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Baseball coach at Azusa Unified charged with having sex with student  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Authorities on Wednesday, May 8, filed charges against an assistant baseball coach with the Azusa Unified School District suspected of having sex with a ...



The Upward Bound Program Is Carving New Futures Alongside APU  Azusa Pacific University

The Upward Bound program is taking its partnership with Azusa Pacific University to new levels, working toward making college a real possibility for potential ...



Glendora vs. Azusa spat blamed on political flyer  KABC-TV

A Glendora political campaign flyer seems to takes a swipe at neighboring Azusa, starting a minor feud between residents of the two cities.



TRiO Program Provides Pathways for First-Generation Student Success  Azusa Pacific University

What am I doing here? Do I even fit in? How do I pay for this? First-generation college students struggle with questions others may take for granted.



Azusa cheerleader dies from cancerous tumor, school mourns 16-year-old’s death  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The Azusa community was grieving on Friday as news spread about the death of 16-year-old Sandra Martinez. The high school cheerleader and honor roll ...



Azusa Unified intervention program targets at-risk youth  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Azusa Unified School District continues to make adjustments to serve all of its students with its relatively new SOAR program, which targets students who are ...



Fighting Scots Boys Tennis Win First Two CIF Games  Mountain News

Rim of the World High School's boys tennis team hosted San Jacinto High School for a CIF competition and pulled out a big victory on Wednesday, May 1.



Amazon To Fund Computer Science Classes At SGV Schools  Patch.com

Amazon To Fund Computer Science Classes In SGV - Baldwin Park, CA - The program is meant to "inspire, prepare and propel students of all backgrounds" to ...



Patrick Francis Hartless | Obituaries  Char-Koosta News

ARLEE — Patrick Francis Hartless, 77, passed away peacefully in his home in Arlee surrounded by friends and family on November 5, 2018. Pat was born on ...



L.A. Sparks ‘adopt’ Pasadena High School girls basketball team  The Pasadena Star-News

Members of the Los Angeles Sparks organization visited Pasadena High School on Friday where they surprised the Bulldogs girls basketball team with the ...



Calif. cheerleader, 16, dies of lung cancer two months after tumor was discovered  New York Daily News

A 16-year-old honor roll student and high school cheerleader from California died on March 6 just two months after doctors discovered a cancerous tumor in her ...



Lockdown at 2 schools in Alhambra, San Gabriel after police chase nearby  The Pasadena Star-News

Three men in ski masks seen at a San Gabriel hotel led police on a chase which resulted in a lockdown at San Gabriel High School and Baldwin Elementary on ...



Azusa attempted kidnapping suspect faces hearing  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

AZUSA – A man who allegedly tried to abduct an Azusa High School student will be back in court in two weeks. Adam Schumm, 30, is scheduled for an April 18 ...



In California, lessons on transgender student access to facilities  EdSource

As schools across the nation work, often for the first time, to ensure a welcoming environment for students who are transgender, California has lessons to share, ...



Westboro Baptist protest cites Rose Queen’s LGBTQ status, to be met with ‘peaceful response’ in Pasadena  The Pasadena Star-News

A Pasadena church is organizing a “peaceful response” to a demonstration the Westboro Baptist Church has planned for Monday outside Sequoyah High ...



The new kid: Upland High starts school year with new principal  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

UPLAND >> Monday was Pamela Salgado's first day at Upland High School. “It was awesome,” she said, shortly before the final bell rang. “It was a great first ...



Convictions of 2 upheld in killing of Sheriff’s Department employee in Pasadena in 2012 Christmas Day shooting  The Pasadena Star-News

A state appeals court panel on Friday upheld the convictions of two gang members for the Christmas Day 2012 killing of a civilian Sheriff's Department employee ...



A proposed four-story medical office building is angering Alhambra residents  The Pasadena Star-News

Alhambra residents who live off of East Main Street are up in arms over a four-story medical office building proposed in their neighborhood. Developer Pacific ...



14 Southern California restaurants fined $126,142 for labor violations  The Pasadena Star-News

Federal regulators have fined 14 Southern California restaurants a total of $126,142 for failing to pay kitchen workers all of the overtime wages they are owed ...



Live coverage: March for Our Lives rallies in L.A., Orange County, Washington call for an end to school shoot  Los Angeles Times

On Saturday, demonstrators across the country took to the streets to protest government inaction on gun violence and mass shootings and to honor the 17 lives ...



Robbery suspects in custody after high-speed chase from Pasadena to Hollywood  The Pasadena Star-News

PASADENA – Five men wanted in the armed robbery of a watch and clock repair shop in Old Town Pasadena who allegedly led police on a high-speed chase ...



