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April is National Car Care Month: Spring into Action

April is National Car Care Month: Spring into Action

Turn to Spring Car Care Many vehicles were neglected during the winter months and could use a little extra care by now. The Car Care Council recommends that…

AIDS Service Center annual ‘Big Night Out’ – May 3

The 17th annual Big Night Out will be held on Saturday May 3rd, 2014. This distinctive and highly successful lifestyle event explores the beauty and uniqueness of Pasadena…

Third Annual “Heroes In The Shadows”

Third Annual “Heroes In The Shadows”

Raises spirits by providing on site assistance, services and resources The Vet Hunters Project and The San Gabriel Valley Veterans Employment Committee (SGV|VEC), along with many participating partners,…

Current News

New county supes – New leadership soon

It’s no secret. Los Angeles County is huge. And following this year’s elections, it will…

Screen legend Mickey Rooney passes

Screen legend Mickey Rooney passes

Mickey Rooney was the original Hardy boy. His 200-plus film credits notwithstanding, the spirited Rooney…

NASA space assets detect ocean inside Saturn Moon

NASA space assets detect ocean inside Saturn Moon

-Courtesy Photo NASA’s Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network have uncovered evidence Saturn’s moon Enceladus…

Crime victims honored at Justice for Homicide 30th Victims’ Memorial – April 6

Relatives of crime victims will honor their loved ones during the 30th annual Rose Hills…

ACLU calls on Sheriff John Scott to let Muslim inmates exercise their constitutional right to religious expression

Former Sheriff Baca ignored same request last year Friday the ACLU Foundation of Southern California…

Entertainment

“The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes” at the Petersen

“The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes” at the Petersen

A small cadre of rock legends, critically acclaimed film directors, famous actors, and world-renown race car drivers all have one thing in common – a passionate relationship with…

It’s not a show – It’s an experience! Circus Vargas presents Magikaria Extreme!

It’s not a show – It’s an experience! Circus Vargas presents Magikaria Extreme!

Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages! Circus Vargas will debut its most mind-blowing, highly anticipated spectacular ever! Join us, where the magic begins and…

Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic

Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic

2014 program promises enchanted evenings of magical music at Santa Anita Race Track -Photo by Terry Miller There is a buzz that begins around this time of year.…

Young Musicians Foundation’s (YMF’s) Debut in Arcadia – April 12

Young Musicians Foundation’s (YMF’s) Debut in Arcadia – April 12

-Courtesy Photo Young Musicians Foundation’s (YMF’s) pre-professional Debut Orchestra comes to the Arcadia Performing Arts Center for the first time on Saturday, April 12 for an evening of…

Crime

Crime task force arrests 3, uncovers residential burglary crew

During the early part of March, members of the West San Gabriel Valley Anti-Crime Task Force (AB 109 Team) were providing…

Alhambra Unified SD facing molestation lawsuit

By SHEL SEGAL A lawsuit has been filed against the Alhambra Unified School District by a girl’s mother that alleges a…

Arts

Colorado Street Bridge Centennial Exhibition opens at Pasadena Museum of History

Colorado Street Bridge Centennial Exhibition opens at Pasadena Museum of History

The Colorado Street Bridge – iconic landmark, connecting thoroughfare, engineering marvel, artistic inspiration, preservation model, and film star – is the focus of a new exhibition at…

Trumpetist David Longoria to lend musical talents to DHS fundraising spring concert

Trumpetist David Longoria to lend musical talents to DHS fundraising spring concert

Internationally known trumpetist David Longoria will lend his musical talents for Duarte High School Jazz Band and Concert Band’s fundraising Spring Concert Friday, May 31, at the…

Home & Garden

ABTA Los Angeles breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run & Walk

The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) will host its annual Los Angeles Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the…

Derby Day’s 5 K brings out over 5,500 runners

Derby Day’s 5 K brings out over 5,500 runners

Thousands of participants turned out for the annual Derby Day 5K Run and Walk, which began on Saturday morning in the parking lot of the Santa Anita…

People in the News

Holden names Kay Mouradian ‘Woman of the Year’

Holden names Kay Mouradian ‘Woman of the Year’

Assemblymember Chris Holden has named Pasadena human rights activist Kay Mouradian as the 41st Assembly District – Woman of the Year. Mouradian will be honored as part…

Caltech’s Dr. Frances Arnold inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Caltech’s Dr. Frances Arnold inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Dr. Frances Arnold is being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for her pioneering work in bioengineering and directed evolution. She joins the distinguished ranks…

Health & Fitness

Survey on sales of tobacco & unhealthy products revealed

Results of a new, statewide survey on nearly 7,400 businesses offering retail sales of tobacco were announced today by the California Department of Public Health in conjunction…

Tissue-penetrating light releases chemotherapy inside cancer cells

Researchers from the cancer nanotechnology and signal transduction and therapeutics programs of UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) have developed an innovative technique that can carry chemotherapy…

Real Estate Notes

Median home prices up statewide

The median home price in Los Angeles County and statewide is up significantly for January of this year over the same month in 2013, according to a…

No federal income tax liability for home owner short sales, reports AAR.

According to the Arcadia Association of RealtorsA!X (A.A.R.), a short sale in California is generally not subject to federal income tax for mortgage debt forgiveness. This is…

Travel

Fabulous Fall in Big Bear Lake

Fabulous Fall in Big Bear Lake

Everybody knows that Big Bear Lake is a wonderland in winter, perfect for skiing, snowboarding, memorable Alpine vistas and more. But as I recently learned, the mountain…

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens Sunset Safari

Sat Sept 28 Sunset Safari, an exclusive after-hours wildlife fest at the L.A. Zoo for SAFARI CLUB donors hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA),…

Education

Alhambra Unified SD facing molestation lawsuit

By SHEL SEGAL A lawsuit has been filed against the Alhambra Unified School District by a girl’s mother that alleges a special education teacher molested her, according…

Holden bill to give returning vets a voice in community college leadership passes first committee hearing

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) legislation to give veterans a stronger voice in college leadership was overwhelmingly approved today in the Assembly Higher Education Committee. AB 1557 has…

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