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Transit Police May Have Thwarted a Major Violent Incident

Sheriff Applauds Transit Officers’ Keen Observation Skills By Terry Miller At a press conference on Wednesday, June 21, Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced a remarkable arrest at the Sierra Madre Gold Line station which occurred just hours before. It was there that the ardent observation of two Transit Policing Division deputies may have saved the lives…

Scores of Planned Parenthood Supporters Decry GOP’s ‘Defund’ Bill
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Scores of Planned Parenthood Supporters Decry GOP’s ‘Defund’ Bill

  Story and photos By Terry Miller On Monday, the House introduced their bill to block patients from receiving care at Planned Parenthood – also known as the “defund” bill. According to Planned Parenthood, the bill is “a direct assault on the health and rights of millions.” In response, Planned Parenthood supporters across the country showed up at their local congressional…

Sierra Madre Council Approves Demolition Ordinance Change
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Sierra Madre Council Approves Demolition Ordinance Change

  City Council unanimously approved the changes to the Demolition Ordinance recommended by Sierra Madre Planning Commission. By law, it will only go into effect after a “second reading.” Preserve Sierra Madre said, “We are also encouraged that the City Council and Planning Commission are going to take up the issue of having a city-wide…

EDI Media Inc. Holds Arcadia’s Second Lunar New Year Festival
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EDI Media Inc. Holds Arcadia’s Second Lunar New Year Festival

  Story and Photos By Malak Habbak Arcadia’s second Lunar New Year Festival Sunday drew approximately 17,500 attendees, a 25 percent increase from last year despite increased security requirements. Like most highly populous Asian cities in Los Angeles, Arcadia, where almost half the population is Asian, is relatively new to hosting such festivals compared to…

Major Security Changes for This Year’s Rose Parade
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Major Security Changes for This Year’s Rose Parade

  Scores of  Barricades to be placed in effort to prevent ‘Vehicle Incursions’ With the terrorist attack in Germany very much on the minds of officials in Pasadena, the city has elected to erect a lot more safety issues along the parade route in an effort to deter any such possible scenario on Jan. 2….

Metro Gold Line Extends Its Regularly Scheduled Stops
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Metro Gold Line Extends Its Regularly Scheduled Stops

  Metro Gold Line extension gives new San Gabriel Valley cities access to 2017 Tournament of Roses® celebrations in Pasadena With the opening of the Metro Gold Line Extension earlier this year, five new San Gabriel Valley communities will be able to take rail to the Tournament of Roses celebrations in Pasadena for the first…

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