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Mountain Views-News Saturday, May 18, 2013 


The Village Church of the Ascension will be hosting a fundraiser and Silent Auction to raise money 
for the Church with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Women’s Room for Friends in 
Deed - Ecumenical Council Pasadena Area Congregations (ECPAC). 

When: Saturday, May 25, 2013

Time: 2:00 pm

Where: The Church of the Ascension - Hawks Hall

25 East Laurel Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA

Cost: $35.00 for Adults

$17.50 for 11 years and under

Afternoon High Tea is open to the all, please come and enjoy a full High Tea for adults and children. 
Bring your mom, sister, or friends and catch up over a steaming hot pot and delicious treats. Tickets 
are available at the Church office during regular business hours, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, 
Thursday and Friday’s (closed on Wednesdays). Tickets are also available at the Bottle Shop located at 
58 West Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre and at Savor the Flavor, located at 11 Kersting Court, Sierra 
Madre. Tickets sales will be limited, and must be purchased in advanced (no ticket sales at the door).

Come for a wonderful afternoon. For more information, please call the church office at (626) 355-1133 
or visit: 



 The City of Sierra Madre Senior Community Commission is hosting the 3rd Annual Community 
Yard Sale on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. located in the Sierra Vista Park 
Parking Lot (611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd). Community organizations and members are invited to come 
together with their neighbors to participate in a community yard sale. Participants have the opportunity 
to clean out their garages, attics, storage sheds and closets without sending those items to 

 The fee for a selling space is $25.00 and a yard sale permit does not need to be purchased; proceeds 
will benefit senior programs and activities. Alternatively, you may donate items to the Senior Community 
Commission booth to be sold on the Commission’s behalf. If you would like to participate in 
the Community Yard Sale, please register online at 
or in person at the Community Services Office, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Deadline to register is 
Thursday, May 30 or until spaces are filled.

 Participants must provide their own tables, chairs, canopies (10’x10’ maximum) and cash boxes if 
needed. No electricity will be provided. Live animals, large canopies, and selling of food or drinks 
are prohibited. All business must be conducted within your space. Event may be cancelled due to 
inclement weather. 

 A limited number of spaces are available. For more information please call the Community Services 
Office at (626) 355-5278.

Sierra Madre Police Blotter

For the period May 6-12, 2013

Wednesday May 8, 2013

At 2pm, a traffic collision occurred at Sierra Madre Boulevard and Sunnyside Avenue. A vehicle 
travelling east on Sierra Madre Boulevard stopped for the stop sign at the location but then started 
through the intersection while a pedestrian was still in the crosswalk. The impact knocked the 
pedestrian to the ground. She complained of injury to her head and hip and was transported to 
Arcadia Methodist Hospital for treatment. 

Thursday May 9, 2013

At 3:15pm, a female was hiking down Mount Wilson Trail when she was passed by a male hiker. 
After passing her, the male looked back toward her frequently. He then pulled down his pants, lifted 
his shirt and exposed his bare buttocks. The male continued down the trail, got into a vehicle and 
drove off. A possible suspect has been identified and the investigation is actively being pursued. 

Saturday May 11, 2013

At 11:30 pm, officers responded to a call of a disturbance in the 400 block of West Sierra Madre 
Boulevard. They were met by the victim (male 51 years of age) who was bleeding from the mouth. 
He informed the officers that he was taking photographs of a vehicle that was illegally parked in 
his carport when he was confronted by a male who challenged him about the photos. A verbal 
argument ensued and the suspect punched the victim in the face multiple times. The victim then 
fled the scene. Follow up investigation located a resident of the apartment complex who may be 
the girlfriend of the suspect. This led to a possible identification of the suspect and detectives are 
currently attempting to locate him. The victim lost a few teeth in the incident but declined medical