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Los Angeles, Chicago, New York & San Francisco File Amicus Brief in Flores v. Sessions

Los Angeles, Chicago, New York & San Francisco File Amicus Brief in Flores v. Sessions

The brief seeks to protect children separated from their families by Trump administration Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, along with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Chicago Mayor…

City Attorney Mike Feuer and District Attorney Jackie Lacey Secure Settlement with Silver Lake Medical Center Over Allegations of Homeless Patient Dumping

City Attorney Mike Feuer and District Attorney Jackie Lacey Secure Settlement with Silver Lake Medical Center Over Allegations of Homeless Patient Dumping

Feuer and Lacey to co-host summit to address the challenges of treating and discharging homeless patients City Attorney Mike Feuer and District Attorney Jackie Lacey recently announced they…

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis

Calif. State Public Instruction joins lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its practice of refusing entry for asylum seekers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a…

Education

California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley Wins 2018 New and Emerging School Award

California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley Wins 2018 New and Emerging School Award

California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley in Duarte wins the Arts Schools Network…

Red Cross Calls For Blood Donations In SGV

Red Cross Calls For Blood Donations In SGV

The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and help ensure…

Noted San Gabriel Valley Headmaster Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Noted San Gabriel Valley Headmaster Leaves a Lasting Legacy

By May S. Ruiz He’s at transportation every single day, rain or shine, opening car…

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Duarte Dispatch Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30Sierra Madre Weekly Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

Duarte Dispatch Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30Sierra Madre Weekly Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

Editor’s Pick: Enchanted: Forest of Light   Enchanted: Forest of Light (Nov. 28 @ 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive) Descanso Gardens presents “Enchanted:…

For Good

For Good

    By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish…

For Good

For Good

  By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish to…

For Good

For Good

By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish to address…

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

By Jeff Davis The new Hawthorne Art Complex (“HAC”) is having an Open Studio party on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. There will be…

Calendar: Sept. 1 to 7

Calendar: Sept. 1 to 7

    EDITOR’S PICK: Barks and Books (Sept. 3 @ 11 a.m., Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road). Barks and Books is Pasadena Humane Society’s reading enrichment…

Crime

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Human Trafficking Taskforce Makes Several Arrests

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Human Trafficking Taskforce Makes Several Arrests

  UPDATE:  A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that LAPD was involved in the operation.  It, of course, was…

Task Force Investigation Targets Leadership of MS-13

Task Force Investigation Targets Leadership of MS-13

    Three-year investigation of MS-13 leads to federal charges against 44 defendants Capping a nearly three-year investigation, federal, state and…

Visa-Fraud Scheme Helped Chinese Fugitives Live in U.S., China Asks for Extradition

Visa-Fraud Scheme Helped Chinese Fugitives Live in U.S., China Asks for Extradition

  The FBI raided California Immigrant Investment Fund, LLC at the Hilton in San Gabriel last Wednesday, as well a home…

3 Arrested, 3 Girls Rescued in Child Trafficking Ring

3 Arrested, 3 Girls Rescued in Child Trafficking Ring

  San Gabriel Police were running probation compliance checks at the New Century Inn Motel, on the 100 block of Las…

Business

The Secrets Recruiters Keep

The Secrets Recruiters Keep

By Angela Copeland Applying for a job seems like a fair process. You apply online, and if you’re a good fit for the job, the company will…

No End in Sight for the Rise of Craft Breweries

No End in Sight for the Rise of Craft Breweries

By Jackie Gonzales Over the last six years the craft brewery industry has seen a renaissance. With breweries sprouting up in every city, there has never been…

Health

Keep Your Body Toned All Year Round With Almost Zero Effort

Keep Your Body Toned All Year Round With Almost Zero Effort

Part 2: The truth is that getting in shape isn’t hard once you’ve found the right strategy By Yajen Tan I’ve learned a lot in the ten…

Keep Your Body Toned All Year Round With Almost Zero Effort

Keep Your Body Toned All Year Round With Almost Zero Effort

Part 1: The truth is that getting in shape isn’t hard, once you’ve found the right strategy By Yajen Tan I always idolized the movie stars and…

Arts & Culture

August Art Column

August Art Column

    By Jeff Davis Peter Alexander’s “Sculpture 1966 – 2016: A Career Survey” is on exhibit through Sept.  2 at the Parrasch Heijnen Gallery (1326 A.…

Competition – ‘Got Teen Talent?’

Competition – ‘Got Teen Talent?’

    Could Net $300 Next up: the City of Duarte. Motivational and inspirational speaker Michael Roberts hopes to help build the confidence of San Gabriel Valley (SGV)…

Sports

Rose Bowl Proves Pasadena is Still the Capital of the College Football World

Rose Bowl Proves Pasadena is Still the Capital of the College Football World

  Georgia tops Oklahoma in Thriler By Spencer Stueve The Rose Bowl, the Granddaddy of Them All, the most prestigious event in college athletics, a Pasadena staple. …

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Highlights: FMF Glen Helen National

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Highlights: FMF Glen Helen National

  The second round of the 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship featured unpredictable competition at arguably the championship’s most dynamic and challenging venue. In the end,…

Dining

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

    Company Sends Samples to Leading Presidential Candidates By Terry Miller Sometimes – every once in a while – an email really garners extra attention from…

Dickey’s Fires Up the Pit in Duarte

Dickey’s Fires Up the Pit in Duarte

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit celebrates grand opening Thursday with four days of fun, including free barbecue for a year for three lucky guests Duarte gets a taste of…

Environment

Opinion: Environmental Extremism Is on the Wrong Side of History

By Andrew Langer Environmental activists have a new tactic: protesting outside shareholder meetings of major energy gas firms. In May, protestors gathered outside ExxonMobil’s annual meeting to…

N.G.S.S. Garden Grows in DUSD

N.G.S.S. Garden Grows in DUSD

  At Royal Oaks Elementary a garden ripe with fresh, organically grown delights grows under the careful care of our students. This real-life, hands-on, and experiential learning…

Obituaries

Arcadia Resident Dorothy Heffner Voogd Passses Away

Arcadia Resident Dorothy Heffner Voogd Passses Away

  Dorothy Heffner Voogd was born in St. Louis, Missouri.  Her birth certificate shows her father’s occupation as “shortstop.”  Her father, Don Heffner, was then playing for the St.…

A Heavenly Departure for Wessie Mae Dillon (1924 – 2017)

A Heavenly Departure for Wessie Mae Dillon (1924 – 2017)

  Mother Wessie Mae Dillon went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at the age of 92 years, on Monday, April 17, at…

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