Double Duty for Ayke Agus at Cal Phil’s “Movie Magic”

Portantino Holds Public Education Discussion at Rose Bowl

Approximately 70 people attended a morning workshop in the Press room at the Rose Bowl Friday morning sponsored by 44th District Assemblyman Anthony Portantino. Portantino invited public education advocates, parents, teachers and school board members to discuss legislative perspectives on the budget and the current state of that process. Ron Bennett, President and CEO of [...]

Hear About Southwest Chamber’s Concert of Aug. 8 and 9

Jeff von der Schmidt, Artistic Director of Southwest Chamber Music, tells about the program for their next concert which is this Friday, Aug 8 and Saturday, Aug. 9 at The Huntington Library in San Marino.  The group performs on the Loggia of the Art Gallery and also opens the lawn for seating.  Concerts begin at [...]

First Baby Born at Arcadia Methodist on 08-08-08

Teresa Hong of El Monte gave birth to a 7 lb baby boy at 6:45am Friday at Methodist Hospital, Arcadia. The uncomplicated birth “was much easier than I thought it would be…” said Teresa when she spoke with reporters in her hospital room holding her baby boy. The birth of a baby on 08-08-08 is [...]

Pasadena Man Arrested for Downloading and Selling Identities of Countrywide Home Loan Customers

Two men were arrested last week on charges related to the illegal access of computers containing personal identification information of Countrywide Home Loan customers and the illegal sale of the data, announced Salvador Hernandez, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI in Los Angeles, and United States Attorney Thomas P. O’Brien. Rene L. Rebollo Jr., [...]

Governator to Chair Breeders’ Cup Host Committee

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has agreed to chair the Breeders’ Cup Host Committee, which will promote horse racing’s most prestigious international event, the 2008 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be held at Santa Anita Park on October 24-25. “The very first Breeders’ Cup was run in California, and so it is a special honor to [...]

Caltech Associates Explore their History at the Huntington Library

On March 9, 1926, one hundred of southern California’s most influential men and women met in the home of railroad magnate and art collector Henry E. Huntington. This was the first meeting of the Associates of the California Institute of Technology, an organization that has helped Caltech become a scientific world leader. Today, 2,325 men [...]

Arcadia City Council Votes for Voluntary Water Use Reduction

In response to the Governor’s declared statewide drought, the Arcadia City Council voted Tuesday to adopt a voluntary water use reduction of 10% for more than 50,000 residents.  The move came at the behest of the city’s water department, who presented a slideshow with pictures of rainier years juxtaposed to the current water levels at [...]

The Great Tomato Tasting!

This is a chance of a lifetime to TASTE-TEST many different varieties of heirloom tomatoes, and rate your favorites! As a longtime grower and expert of both heirloom tomatoes and vegetables, Steve is providing you with a unique opportunity to actually TASTE the many different varieties of tomatoes available, and decide for yourself the ones [...]

Adopting a State Budget Without Using Local Revenues

Arcadia residents may be following the media coverage of the State’s latest attempt to take money from cities to balance the State budget. For your information, below is the text of a second letter (this one signed by the Mayor) the City of Arcadia has sent to State Legislators asking them to leave local money [...]