A Tribute To Santana Delivers Familiarity and Easy Groove in ‘Concert...

Smooth Latin rock rose up into the air of South Pasadena on Sunday as Robert Sarzo and A Tribute to Santana took the stage...

New Fire Chief Paul Riddle

Deputy Chief Paul Riddle has been appointed as the City of South Pasadena’s Fire Chief, which makes Chief Riddle the 17th Fire Chief in...

National Night Out 2017 | South Pasadena

Come out and spend the evening at the 2017 National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 6 PM to 9 PM...

Officer Borrello Crowned New King of Tetherball in South Pasadena

Officer Borrello was out on one of his first solo patrols Sunday morning, having recently completed his field training. After a stop at Garfield...

Man Charged in 2009 South Pasadena Murder

In the Winter of 2009, there was a murder in South Pasadena. Nearly eight years later, Juan Carlos Perez has been found guilty of...

Upstage Theatre Arts Schools Presents The Sound of Music

The talented kids of Upstage Theatre Arts School are bringing South Pasadena the beloved musical, The Sound of Music, in the Main Theatre at...

18th Anniversary of the South Pasadena Farmers’ Market

The South Pasadena Farmers' Market, a staple in the fabric of our community, celebrated it's 18th anniversary on Thursday, July 20. The open-air market...

A Rainbow for Piqui

When the sun began to set behind the fountains at the Arboretum, the palest of rainbows peeked through the clouds and people began to...

Bungalow 1026 Holds Festive Ribbon Cutting in Tranquil Courtyard

If you’ve ever driven down Mission Street, you may have noticed the large alleyway, next to the Munch Company. That alleyway actually is the...

Family and Community come together to memorialize Aramazd “Piqui” Andressian Jr.

Piqui’s mother, Ana Estevez, supported by Police Chief Art Miller and carrying her beloved son’s favorite hat, solemnly made her way up the stairs...

Opinion: Dave’s Not Here (And Neither Is The City Council)

Most people who live in Los Angeles can remember from an early age walking through Venice Beach and seeing bright green seven-leafed flowers alongside...

An Exuberant Bye Bye Birdie at Theatre 360

Theatre 360 does it again, with a kicky, wildly entertaining, summer production of Bye Bye Birdie. The story takes place in the small American...

Conversations with Julie Giulioni

Julie Giulioni is a life-long South Pasadenan, having moved here when she was five years old because her parents wanted to make sure she...

The Munch Company’s Grand Opening at Arts Crawl

South Pasadenans are thrilled to welcome and congratulate new owner of The Munch Co, Michelle Hammond, who took over in April and is excited...

South Pas ROCKS!

Suzanne Smiley is teaching a rock painting class through SPEF at SPMS this summer entitled South Pas Rocks! The students are painting rocks and...

Summer Arts Crawl Brings Out South Pasadena Night Life

The South Pasadena Summer Arts Crawl attempted something truly magical this weekend: cultivate a night life in the sleepy City of Trees. Dozens of...

Meet Cathy Billings!

I had the pleasure of meeting with Cathy to ask her a little bit about her new job and how she got started. Jobs and...

SPARC: A Unique Arts Crawl Showcase

Artist Mary Beth Heffernan has accomplished something that many fine artists strive to achieve; she has effectively conveyed a feeling of balance between life...

The Norton Simon Museum’s Popular Summer Concert Series Returns

The Norton Simon Museum is pleased to announce its 2017 Summer Concert Series. Featuring musical performances held in the Museum’s theater on select Saturday...

Comic About Town, Vance Sanders

A South Pasadenan for over 30 years, Vance Sanders is known to many as a coach, father, volunteer, comedian and all around nice guy....

South Pasadena Little League 11 year old Major Baseball All Stars...

The District 16 All Star Tournament kicked off at South Pasadena’s own Nelson field. South Pasadena Little League (SPLL) hosted this year’s tournament where...

Grateful Dads Kick Off Summer Concerts In The Park

The Grateful Dads kicked off South Pasadena’s Summer Concerts in the Park this weekend at Garfield Park with a rousing concert that had South...

The Elliott Caine Quintet plays Vroman’s Bookstore

The Elliott Caine Quintet (EC-trumpet, Scott Gilman-tenor sax, Peter Smith-piano, Bill Markus-bass, Kenny Elliott-drums) performs at the courtyard of Vroman's Bookstore, 659 East Colorado...

ALERT: West Nile Virus Reported in Alhambra

A 36 year old male is reported to have contracted West Nile virus from a mosquito bite near his home in Alhambra. Sources say the...

Festival of Balloons Draws Thousands to Independence Day Festivities

The Festival of Balloons and 4th of July celebrations are South Pasadena core traditions. Thousands line Mission Street while representatives from the various communities...

Families Gather for Fireworks Display at SPHS

Every  4th of July about 7pm, families start piling out of their cars along Oak and Rollin Street with their picnic blankets and chairs...

Esprit de Corps | A Triumph of the Human Spirit

A loaf of bread. A canvas. A tea ritual. A letter. These things have become treasured, precious commodities in a world gone mad. We...

The Story of The Grateful Dads

If you’ve lived in South Pasadena for a number of years, then chances are you know The Grateful Dads. But perhaps some of the...

South Pasadenans Gather at Library Park for Patriotic Concert by Colburn...

Just days before our grand 4th of July celebration, Colburn Adult Wind Symphony gave a free concert at Library Park in celebration of Independence...

Seventy-Year Old 710 Freeway Extension Finally Retired by Metro

Citizens of South Pasadena have declared "7-4 Day" as a day of liberty finally displacing Metro's Toll Tunnel with a new plan to serve...

Talking Route 66 with our Grand Marshall, Glen Duncan

The theme of South Pasadena’s Festival of Balloons parade this year is “Freedom on the Road - Celebrating Route 66” and who better to...

UPDATE: Passengers in Stable Condition | Plane Crash on the 405

The two occupants, a man and woman, both in their late 50's to early 60's,  of the Cessna 310 that crashed into the 405 freeway...

Sport Clips Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Ribbon Cutting

The entire team of Sport Clips, along with South Pasadena dignitaries, were out bright and early Wednesday morning to celebrate the company’s one year...

South Pasadena Women’s Business Initiative Mixer at Retreat

Retreat Lifestyle was abuzz with conversation and collaboration on Tuesday evening as women business owners gathered for their monthly mixer. This group of creative...

School Board Scheduled to Approve 2017-2018 Budget

During the June 13, 2017 Board of Education meeting, South Pasadena Unified School District administrators presented the 2017-2018 budget, which reflects a budget reality...

South Pasadena Public Library Marches in the Festival of Balloons Parade

The Festival of Balloons Committee and the City of South Pasadena, are celebrating the 35th Annual Fourth of July Parade, which extends along Mission...

2017 Fourth of July Festival of Balloons

South Pasadena is celebrating its 36th annual Festival of Balloons! Here is all you need to know to prepare to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day. Be...

City Council votes to strengthen Resolution of Diversity

The South Pasadena City Council voted unanimously in favor of strengthening and adjusting the Resolution of Diversity last night after an hour of speeches...