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Aug. 17 – Aug. 23

EDITOR’S PICK James Intveld Performance at the Arcadia Blues Club Saturday, Aug. 19 from 8:00 p.m. – 11:30p.m. (16 East Huntington Drive Arcadia, CA 91006) LA native country music artist and actor will be at the Arcadia Blues club to perform some of his own brand of rockabilly hits by Arcadia Blues Club – Red...

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‘Medicine Works’ at Dr. Domotor’s Animal House
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‘Medicine Works’ at Dr. Domotor’s Animal House

By Emily G. Peters When a college-aged Sylvia Domotor told her mother she planned on becoming an astronaut, the reply was simple: You’re going to be a veterinarian. When Domotor completed her undergraduate degree and declared herself a future anthropologist, the answer was still clear—veterinary medicine was her future. As it turned out, mom was…

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Why the Mind is Overrated
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Why the Mind is Overrated

By Jordan Yassine Life would be great if everyone just got along. The world would be a much simpler place. Unfortunately, human nature is anything but simple. We’re complex creatures. People are simply hard to understand. If everyone understood each other then we’d have no more disagreements — no more arguments or conflicts. Some people…

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DUI Training for Officers Takes on New Meaning after Proposition 64

Impaired driving due to alcohol and drugs is a chronic problem that endangers public safety. With voter approval of Proposition 64, which in Nov. 2016 legalized adult recreational marijuana use in California, law enforcement officials began looking for new and novel ways to address the public safety issues. In Jan. 2017, District Attorney Jackie Lacey...
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Council Recap: Pasadena Police to Offer Lateral Hire Incentive Bonuses

City will re-evaluate sewer system after 10 years By Gus Herrera The Pasadena City Council returned from their summer hiatus and immediately got right back to work, approving a consent calendar that will re-evaluate the city’s sewer system and help the police department maintain efficient staffing levels. The city’s sewer collection system, which consists of...

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Free September Events At The Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in September at the Pasadena Senior Center, located at 85 E. Holly St. You do not have to be a member to attend. Some events require advance reservations as noted. Friday Movie Matinees – Fridays, Sept. 1, 8, 15 and 29, at 1 p.m. Sept. 1: “The Last Word” (2017,...
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New State Guidelines Will Improve Services for Students with Dyslexia
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New State Guidelines Will Improve Services for Students with Dyslexia

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that the California Department of Education (CDE) posted new online guidelines to assist teachers and parents in identifying students with dyslexia and to plan, provide, evaluate, and improve education services. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition,…

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News

DUI Training for Officers Takes on New Meaning after Proposition 64

Impaired driving due to alcohol and drugs is a chronic problem that endangers public safety. With voter approval of Proposition 64, which in Nov. 2016 legalized adult recreational marijuana use in California, law enforcement officials began looking for new and novel ways to address the public safety issues. In Jan. 2017, District Attorney Jackie Lacey...
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Council Recap: Pasadena Police to Offer Lateral Hire Incentive Bonuses

City will re-evaluate sewer system after 10 years By Gus Herrera The Pasadena City Council returned from their summer hiatus and immediately got right back to work, approving a consent calendar that will re-evaluate the city’s sewer system and help the police department maintain efficient staffing levels. The city’s sewer collection system, which consists of...

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Movie Review: ‘The Big Sick’

By Giuseppe Mastrobuono “The Big Sick”, a romantic comedy set in the city of Chicago, tells the confused story of Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani), an aspiring stand-up comedian who meets Emily (Zoe Kazan), a graduate student at The University of Chicago one night at a local comedy club after one of his performances. They leap into...

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Aug. 17 – Aug. 23

EDITOR’S PICK James Intveld Performance at the Arcadia Blues Club Saturday, Aug. 19 from 8:00 p.m. – 11:30p.m. (16 East Huntington Drive Arcadia, CA 91006) LA native country music artist and actor will be at the Arcadia Blues club to perform some of his own brand of rockabilly hits by Arcadia Blues Club – Red...

HEALTH & FITNESS

Opinion
Why the Mind is Overrated
Columns

Why the Mind is Overrated

By Jordan Yassine Life would be great if everyone just got along. The world would be a much simpler place. Unfortunately, human nature is anything but simple. We’re complex creatures. People are simply hard to understand. If everyone understood each other then we’d have no more disagreements — no more arguments or conflicts. Some people…

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‘Medicine Works’ at Dr. Domotor’s Animal House
Business Spotlight

‘Medicine Works’ at Dr. Domotor’s Animal House

By Emily G. Peters When a college-aged Sylvia Domotor told her mother she planned on becoming an astronaut, the reply was simple: You’re going to be a veterinarian. When Domotor completed her undergraduate degree and declared herself a future anthropologist, the answer was still clear—veterinary medicine was her future. As it turned out, mom was…

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Education
New State Guidelines Will Improve Services for Students with Dyslexia
Education

New State Guidelines Will Improve Services for Students with Dyslexia

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that the California Department of Education (CDE) posted new online guidelines to assist teachers and parents in identifying students with dyslexia and to plan, provide, evaluate, and improve education services. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition,…

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3 Reasons Why Millennials Aren’t Tying The Knot

By Sadie Gribbon Millennials are marrying and having children at much later stages in life than the generations before them. Being nurtured through technology, Millennials have seen what the world has to offer and they aren’t ready to settle as easily as generations before. Millennial women are marrying at an average age of 26 and...

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