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Record Crowd Celebrated 243rd Birthday of San Gabriel Mission

Record Crowd Celebrated 243rd Birthday of San Gabriel Mission

-Courtesy photo An estimated record crowd of 23,000 people helped celebrate San Gabriel Mission’s 243rd birthday on Aug. 29-31, with many festivities at its annual fiesta that is…

Open Houses in Sierra Madre

Open Houses in Sierra Madre, CA _ 8-7-14…

City Officials say Sierra Madre’s Dirty Water Safe

By SHEL SEGAL The water in the city of Sierra Madre might be brown, but it is safe to drink, city officials said on Monday. In a meeting…

Current News

Double Homicide Leaves Pasadena Chef and Wife Dead

On October 13, 2014 at 6:18am, Pasadena Police Officers responded to the 200 block of…

Melanoma Drug Combo Improves Patient Survival Rate, Decreases Risk of Harsh Side Effect

Study showed significantly improved response rates for patients with advanced melanoma Rate that the cancerous…

Entertainment

The CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS MARKET holds 3-day event in Pasadena Oct 31-Nov 2

The CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS MARKET holds 3-day event in Pasadena Oct 31-Nov 2

Just a sample of the one-of-a-kind crafts that will be available – Courtesy photos One of the longest running craft shows, THE CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS MARKET, is coming to…

Local Screenwriter Takes Honors at Back-to-Back Film Festivals

Local Screenwriter Takes Honors at Back-to-Back Film Festivals

Alpha Blair – Credit: Bobbi Stamm Group photo: Tablemate Winners (L-R) Writer Alpha Blair, Actress Amy Castle, DP and Assoc. Producer Roberto E. Lepe, and Director Maria Calvardo…

Halloween Happenings in Sierra Madre

Halloween Happenings in Sierra Madre

-Photos by Terry Miller On Friday, October 31, 2014 beginning at 3:30 pm the City of Sierra Madre hosts its annual Halloween Happenings event for youth. The event…

Scarecrow Festival and Contest NOW at Creative Arts Group

Scarecrow Festival and Contest NOW at Creative Arts Group

Founded in Sierra Madre in 1960, Foothill Creative Arts Group (CAG) provides a friendly and nurturing artistic environment for people of all ages, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds. Bringing…

St. Downey of Hollywood Pays Penance in “The Judge”

By Michael James Gonzalez Anybody-or perhaps more accurate, everybody-following the trajectory of Robert Downey Jr.’s career and life would agree that the themes running through middle period life-of-Downey…

City of Arcadia and Breeders’ Cup – Halloween Fright Day!

Friday, October 31, 2014 – 12noon to 5pm! The City of Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Department and Breeders’ Cup are excited to announce this special Halloween event.…

Crime

Double Homicide Leaves Pasadena Chef and Wife Dead

On October 13, 2014 at 6:18am, Pasadena Police Officers responded to the 200 block of North Madison Avenue, following a 911…

$30,000 Reward Offered in L.A. Sheriff Security Officer’s Murder

$30,000 Reward Offered in L.A. Sheriff Security Officer’s Murder

On Monday, October 6, 2014, President Brian Moriguchi and members of the Professional Peace Officers Association, Los Angeles County Board of…

Manager of Three Los Angeles Medical Clinics Indicted in $4 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

An indictment was unsealed recently charging two managers and operators of three Los Angeles medical clinics with Medicare fraud and conspiracy…

Two Assailants Receive Plea Deals in Fatal Beating of Marine

By SHEL SEGAL Plea deals were accepted by two San Gabriel Valley men in the fatal beating of a Marine reservist…

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

Wells Fargo Donates $63,000 to Nonprofits and Schools in Greater Los Angeles

Recognizing Positive Impact of Local Organizations Wells Fargo recently held their annual Greater San Gabriel Community Connections Breakfast in which more than $63,000 was donated to nonprofit…

Arcadia Student Shares Love of Her Hometown with Classmates in Phoenix, Arizona

Locally-born-and-bred Emily Hedlund gave her Phoenix classmates plenty of reason to come visit Arcadia, California Editor’s Note: The following article is actually an informative speech written by…

Pasadena Unified Receives Two Grants from U.S. Department of Education to Transform School Climate

Anti-Bullying Public Service Announcement and New Anonymous Tipping by Text Message Part of District’s Recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month in October The Pasadena Unified School District…

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

Shorenstein Completes Purchase of 707 Wilshire in Los Angeles

Shorenstein Completes Purchase of 707 Wilshire in Los Angeles

-A sample Shorenstein property – photo courtesy of www.shorenstein.com 60-story urban high-rise sits in downtown LA’s resurgent downtown core Shorenstein Properties LLC, a private real estate investment…

Lucescu Realty Announces Financing of Huntington Oaks Center in Monrovia for $71 Million

Mark Lucescu, President of Lucescu Realty, a market leading investment real estate services firm, announced in September the financing of Huntington Oaks Shopping Center in the City…

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