Month: March 2014

admin March 27, 2014

Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to strengthen training requirements and prevent child abuse in schools overcame its first legislative hurdle yesterday, passing the Assembly Education Committee by a vote of 5-0. The legislation would require all school employees to be trained according to standards developed by the Department of Education, in the proper identification […]

admin March 27, 2014

Creative Arts Group’s 20th annual Art of the Garden tour will take place Sunday, April 13th from 10:30-4:30 pm. Four outstanding residential gardens in the San Marino/Pasadena area will be on display showcasing landscapes as divergent as the homes they adorn. This year’s tour includes a gated French Regency estate which opens to a parterre […]

admin March 27, 2014

If for no other reason, go to Island’s Burgers for the French fries. Cooked to a golden brown and well seasoned, these baskets of fries come bottomless and they are plentiful. And don’t be afraid to ask for your very own vat of ranch dressing. But, ah, yes, there is more to Islands than just […]

admin March 27, 2014

According to statistics by CAL FIRE, the state’s department of forestry and fire protection, the 5-year-average number of fires from January 1 until March 8 is set at 223. The year 2013 only showed a slightly above average fire activity of 223 fires in this this time range even though it is considered a dry […]

admin March 27, 2014

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives and jail deputies are still searching for 37-year old suspect Christopher Lee Brown, who escaped from the Inmate Reception Center Release area at approximately 10:00pm Wednesday, March 12, 2014. “As a result of the inmate’s actions, and that it appears that mandated security practices may not have been followed, […]

admin March 21, 2014

Three hikers missing in the Angeles National Forest above Sierra Madre were found Thursday morning, according to Sierra Madre Police. Searchers made contact with the three young men in their 20’s around 4 a.m. Police received a 911 call from one of the hikers around 9:17 p.m. Wednesday. The caller told a dispatcher the trio […]

admin March 21, 2014

The Monrovia Police Department wants to alert the public to a scam that has been occurring in the area targeting businesses. The Suspects in this scam call the business claiming to be in billing or collections for Southern California Edison (SCE) and/or Verizon. The caller tells the business their services are going to be shut […]

admin March 21, 2014

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) legislation to give veterans a stronger voice in college leadership was overwhelmingly approved today in the Assembly Higher Education Committee. AB 1557 has solid, bipartisan support – 14 Democrats and Republicans have co-authored the bill. AB 1557 gives veterans permanent seats on the Board of Governors of the California Community College […]

admin March 21, 2014

Join the San Gabriel Valley & Foothills Conservative Republicans Tuesday, March 25, 2014 to hear LA County Assessor Candidates John Morris & John Wong. Dinner is at 6 p.m. – Meeting at 7 p.m. Denny’s Restaurant 1060 Huntington Dr., Duarte. Please RSVP to: pmew60@aol.com or call (626)665-1965