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Rep. Schiff calls on department of defense to reinstate military tuition assistance programs Rep. Adam Schiff (DBurbank) joined 46 of his colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Department of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urging the department to reinstate tuition assistance for service members. “Agencies across the federal government are having to face tough choices in light of sequestration, but these cuts that hurt our men and women in uniform just don’t make sense,” said Rep. Schiff. “This critical program has provided essential educational opportunities to active duty service members, which allows us to have one of the best trained militaries in the world – essential in today’s high-tech world – as well as giving them the tools needed after Please see page 6
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Dog Haus celebrates national absolutely incredible kid day with 'the Gabster' 11 year-old Gabriella Pontrelli's signature burger creation makes the grade and the menu for one week at Dog Haus in Pasadena and Alhambra
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On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 3:21 p.m., 12 Glendale units (1 Battalion Chief Command Team, 1 Battalion Chief, 6 engine companies, 3 ladder truck companies and 1 basic life support ambulance), responded to a reported structure fire at 611 East Chevy Chase Drive in Glendale. Glendale Engine 22 was first to arrive on-scene. They discovered a threestory multiple unit apartment building with smoke and fire showing from a single window on the third floor. Firefighters deployed an aggressive attack with coordinated ventilation and were able to contain the fire to one unit. As a precaution, firefighters quickly evacuated residents from the entire apartment building. Knockdown of the fire was 23 minutes after units
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Gabby Pontrelli, 11, from Holy Family School takes a bite out of her new creation “the Gabster” which she insisted be on the menu at the popular Dog Haus restaurant. -Photo by Terry Miller
Eleven year old Gabriella Pontrelli is in the Dog Haus after finishing her language arts writing assignment! A fifth grade student at Holy Family School in South Pasadena, Gabriella and her classmates were tasked with writing a letter
to a business that included a complaint and recommendation. Her business of choice: Dog Haus. While recognizing Dog Haus as one of her favorite restaurants for burgers, hot dogs, French Fries and Tater Tots, Gabriella sunk her
teeth into the assignment and offered her complaint and subsequent recommendation. “Although I love Dog Haus,” she wrote. “I feel the menu is not complete. I think there should be one more cheeseburger…named after me!”
3-story structure fire in Glendale Tuesday causes $50,000 in damages
State schools chief Tom Torlakson Glendale family files claim against unveils new recommended literature list Pasadena regarding Christmas day deaths List includes common core, and college and career readiness materials To help students meet the new Common Core State Standards and prepare for a career, college, and the challenges of a changing world, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today unveiled the new Recommended Literature: Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve list. “The books our students read help broaden their perspectives, enhance their knowledge, and fire their imaginations,” Torlakson
said. “This up-to-date Recommended Literature list represents a vital resource for students, teachers and parents.” The new list is a collection of more than 7,800 titles of recommended reading for children and adolescents. It has been updated with appropriate contemporary titles that reflect rich cultural diversity written over the last decade. This online list also reflects the quality and complexity of texts students should be reading both at school and out-
side of the classroom. Works include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama to accommodate a variety of tastes, interests, and abilities. Visitors may search the interactive database by author, title, annotation, illustrator, translator, subject, grade span, and language. The new list updates, replaces, and incorporates three other literature lists for science and mathematics, history/social science, Please see page 5
by terry miller Family members of the two people killed as a result of a Christmas Day police pursuit in Pasadena have filed five claims against the city. Each claim seeks monetary settlement including $13,000 for funeral expenses and for emotional distress. Kendrick Ng, 11, and Tracey Ong Tan, 25. were killed around 8PM on Dec. 25, 2012, that also injured Kendrick Ng’s parents and sister. According to the March 11 filing by attorney
Harry Lippman, “claimants contend that due to the dangerous and hazardous conditions created by
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Hernández’s bill to improve financial literacy in schools approved by assembly education committee The Assembly Education Committee on bi-partisan support approved AB 166 authored by Assemblymember Roger Hernández (D-West Covina). The bill would improve financial literacy instruction in high schools statewide. “The growing negative effects of financial illiteracy, such as the housing mortgage crisis and a low national savings rate, have spurred the need for financial literacy education. As of now, California does not have an official state policy or educational plan for the teaching of financial literacy,” said Hernández. Research from the Council for Economic Education found that students from states where a financial education course was required had the highest reported financial knowledge and were more likely to display positive financial
behaviors and dispositions. Students who had taken a course in personal finance were more likely to go on to save money, pay off a credit card bill in full each month, and less likely to be compulsive buyers, max out credit cards or make late payments. Currently, 46 states report having personal finance standards in various forms, while only 13 of those states include personal finance instruction as part of their graduation requirements. California has neither. "Financial literacy is an issue of equity. Not everyone is given an opportunity at home to be financially literate. Teaching this topic at schools prepares our students to enter an increasingly competitive workforce and gives them the tools to help protect themselves against predatory lending, credit card fraud and other deceptive practices,” added Hernández.
