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EATON CANYON RESIDENTS WIN FIRST ROUND TO SAVE HISTORIC PASADENA GOLF COURSE Staff WRITER editorial@beaconmedianews.com

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Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced over the weekend that after some discussion about a possible transfer to the city of Pasadena, the County of Los Angeles will retain ownership of the Eaton Canyon Golf Course, and will work to ensure that the facility is maintained at the highest possible standard. The news comes on the heels of publicity in this newspaper and other local media where scores of residents came together as a newfound grassroots organization determined to save the golf course. SEE EATON CANYON PAGE 11

Pasadena Tenants Union Supports California Local Rent Control Initiative Story & Photos Terry MILLER tmiller@beaconmedianews.com

While locally the Pasadena Tenants Union (PTU) drew short the number of signatures needed to get on the ballot, now the grassroots organization, as well as other concerned groups, is positioning that energy towards the statewide initiative in November. In 1995 "the real estate industry targeted California for increases in rents. Passage of Costa Hawkins was an important component in this strategy. Pursuant to the Costa Hawkins law, local jurisdictions were prohibited from imposing rent control on multifamily residential units that were built after 1995," vacancy decontrol, and individual rental units - such as SEE TENANTS UNION PAGE 10

Alhambra Man Arrested in Pasadena Hit and Run Fatality Last Month Staff WRITER editorial@beaconmedianews.com

The Police Department's Major Accident Investigation Team responded to investigate a major hit and run accident collision last month at Colorado and Sierra Madre Blvd. That hit and run resulted in one death. As a result of extensive follow-up investigations, the suspect (who fled the SEE MAN ARRESTED PAGE 10

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t their latest regular meeting, the Pasadena City Council considered implementing an interim ordinance to reduce the maximum allowable height for multi-family and mixed-use developments city-wide. Although in the end, after more than a dozen public speakers and considerable discussion the Council was left with more questions than answers and the item was postponed for further

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City staff recommended an interim measure that would “limit the maximum height of new buildings city-wide to no more than 10 feet taller than the average height of existing buildings along the same block-face.” 

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ccording to Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Fire Departments PIO, there is nothing safe or sane about any fireworks. “Safe and sane is a marketing term. Even sparklers can reach 1,000 degrees and cause burn and injury.” Derderian is not alone in that manner of thinking there’s hard evidence of death and severe injuries from fireworks each and every July 4. According to the National Fire Protection Association, these sobering statistics should make everyone think twice before setting off a firework: -In 2013 fireworks caused an estimated 15,600 reported fires in the U.S., including 1,400 structure fires, 200 vehicle fires, and 14,000 outside and other fires. -More than one-quarter (28%) of fires started by fireworks in

There are no real safe or sane fireworks. - Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

2009-2013 were reported on Independence Day. Almost half (47%) of the reported fires on the Fourth of July were started by fireworks. -According to the CPSC, more than one-third (35%) of the people seen in emergency rooms for fireworks injuries from June 20 - July 20, 2014 were under 15; nine percent were under five. -CPSC data show that sparklers alone accounted for more than one one-quarter (28%) of the emergency room

DAR Installs New Officers in Arcadia The Santa Anita Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met in June for the installation of new officers for the 2018-2020 term. The ceremony was conducted at their regular meeting place, the Church of the Transfiguration in Arcadia, by Mary Ann Williams, a long-time member and past Regent. Karla Stahlman will serve as Regent with Rhue Guyant serving as Vice Regent. Margie Totten will fill the Treasurer position, Ginny Blitz will serve as Registrar, Allison Wolin will be Corresponding Secretary, and Kimberly Carron will be Recording Secretary. The Chaplain position will be filled by Julia Fendrick, Barbara Lampman will be

Historian and Mary Jane Macy will be Librarian. Norma Finch will continue in her appointed position of Parliamentarian. The DAR, founded in 1890, is a service organization with over 185,000 members in 3,000 Chapters in the United States and overseas. This is a lineage society where every member has documented her direct descendance from a patriot of the American Revolution. The DAR genealogical library at National Headquarters in historic Washington DC is world-famous. Read More at, ArcadiaWeekly.com

fireworks injuries seen from June 20 - July 20, 2014. The Fourth of July means fireworks across America and that can mean thousands of injuries and trips to hospital emergency wards. “An estimated 7,600 of the total 11,000 fireworksrelated injuries in 2016 were treated in hospital emergency departments during the period between June 18, 2016 and July 18, 2016, according to a report in 2016 by the Consumer Products Safety

Commission and its National Electronic Injury Surveillance System,” according to the Insurance Journal. "Safe and sane fireworks" means any fireworks which do not fall within the definition of "dangerous fireworks" or "exempt fireworks," according to California State Fire Marshal. But there is some grey area here for debate; especially when you see so many community organizations selling fireworks and yet

prohibiting the use in that city (except for safe and sane). But what determines the criteria? State Law is being violated if you: -Advertise the sale of fireworks without a license. -Advertise to sell any class of pyrotechnics without a license or permit. -Sell or transfer Safe and Sane Fireworks at other than fixed place of business. A quick search on Craigslist Los Angeles revealed a huge cache of what could be considered illegal fireworks. One post had the impudence to post this a few days ago: “Fireworks for Sale Only assortments ‘the max’ Big cakes, salutes and regular 500gm For info call/text NO COPS OR ANY TYPE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT” Read More at, ArcadiaWeekly.com, MonroviaWeekly.com, PasadenaIndependent.com

Free July Events at Pasadena Senior Center There is something for everyone in July at the Pasadena Senior Center, located at 85 E. Holly St. You do not have to be a member to attend. Some events require advance reservations as noted. Screening Mimis Film Club: July 3 and 17 at 3 p.m. Films are selected democratically by club members. Each screening is researched and its hidden history presented prior to each viewing. Discussions and Q&A follow each screening. Popcorn and other refreshments are provided. Email mmeovary@aol.com for more information. A Toast to the Joys of Music: Tuesdays, July 3 to 31 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Tom Campbell returns to play his guitar and sing covers of traditional country, country rock,

Whether you’re interested in taking a fitness course or pursuing a new hobby, attend a Class Tasting to sit in on free mini-versions of feebased summer courses.- Courtesy photo / Greatmats (CC BY-SA 4.0)

blues, folk, gospel, and classic rock music. Domino Club: Thursdays, July 5 - 26 at 1 p.m. For more information, call Vicki Leigh

at (928) 478-4654. Read Full List of Events at PasadenaIndependent.com

Monrovia USD Offers Free Summer Meals for Children Thanks to a unique partnership with the USDA, Food Services Director Kenneth Singleton and his team of Pre-K thru 12th grade food service professionals, offer area kids nutritious and balanced meals. The best part of these meals is that they are all free. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided. Meal type available may differ from site to site, based on the educa-

tional schedule. Menus and rules for participants will be available for public viewing at all locations. In 2016-2017, the MUSD FSD served 56,941 meals through its Seamless Summer Feeding Option Meal Program (SSO). School Nutrition has been shown to improve student educational outcomes. Call 1(866) 3-HUNGRY or 1(877) 8-HAMBRE to find help

getting food for your family. Free Summer Meals will soon be available to all children from the ages of 1 - 18 beginning on June 14 and continuing throughout the summer months. Food choices on the menu include hot dogs, cheeseburgers, roasted potatoes, romaine and spinach salad, cereal, pancakes, watermelon, seasonal fresh fruit, and low fat milk. Below is the free

summer meals schedule Monday – Friday, except for July 4: Monrovia High School begins June 14 – July 18 -Student Breakfast: 7 - 7:30 a.m. -Public Breakfast: 7:30 - 8 a.m. -Student Lunch: 10 - 10:14 a.m. -Public Lunch: 10:30 - 11 a.m. Clifton Middle School

begins June 14 – July 12 -Student Breakfast: 7:15 7:35 a.m. -Public Breakfast: 7:35 - 7:55 a.m. -Student Lunch: 10:36 11:02 a.m. -Public Lunch: 11:02 - 11:28 a.m. Read More at: MonroviaWeekly.com,


