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Duarte becomes latest city threatened into switching to district voting

On Wednesday, Duarte became the latest city to switch from at-large voting to district voting or face being sued. Mayor Margaret Finlay was the only council member to vote against starting the process of rewriting the cities election rules during a special meeting Wednesday. "Heck no!" she said as h

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2017-09-22 01:41:16

Duarte man denies killing man during robbery

A man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges related to the fatal shooting of a La Puente man during a robbery in Duarte. Ricardo Anthony Resendez, 28, was arraigned at Alhambra Superior Court for the April 1 murder of 20-year-old Christian Sanchez. In addition to the murder count, the prosecution

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 00:25:18

Cockroaches temporarily shut down 2 West Covina restaurants

Two restaurants in West Covina were temporarily closed last week due to major public health hazards. Between Sept. 10 and Sept. 16, those facilities had their health permits suspended for cockroach infestations, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department. Restaurants

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 19:02:08

AutoZone to give out free oil filters to West Covina residents

AutoZone, 1035 E. Amar Road, is collecting used motor oil and giving out free oil filters in exchange for used ones from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The event is for West Covina residents only. Residents must bring an ID or utility bill to verify their residency. AutoZone, 1035 E. Amar Road, is colle

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 19:12:35

Let's Put the Tree to the Test

Currently City Hall wants to make the old pepper tree in front of City Hall safer. The current debate is how to do it. I see a connection between our historic pepper tree at city hall and the Watts Towers. In 1959, Los Angeles City Hall wanted eliminate the Watts Towers because they were dangerous.

LAGUNABEACHINDY.COM - 2017-09-21 23:53:32

Los Angeles Senior Artist's Art Exhibit at H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum

The Los Angeles Senior Artist's Art Exhibit: Collections from the Treasure Chest, an exhibit specially held for senior painting artists of 50 or older ages, will soon take place at the H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum on October 28. There will be about 100 paintings to be shown in

PATCH - 2017-09-21 23:00:00

Sierra Madre: Water rules are about to change

Residents may get some relief from water penalties with proposed changes coming to the city's water rate structure, but water wasters will not be ignored. The city continues to struggle with the effects of the state's last drought. It still has to import water from the Metropolitan Water District to

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:05:42

Bandits steal iPhones from cell phone stores in Pico Rivera, Temple City

Deputies are seeking a pair of armed robbers believed to have carried out heists at cell phone stores in Pico Rivera and Temple City Thursday morning. The Pico Rivera robbery unfolded at about 11:30 a.m. at a Sprint store, 8762 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Noe Garcia said. Two

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:08:09

The Glendora Chamber's Women's Wellness Expo returns for its 3rd year.

The 3rd Annual Glendora Women's Wellness Expo returns to the Bidwell Forum at the Glendora Library Saturday, October 14th, 2017 from 9:00AM to 1:30PM to educate and enrich your Mind, Body and Spirt. This year's Expo is brought to you by theGlendora Chamber of Commercealong with this year's event spo

PATCH - 2017-09-21 23:39:50

Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education

Rep. Adam Schiff has been fighting for bigger representation of the Armenian Genocide in American textbooks. -Courtesy photo Recently, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that, along with seven of his California delegation colleagues, he wrote to major publishers of social studies and history textbook

PASADENAINDEPENDENT.COM - 2017-09-21 22:57:12

Success on the Field and in the Classroom is About Putting in the Time and Effort

Did you know that collegiate and professional football players may practice up to 210 minutes a day during summer training camp? NBA players spend about the same amount of time practicing on non-game days as during the season. Elite athletes, like those who are training for the Olympics, may train u

PASADENAINDEPENDENT.COM - 2017-09-21 22:39:26

Here's how you and your dog can participate in Wiggle Waggle Walk 2017 at the Rose Bowl

Dogs and their owners are asked to help raise funds for the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA during the 19th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk on Sunday at Brookside Park at the Rose Bowl. Participants can register as individuals or as part of a team, and raise funds through donations. Participants do not nee

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:23:22

Closing Caltech recycling center opens up a problem: Letters

I read with dismay (Sept. 17) that Caltech is closing its recycling center. Several years ago, I moved to a Pasadena condominium that has no recycling bins. Since then, I have collected all recyclable materials and taken them to the Caltech center every two weeks. I admit to being a bit fanatical on

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 20:09:26

Covina burglary suspects caught with stolen Halloween costumes

A trio of suspected burglars ransacked a wholesale costume manufacturer in Covina Wednesday, making off with cash, Halloween costumes, accessories like costume wings, and toilet paper. Their luck ran out when officers spotted their two sport utility vehicles leaving the area and pulled them over. Co

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 00:27:46

Free digital photography workshop Saturday in San Marino

Professional photographer George Simian will offer a free digital photography workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Crowell Public Library. Simian, a commercial photographer and educator, will show attendants how to master basic lighting concepts and skills, managing both quality and direction o

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:09:52

Author Kelly Wilkinss give talk to the patroness of National Charity League San Marino Chapter

National Charity League San Marino Chapter is part of the National Charity League, Inc. (NCL, Inc.) a national non-profit organization comprised of mother and daughter members in Chapters across the United States. NCL, Inc. was established in Los Angeles, California, in 1925 and incorporated in 1958

PATCH - 2017-09-21 19:40:34

After a federal review, the borders of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument will not be altered, according to a recent report by the secretary of the interior.

Several other national monuments, however, will be modified. The San Gabriel Mountains provide a backdrop to the city of Los Angeles. President Donald J. Trump called for a review of national monuments that were designated since Jan. 1, 1996 and cover at least 100,000 acres. Environmental activists

BEVERLYPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:03:19

Pasadena Unified's Washington Steam Magnet Academy Receives Musical Instruments from the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation

The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation has donated a $42,290 grant to Washington Steam Magnet Academy, providing them with 36 new string instruments. -Courtesy photo Washington Middle School, the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Magnet Academy in the Pasadena Unified School Distric

PASADENAINDEPENDENT.COM - 2017-09-21 23:22:37

CHP plans checkpoint in East Pasadena

California Highway Patrol officers are planning a checkpoint Saturday night in the unincorporated county area of East Pasadena to screen drivers for sobriety and valid licenses, officials said. The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday at an undisclosed location within East P

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2017-09-22 00:28:46

Pasadena Unified oversight committee torn over leadership

The citizen committee tasked with ensuring Pasadena Unified properly spends voter-approved bond money is mired in conflict over its leadership. Citizens' Oversight Committee members asked for a vote of no confidence in chair Clifton Cates and vice chair Quincy Hocutt on Wednesday, its first meeting

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 00:10:35