New Photo Studio Opens in Downtown Arcadia

SelfieRibCut12-11-14Scissors Mayor Pro Tem Gary Kovacic welcomed the fun and first-of-its-kind photo studio Selfie Selfie to Downtown Arcadia at a ribbon-cutting ceremony coordinated by the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Dec. 11. Council member Sho Tay also attended the grand opening. Read More

Santa Visits Huntington Memorial

Santaboy Santa brought holiday cheer to Huntington Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, December 16, arriving by armored vehicle.  Santa and his helpers passed out presents and visited with children in the hospital’s pediatric unit.  A special thank you to Foothill Air Support Team (FAST),  Pasadena Police Department, Glendora Police Department, Pomona Police Department, Covina Police Department, Monrovia Police […] Read More

Historic Light Rail Delivery

image005 Train testing for the Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa has recently begun. A rail train passed through both the Monrovia and Arcadia stations just days ago.  The 11.5-mile extension from Pasadena to Azusa is that much closer to completion.  Metro Chairman Doug Tessitor watched the arrival of the train pulling into Arcadia.   Read More

Hillsides Residents Win Acting Awards

IMG_3727 Teens living at Hillsides teen satellite homes won two awards during the fifth annual “Movies By Kids, For Kids” Film Festival held in November  at the Writer’s Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. One resident won the award for the best supporting actress in a short film entitled “The Reckless Phase.”  Another group of Hillsides actors […] 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

Taiwan’s Cabinet Resigns After Poor Showing in Elections

TAIPEI – Taiwan’s cabinet resigned en masse Monday after the ruling party suffered a massive defeat at the island’s biggest ever local elections. The Beijing-friendly Kuomintang (KMT) had their power slashed across Taiwan at the key polls Saturday, with Premier Jiang Yi-huah quitting hours after the disastrous result — seen as a key barometer ahead […] Read More

Expect Heavy Rains Tuesday

Southland residents were bracing today for a storm that is expected to dump several inches of rain on the area, raising fears of mudslides in recent burn areas. Read More

Union Station Feeds Thousands in Need

mike white Under clear blue skies, more than 850 volunteers of all ages – adorned with hair nets, aprons and plastic gloves – lovingly serve turkey with stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and pie to those less fortunate in Pasadena’s Central Park yesterday for Thanksgiving. Read More

Alhambra Oath of Office Ceremony

Alhambra City Council Members Stephen K. Sham, Barbara A. Messina and Luis Ayala will be sworn in for new terms on Monday, December 8th at 7 p.m. A reception follows at the Alhambra Civic Center Library. Read More