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Kids From Los Angeles Return From JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress

Kids From Los Angeles Return From JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress

Joined Other Children and Celebrity Role Models for Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience on Capitol Hill Jackson Blair, 7, Madeleine Redmond, 10, Claire Haslett, 11 and Grace Walker, 17, of the…

San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District Has Identified West Nile Virus – Positive Mosquitoes in the City of San Dimas

A sample of mosquitoes collected in traps placed by the District in Briggs Point Park (north east corner of Covina Boulevard and Badillo Street) in the city of…

L.A. County Office of Emergency Management Joins First Responders and Emergency Management Agencies in Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Sunday, July 26 marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This historical civil rights law prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities…

Education

Summer News from the Sierra Madre Public Library

Summer News from the Sierra Madre Public Library

Join your friends and neighbors for free family fun in the air-conditioned Sierra Madre Public…

Millions in Grants to Provide Fresh Fruits and Vegetables to Students

Millions in Grants to Provide Fresh Fruits and Vegetables to Students

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced 371 elementary schools will share $12.2 million…

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library ‘Best Used Book Sale’

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library ‘Best Used Book Sale’

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announces that the August Best Used Book Sale…

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Legendary Pablo Francisco Unleashes His Arsenal of Hysterical Characters & Hilarious Impressions

Legendary Pablo Francisco Unleashes His Arsenal of Hysterical Characters & Hilarious Impressions

Aug. 28, 29 at the Ice House Pablo Francisco will rock the house with screams of laughter at the Ice House Aug. 28th and 29th, 2015. Pablo’s fans…

Sierra Madre Playhouse Announces 2015-2016 Season

The new season at Sierra Madre Playhouse will expand its ongoing mission of investigating the American Experience. Playhouse Artistic Director Christian Lebano elaborated, “Every play in the season…

Minions for Everybody?

Minions for Everybody?

By Ea Nicole Madrigal   The Minions started out as they should: they became infamous just a few years ago because they were the dutiful (and silly) followers…

Twelve Finalists for ‘Next MacGyver’ Competition Include Los Angeles Screenwriter, Director, Producer Miranda Sajdak

Twelve Finalists for ‘Next MacGyver’ Competition Include Los Angeles Screenwriter, Director, Producer Miranda Sajdak

By Joyce Peng According to a recent research by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, 19 percent of bachelor’s degrees in engineering went to women in 2014, which…

California Philharmonic Presents Phantom/Les Miz July 25

California Philharmonic Presents Phantom/Les Miz July 25

Popular Concert Mingles the ‘Best’ Music From the Stage People throughout the Southland are invited to experience the magic that is the California Philharmonic and Maestro Victor Vener during…

Summer for Free in L.A. (Final Part): Free Time, Free Fun

Summer for Free in L.A. (Final Part): Free Time, Free Fun

By Ea Nicole Madrigal Each week Beacon Media News has provided a quick glimpse at free entertaining activities in Los Angeles in hopes that this summer can be…

Crime

LAPD Officer Sentenced for Assault While on Duty

An LAPD officer was sentenced last week to 16 months in county jail for assault under color of authority during a…

Capital Murder Charges Filed In Hollywood Shooting

Capital Murder Charges Filed In Hollywood Shooting

A 31-year-old man was charged today with capital murder in the July 5 fatal sidewalk shooting of a woman in Hollywood,…

Firebombing Suspects Arrested in Mexico – Returned to U.S. Soil Sunday

Firebombing Suspects Arrested in Mexico – Returned to U.S. Soil Sunday

By Terry Miller On the morning of Saturday, April 25, Sheriff’s Homicide detectives, members of the Arson/Explosives detail and deputies from…

Sierra Madre Police Department Blotter July 19-26 2015

During the week of Sunday, July 19, to Sunday, July 26, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 282 calls…

Business

Business Profile: deCroupet’s Cake Sisters

Business Profile: deCroupet’s Cake Sisters

By Amelia Favela deCroupet’s Cake Sisters is a cake specialty bakery that creates custom cupcakes, cakes and cookies for all occasions. Sisters Janine McRiley and Cheryl Marino…

Business Profile: The Ultimate Tae Kwon Do Fighters Academy

Business Profile: The Ultimate Tae Kwon Do Fighters Academy

By Amelia Favela The Ultimate Taekwondo Fighters Academy is a martial arts studio that focuses on training members to become highly skilled fighters. The academy was founded…

Health & Fitness

Summer for Free in L.A. (Part 5): Duarte Bike Path

Summer for Free in L.A. (Part 5): Duarte Bike Path

By Ea Nicole Madrigal As mentioned before, the kids are out of school and one of the first questions is: what are some enjoyable activities that my…

OpenTaste Launches Online Platform That Reinvents the Food Supply Chain

OpenTaste Launches Online Platform That Reinvents the Food Supply Chain

Brings Freshest, Highest-Quality Produce Directly to Consumers OpenTaste, a new Los Angeles-based Ag Tech company, is launching their unique produce and foods delivery platform to Pasadena and…

Arts & Culture

Sierra Madre Shakespeare Festival July 16

Sierra Madre Shakespeare Festival July 16

Inaugurating its first season with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Sierra Madre Shakespeare Festival (Sierra Shakes) is proud to bring free, classical theater to Memorial Park, on…

Local Students’ Art Wins National Competition

Local Students’ Art Wins National Competition

Rep. Chu Announces 2015 Artistic Discovery Winners   On May 9th, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) announced the winners of the Artistic Discovery Competition. Now in its 34th year,…

Sports

Pasadena and Area Cities Give Rousing Reception to Special Olympians

Pasadena and Area Cities Give Rousing Reception to Special Olympians

By Terry Miller and Joyce Peng The Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 will take place on Saturday, July 25, in the…

Legendary Liverpool Goalie Scores at Lucky Baldwin’s

Legendary Liverpool Goalie Scores at Lucky Baldwin’s

Peggy Simonian and [in]famous soccer star Bruce Grobbelaar -Photo by Terry Miller By Terry Miller Former Liverpool football (i.e. soccer) legend and colorful character Bruce Grobbelaar visited…

Dining

In Honor of National Hot Dog Day, July 23…

In Honor of National Hot Dog Day, July 23…

In honor of National Hot Dog Day, this Thursday, July 23rd, guests at all Dog Haus locations will be able to upgrade their haus dog to a signature snap dog…

For the Ladies and Gentlemen Who Brunch: Wistaria

For the Ladies and Gentlemen Who Brunch: Wistaria

By Ea Nicole Madrigal It’s just another beautiful, blue sky spring day in the San Gabriel Valley. The early afternoon serves as the perfect time to treat…

Home & Garden

Eco-Friendly Pest Control in the Garden

Eco-Friendly Pest Control in the Garden

By Melinda Myers Spots on tomatoes, holes in hosta leaves, and wilting stems mean insects and diseases have moved into the garden. Don’t let these intruders reduce…

Summertime Fun Open House Giveaway

Summertime Fun Open House Giveaway

If you are currently in the market to find that perfect home, paying attention to open house signs and viewing homes in hopes to find the one to…

Obituaries

Helen Nomura Obazawa

Helen Nomura Obazawa

August 10, 1920 to June 17, 2015. Helen was born in Sierra Madre, California in 1920. Although born in the USA, Helen was raised by her Grandparents…

In Memoriam: Donald Philip Sherman

In Memoriam: Donald Philip Sherman

On May 28, 2015 at 1:30 a.m., at age 82, Donald Philip Sherman, longtime resident of Idyllwild and formerly of Sierra Madre, lost his battle with an…

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