Adult film star Jessica Drake speaks to students at PCC Despite administrative controversy, PCC's ‘navigating pornography' class continues It was standing room only as sexual wellness authority educator Jessica Drake filled a classroom to capacity at Pasadena City College Thursday afternoon as part of Dr. Hugo Schwyzer's "Navigating Pornography." The class administrators blushingly refer to as Humanities. Drake’s appearance follows the recent appearance by porn star ‘James Deen’ at the same class, which attracted considerable media attention. "I'm so excited to welcome Jessica Drake to Pasadena City College. Jessica isn't just an industry superstar, she's a veteran activist and an articulate and important advocate for pleasure, for common sense, and an end to sexual shame," Dr. Schwyzer said. "On screen and off, she's an incandescent personality and, I have to believe, a tremendous role model for my students. I'm so glad
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that they'll have an opportunity to hear from her." Recently, drake was a guest lecturer at Chapman University at the Psychology 340: Human Sexuality class taught by Assistant Professor David Frederick for the Crean School of Health and Life Sciences. Drake addressed the class’ 36 undergraduate students. "Jessica was a true pleasure to have in class, and the students learned a great deal from her presentation. I would highly recommend her as a speaker for any class related to media issues, gender, or sexuality." Dr. Hugo Schwyzer's "Navigating Pornography," is all about one thing essentially - “ending shame.” To help advance her sex education agenda, Drake writes, produces, and directs the video series “Jessica Drake's Guide to Wicked Sex,” which has received positive reviews from adult industry authorities including XBIZ, AVN and Fleshbot.com. The production "Jessica
Drake’s Guide Wicked Sex: Anal" received the 2012 XBIZ award for Specialty Release of the Year and "Jessica Drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Fellatio" received the AVN Award for Best Educational Release in 2012. The "Navigating Pornography" course is part of Dr. Schwyzer's academic interest in history and gender studies. He has taught at Pasadena City College since 1993, in courses that have dealt with women’s history, men and masculinity, and gay and lesbian history. In the late 1990s, he developed the college’s first interdisciplinary course focusing on “Beauty and the Body," which is still offered at the college and focuses on the historical roots of contemporary eating disorders and distorted body image. For more information about Jessica Drake’s appearances and sex education seminar series, visit http://www.guidetowickedsex.com/seminars/.
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World Wiser Sport Committee holds its first inaugural ceremony World Wiser Sport Committee, headquartered in the United States, is the flagship organization for the Wiser sport worldwide. It held its first inaugural ceremony in the afternoon of March 2 at its headquarters in Covina, California. Leaders of national, provincial and state Wiser sport organizations attended the large-scale gathering. They came from more than ten countries and regions, such as the United States, Canada, China, Thailand, Vietnam, South Africa, Paraguay, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Some diplomatic envoys and honored guests also came to view the ceremony and extend their congratulations. The Wiser sport originated as the highest-class ball sport played in ancient palaces and royal courts by emperors, kings, ministers, scholar-officials and Western heads of state in order to exercise the body, cultivate the ability to strategize, and have a battle of wits. Unfortunately, after the passage of a long period of time, it became a lost sport. However, a magnificent, selfless, elder virtuous one has now rediscovered and perfected the Wiser sport for the benefit of the public. This elder virtuous one has a noble moral character. In the 112th Congress, the United States Senate passed through unanimous consent resolution 614, which commended this elder virtuous one for the contributions he has made to humanity. This elder virtuous one taught all of the techniques and rules of the Wiser sport to World Wiser Sport Committee without receiving any compensation. At that time, he solemnly stated, “You must spread the Wiser sport all over the world and become the headquarters that leads the Wiser sport. Remember! I must state that the Wiser sport does not belong to Buddhism. It is not a sport that belongs to any particular religion. No matter what one’s religion may be, no matter if one has no religion, no matter if one is male or female, old or young, everyone has the right to enjoy and be part of this sport. That is because Wiser is purely a ball sport that nature has bestowed upon humanity to strengthen the body and improve health. It is completely unconnected with race, ethnicity, or religion. Everyone has the equal right to enjoy it.
