Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, January 21, 2023

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Mountain View News Saturday, January 21, 2023 
Mountain View News Saturday, January 21, 2023 
Pasadena Honors the Burger San Marino Fire and Police Holden Introduces Lead 
During Cheeseburger Week Recognized for CPR Incident Testing Bill for TK-12 Schools 

Assemblymember Chris 
Holden introduced, AB 
249, School-site Lead 
Testing, which requires 
water utilities to test water 
faucets and fixtures in 
Transitional Kindergarten 
(TK)-12 schools for lead 
concentrations greater than 
five parts per a billion (5 
ppb) over the next five years 
and replace fixtures that test 
above the standard. 

“Lead consumption among 

 Members of the San Marino Fire and Police Departments were 

youth and disenfranchised 

 Put those New Year’s documented by Hamburger recognized by the City Council and the San Marino Unified 

communities occurs 

resolutions on hold for America, the Los Angeles School District Board of Education for their part in a critical 

at a higher rate,” said 

seven days and celebrate all Times and even Time magazine cardiac arrest incident occurring at San Marino High School. 

things cheeseburger during in its obituary of Sternberger. The immediate actions to initiate CPR by bystanders and San Assemblymember Chris and harm hearing. The 

Cheeseburger Week from To celebrate Sternberger’s Marino police officers, and the quick response by San Marino Fire Holden. “Assisting schools Centers for Disease Control 

January 22 to January 28. burger masterpiece, Pasadena Department personnel to initiate manual defibrillation, resulted with the resources and states that there is no safe 
During Cheeseburger Week, restaurants are offering specials, in the survival and recovery by the patient. Studies have found that appropriate standards to 

level of lead. This harmful 

presented by the Pasadena unique creations and the tried bystander CPR can double or even triple the chance of survival ensure the water fountains 

substance doesn’t belong in 

Chamber of Commerce, and true. From the nationally from an out of hospital cardiac arrest. SMFD, as a member of our children drink from 
Pasadena honors Lionel recognized cheeseburger at Pie the Verdugo Fire Communications Center, participates in the are safe will help us protect the drinking water children 
Sternberger’s genius in being ‘n Burger to the innovatinve PulsePoint program, which alerts bystanders to cardiac arrest consume at school.” 

our schools, students and 

the first to put cheese on a and delightful Zacatecas Burger incidents in their immediate vicinity at moment of dispatch. The “Lead exposure is a health, 


hamburger and serve it at the at El Portal and Yahaira’s, app also alerts bystanders to the locations of nearby automatic education, and racial justice 

 While there is no safe 

Rite Spot in Pasadena Pasadena’s burger purveyors external defibrillators (AEDs), so that immediate aid may be issue for our kids,” said 

amount of lead content in 

 It is anticipated that thirty of pull out all the stops with provided until paramedic personnel arrive. Ted Lempert, president of 

drinking water, children 

Pasadena’s favorite restaurants, special menu items and pricing. Children Now, a statewide 
lounges and burger joints offer Dog Haus offers its acclaimed are particularly vulnerable children’s advocacy 
their signature burgers, some Haus Burger for $6.99 at both Chu Commends DHS, Urges to elevated levels of lead organization. “We thank 
special creations and great deals Pasadena locations. exposure, which can lead 
during Pasadena Cheeseburger Pasadena may be best known Passage of the POWER Act to adverse cardiovascular, Assemblymember Holden 

for authoring this legislation 

Week. for our New Year events but I I renal, reproductive, 

would expand protections for to protect students from lead 

 In 1924, as legend has it, would be willing to bet billions immunological, and 

 The Department of Homeland immigrants who are victims in drinking water, and we 

teenaged Lionel Sternberger of people the world over 
burned one side of a hamburger have enjoyed a cheeseburger Security (DHS) announced of serious workplace violations neurological effects, are pleased to partner with 

last week that noncitizen and ensure workers have a and cancer. The federal 

patty at The Rite Spot, his over the past 99 years or so,” Environmental Working 

workers who are victims of recourse to report unlawful or government and state of 

father’s roadside stand along said Pasadena Chamber of Group to co-sponsor the bill. 

