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Bicycle & Pedestrian Trail | Grand Opening of Arroyo Seco is...

South Pasadena officials and residents celebrated the grand opening of the Arroyo Seco Bicycle & Pedestrian Trail Saturday morning. The trail provides a long-awaited bicycle...

OKTOBERFEST 2018 Today!

Admission is free. Purchased tickets are redeemable for beverages & food Day Of Event At the door: 10 tickets for $20 CLICK: Online pre-purchase special: 12 tickets for $20 ...

FOOTBALL | Season ends with a Win

It marked only their third victory of the season, but South Pasadena High’s football team celebrated a long-awaited win Friday night after knocking off...

Oktoberfest in South Pasadena

It’s billed as “big fun for a good cause,” as organizers are gearing up for Saturday’s Oktoberfest in South Pasadena. The second annual event will...

519 Grand Avenue Blends Traditional Charm with Modern Convenience

If you look straight out the parking lot from Trader Joe’s on Mission Street – you are facing the beginning of Grand Avenue. It’s...

Friends of the Rialto | What’s Coming

Happy 93rd Birthday to the Rialto Theatre!   93 years ago tonight, on Saturday October 17, 1925, the Rialto Theatre opened to great fanfare and stars...

Tigers Face La Cañada in Football Season Finale

South Pasadena High football fans are getting a twofer this week. In a season that started fairly strong but has quickly deteriorated, not going the...

Grand Opening of Completed Arroyo Seco Trail

Work on the Arroyo Seco Pedestrian and Bicycle Trail is completed and an official grand opening has been set for later this month. South Pasadena...

Throwback Thursday | South Pasadena: Most Photographed Small City in America

When I first settled my family in South Pasadena about 20 years ago, I got excited about its colorful history and small-town charm. I...

Chaka Khan named Grand Marshal of 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade

Singer, songwriter, and philanthropist Chaka Khan was announced today as the 2019 Grand Marshal by Tournament of Roses® President Gerald Freeny. Chaka will ride...

THE WOMAN IN BLACK Promises Chills and Thrills

“If you like mysteries, if you like suspense, if you like to try to figure out what happens next, this show is for you!”...

ARTS CRAWL | Fall Celebration of the Arts in South Pasadena

Artists and businesses team up to celebrate fall with another fun and family friendly “Neighborhood Night-on-the-Town” on Saturday, October 20, from 5:00 to 9:00...

MARK TWAIN AND FRIENDS | A River Journey | Opens This...

Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed, Los Angeles’ professional, classical comedy theater company, kicks off their 2018-19 season this weekend with Mark Twain and Friends:...

Delicata and Slaw | A Mash-Up Made in Heaven

What I love about Delicata Squash is that you can actually eat the peel. When roasted with just a bit of olive oil and...

No On N | South Pasadena Police Officers Association Donation

Avick Manukian, President, South Pasadena Police Officers Association, presents a $1,000 check the association donated to the committee working to retain the South Pasadena...

FOOTBALL | Tigers Fall To Temple City 21-7

South Pasadena High Scored for the first time in time in three games, putting up its only points in the final 33 seconds of...

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...

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...