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$500,000 damages in house fire in Glendale On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 5:07 p.m., 11 Glendale units (1 Battalion Chief Command Team, 7 engine companies, 2 ladder truck companies and 1 basic life support ambulance) and 1 Burbank truck company responded to a reported house fire in the 1500 block of Puebla Drive in Glendale. Glendale Engine 25 was first to arrive on-scene. They discovered a two story, single family dwelling with fire and heavy smoking showing from the house. One resident was quickly evacuated from the house. Firefighters deployed an aggressive attack on the fire located in the family room of the home. Knockdown of the fire was 27 minutes after units were dispatched to the location. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. Structure damage is estimated at $300,000 and $200,000 in damage to contents. The incident duration was 3 hours and 29 minutes. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Glendale Fire Department encourages residents to ensure smoke detectors are working properly.

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Major crimes looking for victims of burglaries in Los Angeles Sheriff’s Detectives from the Major Crimes Bureau are looking for vic¬tims whose houses were burglarized while they were on vacation and had instructed the Los Ange¬les Times to hold delivery of their newspapers while they were gone. Investigators believe that Duane Van Tuinen (51 of Azusa) obtained the vacation lists and passed them on to a group of thieves, including Ran¬dall Whitmore (43 of La Verne), Joshua Box (43 of Arcadia) and Edwin Valentine (52 of Covina). The suspects would visit the addresses on the lists and steal valuables while the residents vacationed. More than 25 burglaries from San Gabriel Valley Cities, Hacienda Heights, Diamond Bar, Walnut and Chino Hills have been con¬firmed as a part of the con¬spiracy. Van Tuinen was an office machine repairman, contracted by distributors of the Los Angeles Times to repair office machines. Once inside of the busi¬nesses, Investigators be¬lieve that he repeatedly stole lists of Los Angeles Times newspaper subscrib¬ers who were on vacation. Van Tuinen passed them on to the suspects who carried out the Please see page 6

Detective Heath Harvey looks in amazement as he wonders how long it’ll take to inventory the cache of stolen property Monrovia PD recovered let alone find the original owners. -Courtesy Photos of Monrovia PD and LASD

Art Center student wins Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Competition

In January 2013, The City of Glendale adopted an ordinance banning the issuance of plastic carryout bags and imposing a ten (10) cent charge on recyclable paper carryout bags. Beginning July 1, 2013 plastic carryout bags will no longer be

Earlier this week Art Center College of Design and the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee (PASAGMC) jointly announced the winning design concept for a new memorial whose planned dedication in 2015 will coincide with 100th anniversary commemorations of the Armenian Genocide. The concept by Art Center Environmental Design student Catherine Menard was developed in

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Public artwork designed by Catherine Menard will be completed in time for 100th Anniversary Commemorations in 2015. -Courtesy Photo

Pasadena celebrates Black History Month Saturday Feb. 2 “Ragtime & Chili” Celebrate Black History Month and our shared American music legacy with a performance by pianist Lawrence Kolakowski from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2 at La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave. Kolakowski will talk about all the great composers who created what many historians consider to be the first truly “American” art forms—Ragtime and Jazz. Then enjoy chili and iced tea, foods that were popular during the Jazz Age, immediately following the performance. For more information, contact Diane Walker at (626) 744-7268 or dianewalker@ cityofpasadena.net. “Genealogy Search” Join the Pasadena African-American Genealogy Group from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Lamanda Park Branch Library, 140 S. Altadena Drive, to search your heritage and recover your past with this Please see page 7

Attempted murder/suicide at Santa Anita Dam

Suspect holed-up at the dam house – SWAT called On Saturday January 26, 2013, around 6:30 p.m., Arcadia Police Officers responded to a stretch of Chantry Flats regarding a traffic collision involving a solo vehicle into a guardrail. The male driver had reportedly fled on foot before police arrived on scene, leaving behind a single female occupant. Nobody had been hurt in the accident. Further investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle intentionally hit the guardrail in an attempt to Please see page 6

A 7 hour standoff with SWAT Saturday at the Dam keeper’s house finally led to the arrest of Patrick Anthony Gonzalez, a 21-year-old Los Angeles resident -Photo by Terry Miller


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Assemblyman Mike Gatto bill makes it harder for hit & run drivers to evade arrest Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-43) introduced legislation today to help curb the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in Southern California. Currently, motorists who flee the scene of an accident can simply “run down the clock” to avoid any liability whatsoever. If a motorist is not identified (which is often very difficult) within three years, the motorist cannot be prosecuted. Gatto’s bill extends the statute of limitations for such offenses to three years from the date of the offense, or one year after the suspect is identified by law enforcement, whichever is later. The Legislature has passed similar changes to statutes of limitations for crimes with hard-to-identify perpetrators, like clergy abuse. Eric Bruins, Planning & Policy Director for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, noted that bicyclists and pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to hit-and-run collisions that result in death or serious

bodily injury. “It’s hard for us to encourage people to bike and walk when our streets are treated like the Wild West,” said Bruins. “The LA County Bicycle Coalition commends Assemblyman Gatto for bringing attention to this issue and giving hit-and-run victims hope that their perpetrators might be brought to justice once identified.” “Many hit-and-run victims suffer very serious injuries, often because they are unable to dial 9-1-1, and, of course, because the person fleeing the scene does not. Allowing hit-and-run criminals to avoid prosecution just adds insult to these injuries,” said Gatto. An investigation by the LA Weekly found about 20,000 hit-and-run crashes are recorded annually by the Los Angeles Police Department. These 20,000 incidents made up an astonishing 48 percent of all vehicle crashes in 2009, compared to an average rate of just 11 percent na-

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tionwide. State data shows that 4,000 hit-and-run incidents a year in Los Angeles lead to injury or death. Unfortunately, most of these incidents are never prosecuted, in part, because of the statute of limitations running out. “This is a relatively easy and sensible fix to the law, so that people who would otherwise hit-andrun realize that they will be prosecuted, no matter how long it takes.”

