Sierra Madre Teens and Treasures – Teen History Docents

first_img Top of the News Subscribe Sierra Madre local history will get a big boost with a new grant just received by the Sierra Madre Public Library. The grant of $7,500 will enable the Library to train teen volunteers as history docents using new Digital Storyboard technology at the Library’s Local History Room and at the Richardson House museum. Recruiting and training of teens will begin in September.The California State Library awarded funding of the grant titled “Sierra Madre, Teens and Treasures – Teen History Docents.” The grant will expand the Library’s summer teen volunteer program into a year-round program by training teens as docents.First step will be to hire a part-time coordinator who will recruit and train the teens. The volunteer docents will give “tours” of local history using the new Digital Storyboards.Five teens at a time will train and give tours during a five-week period. A total of 25 teens will be part of the program during the grant period, then the library will continue the program after the grant period ends.Library Director Carolyn Thomas said, “We are delighted to share our city’s rich local history collection with more people through the Digital Storyboards and are pleased that we can expand our summer volunteer program throughout the year. It’s a great combination of resources.” Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment First Heatwave Expected Next Week Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Herbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeauty Community Newscenter_img faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News Neighborhood News Sierra Madre Teens and Treasures – Teen History Docents From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 2:09 pm 10 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Women’s World Cup 2019: 3 takeaways from USWNT’s thrilling win over Netherlands to defend title

first_imgVeteran star Megan Rapinoe gave the U.S. its first goal in the 61st minute off a penalty kick. She became the oldest player to score in a World Cup final at 34 years old. NERVES OF STEEL 💪🇺🇸Megan Rapinoe scores her 50th international goal from the penalty spot and gives USA the lead in the #FIFAWWC final! pic.twitter.com/gjPpYOrcyl— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 7, 2019Rose Lavelle quickly followed that up with a goal of her own to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead, and ultimately secure the title for the Americans. Lavelle’s goal set a new tournament record for most goals scored at a Women’s World Cup with 26. They were tied with Germany with 25.ROSE. LAVELLE. 🌹🇺🇸A beautiful solo effort doubles the @USWNT’s lead in the #FIFAWWC final! pic.twitter.com/ToznvQiuxb— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 7, 2019And with that, the U.S. did it. They reached their fourth World Cup title to continue the Americans’ dominance on the international stage. Here are three takeaways from the USWNT’s win:Netherlands shook up the U.S.The Netherlands held its own against the U.S. and really shook up the Americans to start the final of the Women’s World Cup. With so much on the line, Dutch head coach Sarina Wiegman made tactical choices that really threw off the U.S. The Netherlands held them scoreless heading into halftime for the first time in this tournament, but also the first time since January 22. Between Lineth Beerensteyn and Vivianne Miedema were dangerous on counter attacks throughout the entire game. Then the Netherland’s centerbacks Anouk Dekker and Stefanie van der Gragt handled all the long balls to help goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal. Scoring early was the key to the United States’ success entering Sunday’s match, but they simply couldn’t find the back of the net. The Americans had scored six times in the first 12 minutes of every single one of their World Cup matches in France. They had scored in the opening 15 minutes of their last seven games overall, and Sunday’s match marked the first time they didn’t scored in the opening 15 minutes since May 16 in a match against New Zealand.The U.S. was forced to kick long balls and didn’t try to control the back like they usually do. They did start to have stronger plays closer to the second half as they started to find rhythm. Dutch goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal was unrealThe main reason the Netherlands stayed in the match and had a shot at winning the title for much of the game came because of the Netherlands’ goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal. Simply put: She was amazing. In the first half alone, she made four big saves. The shots she blocked were extremely difficult ones and were good chances for the U.S. But Veenendaal wasn’t letting any ball get by her. Just watch for yourself: Van Veenendaal is putting on a show! 🇳🇱The Netherlands goalkeeper makes another fine save on Morgan, and this #FIFAWWC final is goalless going into halftime. pic.twitter.com/5DDVyVjZQH— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 7, 2019WHAT A SAVE! 😱Van Veenendaal denies Ertz again from point blank range, then moments later Alex Morgan hits the post! #FIFAWWC pic.twitter.com/7GPTIccJ2B— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 7, 2019ERTZ! Second corner for the @USWNT falls to @JulieErtz, who takes it on the half volley but it’s right at Van Veenendaal.Best chance of the final so far! #FIFAWWC pic.twitter.com/lmEAAgUMih— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 7, 2019First corner of the game for the @USWNT and instant danger in the box, but Van Veenendaal smothers it in the end. #FIFAWWC pic.twitter.com/EZ03T2EkRx— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 7, 2019She did allow two goals as the U.S. got warmed up in the second half, but that shouldn’t erase her dominant performance.U.S. made big adjustments coming out of the halfThe Americans made big adjustments coming out of halftime. After the Netherlands controlled the tempo for much of the first half with its strong defense, the Americans wasted very little time in the second half making an impact. As the match went on, the U.S. got stronger and stronger. In a thrilling final, the United States defended its title to win the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup title and earn a record fourth championship with a 2-0 win over the Netherlands.The U.S. looked rocky in the first half, but came out strong in the second half to change the course of the game. Netherlands, considered to be a darkhorse in the tournament, proved why it deserved to be in the final. last_img read more

