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Investigation continues into LASD Santa Clarita Valley deputy involved shooting
L.A. County Sheriff’s remember Deputy David March
handcuffs. Every year since March’s death, fellow deputies have honored him with a 24-hour honor guard at the scene of his slaying, near a permanent plaque commemorating the sacrifice of the fallen deputy
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today recognized 19 public schools, which are also 2013 Distinguished Schools, with two new state Exemplary Program Awards for their successful and innovative efforts to promote either the arts or physical activity and nutrition. “If we want our students to succeed inside and outside the classroom, they need an education that takes the ‘whole child’ into account,” Torlakson said. “Encouraging creativity and good nutrition and physical activity are just some of the ways these schools are working to accomplish exactly that.” The schools are the first to be selected for the two new exemplary program awards that reflect Torlakson’s goals outlined in his Blueprint for Great Schools report, which provides vision and direction for California’s education
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On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at approximately 7:20 p.m., deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station were involved in an on-duty deputy involved shooting in the area of Adon Avenue and Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. The alleged suspect has been identified as Corey KiefPlease see page 7
The monument in memory of David March was adorned with flowers and a 24 hour honor guard Monday at the site in Irwindale where the 7 year veteran was killed 11 years ago. -Photo by Terry Miller
Deputies stood in a 24hour vigil on the site at Live Oak Avenue, near Peck road in Irwindale, where fellow Los Angeles County Deputy David March was shot and killed during a traffic stop 11 years ago Monday. March, 33, of Saugus was assigned to the Sher-
iff’s Temple Station when he was killed in the line of duty on April 29, 2002. He was a 7-year veteran of the sheriff’s department and is survived by his wife, Teri, as well as a step-daughter. He was shot to death by Jorge Arroyo Garcia, also known as Armando Garcia, dur-
L.A. Metro releases four master plan alternatives for Union Station The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today unveiled four draft alternative master plan concepts for the historic Union Station and its surrounding 47 acres in downtown Los Angeles. The team of Los Angelesbased Gruen Associates and Grimshaw Architects of New York and London created the schematics as the first step in the re-envisioning of the iconic station to better serve its growing number of passengers and to accommodate greater varieties of transit modes in the coming years. These concepts grew out of seven months of data collection, technical studies and community input.
Martha Welborne, Executive Director of Metro’s Countywide Planning department, said the Master Plan is still in process, and architecture will come later after the master plan is completed and approved. Pedestrian circulation and connections to neighboring communities have been a priority in all the public meetings that kicked off the design process. “We want to ensure these linkages happen but they require the cooperation of many entities,” Welborne said. In conjunction with the master plan effort, Metro secured a Caltrans grant and is collaborating with the Southern California Association of
Governments and a number of Los Angeles City departments on a study of pedestrian and bicycle linkages to and from Union Station. “The study will culminate in a prioritized public improvement plan that will be incorporated into the final Union Station Master Plan,” Welborne said. The alternative concepts currently focus on transit operations, offering options for expanded bus operations, and a larger passenger concourse while leaving open the potential for additional heavy and light rail service. The alternatives satisfy near, medium and long-term goals and allow for Please see page 7
ing what began as a routine traffic stop. Garcia, who was arrested in Mexico in 2006, was extradited to the U.S. to face trial in early 2007 and is now serving a life sentence in prison. When he was returned to the U.S. to face justice, fellow deputies cuffed him with March’s
State schools chief establishes new areas for recognizing exemplary schools
CAL FIRE urging residents To prepare for wildfires
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As California entered into the first day of May, the state’s fire activity was high. The dry conditions coupled with extremely gusty winds fanned dozens of wildfires
that continue to keep firefighters very busy. Already this year, CAL FIRE has responded to over 60 percent more wildfires than on average, and May first’s fire activity only
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San Gabriel Mission model contest open to statewide entries San Gabriel Mission’s History Day on Saturday, May 11, will feature the Ninth Annual Model Mission Exhibit and Contest scheduled from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. that is co-sponsored by the Ramona Museum of California History in San Gabriel and San Gabriel Mission. Each year, thousands of fourth-grade elementary school students in California build a model of a California mission using various materials. And, this year an Any Age resident in California individual or group/family mission model-building project category is included to go along with the fourth grade category and any age in Southern California category.
