News

National Nurses Call on President Obama to Issue Executive Order Directing Hospitals to Follow Highest Standards for Beating Ebola

With concern escalating across the U.S. about the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on President Barack Obama to “invoke his executive authority”…

EPA Announces $5.6 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Southern California

Statewide California Tribes Awarded $18.8 Million The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $5.6 million in funding to invest in Southern California tribes for environmental programs, water infrastructure development,…

Marshall High School’s Madison Triplett selected 2015 Rose Queen

Marshall High School’s Madison Triplett selected 2015 Rose Queen

Marshall High School’s Madison Triplett selected 2015 Rose Queen By Terry Miller It has already been a banner year for Marshall High School academically, but Tuesday evening’s announcement…

Foothill Gold Line Celebrates Major Milestone With Track Completion Ceremony in Azusa

Foothill Gold Line Celebrates Major Milestone With Track Completion Ceremony in Azusa

  -Photos by Terry Miller The Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa Saturday held a Track Completion Ceremony which celebrated construction completion of the light rail track…

Education

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,…

Chinese students welcomed in Altadena

-Courtesy photo Students from Fang Cao Di International School in Beijing, China joined students from…

Michael Roberts speaks in Pasadena Oct. 30

Local Motivational and Inspirational Speaker Michael Roberts will be speaking in Pasadena Oct. 30. Roberts…

Entertainment

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…

Japanese Garden Festival at Descanso Gardens features taiko drummers, ikebana and more!

Drummers from Kishin Daiko perform in the Under the Oaks Theater – Courtesy photo Descanso Gardens celebrates the art and culture of Japan at the annual Japanese Garden…

Brad Pitt Turns to More Serious, Contemplative Work in “Fury”

By Michael James Gonzalez The topic of World War II battles might sound dull for many, as it is arguably the most written about topic and most depicted…

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…

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…

Travel/Social Whirl

Greg’s Getaway – Forever Houseboat Vacation

There was a beautiful, serene calmness on Lake Mohave as we eased our pontoon in to Owl Point Cove to board our houseboat for the weekend. We…

Pasadena Fire and Police Honored Today

Police and Fire personnel honored May 15 for their selfless work By Terry Miller Each year, America sets aside a week to salute the men and women…

Community

Public Invited to Bullying Prevention Awareness Month Events October 2014

The public is encouraged to participate in a series of free educational events in Pasadena through Friday, October 24, 2014, to learn about the effects of bullying…

Celebrate 120 years of Friends in Deed Nov 5

Pasadena of yore will come alive as Friends In Deed celebrates 120 years of bringing help and hope to those most in need with a Walk Through…

Education

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, Inc. at a presentation on Friday, October 17th at EDI Cultural Center.…

Chinese students welcomed in Altadena

-Courtesy photo Students from Fang Cao Di International School in Beijing, China joined students from Aveson Charter School in Altadena on September 17 for a first-time 45-day…

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…

Activities and Programs

Record Crowd Celebrated 243rd Birthday of San Gabriel Mission

-Courtesy photo An estimated record crowd of 23,000 people helped celebrate San Gabriel Mission’s 243rd birthday on Aug. 29-31, with many festivities at its annual fiesta that…

Pasadena Getting ready for Football

Pasadena Getting ready for Football By SHEL SEGAL While winning is still important, for the Pasadena High football team it’s all about changing the culture. And with…

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