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Spark of Love brings toys to Boyle Heights school – KABC-TV

December 14, 2017 8:03:10 pm | 0 Comments

BOYLE HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — This Spark of Love story comes from First Street Elementary School in Los Angeles. The kids there celebrated a kind of Christmas morning thanks to quite a few firefighters and Santa. As kids gathered happily for the cameras, firefighter Eddie Marez said, “We feel like Santa Claus, you know,…

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Coming to Crowell Public Library “The Ageless Benefits of Exercise” – Pasadena Now

December 14, 2017 6:49:00 pm | 0 Comments

Start the year off on a positive note by learning about the ways exercise can help you stay happy and healthy. According to Medlineplus©, exercise can help control your weight, reduce the risk of heart disease, help your body manage sugar and insulin levels, help you quit smoking, improve your sexual health, reduce the risk…

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CBS Stars, LA Rams Lend Helping Hand To Raise Money For SoCal Fire Victims – CBS Los Angeles

December 14, 2017 6:02:00 pm | 0 Comments

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA)— After more than a week of fires that have ravaged land and homes throughout Southern California, CBS2 and KCAL9, in partnership with the American Red Cross, is holding a telethon fundraiser to help those affected by the destruction. Call (818) 821-1080 go to CBS2’s Red Cross donation page now! You can also text…

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Man claiming to be blind accused of groping women at Glendora bus stops – The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

December 14, 2017 5:01:06 pm | 0 Comments

A man is awaiting trial on four charges of sexual battery after allegedly approaching women at a Glendora bus stop, asking them directions and then groping them on at least four different occasions, police said Thursday. Anthony Michael Ramsey, 30, described as homeless, is scheduled to appear in the West Covina branch of Los Angeles…

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CUSD placed on College Board honor roll for excellence – Claremont Courier

December 14, 2017 4:21:50 pm | 0 Comments

December 14, 2017 5:10 PM Claremont Unified School District is one of 447 school districts in the US and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the eighth annual AP District Honor Roll. To be included, CUSD had to, since 2015, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing…

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Santa Anita Cuts Stakes Purses for Upcoming Meet – BloodHorse.com

December 14, 2017 3:15:22 pm | 0 Comments

Although the application for Santa Anita Park‘s upcoming meet that begins Dec. 26 has yet to be approved by the California Horse Racing Board, executives from The Stronach Group said Dec. 14 that stakes purses for the Arcadia, Calif., track will decrease $600,000 for the meeting that runs through early July. Tim Ritvo, chief operating…

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Video: Navy Commander home in Monrovia for the holidays surprises his kids at school – The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

December 14, 2017 2:28:00 pm | 0 Comments

Christmas came early this year for three Monrovia kids when their father, a commander in the Navy who’s been stationed in Bahrain, surprised them at school on Thursday. The children — third-grader Charlotte, fifth-grader Sawyer, and eighth-grader Jackson — thought their father, Jeffrey Mitchell, would be home on Dec. 20. Their mom had them keeping…

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Anthony R. Fellow Elected President of the PCC Board of Trustees – Pasadena Now

December 14, 2017 2:07:00 pm | 0 Comments

Dr. Tony Fellow, a Cal State Fullerton professor, long-time water board director and former city councilman, has become president of the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees. The Arcadia resident said he will devote most of his energies in the search process for a new president. Current president Dr. Rajen Vurdien announced his retirement earlier…

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Meryl Streep | Pasadena | Whitney Smith | Wayne Williams – The Real Deal Magazine

December 14, 2017 2:05:23 pm | 0 Comments

Meryl Streep drops $3.6M on mid-century Pasadena foothills home Single-story home hadn’t changed hands in nearly 50 years December 14, 2017 03:00PM Meryl Streep and her home (Credit: Wikimedia Commons, Sotheby’s International Realty) It better have plenty of room for all those golden statuettes. Three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep paid $3.6 million for a…

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Family mourns death of boy killed in suspected DUI crash in Santa Fe Springs – KABC-TV

December 14, 2017 2:01:12 pm | 0 Comments

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (KABC) — A child who was killed in a crash after being ejected from a car driven by his dad in Santa Fe Springs has been identified as a 12-year-old Bell Gardens boy. The boy was identified by family members as Jesus Tamayo Jr. “It’s just so heartbreaking,” said Jesus’ brother,…

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