Speaker John A. Pérez Statement on President Obama’s Speech on Immigration Reform Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement today after attending President Barack Obama’s speech in Las Vegas, Nevada, on immigration reform. “The President showed powerful and thoughtful leadership in his remarks this afternoon. This must be the year that we address one of the critical issues facing California and the rest of the nation. I believe the President’s leadership, alongside the bipartisan proposal unveiled in the United States Senate yesterday, sets the stage for a productive and successful effort to pass and implement comprehensive immigration reform. This is certainly a complicated issue, touching on issues ranging from public health and public safety, to the very question of what it

means to be an American. There are workers waiting in line all over the world who will bring with them critical skills vital to our economy, but also their hopes and dreams for a better life for their families. Those dreams are shared by the undocumented workers who are equally vital to our economy, but who are forced to live in the perpetual shadow of deportation. Passing a sensible proposal that reforms the visa system, keeps families intact, cracks down on the worst violators of immigration and labor laws, and respects our traditions and values as a society is one of the most important public policy challenges of our times, and I am confident that with the President’s leadership, it is a challenge we can solve.”

Labor chair Roger Hernández Statement on immigration reform Assemblymember Roger Hernandez released the following statement on Immigration Reform: “As Chair of the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment, I plan to be involved and closely monitor in the national effort for comprehensive immigration reform which is taking place in Washington, D.C. With an estimated three million undocumented immigrants in our state, it is imperative we recognize the importance of addressing comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship, the expansion of our workforce, as well as workers protections so that our economy can prosper and

employ individuals who will be contributing to our state’s General Fund. California embodies the greatest diversity in the world; we recognize we will need the collective skills and talents of all to aid our state in reaching our true potential. The topic of comprehensive immigration reform has been voiced to me by business, agriculture, labor and other groups in the hopes that a bipartisan solution can be obtained. I look forward to working with Governor Brown and my colleagues in addressing the need for comprehensive immigration reform to President Obama and our Congressional representatives in Washington, D.C.”

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Global music and sound industry finds success at the 2013 NAMM Show

The business of making music takes center stage, as the number and variety of buyers increase When the business is music, it’s a fine line between good times and work. Produced by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the NAMM Show provided the most effective platform across four jampacked days filled with new product debuts, networking, and educational opportunities set to the soundtrack of live music and conversation among friends old and new. From January 24-27, every aspect of the music instrument and products industry including retailers, corporate buyers, artists and sound and lighting professionals did business with nearly 5000 unique brands in Anaheim, CA. “Our industry, like many others, is in the midst of rapid change,” said Joe Lamond, president and CEO, NAMM. “And I believe NAMM Members who came to Anaheim to see the latest product innovations, attend NAMM University sessions, and network with friends and peers will be uniquely positioned to take advantage of the business opportunities in the year ahead.” Based on member feedback, NAMM made a concerted effort to increase buyer (blue) badges and decrease guest (yellow) badges to create the most business-friendly event in years. Buyers increased 4 percent over 2012, while non-industry guests decreased 16 percent. The important increase in buyers was attributed to more retail music stores, corporate buyers including houses of worship, live event venues and touring professionals, casinos, and studios sending buyers to shop the NAMM Show. The mix of industry professionals resulted in an incredibly business-focused, yet vibrant show made up of 93,908 total registrants. “We were approached by many potential new business partners, so it became an even broader type of business show,” said Tony Moscal, general manager of business development for Peavey. “We’re glad to see that NAMM’s provided with a full representation of an industry business show in addition to traditional retailers. This has been one of the most exciting, rewarding show’s that I’ve been involved with since my first

Legendary drummer, Carmine Appice ( of Vanilla Fudge/ Cactus fame in 1960-70s) was on hand at the NAMM Show. -Photo by Terry Miller

NAMM Show in 1981.” “I attend for the latest, greatest and best our industry has to offer. This show was rich with industry trends, the latest in gear and top notch sessions at the Idea Center,” said Billy Cuthrell, owner of Progressive Music Center in North Carolina. “I consider my time at NAMM a major part of my business success throughout the year.” For the first time, a Mayor led the NAMM Show. NAMM president and CEO Joe Lamond proclaimed world-renowned musician and humanitarian Stevie Wonder as Mayor of the NAMM Show with a lifetime, all-access badge to NAMM. “My goal is before it’s my time, I hope to be able to make music accessible to everybody, children and adults,” said His Honor (Wonder). “It’s a whole new world of music and instrument discovery at the show every year.” Wonder, one of hundreds of major artists at the NAMM Show, walked the show trying out new products and meeting with friends. While live music played and celebrities visited, the resounding sentiment on the show floor was that the industry was getting down to business. “Roland Corporation U.S. is very pleased with the 2013 NAMM Show and activity on our new booth and location,” Kim Nunney, president of Roland. “Traffic was steady throughout the show and dealers responded very positively to our new products, Content Checkpoints and media stage. A great

show, we’re looking forward to a strong 2013.” The opening of the 2013 NAMM Show marked not only the start of the world’s premier gathering for the music instrument and product industry, but also the debut of the Anaheim Convention Center’s new outdoor venue, The Anaheim Grand Plaza. The Grand Plaza features 100,000 square feet of outdoor meeting and event space, and during the NAMM Show an outdoor stage for live performances. NAMM Show-goers enjoyed a series of spectacular live performances all day, every day throughout the fourday show. Tower of Power, The Living Legends Jam (with band members from The Eagles, Black Sabbath, and Fleetwood Mac, among others), and CTA (California Transit Authority) rocked the Grand Plaza hard and gave the energetic nighttime crowds plenty of authentic rock and roll. “There’s great talent with Tower of Power and a community feeling [on the Grand Plaza]. It’s great to wind down out here after the day, while enjoying some music with good friends and business partners,” said Jerry Loos, owner, Jerry Loos Guitar Training, Westerville, OH. The industry quickly adapted to the new show perimeter that reached the convention center’s exterior walls, effectively adding to the show’s footprint. By moving registration to the hotels, NAMM created an easier to navigate show with fewer ID checks.