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Arcadia Teen Named Damien High Underclassman Pitcher of the Year Sophomore Michael Gruppie, of Arcadia, has been named a Damien High School underclassman Pitcher of the Year for the second consecutive season. He was recognized as the 2018 Junior Varsity top pitcher this week after winning the award as a freshman in 2017. Gruppie was 6-1 overall and 4-0 in Baseline League games this season as the JV Spartans competed for the league championship through their final game, a 2-2 nine-inning tie with Etiwanda. In that game against the champion Eagles, Gruppie went six strong innings, allowing one earned

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Gruppie played locally in the Arcadia American Little League. - Photo by Gregory Zolotar- Courtesy photo

run and tying a career high in strikeouts. Gruppie played locally in the Arcadia American Little

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The unveiling of the newest Veteran’s Memorial in Arcadia will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. - Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

Veteran’s Memorial Debut at Arcadia Community Center The public is invited to attend the unveiling of the Arcadia Veteran’s Memorial. The event will take place at the Arcadia Community Center on June 16 at 10 a.m. The Veteran’s Memorial was made possible through the generosity of the Rotary Club of Arcadia and Arcadia resident Mary Hansen. “The Veteran’s Memorial will be [a] great addition to Arcadia’s landscape,” said Mayor Peter Amundson. “It is the culmination of our community’s continued

recognition of the patriots who have served, still serve, and will serve our great nation. I want to personally thank Arcadia Rotary and Mary Hansen for their hard work and dedication to our service men and woman.” The Memorial will consist of seven pieces of polished black granite in a row, one for each branch of the our nation’s armed forces, including the United States Merchant Marines and a center stone for commemorating all

services. Imagery will be laser-etched into the granite uniquely identifying each service branch and their traditions. The tops of the stone pieces will be jagged and unfinished to symbolize the San Gabriel Mountains that are the backdrop of our community. The free event will be held in front of the Arcadia Community Center, located at 365 Campus Drive. For more information, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (626) 574-5401.

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ARCADIA June 3 Shortly before 9:47 a.m., an officer responded to Academicise Preschool, 325 East Live Oak Avenue, regarding a vandalism report. The reporting party located the word, “PReD 666” on one of the building walls. The investigation is ongoing. June 4 At approximately 10:49 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 800 block of La Cadena Avenue regarding a fraud report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect used the victim’s bank account to purchase a cellphone in the City of Roseville, California. The victim does not know how the suspect obtained his personal information or the identity of the suspect. June 5 Around 1:07 p.m., officers responded to Albertson’s, 298 East Live Oak Avenue, regarding a robbery report. Officers determined the suspect, a 47-year-old male from El Monte, attempted to exit the store with $67.00 worth of meat but when the manager approached him, he pushed the manager and fled without the groceries. He was located, arrested, and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Palm Drive regarding an attempted burglary report. An investigation revealed two females were seen running away from the side gate of a residence and entering a silver Kia. They fled westbound on Palm Drive. The suspects did not gain entry into the victim’s residence and no property was reported missing. The suspects are described as wearing hooded sweatshirts and gloves. The investigation is ongoing. June 7 Before 11:41 a.m., an officer responded to Arcadia Methodist Hospital regarding a robbery report. The victim stated he was walking in the 800 block of South Baldwin Avenue when he was struck with an unknown hard object before the suspect stole his wallet. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located. The investigation is ongoing. The victim walked to Arcadia Methodist Hospital for evaluation.

burglary in progress. The victim encountered the suspect as he attempted to enter her home. She scared them off and they fled before officers arrived.

June 1 At approximately 4:48 p.m., an officer responded to Santa Anita Race Track, 285 West Huntington Drive, regarding an assault report. An investigation revealed two suspects initiated a fight with the victim after making insulting comments to the victim. A records check revealed both suspects had outstanding misdemeanor warrants. The 25-year-old male from Duarte and 26-year-old male from Duarte were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

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Just before 11:12 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 600 block of Beverly Drive regarding found property. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect stole mail from a residence in the 100 block of Genoa Street and then discarded the items on Beverly Drive. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

At 9:45 a.m., a male subject entered a store in the 100 block of W. Foothill and removed merchandise from a shelf. He ran out of the store without paying for the merchandise. Officers were called and apprehended the subject as he was running east on Foothill. The merchandise was returned to the store and the suspect was arrested. A computer check revealed he had multiple warrants for his arrest from previous crimes.

Shortly after 9:38 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1000 block of South 6th Avenue regarding a

At 10:43 p.m., an employee at a store in the 1600 block of S. Mountain reported that a male sub-

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ject had entered the store and began removing power tools from a shelf. He left the store without paying for the merchandise and fled in a vehicle. This investigation is continuing.

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June 6 At about 12:14 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 100 block of West

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1:25 p.m., a resident in the 100 block of Cherry reported that he was the victim of internet fraud. He had responded to an ad for employment in which he received a check to deposit in his personal account. He was then required to send money to numerous people from his account and could keep the remainder of money from the check; however, after the money was sent, he discovered the check he received was fraudulent. This investigation is continuing.

investigation is continuing. June 4 June 6 At 8:44 a.m., a resident in the 1100 block of F. Lemon reported a male subject on the street in front of her house yelling. Officers arrived and found the subject, who was heavily intoxicated. Field tests were conducted and it was determined he was too drunk to care for his own safety; he was arrested and taken into custody. At 11:11 p.m., a resident in the 900 block of E. Royal Oaks reported a male subject laying half in their bushes and half on the sidewalk. Officers arrived and contacted the subject. He was heavily intoxicated and unable to care for his own safety; he was arrested and taken into custody. June 5

June 2 At 1:17 p.m., a resident in the 900 block of W. Hillcrest walked outside his home and discovered someone had stolen the license plates off his vehicle sometime in the morning or during the night. This investigation is continuing. June 3 At 10:55 a.m., a female subject entered a store in the 500 block of W. Huntington, removed items from a shelf and left the store without paying for the merchandise. She was stopped outside the store by officers and taken into custody for shoplifting. The merchandise was returned to the store.

At 7:39 a.m., an officer was patrolling the 800 block of S. Shamrock when she saw a motorist driving while talking on their cellphone. She stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver. A computer check revealed the driver had a warrant for their arrest and was driving with a suspended license. The driver was arrested and taken into custody. At 9:39 a.m., employees of a business in the 200 block of W. Foothill reported that two male subjects had just entered their store wearing gloves and masks, and they were armed with handguns. They took cash from the registers and multiple bottles of prescription opioids. The suspects fled the location. This

At 6:47 p.m., an employee of a store in the 100 block of S. Myrtle had placed $50,000 worth of personal jewelry in her backpack, and then went to work with the backpack. Sometime during the day, someone had taken the jewelry out of her backpack. This investigation is continuing.

SIERRA MADRE June 7 On two separate occasions, officers responded to the 400 block of Fairview Ave. for a family disturbance. On the second visit, the male subject causing the disturbance refused the officer’s orders to exit the room he was in. The officers were forced to make entry into the room out of caution for the subject’s safety. During the entry an officer was injured and the subject was taken into custody without further incident. The injured officer and the subject were transported to local hospitals for evaluation and treatment. Case referred to Pasadena DA’s office for review. June 10 At about 8:40 a.m. officers responded to a call in the 100 block of S. Baldwin of a transient sleeping in a resident’s yard. A wants/warrant check of the transient revealed that the subject had a no bail warrant. The subject was arrested and transported to Pasadena Jail where he was released to the on-duty jailer.

