Monthly Archives: November 2018

The Intricate Work of Jeff Burke | On Display at SouthPasadenan.com News Headquarters

He describes his artwork as “digital composite,” combining original photographs of costume jewelry and brass figurines to digitally form a composition that speaks to...

Coffee With a Cop | Socializing With the South Pasadena Police Department

Nationwide, it’s called “Coffee with a Cop,” and locally SPPD Acting Police Chief Brian Solinsky said his department enjoyed the opportunity to answer questions...

UPDATED | Dead Body Discovered in the Arroyo

12-1-2018: After a follow-up with SPPD today: The LA Coroner's have yet to make a determination as to cause of death. It's being treated as...

Rose Queen and Court | Oneonta Club’s Annual Holiday Dinner with Performance by the...

The 101st Tournament of Roses Queen and Royal Court will be the featured guests on December 10, 2018 during the Oneonta Club’s annual holiday...

THIS MORNING | Father & Son ‘Clipped’ by Car Near Monterey Hills Elementary

A father and son were reportedly clipped by a car driving along Via Del Rey Avenue in South Pasadena early Friday morning and treated...

What College Are You Going to? A Better Process Exists, Start Now.

College entrance: "?" Even feeling certain is an uncertainty in today’s highly competitive environment. We all know that the process of gaining acceptance to the right...

Victory For South Pasadena as 710 Freeway Extension Plans Are Finally Laid to Rest

At long last, it’s over. After decades of study, debate and legal battles, mostly between the cities of South Pasadena and Alhambra, the 710 Freeway...

Heed the Call | City Seeks Commission Candidates

The City is seeking qualified, diverse candidates to serve on City commissions ranging from animal welfare to public safety. Commissions serve as advisory bodies...

Celebration of the Life of David Batt

According to David’s sisters Laurie Aker and Valerie Batt, the celebration of David life will be informal and all who are interested in attending...

Caltrans Releases Final 710 North Project Environmental Impact Report | Tunnel Alternative Not Named...

“The final EIR is a historic step in the right direction,” said Assemblymember Holden. “I look forward to working with all my colleagues in...

Throwback Thursday | Local Historic Tea Houses

Tea houses were popular 100 years ago much the way coffee houses are today. The Japanese tea house at Cawston Ostrich Farm in South Pasadena...

OFFICIAL STATEMENT: Mayor Richard Schneider South Pasadena

RE: Today's release and announcement of the historic final EIR; essentially ending the six-decade conflict with the 710 extension. Press Conference Click Here From Mayor Schneider: "This...

‘Wildlife’ Blazes a Fresh Path Through Familiar Terrain

“Wildlife,” Paul Dano’s promising directorial debut, compellingly anatomizes the disintegration of a marriage through the eyes of the couple’s young son. Adapted by Dano...

WISPPA Weekly Newsletter November 28, 2018

There is no meeting in December. Stay tuned for information regarding our January meeting.   INFORMATION OF INTEREST: Please note that all events listed in this newsletter are...

City Tree Lighting Postponed

South Pasadena's Annual Tree Lighting Event that was to take place on November 29, 2018 has been moved to next week December 6th during...

“It’s Dead” Says Senator Anthony Portantino & Secretary of Transportation Brian Annis at Press...

On Wednesday, November 28, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) and California Secretary of Transportation Brian Annis held a press conference to...

Pet of the Week | Nickee the Pit Mix

Nikee (A466206) is a calm, mellow 7-year-old brindle Pit Bull mix. He’s always happy to see you with his tail wagging and enjoys long...

Weekly Crime Summary November 20 through 26, 2018

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY 11-20-18, 7:01 PM to 7:10 PM, 1400 block of Via Del Rey. Suspect(s) shatter door to gain entry into victim’s residence and activates alarm....

Simon Helberg Stars as George Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life” at Pasadena Playhouse

The Pasadena Playhouse announces that Simon Helberg will play George Bailey in its holiday production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play...

The Wonderful Winter of OZ | Lythgoe Family Panto

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, announce final casting for their newest production, the world premiere of THE WONDERFUL...

Best F(r)iends | Filming in South Pasadena

Greg Sestero has become a household name to anyone who has paid attention to midnight cult cinema in the last decade. The foremost collaborator...

The Lost Parrot Cafe | Discovering a South Pasadena Gem

The Lost Parrot Café is surely a gem in the small community of South Pasadena. Taking a load of influences from around the country...

Woman’s Club Holiday Boutique | December 8, 2018

Artisans from foothill communities and San Gabriel Valley crafts persons will participate in the event. A variety of handmade items, including scented candles and...

SPARC 3rd Annual Holiday Party at Bullseye Glass

UPDATE! The Glass Workshop is filling up fast! You don't want to miss out on the fun! Special Musical Guests: Tisa Adamson and Randy Mitchell; Aaron Therol and...

Tiger Today November 26, 2018

Important Dates:                                             ...

WINTER CAMP | Young Stars Theatre’s First in Over a Decade

Young Stars Theatre (YST), now about to begin their fourth year of calling South Pasadena home, is about to do something they haven’t done...

The Spirit of 2008 Still Going Strong | South Pasadena High School Ten Year...

This past weekend the South Pasadena High School class of 2008 came together to celebrate our 10-year reunion. The turnout was solid but we...

Spark of Love Toy Drive

The South Pasadena Fire Department, in cooperation with ABC7, CVS Drugstores and other Southland Fire Departments, is collecting toys for the annual "Spark of...

Senior Center Events November 30 through December 7, 2018

The following will be offered: Friday, November 30, 10:30 a.m. – Sing Along Stories: Barbershop & Beautyshop favorites with Saul Jacobs and Bob Lipson. Sign...

Rotary Club | November 20, 2018

Rotarian Marchelle Sellers gave a craft talk on her role as Executive Director of Artists for Peace and Justice, a non-profit that is building...
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