Cullen Jones, Olympic Gold Medalist, Shares Olympic Experiences

-Courtesy Photo On Sunday, September 9, the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center (RBAC) welcomed US Olympian, Cullen Jones. Jones, who almost drowned as a young child, became an advocate for teaching young children to swim which he sees as the best form of teaching water safety. As an accomplished athlete, he also counsels young people to…


Los Angeles Heart Walk Sept. 29 at the Pasadena Rose Bowl

The American Heart Association’s Los Angeles Heart Walk on Sept. 29 at the Pasadena Rose Bowl aims to raise awareness and critical funds to fight heart disease and stroke – the nation’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. In connection with this we’d like to share the stories of three San Gabriel Valley locals who…


Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills: ” AB 197 by Assemblymember Joan Buchanan (D-San Ramon) – Public employees’ retirement. ” AB 801 by Assemblymember Sandré Swanson (D-Oakland) – Illegal dumping enforcement officers and code enforcement officers. ” AB 1572 by Assemblymember Nathan Fletcher (R-San Diego) – Service…


Downed Power Line Sparks Vegetation Fire, power outages in Arcadia

Downed Power Line Sparks Vegetation Fire On Friday September 14, 2012, at 2:04 p.m. Arcadia Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1000 block of Greenfield Avenue. While enroute, suppression personnel were advised that the incident involved a transformer fire with no structure involvement. Upon arrival fire crews found a vegetation fire…


McDade Family and Friends Protest NAACP Awards Dinner Tonight

Caree Harper, attorney for the McDade family claims the NAACP “The organization designed to aid minorities and fight for civil rights has decided to award the “President’s Award” to one of the 12 defense attorneys representing the two Pasadena officers who killed Kendrec McDade and left him handcuffed on ground and crying out in agony….


CrossFit Monrovia Honors 9-11 Victims with Grueling Workouts

A Hair Raising Experience: One of the many participants in Tuesday’s workout works the ropes while another steps up to the plate with Old Glory backing her up. -Photos by Terry Miller Scores of particpants honored the almost 3000 people killed on Sept. 11, 2001 on the 11th anniversary of those terrorist attacks in Monrovia…


PSHA is Accepting Applications for Its Gifts and Grants Program

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) is still accepting applications for its Gifts and Grants program. The proceeds from the 2012 Pasadena Showcase House of Design have been allocated to award Gifts and Grants. Guidelines, instructions and the application for a gift or grant are now available at their website at The deadline…


Police Blotters 9/13/12

Arcadia PD Sunday, September 2: At about 2:37 p.m., an officer responded to Gap at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in regards to a theft report. Unknown suspect(s) stole twenty-four pairs of jeans and fled undetected. No witnesses were located. At approximately 6:00 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 500 block…


Saturday and Monday Tryouts for Tournament of Roses Royal Court

Natalie Innocenzi, a senior at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, was stunned when her name was called a couple of years ago. -Photo by Terry Miller Approximately 1,000 young women from Pasadena and surrounding cities are expected to take part in the Royal Court tryouts at Tournament House Saturday and Monday On Jan. 1 the 2013…

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