A sensor atop a Los Angeles County mountain has found that methane emissions in the area are up to 61 percent higher than government estimates, researchers said. While the research was not specifically designed to find out where the greenhouse gas was coming from, the largest concentrations of methane were found at ground sites in Pasadena and across eastern LA County, according to a study published this week in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Taking measurements every 90 minutes.
Two burglaries were reported in Sierra Madre Thursday and a suspect Prius was described in both. One was reported at 11:55 a.m. in the 500 block of North Baldwin Avenue, according to Sierra Madre police. "After being startled by a delivery man, the suspect ran from a bush and into a dark-colored Toyota Prius, dropping various items," according to a police statement. A homeowner in the 200 block of Old Oak Lane called police at 12:18 p.m. to say he was visiting a neighbor when he heard and saw his home being broken into, police said.
"Both warrants were served without incident, and indoor marijuana grows were found at each location," Flores said. Just before serving the search warrants, police arrested a man seen leaving from the Woodruff Avenue home in a vehicle, Flores said. The children were taken into the custody of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. Arrested were Ming Gao, 46, of Arcadia, Jia Hui Shen, 27, of El Monte, and Lan Lau, 34, of Arcadia, according to police and Los Angeles County booking records.
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BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Beverley Mitchell was born in Arcadia, Calif., on this day in 1981. This birthday gal portrayed Lucy Camden on "7th Heaven" from 1996-2007 and Kaitlin O'Malley on "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" from 2011-2013.
Under the alert by the South Coast Air Quality Management District, residents will be barred from burning wood in fireplaces throughout the day. "No-burn alerts are mandatory in order to protect public health due to a high concentration of fine particle air pollution forecast for the area," according to the SCAQMD. The prohibition does not apply to mountain communities above 3,000 feet, the Coachella Valley or the high desert.
PASADENA >> Tyante Snow wanted hosts Deitrick Haddon and Michelle Williams to help him with his Pasadena choir. After a one-on-one session with Haddon, he started to realize it's Snow keeping his choir from moving forward, and their success started with him. TSXP has also performed in "Praise Fest" at Six Flags Magic Mountain and "Gospel Night 2014" at Universal City Walk. They were named "2014 Choir of the Year" at the Southern California Gospel Awards. "We want to sing overseas, we want to sing across the country," said Snow.
Anne Fishbein The pizza at Sotto 1. Sotto Sotto's precarious installation of an imported-from-Italy Stefano Ferrara oven, an odyssey that involved a crane and a couple hundred pounds of Vesuvian dirt, was a sight to behold . There is the aroma of burnt wood and the mild tang of long-risen yeast. Can a pizza be described as soulful? This is hard-nosed Neapolitan pizza in its most unfettered and glorious state. If you have leftovers, you're doing it wrong. Be sure to download our Best Of mobile app for more of this sort of thing.
Subscribe to News Alerts and Daily Email Newsletter for Arcadia Patch In addition to Arcadia police, the investigation involved the sheriff's departments in the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino and the Glendora, Burbank, Monrovia and San Gabriel police departments. Glendora police began unraveling the burglary ring after a June 2012 traffic stop of one of the defendants' cars turned up Los Angeles Times vacation hold lists that included subscribers' addresses and the dates they were out of town.
If it's healthy, under a microscope it will be teeming with life - proof that never ceases to amaze Richard Hayden, head gardener of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's Nature Gardens , who keeps a video camera pointed on the slide. “Bacteria, protozoa, fungi,” he says, naming just a few organisms of this micro universe, “there's a whole party going on in that drop of good soil.” Talk to anyone with a green thumb, and not once do they refer to soil as “dirt.” A precious nonrenewable resource, it's as necessary for life as water, sunlight and air.
The library, which has more than 500,000 visitors annually, has not been upgraded in nearly 20 years. Nearly 60 percent of the city's 56,000 residents are Asian, according to 2010 U.S. Census data, an increase of 10 percent from 2000. The community needs survey is available online and in print. The first forum will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Arcadia Public Library at 20 W. Duarte Road. The community needs survey is available on the library's website and a printed version can be picked up at the library or the Arcadia Community Center.
Methane is extremely efficient at trapping heat and warming the planet. The instrument is part of the California Laboratory for Atmospheric Remote Sensing above Los Angeles atop Mt. Over the sprawling 30-by-70-mile LA basin per year. Cities are the source of about 70 percent of the world's carbon emissions, and Earth's 22 megacities are responsible for about half of that 70 percent. Sander noted a setup like CLARS would work equally well in other megacities that are overlooked by mountains, such as Rio de Janeiro, Seoul and Mexico City.
Around this time last year, Hoppertunity still had 20 days to go before breaking his maiden. On Saturday at Santa Anita Park, the colt who became a grade I winner at the end of the season continued his rise with a solid score in the $200,000 Grade II San Pasqual Stakes at Santa Anita Park.
ARCADIA >> A masked gunman emptied the safe of an Italian restaurant early Sunday during the second takeover-style restaurant robbery reported in Arcadia in a week, police said. The robbery took place just after midnight at Carmine's Italian Restaurant & Bar, 311 E. Live Oak Ave., Arcadia police Lt. Mike Castro said in a written statement. An armed robber approached an employee who was taking out the garbage and ordered him back into the restaurant at gunpoint, according to Lt. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A.
MONTEBELLO -- Police sought the public's help Saturday to locate an 82-year-old woman that has been reported missing. According to the Montebello Police Department, Guadalupe Lupe Paradez was last seen in Arcadia around 5:00 p.m. on Friday, as she left a family member's home. Paradez is a Hispanic woman who stands 5-foot-8 tall, weighs 220 pounds, has brown hair, brown eyes and has light complexion, authorities explained. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is urged to contact the Montebello Police Department at 887-1313.