October 23, 2021, 5:49 pm

Police Department Affirms Plans for ‘Organizational Assessment’

In what appears to be a response to public pressure, the South Pasadena Police Department last Friday announced an expansion to the scope of City Manager Arminé Chaparyan’s plan for an “organizational assessment” of...

South Pasadena High Tiger Marching Band and Color Guard Returns to Field Competitions

By Jason Liu After nearly two years, the South Pasadena Tiger Marching Band and Color Guard has returned to the field for competition with a strong showing recently at Mission Viejo High School, bringing home...

Utility Box Art | A Guide to South Pasadena’s Public Art Project

South Pasadena has an enduring arts legacy and culture that dates back for decades. From South Pasadena resident Nelbert Chouinard establishing the Chouinard Art Institute in 1921 to Judson Studios to Arts Crawls to...

New Inductees to be Added to SPHS Athletics Hall of Fame

A group of South Pasadena High’s finest athletes will be recognized on Friday night prior to the Tigers hosting San Marino in the traditional rivalry football game between the two schools. About a half hour...

Assemblymember Chris Holden Accepting Applications for 2022 Young Legislators Program

Last week, Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) announced the availability of applications for the 2022 Young Legislators Program. Now in its seventh year, the Young Legislators Program, offers high school seniors in the 41st...

Vaccinations Continue to Protect Against COVID-19 Worst Outcomes | Public Health

PUBLIC HEALTH RELEASE COVID-19 case rates for teens are 8 times greater for those unvaccinated than those vaccinated and for unvaccinated adults over 50, case rates are fivefold higher than those for their vaccinated counterparts,...

Pasadena Jaycees and Friends in Deed Work to Provide Thanksgiving Meals for Local Families

PRESS RELEASE With the goal of giving 300 families in need a turkey and other Thanksgiving fixings, the Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) is holding its annual Operation Gobbler funds and food drive. This...

NO GAS SOUTH PAS | Event Set For Saturday November 6

No Gas South Pas! That’s the theme centered around a major event slated for Saturday, November 6, in South Pasadena’s Garfield Park that will officially launch the city’s ban on gas-powered leaf blowers. In a...

Two SPHS Teachers Receive Outstanding Educator Awards | SPUSD Snapshot

SPUSD RELEASE Congratulations to counselor Tracy Ishimaru and art teacher Aimee Levie-Hultman, both from South Pasadena High School, who received the 2021 University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Awards. An “Outstanding Educator” thoughtfully approaches instruction, shares an...

Letter to the Editor | Attention Councilmembers: We Hope You Can Do Better

BY ODOM STAMPS On Monday morning at 8:30am, I attended an in-person meeting of the South Pasadena Public Safety Commission hoping to speak out in support of a fellow small town business owner. It was...
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