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Lee Brandon Realizes Her Olympic Dream and Heads Off to London to Train 3 Olympians in Swimming

By Harry Sneider Harry and Sarah Sneider are surrounded by Olympians and Lee Brandon the Olympic trainer in the far right corner. -Courtesy Photo It's 1979 at Ambassador College in Pasadena, California. There's a knock on my door. I open the door and...

Speaking of . . .

By Dorothy Denne I have a good sense of humor but no matter how hard I laugh, life is still just one damn thing after another. Speaking of which, I need brakes. No, not on my car,...

Opinion: Conway Asks SGVCOG for Financial Aid Despite Felony Charges – You’ve Gotta Be Kidding!

Conway Asks SGVCOG for Financial Aid Despite Felony Charges - You've Gotta Be Kidding! By Terry Miller San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments Executive Director Nick Conway, who was recently arrested and charged with multiple felonies, has reportedly made a unique request that the agency...

Paraprosdokians

By Dorothy Denne What? You don't know what a paraprosdokian is? Neither did I, nor did five different dictionaries I visited. According to an e-mail that I received, "it is a phrase or sentence that leads us...

Feats of Strength Held at LA Valley College and Sierra Madre Sports Central

By Harry Sneider Bring Out the Best in Senior Athletes Bill and Connie Weinstock Host a Winning Competition Feats of Strength senior athletes in Sierra Madre show off their gold medals with enthusiasm. -Courtesy Photo This is an Olympic year. Many will be watching the world’s greatest...

Trains, Wind Machines and History in Tehachapi

By Greg Aragon I thought we would blow into Tehachapi, take a few photos of the town’s world-famous wind machines, and then be home for lunch. I didn’t know we would spend the entire day there, enjoying an exciting, spontaneous getaway. The trip began when a...

Smokin’

By Bill Dunn “Smoke smoke smoke that cigarette puff puff puff and if you smoke yourself to death, tell St. Peter at the Golden Gate that you hate to make him wait, but you just gotta have another cigarette.” -“Smoke, Smoke, Smoke That Cigarette” by Merle...

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village

Who says you have to travel far to get away from it all. Sometimes a memorable journey is just a short drive up the 101 Freeway. Such was the case last Saturday when a friend and I checked into a gorgeous suite at the...

For Women Only: Fit into Your Wedding Dress Again

-Courtesy Photo Pasadena Fitness Trainer Shows Women When and How They Eat Can Help Shed Unwanted Inches Fitness trainer Lauren Saracione, owner of Pilates Barbell Club, is hosting a fun “field trip and cooking class” at the private home of one of her regular clients on...

Doctor’s Column

Answers to All Your Questions Regarding Weight Gain/Loss Question: I am in my early 30's and I have been gaining weight over the last 5 years. How do I know if I am obese or just overweight? From J.B., Pasadena Answer: We define obesity by using the...
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