Author: Winston Chua

Taiwan Man Faces Death for Inhumane Murder

A Taiwanese man faces the death penalty after he was indicted Thursday, accused of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend and sexually assaulting her corpse in a "brutal and inhumane" public attack, prosecutors said. 11:36 am Read More

South Lake Avenue Holiday Celebration

South Lake Avenue kicks off its annual holiday celebration 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6th at The Shops on Lake Avenue, 345 S. Lake Avenue in Pasadena with free holiday fun for the whole family!  Presented by the South Lake Business Association, guests can enjoy complimentary holiday festivities including in-store promotions at over 50 local merchants, photos […] 11:30 am Read More

Arcadia and USC Host Workshops on De-Stressing

The City of Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Department – Senior Services Division in partnership with USC Davis School of Gerontology is hosting a series of workshops on De-Stressing Techniques the third Friday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive, Arcadia CA 91007. 11:27 am Read More

UC Board Approves Tuition Hikes

The University of California Board of Regents approved tuition hikes today that will increase students' costs by as much as 5 percent a year over the next five years at UCLA and other campuses across the state. 11:12 am Read More

Arcadia Performing Arts Center Announces 2015 Season

TDN_new_promo Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents its second season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center – Three Dog Night on Saturday, January 10 at 8 pm; The Four Tops on Saturday, February 21 at 8 pm; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Friday, March 27 at 8 pm; The Muppet Movie Sing-a-Long on Saturday, May 16 at 2 pm and Dick Fox Doo Wop Extravaganza on Saturday, June 6 at 7 pm. 12:45 pm Read More

Former San Marino Resident Will Celebrate 110th Birthday

Super Sally master class="p1">Most can’t remember what they learned about World War II. Former San Marino resident Sally Mitchell lived through it.

Dubbed ‘Super Sally’ by family and friends alike – and if there is a more deserving recipient of that moniker I want to see him, her or even it – Mitchell will celebrate her 110th birthday on Tuesday, November 25, the good Lord willing and the creek don’t rise, in the immortal words of Paul Harvey, who only lived to see 90, by the way. 11:30 am Read More

Huntington’s Liquor License Now In Escrow

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens has applied for a license from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control that would allow for sales of hard liquor on the premises, according to Laurie Sowd, the Huntington’s Vice President of Operations. 11:27 am Read More

Jeni & Billy to Perform at Caltech

Folk duo Jeni and Billy will perform at Caltech on Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m. at Beckman Institute auditorium at 400 South Wilson Avenue in Pasadena.  The performers sing and play Appalachian roots music along with original songs in a beautiful, relaxed style.  With blending harmonies supported by guitar, banjo, and mandolin, their music […] 4:04 pm Read More

Wuthering Heights at Caltech

AquilaTheatre Company will present Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights” on Friday, November 14, at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium. 3:58 pm Read More

Old Pasadena Holiday Celebration

OldPasadenaHolidayCelebration_snow Old Pasadena hosts fun, family-friendly festivities on Holly Street with the Old Pasadena Holiday Celebration ( on Friday, November 28, from 4:00 to 8:00pm. Come frolic in the snow, snap photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, sing along to live holiday music, and create something special in the kids craft village at this free annual community event. 2:44 pm Read More

Chinese Police Seize Ferraris From Hong Kong Racers

Chinese police seized a dozen supercars including Ferraris and McLarens and detained a group of middle-aged street racers from Hong Kong, some of whom were caught doing more than 250 kilometres per hour (155 mph), reports said Friday. 10:48 am Read More

60 Indicted Over Taiwan Policeman Killing

Taiwanese prosecutors Thursday indicted 60 people over the fatal beating of a policeman outside a nightclub, the largest number of people ever charged with murder and assault in one case on the island. 10:42 am Read More

China Auto Sales Up 2.8% in October

Auto sales in China, the world's biggest car market, grew 2.8 percent year-on-year in October, an industry group said Friday, a slight acceleration from the previous month's weak result. 10:38 am Read More

ASID Tour Raises More Thank $1700 For Hillsides

Small was beautiful for Hillsides during the 28th Annual American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Pasadena Chapter’s Kitchen and Home Tour that highlighted the beauty of small homes. The event, held on Sunday, October 19, raised $1,773 for Hillsides. 10:35 am Read More

China Bank Lending Slows

China's banks slowed their lending in October, the central bank announced Friday, as authorities worked to rein in credit growth. 10:33 am Read More

G20 Grapples With Climate Change and Global Growth

by Jitendra Joshi G20 leaders representing the bulk of the world’s economic and diplomatic firepower kick off summit talks Saturday under pressure to arrest climate change, rehabilitate global growth and fight the scourge of Ebola. The chairman of the two-day summit in Brisbane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, has been busy stressing a shared commitment to […] 10:31 am Read More

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center is ‘Top Performer’

SAN GABRIEL – San Gabriel Valley Medical Center today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. San Gabriel Valley Medical Center was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s […] 10:14 am Read More