Monthly Archives: January 2021

Car Chase Friday Night Ends in South Pasadena

Car Chase Ends in South Pasadena Friday Night

A car chase ended in South Pasadena Friday night after a male suspect was apprehended near the city’s high school. Monitoring the action was a...

PCC Earns Two Statewide Tech Awards

MEDIA RELEASE Information technology administrators at Pasadena City College are being recognized with two awards for their outstanding achievement during the COVID-19 pandemic, a statewide...

LA County Warning | Residents Should Prepare for Heavy Rain, Mud, and Debis Flow

With heavy rain expected throughout Southern California over the next few days, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reminds residents to be aware of...

Loan Program For Los Angeles County Businesses Now Available

MEDIA RELEASE The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) has launched the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program to provide eligible businesses with a competitive interest...
Southern California Gas

Winners of the 2020 Energy Champion Awards | South Pasadena Wins Gold

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (SGVCOG) today congratulate the winners of the 2020 Energy Champion Awards presented by the San...
Diane and Bruce Crum

Keeping it Clean | Picking Litter off the Streets for 10 Years

Litter off the streets. What does it take to make sure the streets of South Pasadena are clean? It seems it takes dedication and a...

The Met Kicks Off Black History Month with Porgy and Bess

The Metropolitan Opera kicks off Black History Month with an encore presentation of the critically acclaimed 2020 production of the Gershwin's Porgy and Bess...
Attorney Highsmith South Pasadena

Attorney Highsmith Under Scrutiny | Lauren Rubin Settlement is Likely

Court documents indicate there is a settlement in the retaliation lawsuit filed one year ago against the city and two South Pasadena officials by...

Rep. Chu Applauds Repeal of the Trump Muslim Travel Ban on its Fourth Anniversary

Wednesday marked four years since Donald Trump first issued Executive Order 13769, which restricted travel to the U.S. from several Muslim-majority countries and prohibited...

A World Less Certain | Mamba Forever

Lakers legends walk among us in the City of Angels. Until, one day, they become life-size action figures cast in bronze at the “House...

Assemblymember Holden’s Statement on President Biden’s Climate Executive Actions

This week, President Joe Biden signed new executive orders on climate change. Assemblymember Holden, Chair of the California State Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy released...

SPHS Sports Update | Stay-at-Home Order Lifted Means Some CIF Sports Can Begin Play

A week ago the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section announced that post-season championships have been cancelled for the fall season due to the...

A Magical Night in the “Bollywood Kitchen”

It was a rainy Saturday evening when filmmaker and cookbook author Sri Rao invited me, along with a handful of other virtual guests into...

SPUSD Dual Immersion Program | Mandarin and Spanish Programs for Elementary School Students

SPUSD PRESS RELEASE In the past decade, research has shown that learning a second language at a young age increases cognitive flexibility and translates into...

The Huntington Acquires Important Collection of Telegraph History Papers from The Civil War and...

PRESS RELEASE In a move that deepens its collections in the history of science and technology as well as its American Civil War holdings, The...

Op-Ed | Learning to Care

By Bee Simpson  Deepest gratitude to Rick Thomas for A World Less Certain, the beautiful article on eating animals; and thanks to the South Pasadenan...

SPHS PTSA | RSVP for Tonight’s Senior Parent Social

The PTSA will host socials for parents of Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors soon! Look for announcements soon in our weekly newsletter. But up first ... Senior...

Less Than One Week Left | Lake and Bobcat Fire Survivors Eligible for Debris...

MEDIA RELEASE Survivors of the Lake and Bobcat wildfires that occurred last year in Los Angeles County now have less than a week left to...

Virtual Bingo Kicks Off 2021 Season to Benefit Woman’s Club Scholarships

The new season of Bingo is beginning February 5th! Support scholarships for South Pasadena high school students by signing up for “Dollars for Scholars,”...

Wine and Song at the Blue Guitar | Tune in!

Wine and Song at the Blue Guitar podcast #39 Features Buddy Mondlock (with Art Garfunkel and Maia Sharp), The Talbott Brothers, Danielle Ate the...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | Jan 19-25, 2021

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

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates | Relief for People 65+ Years of Age

Dear Friends – I was glad to hear many stories from residents 65 and older who have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine,...

Norton Simon Museum from Home | New! Conserving “Still Life with Fish and Shrimp”

Our new series on the conservation treatments of the Simon’s three paintings by Édouard Manet continues this week with a close look at Still Life...

Letter to the Editor | Response to ‘South Pasadena Crime Rose About 8.6 Percent...

By Matthew Barbato, South Pasadena Resident I've written to you previously regarding a similar issue in your reporting on crime and the police department. I'm...

Last Chance For The Public To Comment On ‘The Villages’ | Alhambra’s Largest, Most...

MEDIA RELEASE Wed. Jan. 27, 2021 is the public’s last chance to comment on The Villages, an 839 luxury development that international investment firm and...

Public Health Marks One-Year Anniversary of First COVID-19 Case

PUBLIC HEALTH RELEASE: One year ago today, Public Health announced its first case of coronavirus in Los Angeles County. Since then, over 1 million cases have been...

LA County Reopenings Announced Monday | Public Health

PUBLIC HEALTH RELEASE Monday, the State lifted the Regional Stay Home Order and moved all counties back into the Blueprint for a Safer Economy color-coded...

South Pasadena Public Library Publishes Digital Exhibit | “COVID-19 Living History Project”

PRESS RELEASE The “COVID-19 Living History Project: Stories from Our Community”  is a new Local History digital exhibit curated by the South Pasadena Public Library. The...

SPPD Update | South Pasadena Crime Rose About 8.6 Percent in 2020 According to...

A controversial statewide court order designed to reduce the jail population and minimize the spread of coronavirus has played a major part, joining other...
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