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Brown Administration Calls for Extension of Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Secretary of Health and Human Services Dooley Urges Congress to Act Now to Protect CHIP Children’s health advocates in California are praising the Brown Administration for joining the…

100 Accomplished LA Girl Scouts Selected as Emerging Leaders for Prestigious ToGetHerThere Luncheon, Dec. 10

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) will welcome more than 800 of the most accomplished and influential women in Los Angeles to its second ToGetHerThere Luncheon, which…

County Supports Legislation to Allow Terminally Ill Patients Access to Experimental Drugs and Treatment

Support for state legislation to allow terminally ill patients to use experimental drugs or treatments not yet fully approved for consumer use by the U.S. Food and Drug…

Education

State Schools Chief Torlakson Announces Guidance on New Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to…

Classic LA Detective Yarn tapped as the next One Book, One City Selection

Classic LA Detective Yarn tapped as the next One Book, One City Selection

Raymond Chandler’s classic, “The Long Goodbye,” has been chosen as Sierra Madre’s One Book One…

NCRF’s Inaugural Latino College Expo Comes to Los Angeles Convention Center December 13

“Latino Students meet one-on-one with Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI)” The National College Resources Foundation (NCRF)…

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LA Zoo’s REINDEER ROMP Features the Only Opportunity to See Real Reindeer in LA

LA Zoo’s REINDEER ROMP Features the Only Opportunity to See Real Reindeer in LA

-Courtesy photo Friday, November 28, 2014, through Sunday, January 4, 2015 (daily except December 25) 10 am to 5 pm Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens Four visiting…

Meet Me in St Louis Opens

Meet Me in St Louis Opens

The cast of Meet Me in St. Louis rehearses at the Taylor Performing Arts Center in preparation of the musical’s opening Thursday, November 20. The production will be…

Go Metro to the Hollywood Christmas Parade Sunday, Nov. 30 and Save on Grandstand Seating

Go Metro to start your holiday season at the 82nd-Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. The parade begins at 5 p.m. in front of the TCL…

Behind the Curtains at Inland Pacific Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Behind the Curtains at Inland Pacific Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

-Photos by Zuleyka Araiza Local Company celebrates its 20th anniversary, rehearses for holiday performances starting on Nov 29 at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center by Courtney Blackburn On…

Crime

Investigation Continues into 13-Year-Old Girl’s Attempt Kidnapping

Investigation Continues into 13-Year-Old Girl’s Attempt Kidnapping

Detectives assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station continued their investigation throughout the night Wednesday into an alleged attempt kidnapping…

Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Series of Robberies in SGV, including a 2011 Arcadia Robbery

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office reports a 33-year-old man convicted of committing residential robberies in the San Gabriel Valley…

Ask Garden Gal

Art of the Garden tour – Sunday, April 13

Creative Arts Group’s 20th annual Art of the Garden tour will take place Sunday, April 13th from 10:30-4:30 pm. Four outstanding residential gardens in the San Marino/Pasadena…

Organic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Learn how to grow fruits and vegetables organically in your home garden! You’ll be saving money at the grocery store while contributing to the healthy lifestyle of…

Design Sense

Lian Dolan book signing at Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Lian Dolan book signing at Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) welcomes best selling author, Lian Dolan, to the 2013 Pasadena Showcase House of Design for a book signing of her…

Empty house party gets designers in the mood

Empty house party gets designers in the mood

The gala empty house party on Friday put on by Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts was another in s string of huge successes for the philanthropic…

Health & Fitness

ANNOUNCING THE 4th ANNUAL GET HEALTHY PASADENA 2014!

JOIN US FOR A FULL DAY OF CELEBRATING YOUR HEALTH! When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Pasadena City College, Creveling Lounge…

The Mt Wilson Trail Race Is Slated For Next Saturday

The Mt Wilson Trail Race Is Slated For Next Saturday

File Photo By Terry Miller 2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race Events May 23rd and 24th: MWTR Pasta Dinner – May 23, 2014 All are welcome to enjoy…

Education

State Schools Chief Torlakson Announces Guidance on New Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to implementing the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS) as the State…

Classic LA Detective Yarn tapped as the next One Book, One City Selection

Classic LA Detective Yarn tapped as the next One Book, One City Selection

Raymond Chandler’s classic, “The Long Goodbye,” has been chosen as Sierra Madre’s One Book One City selection for 2015. Published in 1953 and featuring his famous detective,…

Restaurants

Meat District Co. Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

Meat District Co.  Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

-Courtesy photo Meat District Co., the much buzzed about new destination restaurant that boasts a mouthwatering ‘paddock to the plate’ inspired menu and one-of-a-kind dining experience, has…

Need ‘Burgers and Fries’ plus a kid friendly bar? Go to Islands

Need ‘Burgers and Fries’ plus a kid friendly bar? Go to Islands

If for no other reason, go to Island’s Burgers for the French fries. Cooked to a golden brown and well seasoned, these baskets of fries come bottomless…

Travel

Arcadia students conduct research in South Africa

By SHEL SEGAL Summer might be just about over, but for Arcadia teenagers Sarah Wang and Kelly Chang it was one to remember. Both volunteers at the…

Farewell to the Land Down Under

Farewell to the Land Down Under

By: Bailee Weisz and Nathan Wong Final week. It’s hard to believe that our trip is coming to an end. This month has been nothing short of…

Real Estate Notes

How do I know I’m getting a fair deal on a flipped home?

By Redfin agent Alec Traub If you plan on buying a Los Angeles-area home in the near future, chances are you’ll come across a flip in your…

How do I know I’m getting a fair deal on a flipped home?

By Redfin agent Alec Traub If you plan on buying a Los Angeles-area home in the near future, chances are you’ll come across a flip in your…

Print Edition

Readers’ Choice 2014

Readers’ Choice 2014

Pick up your copy now inside today’s Sierra Madre Weekly PLUS: Look inside on pg.39 and play to win fabulous prizes!…

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