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State Senator Anthony Portantino Visits Holy Family Church Giving Bank

Around Holy Family Church Giving Bank, a fun, faith-filled group of volunteers were back in action Monday doing what they’ve been doing for years. Yes,...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes To Fremont Centre Theatre

Beauty and the Beast JR. tells the story of Belle, an adventurous young girl, and the Beast, her hideous captor who is actually a young...

FOOTBALL | SPHS Homecoming Game Postponed

Lightning was the winner of the game Friday night between South Pasadena High and visiting Temple City. With 6:58 left in the second quarter, officials...

THE LARAMIE PROJECT | South Pasadena High School

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Matthew Shepard, a young, gay college student, on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming. The...

EVERYTHING THAT NEVER HAPPENED Takes New Look at Merchant of Venice

A fresh and poignant look at the story of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice is now on stage at Boston Court Pasadena with the world...

Throwback Thursday | Raymond Hill: Then and Now

I like to time travel. That’s why I collect original photographs of places that no longer exist. Grand places like the first resort hotel...

UPDATE | City Council Wrestles with Homeless Concerns

South Pasadena City Council members addressed the issue of homelessness in the city during last week’s regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall. The council received...

Take a Tour of STEM Building Under Construction

A new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Building is currently under construction on the South Pasadena High campus. The project, on the Diamond Avenue...

Fall Arts Crawl is Almost Here

Look around South Pasadena and it's evident that autumn has arrived. School is back in full swing, stores are carrying sweaters, scarves and jackets, and...

Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey | Parson’s Nose Theater

Parson’s Nose Theater, the acclaimed Los Angeles classical comedy theater company, kicks off their 2018-19 season with Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey....

Performances Set To Begin for DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Ahmanson

Performances of the Los Angeles engagement of the first national tour of Tony Award-winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen” begin Wednesday, October 17, at Center...

HOUSE FIRE | Magnolia – South Pasadena Fire Department with help...

After reports from residents of heavy smoke, South Pasadena Fire Department officials, along with neighboring agencies, rushed to the scene of an attic fire...

Tournament of Rose 2019 Royal Court Selected

Today the Tournament of Roses announced the seven members of the 2019 Royal Court.  Applicants from 24 Pasadena area schools participated in the interview...

FOOTBALL | Tigers Drop 41-0 matchup to Monrovia

After another Monrovia touchdown late in the third quarter, South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi encouraged his players to continue battling and not...

Tournament of Roses | The Ultimate Experience

It’s called the Ultimate Tournament of Roses Experience and three top prizes are up for grabs. South Pasadena Tournament of Roses officials hope community members...

Council Supports Public Arts Initiative

The City Council has given preliminary approval to an initiative that would set fees on development for the creation of public art, establish a...

PCDA Honors Alan Vlacich

He’s is an avid cyclist, fisherman, and coffee aficionado who roasts his own beans. His knowledge of fine wine, cigars, and beekeeping are among his...

Take A Big Bite of THE CAKE!

A refreshing and very moving production of THE CAKE is now playing at The Geffen Playhouse with a stellar cast. The emotionally naked and...

BREAKING NEWS | House Fire on Magnolia

Multi-Alarm fire on the 1000 block of Magnolia at 5:13pm. Report to follow.    

Dodgers Exec Ned Colletti Predicts a 2018 World Series Return ...

Ned Colletti, Emmy Award-winning baseball analyst for the LA Dodgers TV broadcasts, went deep repeatedly during his latest appearance at the South Pasadena Library...

Tigers Face Powerful Monrovia Next

Welcome to the ER, as South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi refers to it after watching one of his players struggle to walk...

Throwback Thursday | Golf at The Raymond

The Raymond 1901-1933 After the Royal Raymond (1886-1895) is razed by fire, the hotel is rebuilt. The Raymond hotel’s hilltop location provided certain advantages over other...

Outdoor Science School

On Friday, September 28, 2018, fifth grade students at Monterey Hills Elementary School enjoyed a visit from Superintendent Geoff Yantz who offered tips and...

CITY COUNCIL PREVIEW City of South Pasadena Claims Statements Wrong in...

South Pasadena city officials will fight back Wednesday night, claiming incorrect information and misleading statement are contained in the ballot arguments for the “Yes...

Filming in South Pasadena September 21 to 28, 2018

Below are some of the recent productions filmed in South Pasadena: •9/25 – A web video for “Always be Trading” was shot in Garfield Park. •9/27-28...

Picking Themselves Up After a 50-point Loss

There were signs of improvement, like an interception and goal line stand stopping scoring threats, and a running game that picked up big chunks...