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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

Altadena Children’s Center offers unique blend of educational expertise

When your children enroll at Altadena Children’s Center (ACC), you’ll find out one thing quickly:…

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…

Mayfield Senior School Announces New Head of School

Mayfield Senior School Announces New Head of School

Mayfield Senior School has appointed Mrs. Kate Morin as its new Head of School, effective…

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…

Entertainment

Painting Of Pasadena’s Iconic Parrots By David Sikes Named “Museum Purchase Prize” Winner

Painting Of Pasadena’s Iconic Parrots By David Sikes Named “Museum Purchase Prize” Winner

-Courtesy photos An oil painting depicting Pasadena’s iconic feathered friends soaring above treetops by artist David Sikes was named winner of the “Museum Purchase Prize” at the awards…

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

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…

Stories in Stone – A Lecture and Tour of Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena Nov 30

Doug Keister presents an informative and entertaining lecture illustrated with photographs of cemeteries and funerary art from around the world. A limited number of guests can accompany Keister…

“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…

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…

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…

California home sales maintain pace in September as price gains temper and market balances, A.A.R. reports

California home sales remained steady in September, as home price gains eased back from an unusually high increase in August, the ARCADIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (A.A.R.) said…

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

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…

Sister City Students in Australia

Sister City Students in Australia

By Shivani Shah It is quite hard to believe that we have almost completed three weeks of our journey, as it feels as if we just arrived…

Community

Take a Lifesaving Step

Hundreds will step up on November 2, 2014 at Griffith Park to spread awareness and support the fight against kidney disease On Sunday, November 2, 2014, hundreds…

Calendar! For week of Oct 30

Calendar! For week of Oct 30

Editor’s Pick Halloween Fright Day at the Santa Anita Race Track October 31st – Halloween Fright Day at the Santa Anita Race Track (258 W. Huntington Dr.)…

Education

Altadena Children’s Center offers unique blend of educational expertise

When your children enroll at Altadena Children’s Center (ACC), you’ll find out one thing quickly: we’re not just a place for care and instruction. With over 30…

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…

Mayfield Senior School Announces New Head of School

Mayfield Senior School Announces New Head of School

Mayfield Senior School has appointed Mrs. Kate Morin as its new Head of School, effective July 1, 2015. The search for a new leader began after Mrs.…

Restaurants

Meat District Co. Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

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…

Lucky Baldwin’s Certified Cicerone® offers unique opportunity July 17 to sample some rare beers during ‘Beer Camp’

Lucky Baldwin’s Certified Cicerone® offers unique opportunity July 17 to sample some rare beers during ‘Beer Camp’

By Terry Miller Great craft beer makers and pubs seem interminable. Nevertheless, Certified Cicerone’s are not so large in number. As Luck would have it (if you’ll…

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

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…

Community

Take a Lifesaving Step

Hundreds will step up on November 2, 2014 at Griffith Park to spread awareness and support the fight against kidney disease On Sunday, November 2, 2014, hundreds…

Calendar! For week of Oct 30

Calendar! For week of Oct 30

Editor’s Pick Halloween Fright Day at the Santa Anita Race Track October 31st – Halloween Fright Day at the Santa Anita Race Track (258 W. Huntington Dr.)…

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