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Tigers, Lions, and Chimps Evacuate

Tigers, Lions, and Chimps Evacuate

    The recent Sand Fire’s close proximity to Wildlife WayStation forced a mandatory evacuation that began on Saturday morning. The fire chief allowed the evacuation to stop at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night…

Borders Closed Around Trump’s Star

Borders Closed Around Trump’s Star

    Plastic Jesus’ Art Attacked by Edward Scissorhands By Terry Miller A fellow immigrant from England and photojournalist known as “Plastic Jesus” got quite a lot of…

Human Remains Discovered in Angeles National Forest

Human Remains Discovered in Angeles National Forest

    Members of the San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team located what appear to be the human remains of two people on Thursday, July 7. The remains were…

Education

College Search Guide (7/18/16 Issue)

College Search Guide (7/18/16 Issue)

    The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Summer! Either your children are…

Schools Superintendent Torlakson Announces Healthy Kids Survey

Schools Superintendent Torlakson Announces Healthy Kids Survey

    Drug and alcohol use dropped among students and school safety increased, State Superintendent…

Superintendent Torlakson Announces Approval of History–Social Science Framework

Superintendent Torlakson Announces Approval of History–Social Science Framework

    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson recently announced that the California State…

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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,…

Meet Baseball Celebrities at the Sierra Madre Public Library

Meet Baseball Celebrities at the Sierra Madre Public Library

    One Book One City celebrates hometown baseball this July. Don’t miss a rare opportunity to meet two of Los Angeles’ most delightful Dodger experts at the…

Comic-Con International Continues to Captivate

Comic-Con International Continues to Captivate

    By May S. Ruiz In 1970, a group of comic book, movie, and science fiction aficionados got together and decided to organize a small convention (which…

Crime

Police Blotters: July 18 to 22

Police Blotters: July 18 to 22

    July 18 Officers responded to the SMPD lobby at 1:45 p.m. in regards to a possible grand theft report.…

Police Blotters: July 10 to 17

Police Blotters: July 10 to 17

    July 14 Officers responded at 9:40 a.m. to the SMPD lobby for a theft report. The victim of the…

Police Blotters: July 7

Police Blotters: July 7

    July 7 Officers responded to the 100 block of Mariposa Avenue to a call of vehicle tampering. The unknown…

Transient Sentenced for Attacking Boy Outside Walt Disney Concert Hall

Transient Sentenced for Attacking Boy Outside Walt Disney Concert Hall

    A homeless man was recently, sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to attacking an…

Business

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…

Fourth of July Tradition at Century 21 Village Realty 

Fourth of July Tradition at Century 21 Village Realty 

      Century 21 Village Realty in Sierra Madre was one of the few real estate offices open on July Fourth. This is the 30th year that…

Health

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…

Walk the Walk to a Healthier Life

Walk the Walk to a Healthier Life

    Getting healthy is necessary to living a long, full life. You know that. But not everyone knows where to start. A combination of diet, exercise,…

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

Community Workshops Focus on Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

Community Workshops Focus on Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

      As a parent, you want to prevent your kids from being hurt playing sports. Now you can. Athletic TIPS (Towards Injury Prevention in Sports)…

Bringing Chiropractic Care to the Little Leagues

Bringing Chiropractic Care to the Little Leagues

      Thirty million to 40 million – that is how many children are involved in organized sports in the course of one year, according to…

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

Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Passes Away – Shoso (Sho) Nomura

Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Passes Away – Shoso (Sho) Nomura

    Three months shy of his 98th birthday, Shoso (Sho) Nomura passed away peacefully on July 13, 2016. Born in Arcadia on Oct. 1, 1918, Sho…

In Memoriam: Mary Therese Armstrong Mackenzie

In Memoriam: Mary Therese Armstrong Mackenzie

      Mary Therese Armstrong Mackenzie died peacefully in Pasadena on June 20, 2016 of natural causes. She was 90 years old. Strength of will and…

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