Its only purpose is to benefit humanity through strengthening the body, improving health, elevating morality, increasing friendship, and promoting peace in the world.” During the inaugural ceremony on March 2nd, committee members and supervisors unanimously selected Vic Yee as the President of World Wiser Sport Committee. Vic Yee, as President, then conferred insignia upon Vice-Presidents Gregory Noble, Jessie Hu, and Pengzhi Qi, SecretaryGeneral Vince Huang, committee members Ming Yu Huang, Steven Meyers, and Martin, and Deputy Secretaries-General Amy Roiland, Michael Lin, and Joe Hong. He also conferred insignia upon leaders of Wiser sport organizations in various countries. Each insignia corresponded to the respective offices that were assumed. Moreover, Vic Yee urged workers at every level to strive to spread the Wiser sport all over the world so that all of humanity could enjoy the benefits of this sport. Because the Wiser sport originated in ancient palaces and royal courts, it is a noble sport of gentlemen and ladies. As such, it does not have the casual nature of other ball sports. That is why a dignified appearance and dignified attire are an indispensible part of the sport. All of those participating in formal national or international Wiser sport tournaments are required to wear uniforms specified by the World Wiser Sport Committee. At the inaugural ceremony, many players of the Wiser sport wore such standard uniforms. They looked orderly, neat, and full of energy. The male players had a dignified, handsome bearing, and the female players had a noble, elegant, glowing appearance that conveyed youthful vigor. Wiser is a ball sport in which strategy and exercise are combined, and motion and stillness vie with each other, all in a setting where teams compete against each other. Playing the Wiser sport not only builds physical strength, it also develops wisdom and brain power. It does not matter if the player is old, middle-aged, young, a teenager, a child, male, female, tall, short, obese, or thin. It does not matter what the player’s ethnicity or race is. A special playing field is not required. Different types of playing fields and various
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Sandra Fluke honored by National Women’s Political Caucus The National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) and NWPC California are hosting a brunch to honor Sandra Fluke on Sunday, April 21st, at the Pasadena Hilton, from11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fluke was in the headlines when Rush Limbaugh made incendiary comments about her - a Georgetown law student who had been denied the right to testify at a White House administration’s hearing on contraception. Ms. Fluke, a women’s rights activist & attorney who was invited to address the NDC during the 2012 Presidential Election race, is still in high demand over a year after national prominence was thrust upon her. Last March, American radio talk
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Two sentenced to prison in jail unemployment fraud for incarcerated gang members A man and woman who obtained more than $20,000 in unemployment benefits for incarcerated gang members, including one awaiting trial for murder, were sentenced to state prison today. Deputy District Attorney Michael Enomoto said Norwalk Superior Court Judge Robert Higa sentenced each to five years in prison and ordered the defendants to pay full restitution of $22,087 plus interest to the California Employment Development Department (EDD). Juan Leonard Garcia, 48, of Pico Rivera, and Sandra Muro Jaimez, 46, of Downey, each pleaded guilty to making false unemployment insurance claims. Garcia also pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree burglary, while Jaimez
pleaded guilty to one count each of possession for sale of methamphetamine and felony child abuse. The defendants, along with a third woman who pleaded guilty last year to a conspiracy count, submitted false unemployment insurance claims and cashed biweekly EDD checks for almost two years before the crimes came to light. Garcia is the father of Anthony Garcia, a Rivera 13 gang member who currently is serving a 65-year-to-life prison term for a Pico Rivera murder. Authorities said that from October 2008 to August 2010, the defendants received and cashed biweekly unemployment checks on behalf of the younger Garcia, who because he was in jail was ineligible to receive
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Assemblymember Holden’s first bill passes assembly AB 139 – Domestic violence fees A technicality that makes a difference Assemblymember Chris Holden’s AB 139 that strengthens penalties that abusers are required to pay to ensure that more funding is available to Domestic Violence Shelters was overwhelmingly approved today in the Assembly – the first piece of legislation heard on the floor this session. AB 139 clears up a technicality in order to provide more funds for local domestic violence shelters. The bill stipulates that those convicted of domestic violence must pay a minimum
$500 fee – not a fine – before they are granted probation. This clarification is important because it would ensure the Legislature’s intent to use portions of the $500 fee to generate funding for local domestic violence programs. “Since state courts differ in their interpretations of whether the payments are actually fines or fees, counties are unable to distribute domestic violence funds accurately and that means short-changing the shelters and the women they serve,” explained Assemblymember
Intense athletes compete in Monrovia Canyon Park in extreme adventure April 13
Holden. “This bill will help clear up the confusion and the revenue stream. Who knew a technicality could make such a difference?” The bill came out of a California State Audit conducted over four years that analyzed the distribution of payments used to support domestic violence shelters. The report revealed that many counties left a significant portion of payments uncollected due to the confusion about whether the payments were classified as fees or fines.
