Date: March 7th, 2019

Pasadena Black Pages Takes a Seat at the Media Table
Business Spotlight

Pasadena Black Pages Takes a Seat at the Media Table

How insufficient representation sparked a new outlet for Pasadena’s African-American community By Emily Glory Peters “It started when Councilwoman Jacque Robinson lost the mayoral election in 2015,” says Dennis Haywood, founder and editor-in-chief for online publication Pasadena Black Pages (PBP). It was the first time the seat had been open in 16 years, and was…

Veteran Track Expert Will Begin Santa Anita Inspection on March 7
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Veteran Track Expert Will Begin Santa Anita Inspection on March 7

Highly respected track man Dennis Moore will begin extensive testing and a thorough review of the one-mile main track at Santa Anita today. Moore and Dr. Mick Peterson of the Racing Services Testing Lab will do additional testing of the track to ensure track consistency and uniformity for both training and racing.  At the same…

Arcadia’s Iconic Santa Anita Park Hires Consultant
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Arcadia’s Iconic Santa Anita Park Hires Consultant

The fabled race track has suffered the loss of 21 horses since December By Terry Miller The Stronach Group Tuesday announced the closure of Santa Anita Park for live racing and training effective immediately while the one-mile main track undergoes additional extensive testing. This decision comes in the wake of the deaths of 21 horses…

Library Hosts Talk on Anita Baldwin
Community

Library Hosts Talk on Anita Baldwin

The Arcadia Public Library and the Arcadia Historical Society present a special program on Anita Baldwin, the only daughter of “Lucky Baldwin” and his third wife, Jane Virginia Dexter. Anita Baldwin was a composer, philanthropist, patriot, horsewoman, mother, seamstress, poet, author, and animal advocate—she was truly a Renaissance woman. Learn about her fascinating history, talents…

Fat Tuesday in Arcadia
Community

Fat Tuesday in Arcadia

Methodist hospital’s annual Mardi Gras raises thousands for advanced cancer care By Terry Miller Hundreds of doctors, nurses, hospital staff and prominent Arcadia professionals crowed the annual rite of passage known as Fat Tuesday at Santa Anita’s famous Sirona bar and restaurant on March 5. The annual Mardi Gras soirée  served gourmet foods from more…

Reflections on a Woman’s History
Community

Reflections on a Woman’s History

By Susie Ling, Associate Professor at Pasadena City College We baby boomers were flying so high in the 1970-80s. I was so proud to be a feminist, and I shunned my mother’s limitations. My mother baked, ironed, and volunteered at my school. My mother made paper doll clothes with me, but I was going to…

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