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Social Whirl for Nov 27, 2014

Social Whirl for Nov 27, 2014

Good Old Gang Honors Outstanding Educators The name of this group says it all. This “Good Old Gang” of retired Arcadia High School teachers and staff enjoy a…

Millions of illegal immigrants now have a chance to live the American Dream

By Jennifer Schlueter Last Thursday, in his immigration speech, President Obama promised to increase the budget for law enforcement at our Southern border to prevent illegal crossings and…

Rep. Schiff Renews Push for Body Cameras for Law Enforcement

On Tuesday Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a former federal prosecutor who recently urged the Department of Justice to help fund local police departments’ purchase of small body-worn cameras…

Leondra Kruger Appointed By Gov. Brown to California Supreme Court

Leondra Kruger Appointed By Gov. Brown to California Supreme Court

Leondra R. Kruger has been selected by Governor Brown for a vacancy on the California Supreme Court. The Governor’s nomination will be submitted to the State Bar’s Commission…

Education

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens

To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation…

State Schools Chief Torlakson Announces Guidance on New Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to…

NCRF’s Inaugural Latino College Expo Comes to Los Angeles Convention Center December 13

“Latino Students meet one-on-one with Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI)” The National College Resources Foundation (NCRF)…

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Calendar! for week of Nov 27

Calendar! for week of Nov 27

Editor’s Pick OLD PASADENA HOLIDAY CELEBRATION November 28 — Old Pasadena Holiday Celebration on Holly St. between Fair Oaks & Raymond Ave. from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.…

Indulge LA: Chocolate Stilettos and Champagne

Indulge LA: Chocolate Stilettos and Champagne

If you were ever looking for the perfect excuse to binge eat chocolate, Indulge LA is the event for you. Slip into your little black dress, strap on…

First Tall Ship Cannon Battle of the Season Scheduled for Long Beach

First Tall Ship Cannon Battle of the Season Scheduled for Long Beach

Lady Washington under sail. Photo by Thomas Hyde. Hawaiian Chieftain under sail at sea. Photo by Bob Harbison. Two tall ships now sailing the California coast are scheduled…

This Sunday Jazz del Corazon Gives Thanks

On Sunday, November 30th, upstairs at Vitello’s will host the fifth Jazz del Corazon event “Giving Thanks: An Evening with Jackie Gibson & Friends” to benefit the Los…

Calendar! for week of Nov 20

Calendar! for week of Nov 20

Editor’s Pick November 22 – 23 — The Pasadena City College Foundation Presents the 2nd Annual Million Meals Marathon at PCC Parking Lot 1 (Corner of Hill Ave.…

LA Zoo’s REINDEER ROMP Features the Only Opportunity to See Real Reindeer in LA

LA Zoo’s REINDEER ROMP Features the Only Opportunity to See Real Reindeer in LA

-Courtesy photo Friday, November 28, 2014, through Sunday, January 4, 2015 (daily except December 25) 10 am to 5 pm Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens Four visiting…

Crime

Pasadena Man Sentenced to Forty Years in Prison

For Drugging, Raping, Spraying Woman with Caustic Gas A 39-year-old man has been convicted of raping a woman after he drugged…

Monrovia Woman’s Death, 31, Being Investigated by Sheriff’s Dept; Man Arrested

By Susan Motander A 31 year-old Monrovia woman died on Monday evening at Arcadia Methodist Hospital while on life support. Earlier…

Gang Member Found Guilty of Killing Barbershop Owner

A 26-year-old gang member was found guilty Friday of killing a well-known Pasadena barbershop owner, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s…

Pasadena Man Shot during robbery

A Pasadena convenience store clerk suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder this Friday night on Los Robles. The man in…

Arts & Culture

As Night Comes – Review

As Night Comes – Review

AS NIGHT COMES By Dale Lawrence, Special to Pasadena Independent A provocative independent film, worthy of parents and teens alike, Richard Zelniker’s gritty High School thriller, AS…

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland “I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date!” goes the classic line from Alice in Wonderland, but it’s not too late for you…

Health/Fitness

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…

Free workshop on non-invasive techniques for neurological rehabilitation and pain relief – Tuesday May 13

Dr. Nazee Rofagha, DC is hosting a free workshop on emerging new techniques for Neurological Rehabilitation and Pain Relief next Tuesday May 13, from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the…

Education

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens

To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation program, launched a national video contest November 24 challenging middle school and…

State Schools Chief Torlakson Announces Guidance on New Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to implementing the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS) as the State…

Restaurants

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

Turkeys Cause Massive Spikes in Plumber Calls Every Year

Preventing plumbing problems in the kitchen during the Thanksgiving holiday is easy as pie, if cooks know the do’s and don’ts of their drains and garbage disposals.…

Arcadia Association of Realtors® Wins Top Award from National Association

Arcadia Association of Realtors® Wins Top Award from National Association

Mike Vachani -Courtesy photo The National Association of REALTORS® recognized the local Arcadia Association of REALTORS® (AAR) with the Platinum Achievement Award – the highest award given…

Calendar

Calendar! for week of Nov 27

Calendar! for week of Nov 27

Editor’s Pick OLD PASADENA HOLIDAY CELEBRATION November 28 — Old Pasadena Holiday Celebration on Holly St. between Fair Oaks & Raymond Ave. from 4:00 pm – 8:00…

Calendar! for week of Nov 20

Calendar! for week of Nov 20

Editor’s Pick November 22 – 23 — The Pasadena City College Foundation Presents the 2nd Annual Million Meals Marathon at PCC Parking Lot 1 (Corner of Hill…

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Readers’ Choice 2014

Readers’ Choice 2014

Pick up your copy now inside today’s Arcadia Weekly PLUS: Look inside on pg.39 and play to win fabulous prizes!…

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