violation of labor rights can unfair labor practices.” California have enhanced 

Colorado Boulevard (then Commerce President and CEO Children Now is committed 

now access a streamlined and The National Immigration lead testing standards 

Colorado Street) in west Paul Little. “This is a week to ensuring that schools have 
Pasadena. Rather than throw for Pasadena to have a little expedited deferred action Law Center (NILC), Jobs and processes, but the the supports and resources 

process or temporary relief with Justice, Economic 

away the spoiled burger, he culinary fun and host visitors misalignment of lead testing 
masked his mistake with a for a delicious experience.” from deportation as they Policy Institute, National standards for childcare they need to keep kids safe.” 

cooperate with labor standards Employment Law Project “In 2018, I introduced AB 

piece of cheese and served it to Patrons can find a terrific centers and TK-12 schools 

investigations. (NELP), and Tulane Immigrant 2370 which required the 

a very appreciative customer. burger experience, from leaves room for important 

Rep. Judy Chu released Rights Clinic issued a jointed California Department of 

 Word soon spread and top-of-the-line fine dining 
customers flocked to The experiences to burger stands the following statement in statement in response: improvements for long-term Social Services (CDSS) to 

response: “Immigrant workers are results and safety. 

Rite Spot for The Aristocratic and lounges. There are plenty adopt regulations for lead 

 “Too often, employers threaten essential partners in labor “Lead is a neurotoxin that 

Burger, A Hamburger of opportunities for those who testing of child day care 

deportation or otherwise agency investigations that can permanently damage 

with Cheese. Sternberger’s want to keep their resolution centers as a part of the 

retaliate against immigrant enforce workplace rights. young children’s nervous 

achievement is the first verified or prefer something that is Department’s Child Care 
instance of someone serving not beef or meat based. Those workers who raise the alarm Protecting these workers as systems,” said Susan Little, Licensing Program,” said 

about illegal workplace they raise their voice and stand 

a hamburger with cheese to a wanting a variety of experiences Environmental Working 

conditions, which undermines up for their rights makes every Holden. “It also ushered 

customer. can organize a cheeseburger Group’s senior advocate 

working conditions and wages workplace safer, for the benefit child day care centers to test 

 Over the years, Sternberger crawl or follow one of the pre-of government affairs in

for all U.S. workers. Today’s of both U.S. and immigrant their drinking water once 

perfected his Aristocratic planned themed crawls. 

California. “Even small 

announcement is a critical step workers and for the general every five years. By aligning 

Burger, much to the delight of Information on venues, 

forward to ensuring safe and public.” amounts of lead can lower childcare and school lead 

customers at The Rite Spot. specials, cheeseburger crawls 

 Sternberger’s culinary and more can be found at: just workplaces for all workers The AFL-CIO and SEIU, a child’s intelligence, cause testing standards we can 
in the U.S., and so I commend unions who have long behavior and learning 

achievement in 1924 has been protect children from the 

Secretary Mayorkas and the supported the POWER Act, problems, slow growth 

toxic effects of lead.” 

Biden Administration for using added: 

A Call for Artist Submissions their discretionary authority to “This streamlined process 
protect everyone working here. is a historic step forward 
Submission deadline is Today’s announcement is not a for protecting immigrant San Marino Upcoming

 Altadena Library District February 28, 2023. Only permanent solution, however, workers from retaliation and 
is seeking artist submissions. digital submissions accepted. and a future Administration deportation as they exercise Events & Programming

The selected design will Before submitting any could rescind it. That is why it their labor rights, including 
is so critical to pass the Protect the right to organize and join 

be used as a showpiece for artwork, please read Winter Reading Club: Reading maintained infrastructure, 

Our Workers from Exploitation unions and the right to seek 

the Summer Reading 2023 the full guidelines at: Reflections Challenge the Parks and Public Works 

program and printed on a and Retaliation Act, which I legally owed wages for their Through – February 12 Department works with Athens have championed for years. work.”