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Lily May wins Annika Invitational Europe

first_img20 Jun 2019 Lily May wins Annika Invitational Europe Tags: Annika Invitational Europe, Lily May Humphreys England’s Lily May Humphreys has won her third big title of the year with a wire-to-wire victory in the Annika Invitational Europe.The 17-year-old – who was immediately drenched by well wishers – was 12-under par after 54 holes, scoring a one shot win over the international field at Vasatorps Golf Club in Sweden.She’s the first English winner of the championship and she beat a field featuring the best female junior golfers in Europe. The 79 players represented 23 different countries and included five of the top-100 girls in the World Amateur Golf Rankings – including Humphreys, who is currently 26th.The win brings Humphreys a Ladies European Tour exemption into the La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational hosted by Annika as well as coveted PING Junior Solheim Cup points.Humphreys opened with scores of 69 68 and held a three-shot lead as the final round got underway. Denmark’s Anne Normann chased her hard, shooting four-under on the front nine and drawing level after a fifth birdie on the 10th.But Humphreys moved ahead again with birdies on 14 and 16 and although Normann birdied the last, the title belonged to the English player.Humphreys said afterwards: “When Anne made three birdies in a row to get within one, the back nine became a bit edgy, but it was a fun day.”Annika commented: “Big congratulations to Lily May on the win and I look forward to following the future successes of all the players.”Humphreys adds this to the Welsh and Irish Women’s Stroke Play titles which she won earlier this season.Click here for full scoresCaption: Annika Sorenstam congratulates Lily May Humphreys (Image courtesy Annika Foundation)last_img read more

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Steelers sign free agent RB LeGarette Blount

first_imgLeGarette Blount (AP Photo/File)PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers and free agent running back LeGarette Blount have agreed on a two-year contract that will give the team needed depth in the backfield behind budding star Le’Veon Bell.The 27-year-old Blount ran for 772 yards and a career-high seven touchdowns in 2013 for the New England Patriots. He added 166 yards rushing and set a team playoff record with four touchdowns in a playoff win over the Indianapolis Colts.The Steelers need bodies in the backfield after Jonathan Dwyer and Felix Jones were not re-signed after last season. Blount has 2,711 yards rushing and 20 touchdowns in 56 games, with 28 career starts.The 6-foot, 250-pound Blount also gives the Steelers a big back near the goal line to complement the 6-2, 230-pound Bell.last_img read more

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Middletown Remembers 9/11

first_imgMIDDLETOWN – The Middletown Memorial Gardens are a tribute to the 37 residents who died in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Every year since, many have gathered here in a reverent ceremony to “never forget.”It is a silent service, with no words spoken, followed by the tolling of a single bell and the pipes of a single bagpiper.  Some shed tears, reflecting their feelings of deep sorrow for those lost to the tragedy. Relatives and friends of the fallen were present, as well as many firemen, policeman, and veterans and government officials.After the piper finished, those gathered walked through the marble arch and walked along the path, past the 37 personalized marble monument markers, one for each person that lost their life at the World Trade Center. People stopped and stood at their loved one’s  monument to remember and mourn. Some left flowers, some stroked the monuments.Visitors are welcome at the Middletown WTC Memorial Gardens everyday from dawn to dusk.  The gardens are located next to the Middletown Arts Center at 36 Church Street.Residents remembered at the Memorial Gardens are:Lorraine D. AntiguaJane S. BeattyDonna Bernaerts-KearnsAlfred J. BracaRonald M. BreitweiserPatrick J. BuhseStephen J. CangialosiSwede Joseph ChevalierDolores Marie CostaEdward Desimone IIIMichael EganDavid FerrugioDaniel J. GallagherJohn M. GraziosoFelicia HamiltonPatrick A. HoeyKathleen A. Hunt CaseyBrendan Mark LangRoseanne P. LangAnna A. LavertyMichael Patrick McDonnellPeter T. MilanoLouis J. MinervinoJustin John Molisani, Jr.James Thomas MurphyChristopher Newton-CarterPaul R. NimbleyRobert Emmett Parks, Jr.Nicholas P. PietruntiJohn M. PocherBeth Ann QuigleyGregg ReidyRobert Andrew SpencerDick StadelbergerKenneth TietjenAnthony VenturaRodney James Wotton– Photos By Tina Colellalast_img read more

