Monthly Archives: November 2023

Get Your Tickets Today | Last Chance to Attend the D.U.D.E.S. 1st Whiskey Tasting...

Attention all connoisseurs of fine spirits and community enthusiasts in South Pasadena. Get ready for a unique blend of luxury, leisure, and local love. SATURDAY...
PHOTO: provided by South Pasadena High School | The South Pasadenan | SPHS Students in Advanced Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine classes demonstrate exercises and techniques learned in class.

SPHS Sports Medicine Students Learn by Doing

During the past month, Advanced Sports Medicine students visited PE classes to demonstrate foam rolling and self-stretching exercises using a stretch strap. They also...
PHOTO: provided by Neat Freak LA | The South Pasadenan | Home & Business Professional Organizing

Get Organized for The Holidays & New Year Coming Fast | Homes & Businesses...

As the holiday season approaches, the need for a well-organized home or business space becomes more pressing than ever. In the bustling neighborhoods of...
PHOTO: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens | The South Pasadenan | Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828). Portrait of José Antonio Caballero, Second Marqués de Caballero, Secretary of Grace and Justice, 1807. Oil on canvas, canvas: 41 5/16 × 33 1/8 in. (105 × 84.1 cm), frame: 53 1/16 × 44 7/8 × 3 1/2 in. (134.8 × 114 × 8.9 cm). Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation.

The Huntington Acquires Historic Portrait by Renowned Spanish Painter GOYA

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced that it has acquired a historic portrait by Spanish master Francisco José de Goya y...
PHOTO: provided by SPARC | The South Pasadenan | Art by Shauneen Bell

Give The Gift of Art | SPARC Holiday Art Show and Sale Dec. 2...

The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) presents its annual Holiday Art Show, offering a wide array of works by noted professional artists for sale...
PHOTO: provided by FSPPL | The South Pasadenan | Roxanne Garcia (left) and Angela Watson love books and decided they had to attend the Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale.

Holiday Book Sale at South Pasadena Library | December 1-3

Calling all book lovers and holiday shoppers! The Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library Bookstore are holding their annual Holiday Gift Book Sale...
PHOTO: Scott Gutentag | The South Pasadenan | Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with SANTA! Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

The South Pasadena Community Services Department will host their annual Breakfast with Santa! Attendees will enjoy a pancake breakfast, entertainment, crafts, and an opportunity...
PHOTO: provided by Pasadena Symphony | The South Pasadenan | The Pasadena Symphony's Holiday Concert

Pasadena Symphony’s Cherished Holiday Concert Returns December 16

The Pasadena Symphony’s annual Holiday Candlelight concert returns to All Saints Church on Saturday, December 16, 2023 with performances at 4:00pm & 7:00pm. Pasadena’s...

SOLD OFF 1.8 Acre Property on Mission Street in South Pasadena

The commercial real estate property that is currently occupied by ExtraSpace Storage (formerly Southmark Storage) has been sold. Gelt Ventures has recently completed the sale...

Santa Fe Crafts Presents: Piles of Pawn Native American Jewelry Sale – Holiday Edition

Discover a treasure trove of history and artistry at the much-anticipated Piles of Pawn Native American Jewelry Sale! Hosted by Santa Fe Crafts, a...

Illegal Biolab In Central California: PRC-Linked Biolab Raises Questions Statewide

In a startling revelation, the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, chaired by Mike Gallagher (R-WI), disclosed findings from its investigation into...

Sip & Shop Soirée | Holiday Shopping Event of the Year!

The Woman’s Club of South Pasadena will host its third annual Sip & Shop Soirée! At this holiday shopping and entertaining event, you can find...
PHOTO: provided by YST | The South Pasadenan | The cast of Elf Jr. at Young Stars Theatre.

ELF Jr. is Here for the Holidays!

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” Young Stars Theatre is back with their favorite holiday tradition,...

Crunch Time Party Set for December 29

MEDIA RELEASE Tickets are now available to attend Crunch Time, the major fundraiser for the South Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ (SPTOR) self-built parade float....