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he legendary Arcadia hair stylist and wig specialist for chemotherapy patients passed away at age 94. The popular Arcadia Rotarian spent decades helping people in the community and documented all Rotary events with his trusty Canon camera. Frank Perini was honored on his 93rd birthday by the service club. “Thank you God, for this time,” offered Frank, eyes lifted upward, arms outstretched. Frank spent 63 years styling Arcadia’s collective hair. Fifty-eight years of perfect attendance in Rotary, Frank had to change his name from Perez to the Italian sounding Perini to be able to buy a house and to be accepted into Arcadia Rotary. President Rosie Mares, as a MexicanAmerican, appreciated Frank’s tenacity that opened the door for her and others to follow more easily. Perini’s hearing loss was from his WWII Army artillery contribution. Numbers are big describ-

Frank Perini. – Courtesy photo

ing Frank: 50-plus years as photographer for the Rotary Club. He was still taking pictures at the meeting honoring him. Forty-seven Presidential scrap books, sponsored Little League for 40 years, was an athlete that stopped pitching at 84, a 30 year marriage and a current 20 year marriage … and on and on. He sets the bar very high for Rotarians and admirably

demonstrates the Rotary motto: “Service Above Self.” A tribute well-deserved. Perini passed away on May 24, 2018. Funeral Home Services for Frank are provided by the Rose Hills Company of Whittier. The funeral is Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1 p.m. at 3888 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier. Frank Perini was a proud member of Arcadia Rotary for 60 years.

Germany are the current World Cup Champions. – Courtesy photo / Agencia Brasil (CC BY 3.0 BR)

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the 1994 World Cup Roger Milla of Cameroon, at the age of 42, became the oldest goal scorer in the tournament’s history. - For the 1950 World Cup in Brazil, India was not allowed to play barefoot and withdrew from the tournament.

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FRIday - JUNE 15 Star Wars Trivia Night: Original Trilogy at the Arcadia Public Library, June 15 at 7 p.m. (20 W Duarte Rd, Arcadia, CA 91006). Teams of 1 - 4 people can put their knowledge of the original Star Wars trilogy to the test. This event is free for adults and high school students with ID but registration is required. The winning team will earn a $100 Amazon gift card. For more information, visit arcadiaca.gov or call (626) 821-5567. –ARCADIA

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AlienCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, June 15 – June 17 from 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). AlienCon delivers everything your truthseeking heart desires; from fan favorites like David Duchovny and Sean Astin, to specialty merchandise and fan competitions. A one day pass to the event begins at $61. For more information, visit thealiencon. com. – PASADENA

Trace Adkins Live at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, June 16 at 7:00 p.m. (301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007). This concert is presented by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, The Department of Parks and Recreation & the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation. Tickets range from $15 - $55. Parking is available in the Arboretum lot ($10) and at the Santa Anita Race Track ($6), first-come, first serve. Free shuttles will operate to and from the Arboretum. For more information, visit arboretum.org or call (626) 821-3222. -ARCADIA Pittance Chamber Music Showcase at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. (100 North Hill Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Member of the LA Opera Orchestra will play Schubert and Schoenfield. Admission to this event is free but an RSVP is required. For more information, visit pasadenaconservatory.org or call (626) 683-3355. –PASADENA Monrovia Are Partnership 12th Anniversary Block Party and Movie Night at Julian Fisher Park, June 16 at 10 p.m. (915 S. California Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy free food, games, root beer floats, and a movie with your neighbors. This event is free. For more information, call (626) 932-5563 or visit cityofmonrovia.org/map. -MONROVIA

Sunday - JUNE 17 2nd Annual Father’s Day Magic Show at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center, June 17 at 2 p.m. (188 Campus Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). Grand Illusionist Gary Peterson casts mysterious spells with his illusions, dance troupe, and immersive storytelling. Tickets are$15 or $45 for VIP. For more information, visit arcadiapaf.org or call (626) 821-1781. -ARCADIA

MONday - JUNE 18 City Council Meeting at Pasadena City Hall, June 18 at 5 p.m. (100 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Become civically engaged by attending this Council meeting. This event is free. For more information, visit cityofpasadena.net. – PASADENA

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Barks & Books at the Monrovia Public Library, June 18 from 3 – 4 p.m. (321 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016). This program, a partnership with the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, allows readers in grades Kindergarten – fifth grade to boost their reading confidence and learn the importance of treating all animals with respect and kindness. This event is free, sessions are 10 minutes, and registration is required. For more information, visit cityofmonrovia.org or call (626) 256-8274. - MONROVIA

TUEsday - JUNE 19 City Council Meeting at City Hall, June 19 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (415 S. Ivy Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Become civically engaged by participating in this week’s council meeting. This event is free. For more information, visit cityofmonrovia. org or call (626) 932-5550. –MONROVIA Pasadena Career Fair at the Pasadena Hilton, June 19 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (168 South Los Robles Ave., Pasadena CA 91101). This is an opportunity to meet face-to-face with recruiters and

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WEDNESday - JUNE 20 Nancy Wilson of Heart Performing the Songs of Heart at The Rose, June 20 at 6 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Rock n’ roll legend Nancy Wilson, co-writer of rock classics like “Barracuda,” will play at The Rose. Tickets start at $24 plus applicable fees. If you purchase a ticket you are also required to spend a minimum of $25 on dinner per person. For more information visit wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com or call (888) 448-7849. –PASADENA Summer Fun in the Park at Memorial Park, June 20 at 9:30 a.m. (222 Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA 91024). There will be exciting programs and fun games. This event is free. For more information, visit cityofsierramadre.com. –SIERRA MADRE

thursday - JUNE 21 Art Workshop for Kids at the Sierra Madre Public Library, from 4 – 5 p.m. (440 W Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA 91024). Kids can create beautiful art inspired by the Justice League. This event is free. Visit cityofsierramadre.com or call (626) 355-7186. –SIERRA MADRE Rise & Shine Arcadia at DoubleTree Monrovia, from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. (924 W. Huntington Dr., Monrovia, CA 91016). Attendees are invited to give a 30 second elevator pitch about their business while enjoying a buffet-style breakfast. Pre-sale tickets for members are $25 and $30 at the door; pre-sale tickets for non-members are $30 and $35 at the door. For information, visit arcadiachamber.org. –MONROVIA Monrovia Chamber Evening Mixer at WorldHarvest, June 21 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. (139 W. Palm Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Join the Monrovia Chamber for an evening of food, prizes, and networking. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. For information, call (626) 358-1159 or visit monroviacc. com. - MONROVIA

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uneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is a day all over the United States that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. On June 16 the Jackie Robinson Center on 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave in the City of Pasadena will be kicking off summer by celebrating Juneteenth, along with over 40 years of serving the community. The day observes a time in U.S. history when slavery in America was abolished. The City of Pasadena acknowledges the significance of Juneteenth by continuing a traditional celebration in the community. The force of the Emancipation Proclamation finally came to Texas, which had become a refuge for slaveholders fleeing the spread of freedom, through “General Order No. 3” on June 19, 1865. It formally informed the freedom of those held as slaves. Former enslaved people began celebrating their freedom, and by the following year it

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became an annual celebration which they called Juneteenth, (short for June, Nineteenth). In 1980 Texas became the first state to make Freedom Day a state holiday. Though Juneteenth is observed at state level throughout most of the country, most of the people we spoke to feel it should be recognized at a national level as well. Don’t you agree? “There’s not an American in this country free until every one of us is free” a quote by Jackie Robinson, an American Hero who began his athletic career in the City of Pasadena. Is it a

surprise to have a community center named after him? The center was dedicated to Jackie Robinson in 1974. This center showcases not only Jack the Robber sports memorabilia, but also displays photos and trophies of little leaguers from the community. The Jackie Robinson Center has been serving the community for over 40 years and counting. Most human services offered by the City of Pasadena are organized through this center. Read More at, PasadenaIndependent.com

Arcadia’s Summer Concert and Movies in the Park Series is Here The City of Arcadia’s free 2018 summer concert and movie series is approaching fast. The summer concerts and movies are now both on Thursday evenings. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and movies at dusk on the west lawn between City Hall and the Police Department (240 West Huntington Drive). Take your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets and enjoy an evening outdoors. There is also a free fun zone featuring games, crafts, and activities each week. In addition, the City is pleased to announce they will be having The Surfer Taco Food Truck at all of the events. The Surfer

Taco truck has served the Los Angeles area for several years. Their menu includes a large variety of delicious items which are sure to fill you up and have you coming back for more. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the Recreation and Community Services Department. Please note parking is provided at City Hall and Santa Anita Race Track at Gate 5 only. For more information, please call (626) 574-5113. Below is the line-up for this summer: June 28 -Cold Duck (70s top 40). -Environmental Fair. -Despicable Me 3 (PG).

