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Monterey Los Angeles County men’s central jail teaches Park PD to inmates how to train & care for (rescued) dogs hold zero tolerance distracted driving enforcement operation during April As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the Monterey Park Police Department will be actively ticketing those texting or operating hand-held cell phones during the month of April. Drivers who break the law and place themselves and others in danger will be cited with no warnings. The current minimum ticket cost is $159, with subsequent tickets costing at least $279. Last April, over 57,000 tickets were written statewide for texting and hand-held cell use. There were nearly 450,000 convictions in 2012. Whether it’s a ticket or a crash, as the campaign theme states, “It’s Not Worth It!” Distracted driving is a seriPlease see page 4

outdoors on grass lawns adjacent to the jail and they have access to dog crates in their jail dorm. Eight dogs have already been successfully trained and adopted by loving families. Not surprisingly, most of the dogs have been adopted by either jail employees or civilians who provide inmate

On Wednesday, April 3 at 6:30 pm, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will convene and moderate a town hall to discuss the causes of gun violence such as the horrendous shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. The discussion will include federal legislation that has been proposed to put in place universal background checks for all gun sales, improve mental health treatment and the quality of records in the background check system, and other proposals being debated by Congress. Congressman Schiff will be joined by Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, former State Senator Jack Scott, Dr. Anand Pandya, Loren Lieb, and an invited representative from the NRA. “Since Newtown, Congress has been debating steps that we can take to prevent future gun violence and tragedies from occurring,” said Rep. Schiff. “It’s my hope that we can take steps to crack down on

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Inmates at the Men’s Central Jail are participating in a unique program known as the “Custody Canine Program.” Dogs are being housed with the inmates who learn to apply canine training and housebreaking skills to prepare them for adoption. The county jail inmates volunteer for the specialized program, which is offered through the Education Based

Incarceration Bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. This program started in August 2012 as a partnership with Belmonte’s Dog Training and Equipment. Inmates are given two hours of instruction per week by staff from Belmonte’s Dog Training, learning how to properly train and care for the dogs. Two dogs are intro-

duced and placed in an inmate dorm that houses 36 inmates. This allows for 18 inmates to share a structured list of duties with each of the dogs that starts each day at 6:30 a.m. and concludes at 7:30 p.m. The entire training process takes approximately 3-5 weeks for each pair of dogs. Adding to the dogs’ comfort and safety, they spend part of their day

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3 Dead in Governor Brown convenes ‘Mostly Mozart’ Burbank Philharmonic 2 separate state military council Saturday, April 20 - 7:30 p.m. motorcycle and Inexpand an effort to protect nia.” April may traditionally the military’s California is home to be known as the month of role in national security 29 federal military installa- “showers” leading to May’s accidents vital and California’s economy, tions and the Department flowers, but when the BurGovernor Edmund G. of Defense directly employs bank Philharmonic presents in Brown Jr. today established more than 236,000 people in “Mostly Mozart” on SaturGovernor’s Military California. The Governor’s day, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. Council and appointed for- Military Council will work to at the Hall of Liberty in Monterey the mer Congresswoman and protect California’s military Burbank, California, the sun Secretary of State El- installations and operations will be shining regardless of Park and Under len Tauscher as chair. amid ongoing Department the weather, promises the re“California plays a of Defense budget cuts, and nowned orchestra’s Music Hacienda crucial role in our nation’s leverage changes in federal Director Steven Kerstein. defense, and military bases military strategy to position “The great classical and activities are vital to our the state to continue innova- composer Antonin Dvorak Heights state’s economy,” said Gov- tion and leadership in its mili- once famously remarked Two men and a woman were killed in two separate motorcycle accidents Tuesday in Hacienda Heights Please see page 6

ernor Brown. “As federal priorities shift to cyber security and new military technology, this Council will work to expand defense-industry jobs and investment in Califor-

tary mission. “California’s military infrastructure is critically important to national security,”

that ‘Mozart is sunshine,’ ” Kerstein explains, “and I couldn’t agree more. For this concert we’ll present

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Magic Johnson endorses Wendy Greuel

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Greuel also announces endorsements from top faith and civic leaders in South Los Angeles At a gathering of dozens of business, elected, faith and community leaders from the African-American community in support of Wendy Greuel, Earvin “Magic” Johnson endorsed Greuel’s campaign for mayor. Greuel was also joined and endorsed by civil rights activist and Los Angeles Sentinel publisher Danny Bakewell and civil rights icon James Lawson on the steps of the West Angeles Church of God in Christ. They and other leaders cited Greuel’s leadership, experience, and dedication to the people of Los Angeles. President Bill Clinton endorsed Greuel earlier this week. Greuel served in the Clinton Administration in the 1990’s, and started her ca-

reer learning from and working for Mayor Tom Bradley. “The next mayor of LA has the opportunity to make a huge impact on our city, and I’m excited to work with Wendy Greuel to create jobs and lift up communities throughout LA,” said Johnson. “Wendy is a tough and experienced leader. And she’s got the public and private sector background to level with business owners about how to make LA a great place to open and expand a business. When you’re honest and fair with people, when you’re willing to look them in the eye and lay out the facts, they’ll work with you – even if they don’t always agree with you. That’s the kind of leader Wendy is, and the kind of

mayor she’ll be.” Since retiring from the Los Angeles Lakers in 1991, Johnson has become one of the most powerful AfricanAmerican businessmen in the country, and is renowned for his combination of business acumen and dedication to uplifting his community. Magic Johnson Enterprises has invested millions to develop underserved neighborhoods throughout South LA. Johnson is also one of the world’s foremost HIV/AIDS advocates – he was the main speaker for the UN World AIDS Day Conference, served as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, and his Magic Johnson Foundation has provided free HIV/AIDS testing to over 38,000 Americans across the country.

