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Chance to ride on Glendale’s 2014 Rose Float – 100th year

Rep. Chu marks the 98th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

In a unique effort to continue a long-standing tradition of 100 years, the City of Glendale has established a fund to engage the community and encourage private donations for Glendale’s Rose Float entry in the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade. For a minimum donation of $25, Glendale residents will be entered into a raffle drawing for a chance to win two tickets to ride on Glendale’s 2014 Rose Float on New Year’s Day. The Tournament of Roses has announced “Dreams Come True” as the theme for the 125th Rose Parade. Glendale first entered the Tournament in 1911, and is the second longest municipal entry in the parade’s history. On March 5, 2013, the Glendale City Council approved Please see page 5

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Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement marking the 98th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: “Today marks the

98th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, an event that claimed 1.5 million lives. Able-bodied men were massacred or forced into labor. Women,

children, the elderly and the sick were sent on death marches that spanned hundreds of miles. Those who survived were often separated from their loved

ones, and left behind the only homes they had ever known. “The only way to de-

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined twenty local school superintendents from across California to call for action on his plan to direct additional resources to the state’s neediest students and restore local control over how money is spent in schools. “This is not an ordinary legislative measure, this is a cause. It’s a cause for the children of California, and it’s a cause for our own future as Californians,” said Governor Brown. “Kids can’t wait, California can’t wait, and that’s why the superintendents and thousands of people throughout California are going to

work to see the passage of our bill.” The Governor’s plan, also known as the “Local Control Funding Formula,” increases flexibility and accountability at the local level by restoring local education agencies’ control over money previously earmarked for state-mandated programs. The plan also strategically directs additional money above base funding to children with the greatest need – low-income students, English learners and foster youth. According to a recent PPIC poll, 78% of adults support the Governor’s propos-

City of Glendale appoints new chief information officer On April 23, 2013, the City of Glendale confirmed the appointment of Brian Ganley as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) to oversee the Information Services Department (ISD). Brian Ganley replaces former Director Ed Fraga. Mr. Ganley will oversee the three divisions of ISD which provide Applications Support, Technical Support and Wireless Communications to the City of Glendale. Brian Ganley previously served as the Information Technology Manager for the City of West Hollywood. In the 2009 appointment of Glendale ISD Director Ed Fraga, Brian was the runner-up for the position. “After an exhaustive search, I am pleased to report to you that we have identified a candidate who has the technical knowledge, interpersonal and leadership skills, and well-

Glendale Diamond Please see page 7 Please see page 4 Awards for New director joins School superintendents and Gov. Brown Achievement Gold Line construction call for action on plan to improve in the Arts authority board school funding system The Arts & Culture

Commission will host the 2013 Diamond Awards reception on Monday, April 29, 2013, at 6:00pm at the Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street, Glendale, CA 91205. Honorees and their guests will enjoy the awards program, refreshments and live music. Parking is available in the Marketplace Garage located on Harvard Street (3 hours free with validation at the Central Library loan desk). Please call 818-5482030 for more information Please see page 4

Ontario Mayor Paul Leon attends his first meeting following appointment

The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority (Construction Authority) Board of Directors welcomed its newest member – Ontario Mayor Paul Leon Wednesday. Appointed by the city of South Pasadena for a four-year term, Mayor Leon joins the ninemember board as its newest member at tonight’s monthly board meeting.

“We are very excited to have Mayor Leon on our board,” said Construction Authority Board Chairman and Glendora Councilman Doug Tessitor. “We are on schedule for construction completion to Azusa in September 2015, and we are now focused on progressing future segments. Mayor Leon has been involved Please see page 5

al to give local districts more flexibility and 71% of adults support the Governor’s plan to direct more funding to lower-income students and English language learners. The Governor has called for changes to how the state funds schools for more than a year and has met with education experts, educators, the Legislature and other stakeholders from throughout California. This year’s proposal, introduced with the 2013-14 Budget, builds on what was introduced in January 2012. Please see page 6


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“Czech that Film” international film festival in Los Angeles

Opinion A common sense solution for Midday and late-night traffic It’s happened to anyone who lives in Southern California. A late-night accident or mysterious slowing clogs the rightmost freeway lanes, while the carpool lane sits empty − a situation that seems to defy common sense. There is no reason why drivers should have to continue to endure this. For this reason I have introduced a bill that would give drivers access to carpool lanes when they are being under-utilized. Assembly Bill 405 calls for the creation of a pilot project, administered by California Department of Transportation, that would allow single-occupancy vehicles to access High Occupancy (HOV) lanes (also known as carpool lanes) along certain portions of the 210 freeway and the 134 freeway during non-peak hours. After all, carpool lanes are intended to increase the capacities of our freeways, reward those who carpool during rush hour, and pro-