July 5 -The Answer (Classic Rock). -Paddington 2 (PG). July 12 -Sharon & the Chevelles (50s and 60s). - Beauty and the Beast (PG). July 19 -Upstream (Reggae). -Coco (PG). July 26 -Smith Band (Country/ Rock). -Sherlock Gnomes (PG). August 2 -Yard Sale (Variety). -Cars 3 (G). August 9 -Cash Up Front (Tribute to Johnny Cash). -Fire Department Night. -Lego Ninjago (PG).


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Hundreds of Madonnari Will Take Over Paseo Colorado Pasadena on Father’s Day Weekend For centuries artists (known in Italy as “Madonnari” or street painters) have made images on the boulevards and squares of great cities, using the pavements and street surfaces as their canvas. After World War II, scores of itinerant artists made their living from the unique art of street painting. Currently prestigious cultural festivals in Europe, North and South America celebrate this traditional art form and have become popular attractions for artists, art lovers, and people from all walks of life. The Pasadena Chalk Festival began in 1993 after a summer intern at the Light Bringer Project attended a street painting festival in Paris and brought back her amazing pictures and observa-

tions. The first “Chalk on the Walk” took place at Centennial Square at Pasadena City Hall with over 150 visual artists participating in the first Los Angeles-area event. All proceeds went toward community arts programs and HIV/AIDS resources. In 2010, The Pasadena Chalk Festival was named the largest street painting festival by the Guinness World Record, welcoming more than 600 artists using over 25,000 sticks of chalk and drawing a crowd of more than 100,000 visitors in one weekend. In fact, previous festivals have attracted artists and design teams from many regions of the country, across Southern California, and virtually every Los Angeles-area community. Leading art schools, museums, and cultural

centers are also represented at the festival. The Pasadena Chalk Festival is produced by The Paseo and the Light Bringer Project, as a financial benefit for the nonprofit arts organization, raising proceeds for vital arts and learning programs in the schools and cultural opportunities for those of all ages. Each artist volunteers up to 20 hours of his or her talent and energies to make this possible.

The Pasadena Chalk Festival, free for all ages, will be held over Father’s Day weekend from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. each day at The Paseo on 300 E. Colorado Blvd.- Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

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warrant the benefits of the concessions they received, and that the City should require additional public benefits in exchange for higher densities and additional height.” Furthermore, the City is worried that these state concessions are, in a sense, allowing developers to supersede Pasadena’s carefully-crafted general and specific plans, which have been tailored to allow a balance of new development in the central districts, while protecting the character of residential neighborhoods. “The climate here is that the state is taking control of the density issue,” said Mayor Terry Tornek, “we had a process, the process has been pre-empted, and so now we’re reacting to a changing environment … the reality is what gets built now during this surge is going to be with us for 50 or 60 years. The built environment is being altered as we debate this in a way that’s going to have long-lasting effects on the city.” In addition to these concerns that the state is usurping local policies, city staff (and many residents)

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are also worried that these high-density projects are simply “not consistent with the character of the city.” Thus, in order to cauterize this current wave of development, city staff recommended implementing a two-step approach. First, an interim ordinance would serve as an immediate alternative to letting the specific plan process play out - a process which is not scheduled for completion until 2021, per staff’s report. Second, staff recommended a long-term strategy which included directing the City Attorney to draft a standard ordinance, as well as continuing to develop a “community-oriented” approach to development through the framework of the specific plan. “It’s important that we keep the level of density … in conformance with the existing specific plan intact,” said David Reyes, Director of Planning and Community Development, “it doesn’t matter what’s in the box, it’s the box that causes the problems.” Read More at, PasadenaIndependent.com

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rented single family homes and condos. "Vacancy decontrol resulted in rents escalating to market rate each time a tenant moved. Local control is a very important step in achieving housing stability for tenants, especially in those jurisdictions - like Pasadena - where gentrification has a strangle hold on the community. It is crucial that affected renters and their representatives most familiar with local conditions make these kinds of housing decisions — not Sacramento" said Michelle White, member of Pasadena Tenants Union. The California Local Rent Control Initiative (#17-0041) may appear on the ballot in California as an initiated state statute on November 6, 2018.

Average rents in Pasadena’s newest “luxury apts.” can be between $2,000-3,000 leaving tenants with little left over to buy food or pay bills.

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The measure would allow local governments to adopt amendments, ordinances, or regulations to govern how much landlords can charge tenants for renting apartments and houses. The measure would also repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, a law designed

to prohibit local governments from enacting rent control on buildings first occupied after February 1, 1995. On April 23, 2018 the Coalition for Affordable Housing announced that more than 565,000 signatures were filed for the ballot initiative. A total of 365,880 signatures

need to be valid—64.8 percent of those submitted—for the initiative to make the ballot. The summary provided for inclusion on signature petition sheets is as follows: “Repeals state law that currently restricts the scope of rent-control policies that cities and other local jurisdictions may impose. Allows policies that would limit the rental rates that residential-property owners may charge for new tenants, new construction, and singlefamily homes. In accordance with California law, provides that rent-control policies may not violate landlords’ right to a fair financial return on their rental property.” Read More at, PasadenaIndependent.com

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scene) was identified as 34 year-old Los Angeles resident Robert Ybarra and was located at a relative’s home in the City of Alhambra. Ybarra sustained

moderate injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to a local hospital for treatment where he remained for several days. Upon his release from the hospital, Ybarra was booked and charged with Gross Vehicu-

lar Manslaughter, Felony Hit & Run as well as Driving Under the Influence. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and confirmation by Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office person-

nel. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information regarding the incident is encouraged to call Traffic Section Lieutenant Diego Torres at (626) 744-7159 or the Watch Commander at (626) 744-4620.

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Man Falls to His Death from atop Freeway Sign in Pasadena The westbound lanes of the 210 Freeway at Lake Avenue were closed for several hours Sunday and into Monday as CHP investigated the death of a man who fell from a freeway sign on to traffic below. According to multiple reports, a man was walking on the Lake Ave. overpass and apparently

climbed onto the highway signs above the westbound I-210 (Foothill Freeway) around 10 p.m. Sunday. The man then may have jumped and landed on the tarmac of the freeway where several cars ran over the victim, Marlon Montgomery, age 49. He was pronounced dead on scene.

WOMAN’S CIVIC LEAGUE OF PASADENA MEMBERS MODEL CHICO’S FASHIONS At the League’s June 4 luncheon the new Board Members for 2018 - 2019 were announced and members and guests were treated to a beautiful fashion show sponsored by Chico’s Paseo Colorado of Pasadena featuring their latest Spring/ Summer collection, modeled by Woman’s

Civic League members. The Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena would like to thank League member Barbara Jacoby for coordinating this show with Paseo Colorado Store Manager Margo Morales and Paseo Colorado’s lead sales person Christina Twyman who commentated the show.

