider, M. D. | Tree Planting...

A tree planting ceremony to honor Councilmember Richard D. Schneider, M.D. and his 2018 term as Mayor of the City of South Pasadena has...

Special ‘CopTalk’ Breakfast Meeting

Meet and mingle with the South Pasadena Police Department! SPPD will be discussing a new program the department is promoting on active shooter situations. The...

SPHS Girl’s Soccer | Tigers Shutout La Cañada

Three different players put points on the board as South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer team rolled to a 3-0 victory over La Cañada Thursday...

Attempted Burglary at Local Residence | Crime Alert

A case of breaking and entering occurred on Friday, December 28, at approximately 11:49 AM. The suspects are seen walking to the rear yard of...

CALIFORNIA | Little Silver Hearts Announces New Release

Little Silver Hearts are thrilled to announce the release of their latest E.P., "California", available everywhere on January 15, 2019. California is the fourth release...

SPHS | New STEM Building Set to Open Jan 22

The opening of a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Building on the South Pasadena High campus will be Tuesday, January 22, announced...

SPUSD Land Swap Option Takes Next Step

South Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education members are moving forward with the option of a possible land swap after voting Tuesday night...

Throwback Thursday | Prof. T.S.C Lowe’s Railway to the Clouds

Thaddeus Lowe built a magnificent “railway to the clouds” in our local San Gabriel Mountains (known as Sierra Madre Mountains) to reach his resort...

$10 Music Lesson Day | Green Brooms Music Academy

Have a fledgling young musician who may want to take the next step? Green Brooms Music Academy is holding their ever popular bi-annual $10 Lesson Day in South...

Cacciotti in China | South Pasadena Councilmember Discusses Clean Air

It’s among the most populated urban areas in the United States and one of the smoggiest. Not taking it lightly, recognizing that Southern California residents...

Spark of Love | South Pasadena Fire Department Sees Unprecedented Amount...

About 30 local families benefited during the holiday season as the South Pasadena Fire Department reports it had one of the busiest donation years...

JONES Coffee Comes To South Pasadena

It’s a rainy morning in South Pasadena and as Chuck Jones, founder of Jones Coffee Roasters, sits on an upstairs bench in the iconic...

Stella Abrera Will Dance Role of Pierette in West Coast Premiere...

American Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie has announced that ABT Principal Dancer Stella Abrera will dance the role of Pierrette at Segerstrom Center...

Tigers Girls Soccer Ties | Tiger Sports Update

A goal off a penalty kick by Uma Hornish was all South Pasadena High could come away with following a 1-1 tie against rival...

Rose Parade 2019 | South Pasadenans on Pooper Scooper Patrol

Among those pulling for South Pasadena’s entry to finish Tuesday’s 130th Rose Parade was a woman wearing white overalls and holding a giant snow...

Throwback Thursday | South Pasadena’s Three Rose Parade Floats

Since 1892, South Pasadena has entered a self-build “float” in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Our city also has the distinction of having not...

South Pasadena Middle School Students Create Hallway Murals

Student artists at South Pasadena Middle School were tasked with creating Hallway Murals based on the six "Pillars of Character" that SPMS has adopted....

Rose Bowl Football | Special Coverage: Ohio State’s Coach Urban Meyer...

Urban Meyer got what he wanted, a victory to conclude a remarkable career at Ohio State as the Buckeyes held on for a 28-23...

Rose Parade Disappointment | Parade Route Blocked, South Pasadena Float Displays...

Live Phone Interview with South Pasadena Rose Parade Float Operator/Animator Joss Rogers (James Jontz driving) as they are finally able to continue down the...

WINNER | Rose Parade ‘Mayor Award’ goes to South Pasadena

South Pasadena has won the Mayor Award in the 130th Rose Parade. The high honor goes to the most outstanding float from a participating city. The...

South Pasadena Tournament of Roses President Believes City has Winning Float

Some laughed, others cried out of joy as Tournament of Roses judges came to South Pasadena early Monday morning to give their second and...