Around Town

South Pasadena High Soccer Team Advances to CIF Semifinals

Tigers' Host Sage Hill High School Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Under the cool desert air of Palm Springs, South Pasadena High’s boys’ soccer team advanced to CIF-SS semifinals with a 4-2 win over the Rancho Mirage Rattlers. The Tigers were the number one seed going into the game, and were … More>>

South Pasadena Falls in CIF Semis to Santa Margarita 60-38

Tigers Applying to Play for State Championship

After an impressive league record with no losses, South Pasadena High’s girls’ basketball team looked unbeatable. Few expected the heartbreaking 38-60 loss to the Santa Margarita Eagles in the semifinals of CIF last Saturday, which resulted in the Tigers’ elimination … More>>


March 13 – April 16, 2015, at El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood

See it First at The El Capitan on March 12 at 7pm with Costume Parade and Giveaways Plus, See a Display Including the Glass Slipper and other props used in the Movie at Every Screening   Audiences to be treated … More>>


USC Trojan Affiliates invites the community to participate with them at the USC Alumni Day of Service, an international day of service sponsored by the University of Southern California. Each year thousands of Trojans and friends gather across the globe … More>>

Children’s Charity Hillsides Opens Remodeled Recreation Room

Foosball anyone? How about a game of air hockey or ping pong?

These are some of the new activities available to the children of Hillsides, a premier provider of child welfare services serving children in foster care in Los Angeles County, compliments of a newly designed and equipped recreation room. The renovation … More>>

Behind the Success of Mike & Anne’s in City

Owners Undertake New Adventure

If you’ve been to South Pasadena’s much-loved Mike & Anne’s Restaurant on Mission, you’ve probably wondered, “Who are Mike and Anne?” If you’ve witnessed the restaurant’s success over its almost 10-year history, you’ve asked yourself, “How have they managed to … More>>

South Pas Police Arrest Five Juveniles in Burglary Attempt

Detained in 1100 Block of Oak Street

On Monday, January 26, at approximately 1 p.m., an observant neighbor saw a male climbing into the window of a home in the 1100 block of Oak St. in South Pasadena. South Pasadena police officers responded and detained three juveniles … More>>

Tournament of Roses Volunteer Membership

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® will host an informational reception, open to the public, for those interested in joining the Association’s volunteer membership at 6 p.m. on January 28, 2015 at Tournament House, located at 391 South Orange Grove Boulevard, … More>>

Canine Companions for Independence program

CCI, founded in 1975 in Santa Rosa California, is today the largest assistance dog program in the world. The training facility for the Southwestern states is in Oceanside, California. CCI trains and provides four types of assistance dogs: Service dogs … More>>



The South Pasadena Public Libraryand the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library, in partnership with the LA Opera Community Education Program, will present a free talk by Ron Streicher on the opera “The Ghosts of Versailles” on Wednesday, January … More>>

Two Earthquakes Shake Southland Saturday Night

No Damage Reported after 4.2 Tremblor

Two earthquakes shook the Southland on Saturday night. A 4.2-magnitude earth quake struck at 7:18 p.m. about 8 miles north of Castaic. Approximately 20 minutes earlier, a 3.0 trembler hit in the same area. The second earthquake was originally announced … More>>

Chamber ‘ShopTalk’ Meets January 6 at Mike & Anne’s

Learn How to Enhance Business Capital

Gary Pia, South Pasadena’s city treasurer and owner of Mission Street Wealth Management, will discuss “The Art of Introductions” on Tuesday, January 6, at the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce “ShopTalk” event at Mike & Anne’s restaurant. The monthly “Shoptalk,” … More>>

Rose Bowl Game to Officially Welcome Class of 2014

Induction Ceremony and Luncheon Begin at Noon

Three days before the 101st Rose Bowl Game hosts the first College Football Playoff Semifinal, the Rose Bowl Game will welcome three new members to its Hall of Fame – Ki-Jana Carter (Penn State), Knute K. Rockne (Notre Dame) and … More>>

Police Dept. Personnel Serve Thanksgiving Guests

LENDING A HAND – A packed War Memorial was the site of a festive Thanksgiving luncheon on Wednesday afternoon presented by the South Pasadena Senior Center. Serving the guests at the War Memorial Building were South Pasadena Police Department Chief … More>>

Fire Officials Team to Put Out Garage Fire on Oak St.

Blaze in the 1900 Block of Oak Street in City

With support coming from Alhambra, San Marino and the South Pasadena Fire Departments, officials put out an early morning garage blaze in the city Friday morning. After the fire broke out at approximately SPFD 4:35 a.m., fire department officials found … More>>

Monrovia High Hands South Pasadena 32-6 Loss

Despite Loss South Pasadena Controls Own Destiny to CIF Playoffs

Monrovia High took another step toward its seventh straight Rio Hondo League football title Friday night with a 32-6 victory over South Pasadena. With the win, the Wildcats improved to 7-1, 3-0 on the season while the Tigers fell to … More>>

Residents Urge ‘Save the Trees’

On Milan Avenue

They’re not going anywhere. Two camphor trees, said to be healthy by a city arborist, will remain intact and won’t be cut down, according to Paul Toor, the City of South Pasadena’s public works director. Toor made the decision on … More>>

Police Investigate Explosion Outside South Pasadena High School Stadium

Tigers Roll to Third Straight Victory, Hand Visiting Alhambra a 20-0 Defeat

A mix of long runs, big catches and ample scoring added to the excitement, but South Pasadena High’s explosive offense was hardly a match to what was heard in the third quarter by those attending the Tigers’ 20-0 victory Friday … More>>

Many Enjoyed Special Spaghetti Recipe at Senior Center

Music Provided by Opera Singer Lisa-Marie Stramaglia

Music was in the air on Wednesday, September 24, as the South Pasadena Senior Center held its annual Spaghetti Feast. A full house was on hand for the festive event as guests enjoyed a special recipe of Spaghetti Bolognese prepared … More>>

Students Allegedly Planning Mass Shooting Released to Their Parents on Tuesday

Teens Reportedly Under House Arrest with Parents

Two students police say were involved in a potential mass shooting plot at South Pasadena High School reportedly will be released to their parents as result of a juvenile court judge’s order. The students, who were scheduled to enter their … More>>