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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Church Parking Lot

Investigation Continued Into the Early Morning Hours of Sunday Morning

On Saturday, November 21, at approximately 6:11 p.m., South Pasadena Police and Fire Personnel responded to a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of Holy Family Church (1501 Fremont Avenue). It … More>>

Haunted House Raises Top Dollars

Supports SPEF

A record breaking number of guests checked themselves into Evil Twin Studios’ WARD 13 haunted attraction last month. For eight crazy nights, large crowds from all over Southern California made their way to South Pasadena’s scariest residential facility, daring to … More>>

Season Comes to Close as South Pasadena High Drops 34-0 Contest to Glendora

By Bill Glazier Review Editor

It was a family, a group of players who came together to play as one, and, in the end, will be remembered as one of finest football seasons in South Pasadena High School history. That’s the way C.B. Richards likes … More>>

Award-Winning Filmmaker Ken Burns Selected TOR Grand Marshal

Burns is Proud to Be Associated with Tournament of Roses Long History

Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, who has directed and produced some of the most admired documentaries about the history of the United States, was announced today as the 2016 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal. Throughout his almost 40-year career making documentary … 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>>

South Pasadena High Falls to Monrovia 49-7 in Key League Game

Tigers Need Win Against Temple City to Reach CIF Playoffs

South Pasadena High Fell to host Monrovia Friday night 49-7 in key Rio Hondo League matchup. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 7-2 while the Wildcats improved to 8-1. To lock up third place and a spot in the … More>>

SPPD is seeking assistance in ID’ing burglary suspect wanted for early morning restaurant break-ins

The SPPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for a series of early morning restaurant burglaries in the city of South Pasadena. The latest occurred yesterday morning at the Barkley Restaurant, 1400 Huntington Dr. at about … More>>

City of South Pasadena Presents the First Parks After Dark Event

Bring the Entire Family to Fun Event on Tuesday

The City of South Pasadena will host its first Parks After Dark event on Tuesday, August 4, in Orange Grove Park. Fun, food and games will all be a part of the free family event from 6 to 9 p.m. … 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>>

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>>