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What It’s Like to Grow up in a Hostel

On our recent trip to Brazil, my friends and I stayed at the Villa Française hostel in Salvador da Bahia, which is run by two French ex-pats, Stephanie…

Breaking News:   Officials Cancel China Trip, React to Allegations of Impropriety

Breaking News: Officials Cancel China Trip, React to Allegations of Impropriety

Arcadia City Council Withdraws Plan for Controversial China & Taiwan ROC Trip Divisive Donations from Real Estate Interests Cited By Joe Taglieri Arcadia City Council members and staff…

Is My Plant Happy? There’s an App for That!

Is My Plant Happy? There’s an App for That!

Scientists from UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute have developed a Google Glass app that, when paired with a handheld device, enables the wearer to quickly analyze the health of…

Genetically Engineered Antibodies Show Enhanced HIV-Fighting Abilities thanks to Caltech Studies

Capitalizing on a new insight into HIV’s methodology for evading antibodies — proteins produced by the immune system to identify and wipe out invading objects such as viruses…

Education

Pasadena Showcase Music Mobile™ Hits a High Note with Elementary Schools

Every year, the distinctive Pasadena Showcase House Music Mobile™ in partnership with Pasadena Conservatory of…

Medal of Honor Recipient Visits Arcadia High School

Medal of Honor Recipient Visits Arcadia High School

Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall and his energetic dog Huey delivered a…

Zhongshanlu Primary School visits Friendly El Monte!

Zhongshanlu Primary School visits Friendly El Monte!

by Nick Kipley The El Monte City Council Chamber was flooded in a sea of…

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Assemblymember Holden to Hold Educational Forum on Vaccinations

As the number of measles cases rises throughout California and the nation, the vaccine conflict has heated up. Assemblymember Chris Holden is joining with health professionals to hold…

Jazz Del Corazon Celebrates the Women of the Los Angeles Jazz Scene

Jazz Del Corozon will be featuring Cat Conner, Cathy Segal-Garcia, Jackie Gibson, Martha Taylor Lacroix, Ann Mack , Dolores Scozzesi, Stephanie Spruill, Lauren White, Ada Bird Wolfe, and…

Gary Stevens Gets 5,000th North American Win

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens got his 5,000 North American win Friday aboard the Richard Mandella-trained Catch a Flight in Santa Anita’s $58,000 allowance feature, as the…

Arcadia All-Star Rock Reunion Planned For Saturday

An all-star lineup of Arcadia-bred rock performers will reunite during a benefit memorial concert at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, from 7 p.m. to midnight, to honor well-known…

Cheeseburger Challenge Results Released

Pasadena celebrated all things cheeseburger during Cheeseburger Week Jan. 11th to 16th. Visitors enjoyed food created especially for the event, took advantage of great deals and meals, followed…

Come take “A Walk in the Woods” at the Sierra Madre Playhouse

Come take “A Walk in the Woods” at the Sierra Madre Playhouse

By Fran Syverson Taking a break from top-level talks about limiting medium-range nukes in Europe, two diplomats venture into the alpine woods outside their Geneva meeting room. One…

Crime

Gang Member Sentenced to Death for Murder, Kidnapping, Other Crimes

A 12th Street gang member convicted of a series of kidnappings and killings in 2009 was sentenced to death, the Los…

Convicted Felon Charged in 43-Year-Old Murder Case

A felon serving time for a double murder pleaded not guilty yesterday to the 1972 murder of a 79-year-old woman in…

Arts & Culture

Holden to Recognize Pasadena’s Joan Williams

Holden to Recognize Pasadena’s Joan Williams

Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) and the California Legislative Black Caucus will honor longtime Pasadena resident Joan Williams at a Feb. 9 ceremony at the State Capitol marking…

Battleship Iowa to Honor Black History Month

Battleship Iowa to Honor Black History Month

February is Black History month.  Battleship IOWA will honor and celebrate the impact African Americans have had in the United States Navy and to this country with…

Health/Fitness

Assemblymember Holden to Hold Educational Forum on Vaccinations

As the number of measles cases rises throughout California and the nation, the vaccine conflict has heated up. Assemblymember Chris Holden is joining with health professionals to…

Announcing the 4th Annual Get Healthy Pasadena 2014!

JOIN US FOR A FULL DAY OF CELEBRATING YOUR HEALTH! When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Pasadena City College, Creveling Lounge…

Education

Pasadena Showcase Music Mobile™ Hits a High Note with Elementary Schools

Every year, the distinctive Pasadena Showcase House Music Mobile™ in partnership with Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM), introduces musical instruments to third-graders in the San Gabriel Valley.…

Medal of Honor Recipient Visits Arcadia High School

Medal of Honor Recipient Visits Arcadia High School

Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall and his energetic dog Huey delivered a powerful message about honor and education to nearly 1,000 Arcadia High School…

Restaurants

Cheeseburger Challenge Results Released

Pasadena celebrated all things cheeseburger during Cheeseburger Week Jan. 11th to 16th. Visitors enjoyed food created especially for the event, took advantage of great deals and meals,…

Meat District Co. Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

Meat District Co.  Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

-Courtesy photo Meat District Co., the much buzzed about new destination restaurant that boasts a mouthwatering ‘paddock to the plate’ inspired menu and one-of-a-kind dining experience, has…

Travel/Social Swirl

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…

Farewell to the Land Down Under

Farewell to the Land Down Under

By: Bailee Weisz and Nathan Wong Final week. It’s hard to believe that our trip is coming to an end. This month has been nothing short of…

Real Estate/Home & Garden

Baby boomers still play active role in housing market, survey finds

Previous homeowners twice as likely to buy again as non-owners As the wealthiest generation and the first to drive the housing market, baby boomers will continue to…

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Décor

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Décor

LED Pinecone string lights -Courtesy photo By Melinda Myers Liven up your holiday décor with lights, a bit of glitz and some colorful blossoms this season. Start…

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Assemblymember Holden to Hold Educational Forum on Vaccinations

As the number of measles cases rises throughout California and the nation, the vaccine conflict has heated up. Assemblymember Chris Holden is joining with health professionals to…

Jazz Del Corazon Celebrates the Women of the Los Angeles Jazz Scene

Jazz Del Corozon will be featuring Cat Conner, Cathy Segal-Garcia, Jackie Gibson, Martha Taylor Lacroix, Ann Mack , Dolores Scozzesi, Stephanie Spruill, Lauren White, Ada Bird Wolfe,…

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