Sunday, May 24, 2020

Appreciating Our Freedom | Seniors Celebrate Independence Day

Robert Joe had a question for a roomful of seniors celebrating the nation’s independence. “When you think about July 4th, what comes to mind?” asked...

4th of July Cheat Sheet | Your Festival of Balloons Guide

Get ready to pull out the red, white and blue. A heavy dose of patriotism will mark Fourth of July in South Pasadena. An important...

710 Freeway Fighters Leave Lasting Legacy

Every few miles along the drive up the Long Beach Freeway, cars pass underneath huge, green highway signs that span the roadway’s lanes: “Interstate...

Ted Shaw Looks Back | Salute to the First 4th of July Parade: Festival...

Ted Shaw calls it a “remarkable accomplishment,” looking back 38 years ago when South Pasadena’s first 4th of July parade began. Shaw, the town’s mayor...

Parade Lineup South Pasadena | 4th of July ‘Festival of Balloons’ 2019

ENTRY 2019 Festival of Balloons Parade 1 Fly Over by Foothill Air Support Team (FAST) 11:00 a.m. South Pasadena Police Department 2 Boy Scout Troop 139 - Color Guard 3 Minuteman Band...

4th of July Minutemen Band | SPHS Band Provides Musical Sounds

Talk about moving fast, Derek Castellano was given little time to pull off the feat. Castellano was presented the monumental task of putting together the...

4th of July’s Classic Cars | Model A’s Make Their Way

Written and produced by Tracy Perry  Ahooga, ahooga! That’s the familiar sound heard on the Fourth of July as Model A’s roll down Mission Street during...

Keep Your Pets Safe on 4th of July

The 4th of July, according to the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, is generally the busiest day of the year for animal shelters around...

Small Town, Home Town Independence Day

Written and produced by Jim Anderson - Vice Chair, Festival of Balloons What are your plans for the Fourth of July? If you’re like many...

Keeping July 4th Red, White, Blue, and Green

A pleasant philosophy on celebrating July 4th, recently overheard: "Everyone's got that crazy uncle. Well, no matter what you think of them, you don't...