By Mike Gatto tect the surrounding environment from harmful exhaust. Unfortunately, these goals often go unmet, and at times the problem worsens when a major fraction of the highway is unnecessarily restricted to motorists. The proposed measure would give the highway system more flexibility in accommodating commuters, with significant benefits to surrounding communities. A single accident would be less likely to close an entire freeway and disruption of traffic patterns would be minimized. Those working in the film and entertainment industries would find the 134 less congested during their late night drive home after a long day at the studio. Neighborhoods lining Interstate 210, particularly in Pasadena, Arcadia, and Monrovia, would see a decrease in surrounding noise and smog pollution. I am also told this proposal would save lives. A

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“UCLA is honored to present to Los Angeles audiences an exciting selection of films that vividly illus-trates the breadth and excellence of Czech Cinema. The program features everything from a tale of magical realism to a police procedural, a caper film, and much more – all generously ladled with the wry humor that marks the works as distinctly Czech, “ said Shannon Kelley, Head of Public Programs, UCLA Film & Television Archive The festival will begin on Friday, May 10 at 7:30 pm with an opening reception and screening of “Flower Buds,” winner of four Czech Lions in 2012, including Best Film. This powerful first feature from Czech director Zdeněk Jiráský is about the struggles of a small town family. The film has been recognized in Chicago, Warsaw, and many other major international film festivals. A question and answer session with the director will follow the screening. The festival will conclude on Monday, June 3 at 7:30 pm with a screening of “In the Shadow,” the new film directed by David Ondříček, who was one of Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch in 2013. Starring veteran Czech actor Ivan Trojan (“Želary”) and Sebastian Koch (“The Lives of Others”), this modern film noir explores the political and psychological labyrinth of Stalinist Czechoslovakia. The film swept the 2013 Czech Lion awards (the Czech Academy Awards), winning nine prizes, including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Screenplay. Ondříček, known internationally for his many popular Czech films, will be on hand to answer questions after the screening. The Czech and Slovak co-production “Made in Ash” will be screened on May 11. The film is a depiction of the stirring life of a desperate young migrant woman in central Europe. Director

Iveta Grófová draws on her own experience and uses raw footage with non-professional actors to achieve the film’s heightened authenticity. The film was the official Slovak selection for the 2013 Best Foreign Language Oscar. Several other awardwinning films will round out the festival. These include “Gypsy,” winner of numerous awards at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and the Slovak best foreign film entry at the 2012 Academy Awards, and “The House,” from acclaimed writer-director Zuzana Liová and the winner of awards at the Bratislava and Palm Springs International Film Festivals. Other Czech films include “Polski Film,” and “Signal”. The touring festival will officially begin in Salt Lake City in April, then travel to Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Portland, Phoenix, Denver, Washington, DC, before concluding in Seattle in July. A total of 12 films will be screened. Additional special events will complement the festival in each city, including opening and closing receptions, Q&A discussions with directors, and more events to be announced. UCLA Film & Television Archive, Billy Wilder Theater: 10899 Wilshire Blvd // Los Angeles, CA // 90024 Screenings will start at 7:30 p.m. All films are in Czech with English subtitles. Friday, May 10 “Flower Buds” (followed by Q&A with director) Saturday, May 11 “Gypsy” followed by “Made in Ash” (double feature) Thursday, May 16 “Polski Film” followed by “Signal” (double feature) Monday, May 20 “The House” Monday, June 3 “In the Shadow” (followed by Q&A with director)

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South Pasadena Police Dept. and arson investigators arrest serial arsonist

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Since November 2012, there have been 21 incidents of arson/ attempted arsons in the City of South Pasadena and 4 in the City of Pasadena. The incidents started as

small vegetation fires and escalated to fires involving parked vehicles and one involving the exterior door to a business. South Pasadena Fire Investigators and Pasadena Fire Investigators joined forces to investigate these fires and identify any suspects. They were assisted by the West San Gabriel Valley Anti-Crime Task Force. Several potential suspects were identified and surveillances were conducted. Fingerprints were recovered from an incendiary device that did not burn completely, link-

ing 35 year-old Javier Adolfo Viera, a South Pasadena resident, to the fires. Viera was subsequently contacted near the scene of one of the arson fires on April 20, 2013. On April 21, 2013 a surveillance was conducted on Viera and he was subsequently arrested for a vehicle fire in the 6100 block of Oak Hill, in the City of Los Angeles. Viera was interviewed and admitted responsibility for a majority of the fires and a search of his home resulted in the recovery of corroborating evidence.

Show your support and vote at home Fundraising is underway @home for an important campaign to inspire action to solve homelessness in our communities. With less than one month left, now is the time you can help make a difference! The goal of the campaign, which was inspired by Pasadena-based and formerly homeless activist Mark Horvath, is to use film, social media, and a smartphone game to amplify his tireless work of turning apathy into action, making the homeless visible and inspiring people to help solve homelessness in their own backyards. To make a tax-deductible donation or for more information, please visit www.indiegogo.com/projects/at-home-campaign.

