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Throwback Thursday – Famous Firsts in South Pas History

In this week’s Throwback Thursday, we will honor four “famous firsts” in South Pasadena history. They are quite remarkable concerning the relative small size...

Concert in the Park Sunday

Music will be in the air this Sunday as the City of South Pasadena hosts its fourth of five summer concerts in Garfield Park...

A Father’s Flag

This is the story of a father and his son. It is a story of duty, honor, sacrifice and unconditional love. For me, it...

South Pasadena High School Soccer Camp July 30 – August 3

South Pasadena High School girls varsity soccer coach, Victoria Lathrop, coming off an unprecedented winning season, is set to hold an open soccer camp...

I-710 Caltrans/Metro Hearing Attended by the South Pasadena Preservation Foundation

The South Pasadena Preservation Foundation attended the hearing regarding the supplemental Environmental Impact Report (FRDEIR/SDEIS) for the 710 extension on Wednesday, June 18. The...

It’s the Summer Celebration of the Arts in South Pasadena

Artists and Businesses team up to celebrate the summer season with another fun and family friendly “Neighborhood Night-on-the-Town” on Saturday, July 21, from 5:00...

Top 4th of July Parade Entries Announced

Joe Payne says it’s not easy, “but we select the very best,” he said, talking about the top entries in the Fourth of July...

Police Chief Art Miller Considered for New Job

Four candidates are in the running to become the next police chief in Peoria, Arizona, and the list includes Chief Art Miller, who holds...

Two Car Collision on Fremont Ave.

Southbound traffic on Fremont Avenue was redirected by officers onto Oxley Street Wednesday afternoon for about 40 minutes as police investigated a two-car collision,...

Thefts Rise in South Pasadena

Lock your doors and be mindful of criminal action around you, warn local police department officials after a significant increase in thefts have been...

National Night Out

The City of South Pasadena invites the community to come out and participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, from 6 to...

No on UUT Repeal Urged

Once residents have a full understanding of how the funds are being used, Ed Donnelly believes they will vote no on a utility users’...

Before Present: A 710 Exhibit That Walks You Through the Fight

South Pasadena is home to an array of houses that tell unique stories. Not often, however, do the residents of such houses dig deep...

4-Time Gold Medal Champ!

South Pasadena Police Detective Richard Lee came home with four gold medals and a bronze at the 2018 United States Police and Fire Championship...

Farmers’ Market Turns 19!

South Pasadena Farmers' Market will celebrate its 19th anniversary on Thursday, July 19, 4 - 8 p.m. with a scavenger hunt, magic show and...

Shakespeare Performance in City

Shakespeare By the Sea (SBTS) will return for two visits to South Pasadena this summer. On July 19, the theatre company will present “The Winter’s Tale”...

New Electricity Provider in South Pasadena

The Clean Power Alliance is seeking qualified applicants for its inaugural volunteer Community Advisory Committee. The committee will be comprised of 15 representatives from seven...

BREAKING NEWS: Hottest Day on Record for South Pasadena

Dallas Raines Knows weather and during the 4 0’Clock newscast on Friday the award-winning meteorologist for ABC7 announced that South Pasadena had experienced its...

Throwback Thursday – The Other Bridge

In a couple of weeks on July 18th, the historic Colorado Street Bridge will close to automobiles for its annual bridge party. In perfect...

BREAKING NEWS: Downed Power Line Near Orange Grove

A transformer exploded on the 400 block of Prospect road on Thursday, July 5, resulting in a downed powerline. The high-voltage power line fell...

UPDATED: EXTRA! EXTRA! Catch all the parade action now

A number of floats and historic cars rolled down Mission St. on Wednesday morning as a part of South Pasadena’s annual Fourth of July...

4th of July Lineup | Schedule & Pre-Sale Tickets

2018 Fourth of July Festival of Balloons "Our Schools – Pride of South Pasadena" The City of South Pasadena is celebrating its 37th annual Festival of...

Flashback South Pasadena with Dinah Barron-Hess

When I was eight years old my family moved from Northern California to Los Angeles. While my dad started his new job we moved...

Refreshing Cucumber Melon Salad for Summer

Summer nights are meant for al fresco meals. This cucumber melon salad can offer a refreshing, satisfying end to your day. With crisp, cool...

Summer Theatre Happenings

Pasadena Playhouse – Jungle Book – July 17-29, the Playhouse presents a newly adapted, family-friendly production of the beloved Rudyard Kipling classic. Written and...