Entry forms can be delivered or mailed no later than May 5. The models can be of any of the 21 missions in California, be made of various materials, and include the church, other buildings and gardens, and should be no larger than three feet wide by three feet long. Interested persons should visit mission’s web site www.sangabrielmission. org or mission’s gift shop at 427 S. Junipero Serra Dr. in San Gabriel to get more information and the entry form. An entry form must be delivered or mailed no later than May 5. The fee to enter is only regular admission to the museum when
contestants arrive on May 11. A parent or guardian age 18 or older must be with the student during the contest and pay a regular admission fee. Admission prices are free for age five and younger, $3 for age 6 through 17, $5 for age 18-61, and $4 for age 62 and older. The mission museum and gardens will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contestants must bring their completed model and sign-in between 9:15 a.m. and 10 a.m. on May 11, so their model is ready for viewing and judging no later than 10 a.m. Models will be displayed until 12:30 a.m. Contestants can keep their model after the contest.
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Gatto’s bill to protect small businesses clears assembly judiciary committee Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s legislation to protect small businesses from meritless lawsuits took a huge step forward yesterday by clearing its final policy hurdle, the Assembly Judiciary committee, by a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 10-0. The bill, AB 227, would allow small-business owners who receive notice of a technical-signage violation of Proposition 65 to achieve compliance within 14 days and pay a small civil fine. In doing so, these businesses would avoid facing exorbitant retrospective fines, and the prospect of being forced to pay settlements in the thousands of dollars for neglecting to put up a simple sign. AB 227 essentially provides for a “fix-it ticket” for signage violations over the most common, everyday substances covered under Prop. 65, such as those that naturally occur when grilling food or in alcoholic beverages. “I am proud to have brought together groups that are normally on opposite sides of this issue to craft a commonsense bill that will help California businesses avoid costly litigation, while ensuring that the public has prompt and proper warnings about potentially dangerous chemicals,” said Gatto. “It’s not every day that business groups, environmental justice coalitions, organized labor, and attorneys’ organizations agree on anything, much less how to reform Prop. 65--a measure that has been substantively amended just once in nearly 30 years.” Prop. 65 was passed by voters in 1986 and requires warnings for a huge list of products. It also allows for fines of $2,500 per day, enforced by any person, for failure to comply. Unfortunately, a small number of attorneys have recently started to use Prop. 65 technical violations to target small businesses that lack resources for a legal defense, with the goal of reaching quick settlements to avoid costly litigation. Since 2012, more than two-dozen
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Timothy Howard to perform free organ recital on May 11
Organist Timothy Howard will present an eclectic recital of music ranging over four centuries on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. on the Æolian-Skinner sanctuary organ at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 E. Colorado Blvd. (at Madison Ave.) in the Playhouse District of downtown Pasadena. The recital — the eighth event on the church’s “Friends of Music at PPC” concert series — is free of admission charge (a freewill offering will be taken). Free parking is available and the church is fully accessible to the mobility-impaired. In an addition to its 20122013 season, Friends of Music at PPC — which is sponsoring the recital — will hold a funfilled evening entitled “Cabaret in Black and White” on Sat., May 25, beginning at 5 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Subtitled “Things We Can’t Sing on Sunday Morning,” the fund-raiser will feature light-hearted performances by members of the church’s Kirk Choir. Tickets are $15 in advance through the church office and $20 at the door. Dr. Howard's recitals and collaborative appearances have been hailed as "precision-cut" and filled with "superb grace and élan" (The Orange County Register). He is featured regularly on American Guild of Organists (AGO) chapter and church recital series, He performed
on the Los Angeles AGO's marathon presentations of the complete Organ Symphonies of Charles Marie Widor (playing the monumental Symphony VIII) and César Franck's complete major organ works, each time to an enthusiastic audience of his peers and the public. 2013 marks his eighth season as principal keyboard continuo player and featured soloist at the Corona del Mar Baroque Music Festival. He has appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic's “Green Umbrella” group, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Children's Chorus, Los Angeles Master Chorale, and the choirs of Long Beach City College. He recently collaborated with Paul Halley in one of the composer's live performances. Dr. Howard played solo pieces and accompanied Hollywood Presbyterian Church's Cathedral Choir on their British Tour, with performances at York Minster and the cathedrals at Lincoln, Durham and Edinburgh. In 2006 he was rehearsal accompanist and performance organist for the Angeles Chorale's “Lauridsen Weekend” under the leadership of Don Neuen and Morten Lauridsen. For two seasons he arranged and led a recording of choral music for the HBO series “Big Love.” In addition to a number of solo organ recitals each season, his live performances of his organ scores for the silent films “Nosferatu” and “From the Manger to the Cross” have become quite popular. His recorded organ scores to accompany “Nosferatu,” ” From the Manger to the Cross,” and “The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ” are widely available. Since his first professional church job at age 13, Dr. Howard has held a number of noteworthy positions, including Garden Grove Community Church (Assistant Organist), Holly-
