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Statewide STAR scores show decline
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Scores on the annual Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) assessments slipped by a fraction of a percentage point this year as schools dealt with ongoing budget reductions and the transition to the Common Core State Standards, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today. Students managed to hold on to the vast majority of gains posted over the last 11 years, with a majority of students statewide continuing to achieve at the proficient or advanced level in mathematics and English-language arts. Only one student in three achieved proficiency in 2003, the year that the STAR tests became fully aligned to the former state content standards. “As you would expect for a school system in transition, results varied from grade to grade, subject to subject, and school to school, but the big picture is one of remarkable resilience despite the challenges,” Torlakson said. “While we all want to see California’s progress Please see page 4
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Special Agent in Charge Steven J. Bogdalek of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearm and Explosives (ATF) attended a press conference last week to announce the completion of two investigations that targeted the Mexican Mafia prison gang. The two investigations found that the Mexican Mafia had initiated an alliance with a major Mexican drug cartel and that the prison gang continues to have strong ties to street gangs in the Los Angeles area. Federal and local law enforcements agents arrested eight people early Tuesday as part of a three-year long investigation into the Mexican Mafia, La Familia drug cartel and the gang, Florencia 13. "As the gangs change their tactics ... they seem to be working together," said Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell. "It's impor-
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ANCA Burbank announces 2013 commission appointments
apply. The application bulletin opened August 5th and will remain open until Friday, August 16th. Position Requirements:
Mexican Mafia cartel investigation leads to 8 arrests
Breeders’ Cup announces plans celebrating 30th Running of the World Championships at Santa Anita Park
The Armenian National Committee of America-Burbank announced that three Armenian-Americans were appointed to serve on three Commissions in the City of Burbank: Armond Aghakhanian, on the Park, Recreation and Community Services Board, Garen Yegparian, on
Sustainable Burbank Commission, and Vahe Hovanessian was re-appointed on the Burbank Unified School District Facilities Oversight Committee, where he was just re-elected as chair. Armond Aghakhanian was also appointed to the Burbank Unified School District Facili-
ties Oversight Committee. “It is great to see Armenian-Americans continuing their active role in Burbank’s civic and political life,” stated Zareh Khachatourian of ANCA-Burbank. “We are grateful that so many indi-
The Breeders’ Cup announced that as a part of celebrations for this year’s 30th running of the World Championships, the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic, for fillies and mares 3-years-old and older, will be returned to its original name, the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. The 30th Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international year-end event, consisting of 14 races and $27 million in purses and awards, will be held on Friday, November 1
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Union Station homeless services celebrates 40 years with block party With hot dogs grilling, courtesy of the Pasadena Police Department, music playing and gratitude flowing, more than one hundred people, including government officials, board members, donors and volunteers, attended the free family-friendly Union Station Homeless Services’ 40th Birthday Block Party on Sunday, August 4, 2013. With the hub of activity taking place at Union Station Homeless Services’ Family Center, supporters were encouraged to share in the celebration by visiting one or more of the organization’s sites, which include Euclid Villa Transitional Housing, Centennial Place and Passages Intake Center. Also on hand were Union Station’s CEO Rabbi Marvin M. Gross, Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and local Congresswoman Judy Chu who presented Union Station’s Homeless Services with an official Certificate of Congressional Recognition. Chu
commended the organization for the important work it has done thus far during its 40 years of helping men, women and children rebuild their lives and end homelessness and committed to continue to fight the fight with Union Station Homeless Services. “It has been an extremely busy and productive 40 years and we are thrilled to share this opportunity with people to experience first-hand how we have grown, said Gross. “We are proud of the many accomplishments that our organization and our clients have achieved to date and are honored
to continue this important work along with our tireless staff, volunteers, donors and large community of friends.” Grace Kim, founding member of Union Station’s Homeless Services newly established Young Leaders Society, also shared a common sentiment at the event. “It’s such a great organization, it’s hard not to want to get involved,” said Kim, who serves as a Union Station Board Member in addition to overseeing the 40 plus member team of volunteers and fundraisers that range between the ages of 21 and 39 years old.
55th Annual Pasadena Greek Fest Outdoor Festival returns to Santa Anita Park Southern California’s preeminent Greek Festival, the 55th Annual Pasadena Greek Fest, “all things Greek” will be held at Santa Anita for 3-days starting Sept. 20. The endless summer fun brings the Los Angeles Greek community together on Friday-Sunday, September 20, 21 and 22, 2013 at Santa Anita Park. Greek Fest hours are from 5 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013; noon to 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013; and on Sunday, September 22, 2013 from noon to 10 p.m. The event is priced at $5 for adults and children under 12 years are free. Parking is $4 per car at the main entrance of Holly and Huntington Drive at Santa Anita Park. “Pasadena Greek Fest offers one last chance to
celebrate the end of summer. Take a trip with us as we transport you to Greece for a weekend. Enjoy food, wine, spirits, music and dancing! Visit our Hellenic Theater featuring culinary and cultural presentations. There is so much to see, hear, taste, smell and feel, all your senses will be pleased” says Greek Fest Chairman Louis Kades. Highlights of the weekend festivities will include a free live concert Saturday night with the well known Greek vocalist Diamantis Dionysiou. Throughout the weekend, there will be performances by The Olympians and other live performers. Planned are many exciting exhibits, including cooking demonstrations, wine tasting, lectures about Greek history and culture, as well as the very popular Olympic Taverna Sports Bar & Cigar
Lounge, authentic homemade Greek cuisine and pastries, Greek folk dancing by several award winning youth groups and an expanded Kids’ Fun Zone with rock climbing, carnival games, rides and prizes. The Pasadena Greek Fest is an annual event, hosted by Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church in Pasadena, CA. The event brings together thousands of visitors from the Greater Los Angeles area to a weekend pageantry celebrating all things Greek. Proceeds benefit cultural, educational, and community outreach programs run by Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church. For ticket information or to obtain additional information regarding the event, call 626-600-1672 or visit the official website of the festival at www.pasadenagreekfest.org.
