News of the San Gabriel Valley since 1966.

Fireworks: Fundraiser vs. Safety?

Jo Anne Disney, Feature Writer

July 4, 2013

Filed under Cities, News, Schools

Temple City is one of only a few cities in the surrounding areas that allows the selling and use of fireworks. But maybe it’s time to reconsider this decision. Besides being a longtime tradition to light fireworks for the 4th... Read more »

America the Great

Ashley Lanuza

July 4, 2013

Filed under Cities, Schools

When was the last time you were grateful for your country?  The idea of freedom was what founded America all those years ago, and this concept brings us to where we are today. Although a few of our freedoms may be in danger of... Read more »

Summer Concert Series

July 4, 2013

Filed under Cities, Events, Local Events

So, mark your calendar!  The City of Arcadia’s FREE summer concert series is approaching fast, so make sure you don’t miss out on the fun in the sun!  The summer concerts are held on Thursday evenings starting at 6:30-8pm... Read more »

Join Marcy Robin, New Temple Elementary Teacher in a Retirment Celebration

Marcy Robin

July 4, 2013

Filed under Cities, Events, Local Events, Schools

The Retirement Party will be held Saturday, July 13, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. It will be at New Temple Park, Picnic Area # 1, located at 1450 Lidcombe Avenue, South El Monte 91733. The Park is north of the intersection of Lidcombe... Read more »

Ontario Mills’ Shoppers Will Celebrate Their Independence

July 4, 2013

Filed under Cities, Events, Local Events

Ontario Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in California, will let savings ring with its annual 4th of July Super Sale Weekend, beginning Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7.  Holiday weekend... Read more »

Podiatrist Responds to Community Needs with Shoe Drive

Sarah Grear

July 4, 2013

Filed under Cities, News

In the last three years Dr. Michele Summers Colon has received over 3,000 pairs of shoes, which she has donated to various community organizations, including Souls 4 Soles, a local and global program which helps to get shoes to... Read more »

A Unique Graduation Gift, The Physical Presence of a Top Educator

Esthela Torres de Siegrist

July 4, 2013

Filed under Cities, Schools

The 2013 Special Fours' Class at Rio Hondo Elementary School was given a very special treat when Mr. Nick Salerno, the very personable Superintendent of the El Monte Union High School District attended their graduation.  He informed... Read more »

Letter to the Editor “Holiday Fireworks”

June 27, 2013

Filed under Cities, Letters to the Editor, News

As we approach the Independence Day holiday, we naturally think of family fun at picnics, barbeques and fireworks displays.  All too often the excitement of the day makes us forget some of the fireworks safety rules, especially the... Read more »