Sunday, February 17, 2019

An Evening of Jazz and Classical Violin | Restoration Concerts at Library

Next up in the Restoration Concerts, the fantastic series that brings 'world-class music to its community at large for a very reasonable price', will...

Clean Power Alliance | Community Ventures into Renewable Energy

Evident by its actions over the years, South Pasadena is flexing its muscles, enjoying the reputation of being an environmental champion. One of its City...

SPUSD Receives Money | Sea Tigers Make Sizable Donation

At the School Board Meeting on Wednesday, February 13, the board for the South Pasadena Sea Tigers  - a non-profit organization that is dedicated...

Major Development Will Be a Boon for South Pasadena

Surrounded by an abundance of unique flooring and window coverings, a relaxed John Vandercook looked at ease, talking about the town that soon will...

New Deputy City Clerk | South Pasadena Welcomes Juan Esquival

Juan Esquivel has joined the City of South Pasadena as the new deputy city clerk. Making the announcement during a recent City Council meeting was...

City Council Meeting | Citizens Push Ordinance for Minimum Wage

A group of local residents hope to give working families “a shot at joy beyond struggle,” explained John Srebalus, officially rolling out the concept...

Golden State Collection | Rotary Club Offers Literary Support

The Rotary Club of South Pasadena has purchased a fresh new batch of California books for the local library's Golden State Collection for 2019. The...

South Pasadena Library Presents “Chasing Trane” | Screening and Live Jazz For Arts Crawl

For the South Pasadena Winter Arts Crawl on Saturday, February 16, the Library and the Friends of the Library present a Film/Live Jazz/Art Show...

MOVIES & TV | Filming in South Pasadena February 1st~8th

Below are some of the recent productions filmed in South Pasadena: 2/2 – A commercial for “Booking.com” was shot in the 1100 block of Diamond 2/5...

Major Influence | City Celebrates Nelbert Chouinard Day

South Pasadena Mayor Dr. Marina Khubesrian, on behalf of the City Council, presented Nancy Armitage, representing the Nelbert Chouinard Arts Institute, with a proclamation...

Coyotes in South Pasadena | Concerned Residents to Get Informed

In a brochure issued by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, it points out in bold capital letters: STASH YOUR FOOD AND TRASH. That’s...

SHOP TALK | Public Information Officer Introduced at Chamber Shop Talk Event

"Introducing...South Pasadena" was the theme of the latest Shop Talk presentation, a local Chamber of Commerce monthly event, featuring John Pope, the city’s new...

CONCERT | AlmaNova Duo

The AlmaNova Duo, featuring guitarist Almer Imamovic and flutist Jessica Pierce, will perform on Sunday February 10 at 4 p.m. in the South Pasadena...

Library Looks Forward To Renovations

South Pasadena Public Library will undergo minor renovations to its main floor during the month of February. The plan calls for combining circulation and adult...

City Conducts Meeting on the Clean Power Alliance Partnership February 13, 2019

A community meeting on the Clean Power Alliance partnership, designed to bring 100 % green power to South Pasadena households, is scheduled for Wednesday,...

Ribbon Cutting Welcomes Lost Parrot Cafe in South Pasadena

On a rainy Sunday morning, you’d be hard pressed to find a comfortable refuge outside of your own cozy abode. This was obviously not...

SMOKING | Tobacco Report Released

South Pasadena Mayor Dr. Marina Khubesrian says it’s a time to celebrate after learning Wednesday the city she oversees was among 10 in Los...

Hearing & Speech Impaired Residents Speak with Police | South Pasadena Police Department

Police officers are now able to link hearing-and speech-impaired residents to sign-language interpreters in real time, though a tablet-based video feed, to help officers...

Legendary Artist’s Work on Display | Leo Politi Paintings at the South Pasadena Public...

An Author Night showcasing Frank Girardot and Lori Orr Kovach in the South Pasadena Library Community Room on Thursday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. will also feature a mini-gallery of paintings by iconic Italian-American LA Artist...

Weekly Crime Summary | Jan 29 – Feb 4

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An...

HOME FIRE | Resident Puts Out Fire with Extinguisher Before Firefighters Arrive

A gas heater fire at an apartment in the 1300 block of Fremont Avenue in South Pasadena was put out Tuesday night by a...

Chinese New Year Celebration in South Pasadena

Today is Chinese New Year and welcomes the start of the Year of the Pig. The Year of the Pig is a sign of good...

