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Monday, April 24, 2017

A Little Hug Goes a Long Way for Support

What’s your favorite technique when your child is upset? Do you have a “go-to” response that you know has a good chance of helping calm the situation? If you’re like me, one temptation you face...

UPDATE: Explosion at Papa Don’s Deli

UPDATE: 1/22/2017 Upon investigation, it appears that the occupants had been cleaning the floors of the building (under renovation) to remove grease and flooring linoleum. The degreaser that was being mopped on the floor was Ethanol...

17-Year-old Suspect Arrested After Threat on Social Media

11:07 AM SOUTH PASADENA HIGH SCHOOL IS ON SOFT LOCKDOWN FRIDAY MORNING FOLLOWING A SOCIAL MEDIA REPORT OF “A GENERALIZED THREAT” BY A STUDENT, ACCORDING TO SPENCER LOUIE OF THE SOUTH PASADENA POLICE DEPARTMENT. “IT’S A LOCKDOWN AS...

Vehicle Overturns on Indiana, Police Investigate DUI

Hearing a loud crash before daylight, Ed Amido was awakened early Sunday morning by what he thought was an earthquake. Going outside his home, alongside his wife, the couple found an overturned late model white...

Incandescent ‘The Fantasticks’ at Pasadena Playhouse

A small troupe of actors break into an old, abandoned theatre and begin scavenging for props and costumes as two musicians find their way to an old piano and a harp. A dashing and...

“MOM! They Have Me!!! HELP!”

I am writing this letter to the citizens of South Pasadena in the hope that this information may spare someone else the extreme terror I experienced as the victim of a malicious scam and...

South Pas Schools Ranked Among Top 5 in State

On Wednesday, the California Department of Education released the 2015-2016 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) results, which revealed a four percent increase districtwide in students exceeding and meeting standards in English...

The 39TH OCCASIONAL PASADENA DOO DAH PARADE

DOO DAH PARADE BRINGS LAUGHS IN BUCKETS The Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade is set to celebrate 39 years of irreverent frolicking on the streets of Pasadena. The 2016 Parade takes place on Sunday, November 20th, stepping off at 11am in...

South Pasadena Voters Overwhelmingly Support $98 Million Bond Measure

In a strong endorsement of it schools, South Pasadena residents went to the polls on Tuesday and overwhelmingly supported a $98 million bond measure 6,233 to 2,095. In the end, voters supported the Measure SP...

South Pasadena 2016 Rose Parade Float in Movie

The 2016 award-winning “Fishing Follies” South Pasadena Rose Parade float has found a new life in an upcoming Hallmark Channel movie entitled “A Rose for Christmas.” Earlier this year, the Hallmark Channel approached the Tournament...

Large Truck Fire On Mission Street

South Pasadena Fire Department officials responded to blaze involving an Athens’ garbage truck Tuesday afternoon at about 3:45 p.m. in the 600 block of Mission Street of Mission Street. When firefighters showed up at...

Jeff Chi New Football Coach at South Pasadena High School

Jeff Chi, a math teacher on campus, has been selected to succeed C.B. Richards as the new varsity football coach at South Pasadena High School. Chi will step into the role of guiding the program...

‘A Cinderella Christmas’ is Festive Fun for the Whole Family!

The Panto tradition is alive and kicking at Pasadena Playhouse as their fifth collaboration with Lythgoe Family Productions “A Cinderella Christmas” opened this weekend to raucous cheers and jeers! For the uninitiated, a “Panto”...

YST is Back with High School Musical Jr. at Fremont Centre Theatre

Just in time to head back to school, Young Stars Theatre presents “High School Musical, Jr.” at Fremont Centre Theatre. The youth theatre company’s end of summer outing is chockfull of sassy cheerleaders, theatre...

Rose Parade Final Judging

Final judging took place early Sunday morning as Tournament of Roses officials viewed the South Pasadena entry for consideration of an award as Tuesday's 128th running if the Rose Parade nears. Those who worked on...

A Robust Urban Forest

Caring for Tree Canopy is a Community-Wide Effort Community Meeting Aug. 25 Addresses City Tree Canopy Those familiar with its tree canopy, know that the City of South Pasadena has long been named a Tree City USA by...

Visiting South Pas Nature Park

Peaceful Serenity Between the Arroyo Seco Golf Course and the York Street Bridge lies the wonderful and idyllic South Pasadena Nature Park, featuring many native plants. The park was created to provide habitat for wildlife and...

Downed Wires Near South Pasadena Post Office

A power line snapped, fell into the bed of a utility truck on Thursday afternoon, causing a fire when it hit some brush inside, according to  Joseph Galvan, a captain with the Alhambra Fire...