Wells Fargo celebrates year of the snake with special customer appreciation promotions and community sponsorships Southland Wells Fargo customers ring in the lunar new year with festive offers and events Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company, serving one in three households in the United States, announced today that participating Southern California community banking locations will celebrate their commitment to Southland customers by offering festive Lunar New Year promotions and community sponsorships. According to the Asian lunar calendar, the first moon signals the beginning of the New Year, and in 2013, the 15-day Lunar New Year celebration will begin on Feb. 10, and Wells Fargo’s regional promotions will be available now through Feb. 28. A key element of Lunar New Year is the tradition of married couples and senior relatives gifting red envelopes, filled with crisp new dollar bills, to unmarried junior relatives as a symbol of good luck and good fortune in the year to come. Wells Fargo will offer these newly-designed red and gold envelopes complimentary to customers in select locations. To help Wells Fargo customers celebrate the Year of the Snake, Wells Fargo has also created an artistically designed bilingual calendar, complete with colorful original Chinese calligraphy. The calendar showcases the Year of the Snake virtues such

as charm, ambition, wisdom and talent, alongside monthly financial tips and is available in select locations for customers. “For 20 years, Wells Fargo has made it a tradition to provide a Lunar New Year calendar for our customers,” said Joseph Chow, a Wells Fargo community banking district manager. “We are proud of the work we do as a company to celebrate the rich cultures of the diverse communities we serve.” As part of the Lunar New Year celebration Wells Fargo will sponsor several Southern California events, including: Jan. 14-31 22nd Annual Lunar New Year Art Exhibit at Alhambra City Hall Feb. 2 3rd Annual Pacific Asia Museum Lunar New Year Festival in Pasadena Feb. 2-3 M o n terey Park Chinese New Year Festival at Downtown Monterey Park Feb. 8-10 Têt Festival 2013 at Garden Grove Park Feb. 10 Noodle Bowl Fest at the Viceroy in Santa Monica During the time of the Wells Fargo promotions, new consumer checking customers, or existing cus-

tomers who refer new consumer checking customers, who open and fund an eligible Wells Fargo Checking Package will receive a limited-edition snake coin bank. Also during this time, new ExpressSend customers, who sign up for the service and send money to China or Vietnam from an eligible account, will receive the first transfer for free. “Wells Fargo is committed to helping customers, communities and nonprofit organizations succeed financially,” said David Dicristofaro, president of the Greater Los Angeles region. “We seek to develop meaningful, long-lasting relationships to better understand how we can best support the Asian community and its financial needs. We believe our Lunar New Year promotions and community sponsorships are an effective way to celebrate with customers and strengthen these relationships.” For more information, a list of participating Wells Fargo locations, high-resolution images or to schedule an interview with a local Southern California Wells Fargo spokesperson please contact Ann Moreno at ann.m.moreno@ wellsfargo.com.


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Earthquake Early Warning is intended to give users up to tens-of-seconds of notice By Terry Miller Heaton, includes Dr. Maren Boese, Dr. Egill Hauksson, Prof. Jim Beck, Prof. Pablo Ampuero, and severalgraduate students. The range of research activities includes methods to quantify both moderate-sized as well as major earthquakes that may affect wide areas of southern California. Caltech researchers are developing usertools to allow early adopters to get familiar with the early warning technology. They are also developing warning technology that can be used for automated smart response to safeguard large engineered systems. At this time, earthquake early warning remains a beta Dr. Lucy Jones, Senior Advisor for Risk Reduction, U.S. Geological Survey points the earthquake early warning test system. Benefits to the system as Senator Alex Padilla looks on Monday at a press conference at Caltech. public will not be realized Senator Alex Padilla question is whether we have tem would not only alert the until it is enhanced and deMonday announced legisla- one before or after the next public, it would could also ployed as a production systion to help create an earth- big quake.” speed the first responders to tem. quake early warning system Potential benefits from Building upon the Cali- quickly identify areas hardest similar to that which is in fornia Integrated Seismic hit by the quake. the technology include: place and currently in use in Network, seismol process 1. Ability to get into a Caltech, USGS, and Japan. data from an array of sensors UC Berkeley operate the safe place and protect yourPadilla’s announcement throughout the state. The California Integrated Seismic self (Drop, Cover, Hold On) comes after a joint study with system strength and the pro- Network, and collaborate on 2. Get out of or away Caltech and Japan Agency gression of earthquakes, alert earthquake early warning re- from hazardous situations for Marine Earth-science the public within advanced search. Caltech researchers (high places, glass, & chemiand Technology published warning before potentially are using real-time data from cals) describing for the first time damaging ground shaking this network to develop and 3. Stop elevators at the a statewide California earth- takes place.” test early warning algorithms nearest floor to let people out quake involving the Los An4. Protect precision “A fully developed or methods to detect and esgeles area and San Francisco. earthquake early warning timate earthquake size very manufacturing equipment Padilla, who was joined system would provide Cali- quickly. Several of these algo- and chemicals by a panel of seismologists fornians critical seconds to rithms have been deployed 5. Shut down operations representing Caltech, UC take cover, assist loved ones as part of the ShakeAlert that involve handling caustic Berkeley and the US Geolog- pull to the side of the road, demonstration (beta) system, materials (secondary disasical Survey said, “California is or exit stop a train or power which is providing warnings ters) going to have an earthquake down other critical infrastruc- to test users. The Caltech 6. Slow down or stop early warning system, the ture,” Padilla said. The sys- group headed by Prof. Tom trains