wood Presbyterian Church (Organist), and All Saints Church, Pasadena (Associate Organist-Choirmaster). He was Artistic Director of the 65-voice Foothill Master Chorale, and served for some 15 years as Chorusmaster for the Los Angeles Music Theatre Company. In 1998 he made his operatic conducting debut with LAMTC, leading singers and the orchestra in Mozart's “Bastien and Bastienne” and “The Impresario.” In 1999, Dr. Howard was musical advisor and recording artist for the world premiere of “The Presentment” at the Pasadena Playhouse; a revival was staged at the 2011 Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. Dr. Howard's work as composer and arranger and performing collaborator can be heard on Christopher Parkening's “Simple Gifts” (Angel Records), an album of sacred music for guitar; and his string and wind arrangements accompany pop/ rock singer Brian Reeves on “Never Looking Back” (Briro Records). His arrangement of “Sourwood Mountain” for mixed treble voices (written for the Cal State Northridge Women's Chorale) is the most recently published of his compositions and arrangements. Dr. Howard has been active in the American Guild of Organists, having served as Dean, Sub-dean, Education Chair and in a number of other roles for local chapters. He served two terms as Regional Councillor, representing Region IX on the organization's National Council, and has served three times as teacher and recitalist for “Pipe Organ Encounters,” helping introduce young people to music of the organ. He is also a member of the board that oversees the Ruth and Clarence Mader Memorial Scholarship Fund. For additional information, visit www.timothyphoward.com
Warmer weather means high fire alert in Southern California Surface high pressure building into the Great Basin will set the stage for a possible late-season offshore wind event across Southwest California which began Wednesday. The offshore flow will likely cause daytime temperatures to warm by midweek across the area.
Afternoon high temperatures will peak in the mid to upper 90s between Thursday and Saturday across many mountain and valley locations. The easterly winds will also bring a drying trend to the area, with humidity values potentially dropping into the single digits for many areas late in
the week. The combination of gusty winds, hot temperatures and a very dry air mass could potentially bring critical fire weather conditions to the valleys and mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties Wednesday through Friday. Authorities urge extra caution during this time.
California resident to begin serving wire fraud sentence Sirous Sorat, 58, a California resident, selfsurrendered to the Federal Bureau of Prisons to begin serving a thirty-seven month sentence for wire fraud, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas. The sentence stems from Sorat's conviction in the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire for participating in a scheme to defraud companies that purchased fraudulent health insurance claims that Sorat represented were legiti-
mate. These claims were generated when Los Angeles area doctors purportedly gave workers compensation patients certain cream compound for joint and muscle pain. The government investigation revealed that, in fact, the doctors had not delivered the creams to the patients but Sorat nevertheless claimed to have purchased the resulting health insurance claims from the doctors. Sorat then sold the purported insurance claims to companies in Massachu-
setts and Florida, who, through a New Hampshire billing agent, submitted the claims to various insurance companies for potential reimbursement. In addition to his jail sentence, Sorat was ordered to pay forfeiture and restitution of over $2.3 million. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys for the District of New Hampshire Michael Gunnison and Seth Aframe.
Traffic collision involving motorcycle in glendale On Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 1:04 p.m., Glendale units (1 Engine, and 2 Rescue Ambulances) responded to a traffic collision at 2746 Verdugo Road in the City of Glendale. Glendale Engine 24 was first to arrive on scene and discovered a motorcycle had collided into a
single vehicle. Firefighters found a male victim inside the vehicle. The male motorcycle driver was located on the ground next to the vehicle. Glendale Fire Department paramedics evaluated both patients. The vehicle occupant sustained minor injuries and the motorcycle driver
sustained major injuries. Both patients were quickly transported to local hospitals for further medical treatment. The cause of the collision is under investigation by the Glendale Police Department. Glendale Fire Department resources were on scene for 1 hour and 35 minutes.
