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Protect Elders From Abuse | County of Los Angeles

MEDIA RELEASE Every year, millions of older and dependent adults become victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation nationally. Parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, neighbors, and other...

Chamber of Commerce Hosts Al Fresco Day June 19

MEDIA RELEASE  As the country enjoys the return to somewhat normal life post-pandemic, local residents will discover a few new “faces” in South Pasadena’s business...

Schools | South Pasadena District

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...

SATURDAY | COVID-19 Vaccination Drive at SPMS

South Pasadena Unified School District, in partnership with USC Pharmacy, will be offering a COVID-19 Vaccination Drive this Saturday, June 12, at South Pasadena...

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...

South Pasadena News | Featured Articles

CIF baseball finals

SPHS Baseball | Tigers Lose to Elsinore in CIF Quarterfinal Action

FRIDAY NIGHT: A 6-6 third place finish in the Rio Hondo League didn’t stop South Pasadena...

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...

Little League Challenger Division | Team Plays Ball Again!

It was a moment Scott Parker won’t soon forget, watching a young member of the...

Arts Are Essential | Arts & Culture June 11 – 18

Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to The Music Center as part of the performing arts...

Chamber of Commerce Hosts Al Fresco Day June 19

MEDIA RELEASE  As the country enjoys the return to somewhat normal life post-pandemic, local residents will...

Special Needs in South Pasadena | Unwavering Care and Concern

As life slowly returns to traditional times with pandemic concerns subsiding, students and clients enrolled...

Virtual Town Hall for June 15 Reopening | Public Health

MEDIA RELEASE The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 3 new...

SPUSD Announces New Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources: Linda Junge

MEDIA RELEASE South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) has hired Linda Gubler Junge to serve as...

PCC to Host Pandemic-Friendly “Car-mmencement”

MEDIA RELEASE In a decades-old annual tradition, more than 1,000 graduates and their families will drive...

Arroyo Vista Elementary | End of Year PTA Letter

AV PTA LETTER Dear AV Community, WOW! As I reflect on the past year and all that...

Breaking News: FIRE AT NURSING HOME | Prospect Manor on Prospect Ave

A structure fire affecting the Prospect Manor senior assisted living home on Prospect Ave. in...

City Council Hears Pleas to Restore Library Position

A half dozen supporters of the South Pasadena Library implored the City Council Wednesday not...

Arroyo Vista Elementary Promotion 2021 | ‘Zooming into Middle School’ for Wildcats

For a second year in a row, Arroyo Vista Elementary School honored their graduating 5th-graders...

Marengo Elementary Promotion 2021 | Lions ‘Making History’

Lions will become Tiger Cubs in a matter of months, as Marengo Elementary School 5th-graders...

Monterey Hills Elementary Promotion 2021 | Roadrunners Take on a New Chapter

A week full of activities and commendations took place for the 5th-grade students at Monterey...

COMPLETED: ‘Old Gym Rehabilitation’ | New Arts Building Unveiled at SPMS

A ribbon cutting commemorating the completion of a major project at South Pasadena Middle School...

PHOTOS: ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ | SPHS Graduation 2021

On a day with proper early June weather and unshakable drive, South Pasadena High School's...

SPHS Drama’s Bold & Unique Film Production of MacBeth

As this unique school year came to a close, with students once again roaming the...

SPHS GRADUATION 2021 | South Pasadena High School

CONGRATULATIONS SOUTH PASADENA HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2021 Sydney Abundo Landon Ackerman Matthew Adriano Elias Afzali Matthew Albert Zoe Albornoz Anneliesse Alcalde Abdel Latif Alkhatib Olivia...

Hodis Learning & Music | $10 Sessions Start Now!

Hodis Learning & Music is offering $10 sessions scheduled in the first 7 days of...

SPMS 8th Grade Promotion 2021 | ‘Rising to the Challenge’

Hundreds were able to gather in attendance for the first time in two years for...

End of Year Letter | SPUSD Superintendent Geoff Yantz

Dear SPUSD Families, As we wrap up the 2020-2021 school year, we look back on a...

BLM Spitter Joe Richcreek Convicted | Hate Crime Definition Disputed Over Claims

UPDATED ON JUNE 1 TO INCLUDE STATEMENT FROM DDA, CHERYL GAINES. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON MAY...

Perpetual Education | Now Accepting Applications for Summer Program

By Perpetual Education Perpetual Education’s “Design for The Web” mentorship program is now accepting applications for...