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The Effectiveness of Body Worn Cameras by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Personnel

The Effectiveness of Body Worn Cameras by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Personnel

The Civilian Oversight Commission (COC) is soliciting feedback from the public regarding potential policies relating to the implementation of Body Worn Cameras (BWC). The COC Ad Hoc Committee…

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…

Education

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…

San Gabriel Valley’s Asking, ‘Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment’?

San Gabriel Valley’s Asking, ‘Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment’?

By May S. Ruiz All across the United States college students are graduating, alive with…

Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?

Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?

By May S. Ruiz The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that colleges and universities…

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The Mission is Possible, Again (Without Breaking a Sweat)

The Mission is Possible, Again (Without Breaking a Sweat)

By Ea Nicole Madrigal   Since the global success of the last installment of the Mission Impossible series, Ghost Protocol, the world awaited what Ethan Hunt would be…

Big Bear’s Overnight Guests Get a Break at the Pumps as Gas Prices Continue to Soar

Big Bear’s Overnight Guests Get a Break at the Pumps as Gas Prices Continue to Soar

Big Bear Lake is a close-by staycation that’s away from it all! It’s an easy two-hour drive from most Southern California communities, a three-hour drive from Las Vegas,…

Tarzan – Spectacular Musical for All Ages

Tarzan – Spectacular Musical for All Ages

By Jennifer Schlüter After successful shows in Fullerton, TARZAN: The Stage Musical – based on the Disney film – opened at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center last…

A Night with Janis Joplin: Hauntingly Magnificent Performances Dominate the Stage

A Night with Janis Joplin: Hauntingly Magnificent Performances Dominate the Stage

By Nathaniel Cayanan Under a hazy neon spotlight that illuminates the stage at the Pasadena Playhouse stands what seems to be a resurrected cultural icon. With an intoxicating…

Chef Beltran to Host 8th Annual Gumbo Fest to Benefit Pasadena Education Network

Chef Beltran to Host 8th Annual Gumbo Fest to Benefit Pasadena Education Network

Preeminent chef Claud Beltran announced that his 8th Annual Gumbo Fest will take place at the new Bacchus’ Kitchen, 1384 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena on Sunday, September 27 from 4 to 8…

OpenTaste Launches Online Platform That Reinvents the Food Supply Chain

OpenTaste Launches Online Platform That Reinvents the Food Supply Chain

Brings Freshest, Highest-Quality Produce Directly to Consumers OpenTaste, a new Los Angeles-based Ag Tech company, is launching their unique produce and foods delivery platform to Pasadena and surrounding…

Crime

Rosemead Woman Charged with Son’s Murder

A 49-year-old woman has been charged with shooting her son to death at a Rosemead motel, the Los Angeles County District…

Deputies Find Missing Girl in Sex Offender’s Santa Clarita Garage

Deputies Find Missing Girl in Sex Offender’s Santa Clarita Garage

The parents of a young teenage girl reported her missing to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Tuesday, July 14, 2015,…

Sheriff Relieves More Jail Personnel of Duty and Launches Internal Investigation of Inmate Allegations of Abuse

On Friday last, ten jail personnel with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were relieved of duty and a number of…

LAPD Officer Convicted of Assault While on Duty

A jury June 5 found a Los Angeles police officer guilty of assault under color of authority while arresting a woman…

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 & Fitness

Summer for Free in L.A. (Part 5): Duarte Bike Path

Summer for Free in L.A. (Part 5): Duarte Bike Path

By Ea Nicole Madrigal As mentioned before, the kids are out of school and one of the first questions is: what are some enjoyable activities that my…

Child Burn Survivors Attend 30th Annual Champ Camp, a Summer Camp for Burn-Injured Children

On June 6, more than 120 burn injured children from all over California traveled to the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation’s 30th Annual Champ Camp — a…

Arts & Culture

‘He’s Got Ink In His Blood: 30 Years of California Photojournalism’

‘He’s Got Ink In His Blood: 30 Years of California Photojournalism’

By Ea Nicole Madrigal The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. Beacon Media News’ long time editor and photojournalist Terry Miller’s images…

Colors in the Valley: Artistic Expressions of the San Gabriel Valley

By Ea Nicole Madrigal On a rainy Sunday afternoon, most people will stay inside the cozy comfort of their homes. However, last Sunday, there were some who…

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. …

Jump Into Fitness by Supporting Seniors

Jump Into Fitness by Supporting Seniors

The National Senior Games are exciting Olympic-style events that feature athletes over the age of 50. Over 10,000 athletes from the 50 states plus Canada and Trinidad…

Dining

Cheeseburger Week Returns to Pasadena January 11th to 16th, 2015

40 Pasadena eateries celebrate the invention of the cheeseburger in Pasadena with delicious offerings, specials and more Cheeseburger Week 2015 is coming in January! During Cheeseburger Week…

Culinary Masters Aim to Redefine Sport & Dining Experience at Great Race Place

Culinary Masters Aim to Redefine Sport & Dining Experience at Great Race Place

The famous Chandelier Room – Courtesy photo Newly Renovated, Iconic Venue to Also Offer Live Entertainment in One-Of-A-Kind Setting Santa Anita Park, which will open for its…

Home & Garden

Baby boomers still play active role in housing market, survey finds

Previous homeowners twice as likely to buy again as non-owners As the wealthiest generation and the first to drive the housing market, baby boomers will continue to…

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Décor

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Décor

LED Pinecone string lights -Courtesy photo By Melinda Myers Liven up your holiday décor with lights, a bit of glitz and some colorful blossoms this season. Start…

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.…

In Loving Memory: Mildred Lapson Stevens January 4, 1923 — October 4, 2014

In Loving Memory: Mildred Lapson Stevens January 4, 1923 — October 4, 2014

Young and lovely Mildred Lapson – Courtesy photo Mildred and Herb Stevens, celebrating their 70-somethingth wedding anniversary – Photo by Terry Miller Mildred with her own art…

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