A portion of the funds raised by this Kickstarter campaign will help complete a Kindling Group’s @Home – The Documentary. Currently in postproduction, the riveting documentary follows Horvath as he pioneers the use of social media and web video for change. With extensive reach and a worldwide following, Horvath, who began his journey to humanize homelessness more than a decade ago with only a backpack, socks and a video camera, now has a social media following through his website www. invisiblepeople.tv, Facebook and Twitter (@hardlynormal) that numbers over one hundred thousand. On any given night,

nearly 633,782 people in the United States experience homelessness — over 60,000 of them veterans. And the average age of a homeless person in the United States is only nine years old. To date, Horvath’s Invisible People has traveled to over a hundred cities in six different countries empowering our homeless friends to have a voice, while sharing the stories of people who are giving their all to end homelessness. When the filmmakers first met Horvath, they never believed that ending homelessness was achievable — but he convinced them. Now you can not only believe, but help turn this vision into a reality.

Atelier Femme and Pasadena Symphony & POPS celebrate partnership with fashion and free music The Pasadena Symphony & POPS and Atelier Femme will celebrate their new partnership by offering an evening of free live music in Pasadena’s newest boutique. Harpist Allison Allport will entertain guests on Thursday, May 2 from 5 to 8pm as part of the Pasadena Symphony’s Random Acts of Music series. Light refreshments will be served. “We are excited to pair great music with great fashion,” explained Paul Jan Zdunek, CEO of the Pasadena Symphony Association. “Our audience shares

a sense of style and taste for quality that is a perfect fit with Atelier Femme.” During this Random Acts of Music, 10% of all net sales will be donated to the Pasadena Symphony & POPS. “Integral to Atelier Femme’s mission is service to the community,” said Sandy Potter, Owner of Atelier Femme. “I am truly honored to share in this effort supporting the Pasadena Symphony & POPS and their dedication to great music.” The Pasadena Symphony & POPS’ Random Acts of Music series is de-

signed to break down the barriers between musicians, concert halls, and the public with free performances in unique venues. Previous performances were held in places including Bank of America, Peet’s Coffee, Pasadena’s Gold Line Metro stations, and more. Random Acts of Music with Harpist Allison Allport Thursday, May 2 | 5:00 – 8:00pm Atelier Femme | 1033 E Green Street, Pasadena CA 91106 10% of net sales at Atelier Femme will be donated to the Pasadena Symphony & POPS. This event is free.

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus spotlights music of Benjamin Britten at annual spring concert The Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, considered one of the world’s leading children’s choirs, spotlights the music of Benjamin Britten at two performances of its annual Spring Concert on two consecutive Sundays, May 5 and 12 (Mother’s Day), 2013, 7 pm, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. The renowned chorus, led by Artistic Director of Anne Tomlinson, performs selected works from Britten’s Friday Afternoons, which Britten composed for school children, as well as various titles from his folk song arrangements, and selected movements from Ceremony of Carols, written for treble voices, solo voices and harp, and Missa Brevis, a beautiful work noted for its poignant plea for peace, which also illustrates Britten’s considerable skill at writing for children’s voices. The program is part of Britten 100/LA: A Celebration, a year-long festival honoring the 2013 centenary of the British composer curated by LA Opera. Other featured works

include Herbert Howells’ My Eyes for Beauty Pine, a piece in which Britten found inspiration, Handel’s aria Non lo diro from his early opera Tolomeo, two-time Oscar-winner Richard Sherman’s Hushabye Mountain from the film “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and an arrangement of To Music by LACC Associate Artistic Director Mandy Brigham. Also on the program are Jean-Baptiste Lully’s rarely heard French Baroque piece Regina coeli, Sir David Willcocks’ Psalm 150, Canadian composer Surl Glick’s Psalm 23, Schubert’s compelling art song Du bist die Ruh, and the haunting Celtic folksong Óró Mo Bháidin. In addition, LACC presents Come Let’s Be Merry by American composer James Mulholland, William Brown’s Puisque tout passé, set to a

poem by Rilke and featuring percussionist Robert Fernandez, the Newfoundland folksong The Star of Belle Isle, and the spirituals Ain’-a that Good News, My Lord What a Morning and The Storm is Passing Over. Tomlinson conducts the chorus’ renowned Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. Brigham leads the Intermediate Choir, Diana Landis leads the Apprentice Choir, and Dr. Steve Kronauer conducts the Young Men’s Ensemble. The choirs will perform separately and combined. Tickets are $26, $38 and $44; children 17 and under are half price. For tickets and information, please call (626) 793-4231 or visit www. lachildrenschorus.org. Pasadena Presbyterian Church is located at 585 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101.


