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Trump Cuts off Early Earthquake Warning System funds

Trump Cuts off Early Earthquake Warning System funds

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said the USGS’s ShakeAlert system would protect property and infrastructure. “Congress has remained steadfast in its bipartisan support for the system, and I will work to see…

First African American President of Tournament of Roses

First African American President of Tournament of Roses

Gerald Freeny announces 2019 theme “The Melody of Life” The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors has confirmed Gerald Freeny as President for the 2018-2019 Tournament of Roses…

Keep Big Government Out of Medicare Drug Pricing Negotiations

Keep Big Government Out of Medicare Drug Pricing Negotiations

By Sally C. Pipes The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) recently released a report urging Congress to allow federal bureaucrats to negotiate Medicare drug prices…

Education

Native American Educators Who Deserve Recognition

Native American Educators Who Deserve Recognition

  November Marks Native American Heritage Month Names of outstanding Native American Educators inducted into…

Little Free Library Takes Us Back to a Kinder, Gentler America

Little Free Library Takes Us Back to a Kinder, Gentler America

    By May S. Ruiz Whoever pronounces no one reads books anymore – the…

May College Search Guide

May College Search Guide

By May S. Ruiz This is it – your children have reached the homestretch!  Freshmen…

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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

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…

Seniors Beware: That’s Not the Taxman on the Phone

Seniors Beware: That’s Not the Taxman on the Phone

  As Tax Day nears, many seniors may get calls or emails from people identifying themselves as Internal Revenue Service or…

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

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile

    Face it: We live in a selfie-centric society that, combined with our health-driven lifestyles, makes a smile more important today than it has been in…

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks

    If you’re like most parents, you remember sending your kindergartener off to school with a backpack bigger than they were. While your child may be…

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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