June 24, 2022, 7:41 pm

Bill Glazier

Bill Glazier is a South Pasadenan and has been the primary news reporter & editor-in-chief for South Pasadena for over 24 years. His work with SouthPasadenan.com is read by over 110,500 people in the South Pasadena/Pasadena Metro, Highland Park, and surrounding communities.

4th of July | ‘Safe and Sane’ Fireworks Banned

Many cities in the Southland ban consumer fireworks, and South Pasadena is on the list. While some cities, including Alhambra, allow “safe and sane” fireworks, they are not permitted within South Pasadena’s city limits, explained...

Rose Parade 2023 | South Pasadena Float Design Unveiled

A dazzling array of activity can be found on board South Pasadena’s newest float design, unveiled by local builders and decorators in anticipation to the 2023 Rose Parade next January. Brant Dunlap, the president of the...

4th of July | Festival of Balloons is Back!

A harsh reality, COVID-19 played havoc on scheduling plans for millions, cancelling vacation trips, halting family visits, and interfered with outings near and far, including a special one in South Pasadena. The pandemic also threw...

4th of July | Pancake Breakfast & Fireworks Tickets on Sale

A popular event is back as many in the community will look to kick-start their Fourth of July celebration into high gear with the return of the South Pasadena Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast. Put on hold...

4th of July | Dedicated Festival of Balloons Committee Seeking Volunteers

Producing the City of South Pasadena’s biggest attraction of the year isn’t an easy task, requiring long hours by a group of dedicated volunteers. Making it happen, they work behind-the-scenes, planning for the Festival of...

4th of July | 2022 Poster Contest Winners Selected

It’s one of the most difficult tasks the South Pasadena City Council faces this time of year. When given the amount of choices, selecting the top three winners in the Festival Balloons’ (FOB) poster contest,...

South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Golf Tournament | A Chance to Win $10,000

A remarkable feat, Alan Vlacich says he’s recorded “maybe four holes in one,” most of them at the Arroyo Seco Golf Course in South Pasadena during his lifetime. Most golfers who have played the game...

4th of July | Performance Celebrating Diversity in America

An enthusiastic South Pasadena Mayor Michael Cacciotti says “We’re coming back strong,” as he looks ahead to Fourth of July weekend, kicking off with a special patriotic performance one night, followed by the return...

Dave Kinnoin Helps Underprivileged in Mexico

Dave Kinnoin calls it “unbridled appreciation and hugs,” reflecting on the response he receives after making a difference for others. It simply makes his day, knowing he’s made an impact, going the extra mile to...

Nik Iwankiw Wins Two Medals at State Track Meet

Participating in track and field over the past three years, Nik Iwankiw saw only limited action as the COVID pandemic played havoc on the schedule, forcing the cancellation of many meets along the way. Consequently,...
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