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‘Kill them. Kill them all’:  Louisiana GOP Congressman Higgins Calls for War Against Radical Islamists

‘Kill them. Kill them all’: Louisiana GOP Congressman Higgins Calls for War Against Radical Islamists

    Local Congresswoman Urges Speaker Ryan to Denounce Rep. Higgins As Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan should denounce the anti-Muslim comments from Congressman Clay Higgins, according…

Portantino Joins Senate President De León to Increase Cal Grants for Community College Students

Portantino Joins Senate President De León to Increase Cal Grants for Community College Students

  Recently, Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) joined Senate Pro Tem Kevin De León in presenting SB 539 on the Senate floor to help community…

Board Of Supervisors Proclaims June ‘Refugee Awareness Month’ In L.A. County

Board Of Supervisors Proclaims June ‘Refugee Awareness Month’ In L.A. County

  Highlights services provided to refugees forced to leave their country of origin Home to 10.4 million residents, including refugees, 140 cultures, and as many as 224 languages,…

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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San Gabriel Sun Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

San Gabriel Sun 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 “Enchanted:…

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…

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 to…

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…

Silent Sundays at San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

Silent Sundays at San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

    On Sept. 25 at 2:30 p.m., the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse will be hosting a Silent Sundays screening of “Speedy” starring Harold Lloyd (1928). Romance, comedy, action, and an…

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

Walk Through San Gabriel History With May 14 Tours

Walk Through San Gabriel History With May 14 Tours

    On Saturday, May 14, the City of San Gabriel, in partnership with the San Gabriel Historical Association and Pasadena Heritage, will host guided walking tours…

Monthly Art Column for Feb. 24, 2016

Monthly Art Column for Feb. 24, 2016

  By Jeff Davis The Culver City Arts District, http://culvercityartsdistrict.com , has about 30+ galleries; the majority of which are concentrated along La Cienega Blvd between Venice and…

Sports

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Highlights: FMF Glen Helen National

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Highlights: FMF Glen Helen National

  The second round of the 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship featured unpredictable competition at arguably the championship’s most dynamic and challenging venue. In the end,…

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.…

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…

North Woods San Gabriel Celebrates 50 Years

North Woods San Gabriel Celebrates 50 Years

    All month long, from Aug. 1 to 31, North Woods is celebrating the milestone of being 50 years old. Founder John Clearman would be pleased…

Environment

Opinion: Environmental Extremism Is on the Wrong Side of History

By Andrew Langer Environmental activists have a new tactic: protesting outside shareholder meetings of major energy gas firms. In May, protestors gathered outside ExxonMobil’s annual meeting to…

Free Landscaping Class!

Free Landscaping Class!

    ‘Creating a Water-Wise and California-Friendly Garden’ The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) and the City of Covina are inviting residents to…

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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