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Huntington RNs Cite Recent Firings as Latest in Management Pattern of Violating Nurses’ Rights

As Superbug Crisis Unfolds, RNs Say Nurse Intimidation Must End

Registered Nurses will gather at Huntington Memorial Hospital Monday to speak out about the recent firing of an outspoken nurse leader in Huntington RNs’ fight to better advocate for patients by forming a union—as well as the firing of a … More>>

Foothill Gold Line Arcadia Station Dedication Attracts Hundreds of Community Members

Elected officials and community supporters enthusiastically celebrated the completed Arcadia Station and the upcoming on-time, on-budget substantial completion of the Foothill Gold Line project

Arcadia, CA – The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) today held a dedication ceremony for the recently completed Arcadia Station, the second in a series of dedications to celebrate the upcoming substantial completion of construction for the nearly … More>>

Governor Signs Assembly Member Holden’s Buy Here, Pay Here Legislation

Sacramento – Significant reforms in the Buy-Here, Pay-Here car loan industry are set to go into effect next January after Governor Brown today signed Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill to protect the used-car-buying public. “By signing AB 265 the Governor recognized … More>>

South Pasadena Police Assist Citizens Reclaim Stolen Bicycle

Los Angeles Man Arrested After Chase

On Saturday at approximately 7 a.m. a resident in the 1000 block of Magnolia Avenue observed a stranger walking a bicycle from the underground parking structure of his condominium complex. The resident recognized the bicycle as similar to that belonging … More>>

You’ll Find the Best and Worst Weather in these Cities.

We at put together a list of cities with the best and worst weather using data to explain the extremes. We thought the list would help inform people moving to these cities since weather plays a large part in how … More>>

Kick-Off Reception for my campaign

Please join friends and neighbors at my Kick-Off Reception for the school board campaign, It’s on Sunday August 30, 4pm-6pm at 833 Milan Ave. I hope you can drop by – it’ll be fun and you get food and boba. … More>>

Live Well in a Dry Spell

Drought Education Classes at Orchard Supply Hardware

WHAT: Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH) is hosting a free drought education event that will offer information from drought experts and additional water-saving resources. WHERE: 452 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. … More>>

Mylar Foil Balloons Cause Major Power Outage in South Pasadena

Power was restored at about 1:47 p.m. on Monday

A South Pasadena Police Department corporal said two mylar foil balloons got caught in electrical wires in the 500 block of Mission Street, causing a nearly two-and-a-half hour power outage in the city on Monday. The trouble took place at … More>>

Bicyclist Smashes Into Back of Vehicle on Huntington Drive

Victim Transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital for Treatment

A 25-year-old bicyclist from Los Angeles slammed into back of a parked car last Saturday, suffering a broken nose and chipped tooth, said South Pasadena Police Officer Craig Phillips. The cyclist was traveling eastbound at about 9:45 a.m. in the … 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>>

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Expansion of Kidd’s Jewelry Heist

Think Bonnie & Clyde

Kidd’s Jewelry Heist kicked off the Arts Crawl with a ribbon cutting at 5pm Saturday to open its expanded space! The jewelry making parlor, now in its 4th year in business, has created a new room called “The Heist Hideout”. … 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>>