Don’t be surprised if you see some strange happenings in and around Monrovia in the next couple of weeks. No, it’s not the election we’re talking about, that’s already wild enough. There is a kind of odd albeit extreme athletic event taking place in Canyon Park on April 13 that involves some of the craziest things we’ve ever heard of, including carrying a tree on your back…or carrying oversize tires as part of the deal. It is not for everyone and certainly not for the faint of heart. According to the organizer, there will be no aid stations – so one better be prepared if entering into this endeavor. Endurance sportsperson, Daren de Heras says “We expect approx. 75-100 athletes. Athletes will not know exactly how long the event may go or what challenges they’ll face. We created this event to be inspired by athletes we would want to hang out with and regular people (teachers, policemen, business workers, etc) who test themselves to the highest level. We want to encourage people to push to a level they have never gone before. We want to see community members, friends of our churches, regular people bring out their ultimate determination, fortitude, and persistence carried to an unfathomable level. They will not know what challenges, they will have to pack for 2 days worth of food and water, and have a gear list that includes items like survival kits, screwdriver, inkpad, headlamp, etc. Athletes will have bibs, a rented cabin for the weekend, shirts, beanies, swag, custom awards (provided by Monrovia B&H Sign Company) and after the event the athletes will vote on one IRONMAN and one IRONWOMAN to the athletes who display the most courage, tenacity, and honor during the event. They will be given an engraved axe. “
Extreme organizer, Daren de Heras is no lumberjack but he certainly could handle the job. -Courtesy Photo
“We are NOT a bootcamp,” de Heras assured Beacon Media in an interview last week. “ we are a place for local people of all levels and abilities to come together and test their limits. This event will be broken into 3 levels. 10-18-30 hours (Ralph Macchio, Chuck Norris, and Bruce Lee Levels,” he confirmed. According to de Heras , “100% of everything made goes into first paying for the event and second to sponsor local athletes and crew to participate in the Spartan Death Race every June in Vermont (The world championships of Obstacle racing and one of the top 5 most difficult races in the world). “ The event April 13 is hosted by de Heras (Former Monrovia HS Wrestling Coach, Temple City AYSO coach, endurance coach). He has run 120 miles with a wooden cross for his daughter’s school ICA in Monrovia and completed some of the world’s most difficult races including the Spartan Death Race in 62.5 hours last June. He also set a Spartan race record by running 7 consecutive laps and did each lap
with a log, tethered to afriend, oxygen mask, with a 40 lb. war hammer, 40 lb. weight vest etc. de Heras did this to raise money for an animal shelter From There To Care. de Heras inconjuncion with with Yesel Arvizu (El Monte) and a special education assistant for Monrovia Unified. Yesel also finished the Death Race with de Heras last year. “This is an adventure, not a race. Athletes will be given tons of mental challenges as well as physical challenges. They will begin by 5-7 hours of community projects. We will be assisting the Monrovia Canyon Park rangers by moving trails, cleaning debris, Removing dead trees, rocks, etc. Then the event will move into the night where athletes will have to find 12 hidden stamps to complete the phrase TEAM SISU IRON. They will start Saturday at 9am and may end sometime Sunday around 4pm. They will carry tires into town, hike with heavy logs up and down the trails, low crawls, through the river, solve puzzles riddles, and most of all…..”logs, lots and lots of logs” according to de Heras.
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were dispatched to the location. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. Structure damage is estimated to be $35,000 and $15,000 in damage to contents. The incident duration
was 2 hours and 25 minutes. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Glendale Fire Department encourages apartment residents to ensure smoke detectors are connected and working prop-
erly. Glendale Fire Department are also encourages the pulling of fire alarms when there is smoke or fire showing to notify residents within the building of the danger and allows for safe evacuation of all residents.
