Month: February 2013

admin February 28, 2013

Despite the attempts of lawmakers to address the multiple needs of the underserved, people continue to suffer the consequences of policies’ hidden intentions. Such is the case with the Personal Responsibility and Work Reconciliation Act (Personal Responsibility Act) of 1996. Most of us know this act not by it’s legal name, but rather in layman’s […]

admin February 28, 2013

Andy Bencosme, Managing Broker at CENTURY 21 Village Realty in Sierra Madre recently presented the annual sales production awards to the office’s top sales producers. The annual awards breakfast was held at Wistaria Restaurant in Sierra Madre. Bencosme thanked all of the agents present for their hard work, professionalism and complete dedication to their clients. […]

admin February 28, 2013

The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) has declared that Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff of Los Angeles County, California has been selected as the 2013 Ferris E. Lucas Award for Sheriff of the Year winner. The Ferris E. Lucas Award will be presented at the Opening General Session on Sunday, June 23rd at NSA’s Annual Conference in […]

admin February 28, 2013

From its humble beginnings 69 years ago with a handful of people tossing camellia blossoms to bystanders along Las Tunas Drive, the annual Camellia festival now sees over 5,000 children and many more adults in its parade last Saturday morning. While there were far more participating in the parade than actually watching the annual spectacle, […]

admin February 27, 2013

Namesake of “Madeline Drive: Lasercut Wedding Invitations and Special Occasion Items,” this quiet residential street is tucked into the northeast canyonesque corner of Monrovia, a short block away from Bradbury. It is the home of local entrepreneur Amanda Schluter, an architecture graduate from the University of California Polytechnic University of Pomona, who fought back against […]

admin February 27, 2013

Sen. Carol Liu has authored legislation to help the California Department of Transportation sell state-owned houses no longer needed for construction of a proposed State Highway Route 710 extension in Los Angeles, Alhambra, South Pasadena, and Pasadena. Liu introduced SB 416 to streamlines the process for selling as surplus property, houses that were purchased more […]

admin February 27, 2013

Come celebrate Pasadena’s creative, artistic community as ArtNight Pasadena returns from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday, March 8, with free admission to 11 exciting arts and cultural venues throughout Pasadena. This four-hour cultural extravaganza offers a wide array of dance, music, visual arts and other fun activities for families and people of all ages […]

admin February 27, 2013

Free Seminar Pasadena Hilton, Saturday, March 9, 10 am – 1 pm Many adult children find themselves in crisis when they have to suddenly care for an elderly family member. Most are totally unprepared for the daunting financial and emotional strain they face when a crisis occurs. “Raising up your parents” is a unique FREE […]

admin February 27, 2013

18-year Sierra Madre resident, Djibril N’Doye, Fine Artist, was presented with the Featured Artist Award at the 21st Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival Filmmaker’s Award Brunch on Monday, February 18, 2013 at the “pop up” PAFF Filmmakers Lounge, located in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. The festival handed out jury, audience and special […]