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 proud to announce that I am now operating as a...
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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 on Saturday, April 27 from 3:00pm - 10:00pm. And to...

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 to check it out! South Pas favorite, Dave Plenn, will...

Legally Blonde Jr. coming to Young Stars Theatre in March

“Ohmigod, you guys!” Run, don’t walk, to Young Stars Theatre’s production of Legally Blonde Jr.! Whether you’ve seen the hit movie, the award-winning Broadway show, or you’re experiencing the story for the first time,...

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Happenings for Coming Weeks

As South Pasadena's beloved WINE & SONG gets ready to celebrate 15 years, take a look at the upcoming events that Brad and the gang have in store for us, including Wednesday Wine &...

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 store, without providing details, will someday open in the city. “We...

Vintage Bouquet Bar at HOTBOX | Saturday Arts Crawl

❤︎ BUY A VINTAGE VASE ❤︎ WE'LL PROVIDE THE FLOWERS ❤︎ BUILD YOUR BOUQUET ❤︎ BUBBLES TO SIP & VINTAGE SHOPPING OF COURSE! SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH 3:00-8:00PM *The South Pasadena Arts Crawl is a night of art, music, shopping, food & friends!

Jones Coffee | Winter Arts Crawl Happenings

On Saturday, February 10th, during the South Pasadena Arts Crawl, Jones Coffee Roasters will be hosting outdoor pop-up art exhibitions by Elisa Quiñonez, featuring beautifully handmade ceramics; annEpeck, showcasing an extended collection of artwork;...

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 the Lunar New Year. Join us on Saturday, February 10, from...
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Homeschool Program | Hodis Learning Offers New Expert Instruction Curriculum

Hodis Learning and Music (HLM) is now offering homeschool services for grades K-12. These services are available in-person to students in their regional service area, including the cities of South Pasadena, Pasadena, San Marino,...
PHOTO: Henk Friezer | The South Pasadenan | The gutted interior of the former Vons location in South Pasadena.

Renovations Underway in the Former VONS Store Site

We recently stopped in to check out the progress at the former VONS space on Fair Oaks and photos show a completely gutted structure inside the former grocery outlet. For now, there has been...
PHOTO: Provided by DeepMix Productions | The South Pasadenan | Sweet Niece and Double Batch Daddy will appear at Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe on January 31, 2024.

Wine & Song | Sweet Niece and Double Batch Daddy at Lost Parrot Cafe

If you haven't been to see Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe, you should make a date on your calendar to get over there for their current residency. It's a terrific venue with...
PHOTO: Alisa Hayashida | The South Pasadenan | Physical therapist and author, Chantal Donnelly, discusses her book "Settled - How to Find Calm in a Stress-Inducing World" at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena.

Chantal Donnelly Signs Her New Book at Vroman’s Local Authors Day

Vroman’s Bookstore was bustling and busy on Sunday January 28, as I arrived for a local authors event. Perhaps that is typical for a Sunday at Vroman’s but perhaps it had a little to...

South Pasadena Arts and Music Academy | $10 Music Lesson Week

UPDATE: $10 Lesson Week extended to February 3! It’s time again for one of South Pasadena Arts and Music Academy‘s favorite promotions, $10 Lesson Week! For just $10, try out a private lesson - take up...
PHOTO: Saalika Khan | The South Pasadenan | SPAMA students Lindsay Zhu and Marcus Neely play at Boston Court Pasadena.

South Pasadena Arts & Music Academy | $10 Lesson Event and What’s New and...

At a recent recital held at the beautiful concert space at Boston Court Pasadena, students of South Pasadena Arts & Music Academy could be heard playing everything from Mozart and Bach to Taylor Swift...

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Wednesdays 7pm

Join Brad and the gang for Wine & Song during their current residency at Lost Parrot Cafe in South Pasadena. "I met Sam Robbins during the pandemic on Zoom," says Brad Colerick. "Loved his...
PHOTO: provided by SPARC | The South Pasadenan | The work of Max Yust.

LANDLINES | Works by Artist Max Yust at SPARC Gallery

The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) presents “Landlines,” an exhibition of imagined worlds in a series of hand-drawn maps by fine artist Max Yust, opening to the public on Saturday, January 20, 2024, with...

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 years. Jarvis is a classically-trained cellist from Massachusetts. Reynolds hails...

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 patients’ recovery. I could help them unwind their muscles, joints,...
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 Lopez. He has worked with a long list of notable...
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," says Wine & Song curator, Brad Colerick. "They make doing...

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 at Calibrate Grooming. Located at Fremont Street, across from Fiore...
FOOD RECALL: Quaker Oats Granola Products. Grocery store shelves with canisters of Quaker brand old fashioned oats oatmeal.

Major Food Recall: Quaker Brand Granola Products & Snacks

Quaker Oats is urgently recalling dozens of its granola snack bars and cereal products across the United States due to potential salmonella contamination. This extensive recall includes various snack products like Quaker Big Chewy Bars®...
PHOTO: David Lohr | The South Pasadenan | South Pasadenan businesswoman, Ellen Daigle, receives Senator Anthony J. Portantino's Women in Business Award

Four South Pasadena Women Receive Women in Business Awards from Senator Portantino

Written for the South Pasadenan by Sally Kilby Four residents of South Pasadena received awards from Senator Anthony J. Portantino at his 2023 Women in Business Legislative Update and Awards Luncheon held at the scenic...
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Brad Colerick Live at Jeweled Universe | Saturday December 23

Join Brad Colerick at Jeweled Universe as he shares stories and sings through a compilation of some of his favorite classics as well as some new tunes from his latest album "Emerging Artist Brad...

Wine & Song at Lost Parrot Cafe | Wednesday December 13

Wine & Song continues its residency at Lost Parrot Cafe this week with Gregory Page and Arielle Silver on Wednesday December 13 at 7pm. Gregory Page grew up in North London. He was a shy,...
PHOTO: Sally Kilby | The South Pasadenan | Brant Dunlap, Mary Jane Juranek and Anita Scott take a break from working on the float to enjoy a taco salad lunch from Hi-Life.

Hi-Life Burgers Serves Lunch to our Grateful Float Crew

Hi-Life Burgers at 1326 Fair Oaks Avenue served lunch to the volunteer crew working on the 2024 South Pasadena float on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the float site at the War Memorial Building. When finished,...
PHOTO: SPTW | The South Pasadenan | Schuyler Mastain, Daisy Donohue, and Robert Cesario in A Christmas Carol at South Pasadena Theatre Workshop.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Enchants at South Pasadena Theatre Workshop

South Pasadena has a new holiday tradition – the simply enchanting re-telling of A Christmas Carol, now in its second year at South Pasadena Theatre Workshop. Premiering last year, the production brings back most...
Homeschool Sign Up: Tutoring by Hodis Learning & Music for South Pasadena, San Marino, Pasadena, Alhambra, and Highland Park area has proven to be a successful resource for students of all ages - and adults .

Academic Coaching for Students Now Offered by Hodis Learning & Music | Tutoring by...

Hodis Learning and Music (HLM) is excited to announce their new Academic Coaching program to help students develop important academic skills like time management, organization, prioritization, and study skills. These are also known as executive...

Get Your Tickets Today | Last Chance to Attend the D.U.D.E.S. 1st Whiskey Tasting...

Attention all connoisseurs of fine spirits and community enthusiasts in South Pasadena. Get ready for a unique blend of luxury, leisure, and local love. SATURDAY 6pm ~ 9pm at CALIBRATE: 915 Fremont (near Mission) ~ CLICK...
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