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South Pasadena High Rolls to 23-7 Victory Over Glendale

Tigers' Locker Room Burglarized, Players Lose Cellphones, Wallets and Cash

Big plays in the third quarter went South Pasadena High’s way as the Tigers turned a close contest into a one-sided 23-7 victory over visiting... More »

South Pasadena Fire Department Responds to Power Outage on Sunday

There is a report of a power outage affecting the area surrounding Alta Vista Avenue and Alta Vista Circle in South Pasadena. Residents reported a... More »

South Pas Prepares for Glendale After Dominating Hoover 37-0

Thinking back a year ago still leaves a bitter taste in Marty Konrad’s mouth, recalling how Glendale High School dominated his team in the trenches,... More »

It’s a Time for Reflection in City

In the aftermath of what South Pasadena Police Chief Art Miller called a “big storm,” there’s a sense of relief in the community, now that... More »

South Pasadena Falls 22-7 to Eagle Rock in Season Opener

After taking a 7-0 lead into the locker room at halftime, Eagle Rock dominated the scoring in the final two quarters, and rolled to a... More »

Three Gang Members Arrested with Stolen Checks in South Pas

South Pasadena Police say they arrested three gang members after they reportedly stole checks in the city. On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, a South Pasadena... More »

Parents of Teens Charged Apologize to Community

An apology came from parents of two teens who have been charged with plotting to kill fellow students and teachers at South Pasadena High School.... More »

Shocked and Heart Broken by the Events of the Past Few Days.

Letter to the Community: On behalf of the Board of Education, we, along with you, have felt shocked and heart broken by the events of... More »

Superintendent and Principal Janet Anderson Reach Out to Community

Letter to the Community, We hope this message finds you well.  As you know from yesterday’s Superintendent’s message and from the vast media coverage, we... More »

DUI Checkpoint in South Pasadena Saturday Night

Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the... More »

Formal Charges Filed Against Two Teens who Allegedly Planned Shooting at SPHS

After meeting with members of the Los Angeles County Juvenile District Attorney’s Office in Pasadena on Wednesday morning, detectives from the South Pasadena Police Department... More »

Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up Saturday, Aug. 30

Do you have old paint, batteries, computers or used motor oil sitting around your garage?  Now is the time to gather the hazardous waste from... More »

Pavilions Interested in Moving Forward with Major Remodel in South Pasadena

Plans for an extensive remodel of the Pavilions supermarket in South Pasadena are moving forward, according to South Pasadena City Manager Sergio Gonzalez. However, efforts... More »

New City Attorney Firm Set to Represent City of South Pas

A new city attorney firm will represent the City of South Pasadena, according to City Manager Sergio Gonzalez. ​The City Council discussed the appointment of... More »

Women Arrested on Suspicion of Stealing Mail in South Pasadena

Two women were arrested Sunday, August 3, 2014 around 1:30 P.M., on suspicion of stealing numerous pieces of mail from mailboxes in and around South... More »

Stuck in Fair Oaks Ave. Traffic

Like so many, South Pasadena City Manager Sergio Gonzalez knows the frustration of being stuck in traffic, waiting for cars to move northbound along Fair... More »

City of South Pasadena Offers Cooling Centers on Extremely Hot Days

The City of South Pasadena will open cooling centers on days when temperatures are forecast to reach 96º and higher. The South Pasadena Senior Center... More »

South Pasadena Police Offer ‘Coffee with a Cop’

South Pasadena Police Department officials invite the community to join them August 18 for coffee and conversation. Officers from the South Pasadena Police Department and... More »

South Pasadena Investigates Missing Child

On July 9, at approximately 9:04 p.m. the South Pasadena Police Department responded to possible child abduction. The SPPD investigation determined that the parent had... More »

8 South Pasadena Girl Scouts Earn Prestigious Gold Award

They created community gardens, repaired housing and helped new pet owners. They promoted nutrition, sought to raise voter turnout and led arts activities for disabled... More »

Police and Fire Departments Launch Fireworks Crackdown

South Pasadena law enforcement has launched its annual crackdown on all fireworks as Fourth of July approaches. Certain L.A. cities allow the sale and use... More »

Motorcycle and Vehicle Collide on Fair Oaks Avenue

South Pasadena Fire Department officials transported a man to Huntington Memorial Hospital Tuesday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Fair Oaks Avenue.... More »

Massage Therapy Bill Moves to Senate Appropriations Committee

The Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee yesterday heard AB 1147 (Bonilla), the California Massage Therapy Act and passed it on an 8-0 vote.... More »

$24 Million Budget Gets Approval by SoPas City Council

South Pasadena City Councilmembers approved a $24 million budget last week for the 2014-15 fiscal year, placing a heavy emphasis on improving the city’s infrastructure,... More »

Clem Witherall Tells Grads: ‘You’ll Always Be a Tiger’

It won’t be long, reminded Clem Witherall in his farewell commencement speech to fellow South Pasadena High graduates, that soon they’ll be heading in their... More »

Smoke Detected from Office Building on Huntington Dr.

An office building in the 1600 block of Huntington Drive was evacuated Monday morning after reports of the smell of smoke, according to Paul Riddle,... More »

South Pasadena Celebrates 125th Anniversary

In her “South Pasadena: A Centennial History: 1988-1988,” author Jane Apostol, one of California’s top local historians, describes South Pasadena as “small, proud and independent,”... More »

South Pasadena Landmarks

The City Council has designated four historic districts: Mission West Historic Business District (1982), El Centro/Indiana/Palm residential district (1993), Oak/Laurel residential district (1994), Ramona Street... More »

Much has Happened Over 125 Years in South Pasadena

Everything the South Pasadena Council does, every decision it makes has some effect and consequences on the city. That was the message from City Councilman... More »

City Celebrates 125th Anniversary

The city of South Pasadena  celebrated its 125 th birthday, on Saturday, March 2, from 12-4 p.m. at the 1100 block of El Centro in... More »