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Beat the Heat – Find a Cooling Center

By Susan Motander Southern California is enduring another of its regular heat waves. Back east when the temperature crawls over the century mark communities often set up Cooling Centers. Here that practice is rare; however there are ways to beat the heat. As Cesar...

Monrovia Teen Commits Suicide

Monrovia Teen Commits Suicide By Susan Motander A 16-year-old Monrovia teenager was found unresponsive in her home on Wednesday afternoon. The young girls older sister called Monrovia Police for assistance shortly before 2 p.m. Neither police nor firefighter paramedics were able to revive her. According...

IndyMac Leaders to Settle Class-Action Suit

Leaders of the failed IndyMac Bancorp which was headquarted in Pasadena have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit for $6 Million according to a report from the Associated Press. Michael W. Perry, the former CEO of the Pasadena-based bank, and Scott Keys, the former chief...

Monrovia Couple to Celebrate 72 Years of Wedded Bliss Saturday – June 14

By Terry Miller -Photo by Terry Miller Although Mildred ( Milly) Lapson and Herb Stevens are celebrating their 72nd Wedding Anniversary, they've actually know each other more than 75 years - and they still are talking to one another and making each other laugh. Not...

Vietnam Veteran Buddies Reunite in Pasadena

Ric "Little John" Johnson is flanked on the left by Jerry Charette and right, Michael P Mavar. These three friends were in Vietnam together from 1964-1966 and have kept in touch all these years. Two weeks ago, a renuion was held in Pasadena...

Students and Faculty Celebrate Mount Sierra College 2012 Commencement

Total number of degrees awarded: 54 Undergraduate degrees awarded with Honors: 18.5%. Summa Cum Laude: 3 , Magna Cum Laude: 4 , Cum Laude: 3 Employment is on the rise for new college graduates. As said by NACE Job Outlook 2012 Spring Update employment increased...

Foreign Exchange Students Need You

World Experience is looking for three loving, caring families to host Foreign Exchange student/s for the upcoming school semester/year. Students are ages 15-18 years old, have passed an English test, and have their own medical insurance and spending money. Families provide a bed, study area, meals, and...

Bryson 911 Call Released

The San Gabriel Police Dept. has released the 911 tapes of the incident last month with John Bryson, the former US Commerce Secretary. Statements of those involved in the traffic accidents with then Commerce Secretary John Bryson thought he was a danger to...

El Monte, Others to Consider Withdrawing from SGVCOG

COG's executive director Nick Conway, 60, was arrested June 29 on four felony counts of conflict of interest in relation to his work with the SGVCOG, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. He has since posted bail. The DA's Office alleges Conway's...

Governor’s Realignment Spikes Crime, According to County Sheriff’s Reports

A report by the Sheriff's Department revealed that the rate of violent and serious crime has increased in the communities where the Sheriff is the official policing agency, which includes 42 contract cities and over 100 unincorporated communities. The report, which included a comparison of...
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