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PUSD Districting Taskforce Slated for Feb. 13

On Monday, February 13, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the City of Sierra Madre Council Chambers, 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre,, there will be a redistricting taskforce The Pasadena Unified School District Districting Taskforce encourages you and your community group or organization to participate in an important process that affects your representation on…

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CAPAC Chair Blasts Hoekstra Campaign for Racially Charged Super Bowl Ad

Following the airing of former Congressman Pete Hoekstra’s racially charged political ad during the Super Bowl last night, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-32), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), released the following statement: “Thirty years ago, a Chinese-American man named Vincent Chin was brutally murdered on the streets of Detroit by angry workers…

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Bargain Book Sales at the Sierra Madre Library

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are having two Bargain Book Table Sales in February in the library during regular library hours. The first will run from Monday, February 13th, through Saturday, February 18th, and will feature books on gardening and travel, Sue Grafton mysteries, fiction, and books for children and teens. The second…

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They Could Never Have Dreamed it: A New Gym

By Susan Motander Last Saturday, Kare Youth League and Rio Hondo Preparatory School celebrated the Grand Opening of the Truman B. Stivers Center. The athletic and Classroom Complex was names in honor of Stivers, a major benefactor. He had been one of the first members of the organization when it was known as the Boy’s…

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Kids Helping Kids Create Meaningful Experiences

Students from differing backgrounds share mutually beneficial interactions. When Fred Abramyan and Trent Benson, seniors at Loyola High School in Los Angeles, signed up to volunteer at Five Acres school in Altadena, both students experienced a new world. Abramyan and Benson selected Five Acres as part of their 85-hour, intensive senior community service project because…

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Wandering Foot Quilt Guild of Arcadia

All levels of quilters are welcome, especially beginners. Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of each month (except Nov. and Dec.) 7:00p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Arcadia Prebyterian Church, 121 Alice St., Arcadia, CA 91006 (corner of Alice and First Ave., a block north of Duate Rd. of Duate Rd. Check our website: www.wfqg.org

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Do it at the Ranch

The Santa Anita Family YMCA is teaming up with Ranchero Mexican Restaurant for the Y’s Fund Raising Campaign 2012. The goal is to help raise funds for at-risk kids and families in our community that otherwise would not be able to par-ticipate in programs at the YMCA. Eat at Rancheros Mexican Restaurant, 1501 Huntington Dr.,…

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Monrovia gang member convicted of teen’s attempted murder

Monrovia gang member convicted of teen’s attempted murder After a day of deliberations, jurors today convicted a Monrovia gang member for the attempted murder of a teenage boy in 2008. Deputy District Attorney Stacie Mayoras of the Alhambra Branch Office said Jimmy Santana, 23, was convicted of one count each of willful, deliberate and premeditated…

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Prelimininary Findings Show SoCal Edison Violated Saftey Standards

Prelimininary Findings Show SoCal Edison Violated Saftey Standards By Terry Miller The California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) Consumer Protection and Safety Division (CPSD) has issued a Preliminary Report in its investigation into the cause of failed poles, restoration efforts, and communication with the general public and governmental agencies during a recent windstorm in Southern California…

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