Monthly Archives: May 2018

South Pasadena Senior Center Events | June 1 – 8, 2018

The following will be offered beginning Friday, June 1 through Friday, June 8, 2018. Friday, June 1, 10 a.m. – “Blood Pressure Screening”– The first...

Pet of the Week | Teddy the Kitten

Teddy (A456663) is a 2-month-old cutie pie. He is a very playful, affectionate cat who reaches his tiny paw out of the kennel for...

Voting Made Easy

In preparation for the upcoming state-wide election on June 5th and the November midterm elections, the South Pasadena Public Library has both print and...

Throwback Thursday | World Famous Lion Farm in El Monte

Gay’s Lion Farm in El Monte was a popular local area tourist attraction from 1925 to 1942, located at the southeast junction of Peck...

Farewell SPHS 2018 Graduating Seniors!

It started with a lively entrance and ended with seniors covered in black and orange balloons falling from the ceiling. In between, there was dancing,...

South Pasadena Filming in May 2018

Below are some of the recent productions filmed in South Pasadena: 5/7 – A PSA for “Anti-Smoking” was shot in the 200 block of Los...

Health Fair Brings the Best Out Of All Ages

Good health was on the mind of many who attended Thursday’s Healthy Aging Fair outside the South Pasadena Senior Center. Information booths and vendors specializing...

SOFT POWER Delivers at the Ahmanson

What starts as a thought provoking play about cross cultural perceptions turns into a time traveling hallucination by way of a sumptuous musical in...

Good News for Fourth of July Parade

Marching bands, kids riding bikes, and dignitaries rolling along in classic cars will notice a big change when they participate in this year’s Festival...

BREAKING NEWS: FIRE CALL ON GRAND AVE

South Pasadena Fire Department officials, joined by other local agencies, responded to a call of smoke coming from vents on Wednesday at a home...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s New Program “Immerses” Audiences

Los Angeles-based Sarah Gibson, whose work will be world premiered during the 2018-19 Season, is latest in line of esteemed LACO sound investment composers,...

Carrying the Torch for the Special Olympics

Starting at 7 a.m. on June 7, members of the South Pasadena Police Officers Association (SPPOA), police department, their families, South Pasadena Firefighters and...

Among Concerns about Yellow Water Answers Arise

In recent weeks, some South Pasadena residents have complained to city officials regarding discolored water coming from faucets at local residences. Earlier this month, a...

Accidental Poet Rick Leddy

Local author and poet, Rick Leddy, has lived in South Pasadena for 17 years, having come into the area in 2000 after living in...

D.U.D.E.S. Summer Kickoff at Griffins

For one night only, the South Pasadena D.U.D.E.S. are kicking off the summer this Friday evening, June 1, beginning at 8pm and, according to...

Blast From the Past at The Rialto

On Friday May 18th new and old fans of the classic film Back to the Future had a chance to watch the movie on...

Why Stop the 710? Go and See for Yourself on Sunday, June 3rd

The "No on 710" freeway fighters in South Pasadena have spent decades shutting down the would-be desecration of environment, community, homes and history. Ever...

SPHS Art Students Gain Congressional Recognition

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, three SPHS students won awards at Judy Chu's 2018 Congressional Art Exhibition and Competition held at Huntington Library. Congratulations to...

SPHS Students Compete in 2018 Special Olympics High School Spring Games

Recently, several Adapted Physical Education students took part in the Special Olympics High School Spring Games. The team competed in the softball throw, tennis ball...

Increase in Access to Mental Health Care in Schools

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) introduced the Increasing Access to Mental Health in Schools Act....

Honor Roll: South Pasadena Schools Awarded for 2017-2018 Achievements

Educational Results Partnership and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence recently selected Marengo, Monterey Hills, South Pasadena Middle School and South Pasadena High...

Documentary: 105 Year-Old Chinese Artist

A Film Night showcasing the multiple award-winning 2015 documentary “Tyrus” will be presented in the Library Community Room on Thursday, May 31 at 7...

EVENT MONDAY: Memorial Day Ceremony at War Memorial Building

Memorial Day, a day on which those who died in active military service are remembered, will be observed Monday, May 28, in South Pasadena...

Crime Summary I May 16-May 22

An alert and well-informed citizen makes you less of a target to a criminal. Remember to call the South Pasadena Police Department to report...

SPHS School Record Set by Sophomore TH Wei

A top performance was turned in Saturday by South Pasadena High School sophomore TH Wei at the CIF Masters Track and Field Meet at...

LIBRARY SHOWCASE: Railroad History by Dan Evans

By Daniel M. Evans In 1895 two speculators built a single-track, narrow gauge electric line down Fair Oaks, west on Mission Street, in front of...

John Vandercook and Peggy O’Leary Wedding

Church of Our Savior in San Gabriel was nearly filled to capacity on Saturday, May 26, as Peggy O’Leary and John Vandercook were married. The...

Rep. Chu Honored as Media Luminary of Color

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday night, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) was honored at the Third Annual Multicultural Media Correspondents Dinner. The MMCDTM is an...

Cool Jazz for SPARC Night at Blue Guitar

The Blue Guitar, located at the Arroyo Seco Golf Course, was at maximum capacity as the sold out crowd thoroughly enjoyed the cool jazz...

Math Student of the Year Ricky Luo

Outstanding achievement in mathematics was recognized at the 31st annual South Pasadena Middle School Open House Awards ceremony on May 23. Eighth grader Ricky Luo...
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