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ASHLEYLUVSSUGAR, FLAMBOYANT, TEXAS RYANO & ITSINTHEPOST ALL PROMINENT IN GRADE II, $200,000 SAN LUIS REY STAKES ON SATURDAY; FIELD OF 12 OLDER HORSES SET TO GO 1 ½ MILES ON TURF

first_imgFLAMBOYANT: Scratched out of the Grade I Frank E. Kilroe Mile (turf) here on March 11, Flamboyant, a two time graded stakes winner over the course last year, tries the San Luis Rey distance for only the second time in his career.  Trained by Paddy Gallagher, he rallied from far back to take a pair of Grade II Stakes in 2016, the San Gabriel and the San Marcos.  Although it’s been tough to win from off the pace of late, Flamboyant’s connections will hope for a fast pace if they are to have their best chance on Saturday.  Owned by David Bienstock and CHRB Chairman, Charles Winner, the 6-year-old French-bred gelding has earnings of $777,058 from an overall mark of 25-5-3-7. THE GRADE II SAN LUIS REY STAKES WITH JOCKEYS & WEIGHTS IN POST POSITION ORDERRace 9 of 9                                                                                                        Approximate post 4:30 p.m. PST ARCADIA, Calif. (March 22, 2017)–With a wide open field of 12 horses engaged, California-bred Ashleyluvssugar, Flamboyant, Texas Ryano and Itsinthepost all rate big chances in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes, to be contested at 1 ½ miles over the Santa Anita turf.To be run for the 66th time, the San Luis Rey, which has traditionally served as a steppingstone to the 1 ¾ miles turf San Juan Capistrano Stakes, is talent-laden from top to bottom, which should result in one of the best gambling stakes thus offered at the current Winter Meet. TEXAS RYANO: A winner of the Grade II, 1 ½ miles Hollywood Turf Cup two starts back on Nov. 25 at Del Mar, this 6-year-old full horse by Curlin disappointed as the 2-1 favorite at a mile and a quarter on turf in the Grade II San Marcos Stakes on Feb. 4, running an even sixth, beaten 3 ½ lengths.  Trained by Carla Gaines and owned by his breeder, Warren B. Williamson, Texas Ryano would be well served by a fast pace.  With three wins from 10 starts over the Santa Anita turf, he’s 19-5-3-3 overall with earnings of $438,700. ASHLEYLUVSSUGAR: A winner of the 2015 San Luis Rey, this 6-year-old California-bred gelding by Game Plan has won 4 graded stakes, all at marathon distances on turf.  In his most recent start, he stalked the pace and went on to a half length win in the California Cup Turf Classic at 1 1/8 miles on Jan. 28, earning a San Luis Rey best last-out Beyer Speed Figure of 100.  A gem of consistency for trainer Peter Eurton, the Cal Cup Classic was his eighth consecutive start in which he achieved a 100 or better Beyer figure and it was the 10th overall 100 or better Beyer.  Owned by his breeders, Sharon Alesia, Bran Jam Stable and Ciaglia Racing, LLC, Ashleyluvssugar has earnings of $1,145,004 from an overall mark of 20-9-3-3. Inordinate–Corey Nakatani–120Power Foot–Kent Desormeaux–120Flamboyant–Brice Blanc–120Ashleyluvssugar–Gary Stevens–124Liam the Charmer–Victor Espinoza–120Syntax–Rafael Bejarano–120Buster Douglas–Santiago Gonzalez–120Papacoolpapacool–Edwin Maldonado–120Texas Ryano–Joe Talamo–124Itsinthepost–Tyler Baze–120Some in Tieme–Tiago Pereira-120Site Read–Stewart Elliott–120First post time for a 9-race card on Saturday will be at 12:30 p.m.  Admission gates open at 10:30 a.m.  For scratches, changes and complete morning line information, please visit santaanita.com. ITSINTHPOST: Second, beaten a half length in the Grade II San Marcos Stakes at a mile and a quarter on turf Feb. 4, this 5-year-old French-bred gelding has a pace-pressuring style similar to that of Ashleyluvssugar.  Trained by Jeff Mullins in his last eight starts, he’s been no worse than second on only one occasion but he’s still in search of his first graded stakes victory in what will be his 24th lifetime start.  With an overall mark of 23-3-6-5, Itsinthepost, who is owned by Red Baron’s Barn, LLC, has career earnings of $242,712.last_img read more

