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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…

Man Attacked by Bear Above Sierra Madre
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Man Attacked by Bear Above Sierra Madre

By Susan Motander John Wiedeman, an 83-year old man who has lived off the land in the local foothills for most of the last 20 years, was awakened by a bear sniffing his sleeping bag. Sierra Madre’s Interim Chief of Police Jim Hunt explained that the man thought the bear was friendly and reached out…

Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: April 14 – April 21
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Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: April 14 – April 21

April 8 (hold over) Sometime between 2:30 and 2:55 p.m., a grand theft occurred in the 200 block of North Grove Street. The suspect(s) removed the victim’s gardening equipment, a lawnmower, edger and trimmer taken from the victim’s vehicle and placed it into the suspect vehicle. The suspect(s) then fled the scene. The case was…

Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: April 8 – April 19
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Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: April 8 – April 19

April 8 (hold over) Sometime between 2:30 p.m. and 2:55 p.m., a grand theft occurred in the 200 block of N. Grove Street. The suspect(s) removed the victim’s gardening equipment, a lawnmower, edger and trimmer taken from the victim’s vehicle and placed it into the suspect vehicle. The suspect(s) then fled the scene. Case to…

Metrolink Offers Free Rides on Earth Day
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Metrolink Offers Free Rides on Earth Day

Metro will offer free rides on Metro bus, rail and bike share systems Metrolink has urged Southern California commuters to leave their cars at home on Earth Day and pledge to take public transportation. To make that easier, Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Monday, April 22. Earth Day is…

Is Social Media a Public Health Risk?
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Is Social Media a Public Health Risk?

Are we suffering from ‘TMINO’ (too much info news overload)? By Terry Miller Five things are certain in life: birth, death, change, social media and of course email. Each day, I’m knackered beyond understanding after examining hundreds of news websites, Facebook alerts and good old fashioned emails – it’s only 9:30 in the morning. I’ve…

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