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5th District Supervisorial Race Heats Up in the Courtroom

5th District Supervisorial Race Heats Up in the Courtroom

    Donald Trump Opposition Sparks Writ in 5th District Race By Terry Miller Los Angeles County Supervisor candidate Kathryn Barger filed a petition for writ of mandate…

Post Fire Disaster Preparedness Community Meeting

Post Fire Disaster Preparedness Community Meeting

    Residents are encouraged to attend an upcoming community meeting “Post Fire Disaster Preparedness” on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at Valley View Elementary School Cafeteria,…

Baca Backtracks – Withdraws Guilty Plea – Wants Trial

Baca Backtracks – Withdraws Guilty Plea – Wants Trial

    Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca withdrew his guilty plea Monday to a charge of lying to federal authorities during an FBI investigation into the…

Education

Emphasizing the Positives at DUSD With PBIS

Emphasizing the Positives at DUSD With PBIS

    Behavior, like math or science, is learned. That’s one of the messages of…

CAASPP Results Show Significant Statewide Progress

CAASPP Results Show Significant Statewide Progress

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday that California students made significant…

Duarte Students Produce City of Hope Research

Duarte Students Produce City of Hope Research

  A dozen students from Duarte High spent much of their summer participating in a…

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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…

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 this…

Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

    EDITOR’S PICK: Monthly Bird Walk with Pasadena Audubon (Aug. 13 @ 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.). Whether you’ve been…

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) youth…

Cal Phil Takes Center Stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Cal Phil Takes Center Stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) are thrilled to welcome some of Opera’s finest artists, “Center Stage,” on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the iconic Walt Disney…

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

    California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) Maestro Victor Vener has announced soulful songstress Judith Hill is joining the acclaimed orchestra as a surprise special guest during its “Greatest Hits” concert, taking…

Crime

Man Found Dead in Duarte on Saturday Morning

Man Found Dead in Duarte on Saturday Morning

    A Duarte resident alerted a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputy Saturday morning at 8 a.m. to report finding a…

Duarte Man Sentenced to Prison for Wrong-Way Crash on the 210 Freeway

A 26-year-old man was recently sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for driving under the influence of alcohol…

Moments Matter: Local Residents Help LASD Deputies Rescue Kidnapped Child

Moments Matter: Local Residents Help LASD Deputies Rescue Kidnapped Child

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station held a news conference last Friday, March 25, to…

Duarte and Bradbury Add Patrol Unit in Response to Rising Property Crime Rates

In a proactive response to growing resident and business concerns over increased property crimes, the Duarte City Council voted at its…

Business

Business Profile: Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market

Business Profile: Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market

      By Gus Herrera The Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market (PCFM) is re-defining the way farmers’ markets connect the local agrarian and urban communities. When one…

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

    By Dave Liniger Even though the economy is in a slow-motion recovery, the real estate market is moving at full speed. Existing home sales in…

Health

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…

What Carrageenan Is and Why It’s Good for You

What Carrageenan Is and Why It’s Good for You

  We’ve come a long way in recent years to lead healthier lives, with yoga studios and juice bars seemingly on every corner and even fast food…

Arts & Culture

‘The Taylor Guitar Book: 40 Years of Great American Flattops’

‘The Taylor Guitar Book: 40 Years of Great American Flattops’

By Terry Miller 1974 was an incredible year not only in music but for one of the loves of my life, my British MG roadster, the last…

Monthly Art Column

Monthly Art Column

By Jeff Davis There are tons of art galleries sprinkled across the Coachella Valley, the majority of which are located in Palm Springs and Palm Desert. Along…

Sports

DUSD Fall Ball Preview

DUSD Fall Ball Preview

    Duarte High School hopes to kick off a new tradition with the beginning of the 2016 fall football season on Thursday, Sept. 1, against Windward…

Football Player Sits Out National Anthem

Football Player Sits Out National Anthem

    Ignites Corrosive Criticism By Phil Space San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he’s ready for the backlash after his refusal to stand for the…

Dining

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…

Business Profile: PizzaRev

Business Profile: PizzaRev

By J. Shadé Quintanilla It is no secret that New York has the reputation for the best pizza, and there is a rumor going around that pizza…

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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