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Witnesses Provide Further Details on Double Homicide Investigation

Witnesses Provide Further Details on Double Homicide Investigation

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Pasadena Police issued an updated News Release regarding the Jan. 6, 2017 double homicide that occurred in the 100 Block of W. Claremont…

Leroy Baca Faces 20 Years in State Prison

Leroy Baca Faces 20 Years in State Prison

  Baca to Face the Music May 15, US District Judge Says   By Terry Miller Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is expected to be sentenced…

Monrovia Outlines Plan to ‘Take Back’ Library Park

Monrovia Outlines Plan to ‘Take Back’ Library Park

  Police Captain, Manager unveil five-pronged plan, encourage resident action to tackle crime, drug use By Susan Motander For more than two hours at the City Council Meeting…

Education

A Joyous Noise: The Music Mobile Visits Wild Rose Elementary

A Joyous Noise: The Music Mobile Visits Wild Rose Elementary

Story by Susan Motander Photos by Terry Miller Earlier this week the Music Mobile of…

March College Search Guide

March College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s spring time! And most students are…

Santa Fe Middle School Students Participate in 31st Science Olympiad at Occidental College

Santa Fe Middle School Students Participate in 31st Science Olympiad at Occidental College

Story and photos By Terry Miller “Mission Possible” was the name of one of last…

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Arts & Entertainment

Arroyo Seco Weekend Announces Inaugural Festival Lineup

Arroyo Seco Weekend Announces Inaugural Festival Lineup

  June 24 & 25 @ Brookside at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena Passes On Sale Now! Goldenvoice presents Arroyo Seco Weekend, coming June 24 and 25 to the…

The Shakespeare Club Puts on Pajama Game Next Weekend

The Shakespeare Club Puts on Pajama Game Next Weekend

  By Susan Montander  For over 60 years, the Shakespeare Club of Pasadena has presented full scale Broadway Musicals and donated the proceeds to many local charities. In keeping…

Urinetown, The Musical, Finishes with a Standing Ovation!

Urinetown, The Musical, Finishes with a Standing Ovation!

  Monrovia High School’s Wildcat theater department staged a successful showing of Urinetown, the musical on Thur, Fri, and Sat, March 9, 10 and 11! The musical is a three times Tony…

The Chili Peppers – Red Hot Tuesday Night in LA

The Chili Peppers – Red Hot Tuesday Night in LA

  Iconic Band Sells Out Three-Night Gig at Staples By Lola Rivoli A sold out venue for the LA based Red Hot Chili Peppers is always a sign…

Urinetown: The Musical

Urinetown: The Musical

  Monrovia High School’s Wildcat Theater Department presents on March 9, 10 & 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. Winner of three TONY Awards, Urinetown, the Musical is a comedic satire of…

Events for March 2 – March 8

Events for March 2 – March 8

Editor’s Pick Foreign Film – Rust and Bone     (March 8 @ 6 p.m., Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Rd., Arcadia) Rust and Bone – 2012…

Crime

Monrovia Police Blotters: March 16 – March 19

Monrovia Police Blotters: March 16 – March 19

  March 16 At 9:25 a.m., police received a call reporting a male subject had struck a female and proceeded to…

Monrovia Police Blotters: March 9 – March 12

Monrovia Police Blotters: March 9 – March 12

  March 9 At 8:22 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of West Palm regarding several subjects blocking…

Monrovia Police Blotters: March 2 – March 5

Monrovia Police Blotters: March 2 – March 5

  March 2 At 5:29 p.m., dispatch received several calls reporting two male adults fighting in the 100 block of Norumbega…

Monrovia Police Blotters: Feb. 23 – Feb. 26

Monrovia Police Blotters: Feb. 23 – Feb. 26

  Feb. 23 Feb. 23 at 5:14 p.m., an officer on patrol in the 200 block of E. Lime Avenue stopped…

Business

Colette Restaurant

Colette Restaurant

  Mimosa time and brunch junction at Colette Pasadena! Story and PhotosBy Emily G. Peters Nestled on the border of Pasadena and Sierra Madre is Colette, your…

Ready Artwork

Ready Artwork

  By Emily G. Peters Starting a business takes guts. Success requires passion and patience to plow through the challenges. But just because someone loves their work…

Health & Fitness

Restaurant Chains Responding to Healthier Lifestyles

Restaurant Chains Responding to Healthier Lifestyles

  Recent studies indicate that as many as one-third of all American adults are obese. And while healthier diets provide an obvious antidote to their fattier counterparts,…

5 Tips to a Fit and Healthy 2017

5 Tips to a Fit and Healthy 2017

  The Family That Works Out Together A new year has begun: a whole new year with so many possibilities. What are your resolutions, your goals? And,…

Sports

PHS Bulldogs Stay Undefeated as they top Monrovia 5-3

PHS Bulldogs Stay Undefeated as they top Monrovia 5-3

Monrovia and Pasadena met on Thursday to battle it out on the third day of the Dave Moore Tourney. Pasadena was able to fend off the Monrovia…

Monrovia Defeats Muir 10 – 7 in a Hitting Frenzy

Monrovia Defeats Muir 10 – 7 in a Hitting Frenzy

The Wildcat’s and Mustangs both have another game in the Dave Moore Tourney on Thursday, March 9th @ 3:15. Monrovia will face Pasadena High School; Muir will…

Dining Delights

Cheap, Fresh, Delicious: Night Owl Cafe Brings Modern Asian-Fusion to Arcadia

Cheap, Fresh, Delicious: Night Owl Cafe Brings Modern Asian-Fusion to Arcadia

  Two lifelong friends hope to give back to the community by charming their tastebuds By Blake Pinto There are many ways to give back to a…

Food, Glorious Food – Chef Prepared Delights Delivered to Your Door

Food, Glorious Food – Chef Prepared Delights Delivered to Your Door

  ‘Munchery’ now available in over 1,000 cities across the U.S. By Terry Miller Last Friday, we at Beacon Media sampled some wonderful fare from a company…

Obituaries

A Deliberate Life – Lisa Magno Marino

A Deliberate Life – Lisa Magno Marino

  By Susan Motander Through the week the news has been spreading that Lisa Magno had lost her battle with cancer. She died early on Friday morning, and saying…

Services Are Set for Retired Fire Captain John Rooks

Services Are Set for Retired Fire Captain John Rooks

    John Rooks, who served on the Monrovia Fire Department for 29 years, passed way unexpectedly on Aug. 11 at home in La Habra. He was…

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