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Tauscher said. “The Council will send a unified message to Washington, D.C., that highlights the value of our military bases.” The council includes retired admirals and generals from the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard, as well as the Adjutant General of the California National Guard. The council’s bipartisan leadership from the state legislature, who were selected by Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, includes Senators Steve Knight (R- Antelope Valley) and Richard Roth (D-Riverside) and Assemblymembers Rocky Chávez (R-Oceanside) and Al Muratsuchi (DTorrance). Business leaders with significant experience in the defense industry will also serve on the Council. Leaders in business, military and government have praised the convening of the Governor’s Military Council. “The Defense Department employs nearly 250,000 Californians and is an important segment of our economy, contributing billions of dollars in wages and supporting our construction, manufacturing and R&D sectors,” said U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. “With federal budgets continuing to be cut—including many defense programs—it is my hope that the Governor’s Military Council will help

protect jobs and investments and attract new missions associated with California’s military presence. I also believe that Ellen Tauscher is an excellent choice to chair this council, as she brings a wealth of experience at the State Department and as a member of the House of Representatives.” “Southern California represents the heart of the nation’s defense-related industries,” said Bill Allen, president of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. “The estimated economic contributions of the aerospace industry alone in Southern California are about $66 billion in output and an estimated $2.4 billion in state and local taxes. We applaud the Governor’s leadership in forming this Council to protect these high-value jobs in the years to come.” “California is home to dozens of important military installations, including several major bases and facilities here in the San Diego region alone,” said Larry Blumberg, executive director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council. “Local communities across the state—from San Diego to small towns— will benefit from this state leadership as we seek to retain and grow our bases.” The council will convene for one year and draft specific recommendations to the Governor and Legislature.

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Elton John, Carson Daly, and the rock band “No Doubt” kick off Hillsides Foster Soles event Dr. Drew Pinsky and Susan Pinksy as co-chairs Celebrities such as Elton John, Carson Daly, and the members of the rock band “No Doubt” will kick off the Fifth Annual Hillsides Foster Soles, an online auction of celebrity autographed shoes, accessories, and other personal items along with their signed headshots. Dr. Drew Pinsky, host of the nationally syndicated radio show “Loveline,” along with his wife, Susan Pinsky, will serve as co-chairs. A party to launch the auction will be held at Bar Celona restaurant in Pasadena on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The online auction runs from May 22nd through June 1st to coincide with Foster Care Awareness Month, which raises awareness of national foster care issues and the plight of children and youth in the system. Hillsides, a Los Angeles children’s charity, based in Pasadena, is asking celebrities to donate autographed shoes, accessories, and other personal items

along with their signed headshot. This year Hillsides is celebrating its centennial, so we are expecting participation to be greater than ever. Guests who bid on May 22nd will get a chance to view celebrity shoes, purses, belts and other accessories as well as set visits and signed scripts until the auction’s closing date on June 1st. Bar Celona, located in the historic Colorado Boulevard retail district of Old Pasadena, is the creation of local entrepreneurs Jack Huang and Karen Tanji, who is on the board of directors of the foster care charity. Set on a stage of rich crimson red and hues of mellow mustard, Bar Celona invokes the traditions of the traditional tapas bars of Spain, with handcrafted murals of ‘the running of the bulls,’ wine offerings geared toward those of the Spanish vineyards, house-made sangrias, and the popular small plates that trigger a smiling sigh. Bar Celona, celebrities,

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Mozart’s two greatest symphonies – Symphony No. 40 and Symphony No. 41. These are truly timeless masterpieces that have moved audiences deeply, inspiring and exhilarating them, for generations. It’s no accident that critics have often described them as eternal. They’ve also been called miraculous. Hard as it is to believe, Mozart was only 32 years old when he composed two of the most beautiful and masterful works in the classical repertoire within mere weeks of one another.” The Burbank Philharmonic will also showcase another extraordinarily talented young musician that same evening – soprano saxophonist Christopher Bartz, who will appear as Guest Soloist in Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Fantasia for Soprano Saxophone and Orchestra. Bartz is the 2012 Hennings-Fischer Young Artists Competition Grand Prize Winner. The orchestra founded the Competition in 2001 in partnership with the Hennings-Fischer Foundation. That first year, talented young musicians from

throughout not only Southern California but the entire nation as well took part in the program. Momentum has continued to build every year since then, with more than 45 applicants in 2012 vying for one of eight finalist positions….and for good reason. Winners in the vocalist and instrumental category each year are awarded honorariums and, later, the invaluable opportunity to perform as guest artists with the orchestra. "It's an enormous honor to be a featured soloist with the Burbank Philharmonic,” says Bartz, currently a doctoral student at USC’s Thornton School of Music. “I look forward to performing with the orchestra’s many outstanding musicians. I will learn so much from them, particularly from Maestro Steven Kerstein, but the best part of the evening will be sharing such

great music with the audience." The Maestro’s admiration for his young soloist is equally fervent. “Christopher Bartz is one of the most incredible saxophonists performing in the United States today,” Kerstein states. “The Villa-Lobos Fantasia will showcase Chris’s incredible virtuosic skill in one of the most difficult and beautiful scores penned by this composer.” In keeping with its mission to bring world-class music free of charge to the entire Southern California community, tickets for “Mostly Mozart” are available at no cost. Simply visit www.burbankphilharmonic. org for more information or to print a free ticket. Members of the public can also call 818.771.7888. The Hall of Liberty is located at 6300 Forest Lawn Drive in Burbank 90068.

