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Father’s Day | Last Minute Shopping!

It's hard to beat some of South Pasadena's local shops and restaurants to get that perfect gift for dad on Father's day.  Check out...

Schools | South Pasadena District

SPARC Scholarships | Four SPHS Graduates Recognized for Achievements in Arts

By SPARC The South Pasadena Arts Council SPARC Scholarship Program, launched in 2020, awarded South Pasadena High School graduates Madeleine Yoo, Sophia Hao, Kiera Atkinson,...

West Side Reservoir Near-Collapse | Replacement to Cost Millions of Dollars

“A ticking time-bomb.” That’s how South Pasadena City Council Member Evelyn Zneimer described the condition of the city’s 2-million-gallon West Side Reservoir during a city...

Second Vaccine Drive at SPMS Increases Distribution

SPUSD RELEASE On Saturday, June 12, 2021, South Pasadena Unified School District, in partnership with USC Pharmacy, held a second COVID-19 vaccination drive for students...

Letter to the Editor
 | Thank You for Your Book Donations!

Sally Kilby, President for the Board, Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library The Board of the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library thanks...

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Father’s Day | Last Minute Shopping!

It's hard to beat some of South Pasadena's local shops and restaurants to get that...

SPARC Scholarships | Four SPHS Graduates Recognized for Achievements in Arts

By SPARC The South Pasadena Arts Council SPARC Scholarship Program, launched in 2020, awarded South Pasadena...

Transitioning to Electric Landscaping Equipment | Webinar June 23

A proposed citywide effort to ban gas-powered equipment used by commercial gardeners is expected to...

SPTOR Golf Tournament Returns | Registration Begins for Annual Event

Enjoying a day of golf, the opportunity to walk away with a raffle or online...
FLEX Alert Issued

FLEX ALERT | Power Usage Could Cause Rolling Blackouts

Thursday morning some light rain, and a hint of thunder greeted the residents in South...

Mosquito Squad | Take Back Your Yard!

2020 was a significant year in many respects, not only did the world experience a...

The Woman’s Club of South Pasadena Welcomes New Evening Membership

PRESS RELEASE The Woman’s Club of South Pasadena will re-open their historic clubhouse on Saturday, June...

Herd Immunity Isn’t Just for Humans

By Marcia Mayeda, Director, Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control  I began working for my...

Alhambra Mega-Development on Superfund Site Draws Community Outrage

MEDIA RELEASE After yet another sub-committee of the Alhambra City Council was formed to continue negotiating...

Japanese Culture & Legacy at Yoko Antiques on Mission

Yoko Antiques is a slice of South Pasadena that sells and showcases handmade items that...

South Pas Fitness | Indoor and Outdoor Workouts, Open 7 Days a Week

South Pas Fitness, "South Pasadena's newest premier fitness center," as it is billed in their...

Reopening L.A. County | New COVID Protocols Starting June 15

PRESS RELEASE L.A. County reopens: The Journey Here Watch the video: LA County Comeback: The Road to...

SPHS Track Wins CIF Title | A Victory for the Ages

Just how big was South Pasadena High’s boys’ championship in last Saturday’s CIF Southern Section...

Scholarship Awards 2021 | Woman’s Club of South Pasadena

PRESS RELEASE Winners of this year’s scholarships are: Lindsey Hirano - who will attend New York...

PCC Receives Landmark $30 Million Gift

PRESS RELEASE Pasadena City College announced Tuesday the receipt of a $30 million donation, the largest...
CIF baseball finals

UPDATE: SPHS Baseball | Tigers Lose to Elsinore in CIF Quarterfinal Action

UPDATE ON Tuesday, 06-15-2021: In the end, superb play both offensively and defensively, coupled with solid...

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Dead Crow | South Pasadena

Monday, June 7, marked the first positive testing of West Nile Virus (WNV) present in...

Urge for Everyone to Get Fully Vaccinated Ahead of 4th of July | Public Health

MEDIA RELEASE The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 2 new...

Heat Warning | South Pasadena Cooling Center Open 6/15 to 06/17

A Cooling Center will be open at the War Memorial Building (435 Fair Oaks Ave....

Extreme Heat Warning | High Temperatures Forecast for Parts of Los Angeles County

PUBLIC HEALTH MEDIA RELEASE The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued an Extreme Heat Warning...

South Pasadena Library | Dollar Book Sale and Plant Swap

PRESS RELEASE Buy used books for a dollar or less and swap a few plants at...

Caltrans Properties | City Asks Court to Rescind Prospect Ave Sale

In an escalation of the battle over who should have the right to purchase a...

Vic Robinette | Celebration of Life Remembers Former City Treasurer

Wearing a hard hat with a giant blowup red stop sign on top, a smiling...

Protect Elders From Abuse | County of Los Angeles

MEDIA RELEASE Every year, millions of older and dependent adults become victims of abuse, neglect, and...

SATURDAY | COVID-19 Vaccination Drive at SPMS

South Pasadena Unified School District, in partnership with USC Pharmacy, will be offering a COVID-19...

$5,000 Awarded in Scholarships to Three SPHS Grads | Vecinos de South Pasadena

By Vecinos de South Pasadena Three outstanding 2021 South Pasadena High School graduates have been awarded...

New Chinese Garden’s Art Gallery | Huntington Library Debut

PRESS RELEASE Postponed for more than a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the highly anticipated...