September 19, 2020, 1:56 am

Perspectives

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Flashback South Pasadena with Dinah Barron-Hess

When I was eight years old my family moved from Northern California to Los Angeles. While my dad started his new job we moved temporarily into a hotel on Wilshire Blvd. Coming from a...

I present to you: Buckethead

Buckedhead: The anomaly.  It's here for the listening.  Freakishly meaningful talent.  Give it 5 minutes.... then find yourself drilling through youtube and google in an odyssey of metal madness, expertly executed. https://youtu.be/QQnZti5q0K4 https://youtu.be/-RucRHPGB-w https://youtu.be/Ncq0iRNWTCo?t=6m8s Forget the low quality...

UPDATED: March for Our Lives | South Pasadena Students, Parents, & Celebrities March in...

Walking down Broadway towards City Hall, one could hear the rhythmic echoes of the tom-tom and snare drum’s sound waves bouncing off the skyscrapers of downtown, Los Angeles. Cellphones and cameras turn and face...

Letter to the Editor in Support of Measure S

Dear Friends and Neighbors, As a parent and teacher in the South Pasadena community, I have seen first hand the impact that Measure S funding has had in our schools. Over the past decade, education...

Katie Hill Fires Up The Crowd in South Pasadena

A sold out, standing room only crowd gathered at Burke Triolo Studio in South Pasadena Wednesday evening to hear from Democratic congressional candidate, Katie Hill, who delivered a passionate message of working on behalf...

Katie Hill to Speak at Burke Triolo

Indivisible South Pasadena and Feminists in Action are excited to be hosting a local event featuring Katie Hill, a Democratic candidate challenging Steve Knight’s CA-25 congressional seat. Katie has been the executive director and deputy...

Embracing and Breaking Stereotypes – TEDx Event

After another successful event, the SPHS Mediators have announced the next TEDx Salon, themed “Embracing & Breaking Stereotypes.” If you missed out on the last salon, themed “Connections and Communication,” here is your chance to...

The Arts Matter in Our Schools – Vote Yes on Measure S

Artist Pablo Picasso made the important assertion, “Every child is born an artist, the problem is how to remain one once we grow up.” As SPUSD’s Visual Arts Teacher at the elementary level, I...

A True Christmas Story at Dinosaur Farm

David Plenn, owner of our beloved toy store, The Dinosaur Farm, along with his intrepid “Dino Dames and Dino Dudes” experienced a very real story of Christmas spirit this week. Out of the blue,...

Water Usage in Los Angeles

Growing up in South Pasadena, California, I was very familiar with the term “drought.” However, it was not until I reached high school and took AP Environmental Science with teacher Don Wielenga that I...