Monthly Archives: February 2023

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The Magic of “The Secret Garden”

The lush and whimsical score of Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon’s “The Secret Garden” is given a beautiful, new production at the Ahmanson Theatre....

Ash Wednesday | Ashes to Go Event in South Pasadena

A collection of area churches made the task for those wanting to participate in Ash Wednesday easier this year by setting up shop outdoors...
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MATTER OF TIME at Lineage Performing Arts Center

Step back in time at Pasadena’s Lineage Performing Arts Center and experience a time traveling show. Matter of Time is taking over Lineage’s 6,200...

Possible Murder Charge | Suspect in Child Abuse Case Under Investigation

The South Pasadena Police Department, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, is investigating the death of a six-month-old infant, who was pronounced...

10 Fun and Easy Art Projects for Kids to Try at Home

Special feature by Hodis Learning & Music Looking for fun and easy art projects for your kids to do at home? Look no further! In...

Los Angeles Clarinet Choir Concert of Contemporary Japanese Music | South Pasadena Public Library

The Los Angeles Clarinet Choir, a group of 14 professional clarinetists performing on sopranino, soprano, alto, bass, contra-alto and contrabass clarinets under the direction...
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The Harmony We Need – Sunday in the Park with George at Pasadena Playhouse

“White. A blank page or canvas. His favorite. So many possibilities.” Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking 1984 musical “Sunday in the Park with George”, a meditation...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | February 14 – 20, 2023

(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...
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DI LADY DI at Sierra Madre Playhouse

The title Di Lady Di refers of course to Lady Diana Spencer, the teenaged bride of the future monarch of the United Kingdom who...

A Tribute to Mary Ann Parada

It came as a complete surprise – that knock on the door about 25 years ago.   New in town, not long after I had been...
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“Roman Holiday” to Screen at Sierra Madre Playhouse March 1

"Roman Holiday" is a romantic comedy produced and directed by William Wyler, written by Dalton Trumbo and John Dighton from Paramount Pictures. (Color, 1953,...
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Anna Deavere Smith’s “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” Returns to Mark Taper Forum March 8...

Originally performed solo by Anna Deavere Smith, “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” has been reimagined for a cast of five performers. Thirty years after its...

Suspect Arrested for Annoyance of a Minor | South Pasadena Police Department

On February 16, 2023, at 7:26 a.m., South Pasadena Police Department officers responded to the 1400 Block of Bank Street for a report of...
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Chauncey Bowers Imparts The Benefit of Doubt

Eccentric, eclectic and exceedingly talented Singer-songwriter, Chauncey Bower, celebrated the release of his sly, new album, "The Benefit of Doubt" during a sold out...
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West Coast Premiere of “The First Deep Breath” Now Playing at Geffen Playhouse

Pastor Albert Jones and his family are proud leaders of the Mother Bethel Baptist Church and pillars of their community. Plans are being made...

Poker Tournament | SPMS Athletic Booster Club “Main Event Poker” Returns

The South Pasadena Main Event Poker Tournament is back!  Go all-in to support after school sports at South Pasadena Middle School. Presented by SPMS Athletic...

City of South Pasadena Launches Social Services Resource Guide

News provided by the City Manager's Office The City Manager’s Office has launched a Social Services Resource Guide, providing a list of providers and resources...
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Shakespeare rom-com “Much Ado About Nothing” is Hilarious and Profound at A Noise Within

Hilarious, profound and all-around irresistible, William Shakespeare’s quintessential rom-com, "Much Ado About Nothing", gets the A Noise Within treatment as part of its “Daring to Love” season. Guillermo...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | February 7 – 13, 2023

(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...

PCC’s Family Resource Center Receives $500,000 Federal Earmark

Today, Pasadena City College (PCC) announced the expansion of services for students who are also parents after a $500,000 award from Representative Judy Chu...

Silent Film Screening of Pollyanna | South Pasadena Public Library

South Pasadena has served as a filming location for many famous features. From Victor Fleming’s Gone with the Wind (1939) to John Carpenter’s Halloween...

1003 Monterey Road is For Sale

At the corner of Monterey Road and Meridian Avenue sits a South Pasadena real estate gem. The historic property was among the early homes...

Valentine’s Day Fun at Hotbox Vintage South Pasadena

What could be more romantic than a stroll around your favorite small town? South Pasadena is going to be in full swing up and...

Annual Dumpster Day | Saturday, April 15

Residents ages 62 and over can have large furniture or bulky items picked up from their homes for free the week of April 10-14,...

Electric Leaf Blower Demonstration in South Pasadena | AGZA Green Zone

In a way, Dan Mabe was back home again, standing on what he calls “hallowed grounds,” the place where it all began back in...

Burglary Suspect Arrested | South Pasadena Police Department

On Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 1:55 a.m., officers from the South Pasadena Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 800 block...
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The Authentic Self: Artist and Author annEpeck’s Art Exhibition at the Jones Coffee Roasters

annEpeck is exhibiting a body of artwork at the South Pasadena Jones Coffee Roasters on Mission Street and the community is invited for an...

5th Grade Musical “Anything Goes” a Roaring Success

This past weekend saw performances by two full casts of 5th graders from all three South Pasadena elementary schools of the always highly anticipated...
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Butterfield 8 | Screening at Sierra Madre Playhouse February 15

"Butterfield 8" starring Elizabeth Taylor is a romance directed by Daniel Mann and written by Charles Schnee and John Michael Hayes. Based on the...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | January 31 – February 6, 2023

(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...
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