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viduals from our community are willing to contribute their time and expertise to our City. This active engagement by Armenian-Americans will further strengthen Burbank’s diverse community and shine a light on the many opportunities available for citizens to become more active members of this great city.” Armond Aghakhanian is a Participating Professor at Woodbury University (Burbank), where for the past six years he has been teaching courses in business, management, organizational leadership and government. He is currently a Doctoral candidate in Organizational Leadership at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Armond earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Woodbury University and his Bachelors of Art in Political Science from California State University, Northridge. He was appointed to the Park, Recreation and Community Services Board and Burbank Unified School District Facilities Oversight Committee, overseeing “Measure S” a general obligation bond, which will bring $110 million into the Burbank Unified School District for infrastructure upgrades, technology upgrades,
and security improvements. Armond has also served on the Burbank Community Development Goals Committee, Burbank Civic Pride Committee and currently serves on the Burbank and Greater East Valley Boys and Girls Club Advisory Board. Garen Yegparian is a longtime resident, volunteer, and active member of the Burbank community. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in chemical engineering and for the past ten years has worked for the City of Los Angeles in the City Clerk’s office as a technical research analyst. Yegparian was appointed to the Burbank Sustainable Burbank Commission after years of serving on the Burbank Charter Review Committee, the Blue Ribbon Committee on Campaign Finance Reform, and the Burbank Community Development Goals Committee. Outside of government, he has worked to bring people together by working with the ANCA-Burbank and the Burbank Human Relations Council. Vahe Hovanessian, Esq. is a practicing attorney at the Law Office of Vahe Hovanessian, handling general civil and criminal matters through trial including family law,
employment, contract and personal injury. Hovanessian graduated with a juris doctor from the San Fernando Valley College of Law of the University of La Verne and a bachelor of arts in political science from UCLA. He volunteers for the Burbank Public Library Literacy Services Department and is trained to help adults quickly learn to read with the phonics method. Hovanessian also volunteers his time as an assistant coach for his son’s basketball Jr. NBA team for Ararat Homenetmen. He currently serves as the reelected Chair of the Burbank Unified School District Facilities Oversight Committee that oversees expenditures of the recently passed bond funds. Prior to his current service, Hovanessian served as a boardmember and Chair of the Burbank Water and Power Board and as a boardmember and Chair of the City of Burbank Planning Board. The Armenian National Committee of America – Burbank advances the social, economic, cultural and political rights of the area’s Armenian community and promotes increased civic participation at the grassroots and public policy levels.
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Irwindale hosts popular X Games for first time By SHEL SEGAL
As X Games Los Angeles 2013 made its way to downtown Los Angeles and the Irwindale Event Center, event center organizers are just pleased that it made its way out to the San Gabriel Valley. Doug Stokes, vice president of communications for the Irwindale Event Center, said the place has come a long way since the old ownership under the name Toyota Speedway of Irwindale filed for bankruptcy. “We are re-establishing the track after the former operators went Chapter 7 almost two years ago,” Stokes said. “It wiped out the 2012 NASCAR season, but we’ve recovered from that. We’re halfway through the 2013 NASCAR season right now.” Stokes said the new management gave the track a rebirth of sorts, so now it’s not just a race track anymore. “The new management decided to give the place a new name,” he said. “We do a lot of events other than just NASCAR. That kind of helped and the fact that we’ve done drifting for many years now, about nine or 10 years. A lot of the people who were involved with global rally cross knew about this place. Guys who were involved with Gymkhana knew about it.” He added it was necessary for the X Games operators to get out of downtown for certain events because of the logistics. “They came to look at it here because in downtown Los Angeles, clos-
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ing off Figueroa Street was just a bear last year,” Stokes said. “They saw this was a good place to put this 385-foot jump ramp, this huge structure that takes away the entire front straightaway of the track, which is difficult to place downtown, as well. Then you have to build some grandstands to look at it. So they came out here and saw what we have and it went from there. It’s a whole city they put in here. There’s a lot of faith they put in the management we have here.” In addition, Stokes said the publicity the city of Irwindale is getting from the X Games is priceless. “The kind of exposure we’re getting here is tremendous,” he said. “They can say, ‘I just drove 20 miles from Los Angeles and I come to this place
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tant for law enforcement to also work together like we did so well in this operation." A total of 44 Mexican Mafia, La Familia drug cartel and Florencia 13 members, and associates were named in two indictments filed against the organizations. Eight were arrested Tuesday; the others have already been arrested or are outstanding. "This is the largest single crackdown of the Mexican Mafia since the '90s," said Andre Birotte, U.S. Attorney for the Central Dis-
trict of California. ATF SAC Bogdalek, U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr., DEA SAC Williams, Department of Corrections Special Services Unit Chief Miranda, Los Angeles Sheriffs Department Sheriff Baca, Long Beach Chief McDonnell, U.S. Secret Service, Pasadena PD, Los Angeles Police Department, Montebello Police Department, and Huntington Park PD were present at the conference to discuss the results of three years of work to get these people off the streets.
where you can do a lot of different things.’ We’re real pleased with that. I know that the city is real happy. They use that name Irwindale on television. It’s helped out a lot.” (Shel Segal can be reached at email@example.com).
