May 28, 2024 is the 10th Annual 'Taste of South Pasadena' event - by Rotary Club of South Pasadena.

“Taste of South Pasadena” Event is Coming May 28 – Get Your Tickets Today...

The South Pasadena Rotary Club is excited to present the 10th Annual "Taste of South Pasadena – Eats on the Streets" on Tuesday, May...
Mother's day this year. South Pasadena moms are special.

“Thanks Mom” | Celebrating Mother’s Day in South Pasadena: A Tribute to Our Community’s...

Mother's Day in South Pasadena, our small yet vibrant community has a special opportunity to celebrate the remarkable women who nurture, teach, lead, and...
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | The South Pasadenan | Shoppers peruse the treasures at SPTOR's giant yard sale in 2023.

SPTOR Giant Yard Sale Returns May 17 & 18

SOUTH PASADENA, CA (May 7, 2024) The South Pasadena Tournament of Roses (SPTOR) Float committee will host a giant yard sale at the War...
PHOTO: J. Mike Kwok | The South Pasadenan | L-R South Pasadena Prayer Breakfast Committee: Bob Joe, Secretary Ashley Lynn Hengst, Dawn Ponnet, Kathryn Hutto, Laurie Astle, former chair Rev. Lincoln Skinner, Karen Kano, chair Nancy Norris, Treasurer Elizabeth Dever, vice chair Rev. Sam Park.

South Pasadena Holds 9th Annual Prayer Breakfast

By Karen Kano In a glass walled hilltop sanctuary, the South Pasadena Prayer Breakfast gathered the community Thursday to encourage prayer and peacemaking amid increasing...

‘Piles of Pawn’ Special Sale Event at Santa Fe Crafts: Discover the Splendor of...

Experience the allure of the Southwest's rich heritage at the "Piles of Pawn" Spring Edition sale, only at Santa Fe Crafts Native American Gallery....
PHOTO: provided by John Pettersson, commissioner of LA Kubb Club | The South Pasadenan | Local, area and national players, currently honing their skills, will be descending on South Pasadena Sunday for the 8th annual West Coast Kubb Championship. Competition,  is open to those of all ages and abilities.

8th annual West Coast Kubb Championship coming to South Pasadena Sunday

While its name might sound new to some, oh make that many, the game itself has been around for centuries, deeply rooted in a...

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Teresa James, Clayton Chaney & Philip...

Join Brad Colerick at Lost Parrot Cafe on Wednesday April 3 at 7pm as he welcomes Teresa James and her band, The Rhythm Tramps,...
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April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which is an important time to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect and promote efforts to...

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Lisa Sanders & David Plenn &...

David Plenn will host Wine & Song this Wednesday, March 27 at 7pm at Lost Parrot Cafe in South Pasadena. This week features Lisa...
PHOTO: provided by South Pasadena Unified School District | The South Pasadenan | The SPHS Peer Mediators hosted a pom pom making craft during lunch at the high school.

SPHS Peer Mediators Share Student Self-Care Reminders

During a busy, mid-week lunch at the high school, the SPHS Peer Mediators encouraged fellow students to stop by a table outside the counseling...

Senior Prom 2024 | Get Ready for the Nash Bash at the Senior Center

The South Pasadena Senior Center is hosting their annual Senior Prom on Friday April 12 from 4:30pm - 7pm. This year's theme is a...
PHOTO: Tanveer Badal | The South Pasadenan | Compass real estate agent, Tracy Macrum.

Exciting News from Tracy Macrum | A New Chapter Begins

After years of growth and countless opportunities with the Megan Spargo-Ferrell Team, Compass realtor, Tracy Macrum is embarking on a new journey. "I am...
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SAVE THE DATE! The ECLECTIC Music Festival is April 27, 2024

South Pasadenans favorite event of the year is on its way! Mark your calendars for the city-wide music and art extravaganza coming to you...

WINE & SONG at Lost Parrot Cafe | Wednesdays 7pm

If you haven't been to South Pasadena's WINE & SONG at their residency at Lost Parrot Cafe, this Wednesday would be a great time...

Trader Joe’s South Pasadena | The ‘Official Word’ Update on Locations

Nakia Rohde, who handles public relations for the popular Trader Joe's grocery store chain headquartered in nearby Monrovia, confirmed on Thursday that a second...

