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    Aug. 16 – Aug. 22

    The Sweet at The Rose, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). One of the most influential British rock bands of all times, The Swee...

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Crime

Two Monrovia Men Arrested in Pasadena Homicide Case

Prosecutors have filed murder charges against two Monrovia residents accused of shooting 24-year-old Anthony Michael Tafoya Ortiz during a drug deal and robbery that turned violent in Pasadena earlier this month. The police department will not release any specific details regarding the incident. On Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at about 4:30 p.m., 24-year-old Lamarr Marquise...
Community

Derby Racing Returns to Monrovia’s Old Town

By Susan Motander Soapbox-style racing is returning to Old Town this September. The Monrovia Old Town Derby will take place on Sept. 7 in conjunction with the 29th Annual Street Rods Forever Car Show in Old Town. With Delaware Financial as its principal sponsor, and the Street Rods Car Club playing host, soapbox derby-style racers will once again whisk...
Community

Readers’ Choice 2019 Revealed Soon

Check out which of your favorites won the title The Readers’ Choice 2019 publication is two weeks away! You have selected the nominees and voted for the businesses you think deserve the title as your favorite and recommended local establishments. This year’s winners will be announced in our Readers’ Choice publication which will be inserted...

Business
Business

Beacon Media News Attends Job and Career Fair

Hosted by the Asian-American Economic Development Enterprises, the Job Fair took place at Almansor Court in Alhambra.  Top employers from around Southern California were on hand to offer full-time, part-time, entry-level, and internships.  For more information about other events hosted by the AAEDE, contact them (626) 572-7021 or www.aaede.info.

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August College Search Guide
Education

August College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz I hope your children got the chance to breathe, decompress, and savor the lull because they are now once more face-to-face with the realities of high school life. High schoolers in the San Gabriel Valley confront exceedingly fierce competition. Students here: get perfect SAT scores; have 4.0…

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