Monthly Archives: August 2018

UPDATED | Tigers Win A Thriller Against Eastside

It wasn’t pretty, as South Pasadena High’s football coach Jeff Chi explained to his players in the aftermath of the Tigers 7-6 victory over...

Actress Vanessa Marquez Killed in South Pasadena Officer-Involved Shooting

Actress Vanessa Marquez — most famous for her roles in the iconic film ‘Stand and Deliver’ and long-running TV medical drama ‘ER’ — was...

New Finance Director Introduced

Craig Koehler, who has an extensive background in municipal and public sector finance, was recently introduced to the South Pasadena City Council as the...

Greg Luna – What To Say After Lopsided Loss

South Pasadena High Athletic Director Greg Luna was both in an administrative and parental role as he watched the Tigers’ 59-6 drubbing on the...

Kittens Find Home at City Hall

It will soon be home sweet home for a pair of kittens ­– yes, two adorable furry friends – that will take up residency...

A Sincere Goodbye To Art Miller

Before making his exit to Arizona to become the new police chief for the City of Peoria, Art Miller gave a heartfelt goodbye to...

South Pasadena Shooting: Vanessa Marquez Draws Gun on Officers and was Killed

A welfare check by the South Pasadena Police Department Thursday turned fatal when the distraught and disabled woman officers were checking on allegedly pulled...

South Pasadena Officer-Involved Shooting Press Conference

  https://youtu.be/c-_hZjPRD90    

Road Closed due to Police Involved Shooting Investigation

SPPD Alert: POLICE ACTIVITY ON FREMONT BETWEEN MONTEREY ROAD AND OXLEY. ROAD CLOSED, PLEASE STAY OUT OF THE AREA. SEE: South Pasadena Shooting

No on Proposition N Committee members address the Rotary Club of South Pasadena

Dean Serwin and Yuki Cutcheon from the No on Proposition N Committee addressed the Rotary Club of South Pasadena on Tuesday, August 21.  The...

Weekly Crime Summary from August 21 until August 27, 2018

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

Throwback Thursday | Feather Fashion: Cawston Store Chain

South Pasadena’s Cawston Ostrich Farm (1896-1934) was not a typical farm or zoo-like playground, but akin to a modern-day amusement park that rivaled the...

Dodgers Executive Ned Colletti Returning to South Pasadena Library

Hardcore Dodgers fans, baseball enthusiasts and anyone interested in the inner-workings of a Major League Baseball club should make their way down to the...

Football | Cram Course for Tigers’ Quarterback

Plan A and B are no longer in play, so South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi is riding on the hopes that Plan...

BELLAND – Variety Musical Charity Event at Fremont Centre Theatre

Brittany Belland is back in South Pasadena to share a funny, entertaining and powerful ensemble variety show, BELLAND,  to benefit the American Foundation for...

Cruz’n for Roses Classic Car Show

Hot rods, custom cars, and classics will again be lined up and down Mission Street in South Pasadena on Sunday, September 16, for the...

Save The Date | SPARC Benefit

Hosted by Bill and Mary Urquhart, the South Pasadena Arts Council’s gARTen pARTy Benefit will be a “SPARC-tacular” celebration of the arts for adults,...

Local Actress Jessie Mobley is The Baker’s Wife in INTO THE WOODS

Once upon a time, Jessie Mobley was in high school and she played the baker’s wife in the school’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s INTO...

An Electrifying AIN’T TOO PROUD at The Ahmanson

There are not enough superlatives to accurately describe the raucous and simply irresistible speed train of joy that is Ain’t Too Proud, The Life...

WISPPA Weekly Newsletter August 29, 2018

Next meeting is on Saturday, September 8th (2nd Saturday). "It's All About U, The Utility Tax Takeaways" South Pasadena City Treasurer, Gary Pia will outline the facts...

This is Halloween | ScareLA Bring the Chills In August

Halloween is a very special time of the year for South Pasadenans; not only was John Carpenter's original 'Halloween' filmed here in 1978, but...

DID YOU FEEL IT? 4.4 Earthquake Reported in La Verne

CalTech: "A light earthquake occurred at 7:33:28 PM (PDT) on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The magnitude 4.4 event occurred 4 km (3 miles) N of...

Art Miller | A Tribute to our Departing Police Chief

South Pasadena’s departing police chief has mastered the art of humility, deflecting the attention away from himself and placing it on others. When all eyes...

Restoration Concert at The South Pasadena Public Library

Martin Chalifour - Violin. Cecilia Tsan - cello Steven Banhauwaert - piano Program: Niels Gade: 3 Novelettes for Violin, Cello, and piano Zoltan Kodaly: Duo for Violin and Cello Johannes Brahms:...

Pet of the Week | Cupcake the Friendly Bunny!

If you are looking for a friendly bunny, stop by the Pasadena Humane Society today! Cupcake (A464202) and her friend Cuddles were found abandoned...

Making Progress | South Pasadena Unified School District Update

Last week during the South Pasadena Unified School District Board meeting, Superintendent Geoff Yantz presented a summary of the District’s 2017-2018 progress toward its...

Mid-Century Modern Home at 83 Patrician Way Sits High Atop L.A.

The first thing you notice about 83 Patrician Way is that the home sits above everything. This magnificent mid-century modern home is accessed via...

Legislation Passed | Piqui’s Resolution HR-113 is now State Law

A year after a local man was sentenced to 25 years-to-life in prison for the murder of his 5-year-old son, the California Legislature has...

Long Night for Tigers’ Football

A wounded group of players walked past their coach, who urged them to get well fast as he hoped for a quick recovery. “Yeah, we’re...
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