L.A. Puppet Fest 2013 April 2 – 28 L.A. Puppet Fest, a celebration of the art and creativity of all things related to puppetry to be presented by a myriad of puppetry organizations located throughout greater Los Angeles from April 2 through the 28th, come together to create a great experience for locals and visitors of all ages. This inaugural citywide festival offers a variety of events, shows, exhibitions and classes for all ages and tastes, bringing the best puppetry can offer to fans, those who want to learn and those who want to participate. L.A. Puppet Fest 2013 is sponsored in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA). Participants of the First Annual L.A. Puppet Fest include: Automata; Bali & Beyond; Bob Baker Marionette Theater;

Grand Performances; International Puppetry Museum; Leslie K. Gray and Mercado La Paloma; Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry and Handmade Puppet Dreams; Million Puppet March; Puppet School; Rogue Artists Ensemble; Skirball Cultural Center; and UCB Theatre. “The Los Angeles region is home to an eclectic world-class history of innovative puppetry arts; and we are still growing as a dynamic center for creative entrepreneurs, superb companies and presenting venues that embrace or specialize in puppetry arts. As a sponsor of Los Angeles’ first official Puppet Fest, the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) has played a mentorship role in empowering some of our region’s most energetic players to organize

and market a lively schedule of entertaining and participatory events with something for all types of audiences. We are certain that this increased concentration of smiles and laughter will be a great way for Los Angeles to join our country in celebrating National Puppetry Week,” exclaimed Joe Smoke, Director of Cultural Grant Programs, City of Los Angeles DCA. For more information please visit the L.A. Puppet Fest website at www. LAPuppetFest.com or you can check each participating event has its own contact information. Events range from Free to $25 per person and may have age recommendations. L.A. Puppet Fest can be found on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/LAPuppetFest and on Twitter @LAPuppetFest.

Possible gang killing in Willowbrook On Thursday, March 28, 2013, at approximately 8:25 pm, deputies from Century Sheriff’s Station responded to a home in the 2000 block of 130th Street, Willowbrook, in the unincorporated Los Angeles area in response to a call of a “Gunshot victim” at the location. Upon their arrival they discovered a 26 year-old male Black victim who was paralyzed from the waist down, lying on the living room floor of his home suffering from several gunshot wounds. The paralysis was a preexisting condition. Paramedics responded to the location and pronounced the victim dead

at the scene. Witnesses claim they heard gunshots coming from the location and when they checked the location, they discovered the victim had been shot inside his home. No suspect was seen leaving the location by the

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Hernández introduces bill to protect small businesses in California AB 667 moves to committee on local government Assemblymember Roger Hernandez (D – West Covina) recently introduced AB 667, which would require an economic impact report outlining the potential economic impacts caused to the local communities by large developments commonly known as ‘big box’ or ‘superstores.’ “I am a strong advocate for the business community and as such, I want our growing economy to continue on a path of creating good quality paying jobs for the hard working families of this state. We want California to continue this positive trend in adding new jobs to our economy, but we need to make sure that we are not hurting smaller businesses along the way. This bill will ensure the small business community is protected especially in regions deemed

as economic assistance areas,” stated Hernández. Economic assistance areas include, but are not limited to enterprise zones, local agency military base recovery areas (LAMBRA), manufacturing incentive areas, or recipients who receive over $100,000 in financial assistance from local governments. Millions of state and local subsidies, in the form of local tax credits or other incentives, are often offered to bring large developments to local communities in California. “AB 667 provides transparency and creates accountability to local concerned taxpayers with the ability to inquire about tax incentives provided to businesses and how taxpayer’s monies are being spent. If we are providing public subsidies that are designed to create good

jobs and economic opportunities for our communities, the least we can do is require that a report be prepared to demonstrate the project will actually deliver on these results,” said Hernández. The applicant of a proposed large development or superstore will also be required to pay for the costs associated in preparing the economic impact report; this provision in the bill will ensure that additional financial burden is not at the expense of taxpayers and the local government agency. Requiring an economic impact report will also provide additional opportunities for community residents to have a voice in these developments. Further, the economic impact report will provide useful planning information for responsible development in economic assistance areas.

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ous traffic safety concern that puts everyone on the road at risk. In recent years, hundreds have been killed and thousands seriously injured in California as a result of collisions that involved at least one driver who was distracted. Nationally, an estimated 3,331 died in 2011. As a result, law enforcement across the state, including Monterey Park are increasingly cracking down on cell phone use and texting. This April will see over 225 local agencies plus the CHP conducting zero tolerance enforcements. Drivers who use handheld devices are four times as likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves. Younger, inexperienced drivers under 20 years

old have the highest proportion of distraction-related fatal crashes. In addition, studies show that texting while driving can delay a driver’s reaction time just as severely as having a blood alcohol content of a legally drunk driver. Studies also show that there is no difference in the risks between hands-free and hand-held cell phone conversations, both of which can result in “inattention blindness” which occurs when the brain isn’t seeing what is clearly visible because the drivers’ focus is on the phone conversation and not on the road. When over one third of your brain’s functioning that should be on your driving moves over to cell phone talking, you can become a

cell phone “zombie.” To avoid a distracted driving ticket or crash, the Monterey Park Police Department offers drivers the following tips: Turn off your phone and/or put it out of reach while driving. Include in your outgoing message that you can’t answer while you are driving. Don’t call or text anyone at a time when you think they may be driving. For more information about the statewide distracted driving awareness campaign, visit the state’s Office of Traffic Safety website at www.ots. ca.gov. The Monterey Park Police Dept. Traffic Bureau can be contacted at 626-3071240.