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Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) is the proud recipient of a $500,000 donation from the Mose J. and Sylvia Dilman Firestone Charitable Trust to expand its Child & Family Counseling department for children with autism or other developmental challenges and their families. The Firestone gift will support additional staffing in PCDA’s Child & Family Counseling department, which will greatly increase the agency’s ability to help meet the local unmet need for mental healthcare for children and families affected by developmental disabilities. PCDA plans to hire a second staff psychologist as well as a Marriage and Family Therapist with an art therapy credential to enhance the Counseling and Creative Arts programs currently offered. The Firestone gift will also support the adapted drama workshop PCDA is piloting in partnership with the Pasadena Playhouse, a new Vocational Discovery program for teens and young adults, and provide funds to expand training and research efforts. “We are tremendously grateful to the Firestone Charitable Trust for this gift

that will play a critical role in helping PCDA meet a growing need,” said Dr. Diane Cullinane, PCDA’s Executive Director. “So many families struggle to access highquality mental healthcare for their children, or for the whole family. PCDA is a leader in providing that care, and we are eager to serve even more children, teens, and their parents and siblings.” PCDA’s Board Chair Eric Kaufman adds, “The gift from the Firestone Charitable Trust is transformational for PCDA. It enables us to grow in ways that are critical for our agency and for our clients. We are humbled to have been selected for this generous donation, and we look forward to honoring the legacy of the Firestones by expanding our good work.” Mose and Sylvia Firestone were both recognized by the National Assn. of Social Workers as “Social Work Pioneers,” seeking to demonstrate that counseling was a professional service that should be available to anyone. Mose J. Firestone practiced in children and family social service agencies, in hospital psychiatric social services, and maintained a private practice for more than 50 years. He

served as a board member of the Venice Family Clinic and president of the board of the Los Angeles Retarded Children’s Foundation. Sylvia Dilman Firestone was a leader in clinical social work services to children, families, veterans and the sick. PCDA improves the quality of life for children with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families in greater Pasadena, Los Angeles, and the San Gabriel Valley by providing therapies and services grounded in the DIR philosophy. Using this playbased therapeutic approach in five clinical departments – Child & Family Counseling, Creative Arts, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, and Programs, which includes individual and group social-emotional interventions – PCDA clinicians helped over 1,100 children, teens, and young adults in 2017 to reach developmental milestones, enjoy warm relationships with others, and live more fulfilling lives. For more information about PCDA, please contact Franci Levine-Grater at (626) 793-7350, ext. 289 or email development@pcdateam. org.


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A Neighborhood Lounge That Hits the Spot Magnolia House marries comfort and craft cocktails in style

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alking up to Magnolia House in Pasadena has its own allure: a hideaway not immediately recognizable as a converted home. Comfortably situated outside the hectic Old Town orbit, the lounge offers something owners Chris and John Bicos saw lacking in the area: comfort, craveable food, and cocktails all within walking distance of their own homes. “Both Chris and I lived walking distance from Magnolia and purchased our homes prior to owning it. We remember constantly saying how we needed a relaxing place nearby to grab drinks— something that was outside of the hustle of Old Town,” said John Bicos. “Then this little Craftsman house on Lake Avenue opened up, and we had the perfect opportunity to finally create the ideal cocktail lounge that we’d had in our heads!” Chances are you’ve dined with the Bicos before.

Hospitality runs in the family for John and Chris Bicos, brothers and co-owners of

a cozy seat for everyone, and you know you’re going to get incredible service and something a little different from the usual fare.” The bites are notable— particularly their “drunken nachos” and fantastic house burger—but the cocktails have attracted impressive accolades, like “one of the best cocktails in restaurant hospitality.” That was won by Notes from Granny: a blend of gin, granny smith medley, chicory, and a blue cheese garnish. It’s just bonkers enough to work. Magnolia House is located at 492 S. Lake Avenue in Pasadena. Learn more at www.themaghouse. com | (626) 584-1126 and check out new additions to their summer menu and bar program on Instagram and Facebook @maghousepasadena and Twitter @ maghousepas.

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Their father Steve Bicos owned the original Tops on Colorado Blvd. (which the brothers still operate today) and Gus’s Barbecue in South

Pasadena is also a Bicos spot. Yet Magnolia House, with its comfy leather chairs, small plates, and full bar fills a different neighborhood need.

“We offer some of the best cocktails in the area, and it’s always changing! The warmth of the space, from the couches around the fireplace

to the softly lit back lounge, make for a different bar experience,” the brothers said. “You’re not crowded around with standing room—there’s

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Three Monrovia Unified Schools Named to California Honor Roll Monrovia High, Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet, and Plymouth Elementary have been named to the 2017-18 California Honor Roll in recognition of their performance in math and English language arts (ELA). The honor is awarded by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and sponsored by the Campaign for Businesses and Educational Excellence (CBEE), based on the results of state standardized tests in math and ELA taken in spring

2017. All three schools were named Star Schools, a category for schools with a higher percentage of socioeconomically disadvantaged students. “Congratulations to Monrovia High, Santa Fe, and Clifton for being recognized across the state for improving our students’ math and reading scores,” Monrovia Unified Board President Terrence Williams said. “Our schools implemented and strengthened programs tailored to

Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet was one of three Monrovia Unified schools to be named to the 2017-18 Calif. Honor Roll. – Courtesy photo / MUSD

the needs of our students so that they can continue to improve year after year.” Monrovia High uses state funding to provide extended professional development and collaboration time for its English and math departments. The teams review student assessment data and strategize ways to personalize instruction. Monrovia offers incoming freshmen enrollment in two, fouryear intensive academic programs – the Math and

Science Academy and Humanities Academy. “Monrovia’s attention to curricular standards was also an area of focus in the professional development and this has played an important role in our gains in reading and m ath scores,” Monrovia High Principal Kirk McGinnis said. Read More at MonroviaWeekly.com

K12 ‘Public School at Home’ Tour to Visit Pasadena The K12 Public School at Home Tour - a traveling, interactive mobile unit - will roll into Los Angeles on June 27 and make its first California visit at the California Virtual Academies’ office. The K12 Public School at Home Tour is crossing the country this summer on a mission to demonstrate how online education options have advanced and can be personalized to better fit parents’ and students’ needs. K12-powered schools combine K12’s inter-

active and engaging curriculum with dedicated, California-credentialed teachers, an active community, and Individualized Learning Plans for each student. California online schooling options powered by K12 include the California Virtual Academies, iQ Academy California-Los Angeles, and Insight Schools of California. The fun and engaging tour experience features a colorful, inviting space with six distinctive areas that introduce

parents and students to the curricula and opportunities offered through a virtual, K12 program. Visitors can test actual K12-powered lessons, take part in hands-on educational activities, learn to code with robots, have fun with augmented reality and interact directly with local school administrators and educators. “We know there are lots of parents in the Los Angeles area who are curious about what public school at home

means, and how it might work for their family. This tour provides a great opportunity for us to showcase the high-quality, personalized education programs available through our tuition-free online public schools,” said April Warren, head of schools for California Virtual Academies. “Public school at home is a growing trend in both California and the nation, so we’re thrilled to be able to personally connect with families to share information

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Summer Fun and Food in Avila Beach is highlighted by an iconic wooden tower, sitting above an outdoor heated pool and spa, a small putting green, and a life-size chess board in a spacious plaza. Inside, the hotel’s 54 guest rooms are modern and comfortable. Our suite boasted a separate bedroom with two queen beds, a large flat screen TV, and a fireplace; a living room with sofa bed, chair, office desk, and another fireplace; a full sized kitchen with a large refrigerator and all the amenities. Our quarters also came with free wireless Internet and a large private balcony overlooking the pool and the Avila Boardwalk and beach. From the balcony we watched boats sail past the pier, people relaxing in the sand, and all the action on the boardwalk. The lanai was also a great place to unwind at night with a bottle of wine. Once settled in the room,

we walked about 100 yards to Blue Moon Over Avila (www. bluemoonoveravila.com) for a classy seaside dinner. Led by Chef Anthony Minniti Jr., the restaurant features a rotating menu of seasonal and signature dishes along with imported beer and wine selections. Chef Minniti has spent the last fourteen years at various restaurants on California’s Central Coast, serving some of the region’s most discriminating food and wine connoisseurs. Our meal at Blue Moon Over Avila began with onion soup à la Lyonnaise, with caramelized onions in beef broth with spices, croutons, cream, and gruyere cheese. For the main course I had filet mignon in a cabaret wine reduction, with veggies and twice-cooked potato. My friend had a jumbo shrimp cocktail. With dinner we sipped local wine from California’s fertile Central Coast vineyards, and admired