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Governor Brown signs legislation to help businesses get started, hire more quickly in California Moving to help California businesses get started and hire more quickly, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed AB 113 (Assembly Budget Committee), which directs additional funds to the Secretary of State’s Office to accelerate the state’s business filing process and eliminate a massive backlog of filings. “The sooner Californians can form their businesses, the sooner they can put other Californians to work,” said Governor Brown. AB 113 provides $1.6 million to the Secretary of State’s Office to process a backlog of business filings that has grown to over 100,000 in recent months. “I applaud the Governor’s swift action on the Assembly’s legislation to cut the
unacceptable backlog of business filings,” said Speaker of the Assembly John A. Pérez. “Every day that goes by where businesses are waiting for the filings to be processed is a day those businesses are not operating, expanding and creating jobs. I want to thank the Governor for working closely with the Assembly to address this critical issue for California’s hardworking small business owners.” Under California law, certain businesses, including corporations and limited liability companies, must file these documents to—among other things—organize to do business, change governance structure or inform the public regarding status as a domestic or foreign corporation. “Business owners have
Pasadena woman in the running for wildlife caretaker position in Australia’s ‘Best Job in the World Contest’
many steps along the way to opening their doors, and I want to make filing with the Secretary of State one of the fastest steps in the process,” said California Secretary of State Debra Bowen. “Having more resources to make that happen will let companies do what they want to do sooner, which is open and run a business.” In recent months, these business filings have taken up to three months to be processed. With these additional resources, the aim is to help reduce waiting times to between 5 to 10 days by November of this year. This bill is effective immediately. For full text of the bill, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/ bilinfo.html.
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Opportunities like this come once in a lifetime. Pasadena resident Chanel Hason has a stab at that chance, albeit out of nearly 600,000 entries spanning across the globe. Now she’s one of 25 finalists. There are six dream jobs up for grabs, apparently and Hason has been chosen as a Top 25 finalist in The Best Job in the World competition: https://bestjobs.australia.com/. Hason is the only finalist residing in the Greater Los Angeles area. The next phase of the contest, which ends May 7 (PST), is for the finalists to generate an off the charts social media campaign. Then they have the potential to move on to the next round before the final selections. Hason is vying for the Wildlife Caretaker position located in South Australia for a 6 month contract worth $100,000! “My passion in life is ocean conservation, environmental education and promoting sustainable living,” said Hason who graduated from CSU Monterey Bay with a degree in Marine and Coastal Ecology. “I want to promote a good role model for women in the science field to never give up and follow their dreams.” This passionate California native has logged in thousands of hours volunteering with animals such as sea otters, sea lions, river otters, sharks, octopus, tuna, and beluga whales among others. She has also volunteered at the Monterey Bay Aquari-
plines. These programs have made a significant impact on school culture and academic success. This award is directly related to the California Department of Education’s involvement in CREATE CA, a statewide coalition of agencies and organizations working to further arts education in California. The Physical Activity and Nutrition Exemplary Program Award recognizes schools that are making significant strides in their school environment related to physical activity and nutrition. Active and well-nourished students demonstrate improved attendance and greater academic achievement. A healthy school environment provides clear and consistent health
um, Long Beach Aquarium and on Coastal Clean Up Days. “To help my chances of making the Top 3, I need to get as many non-monetary endorsements as possible from friends and family,” continued Hason. “It could be simply a Tweet, a Facebook posting or a picture of someone holding a sign that reads “Chanel for Wildlife Caretaker” or “Australia, Pick Chanel.” Hason is also reaching out to celebrities and prominent people in the commu-
nity to endorse her campaign by writing a letter of support addressed to the Tourism Australia board. She gained support this week from a local law enforcement Seargent of the South Pasadena Police Department, the Executive Director of her local YMCA, the CEO of all Southern California YMCA’s, and even a well-known Los Angeles news reporter. Chanel For Wildlife Caretaker https://www.facebook. com/ChanelForWildlifeCaretaker.
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system. The Exemplary Arts Program Award reflects Torlakson’s commitment to the arts and creative education as essential components of a highquality comprehensive education. This program recognizes schools that, in addition to high academic achievement indicated by their Distinguished School qualifications, have committed time and resources to broad-based arts education programs that strengthen students’ creativity and encourage their personal interests. Schools selected for the Exemplary Arts distinction have demonstrated school and community support for standards-based arts programs across multiple disci-
messages, accurate health and nutrition information and opportunities for increased physical activity. The goals of Torlakson’s Team California for Healthy Kids initiative are increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables; increasing access to fresh, free drinking water; and increasing moderate to vigorous physical activity. A third program, the exemplary Career Technical Education Program, has been ongoing, and the award winners were announced last month when the 2013 Distinguished Schools were named. Elementary and secondary schools are recognized in alternate years, and this year middle and high schools were acknowledged.
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in Southern California and in Northern California had already begun training many of its seasonal firefighters and inmate firefighters. CAL FIRE has also staffed many of its airtankers over a month earlier than normal. Much of Southern California and the Bay Area remain under a Red Flag Warning for high fire danger due to the strong winds and low humidity. While firefighters continue to battle six active wildfires, the public is urged to be extra cautious outdoors in order to help prevent additional fires. Here are some additional steps Californians should take during the high fire danger day: http://calfire.