55,000 LA County workers endorse Hilda Solis for Board of Supervisors SEIU Local 721’s 85,000 public sector members, including 55,000 LA County workers, are proud to announce their endorsement of former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, who is running for LA County Board of Supervisors, First District, in the June 2014 election. SEIU 721 President Bob Schoonover said: “Our members want to make LA County stronger—stronger for working families and all residents. We can do that by electing Hilda Solis to the Board of Supervisors next year. Secretary Solis has always done what’s right for working families—from her time in the California State Assembly and Senate, to her work as a U.S. Congresswoman, and as the best Secretary of Labor we’ve ever had. I can’t think of a more qualified candidate to lead
this County.” SEIU 721 Secretary and LA County Clerk Lillian Cabral said: "I'm so proud that our union has endorsed Hilda Solis for County Supervisor. Her heart is here and she knows exactly what LA County needs. It makes a big difference to have a candidate who really understands the issues facing our families. We trust her leadership and stand behind her 100 percent.” Board of Supervisors Candidate Hilda Solis said: “I am honored to receive the endorsement of the 85,000 working men and women of SEIU 721. I am proud of my record of standing up for working families everywhere and look forward to continuing to work together to invest in education, infrastructure and economic growth in Los Angeles County.”
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Lifeline for Pets Cat of the Week: 'Annie' Annie is a kitten with an adventurous spirit. She isn’t afraid of anything, including cats bigger than her! She zooms around our cat pad and tells everyone what to do. Yet, she’s sweet and purrs when held. Annie has beautiful black markings like a silver tabby you may have seen on TV. She's healthy, spayed, and would adapt well with almost any home. Don’t let her be a “Little Orphan Annie” much longer! There are more photos of
her on our website, posted below. Annie will be shown this Saturday, Aug. 10, from about 12:30 to 3:30 at the Petsmart on Huntington Dr. in Monrovia. Come and see her! Call Shazi at 626-6769505 or Kathy at 626-7971753 for an adoption application or more information on this cat or any other cat on our website. See us in person most Sundays at Petsmart, 3347 E. Foothill Blvd. in Pasadena, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
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Bill promoting financial literacy in high schools goes to Governor Assembly Bill 166, authored by Assemblymember Roger Hernández (D-West Covina), passed the Assembly Floor on a unanimous concurrence 74-0 vote. AB 166 promotes financial literacy in high school curriculum which includes education on budgeting, student’s loans and managing consumer debt and identity theft security. “I applaud my colleagues vote for passing my bill AB 166 on the Assembly Floor. Year after year, we hear sto-
ries from educators from the lack of financial knowledge many of our students possess. AB 166 corrects this issue by providing every student the tools and resources to become better prepared and financially sound for a debt free future,” said Hernández. California does not have an official state policy or educational plan for the teaching of financial literacy. A biennial survey by Jumpstart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, conducted between 1997 and 2008 showed finan-
cial literacy of high school seniors had fallen from 57 percent in 1997 to a record low of 48 percent in 2008. “I ask Governor Brown to sign this bill into law and provide our students with the skills early on in life for their financial well-being. The Governor’s support of this bill, can help our future leaders become better acquainted with our financial system and can lead them into new employment opportunities in the near future,” added Hernández.
Legal Notices Trustee Sales NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 12-0018797 Title Order No. 12-0031916 APN No. 5322-023-022 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/21/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by SAROJA PURASINGHE AND ANURUDDHA PERERA, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 05/21/2007 and recorded 5/31/2007, as Instrument No. 20071310094, in Book N/A, Page N/A, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 09/10/2013 at 1:00PM, At the Pomona Valley Masonic Temple Building, located at 395 South Thomas Street, Pomona, California at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 800 N CARDOVA ST, ALHAMBRA, CA, 91801. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus rea-
sonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $838,528.65. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist
on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1-800-2818219 or visit this Internet Web site www. recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case 12-0018797. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. DATED: 06/13/2012 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-0194 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281-8219 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.172823 8/12, 8/19, 8/26/2013 ALHAMBRA PRESS
California issues inaugural cellphone Amber Alert Monday marked the first time in California that officials notified the public of a statewide Amber Alert through their cellphones, according to the California Highway Patrol. It differed from phone to phone, but sometime between late Monday and early Tuesday thousands of cell phone users received an Amber Alert related to two missing chil-
dren in San Diego. The alert was not only text but also an audible alarm similar to the tones used when there is a flash flood warning on the television. Not everyone got the text as well as the audible alarm but the Wireless Emergency Alert program sends messages to cellphone owners who may be in the proximity of an emergency situation. It is
apparently nothing to do with cell phone numbers, according to reports. The Amber Alert was initiated in 1996 to honor Amber Hagerman, 9, who was abducted and murdered in Texas.
