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Governor Brown Offers California State Aid (EMA) To Japan

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Earthquake in Japan Governor Jerry Brown issued the following statement Friday on the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the tsunami warning in California: “Our thoughts are with the people of Japan as they endure this tragedy. I have directed California’s Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) to make state resources…

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150 People Protest Mayor Amundson’sCommunity Breakfast Speaker Selection

By Terry Miller An extimated 150 protesters from Arcadia, Pasadena and other parts of California voiced their strong objections to Arcadia Mayor Peter Amundson’s choice of speaker from Focus on the Family for Friday morning’s annual Communuity Breakfast. The protestors arrived around 6:30AM Friday as organizers prepared for the event. People with signs which read…

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Organizers to Present District Attorney with 600 plus Signatures asking All Charges be dropped against Four Arrested for Tree Sitting in Arcadia

Cam Stone and those involved in trying to get four tree sitters charges dropped have collected over 600 signatures on the petition supporting the Arcadia 4 Tree Sitters and calling on the County DA, Steve Cooley to drop all charges against them. Cam Stone, who was one of those who spearheaded the opposition to the…

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Schiff Appalled by Escalation of Lethal Force, Stands with Libyan People

Schiff Appalled by Escalation of Lethal Force, Stands with Libyan People Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement after Libya’s Moammar Qaddafi exhibited his willingness to attack his own people: “The escalation of lethal force by the Libyan government this week — including air strikes on peaceful protesters — is beyond appalling. Qaddafi’s willingness…

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PUSD Superitendent Resigns after ony 4 Years on Job – Diaz wants a more ” Balanced – Healthy ” lifestyle

  The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) announced that Superintendent Edwin Diaz will resign at the end of the current school year. Diaz has served as Superintendent of Schools for the 19,000 student, K-12 district since 2007. “The position of Superintendent requires an unmatched commitment of time, energy and passion in order to adequately serve…

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Governor Brown Eliminates “S.W.A.G”

Memo bans state spending on key chains, stress balls, ashtrays, t-shirts and other “freebie” items Governor Jerry Brown’s administration today directed all state agencies and departments to stop spending taxpayer dollars on free giveaway and gift items-such as key chains, coffee mugs and squeeze toys-as part of continuing efforts to cut costs and tackle the…

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Arcadia High School Comes in No. 12 in Academic Decathlon Monrovia HS — Wins Rookie of Yr Award with 28,566 points (26th Place Overall)

Arcadia High School Comes in No. 12 in Academic Decathlon Monrovia HS — Wins Rookie of Yr Award with 28,566 points (26th Place Overall) West High School of Torrance has scored a hat trick in winning the 2011 Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon (LACAD) team title, county education officials announced today. West, a perennial top…

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Feed The Children and Avon partner with Foothill Unity Center

Pasadena Is Latest Stop for Americans Feeding Americans Cross-Country Initiative February 9, 2011 – 800 of Foothill Unity Center’s families have received vouchers for a special food, personal care products and Avon package distribution this Saturday, February 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Avon distribution center, 2940 East Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena. The…

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State Controller John Chiang Releases More Logal Gov. Payroll Info

Controller Releases More Local Government Payroll Figures State Controller John Chiang today unveiled an updated website showing the salary, pension benefits and other employee compensation for several hundred local transit, waste disposal, and fire and police protection districts. “Californians were offered instant access to salary information in their own communities when I launched the first…

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