U.S. Condemns Scholar’s Sentence

US Secretary of State John Kerry slammed what he called a "harsh" life sentence handed down Tuesday in China against a prominent Uighur scholar for "separatism," and called for his release. Read More

Uighur Scholar Gets Life in Prison for Separatism

by Tom Hancock BEIJING, September 23, 2014 (AFP) – A prominent academic from China’s mostly-Muslim Uighur minority was jailed for life Tuesday for “separatism”, sparking international outrage over the “harsh” response to criticism of Beijing’s policies in the restive Xinjiang region. The EU, United States and human rights groups had all been calling for the […] Read More

Pasadena Poly Tennis Scores

Pasadena Poly at Arcadia High School    Overall Score:  Pasadena Poly: 3; Arcadia: 15 Season Record: Pasadena Poly: Overall: 4-1   Singles: Pasadena Poly Shalini Haupt: 0-3 Anna Lamb: 0-3 Kelly Liu: 0-3   South Pasadena Angelica Zhou: 3-0 Anna Qin: 3-0 Aubrie Weissbuch: 3-0   Doubles: Pasadena Poly Brooke Olson and Sami Collins: 3-0 […] Read More

Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

City and county officials joined billboard company Clear Channel Outdoors and anti-human trafficking groups today to announce an effort to raise awareness in Los Angeles about modern-day slavery, including promoting a hotline for victims and the public. Read More

CHP Pursuit in the SGV

A man in a speeding luxury SUV led California Highway Patrol officers on a pursuit this morning from the Glendale-Pasadena area to the Angeles National Forest and back to Lakeview Terrace before spike strips forced him to stop, a CHP officer said. Read More

NASA’s MAVEN Enters Mars Orbit

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars orbit on Sunday at 7:24 p.m. P.D.T. and will prepare to study the planet's upper atmosphere, according to the Media Relations Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Read More

Huntington Memorial and Blue Cross Help Launch Blue Cross Vivity

Huntington Memorial Hospital announced that it has collaborated with Anthem Blue Cross and six of its fellow leading hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties to form Anthem Blue Cross Vivity, a new insurance offering that will provide convenient access to some of the best hospitals, primary care doctors and specialists in the region at […] Read More

Alhambra Officer Loses Control of Car, Dies

An off-duty Long Beach police officer from Alhambra who was killed in a single-car crash on the northbound Long Beach (710) Freeway was speeding and lost control of his vehicle, according to a California Highway Patrol report released today. Read More

San Marino NCL Sets Fundraising Goals

web2NCL2 National Charity League, Jr. of San Marino  recently held their general fall meeting at Huntington Hospital where they set their goal for this year to raise at least $50,000 for both the neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. Over the last years, they have raised close to 2 million dollars for the hospital. Read More

Lancers Win Cross Country Invitational

First row (from left): Mia Baca, Jacqueline Tooley. Second row (from left): Lance Alviso, Michael Brennan, Alexander Nino, Ryan Alvarez, Samantha Knapp, Eleni Daughters, Hannah Howard, Makenna Maucher, Ashley Mayo, Abigail Marich, Bettina Lee. Top row (from left): Daniel Costello, Noah Sisson, Dominic Leis, Jack Freiberger, Robert Sweeney, Matthew Brennan, Michael Gibbs, Tom Usle, Sebastian Martinez, Jordan Rupp, Harvey Situ, Curtis Antonides. The La Salle Lancer girls cross country team finished first at the Grant Nunnally Invitational at Moreno Valley Community College on Saturday, September 13. La Salle freshman, Makenna Maucher finished second overall, after covering the very hilly course, in 19:24. La Salle senior Tom Usle finished 14th overall for the boys. Read More

Titans Dance Past San Gabriel In Quarter Time

Wicke master by Mitch Lehman Just three years ago, San Gabriel High School’s varsity football team advanced to the CIF championship game, so many without local football-whisperers without a microscope to that program expected a little more resistance from the time-to-time power when San Marino paid a neighborly visit last Friday night. What the Titans got instead […] Read More

Valentine Movie Night a Prelude to Upcoming Fair

Colleen Shields (Principal), Anna-Marie Grizzell (PTA President) Valentine Elementary School students, family members and friends recently gathered for a movie night experience under the stars in anticipation of Valentine's upcoming Fall Fair, "Valentine & The Chocolate Factory."  The sold out movie event took place at Centennial Field at Stoneman School. Read More

Gas Prices Continue to Drop

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its lowest amount since Feb. 15, decreasing four-tenths of a cent to $3.777. Read More

Aussie Mozzie in the SGV

An Australian mosquito capable of transmitting viruses to humans and considered a major contributor to heartworm in dogs was discovered at homes in Monterey Park and Montebello, vector-control officials said today. 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

Nobel Peace Laureates: Give Dalai Lama a Visa

by Andrew Beatty JOHANNESBURG, September 15, 2014 (AFP) – Fourteen Nobel Peace laureates urged South Africa to grant the Dalai Lama a visa Monday, after Chinese complaints apparently scuppered a trip by the Tibetan spiritual leader to the “Rainbow Nation”. The Dalai Lama was to attend a summit of Nobel peace prize winners in Cape […] Read More

Heat Index to Reach 110 Degrees in the Southland

As the region's heat wave lingered into a new week, a red flag warning denoting a risk of wildfire was in effect in much of Southern California today, along with an excessive heat warning intended to focus the attention of residents on the need to protect themselves from "dangerously hot weather." Read More

Wiggle Waggle Walk Comes Soon

The 16th annual Wiggle Waggle Walk takes place at Brookside Park on Sunday, September 28. It's the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA's largest fundraiser of the year. Read More

Higher Attendance, More Rescues at Beaches

Thanks to the Southland's persistent warm weather, attendance at Los Angeles County beaches this year has already soared well above the annual average, as has the number of ocean rescues, county lifeguard officials said today. Read More