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South Pasadena, CA USA
Friday, April 28, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Step-by-Step Process Underway for City’s General Plan Update

Planning Director David Watkins was busily gathering "last chance" surveys on the drop-dead last day at Saturday's WISPPA meeting as Planning Commissioner Kelly Koldus...

Panda Express Co-founders Give $30 Million to Caltech

South Pasadena residents Andrew and Peggy Cherng, founders of the Panda Restaurant Group, which operate Panda Express, saw opportunity to invest in their community...

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...

Resident a ‘Jeopardy’ Game Show Contestant

South Pasadena resident Steve Gavenas will be a contestant on the iconic game show “Jeopardy!” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, on KABC television. 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...

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...

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...

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...

The Fugitive Brown Boys were Welcomed as Heroes in 1880s

Throwback Thursday – Owen and his Brother Jason were veterans of their father John Brown’s anti-slavery fight. The fugitive “Brown Boys” were welcomed by...

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...

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...

SPHS Junior Cole Cahill Elected 70th State Youth Governor

“Many emotions filled my mind as I grappled with the fact I had been elected Youth Governor. It felt surreal, exciting, frightening, humbling, and...

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...

Melinda Sullivan Danced Her Way onto Silver Screen

Who can blame Melinda Sullivan, enjoying the good life of living in L.A., for wanting “Another Day of Sun,” borrowing a line from the...

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...

Academic Decathlon Champions

The South Pasadena High School Academic Decathlon Team is the 2017 Los Angeles County Champions! For the third consecutive year, the Tigers won the...

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...

Holden Legislation Aimed at Stopping 710 Tunnel

On a glorious day that saw wisps of clouds accenting a bright blue sky and clear air making the nearby mountains appear startlingly close,...

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...

Assemblymember Chris Holden Announces Legislation to Stop 710 Freeway Tunnel

Assemblymember Chris Holden and a coalition of city councilmembers, community leaders, and non-profit organizations gathered outside Mission Street Metro Station to announce the introduction...

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...

UPDATE: Vehicle Crashes Into Garage, Comes Out Other Side into Yard

South Pasadena Police officers responded to the 5000 block of Collis Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Friday after a vehicle crashed into a...

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...

Trump Protesters Unite

A demonstration against the policies of newly elected U.S. President Donald Trump was held in the city Saturday. South Pasadena became one of a number...

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...
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