Arcadians to host 87 Special Olympic Athletes This Week

More than 300 Arcadia volunteers, organizations, business members of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, City of Arcadia and Arcadia Unified School District are coming together this week to ensure a memorable first impression of the United States, California and Arcadia for 87 Special Olympics World Games athletes, coaches and mentors from the Caribbean dual-island country of Trinidad and Tobago as well as the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan).   Read More

Former Nurse Sues San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

A former nurse at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center alleges she was forced to quit after complaining about poor patient care and for reporting that a group of colleagues -- known internally as the "Mafia" -- stole medications and sold them at a profit in the Philippines. Read More

San Marino Chamber of Commerce Event Canceled

The San Marino Chamber of Commerce’s “Evening at the Huntington” event scheduled for Thursday, May 14 at from 5 - 7:30 p.m. has been canceled due to the threat of inclement weather. It may be rescheduled to a later date. Read More

Cell Tower at San Marino High School Slated for Removal

Score a victory for a small but persistent group of parents in the San Marino Unified School District who appear to have pulled off what was previously unthinkable: the removal of a 60’ cell tower that for eight years was located just west of Titan Stadium on the campus of San Marino High School. Read More

Ferracone Recognized for Entrepreuneurial Prowess

San Marino resident Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation and performance consulting firm, was recently named to the 2014 Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneurial Winning Women’ list. Read More

Laura Skandera Trombley Named President of The Huntington

trombley The Huntington Library's eighth president has recently been announced and she is none other than Laura Skandera Trombley. The Huntington's first female president will begin her term on July 1, 2015, following the retirement of Steven S. Koblik, who has served since 2001. 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. Read More

Yahoo Surges on Alibaba Sales

Yahoo said Tuesday its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba, and that it was seeing signs of life in its mobile Internet initiatives. Read More

Lego Lays Building Blocks for Success in Asia

by Sören Billing COPENHAGEN, October 8, 2014 (AFP) – Lego is making global domination look like child’s play, as the world’s biggest toy-maker puts the building blocks in place to lead rivals in Asia and buck an industry-wide revenue dip. The Danish toys juggernaut overtook Mattel in the first half of the year. That was partly […] Read More

Extreme Heat Causes Power Outages

Hundreds of Southern California Edison customers were without power in Los Angeles and Orange counties due to extreme heat and in most cases officials were estimating power would be restored within 24 hours. Read More