7. Temporarily halt medical procedures; & protect patients in hospitals 8. Protect students in classrooms 9. Safeguard customers in amusement parks 10. Safeguard staff working in potentially hazardous locations 11. Improved and nearreal time situational awareness The initial cost estimate for the system is $80 million. Padilla said that with the magnitude 6.7 Northridge Earthquake claiming 60 lives and causing at least $13 billion in damage, the system is an intelligent investment. “About 90% of the world’s earthquakes and over 80% of the world’s strongest quakes occur along the Pacific Ring of Fire. The Ring of Fire includes the very active San

Andreas Fault zone in California. We all know a big quake will hit again in the future. We should be smart and use our advanced science and technology to detect seismic activity and alert people in advance of an approaching quake,” Padilla said. Indeed, the Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast released in 2008 predicted a 99.7 percent likelihood of a magnitude 6.7 earthquake in California in the next 30 years and a 94% chance of a magnitude 7.0. Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, Turkey, Romania, Italy and China either have or are working on earthquake early warning systems. To read the study on a statewide earthquake go to: http://www.caltech.edu/contentlfaulty-behavior

Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, Turkey, Romania, Italy and China either have or are working on earthquake early warning systems, Senator Padilla pointed out. -Photos by Terry Miller


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Hawaiian Paradise on Island of Lanai By Greg Aragon Ever since reading classics such as “Mutiny on the Bounty” and “The Count of Monte Cristo” I have dreamed of deserted beaches, hidden treasures and sunken ships. Well this past week, I found all three - and much more. I discovered Lanai. My getaway to the secluded Hawaiian island began last week in Lahaina, Maui, where a friend and I boarded a ferry and journeyed 14 miles across the Auau Channel. Led by Expeditions (www.go-lanai. com), the comfortable trip was highlighted by spectacular views of the islands Maui, Molokai, Kahoolawe, and the Big Island. And since it’s now whale season, we also saw a two giant humpbacks poke their tales out of the water, as well as dolphins and colorful sail boats. After about an hour we cruised into tiny Manele Bay Harbor and stepped into a paradise surrounded by towering sea cliffs, palm trees

and warm island breezes. We then caught a shuttle to minute Lanai City, where we rented a Jeep at Dollar Rent a Car and drove to enchanting Lanai Hotel. Built as a retreat in 1923 by pineapple pioneer James Dole, the inn sits on the edge of town in a lush garden setting, beneath towering Norfolk pine trees. It features 11 charming guestrooms, a gourmet restaurant, and lots of Hawaiian atmosphere. Our cottage suite was highlighted by local Hawaiian artwork and quilts, hardwood flooring, ceiling fans, and a romantic plantation feel. The room also came with a private yard with hammock and dining area, complimentary Wifi and continental breakfast each morning. Once acquainted with the room, we grabbed a map, hopped in the Jeep and headed to mysterious Shipwreck Beach. To get there we drove up a mountainous road lined with volcanic rock and red clay. In a few miles we came to a narrow turnout, where the road became a tunnel of trees, paved with deep sand and bumpy rock and we had to put the Jeep

in four-wheel drive. The real fun had begun. For the next 1.6 miles we bounced along the northeast coast with intermittent views of the ocean and the outline of Maui. The road ended at big rock, where we parked and continued on foot to find the sunken ship. Over black volcanic rock and sandy beach and through warm tropical water we pushed on until we saw the rusting vessel, leaning in the reef and water about 100 yards off the shore. Built in the 1940s, the ship was once a ferrous-concrete oil tanker that the navy unsuccessfully tried to sink after WWII. Today, it provides a hauntingly beautiful backdrop to Lanai. From the beach, we drove to our room and then walked across the hotel lawn to Lanai City. Consisting of one block and about a dozen storefronts, the town was founded in the early 1900’s around the booming pineapple industry. It is highlighted by a few gift shops, restaurants, clothes stores and an art gallery. After the walk we went back to the hotel and changed into our good shorts

and Hawaiian shirts for dinner at Lanai City Grille, the hotel’s signature eatery. Offering locally caught fresh seafood, prime meats and their famous rotisserie chicken, the restaurant is probably the tastiest on the island. Our meal with a couple Mai Tais at the bar, before sitting down to succulent crab cakes with tomato corn salsa and chipotle remoulade, followed by a delicious Caesar salad with white anchovies; and pulled pork won tons,

with sweet chili boursin aioli and dipping sauce. For the main course I went with the cioppino, a savory mix of shrimp, scallops, oysters, clams and fish in a tomato wine sauce. I eat this dish a lot and this was by far the best I’ve had. My friend went with the special pecan crusted mahi mahi, with chipotle honey butter, chorizo mashed potatoes and veggies, which was also a delight. After dinner, we drove

to Hulopoe Beach to watch the sunset and swim in the 80-degree January water. Surrounded by cliffs and clear blue waters, Hulopoe has often been rated as one of the America’s Best Beaches. For more information on visiting Lanai, taking the Maui/Lanai ferry and other activities, visit www.gohawaii.com/lanai. For more information on staying at Hotel Lanai, call (808) 565-7211 or visit: www.hotellanai.com.

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2012 as part of the College’s social impact design program, Designmatters. The proposed site for the public artwork is Memorial Park in the City of Pasadena. “This was a competitive process, and we considered a number of very fine proposals,” says Committee Chair William M. Paparian, Esq., an attorney and former Mayor of Pasadena. “But our final decision was unanimous. We were deeply impressed by Catherine, who developed and presented an emotionally compelling design for a historical event that she initially knew nothing about. We hope that this memorial will inspire a similar emotional connection in those who encounter it, for generations to come.” “With tremendous pride, we congratulate Catherine Menard on her creative and inspiring memorial design that will have profound and lasting impact in the community,” says Art Center President Lorne M. Buchman. “The extraordinary talent and commitment of our students and faculty continue to find meaningful expression