At the Repair Cafe, tinkerers fix bikes, clocks and toasters – practicing the ‘reuse and recycle’ model  The Pasadena Star-News

The zipper on a man's polyester pant won't zip. A decorative clock lost its tick-tock. The blades of a window fan stopped turning. In today's consumer economy, ...



Crescenta Valley football hands Muir its 1st loss  The Pasadena Star-News

PASADENA >> The Muir High football team entered Friday night's Pacific League opener against visiting Crescenta Valley sporting a 3-0 record along with hope ...



Body of missing Arcadia woman found; suicide suspected  The Pasadena Star-News

Police suspect that an Arcadia woman who was found dead in her car on Sunday, Nov. 25 may have killed herself. Officers Sunday discovered the missing ...



Monterey Park police release images of persons of interest in hit-and-run  The Pasadena Star-News

Monterey Park police Tuesday sought public help to find a hit-and-run motorist responsible for injuring a woman who was crossing a street. Police Tuesday ...



Alhambra man fatally shoots alleged intruder  The Pasadena Star-News

A resident shot and killed another man who allegedly broke into his Alhambra duplex on Sunday, Nov. 11. Officers recovered a weapon at the scene, Alhambra ...



Alhambra bans shared scooter and bike services — for now  The Pasadena Star-News

Alhambrans won't see shared motorized scooters or bicycles on their streets anytime soon. The City Council unanimously approved an urgency ordinance ...



Woman struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a street in Arcadia  The Pasadena Star-News

The coroner's office on Sunday identified the woman killed last week in Arcadia when a vehicle struck her as she was crossing a road. Maha Hakim, 52, of ...



Azusa Dedicates Two New Gold Line Stations, Service Expected 2016  Streetsblog Los Angeles

Metro CEO Phil Washington speaking at the standing-room only Azusa Downtown Station and APU/Citrus College Station dedication ceremonies last Satursday ...



Here’s how schools in Pasadena, Monrovia and Arcadia did on the state’s graduation rates report  The Pasadena Star-News

California's high school graduation rate increased for the seventh year in a row and reached a record high for the class of 2016, State Superintendent of Public ...



Woman dies at scene of Pasadena hit-and-run  The Pasadena Star-News

A woman died in a hit-and-run collision in Pasadena on the evening of Sunday, Oct. 21. Jessica Torres, 27, died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles ...



California 2014: Strapping senior calling himself female to play on girls’ high school softball team  Daily Caller

A male California high school senior who played on the boys baseball team as a freshman will now play on the girls softball team. The student, Pat Cordova-Goff ...



Driver in Temple City crash that killed passenger guilty of manslaughter  The Pasadena Star-News

TEMPLE CITY >> A man received a sentence of more than 15 years in prison Friday for a car crash following a police pursuit in Temple City that killed his ...



Hank is the king of this hill of 7 adoptable pets in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley  The Pasadena Star-News

Hank, a 6-year-old shepherd and husky mix, is available for adoption at the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society. The gentle boy sports a mocha-colored coat, ...



Driver pleads not guilty to fatal hit-and-run in Pasadena  The Pasadena Star-News

A Pasadena driver on Thursday, Oct. 25, denied he fatally hit a pedestrian in Pasadena then drove away from the scene. Francisco Javier Soto pleaded not ...



$6,000 in jewelry stolen from Pasadena Macy’s during armed robbery  The Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena police released a photo of an armed robbery suspect who they say stole $6,000 worth of jewelry from a Macy's department store Sunday, Sept. 30, in ...



The Crack Shack announces Pasadena opening date and exclusive new sandwich for the location  The Pasadena Star-News

Drumroll, please! (Or perhaps we should say, drumstick?) The Crack Shack has finally announced the date it will open the doors at its newest location.



Alhambra High School administrator accused of sexual abuse resigns  Pasadena Star-News

ALHAMBRA >> An Alhambra High School administrator resigned Friday after she was confronted with a YouTube video that accused her of the sexual abuse of ...



New Rose Parade preview event Sip & Savor includes food, wine, beer and live music  The Pasadena Star-News

The Tournament of Roses is adding to its pre-parade day events with Sip & Savor, an end-of-year celebration with food, wine, craft beer, live music and more, ...



Horatio Alger Association Honors Two California Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists, Elizabeth Holmes and Gilbert Edward LeVasseur Jr., Along With Seven National Scholarship Recipients from the State  PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the ...



