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Monrovia Firefighters Promoted

Monrovia Fire Promotes Four The Monrovia Fire Department is pleased to announce the promotions of four members of its current personnel. The recent promotions were awarded to Ryan Phillips, Jeremy Sanchez, Dave Phillips and Harvey Hewitt, who combined have over 40 years of fire fighting experience. Division Chief Ryan Phillips – With over 18 years…

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Police Blotters 2/23/12

For the period of Sunday, February 12th, through Saturday, February 18th, the Police Department responded to 979 calls for service of which 118 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, February 12: A victim of identity theft filed an online report…

Gold Line Bridge Work Taking Shape in Arcadia
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Gold Line Bridge Work Taking Shape in Arcadia

-Photo by Terry Miller Local media was given a tour last Friday of the construction developments which have been causing drivers along the eastbound 210 to do a double take. There is now a temporary support structure across the lanes which will allow trucks under 15 feet to pass freely. However when the structure is…

Team Red, White & Blue
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Team Red, White & Blue

Helps Wounded Veterans Reintegrate into Stateside Society -Photo by Andrea Olivas Team RWB was one of many teams to participate in Pasadena’s inaugural Rock and Roll Half Marathon this past weekend. Endurance events like the Rock and Roll Marathon allow the Team RWB community to come together and honor the commitment and dedication of our…

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Parole Officer Shoots Parolee After Attempted Knife Attack

Los Angeles Coutny Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into an officer involved shooting involving a California Department of Corrections parole officer which occurred on February 17, 2012, in Duarte. Detectives have learned that parole officers were looking for a parole violator and believed they located him in the 1900 block of Huntington…

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City of Monrovia Honored for ‘Commitment to Sustainability’

The City of Monrovia has achieved “Silver” status as a California Green Community for its commitment to sustainability. Monrovia is one of only four cities to be honored by California Green Communities for its efforts. Representatives from the Environmental Media Association (EMA), Southern California Edison (SCE) and Green Seal – founding partners in California Green…

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Jeanne Keating Joins Century 21 Village

Jeanne Keating – Courtesy Photo Andy Bencosme, Managing Broker of CENTURY 21 Village in Sierra Madre recently welcomed veteran REALTOR Jeanne Keating to his Sierra Madre office. The announcement was made at the office’s weekly marketing and sales meeting. Keating said that she is very excited about her new association with Village and that she…

PCC Students Dig Deep into the History of a Forgotten People
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PCC Students Dig Deep into the History of a Forgotten People

By Bill Peters -Courtesy Photo Pasadena City College students have been given a unique opportunity to advance research on a group of people that no one seems quite sure where they came from, nor, upon their disappearance 800 years ago, just where they went. These forgotten people, previously ignored by anthropologists and archaeologists, belong to…

Seductive Performances at Ambassador Auditorium
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Seductive Performances at Ambassador Auditorium

By Bill Peters -Courtesy Photo Pasadena Symphony’s Classics Series presented last Saturday evening at HRock’s Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena was inviting, ingratiating, and as advertised, seductive. The theme of the concert was “Seductive Scheherazade”. Who could overlook concertmaster Aimee Kreston’s suave violin playing in Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade. Or piano soloist Esther Keel’s magnificent artistry, emotion…

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Measure A Cause for Concern for Some, Relief for Others

Senior Citizens May Receive Exemption According to Arcadia Unified School district’s website, if Measure A funding is not provided “AUSD will be faced with an approximate $7 million ongoing budget deficit due to reductions in state funding and a down economy. Cuts of this magnitude would directly impact classroom instruction, including teacher layoffs, increased class…

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