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Assembly judiciary clears retaliation bill against immigrant workers Assembly Bill 263 authored by Assemblymember Roger Hernández passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee. This bill addresses the retaliation of employers against immigrant employees who are vulnerable to workplace abuse due to their immigration status. “Hard Working residents have gone too long without adequate protections in the workplace against their employers. AB 263 makes it unlawful for an immigration–related practice committed by an employer, with the intent

of retaliating against workers for exercising their rights which are protected under the California Labor Code or a local ordinance,” said Hernández. Recently, the National employment Law Project (NELP) issued a Californiaspecific report detailing case studies of egregious immigrant worker abuses occurring in California. The study shows, almost one in every ten workers in California is an immigrant with no legal status. Immigrant workers are more likely to experience wage and hour law violations. Approxi-

mately 76 percent of immigrant workers worked off the clock without pay, while over 85 percent did not receive overtime pay. “Those that are greatly affected come from the most vulnerable sectors such as in agriculture, construction, manufacturing and service industries. This is why we need Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the nation that addresses Workers’ Rights in the workplace,” stated Hernandez. AB 263 heads next to the Committee on Labor and Employment on May 1, 2013.

Glendale Police Awards Luncheon - May 16 Glendale Police Foundation will celebrate the Annual Awards Luncheon on May 16, 2013 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Glendale Hilton Hotel. Sponsor, donate to, and attend the event to honor and recognize the men and women of the Glendale Police Department who keep Glendale one of the top 10 safest cities in the United States of its size. The Glendale Police Foundation (GPF) is a nonprofit organization created

to support Glendale Police Department’s operations, strengthen community/police relationships, and encourage innovation. Attending the Annual Awards luncheon assists GPF in fulfilling their mission of funding the needs of the Police Department, especially during tough budgetary times. In 2005, GPF provided the funding to start the Glendale Police Department’s K-9 Unit, and continues to cover their day-to-day expenses

for food, medical care, training, and specialized equipment. They also provide a Mini-Grant Program which allows the Police Department to submit applications for grants. GPF has provided over $30,000 in grants in the last two years for items such as high-visibility safety vests, portable magnetic card readers, and specialized tools for the Assaults Unit. In 2013, GPF purchased a $5,000 sterilization hood for the forensics laboratory.

Glendale City Council appoints former councilmember Frank Quintero to vacant seat On April 23, 2013, the Glendale City Council unanimously appointed former City Councilmember Frank Quintero to the vacant Council seat. This seat was vacated

after Rafi Manoukian was sworn-in to the City Treasurer’s position on April 15, 2013. Councilmember Quintero will hold a 14-month term on the City Council un-

til the State consolidated election in June 2014. In the June 2014 election, voters will then determine who will serve the remainder of the term ending in April 2015.

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LA Children's Chorus Gala Bel Canto raises $270,000 Music and joy reigned when the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) honored legendary composer and beloved American musical storyteller Richard M. Sherman and LACC advocates and benefactors Mary Blodgett and Carlton Calvin at its annual fundraiser, Gala Bel Canto, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion’s Grand Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The event raised $270,000 for Los Angeles Children's Chorus’ artistic, educational and scholarship programs. LACC and esteemed special guests, including Dick Van Dyke, star of iconic films Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, film critic Leonard Maltin, and Broadway star Ashley Brown, who played the title role in the hit stage version of Mary Poppins, presented heartfelt tributes musical and otherwise to the evening’s illustrious

(L-R) Dick Van Dyke, Broadway star Ashley Brown (“Poppins”), Gala Bel Canto Honorees Carlton Calvin, Mary Blodgett and Richard Sherman with Master of Ceremonies Leonard Maltin. -Courtesy Photo

honorees. Brown sang a deeply poignant rendition of Sherman’s iconic “Feed the Birds,” Van Dyke presented Sherman’s award joined Sherman for an impromptu duet on “Chim Chim Cheree, then Sherman, himself, gave a very special live performance, teaming up with the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus to perform his blockbuster“It’s A Small World (After All).”

The tribute to Blodgett and Calvin featured a performance by LACC’s Young Men’s Ensemble – the LACC musical group they helped launch four years ago with their considerable fundraising efforts. Los Angeles Timesarchitecture critic Christopher Hawthorne, a personal friend of Blodgett and Calvin, presented them with the Rebecca Thompson Founder’s Award.

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and to RSVP. The City of Glendale, Library Arts & Culture Department and the Arts & Culture Commission will recognize this year’s honorees: Ruben Avoian – Young Artist Srboohie Abajian – Artist Glendale Art Association – Art Organization

Seeroon Yeretzian – Lifetime Achievement Xpress Art Center – Community Partner - Business Carolyn Howard-Johnson – Community Partner – Individual The Glendale Diamond Awards for Achievement in the Arts is bestowed upon those artists, community members and

organizations who have contributed substantially to the cultural life for the community. The City wishes to recognize the important contributions by artists and arts organizations to the quality of life and economic enhancement of the community as well as encourage volunteerism and business participation with local arts organizations.

