Monthly Archives: March 2022

South Pasadenan Dancer Kenneth Sweeney to Perform at LACHSA Spring Dance Concert “As One”

After two years of dark stages and zoom performances, the students and faculty at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts are thrilled...

South Pasadena Police Department | Distracted Driving Enforcement

NEWS RELEASE April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the South Pasadena Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are...

Elections 2022 | Candidates for PCC Board of Trustees Seat

One candidate, Linda Wah, the incumbent, says she has been strongly supported by Pasadena City College students over the years. The other, challenger Kristine Kwong,...

Holland Taylor Inspires in “ANN” at Pasadena Playhouse

Holland Taylor was given a full-throated standing ovation after delivering her astonishing one-woman show, “ANN” at Pasadena Playhouse at the west coast premiere. “Ann”...

5K Run-Walk for All Abilities | Institute for the Redesign of Learning

A 5K run-walk designed to empower all abilities will take center stage in South Pasadena on April 9 as the Institute for Redesign of...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | March 22 – 28, 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...
PHOTO: provided by Back 9 | The South Pasadenan | Singer songwriter Chauncey Bowers

Circus Comes to Town at Mamma’s Brick Oven

Singer-songwriter and human cannonball Chauncey Bowers warns of complications unless you "always wear a helmet," as he chronicles an ill-fated triangle among the stars...

Pittance Chamber Music | Liebeslieder! at First United Methodist Church

The 2022 Pittance Chamber Music SEASON VIII continues with the return to live concerts with a previously postponed program due to the pandemic, Liebeslieder!,...

CERT Program | Fire Department Offering Emergency Response Classes

The Fire Department is hosting the first Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) since the start of the pandemic. The training will be held at...

South Pasadena Public Library Expands Hours

On Monday, April 4th, 2022, the South Pasadena Public Library will expand the hours it is open to the public to 58 hours per...

California’s Long-Running Struggles with Drinking Water

It is no secret that California has always had problems securing drinking water – problems that continue today. In many ways, the challenges that...

SPHS Boys Soccer Holds Banquet and Awards Ceremony

South Pasadena High School boys soccer capped off their season by celebrating this week with a banquet and awards ceremony for the team, coaches...

SPHS Athletics Update | Winter Sports Achievements

SPUSD RELEASE As we approach the final stretch of the 2021-2022 school year, I would like to highlight some of the great achievements during the...

Student Advocates Hold Call-To-Action Picnic For Proposed BLM Mural

On Friday, March 18 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, students from SPHS hosted a call-to-action picnic for a proposed Black Lives Matter Mural. There...

A Noise Within to Receive $150,000 NEA Grant

A Noise Within (ANW), is pleased to announce they have been approved to receive an American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for...

Obituary | William “Bill” Leon Reese

William “Bill” Leon Reese passed away at his home in South Pasadena, California, on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at the age of 92, after...

Ed Donnelly and Jeanie Joe to Receive Creative Community Award at Eclectic Preview Party

One of our town’s favorite events of the year, the Eclectic Music Festival, is happening April 30, 2022, and South Pasadenans are getting excited!...

Dr Geoff Yantz | SPUSD Spring Update

A Message from Superintendent Yantz Dear SPUSD Families, Faculty, Staff, and Administrators, Spring Break is only a few days away, and we are looking forward to...

Pasadena Tournament of Roses | #ThisGen2022 Returns

MEDIA RELEASE Registration now open!  Join us for the highly anticipated #ThisGen2022: A Youth Empowerment Forum on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® event,...

City of South Pasadena Public Notice | COVID-19 Booster Clinic March 31

The City of South Pasadena Senior Center, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Public Health Department, will host a COVID-19 Booster Clinic on...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | March 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...

South Pasadena Public Library | Restoration Concert on April 10

The Restoration Committee of the South Pasadena Friends of the Library is pleased to announce the next Restoration Concert is on Sunday, April 10,...

Marengo Elementary School Welcomes a New Friend | SPUSD Snapshot

SPUSD RELEASE Marengo has a mascot! This fun-loving lion was introduced to students, staff and families at the virtual, school-wide assembly on Friday, March 18....

South Pasadena Senior Center | Seniors Return to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

MEDIA RELEASE On St. Patrick’s Day March 17, nearly 70 seniors enjoyed coffee, pastries and other sweets, along with green grapes, starting at 10:30 a.m....

SPHS History Day LA Winners | SPUSD Snapshot

SPUSD RELEASE After months of researching, writing, preparing and practicing, SPHS students competed in the History Day Los Angeles County Championships at San Gabriel High...

South Pasadena Little League | Oldest Program in California Celebrates Anniversary

Deep in its archives, the record will show that South Pasadena, a city already long on history, proudly represents the oldest Little League program...

City Council Elections | Janet Braun Candidate Statement

PRESS RELEASE Janet Braun, a long time resident and deeply committed local activist, announced her candidacy for South Pasadena City Council District 5. “I am excited...

South Pasadena Police Department | St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement

NEWS RELEASE This St. Patrick’s Day, the South Pasadena Police Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate...

SPHS Chinese Singing Contest Winners | SPUSD Snapshot

SPUSD RELEASE Congratulations to Sienna Drake, Doreen Hu, Chunlian (Lisa) Li, and Cleopatra Reeves for winning second place in the Ensemble Division of the 2022...

Obituary | Conrad von Bibra

Conrad C. von Bibra passed away at his home in South Pasadena, CA, on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at the age of 92. All...
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