Month: May 2013

admin May 29, 2013

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place throughout the Tri-Valley area. Glendale Police Department officers and staff will be running alongside Special Athletes to support the great cause. Officers from LAPD, CHP, and Burbank PD will join Glendale PD as they carry the “Flame of Hope” 60 […]

admin May 29, 2013

A new report shows that less than half as many California school districts are in financial jeopardy now as a year ago, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today. The state’s Second Interim Status Report for 2012-13 shows that 92 local educational agencies (LEAs) are either in negative or qualified financial status. The […]

admin May 29, 2013

Warning that Earth is rapidly approaching a tipping point at which human impacts are causing alarming levels of harm to our planet, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined more than 500 world-renowned researchers and scientists to release a groundbreaking call to action on climate change and other global threats to all humanity. “This is […]

admin May 29, 2013

China’s environmental activist Wu Lihong has been refused a passport by the government of China to go to Los Angeles to accept an award from Visual Artists Guild. Visual Artists Guild is a human rights organization which champions the right of freedom of speech and expression. After Mr. Wu was refused a passport, his wife […]

admin May 29, 2013

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced Thursday that it is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist individuals and families affected by this week’s devastating tornado in Moore, Okla. and surrounding areas. The American Red Cross will use the money to help tornado victims in the region. “When a community is faced […]

admin May 29, 2013

Bahia Resort Hotel has been a slice of paradise on San Diego’s Mission Bay for more than 50 years. With lush gardens and swaying palm trees, Mississippi paddlewheel boats and sprawling beach-front charm, the resort makes a great escape from life’s doldrums. Last week a friend and I snuck away to Bahia for a memorable […]

admin May 29, 2013

Two weeks ago, our newspaper(s) and website(s) published an account of a few students who are concerned about an aquatics coach who they believe “demeans students, throws tantrums and tosses balls at students heads…” among other allegations. A handful of anxious students at Temple City High School aquatics program met twice with administration officials at […]

admin May 29, 2013

Star-studded 17th season at Santa Anita Race Track – June 29, 2013 Summertime is Cal Phil time—and if it’s Cal Phil, it is guaranteed to be more than a concert, it’s an unforgettable experience. Cal Phil’s revered Maestro Victor Vener and his world class orchestra are tuning up for another highly-anticipated season of top tier […]

admin May 29, 2013

The City of Duarte and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department warn residents to be aware that a burglary occurred in Area 12, or the Fish Canyon Area of Duarte, specifically in the 2900 Block of Freeborn Street. On Friday May 24, between 7:20 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. while an elderly resident was in an […]

admin May 29, 2013

Steep budget cuts over the years have diminished staffing at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department; as a result response times to 9-1-1 calls have slowed, compromising crime solving and more importantly Officer and community safety. Avoiding hiring replacements for those who retire resign or are fired on top of slowing recruitment and classes offered […]