Sandi Khine

Chinese New Year 2019, Year of the Pig
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Chinese New Year 2019, Year of the Pig

By Sandi Khine Xīn nián kuài lè! Marked by red envelopes, special festivities, and an abundance of food and drink, Chinese New Year is a valued opportunity to celebrate and get together for families around the world. Chinese New Year has been celebrated for thousands of years, but its exact origins are shrouded in legends…

Fractured FX’s Justin Raleigh Receives Third Emmy Nomination
Business

Fractured FX’s Justin Raleigh Receives Third Emmy Nomination

By Sandi Khine Located at the foot of the San Gabriel Valley, Monrovia is a city known for its Old Town on Myrtle Street, Friday night street fairs, quaint restaurants, and a supportive community. Fractured FX, a special effects studio situated in the heart of Monrovia, is a remarkable anomaly among the flashing Hollywood lights…

Alleviating Summer Boredom
Lifestyle

Alleviating Summer Boredom

By Sandi Khine As the humid, hot months of summer begin to set in, it is easy for anyone to fall into a never-ending slump of sleeping, eating, and repeating. Fortunately, summer does not have to mean boring, groggy days. There are a multitude of ways to heat up this summer’s activities and make summer…

Groundhog Day in Southern California
Lifestyle

Groundhog Day in Southern California

By Sandi Khine Just a few weeks ago, a rodent carried by men in top hats saw its shadow on the ground and marked the beginning of another six long weeks of wintry weather. The circumstance is far from unusual— near the close of winter every year, an extraordinary groundhog known as Punxsutawney Phil decides…

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