Around Town

Grand Opening Held for Lloyd & Lane Found Objects

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held early last week at Lloyd & Lane Found Objects, a new vintage furniture shop at 1926 Fair Oaks Avenue in South Pasadena. The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new business to South Pasadena. … More>>

Vehicle Versus Pedestrian in intersection on Grevelia Street at Stratford Avenue

Victim Transported to Nearby Hospital for Observation

South Pasadena Police and Fire Department officials responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian incident on Thursday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Grevelia Street and Stratford Avenue. Upon arrival, SPFD Captain Eric Zanteson said the man struck … More>>

Fireworks Banned in City of South Pasadena

With Exception of Professional Show at SPHS

As the Fourth of July approaches, the South Pasadena Police and Fire Department would like to remind citizens that fireworks are illegal within the city. Other cities in the general L.A. County area such as Alhambra allow the sale and … More>>

Food Booths in Garfield Park

•Boy Scout troop 139  –  Pizza & Soft Drinks •Girl Scout troop 16221 –  Sno-cones •Boy Scout troop 7 – Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chips & Drinks. •S.P. Chinese American Club – Chinese Food, Sodas & Water

‘Car-Free’ Photography Display at South Pas Library in June

Photographs by Edward E. Solis

Southern California still remains immersed in a predominantly car-based culture. But, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) continues to expand services throughout the Southland, more Angelenos are embracing a car-free lifestyle. Living without a car can be ideal for those … More>>

Rainwater Havesting Addressed at South Pas Beautiful Meeting

South Pasadena Beautiful held its annual meeting on June 2  in the South Pasadena Library Community Room. Jeff Hutchison, a sustainable solutions community educator with TreePeople, talked about rainwater harvesting. Attendees learned the basics of capturing and reusing rainwater, native … More>>

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Musical Opens in July 2016

       The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee opens July 8 at Sierra Madre Playhouse, scheduled to run through August 21. The musical delivers on its title: the focus of its story is on a spelling contest. Young … More>>

Upcoming Events at South Pasadena Public Library

Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m.—Author Night on Health & Healing with Dance and Writing with Judith Hannan and Nadia Natali. Judith Hannan is a Yale Lecturer and Narrative Medicine Practitioner, who teaches people to write through their illness and … More>>

South Pasadena Headed to CIF-SS Playoffs for the First Time Since 2003

Defense Comes Up Big to Stop Temple City 2-Point Conversion to tie it

South Pasadena High’s defense came up big when it had to, stopping a two-point conversion with no time on the clock after Temple City closed to within 2 points as the clock ran out following a last second touchdown pass … More>>

Results of Election for Special Library Tax -Measure L

Jon Primuth and Suzie Abajian to Join the School Board

EXTEND LIBRARY SPEC. TAX YES 2,340 80.97 – Percent NO 550 19.03 – Percent Board of Education Top 2 Win Jon Primuth 1,617 34.77 percent Suzie Abajian 1,606 34.53 Joe Loo 1,428 30.70 percent Sub-Headline : Jon Primuth and Suzie … More>>

Tigers Turn in Strong Showing at CIF Swimming Competition

High Finish for Both Boys' and Girls' Squads

The perfect weather above Riverside Community College aquatic center set the stage for the CIF Southern Section swimming finals on Saturday as four girls and five boys’ swimmers from the South Pasadena High squad competed in a variety of events. … More>>

3.9 Earthquake on West Side a Reminder for Residents to be Prepared

City Official Urge You to Have an Earthquake Kit in Place

A 3.9 earthquake that struck the Windsor Hills area of Southern California early Sunday morning is a warning signal for South Pasadena residents to be prepared for a major quake in the future. No damage from the trembler was reported … More>>

South Pasadena High Senior Irene Tang Earns $40,000 Scholarship

By Mary Ann Milbourn

When Irene Tang’s father had a stroke a few years ago, it brought her college plans into focus. She always liked math and science, but her father’s illness, followed by a second stroke last year, set her on a course … More>>

Huge Track Meet at South Pasadena High Tonight

Nearly 800 Athletes to Descend on South Pasadena

Proving that things do indeed improve with age, the fifth annual Tiger Track meet will be held at South Pasadena High School stadium Friday night. The meet will host teams from nearly 100 schools from all the over USA and … More>>

Gunmen Rob Ocean Liquor Second Time in 10 Days

Two Suspects Leave with $250 in Cash on Saturday Night

For the second time in 10 days, Ocean Liquor in South Pasadena has been robbed at gunpoint. The latest incident took place Saturday night at approximately 11:30 p.m. when a pair of gunmen, one pointing a semi-automatic at a clerk, … More>>

South Pasadena High Drops Doubleheader to Pasadena

Following Spring Break Tigers Return to Diamond April 8 Against Temple City

South Pasadena High was swept in a non-league doubleheader against Pasadena on Saturday, March 28, dropping the first game 11-1, before getting pummeled in the second, 18-3. With the pair of losses, the Tigers dropped to 5-6 overall, 1-2 in … More>>

Motorcycle, Vehicle Collide on Monterey Rd.

Driver of Motorcycle Transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital

A vehicle and motorcycle collided at Monterey Road and Orange Grove Avenue in South Pasadena Friday afternoon, sending one person to Huntington Memorial Hospital for treatment. Officer Chris Perez of the South Pasadena Police Department said the motorcycle was heading … More>>

South Pasadena High’s Girls’ Basketball Team Falls to North High

Tigers Finish with Remarkable 24-3 Record

South Pasadena High’s girls basketball team gave a strong performance before falling to North Torrance High 70-57 in CIF’s State Division III quarterfinals Saturday night, ending their memorable season with an overall 24-3 record. with the victory, the Saxons improved … 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>>

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>>