Son charged with killing mother in her Pasadena home  The Pasadena Star-News

A Pasadena man was charged Thursday, Sept. 27, with stabbing to death his 67-year-old mother. Katrina Evans was stabbed multiple times and died Monday, ...



1 dead, 1 wounded in Pasadena sidewalk stabbing  The Pasadena Star-News

An argument in Pasadena led to an attack that left one man dead and another critically injured Wednesday, Sept. 12, authorities said. One victim, who officers ...



Shayla will sashay into your heart and 5 other adoptable pets in the Pasadena, Whittier and San Gabriel Valley areas  The Pasadena Star-News

Shayla, a 7-year-old, short hair cat, is available for adoption at the Homeless to Forever Foundation in Pasadena. She gets along with small dogs, other cats and ...



Longtime Alhambra favorite Belly Buster closes doors (and window) for last time  The Pasadena Star-News

Mike Gomez's childhood memories all end with a trip to Belly Buster Sandwich Shoppe. The 34-year-old Alhambra resident recalled that after every Little ...



Burglary suspect shot by shop owner in Temple City  The Pasadena Star-News

A man who broke into a Temple City business early Monday was shot and wounded by the owner, authorities said. Sheriff's Lt. Tom McNeil said the injured ...



How Monrovia’s Mandarin and Spanish language programs are helping offset declining enrollment  The Pasadena Star-News

MONROVIA >>In a few short years, a dual-immersion Spanish program propelled one elementary school into the fastest growing campus in the Monrovia ...



Mama bear and cub seen wandering halls of Altadena school  The Pasadena Star-News

A black bear and her cub caused a bit of a stir in Altadena on Tuesday morning as they wandered through the hallway of an elementary school. A student at ...



Football recruiting: Mater Dei’s Amon-Ra St. Brown commits to USC  The Pasadena Star-News

Mater Dei All-County wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown committed Saturday to USC during an announcement at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ...



St. Francis football heads back to Final after long wait  The Pasadena Star-News

LA CANADA — After a 53-year hiatus, the St. Francis football team is back in the CIF Southern Section Final. And they can thank junior quarterback Darius ...



South Pasadena police seek help finding missing 16-year-old girl  The Pasadena Star-News

SOUTH PASADENA — Authorities Sunday sought the public's help in finding a 16-year-old girl who went missing in South Pasadena. We are asking the public ...



California Casualty Ready to Help Schools with 2017 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grants  PR Web

Submissions for the 2017 California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grants are now being taken through January 15, 2017. Public high schools and middle ...



McKinley School principal resigns days before school starts; interim principal named  Pasadena Star-News

PASADENA>> Following months of internal conflict at McKinley School, Principal John Albert resigned Saturday, just days before the school year began.



Vegas trip among Pasadena city union’s $65,000 in ‘highly questionable expenditures’  The Pasadena Star-News

In July 2016, thousands of union members from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees gathered in Las Vegas for the annual ...



Pasadena wants to replace motels with permanent housing for the homeless  The Pasadena Star-News

For many experiencing homelessness, motels can serve as last-resort lodging when apartments or other more permanent housing options are unattainable.



Glendale mall robbery images released, police seek help identifying outstanding suspects  The Pasadena Star-News

Police Monday sought the public's help in identifying several suspects who fled a smash-and-grab robbery attempt at a Glendale Galleria jewelry store after a ...



Final Sprint is on for 2017 California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grants  PR Web

The deadline for public middle and high schools to apply for a California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant is January 15, 2017.



‘Top Chef’ Richard Blais to open fried chicken eatery, The Crack Shack, in Pasadena  The Pasadena Star-News

Celebrity Chef Richard Blais is bringing his San Diego-based fried chicken joint, The Crack Shack, to Pasadena, according to the company. Richard Blais at his ...



Man peacefully surrenders after he barricaded himself in Alhambra neighborhood  The Pasadena Star-News

A man, who authorities said barricaded himself for about five hours in an Alhambra neighborhood, peacefully surrendered Wednesday afternoon, officials said.



Is Racial Profiling By Police Prevalent in Pasadena, CA??  PoliticusUSA

Former Azusa High School football standout Kendrec McDade was shot and killed by Pasadena Police Department Officers Matthew Griffin and Jeffrey Newlen ...



Police investigate shooting near Old Town Pasadena  The Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena police are searching for two people authorities say may have opened fire near Old Town Pasadena on Wednesday evening, officials said. No one ...



Museum of Failure extends run at A+D by 2 weeks  The Pasadena Star-News

The Museum of Failure has extended its run at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum to Feb. 18 by to popular demand. Crowds who have been asking the ...