Metro offers Dodger Stadium express bus service from Union Station to Dodger Stadium during regular season 2013 Dodger Games For the fourth year in a row, Metro will again offer Dodger Stadium Express bus service from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles to Dodger Stadium beginning on Friday, March 29 for the Dodgers/ Angels exhibition game and throughout the 2013 regular season under a grant approved by the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC). The Dodgers’ 2013 season kicks off on Opening Day against the San Francisco Giants on Monday, April 1. “Improving air quality and reducing congestion on our roads and highways, our Express bus service provides fans from across the county with a convenient, safe and lowcost way to attend a Dodger game without having to

fight traffic or spend money on gas,” said Metro Board Chair and LA County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, a South Coast Air Quality Management District representative on the MSRC. “It’s a big win for Dodger fans and a homerun for our region.” A two-year grant of over $1.1 million ($1,1169,000) awarded to Metro by the MSRC will fund the operation of the Dodger Stadium Express service for both the 2013 and 2014 Dodgers baseball seasons. The funding is made in support of clean fuel transit service to link Union Station to Dodger Stadium. The MSRC awards funding within the South Coast Air Basin from a portion of the vehicle registration fee set aside for mobile source projects that result in emission re-

ductions. During its 23-year history, the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) has removed 20 million pounds of harmful pollutants from the air by funding projects designed to reduce air pollution from mobile sources such as cars, trucks and buses. MSRC has distributed more than $290 million to local governments, transit agencies and private businesses throughout the south coast basin. Metro operates many bus and rail lines that serve Union Station along with Metrolink and Amtrak where patrons can easily transfer to the Dodger Stadium Express. For specific route and schedule information visit www.metro.net or call 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876).

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services inside the jail. They became inspired to adopt the dogs after observing the transformation of the dogs and their inmate handlers. The company’s founder, Mr. Rick Belmonte, rescues the dogs from several kennels and shelters throughout the southland where they have gone unadopted and face being euthanized. Mr. Belmonte assesses the dogs for their tolerance to being housed in the crowded jail environment and participating in the training program. Each dog is also spayed or neutered, and microchipped. The potential adoptive family is also assessed by Belmonte’s staff to ensure there is a good match. Mr. Belmonte has found that inmates attain a sense of accomplishment during the dogs’ development, while also experiencing the emotion of unconditional love that comes from living with the dogs. Each inmate participant receives a certificate of completion for every dog that is trained. Most importantly, the inmates learn skills that can later help them find jobs with animal shelters or training facilities upon their release. When asked about the effects the program has had

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on them, inmate responses have been very positive. One inmate stated, “Being in the program is a blessing for both the dog and us inmates. I feel more at ease when I work with the dogs. It’s great to see the change in behavior of the dog when we are training with them.” Another inmate said, “It’s a great privilege for me to be in the program. I like the fact I can change an animal’s life and at the same time change mine for the better. Working with the dogs calms me down and I am at peace.” The success of the Custody Canine Program has already led to discussions of expanding the concept to additional jail facilities in the County in the near future. The program is funded through the Inmate Welfare

Fund, which in turn is funded through the proceeds from inmate vending and commissary. “I can’t think of any better way for someone to reconnect to their own humanity than by spending time with a dog. Dogs are selfless and provide unconditional love. I predict that the canine program will be an outstanding success,” said Captain Mike Bornman. The Education Based Incarceration Bureau is responsible for managing the 67 inmate educational and vocational programs within the seven Los Angeles County jails. There are approximately 18,000 inmates in the County jail system. Within that population, there are currently more than 7,000 inmates participating in dozens of diverse programs.


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Morongo Casino Resort & Spa By Greg Aragon Since opening in 2004, the luxurious hotel at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa has become an icon in the desert. Standing 27 stories tall, the giant sandstone structure is an oasis of relaxation, casino fun, and fine dining. So with spring here and the weather warming up, I recently snuck away to Morongo for a memorable day and night of Spa indulgence, shrimp fajitas, blackjack and more. My getaway began when a friend and I rounded a bend on the 10 Freeway just west of Palm Springs and saw the majestic casino tower protruding from the desert floor. The next thing we knew, we were checking into a gorgeous suite overlooking the San Gorgonio and San Jacinto mountain ranges and desert landscape surrounding Palm Springs. Located on 19th floor, the suite came with a big comfy king bed, mini bar, large flat screen TV, office

area with free wireless Internet, and a big window overlooking the desert valley. The room also featured a beautiful bathroom with a walk-in glass shower. Besides our quarters, the resort features 310 deluxe rooms and suites, and six secluded casitas next to Oasis Pool. All rooms are softly colored in desert hues and beautifully appointed with quality hardwood furniture and artwork. They offer free high-speed Internet, two phone lines, 27-in. plasma TV and mini bar. After checking into the room, my first order of business was visit to the resort’s signature Sage Spa. Named after the fragrant white sage that grows throughout the hills and canyons on Morongo Indian Reservation, the spa offers 14 treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and cold dip to pamper yourself. I visited the spa for a stimulating deep-tissue massage. The 50-minute rub left my muscles loose and my entire body rejuvenated and prepared me for an incredible dinner at T&T -Tacos Taquila restaurant. Located next to Sage