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stunning views of the Avila pier and the Pacific Ocean. After dinner we headed back to Lighthouse Suites and soaked in the jacuzzi. In the morning I worked out at the fitness center and then enjoyed the hotel’s free continental breakfast. We then drove a couple miles down the coast to Port San Luis Harbor, where we strolled along the

1,320-ft-long Harford Pier. Originally built in 1878 by John Harford, this massive dock is one of the last piers that the public can still drive a car on. There are about 10 parking spots at the end for local businesses. On the pier we saw fishermen preparing their daily catch, while giant pelicans watched over them, and we

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Arcadia City Notices NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE ARCADIA CITY COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Arcadia City Hall Council Chamber, 240 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California, a public hearing will be held by NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING and before the City Council on the PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019. BEFORE THE ARCADIA CITY COUNCIL At said time and place an opportunity will be afforded all those interested and the public in general NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Arcadia City Hall Council Chamber, 240 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California, a public hearing to the beCity heard. by and before Council on the PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019. At said time and place an opportunity will be afforded all those interested and the public in general to be heard. A Copy of the proposed budget shall be available for inspection by the public in the Office of the City A Copy of the proposed budget shall be available for inspection by 7:30 the public in theto Office of thep.m. City Clerk Monday through Thursday fromfrom 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and alternate Fridays fro Clerk Monday through Thursday from a.m. 5:30 and alternate Fridays 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 to 4:30 p.m, and on the City’s website www.ArcadiaCA.gov, at least (10) days prior to the date of said hearing, p.m, and on the City’s website www.ArcadiaCA.gov, at least (10) days prior to the date of said hearing, Below is a summary by fund of the proposed fiscal year 2018-2019 budget. Below is a summary by fund of the proposed fiscal year 2018-2019 budget.

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they know about different opportunities. Tanya Menon describes the concept of weak ties in her TEDx Talk. In it, she states that, “weak ties are your ticket to a whole new social world.” And, it’s true.

CITY OF ARCADIA – SUMMARY BY FUND FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019 PROPOSED BUDGET SOURCES OF FUNDS Fund

Beginning Fund Balance FY18-19

General Fund

$

8,208,600 $

62,386,800 $

Ending Fund Balance FY18-19

Total

5,101,800 $

67,488,600 $

71,000

0

279,400

166,900

0

166,900

159,000

0

408,800

158,300

0

158,300

Local Law Enforcement

5,109,800 112,500 250,500

0

80,000

142,100

222,100

222,100

0

222,100

0

Medical/Dental

348,700

0

4,561,000

4,909,700

4,561,000

0

4,561,000

348,700

IRS Task Force

459,600

1,000

0

460,600

0

0

0

460,600

68,800

2,378,900

5,888,000

2,379,000

0

2,379,000

3,509,000

3,440,300

Homeland Security

0

10,000

0

10,000

10,000

0

10,000

0

Office of Traffic Safety Grant

0

107,000

0

107,000

107,000

0

107,000

0

0

0

Emergency Reserve

10,147,000

0

0

10,147,000

0

0

0

10,147,000

Parks & Recreation

Misc. P.E.R.S. Employee Retirement Fund

10,986,500

1,351,601

2,388,500

0

13,375,000

1,753,400

0

1,753,400

11,621,600

0

220,000

0

Traffic Safety Public, Educational/Governmental Access

0

0

1,351,601

0

1,351,601

0

220,000

220,000

220,000

0

514,900

10,300

0

525,200

0

0

0

525,200

12,985

16,300

0

29,285

0

0

0

29,285

14,900

0

33,300

15,300

0

15,300

18,000

1,507,300

18,400

594,100

0

2,101,400

417,000

114,000

531,000

1,570,400

48,455

1,449,985

0

1,498,440

1,343,300

0

1,343,300

155,140

4,815

952,855

0

957,670

952,800

0

952,800

4,870

57,100

73,500

0

130,600

72,600

0

72,600

58,000

State Gas Tax Road Maintenance/Rehabilitation Act Air Quality Management District Community Development Block Grant

305,400

0

305,400

0

794,900

15,900

0

810,800

0

0

0

810,800

0

0

1,665,707

1,541,393

3,207,100

3,207,100

0

3,207,100

0

Proposition A

1,229,853

1,147,567

0

2,377,420

1,304,640

0

1,304,640

1,072,780

Transportation Impact Fund

1,350,500

327,000

0

1,677,500

250,000

0

250,000

1,427,500

234,016

936,172

0

1,170,188

999,600

0

999,600

170,588

TDA Article 3 Bikeway

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

STPL & ITS Special Fund

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

368,479

706,018

0

1,074,497

684,553

0

684,553

389,944

Santa Anita Grade Separation

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72,598,400 $

Transfer Out

208,400

DOC Beverage Grant

Coaching CopelandCoaching.com

3,295,000 $

Appropriation

249,800

Solid Waste

Coach and Founder of Copeland

61,094,800 $

Total

COPS

Used Oil Grant

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Transfer In

Narcotic Seizure Federal

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USES OF FUNDS

Outside Sources

Transit

Proposition C

Measure R Measure M

305,400

0

305,400

711,693

805,951

1,517,644

1,175,000

0

1,175,000

Capital Improvement

5,714,800

3,269,300

0

8,984,100

4,342,200

0

4,342,200

4,641,900

City Hall Reserve

1,500,000

0

0

1,500,000

0

0

0

1,500,000

Lighting Maintenance

0

0

342,644

138,000

506,500

759,700

1,404,200

1,266,200

0

1,266,200

138,000

Water Fund

20,404,400

14,041,700

0

34,446,100

18,750,900

0

18,750,900

15,695,200

Sewer Fund

2,942,000

2,399,300

0

5,341,300

2,666,700

0

2,666,700

2,674,600

Equipment Replacement

5,997,200

1,954,600

6,275,000

0

7,951,800

1,676,800

0

1,676,800

0

2,960,500

0

2,960,500

2,960,500

0

2,960,500

0

General Obligation Bond 2012

377,700

418,500

0

796,200

418,500

0

418,500

377,700

General Obligation Bond 2011

507,500

595,900

0

1,103,400

596,500

0

596,500

506,900

$ 79,835,497

$ 99,368,055

$ 12,678,093

$ 191,881,645

$ 115,370,093

5,215,800

$ 120,585,893

Redevelopment Successor Agency

Total

$

$

71,295,752

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE ARCADIA CITY COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., in the Arcadia City Hall Council Chamber, 240 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California, a public hearing will be held by and before the City Council on the FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) 2018-2019 THROUGH 2022-23. At said time and place an opportunity will be afforded all those interested and the public in general NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING to be heard. BEFORE THE ARCADIA CITY COUNCIL A Copy of the proposed budget shall be available for inspection by the public in the office of the City NOTICE IS HEREBY Clerk, GIVEN that on TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018 at from 7:00 p.m., in the Arcadia City Hall Council 240 Fridays West Huntington California, a Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. andChamber, alternate from Drive, 7:30Arcadia, a.m. to Joey (right) and his sister Teddie. – Courtesy photo / by Lifeline for Pets and before the City Council on the FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) 2018-2019 THROUGH 2022-23. 4:30 p.m, and on the City’s website www.ArcadiaCA.gov, at least ten (10) days prior to the date of said At said time and place an opportunity will be afforded all those interested and the public in general to be heard. hearing. A Copy of the proposed budget shall be available for inspection by the public in the office of the City Clerk, Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and altern Below is a summaryatby fund of the Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 2018to 4:30 p.m, and on the City’s website www.ArcadiaCA.gov, least ten (10) daysproposed prior to the date of said hearing. 19fund through 2022-23. Below is a summary by of the proposed Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 2018-19 through 2022-23.