DTLA | Lighting of 50-ft Christmas Tree and Winter Wonderland at Jerry Moss Plaza

The annual free celebration on Jerry Moss Plaza at The Music Center is about to make Downtown L.A. merry and bright with the official lighting...

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Claire Holley and Cej

After the long Thanksgiving weekend full of food, families, and friends, the time is right for a night out on the town at Lost...
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | The South Pasadenan | SPPD make arrest of car theft suspect.

SPPD Apprehends Car Theft Suspect

Patrol units of the SPPD apprehended a pair of car thieves on Monterey Road Thursday afternoon. The vehicle, which was stolen in another jurisdiction,...

TIGER RUN Set for Saturday December 2 to Benefit SPHS Booster Club

Runners, joggers and walkers of all ages are gearing up to roll through the streets of South Pasadena for Saturday’s Tiger Run featuring a...

Festive Tree & Menorah Lighting Ceremony at Farmers Market on Thursday

South Pasadenans are cordially invited by the Chamber of Commerce to enjoy what has become a heartwarming tradition here in town - the lighting...

Small Business Saturday | Shop Local to Support our Local Shops – Less Stress,...

It’s sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and is a day to pull shoppers out big box stores and malls and bring them...
PHOTO: provided by SPHS Cross Country | The South Pasadenan | SPHS runners Keeran Murray, Abby Errington, and Saidbh Byrne at the CIF Finals

SPHS Cross Country CIF Finals and State

Two top South Pasadena harriers were among top southland runners to advance to this weekend's state championship meet to be held in Clovis. Abby...
PHOTO: Alisa Hayashida | The South Pasadenan | Thanksgiving celebration for South Pasadena seniors held at the War Memorial Building.

Thanksgiving | South Pasadenans Reflect on a Season of Gratitude

In this 2023 season of gratitude, South Pasadenans have a great deal to be thankful for. As we continue to recover from a global...
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A Christmas Carol | South Pasadena Theatre Workshop

Come one and all to see Charles Dickens' remarkable transformative masterpiece - A Christmas Carol at South Pasadena Theatre Workshop! "Our goal for the...

Turn it Over | L.A. Lakers fall to Sacramento Kings 125-110 despite LeBron James...

Sacramento’s Domantas Sabonis went 13 of 19 with 29 points, 16 rebounds, and seven assists to lead the Kings to a 125-110 victory Wednesday...

Brunch & Special Historic Home Tour | SPPF Event December 2nd

Join Us for Brunch & a Grand Tour Get Your Tickets Today Click Here Price: $35 for members/$45 for non-members December 2, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to Noon LOCATION: 217...
PHOTO: Alisa Hayashida | The South Pasadenan | Director of Life, Peace and Justice, Marlene Moore, with former Mayor Bob Joe at the Thanksgiving Giving Bank at Holy Family Church.

The Season of Giving at Holy Family | Happy Thanksgiving

Holy Family Giving Bank kicked off the season of giving and gratitude this morning with their annual Thanksgiving food distribution where close to 500...

The Dinosaur Farm | EVENT Nov. 19th: Signing Event for Rock Scissors Paperbag…. a...

What if common objects they use at school every day were to come alive? Imaginations will be running wild at The Dinosaur Farm toy...
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | The South Pasadenan | Community Services Director, Sheila Pautsch, answers questions at the City's Open House on transit held at the Senior Center November, 14, 2023

Open House on Transit in South Pasadena Held at Senior Center

Sheila Pautsch, city of South Pasadena's community services director, answered a resident's concerns during the city's open house at the senior center. The event...

Pasadena Playhouse Holiday Spectacular

Pasadena Playhouse announces MaryAnn Hu (Broadway’s My Fair Lady and Frozen), Lesli Margheita (Broadway’s Matilda the Musical, You I Like at Pasadena Playhouse), George...
PHOTO: provided by South Pasadena Middle School | The South Pasadenan | SPMS ASB students collected canned goods for the St. James Community Food Bank in South Pasadena.

SPMS Students Lead Annual Food Drive for St. James Community Food Bank

For more than 20 years, South Pasadena Middle School students and their families have donated annually to the middle school’s food drive to benefit...
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