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Summertime:  Shake and Bake
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Summertime: Shake and Bake

Recent earthquakes shake, rattle and roll residents with talk of ‘The Big One’ By Terry Miller There is little scientific evidence that the summer heat we’re experiencing and earthquakes are somehow related, however the so called Shake-and-Bake theory is very much alive, especially on the internet. There is even an “earthquake cake” resourceful bakers have…

Immigration in America
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Immigration in America

Give us your tired… By Terry Miller In the over-the-top $1.7m Trump celebration of freedom in Washington last week, the very thing we cherish most is that which citizens of oppressed nations so desperately seek. It wasn’t so long ago when the poem on the Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus’s 1883 sonnet “The New Colossus”…

Summertime Living With and Respecting Wildlife
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Summertime Living With and Respecting Wildlife

By Terry Miller If you’ve noticed, it’s a bit warmer and summer is certainly here. Many of our wildlife friends are seeking water, food and perhaps a cool splash in your pool or pond. For the most part, they are not a threat to humans—unless provoked. Bear sightings near the foothills always increase in summer…

Wildfires: Year Round Threat to California
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Wildfires: Year Round Threat to California

By Terry Miller Just when is fire season in California? The experts will tell you that fire season’s now a year-round threat, at least in California. Firefighters put their lives on the line to save ours on a daily basis. When fires start, our first responder firefighters are always ready to fight Mother Nature’s wrath…

Sierra Madre Police Officers Respond to Call of Bear Attack
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Sierra Madre Police Officers Respond to Call of Bear Attack

On June 10, 2019 at approximately 1:44 p.m. Sierra Madre Police Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Hermosa Avenue. A woman called to report her neighbor had been bitten by a bear in the rear yard of his home. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male in his 50s suffering from scratches on…

School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns
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School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns

15 violent school shootings have been recorded this year By Terry Miller Last week in Denver, a few miles away from Columbine High, yet another mass shooting took place at a STEM school. One student died trying to save his fellow students and eight others seriously injured. The police responded very quickly to the numerous…

Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: April 28 – May 5
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Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: April 28 – May 5

April 29 Sometime between 4:30PM on 4/26/19 to 8:15AM on 4/29/19 both restrooms behind City Hall were vandalized with graffiti. Unknown suspect(s) used markers to write on the walls. Case pending further investigation Personal items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the resident’s driveway in the 100 block of W. Orange Grove Ave….

Sierra Madre Street Improvement Project Information
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Sierra Madre Street Improvement Project Information

As part of the 2018-19 Street Improvement Project Sierra Madre Public Works has contracted with Gentry Brothers Inc. (GBI) for the installation of transmission lines. The project is scheduled to conclude on June 9. Overnight parking tickets will be waved in construction areas. The following streets will be affected; Streets Limits San Gabriel Court Sierra…

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