January 19, 2021, 12:38 pm

Throwback Thursday | When Arroyo Seco Parkway Became “Arroyo Speedway”

The Arroyo Seco Parkway was opened on December 30, 1940, becoming the first nonstop “freeway” west of the Mississippi. The highway’s original “sunken garden” design drew inspiration from the East-coast parkways. As vehicle technology improved,...

South Pasadena Firefighters Distribute Toys | Spark of Love Brings Joy to Less Fortunate

A stroll through the South Pasadena Fire Department these days looks a lot like the North Pole. “We basically have a toy store on our apparatus floor,” said Paul Riddle, the city’s fire chief, who...

Coexisting With Coyotes | Meeting on Wednesday

Sponsored by the South Pasadena Animal Commission, the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA will provide a visual presentation and Q&A on Wednesday, February 27, at 7 p.m. in the South Pasadena Library Community Room about...

Throwback Thursday | South Pasadena’s Beloved Rialto Theater

The once thriving Blockbuster Video is today a Blaze Pizza and its kitty-corner neighbor – the city’s historic centerpiece Rialto Theater – is now occupied by the Mosaic Church. South Pasadena resides in the...

Tigers Look to Rebound Against Eagle Rock

Johnny Xiao heard the friendly ribbing from his teammates when the football seemed like a brick as he struggled to hang on to it during summer drills in preparation for South Pasadena High’s 2018...

LOCAL COVERAGE: Fire on Monterey Road | Multiple Fire Departments Respond

Fire departments from South Pasadena, Los Angeles, San Marino, & Pasadena respond to a fire on the 100 block on Monterey Road Friday at about 1:24pm. Witnesses on the scene reported to the South Pasadenan...

Youth Climate Strike | South Pasadena Students Seek Change

South Pasadena High School and Middle School students joined tens of thousands of young people around the world on Friday with a message to world leaders: Make a difference and do something about global change. Protests...

Buena Vista St Open House | ‘Tacos & Tequila’ at Exquisite Home

Come join Stamps & Stamps and the South Pasadena Compass Real Estate team Thursday, January 9, from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. for a grand unveiling/ open house at 1105 Buena Vista St.. A peerless...

Alan Ehrlich is Running for City Council | District 3

A fresh approach, someone with new skill sets are qualities Alan Ehrlich maintains he brings as he hopes to win the District 3 seat in the November South Pasadena City Council election. Its his service...

TWELFTH NIGHT – Love is in the Air at Parson’s Nose

For those still swooning over the Royal Wedding, the delightful crew at Parson’s Nose is here to carry you on to more heights of romance, love and music with their current production of Shakespeare’s...
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