locally and globally through a remarkable range of social impact projects.” Greater Los Angeles is home to the largest population of Armenians in the United States, many descended from families persecuted and killed between 1915 and 1921. Menard, 26, is a seventhterm Environmental Design major at Art Center and expects to graduate this year. Initially invited to join the project by Environmental Design Associate Professor James Meraz, Menard came into it with little knowledge of Armenian history. “But I have always felt drawn to history and heritage,” she says, “drawn to anything with any semblance of meaning.” Menard immersed herself in accounts of the Armenian Genocide as well as the recent history of memorial art, including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC, designed by Maya Lin who, like Menard, was a student at the time she won the competition. The central feature of Menard’s minimalist design—a carved-stone ba-

sin of water straddled by a tripod arrangement of three columns leaning into one another—is a single drop of water that falls from the highest point every three seconds, each “teardrop” representing one life lost. Over the course of one year, 1.5 million tears will fall into the pool, the estimated number of victims of the Armenian Genocide. “It was an honor to lead this most extraordinary challenge,” says Meraz. “In just seven weeks—half the time of our typical studio—our students worked passionately to design a memorial that has the power to provoke an emotional and contemplative response to a horrific event. In turn, this educational experience has given them new perspective, with compassion, sensitivity, remembrance and hope for the human condition.” Details regarding the project’s budget and construction will be developed over the next several months, with official groundbreaking anticipated in 2014 and dedication of the completed memorial on April 24, 2015.

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California firm recalls veal trimmings due to possible E. Coli 0157:H7 contamination San Jose Valley Veal, a Santa Clara, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,260 pounds of veal trimmings that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The following products are subject to recall: 60-pound, cardboard box cases of “SAN JOSE VALLEY VEAL AND BEEF INC.” boneless veal trimmings. Boxes may contain the case codes: “L-1 11112,” “L-1 11212,” “L-1 11512,” “L-1 11612,” “L-1 11712,” “L-1 11812” or “L-1 11912” and also bear the establishment number “EST. 2828” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products subject to recall were produced between Nov. 1 and Nov. 9, 2012 then were transported to a federal facility for further distribution. FSIS and the establishment are concerned that some product may be frozen and in customers’ freezers. The problem was discovered when a customer tested a shipment of veal and reported non-negative results. The customer held the ship-

ment pending laboratory results, but other product from the producer’s same lot had shipped into commerce. FSIS and the company have received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider. E. coli O157:H7 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps 2-8 days (3-4 days, on average) after exposure to the organism. While most people recover within a week, some develop a type of kidney failure called HUS. This condition can occur among persons of any age but is most common in children under 5-years old and older adults. Symptoms of HUS may include fever, abdominal pain, pale skin tone, fatigue and irritability, small, unexplained bruises or bleeding from the nose and mouth, decreased urination, and swelling. Persons who experience these symptoms should seek emergency medical care immediately. FSIS advises all consumers to safely prepare their raw meat products, including fresh and frozen, and only

consume ground beef that has been cooked to a temperature of 160° F. The only way to confirm that ground beef is cooked to a temperature high enough to kill harmful bacteria is to use a food thermometer that measures internal temperature. Consumers and media with questions regarding the recall should contact company executives, Leo or John Teixeira, at (408) 727-4404. Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren. gov. “Ask Karen” live chat services are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. The tollfree USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: www.fsis. usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/Problems_With_Food_Products/ index.asp

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burglaries. Van Tuinen would share in the stolen property and ultimately sell it for profit. The investigation led Metro Detectives to a West Covina storage locker where, last Thursday, De¬tectives located and recov¬ered hundreds of pieces of stolen property from doz¬ens of residential burglar¬ies. Since that recovery, in¬vestigators have researched the traceable property and identified several victims. “Although much of the stolen property has been re-

turned to the right¬ful owners, we are still try¬ing to locate additional victims”, said Detective Jack Jordan of the Major Crimes Bureau. Detectives have recov¬ered collectible coins, mu¬sical instruments, collect¬ible swords, computers and jewelry from the suspects’ homes, cars and the stor¬age locker. The investigation was a joint effort involving sev¬eral southland agencies, including the Glendora, Arcadia, Chino Hills, Mon¬rovia and San Marino Po¬lice Departments

Charges are pending against the involved sus¬pects. Investigators are at¬tempting to locate as many victims as possible and to identify all of the burglaries committed by the suspects, by tracing the stolen prop¬erty. Persons who had placed themselves on the LA Times vacation list and were subsequently burglar¬ized are encouraged to con¬tact LASD Detective Jack Jordan at 562-946-7893. Be prepared to supply the police report number from the burglary and a descrip-tion.

Monterey Park Rotary receives grant for community garden $1,500 grant given by Rotary District 5300 Rotary Club of Monterey Park has received a matching grant of $1,500 from Rotary District 5300 to establish a community garden at the Repetto School in Monterey Park. Saturday, March 2nd from 8:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. Rotarians and Mark Keppel Interacters will help the staff and interested members of the public prepare the land with a sprinkler system, install planters and plant the first vegetables. Rotary Club of Monterey Park wants to use the garden to teach children the importance and uses of plant life and how fruits and vegetables are instrumental in a comprehensive health plan. Every child that goes through the Gardening Program will learn how to utilize the land, and the ac-

companying produce that is grown, and foster a sense of self empowerment and achievement for the young people. The community garden will help Repetto School in their campaign to promote quality eating habits. The goals of this program will be to teach youth and teens that gardening, though at times tedious and long range in terms of returns, can be fun and extremely rewarding. Gardening captures a child’s interest and we hope to teach them nurturing skills, give them a sense of pride in their accomplishments and introduce them to healthy foods. The yield from the garden will be given to the community food bank and will be for sale at the local farmers’ market. The project will

show parents how to have their own home gardens. For further information contact Monterey Park Rotary President David Anantasin (213) 268-5911 or E-mail him at info@ montereyparkrotary.org. Rotary International is the oldest service organization in the world. For information on serving your local community through the Monterey Park Rotary, check: http://montereyparkrotary.org/. Monterey Park Rotary usually meets every Thursday at 12:15 P.M. at Capital Seafood, 755 W. Garvey Avenue, Monterey Park. For more information on Rotary International and clubs in other communities see http://www.rotary.org/EN/ ABOUTUS/Pages/ridefault.aspx.