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Wolves promoted to Premier League after Fulham are held by Brentford

first_imgFulham Pinterest Share on Pinterest Twitter Dean Smith, the Brentford manager, had pledged this would be a “mouth-watering” game given both teams’ expansive styles, and so it proved. It was enough to lure Hugh Grant too, with the actor in the crowd at Craven Cottage. By half-time, Bettinelli had palmed over from Yoann Barbet, who headed over moments after it.Smith then introduced Maupay off the bench but it was Mitrovic, anonymous until 20 minutes from time, who drew first blood. Stefan Johansen picked him out on the edge of the box and the on-loan striker wrapped his left boot around the ball to open the scoring. Maupay nodded home in injury time to ruin the mood and he wheeled away in front of the delirious Bees supporters. It was a goal that also kept their slim play-off hopes alive.“I thought it was the least we deserved, especially first half,” Smith said. “We are still four points off it, there are still teams to play each other. We’ve been playing catch-up because we didn’t win for the first eight [league] games.” Neal Maupay of Brentford celebrates scoring a decisive late equaliser. Photograph: Holly Allison/TPI/Rex/Shutterstock Wolves’ Nuno Espírito Santo: ‘You join a philosophy, a view of how football works’ Cue the wild celebrations in the Birmingham hotel where the Wolves squad celebrated another team’s goal like never before. Deep into four added minutes at Craven Cottage, and just as Nuno Espírito Santo’s side presumably had resigned themselves to keeping the party on hold, the Brentford substitute Neal Maupay snatched an equaliser to break Fulham hearts and hand Wolves passage into the Premier League. Without even kicking a ball, they had done it.Once confirmation filtered through to the Midlands, Santo jigged, high-fiving Julio Figueroa before hugging his first-team coach, as the players erupted with joy. After leading the Championship since 18 November, Wolves could finally toast promotion, and a return to the top flight after six years away. The real party, however, will take place at Molineux , when Wolves entertain Birmingham, who are still battling relegation. Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn As players and staff bounced, sang and embraced, Fulham were still coming to terms with a galling draw that seemed like a defeat, even if it extended their extraordinary unbeaten run to 21 matches. “I love @nealmaupay18,” tweeted the Wolves club captain, Danny Batth.More straightforwardly, the Wolves managing director, Laurie Dalrymple, said: “We are thrilled. This is a culmination of a huge amount of hard work from the players, coaching team, management team and the fans. Everyone’s hugely elated, we are keeping a reasonable lid on it because we have got a game tomorrow but we are not understating our excitement about what we have achieved.”With four games to play, Fulham still have hopes of joining them. They were heading back to second place after a wonderful finish by Aleksandar Mitrovic, but they did not have it all their own way against a slick Brentford. After soaring into the top two earlier this week, Fulham are staring back up at Cardiff City, who sit one point above them with a game in hand. Read more It was always going to be a charged evening, with Brentford making the five-mile trip and Slavisa Jokanovic’s side acutely aware that anything but a home win would not only help Wolves, but also severely dent their own automatic promotion hopes. The manager can only hope the damage caused by the late leveller is not lasting.“Tomorrow we are going to be OK, we are going to rest and be ready for the next challenge,” Jokanovic said. “I am not a depressive man, I am very positive. I don’t have time for crying or complaints, I only have time to support my team to recover, and to push hard for the next game ahead of us.”If they were not already feeling the pressure when the news Cardiff had won at Carrow Road filtered through there were, predictably, groans. To make matters worse, Fulham made an unconvincing start, with Romaine Sawyers drilling wide and Ollie Watkins rounding Marcus Bettinelli only to be wrongly flagged offside, before Florian Jozefzoon forced the Fulham goalkeeper into another stop. Championshipcenter_img Football League: Cardiff keep up promotion chase, Bury relegated Share on WhatsApp Facebook Share on Twitter Topics Share on Messenger The Observer match reports Read more Share via Email Brentford Reuse this contentlast_img read more

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