School Registration Process Begins Soon

The registration process for enrolling students in South Pasadena elementary schools for the 2019-2020 school year will begin February 25, 2019 at 9 a.m....

City Council Addresses Sidewalk Vending | Public Meeting February 6, 2019

South Pasadena City Council members will conduct a public hearing Wednesday night regarding the establishment of a permit fee for sidewalk vending. The council meeting,...

‘Golf Balls, Marine Wildlife, and Poor Design’ | Citizen Raises Concerns Over Canopy

Wayward golf balls coming off the driving range at the Arroyo Seco Golf Course likely will no longer fall on users of a new...

Near Middle School: Car Accident | Emergency Vehicles Respond to Major Accident on Fair...

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, a two car collision occurred at the intersection of Fair Oaks Ave and Bank St in...

Author Night at the Library | True Crime Authors of “Burned” Frank Girardot and...

An Author Night showcasing true crime writing partners, Frank Girardot and Lori Orr Kovach will be presented at the South Pasadena Public Library on Thursday, February 7 at 7:00...

South Pasadena’s Newest Landmark | Moreton Fig Library Tree

It’s simply known as the “The Library Tree,” a gigantic Moreton Bay Fig on the west side of the South Pasadena Library, yet its...

Despite Home Owners Protestations Six Foot Fence to be Lowered

A front yard fence above the city’s height limit will now be lowered to its original size, according to the son of the owner...

Mayor Marina Khubesrian Speaks at Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Marina Khubesrian will share her ideas and vision for South Pasadena during a “Moment with the Mayor” January 30 at the South Pasadena...

New Tree Planted at Library | Dr. Richard Schneider Honored

A tree was planted Thursday in honor of Dr. Richard Schneider, recognizing him for his successful one-year term in office as the City of...

STEM Building | A Brief Tour of the Newest Addition at SPHS

Standing outside the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) building, which opened this week on the South Pasadena High School campus, Geoff Yantz...

Efforts to Save the Environment | Scouts Push New Straw Law

Want a plastic straw in a full service restaurant? You’ll need to ask for one under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown aimed...

Two Celebrations of Trees January 24, 2019 At South Pasadena Public Library

The City of South Pasadena is known as “The City of Trees” and is an official “Tree City USA” because of its beautiful canopy...

12 Homeless in South Pasadena | The City Alongside WISPPA and The Purist Group...

Everyone counts, no matter where they live. That’s the message from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) as the non-profit agency embarks on a...

Jackie Robinson Turns 100 | A Celebratory Screening at The South Pasadena Public Library

In honor of the 100th Birthday of Jackie Robinson (1919-1972), a free screening of “The Jackie Robinson Story,” a classic 1950 film starring Jackie...

Two Honorary Tree Ceremonies at Library Park | Jan 24

It’s accustomed each year for the outgoing mayor of South Pasadena to receive a gift from fellow councilmembers. Bucking the trend this time around is...

Women’s March LA | Mayor Khubesrian Takes to the Streets

Thousands flooded the streets of downtown Los Angeles for the 3rd annual Women’s March on Saturday and in the crowd were plenty of South...

City Commissioners’ Gender | Mayor Khubesrian Defends Controversial Appointments

Although it may have raised some eyebrows and concerns in the community, South Pasadena Mayor Dr. Marina Khubesrian maintains it’s a nonissue that on...

100% Green Power Coming Soon to South Pasadena.

The Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is California's new, locally operated electricity provider for communities across Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. The CPA's program objective...

Weekly Crime Summary | Jan 8-14

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An...

WISPAA Meeting | City Manager Joins Q&A

A series of questions were asked of South Pasadena City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe during the Women Involved in South Pasadena Political Action (WISPPA) January...

Tree Ordinance on Council Agenda

The City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 16 will consider updating the City’s tree ordinance. The updated ordinance is aimed at clarifying the process for tree...

Fiscal Year Objectives to be Discussed | City Council Meets Wednesday

South Pasadena City Council members will take a comprehensive look at future needs of the city Wednesday night when they address the second quarter...

Honoring 2018 Mayor Richard D. Schneider, M. D. | Tree Planting Postponed Until Jan...

A tree planting ceremony to honor Councilmember Richard D. Schneider, M.D. and his 2018 term as Mayor of the City of South Pasadena has...