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ternal service department, has prepared him for this new challenge.” Brian has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Master of Public Administration from California State University, Northridge. Brian is married to his wife Kelli

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San Francisco’s new $300 million Exploratorium By Greg Aragon When I visit a city like San Francisco, I like to stay at least a couple nights. But I recently had the opportunity to fly there for the day to be a part of something really cool - the grand reopening of the city’s historic, worldfamous Exploratorium. Located at Pier 15 in the heart of the revitalized San Francisco waterfront, the new facility greatly improves visitor access and dramatically enhances the size and scope of the museum. With three times more space overall than its previous home, the new Exploratorium features 150 new exhibits among more than 600 that will be on view. For the first time, the Exploratorium expands its investigations into the San Francisco Bay, the city, and outdoor landscape. Designed by EHDD Architects, the new site features the Bay Observatory, an all-glass building, and The Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery and Terrace, located on the second level,

overlooking the waterfront and the city and is designed to allow visitors to explore the science of the bay, the landscape, and the human impacts that have shaped the Bay Area. “The Fisher Bay Observatory building is an elegant two-story steel pavilion at the east end of Pier 15 that contains an open plaza and pays homage to the clean lines of Pier 15, yet stands out with its taut façade,” says Marc L’Italien, EHDD design principal. The new Exploratorium offers 1.5 acres of free public space – a part of the Outdoor Gallery, for visitors to enjoy the views and play with participatory exhibits tied to the surrounding environment. The 330,000 sq-ft indoor/outdoor project was designed and constructed with the goal of becoming the largest net-zero energy museum in the United States, if not the world. The entire project is a real-time educational exhibit, with live energy use and photovoltaic production data on public display. It is also the first major, permanent development on the San Francisco waterfront since construction

of the San Francisco Giants’ ballpark a decade ago. During my visit I discovered a giant, 12 ft by 8 ft mirror in the Central Gallery. Super curvy and psychedelic, the mirror twists and contorts visitors into a wacky upside down world, full of puzzles and intrigue. “Walk toward the mirror from a distance of about nine feet,” says Senior Scientist and optics aficionado Paul Doherty. “Your eyes, which are good at locating objects in three dimensions, report to your brain that there’s an

image of you hanging upside down between you and the mirror that you can seemingly reach out and high five. That’s amazing!” Another cool exhibit is the Plankton Populations, located in the East Gallery. In this interactive display, visitors can get up close and personal with microscopic marine organisms called phytoplankton and use special lenses to see what they look like and to find out which live in different parts of the ocean at various times of year.

”Because the exhibit is based on real data, if you were able to look in the ocean with a microscope, this is what you’d be likely to see,” says Associate Museum Curator Jennifer Frazier. The new facility at Pier 15 also features more than 40 new art projects. One of the highlights of these displays is Fog Bridge created by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya. This interesting project uses a fog installation system, stretching across the 150-ft-long pedestrian bridge that spans the water

between Piers 15 and 17. Water pumped at high pressure through more than 800 nozzles creates an immersive environment that shrouds participants in mist and puts their own senses, perception, and surroundings at the center of their experience. The Exploratorium is located at San Francisco’s Pier 15 on the Embarcadero. General admission is $25 for adults and $19 for kids, students and seniors. For more information, call (415) 528-4444 or visit: www. exploratorium.edu.

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with the project for the last few years and will be able to start on the board with a solid understanding during this very busy period.” The Construction Authority is overseeing planning, design and construction of the $1.7 billion Foothill Extension light rail project, which will extend the Metro Gold Line light rail line from its current terminus in Pasadena, 24 miles to Montclair and be designed and built in two segments (a subsequent extension to Ontario International Airport has also been studied). The Construc-

tion Authority is currently under construction on the first segment of the project, the 11.5-mile Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa. The segment is on schedule to be completed in September 2015, when it will be turned over the Metro for testing and prerevenue service. In March, the Construction Authority board certified the Final Environmental Impact Report for the second segment from Azusa to Montclair, and anticipates starting Advanced Conceptual Engineering and environmental review under the National

Environmental Quality Act later this year. “This is the right time for me to be joining the Construction Authority board and I am honored that the city of South Pasadena chose to appoint me,” stated Mayor Leon. “I have been a strong supporter of the Foothill Extension project over the years, and I look forward to playing a key role in leading the agency as we complete construction on the first segment, and continue planning for future segments. I won’t stop until the line reaches Ontario.”