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ca.gov/communications/communications_firesafety_redflagwarning.php CAL FIRE is also asking residents to prepare for wildfires by remembering “Ready, Set, Go!” Be Ready
for a wildfire by maintaining 100 feet of Defensible Space, be Set by having an evacuation plan, and lastly Go when a wildfire approaches your home. For more visit www. ReadyForWildfire.org
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Happy in Hermosa Beach By Greg Aragon It was a memorable morning in Hermosa Beach. I awoke to the sounds of waves crashing and seagulls singing. I sipped coffee on a private balcony, overlooking the ocean and the sand. And I jogged along the beach, before enjoying a hearty Country Skillet breakfast with biscuits and gravy eggs, sausage and cheese at the Ocean Diner (www.oceandiner.com). My getaway began at the Beach House Hotel, a charming ocean-front boutique inn, where all 96 rooms are designed with living rooms and bedroom areas that take advantage of the beautiful Pacific. Our luxurious suite was highlighted by a king bed, two large flat screen TV’s, a big electric fireplace, a kitchen sink and small fridge, and a huge Jacuzzi tub, the room was pure ocean-front comfort. Add to this a private balcony overlooking the Hermosa Beach boardwalk and the blue Pacific and it is easy to see why
we never wanted to leave. But it was a gorgeous Sunday in May and we had some exploring to do. We began with a walk down the Strand, the coastal path in front of the hotel, which features 26 miles of beautiful sandy ocean vistas. While strolling we watched volleyball players jumping and diving in the sand, joggers running past and numerous bikers enjoying the wellpaved path. After working up a sweat on The Strand we laid our towels in the sand and hit the waves for a brisk swim and some rays. We then walked over to Patrick Molloys Irish Pub on Pier Avenue, where we enjoyed a plate of fish and chips and a couple Guinness beers. Back at the Beach Hotel, I took a bath in the giant Jacuzzi tub and then took a nap as the waves crashed just outside the window. For dinner we walked along Hermosa Ave to Chef Melba’s Bistro for a wonderful eclectic Californian dinner. Set in an intimate dining room surrounded by windows and ambiance, the restaurant was packed when we arrived.
Our meal began with delicious Crispy Yucca, with pork belly and Curtido cabbage and tomatillo chutney; and a delightful Grilled Smoked Salmon Strudel, with lemon dill cream froth, red onions, spinach and capers. While devouring these appetizers we met Chef Melba, who before opening her restaurant, studied at the Culinary Institute of America
in Napa Valley, and created dishes at several Los Angeles restaurants, including McCormick & Schmick’s, where she rose to executive chef. Chef Melba’s, who specializes in creative seafood dishes, is a constant at the restaurant. She says if she can’t behind the counter, cooking, the restaurant is not going to open. For the main course
at Melba’s I enjoyed Seafood Cioppino with crab, mussels, clams, white fish, prawns and calamari in a soothing broth. My friend had Tequila Braized Short Rib, slow-cooked style with Mestiza Sauce and vegetable rajas. After dinner we walked four blocks to the Comedy and Magic Club (comedyandmagicclub.com). It was a Sunday night so that
meant it the legendary Jay Leno was performing and luckily we had tickets. The Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach is located at 1300 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. The hotel also offers Spa Treatments. For more info and reservations, call (888) 895-4559 or visit www.beach-house.com. For more info on dining at Chef Melba’s Bistro, visit www.chefmelbasbistro.com.
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Pasadena to celebrate fire service day with open houses and demonstrations Meet the dedicated men and women of the Pasadena Fire Department during Fire Service Day on Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At Fire Station 33, 515 N. Lake Ave., firefighters will demonstrate life-saving and fire-suppression techniques including vehicle fires and extinguishments, vehicle rescue operation using the Jaws of Life, and aerial ladder operations. Fire
engines, trucks and other apparatus will be on display, and there will be hot dogs and other refreshments as well as entertainment. Fire Station 33 is on the west side of Lake Avenue just north of Villa Street. Parking will be available in Lots C and D at Lake Avenue Church one block south of the fire station. All other fire stations in Pasadena will be open to
the public as well to meet firefighters and showcase the fire apparatus: Fire Station #31, 135 S. Fair Oaks Ave. Fire Station #32, 2424 E. Villa St. Fire Station #34, 1138 E. Del Mar Blvd. Fire Station #36, 1140 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Fire Station #37, 3430 E. Foothill Blvd. Fire Station #38, 1150 E. Linda Vista Ave.
