UPDATE : Missing Hiker Found

By Mary O’KEEFE A hiker missing since Saturday has been found. The Montrose Search and Rescue Team assisted the Sierra Madre Search and Rescue in their search for Willis Abner, 30. Abner, an avid hiker who began his hike on Thursday and was to return by Saturday, was discovered today uninjured on Highway 39. “He […]

Don McLean and ‘The Real Love’ Coming to Pasadena Civic

Supreme Master Television is bringing star-studded entertainment to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, Aug. 27. The two-part extravaganza begins at 2 p.m. with the world premiere of the new musical “The Real Love” and ends with singer/songwriter Don McLean in concert performing the biggest hits of his career including “American Pie.” “The Real Love,” […]


SUMMER JAZZ AT DESCANSO Music on the Main, the summer jazz series at Descanso Gardens, continues Thursdays through Aug. 25 with a different jazz artist every week. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and picnics (normally not allowed in the Gardens) and settle back to savor the music. Woodwind specialist Bob Sheppard will headline a […]

Preparing for Nerd Paradise: Comic-Con 2011

Preparing for Nerd Paradise: Comic-Con 2011

By Charly SHELTON Christmas is a joyous time for Christians all over the world. Chanukah is a celebration for all Jews. Halloween brings happiness to goth fans once a year. Or as close to happy as they can get. And for nerds, there is only one time all year when we can truly celebrate, where […]

Milestone Theatre Presents “Distracted” at the Pasadena Playhouse

By Ted AYALA Shortly before the Milestone Theatre’s June 30 through July 10 run of Lisa Loomer’s “Distracted” at the Pasadena Playhouse’s Carrie Hamilton Theatre, I came across an oddly prescient article in the New York Review of Books. Under the title, “The Epidemic of Mental Illness: Why?” Marcia Angell reviewed a clutch of books […]


LIBRARY HOSTS UPCOMING EVENTS The La Crescenta Library is hosting a free public concert featuring Nativa on Friday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. Nativa, an Argentine country-folk counterpart to the urban tango, “folklore” evokes the pure sounds of a music deeply rooted in South American culture. This trio delivers a fresh and vibrant version of […]


La Cres Pres Presents Future of Forestry in Concert La Crescenta Presbyterian Church will be presenting a benefit concert for Children’s Hunger Fund on Friday, July 15 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Performing will be ambient-rock band “Future of Forestry” as well as the band “I AM We.” The cost is $9 online at […]



QUESTION: My 78-year-old husband and I are caretakers for our 42-year-old son who has multiple sclerosis. I am 75 and have recently been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and taking care of our son has become increasingly difficult for both of us physically. My husband has a heart condition. My concern is what will happen to […]

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Montrose Art Walk This Saturday “The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.” ~ Michelangelo The lazy days of summer are upon us. It’s time to go to the beach, have a barbeque with friends, layout by the pool or take a leisurely hike. Our natural tendency is to slow […]

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