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continue, these results show that in the midst of change and uncertainty, teachers and schools kept their focus on students and learning. That’s a testament to the depth of their commitment to their students and the future of our state.” Torlakson also noted that schools across the state continued to deal with the effects of years of budget cuts and financial uncertainties throughout the 2012-13 school year. Led by Governor Brown, voter approval of Proposition 30 in 2012 averted $6 billion in further cuts to education budgets. The California Standards Tests, the major component of the STAR program, were given to approximately 4.7 million students in grades two through eleven in 2013. Students attain one of five levels of performance for each subject tested: advanced, proficient, basic, below basic, and far below basic. The State Board of Education has established the “proficient” level as the desired achievement goal for all students. That level represents a point at which students demonstrate a competent and adequate understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by the assessment at a particular grade, in a particular content area. This achievement goal is consistent with school growth targets for state accountability and requirements of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The 2013 STAR results show that a significant achievement gap continues to exist for African American, Hispanic/Latino, low-income, and English-learner students, compared to their peers. “The long-standing achievement gap among student groups remains a matter of great concern and
considerable challenge,” Torlakson said. “We must move forward now so that all children—no matter where they come from or where they live—receive a world-class education that is consistent from school to school, and graduate ready to contribute to the future of our state.” Statewide, 51.2 percent of students posted a score of proficient and above in mathematics (Table 1), which was 0.3 of a percentage point lower than last year. In Englishlanguage arts, 56.4 percent of students scored proficient and above, 0.8 of a percentage point lower than in 2012. In science, 59.1 percent scored proficient and above, 0.4 of a percentage point lower than the 59.5 percent achieved in 2012. Students showed gains in history-social science, with 49.4 percent scoring at least proficient, an increase of 0.6 of a percentage point over last year’s 48.8. Looking at statewide mathematics results by grade level (Table 2), the percentage of proficient and above students rose slightly for second and fourth graders, and students taking Algebra I. There were declines among third graders, seventh graders, and high school students taking Geometry, Algebra II, and Integrated Mathematics 1. The percentage of proficient and above students was unchanged from the prior year among fifth and sixth graders as well as for students taking General Mathematics or the Summative High School Mathematics assessment. There were similar results in English-language arts (Table 8), with gains in the percentage of students scoring proficient and above in grades nine and ten. Declines were seen among students in grades two through five, seven, and eight. Results were
unchanged among sixth and eleventh grade students. In mathematics, the percentage of Asian students scoring proficient and above increased by 1 percentage point (Table 5). African American, Filipino, and white students were unchanged from last year, while Hispanic/Latino students or those of two or more races lost a percentage point. Scores of economically disadvantaged and not economically disadvantaged students were unchanged as they were for English-only students. Scores of English learners declined by 1 percentage point. In English-language arts (Table 10), proficient and above scores for Asian students and students who were economically disadvantaged were unchanged. For other subgroups, there were decreases of 1 to 2 percentage points. Torlakson noted that with large-scale field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards proposed for the coming school year, this year’s results likely mark the last use of the STAR program statewide. “As valuable as STAR has been, we’re getting ready to raise the bar in California’s schools,” Torlakson said. “This coming year, many students will have their first chance to try tests that measure their preparation for college and the world of work. That’s a huge challenge for every part of our education system—but one we have to tackle to give every student the opportunity to prepare for a bright future.” Full results can be found on the California Department of Education (CDE) Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Results Web page.
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Relaxing and delicious Asian wonders in Santa Monica By Greg Aragon I didn’t plan on having an Asian theme on my recent getaway to Santa Monica, it just turned out that way – and boy are my body and stomach sure glad it did. It all started when a friend suggested I check out the Tikkun Holistic Spa and then have dinner at Sushi Roku. Located in Downtown Santa Monica, Tikkun Spa is a wellness sanctuary designed to heal and rejuvenate the mind and body. It boasts 6,500 sq-ft of healthenhancing of co-ed far-infrared heat therapy rooms, each lined with different minerals with health giving properties. My visit began with an incredible Tikkun Signature Full Body Treatment. Unlike any spa treatment I’ve had, this exotic journey started with a relaxing soak in a stone tub, followed by a unique Korean Body Scrub. Performed by a skilled masseuse with a pair of traditional Korean
scrubbing mitts, the procedure invigorated and exfoliated my body from head to toe. The treatment was rounded out with an awesome,15-minute, hot oil rub and a soothing warm milk rinse that turned my body a silky-smooth, moisturized temple. After the Korean Body Scrub, I tried a series of soothing rooms, including the far-infrared heated jade room, a clay room, a Himalayan salt cave, a green tea Jacuzzi, a eucalyptus steam room, and an ice room. The full-service spa is owned by Niki Schwarz, a Reiki master, and her husband, an orthopedic surgeon. The property, which boasts a minimalist interior, decorated in chocolate brown and white, offers therapeutic massage, body wraps, acupuncture, skin-care services such as hydrafacials with diamond microdermabrasion, and waxing. One of the spa’s signature services is the Tikkun Signature Jade Facial, a deep-exfoliating treatment that incorporates a facial massage to assist lymphatic
drainage, and a volcanic ash mask. There is also a women’s facility enhanced by sea fossil steam, clay sauna and a large soaking pool infused with green tea. And the romantic couple’s suite is a retreat within a retreat, designed as a sanctuary for couples or friends. After a couple magical hours at Tikkun, I met a friend for dinner at Sushi Roku on Ocean Blvd. Using fresh fish from around the globe, Sushi Roku is a pioneer of contemporary sushi. The restaurant’s exciting menu incorporates diverse, non-traditional sushi ingredients, such as jalapeños and avocados and olive oil. Our meal began with a tasty seaweed salad with cucumber sunomono, along with a bowl of miso soup. Next we tried a delicious tuna flight, with three styles of Nigiri sushi, served with fresh wasabi root and homemade soy sauce. We then sample seared albacore sashimi with crispy onions and garlic ponzu, followed by one of my new favorites: Toro sashimi, which is tuna
L.A. County refuses to investigate porn industry Syphilis case Los Angeles County health officials are declining to take any action on a reported case of syphilis found in a male adult film performer—one who may have directly exposed about fifteen other adult performers—unless or until “…the case were to be confirmed. Over the weekend, adult film industry blogger Mike South (www.mikesouth.com), who has previously proven to be a reliable source for adult industry news, reported that a male porn performer tested positive for syphilis and that he could have directly exposed as many as15 other performers. A suspected new case of syphilis in a male porn performer—who may have directly exposed up to fifteen other porn performers—was reported over the weekend by a reliable adult film industry news source. L.A. County health officials, who have not even bothered to start enforcing Measure B, the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act—a
law that might have prevented the current situation—issued a statement saying it will take no action unless or until “…the case were to be confirmed.” As a result of this reported infection, officials from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) yesterday called on the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services to fully investigate the case (and the possible outbreak it may generate), noting that the infection and exposure of other performers could have been prevented if L.A. County health had enforced Measure B, the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act—a law that requires condom use on all adult film sets in Los Angeles County. Measure B passed last November with the support of 57% of County voters; however, the porn industry filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County seeking to block implementation of Measure B on First Amendment grounds. Five individuals con-
nected with AHF were the primary backers of Measure B. “Whether it is someone phonying up their test results or due to the incubation periods of syphilis or any number of other STDS, we need no more proof that testing is NOT prevention than to look at this current syphilis incident in the industry. This individual was presumably working with an infection, but not with condoms as required by law—a law which L.A. County officials have yet to enforce,” said Michael Weinstein, President of AIDS Healthcare Foundation and one of the five citizen proponents of Measure B. “Have any L.A. County health officials even visited any adult film sets or issued any citations for non-compliance with the health and safety provisions of Measure B? The County now refuses to investigate until the case is ‘confirmed.’ The County has the responsibility to monitor these workplaces.
