June 10, 2023, 3:37 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.

Push for Clean Air | SCAQMD Building Better “Communities”

As he goes from one city to the next explaining the environmental impacts of poor air quality to groups of civic leaders, Michael Cacciotti’s message - underscoring the importance of eliminating harmful pollutants -...

Michael Glazier Marries Brooke Sampson | An Enchanting Wedding Brings Friends Together

Its build up lasted months, but then, it seems, the unforgettable day was over in the blink of an eye. While the anticipation was long in coming, with both the rehearsal dinner and wedding itself...

Gas-Powered Leaf Blower Ban | City Continues Education

Winding his way through neighborhoods in South Pasadena last week, City Councilmember Michael Cacciotti was on a mission to seek out gardeners working around homes, especially those using loud, noisy, polluting gas-operated leaf blowers. Once...
Trent Tozer, 13-year-old Little League player and South Pasadena Middle School student, who was tragically struck and killed by a Metro Gold Line Train

Candlelight Memorial for Trent Tozer | South Pasadena Families Come Together

Mourners gathered at South Pasadena’s Little League fields Wednesday night, remembering 13-year-old Trent Tozer, who was tragically struck and killed by a Metro Gold Line Metro train last Sunday, leaving his family, friends and...

SCAQMD | Michael Cacciotti Sworn in as Vice Chair

For decades, Michael Cacciotti had been fighting for the betterment of South Pasadena, working tirelessly as a city council member to ensure that air quality improves and the environment is protected. Now he has been...

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 in the plaza area of South Pasadena’s Metro light rail...

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 named editor of the local newspaper, two inquisitive ladies were...

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 2015. South Pasadena became the first municipality in the country certified...

Gas-Powered Leaf Blower Ban | Demonstration Set Next Week in South Pasadena

Air pollution, ear-piercing noise, global warming and the associated health risks were the impetus two years ago behind South Pasadena City Councilmember Michael Cacciotti’s push for a city-wide ban on gas-powered leaf-blowers. With it now...

New Vice Chairman | SCAQMD Selects Michael Cacciotti of South Pasadena

Fighting for clean air has been a constant effort for Michael Cacciotti, whose pursuit began about 25 years ago when he traded in his gas-powered lawn mower for an electric model and not long...
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