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On Your Radio Dial
Saturday, September 15
Beginning Saturday, September 15,L.A. Theatre Works’ Radio Theatre Series will air Mizlansky/Zilinsky, written by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by Ron West, and starring Nathan Lane, Harry Shearer, Rob Morrow and Julie Kavner. The broadcast can be heard locally in Southern California on Sunday, September 16 from 8 -10 pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles (98.7 FM in Santa Barbara, 99.5 FM in Ridgecrest/China Lake and 93.7 FM in Rancho Bernardo/North San Diego), and can also be streamed on demand at

Controversial Film
Will be shown for Cancer Patients
Tuesday, September 18
The controversial nutritional film “Forks over Knives” will be shown for cancer patients at the Cancer Support Community on Tuesday September 18 2012 from 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. The showing is free of charge. The film centers on the work of famed nutritionists Dr. Colin T. Campbell of Cornell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn of the Cleveland Clinic. A discussion will follow the 20-minute documentary. Location is the Cancer Support Community, 200 East Del Mar Blvd., Site 118, Pasadena, Ca 91105. Reservations can be made at 626-796-1083.

Sneak Preview at the Arboretum
Monday, September 24
A new “History Lives Here” historical marker showcasing vintage photographs and descriptions of the history and evolution of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden that was once the home of Arcadia founder Lucky Baldwin will be dedicated at 4 p.m. October 2 near the main entrance of the Arboretum. A special first-ever preview of a mock-up of the Marker will be unveiled to attendees of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Taste of Arcadia at the Arboretum on Sept. 24. Among the little-seen photographs presented on the Arboretum Marker will be an 1889 painting by H. H. Cross of Baldwin and daughter Anita sitting with dogs near the famous lake in front of the guest cottage (now called the Queen Anne Cottage).

Taste of Arcadia
Monday, September 24
A dozen new 2013 model cars will be on display as part of the biggest-ever Taste of Arcadia on Monday, Sept. 24 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. Tickets are $50 in advance at or call 626-447-2159. Price at the gate will be $60.In addition to 40 booths of delicious food, drinks and desserts, the first-ever Business Showcase at the Taste will feature more than 30 local businesses and organizations plus 12 new cars presented by four local dealers.
Meanwhile, food, drinks and desserts of every variety from 40 local restaurants, caterers, distributors, hotels, and even retirement homes will be available for one price of admission from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Attendees will find many familiar names offering food and desserts for every taste

Fall Spirit Fest
Saturday,September 29

Please join us for a fun day in support of our Historic Landmark Cemetery. Art Show – Acrylic and Watercolor Paintings Crafts – Beautiful Handmaid Items. Tours of Historic Savannah Cemetery
(California Historic Landmark # 1046) – 11:00 am. – 3:00 pm. Rosemead Moose Lodge #1405 Parking Lot, 9304 Mission Drive, Rosemead across from Rosemead Park.
We are still looking for vendors. A booth is $25.00. For more information call Frances – 626-627-1057 or Jan – 626-443-8325.


Baldwin Park

Saturday, September 29

Baldwin Park, CA – On September 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kaiser Permanente, the West Covina Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have teamed up for the National Drug Take Back Day to give the public an opportunity to safely dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted medications. The collection will take place at the Kaiser Permanente West Covina Medical Offices located at 1249 S. Sunset Avenue, West Covina. Items that will be accepted include prescription and over-the-counter medications.  Items that will not be accepted include used syringes/lancets and household hazardous waste such as paint, oil, and batteries.

Vikki Carr
Performing Arts Center Fundraiser
Saturday, September 29
Rosemead High School is renaming its music and theater auditorium in Ms. Vikki Carr’s honor. Help in raising funds by attending a benefit on Saturday, September 29 at the Stevens Steak & Seafood House. General Admission $60.00. Other packages available. All proceeds will benefit the Vikki Carr Performing Arts Center at Rosemead High School. For more information visit or call Stevens Steak House at 323-723-9856 or Matthew August at 626-712-9350 or Henry August at 626-622-4722.



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News of the San Gabriel Valley since 1966.
EVENTS from September 12 Issue