Date: October 2nd, 2017

Monrovia Unified Shows Strong Performance in State Standardized Tests
Education

Monrovia Unified Shows Strong Performance in State Standardized Tests

Monrovia Unified School District students continue to perform strongly in their third round of state testing on the California Standards for English language arts (ELA) and math, according to a new state report. The two standardized tests, introduced in 2015, are computer-adaptive exams that focus on writing and critical-thinking skills aligned with the rigorous California…

Construction Authority Awards First Contract for Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension
Community

Construction Authority Awards First Contract for Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension

$2.6 million Utility Relocation Contract awarded to W.A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. At their September meeting recently, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority board of directors unanimously voted to award a $2.6 million Utility Relocation design-bid-build contract to W.A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. for the utility relocation work as part of the 12.3-mile Foothill Gold…

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on High Alert Following Las Vegas Mass Shooting
News

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on High Alert Following Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Shortly after the Las Vegas shooting began, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) was notified of the incident and immediately activated the Department Operations Center (DOC). Sheriff Jim McDonnell reached out to Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo and offered the LASD’s immediate assistance with the ongoing incident. Initial reports indicated there were multiple shooters,…

October College Search Guide
Education

October College Search Guide

  The road to college for a better future By May S. Ruiz High school students are extremely busy – homework, extra-curricular activities in art and sports, campus clubs, all compete for their time. To add to that, they have to make sure they get excellent marks in their courses and on the standardized tests….

Panning for Traveling Gold in Old Town Sacramento
Travel

Panning for Traveling Gold in Old Town Sacramento

There is good reason that Sacramento became the California state capitol. Not only did the Gold Rush of 1849 begin a few miles from the town, but its location at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers made it a great spot for people, supplies and trade to arrive by water. The city began…