Spa, T&T is an exotic delectable world of vibrant colors and delicious aromas. The place was created by renowned chef Richard Sandoval and T&T’s Executive Chef Saul Ortiz to give diners an authentic Mexican cuisine experience with dishes such as classics like carne asada, al pastor and alambre tacos. Our dinner began with shrimp ceviche with citrus broth, anise tomato, tomatillo, cilantro, sesame seeds; and an appetizer platter, with chicken tamale, shrimp quesadilla, nachos, beef flautas, guacamole.To wash the appetizers down we ordered a couple tasty and powerful Pineapple Margaritas with Herradura Silver Tequila and Dutch Orange Curaçao, shaken with fresh lime and pineapple juice, and mixed with Monin pineapple chipotle syrup, and a dash of Tabasco chipotle hot sauce. For the main course, I stayed with shrimp and got the sizzling fajitas, served with rice and pinto beans, and my friend ordered the traditional carne asada with steak, chile morita salsa, poblano rajas, chimichurri and guacamole.

State schools chief Tom Torlakson announces California’s National Youth Science Camp delegates State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced that Arashpreet Kaur Gill, a senior at Tracy High School in Tracy (San Joaquin County), and Veronica Alissa Rivera, a senior at Claremont High School in Claremont (Los Angeles County) have been selected as California’s 2013 National Youth Science Camp delegates. “As a science teacher, it’s a thrill to be able to send these two young scientists to this outstanding program,” Torlakson said. “I’m sure these students will represent California well, and sooner than we think—make important contributions to the future of our state.” Arashpreet Kaur Gill, who would like to pursue a career in medicine, has been active in scientific and mathematical research for years. In 2011, she attended the Research Mentorship Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara

(UCSB), where she studied the reproduction of specific cells in the heart of an embryonic zebrafish. After she presented her findings, UCSB faculty selected her to be the university’s representative to the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine’s symposium. Gill carries a 4.43 grade point average and has been a top student in International Baccalaureate biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics courses. She has participated in Scientifically Speaking, the Academic Decathlon and the Science Olympiad programs, among many other activities, societies, and organizations, garnering numerous awards and honors. Rivera has earned a 4.23 grade point average and is interested in pursuing a career in mathematics and science. She has excelled at Claremont High School, where she expanded beyond its math courses and enrolled in and completed

Calculus II and Calculus III‒ Multivariable Equations at Pomona College before her junior year in high school. At Claremont High, she was co-founder of the Robotics Club, founder of the Physics/Engineering Society, among many other clubs and organizations, and has earned many awards and honors. Last August, Rivera coauthored the paper, “Quantum Enhancements of Involuntary Birack Counting Invariants” after completing research at Claremont McKenna College. In the event that one or both delegates are unable to attend the camp, which will be held June 26 to July 20, 2013 in the eastern mountains of West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands, two alternates have been selected: Eleanor Ruth Mudica, a senior at John Marshall Fundamental High School in Pasadena (Los Angeles County), Please see page 7

After dinner we hit the 150,000-sq.-ft casino. Featuring 2,000 slot machines and 85 table games, Morongo casino is the next best thing to Las Vegas – and it’s a lot closer. While here I played blackjack and my friend hit the quarter slots. In the morning I

worked out at the hotel fitness center and then joined my friend on the banks of Morongo’s South Pacific Islands-inspired Oasis Pool and Water Park. Here, with a warm Spring sun above, we relaxed on a sandy beach, crawling in and out of the heated pool and sip-

ping iced tea. The area also offers two spas and an exciting waterslide and lazy river. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa is located at 49500 Seminole Dr. Cabazon, 92230. For more info and reservations, visit www. morongocasinoresort.com or call (800) 252-4499.

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Armenian Council of America makes recommendations for Glendale City Council After a careful evaluation of the candidates and personal interviews, the Armenian Council of America - PAC (ACA - PAC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Chahe Keuroghelian and incumbent Councilmembers Ara Najarian and Laura Friedman for Glendale City Council. In the past month, ACA - PAC interviewed and carefully studied the agenda of the candidates for City Council and given their records as community leaders and their commitment to issues of great interest to ArmenianAmericans. These three individuals are the most qualified candidates, have the greatest chance of winning, and are best suited to represent the interests of the Glendale community as a whole. Having a fiscally sound and responsible City government has been a priority of Councilmember Laura Friedman. Friedman has also enthusiastically encouraged cultural diversity within the City, championed creative and entertainment businesses, supported safe streets, and energetically promoted the arts. Councilmember Najarian has been steadfast in keenly representing the in-

terest of not only Armenian American constituency but the entire Glendale community. As a public servant, Mr. Najarian has continuously worked to improve the quality of life for all of Glendale’s residents. As a strong advocate for improving the local economy of the City, Chahe Keuroghelian, is committed to attracting more businesses to Glendale and has proudly spoken for the often overlooked working class and immigrant population of the City. Mr. Keuroghelian will be a great addition to the upcoming Glendale City Council. Glendale Unified School Board ACA - PAC is also pleased to announce its endorsement of Glendale Unified School Board candidates Dr. Armina Gharpetian and incumbents Greg Krikorian and Joylene Wagner after evaluating the candidates’ responses to issues of concern to the Armenian-American community at large. Seven candidates are seeking election to the 3 seats on the Glendale Unified School District Board slated for the April 2nd Municipal election. ACA - PAC believes that Greg Krikorian, Dr. Armina Gharpetian and

