Saturday, September 21, 2019

4th of July 'Festival of Balloons' 2019

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...

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...

‘To the Moon and Beyond’ | One Giant Leap…

Indeed, it was one giant leap for mankind. Following one and a half orbits, Apollo 11 got the go for what mission controllers on Earth...

Where Were You? | Remembering the Moon Landing 50 Years Later

The Moon Landing was arguably one of the most iconic feats of humankind not just this past century, but in our entire existence. To...

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...

Throwback Thursday | Fourth of July of 1912 Is Picnic Extravaganza!

Census figures for South Pasadena in 1910 show a population of 4,659. And on July 4, 1912, nearly the entire city’s population turned out...

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...

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...

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...