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Study Shows California Cities Face Growing Costs from Federal Water Regulations that Unfairly Burden Lower – and Now Middle – Income Households

Mayors Conference Releases Report on Economic Impact of Water Rules In a report released recently, The U.S. Conference of Mayors found that the current cost per household for…

State’s Top Emergency Manager, Cal OES Director Mark Ghilarducci Issues Statement on Forthcoming Rain Storms

State’s Top Emergency Manager, Cal OES Director Mark Ghilarducci Issues Statement on Forthcoming Rain Storms

The Director of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Mark Ghilarducci, has released the following statement about the statewide rain system expected later this week: “This week…

Ebola unstoppable in Sierra Leone, killing hundreds of people

Hindo explains hand-washing stations to villagers in Sierra Leone – Courtesy photos Education from locals for locals against Ebola prevents deadly disease from spreading By Jennifer Schlueter For…

Education

Pasadena City College Foundation Awarded More Than $227,000 in Scholarships at December 3 Ceremony

The Pasadena City College (PCC) Foundation, the fifth-largest community college foundation in California, awarded more…

Admirals Bring Home the Bacon

-Courtesy photo Earl Weaver, the late, great Hall of Fame manager of the Baltimore Orioles,…

Mayor Welcomes New Trilingual Elementary School to Temple City

-Courtesy photos Mayor Carl L. Blum rolled out the red carpet to welcome students from…

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Parson’s Nose Theater continues their 2014-15 Season with Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

-Photo courtesy of www.parsonsnose.com Saturday, December 20th to Sunday, December 21st Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, continues its 15th Season with Charles Dickens’…

Stephen Francis Jones lavishes Design on Del Frisco’s Grille Pasadena

Stephen Francis Jones – Courtesy photo Del Frisco’s Grille Pasadena opening on December 20 “Designing a restaurant is like designing a sports car,” says architect Stephen Francis Jones.…

Here Comes the Miserable, Marvelous Mister Scrooge

A scene from Scrooge’s sad past: Geoff Elliott (Ebenezer Scrooge), Brendan Haley (Young Scrooge), Deborah Strang (Ghost of Christmas Past), Georgia Miller (Little Fan) – photo by Craig…

“An Old-Fashioned Holiday” at the Queen Anne Cottage, Coach Barn & Santa Anita Depot

An artist’s rendition of the Queen Anne Cottage – Courtesy photo Open House and Family Activities at the LA Arboretum in Arcadia Stroll down memory lane and view…

Crime

Ex-Irwindale Cop Pleads to Sexually Molesting 14 year old girl in Explorer Program

A former Irwindale Police Department officer pleaded no contest Dec 8 to sexually molesting a 14-year old girl and sending suggestive…

Ex-“Cake” Drummer Sentenced to 15 Years to Life in Prison for Molesting Three-Year-Old Girl

A former drummer for the alternative rock band “Cake” was sentenced on Dec. 8 to 15 years to life in state…

Arts & Culture

PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE FOR THE ARTS WELCOMES 25 NEW PROVISIONAL MEMBERS FOR 2014-15

Meet the Treblemakers! Pasadena Showcase for the Arts (PSHA) welcomes 25 new Provisional Members for 2014-15. Dubbed the Treblemakers by Provisional Chair Marybeth Rehman-Dittu, the new group…

Film Review – As Night Comes

Film Review – As Night Comes

AS NIGHT COMES By Dale Lawrence A provocative independent film, worthy of parents and teens alike, Richard Zelniker’s gritty High School thriller, AS NIGHT COMES is remarkably…

Community

Powerful Words

Powerful Words

Powerful Words Words are a powerful thing. Can you remember words from your childhood that affected you as a kid and maybe still do today? The words…

Political Dust on Campus

The Gift of Thanksgiving is to “Keep America Beautiful” and to make “Budget Cut” Obsolete. by Rachel Melikian How can we all keep GCC “Clean and Beautiful”…

Health & Fitness

Beat the Holiday Bulge

Beat the Holiday Bulge As predictable as people running to the mail box on April 15th at midnight or camping all night outside of an Apple store…

National Council of La Raza National Latino Family Expo® helps with dental care too

-Courtesy photo One of Southern California’s largest dental service companies demonstrated its commitment to the Hispanic community by providing 300 free oral health screenings for children at…

Restaurants

Stephen Francis Jones lavishes Design on Del Frisco’s Grille Pasadena

Stephen Francis Jones – Courtesy photo Del Frisco’s Grille Pasadena opening on December 20 “Designing a restaurant is like designing a sports car,” says architect Stephen Francis…

Pasadena’s Meat District Co. Beefs Up The Holidays

Meat District Co., the much buzzed about new restaurant that has Pasadena hooked on its fresh ‘paddock to the plate’ fare, featuring 100% natural ‘Never Ever’ (hormone,…

Travel

Republic of China – Taiwan – Island of Change

Republic of China – Taiwan – Island of Change

Republic of China – Taiwan – Island of Change Ruling Nationalist Party loses ground in last week’s election By Terry Miller It took a mere 14 hours…

Taiwan’s ROC President Ma supports Hong Kong students’ protest and democratic way of life

By Terry Miller Double Tenth Day celebration was held in Taipei, Taiwan last Friday, Oct 10. Celebrating 103 years, Taiwan pulls out all the stops for this…

Real Estate/Home & Garden

12 Days of Green tips to help residents gift green this season

Waste Management of Southern California Gives Residents Tips for Going Green this Holiday The holiday season has officially begun and along with good holiday cheer comes a…

Indicators for 2015 Housing Market Showing Positive

By Mike Gonzalez What the heck is going on with the real estate market? Do you think it’s a good time to buy? Do you think it’s…

Lifestyle

Beat the Holiday Bulge

Beat the Holiday Bulge As predictable as people running to the mail box on April 15th at midnight or camping all night outside of an Apple store…

National Council of La Raza National Latino Family Expo® helps with dental care too

-Courtesy photo One of Southern California’s largest dental service companies demonstrated its commitment to the Hispanic community by providing 300 free oral health screenings for children at…

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