How settling a lawsuit with PETA will change Arcadia’s coyote management plan  The Pasadena Star-News

ARCADIA >> The city settled a lawsuit brought by animal rights activists challenging Arcadia's plan to trap and kill coyotes. Arcadia will pay $15,000 to settle the ...



Children of motorcyclist killed in Pasadena sue alleged hit-and-run driver, car’s owner  The Pasadena Star-News

LOS ANGELES >> Five children of a motorcyclist killed in a 2016 hit-and-run crash in Pasadena filed a lawsuit Thursday naming the alleged owner and driver of ...



Rose Bowl, Rose Parade get more federal security assistance due to ranking as high profile target  The Pasadena Star-News

Federal authorities ranked the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl game as one of the highest profile targets in the United States this year, though they've received no ...



Pasadena Fire Department names new deputy chief  The Pasadena Star-News

PASADENA >> The Pasadena Fire Department named a new deputy chief and fire marshal for its Fire Prevention Division on Monday. Bryan Frieders has ...



Pasadena to LA County: Let us handle our homeless population as we see fit  The Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena isn't getting its fair share of funds from the county to address its homeless population, according to the city. And the money it does receive comes with ...



Pasadena area home-schools see themselves as one of several options for parents  Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena has plenty of options when it comes to schools. The choices range from public to private to charter. But for some parents, none of those options are ...



Pasadena to rename La Loma Bridge after former attorney general John Van de Kamp  The Pasadena Star-News

Calling him one of Pasadena's “most important figures,” Pasadena's City Council has renamed the La Loma Bridge after John Van de Kamp, a former state ...



Pasadena’s marijuana measure would ban existing dispensaries, but those businesses still say ‘vote yes’  The Pasadena Star-News

In the war over legal weed in Pasadena, opposing sides are surprisingly advocating for the same thing. It is illegal to operate a marijuana dispensary in ...



Apply concealed-carry gun rules equally  The Pasadena Star-News

A new report by the state auditor suggests that your Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms may depend on where you live and who you know.



Police seeking leads in Alhambra man’s fatal shooting  The Pasadena Star-News

ALHAMBRA >> Detectives on Tuesday asked the public for information about the fatal shooting of a 40-year-old man in his apartment over the weekend.



July 4th fireworks shows in and around Pasadena: Everything you need to know  The Pasadena Star-News

Get your blankets, lawn chairs and barbecues ready — it's nearly Fourth of July, and there's a ton of spectacular fireworks shows around the region. All of these ...



Popular Twohey’s restaurant to close Alhambra location after 75 years  The Pasadena Star-News

Twohey's, an Alhambra diner that has been a favorite among Gabriel Valley residents for more than 75 years, is set to close on Feb. 1. Tom Anderson, the ...



Coroner identifies man killed in Monrovia shooting  The Pasadena Star-News

Authorities on Monday released the name of the 43-year-old man killed when an argument ended in a shooting at a Monrovia bar over the weekend. Coroner's ...



Why Mt. Sierra College moved its Monrovia campus  The Pasadena Star-News

MONROVIA >> Mt. Sierra College's new Monrovia campus offers a high-tech learning environment that officials hope will help boost enrollment and advance the ...



Temple City man sentenced for murder of neighbor, attempted murder of three others  The Pasadena Star-News

A man will spend the next 45 years to life in state prison for the fatal stabbing of his neighbor and the attempted murder of three other people during a rampage ...



Star-News Boys Basketball All-Area: Maranatha’s Tyler Dorsey, Tim Tucker dominate postseason accolades  The Pasadena Star-News

To say that Tyler Dorsey had the dream senior season would be an understatement. The Pasadena native wanted to play his final year of high school ball in his ...



Pasadena doubles down on dispensary ban, allows deliveries  The Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena reinforced a ban on marijuana dispensaries Monday night and stalled comprehensive reforms until next year to give city leaders time to see how ...



What a new Pasadena office means for the group building world’s largest land-based telescope  The Pasadena Star-News

When you're in the business of building the world's largest land-based telescope you need room to grow. That's what prompted the Giant Magellan Telescope ...



Michael Schneickert, Pasadena historic preservation leader, dies at 56  The Pasadena Star-News

Michael Schneickert made his mark in Pasadena. As a longtime leader in the local historic preservation community, he served on the boards of Pasadena ...



3-month-old boy dies after being found unconscious in Alhambra day care center  The Pasadena Star-News

ALHAMBRA >> A 3-month-old boy died Tuesday, a week after being found unconscious at a home-based day care center in Alhambra last week, authorities ...



