Wednesday, August 5, 2020

New Business Opening | Laurie Astle Design Takes Over Former ‘Reimagine Your Home’ Location

As the US economy contracted at a record rate last quarter due to the coronavirus, among those hardest hit have been South Pasadena small businesses. Citing economic concerns due to the pandemic, John Vandercook will...

Letter to the Editor | A Response to TASP Concerns

Letter to South Pasadena Residents & Parents: (A follow-up from a group of SPUSD parents to the TASP letter 8/2/2020) On August 2, the Teachers Association of South Pasadena expressed concern in the South Pasadenan about...

Norton Simon Museum from Home | Impressions: Assemblage as Poetry

This week, Camille Brown, the Museum’s Academic Intern for 2019 – 2020, writes about Joseph Cornell’s first major retrospective, presented in 1967 at the Pasadena Art Museum (which later became the Norton Simon Museum)....

913 Magnolia Reflects History and Modern Life

Tucked away near the corner of Prospect Avenue and Magnolia Street rests a circa 1925 retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Sporting a drought tolerant landscape and an open feel, this...

New Digital Exhibit | “South Pasadena Public Library: Twelve Decades and Counting”

PRESS RELEASE The South Pasadena Public Library has been a community staple for over a century. In fact, a public library system was established in South Pasadena just one year after the City's incorporation in...

Virtual Talent Showcase | Join the Fun, Show off Your Skills! Deadline August 17

South Pasadena’s version of “America’s Got Talent” will be on display at the end of August. Singing, dancing, playing an instrument, acting, dog tricks, sports skills, and artwork are among entries recommended for the August...

TEACHERS SPEAK OUT: A Letter to South Pasadena Residents & Parents

Dear South Pasadena community, We love your kids, and we love our jobs. We love South Pasadena and decided to work here because we believe it is a unique community--in fact, we have several teachers...

EXCLUSIVE: Wrongfully Terminated 26-Year SPPD Officer Denied Apology & Honors

Former South Pasadena police officer Timothy Patrick Green says the city owes him and his family an apology. His case is persuasive. According to the litigated public record, Green got screwed. Seven years ago, after...

COVID Cases Continue to Rise in LA County | 217 Cases Reported in South...

The Los County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 41 new deaths and 2,628 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 30. To date, Public Health has identified 185,872 positive cases of COVID-19...

SPHS Sports’ Combined Seasons | A Juggling Act for Athletics Director Anthony Chan

News last week that sports seasons in California will be delayed due to the coronavirus has “really turned the wheels of the high school athletic world,” said South Pasadena High Athletic Director Anthony Chan,...