Monthly Archives: February 2022

$10 Tutoring, Music, and Art Sessions with Hodis Learning & Music

Hodis Learning & Music (HLM) is offering $10 first sessions in the first week of March. This promotion can be used for any subject...

The Story Behind Proposed Mural in Orange Grove Park Featuring Black Lives

In October of 2019 a group of 50 South Pasadena High School students participated in a seminar hosted by the Anti-Defamation League where they...

YST’s ALADDIN Jr on Stage at Fremont Centre Theatre Live and Streaming

YST isn’t slowing down in 2022!  YST’s Adult Membership company just completed a successful one weekend run of Agatha Christie’s Mystery One Act “The...

Voter Redistricting | South Pasadena Draft Maps Review

CITY OF SOUTH PASADENA MEDIA RELEASE The City of South Pasadena is reminding community members of the Public Hearing on March 2, 2022 at 7:30pm....

Waste Collection Survey | Complying with Food Scrap Law

CITY OF SOUTH PASADENA PRESS RELEASE The City of South Pasadena is soliciting community input as the City looks to comply with SB 1383 -...

Arroyo Vista Elementary | Black History Month Celebration

MEDIA RELEASE We are so proud to be celebrating Black History Month at Arroyo Vista. While we have honored tremendous figures like Martin Luther King...

Possible All-Electric Vehicle Fleet | South Pasadena Police Department

Its time has come, insists Tony Abdalla, saying the South Pasadena Police Department is on the doorstep of investing in a fleet of battery-powered...

Families Forward Learning Center Launches Reading Buddies Program

PRESS RELEASE Families Forward Learning Center’s (FFLC) successful on‐line program Reading Buddies is now in‐person. In November 2020, South Pasadena High School student Evelyn Dowd...

History of City Treasurer Struggles in South Pasadena

As the City Council prepares to consider asking voters whether to change the City Treasurer’s position to an appointive instead of elective office, a...

City Treasurer | City Considers Elimination of Elected Treasurer

During a City Council session Feb. 16, the question whether the city should ask voters to approve changing from an elected to an appointed...

Power of Sail at Geffen Playhouse

Bryan Cranston is the rare actor one never sees acting. He is simply being the character. So it’s always a thrill and privilege to...

Mark Deetjen | Son of San Marino, Dad of South Pasadena

South Pasadena, did you feel it? It wasn’t an earthquake. Nothing pandemic-related. It was more like a “great disturbance in the Force” that surrounds...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | February 15-21, 2022

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

Friends of the Rialto program at Woman’s Club

Escott O. Norton, Founder of Friends of the Rialto Theater is the featured speaker at the March 2 meeting and Membership Tea and luncheon...

Consolidation of Commissions | City Council to Consider Changes

Recommendations for a wholesale consolidation of South Pasadena’s famously unwieldy system of two dozen citizen boards and commissions will be the topic of a...

East West Players Triumphant Return With Killer “Assassins”

In March, 2020, East West Players production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Assasins” was on the eve of  previews and about to open. We all know...

South Pasadena Public Library | Restoration Concert on March 6

The Restoration Committee of the South Pasadena Friends of the Library is pleased to announce that the Restoration Concerts are resuming in March. The...

2022 Posse Foundation Scholar Maya Turun | SPUSD Snapshot

SPUSD RELEASE Congratulations to SPHS senior Maya Turun, who has been selected as a 2022 Posse Foundation Scholar and plans to attend Northwestern University in...

Winter Arts Crawl | Cyndi Bemel Photography Exhibit at Waverly

A selection of Cyndi Bemel’s photographs will be on display Saturday, February 19, at Waverly, a bookshop and cooking school in South Pasadena. The event,...

In Conversation with Deborah Strang at A Noise Within

Los Angeles theatre goers have had the thrill and privilege to watch actress Deborah Strang on our stages for more than thirty years, most...

Parti Gras 2022 | Through The Looking Glass

SPEF is excited to announce that it’s annual fundraising gala, Parti Gras, is returning to the rolling greens of the Arroyo Seco golf course...

Voter Redistricting | Map Proposals Due February 18

CITY OF SOUTH PASADENA MEDIA RELEASE A reminder to community members of the deadline to submit redistricting maps for consideration at the third public meeting...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | February 8-14, 2022

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

Social-Emotional Learning Program Supports Middle and High School Students | SPUSD

SPUSD RELEASE On a warm, sunny Wednesday morning a few weeks before the end of the semester, a group of 17 and 18 year olds...

Vote on Power | City Council is Moving to 100% CPA Supply for Businesses

Citing the “profound environmental impact” it will have, the South Pasadena City Council on Wednesday February 16, 2022 will act to increase to 100...

South Pasadena Library | New Digital Platform Available for Members

The South Pasadena Public Library, through its membership in the Southern California Library Cooperative, now offers PressReader, a platform for reading e-newspapers and e-magazines. Available...

Community Remembers William “Bill” Courtice | Memorial Brings Together Friends and Family

Mike Neff called it “amazing,” thinking back to last Saturday, impressed by the amount of people in attendance and the impact William “Bill” Courtice...

SPPD Crime Bulletin | Suspects Wanted for Grand Theft

On 2-6-22, at about 12:20 PM, the female victim finished shopping at Bristol Farms (600 block of Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena, CA) and...

South Pasadena Library | Virtual Book Discussion of ‘A Contract with God’

The South Pasadena Public Library will host a virtual book discussion of "A Contract with God" in celebration of Will Eisner Week. The discussion...

Mosquitoes Expected to Intercept San Gabriel Valley Weekend Festivities

Football isn’t the only big game this weekend as mosquitoes are expected to score touchdowns in yards and patios in San Gabriel Valley —...
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