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Alverno Softball Wins 2nd Round Playoff Game Against Windward, 6-5

Article “Powered by Narrative Science and GameChanger Media. Copyright 2015. All rights reserved.” - Clara Avila went 3 for 3 at the plate as Alverno Jaguars Varsity took home a 6-5 victory over Windward in eight innings at Glendale Sports Complex on Thursday. She singled in the fourth and sixth innings and tripled in the seventh inning. Katie Taix got the win for Alverno Jaguars Varsity despite allowing five runs over eight innings. She struck out 13, walked four and surrendered nine hits. Parker was the game’s losing pitcher. She allowed six runs in 7 -2/3 innings, walked two and struck out 14. Windward jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. Windward’s offense woke up as Newman tripled before Hobson singled, bringing home Newman. Alverno Jaguars Varsity got one-run boosts in each of the third, fifth and eighth. In the third, Alverno Jaguars Varsity scored on an RBI single by Cailen Rodriguez, scoring Cameron Martinez.

Additional info - Coming up next, the Jaguars battle the St. Anthony Saints (Long Beach, CA) in a non-league outing, on Thursday, May 28. Alverno will attempt to upgrade on its 21-4 season record. The Saints enter the outing with a 15-8 record after their 10-5 non-league win over Vasquez (Acton, CA).

Clara Avila was named the player of the game for Alverno.

Tuesday May 26 2015

Budget Cut Alternatives, Webinar Tomorrow 5/27 – Where Would YOU Cut?

Press Release posted 5/26/15 - General Fund Budget Input Webinar, May 27, 7 pm  The City Council is still collecting input on how to close the budget deficit. You can do this from home next Wednesday by registering for General Fund Budget Input Webinar on May 27, 2015 7:00 PM PDT by clicking here. Council Members are [...]

Monday May 25 2015

Top Three Male/Female Finishers in Mt. Wilson Trail Race – Photos and Video

Top Three Male/Female Finishers in Mt. Wilson Trail Race - Photos and Video

Posted 5/25/15 - Alan Reynolds (50-54 age division) won the Mt. Wilson Trail Race Saturday with a time of 1:05:09. First place among the women went to Sally June Tracy (25-29 age division), with a time of 1:13:44. Second place among the men went to Ben Ward, who came in at 1:06:55. Third place went to [...]

Sunday May 24 2015

Alan Reynolds Takes 1st, Sally Tracy Leads The Women at 2015 Mt. Wilson Trail Race

Alan Reynolds Takes 1st, Sally Tracy Leads The Women at 2015 Mt. Wilson Trail Race

Posted and updated 5/24/15 – Alan Reynolds (50-54 age division) won the Mt. Wilson Trail Race yesterday with a time of 1:05:09. First place among the women went to Sally June Tracy (25-29 age division), with a time of 1:13:44. Second place among the men went to Ben Ward, who came in at 1:06:55. Third [...]

Sunday May 24 2015

2015 Mt. Wilson Trail Race, Pre-Race and Race Start, Photo Gallery and Video

2015 Mt. Wilson Trail Race, Pre-Race and Race Start, Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 5/24/15 – Enjoy the photos and video.  Video includes presentation of the colors by Sierra Madre Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 Color Guard, and the singing of the national anthem by 12-year old Kaiya Wilson.  Photo gallery below video, click an image to enlarge.

Sunday May 24 2015

Scene at the 2015 Mt. Wilson Trail Race – Photo Gallery

Scene at the 2015 Mt. Wilson Trail Race - Photo Gallery

Posted 5/24/15 – Non-race photos from yesterday’s event, including several shots that show who the sponsors are that deserve our appreciation.

Sunday May 24 2015

Mt. Wilson Trail Race 10th Annual Kids’ Fun Run

Mt. Wilson Trail Race 10th Annual Kids' Fun Run

Posted 5/23/15 - The 10th Annual Kids Fun Run was held at this year’s Mt Wilson Trail Race. After the grown-ups hit the trail, two races for the kids are held. Kids 3 to 6 years old run from Kersting Court up to Highland Ave. and back, and kids 7 to 12 run up to Mira [...]