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The suspect had stated to friends that he wanted to kill a police officer during a traffic stop. The suspect intentionally got stopped and waited for Deputy March to get in front of his patrol car so he could open fire, as Deputy March would have no place to take cover. Deputy March was shot several times in the head and chest. The suspect, who was identified shortly after the shooting, fled to Mexico where he remained for 4 years. On February 23,
2006, the suspect was arrested in Mexico by US Marshals and Mexican federal agents following a joint investigation. He was extradited back to California and on March 2nd, 2007, he plead guilty to seconddegree murder and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Deputy March had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for 7 years. He is survived by his wife and stepdaughter.
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Pasadena man charged with torture and sex-related crimes Held on $1.4 million bail On April 28, 2013 shortly before 9:00 AM, Pasadena Police Dispatchers (PPD) received a 911 call transfer from the California Highway Patrol. The woman on the phone was distraught and uttered she was in Pasadena and had been burned and tied up by a male. The call was then disconnected. Pasadena Police Officer connected the caller’s phone number to a residence in the 700 block of N. Pasadena Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered a damage door with a small amount of substance resembling blood. No one was located at the residence, but officers obtained the name of the possible resident. Later that day, Los Angeles Police Department notified the PPD that a Hispanic female-21 was found suffering from severe chemical burns at a Los Angeles area hospital. Pasadena patrol officers responded and determined she was the original caller. The investigation revealed that the victim had been intentionally burned by a suspect, who she met in Los Angeles and agreed to follow him to his home in Pasadena. At the residence, the suspect convinced her to pose for a picture wearing a motorcycle helmet. After placing the helmet on her head, the victim felt a burning sensa-
tion against her skin. When she attempted to remove the helmet, the suspect held the helmet in place until she lost consciousness. She later awoke to find the suspect sexually assaulting her. The suspect was identified as Piotr Igor Dudkiewicz, Caucasian male-39, and Pasadena resident. On 4/29/2013 about 8:00 AM, La Verne Police Department contacted the PPD advising they had the suspect detained. Pasadena Police Detectives subsequently booked Mr. Dudkiewicz for torture, mayhem and various sex-related crimes. On 5/1/2013, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed the following charges: PC 206 Torture PC 205 Aggravated mayhem PC 236 False imprisonment PC 288a(f) Oral copulation of an unconscious person PC 288a(i) Oral copulation by anesthesia or controlled substance PC 286(f) Sodomy of an unconscious victim PC 286(i) Sodomy by anesthesia or controlled suspect PC 289(d) Sexual penetration by foreign object (2 counts)
PC 261(a)(4) Rape of unconscious person PC 261(a)(3) Rape by use of drugs He remains in custody on $1.4 million dollars bail. The victim remains hospitalized in serious, but stable condition with second and third degree burns. Pasadena detectives are seeking contact from individuals who may have had prior contact with suspect Piotr Igor Dudkiewicz and ask that anyone with information contact Detective Carolyn Gordon at (626) 744-7113 or the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241. You may also report anonymously through Crimestoppers at (800)222-TIPS (8477) or http://lacrimestoppers.org (insert key word PASADENA). See attachment for photograph of suspect Piotr Igor Dudkiewicz.
Chair Roger Hernández calls for ‘fair share’ of Measure B funding for San Gabriel Valley Monday at a press conference, Assemblymember Roger Hernández and leaders from throughout the San Gabriel Valley called on the County of Los Angeles to provide adequate funding for trauma and emergency services as stipulated in Measure B, which passed countywide by voters in 2002. “In 2012, residents across the county paid $256 million in property taxes toward the initiative. Of that amount, San Gabriel Valley residents paid $47 million. Nearly 20% of the county’s total. So far, Los Angeles County has
only given residents of the San Gabriel Valley access to a helicopter to reach faraway facilities in addition to relatively small budgeting for expansion of facilities,” said Hernández. Hernández introduced AB 1357 earlier this year, which would require Measure B funds collected by the County of Los Angeles from property taxes in the San Gabriel Valley to remain in the San Gabriel Valley. The bill would also establish a taskforce to study and audit the funds collected from the properties since the passage
of the voter initiative and report its findings to the legislature by January 1, 2015. “It is critical that in a moment of great emergency, our residents feel secure that they will receive the treatment and services needed. After all, a matter of minutes differentiates between life and death. We will be able to save so many lives in the San Gabriel Valley, with the proper funding and support from Los Angeles County,” stated Hernandez. In 2005, the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments convened a taskforce to address this issue and bring awareness to surrounding cities in the San Gabriel Valley. The San Gabriel Valley is made up of 31 cities and nearly 2 million residents.
