Monthly Archives: July 2017

Centering on Connection

The young woman sitting before me was poised, articulate, and bright. At 16, she was enrolled in several AP classes, taking an SAT prep...

A Sparkling Tribute to a Musical Theatre Icon

The crowd at the Hollywood Bowl was abuzz with excitement, as they patiently filed into their seats with their packed dinners and bottles of...

Marengo Elementary School Roofing & HVAC Project Update

Upgrades are underway at Marengo Elementary, where crews are working through these hot, summer days to ensure the construction will be complete before the...

Shout Sister Shout! Opening Night Rocks Pasadena Playhouse

It was a festive and decidedly rock and roll Opening Night for Shout Sister Shout! at Pasadena Playhouse Sunday evening where cast, crew, press...

A Tribute To Santana Delivers Familiarity and Easy Groove in ‘Concert in the Park’...

Smooth Latin rock rose up into the air of South Pasadena on Sunday as Robert Sarzo and A Tribute to Santana took the stage...

Shout Sister Shout! Opening at The Pasadena Playhouse

If you’ve never heard of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, sadly you are not alone. However, the creators of the new musical Shout Sister Shout! are...

New Fire Chief Paul Riddle

Deputy Chief Paul Riddle has been appointed as the City of South Pasadena’s Fire Chief, which makes Chief Riddle the 17th Fire Chief in...

National Night Out 2017 | South Pasadena

Come out and spend the evening at the 2017 National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 6 PM to 9 PM...

Officer Borrello Crowned New King of Tetherball in South Pasadena

Officer Borrello was out on one of his first solo patrols Sunday morning, having recently completed his field training. After a stop at Garfield...

Man Charged in 2009 South Pasadena Murder

In the Winter of 2009, there was a murder in South Pasadena. Nearly eight years later, Juan Carlos Perez has been found guilty of...

Upstage Theatre Arts Schools Presents The Sound of Music

The talented kids of Upstage Theatre Arts School are bringing South Pasadena the beloved musical, The Sound of Music, in the Main Theatre at...

18th Anniversary of the South Pasadena Farmers’ Market

The South Pasadena Farmers' Market, a staple in the fabric of our community, celebrated it's 18th anniversary on Thursday, July 20. The open-air market...

A Wacky and Wonderful Willy Wonka and The Weed Factory

This delightful and delicious satire of Willy Wonka serves up an evening full of laughs with a dose of edification. We meet an elderly...

Jonathan Groff in Sondheim on Sondheim at Hollywood Bowl

Broadway and television star Jonathan Groff, who many know from his roles on Glee and HBO’s Looking, stars in Sondheim on Sondheim at the...

A Rainbow for Piqui

When the sun began to set behind the fountains at the Arboretum, the palest of rainbows peeked through the clouds and people began to...

Bungalow 1026 Holds Festive Ribbon Cutting in Tranquil Courtyard

If you’ve ever driven down Mission Street, you may have noticed the large alleyway, next to the Munch Company. That alleyway actually is the...

Family and Community come together to memorialize Aramazd “Piqui” Andressian Jr.

Piqui’s mother, Ana Estevez, supported by Police Chief Art Miller and carrying her beloved son’s favorite hat, solemnly made her way up the stairs...

Opinion: Dave’s Not Here (And Neither Is The City Council)

Most people who live in Los Angeles can remember from an early age walking through Venice Beach and seeing bright green seven-leafed flowers alongside...

Happy 18th Anniversary to the Farmers’ Market!

The South Pasadena Farmers’ Market celebrates its 18th Anniversary on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Over 60 certified farmers and specialty food vendors will set...

Metro Art “Journeys” | Artist-led Tour #1

Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am -- Union Station East Side Portal Aquarium. In conjunction with the new photo light box...

An Exuberant Bye Bye Birdie at Theatre 360

Theatre 360 does it again, with a kicky, wildly entertaining, summer production of Bye Bye Birdie. The story takes place in the small American...

Willy Wonka and the Weed Factory

It’s the year 2025 and cannabis has just been legalized for use and production across the United States. One small town is about to...

Conversations with Julie Giulioni

Julie Giulioni is a life-long South Pasadenan, having moved here when she was five years old because her parents wanted to make sure she...

UPDATE: Prayer Vigil | Remembering Piqui – South Pasadenans Coming Together to Help

Please note: Out of respect for Ana Estevez's wishes to not publicize the services for Piqui in South Pasadena, we will not be posting the...

The Munch Company’s Grand Opening at Arts Crawl

South Pasadenans are thrilled to welcome and congratulate new owner of The Munch Co, Michelle Hammond, who took over in April and is excited...

South Pas ROCKS!

Suzanne Smiley is teaching a rock painting class through SPEF at SPMS this summer entitled South Pas Rocks! The students are painting rocks and...

Summer Arts Crawl Brings Out South Pasadena Night Life

The South Pasadena Summer Arts Crawl attempted something truly magical this weekend: cultivate a night life in the sleepy City of Trees. Dozens of...

Arts Crawl: Grab a JONES Coffee at SouthPasadenan.com Headquarters

It's Arts Crawl Night! Drop by the SouthPasadenan.com headquarters & nexusplex and grab a fresh complementary JONES Coffee, a glass of wine, and some treats...

Meet Cathy Billings!

I had the pleasure of meeting with Cathy to ask her a little bit about her new job and how she got started. Jobs and...
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