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kill both himself and his passenger – changing the focus of the investigation from a traffic accident to attempted murder. Officers searched the Chantry Flats area for the suspect for quite some time, but were unable to locate him. A few hours later, the Sierra Madre Police Department received a 911-phone call from a residence located at the Santa Anita Dam Facility, which is owned by Los Angeles County. Residents there reported that the intruder had entered their home through a front door, and refused to leave. The residents, fearing for their safety, fled the residence and waited nearby for officers to arrive. Continued investigation suggested that the sus-

pect involved in the Dam Facility Residence incident was the same suspect that had attempted to drive both himself and his passenger off Chantry Flats earlier in the evening. As a result, Arcadia Police Personnel requested assistance from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Enforcement Bureau (SWAT) in apprehending the outstanding suspect – still believed to be holed-up in the Dam Facility Residence. After several hours, the Sheriff’s SWAT Team entered the residence and took custody of the intruder / suspect. Please contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Headquarters Bureau, at (323) 526-5541, for information regarding the sus-

pect’s apprehension inside the residence. Arcadia Police Officers took custody of the suspect at the scene, and have identified him as Patrick Anthony Gonzalez, a 21-year-old Los Angeles resident. Mr. Gonzalez was transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation prior to being booked for various charges to include attempted murder. The investigation is continuing by Arcadia Police Department Detectives. Anyone with information is asked to call the Arcadia Police Department at 626-574-5150. You can also submit crime tips and information via text, phone, or web to LA Regional Crime Stoppers, 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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available at farmer’s markets, larger grocers and food marts with gross annual sales of $2,000,000 or more and stores of at least 10,000 square feet of retail space that have a licensed pharmacy. Shoppers are encouraged to bring reusable bags, or they will be charged ten (10) cents for each recyclable paper carryout bag, with some

exceptions. On January 1, 2014 the smaller grocers, food markets, liquor stores, convenience stores, drug stores, pharmacies and vendors at City sponsored events, City facilities or City property must be in compliance. A copy of said Ordinance is available online on the City of Glendale website and available for public in-

spection in the office of the City Clerk. For more information and exemptions regarding the Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance please visit: ci.glendale.ca.us/public_ works/city_plastic_bag_ordinance.aspx or contact Alina Morshidian in the Public Works Department at (818) 548-3900.


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dynamic genealogy group. Call (626) 744-7266 for details. “Opening Reception” Join the Black History Parade & Festival Planning Committee for its Opening Reception for the 31st Annual Black History Parade and Festival, with this year’s theme, “Celebrating Freedom—Continuing the Dream” from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Alkebu-Lan Cultural Center, 1435 N. Raymond Ave. Call (626) 744-7300 for more information. Friday, Feb. 8 “Red, Black & Green Honors Dinner” Join the Black History Parade and festival Planning Committee for this important sixth annual gala dinner to honor newly elected Assembly member (former Councilmember) Chris Holden; former Assembly member Anthony Portantino and LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey; and special memorial award tribute to Victor McClinton. This gala affair will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8, at the Hilton Hotel, 168 S. Los Robles. Tickets are $60 per person. Contact the Jackie Robinson Center, (626) 744-7300, to purchase tickets. Sunday, Feb. 10 “Black Film Showcase” Watch the historical film “Courage to Love” (2000) about Mother Henriette Delille who, in the 1840s, began assembling a group of young women who would become the Sisters of the Holy Family. The event is from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Sponsored by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Pasadena Alumnae Chapter. Saturday, Feb. 16 “31st Annual Black History Parade and Festival” Begins at 10:00 a.m. at Charles White Park in Altadena, heads south on Fair Oaks Avenue and ends at Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave. After the parade, from noon to 4:00 p.m., enjoy the Black History Festival at Robinson Park. Food for purchase, fun activities for kids, special displays, music and other entertainment. Saturday, Feb. 16

“Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North” Join a special screening of the documentary, “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North” (2008), the story of the largest slave-trading family in U.S. History on beginning at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. at La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave. The film was created by filmmaker Katrina Browne who discovered that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine cousins retrace the Triangle Trade and gain powerful new perspectives on the black/white divide. For more information, contact Diane Walker at (626) 744-7268 or dianewalker@ cityofpasadena.net. Thursday, Feb. 21 “Where We Are, Where We’ve Been: Stories from Africa and African-Americans” Join storyteller Michael McCarty for one of two events as he reveals the struggles, joys, triumphs and beauty of African and African-American history and culture. The first event begins at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21 in Central Library’s Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut St. and he gives a repeat performance at 4:00 p.m., at Hastings Branch Library, 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. For more information, contact Pat Smith at (626) 744-4045 or psmith@cityofpasadena. net.

Friday, Feb. 22 “Senior Night Out” Join the high-energy fun, good food and conversation at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., for this special Senior Night Out, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 “Praise Dance Jubilee” Enjoy the music, the dance and the fellowship at the Metropolitan Baptist Church, 2283 N. Fair Oaks Ave., beginning at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24. Thursday, Feb. 28 “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: An Evening with David ‘Sonny’ Lacks” Join the Pasadena Public Library and the City of Hope for an evening with David “Sonny” Lacks, the son of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her knowledge and became the first immortal cell line called the HeLa or “Hela Cell” used for scientific breakthroughs around the world. Lacks will put a personal face on the story about his mother as told in the book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot. Event begins at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Central Library’s Donald Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut St. If you have a question that you would like to pose to Mr. Lacks, email it to diversityandinclusion@coh.org by Feb. 11 For more information about Pasadena, go to www.cityofpasadena.net.

