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  • Weeklong celebration marks opening of Hacienda Heights Community Center
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:58:45 GMT
    Hacienda Heights residents will celebrate the grand opening of the new $21 million community center with a week of special events and performances. The fun begins 11 a.m. Saturday with the dedication by Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe and civic leaders....
  • Northwestern Finishes Fifth at Stanford Intercollegiate
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    No. 5 Northwestern concluded its fall season Sunday with a fifth-place finish among the strong 17-team field at the Stanford Intercollegiate at The Stanford Golf Course. The entirety of the 17-team field at the Stanford Intercollegiate was ranked in the top-100 in the first Golfstat.com rankings of the season released prior to the event and included five of the top-10 schools in No....
  • Northwestern Remains in Top 5 at Stanford Intercollegiate
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:21:34 GMT
    Northwestern slipped a few spots in the standings during Saturday's second round at the Stanford Intercollegiate, moving down to fifth place among the stacked 17-team field entering Sunday's final round. The entirety of the 17-team field at the Stanford Intercollegiate is ranked in the top-100 in the first Golfstat.com rankings of the season and includes five of the top-10 schools in No....
  • New Hacienda Heights Community Center mixes beauty with utility
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The new Hacienda Heights Community Center is an amazing place. And its beauty isn't just skin deep....
  • No. 5 Northwestern Opens in Second at Stanford Intercollegiate
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Northwestern stands tied for second with its hosts after the opening round of play Friday at the star-studded Stanford Intercollegiate at the Stanford Golf Course. The entirety of the 17-team field at the Stanford Intercollegiate is ranked in the top-100 in the first Golfstat.com rankings of the season and includes five of the top-10 schools in No....
  • Senate candidates clash in debate
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:13:53 GMT
    DOWNEY aS' The one and only political debate between former Assemblyman Tony Mendoza and Downey Councilman Mario Guerra dissolved into a shouting match on Monday as the two candidates accused each other of playing dirty politics. During the nearly 45-minute debate at Whittier City Hall, the two candidates, who are vying for an open seat in the 32nd state Senate district, also clashed over several state policy issues, including health care and water conservation....
  • Skya s the limit at Baldwin Academy as students build rockets
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:13:54 GMT
    Baldwin Academy students got a chance to build their own SpaceX rockets, thanks to the Los Angeles aerospace company and the Union Pacific Foundation. SpaceX recently won a $2.6 billion contract to build rockets to carry astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA....
  • Northwestern Closes Strong as Runner-Up at Windy City
    published on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    After nine holes of play early Monday morning at the Windy City Collegiate Classic, Northwestern seemed lost in 14th place among a 15-team field at its home event at Westmoreland Country Club. At that point, one of college golf's deepest lineups collectively picked itself up and charged toward the top of the leaderboard....
  • Northwestern Leaps Up Leaderboard, Is Second At Windy City
    published on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:17:18 GMT
    After a rough start Monday in the first round of the Seventh Windy City Collegiate Classic at Westmoreland Country Club left Northwestern near the bottom of the pack, the Wildcats bounced all the way back up to second place following 36 holes of play with the best score of the second round. NU stands at 11-over 587 after bettering its morning score by 13 in the afternoon....
  • Northwestern Concludes Inaugural Annika Intercollegiate
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:01:08 GMT
    Following two days in which Northwestern challenged for the lead at the inaugural Annika Intercollegiate co-founded by the Annika Foundation and Golfweek Magazine, the Wildcats had a rough go Tuesday in the final round to finish 7th among one of the top college golf fields that will assembled this season. Northwestern entered the day in third place, three strokes behind the leader, South Carolina, and started an impressive 5-under par through three holes to remain hot on the tail of the equally ...
  • Jefferson, Tibby Elementary Schools In Compton Named National Blue Ribbon Award Winners
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:31:09 GMT
    Two Compton elementary schools were named Tuesday as winners of the National Blue Ribbon School Award by Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Jefferson and Tibby elementary schools, part of the Compton Unified School District, were chosen for the honor, which recognizes high-performing students and best practices in teaching....
  • Northwestern Within Striking Distance at Annika Intercollegiate
    published on Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:37:29 GMT
    On a difficult day for scoring Monday at the Annika Intercollegiate, Northwestern posted the second-best team total of the second round at the Reunion Resort Watson Course to remain in third place among the elite 12-team field, within striking distance of the top of the leaderboard. The Wildcats carded a 1-over 289 in the round to give themselves a 36-hole total of 1-under 575 , just three strokes behind tournament leaders South Carolina and two shots in back of second-place Arizona....
  • Strong Opening for Northwestern at Annika Intercollegiate
    published on Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:19:36 GMT
    With three players in the top-11, Northwestern stands third among a hand-picked field of elite programs following the opening round of competition at the inaugural Annika Intercollegiate co-hosted by the Annika Foundation and Golfweek Magazine at the Reunion Resort Watson Course. The Wildcats combined to card a 2-under 286, equaling Stanford for a third-place tie....
  • Puente Hills Habitat celebrates 20 years of service
    published on Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:03:08 GMT
    Puente Hills Habitat will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the Hacienda Heights trail hea d on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be fun crafts, face painting, displays and prizes. Winners of the photo and essay contests will be announced....