Marisa Vasquez

Closing Show with Artist John Ornelas – Harvesting the Streets

Upon one’s first encounter with John Ornelas’s artwork, one notices the stark, raw materials that are used for his sculptures and paintings. Some pieces seem to be harvested right off of a street corner...

Service Rewarded and Grad Night Debunked

On Thursday, May 3, the South Pasadena High School gym echoed of chattering voices, as lunch was being served to the staff, teachers, students, and volunteers of SPHS. Five bouquets of flowers rested on a...

Eclectic Underway!

The thump of a base drum resonates in the air while walking down Mission St today. Already at the start of the 10th Annual Eclectic Music Festival, passersby could hear music playing and smell...

Eclectic Prompts Mission St Road Closure

The Eclectic Music Festival is currently underway with traffic hustling and bustling accordingly. According to the South Pasadena Police Department, Mission Street will be closed from Fremont Ave to Meridian Ave. The road closure is scheduled...

Maureen and The Mercury Five Scheduled to Strum Up the Eclectic

Sultry rock runs through the veins of Maureen and The Mercury Five. According to their website, Maureen and The Mercury Five Bring, also known as M&M5, have played their retro tracks everywhere from the...

UPDATED: March for Our Lives | South Pasadena Students, Parents, & Celebrities March in...

Walking down Broadway towards City Hall, one could hear the rhythmic echoes of the tom-tom and snare drum’s sound waves bouncing off the skyscrapers of downtown, Los Angeles. Cellphones and cameras turn and face...

SPHS Participates in the National School Walkout

Wednesday morning, the California sun beamed down bright and shining through the crisp Spring air. After a week full of much needed rain, the South Pasadena High School students, along with thousands of other...

SPHS Principal Preps for Walkout

SPHS Parent Information: Potential Walkout Situation, 3/14/18 FROM: Principal Janet Anderson SPHS We are aware of the numerous school walkouts that are being planned in the upcoming weeks to protest school violence. This issue has been...

South Pasadena’s 130th Anniversary Commemorated

This Friday, March 2, marks South Pasadena’s anniversary. During the City Council meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21, South Pasadena’s City Council members enjoyed cupcakes in honor of “the City of Trees” turning 130 years...

City Council’s Sweet Visitor

Jamie Holeman, Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA’s (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Director of Public Relations and Marketing, presented Sweet Pea, a seven year old Chihuahua mix to the City Council...

Form-Based Codes Seek to Pave South Pasadena’s Future

“Why have codes?”  Keizer Rangwala, founder of Rangwala Associates, asked rhetorically to the members of the audience. “They provide certainty.” South Pasadena is teaming up with Rangwala Associates as a consultant to update South Pasadena’s...
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