Rep. Chu praises President Obama’s leadership creating a common sense immigration process Tuesday, in Las Vegas, Nevada, President Obama outlined his priorities to create a common sense immigration process. Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement in response: “Today, President Obama rang the starting bell for the immigration debate in Congress. He showed how creating a common sense immigration process will require all of us – the President, Congress, and the American people – to work together. “We are a nation found-

ed on the idea that we are all created equal, no matter what we look like or where we came from. It’s how you live your life and what you do that defines you in this country. I praise President Obama for leading the nation on key issues like keeping families together, a roadmap for citizenship, and ensuring students and scientists educated here aren’t expelled. I will fight to make our broken immigration system is fair for all.” Congresswoman Judy Chu has been a long-time proponent of Comprehen-

sive Immigration Reform and an outspoken Congressional leader on immigration issues. As a member of the House Judiciary Committee, she has jurisdiction over any immigration bill. Having sponsored numerous bills on the subject, including legislation to increase STEM visas, protect immigrant workers from abusive employers and protect immigrant women from abusive partners, Rep. Chu has put forth a number of the provisions that are now being considered for a comprehensive solution to our immigration process.

San Marino resident appointed to CA Medical Board – Pending senate confirmation Felix Yip, 58, of San Marino, has been appointed to the Medical Board of California. Yip has been the chief executive officer at Felix Chi-Ming Yip MD

Inc. Medical Clinic since 1987. He earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

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and Public Health. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Yip is a Republican.

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ARCADIA

$4,488,000

PASADENA

$2,600,000

GLENDORA

ONTARIO

$1,388,000

PASADENA

$1,288,000

SAN GABRIEL

6 bedrooms, 9 baths, 9,499 sq. ft. Gourmet kitchen w/wolf appliances, pantry, breakfast nook, and Chinese Wok Room, French Designer cabinets. 3D Screen, 9 seat digital home theater, 3 wet bars, wine cellar, very quiet walnut panel hydraulic elevators, master bedroom w/Swedish sauna, Jacuzzi. Outdoor swimming pool & spa, water fall, pool house with full bath, and BBQ area. 3 car garage, lot 28,597 sq. ft.(L306). Showings by appt. only. CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123

Gas Station Plus Property. Good potential for growing business, busy intersection. Good exposure surrounded by lodging and retail shops. Close to Ontario Airport. Seller is very, very motivated.

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3 ON A LOT

$839,000

Front unit is 2 bed/1 ba and was totally remodeled in 2001w/ new roof, copper plumbing and new electrical wiring, C/A and heat washer/dryer hookup. Back unit is a duplex with 3 bed/2ba each, built in 1989 w/remodeled kitchen and baths and have 2 car attached garage. Each has own washer/dryer hook up in garage. Walking distance to schools, parks, markets and transportation. This is a well maintained triplex, great for income property. (DEL) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888

SAN GABRIEL - 2 UNITS

$518,000

The property has 10 units for sale it is; 70 & 80 s. Vinedo ave pasadena ca 91107. Lot is rm32 -100 x 200 sqft can build 14 units condominium (check with city). Also 60 s vinedo ave pasadena for sale &1,288,000. The property has 5 units. Lot is rm32 -9997 sqft can build 7 units condominium (check with city).Total 3 parcels (5748-012-004,005,006)lot size:150 x 200 sqft have new project for 22 units condominium in plan check review process.(V70) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123

The property has 5 units on the lot. Lot is rm32 can build 7 units condominium (check with city). Also 70 & 80 s. Vinedo ave pasadena ca 91107 for sale $2,600,000.00. The property has 10 units, lot is rm32- 20,000 sqft can build 14 units condominium (check with city). Total 3 parcels (5748-012-004,005,006) lot size: 150 x 200 sqft have new project for 22 units condominium in plan check review process. You can buy all 3 parcels for $3,888.000.(V60) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123

ARCADIA

CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

2 units – one - 2 Bed/1 ba Unit with a good sized yard in the back and a 2-car garage in the front. (One garage space for each unit) The other unit is a 3 Bed/1ba unit with a large gated front yard. In addition to both of these units for sale, the adjacent property on the west side of this property is also for sale. That property is a nice duplex (two 2Bed/1 ba each with 1 car garages and very large private yards.) (SAX1) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888

GLENDORA

MONROVIA

TEMPLE CITY

$419,900

NEAT Secluded and updated 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Hardwood flooring in separate dining room, kitchen with storage Island. Living room with cozy fireplace. Oversized master bedroom with a walk-in closet. Home recently re-wired and newer double pane windows in all rooms except garage. Recessed lighting. Rear patio features both a spacious above ground hot tub and a separate upright Sauna/Steam Room for four people.(P2114) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123

SOUTHWEST PASADENA

$299,000

This 1 bed/1.5 ba condo is located in SW Pasadena and features a spacious living room w/frpl, large dining area, kitchen w/newer appliances, pergo floors & walk-in pantry and a large master suite w/walk-in closet. Community pool and rec room, security building with subterranean parking. All this located on a wonderful tree lined street. (PLE)

$419,000

Beautiful home remodeled throughout! 2 beds, 1 bath, open floor plan bright and airy. New kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Double pane windows, new roof, central air and heat, crown moldings, recess lighting and hardwood floors. 2 car garage, spa, and brick fireplace.(C4533) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123 WWW.C21LUDECKE.COM

MONROVIA CONDO

$298,000

This fantastic home features 2 bed/3 ba (2 masters). Recently remodeled and Close to shopping, restaurants and Old Town Monrovia. Great spacious floor plan, 2 car garage, in-unit laundry, hardwood floors, crown molding, oak cabinetry, granite countertops and newer appliances. (MAY) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)

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CENTURY 21 Earll, Ltd 320 E. FOOTHILL BLVD., ARCADIA Arcadia WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM 626.301.1888 century21earll.com DRE# : 01154618

$488,000

Single story home in North Glendora. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room with fireplace, spacious family room, open kitchen with breakfast counter, dining room, pool with covered patio area. Double attached garage. Central air & heating. Views. (W603) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD.

CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888

$798,000

Single Level Ranch style on a cul-de-sac street with 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, family room, detached double garage, pool. (W307)

$2,388,000

Hawaiian style garden units with eleven 2 bedrooms, 1 ½ bath townhouses and one 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse that would be a great owner’s unit. Refreshing pool and exotic tropical landscaping. Ten of the units have been recently painted and carpeted. There are 4 separate buildings. 11,952 sq.ft. structure, on 22,653 sq.ft. lot. (M125) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

$948,000

Beautifully remodeled home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2,280 sq.ft. on 10,219 sq.ft. lot, fireplace in living room, guest house and 3 car detached garage. Central air and heat. Across from San Gabriel Country Club. (H720) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

4 BEDROOM

$595,000

This total remolded home features 4 bed/2.5 ba, new flooring in all rooms; Berber carpet in all the bedrooms ceramic tile in kitchen and all the bathrooms and wood flooring in entry, halls living room and dining room, some new lighting, new counter, sinks and fixtures in the kitchen and the bathrooms. New window treatments on every window. This home is truly ready to move into. (ROY) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888

PASADENA

$488,000

Beautiful townhome located in Orange Grove Village, near Rose Bowl and downtown Pasadena. Offering 2 master bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, open living room with fireplace, dining room, remodeled kitchen, hardwood flooring. Cozy den, private patio. (O338) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

BALDWIN PARK

$369,000

This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,700 sq. ft. of living space. Shows very well, close to shopping centers and schools. 2 car garage. Property is located on a corner lot must see to appreciate.(M3702) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC WWW.C21LUDECKE.COM (626) 445-0123

GREAT ONE LEVEL CONDO $298,000

This corner unit features 2 bed/1.75 Ba. Highly desirable one level condo north of foothill. Private entrance with large patio. Great floor plan, living room with fireplace, dining area, indoor laundry and master suite. Common area is well maintained with lovely gardens, paths and a recreation room. (FOO) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)

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SAN GABRIEL

S. EL MONTE

TEMPLE CITY

$1,398,000

$879,000

TEMPLE CITY

$878,000

SIERRA MADRE

$548,000

PASADENA

$438,000

$348,000

Industrial Space. Move into one, enjoy the income from the other. Two 3000+ sq. ft. buildings on a 22000 sq. ft. lot. Ideal for vehicle storage to the rear of the buildings. Large loading doors front and rear easy access. Close to 60 Freeway.(C2416) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC WWW.C21LUDECKE.COM (626) 445-0123

TEMPLE CITY

$568,000

This traditional home in the heart of Temple City features, 3 spacious bedrooms one with it’s own private entrance and fireplace, a galley style kitchem with laundry area, central air/heat, detached 2 car garage has a work bench inside. Original hardwood under carpet. Back yard with nice covered patio, great for entertaining. (LIV) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)

MONROVIA

$448,800

Remodeled one level 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,361 sq.ft. home. Featuring living room, dining area, laundry room, covered patio, attached two car garage, RV parking, yard all on a 6,771 sq.ft. lot. Move in Ready! CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

Breath taking! Temple city school. Granite floors, cathedral ceiling, top quality & extraordinary architectural design, family & living room w/fireplace, central air and heating, formal dining room, master suite w/steam room, office, bonus room and bar, beautiful gormet kitchen w/granite coutertops and center island, a must see.(L5924) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC WWW.C21LUDECKE.COM (626) 445-0123

Lovely home in a great area of North Temple City. Bright and airy, beautiful floor plan. 4 bedrooms, 2.75 baths, large living room with fireplace, dining room, large kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances, central air & heat, new hardwood floors, two car detached garage, nice back yard with fruit trees. (W9861) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

Updated single level end unit on a tree lined street with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, formal dining, breakfast room in large kitchen, FA/CA, large patio and two car garage. New flooring, carpet, interior paint, smooth ceilings, dishwasher. Gated entrance. (M286) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

Wonderful curb appeal. Completely remodeled from top to bottom. Huge flat 7,289 sq.ft. lot. Two spacious bedrooms, 1 bath. Remodeled kitchen with new cabinets, flooring and appliances. New copper plumbing, electrical panel, sewer line, central air & heating system. Double attached garage. Great private backyard. (H3250) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

CUTE STARTER HOME

$365,000

ARCADIA

CULVER CITY

$269,400

FOR LEASE IN MONROVIA

This 2bed/1 ba home located on a nice tree-lined street in Arcadia features new hardwood floors, newer blinds, paint and central air & heat. Also features, Separate laundry room, one car garage and large back yard with many possibilities for expansion. (MAR) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)

This one level, 2 bed/2ba unit is in a great community complex with pool and spa, playground, clubhouse, gym and more. Large living area and the complex is close to Westfield Mall, freeways and more. (GRE) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)

(626) 445-0123

20 E. FOOTHILL 105, ARCADIA21 Village Realty CENTURY 21 Ludecke, Inc. BLVD. SUITE CENTURY Arcadia WWW.C21LUDECKE.COMSierra Madre 626.445.0123 626.355.1451 c21ludecke.com c21village.com

DRE# : 01360316

$1,560,000

Highly Demand rental area located in Northern San Gabriel with Award Winning Temple City Schools. Built in 1986 with low maintenance required. Front unit has one 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom. Back unit has four 2 bedroom 1.25 bathroom. Laundry Room on site. Each unit has 2 car parking. Stable Income with long term tenant.(A9024) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC WWW.C21LUDECKE.COM (626) 445-0123

DRE# : 01360317

Adorable home in a fantastic location. Wonderful for a first time home or investment. Open floor plan, living room, dining area, galley kitchen. Hardwood flooring, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, large back yard, double detached garage. (A2854) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

$2,600

This total remolded home features 4 bed/2.5 ba, new flooring in all rooms; Berber carpet in all the bedrooms ceramic tile in kitchen and all the bathrooms and wood flooring in entry, halls living room and dining room, some new lighting, new counter, sinks and fixtures in the kitchen and the bathrooms. New window treatments on every window. This home is truly ready to move into. (ROY) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888

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