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Question 3: There are so many diets out there, I am confused. What should I be eating to lose weight? A.S., Monrovia, CA Answer: It is true that there are so many diets out there, that it is confusing for the consumer. What all diets have in...

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius Becomes a Winner in Overcoming Adversity in the London 2012 Olympics

By Harry Sneider Oscar Pistorius inspires the world with his courage. -Courtesy Photo Oscar Pistorius is a brave disabled athlete that entered the world with a severe disease and had his legs amputated below his knees. Being a very athletic young boy his mother said to...

Ocean-Front Charm and Baja Cuisine in Newport Beach

-Photo by Greg Aragon It hit me as I leaned back, sipping a cucumber -jalapeno margarita, and watching yachts bob in the water a few feet away. This was no ordinary excursion. The dinner I just had at SOL Cocina was Baja California cuisine...

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...
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