Thursday, November 14, 2019

Rose Parade Crunch Time Party | Tickets on Sale Now

Work crews are busy putting in long hours on South Pasadena’s float that soon will set sail down Colorado Boulevard in the 2020 Rose Parade. While volunteers go about preparing the city’s entry – “Victory...

SPHS Tiger Water Polo | Schurr Edges Out South Pasadena in CIF Second Round

It’s always heart wrenching when a season with so much hope comes to an end, but South Pasadena High water polo coach Michael Gonzales knows he’s building something special and credits his current crop...

Police Department Joins No-Shave November | Taking Part in Cancer Awareness

Razors, scissors and clippers are being left alone this month by South Pasadena Police Department officials, voluntarily taking part in No-Shave November, a month-long campaign to raise awareness and funding for cancer prevention, research...

Dinosaur Farm Turns 25 | South Pasadena’s Top-Rated Independent Toy Store Celebrates Nov 22

The word “dinosaur” often refers to people or things that are out-of-step or on the verge of extinction. That definitely doesn’t apply to the Dinosaur Farm, one of the country’s top-rated independent toy and...

A Center Court Culture Clash | Pasadena Playhouse Premieres THE GREAT LEAP

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, in association with East West Players, presents the Los Angeles premiere of Lauren Yee’s The Great Leap, directed by Tony Award winner BD Wong. From the author...

Homecoming Royal Tiger 2019 | Jewel Nguyen Shares Her Thoughts

Jewel Nguyen dreams of someday becoming a food critic and working alongside restaurateur and television personality Gordon Ramsey. She would also like to travel back in time to Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration, calls “99 Problems,” by...

Throwback Thursday | Growing Up in Southern California

In 1926, Paul Helms took early retirement due to poor health and moved his family from New York to sunny Southern California. A few years later, he opened Helms Bakery in Culver City. Helms bakery...

City Confuses Voters | Where to Vote at Which Poll, Where?

A city announcement about polling places in South Pasadena for the Nov. 5 election provided incomplete and imprecise information, frustrating some voters. In addition to confusion over how many polling places were available, the...

Special Election Results Recap | City Leadership Emboldened

South Pasadena voters passed Measure A Tuesday night by a wide margin, authorizing the city to levy an additional sales tax of 0.75 percent for general purposes, increasing the tax in the city from...

Letter to the Editor | Let Us Stay With You

Dear South Pasadenans: We are your neighbors. We are families, women, single mothers, seniors, the disabled and students. We are among many more South Pasadenans who have recently received 60-day no cause eviction notices. We are...