News

News

Monrovia High School Band Takes Off for Carnegie Hall

Last night the Monrovia High School Symphonic Band left for New York CIty and participation in the New York Wind Band Festival. The Festival means the group will be performing Sunday afternoon in Carnegie Hall. According to Daniel Magallanes only 27 of the band’s 42 members were able to go on the trip for financial…

Tournament of Roses Names William B. Flinn Executive Director
News

Tournament of Roses Names William B. Flinn Executive Director

-William B. Flinn The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® announced today that William B. Flinn will assume the role of executive director, effective March 1, 2012. Flinn has been serving as both interim executive director and chief operating officer since September 2011. As executive director, Flinn will be administratively responsible for leading the professional staff and…

News

Learn About Mark Twain’s Other Woman

The Monrovia Public Library, in celebration of Women’s History month will present a special program on Saturday, March 3, “Mark Twain’s Other Woman: The Hidden Story of His Final Years.” It is a chance to learn more about the author whose presence graces a bench in front of the Library. Laura Skandera Trombley will discuss…

News

City of Monrovia to be Honored for Commitment to Sustainability

Monrovia Honored for Sustainable Activities 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 –…

Crime

LASD Temple Station

02-05-12 o Possess Illegal Weapon: Deputies arrested a MH/20 at 5:15PM for Possession of Brass Knuckles and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License at Lower Azusa Road & Arden Drive. The suspect was detained for vehicle code violations and arrested for driving with a suspended license. The suspect additionally possessed a set of Brass Knuckles….

News

Governor Brown Outlines Plan for China-California Joint Task Force to Drive Investment and Collaboration

Governor Brown Outlines Plan for China-California Joint Task Force to Drive Investment and Collaboration LOS ANGELES – In remarks today at a U.S./China economic forum, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced his intention to form a China-California Joint Task Force to drive more collaboration, investment and trade between California and China. “I am creating a…

Newt Gingrich seeks friends at Cielito Lindo
News

Newt Gingrich seeks friends at Cielito Lindo

By Dena M. Burroughs   Newt Gingrich seeks friends at Cielito Lindo It cannot be all that easy to come to a vastly non-Republican area to fundraise and try to get some support amongst Latinos. Yet that is exactly what Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich did on February 13 at the popular Mexican restaurant Cielito…

News

IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012

IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012 LOS ANGELES –– The Internal Revenue Service today issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud. The Dirty Dozen listing,…

Crime

Police Blotters 2/16/12

Arcadia PD For the period of Sunday, February 5th, through Saturday, February 11th, the Police Department responded to 907 calls for service of which 108 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, February 5: Between the hours of 8:04 p.m. and…

Police Officers Named in Barnes Shooting
News

Police Officers Named in Barnes Shooting

The scene of the LeRoy Barnes shooting in 2009 More than three years after the fatal shooting of Leroy Barnes Jr., the Pasadena Police Department has released the names of the two officers involved. Officers Michael Alvarado and Charles Reep were the two Pasadena police officers who fired the 11 shots that killed Leroy Barnes….

1 318 319 320 321 322 331
GET THE AMPS UPDATE

Get the new localized e-newsletter from Arcadia Weekly with news from Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena.

We respect your privacy.