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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…

Baca Backtracks – Withdraws Guilty Plea – Wants Trial

Baca Backtracks – Withdraws Guilty Plea – Wants Trial

    Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca withdrew his guilty plea Monday to a charge of lying to federal authorities during an FBI investigation into the…

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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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…

Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

    EDITOR’S PICK: Monthly Bird Walk with Pasadena Audubon (Aug. 13 @ 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.). Whether you’ve been…

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) youth…

Cal Phil Takes Center Stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Cal Phil Takes Center Stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) are thrilled to welcome some of Opera’s finest artists, “Center Stage,” on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the iconic Walt Disney…

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

    California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) Maestro Victor Vener has announced soulful songstress Judith Hill is joining the acclaimed orchestra as a surprise special guest during its “Greatest Hits” concert, taking…

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

Business Profile: Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market

Business Profile: Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market

      By Gus Herrera The Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market (PCFM) is re-defining the way farmers’ markets connect the local agrarian and urban communities. When one…

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

    By Dave Liniger Even though the economy is in a slow-motion recovery, the real estate market is moving at full speed. Existing home sales in…

Health

What Carrageenan Is and Why It’s Good for You

What Carrageenan Is and Why It’s Good for You

  We’ve come a long way in recent years to lead healthier lives, with yoga studios and juice bars seemingly on every corner and even fast food…

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life

  Just when you are getting used to having your children home for the summer, you realize – it’s already almost time to send them back to…

Arts & Culture

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)…

Partially-Deaf Pianist Fuzjko Hemming Performs a Special Recital With Pasadena-Resident Cellist Marek Szpakiewicz

Partially-Deaf Pianist Fuzjko Hemming Performs a Special Recital With Pasadena-Resident Cellist Marek Szpakiewicz

Dagy Label, Inc. presents a special recital at the Munson Recital Hall, Azusa, featuring partially-deaf Japanese-Swedish pianist Fuzjko Hemming in memory of 2011 earthquake and tsunami victims…

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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