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Monday, April 24, 2017

SUSPECT ARRESTED: S.P.P.D. Press Conference

A young, alert teen smartly used her camera phone that led to the arrest of a 43-year-old Alhambra man on Thursday. “It shows what her father instilled (in her),” explained South Pasadena Police Officer Brian...

“The Originalist”- A Fascinating Play for our Time

As the lights dim slightly in the beautiful Pasadena Playhouse, Edward Gero as Antonin Scalia, comes walking forward in full Supreme Court robe as Opera plays to address us directly. The Opera is a...

Recognizing One of the Greatest Players

Throwback Thursday–In the Arroyo Seco, there is a historic baseball field named Jackie Robinson Memorial Field to honor one of greatest ballplayers to ever play the game. On March 13, 1938, Jackie Robinson’s Pasadena...

Service Organization Builds House in Tecate, Mexico

Approximately 50 members of the Rotary Clubs of South Pasadena and San Marino, along with friends and family, recently crossed the border into Mexico and headed to the Village of Serro Azul, approximately 10...

Unique SPARC Event in City

Lun*na Menoh 2.0, presented by the South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC), featured Lun*na Menoh and Saori Mitome (Les Sewing Sisters) at Burke-Triolo Studios, 538 Mission Street, last Saturday, unveiling new performances. Musician Lun*na Menoh returned...

Students Learn the Importance of Robotics at MHS

Monterey Hills Elementary School held its 2nd annual robotics evening on Wednesday, April 12. Approximately 100 MHS students, siblings, and families participated in hands-on activities that included Kiwi the tutor robot, Turtlebot the roaming,...

Earth Day Event Set for Senior Center

Find out what you can do to help make a difference in our environment every day. Whether you're at home, on the go, or in the office, there are many opportunities to go green by...

Nothing But Fun at City’s Spring Eggstravaganza

The South Pasadena Community Services Department hosted its annual Spring Eggstravaganza event last Saturday, April 15, in Garfield Park. The event featured a variety of activities, including an egg hunt for all ages, pictures...

Residents Trained How to Map Neighborhoods in the Face of an Emergency

The South Pasadena Public Safety Commission and its Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) volunteers hosted the 2nd annual city-wide Map Your Neighborhood training last week in the South Pasadena Library Community Room. The training focused...

Doggy Day and Cats, Too Slated April 29

Calling all dog and cat lovers! The City of South Pasadena will host an event catered to your furry four-legged friends! Doggy Day and Cats, Too will be held on Saturday, April 29, at Garfield...

Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

The South Pasadena Police Department celebrated National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 9-15. During the week dedicated dispatchers who are the lifeline of public safety, who dispatch emergency professionals and equipment to the...

Bill Introduced by Holden Designed to Kill 710 Tunnel

Assemblyman Chris Holden, whose 41st District represents South Pasadena, continues to make efforts to kill the proposed 710 tunnel. Holden invited a group of No 710 activists to a meeting at the Pasadena Women’s City...

Rotary Club Welcomes New Member

South Pasadena Rotary Vice President Dan Watson welcomed the club’s newest member Robin Da Silva and Rotary sponsor Mireya Chaffee during last week’s meeting. The local Rotary Club meets on Tuesday’s at Oneonta Congregational...

Congresswoman Hosts Town Hall Meeting

The South Pasadena Democratic Club organized a town hall with Congresswoman Judy Chu last week. The free event held in the South Pasadena Library's Community Room quickly sold out and is the largest event the...

Plans Underway for ‘Operation Cookie’

The Woman’s Club is busy planning this year’s “Operation Cookie” for hospitalized, homeless and special needs veterans. The event, sponsored by the Woman’s Club of South Pasadena, will be held on Wednesday May 24th...

Lemonade Stand Helps Children’s Hospital

Samantha Huntley, left, and Elsie Waters, right, 5th graders at Arroyo Vista Elementary School held a lemonade and bake sale at on the corner of Grand Avenue and Hermosa last Saturday to raise funds...

Brad Colerick to Perform at WISPPA Meeting in May

Songwriter, recording artist, producer and entrepreneur Brad Colerick will talk about his career in music at the upcoming Women Involved in South Pasadena Political Action (WISPPA) meeting on May 6 at Calvary Presbyterian Church. Colerick...

Urge President Trump to Release Tax Returns

Members of Indivisible South Pasadena demonstrated on Fair Oaks Avenue last Saturday demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns. Organizers of the event say it has been a decades long tradition that...

What’s on My Mind

I left South Pasadena and traveled 30 miles on Thursday to the Claremont Colleges to hear Heather MacDonald discuss her recent book, “The War On Cops.” Protestors blocked every entrance to the chosen venue. Most...