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Spring into space and time at Griffith Observatory By Greg Aragon Spring is here at that means it is time for a visit to one of LA’s most iconic attractions: The Griffith Observatory, where planets, stars and the universe collide like meteors with science and history in a spectacular array of interactive exhibits and displays. I began a recent visit to the observatory by watching a celebration of spring on March 21. Held outside, the event marked the new season by projecting the sun’s image across the engraved meridian arc of the facility’s Gottlieb Transit Corridor at 1:01 pm and at 7:05 pm. Astronomers know the event as the vernal equinox (equinox is Latin for “equal night”) because day and night are of nearly equal length throughout most of the world at this time, one of only two times a year when this is true. The vernal, or spring, equinox is the moment when the Sun crosses the celestial equator (the projection of Earth’s equator into space)
from south to north. From the vernal equinox and until the start of summer – the summer solstice in late June – days will continue to get longer, and the noon elevation of the Sun will increase. This happens because the Earth’s axis is tilted 23½ degrees to its orbit. Around the world, ancient ruins include features that align with the rising, setting, and passage of the sun through the sky on solstices and equinoxes. Griffith Observatory also has several architectural features that align with celestial events including granite lines laid into the concrete of the West Terrace. The Gottlieb Transit Corridor marks the local noon passage of the Sun each day and maps the Sun’s yearly motion against the background constellations of stars. And inside the observatory, several exhibits explain the motions of the sun and moon and the passage of the seasons. Besides the transit corridor, the observatory features all kinds of fun and informative astronomy stuff. One of my favorites is the Samuel Oschin Planetarium. With its spectacular Zeiss star projec-
tor, laser digital projection system, state-of-the-art aluminum dome, comfy seats, sound system, and theatrical lighting, the 285-seat theater is the truly one of finest planetarium in the world. The planetarium is currently offering three live shows such as “Centered in the Universe,” which asks fundamental questions about our place in the Universe. Who are we? Where did we come from? Why is the world the way it is? This show is
“It was a privilege to meet these students and answer their important questions on issues ranging from gun violence prevention to sequestration,” said Congressman Adam Schiff. “And the ‘best’ part? They taught me about the Harlem Shake. I can always count on my younger constituents to keep me on my toes!” The group met the Con-
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Rep. Schiff meets with students from John Muir Middle School in Washington D.C. Today Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met with a group of twenty-five 8th grade students and their chaperons from John Muir Middle School in Washington D.C. The students, from Burbank, were visiting the nation’s Capitol on spring break and Schiff took time to take their questions and discuss his priorities in Congress.
highlighted by a stunning fulldome video that transports visitors back in time, from the Library of Alexandria, to Galileo’s courtyard, to the world’s most powerful telescopes in a quest for answers among the stars. Other shows at the planetarium include “Water is Life,” which leads viewers on a search for water - and possibly life - beyond Earth; and “Light of the Valkyries,” a voyage of Viking cosmology that explores the aurora
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Burbank ballots are coming, round 2 The last ballots for Burbank’s all-mail General Election were mailed on Thursday, March 21, according to the City Clerk’s office. This means voters should receive their ballots by Saturday, or at the latest Monday. Watch for this big white envelope, if you live in the city, advises the ANCA-Burbank. “Everyone is watching our community since our votes put two candidates over the top, getting them elected in the primary. That doesn’t usually happen in Burbank,” said Gaidzag Shabazian, Armenian national Committee of America—Burbank Electoral/Political Chair. “Our votes also helped put two City council candidates into the lead positions going into the April 9 all-mail election.” Burbank adopted the mail-in ballot system a decade ago. This makes voters’ lives much easier because they don’t have to go to a polling place on Election Day, which is Tuesday, April 9. All ballots must be RECEIVED in the City Clerk’s office
by 7:00 pm that day. Otherwise they will not be counted. A postmark with that date is not valid. The Burbank ANCA’s endorsed candidates are: City Council: David Gordon and Jess Talamantes Board of Education: Larry Applebaum and Steve Ferguson Voting is easy. Just fill in the bubbles next to the names of the candidates endorsed by the ANCA. (See the accompanying picture of the completed, two sided, ballot). Then, tear off the top stub of the ballot and insert the ballot in the secrecy sleeve. Next, put the ballot/secrecy sleeve in the yellow envelope provided. Sign the envelope. Drop it in the mail. This year, for the first time, the envelope is postage-paid, so voters don’t have to put a stamp on it. See the accompanying picture of the envelope in which the ballot and voter pamphlet were mailed for the February, so you know what to expect.
“Our Burbank voting system is easy because we all vote from the comfort of home,” said Hagop Hergelian, ANCA-B activist. “Please be very alert and watch for your ballot. But, voters often mistake the large white ballot envelope for junk mail and throw it out. Then, they have to get a replacement, wasting time and effort.” Participation by the Armenian community is very important. It demonstrates the concern everyone shares for improving Burbank and gets people elected to office who are most sensitive to the Armenian community’s needs. If you have any questions, please call the Burbank ANCA at 818/5621918 or e-mail at: Info@ ancaburbank.org The Armenian National Committee of America—Burbank advances the social, economic, cultural, and political rights of the area’s Armenian community and promotes its increased civic participation at the grassroots and public policy levels.
