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200 students and teachers evacuated after students release Pepper Spray at Canyon Oaks High

By Terry Miller Monrovia Firefighters evacuated buildings at Canyon High School as a precaution after some initially unknown substance caused students’ eyes to water in a chemistry lab…

National Nurses Call on President Obama to Issue Executive Order Directing Hospitals to Follow Highest Standards for Beating Ebola

With concern escalating across the U.S. about the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on President Barack Obama to “invoke his executive authority”…

EPA Announces $5.6 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Southern California

Statewide California Tribes Awarded $18.8 Million The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $5.6 million in funding to invest in Southern California tribes for environmental programs, water infrastructure development,…

Double Homicide Leaves Pasadena Chef and Wife Dead

On October 13, 2014 at 6:18am, Pasadena Police Officers responded to the 200 block of…

Melanoma Drug Combo Improves Patient Survival Rate, Decreases Risk of Harsh Side Effect

Study showed significantly improved response rates for patients with advanced melanoma Rate that the cancerous…

LA Forum Encourages Employers to Hire Former Offenders

Last month, the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA), the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation…

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Melanoma Drug Combo Improves Patient Survival Rate, Decreases Risk of Harsh Side Effect

New therapy combines newly FDA-approved drug Zelboraf with the experimental drug cobimetinib Study showed significantly improved response rates for patients with advanced melanoma Results further saw significant reduction…

Bill to Mandate Child-Abuse Training for Teachers Signed into Law

Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to strengthen training requirements and prevent child abuse in schools was signed into law by Governor Brown Monday. The legislation would require…

Family Members Can Ask Court to Seize Guns from Unstable Loved Ones

By Jennifer Schlueter After 22-year-old Elliot Rodger went on a shooting rampage this May in Isla Vista killing 6 and wounding 12 more people, officials called, again, for…

Pasadena Charity Hillsides Selected to Participate in National Initiative to Reduce Adolescent Substance Abuse

The National Council for Behavioral Health has selected Hillsides as one of 29 community behavioral health organizations from across six states…

Pasadena Charity Hillsides Selected to Participate in National Initiative to Reduce Adolescent Substance Abuse

The National Council for Behavioral Health has selected Hillsides as one of 29 community behavioral health organizations from across six states to participate in the Reducing Adolescent…

Plastic Bag Ban Hurts Financially Depressed Communities, Antonovich says

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized the Governor’s signing of a law banning plastic bags and imposing a $0.10 fee on all paper bags that the grocery…

Historic Bill to Protect Historic Sacred Sites Signed by Governor

After nearly two years of negotiation, legislation to protect and preserve sacred Native American landmarks was signed by Governor Brown. AB 52 would ensure that tribes have…

Bill To Protect Campus Crime Victims Signed By Governor Brown As Congressional Action Stalls

A closely watched and highly anticipated bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) to ensure that crimes committed on college campuses are properly reported and investigated was…

Jockey Kent Desormeaux Kicked By Horse; Transported To Nearby Arcadia Methodist Hospital For Examination

-Courtesy photo Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux was unseated in post parade shortly after coming onto Santa Anita’s main track for Sunday’s eighth race and was…

Former Embattled Pasadena Public Health Director Files discrimination claim in Georgia

  Photo and story by Terry Miller Last week, Liberty Institute and Parks, Chesin & Walbert, attorneys for Dr. Eric Walsh filed an official charge of discrimination…

Nurses’ Union Calls for Stepped Up Action in U.S. and Africa

Say U.S. Hospitals Fall Far Short in Emergency Planning as First Ebola Case Reported in the U.S. In the wake of the first confirmed case of a…

Governor signs ban of Confederate flag into law

By Jennifer Schlueter Because the Confederate states, which favored slavery, promoted the Confederate flag during the Civil War, it is to many a sign of racism rather…

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