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‘Sierra Madre Weekly’ Morphs Into ‘Pasadena Independent’

‘Sierra Madre Weekly’ Morphs Into ‘Pasadena Independent’

  As part of a consolidation plan, Beacon Media News has made the decision to publish the Sierra Madre Weekly solely on its digital platform starting June 1.…

Informational Immigration Meeting Turns Ugly in El Monte Friday Night

Informational Immigration Meeting Turns Ugly in El Monte Friday Night

  Trump supporters shut down a “know your rights” seminar By Terry Miller Updated:  Please note this is an updated story. The first version inadvertently contained some Grace…

San Gabriel Hilton Hotel Suite, Arcadia Home Raided by FBI Wednesday Morning

San Gabriel Hilton Hotel Suite, Arcadia Home Raided by FBI Wednesday Morning

  Agents raid multiple locations in Arcadia and El Monte in connection with EB5 visa fraud By Terry Miller ICE and FBI agents Wednesday raided two San Gabriel…

Education

Little Free Library Takes Us Back to a Kinder, Gentler America

Little Free Library Takes Us Back to a Kinder, Gentler America

    By May S. Ruiz Whoever pronounces no one reads books anymore – the…

May College Search Guide

May College Search Guide

By May S. Ruiz This is it – your children have reached the homestretch!  Freshmen…

The Importance of Tutoring for Accelerated Students

The Importance of Tutoring for Accelerated Students

  By Cliff Tyler It is a common misconception that accelerated students do not need…

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El Monte Examiner Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

El Monte Examiner Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

Editor’s Pick: Enchanted: Forest of Light     Enchanted: Forest of Light (Nov. 28 @ 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive) Descanso Gardens presents…

For Good

For Good

  By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish to…

For Good

For Good

By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish to address…

For Good

For Good

    By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish…

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

By Jeff Davis The new Hawthorne Art Complex (“HAC”) is having an Open Studio party on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. There will be…

Calendar: Sept. 1 to 7

Calendar: Sept. 1 to 7

    EDITOR’S PICK: Barks and Books (Sept. 3 @ 11 a.m., Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road). Barks and Books is Pasadena Humane Society’s reading enrichment…

Crime

Task Force Investigation Targets Leadership of MS-13

Task Force Investigation Targets Leadership of MS-13

    Three-year investigation of MS-13 leads to federal charges against 44 defendants Capping a nearly three-year investigation, federal, state and…

3 Arrested, 3 Girls Rescued in Child Trafficking Ring

3 Arrested, 3 Girls Rescued in Child Trafficking Ring

  San Gabriel Police were running probation compliance checks at the New Century Inn Motel, on the 100 block of Las…

Visa-Fraud Scheme Helped Chinese Fugitives Live in U.S., China Asks for Extradition

Visa-Fraud Scheme Helped Chinese Fugitives Live in U.S., China Asks for Extradition

  The FBI raided California Immigrant Investment Fund, LLC at the Hilton in San Gabriel last Wednesday, as well a home…

Seniors Beware: That’s Not the Taxman on the Phone

Seniors Beware: That’s Not the Taxman on the Phone

  As Tax Day nears, many seniors may get calls or emails from people identifying themselves as Internal Revenue Service or…

Business

Playing Catch-Up on Retirement

Playing Catch-Up on Retirement

  As you think ahead to retirement, do you ever worry that your savings nest egg may come up short? If so, you aren’t alone. Many Americans…

Classic Kickboxing

Classic Kickboxing

  By Emily G. Peters It’s official—we’re well into our second quarter of 2017. For those struggling with their resolution to get in shape this year, Classic…

Health

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile

    Face it: We live in a selfie-centric society that, combined with our health-driven lifestyles, makes a smile more important today than it has been in…

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks

    If you’re like most parents, you remember sending your kindergartener off to school with a backpack bigger than they were. While your child may be…

Arts & Culture

El Monte High School Award Winning Ceramics

El Monte High School Award Winning Ceramics

    El Monte High School (EMHS) is happy to report some great news about their Art program. Karen Peralta, an art student at El Monte High…

Chinese Brush Painting at Norwood Library

Chinese Brush Painting at Norwood Library

    On Saturday, May 21, at 2 p.m. the Norwood Library is proud to welcome award-winning artist Jack J. Liang for a presentation on Chinese painting…

Sports

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

  Photos and Story By Ed Folven The sounds of revving engines and thunderous burnouts echoed through the valley at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals from Feb.…

Table Tennis Demonstration Energizes Morning Assembly

Table Tennis Demonstration Energizes Morning Assembly

  May S. Ruiz Morning assembly at Clairbourn School, a pre-kindergarten to eighth grade independent school in San Gabriel, was more animated than usual this Tuesday morning…

Dining

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

    Company Sends Samples to Leading Presidential Candidates By Terry Miller Sometimes – every once in a while – an email really garners extra attention from…

El Monte Police Officers Association’s Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

El Monte Police Officers Association’s Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

  The El Monte Police Officers’ Association and Auxiliary will host its annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, July…

Environment

City of El Monte Healthy Coordinating Council Hosts Opening of Community Garden

City of El Monte Healthy Coordinating Council Hosts Opening of Community Garden

    The City of El Monte Healthy Coordinating Council, in collaboration with local non-profit Day One and El Monte High School, is hosting the grand opening…

Extend the Garden Season With Spring Planted Bulbs

Extend the Garden Season With Spring Planted Bulbs

By Melinda Myers Keeping your garden looking its best throughout the growing season and into fall is possible with the help of low maintenance spring planted bulbs.…

Obituaries

A Heavenly Departure for Wessie Mae Dillon (1924 – 2017)

A Heavenly Departure for Wessie Mae Dillon (1924 – 2017)

  Mother Wessie Mae Dillon went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at the age of 92 years, on Monday, April 17, at…

James R. Rucker

James R. Rucker

James R. Rucker was born on Nov. 7, 1986, the fourth of four children born to Katie Jefferson. His father, James Rucker Sr. and sister, Lisa Jefferson,…

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