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they leave the service. It’s my hope that the Pentagon will reverse this decision immediately.” The military tuition assistance programs pay up to $250 per semester hour for active duty personnel, or as much as $4,500 per year. But because of cuts required under sequestration, the programs have been suspended by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marines and the U.S. Coast Guard. The U.S.
Navy has not suspended its program so far. As a result of the suspension, payments already approved will be made. But there are doubts about how enrolled military personnel will pay for classes in the upcoming summer and fall semesters. According to recent news reports, service members took 870,000 courses and earned 50,500 degrees, diplomas and certificates over the course of last year. In the letter, the Mem-
bers write: “The tuition assistance program must be allowed to continue unhindered. Our service members have come to rely on support from the Department and Congress for this needed program... We strongly urge you to reconsider the decision to allow the services to suspend tuition assistance and provide our service members with the education assistance they have earned.”
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Nina Shaw named 2013 ‘Entertainment Lawyer of the Year’ by Beverly Hills Bar Association at annual dinner Tuesday, April 16, 5:30 p.m., Beverly Hills Hotel Attorney Nina Shaw, a founding partner of Del, Shaw, Moonves, Tanaka, Finkelstein & Lezcano, considered one of Hollywood’s most influential law firms, is being honored as 2013 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year by the Entertainment Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) at its prestigious annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Proceeds from the event support the bar association’s education and community outreach programs. BHBA Entertainment Law Section Chair Adam Siegler states, “The Beverly Hills Bar Association recognizes Nina Shaw for her groundbreaking work in the field of entertainment law and her strategic focus on ever-evolving technology in entertainment and it far-reaching impact on the industry, as well as for her dedication to her clients and commitment to fair play in a notoriously competitive field.” The Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Award honors leaders of the entertainment law field for their contributions to the profession and has been presented annually since 1989 by the BHBA, which has the largest entertainment law section of any bar association in the world. Ernest Del and Laurence J. Fishburne III are Honorary Dinner Chairs. Dinner Committee Members include Del, Shaw, Moonves, Tanaka, Finkelstein & Lezcano; Fox Rothschild LLP; Green Hasson Janks; Hansen, Jacobson,
Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush & Kaller LLP; HBO; JAMS; Paradigm; Warner Bros. Entertainment; and Jewels Elmore Washington. Shaw, whose practice is in the areas of television, motion picture and live stage, “has spent more than 20 years structuring lucrative contracts for a long list of stars, among them Oscar winner Jamie Foxx, James Earl Jones and Cedric the Entertainer” (Super Lawyers). Her clients are successful and award-winning actors, including Laurence Fishburne and Nick Cannon, as well as writers, producers, directors, entrepreneurs and entertainment executives. Among numerous honors, Shaw received the Women in Film Crystal Award, a testament to her distinction among Hollywood’s leading movers and shakers. For the past eight years, she has been included in the Hollywood Reporter’s esteemed “Women in Entertainment Power 100,” and has also been named to Black Enterprise’s “America’s Top Black Lawyers,” Savoy’s “The 100 Most Influential Blacks in America” and Ebony Magazine’s “Power 100” Most Influential African Americans. A native New Yorker, Shaw was born and raised in Harlem and The Bronx, educated in the New York City public school system and is a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Law School. She began her legal career in the Entertainment Department of O’Melveny & Myers. In addition to her legal work, Shaw has long been an advocate for education for wom-
