Tuesday, June 18, 2019

SPPD Crime Bulletin | Suspects Wanted for Grand Theft Auto

On 6-7-19, at about 1:57 AM, Suspect 1 enters the apartment complex in the 400 block of Garfield Avenue, South Pasadena and takes the elevator down to access the gated parking garage. Suspect 1...

Memorial for Officer Sandoval | June 14 at Garfield Park

The South Pasadena Police Department will gather at Garfield Park on June 14 at 3:30 p.m. to memorialize the loss of Officer Kevin Sandoval. Members of the Sandoval family will be joining police officials at...

Santa Anita Racetrack | Rep. Judy Chu Reiterates Call for Moratorium

Over the weekend, two more horses died at Santa Anita Racetrack making these the 28th and 29th horses to die since the start of the meet in December 2018. The 29th horse died after the owners of...

Throwback Thursday | The Day TR Came to Town

On May 8, 1903, after a short address at Pomona College that morning, President Theodore Roosevelt traveled to South Pasadena for lunch at The Raymond. Roosevelt accepted an invitation to tour California only after confirming...

Public School Team Prevails Over Private in Annual Volleyball Match

In a traditional summer matchup, the public school team prevailed Friday, beating players representing private schools in volleyball. In the match at South Pasadena High, the public school team won easily in three sets, 25-18,...

All-Star Sets Sights on Chicago | Ella Cornwell’s Athletic Endeavors

Ella Cornwell, a multi-sport athlete at Pasadena Poly, has signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Chicago next fall to compete in the track and field team. Cornwell, who recently graduated from...

A Young Skating Prodigy | 3-Year Old Shreds at Skate Park

This article was written and produced by Kasper Tobias I entered South Pasadena skate park last week and heard a kid pleading to his parents “I don’t want to leave”. This voice came from 3...

Jacaranda Trees | A Love-Hate Relationship

Love or hate them, they’re a major part of South Pasadena’s landscape this time of year. In full bloom are the jacarandas, one of the most exotic-looking trees in the city, with their unparalleled purplish-blue...

4TH OF JULY Pancake Breakfast | Tickets ON SALE NOW

It’s a longtime tradition many in the community take part in to kickstart their Fourth of July celebration into high gear. The South Pasadena Kiwanis Club’s annual pancake breakfast is as old as the Festival...

Center Theatre Group | “Indecent” Comes to the Ahmanson Theater

Currently in previews, “Indecent,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, will open on June 9 at 2 p.m. at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Directed by Rebecca Taichman in a co-production with Huntington Theatre Company,...