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Dangerous Condition of California’s Local Streets and Roads Puts California Drivers at Risk, Poses Threat to Vehicle Safety

New Study Reveals that Close to $7.3 Billion Needed Annually to Make Streets and Roads Fully Safe The biennial California Statewide Local Streets and Roads Needs Assessment was…

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery, Update Your Disaster Supplies!

The Pasadena Fire Department reminds you to change all of your Smoke Alarm batteries when you change your clocks back this Sunday, November 2. -Change Your Smoke Alarm…

Confusion mounts regarding Judy Chu’s NRA proposal

Monrovia reaction mixed By Terry Miller What actually happened on 10-10-14 when President Obama took the stage with Judy Chu to declare parts of San Gabriel Mountains a…

Education

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Names California Teachers of the Year

Los Angeles County educator nominated for National Teacher of the Year honor* State Superintendent of…

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces Updated Resource to Help School Districts Get Families and Communities Involved in Students’ Education

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today released updated guidance that assists districts in…

Education Fall Guide 2014

Education Fall Guide 2014

Beacon Media’s 2014 Education Guide Featuring stories focused on today’s education and a comprehensive look…

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Inland Pacific Ballet presents The Nutcracker at 4 Theaters in the SGV & IE

-Shelby Whallon as Sugar Plum Fairy and Jonathan Sharp as Cavalier, The Nutcracker – Inland Pacific Ballet – Copyright © 2013 E.Y. Yanagi -The Nutcracker and Soldiers, The…

San Gabriel’s Fall Fun Festival & Haunted Zone

The festivities of San Gabriel’s Fall Fun Festival and Haunted Zone unfold on Thursday, October 30 in the historic San Gabriel Mission District. The community is invited to…

“John Wick” is Supremely Entertaining and Ultimately Forgettable

By Michael James Gonzalez It’s clear that “The Matrix” trilogy instilled in Keanu Reeves a fascination with fantasy films containing martial arts and gunfire. “John Wick” is his…

Taiwan’s ROC President Ma supports Hong Kong students’ protest and democratic way of life

Story and Photos by Terry Miller Double Tenth Day celebration was held on the square facing the Presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan, last Friday, Oct 10. Celebrating 103…

Crime

Immigration Official Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Soliciting Bribes to Approve Applications for Citizenship and Green Card

An immigration service officer with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) who took thousands of dollars in bribes from immigrants who…

Man Charged with Killing Pasadena Couple

A 29-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his cousin and his cousin’s wife was charged today with capital murder, the Los…

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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…

Health & Fitness

Free workshop on non-invasive techniques for neurological rehabilitation and pain relief – Tuesday May 13

Dr. Nazee Rofagha, DC is hosting a free workshop on emerging new techniques for Neurological Rehabilitation and Pain Relief next Tuesday May 13, from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the…

Dr. Nazee Rofagha hosts free workshop – May 20 at Hastings Branch Library

Numerous doctorsA!X MedicationsA!X SurgeryA!X And you are still in painA!X New Non-Invasive Options Exist! Dr. Nazee Rofagha, DC will address these issues and more during a FREE…

Education

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Names California Teachers of the Year

Los Angeles County educator nominated for National Teacher of the Year honor* State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson named five outstanding educators as the 2015 California…

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces Updated Resource to Help School Districts Get Families and Communities Involved in Students’ Education

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today released updated guidance that assists districts in planning and implementing programs to increase parent participation in their child’s education…

Restaurants

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

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

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

The exceptional story of Arcadia real estate

By Redfin agent Josh Ritnimit Most of our San Gabriel Valley real estate markets seem to be keeping pace with the general balancing trend seen across the…

Millennials Haven’t Written Off Homeownership

More Than Half Expect To Buy Within Five Years, A.A.R. reports Contrary to popular belief, millennials still highly value homeownership, and a majority expect to buy a…

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Education Fall Guide 2014

Education Fall Guide 2014

Beacon Media’s 2014 Education Guide Featuring stories focused on today’s education and a comprehensive look at local education facilities, private and public.…

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