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a $150,000 float design and construction budget for Glendale’s 100th year anniversary in the 125th Rose Parade. Along with private donations from the community, the City is also seeking corporate sponsors for this year’s float. Corporate sponsors will have a seat on the Design Selection Committee and will help determine the design of this year’s float. All funds raised

will be used to offset the City’s cost of the float. For more information on how to donate, the rules for the raffle drawing and the Rose Float Sponsor Package, please go to www.ci.glendale.ca.us/ parks. Donations may be tax deductible. Please consult with your tax advisor. Checks can be made payable to: City of Glendale, Com-

munity Services & Parks Department 141 North Glendale Avenue, Room 346 Glendale, CA 91206 Please reference the term “2014 Rose Float Donation” on the check. For more information about the float or the fund, contact Patty Betancourt at (818) 548-2752 or pbetancourt@ci.glendale.ca.us.

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Latino/a migrant experience 2013 Kubal Lecture at Cal State L.A. - May 14 JJosé E. Muñoz, chair of performance studies at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, will present “Burning Brown” at this year’s David L. Kubal Memorial Lecture at Cal State L.A. Muñoz will call upon the history of experimental performance to theorize an expansive sense of “brown worlds” (Latino/a migrant experience) that are crafted and enacted through cultural production. With a reference to José Rodríguez Soltero’s infamous performance piece LBJ, Muñoz will explore how one “brown happening” might burn across the decades and continents. The lecture, which is free to public, will take place Tues-

day, May 14, 6:15 p.m., in the University-Student Union, Los Angeles Room, on the CSULA campus. Professor Muñoz’ research focuses on comparative ethnic studies, queer theory, and performance art. He has published two books: Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics (University of Minnesota Press, 1999) and Cruising Utopia: The Politics and Performance of Queer Futurity (NYU Press, 2009). His latest book, Feeling Brown: Ethnicity, Affect and Performance, is forthcoming. He has also edited or co-edited six other books, and published many book chapters and articles. He holds a B.A. in com-

parative literature from Sarah Lawrence College and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Duke University. Honoring the late David L. Kubal, a member of the Cal State L.A. English Department faculty from 1968 to 1981, the lecture series brings distinguished writers, scholars and critics to the CSULA campus. Past lecturers included Renaissance scholar Arthur F. Kinney, cognitive scientist and linguist Mark Turner, literary theorist J. Hillis Miller, culture critic Geoffrey Hartman, and literary editor Adolf Wood. For more about the David L. Kubal Memorial Lecture Series at Cal State L.A., go to http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/dkubal.php

2013 Mary Ellen McCormick Awards Sheriff Baca and the Special Victims Bureau presented the Mary Ellen McCormick Award to Denise Bertone, Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, Gail Abarbanel; Rape Treatment Center at UCLA Medical Center, Deputy District Attorney Diana Martinez, Sabina Alvarez; Inter-Agency Council on Abuse and Neglect, and R. Edward Geiselman; Psychology Department at University of California, Los Angeles.

Mary Ellen was brought to court wrapped in a carriage blanket. She was bruised, her face disfigured by a gash through the left eye brow and down the cheek from scissors at the hands of her caretaker. The child’s appearance was testimony enough. On Thursday, April 9, 1874, her rescue was accomplished and her assailant was convicted of cruelty to an animal. After Mary Ellen’s story

was heard, other cases began to come forward, prompting Mr. Bergh to form the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. In 2002, with young Mary Ellen McCormick’s tragic life as motivation, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Special Victims Bureau established the Mary Ellen McCormick Award to recognize those individuals who have made a difference in the life of a child.

Glendale’s 20th annual cruise night Satuday - July 20 Southern California’s most popular car show is returning for its 20th year on Saturday, July 20 in Downtown Glendale! Join us for the 2013 Cruise Night and stroll down Brand Blvd to see the over 400 classic pre-

1979 cars. Display booths and activities for the kids will make this evening one of the best entertainment options of the summer. And the best part? It’s free! Headlining the 2013 Cruise Night is The Tokens and The Surfaris –

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of “Wipe Out.” More than 35,000 visitors are expected at Glendale Cruise Night 2013. More information coming soon on www.glendalecruisenight. com, or call (818) 548-2752.

Burbank is Pauly Shore’s Oyster Pauly Shore, star of Vegas is My Oyster and Encino Man, will be headlining at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant on Friday and Saturday, June 28th and 29th 2013 at 8 and 10pm, tick-

ets $20.00. With his iconic, laid-back demeanor, Pauly recounts stories of growing up as the son of Mitzi Shore (“The Mother Theresa of Comedy”), pokes fun at his own career highs and lows,

and paints hysterical pictures of his epicurean Los Angeles adventures. Pauly’s latest films, including Vegas is my Oyster and Pauly Shore Is Dead, are available at www. PaulyShore.com.

