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Rep. Schiff Gravely Disappointed President Obama Will Leave Office Without Fulfilling Commitment to Recognize Armenian Genocide

Rep. Schiff Gravely Disappointed President Obama Will Leave Office Without Fulfilling Commitment to Recognize Armenian Genocide

      Representative Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), the lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution in Congress, released the following statement after President Obama did not use…

Justice for Homicide Victims: Building Trust and Restoring Hope

Justice for Homicide Victims: Building Trust and Restoring Hope

      By Joan Scmhidt Thirty-two years ago, two brave special mothers, “Lenny” (Ellen Griffin) Dunne and Marcella Nicolas Leach founded “Justice for Homicide Victims.” Both mothers…

Reception Honoring Retiring City Clerk Nancy Schollenberger

Reception Honoring Retiring City Clerk Nancy Schollenberger

    The community is invited to join the City of Sierra Madre in celebrating outgoing City Clerk Nancy Sue Shollenberger for her 32 years of service from…

Education

Alverno’s Summer Conservatory for Middle School Girls Offers a Summer of Self-Discovery

Alverno’s Summer Conservatory for Middle School Girls Offers a Summer of Self-Discovery

    Through English, Math, Culinary Arts, Leadership and More – Girls Thrive! When Lily…

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…

Help Donate to Royal Family Kid’s Camp

Help Donate to Royal Family Kid’s Camp

Cucamonga Christian Fellowship in Rancho Cucamonga will be hosting the Royal Family Kids’ Camp from…

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A Noise Within Unveils 25th Anniversary Offerings

A Noise Within Unveils 25th Anniversary Offerings

    By May S. Ruiz  A Noise Within (ANW), the classical theatre repertory company based in Pasadena, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Founders and Producing Artistic Directors…

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Best Used Book Sale April 1-2

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Best Used Book Sale April 1-2

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that the April Best Used Book Sale will be held on Friday, April 1 (from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.)…

Tale of ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Now Being Spun at Sierra Madre Playhouse

Tale of ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Now Being Spun at Sierra Madre Playhouse

  By Fran Syverson Bring your grandchildren, of course. But you will delight as much as they will in seeing “Charlotte’s Web,” albeit perhaps from a different perspective.…

Sierra Madre Wistaria Festival This Sunday

Sierra Madre Wistaria Festival This Sunday

Sierra Madre has the world’s largest blossoming plant, wistaria (also spelled “wisteria”) that’s called One of the Seven Horticultural Wonders of the World. The plant is over 100…

Wild and Scenic Film Festival Comes to Sierra Madre

Wild and Scenic Film Festival Comes to Sierra Madre

The Sierra Madre Natural Resources Commission in partnership with the Mono Lake Committee is presenting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival for the first time in Sierra Madre…

Rare Book at Sierra Madre Public Library

Rare Book at Sierra Madre Public Library

Exquisite wood blocks, the work of Sierra Madre resident and artist Marvin (Elmer) Weese, are a special part of the rare book collection and the Sierra Madre Historical…

Crime

Burglary Suspects Arrested in Duarte

Five Burglary Suspects were arrested at approximately 6 a.m. for three business burglaries in the 1700 block of Huntington Drive. Cash registers were…

Moments Matter: Local Residents Help LASD Deputies Rescue Kidnapped Child

Moments Matter: Local Residents Help LASD Deputies Rescue Kidnapped Child

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station held a news conference last Friday, March 25, to…

Hit and Run Traffic Collision Leads to an Attempted Car Jacking

A man was arrested last Sunday afternoon, March 13, after he allegedly was involved in a hit and run traffic collision…

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Shoots 2 Attempting to Burglarize His San Gabriel Home

Two suspected burglars were injured while allegedly attempting to burglarize a veteran Los Angeles Police Department officer’s San Gabriel home on…

Business

Business Profile: Ten Thousand Villages

Business Profile: Ten Thousand Villages

By Gus Herrera Ten Thousand Villages in Pasadena is re-defining gift giving. A non-profit retail store selling “handmade gifts, jewelry, home decor, art and sculpture, textiles, serve-ware,…

Health & Fitness

What’s the Nutritional Value of Quiche?

What’s the Nutritional Value of Quiche?

The beauty of quiche is that it can be virtually anything you like – heavy or light, entree or appetizer, holiday treat or a Thursday dinner. And…

Monthly Feature: Mixed Berry Myths 

Monthly Feature: Mixed Berry Myths 

By Estefania Zavala Since March is National Nutrition Month, there is no better time to separate the myths from the facts in our eating habits. Beginning with…

Arts & Culture

‘The Taylor Guitar Book: 40 Years of Great American Flattops’

‘The Taylor Guitar Book: 40 Years of Great American Flattops’

By Terry Miller 1974 was an incredible year not only in music but for one of the loves of my life, my British MG roadster, the last…

‘Deathtrap’ Brings Mystery-Comedy to Sierra Madre Playhouse

‘Deathtrap’ Brings Mystery-Comedy to Sierra Madre Playhouse

By Fran Syverson Wow! Talk about a killer play! “Deathtrap” comes alive (and brings death) in this compelling comedic mystery now at the Sierra Madre Playhouse. To…

Sports

Bash Is Bringing Boxing Back!

Bash Is Bringing Boxing Back!

An Interview With Steven Bash By Jacob Bigley We at Beacon Media sat down with Steven Bash, attorney and owner of Bash Entertainment/Bash Boxing Inc., a full…

Baseball Reliquary Presents Premiere of Documentary ‘Hano! A Century in the Bleachers’

Baseball Reliquary Presents Premiere of Documentary ‘Hano! A Century in the Bleachers’

The Baseball Reliquary will present the Los Angeles premiere of Hano! A Century in the Bleachers, a documentary film chronicling the extraordinary life and times of Arnold…

Dining

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…

Read Books, Eat Burgers

Read Books, Eat Burgers

In-N-Out Reading Program at the Sierra Madre Public Library Children ages 4-12 are invited to sign up for the In-N-Out reading program, Oct. 3rd – Nov. 14th,…

Home & Garden

Extend the Garden Season With Spring Planted Bulbs

Extend the Garden Season With Spring Planted Bulbs

By Melinda Myers Keeping your garden looking its best throughout the growing season and into fall is possible with the help of low maintenance spring planted bulbs.…

Wistaria Festival Draws Fewer People This Year

Wistaria Festival Draws Fewer People This Year

According to many in attendance and local shopkeepers, this year’s Wistaria Festival lacked the vibrancy of years past. According to officials, approximately 20 street vendors decided not…

Obituaries

First President of Sierra Madre Civic Club Dies at 100

First President of Sierra Madre Civic Club Dies at 100

  Althea Butler, kind, generous, thoughtful, and loving, passed away at age 100 on March 11, 2016, in Loma Linda, Calif., where she spent her last few…

James R. Rucker

James R. Rucker

James R. Rucker was born on Nov. 7, 1986, the fourth of four children born to Katie Jefferson. His father, James Rucker Sr. and sister, Lisa Jefferson,…

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