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Four-Day Full Closure of Huntington Dr., Arcadia & Second Ave Intersection Begins Friday, August 8

Four-Day Full Closure of Huntington Dr., Arcadia & Second Ave Intersection Begins Friday, August 8

-Photo by Terry Miller Crews will be performing two phases of work on the light rail bridge structure over the intersection of Huntington Dr and Second Ave in…

Closures of Southbound Baldwin Avenue in Arcadia announced

Crews will be installing underground duct banks and electrical vaults on southbound Baldwin Ave between the I-210 Freeway overpass to just south of Colorado Blvd in the City…

San Gabriel Valley Council Boy Scouts of America invites all to join in the Religious Diversity Hike III

Come join the San Gabriel Valley Council Boy Scouts of America for an educational tour of the various religious faiths in Monrovia in the Religious Diversity Hike III…

Current News

Resident gets $250 citation for partially green lawn in Monrovia

An angry resident has sent the following letter to council: Dear Mayor Lutz, I am…

California Home Sales and Prices Improve In July, A.A.R. reports

California home sales posted higher for the second straight month, and while the statewide median…

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Education

Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry: A commemoration of the 1930s American Dust Bowl

Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry: A commemoration of the 1930s American Dust Bowl

-Lange, Dorothea, photographer. Date Created/Published: 1937 June. The Pasadena Public Library will host “Dust, Drought,…

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Entertainment

Free 24-Hour Amazon Kindle Promotion August 28 – 29 for C.T. Hillin’s Debut YA Paranormal Romance Novel, The Imati

Free 24-Hour Amazon Kindle Promotion August 28 – 29 for C.T. Hillin’s Debut YA Paranormal Romance Novel, The Imati

Special Promotion In Honor Of National Read A Book Day The Imati, the beautifully descriptive debut YA Paranormal Romance novel by C.T. Hillin that revolves around a three-century-old…

Broadway And Bolero Crank Up The Heat For California Philharmonic’s Sizzling 2014 Season Finale

Another summer of California Philharmonic concerts culminates with Broadway & Bolero, their captivating season finale featuring esteemed Maestro Victor Vener, his world-class orchestra and a powerful trio of…

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 announced…

“TO MY NINTH GRADE SELF” FINAL PERFORMANCES August 22

“TO MY NINTH GRADE SELF” FINAL PERFORMANCES August 22

-Courtesy photos The opening night of “To My Ninth Grade Self” was sold out! If you missed last weekend’s performances, there will be three more this weekend! The…

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Crime

Rep. Schiff Urges Department of Justice to Fund Body-Worn Cameras for Local Police Departments

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that he is circulating a letter to his colleagues which will be sent to Attorney General…

Sex Offender returns to Sierra Madre after serving eight years in prison

Sex Offender returns to Sierra Madre after serving eight years in prison

Andrew West Reid Jr, (then 52) FBI Booking Photo Andrew West Reid Jr, 60, Courtesy Megan’s Law, FBI A Former Sierra…

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Art of the Garden tour – Sunday, April 13

Creative Arts Group’s 20th annual Art of the Garden tour will take place Sunday, April 13th from 10:30-4:30 pm. Four outstanding residential gardens in the San Marino/Pasadena…

Organic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Learn how to grow fruits and vegetables organically in your home garden! You’ll be saving money at the grocery store while contributing to the healthy lifestyle of…

Design Sense

Sierra Madre Art Walk Celebrating Art and Community in Sierra Madre Friday, August 2

On Friday evening, August 2, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., downtown Sierra Madre will be bustling with creativity as local artists and musicians join with over twenty-five small businesses…

Lian Dolan book signing at Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Lian Dolan book signing at Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) welcomes best selling author, Lian Dolan, to the 2013 Pasadena Showcase House of Design for a book signing of her…

Health & Fitness

ANNOUNCING THE 4th ANNUAL GET HEALTHY PASADENA 2014!

JOIN US FOR A FULL DAY OF CELEBRATING YOUR HEALTH! When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Pasadena City College, Creveling Lounge…

The Mt Wilson Trail Race Is Slated For Next Saturday

The Mt Wilson Trail Race Is Slated For Next Saturday

File Photo By Terry Miller 2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race Events May 23rd and 24th: MWTR Pasta Dinner – May 23, 2014 All are welcome to enjoy…

Education

The San Gabriel Educational Foundation Donates $150,000 to SGUSD

The San Gabriel Educational Foundation Donates $150,000 to SGUSD

-Courtesy photo On behalf of the San Gabriel Educational Foundation (SEF), 2013/2014 SEF President, Lori Husein, along with 2014/2015 SEF President, Dr. Chasity Jennings Nunez, presented a…

School is back in session and the Arcadia Police Department Traffic Bureau will be out in force

With the start of the school year upon us, an increase in traffic around the city, and the various school sites should be expected. With this increase…

Restaurants

Why should YOU shop at the local Farmers Market?

Why should YOU shop at the local Farmers Market?

Pasadena “Certified” Farmers Markets offer the best of produce that California grows seasonally, since 1980. Our farmers come from within a five-hour drive, considerably lessening the “carbon…

Need ‘Burgers and Fries’ plus a kid friendly bar? Go to Islands

Need ‘Burgers and Fries’ plus a kid friendly bar? Go to Islands

If for no other reason, go to Island’s Burgers for the French fries. Cooked to a golden brown and well seasoned, these baskets of fries come bottomless…

Travel

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…

Greg’s Getaway – Forever Houseboat Vacation

Greg’s Getaway – Forever Houseboat Vacation

There was a beautiful, serene calmness on Lake Mohave as we eased our pontoon in to Owl Point Cove to board our houseboat for the weekend. We…

Real Estate Home and Garden

Eagle Rock Remains a Hot ‘hood

By Redfin agent Josh Ritnimit Back in January, the national real estate brokerage, Redfin , conducted a study to predict which neighborhoods would have the most housing…

Recovery takes time!

* Duarte 2007 Home Sales = 195 with a Median Price of $460,000 * Duarte 2013 Home Sales = 197 with a Median Price of $350,000 *…

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