Joylene Wagner are the best choices for the GUSD Board and have demonstrated, through their community outreach efforts, their willingness to lead the school district in areas of maintaining a high level of educational quality for all residents in Glendale. Some of the goals for ACA – PAC are to not only ensure that GUSD students have equal access to receiving a quality education, but to also gain a higher level of cultural diversity appreciation in order to promote a prosperous multi-cultural coexistence. Maintaining a smaller class size and increasing the number of Armenian language courses in middle schools and high schools are also high priorities. “I am proud and honored to receive the support of the ACA - PAC,” said incumbent Greg Krikorian. “As I run for re-election, I am reminded of the need to advocate for all the diverse students in our district in order to prepare them for the future.” “I am truly honored and humbled to receive the endorsement of ACA - PAC and the overwhelming encouragement of its members,” said Dr. Gharpetian.

Liu Looking for District Artists Senator Carol Liu, DPasadena, is looking for art from a local artist that best represents the 25th Senate District. The winning entry in the district-wide contest will be displayed in the state Capitol from May 2013 to September 2014 as part of the State

Senate Art show. Artists from the district are all invited to submit as many pieces of art into the contest. Artwork entries can include oil paintings, weavings, art hangings, drawings, art on paper, and sculptures. 25th District includes Altadena, Bradbury, Burbank, Claremont, Duarte

, Glendale, Glendora, La Canada, La Crescenta, La Verne, Monrovia, Montrose, Pasadena, San Dimas, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena, Sunland-Tujunga, and Upland. Entries can be submitted to Talin.Mangioglu@sen. ca.gov.

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Affordable and HOPE NOW to host help for homeowners event in Los Angeles Government representatives, major mortgage servicers and non-profit counselors to offer assistance to struggling homeowners in California The Obama Administration’s Making Home Affordable Program and the HOPE NOW Alliance are bringing the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, along with several nonprofit housing counseling organizations, to Los Angeles in April to work one-on-one with struggling homeowners in California. The event will allow homeowners struggling with their mortgage payments the opportunity to review their options and learn about possible alternatives to foreclosure. Last year’s Making Home Affordable / HOPE NOW event saw over 1,000 Los Angeles homeowners receive valuable mortgage assistance. The federal government and the industry have co-sponsored 13 events in California since 2009, attended by more than 15,000 homeowners. Eight of these events have taken place in southern California. The free event will be held Tuesday, April 16th, 1:00pm – 8:00pm, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street. Attendees are encouraged to park in the West Hall Garage on 11th Street and LA Live Way, where parking will be complimentary. Homeowners will be seen on a first come, firstserved basis and are encouraged to bring all mortgage documents, income documents, and hardship letters. A full list of the necessary documents can be found at www.MakingHomeAffordable.gov and www.HOPENOW.com. Many of the largest mortgage companies are

scheduled to be in attendance including Bank of America, Chase, Citi Mortgage, GMAC Mortgage, Homeward Residential (formerly American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc.), HSBC, Nationstar, Ocwen, OneWest, PNC, Select Portfolio Servicing, Seterus, US Bank and Wells Fargo. Additionally, there will be several non-profit housing counselors from local organizations on-site and representatives from state agencies, including Keep Your Home California funded by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund. “This event offers struggling homeowners a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with their mortgage company and a housing expert approved by the federal government to discuss real solutions for their mortgage concerns,” said Chief of Homeownership Preservation at the U.S. Department of the Treasury Darius Kingsley. “There are already more than 70,000 Los Angeles homeowners in the Making Home Affordable Program, saving a median of more than $870 every month on their mortgage payments. Every homeowner who attends this event will gain a clearer idea of the assistance available to them – and many homeowners will leave with a solution in hand.” “There are still thousands of California families struggling with their mortgage payments, due to unemployment, under employment, medical hardship or other financial issues, and I encourage all

of them to attend this free event. There are many tools available to assist homeowners who are current on their mortgages, as well as those struggling to make their monthly payments. Attendees will get good objective advice, and may even go home with an affordable solution that helps them stay in their home for the long term,” said Eric Selk, Executive Director of HOPE NOW. The Making Home Affordable Program is a free government program designed to help families avoid foreclosure and strengthen the housing market recovery. Making Home Affordable offers options to help homeowners modify or refinance their mortgage loan to make their monthly payments more affordable, take a temporary break from their mortgage payments if they are struggling from unemployment, receive targeted principal reduction in certain circumstances or relocate through a short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure. For more information, visit MakingHomeAffordable.gov. HOPE NOW is the industry-created alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, counselors, and other mortgage market participants, brought together by the Financial Services Roundtable, Housing Policy Council and Mortgage Bankers Association, that has developed and is implementing a coordinated plan to help as many homeowners as possible prevent foreclosure and stay in their homes. For more information, go to www.HopeNow.com.

Deaths in motorcycle accidents Continued from page 1

and Monterey Park. Both involved riders being thrown from motorcycles and being struck by big rigs and authorities are seeking the public’s help locating one of those rigs which fled the scene. Kenneth Carnero and

Misty Quinones, both 20 and of Los Angeles, died in a crash at 11:33 a.m. in Monterey Park, according to CHP records. Anyone with information should contact the East Los Angeles office of the CHP at 323-980-4600 dur-

ing regular business hours. After hours, tipsters can reach the CHP at 800-8355247. Johannes Blankenhorn, 37, of Tujunga, died in a crash 20 minutes earlier on the westbound Pomona (60) Freeway.


