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Soroptimists Host ‘For the Love of Women’ Luncheon

Soroptimists Host ‘For the Love of Women’ Luncheon

  The Altadena-Pasadena branch of Soroptimist International recently held its third annual Making A Difference benefit luncheon at Brookside Country Club—a sold-out event with over 300 attendees. The…

Sex Offender Opens Fire on Deputies at LASD Temple Station

Sex Offender Opens Fire on Deputies at LASD Temple Station

  The shooting Monday morning left the 47-year-old suspect dead at the scene        By Terry Miller Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Homicide Bureau detectives…

Los Angeles Joins Amicus Brief Against Revised Travel Ban

Los Angeles Joins Amicus Brief Against Revised Travel Ban

  City Attorney Mike Feuer today announced the City of Los Angeles has joined a coalition of local municipalities opposed to President Trump’s revised Executive Order commonly known…

Education

March College Search Guide

March College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s spring time! And most students are…

Near-Peer Mentoring for College Applicants

Near-Peer Mentoring for College Applicants

  By May S. Ruiz A year ago, Emma Li was a 17-year-old high school…

‘Just Google It’ Is More Than a Saying in Duarte USD

‘Just Google It’ Is More Than a Saying in Duarte USD

  More than 200 educators will converge on Duarte High School and Northview Intermediate Schools…

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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

UPDATE: Homicide Detectives Investigate Stabbing Death of Woman in Temple City

UPDATE: Homicide Detectives Investigate Stabbing Death of Woman in Temple City

  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the stabbing death of a woman.  The incident occurred Wednesday,…

Two People Stabbed in Temple City – Victims Rushed to Area Hospital

Two People Stabbed in Temple City – Victims Rushed to Area Hospital

  Around 12:05 Wednesday LASD responded to 6024 Temple City Blvd., with reports of two individuals stabbed and seriously wounded. Temple…

Arcadia PD Pursues Stolen Package to Pasadena Tuesday

Arcadia PD Pursues Stolen Package to Pasadena Tuesday

  Suspect evades multiple law enforcement agencies On Jan. 10, at approximately 4:40p.m., Arcadia Police responded to the south west portion…

Pasadena Police Seize 9 Firearms and Arrest Multiple Armed Suspects

Pasadena Police Seize 9 Firearms and Arrest Multiple Armed Suspects

  In response to the Jan. 6, double homicide and the injuring of two others, the Pasadena Police has increased patrols…

Business

Business Profile: My Pet Garden Pet Store and Spa

Business Profile: My Pet Garden Pet Store and Spa

  By Emily G. Peters Tucked in an east Pasadena strip mall is My Pet Garden Pet Store and Spa, an oasis for all-things-dog-and-cat. This family-owned boutique…

Treasure Little Children

Treasure Little Children

  By Emily G. Peters Treasure Little Children (TLC) is more than an organization: it’s a community effort whose ultimate goal is as much a call to…

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

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)…

Monthly Art Column for Feb. 24, 2016

Monthly Art Column for Feb. 24, 2016

  By Jeff Davis The Culver City Arts District, http://culvercityartsdistrict.com , has about 30+ galleries; the majority of which are concentrated along La Cienega Blvd between Venice and…

Sports

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

  Photos and Story By Ed Folven The sounds of revving engines and thunderous burnouts echoed through the valley at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals from Feb.…

Table Tennis Demonstration Energizes Morning Assembly

Table Tennis Demonstration Energizes Morning Assembly

  May S. Ruiz Morning assembly at Clairbourn School, a pre-kindergarten to eighth grade independent school in San Gabriel, was more animated than usual this Tuesday morning…

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

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…

Extend the Garden Season With Spring Planted Bulbs

Extend the Garden Season With Spring Planted Bulbs

By Melinda Myers Keeping your garden looking its best throughout the growing season and into fall is possible with the help of low maintenance spring planted bulbs.…

Obituaries

In Memoriam: Beverly Margett

In Memoriam: Beverly Margett

Beverly Margett passed away peacefully last Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 in hospice care at Royal Oaks Manor in Bradbury. Her husband of 65 years, former State Senator…

James R. Rucker

James R. Rucker

James R. Rucker was born on Nov. 7, 1986, the fourth of four children born to Katie Jefferson. His father, James Rucker Sr. and sister, Lisa Jefferson,…

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