 Readers of all ages are Services to ensure that the City 

run of 20-inch by 30-inch For more information call 

The POWER Act, like the For more information visit: 

participate in receives comprehensive street 

posters. (626) 798-0833. DHS announcement today, invited to our 

Winter Reading Club and log sweeping services. Frequent 
their reading, review books, street sweeping not only 
complete activities, and enter improves the appearance of Read Local, to win prizes! The beginning the streets, but also prevents 
of the year marks a wonderful unwanted materials from 

Shop Local time to reflect on all that you flowing into storm drains, 
experienced and learned over keeps job sites clean, and 
the past 12 months. Take a helps minimize tire damage. 
moment to cozy up with a good Residents can visit the Street 
book and set an intention for Sweeping page on the City’s 
the coming year. Sign up or in-website for more information 
person at the Library. on the street sweeping schedule 
Valentine’s Day Grams for their neighborhood.

 Calling all kids in grades Artists’ Reception at the Old 

K-5! Help us share some Mill - January 26 

neighborly love with a local The Old Mill is hosting an 

senior citizen. All it takes is Artists’ Reception on Thursday, 

a little creativity! Register for January 26 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM 

a kit online, pick up your kit to showcase the new exhibit, 

at Stoneman Building (1560 Exploration of the San Gabriel 

Pasqualito Drive) between Mountains. This Exhibition 

January 23-27, decorate the will show paintings depicting 

gigantic Valentine’s Day the majestic beauty of the San 

Gram, and return your Gram Gabriel Mountains. Paintings 

by February 6. We’ll deliver may feature the national 

it to a local senior citizen to landmark’s rugged peaks, 

brighten their day. In exchange, native species such as the 

participants will receive a free California condor, or even our 

and cool activity kit for their Mount Wilson Observatory! 

random act of kindness. Know Wine and cheese will be served. 

a senior citizen in town who’d Meetings

 In the new year, Read love to receive a Valentine’s Day Library Board of Trustees 
Local, Shop Local is a library Gram? Let us know by calling Monday, January 23 at 8:00 
rewards program that (626) 403-2200 or emailing AM; Teleconference and Barth 
motivates Altadenans to visit recreation@cityofsanmarino. Room Crowell Public Library 
and “check in” with local org. Planning Commission Meeting 
participating businesses. We DIY Puzzles Wednesday, January 25 at 6:00 
provide interested library Thursday, January 26 at 3:30 PM; Teleconference and City 
users, starting Tuesday, with PM, Children’s Area Hall Council Chambers 
a rewards card that they Children ages 3 and up are City Council Meeting 
check in with at participating invited to drop in, create, and Friday, January 27 at 8:30 AM; 
businesses. The business put together a personalized Teleconference and Barth 
checks a box for each visit and puzzle. While doing so, they Room 
displays a flyer each month will engage in problem solving Live Streaming Available for 
at its location. In return, we skills, visual discernment, City Meetings 
feature the business in our and pattern recognition. City Council and advisory 
monthly in-library display, Registration is not required. body meetings will begin 
include it on the Read Local, LA Opera Talks: Marriage of live streaming meetings! 
Shop Local webpage, and Figaro Community members will be 
spotlight the business in Sunday, January 29 at 2 PM, able to go the City’s website, find 
an issue of our eConnect Barth Community Room the meeting, and click on the 
newsletter. (For full details Community educators present corresponding play icon, that 
about the promotional fascinating facts and musical will redirect them to YouTube 
benefits, see our website: excerpts from the operas that are to view the meeting live. The playing downtown at the Music live stream is for viewing only 
shoplocal/business). Center. This Opera Talk focuses and will not have the ability 

They are encouraging on the Marriage of Figaro. to provide public comment 
Altadenans to sign up Count Almaviva’s wandering during the meeting. Meetings 
today by filling out the eye lands on his wife’s maid, will still have a Zoom option for 
form at: altadenalibrary. Susanna, who is about to marry those wanting to provide public 
org/shoplocal/business. If his own Manservant, Figaro. comment during meetings. The 
you have questions or need Registration is not required. live streaming option can be 
additional information, Street Sweeping Schedule found at 
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Calling all Altadenabrick-and-mortar 
business owners! 
Altadena Library invitesyou to participate in ourRead Local, Shop Localprogram, updated for2023! 

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