South Pasadena is a medium-sized city located in the West San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles County, California. It has a population of 25,619 according to the 2010 U.S. Census. South Pasadena is the oldest self-builder of floats in the historic Tournament of Roses Parade.
The City of South Pasadena is a charming community called “the City of Trees”. The area is known for its stunning homes, unique small businesses, and top quality schools. This small town atmosphere makes South Pasadena one of California’s most desirable locations.
More than 100 acres of parks and playgrounds blanket its landscape and more than 21,000 trees adorn its streets. The quiet, historic character of its attractive neighborhoods is a testament to the preservationist efforts of residents in protecting both its architectural and natural beauty. The City enjoys a low crime rate and the benefits of a close-knit, participation-oriented community. Small, proud and independent, the City of South Pasadena has battled for a hundred years to preserve its status as a distinct and distinctive community.