National safety telecommunications week brings new awareness in Glendale “In an emergency, dial 9-1-1.” We’ve all heard it many times and taught our children to do it too. But have we ever thought about the person at the other end of the line? What does it take to be an emergency dispatcher? How vital is the dispatcher’s contribution to the emergency response? Normally, firefighters and police officers are referred to as First Responders, but before these highly trained professionals even know about an emergency, a public safety dispatcher must respond to a 9-11 call reporting the incident. When time is of the essence and every second counts, a skilled operator can question a 9-1-1 caller and rapidly extract relevant information about what type of emergency is occurring, where, and to whom. This information is typed into a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system as the informant speaks and within seconds it is reviewed by another operator who proceeds to alert emergency personnel that they have an incident. Verdugo Fire Communications Center, a regional fire/

rescue emergency dispatch center, is located at Fire Station 21, near the Glendale Galleria. Verdugo is operated jointly by the Cities of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena and dispatches for a total of 13 local fire departments. A staff of 12 operators and 4 supervisors handles nearly 200 incidents per day – over 70,000 per year – with three operators and a supervisor on duty at a time. Don Wise, Executive Administrator of Verdugo Fire Communications, is very proud of his staff and the services they provide. “The dispatcher is an absolutely vital link in the emergency response chain. Our operators regularly help save lives and property, not only by rapidly notifying fire personnel about an incident but also through the Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) instructions they provide to callers. CPR instruction and other potentially life-saving information is often supplied by the call-taker while emergency personnel are en route.” The third week of April

is celebrated annually as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, to honor the unsung heroes of fire and police departments nationwide who handle emergency phone calls and dispatch emergency response personnel and vehicles to save lives and property. The Glendale Fire Department would like to express its admiration and gratitude for the dedicated and hardworking men and women of the Verdugo Fire Communications Center along with their colleagues, the Glendale Police Department dispatchers. The exceptional level of service, skill and professionalism displayed by these communications experts enhances the ability of Fire and Police Departments to safeguard lives and property in their communities. The mission of the Glendale Fire Department is to protect life and property by providing the highest level of service to the community. For more information about the Glendale Fire Department, go to http://fire. ci.glendale.ca.us.

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The Governor was joined today in Sacramento by supportive superintendents representing school districts large and small, urban and suburban, wealthy and low-income from across California. “With the Governor’s Local Control Funding Formula, students with the greatest need would receive the greatest support,” said John Deasy, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. “Now is our chance to make progress towards the promise of equal opportunity, which is why I fully support the Governor’s proposal.” “The new funding formula trusts local decisionmakers and school leaders with greater flexibility and decision-making at the local level where the priorities, needs and goals of our schools are best understood,” said Mary Jane Burke, superintendent of the Marin County Office of Education. “This plan acknowledges that there are students in our schools that ‘need more to get the same’ in order to provide the quality educational opportunities that are available to other children and schools.”

“The Local Control Funding Formula is a critical step in the right direction to ensure a more equitable funding system that better reflects the educational needs of English learners and students considered to be at or below the poverty line,” said Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, superintendent of schools for the Santa Ana Unified School District. “California’s school funding system is experiencing serious problems, and the Governor should be commended for trying to address this issue.” “The issue is how best do we spend the dollars that we have, and that’s what makes the Governor’s proposal so unique and so urgent and so timely,” said Jonathan Raymond, superintendent of the Sacramento City Unified School District. The following superintendents joined Governor Brown today: Rob Arias, Bakersfield City School District; Tom Armelino, Shasta County Office of Education; Mary Jane Burke, Marin County Office of Education; John Deasy, Los Angeles Unified School District; Elliott Duchon, Jurupa Unified School District; Marc Ecker,

Fountain Valley School District; Mick Founts, San Joaquin County Office of Education; José González, Planada Elementary School District; Jon Gundry, Pasadena Unified School District; Bill Kowba, San Diego Unified School District; Michael Lin, Corona-Norco Unified School District; Dale Marsden, San Bernardino City Unified School District; Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, Santa Ana Unified School District; Al Mijares, Orange County Department of Education; Rick Miller, Riverside Unified School District; Jonathan Raymond, Sacramento City Unified School District; Tony Smith, Oakland Unified School District; Sandy Thorstenson, Whittier Union High School District; Randy Ward, San Diego County Office of Education; and Kenneth Young, Riverside County Office of Education. The Governor’s plan is also supported by a diverse coalition of education, civil rights and business organizations, including Children Now, the Latino Community Foundation, the Asian Business Association and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.


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Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS announce summer artists and programs The stars are coming out to play this summer as five-time Grammy nominee and multiplatinumselling recording artist Michael Feinstein debuts as Pasadena’s new Principal Pops Conductor. Guest artists for Feinstein’s inaugural season are Cheyenne Jackson (television’s Glee and 30 Rock, and Broadway’s All Shook Up and Xanadu), country music star Lari White (“Now I Know” and “That’s My Baby”), Bernadette Peters (three-time Tony awardwinning star of stage, film and television), Christine

Ebersole (two-time Tony Award winner) and Ron Raines (recently starred in Broadway’s Follies and Newsies), Catherine Russell, Chuck Cooper and Classical Mystery Tour, the ultimate symphonic experience of the music of The Beatles. The Pasadena POPS Sierra Acura Summer Concert Series begins on Saturday, June 1 with Michael Feinstein’s Songbook; as Feinstein explains, this concert will introduce the audience into his musical world with “a grab bag of more than a

few of my favorite things.” Feinstein and the POPS will bring the music of Bernstein, a tribute to Marvin Hamlisch, Leroy Anderson, plus selections from the Great American Songbook: Rodgers and Hart, and Cole Porter and material from the Mad Men-era of the ’60s. Audiences will also hear Ferde Grofé’s rarely heard “March for Americans” and the original restored score of the “Judy Garland Carnegie Hall Overture” plus special salutes to Benny Goodman, Nelson Riddle and Henry Mancini.

