Month: August, 2019

August College Search Guide
Education

August College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz I hope your children got the chance to breathe, decompress, and savor the lull because they are now once more face-to-face with the realities of high school life. High schoolers in the San Gabriel Valley confront exceedingly fierce competition. Students here: get perfect SAT scores; have 4.0…

City of Arcadia – Girls Volleyball League
Community, Sports

City of Arcadia – Girls Volleyball League

The league is organized to provide a fun, non-competitive, learning experience. All skill levels are encouraged to participate. Arcadia Girls Volleyball will consist of three combined division teams from all AUSD schools.  “A” Division is for participants in grades 7 and 8, the “B” Division is for participants in grades 5 and 6, and “C”…

Summer Paradise at Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa
Travel

Summer Paradise at Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa

By Greg Aragon Who says you have to go to the beach and fight traffic and hordes of people to escape the heat? Why not head about 90 miles east of Los Angeles and cool down at a luxurious, air conditioned resort with a giant pool and lazy river, gourmet restaurants, a four-Diamond hotel, a…

Aug. 2 – Aug. 8
calendar

Aug. 2 – Aug. 8

Jackalope Summer Nights at Central Park, Aug. 2 from 5-10 p.m. and Aug. 3 from 3-10 p.m. (275 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). Jackalope Summer Nights will take over Pasadena’s Central Park with 200-plus handmade artisans, artisanal food and drink, and activities perfect for an evening out and about. There will also be live…

Arcadia Crime Blotters July 21-27
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters July 21-27

July 21 Shortly before 9:05 a.m., an officer responded to 24 Hour Fitness, 125 N. First Ave., regarding a vehicle burglary report. Sometime between 7:50 a.m. and 9 a.m., the suspect smashed a front window and stole the victim’s tablet. A second vehicle burglary was reported from the same parking structure during the same time…

Career Corner: How to Help Your Loved Ones
career corner

Career Corner: How to Help Your Loved Ones

By Angela Copeland Job seeking is a daunting task. This is especially true if you’re unemployed, and you need to find something quick. It’s painful, long, and challenging. It can be demoralizing. Every day can feel like a struggle. If you have a loved one going through this job search process, you might want to…

Healing California
Lifestyle

Healing California

Part 1 in a series devoted to making permanent water-conscious lifestyle changes. By Galen Patterson In 2017, a six-year drought in California was declared over by then-Governor Jerry Brown. That year was particularly rainy in Southern California, and the most extreme water saving measures were relaxed. Almost immediately, water usage began to increase to pre-drought…

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