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Monday, April 24, 2017

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...

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...

City Waiting Station – Then and Now

THROWBACK THURSDAY – What a difference 100 years makes, and sometimes not. The 1906 picture above is of the waiting station at the base...

Library Volunteers of the Year

It was a day to say thanks and pay tribute to those who have contributed heavily to the South Pasadena Public Library over the...

Renters, Landlords Address Housing Issues at Key Meeting

It was described as “fruitful and informative” by South Pasadena’s mayor as more than 100 people, some expressing their viewpoint on the topic, packed...

South Pas City Council Joins Mosquito and Vector Control

Concerned about the potential for mosquito-borne diseases coming to town, the South Pasadena City Council recently voted 4-1 to formally join the San Gabriel...

A Colorful Spring Celebration

Hundreds came out last Saturday to celebrate Spring with a burst of color! Inspired by the Indian tradition of Holi, the South Pasadena Educational...

Church Group Shows Interest in Leasing the Rialto Theatre

Like others, Escott Norton, the guiding force of the Friends of the Rialto, an organization committed to the preservation, restoration and re-opening of the...

Mail Theft Continues to Rise in Area

South Pasadena Police Department officials report that mail theft continues to rise throughout San Gabriel Valley, including a spike in South Pasadena. Richard Lee, crime...

Exclusive Tour of Conlan Garden Saturday

To kickoff its membership drive and Library Park Beautification Project, South Pasadena Beautiful will host an exclusive tour of the Don and Marilyn Conlan...

It was a Different Time in South Pasadena in 1886

Throwback Thursday – During the late 1800s and early 1900s, the Arroyo Seco was filled with orange groves and fruit orchards. A local Pasadena...

LAPD’s Mike Downing Retirement

A retirement party for longtime South Pasadena resident Chief Michael P. Downing, who served the Los Angeles Police Department for 35 years, was held...

Rent Issues Addressed on Monday Night

A community meeting, allowing residents to comment on renter issues is scheduled for Monday, March 20, at the South Pasadena Library Community Room, 1115...

Community Provides Input at Budget Meeting

More than 40 members of the public evaluated and prioritized six projects for the City of South Pasadena to focus on during the 2017-18...

Blank Canvas, Art Wanted!

Vave Studios has moved into brand new digs on Fremont and they now have a huge, street facing wall. Owners Patrice Veyna and Jessica Van...

SPEF Recognizes Many Contributors to Organization at Alumni Event

About 130 past and present members of the South Pasadena Educational Foundation (SPEF) recently attended an alumni party for the organization at the home...

SPPD at Full Strength with 36th Officer

The South Pasadena Police Department’s newest hire officer, Tyler Borrello, right, was sworn in Monday by Police Chief Art Miller at City Hall. Borrello...

South Pasadena a Destination for Families and Professionals

For anyone who’s bought a home in South Pasadena, you know how tough the market is these days. Not only are homes values higher...

Participation Encouraged at Saturday’s Budget Meeting

Residents are invited to a community forum on the City of South Pasadena’s budget and priorities Saturday, March 11, in the library community room. Residents...

South Pasadena Police Department Warns Residents to Protect Their Vehicles

The South Pasadena Police Department continues to see a rise in stolen vehicles with 10 occurring in January. Police officials say some vehicles stolen were...

Getting Their Kicks on Route 66

It was truly an emblematic celebration. The City of South Pasadena, in partnership with the California Historic Route 66 Association (CHR66A), painted the first Route...

Committee to Explore Renters Issues at Community Meeting

The City of South Pasadena (City) invites community members to attend a Community Meeting on Renters Concerns on Monday, March 20, 2017, at the...

Publication Cites 710 Freeway Fight, Activist Joanne Nuckols

South Pasadena has made it onto the front page of a leading national business newspaper. The controversy about the proposed State Route-710 (SR-710) freeway...

Author & Music Black History Month Celebrated at Library

A very special Author and Music Night in honor of Black History Month with Charles Wright, legendary LA musician and bestselling writer of the...

City to Reclaim Road History

The City of South Pasadena, in partnership with the California Historic Route 66 Association (CHR66A), will paint the first Route 66 road emblem onto...

Participation Encouraged at Community Forum on Budget

The City of South Pasadena invites community members to attend a community forum on the city’s budget and priorities on Saturday, March 11, in...

South Pas Police Department Sympathetic Toward Homeless

Apologetic, the man known by “Cowboy,” told his visitors to excuse the mess as he removed a sweatshirt from a sofa while inviting the...

South Pasadena City Council Introduces Urgency Ordinance

In the wake of individuals taking up residence in the backyard of a South Pasadena home, the City Council has introduced an urgency ordinance...

City Opening New Avenues for Community Engagement

What if there was a way to express your ideas and direct them to the people with the power to make them reality? The City...

Winter Arts Crawl Scheduled for Saturday, February 25

Enjoy an enriching night at the 2017 Winter Arts Crawl on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 5 to 9pm! This very popular "Neighborhood-Night-On-The-Town" features something...

SPMS 7th Graders Voices are Heard

Students at South Pasadena Middle School reacted to the November 2016 elections by re-purposing political yard signs and re-painting them with messages of positivity,...

South Pasadena Police Department Set to Offer Women’s Self-Defense Classes

The South Pasadena Police Department is presenting a series of women’s self-defense classes in the upcoming months. In the free class, participants will learn how...

Council, Planning Commission Begin Updating General Plan

Some might argue it’s impossible to make South Pasadena any better, but members of the City Council and Planning Commission held a joint meeting...

Free Residential Water Audits Offered in February to South Pas Customers

Is your yearly water usage higher than expected? Do you want to save water, but aren’t sure what to do? Then City of South...

IMPORTANT: Storm Damage Assessment

The governor proclaimed a state of emergency for the January rainstorms which covers all counties.  Consequently, there is an urgent need to collect damage...

Museum Flooded – Fire Department to the Rescue

Due to grading issues, "Lake Mission Street" was created behind the museum by the downpour. Early Sunday afternoon Museum Director Tom Field monitored the slowly...

Ordinance Provides Mechanism to Dispose of Real Property

An ordinance was approved by the South Pasadena City Council last week that will establish a mechanism for the city to dispose of surplus...

Ordinance Bans Patrons Not Complying with Library Code

South Pasadena City Council members approved an ordinance last week to give its library director the ability to ban patrons from the library for...

SEVERE ALERT: FLASH FLOOD WARNING

A severe flash flood warning has been issued by LA COUNTY.  Stay away from flood areas such as the arroyo.  The warning is in...

Cacciotti Selected as City’s New Mayor

Michael Cacciotti expects to attend additional meetings and take on about 30 percent more work as he assumes the post of mayor, a position...
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