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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…

Calendar! What’s Happening This Week

Happening in Alhambra May 23 – USC Family caregiver support center “Caring Conversations” for those who are taking care of an adult family member or friend with Alzheimer’s,…

Four Citrus College Owls Named to CCCSCA Scholar-Athlete Team

From left to right. Alyssa Dunn, Jordyn Haynes, Sheyla Sanchez, and Jessica Tullius were all named to the inagural CCCSCA Scholar-Athlete Team. Four Citrus College Women’s Soccer athletes…

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

Lowriders and Pakistani jingle trucks come together

Truck artist Haider Ali – Courtesy photo On Saturday, October 18 at 4 p.m., artist-in-residence truck artist Haider Ali will be joined by Dr. Denise Sandoval, guest curator…

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…

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…

Union Station and MUSE/IQUE Team Up to Present a Beatles Mashup Concert to Help End Homelessness

Union Station Homeless Services and MUSE/IQUE are teaming up yet again for a genre-bending evening of entertainment for a great cause. The 15th annual An Evening for the…

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

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

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

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

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…

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

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…

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…

Growing Families Presents “Faith and the Modern Family: What Should I Feed My Time-Starved Kids?”

Craig Jutila – Courtesy photo Growing Families invites you to join them on Sunday, October 19, at 9:30AM in Fellowship Hall at the La Canada Presbyterian Church,…

Real Estate Notes

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…

New Holiday Inn in West Covina celebrates grand opening October 14

A brand new 135-room Holiday Inn, located in West Covina, hosted a Grand Opening Celebration on October 14, 2014 from 10 am to noon. Mayor Steve Herfert…

Obituaries

In Loving Memory: Mildred Lapson Stevens January 4, 1923 — October 4, 2014

Young and lovely Mildred Lapson – Courtesy photo Mildred and Herb Stevens, celebrating their 70-somethingth wedding anniversary – Photo by Terry Miller Mildred with her own art…

SHEREE C. WOODS

SHEREE C. WOODS May 20, 1965 – September 1, 2014 Evangelist Sheree Caroline Woods, 49, of Duarte, California, went to be with the Lord on Monday afternoon…

Police Blotters

Police Blotters – 5/16/13

Arcadia PD Sunday, May 5: At about 1:09 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of North Second Avenue regarding a battery investigation. Three suspects…

Police Blotters 3/14/13

Arcadia PD Sunday, March 3: At approximately 9:00 a.m., an officer responded to the 100 block of El Dorado Street in regards to a report of mail…

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