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Colorado Street Bridge: History, Heritage and Hope
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Colorado Street Bridge: History, Heritage and Hope

By Terry Miller A new book, “Arroyo” by Chip Jacobs, has recently been published by Rare Bird Books. The novel has a heavy focus on one of Pasadena’s most iconic, mysterious and forlornly rather notorious structures. For decades, hundreds of people have leaped to their deaths 150 feet from the Colorado Street Bridge onto the…

Sierra Madre Resident Barry Gold Killed in Heartbreaking Accident; Gold was a write-in Candidate for Sierra Madre’s Municipal Election 2015
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Sierra Madre Resident Barry Gold Killed in Heartbreaking Accident; Gold was a write-in Candidate for Sierra Madre’s Municipal Election 2015

Gold was a write-in Candidate for Sierra Madre’s Municipal Election 2015Former write-in candidate for Sierra Madre council election a few years ago was fatally struck by a van, November 4. He was taken to USC Keck Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead, just a few days shy of his 75th birthday. Gold was…

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Moonlight Forest Returns to Arboretum by Popular Demand

Bigger and brighter in 2019 The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden brings back the Moonlight Forest for a second year, due to overwhelming support from the community. This year the Moonlight Forest is bigger and brighter than ever with two new themes, Polar Dreams and Ocean Visions. Step into a winter wonderland with…

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Third Year of CalligraFair a Sweeping Success

Nina Tran and Theresa Kuo are the co-founders of CalligraFair, a two-day, hands-on calligraphy extravaganza hosted by Smitten on Paper in Monrovia. – Photo by Emily Glory Peters / Beacon Media News By Emily Glory Peters Calligraphy—once the stuff of ancient scripts—has risen again as a covetable skill amongst professional artists and casual hobbyists alike…

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Career Corner: Learning is the New Loyalty

By Angela Copeland I recently heard a saying that stuck with me: “Learning is the new loyalty.” Hearing this phrase, it felt like the record stopped. Everything was quiet for a moment while I contemplated just how much I agree. Often, I hear from young job seekers who are confused. Their parents have told them…

How Do We Communicate in the Digital Age?
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How Do We Communicate in the Digital Age?

Context of communications like emotions and nonverbal cues are often neglected By Terry Miller Thousands of years ago, human beings communicated exclusively through spoken languages. Communities were small and nomadic. Gradually, people developed writing skills, creating a more permanent form of communication. As a result, folklore and oral tradition transitioned into literature. The invention of…

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