Time for Two? Introducing brother-sister pair Joey and Teddie, aged 2.5 years. Joey is a handsome tabby boy with white under his chin. He is mellow and so comfortable that you can rub him anywhere. Teddie is a little tuxedo fluffball. She

loves to play with the feather wand. Teddie is friendly but shy until she knows you. Call (626) 676-9505 to meet them. Use Lifeline for Pets’ Twofur offer and they will be spayed/ neutered, current on vaccines, and microchipped. Call (626)

676-9505 or email Lifeline for Pets at info@lifelineforpets. org for more information. See more pictures of them at their website and find adoption information at lifelineforpets. org. Can’t adopt? You can sponsor, donate, or foster.

CITY OF ARCADIA SUMMARY OF PROPOSED FIVE YEAR CAPITAL PROGRAMS FISCAL YEAR 2018-19 THROUGH 2022-23 ESTIMATED FUNDS 7/1/2018 CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND

$

ESTIMATED FUNDS 6/30/2023

$ (12,491,900) $

9,400,200

6,521,200

(12,307,400)

5,200,300

ROAD MAINTENANC AND REHABITATION PROGRAM 4,815

4,776,775

(4,252,800)

528,790

PROP C LOCAL RETURN

234,016

4,689,460

(4,529,800)

393,676

1,350,500

1,654,800

(1,250,000)

1,755,300

MEASURE R LOCAL RETURN

368,479

3,531,790

(3,577,826)

322,443

MEASURE M LOCAL RETURN

711,693

4,095,955

(1,200,000)

3,607,648

SEWER FUND

2,942,000

12,638,800

(13,332,400)

2,248,400

EQUIPMENT FUND

5,997,200

9,689,600

(8,481,900)

7,204,900

18,435,700

1,262,100

(15,646,500)

4,051,300

1,016,200

45,000

(925,500)

135,700

57,100

374,000

(163,000)

268,100

10,986,500

TRANSPORTATION IMPACT FUND

WATER FACILITY RESERVE WATER EQUIPMENT RESERVE AQMD

$

PROPOSED FIVE-YEAR EXPENDITURE

16,177,300

PARK AND RECREATION FUND

5,714,800

ESTIMATED FIVE-YEAR REVENUE

/s/ Lisa Mussenden Chief Deputy City Clerk/ Records Manager /s/ Lisa Mussenden Chief Deputy City Clerk/ Records Manager Dated: June 1, 2018 Dated: June 1, 2018

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing and forward a recommendation to the City Council for the following project: Project Location: Downtown Mixed Use (DMU) and Central Business District (CBD) Zones

Contact Information:

Project Planner Luis Torrico, Senior Planner ltorrico@ArcadiaCA.gov (626) 574-5442 City of Arcadia Planning Services 240 W. Huntington Drive P.O. Box 60021 Arcadia, CA 91066

A. General Plan Amendment No. GPA 18-01, Zone Change No. ZC 18-01, and Text Amendment No. TA 18-01; and B. An Addendum to the 2010 General Plan Update Environmental Impact Report and 2016 Development Code Update Mitigated Negative Declaration has been prepared pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Project Description: The City of Arcadia proposes a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, and a Text Amendment to increase the maximum residential density in the Downtown Mixed Use Zone (DMU) from 50 du/ac to 80 du/ac and increase the maximum height limit from 50 feet to 55 feet; and increase the maximum residential density in the Central Business District (CBD) zone from 13 du/ac to 80 dc/ac, increase the maximum height limit from 45 feet to 55 feet, and remove the Downtown Overlay Zone from CBD zoned parcels. The proposal includes minor changes to the General Plan (GP) land use designation to define the Central Business District area more clearly in the GP Land Use Element, and a text amendment to the City’s Development Code to allow an In-lieu Parking Fee as a parking option to this area. The proposal also includes the approval of a new City Center Design Plan, a regulatory document that outlines the development and design standards for new development in the Downtown area. For more information about this project and its related document, please visit: www.ArcadiaCA.gov/SignificantProjects Applicant: City of Arcadia Hearing Date and Time: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Place of Hearing: Arcadia City Council Chambers, 240 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held for the project described below. The project includes the following: A. A Categorical Exemption from CEQA Pursuant to Section 15301 of the CEQA Guidelines pertaining to the use of an existing facility; and Project Location Project Location

Project Location: 56 E. Duarte Road APN: 5781-005-020 Contact Information: Project Planner: Tim Schwehr, Management Analyst TSchwehr@ArcadiaCA.gov (626) 574-5409 City of Arcadia Planning Services 240 W. Huntington Drive P.O. Box 60021 Arcadia, CA 91066

B. Amendment to Conditional Use Permit Application No. CUP 15-02 Project Description: A request to amend the Conditional Use Permit to allow a bank, a small restaurant (less than 2,000 sf), and a dance studio/fitness facility to the list of allowable uses within the 18,926 square feet of ground floor commercial space, and increase the maximum allowable area for large restaurants with alcoholic beverage services (2,000 sf or larger) from 9,540 square feet to 10,674 square feet. All the remaining uses that were previously approved such as retail and a grocery store will remain as an allowed use. The amendment to the commercial uses/space will meet the minimum parking requirement of 151 parking spaces. A total of 158 parking spaces will be provided on-site. Applicant: Pacific Plaza Arcadia LLC Hearing Date and Time: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Place of Hearing:

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Probate Notices NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: JOSEPH J. REANEY CASE NO. 18STPB04005

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the WILL or estate, or both of JOSEPH J. REANEY. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by DANIEL THOMAS in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that DANIEL THOMAS be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent's WILL and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The WILL and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act with limited authority. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or

consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 07/09/18 at 8:30AM in Dept. 99 located at 111 N. HILL ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal

authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner MARC L. WILSON, ESQ. - SBN 182349 LAW OFFICES OF MARC L. WILSON, A.P.C. 2592 NORTH SANTIAGO BOULEVARD, SUITE A ORANGE CA 92867 BSC 215825 6/7, 6/11, 6/14/18 CNS-3140427# MONROVIA WEEKLY

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF NANCY LORRAINE BRADLEY Case No. 18STPB05275

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of NANCY LORRAINE BRADLEY A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by Alan V. Brooks in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that Alan V. Brooks be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent's will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held on July 13, 2018 at 8:30 AM in Dept. No. 4 located at 111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written ob-jections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the Califor-nia Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Re-quest for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as pro-vided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petitioner: TIMOTHY G MISHLER ESQ SBN 156236 HOLLAND DONNELLY AND MISHLER 814 W FOOTHILL BLVD MONROVIA CA 91016 CN950074 BRADLEY Jun 14,18,21, 2018 ARCADIA WEEKLY

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: MARILYN J. LEHMANN CASE NO. 18STPB04444

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the WILL or estate, or both of MARILYN J. LEHMANN. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by RICHARD J. LEHMANN in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that RICHARD J. LEHMANN be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act . (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the

JUNE 14 - JUNE 20, 2018 17 court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 08/07/18 at 8:30AM in Dept. 4 located at 111 N. HILL ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner LINDA L. MCLARNAN-DUGAN SBN 169190 LAW OFFICES OF LINDA MCLARNAN-DUGAN 150 N SANTA ANITA AVE SUITE 300 ARCADIA CA 91006 6/14, 6/18, 6/21/18 CNS-3142593# ARCADIA WEEKLY