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Exciting racing at NASCAR Auto Club 400, Busch wins By Andrea Olivas

Glendale commission on the status of women to sponsor free self-defense classes The Glendale Commission on the Status of Women is sponsoring three (3) free self-defense classes for women and girls ages 12 and up in Glendale. The first class will be offered on Wednesday, April 3, from 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Adult Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado Street. The second class will be offered on Wednesday, April 10, from 6:00-8:30 pm, at Glendale Community College, Student Center Conference Room (SC212), 1500 North Verdugo Road. The third class will be offered on Wednesday, April 17, from

This year’s NASCAR Auto Club 400 was not troubled by rain like last year, it was a bright and sunny California day this past Sunday. The fans come out in the thousands to watch their favorite drivers fight for that coveted checker flag. Prior to the race the garage was swarming with fans hoping to get a glance of the drivers and to get their favorite's autograph. As the race started pole -sitter Denny Hamlin stayed in the front for the entire race battling it out with Joey Logano and Kyle Busch. In the final lap Logano and Hamlin's continuing feud from previous races lead to a crash where Busch was able to steal the checkered flag. The crash between the two lead to Hamlin being airlifted to a local hospital and diagnosed with a fractured back. The excitement didn’t end there after getting to pit road Tony Stewart confronted Logano for blocking him on the final restart, which lead to punches being thrown. Busch not only won the Sprint car race but Saturday’s Nationwide race as well. For a relatively uneventful track this year’s race was anything but. -Photos by Bill Harrington

6:00-8:30 pm, at the Glendale Police Department, Large Community Room, 131 North Isabel Street. Participants are urged to wear exercise attire and athletic shoes, and to not eat a minimum of one hour before the start of class. Classes are not cumulative, and those interested can attend one or more sessions. The classes will be taught by long-time Commission partner, SHIELD Self-Defense. SHIELD Self-Defense Training, founded by Nelson Nio, is a martial-arts-based women’s self-defense program. Nio is a former Board mem-

ber of the Glendale YWCA, and a state-certified sexual assault victim counselor and a member of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Nio is an advocate for women’s safety and has been specializing in teaching self-defense and personal safety exclusively for women for the past several years. Space is limited; those interested in participating will need to register prior to each class. Free parking will be available at all locations. To reserve a spot or for more information, please call (818) 548-4844 or email women@ci.glendale.ca.us.

National Youth Science Camp Continued from page 5

and Grace Annette Pan, a senior at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon, (Contra Costa County). The National Youth Science Camp is a residential science education program for young scientists the summer after they graduate from high school. Students from around the country are

challenged academically in lectures and hands-on studies, and have opportunities to participate in an outdoor adventure program. The National Youth Science Camp is made possible through the planning and fund-raising of the National Youth Science Foundation, a nonprofit or-

ganization with a mission to honor, sustain, and encourage youth interest and excellence in science by conducting comprehensive informal science education programs that provide opportunity for constructive interaction with others and emphasize the social value of thoughtful scientific careers.

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Rep. Adam Schiff Continued from page 1

straw purchasers, ban assault weapons with extended ammunition clips, repeal the gun industry’s immunity from liability, and make background checks universal, among other steps. This town hall will serve as an opportunity for members of the public to weigh in, and hear directly from experts and those that have experience with gun violence and mental health. Together, we can explore steps to prevent horrendous tragedies

like Newtown.” Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca Former State Senator Jack Scott (whose son died in a shooting accident) Dr. Anand Pandya; Associate Professor of clinical psychiatry at USC Keck School of Medicine Loren Lieb; Los Angeles resident and mother of a child injured in the Los Angeles Jewish Commu-

nity Center mass shooting in 1999 Representative from the NRA (invited) Congressman Schiff will convene and moderate a town hall to discuss the causes and solutions of gun violence such as the horrendous shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. West Hollywood City Council Chambers 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069

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ARCADIA

$4,488,000

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

ONTARIO

$1,388,000

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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MONROVIA

$768,000

Two Separate Homes in Mayflower Village On Large Lot with their own yards. One home feautures 3 Bed/ 1 ba approx (1114 sq.ft.) w/ Pool and 2 car garage. The other home features 2 bed/1 ba (approx 776 sq ft.), 1 car garage and new exterior paint. Very near Arcadia border. Live in one and rent the other! (FAI) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)

SAN GABRIEL - 2 UNITS

$498,000

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

SAN BERNARDINO

$390,000

Two Properties Sold together. Two story 3 bedroom, 2 bath house and 4 units with front unit 3 bedroom, 1 bath. Plus 3 back units are 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom each. Units are all in good condition. (A856) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

BAKERSFIELD

$169,000

Fabulous neighborhood and community. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, walk-in closets, high ceilings, fireplace in the living room, dining area, den. Large kitchen with eating area and breakfast bar. Walking distance to schools and parks. Attached two car garage. (I10215) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

ARCADIA

PASADENA

$1,288,000

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 SCHOOLS!

