Monthly Archives: November 2019

Throwback Thursday | My South Pas “Most Thankful” List

Thanksgiving is a time for personal reflection. The process begins today for most people, lasting through the “holiday season” until late December – ending...

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! | Thankful Thoughts from South Pasadenans

I am thankful for my happiness, the kindness of others and for what I have, not what I don’t have. I’m thankful for the relationship I have...

Work Begins on Athletic Facilities at SPHS | Projected Completion Within a Year

It’s viewed as “another milestone,” summed up South Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Geoff Yantz, pleased that a major reconstruction effort of the local...

City Recognizes ‘Transition South Pasadena’ | Group Promotes Environmental Consciousness

It came together when a group of concerned residents chose to step up and to do something to address environmental issues in need of...

Weekly Crime Summary | Nov 12-25

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

Citywide Bike Parking Plan Passes | Forging a Cycle-Friendly Environment

Bill Glazier and a city report contributed to this article South Pasadena City Council members Wednesday night awarded a construction contract to E.C. Construction Company,...

SPHS Band and Color Guard Continue Competition Run | Keeps Focus on Fall Season...

By Jason Liu South Pasadena High School’s Tiger Marching Band and Color Guard recently traveled to El Camino College in Torrance to compete in the...

SPHS Tiger Girls Volleyball | South Pasadena Falls in Bid for State Championship Title

A season full of prosperity and accomplishments is now over for South Pasadena High’s girls’ volleyball team. The hope of winning the CIF-Division III championship...

Michele Kipke Possibly in Line as Next School Board President | Abajian Wraps up...

If history repeats itself, Dr. Michele Kipke is in line to become the next president of the South Pasadena Unified School District Board of...

Filming in South Pasadena | Nov 7-13

Below are some of the recent productions filmed in South Pasadena: 11/7 - A commercial for “USAA” was shot in the 1000 block of...

One Step Closer to SPUSD Land Swap | School Board Unanimously Approves RFP

South Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education members unanimously approved a Request for Proposal (RFP) on a proposed property exchange during their November...

Council Approves New Water Billing Contract | City Says No Change in Rates

Water customers will be served by a new billing company, Munibilling, after the sudden closure of Fathom (formerly Global Water), under a new contract...

SPHS First School to Participate in Sports Analysis Lab | Improving Athletic Performance With...

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) John C. Wilson Motion and Sports Analysis Lab stepped outside its typical office and visited South Pasadena High School...

Senior Center Events | Nov 22 – Dec 6

The following will be offered at the South Pasadena Senior Center. Friday, November 22, 11:45 a.m. – Birthday Celebration – The Center will celebrate...

Throwback Thursday | The Odd Big Bird

It is probably hard to imagine just how popular ostrich feathers were a hundred years ago. Today, women’s fashions come and go with each...

City Adopts Green Action Plan | Councilmember Remains Apprehensive

A city report and Bill Glazier contributed to this article South Pasadena, already recognized for its “green” efforts, is about to get greener. On Wednesday night,...

Woman’s Club Hosts Housing Rights Workshop | Answering Tenant Questions Nov 23

The South Pasadena Woman's Club has organized a renters workshop that will be presented by Housing Rights Center this Saturday, November 23 from 8:45...

Future of 710 Freeway ‘Stublands’ | City of Pasadena Discusses Opportunities and Possibilities

When it comes to the future of the 710 Freeway stub in Pasadena, “nothing has been decided” according to sixth district Pasadena Councilman Steve...

SPHS Girls Volleyball Are The CIF Southern Regional Champions | Now Headed for State...

They’re determined, powerful and mostly fearless as they prepare for South Pasadena High’s most important volleyball match in the school’s 113 year old history. It...

Cathy Billings Confirmed as New Library Director for South Pasadena

Cathy Billings, associate library director since 2017, has been named as the City’s new library director, City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe announced Wednesday. Billings succeeds longtime...

UPDATE: SPHS Girls Volleyball Ascends to State Finals | Tigers Host Game Against Palm...

UPDATE: Tuesday's game against Palm Desert will be held at the South Pasadena High School Main Gym at 6:00 p.m. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fighting off elimination, South Pasadena...

METAMORPHOSES | Ancient Myths For A Modern World

Metamorphoses at South Pasadena High School is something so thoroughly unexpected and unabashedly theatrical as to defy categorization. Based on the Roman poet, Ovid’s,...

SPHS Tiger Football | Putting the Season in Perspective for South Pasadena

Now that it’s over, Jeff Chi put South Pasadena High’s successful football season into perspective. “It’s not the end of the world,” the Tigers’ football...

Girl Scout Gold Awards | Young Women Earn Rare Honor

It’s an achievement of a lifetime, something many young girls aspire to become when they first step into the Girl Scouts. The Gold Award, the...

Key Largo at Geffen Playhouse

On a slow, hot, summer day in post WWII Key Largo, Frank McCloud arrives at the D’Alcala’s hotel looking for the family of one...

SPHS Tiger Volleyball Vs. Linfield Christian | Team Looks to Continue Semifinals Streak

South Pasadena High’s girls volleyball team, which went deep into CIF-Southern Section competition, is now making giants strides toward a state championship after a...

School Shooting in Santa Clarita | Officials React to Tragedy

Senseless shootings like the one at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita Thursday morning are occurring way to often as elected officials like Los...

Evictions Rescinded | One Landlord Reacts Positively Citing Pressure from City and Tenants

“Effective immediately, any current resident who received a 60-day notice to vacate can ignore that notice.” That was the note worried residents at the 32-unit...

Throwback Thursday | Evening at the Garfield House

Tomorrow night (Friday, November 15th at 7 pm), the South Pasadena Preservation Foundation will host a rare event at the historic Green and Green...

Woman’s Club Honors Veterans | Luncheon Includes Special Guests

The November luncheon meeting of the Woman’s Club of South Pasadena paid tribute to veterans, including special guests from World War II, Korean War...
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