Artists for Aveni Foundation GALA: TICKETS ON SALE NOW | Fundraiser...

Artists for Aveni, an organization in support of the Aveni Cancer Foundation, is pleased to present a ballet performance featuring American Ballet Theatre luminaries...

Measure A | Final Effort to Get Voters to Mark ‘Yes’...

It’s a numbers game for those urging South Pasadenans to vote for Measure A, a ballot measure asking South Pasadena voters to approve a...

SPHS Girl Volleyball’s Unstoppable Momentum | The Team That Can’t be...

Following a 1-2-3 punch of dominating San Marino, Monrovia, and most recently (and arguably) their toughest opponent yet, La Cañada, the South Pasadena High...

UPDATE: Late Start School Bill Signed into Law | Senator Portantino’s...

UPDATE: SPUSD Superintendent, Geoff Yantz, speaks about the recently approved late start law: “South Pasadena Unified will begin logistical preparations for moving to a later start...

2020 ROSE PARADE Grand Marshals Announced | Award-Winning Actresses and Olympic...

Rita Moreno, Gina Torres and Laurie Hernandez were announced today as the 2020 Grand Marshals by Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber. They will...

Bill Urquhart | In Remembrance of Legendary Lawyer

Around town, he was known as “Bill,” but professionally William Urquhart was recognized as one of the finest attorneys in the country, if not...

LOCAL NEWS: Robbery at Gunpoint Near Penny’s Burgers on York |...

Police (LAPD) are currently advising caution as they search for a reported armed suspect in the South Pasadena/ Highland Park area. At approximately 10:30 a.m.,...

UPDATE: VICTORY – After Decades of Fighting: LEGISLATION IS NOW SIGNED...

Article updated to include City of South Pasadena Mayor, Dr. Marina Khubesrian's comments on 710 Freeway Extension  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Governor signed two bills Saturday night that...

Public Speaks Out at City Hall: Public Comments Session is Organized...

A NOTICE TO THE EDITOR: The South Pasadena City Council has cancelled the open session of its October 16 meeting, which was the last chance...

SPARC: SPARC’tacular Awards | Celebrating 10 YEARS in the Arts for...

The South Pasadena Arts Council - or more aptly known by their acronym 'SPARC' - has been the driving non-profit organization for the arts...

South Pasadena High School Presents Award-Winning Play “METAMORPHOSES”, Staged In A...

Metamorphoses, an award-winning one-act play staged entirely in a pool of water, and featuring live musicians, singing, dancing, and a range of both hilarious...

Color Day at SPHS | Sea of Orange School Pride Swallows...

Everything orange and black. That just about wraps the meaning behind Color Day, when those on the South Pasadena High campus are in a raucous...

SPHS Tiger Football | South Pasadena Falls to San Marino 10-7

Long after it was over and the stands had cleared, Ray Solari Stadium nearly empty, San Marino High football coach Justin Mesa waited patiently...

Hillside Fire in El Sereno Contained

A 40-acre brush fire in the El Sereno Neighborhood of Los Angeles bordering the Monterey Hills area of South Pasadena, which was initially reported...

South Pasadena Fire Department Deployed to Multiple So Cal Blazes

The South Pasadena Fire Department sent personnel and units, including Engine 81, to the Riverside County Fire on Thursday, and on Friday afternoon they...

Elsa Durrett Commended for Bravery | Fire Department and City Council...

It may have been much worse had it not been for the calmness of a young 11-year-old girl who placed an important 9-1-1 call...

Burglars Target Car Parts | Police Warn Rise in Theft in...

South Pasadena police Department officials are warning residents they have seen a rise in stolen catalytic converters in the city. “While we always suggest locking...

CPA Signs Biggest Deal to Date | Doubles Renewable Capacity

The Clean Power Alliance on Oct. 3 made its single largest acquisition of clean, renewable energy by signing for the output of a large...

Fall Arts Crawl | Embrace the Halloween Spirit Next Week!