$685,000

This South facing home features 3 bed/1 ¾ ba., living Room w/ frpl, lg kitchen and laundry room. There is a covered breeze way between the home and the garage. This home is also located on a beautiful cul-de-sac and in the Arcadia School district. Walking distance to Camino Grove Elementary School, Markets and transportation. (ROB) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)

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 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

BUENA PARK

$369,000

Nice 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with laminate flooring and carpeted bedrooms. Living room with fireplace, ceiling fans throughout. Detached two car garage, gated driveway for privacy. Large backyard perfect for entertaining. (J7913)

EL MONTE

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Ryan Earll

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Century 21 Earll, Ltd.

$1,798,000

Mobile Home Park 20 Spaces, Lot Size 38,399. North El Monte, Excellent investment property, low operating expenses, park is fully occupied, utility room and 4 units owned by the Park and rented. (R11620-11636)

GLENDORA SCHOOLS!

S. EL MONTE

$1,188,000

Morgan Ranch beauty, 4 bed/3ba, kitche,, granite counters, double ovens. Hardwood floors with fireplace, dining room, family room w/ frpl, pool & spa. Wet bar, pantry, and one bedroom and ¾ ba. Second level offers 2 spacious bedrooms/1 full ba and a great master suite w/frpl, a lg bath with spa tub, and shower . 3 car spaces plus room for storage and a work shop. A key feature is the ELEVATOR from the garage to levels 1 and 2 for easy access. (CUM) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888

LA CRESCENTA

$649,000

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)

PASADENA

$428,000

(626) 301-1888

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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

$1,398,000

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

3 ON A LOT

$839,000

TEMPLE CITY

$559,000

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

This nice home features 3 bedrooms/1 ¾ ba, family room w/fireplace, remodeled kitchen with new cabinets, tile floor & granite countertops, remodeled bathrooms, Copper plumbing and an enclosed patio. Long driveway great for boats and Rv’s. (AGN) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888 (WWW.CENTURY21EARLL.COM)

CITY TERRACE

$425,000

MONROVIA

$419,900

Spanish Style spacious 2,282 sq.ft. home with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, updated kitchen with granite counters, family room, 2 car garage, new c/a & heating system. Great potential for investors. Could be divided into two separate units. (G3049) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

NEAT Secluded and updated 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on a short easement road with only six homes off Peck Road in Monrovia. Home faces North with Mountain view. Hardwood flooring in separate dining room, kitchen with storage Island. Living room with cozy fireplace. Master bedroom with a walk-in closet. Home recently rewired and double pane windows. Recessed lighting. Rear patio, hot tub and Sauna/Steam Room.(P2114) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123

HIGHLAND

PALM DESERT

$298,000

UPLAND

$289,000

$329,000

DUARTE LEASE

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$879,000

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)

TEMPLE CITY

Great home with lots of potential. Fantastic location. 1st time on the market in 75 years. Very spacious home with 4 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Living room with Fireplace. Dining room with built-ins. Kitchen with eating area. Laundry room. Hardwood flooring. Detached garage. RV parking. Wonderful neighborhood. (L2870) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

HINKLEY

$35,000

$1,560,000

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Useable vacant land near the Mojave River beautiful Desert view, near the cities of Helendale and Barstow. This property has been in the family for over 100 years. Buyer(s) to pay for the land survey, property to be sold as is. Bring your clients or investors and check with San Bernardino county on the usage of the land. CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC WWW.C21LUDECKE.COM (626) 445-0123

SAN GABRIEL

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

Stunning single level Ranch style home. Peaceful mountain views. Immaculate 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Private den/office off the formal living room. Open kitchen, granite counters, chef’s island. Master bedroom with private bath. Family room with fireplace and view of the pool. HOA includes swim center, tennis courts, club house. (B6881) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

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DRE# : 01154618

$3,390,000

Brand New North Facing Luxurious Home in the “Baldwin Stocker” area of Arcadia. This 6009 sq ft home features 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, formal living room ,dining room, library, gourmet kitchen with Island and breakfast nook, large family room with wet bar, perfectly landscape backyard with built-in barbecue,3D home theater, solid walnut hardwood floor, Jacuzzi tub, security alarm system, walk-in closet, front court yard with motor gate and 3 car attach garage.(N24) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123

Nathalie Marles Century 21 Village Realty

$2,200/MONTH

Lovely, remodeled and upgraded single family home on quite cul-de-sac. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, nice kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, central air and heat, nice and cozy fire place in living room. This home has a 2 car attached garage that was converted into a bonus/play room. Beautiful nice size grassy backyard, dog run and plenty of parking. This is a must see!!! (BAS) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888

CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC

Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home available in comfortable neighborhood. Features kitchen with plenty of storage, formal dining area, French doors, master bedroom, beautiful pool, spacious yard. Solar panels will save you on your electric bill. Garage. Walk to Marrakesh Country Club & Show Mountain Golf Club. (T73354) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

ARCADIA LEASE

(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

$2,100/MONTH

This recently remodeled home features all new dual paned windows, new doors, new carpet, new granite counters & new cabinets in kitchen, new stove, new mirror closets in bedrooms, inside laundry room, large fenced backyard for bbq parties. Central air/heating. Close to schools, drug store, market, banks, etc. Spacious living room with long front porch to sit back and relax. Sorry NO pets. (FOR) CENTURY 21 EARLL, LTD. (626) 301-1888

DRE# : 01360317

Large home on a quiet cul-de-sac street close to schools & shopping, two master bedrooms, extra large living room, brick fireplace, wood flooring, dining area, covered patio, beautiful back yard, two car attached garage. (B1281) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

ARCADIA

$1,800/PER MONTH

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

CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY

(626) 355-1451

38 W. SIERRA MADRE BLVD., SIERRA MADRE

WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

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