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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,...

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

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 arrival of Thanksgiving. It has been difficult to find any...

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...

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

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...

SPEF Fall Fund Drive | Ways You Can Help

By Jonathan Eisenberg Around town this month of November you will see the distinctive orange-and-black lawn...

Shop, Eat, Support Local | Shop Crawl Planned to Tackle Holiday Shopping in South Pasadena

PRESS RELEASE: The latest in a series of Shop Crawl events takes place in South Pasadena...

New Interim Finance Director for South Pasadena | City Hires Familiar Face, Marcie Medina

The City of South Pasadena on Nov. 4 executed a temporary employment agreement with Maricela...

SPHS Tiger Run Goes Virtual This Year

PRESS RELEASE: With the impact of COVID -19, this year’s Tiger Run will not have a...