belly. We then devoured a Katana Roll, with spicy tuna, shrimp tempura and yellowtail tuna. We concluded our dinner with mackerel sashimi and the Roku Signature Style Sushi in which the master sushi chef created for us on the spot a scrumptious 8-piece fish sample plate.
While eating we sipped Japanese beer and sake and chatted with the chef, who created colorful dishes before our eyes and told us about all the fresh fish laying in front of us at the sushi bar. Tikkun Spa is located at 1460 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401. For more
information and to make an appointment, call (310) 319-1111 or visit http:// www.tikkunspa.com. Sushi Roku is located at 1401 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 90401. For more information and reservations, call (310) 458-4771 or visit: www.innovativedining. com/restaurants/sushiroku.
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resort style Living! Located in north Monrovia, this pristineand jewel This home has been beautifully maintained will makePOSSIBLY you feel likeTHE never again need to vacation away from tops, home! restored. There isyou anBEST updated kitchen with granite counter QUITE VIEW IN SIERRA MADRE! The kitchen, living/dining enormous step-down great flow Artisan builtsteel in 1985, this vintageroom inspired home offers world charmThe with all theroom modern stainless appliances and and cherry woodoldcabinets. view out the together toThe create open space amazing glass sliders leading amenities. patterned brick front walkwith is sheltered by a16ft. rare mature Engleman oak.city A to front window andan front patio includes the mountains, tree tops and the backyard. 2269 sf. home, 9557 sf. lot, 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, grand Living Room adjoins the roomy Dining Area, & features a huge picture window lights. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,460 sq. ft. See www.833CanyonCrest. framing inspiring mountain & valleysystem, views as well a carved wood is a pool, spa, newer roof, HVAC 10ft.asceilings. For mantle. more There information: com for more finished attic and pictures bonus roomand w/ itsinformation. own separate entrance! www.310Canyon.com (77VIS) $818,000 Monrovia (Can)(833CAN) $725,000 Sierra Madre $585,000
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• Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – 1 license The Glendale Fire Department encourages interested applicants to review the links below to learn about the position. The video clips may be watched in English, Armenian, Korean and Spanish. The Glendale Fire Department is a Class 1 department operating in Los
Angeles County. The City of Glendale is the fourth largest city in the County with nine fire stations, a regional communications center serving several fire departments, 24-hour staffing of 261 personnel, including paramedics, three truck companies, basic life support ambulances, Hazmat unit, Type-1 Urban Search and Rescue, water tenders, air util-
ity apparatus and Battalion Command Teams. With a population over 190,000, Glendale is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is rich in history, culturally diverse, and offers limitless opportunities. It is the home to a vibrant business community, with major companies in healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, retail and banking.
County of LA disappointed with court of appeals decision on water quality The County of Los Angeles is disappointed with an opinion issued Thursday by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that holds the County and the Los Angeles County Flood Control District responsible for stormwater and urban runoff pollution. The opinion comes just seven months after the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed an earlier opinion by the Ninth Circuit in the same case, which was brought by the Natural Resources Defense Council
and Santa Monica Baykeeper against the County and the District. Gail Farber, Chief Engineer of the Flood Control District and Director of the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works, said the decision adopts an argument about stormwater monitoring that the court expressly rejected in two previous decisions in the same case by the same judges. “We view this as another legal skirmish in a case we thought had been re-
solved by the U.S. Supreme Court,” Farber said. “It is unfortunate that this case continues to divert public resources away from the work of improving water quality in the LA region.” “We will continue to work collaboratively with cities, regulatory agencies, and the environmental community to enhance water quality and protect our waterways,” she added. The District is considering its further options in light of Thursday’s decision.
Citrus College to offer free ESL classes
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Learn or improve your English language skills by enrolling in English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Citrus College this fall. Interested persons are encouraged to register before August 26, but are welcome to join the program at any time. Although classes are tuition free, stu-
dents will be expected to purchase a textbook for approximately $25 and, if needed, a parking permit for $50. Daytime parking permits for $5 and parking meters are available for those who would like to register or check out classes before enrolling or purchasing a permit. Citrus College is lo-
cated at 1000 West Foothill Boulevard in Glendora. The college campus is next to Foothill Transit bus stops that serve major San Gabriel Valley bus routes. To register or get more information, visit the Citrus College Lifelong Learning Center today or call (626) 852-8022.