Mingling with rich and famous at the Grand Hotel By Fran Syverson “The world’s longest porch.” So says the brochure, and we believe it. The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan, is 660 feet long, and is grand indeed, in the old manner. White wicker chairs, white railing, red geraniums in the flower boxes…. Red geraniums, in fact, are the decorative theme throughout the hotel, with stylized geranium motifs in the Main Parlor’s carpet, and on labels of the hotel’s geranium-scented shampoo, soap and lotions. We decided to stay at the Grant Hotel for one night, and even that was a splurge. We told our kids and grandkids, as we often do when we splurge, that we were spending their inheritance. The nice part this time was that they were with us and helping us spend it High society reigned at the Grand Hotel in its early days c. 1887. Now ordinary people can enjoy its amenities, which hearken back to a more genteel era. Afternoon high tea is served in the main lounge to the accompaniment of soft melodies presented by a pianist and violinist. As we wandered the grounds, we could easily imagine ourselves in the days of ladies strolling the long porch with their fancy umbrellas to protect their fair complexions. Our dinner and breakfast were both sumptuous affairs. Waiters attended our every need and whim, much as waiters do on cruises. We found our kids teaching their kids about the proper use of silverware. “Start at the outside and work in,” they suggested. Mark, 12, offered the observation that “…in Prague, you hold your fork
in your left hand with the tines pointing down.” He’d recently returned from a trip with his Boys’ Choir. So, yes, in Czechoslovakia one does as they do. And at Mackinac Island, one does as they do. A doorman greets people on the driveway in front of the hotel. It’s not an entirely welcoming gesture; he’s actually there to check out whether or not you’re a registered guest. If not, there’s now a $10 tab to admit you to the porch for a stroll. That may sound snooty—and so may this: By charging a fee for meandering on the porch, the Grand Hotel automatically weeds out visitors whose idea of casual dress is really slobbish. But if you happen to be one of the paying guests, you rather appreciate the fact that all the other guests are dressed presentably. Indeed, there is a dress code for dinner in the Grand Hotel’s dining room. It’s jackets and ties for the gents, and “their finest” for the ladies. The latter, of course, leaves a lot to interpretation. When we’d flown back to our son’s home in Wisconsin, I hadn’t taken along any very fancy clothes. We hadn’t planned a visit to Mackinac Island, so the “finest” I could come up with was a long skirt, but one distinctly on the casual side. Still, they let me in. On a spacious lawn with its manicured landscaping, a game of bocce ball attracted us for a few rounds. Beyond that course lay the pool area where Esther Williams once swam for a movie. Trees ringed the pool, their trunks growing up between deck planks. Nissa and Mark swam and played around a large, plastic float that
brought the pool into the 21st Century—but we would not have been surprised to see people wearing tank top suits hanging down to their knees, such was the ambience at this resort. Strolling is a pastime on Mackinac Island, and not only on the porch of the Grand Hotel. No autos are allowed on the island. People get around either with horses pulling carriages of many varieties, or by biking, or—like us—using “shank’s ponies.” It’s therefore a common sight to see workmen with large brooms sweeping up and hauling away the “reminders” of the many horses passing by. One friend described Mackinac Island by saying that, as she got off the ferry, she marveled at the unusual odor. She came to realize that it was “fudge and horses.” Mackinac Island is known for both, and the aromas do co-mingle! Several folks we talked with are regular patrons of the Grand Hotel. I decided there sure are a lot of people with money to spend on pricey vacations. Not that it wouldn’t be fun. But I felt lucky to have had just one night and day to walk where the rich and famous have walked, to sleep where they have slept, and to eat where they have eaten. For one day, I could pretend that this gracious, genteel way of life was mine, as I hearkened back to what it might have been like to vacation here at the turn of the other century. But my dreams vanished when I realized that, had I been here in the early 1900s, it would have been not as one of the elite, but as one of the chambermaids!
Sheriff's deputy charged with assaulting inmate A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was charged with assaulting a 19-year-old inmate in the back seat of a patrol car, the District Attorney’s Office announced recently. Matthew John Funicello, 31 (dob 12/19/1981), is accused of striking an inmate several times with his fist on July 22, 2011. The inmate was being trans-
ported from the sheriff’s Palmdale Station to the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles. The complaint, BA409956, was filed Thursday by Deputy District Attorney Geoffrey Rendon of the Justice System Integrity Division. It charges Funicello with one count of violating Penal Code section
149, assault under color of authority. Funicello was booked at the Crescenta Valley Station late Thursday and was released on $35,000 bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned May 20 in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Department 30. If convicted, Funicello faces up to three years in county jail.
