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Senator Liu and Assemblymember Brown to Join AARP in Tele-Town Halls for Family Caregivers

Caregivers will learn about new law requiring hospitals to provide training in caring for loved ones after discharge

WHAT:           State Senator Carol Liu and Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown will join AARP for a tele-town hall designed to educate California’s family caregivers about the Hospital and Family Caregiver Act,a new law designed to support family caregivers when their loved ones … More>>

Library Screens ‘Billy Mize & The Bakersfield Sound’ Feb. 18

In Community Room

An acclaimed, award-winning documentary “Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound” will be screened in the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. The director, William J. Saunders, will be in attendance to introduce the … More>>

Suspect Placed Into Custody for Animal Cruelty

South Pasadena Police officers didn’t have to go far last Saturday to arrest a man for animal cruelty. Last Saturday at approximately 10 a.m., officers were dispatched to the front lobby of the South Pasadena Police Department for an animal … More>>

Showcase Home Revealed at Huge Party

Home Opened Before Construction

On Friday night, blueprints of design, sections of feasting and overall festivities gushed from the “Empty House Party” and newly revealed 2016 Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA.) This year, the non-profit organization will showcase a 1918-built mission revival, … 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>>

Essential Oils Help Reduce Appearance of Fine Lines

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years in connection with beauty.  For example, the Egyptians used frankincense to beautify skin and eyeliner.  Essential oils are aromatic compounds that come from plants. The oils are pressed or distilled and … More>>

Useful Home Office Ergonomic Ideas

Easy Tips for Staying in Shape

For many professionals in South Pasadena, their home also serves as their office.  Our city has a reputation for having one of the highest numbers of people working from home per-capita in the state, if not the country! To make … More>>

Debunking ‘No Pain, No Gain’ Attitude

Glad to Be Back on the Mend

You’ve heard the term “no pain, no gain”.  But is it true in all instances and for all people? For those who exercise, even on an irregular basis, working to the point of “pain” is counter-productive and even dangerous.  Perhaps … More>>

Enter the New Year with the Knowledge that Eating Matters

The New Year is a time to reflect and appreciate our existence. This is no better a time to look past cozy little South Pasadena and shift our gaze to a global issue that affects everyone. Right now, there are … More>>

Go Metro to the 31st Annual Kingdom Parade on Monday, January 18

In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

L.A. Metro will be joining the communities of south L.A. to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the 31st annual Kingdom Day Parade on Monday, January 18. To avoid traffic and detours because of the parade, parade-goers are encouraged … More>>

Two Cars Collide on Friday Morning on Monterey Road Near Fremont Avenue

Police Say No One was Hurt in the Accident

NON-INJURY ACCIDENT ON MONTEREY ROAD – South Pasadena Police and local fire officials were at the scene of a two-car accident on Friday just before 11 a.m. at near the corner of Monterey Road and Fremont Avenue in the city. … More>>

Burglary Suspect Detained by Residents

South Pasadena Police Arrested Residential Burglary Suspect

On Thursday January 14, 2016 at 3:15 p.m. South Pasadena Police Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Meridian Avenue where residents were detaining a burglary suspect inside their home. One of the residents, who was outside of his … More>>

Vin Scully to Receive ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Legendary Dodgers Announcer to be Honored at LA Sports Awards on Feb. 25

LOS ANGELES (January 15, 2016) – Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully will be honored as the first-ever recipient of the L.A. Sports Council’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” during the 11th Annual LA Sports Awards, which will be … 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>>

Large Crowd in Attendance at Preservation Foundation Event at Rialto Theatre

A historic landmark that has captured the hearts of so many, opened its doors to the public last Saturday afternoon to a crowd of about 300 looking to the day when the Rialto Theatre is restored to its brilliant self … More>>

4th Annual Health & Wellness Family Festival Today

Mark Your Calendars for Key Events in Town

6/4 4th Annual Health & Wellness Family Festival at the Farmers’ Market Come learn how you can be more healthy! 4:00 – 8:00 pm FREE 6/6 South Pasadena Preservation Foundation Annual Meeting & Preservation Awards Gala Public invited one last … 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>>

BMW and Bicycle Collide on Fair Oaks Avenue

Bicyclist Complains of Hip Pain but Refuses Treatment

Fire and police department officials were quickly at the scene after a vehicle and bicycle collided on Friday at about 2:45 p.m. in the 700 block of Fair Oaks Avenue. Officer Jeff Holland of the South Pasadena Police Department said … More>>