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LASD on Heightened Alert after Aurora, Colorado Massacre

LASD on Heightened Alert after Aurora, Colorado Incident “While the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado appears to be an isolated incident, our vigilance has been raised,” said Captain Mike Parker, Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau. “The heightened alert of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department includes increased patrols to create a more visible presence at movie theaters and…

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Cool Night, Eclectic Program for Cal Phil

The Association band members Russ Giguere, Larry Ramos ( pictured center) Jim Yester ,Bruce Pictor on drums Jordan Cole on keyboards (& guitar) and Del Ramos on bass kept the audience singing along with the Saturday night at Santa Anita Race Track. -Photo by Terry Miller By Bill Peters A cool and damp air swept…

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Pasadena Collects $4,667,183 in Parking Citations in Fiscal Year 2011

By Terry Miller Pasadena Parking is Such Sweet Sorrow It has been said that Pasadena is not business friendly. Point in fact, regulations are “through the roof” according to one retailer. And that’s just to open and stay in business. Now, if you want people to come into your store….well, that’s another matter entirely. There’s…

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Sierra Madre Residents to Continue Speaking on Measure V Amendment

By Jim E. Winburn The Kensington assisted living facility project is proposed for the former Sierra Madre Skilled Nursing Facility site at 225-245 W. Sierra Madre Boulevard. – Photo by Jim E. Winburn Last week the Sierra Madre City Council injected enthusiasm and purpose into their discussion of a downtown development project that showed signs…

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NASA’s Car-Sized Rover Nears Daring Landing on Mars

-NASA Courtesy Rendering NASA’s most advanced planetary rover is on a precise course for an early August landing beside a Martian mountain to begin two years of unprecedented scientific detective work. However, getting the Curiosity rover to the surface of Mars will not be easy. “The Curiosity landing is the hardest NASA mission ever attempted…

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Another Pasadena Police Officer Charged with Abuse

By Terry Miller In a court declaration filed Thursday July 11, a man claims he was kidnapped and beaten by three Pasadena police detectives working a homicide case. Jeremi Carr, 24, identified the detectives as Kevin Okamoto, Keith Gomez and William Broghamer in a complaint sent last week to Phillip L. Sanchez, Pasadena Police Chief…

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Monrovia Teen Commits Suicide

By Susan Motander A 16-year-old Monrovia teenager was found unresponsive in her home on Wednesday afternoon. The young girl’s older sister called Monrovia Police for assistance shortly before 2 p.m. Neither police nor firefighter paramedics were able to revive her. According to Monrovia Police Department, the young woman, who is thought to have been despondent…

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Staying Cool This Summer for Seniors

The Community Services Department and the Senior Community Commission would like to remind local seniors that during this time of hot weather that they should follow these tips to stay cool and safe. Slow down, avoid strenuous activity. Do not try to do too much on a hot day. Wear lightweight, loose-fitting, light-colored clothing. Light…

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$10k Reward Offered for Info on July 4th Unique Russell Homicide

-Courtesy Photo On the 4th of July at 10:20 P.M., deputies responded to a shots fired, gunshot victims, call on the 1300 block of West 97th Street., Los Angeles. Three victims, including two female juveniles and one male adult, were struck by gun fire. All three victims were transported to a local Hospital and treated….

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