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Community Calendar:
SM Calendar of Events

Sierra Madre:
Walking SM … The Social Side
Sierra Madre Police Blotter

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Pasadena – Altadena:
Pet of the Week

Arcadia · Monrovia · Duarte:
Arcadia Police Blotter
Monrovia Police Blotter

Education & Youth:

Best Friends and More:
Happy Tails
The Joy of Yoga
The Missing Page
Katnip News!
SGV Humane Society

Food & Drink:
Chef Peter Dills
Table for Two
The Funnies

The Good Life:
… This and That
Senior Happenings

The World Around Us:
Looking Up
Christopher Nyerges
Out to Pastor

F. Y. I. :

Section B:

Arts and More:
Jeff's Book Pics
Family Matters
Sean's Shameless Reviews

Opinion … Left/Right:
Will Durst
Dick Polman
Tom Purcell
The Funnies

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Letter to the Editor

F. Y. I. :

Jeff Brown
Deanne Davis
Peter Dills
Bob Eklund
Marc Garlett
Katie Hopkins
Sean Kayden
Chris Leclerc
Christopher Nyerges
Rev. James Snyder
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VOLUME 11 NO. 22 
VOLUME 11 NO. 22 

Barbara Cline, age 89,
of Sierra Madre passedaway on May 18th 2017 
at Arcadia Methodist 
Hospital, surrounded byher children. 

Barbara was born 
on October 8, 1927 in 
Westford, Massachusetts 
and was the youngest ofseven children born to 
Mark and Wilhemina 
Alfarth Palmer. 

Barbara attended the 
Chamberlain College 
in Boston for design.
When she left Boston for 
California, she worked as 
a buyer for the Broadwayin Los Angeles. She soonmet Lee Cline and theymarried in 1954. In 1955, 
they moved to Sierra 
Madre where they raisedfour children, Barbara, 
Joan, Mark and Kyle. 

Barbara continued her education and graduated from Pacific OaksCollege in Pasadena with a Masters Degree. During her career, sheworked at Pacific Oaks College, Jackie Robinson Center, and JPL,
from where she retired. 

One of Barbara’s greatest gifts was her deep compassion forothers. She fed the homeless, clothed those in need, served on the 
boards of the Foothill Unity Center and the Sierra Madre Cemetery,
served Meals on Wheels, volunteered for the Woman’s Club, was 
instrumental in preserving the Sierra Madre Playhouse, was a founderof the Homeowners association(H.R.A) and was a volunteer in theChaplain’s department at Methodist Hospital. 

Barbara’s greatest enjoyment came from her family, friends andhome. She loved people, enjoyed entertaining in her back yard, andattending her grandchildren’s events. She is loved beyond measureand deeply missed . 

Barbara is predeceased by her husband Lee Cline and is survivedby her loving children and grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory may be sent tothe Arcadia Congregational Church to support their many outreachprograms for those in need. 

“Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with younothing that you have received- only what you have given; a full heart,
enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage.” St Francis ofAssisi. 

We Love you always and forever Mom.

Submitted by the Cline Family 


The Tournament of Roses Foundation just announced the 2017grant awards totaling $200,000 presented to 45 civic, educationaland cultural organizations in the San Gabriel Valley. Among thewinners were two Sierra Madre organizations. Foothill CreativeArts Group was granted funds for their curriculum-based artprogram in ceramics for 1st through 5th graders at Sierra MadreElementary School and the Sierra Madre Playhouse was awarded agrant for a new sound system to support stage storytelling from thecommunity sharing their stories and perspectives. 

Thirteen of the organizations funded are first-time grantrecipients. These organizations are: Alhambra High SchoolMighty Moors Boosters, Altadena Library Foundation, Blair HighSchool PTA, Flintridge Center, Friends of the Temple City Library,
Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy, Pasadena Heritage,
Pasadena High School Alumni Association, Pittance Chamber 
Music Inc, Rose Bowl Riders Charitable Organization, San GabrielValley Music Theatre, Southern California Children’s Museum andTheatre Americana. 

Since its inception in 1983, the Tournament of Roses Foundation 
has funded over $3 million in charitable contributions on behalf 
of the Tournament of Roses Association. The Foundation assists 
charities in the greater Pasadena area by funding sports and 
recreation, visual and performing arts, and volunteer motivation 
and leadership development. These grants will help support 
new and ongoing programs benefiting children, teens, adults and 

About the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation 

The Tournament of Roses Foundation is a tax exempt, non-profitpublic benefit corporation established to receive and managecontributions from the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, 
its supporters and the general public. The 13-member board ofdirectors is comprised of community leaders and Tournament 
members, appointed by the Pasadena Tournament of RosesAssociation. Organizations or individuals interested in making acontribution or inquiring about the grants process should contactthe Foundation by calling (626) 449-4100 or visiting the Tournamentof Roses website at 

2017 MT. WILSON TRAIL RACE WINNERS! nt-30269? Photos by Dave Felt. 


Despite improved statewide conditions,
we are still striving to return to our 
local groundwater supply. Consider 
the variety of rebates that are beingoffered by our friends at the San Gabriel 
Valley Municipal Water District here: 

One of Sierra Madre's Premiere Events, the Mt. Wilson Trail Race took place on Saturday and crossing the finish line first for
women is Janet Tracy and for men is James Timphony. Also see related story on page 3. Complete winners list at: https://results. 

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