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Documentary Screening about Female Reproductive Health in Afghanistan Featuring an Award-Winning Short Film “Where are the Men?” Feb 1.

The Woman's Club of Arcadia will be hosting a luncheon to support global women's health and development, in particular in Afghanistan - a country with world's second highest maternal mortality rate. This event will feature a unique and informative presentation by Taraneh Salke, the Executive Director of Family...

Portantino Blows the Whistle on Legislature’s Lack of Whistleblower Proctection

Introduces Measure (AB 1378) to Protect Employees of State Legislature -Photo by Terry Miller Each year, thousands of Californians do the right thing by reporting waste, fraud, violations of law, and political corruption. When they do the right thing, they are protected from retaliation under...

Pasadena’s 2012 State of the City Event is Jan. 26

-Bill Bogaard at a recent State of the City event - Photo by Terry Miller "Spotlight on Performance" is the theme of Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard's 2012 State of the City event scheduled Thursday, Jan. 26, at A Noise Within, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Doors...

Arcadia’s Baldwin Stocker Elementary and Pasadena’s Roosevelt Elementary – Nominated for National Blue Ribbon Honor

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced the selection of 35 public schools as California's nominees to the 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools Program (BRSP), which recognizes some of the highest-performing and most improved schools in the nation. Two area schools include Arcadia's...

First Lt. Oliver Goodall Post Office to be dedicated in Honor of Local Tuskegee Airman

-Photo by Terry Miller The U.S. Post Office at 281 E. Colorado Blvd. will be renamed the First Lt. Oliver Goodall Post Office in memory of the Altadena resident and member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. The event is scheduled from 9 to 11:30 a.m....

Heritage Schools Can Now Register with State

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced that the 2012 Heritage School Registration System is open. Heritage schools-which give students a chance to focus on the language, culture, and traditions of a foreign country-must register online annually with the California Department of...

Tour for Schools Available at San Gabriel Mission

Fourth grade teachers can reserve a possible guided-tour at San Gabriel Mission while tours are available. The mission does its best to get volunteer docents (tour guides) for fourth-grade classes that visit the mission church, museum, and gardens. Because the tours are popular,...

La Salle Names Russell Gordon New Football Coach

La Salle's Athletic Director Anthony Harris, announced the selection of Russell Gordon as the Lancers' new football coach during a packed Athletics Boosters meeting Tuesday evening. Gordon comes to La Salle from Campbell Hall where he has been for the last 15 years. In...

Deja Vu at Valero Gas Station in Sierra Madre – 15 Cases of Fraud Reported thus Far

Larry Giannone, Sierra Madre Chief of Police tells Sierra Madre Weekly that SMPD is "working with the Secret Service again on this case and so far we are up to 15 victims. We wanted to get the word out early so people could...

Tim Donnelly Deflects Loaded Handgun Issue with Continued Attempts to Repeal Dream Act

-Courtesy Photo Assemblyman Tim Donnelly was cited for having a loaded .45-caliber handgun in his carry-on bag at the Ontario airport according to the numerous reports last week. He was not arrested. The Sacramento Bee said " The Twin Peaks Republican was stopped at...
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