710 Bills Sent to Newsom | Portantino and Holden Receive Overwhelming...

The two measures aimed at putting the final stake in the heart of the 710 North freeway both passed the state legislature in the...

Meet James Powers | Avid Collector & Designer Extraordinaire

A huge car buff, James Powers’ collection of automobilia is so vast that it barely fits inside a 6,000-square-foot space packed with a treasure...

Throwback Thursday | Meet Mr. Cawston

It’s sad but true: community interest in historic places fades over time. Sometimes they are forgotten entirely. The Cawston Ostrich Farm was the largest...

9/11: 18 Years to the Day | Police and Fire Remember...

It was a time to remember the nearly 3,000 people who died on the somber morning of September 11, 2001. Eighteen years have passed since...

WEDNESDAY | Council to Hear Report on Caltrans Properties

The results of a study examining potential options for Caltrans-owned properties will be presented to the City Council at a special meeting Wednesday, Sept....

Masonic Lodge Opens Their Doors to The Public | Open House...

The Masons of South Pasadena Masonic Lodge No. 290 Free & Accepted Masons are pleased to announce the first public open house to be...

SPHS Tiger Football | Keeping up the Momentum With Victory Streak

They didn’t want it, refused, rebuffed the offer. When South Pasadena High football coaches were willing to let their team have an early Saturday morning...

MOSAIC CHURCH | Operating at the Middle School: Agreement is Drafted

At its meeting tonight , the South Pasadena Unified School District is set to consider a contract for up to five years allowing the...

Caltrans Keeps Grip on 710 Stubs | Amended 710 Bills Open...

Twists and tweaks to the legislation affecting the future of the SR 710 North corridor continued last week as both Senator Anthony Portantino (D-25)...

Big Improvements for SPHS Athletics Facilities | Groundbreaking Slated for November

When you turn 113 years old and showing signs of age, well, a facelift is in order. That’s exactly what South Pasadena Unified School District...

SPARC Artist Talk Sep 14 | Getting Inside Creative Minds

Local textile artists Victoria Arriola, Cynthia Thiel, Melanie Ciccone, and Val Echavarria, whose unusual and diverse textile works are on display in the current...

Vaping Increases Among Youth | Know the Statistics

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced that more than 30% of LA County high school students have reported ever using e-cigarette...

Shop Talk | Small Business Growth and Essentials

It’s clear, Joumana "JB" Barakat wants to help small businesses, like those found in South Pasadena, succeed. Representing the Foothill Workforce Development Board, “JB,” has...

Football Numbers Decline | Tigers Coach Responds to Changing Climate

Jeff Chi, like many high school football coaches throughout the country, wishes his team’s numbers were up as he’s aware of a growing national...

City Official Put on Administrative Leave | Details Remain Vague

A longtime City of South Pasadena department head has been placed on administrative leave, the city’s mayor has confirmed Dr. Marina Khubesrian, in her second...

Throwback Thursday | Four Lives of the Vista del Arroyo

The Vista del Arroyo hotel and bungalows once graced the Arroyo Seco near the Colorado Street Bridge. From 1943 to 1949, however, it served...

SPHS SPORTS: Tigers Prepare for Eastside Game | How to Beat...

Stop the run. Sounds simple enough, but South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi knows his team will be faced with a difficult task Friday...

Heat Alert | City Advises Use of Designated Cooling Centers

Please be advised that excessive heat is forecast through Thursday, September 5, 2019. Although the forecast calls for 96-98 degrees of heat, the humidity...

‘Cruz’n For Roses’ Rolls in Sep 15 | Car Show Celebrates...

One of the most popular events in South Pasadena, organizers are preparing to present the 15th annual South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Cruz’n For...

Breast Cancer Awareness | Firefighters Host Spaghetti Dinner for Good Cause

Bringing attention to breast cancer awareness was all it took for South Pasadena firefighters to get behind a spaghetti dinner next month. October is breast...

Helping a Family in Need | Fundraiser Concert at Blue Guitar...

After a devastating house fire that has left a family's home inhabitable, members of the Oneonta Club and the Blue Guitar have come together...

Geffen Playhouse | WITCH

A savagely devilish WITCH opened this weekend at Geffen Playhouse. Jen Silverman’s new play weaves the tale of a darkly-clad stranger named Scratch, basically...

SPARC’tacular Benefit Coming September 28

Save the date for the 2nd Annual SPARC'TACULAR Gala fundraiser where the second round of SPARC'TACULAR Awards will be handed out along with music,...

710 Bills Gain Approval | Clock Starts on ROD as ‘Closing...

In the state legislature’s annual purge of pending legislation Aug. 30, two bills related to the future of the SR-710 corridor were approved. Each...

Police Shooting Body Cams Confirmed | Vanessa Marquez Coverage

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department this week confirmed that South Pasadena police officers present during the officer-involved shooting of actress Vanessa Marquez were wearing...

UPDATE: SPHS Tiger Football | South Pasadena Wins 21-17 Over Viewpoint...

It wasn’t always pretty, ugly in fact at times, if you listened to South Pasadena High’s coach Jeff Chi in his post-game analysis, but...

UPDATE: Vigil for Vanessa Marquez FRIDAY | Questions Still Linger on...

UPDATE: A candlelight vigil has been organized to take place Friday evening at 7:00 p.m.. The memorial will take place in front of Marquez's former...

Senate Bill Targets Student Suicide Prevention

State Senator Anthony J Portantino, whose 25th District represents South Pasadena, is pleased that the student suicide prevention effort created by SB 972 is...

Remembering a Legend of Stage and Screen | The Loss of...

Valerie Harper, most known for her role as Rhoda on the classic sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show, has died after a long battle...

Working Together at Monterey Hills Elementary | Making Special Ed Mainstream

Friendship and fun, combined with learning, were the goals as students from Dawn Tull and Jennifer Detterich’s classrooms at Monterey Hills Elementary School became...

Superintendent Awarded Additional Year on Contract | Geoff Yantz Gets Extension

As a testimony to his sound leadership, Superintendent Dr. Geoff Yantz has been awarded an additional year on his contract in the South Pasadena...

Making a Mark(et) | Farmers Market Celebrates 20 Years

South Pasadena’s award-winning Farmers' Market turned 20 on Thursday, celebrating the festive occasion with live music, a magic show, speeches from elected officials and...

A Unique Welcome for Students | Teachers’ Special Greeting at Marengo

In a new twist, Marengo Elementary School teachers showed students their support at the opening of school this month by writing notes with chalk...

Getting a Little TLC at Repair Café | Giving New Life...

Being good stewards of the environment, South Pasadena Beautiful, an organization created to enhance the city’s already good features, held a Repair Café on...

Back-to-School Night | Elementary Schools Welcome Parents

They’re off and running…South Pasadena schools, that is. Local schools embarked on the new school year August 15 and among the first key calendar dates...

First Home Football Game of the Year | SPHS Tigers Take...

Seems like it was just yesterday that South Pasadena High was celebrating its one-sided 53-13 win over Mountain view, when suddenly the smiles were...

Throwback Thursday | Making the World’s Largest One-Egg Omelet

Actress Helen Jerome Eddy flew to Los Angeles from her home in Santa Barbara. She was met at the airport by Herbert Vatcher, superintendent...

Cirque du Soleil Brings VOLTA to Los Angeles For The First...

Get ready Los Angeles! Cirque du Soleil is bringing their critically acclaimed show VOLTA to Dodger Stadium and the OC Fair and Event Center...