Terry Miller

Desperate Justice: Varsity Rules for the Rich -Then the Rest of Us
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Desperate Justice: Varsity Rules for the Rich -Then the Rest of Us

Is there a financial link between sports and education? By Terry Miller Last week, a colossal scandal involving ostentatious cheating, bribes and dishonesty made international news when a 204 page indictment came down. No, this time it wasn’t the White House or any part of that particularly perplexing and egregious ilk. This time, it was…

Beacon Media’s Light Shines Bright in Dazzling Digital Direction
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Beacon Media’s Light Shines Bright in Dazzling Digital Direction

Digital focus creates unparalleled prospects for growth By Terry Miller Starting next week, March 21, you’ll see some noteworthy and exciting changes with Beacon Media print products. We remain stalwartly focused on covering Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre, and with our websites you’ll be able to access that information immediately, whenever and wherever you…

Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Teach Black History at Bradoaks Elementary
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Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Teach Black History at Bradoaks Elementary

By Terry Miller On Tuesday afternoon, KGEM host Ralph Walker spent several hours with students at Bradoaks Elementary School sharing his personal knowledge of the Civil Rights movement, as well as struggles and anguishes African-Americans endured at the hands of slave owners. Walker, well-equipped with personal memorabilia and historic artifacts, held Miss Littlefield’s third graders’…

Monrovia Resident Harold Shellum Celebrates 100 Years
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Monrovia Resident Harold Shellum Celebrates 100 Years

By Terry Miller Former Army Air Corps Meteorologist, Harold Joseph Shellum was born Feb. 16, 1919 and yet he still swims twice a week at Monrovia’s YMCA. Perhaps this, and good genes, help Harold achieve this major milestone in life. On Wednesday, Shellum was treated to a birthday party put on by his extended family…

Rain, Rain and More Rain in San Gabriel Valley
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Rain, Rain and More Rain in San Gabriel Valley

Highway 39 closed in Azusa due to mudslide By Terry Miller “It never rains in southern California,” Albert Hammond laments in 1972. He wasn’t far wrong. The last rainfall season (2017-2018) was the driest for Los Angeles since 2006-2007 and the third driest since rainfall records kept in 1877. We have undeniably been in a long drought in California…

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