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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…

An Emotional Farewell to Arcadia Firefighter
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An Emotional Farewell to Arcadia Firefighter

Arcadia Firefighters fold the American Flag carefully which draped the coffin of Andy Michael Troncale. “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” Wonderful husband, father, son and friend, Andy Michael Troncale lost his valiant battle with cancer on January 23, 2012 at the age of 52….

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Identity Theft Crackdown by IRS

The Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department today announced the results of a massive national sweep cracking down on suspected identity theft perpetrators as part of a stepped-up effort against refund fraud and identity theft. Working with the Justice Department’s Tax Division and local U.S. Attorneys’ offices, the nationwide effort targeted 105 people in…

Area Residents Outraged with PUC and Southern California Edison
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Area Residents Outraged with PUC and Southern California Edison

Power Poles Allegedly Overloaded with Cables An angry and frustrated resident demands the PUC and SCE be honest with residents as South Pasadena Police Chief Joe Paybe looks on. -Photos by Terry Miller By Terry Miller The December 1 windstorm may have seemed mild by comparison to some of the anger vented by San Gabriel…

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