Nameplate:  Mountain Views News

Inside this Week:

SM Calendar of Events

Sierra Madre:
Sierra Madre Police Blotter

Pasadena – Altadena:
Pet of the Week

Around SGV / The World:
Looking Up
Christopher Nyerges

Arcadia Police Blotter

Monrovia – Duarte:
Monrovia Police Blotter

Education & Youth:
The Reel Deal

Good Food & Drink:
Chef Peter Dills
Table for Two
In the Kitchen

Best Friends / Sports:
Happy Tails
Pet of the Week

Arts / Health:
Sean's Shameless Reviews
The Joy of Yoga
Fitness Made Easy
Jasmine's Corner

Homes & Property:
One of a Kind

The Good Life:
… This and That
Senior Happenings

Business News & Trends:
On Line
Social Media Tips & Tricks
Legal Insights

Business News & More:

Election 2012:
Statewide Ballot Measures

My Turn
Rich Johnson
Out to Pastor
Stuart Tolchin On …

Left Turn / Right Turn:
Tina Dupuy
As I See It
Gregory J. Wellborn
The Funnies

Legal Notices (1):

Legal Notices (2):

Legal Notices (3):

F. Y. I. :

Chris Bertrand
P. J. Carpenter
Peter Dills
Bob Eklund
Merri Jill Finstrom
Noah Green
Hail Hamilton
Howard Hays
Rich Johnson
Sean Kayden
Chris LeClerc
Christopher Nyerges
René Quenell
Patricia Richardson
Ben Show
Rev. James L. Snyder
Stuart Tolchin
Katie Tse
Kurt Vasquez
Gregory J. Wellborn
Jasmine Kelsey Williams

Recent Issues:
Issue 37
Issue 36
Issue 35
Issue 34
Issue 33
Issue 32
Issue 31
Issue 30
Issue 29
Issue 28
Issue 27

MVNews Archive:  Page 1

MVNews this week:  Page 1



CAPTURING THE MOMENT.....Area Residents Witness Endeavor’s Journey Home

Above, Sierra Madre residents waited patiently at the top of 1 Carter for the space 
shuttle Endeavour and its modified 747 carrier aircraft on Friday. Vehicles lined the 
road to the top of the Stonegate Development (below). Photos by Andrea Barrett

Sierra Madre resident Dave Felt took an exceptional photograph of the Endeavour as it 
passed over Griffith Observatory. Below, area resident Braddon Mendelson also photographed 
one of the F-16 escorts.

AN EVENING AT THE VILLA....Annual Awards Dinner For Sierra Madre’s Finest

Honorees included (l to r), Community Youth Service Awardee Aliya Crochetiere with Mayor Josh Moran; George Maurer Lifetime Service Awardee - Marilyn McKernan and Former 
Mayor George Maurer; Mayor Moran and Public Safety Award Recipient Todd Conrad and the Police Chief’s Special Award – Patricia Gonzalez. Photos Courtesy City of Sierra Madre

The City of Sierra Madre held its’ annual recognition 
of exceptional volunteers, residents and

employees last week at the Villa at Alverno High 
School. The event was attended by more than 200 
volunteers who serve on the many

commissions and committees that keep the city 
running. This year’s recipients were:

George Maurer Lifetime Service Award – Marilyn 
McKernan - Presented to a person/entity 
that most strongly represents a commitment to 
serving and volunteering over the course of a 
lifetime, which is the true spirit of Sierra Madre. 

Wistaria Award – Mount Wilson Trail Race 
Committee - in recognition of a City/Community 
partnership, it is presented to a local business 
or organization whose major contributions 
to the City/Community of Sierra Madre have 
demonstrated a true partnership which assists in 
and provides services, programs or enhances the 
general welfare of the community as a whole.

Police Chief’s Special Award – Patricia Gonzalez

Presented by the Sierra Madre Chief of Police to 
an individual who has demonstrated outstanding 
dedication to duty (employee) or service (community) 
in resolving a community law enforcement-
related issue. 

Public Safety Award – Todd Conrad presented by 
the Mayor to an individual, either an employee or 
citizen, who took action to protect and maintain 
the safety of the community. 

Public Service Award – James Carlson & Miguel 
Hernandez Employee of the Year –(cont. on pg.3) 

The Ballot Box: California Propositions and More................Page 14

This Week’s Highlights: 

Best Friends/Sports Page 10 

Arts/Health Page 11

Homes & Property Page 12 

The Good Life Page 13

Business Today Page 14

More News Page 15

Ballot Box - Election 2012 Page 16

Opinion /Left Turn-Right Turn Pages 17-18

Calendar Page 2

Sierra Madre News Page 3

Pasadena/Altadena Page 4

Around San Gabriel Valley Page 5

Arcadia Page 6

Monrovia/Duarte Page 7

Education and Youth Page 8

Good Food & Drink Page 9





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