22nd Annual Wine Tasting and auction - June 27 This year, the Wine Tasting and Auction will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013, in the lovely patio outside Il Fornaio Restaurant in Old Town Pasadena under the theme of “Stepping Out for Worldly Wines”. We will serve appetizers from the various wine regions, a variety of delicious wines to taste and have wonderful silent and

live auction items for all to bid on. If you are able to donate a product or service from your organization, a gift certificate or be a Sponsor of an item for this event, we would be extremely grateful and pleased to acknowledge your donation in our program and to our over 1000 Real Estate members. All donations to be included

in the program must be received by June 10, 2013. If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact any of our Committee Members. We also invite you to attend the event; tickets are $45.00 and can be purchased from any Committee Member or at the Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors office.

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scribe such atrocities is a genocide. On this somber anniversary, we owe it to those who were lost, their loved ones, and the few remaining survivors to recognize what happened, and to recommit ourselves to the protection of human rights around the world. “I am committed to seeing Congress formally recognize the Armenian Genocide in a resolution. I have co-sponsored legislation every Congress, and look forward to doing so again this year. America’s commitment to human rights is absolute, and we have a duty to recognize this tragedy, and to remind the world that mass murder and destruction will not be ignored.”

The law firm of Bezaire, Ledwitz and Borncamp urges you to get a living trust With the state of California closing courts due to the budget crisis, - a living trust now will save thousands With the Los Angeles County Superior Court system being hit by major budget cuts, Pasadena lawyer and San Gabriel Valley native Samuel Ledwitz wants to stress that this is the time to get a living trust and have your heirs avoid the courts altogether. “The courts have just cut $50 million across California out of their budget,” Ledwitz said. “They’re closing down the courts. When it comes to probate, what used to take a long time now takes a very long time.” Not having a living trust, Ledwitz said, forces your heirs to go through probate, a public process that decides the fate of your estate. And that process is taking much longer than it used to. “Probate could take one to two years,” he said. “It has to be public. You have to take out newspaper ads. There are other public fees: bond fees, ap-

praisal fees and executor fees. So, a $500,000 estate, the fees could be more than $20,000, not to mention the attorney fees.” So, what should someone do to avoid probate? “We can avoid the amount of time with most of the cases by creating a living trust,” Ledwitz said. “A living trust makes sure your wishes are carried out the way you wanted them to be in a very private manner.” But what makes a living trust private and just having a will public? “Living trusts fall under contract law, not will law, so there’s no probate,” Ledwitz said. “Probate means to prove a will. Where there’s a will, there’s a probate.” Not having a will nor a living trust also can trigger a probate process, Ledwitz said. “If you have no will, you’re also a candidate for probate,” he said.

Living trusts also prove to be beneficial while you are still are alive, Ledwitz said. “What happens if you become incapacitated?” Ledwitz said. “You want to have the person you know and love make the right choices for you and not some stranger fighting over you. A will only helps you at death. A living trust helps you while you’re alive and when you pass away.” So, how much does it cost to draw up a living trust? “The fees depend upon the attorney, but they usually run between $1,000 and $2,000 for an estate plan,” Ledwitz said. “Even on just a $150,000 estate, you’ll save in the ratio of 8 to 1.” Samuel Ledwitz is president of The Law Firm of Bezaire, Ledwitz and Borncamp, APC. For more information, call (626) 3820100 or log onto www. SmartEstatePlans.com.

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SIERRA MADRE

$3,800,000

Situated at the base of the foothills of Sierra Madre on 1/3 acre is Italia Mia. The main house has 3 ensuite bedrms plus 3 half baths, fam rm, library, frml dining, wine cellar, tasting room, media room, 4 fireplaces, remodeled kitchen. Also 2 guest quarters with 1 bed, 1 bath each, exercise room w/bath. 3 car garage, wall and individual fountains, pool, spa and much more! (L457) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM

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EL MONTE

$1,798,000

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SAN GABRIEL

$1,560,000

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

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$1,488,000

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GLENDORA SCHOOLS!

$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

SIERRA MADRE

$899,000

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$685,000

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FONTANA

$249,000

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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

DUARTE 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

$2,150/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

DRE# : 01360317

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

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

ARCADIA

$1,775/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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