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Input Wanted for ADA Transition Plan and Self-Evaluation

Input Wanted for ADA Transition Plan and Self-Evaluation

      The City of Sierra Madre, in keeping with its ongoing efforts to serve all members of the community, is updating its Americans with Disabilities Act…

Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Report (5/26/16 Issue)

Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Report (5/26/16 Issue)

      With warming weather and many of our schools preparing to end the school year, the Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team (SMSR) is gearing up…

Water Penalties Set to Increase

Water Penalties Set to Increase

      This year’s El Niño rains have had a limited impact on our part of the state. Water conservation remains as critical as ever as California…

Education

New Gymnasium Dedicated to Former Principal of Sierra Madre Elementary

The Pasadena Unified School District and the Sierra Madre community will celebrate the opening of…

May Is the Time to Sign Up for Summer Volunteer Opportunities

May Is the Time to Sign Up for Summer Volunteer Opportunities

      Sign up now for two unique and fun summer volunteer opportunities for…

The Road To College (5/12/16 Issue)

The Road To College (5/12/16 Issue)

    May College Search Guide By May S. Ruiz This is it – your…

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Create Memorable Moments This Summer – Design an Outdoor Room for All to Enjoy 

Create Memorable Moments This Summer – Design an Outdoor Room for All to Enjoy 

    By Melinda Myers No matter your budget, space, or gardening experience, you can design an outdoor entertainment area for you, your family, and friends to enjoy. Start by gathering…

Memorial Day Events on KCET

Memorial Day Events on KCET

      KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station, recently announced plans to host two blocks of special programming during Memorial Day weekend, exploring the history…

The New ‘Chinatown’

The New ‘Chinatown’

    By Roshan Perera The name Chinatown conjures up images of pagoda style roofs, Fu Dogs or dragon statues, and bright, vibrant colored buildings lined with paper…

Sign-Up Now for Dodger Stadium Tour

Sign-Up Now for Dodger Stadium Tour

      Sign up now for your spot on the LA Dodger Stadium Tour and Box Lunch on July 16. Board a bus at 9 a.m. in…

Monthly Feature: A Valuable Lesson Learned From Local Hardships

Monthly Feature: A Valuable Lesson Learned From Local Hardships

      By Roshan Perera Asian-Pacific American heritage month celebrates the culture and heritage of Asian Americans, as well as recognizing the contributions that they have made…

Calendar – May 12 to 18

Calendar – May 12 to 18

    EDITOR’S PICK: Monrovia Days (May 13 @ 4 p.m., Old Town Monrovia). The City of Monrovia celebrates its heritage with a fantastic festival. Friday, May 13,…

Crime

FBI Adds to List of ‘10 Most Wanted Fugitives’

FBI Adds to List of ‘10 Most Wanted Fugitives’

    FBI Director James B. Comey recently announced the addition of two fugitives to the FBI’s list of “10 Most…

Police Blotters – May 8 to May 15

  May 9 Officers and a supervisor responded to Churchill Road regarding a transient trespassing on private property at approximately 10:15…

Police Blotters – May 2 to 7

Police Blotters – May 2 to 7

    May 2 Sierra Madre Police responded to the lobby of the station regarding a theft report. Victim stated that…

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…

Business

Business Profile: The Bottle Shop

Business Profile: The Bottle Shop

      By Gus Herrera The Bottle Shop has been a staple in Sierra Madre for over 60 years. It is one of the longest family-operated…

New EMS Dispatch Fee of $272.86 goes into effect July 1

New EMS Dispatch Fee of $272.86 goes into effect July 1

However, you could avoid all costs by signing up for a $60 a year PSP One call for emergency paramedic services can cost over $1,000. Many times…

Health & Fitness

Bill to Step Up Public Safety Protections for Hospital Patients

Bill to Step Up Public Safety Protections for Hospital Patients

    Registered nurses are heralding the California Senate’s passage of SB 1076, by a vote of 32-5, a bill that would significantly expand public oversight and…

LA County Commission for Women Celebrates ‘Women of the Year’

LA County Commission for Women Celebrates ‘Women of the Year’

      The Los Angeles County Commission for Women, whose efforts educate, motivate, and inspire women, recently celebrated its 31st Annual “Women of the Year” awards…

Arts & Culture

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…

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…

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

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…

Home & Garden

Sierra Madre Garden Club – Butterflies

Sierra Madre Garden Club – Butterflies

    Come to the Sierra Madre Garden Club meeting on May 9 and learn about California native butterflies, the plants they use as larval hosts, as…

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.…

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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