Alison Farrar Named Prestigious Goldwater Scholar for 2017- 2018

Alison Farrar, a junior at the University of Alabama and a 2014 valedictorian of South Pasadena High School and National Merit Scholar who attended SPUSD since kindergarten at Monterey Hills Elementary School, has been...

‘Young Frankenstein’ Presented by SPMS Drama Department

Who doesn’t love going to the theater and being wildly entertained? The students of South Pasadena Middle School are working hard to bring you Mel Brooks’ monstrously funny musical comedy, “Young Frankenstein.” The cast and...

‘Peter Pan’ Set to Fly into South Pasadena High School

Opening April 28, a timeless classic flies into South Pasadena for three performances only! “Peter Pan,” one of the most beloved musicals in history, comes to South Pasadena High School, April 28-30. Join the community...

A Magnificent English Tudor

The Pasadena Showcase House of Design is one of the oldest, largest and most successful house and garden tours in the country. The 53rd annual Showcase House, set to open to the public from...

What’s a Charrette?

Residents are encouraged to join the City of South Pasadena as it embarks on a week-long charrette to develop guiding principles for development throughout the community and a feasible physical plan for the downtown...

Meet Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi; Now Teaching at Green Brooms Music Academy

Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi is currently teaching violin and voice on Wednesdays at Green Brooms Music Adacemy. Yasmeen began her studies of violin at the age of six under the instruction of Fudeko Takahashi at the...

Michael Carpenter Jr Finds Joy Through Teaching Music at Green Brooms

Michael Carpenter Jr. grew up just outside of Detroit, in St. Clair Shores, listening to the sounds of The Doors, The Beatles and Motown. Although his parents are not, let’s say musically gifted themselves,...

The Originalist opens at Pasadena Playhouse

When a bright, liberal law school graduate embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Antonin Scalia, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and an unexpected mentor.  As the country watched...

Green Brooms fundraiser for SPEF

Green Brooms Music Academy is holding a special $20 music lesson week Monday, April 17th through Saturday, April 22nd with 100% of proceeds going to the South Pasadena Educational Foundation! Each lesson is a...

“PETER PAN” Flies Into South Pasadena High School

Opening April 28, a timeless classic flies into South Pasadena for three performances only! “Peter Pan”, one of the most beloved musicals in history, comes to South Pasadena High School, April 28-30. Join the...

It’s Alive! SPMS to Present “Young Frankenstein”

Who doesn’t love going to the theater and being wildly entertained? The students of South Pasadena Middle School are working hard to bring you Mel Brooks’ monstrously funny musical comedy, “Young Frankenstein”. The cast and...

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The Man Behind South Pas High Music

Even if you have never heard of Howard Crawford, he in one way or another has probably affected you. He is the head of instrumental music and the deputy chair of the Visual and...

Voters Reject Increase – Students Respond

Editor's Note: Earlier this year, students of Dawn Hull, a teacher at Monterey Hills Elementary School, wrote to the editor in response to the Review’s story, “Voters Reject Increase,” by Sally Kilby. Her article...

Tiger Invitational Draws Athletes from Around the World

South Pasadena track coach CB Richards threw a party and they came from near and far to join in the festivities, namely a world class track meet. In what has become one of the...

Academy Award-Winning Director Screening, ‘Music of Strangers’

On Friday, April 7, the 2016 documentary "Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble" was screened for a full house audience in the Community Room. Shown (l to r) are Donnie...

Calculus for a Cause

Teachers who are devoted to their students are hard to find, but they are exemplary examples that academic classrooms serve as the foundation of new ideas, intellectual discussions, and progress. Ruth Moonesinghe, who currently...

City Gets Ready for Largest ‘Eclectic’ Ever

The Eclectic, South Pasadena’s Music Festival and Art Walk, returns for its ninth year on Saturday, May 6, with Grammy-winning band Ozomatli headlining. The band will open the festival at 3 p.m. on the Gold...

Construction Underway at New Blaze Pizza Location

Construction of a new Blaze Pizza is currently underway at 1100 Fair Oaks Avenue, the former location of Blockbuster Video in the city. The property owner received approval for up to three tenants at...

JPL – One of the Greatest Cultural Wonders of the World

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) stands as a testament to the diverse nature of the Arroyo Seco. For more than a half century, JPL has captured the public’s imagination for the exploration of space...

Kiki Ebsen’s Joni Mitchell Project Comes to South Pas

Kiki Ebsen’s Joni Mitchell Project is confirmed as this year’s headliner for the Library Carnegie Stage concert in the Community Room. It will be one of the many free concerts being conducted all around...
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