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TOMORROW NIGHT | City Council to Hear Budget Outreach Plan

The City Council will hear a plan to engage residents on South Pasadena’s five-year budget forecast at its regular meeting Wednesday, Feb. 20. The outreach...

Board of Education | Resident Returns with More Concerns Regarding Football

Joseph Charney was back for round two. A year ago, the South Pasadena resident came before the Board of Education sharing his concerns about the...

Searing and Timely “Othello” at A Noise Within

I can’t recall a more potent “Othello” than A Noise Within’s current production starring Wayne T. Carr and Michael Manuel in Shakespeare’s story of...

Meet the New Public Arts Commission | City of South Pasadena

Meet the City’s Public Arts Commission As South Pasadena becomes more recognized as a city focusing on the arts, it was timely to create a...

City Council Recognizes Local Artist | Jose B. Ramirez Honored

Artist José B. Ramirez was recently recognized by the South Pasadena City Council for displaying his artwork in the front entrance at City Hall. The...

Singer/ Songwriter’s Vision | Amphitheater in South Pasadena

As a touring singer/songwriter, Brad Colerick, with five albums to his credit, has performed in his share of venues while traveling all over the...

World Thinking Day 2019 coming to South Pasadena

World Thinking Day is coming once again to South Pasadena. Hosted by South Pasadena Girl Scout Cadette Troop 16751, the event is set to...

Lights Out: Nat “King” Cole | A Quiet Revolution

I’m going to start by saying I could watch Dulé Hill play Nat King Cole all night long. Far more than an impression, in...

An Evening of Jazz and Classical Violin | Restoration Concerts at...

Next up in the Restoration Concerts, the fantastic series that brings 'world-class music to its community at large for a very reasonable price', will...

Power Outage | Tree Falls on Electrical Wires on Indiana Ave

Power was out at a South Pasadena residence and affected other homes in the area Friday night after a tree fell on electrical wires...

Clean Power Alliance | Community Ventures into Renewable Energy

Evident by its actions over the years, South Pasadena is flexing its muscles, enjoying the reputation of being an environmental champion. One of its City...

SPUSD Receives Money | Sea Tigers Make Sizable Donation

At the School Board Meeting on Wednesday, February 13, the board for the South Pasadena Sea Tigers  - a non-profit organization that is dedicated...

Major Development Will Be a Boon for South Pasadena

Surrounded by an abundance of unique flooring and window coverings, a relaxed John Vandercook looked at ease, talking about the town that soon will...

Local Coverage | Car Swerves onto Center Median on Fair Oaks...

According to a responding Officer on the scene on Tuesday night, February 13, at approximately 6:18 p.m., a driver leaving the Wells Fargo bank...

‘Ragtime’ at Pasadena Playhouse is the revival we need right now

From the very first notes of the magnificent Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens score you will be swept up into gently-tinted photographs that explode...

Flash Flood Warning

A very moist air mass associated with an atmospheric river will bring periods of rain to Southwest California through tonight. The heaviest rainfall is...

Parson’s Nose Serves Up A Delicious Romp With “The Servant of...

The Parson’s Nose experience is always a party and their latest offering of “Servant of Two Masters” is a delightful commedia dell’arte escapade! The...

Throwback Thursday | The Great Race: Flying Machine Vs. Car!

For Throwback Thursday this week, we celebrate “The Great Race” from Los Angeles to South Pasadena, pitting automobile against flying machine on February 12,...

Local Teens Headed to Sacramento | YMCA Youth and Government Program

Future leaders of America, including many from South Pasadena High School, are descending upon Sacramento this week to take part in the YMCA’s 71st Model...

ARTS CRAWL | It’s the Winter Celebration of the Arts in...

Artists, Musicians, and Merchants gear up to celebrate All You Need is Love with another fun and family friendly “Neighborhood Night-on-the-Town” on Saturday, February...

UPDATE: HOUSE FIRE | 4 Fire Departments Respond to 911 Call

UPDATE: According to an official summary via Division Chief Eric Zanteson of South Pasadena Fire Department: "Personnel conducted an investigation of the cause and origin....

City Council Meeting | Citizens Push Ordinance for Minimum Wage

A group of local residents hope to give working families “a shot at joy beyond struggle,” explained John Srebalus, officially rolling out the concept...

Year of the Pig | Celebration at War Memorial Building

It’s the Year of the Pig and area seniors enjoyed a festive luncheon last Friday to usher in Chinese New Year. The event featured entertainment...

Golden State Collection | Rotary Club Offers Literary Support

The Rotary Club of South Pasadena has purchased a fresh new batch of California books for the local library's Golden State Collection for 2019. The...

Celebrate Hope | The Obama White House Collection

On President's Day (February, 17th, 2019), The Perfect Exposure Gallery will launch and unveil the first of many exhibits nationwide featuring award winning director...

South Pasadena Library Presents “Chasing Trane” | Screening and Live Jazz...

For the South Pasadena Winter Arts Crawl on Saturday, February 16, the Library and the Friends of the Library present a Film/Live Jazz/Art Show...

320-Year-Old House Newest Addition to Japanese Garden | Huntington Library

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it is adding to its renowned Japanese Garden a 320-year-old house from Marugame,...

Local Coverage | Car Collision on Spruce and Fremont

At approximately 10:30am Monday February 11th, a car collision at Spruce and Fremont trapped one driver in their vehicle.  South Pasadena Police and fire...

Homemade Berry Cheesecake | A Perfect Valentine Treat

Valentines Day is one of my favorite holidays. Not just because I’m a self-proclaimed sweet-tooth. I love any excuse to bake. Finding ways to...

CINDERELLA is Matthew Bourne’s Evocative Modern Fairy Tale

Matthew Bourne’s “Cinderella”, now on stage at The Ahmanson, is an evocative modern fairy tale told through dance. What begins as a dark story...

MOVIES & TV | Filming in South Pasadena February 1st~8th

Below are some of the recent productions filmed in South Pasadena: 2/2 – A commercial for “Booking.com” was shot in the 1100 block of Diamond 2/5...

Major Influence | City Celebrates Nelbert Chouinard Day

South Pasadena Mayor Dr. Marina Khubesrian, on behalf of the City Council, presented Nancy Armitage, representing the Nelbert Chouinard Arts Institute, with a proclamation...