PRESCRIBING FOR SLEEP APNEA? YOUR DME COMPANY LETTING YOU DOWN? If you’re frustrated with your DME provider, find out why thousands of physicians prefer “Classic”
We relieve you from the burden of answering day-to-day equipment issues.
“Sleep” is our specialty. That’s right, no oxygen, scooters, wheelchairs, beds or other DME. We supply only PAP equipment and related replenishment supplies. This allows us to be real experts in what we do and to concentrate on delivering the patient care that matters. The fact we serve more than 18,000 patients over 18 states and are growing rapidly is testament to our focus and commitment to delivering timely setup and having happy and compliant patients.
able to continue to collect usage data.
Compliance through great patient care
When calling patients we use data generated from our proprietary Download on Demand® software. This takes the raw data streams from patient’s modems, parses the data to produce compliance reports containing key data points and a graph that our clinicians use so that they can have an intelligent conversation with the patient based on that patient’s actual use of their equipment. Of course patients can (and do!) call in to our patient care center for help and advice from our clinicians at any time.
is what really sets us apart from the pack. Our licensed respiratory professionals (respiratory therapists and registered sleep techs) work with patients from the time of setup and throughout their therapy with one goal in mind…to ensure they quickly adapt to their therapy and stay compliant over time.
Our CPAP Circle of Care® program
was carefully designed to achieve this. The first step of the program is for one of our licensed respiratory therapists to complete the setup faceto-face with the patient, either in their home or their doctor’s office, usually within 72 hours of approval. Our R/T will set the machine to the prescription and then educate the patient on its use, care and maintenance. And educate the patient on what to expect over the first days and weeks of their therapy. We set up all patients on the highest quality machines fitted with wireless modems (regardless of insurance). And we leave the modems on the machine indefinitely so as to be
Interested in learning more? www.classicsleepcare.com
After setup patients are passed to our patient care center for ongoing compliance care. Our licensed clinicians make outgoing calls at 72 hours, 30 days and 90 days after setup to interdict any problems patients may be having. A field R/T will make a re-visit to a patient in their home where a problem cannot be resolved over the phone.
Download on Demand® - Driving Compliance
Our goal is to have happy, compliant patients while taking the brunt of the every-day questions patients invariably have. This relieves the burden from our referring physician’s offices who otherwise have to deal with this call volume, and depending on the experience of the doctor in this field, may not be able to answer typical questions the patient has regarding equipment issues (e.g. how to fix a leaking mask).
So you’ve heard it all before? All the DME’s brag that they’re the best and have a great compliance and supply replenishment program.... everybody talks the talk...so who do you believe? Your patients...that’s who! We’ll prove it to you. Send us two or three patients and then ask your patients about the care they received and their opinion of the process... then compare the results to your existing DME provider. Talk to your staff about the interaction they have with our office. Look at our documentation. Reach out to Bill Kleiman (contact info below) to set up an inservice over lunch with your staff to go over our program and answer any questionvs you may have.
Not currently screening for Sleep Apnea?
If you are not currently screening your patients for sleep apnea and would like to learn more about how we can help you, please call.
liance Program PAP Comp
The prescribing doctor receives documentation by eFax (or electronically via EMR system integration), starting with confirmation of receipt of the referral through every touch we have with the patient. This includes a copy of the 2-page compliance reports containing our Download on Demand® data and a copy of the notes made by our clinician during a call. Our proprietary systems automate the flow of documentation keeping referring doctors completely informed about their patients’ progress and ensure physicians have the documentation they need for follow-up consultations with their patients.
Bill Kleiman, Regional VP of Sales
Cell (818) 515-6906 | Office toll free 888 707-2454 | Office Fax 888-249-3875 30851 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills CA 91301
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LA Works internships and college exploration Los Angeles County Community and Senior Services has designated LA Works to provide valuable services to youth residing in Supervisorial District 5, including the cities of: Alhambra, Covina, Glendora, La Verne, San Dimas, San Gabriel, and Temple City; and unincorporated areas of Azusa, Covina Islands, Charter Oak, south Monrovia, east Duarte, and west Pomona. This program will serve 400 high school seniors with paid and unpaid internships, career and college exploration, financial literacy training, leadership skills, work readiness training, vocational certificates, and mentoring. Students attend job search workshops, learn the process of applying to college, obtain assistance in applying for financial aid, and paid and unpaid internships to match their career goals. LA Works, best known for its federally funded job
training and placement services offers a wealth of public services to residents in the eastern San Gabriel Valley and Supervisorial District #5. Services to the community include: Energy Conservation and Housing Rehabilitation for low-income households, Community Beautification projects for local cities, College Prep and Youth Mentoring. Job seekers can take advantage of a comprehensive system of training, and placement services. In addition, LA Works offers services such as Recruitment Services for local employers seeking trained professionals for their job openings, outstanding Videoconferencing facilities, and State Employment Training Panel funds to provide Return on Investment opportunities for upgrading employee skills at no cost to the employer. For more information youth should call the Youth Hotline at (626) 653-1745, ext. 2242.