en and girls. She established two scholarship funds for Barnard students and serves on the board of the Independent School Alliance. Previous Entertainment Lawyer of the Year recipients include Marty Singer, Ken Kleinberg, Eric Weissmann, Maren Christensen, Patti Felker, Barry Hirsch, Ken Ziffren, Tom Hansen, Stanton “Larry” Stein, Jay Cooper, Don Passman, Russell Frackman, Don Biederman, Louis Meisinger, John Schulman, Melanie Cook, Bruce Ramer, Peter Dekom, Frank Rothman, Bertram Fields, Martin Gang, Norman Tyre, Marvin Meyer, Allen Susman, Leon Kaplan and Edward Rubin. Past BHBA honorees for Outstanding Entertainment Law Scholarship are Jay Dougherty and Lionel Sobel. The Beverly Hills Bar Association, serving the Los Angeles region since 1931, is the fifth largest bar association in California with more than 5,500 members. Its mission is to serve its members, to lead the legal profession and to advocate for justice in the community. Tickets for the BHBA Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Dinner are $215 per person ($245 after April 5); Sponsorship packages are also available. The Beverly Hills Hotel is located at 9641 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA. For tickets and information, please call (310) 601-2422 or visit www.bhba. org. Proceeds to Support Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Education and Community Outreach Programs
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The Gabster will officially be introduced to the public on Thursday March 21, 2013, National Absolutely Incredible Kid Day. The Gabster, which “tastes amazing” according to its creator and namesake, will be featured on the menu for one week at all three Dog Haus locations in Pasadena, Old Pasadena and Alhambra. While some businesses send return letters to the students or a coupon or two, most businesses do not re-
spond. “Dog Haus is honored that Gabriella chose to write a letter to our business and not only offer praise, but recommendations on how to improve our menu,” said Dog Haus partner Hagop Giragossian to whom the letter was addressed. “In addition to teaching the fundamentals of letter writing, it is great to teach children that their opinions matter and that they have a voice that can affect change. Congratulations to
Gabriella, her fellow students and teacher Mrs. Stephanie Lutero on a creative well executed assignment. I would feel that way even if the Gabster wasn’t my niece!” For more information about Dog Haus or Dog Haus Biergarten visit doghausdogs.com or call 626-483-0808. Dog Haus can also be found on social networking sites including facebook (Dog Haus), Foursquare (Dog Haus) and twitter (dog_haus).
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ANCA Burbank candidates shine, Ferguson endorsed Burbank’s February 26 Primary Election resulted in all but one of the ANCA’s endorsed candidates leading their respective fields. The school bond, Measure S, also supported by the Armenian National Committee of America— Burbank passed as well. Going into the April 9 General Election, Steve Ferguson has been endorsed for School Board. In the City Council race, of the three ANCA endorsed candidates, Bob Frutos won, while David Gordon and Jess Talamantes placed second and third, earning a place in the April 9 runoff. In the School Board race, of the two endorsed ANCA candidates, Larry Applebaum placed first and moves on to the runoff. Armond Aghakhanian placed fifth and will not advance. Instead, the Burbank ANCA has endorsed Steve Ferguson, whose history of cooperation with the Armenian community had
made him a top contender for endorsement in the Primary as well. Zizette Mullins, also endorsed by the ANCA, won the election for City Clerk. All the victories were hard fought and close calls. The Armenian community’s votes tipped the balance in every case. “We are proud that our community turned out to vote in larger proportions than the overall average,” said Gaidzag Shahbazian, Burbank ANCA Electoral/Political Chair. “Our only disappointment is that Armond Aghakhanian was knocked out of the running, largely due to mailers supporting two of his opponents that were paid for with Sacramento political money. The latent racism among some voters, as exemplified by the hateful message received on Armond’s campaign voice mail, also hurt his standing”. The Burbank ANCA will continue its efforts to energize the Armenian
community’s voters. Volunteers are welcomed, call 818/562-1918 or write Info@ancaburbank.org to participate. The Election is all-mail. All voters should receive their ballots sometime during the week of March 18. Long-time Burbank ANCA activist Hagop Hergelian observed, “Our efforts seem to be yielding better results with successive elections. Our electoral activities are growing, and becoming more sophisticated. Now we urge everyone to vote for David Gordon and Jess Talamantes for City Council. Of course Larry Applebaum and Steve Ferguson should get our community’s votes for School Board.” The Armenian National Committee of America—Burbank advances the social, economic, cultural, and political rights of the area’s Armenian community and promotes its increased civic participation at the grassroots and public policy levels.
