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Sophomore swimmer eyes state championship Piano ensemble plays to packed house ‘Eats on the Streets’ offers a taste of South Pasadena
Sophomore swimmer eyes state championship

Sophomore swimmer eyes state championship

Sophomore swimmer Mohammad Esmaeilian is no stranger to adversity or hard work. With an impressive 2014 season that saw the determined swimmer qualify for the 2014 State Championships in his rearview, the Lancers’ 2015 captain and rocket in the water has his eyes set on another State Championship appearance. Continue reading →

Piano ensemble plays to packed house

Saturday’s performance of “Southern Harmony: Music of the American experience,” put on by the piano ensemble class in the sold out Westerbeck Recital Hall deviated from those in the past because it didn’t feature any European composers and relied solely on those penned in the states. Continue reading →

‘Eats on the Streets’ offers a taste of South Pasadena

Organized by the Rotary Club of South Pasadena, the Fourth Annual Taste of South Pasadena, hosted last Wednesday, allowed participants to sample food from select restaurants and enjoy Garagiste Festival wines. Continue reading →

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