Two exhibits – One library: “Long Road to Glory: The Harlem Globetrotters” “No Holds Barred: The Golden Age of Pro Wrestling” The Pasadena Central Library is hosting two exhibits, “Long Road to Glory: The Harlem Globetrotters” and “No Holds Barred: The Golden Age of Pro Wrestling,” in its North Entrance display cases between August 3-August 29, 2013. The exhibits have been curated by Terry Cannon, Staff Assistant at the Allendale Branch Library, and are open to viewing by the public during regular library hours at 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California. “Long Road to Glory: The Harlem Globetrotters” utilizes a variety of historic photographs, programs, and memorabilia to examine the legacy of the Harlem Globetrotters, an African American basketball team which has combined athleticism, theater, and comedy for over eight decades. The Globetrotters revolutionized basketball and spread the game around the world, having played more than 20,000 games in over one hundred countries, before
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millions of fans. Among the Globetrotter greats featured in the exhibit are Goose Tatum, Meadowlark Lemon, Wilt Chamberlain, and founder Abe Saperstein. Also
was still sometimes played in chicken-wire cages by roughneck immigrants with flailing elbows and bloodied skulls, a sport more resembling rugby – into
included is Lynette Woodard, a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning women’s basketball team, who became the first female to play for the Globetrotters when she signed a contract in 1985. Of their formative years during and after the Great Depression, historian Ben Green wrote, “The Harlem Globetrotters were not just a great barnstorming team; they were a sociology class on wheels, bringing black hoops and black culture to a hundred midwestern towns that had seen neither, and in the process transforming Dr. James Naismith’s stodgy, wearisome game – which
an orchestration of speed, fluidity, motion, dazzling skill, and, most improbably, inspired comedy.” “No Holds Barred: The Golden Age of Pro Wrestling” highlights the highly popular form of entertainment which drew huge crowds in Los Angeles from the 1950s through the 1970s. Wednesday night television broadcasts from the Olympic Auditorium in downtown Los Angeles, with Dick Lane handling the announcing and locker room interviews, featured a variety of heroes and villains including Gorgeous George, Mr. Moto, Bobo Brazil, Mil Mascaras, Bruno
Sammartino, Haystacks Calhoun, John “The Golden Greek” Tolos, and “Classy” Freddie Blassie. The exhibit incorporates photographs, fliers, and assorted ephemera to recall the spectacle of wrestling during its golden era, when arch villains and masked marauders masterfully combined sport, theater, dance, comic entertainment, and tragic drama. The display includes a special feature on women’s pro wrestling, and a selection of photographs taken by Theo Ehret, the Olympic Auditorium’s boxing and wrestling photographer through the 1960s and ‘70s. “His subjects were the largerthan-life physical freaks who alternately delighted and vexed their enormous fanbase,” writes David Davis in the signage accompanying the exhibit. “Ehret also covered wrestling’s promotional oddities: cage matches, midget wrestling, tag-team skirmishes, and the 20-man Battle Royals that inaugurated each season at the Olympic.” Library hours for the two exhibits are MondayThursday, 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 1:00-5:00 p.m. For further information, phone (626) 791-7647 or e-mail terymar@earthlink. net.
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and Saturday, November 2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. The Breeders’ Cup Distaff, the race’s name from 1984 through 2007, will continue to be run as the final race of the five Breeders’ Cup races scheduled on November 1 at Santa Anita. Saturday’s program will consist of nine Breeders’ Cup races, culminating with the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, which will be shown live and in primetime on NBC. The $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff will be run at 1 1/8 miles. “We restored the Ladies’ Classic to its original name due to feedback from our loyal fans who have a strong affinity for the Distaff,” said Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO. “In recognition of our 30th year, the Distaff has provided us
with some of racing’s most remarkable moments, personified by such outstanding Thoroughbreds as Lady’s Secret, Personal Ensign, Azeri, Zenyatta, and our two-time defending champion, Royal Delta. It is a fitting tribute to bring back the name Distaff to honor the rich history of the Championships.” Breeders’ Cup is also planning a series of special promotions and contests for fans this fall leading to the Championships, including: • In the 30-day countdown to the World Championships, Breeders’ Cup and Santa Anita Park will conduct daily promotional ticket giveaways to fans based on the 30 Greatest Breeders’ Cup Moments. The top 30 moments will also be featured during Breeders’ Cup special events and on the video boards at
Santa Anita on the Championship Days. • Renowned California artist John Mattos has been commissioned to create special commemorative 30th Breeders’ Cup artwork to be displayed on select official event merchndise, and on the track program covers for both days of the Championships. • The Breeders’ Cup will unveil on its website a special Hall of Champions section that pays homage to the 240 race winners throughout the event’s history. This digital showcase will feature complete biographical profiles for each horse including lifetime records, video highlights, pedigree and a career timeline. The full URL for this section is http://www.BreedersCup.com/History/Hall-ofChampions.
