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Local Man Honored for keeping Azusa Kids Safe via Filmaking

Local Man Honored for keeping Azusa Kids Safe via Filmaking

The LA County Fair celebrated ‘Azusa Day’ recently at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona. The city also recognized its “Hometown Heroes” for 2016. One such ‘Hometown…

5th District Supervisorial Race Heats Up in the Courtroom

5th District Supervisorial Race Heats Up in the Courtroom

    Donald Trump Opposition Sparks Writ in 5th District Race By Terry Miller Los Angeles County Supervisor candidate Kathryn Barger filed a petition for writ of mandate…

LASD Seeks Missing 40-Year-Old

LASD Seeks Missing 40-Year-Old

    Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Detail are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Christopher Jay Poland, a 40 year old white…

Education

CAASPP Results Show Significant Statewide Progress

CAASPP Results Show Significant Statewide Progress

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday that California students made significant…

August College Search Guide

August College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s August – for some kids…

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By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish to address…

For Good

For Good

    By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish…

For Good

For Good

  By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish to…

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

By Jeff Davis The new Hawthorne Art Complex (“HAC”) is having an Open Studio party on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. There will be…

Calendar: Sept. 1 to 7

Calendar: Sept. 1 to 7

    EDITOR’S PICK: Barks and Books (Sept. 3 @ 11 a.m., Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road). Barks and Books is Pasadena Humane Society’s reading enrichment…

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

    Company Sends Samples to Leading Presidential Candidates By Terry Miller Sometimes – every once in a while – an email really garners extra attention from this…

Crime

Azusa Man Charged With Stabbing Father

A 36-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Friday, May 27, to stabbing his father during an argument in their Azusa home,…

Moments Matter: Local Residents Help LASD Deputies Rescue Kidnapped Child

Moments Matter: Local Residents Help LASD Deputies Rescue Kidnapped Child

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station held a news conference last Friday, March 25, to…

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Shoots 2 Attempting to Burglarize His San Gabriel Home

Two suspected burglars were injured while allegedly attempting to burglarize a veteran Los Angeles Police Department officer’s San Gabriel home on…

Human Remains Found, Chaney Trail, Altadena

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Homicide detectives responded to Chaney Trail near Echo Mountain, Altadena, to investigate the finding of…

Business

Union Station Homeless Services New CEO, John Brauer

Union Station Homeless Services New CEO, John Brauer

  25-Year Non-Profit Veteran Joins Southern California Homeless Service Provider Union Station Homeless Services a leading non-profit homeless services provider in the Los Angeles area, is excited…

Business Profile: Creative World Art Center

Business Profile: Creative World Art Center

  By Emily G. Peters Six years ago, a cadre of like-minded artists and educators saw the need to bring a fresh take on fine arts to…

Health

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile

    Face it: We live in a selfie-centric society that, combined with our health-driven lifestyles, makes a smile more important today than it has been in…

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks

    If you’re like most parents, you remember sending your kindergartener off to school with a backpack bigger than they were. While your child may be…

Arts & Culture

Competition – ‘Got Teen Talent?’

Competition – ‘Got Teen Talent?’

    Could Net $300 Next up: the City of Duarte. Motivational and inspirational speaker Michael Roberts hopes to help build the confidence of San Gabriel Valley (SGV)…

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)…

Sports

Football Player Sits Out National Anthem

Football Player Sits Out National Anthem

    Ignites Corrosive Criticism By Phil Space San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he’s ready for the backlash after his refusal to stand for the…

Beacon Media’s Top Football Games for the 2016 Season

Beacon Media’s Top Football Games for the 2016 Season

    By Christian Romo With students reluctantly flocking back to school for the fall, Beacon Media would like to highlight some compelling matchups and local rivalries…

Dining

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…

Baking Up Sweetness: Poppy Cake Baking Company

Baking Up Sweetness: Poppy Cake Baking Company

By Ea Nicole Madrigal Shh. Once I tell you this location, everyone will know and then my little secret in Sierra Madre will be revealed. Maybe I…

Environment

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.…

Create a Garden Anywhere with Straw Bales

Create a Garden Anywhere with Straw Bales

Add productive garden space and raise your planting bed with straw bale gardening. This technique allows gardeners to create raised bed gardens on a patio, lawn or…

Obituaries

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,…

Legendary puppeteer Bob Baker, 90, dies

Legendary puppeteer Bob Baker, 90, dies

Bob Baker, along with his partner Alton Wood, founded the Bob Baker Marionette Theater in 1963, which has gone on to become the oldest and longest-running children’s…

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