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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...

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...

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,...

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...

My Funny Valentine – 75 Years of Marital Bliss

By Terry Miller Pasadena's Petrizzi Family Enjoys Life to the Fullest -Photo by Terry Miller At a mere 95 years Lucille Petrizzi organized a party for her husband Frank who just turned one hundred years young two weeks ago. The party, held at The American...

Portantino Introduces Legislation to Hold Rapists Accountable by Deleting the Statute of Limitations for the Crime of Rape

Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D - La Cañada Flintridge), has introduced AB 1682, his latest effort to ensure that rapists are ultimately caught and convicted in California. "Under current law, there is a ten year statute of limitation for the crime of rape....

Irwindale Speedway a Victim of Recession – Racetrack Shuts Down for 2012 Season

Various media sources are reporting the closure of Toyota Speedway, the motorsports complex known as Irwindale Speedway in 1999. When we contacted spokesman Doug Stokes, he said this is a " bump in the road". Irwindale Speedway sent the following announcement to our offices at...

Arcadia High Tops the Nation with its First Place Win at the Musical Theatre Competition of America

Sunday, February 12 Arcadia High School Theatre Department who competed with other high schools across America won the first place trophy in the High School Intermediate Category for its ensemble performance of OKLAHOMA. The school also won awards in other categories such as...

California Housing Affordability Improves, Matching Previous Record High, A.A.R. Reports

According to the Arcadia Association of REALTORS®, California's housing affordability rose to its highest level in fourth-quarter 2011, matching a record high set in 2009, thanks to lower home prices and record-low interest rates. This information was obtained from reports furnished by the...

Right of Way Still Not Cleared for Maintenance Yard

By Susan Motander Despite the fact that the Gold Line Construction Authority (GLCA) has reached an agreement with George Brokate and his wife Diana over the sale of their property to the Authority, the way is still not completely clear for the building of the...
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