Here Comes The Winter ARTS CRAWL!

The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce warmly invites the community to a unique evening celebrating the joy of Valentine’s Day alongside the festivity of...
PHOTO: Alisa Hayashida | The South Pasadenan | Author Chantal Donnelly with her new book "Settled - How to Find Calm in a Stress-Inducing World".

Chantal Donnelly | In Conversation with the Author of the New Book “Settled –...

On a recent sunny winter day, local author Chantal Donnelly looks peaceful and energized as she recounts an “aha” moment several years ago. Donnelly studied...

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Wednesdays 7pm

Peridot is a Los Angeles-based Americana/folk-pop duo comprised of songwriters Trevor Jarvis and Hillary Reynolds. The pair has been writing and performing together for...

Vroman’s Bookstore | Book Signing Event: “Settled” by physical therapist Chantal Donnelly

About this insightful, fresh and actionable perspective on wellbeing and stress management by Chantal Donnelly, PT: "As a PT, I witnessed how stress impeded my...

Coffee Hour at South Pasadena Senior Center

Gather with your fellow seniors on the South Pasadena Senior Center patio for coffee, treats, and social hour. It's a wonderful opportunity to get...
PHOTO: provided by DeepMix Entertainment | The South Pasadenan | Wednesday, January 10 - Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe will feature Adam Lopez and The Ateliers.

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Wednesday January 10

In the wake of Merle Haggard, John Prine, and Steve Earle is an Americana artist with some radical hair by the name of Adam...
PHOTO: provided by Wine & Song | The South Pasadenan | Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe.

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Wednesday January 3

Happy New Year, South Pasadenans! "Big 2024 thank you to our sponsor Tracy Macrum of Compass Realty, and volunteers Sharon Hannah and Charles Nestle,"...
PHOTO: Bill Glazier | The South Pasadenan | South Pasadena Tournament of Roses 2024 parade float: winner of the 'Founder Award'.

WINNER: South Pasadena Rose Parade Float Wins the ‘Founder Award’ (updated)

It never gets old – South Pasadena garnering awards for its float entries in the annual Rose Parade. On Monday, the city grabbed it’s third...
Pasadena Rose Queen 2024 Naomi Stillitano

Exclusive: Pasadena Rose Queen 2024 Naomi Stillitano

Naomi speaks with The South Pasadenan about the thrill, challenges, and honor of Rose Court process for her & being crowned queen - honestly,...
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Exclusive: Mother of Pasadena Rose Queen 2024 Naomi Stillitano

The inside story: Worried, excited, and challenges right up until coronation. Naomi continues to make us so proud. The question: "What was is like...

Exclusive: Father of Pasadena Rose Queen 2024 Naomi Stillitano

The inside story: What's it like for the family handling such a honor. "As a father I always guide Naomi, but she makes her own...
PHOTO: Jonathan Williams | The South Pasadenan | Family birthday dinner with newly crowned Pasadena Rose Queen Naomi Stillitano

Pasadena Rose Queen 2024 Naomi Stillitano | The Inside Story: The Royal Dinner

On a wind-chilled night in November, the Stillitano family gathered inside Fogo de Chão, awaiting the all-you-can-eat delicacies the Brazilian steakhouse has to offer....
Pasadena Rose Queen 2024 Naomi Stillitano | The Inside Story: The Glory of Christmas Eve Pasadena Rose Queen PHOTO: BY PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES® | 2024 Rose Queen® Naomi Stillitano speaking with local television news KTLA at the 105th Rose Queen Coronation.

Pasadena Rose Queen 2024 Naomi Stillitano | The Inside Story: The Glory of Christmas...

Just a few days before Christmas, the 2024 Rose Queen Naomi Stillitano and her family gather in her kitchen. The shimmer from their tree...

Exclusive: Swim Instructor of Pasadena Rose Queen 2024 Naomi Stillitano

Swimming is her sport! A sit-down with Naomi's swim coach Katherine Tse 2024 Pasadena Rose Queen Bio - by Pasadena Tournament of Roses: Naomi Stillitano is a...

Gentleman’s Haircut | Get Ready for the New Year at CALIBRATE

What better way to take on the holidays and new year then with a fresh, new look courtesy of your neighborhood men’s grooming specialists...
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