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Income property in great area of Temple City. Front house has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, large living room with fireplace, dining room, hardwood floors. Duplex in rear with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, laminate floors, tile in kitchen, dining and bath, granite counter top in kitchen, central air & heat, washer dryer hookup.(R5828) CEntuRY 21 VillagE REaltY 626-355-1451 www.C21VillagE.Com
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Income property in Pasadena close to PCC, Cal-Tech, Old Town. Duplex in front are identical with 1 bedroom, 1 bath, large living room, fireplace, hardwood floors, laundry hookup. Rear unit is 1 bedroom, 1 bath, hardwood floors, detached garages. (B129) CEntuRY 21 VillagE REaltY 626-355-1451 www.C21VillagE.Com nte mo Se pm el ou . 1-5 orth h n n en Su d., opt. & hito r Saranc 6 4 116
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
Newly constructed in 2011 custom built turnkey 2-story duplex. It is situated on a 12,000 sq ft lot in a lovely residential neighborhood in Altadena. The rear unit is 2,600sqft - featuring 4 bedrooms + family room, 4 bathrooms, split level, 4 car garage, formal entry, gracious living room and formal dining room with access to large yard off kitchen. Additional features include 2 master suites, large walk in closet, new carpet. Second unit is 2 bedroom, 1.50 baths 2 car garage.(T2801) CEntuRY 21 ludECkE inC (626) 445-0123
The home is very well laid out with all 3 bedrooms lining the south side of the home, and the living room, kitchen, dining room spread throughout the other side. The large lot also leaves plenty of room for a potential expansion opportunities. Both front and rear yards are very large, there is also plenty of parking (6-8 cars) or room for an R/V, boat trailer, etc. (SAN) CEntuRY 21 EaRll, ltd. (626) 301-1888 (www.CEntuRY21EaRll.Com)
This traditional single level home features 3 bed/2.5 ba., new windows, plantation shutters, formal Living Room with Fireplace, Family Room w/Fireplace and connects to the dining area and kitchen. The Master Bedroom features a large bathroom and 2 good-sized closets. Laundry rm, patio and a beautiful fenced pool. Great location in Arcadia with ARCADIA SCHOOLS! (SAN) CEntuRY 21 EaRll, ltd. (626) 301-1888
This home has custom and eclectic design and layout. Great are of Long Beach, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath is perfect for entertaining. Nice kitchen and attached breakfast bar. Bonus room with fireplace. Wood floors. Formal living room with fireplace. Large dining room. Beautiful backyard and landscaping. Detached two car garage. (W3858) CEntuRY 21 VillagE REaltY 626-355-1451 www.C21VillagE.Com
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Gorgeous South Palm Desert in the Canyon Cove Community. Featuring 1,840 sq.ft. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, family room with fireplace, formal living, dining room, kitchen with breakfast nook, 3 car attached garage, RV parking. Exquisite pool & spa. (G47265) CEntuRY 21 VillagE REaltY 626-355-1451 www.C21VillagE.Com
This 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with double detached garage is located in East Pasadena north of Foothill Blvd. Close to shopping and transportation. Probate Sale. Subject to Court Confirmation and Overbids (A3119) CEntuRY 21 VillagE REaltY 626-355-1451 www.C21VillagE.Com
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Amazing business opportunity in LA county which would be excellent to own. Mail bad is an excellent business with lots of services given to the customer. Few items are re-keying, holiday cards, Fedex DHL fast service, stamps post gift packages, wrapping services. Internet Name: Mail Box. (MAI) CEntuRY 21 EaRll, ltd. (626) 301-1888 (www.CEntuRY21EaRll.Com)
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This is a rare one level with no one above or below you. Only 5 units in this complex. 2 car detached garage. This home is located on a cul de sac near Westfield Shopping Center. Laundry inside. Needs some TLC.
This total remolded home features 4 bed/2.5 ba, new flooring in all rooms; Berber carpet in all the bedrooms ceramic tile in kitchen and all the bathrooms and wood flooring in entry, halls living room and dining room, some new lighting, new counter, sinks and fixtures in the kitchen and the bathrooms. New window treatments on every window. This home is truly ready to move into. (ROY) CEntuRY 21 EaRll, ltd. (626) 301-1888
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Beautiful Triplex in Arcadia, 3 units with 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bath ea. Excellent School District. This won’t last bring in your offers.(C140)
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Stunning Rosedale home built in 2007 boasting almost 2900 square feet. The property features 3 bedrooms & a large office that can easily be a 4th bed, 3 bathrooms, living room, formal dining room, & a large family room with fireplace. Gorgeous wood flooring, professional custom interior paint, private balcony, custom kitchen cabinets with gorgeous granite tops, island, recessed lighting, built in appliances. (G818) CEntuRY 21 ludECkE inC (626) 445-0123
This charming 3 Bed/2 ba Ranch Style Home is located in a quiet and very desirable neighborhood in Sierra Madre. Both baths have been updated and the remodeled kitchen has custom cabinetry and Caesar Stone counters. The spacious Living Room has a brick fireplace and adjacent dining area. (COL) CEntuRY 21 EaRll, ltd. (626) 301-1888
Front unit is 2 bed/1 ba and was totally remodeled in 2001 w/new roof, copper plumbing and new electrical wiring, C/Aand heat washer/dryer hookup. Back unit is a duplex with 3 bed/2ba each, built in 1989 w/ remodeled kitchen and baths and have 2 car attached garage. Each has own washer/dryer hook up in garage. Walking distance to schools, parks, markets and transportation. This is a well maintained triplex, great for income property. (DEL) CEntuRY 21 EaRll, ltd. (626) 301-1888
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Sharp 2 bedroom/1bath in Arcadia. Pretty hardwood flooring, 2 car detached garage, freshly painted, new carpet, updated copper plumbing, upgraded electrical, central air and heat, dual pane windows, sprinkles in front and rear yard.(L2832) CEntuRY 21 ludECkE inC (626) 445-0123 www.C21ludECkE.Com
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1st time on the market in 59 years, well known family business, located in Sierra Madre. This golden business opportunity has many longtime customers and is very busy. Inventory and equipment inclued. Owner willing to train new owner. (B53)
BRE# : 01360316
Spacious fixer located in Temple City. This property offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, Bonus room off garage has its own entrance so it could be used as guest quarters. Very large backyard, covered patio and partially landscaped. (H4815) CEntuRY 21 VillagE REaltY 626-355-1451 www.C21VillagE.Com
Upper Level Home w/Private entrance. 3Bedroom 2 Bath, fireplace in living room, kitchen has dishwasher, and stove with hood, garbage disposal. Laundry hook-ups in unit. Private balcony off dining area. Wet bar. A/C Storage Under stairs. 2 car parking. (SAN)
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