SPHS Student Arrested for Assault and Battery

On Monday, at about 12:15 p.m., officers responded to  South Pasadena High School for an assault and battery investigation. Prior to the officers’ arrival, police say the victim, who is a 14-year-old student at the...

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South Pasadena first in the nation to use 100% emission free maintenance equipment

City of South Pasadena, Elected Officials, and Health and Environmental Organizations Celebrate City’s Certification as Nation’s First AGZA Green Zone® City The City of South Pasadena, joined by Assemblyman Chris Holden, the American Lung Association...

Actor Bill Oberst Jr. Unexpectedly Performs ‘Pillar of Fire’ ‘Unplugged’

An unplanned power outage struck the South Pasadena Public Library on August 11 at 1 p.m. The facility remained open for the next two hours operating with minimal battery lighting. At 3:15 p.m., the utility...

Horse Found Bloodied at Stables, Had to be Euthanized

Shaken by the news, in front of a  horse stall that once was the home of a horse boarded at San Pascual Stables in South Pasadena’s Arroyo Park is now blanketed with flowers and...

Despite Rain, Thousands Come Out to Enjoy 626 Golden Streets

Wes Reitimann must feel a little snake bit after the first attempt at staging the largest ciclovia-type event in U.S. history last summer was cancelled at the last minute due to fires in the...

Suspects Arrested for Commercial Burglary

On September 30, 2016 at about 2:20 am, officers were dispatched to Massage Envy at 1136 Fair Oaks Avenue for a possible commercial burglary that just occurred. A witness saw two males shatter the front...

It’s Now Known as South Pasadena Care Center

FBI agents no longer frequent the place, local police officers make far less visits, convicted felons are not among the patients and 9-1-1 calls have drastically fallen off. Take a deep breath and give a...

The Fantasticks set to open at Pasadena Playhouse

Get ready for something truly special when Pasadena Playhouse opens their new production of The Fantasticks this weekend. In the hands of director Seema Sueko, the 1960 longest running musical of all time takes...

South Pasadena Police Car Stolen, Suspect Died in Crash

SOUTH PASADENA, CA – On September 29th at about 3:30 a.m., a South Pasadena Police Officer was returning to the city after transporting a prisoner to the University of California Los Angeles campus.  As...

Float Designer Likes How City Entry ‘Came to Life’

Anne Muller took a long look at the City of South Pasadena’s float that took part in Monday’s 128th Rose Parade before playing down her role while praising the work of those who built...

Sergio Gonzalez Accepts City Manager Position in Hermosa Beach

Sergio Gonzalez has accepted the city manager position in the City of Hermosa Beach. He leaves as the city manager for the City of South Pasadena after five years. His employment contract will go before...

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...

Back to School!

In the spirit of the Olympics, they’re off and running! South Pasadena schools opened this morning as students used nearly all modes of transportation to reach their destination at one of five schools in the...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday, August 18 Preschool Movies - 11 a.m. - Pasadena Public Library Linda Vista branch 1281 Bryant St. Pasadena, - (626) 744-7278 or www.cityofpasadena.net/library Farmers’ Market- South Pasadena Farmers’ Market 17th Anniversary - 4 p.m....

South Pasadena Police arrest mail theft suspect

Overnight, at approximately 0230 hours, a member of the South Pasadena Police Department observed a white BMW traveling at over 80 M.P.H. northbound on the 110 freeway. A traffic stop was initiated and the...

South Pasadena Represented in ‘La La Land’ Movie

A portion of “La La Land,” the winner of seven Golden Globes including best picture comedy or musical, was filmed in South Pasadena on August 18, 2015 at the historic Rialto Theater, along with...

Tenants Concerned About Rent Increases

Many in attendance at last week’s City Council meeting were angered as a result of rent increases at 1645 and 1653 Amberwood Drive in South Pasadena. “The new owner is making some improvements and he...

City of South Pasadena Welcomes New Environmental Coordinator

The City of South Pasadena is delighted to welcome Jennifer (Jenna) Shimmin as its new Senior Management Analyst for Water Conservation and Environmental Programs. Jenna has lived most of her life in Southern California,...

South Pasadena Rolls to 51-0 Win Over Gabrielino in Final non-league game of Season

South Pasadena High scored 31 first half points to take a commanding lead and rolled to a 51-0 win over Gabrielino in their final non league game of the season on Friday night. With the...

Small Explosions: Transformer Blows Behind Pavilions Market

South Pasadena Fire Department officials responded to a blown transformer Friday morning behind Pavilions market in the 1400 block of Lyndon Avenue. Captain Chris Saxon of the South Pasadena Fire Department said power was reported...

CB Richards: “It’s been an honor and a privilege…”

February 10, 2017 | CB Richards Tiger Football Players, Coaches, Parents and Supporters: It’s been an honor and a privilege to have spent eight great years coaching South Pasadena Tiger Football and the last two as...
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