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careless, negligent and unnecessary for the involved law enforcement officers to engage in high-speed pursuit initiated by a minor vehicle infraction.” The claim states “At the time of the subject incident, the claimants and decedents were traveling back to Glendale from Pasadena in claimant Kendrick Ng’s 2002 Mazda Van. Claimant Kendrick Ng was driving the vehicle and claimant Irene Ng was seated in the right front passenger seat. Claimant Kristell Ng, Irene and Kenric Ng’s minor daughter, was seated in the left rear passenger seat, Tracey Ong Tan was seated in the right rear passenger seat and Kendrick, Ng, Irene and Kendric Ng’s minor son, was seated in the rear third row passenger seat. Immediately prior to the subject collision, the Ng vehicle, that was traveling north on Marengo Ave, stopped for a red light at the intersection of Marengo Ave. and Maple St.. At approximately 8:00 p.m., a FBI agent and a Pasadena police officer, riding together in an unmarked vehicle, attempted to stop
a SUV for failing to stop at a stop sing near the 1900 block of Newport Ave. in Pasadena. When the SUV failed to stop, and eventually speed off, the police vehicle pursued the SUV south on Moranga Ave. at a high rate of speed. After traveling 1 mile at approximately 50¬-60 miles per hour, the SUV ran a red light located at the above named intersection and violently collided with the Ng vehicle that was in the process of making a left turn with a green arrow on to Maple St. As a result of the subject collision, Kenrick Ng and Tracey On Tan sustained fatal injuries and Kendric, Irene and Kristell Ng each received major and permanent injuries The city has 45 days to settle or deny the claims. Denying the claims opens the door to legal action. “I anticipate the city
will deny the claim,” said Harry Lippman, attorney for the victims’ family. Lippman told Beacon Media in a telephone interview “I have six months to file a lawsuit and that will be a vehicle for discovery to get the factual information of what actually happened.” The pursuit was in connection with a fatal shooting of Victor McClinton, a 49-year-old Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department civilian earlier in the day. An FBI agent working on a special task force with the Pasadena Police Department began to pursue a Dodge Durango which ultimately crashed into the Ng vehicle after it failed to yield. The driver of that vehicle claims he wasn’t aware that the vehicle pursuing him were police officers.
Ms. Senior California pageant seeks Pasadena contestants Pageant seeks to put seniors in spotlight
The Ms. Senior California Pageant program is conducting a search to find senior women in the Pasadena area to compete in the Ms. Senior Pasadena Pageant on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 1:30pm at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly, Pasadena. The two top finalists will advance to the August 2013 Ms. Senior California Pageant. Contestants must be the “Age of Elegance” which is sixty years or better and an American citizen. Pageant judging categories: personal interview, formal attire, Philosophy of Life statement and talent. Contestant application may be obtained by contacting the Pasadena City Pageant Director, Judith Talbot at (760) 3102413 or at email address Jewelofthesea44@yahoo. com. Application deadline is April 19, 2013. In honoring “America’s greatest generation,” the Pageant is hosting eight regional preliminary
pageants around California, with the Pasadena pageant being the fourth stop. The top two finalists from each preliminary pageant will advance to the State Pageant in August for the title of Ms. Senior California. In addition, Ms. Senior California will go, all expenses paid, to participate in the October 2013 Ms. Senior America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Reigning Ms. Senior California, Elisabeth Howard from Topanga Canyon, went on to win Ms. Senior America at the 2012 Ms. Senior America Pageant. Ms. Howard is a graduate of the Juilliard School with a B.S. and M.S. in voice. She is on the vocal faculty of Pepperdine University and is the founder and director of the highly respected Vocal Power Academy in Los Angeles, established in 1980, with a network of teachers teaching the Elisabeth Howard Vocal Power Singing Method.
Clients have appeared on American Idol, Star Search, TV series, film and recording, Broadway, Off-Broadway and National Tours. All contestants are also invited to become a member of the Cameo Club and to perform in the “Silver Girls Entertainment Troupe.” Through traveling around to large and small venues alike, the goal of the Troupe is to bring joy and happiness to their audience. Since 2001, the Troupe has performed at over 50 events each year. Ms. Senior California of America, Inc. was established as a non-profit corporation in 2010 and is affiliated with Ms. Senior America, Inc., founded in 1971. The Ms. Senior California Pageant is celebrating its 26th anniversary, and is now the largest senior pageant program in the nation. For more information please visit www. MsSrCalifornia.com.
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North Duarte 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, small office/playroom. Gorgeous hardwood flooring. Master bedroom with updated bath. Newer roof, central air and heating system, double pane windows. Private backyard with dog run. Close to jogging & bike trails. (B1918) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM
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This one level home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, granite counters in kitchen and baths, master bedroom w/walk-in closet, spacious living room & formal dining area, inside laundry room, fireplace in step-down family room which opens to private patio & fenced back yard. Detached 2-car garage with driveway can also fit 2 more cars. Close proximity to elementary school and other amenities. (ORA) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)
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 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM
Four Units. Great investment property. Front unit with 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Back units are 1 bedroom, 1 bath. (A856) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM
Security gated, quiet unit off the street with wonderful amenities. The spacious living room, plus a bedroom have direct access to the patio. The home is one level and is close to everything. There is a lovely pool, club house and tow covered parking spaces. (D535) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM
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38 W. SIERRA MADRE BLVD., SIERRA MADRE