Friday May 22 2015

Runners Take Advantage of Advance Check-in at Pre-Race Pasta Feed – Photo Gallery

Runners Take Advantage of Advance Check-in at Pre-Race Pasta Feed - Photo Gallery

Posted 5/22/15 – Runners had the opportunity to both carbo load and check in early at tonight’s Mt. Wilson Trail Race Pasta Feed in Kersting Court.  Food was supplied by Zugo’s, Civic Club members managed the early check-in, and Wilson the inflatable mule made his Bell Tower debut.  Proceeds from the Pasta Feed will be [...]

Tuesday May 19 2015

Senate Takes Next Step to Place Life-Saving Medications in Schools

 Senate Takes Next Step to Place Life-Saving Medications in Schools

Press Release posted 5/19/15 – Legislation authored by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) passed off the Floor of the State Senate with unanimous support and will now move to the State Assembly. SB 738 is follow-up legislation from SB 1266, which Senator Huff successfully authored and the governor signed into law last year. [...]

Monday May 18 2015

Bill to Ensure Victims of Human Rights Abuses Get Their Day in Court Moves on to Senate (AB 15)

Press Release posted 5/18/15 – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) bill to expand the time limit for filing human rights claims from two to ten years in cases of torture, war crimes, genocide and human trafficking was unanimously approved in the Assembly Thursday. AB 15 extends the statute of limitations to bring California law into line [...]

Monday May 18 2015

Republican Legislators Introduce SB150: Tax Relief for Students with School Loans When College Goes Under

Press Release posted 5/18/15 – Following the shutdown of several campuses owned by Corinthian Colleges headquartered in California, two Republican Senators introduced a bill to help students with their federal loan debt forgiveness. Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) and Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) jointly authored Senate Bill 150, which would allow students [...]

Saturday May 16 2015

Bartolais Named 4th of July Grand Marshal, Parade Details

Bartolais Named 4th of July Grand Marshal, Parade Details

Press Release posted 5/16/15 – The volunteers of the Sierra Madre 4th of July Committee are pleased and excited to announce that the 2015 Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal will be Sierra Madre’s very own Nina and Clem Bartolai. “The Grand Marshal is a person or persons whose efforts over a long period of [...]

Saturday May 16 2015

2015 Mount Wilson Trail Race and Activities

Press Release posted 5/16/15 - Pasta Feed Dinner – Friday, May 22 starting at 5:30pm Zugo’s Café is providing the food for the MWTR Pasta Dinner sponsor this year.  The dinner, which is open to participants, family and the general public, will be held in Kersting Court from 5:30P to 7:00P.  The price will be $7.50 [...]

Thursday May 14 2015

Boot Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-off – Photo Gallery and Video

Boot Skootin' Dance and Chili Cook-off - Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 5/14/15 – Saturday night’s Boot Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-off, hosted in the Sierra Madre Room by the Kiwanis Club of Sierra Madre, attracted lots of folks to enjoy some chili, bid on items at a silent auction, and do a little country western dancing.  This was the fifth annual Boot Skootin’ event, all [...]

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Thursday May 14 2015

Suspect Apprehended in Residential Burglary in the 800 Block of Woodland Drive

Press Release Posted 5/14/15 – On 5-13-2015 at 2051 hrs (8:51pm),  officers were dispatched to a residence in the 800 block of Woodland Drive in reference to a burglary in progress. The Rp (reporting person?) stated the suspect had gone into his neighbor’s residence through the porch window. Officer Ford and Sgt. Gonzalez arrived and [...]

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Thursday May 14 2015

Local Politicos React to Governor’s May Budget Revise

Press Releases posted 5/14/15 Rep. Sen. Bob Huff Assemblyman Chris Holden Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s May Budget Revise.”We are happy to see the Governor is interested in keeping the promises to invest in education, pay off state budget debts and liabilities, and save [...]

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