Monthly Archives: September 2021

SPHS Football | League Season Commences Against Temple City Friday night

During the five game non-league season, South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi stressed that all the work being put in was geared toward...

Grand Park’s Ninth Annual Día de los Muertos Commemoration

Grand Park pays tribute to the cultural tradition of Día de los Muertos—Day of the Dead—with a 12-day public art installation taking place from October 22 through...

Caltrans Properties | Governor Newsom Signs Landmark South Pasadena Housing Bill

In a major victory for South Pasadena Mayor Diana Mahmud, Governor Newsom on Tuesday signed SB 381, a city-sponsored bill authored by Sen. Anthony...

Letter to Community | Dr. Suzie Abajian Resigns from Board of Education

Dear South Pasadena Community, It is with great regret that I must submit my resignation from the school board effective October 13, 2021. My last...

Finalists Selected for 2022 Royal Court | Pasadena Tournament of Roses

Before the final round of interviews, the 29 finalists for the 2022 Royal Court presented by Citizens Business Bank took a group photo on...

SPUSD PUBLIC NOTICE | 2nd CRVA Hearing October 12

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Education of the South Pasadena Unified School District at a Board meeting to be held at...

South Pasadena Public Library | Friends and Family Shop Dollar Book Sale

By Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library Hundreds of book lovers browsed and purchased gently used books, DVDs and CDs at the Dollar Book...

OP-ED | What Will It Take for a Former Sundown Town to Be Anti-Racist?

By Care First South Pasadena  Despite the swell in community demands for racial justice in South Pasadena starting in the summer of 2020, City Councilmembers...

Public Housing | LA County Receives $2.7 Million in Federal Funding to Reduce Health...

MEDIA RELEASE The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) has been awarded a Housing-Related Hazards Capital Fund Program grant in the amount of $2.7 million...

South Pasadena Unified School District Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to South Pasadena Unified School District’s (SPUSD) 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year, Kindergarten teacher Christina Torres from Monterey Hills Elementary School. Ms. Torres...

SPPD Weekly Crime & Collision Summary | Sep 21 – 27, 2021

(Hundred block given in place of exact address) The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities...

SPUSD | Effective Parenting Workshop Opportunity

Chinatown Service Center’s Behavioral Health team invites SPUSD parents/guardians to a workshop discussing the physical, emotional, and cognitive care that children need for their...

Los Angeles County Begins Administering Pfizer Booster to Eligible Residents | Public Health

PUBLIC HEALTH RELEASE Los Angeles County is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle P....

LA County Oversight Panel | Requests County Counsel Forward Potential Illegal Activity to the...

MEDIA RELEASE The Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission (Commission) hosted a virtual meeting today and acted on several important items, including unanimously approving a motion requesting that...

Mobile Sukkah Unit Takes to Streets in South Pasadena

For the first time ever, a mobile Sukkah truck is making its rounds around South Pasadena to celebrate the week-long celebration of Sukkot. Director of...

Ensemble Shakespeare Theatre Brings Us Something New With “What You Will”

On a beautifully sunset-lit evening in Descanso Gardens, audience members were summoned down a pathway that led to a magical outdoor stage where they...

Learning About Electric Power | Leaf Blower Demonstration Enlightens at Garfield Park

A large heavy-duty truck full of gas-powered lawn mowers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers and more pulled up in front of Garfield Park in South...

Indoor Large Events Required to Verify Vaccination or Negative Test for Entry | Public...

PUBLIC HEALTH RELEASE As of September 20, the State requires that all attendees at indoor mega events show proof of full vaccination or a negative...

SPHS Football | South Pasadena Begins League Play Against Temple City October 1

When you’re facing an opponent that hasn’t won a game all season and has been outscored 157-28 in those four contests, it’s easy to...

LA County Supervisors Approve More than $144 Million to Fund Safe, Clean Water Projects...

MEDIA RELEASE The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has awarded $144 million in Safe, Clean Water funding to 78 projects to increase the region’s...

AN ILIAD at A Noise Within

My first foray inside a theatre since the shutdown was to see the one person show “An Iliad”, an adaptation by Lisa Peterson and...
Budget South Pasadena 2021

South Pasadena Shares | Neighborly Gifting & Swaps!

Neighbors helping neighbors is a worthwhile endeavor that fosters community. In every neighborhood of South Pasadena, you will see neighbors openly sharing resources through...

Everything You Need to Know About the Pasadena Art Scene

Pasadena is one of the most popular destinations in California thanks to its old Hollywood charm, its thriving food and nightlife scene, and dynamic...

SPPD Weekly Crime & Collision Summary | Sep 14 – 20, 2021

(Hundred block given in place of exact address) The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities...

Square Up Comedy Show at Square Deal Barbershop in South Pasadena

Let's have a laugh, South Pas! Square Deal Barbershop is hosting a weekly comedy show in its outdoor space behind the shop featuring local...

Adrien Blackwell’s “Making Miracles Happen Series” | Halloween Storytelling Edition

How often do you hear that the things that go bump in the night might save your life? Adrien Blackwell’s Making Miracles Happen Series: Halloween...

SPHS Tigers Ends Non-league Football Season with a Win Against Alhambra

Throughout the non-league season, South Pasadena High football coach Jeff Chi has stressed the importance of getting better each week in anticipation to games...

4.3 Earthquake in Carson at 7:58 Friday Night

Did you feel it?  South Pasadena shook briefly Friday night from an earthquake located in Carson, CA - about 24 miles away. Time: Friday, September 17,...

Return of In-Person Storytimes | South Pasadena Public Library

PRESS RELEASE Library staff are excited to offer outdoor in-person Storytimes this fall, weather permitting, between September 21 and November 20. Join the children’s librarians...

Blue13’s ‘Shaadi’ | Outdoor, Immersive, Contemporary Bollywood Dance Celebration at Heritage Square Museum

You are invited to the Indian wedding of the season! Blue13 Dance Company requests your attendance at an outdoor, site-specific, audience immersive contemporary and Bollywood...
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