Public Notices NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Pursuant to the California Self Service Storage Facility Act (B&P Code 21700 ET seq.) the undersigned will sell at public auction on Wednesday June 27, 2018 Personal property including but not limited to furniture, clothing, tools and/or other household items located at: StorAmerica – Arcadia 5630 Peck Rd., Arcadia, CA 91006 3:30 pm Ley-Osuna, Denice Vela, Blanca E. Quiroz, Diana Castrellon, Cynthia A. Castrellon, Cynthia A Puello, Carmen Alicia Rambeau, Brent Montenegro, Christian Williams, Cheryl D. All sales are subject to prior cancellation. All terms, rules and regulations are available at time of sale. Dated this 7th, of June and 14th, of June 2018 by StorAmerica – Arcadia, 5630 Peck Rd., Arcadia, CA. 91006 (626) 303-3000 Fax (626) 303-6470 6/7, 6/14/18 CNS-3140493# ARCADIA WEEKLY NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Pursuant to the California Self Service Storage Facility Act (B&P Code 21700 ET seq.) the undersigned will sell at public auction on Wednesday June 27, 2018 personal property including but not limited to furniture, clothing, tools and/or other household items located At: StorAmerica – Duarte 2250 Central Ave Duarte CA 91010 2:00 pm Mendes, Andre M. Eckert, Belinda C. Mendoza-Rosales, Christina M. Panthaki, Vispy H. Periera, Fernando A. Dong, Kebin Vicario, Erica E. All sales are subject to prior cancellation. All terms, rules and regulations are available at time of sale. Dated this 7th, of June and 14th, of June 2018 by StorAmerica, 2250 Central Ave Duarte, Ca. 91010 office (626) 930-0036 Fax (626) 930-1396 6/7, 6/14/18 CNS-3140495# ARCADIA WEEKLY

Trustee Notices Trustee Sale No. 889228 Loan No. 23160274 Title Order No. APN 5777-032003 TRA No. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 04/19/2017. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 07/12/2018 at 10:00AM, First American Title Insurance Company as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded on June 23, 2017 as Document Number 20170701377 of official records in the Office of the Recorder

of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: 952 Bal, LLC, as Trustor, East West Bank, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier's check drawn by 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). At: Behind the fountain located in Civic Center Plaza, 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California describing the land therein: LOT 52, OF TRACT NO. 11932, IN THE CITY OF ARCADIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED JULY 26, 1939 IN BOOK 219, PAGE(S) 39 AND 40, OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. APN: 5777-032-003 The property heretofore described is being sold "as is". The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 952 Balboa Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $890,155.84 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. 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 the 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 same 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 visit the website below using the file number assigned to this case. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. For information on sale dates please visit our website at: http:// www.firstam.com/title/commecial/foreclosure/ DATE: 6/6/18 First American Title Insurance Company 4380 La Jolla Village Drive Suite 110 San Diego, CA 92122 (858) 410-2158 David Z. Bark, Foreclosure Trustee NPP0334019 To: ARCADIA WEEKLY PUB: 06/14/2018, 06/21/2018, 06/28/2018 ARCADIA WEEKLY

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Back to the Drawing Board for Monrovia Softball

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Hot Apaches Cooled Off in Quarterfinals

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espite a remarkable regular season that saw Arcadia boys’ tennis lose only one match, the Apaches were eliminated by Peninsula in the CIF Southern Section Quarterfinals. Other than its lone midseason loss to Mira Costa, Arcadia appeared to be virtually unbeatable during its 2018 campaign. The team won 17 games in the regular season by an average margin of 16.2 points. The Apaches also put together an 11-game winning streak and seized the Pacific League title by going undefeated in 12 contests. In the playoffs, the Apaches made light work by defeating Westlake

16-2 in the first round and Northwood 12-6 in the second round. However, it would be in the following round where Arcadia finally met its match. Peninsula trounced the Apaches 14-4 and eventually made it to the championship match where they wound up losing to Harvard-Westlake for the Division 1 title. As a team, Arcadia’s season had come to a close but some of the team’s players qualified for the ensuing Individual Championships. In singles action, Matt Feng kicked things off for Arcadia by taking his first match 7-6(6), 6-0 over Brentwood’s Jonny Yaffe, who was the No. 1 seed from the Gold Coast League. Feng’s playoff run

wouldn’t last long though, falling in the following round 6-1, 6-2 to Woodbridge’s Stefan Dostanic, Pacific Coast League’s No. 1 seed. Arcadia’s No. 2 seed Hellman Zhao wasn’t as fortunate as Feng, dropping the first match to Damien’s Ian Habbestad 6-4, 7-6(1). The Apaches fared slightly better in doubles play as the duo of Nicholas Figueira and Jon Nakamine defeated Newport Harbor’s Andy Meyers and Josh Watkins 6-1, 6-2 in their first match and then beat Ventura’s Max Cohen and Noah Laber 6-3, 6-2 in the second round. Unfortunately for Arcadia, University’s Patryk Kozlowski and Julian Lafond eliminated the duo in the semifinals.

After another mixed bag of a season, the Monrovia softball team is still in search of a winning formula to compete among the upper echelon of the Rio Hondo League. The Wildcats had their fair share of good moments over the course of the season but were unable to qualify for the CIF Southern Section playoffs. The team struggled to find a rhythm and finished with an overall record of 8-10-1 and 4-8 in league action. Monrovia managed to open their season winning four of its first five games with solid wins over La Salle, Shurr, Wilson and Alhambra. The team’s best win in league play came during the penultimate game of the season against San Marino, who

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finished third in the standings. The Wildcat’s largest margin of victory was a 17-0 routing of South Pasadena in mid April. Seven players recorded at least one RBI that game as Sofia Arellano, Ashley Oliva, and Samantha

Diaz led the charge with three, two and two, respectively. The last time the Wildcats were in contention for the Rio Hondo League title was in 2015 when they finished one game behind La Canada who, lo and behold, won the title this year.

Chad Brown gives out instructions to some of the nearly 200 children that attended the 2018 Rose Bowl Game Youth Clinic and Health & Fitness Day. – Photo by Aaron Valdez / Beacon Media News

Football Clinic Promotes Healthy Living to Pasadena’s Youth Nearly 200 children stormed the Rose Bowl’s gridiron on Saturday morning to partake in the 2018 Youth Clinic and Health & Fitness Day. The special event was hosted by Denver Broncos defensive backs coach and Pasadena native Marcus Robertson and former NFL

linebacker and Altadena native Chad Brown. Children between the ages of six and 13 spent the morning performing various drills carried out by either Robertson, Brown or volunteer players from the UCLA and USC football teams. Fitness components, including yoga and HIIT

(High Intensity Interval Training) classes, were also offered at the event for teenagers and adults. Attendees also had the option of taking a tour of the renowned Pasadena stadium. Robertson said he’s been hosting football clinics in the Pasadena area since 1993 because he wanted to give back to the same community that provided him with the tools to be successful. “I think it’s great,” he said. “The fact that these kids get the opportunity to be on the football field that’s so historical, I think it’s outstanding … and for me, it’s just an opportunity to give back and find a way to touch the lives of these inner-city kids.”


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Russia was awarded the 2018 FIFA World Cup back in 2010. - Courtesy photo / Kremlin.ru (CC BY 4.0)

World Cup Fever Grips Pasadena The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15 after the country was awarded the hosting rights on December 2, 2010. This will be the first World Cup held in Europe since the 2006 tournament in Germany, and the first ever to be held in Eastern Europe. All of the stadium venues are in European Russia, to keep travel time manageable. The final tournament will involve 32

national teams, which include 31 teams determined through qualifying competitions and the automatically qualified host team. Of the 32 teams, 20 will be making back-to-back appearances following the last tournament in 2014, including defending champions Germany, while Iceland and Panama will both be making their first appearances at a FIFA World Cup. A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities. The final will take place on July 15 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The winners of the World Cup will qualify for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.

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