Holiday merchandise megastore Stats reopens in Pasadena  The Pasadena Star-News

Stats, a Pasadena business that specializes in dazzling Christmas displays and unique holiday merchandise, has reopened after closing earlier this year in the ...



Pasadena psychiatrist convicted of assault, making criminal threats faces next challenges  The Pasadena Star-News

A Pasadena psychiatrist recently convicted of assault and making criminal threats against his children's nanny and a former employee said he has continued ...



Restoration of Pasadena’s historic Cinema 21 is nearly done, but it may never be used as a theater  The Pasadena Star-News

The owner of the Washington Theater, more commonly known as Cinema 21, says restoration of the 900-seat venue, its attached retail spaces, offices and 30 ...



Bunny Museum and its 33,000 bunny items moving to Altadena  The Pasadena Star-News

The Bunny Museum, one of Southern California's most unique and unusual attractions, has moved to Altadena. The new and expanded museum at 2605 Lake ...



Here are all of the candidates running for Pasadena City Council in March  The Pasadena Star-News

Two city council and three Pasadena Unified board seats will face challengers this March, while two incumbents will coast back into office unopposed. The race ...



Man guilty of murder for drowning death of baby daughter in Pasadena  The Pasadena Star-News

PASADENA >> A jury convicted a man of murder and child abuse Wednesday for drowning his 1-year-old daughter five years ago in Pasadena, authorities said.



Warner and Carol Henry salute L.A. Opera during Labor Day burger bash  The Pasadena Star-News

From left: Christopher Koelsch, Alicia Clark, James Conlon and Ed Clark, pose for a picture during the annual Labor Day “Burger” party to fete L.A. Opera singers ...



Man fatally shot in broad daylight on Washington Boulevard in Pasadena  The Pasadena Star-News

PASADENA >> A man died in a broad-daylight shooting along Washington Boulevard on Friday afternoon, police said. The shooting took place just before 5:30 ...



Kyle Kuzma, Lakers edge Celtics, but free-throw woes nearly bite them again  The Pasadena Star-News

LOS ANGELES — Kyle Kuzma exhaled and his eyebrows shot up as he sought out Kyrie Irving and greeted the Boston star with a high-five. The vanquished ...



Why Arcadia residents are ‘irate’ about a plan for a new 2,500 square foot home  The Pasadena Star-News

ARCADIA >> Nearly two dozen residents are “irate” about a proposed residential development project that violates several provisions in the city's zoning code ...



Chargers’ 53-man roster: Mike Williams off PUP list; Josh Lambo cut  The Pasadena Star-News

Mike Williams won't play a full rookie season, but the Chargers are hoping that their first-round pick will be healthy enough to return in the next few weeks.



Barnes & Noble in Old Pasadena closing after Christmas  Pasadena Star-News

A representative with Barnes & Noble confirmed rumors Wednesday that the company will the closing the store in Old Pasadena on Dec. 31. David Deason, vice ...



Irwindale stands by decision to reopen Olive Pit mining quarry  The Pasadena Star-News

Despite a lawsuit by Baldwin Park to prevent new mining operations at a gravel pit closed for more than 40 years, Irwindale City Attorney Fred Galante said ...



Judge dismisses public corruption charges against Irwindale mayor, former official  The Pasadena Star-News

Former Irwindale City councilwoman Rosemary Ramirez talking to her lawyer Matthew Horeczko, while lawyer Anthony Falangetti receives a congratulate ...



Historic Aztec Hotel in Monrovia could reopen in 2015  The Pasadena Star-News

MONROVIA >> Closed for more than two years, the historic Aztec Hotel is in the middle of a renovation project touted as a return to prominence for the distinctive ...



Bench removal prompts Pasadena family to pull support of community garden  The Pasadena Star-News

A Pasadena family plans to stop paying for the maintenance of a community garden off Union Street after the city removed the garden's picnic table and benches ...



The Huntington receives 2 new paintings by African-American artists  Pasadena Star-News

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens announced Tuesday two new additions to its collection of African-American art holdings.



South Pasadena honors ‘Halloween’ director, Oct. 31 declared ‘John Carpenter Night’  Pasadena Star-News

SOUTH PASADENA >> The director of the classic horror flick, “Halloween,” graced Council Chambers Wednesday so that City Council could proclaim Oct. 31 ...



Man sentenced to life for two Wilmington murders  The Pasadena Star-News

A gang member who gunned down two men during separate shootings in Wilmington was ordered Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison, without any ...



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