Artists, musicians, and merchants gear up to celebrate the fall season with another fun and family friendly “Neighborhood Night-on-the-Town” on Saturday, October 19, from...

SPMS Cross Country Classic | Enormous Turn Out for Annual Run...

Local middle schools, representing more than 400 runners, competed last week in the 12th annual South Pasadena Middle School Cross Country Classic. Held in South...

Singing the Dodger Blue(s) | Losing Grasp on Another Championship

Get Gerrit Cole, bolster your pitching staff, make other solid offseason moves and put yourself in a position to make another World Series run. Sure,...

Throwback Thursday | What Once Was

Desiderio Neighborhood Park recently appeared on the site of the former Desiderio Army Reserve Center. In 2013, the City of Pasadena acquired the property. According...

Pinocchio in Town, No Lie! | Geico Films Commercial on Mission...

Pinocchio and his recognizable long nose were in South Pasadena Wednesday, the wooden puppet trying not to tell a lie as part of a...

Fire Department Spaghetti Dinner Oct 19 | Fundraiser for Breast Cancer...

October is breast cancer awareness month. The South Pasadena Firefighter and Police Officer Associations will be hosting their first annual spaghetti dinner on Saturday, October 19,...

SPHS Friday Night Football | Tigers Brace for Battle Against Rival...

It’s a brand new season for South Pasadena High coming into the Rio Hondo League opener with unblemished 0-0 record and plenty on the...

BURIED CHILD at A Noise Within

A Noise Within (ANW), California’s acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, is proud to present Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Buried Child, directed by ANW Producing...

Ellen Daigle Earns ‘Shining Star’ Award | Woman’s Club Honors Community...

Like so many, Ellen Daigle treasures the life of living in a “wonderful community,” talking about being a part of South Pasadena’s fabric over...

Marengo Elementary Kids Love Dodgers | Holly Lang’s Class Cheers for...

In unison, the kids in Holly Lang’s second grade class at Marengo Elementary School yelled “Go Dodgers!” Documenting their enthusiasm was a news crew from...

Remembering Paula Jean Warner | Beloved Middle School Teacher Passes Away

South Pasadena lost a dear friend recently with the passing of Paula Jean Warner, a treasured 30-year teacher at South Pasadena Middle School. Students, parents...

Metro Projects Neglected | Watchdogs Claim Funds to Cities Shorted

South Pasadena’s transportation watchdogs say Metro shorted San Gabriel Valley cities in both the amount of money and kinds of projects the agency approved...

Metro 110 Freeway Hookramp | Costs Escalate as City Receives $32...

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) on Sept. 26 approved $32 million for modifications to the SR-110/Fair Oaks Avenue interchange in...

SPHS Football | South Pasadena High Wins Against Pasadena Poly 34-20

It was all set up, just the way Chris Schmoke envisioned it. South Pasadena High had just scored, going 80 yards on 11 plays as...

UPDATE: South Pasadena Police Confirm it has Possession of Marquez Shooting...

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Oct. 4 declined to release the South Pasadena Police Department body camera footage and other records pertaining...

MOSAIC Church Relocation | No Move to Middle School After All

A facility-use request by Mosaic Church to use the auditorium at South Pasadena Middle School won’t be approved, according the South Pasadena Unified School...

Paul Abbey Memorial | October 19 in South Pasadena

Paul Abbey was the type of person, remembers Alan Vlacich, “who took the bull by the horns and got things done,” he said, remembering...

Throwback Thursday | The Legacy of Charles Lummis

In 1884, Charles Fletcher Lummis came to Los Angeles by walking the entire distance from Ohio. After his arrival, Lummis became a reporter for...

Gas Prices Rise | Cost Per Gallon Exceeds 4 Dollars in...

The cost of commuting in Southern California continues to rise as gas prices topped the $4 mark Monday for the first time since late...

Caltrans Housing Purchases | City Council to Consider Agreement

City Council on Wednesday, Oct. 2 will consider entering an agreement with three agencies in a move to purchase 15 Caltrans-owned properties for use...