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Pasadena Unified Issues Statement on School Shooting In Washington State

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Interim Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald issued the following statement regarding the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State today: “The entire Pasadena…

Confusion mounts regarding Judy Chu’s NRA proposal

Monrovia reaction mixed By Terry Miller What actually happened on 10-10-14 when President Obama took the stage with Judy Chu to declare parts of San Gabriel Mountains a…

200 students and teachers evacuated after students release Pepper Spray at Canyon Oaks High

By Terry Miller Monrovia Firefighters evacuated buildings at Canyon High School as a precaution after some initially unknown substance caused students’ eyes to water in a chemistry lab…

Education

Pasadena Unified Issues Statement on School Shooting In Washington State

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Interim Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald issued the following statement regarding…

Education Fall Guide 2014

Education Fall Guide 2014

Beacon Media’s 2014 Education Guide Featuring stories focused on today’s education and a comprehensive look…

After-School Art Program Receives $20,000 In Funding

The Asian Youth Center (AYC) received a matching gift donation of $20,000 from EDI Media,…

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Don’t look Now but Doo Dah is coming Nov. 15

Don’t look Now but Doo Dah is coming Nov. 15

37 Years of the Pasadena Doo Dah Parade gets underway in a few weeks….. It all began at Chromo’s Bar and Grill. Chromos was located near Ernie Junior…

Calendar! for Week of October 23-30

Editor’s Pick October 23 — El Cholo’s Annual Tequila Tasting Tour at Pasadena Paseo Colorado’s upper courtyard (260 E. Colorado Blvd.) from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sample…

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

Story and Photos by Terry Miller Double Tenth Day celebration was held on the square facing the Presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan, last Friday, Oct 10. Celebrating 103…

2014 St. Philip Fall Festival Slated for Oct 25

Fun games include life-size Foosball, Euro-Bungee jumping, a Gaga court and inflatables for children of all ages. *Pumpkin Patch for young children. *Bingo Parlor returns with cash and…

Crime

Immigration Official Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Soliciting Bribes to Approve Applications for Citizenship and Green Card

An immigration service officer with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) who took thousands of dollars in bribes from immigrants who…

Man Charged with Killing Pasadena Couple

A 29-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his cousin and his cousin’s wife was charged today with capital murder, the Los…

Arts & Culture

The CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS MARKET holds 3-day event in Pasadena Oct 31-Nov 2

Just a sample of the one-of-a-kind crafts that will be available – Courtesy photos One of the longest running craft shows, THE CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS MARKET, is coming…

Speaking Of: Kenton Nelson

Kenton Nelson working on “Big Shoes” – Courtesy photo The Allendale Branch Library’s popular “Speaking Of” series continues with a discussion with Kenton Nelson, the internationally acclaimed…

Community

Citrus College Confers Associate Degrees to Japanese American Students; one from Monrovia

Monrovian Toshio Asano finally received his Associate Degree from Citrus College Tuesday. Asano was one of thousands of students who was sent to internment camps during the…

CASA of Los Angeles’ “Day at the Races” raises $55,000

Glamour Gowns youth speaker Elizabeth posting with some sample gowns that will be provided to girls in foster care – Courtesy photo CASA of Los Angeles’ “Day…

Health & Fitness

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

Next Week MDC Serves Up Beef, Pork and Chicken Sliders During “A Taste of Old Pasadena” On Tuesday September 16

Next Week MDC Serves Up Beef, Pork and Chicken Sliders During “A Taste of Old Pasadena” On Tuesday September 16 What would inspire people to stay up…

Meat District Co. is raising the stakes of launching customer loyalty programs…with burgers!

MEAT DISTRICT CO. FORKS OVER ONE FREE BURGER EACH WEEK FOR A YEAR TO FIRST HUNDRED CUSTOMERS ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 Generous Promotion Launches New Restaurant’s…

Travel

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…

Arcadia students conduct research in South Africa

By SHEL SEGAL Summer might be just about over, but for Arcadia teenagers Sarah Wang and Kelly Chang it was one to remember. Both volunteers at the…

Real Estate/Home & Garden

Pathfinder Partners Announces Final Closing of Lux Home Fund

-Courtesy photo Pathfinder Acquires, Rehabilitates $50 Million of Luxury Homes Near L.A.’s Sunset Strip Pathfinder Partners, LLC, a San Diego-based private equity fund manager that makes opportunistic…

West Hollywood Design District’s Retrospective Celebrating 6 Decades of History

Cecconi’s restaurant on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood with indoor and outdoor spaces designed by London-based interior designer Martin Brudnizki. Photo Courtesy: Soho House Group Herman Miller…

Lifestyle

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…

Pasadena City residents and businesses to pay more for electricity in July

Beginning in July those living owning a business will pay a lot more for power , Pasadena City Council unanimously decided. The rates will be in effect…

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Education Fall Guide 2014

Education Fall Guide 2014

Beacon Media’s 2014 Education Guide Featuring stories focused on today’s education and a comprehensive look at local education facilities, private and public. Tweet…

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