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the seamless accommodation of the future arrival of high speed rail at Union Station. All of them protect and enhance the historic station. Development opportunities that benefit from transit access and that support a worldclass transit facility will be explored more fully for the final draft alternatives, slated to be brought before the Board in the fall. Transit stations affect the lives of the tens of thousands of people who use them every
day and account for some of the most iconic and extraordinary buildings in the world. While still early in the process, the plans for Union Station illustrate the exciting possibilities for the center of transit in Los Angeles. A May 2 community meeting to obtain public comment will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Japanese American National Museum, Aratani Central Hall, 100 N. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012. It will also be live
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fer a 28 year-old white male from Canyon Country. Mr. Kieffer is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds, has brown hair and hazel eyes. Mr. Kieffer is being sought for questioning in connection with an armed assault on Santa Clarita Deputies. During the assault the suspect pointed a gun at deputy personnel. He is a transient and is known to frequent the wash area near Camp Plenty Road and Soledad Canyon Road. He is known to be a narcotic user.
An extensive search was conducted throughout the night for Mr. Kieffer, but he has not yet been located. This individual should be considered armed and dangerous. If seen, do not approach. Immediately call 9-1-1. Whenever an OfficerInvolved Shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies multiple investigations immediately begin at the scene. These include separate investigations by the Sheriff's Internal Affairs Bureau as well as Sheriff's sta-
tion or Detective Division investigators. Attorneys with the Los Angeles Office of Independent Review also respond to the scene and have full access to the facts known to the Sheriff's Department throughout every phase of these thorough investigations. Once concluded, every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff's Executive Force Review Committee. The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information being released at this time.
A bill by Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D – West Covina), Chair of the Senate Health Committee, that would put in place for California the vital consumer protections and reforms included as part of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), cleared its final legislative hurdle today and is on its way to the Governor for signature. The legislation, SB X1 2, was introduced as part of the special session on health care called for by Governor Brown during his State of the State Address in January. “California is leading the way in realizing the promise of President Obama’s landmark health care law, and this bill is the heart of those reforms. People will no longer be denied health care coverage because of a preexisting condition, and their insurance rates will be the same as every-
one else” said Hernandez, “I am excited to see this legislation on the Governor’s desk and I am optimistic it will have his support.” SB X1 2 would implement the key consumer protections of the ACA in California’s individual insurance market, preventing insurance companies and health plans from denying coverage or charging excessive premiums on those who have preexisting health conditions and requiring that insurance premiums be based solely on age, geography, and family size. “This bill improves access to health coverage for all Californians by preventing insurance companies from engaging in the discriminatory practices and pricing that have kept countless people from getting health coverage” said Hernandez, “People will now be able to purchase
health care coverage at the same rate as their neighbors of similar age and family size.” Since the bill was being introduced as part of a special session of the California Legislature, the legislation would go into effect ninety days after the special session adjourns. “The full impact and benefits of health care reform will only be felt when as many people as possible have the affordable coverage they need, so I am especially glad to see this bill on a fast track for passage” added Hernandez, “Combined with legislation we are working on to expand Medi-Cal to cover more Californians and a bill that would provide a lowcost, quality health care plan for the working poor, we are moving quickly to increase access to health care for millions of uninsured Californians.”
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Two Story New Custom Home. You will love the Top Quality Architectural Design. This home offers Huge Living room, Formal Dining Room, Fireplace, Top of the line Kitchen w/granite counters, center island and granite floors. 4 bedrooms includes Two Master Suites 1 with Jacuzzi Tub and walk in closets. 3 car garage.(R11646) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123 WWW.C21LUDECKE.COM (626) 445-0123
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
Fantastic home in a wonderful neighborhood. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, family room with fireplace, dining room, open kitchen with breakfast bar, master bedroom with huge master bathroom. Laundry room. Attached double garage. Huge private backyard, large patio. New C/A and heating. (E7775) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM
CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC
Two Story New Custom Home. You will love the Top Quality Architectural Design. This home offers Huge Living room, Formal Dining Room, Fireplace, Top of the line Kitchen w/granite counters, center island and granite floors. 4 bedrooms includes Two Master Suites 1 with Jacuzzi Tub and walk in closets. 3 car garage.(R11642) CENTURY 21 LUDECKE INC (626) 445-0123 WWW.C21LUDECKE.COM (626) 445-0123
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
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
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
Security gated, quiet unit off the street with wonderful amenities. The spacious living room, plus a bedroom have direct access to the patio. The home is one level and is close to everything. There is a lovely pool, club house and tow covered parking spaces. (D535) CENTURY 21 VILLAGE REALTY 626-355-1451 WWW.C21VILLAGE.COM
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38 W. SIERRA MADRE BLVD., SIERRA MADRE