Month: June, 2019

PUSD Hires Interim Superintendent David Verdugo
Education

PUSD Hires Interim Superintendent David Verdugo

  PUSD’s Superintendent, Dr. Brian McDonald, will be spending the beginning of the school year recovering from a planned medical procedure.  Therefore, the District has hired an Interim Superintendent to fill in. Dr. David Verdugo, the former Superintendent of Paramount Unified School District and a veteran leader who has served more than 43 years in…

Rose Bowl Stadium 93rd Annual ‘Americafest’ 4th Of July Spectacular Features The Lion King Music Tribute and More
Arts & Entertainment

Rose Bowl Stadium 93rd Annual ‘Americafest’ 4th Of July Spectacular Features The Lion King Music Tribute and More

More than a Ton of Explosives – Largest Pyrotechnics Event Ever Held in the Southland Recognized as one of the nation’s largest and longest running 4th of July fireworks shows, the Rose Bowl will host its 93rd annual AmericaFest™ celebration on Thursday, July 4th with a spectacular nighttime display of more than a ton of fireworks. Thousands of…

June 28 – July 4
Calendar

June 28 – July 4

EDITOR’S PICK LA Food Fest at Santa Anita Park, June 29 from 2-7 p.m. (275 Colorado Place, Arcadia, CA 91007). The 10th Annual LA Food Fest is a community event that promises not to disappoint bringing 5,000 foodies and 100-plus restaurants, carts, stands, trucks, bars, beer, wine and craft cocktail makers together including some of…

The Soap Kitchen: Good for Your Body, Good for the Earth
Business Spotlight

The Soap Kitchen: Good for Your Body, Good for the Earth

By Emily Glory Peters Soap making is an age-old practice. Evidence of soap-like substances has been traced back to the ancient Romans, Egyptians, even the Babylonians, all whipping up mysterious emulsions of oils, salts and Mother Nature’s other odds and ends to get squeaky clean. That magic continues today, albeit with a considerable ingredient upgrade….

Pasadena’s Legendary Big Mama’s Rib Shack Closing
Business

Pasadena’s Legendary Big Mama’s Rib Shack Closing

Originally posted June 27 at 9 a.m. / Updated June 27 at 2:51 p.m. with correct phone number By Amanda Sulker-Hall Big Mama’s Rib Shack, also known as Big Mama’s, opened in 2002 but the origins of this family restaurant began further south east of California in Chattanooga, Tenn. where the founder, Dargin McWhorter, was…

Pasadena Man Charged with Capital Murder of Arcadia Woman
Crime

Pasadena Man Charged with Capital Murder of Arcadia Woman

A construction worker has been charged with capital murder in the killing of a 76-year-old Arcadia woman during the burglary of her home where he had previously worked, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Heber Enoc Diaz of Pasadena is charged with one count of murder with special circumstance allegations that the…

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