Monthly Archives: April 2023

PHOTO: Staff | The South Pasadenan News | South Pasadena City Hall on Mission Street

$500,000 BLM Settlement Report | South Pasadena Conducting “Organizational Assessments”

Black Lives Matter protesters Fahren James and Victoria Patterson have settled their civil rights lawsuit against the City of South Pasadena and five of...
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SMP UNPLUGGED: Acoustic Grunge Bands Play Sierra Madre Playhouse May 26 & 27, 2023

For the first time ever, Sierra Madre Playhouse presents SMP Unplugged, two nights of concerts featuring grunge bands playing acoustic sets (reminiscent of MTV Unplugged), for...

SPHS Career Fair Gives Students a Glimpse of The Future | SPUSD Snapshot

News provided by SPUSD PTSA, in partnership with the SPHS Counseling Department, hosted an inaugural Career Fair all this week at SPHS. Professionals across a...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | April 18 – 24, 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...

Jeweled Universe on Mission | Set to Dazzle Festival-Goers at the Eclectic Music Festival...

The Eclectic Music Festival, a much-anticipated citywide event, is just around the corner, and festival-goers are in for a treat. One of the most...
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South Pasadena Celebrates 135 Years at THE ECLECTIC Music Festival and Arts Crawl April...

South Pasadena’s 13th Annual Eclectic Music Festival and Arts Crawl  is Saturday April 29, 2023 from 3pm – 10pm with some venues having early...

Is it Haunted? Find out May 6th at: “Wynyate: If the Walls Could Talk”...

On Saturday, May 6th, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., the South Pasadena Library will join forces with the South Pasadena Preservation Foundation (SPPF) to...

Response to Mental Health Crisis | South Pasadena Police Department

SPPD RELEASE On Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., the South Pasadena Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting that a male adult subject...

SPMS Upstanders Create a Week of Stress-Reducing Activities | SPUSD Snapshot

News provided by SPUSD South Pasadena Middle School student group, the Upstanders, in conjunction with South Pasadena Unified School District’s Train Your Brain staff are...

Breaking News: $500,000 Settlement | South Pasadena Settles 1st Amendment Civil Rights Case

The City of South Pasadena announced today that it has reached a settlement in a high-profile civil rights lawsuit filed in October 2021. The...

SPMS Advanced Choir Wins Scholarship | SPUSD Snapshot

News provided by SPUSD On April 22, 2023, the South Pasadena Middle School (SPMS) Advanced Choir competed at the Verdugo Hills Scholarship Festival, taking home...

Successful Fundraiser for Bubbles Dog Rescue

News provided by Bubbles Dog Rescue A fundraiser for Bubbles Dog Rescue held in South Pasadena at Golden Oaks Apartments April 15 raised more than...

South Pasadena Library | 2023 Bookmark Contest Winners

News provided by South Pasadena Library 130 children and teens participated in the South Pasadena Public Library’s Bookmark Contest this year. The theme for the...

Hotbox Vintage South Pasadena | ‘Valley Girl Mall Market’ @ THE ECLECTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL...

Eclectic Music Fest & Arts Crawl—Saturday, April 29th 3:00-9:00PM The South Pasadena Eclectic Music Festival & Arts Crawl is one of the best times of...

Mail Theft Suspect Arrested | South Pasadena Police Department

On April 18, 2023, at 1:30 a.m., a South Pasadena Police Officer on routine patrol observed a suspect, later identified as 26-year-old Jorge Escobar...
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The Radical Compassion of “Freaky Friday”

Is it ever possible to truly have empathy and understanding of what it’s like to be in someone else’s shoes? Especially if those shoes...

Op-Ed: Suicide & Teens | The Conversation Hits Home

South Pasadena is home. It has been my home for 26 years. Even as I pursue my doctorate in Clinical Psychology in New York,...
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Elizabeth McGovern Lights Up The Stage as Ava Gardner

Imagine being a fly on the wall as an aging, boozy and forever glamorous Ava Gardner regales her ghost writer with stories, thoughts and...
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | The South Pasadean | Solid Silver concha belt is one of three designed by renowned Pueblo sculptor/ceramicist Tammy Garcia.

Special Native American Jewelry Sale | Piles of Pawn Spring Edition at Santa Fe...

Embark on a journey through history, culture, and beauty at the Piles of Pawn Spring Edition, taking place on Friday and Saturday, April 21st...
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SPHS Drama Ready to Open FREAKY FRIDAY

This is not your typical “Disney” musical. Is it fun? Are there big, splashy musical numbers? Is there a loopy, suspend your disbelief premise?...

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day | Bring Unused & Expired Drugs to SPPD

A prescription drug take-back day is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, at the South Pasadena City Hall courtyard. Residents are encouraged to drop off unwanted...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | April 11 – 17, 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...

South Pasadena Library | Restoration Concert on April 23

The Restoration Concerts Committee of the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library will be presenting a Restoration Concert on Sunday, April 23, 2023,...

Nonprofit Organization Hosting Benefit for Casa Treatment Center

San Marino Junior Alliance invites the community to attend their benefit “Spirit of Ohana” on Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at a...

SPHS Students Win Awards in 2023 Congressional Art Competition | SPUSD Snapshot

Congratulations to SPHS junior, Hanniel Park, who earned second place, and freshman Amelia Tran, who earned honorable mention, in the 2023 Congressional Art Competition....

Knowing Your Kids Talents & Challenges: Unraveling the World of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Of the many advantages to parents and children growing-up in today's learning environment; there is one area of expertise here in South Pasadena that...
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Farmer’s Market Delivery! South Pasadena’s New Delivery Service is Ready to Go

Farmer's Market South Pasadena: We are in for a treat as a new delivery service, FarmShoppr.com, launches to bring the freshest local produce right...
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LACHSA Dance Students RISE

LACHSA dance students RISE to the moment and present their passion, their talent and their joy in Dance. The LACHSA Dance Department presents "RISE",...

Mental Health | Congresswoman Judy Chu Presents Check to Regional Program

The City of South Pasadena welcomed Congresswomen Judy Chu to City Hall on Monday, April 10, 2023 to present a check for $1.5 million...

SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | April 4 – 10, 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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