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21 condors treated for lead poisoning due to hunting


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21 California condors have been treated for lead poisoning this hunting season in California. Veterinarians at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens say three birds were critically sick when they arrived according to the Associated Press. “They were malnourished, had stopped eating and had

a disease that causes the stomach to stop moving food.” According to Dr. Curtis Eng The birds are trapped twice a year to check for lead poisoning. The condors the lead in carcasses of animals shot by area hunters. California has a new law ( albeit effective 2019) that will ban lead ammunition.

Pasadena NAACP Youth and College Council March to promote racial unity Pasadena NAACP Youth and College Council will hold a Race Unity March on Saturday, Nov. 9 to celebrate and promote racial unity among neighboring communities and cultural diversity through the arts, culture and action. Members and other community participants will depart from Duarte City Hall at 9:30 a.m. and walk to Duarte Park for an event that will include music, performances by the Duarte Dance Team and

food and refreshments. The mission of the NAACP Youth and College Council is to inform youth of problems affecting racial and ethnic minorities and to advance economic, education, social and political status among minorities. The group recently held a successful voter registration drive and organized a candidate meet and greet. For more information, call the Duarte Teen Center at (626) 303-0863.

Donna Gotch 2013-14 president of Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Pasadena Showcase for the Arts (PSHA) has announced Donna Gotch, as its 65th President for 2013-14. Gotch’s experience with PSHA began as an annual visitor to the Pasadena Showcase House of Design. In 1998 she became a member of PSHA, then known as the Pasadena Junior Philharmonic Committee. She was impressed with the dedication and commitment of PSHA members, and never imagined that she would be leading the organization someday. “I am humbled by my role as PSHA President and look forward to working with all our members during the year ahead. Our membership is close to 300 members strong and ranges from those who joined in 1955 to our 14 provisional members. I realize that the strength of our organization is in our members.” During Gotch’s presidency, PSHA will celebrate its 65th year of volunteerism and charitable giving, and the 50th anniversary of the Pasadena Showcase House

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of Design, its annual benefit that raises funds for music education programs. As Gotch enthuses, “The year ahead is indeed one of celebration! On October 30 we will host our 60th Annual Youth Concert where over 4,200 fourth graders will attend two concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall. On November 16, our 28th Annual Instrumental Competition, held at The Colburn School, will provide an opportunity for talented young musicians ages 1624, to compete in categories of woodwinds, strings and


brass for a total of $30,000 in prizes. This year also marks over 40 years of our annual Music Mobile™ program, of which seven years have been partnering with the Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM), to introduce third graders to instruments of the orchestra.” The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House of Design will be open to the public Sunday, April 13 May 11. For more information about PSHA or the Pasadena Showcase House of Design, please visit www.

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police officials said in a written statement. But when she met Aceves, he pulled a sharp instrument and threatened her, Rodriguez said. He drove the woman to a secluded spot in Los Angeles where he allegedly sexually assaulted her. Detectives arrested Aceves shortly before 8 p.m. Oct. 21, according to Los Angeles County booking records.

“Detectives believe there may be additional victims of Mr. Aceves that have not yet come forward to report potential crimes,” according to the police statement. Anyone with information was asked to contact Alhambra police Detective huezo at 626-5705159. Aceves was scheduled to appear in Alhambra Superior Court for a hearing in his case.

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