Domestic Violence Collection Drive

For the month of October, the 12th Annual Domestic Violence Collection Drive, an annual project of Congresswoman Judy Chu and Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center, is sharing knowledge, encouraging participation, and garnering resources—all with the “goal of empowering survivors of domestic violence and bringing hope to those in need.” Congresswoman Chu is joined by […]

Janelane And The Rise Of The DIY Band

The first time I interviewed Sophie Negrini about Janelane, the power pop band’s lineup had just solidified: Negrini on vocals and guitar, Alex Hardy on bass, Jake Levy as lead guitarist, and Lucas Cereijido on drums. As a result, Janelane’s  SoundCloud featured demos and live recordings, and the group had never performed a live show. 10 […]

Little Hands & Ceramics from Around the Globe

Wet and dry mediums. Creating art with sand, paper, and fabric. “Little Hands – World Art” is one of SPACE Arts Center’s fall classes with “art activities inspired by a art from around the world,” which includes the varying cultures in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and even Antartica.

A New Community Garden

Community gardens may be found at the foothills in Altadena, in Pasadena, and now in South Pasadena. Over $16,000 has been raised to purchase garden beds, a shed, compost bin, tools, hoses, potting tables, soil, and fruit trees. The South Pasadena Community Garden mission: Imagine a beautiful community garden that’s more than a garden… A […]

Azusa Pacific prepares to host Special Olympics World Games athletes

As the region gets ready to welcome young athletes from around the world for the Special Olympics World Games at the end of the month, teams of volunteers are busy planning and preparing to host delegations in their communities. Nearly 90 athletes and coaches from South Africa will be hosted by Azusa Pacific University in partnership […]

4th Annual Health & Wellness Family Festival Today

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 time before restoration begins, 6:30 pm Rialto Theatre 1023 Fair Oaks Ave. South Pasadena FREE, […]

Here’s a Peek at What a Restored Rialto Theater Would Look Like

New plans for South Pasadena’s long-closed Rialto Theater were unveiled last night at a meeting of the city’s Cultural Heritage Commission. The building was sold late last year to downtown developer Izek Shomof, who has restored several historic structures including the Alexandria Hotel and Title Guarantee Building. The drawings represent a preliminary design concept by Vintage Cinemas, […]

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

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 at 4 a.m. Sunday, but it shook a wide area, sending fire departments in Los […]

South Pasadena’s Library

South Pasadena can be considered an island of small town charm surrounded by an ocean of urban freneticism. Situated a mere 6 miles from downtown Los Angeles, it possesses an abundance of lovely homes on its shady streets. Although it’s only about 3 and ½ square miles, South Pas possesses over 100 acres of parks […]

Yelp’s Top Irish Spots and Neighborhood Pubs in South Pasadena, Highland Park

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, you might be looking for an Irish pub or some Irish grub. Check out these “Best of Yelp” reviews and ratings for Irish favorites in Orland Park, Tinley Park, Palos and Oak Forest. Is your favorite here? Disagree with the ratings? Share your views in the comments.