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Sierra Madre Woman Found Dead in La Habra

Sierra Madre Woman Found Dead in La Habra

    La Habra police released the identity of the woman who was a discovered by a passerby in a Regal Cinemas parking lot last Saturday. Megan Corrine Sterling of…

Baca Backtracks – Withdraws Guilty Plea – Wants Trial

Baca Backtracks – Withdraws Guilty Plea – Wants Trial

    Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca withdrew his guilty plea Monday to a charge of lying to federal authorities during an FBI investigation into the…

West Nile Virus Present in San Gabriel Valley

West Nile Virus Present in San Gabriel Valley

    Mosquito samples collected from the cities of West Covina and Pomona have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This confirms that mosquitoes in the San…

Education

August College Search Guide

August College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s August – for some kids…

Common Core Curriculum and California

By Mary McNulty It is hard to remember any issue that has sparked such a…

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

By May S. Ruiz Carved into the foothills of Pasadena is a kindergarten to eighth…

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Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

    EDITOR’S PICK: Monthly Bird Walk with Pasadena Audubon (Aug. 13 @ 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.). Whether you’ve been…

Cal Phil Takes Center Stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Cal Phil Takes Center Stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) are thrilled to welcome some of Opera’s finest artists, “Center Stage,” on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the iconic Walt Disney…

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

    California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) Maestro Victor Vener has announced soulful songstress Judith Hill is joining the acclaimed orchestra as a surprise special guest during its “Greatest Hits” concert, taking…

Rare Book Displayed at Sierra Madre Public Library

Rare Book Displayed at Sierra Madre Public Library

    Exquisite wood blocks and a stunning hand-printed book, “Early California,” with block prints in color by the late Sierra Madre artist and resident Marvin (Elmer) Weese,…

Monthly Art Column (7/21/16 Issue)

Monthly Art Column (7/21/16 Issue)

  By Jeff Davis Michael Sistig’s first solo painting and sculpture exhibition in the US, “MATTER,” is on exhibit at the El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMOA) and…

Sierra Madre Civic Club Concert in the Park

Sierra Madre Civic Club Concert in the Park

    Be sure to mark your calendar for Sunday, July 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., for the Sierra Madre Civic Club’s Concert in the Park,…

Crime

Law Enforcement Seeking ‘Palm Tree Bandits’

Law Enforcement Seeking ‘Palm Tree Bandits’

    Group Currently Linked to Three Southern California Bank Robberies Law enforcement is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and…

Police Blotters: July 31 to Aug. 7

Police Blotters: July 31 to Aug. 7

    Aug. 2 At 10 a.m., officers responded to the station lobby for a theft report. Victim stated that a…

Deputies Interrupt Sierra Madre Burglary

Deputies Interrupt Sierra Madre Burglary

    One Suspect Apprehended Burglars cut a hole in the roof of Best Buy Drugs in Sierra Madre last week;…

Police Blotters: July 27 to 30

Police Blotters: July 27 to 30

    July 27 At approximately 10:20 a.m. officers were flagged down by a citizen at the corner of Hermosa Avenue…

Business

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

    By Dave Liniger Even though the economy is in a slow-motion recovery, the real estate market is moving at full speed. Existing home sales in…

Why the Federal Reserve Matters to You

Why the Federal Reserve Matters to You

  By Jean D. Koehler  The Federal Reserve (the Fed) has been highly prominent in the news media over the last few months as they debate when…

Health

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life

  Just when you are getting used to having your children home for the summer, you realize – it’s already almost time to send them back to…

Is Your Eye Makeup Making You Sick?

Is Your Eye Makeup Making You Sick?

    For many women, eye makeup is an essential part of being properly dressed, as important as a stylish outfit or nice shoes. But while mascara…

Arts & Culture

Autry Museum Acquires Works of Harry Fonseca

Autry Museum Acquires Works of Harry Fonseca

    The Autry recently announced that it has acquired the estate of renowned Maidu/Portuguese/Hawaiian artist Harry Fonseca (1946-2006). The collection includes over 500 original works of…

Play Review: ‘Tennessee Williams UnScripted’

Play Review: ‘Tennessee Williams UnScripted’

  By Nathaniel Cayanan Improv has a bad rap – even some of our favorite television shows mock improv as a reduced art-form, where actors talk aimlessly,…

Sports

A Message From the CIF-SS Commissioner

A Message From the CIF-SS Commissioner

    Recharged and Ready To Go Welcome to the 2016-17 school year! As I do each year with my first “Message from the Commissioner,” I would…

Sierra Madre Girls Softball Association’s 2016 Fall Season

Sierra Madre Girls Softball Association’s 2016 Fall Season

    Registration for the Sierra Madre Girls Softball Association’s (SMGSA) 2016 fall season is now open! SMGSA has been a fixture in girls’ fast-pitch softball since…

Dining

Over 35 Food and Drink Vendors at Taste of La Salle

Over 35 Food and Drink Vendors at Taste of La Salle

The La Salle High School Alumni Association hosted the return of the “Taste of La Salle,” a food and beverage tasting event on campus, Saturday, March 19th.…

Business Profile: PizzaRev

Business Profile: PizzaRev

By J. Shadé Quintanilla It is no secret that New York has the reputation for the best pizza, and there is a rumor going around that pizza…

Environment

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

    More Americans might be driving hybrid cars and recycling, but their hardwood kitchen and living room floors can be just as critical to climate change.…

Golden State Water Company Adjusts Foothill District Conservation Standard

Golden State Water Company Adjusts Foothill District Conservation Standard

    Effective immediately, customers may water outdoor landscapes up to three days per week and state-issued conservation mandates have been replaced with new voluntary reduction targets.…

Obituaries

In Memoriam: Marsha Ingrao

In Memoriam: Marsha Ingrao

    Marsha Louise Ingrao (La Lone), a life-long resident of Sierra Madre, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 21 at home with her family. Born in…

In Memoriam: Floretta Adelaide Keith Lauber

In Memoriam: Floretta Adelaide Keith Lauber

    Floretta Adelaide Keith Lauber passed away peacefully in Arcadia, on Aug. 1, 2016. Born in Sierra Madre on June 18, 1926 to Helen Jewell Keith…

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