Monthly Archives: October 2019

SPHS Sports Update | Multiple Teams Shine this Season

South Pasadena High’s football team hopes to reach the CIF-Southern Section playoffs with a win over visiting La Cañada Friday night, but that’s only...

Senior Center Events | Nov 1-8

The following will be offered from November 1-8 at the South Pasadena Senior Center. Friday, Nov 1 10:30 a.m. – Carmichael & Mercer Music Program...

A Spooktacular Success | Families Enjoy Halloween-Themed Night at Orange Grove Park

It was an evening of spooky fun and frolic last Friday night as the City of South Pasadena held its annual Halloween Spooktacular. The event...

Letter to the Editor | A Different Perspective on Measure C

In a couple weeks, we’ll vote on Measure C, which would do away with the currently elected City Clerk position and leave the current...

Throwback Thursday | Love in Plain Sight

Rick Thomas | U.S. Court of Appeals (formerly Vista del Arroyo hotel) seen in the framed arch of the Colorado Street Bridge (2007) A...

Happy Halloween – Be Safe! | Trick-or-Treating Tips for Families

Happy Halloween! While it will be a night for trick-or-treating, parents should not fear ghosts and witches, but traffic and child safety instead, noted South...

‘Vaping: What You Need to Know’ | Forum Educates Parents at PTSA Meeting

Reports of sudden, severe lung illness and deaths associated with e-cigarettes have been reported across 33 states and 1 U.S. territory, according to the...

Letter to the Editor | A Response to the Mayor’s Private Message

On Thursday, October 24, Mayor Khubesrian launched her social media campaign in a private Facebook group, 91030. I was one of a handful of...

Red Ribbon Week | Positivity Flows at Marengo Elementary

South Pasadena schools are celebrating healthy choices during Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is a time when many of the nation’s schools, including those...

Filming in South Pasadena | Oct 16-23

Below are some of the recent productions filmed in South Pasadena: 10/16-17 – A TV show, “Delilah,” was taped in the 1300 block of...

Weekly Crime Summary | Oct 22-28

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An...

Mike Birbiglia’s “THE NEW ONE” at the AHMANSON THEATRE

Following its Drama Desk Award-winning Broadway debut, “The New One” will play the Ahmanson through November 24. Written by Mike Birbiglia, with additional writing by...

Letter to the Editor | Urging Others to Vote Yes on A

Every resident of South Pasadena has a reason for living here. We grew up here. We came for the schools. We raised kids here...

Post Office Landscaping | Seeking Support from the Community

There’s a whole lot of work going on at the corner of Fremont Avenue and El Centro Street in South Pasadena these days. John Nixon,...

SUNDAY HOUSE TOUR Nov 3 | Pasadena Heritage Presents: Craftsman Weekend

The Sunday Craftsman House Tour is Craftsman Weekend’s signature event, featuring fine examples of the beautiful Craftsman architecture that makes Pasadena the destination for...

SPHS Tiger Football | Victory Over Temple City Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

In a season full of ups and downs with some unusual moments thrown into the mix – including a rare Monday night football game...

SPHS Tiger Band’s Successful Competition Run | The Firebird Takes Flight for the Fall

By Jason Liu  The South Pasadena High School Tiger Marching Band and Color Guard kicked off its 2019 competition season October 12, at the Western...

Vaping Forum at SPHS | ‘What You Need to Know’

A parent education forum, “Vaping: What you need to Know,” will be the held at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, October 28, in the library...

SPHS MONDAY Night Football | Rescheduled Temple City Game

After it was discovered a water pipe had broken under the Temple City High Field Friday night, officials from Temple City and SPHS announced...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day | Bring Unused & Expired Drugs to SPPD

A prescription drug take-back day is scheduled for Saturday, October 26, at the South Pasadena Police Department. Residents are encouraged to drop off unwanted or...

City Summons the Press | Hanscom Drive Inspection Warrant Explained

The January 11, 2018 sewage spill on Hanscom Dr. in South Pasadena was the fault of homeowner Alison Smith, city officials told reporters Friday...

Measure C Confusion | Innocuous Ballot Measure Cause for Concern for Many

“I am voting ‘no’ on Measure C,” South Pasadena City Clerk Evelyn Zneimer said last week. Her position may not come as much of...

Weekly Crime Summary | Oct 15-21

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An...

Todd Brown’s Legacy | Remembering an Exceptional Family Man

By Tracy Macrum  Todd’s loved ones, wife Jennifer and kids Kristoff and Noel, wish most for everyone to remember Mr. Brown and how he lived,...

Filming in South Pasadena | Oct 10-16

Below are some of the recent productions filmed in South Pasadena: 10/10–A commercial for “McDonalds” was shot in the 1500 block of Mission St. ...

Sheila Paustch Returns to Her City Post | Details Remain in the Dark

Sheila Pautsch, a longtime City of South Pasadena department head, has returned to her office after being placed on administrative leave. Pautsch, who returned last...

SPUSD Snapshot | High School Students Participate in Rose Bowl Bunk Build

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 32 students from South Pasadena High School – including SkillsUSA club members and woodworking students – spent the day...

Letter to the Editor | Addressing Issues to the Mayor

Mayor Marina, Our families have been friends ever since I moved into South Pasadena some 13 years ago, and I count you and Mark as...

Board of Education | Reflections: SPHS – Where Cultural and Racial Diversity is Valued

By Hanwul Choi, Student Board Member, SPUSD For today’s reflection, I would like to reflect on the portion that states, “The South Pasadena Unified School...

Throwback Thursday (#100!) | When the Iron Horse Became a Red Car

Before the rolling hills of scrub and oak is terraformed with streets and homes, the only transportation “vessel” capable of making the transcontinental trek...
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