U.S. News and World Report has named Arcadia High School as one of its gold medal schools in its “2014 Best High Schools” national rankings. Less than three percent of the more than 19,000 schools that were evaluated earned a gold medal. This is the third consecutive year that Arcadia High School has been recognized with the top honor.
A half-dozen felony charges have been filed against a 24-year-old man accused of breaking into a San Marino home, tying up a housekeeper at knifepoint and demanding money from her, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.
A $20,000 reward was being offered today for information leading to the conviction of whoever fatally shot a Cerritos man who may have been mistakenly targeted because he was driving a red car in Compton....Read More
Gene Kelly was a joyous performer. A legendary dancer, director and choreographer, he brought astonishing grace, athleticism and masculinity to the big screen. He continues to delight and captivate us, yet we know little about him. During a unique evening, Patricia Ward Kelly—his widow, biographer and the person who knew him best—presents an intimate portrait of this dynamic and innovative artist who created some of the most memorable and iconic scenes in film history....Read More
East West Bancorp, Inc. (“East West”) (Nasdaq: EWBC), parent company of East West Bank, the financial bridge between the United States and Greater China, today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2014. For the first quarter of 2014, net income was $76.7 million or $0.54 per diluted share. First quarter earnings included integration and merger expenses of $10.6 million pretax, or $0.04 per diluted share associated with the acquisition of MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. (“MetroCorp”) which was completed on January 17, 2014. 1...Read More
Westfield Santa Anita late last week revealed a new outdoor space called The PlaySpace on The Promenade, designed to be a special place for children and families. This new area is Westfield’s second space for children, the first being in front of JC Penney....Read More
Students were temporarily evacuated from buildings at Alhambra High School yesterday when someone reported the smell of gasoline coming from an office, but officials searched the campus and failed to find any problems.
Bill Ukropina and Chalvis Evans of Coldwell Banker Commercial Alliance (CBC Alliance) represented both the buyer and the seller – both local churches – in a 2.79-acre transaction in Arcadia.
The Pasadena City College Florence Study Abroad Program is open to anyone interested in experiencing the rich culture of Italy while earning 11 units of college credit and taking an Italian Language course. The program will be led by two experienced PCC instructors: Rita D’Amico, Associate Professor of Italian, teaching Italian Culture and Italian Cinema, and Karen Carlisi, Associate Professor of English who will teach English 12/Linguistics 12, English 34, 36, 37 and Humanities 1.
Space Race Supermen will be presented on Saturday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium. This program is part of Caltech’s Science Saturdays series.