Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, April 3, 2021

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Mountain View News Saturday, April 3, 2021 

For the period of Sunday, March 21st through Satur

residence in the1900 block of South Third Avenue 

day, March 27th, the Police Department responded 

regarding an attempted residential burglary. The 

to 1,096 calls for service, of which 100 required for-

victim was home when two suspects kicked in the 

mal investigations. The following is a summary re-

front door. The victim screamed and the suspects 

port of some of the major incidents handled by the 

fled to a white, four-door sedan. The suspects were 

Department during this period. 

gone by the time officers arrived.

9. At 3:33 p.m., an officer responded to a 
Sunday, March 21: 
parking lot in the 400 block of East Huntington 

1. At 1:39 a.m., an officer responded to the 
Drive regarding a vehicle burglary report. Some500 
block of East Las Flores Avenue regarding a 

time between 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on March 
vehicle that had been driven onto a residential 

22nd, someone tampered with the victim’s door 
lawn. Upon contacting the driver, the officer de

lock, entered the vehicle, and fled with sunglasses 
tected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his 

and a computer monitor. 
breath. The suspect consented to a blood test and 
the 21-year-old male from Azusa was transported 

Thursday, March 25: 
to Arcadia Methodist Hospital for further medi

10. At 11:02 a.m., an officer responded to the 
cal evaluation. The suspect was ultimately issued a 
1800 block of Anita Crest Drive regarding a pack-

age theft report. Surveillance footage revealed a 

2. At 7:38 a.m., an officer responded to the 00 
lone male suspect was wearing an Amazon vest 
block of West Live Oak Avenue regarding a battery 

when he stole the victim’s package and left an empinvestigation. 
The officer investigated an argument 

ty package in its place. The suspect is described as 
between the suspect and victim, which escalated 

a white or Hispanic male with a medium build. He 
when the suspect pushed the victim, causing him 

fled on foot. 
to fall and hit his head. The victim refused medi

11. At 11:56 a.m., officers responded to the 
cal treatment. The suspect is described as a 28 to 
1100 block of West Duarte Road regarding a theft 
30-year-old Hispanic male, approximately 6’ tall, 

from vehicle report. The victim stated her catalytic 
160 pounds, who was wearing a black sweater. The 

converter was stolen from her 2003 Honda Accord 
investigation is ongoing. 

sometime between March 11th and March 24th. 

Monday, March 22: 

Friday, March 26: 

3. At 12:13 a.m., an officer responded to the 
12. At 7:30 a.m., an officer responded to 
900 block of West Huntington Drive regarding a 
Golden Years, located at 60 East Live Oak Avenue, 
subject who was drunk in public. A records check 

regarding a theft report. An investigation revealed 
revealed the suspect, a 34-year-old male from 

an unknown suspect entered the parking lot and 
Azusa, had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. 

stole gasoline from five of the business’s vehicles. 
He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia 

Surveillance footage revealed the suspect is an un-
City Jail for booking. 

known male wearing a dark-colored jacket with 

4. At 1:34 p.m., officers responded to Macy’s, 
patches on both sleeves. He was wearing a dark-
located at 400 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a 

colored hat and a face mask. 
theft report. Surveillance footage revealed the sus

13. At 8:20 a.m., an officer responded to Walpect 
stole nearly $150.00 worth of merchandise. A 
ter M. Fierson MD, located at 1245 West Hunting-
record check also revealed the 27-year-old female 

ton Drive, regarding a commercial burglary report. 
from El Monte had an outstanding misdemeanor 

An investigation revealed the front door window 
warrant. She was arrested and transported to the 

had been smashed, the office had been ransacked,
Arcadia City Jail for booking. 

and the suspects fled with the victim’s computers 

5. At 2:44 p.m., an officer responded to a 
and numerous pairs of glasses. The officer was unparking 
lot in the 100 block of East Foothill Bou

able to locate any witnesses or evidence. 
levard regarding a grand theft report. The victim 

14. At 8:50 p.m., an officer responded to a res-
stated he left his golf bag in the parking lot, walked 
idence in the 00 block of West Sycamore Avenue 
away, and when he returned, the items were gone. 

regarding a mail theft report. The victim discov-
The officer was unable to locate the suspect. 

ered a package had been stolen from his mailbox. 

The victim was unable to provide any suspect 
Tuesday, March 23: 


6. At 3:10 a.m., an officer responded to the 
00 block of Alta Street regarding a residential 
Saturday, March 27: 
burglary. The officer discovered an unidentified 

15. At 12:37 p.m., an officer responded to a 
suspect cut the lock to a garage and fled with con-
residence in the 400 block of Arbolada Drive restruction 
equipment and tools. The investigation is 

garding a grand theft report. Surveillance footage 

revealed two suspects stole the victim’s garden

7. At 6:01 p.m., an officer responded to the 
ing equipment. The suspects are described as two 
2700 block of Gilpin Way regarding a stolen ve-

Hispanic males, both between the ages of 25 and 
hicle report. The registered owner stated he loaned 

35-years-old, with heavy set builds, and seen wear-
the vehicle to the suspect and the vehicle has yet to 

ing face masks. The investigation is pending a re-
be returned. The investigation is ongoing. 

view of the available surveillance footage. 

Wednesday, March 24:

8. At 12:11 p.m., officers responded to a 

The recovery process can be described as a long marathon. Mon-


rovia Canyon Park will remain closed indefinitely and for an ex-


tended period of time. There continues to be daily debris flow and 


erosion coming down the mountain ridges into the park. In addition, 
trees continue to fall or are in need of removal to clear trails 

The California Park & Recreation 

and walkways. 

Society awarded the City of Monrovia’s 
Canyon Park Volunteers

In time, these beautiful open spaces will welcome you back! Until 

with the “Champion of the Com-

then, we'll continue to share videos of the recovery progress. 

munity” Award of Excellence. On

This walking tour of Canyon Park was filled after one of the recent 

average, 25 Canyon Park volun

major rainstorms in LA County. Although the rainstorm did cause 

teers give over 2,500 hours of

additional damage, you'll see that wildlife has begin to repopulate 

service each year. 

the park and vegetation has begin to grow. 

Through the Monrovia Canyon 
Park Volunteers’ contribu-

Monrovia Parks, Wilderness, and Recreation Foundation (MPWR) 

tions, our community can enjoy

supports recreation and community programs, parks, facilities, 

improved facilities, trails and 

and open spaces in Monrovia. MPWR is asking for your support! 


Whether it’s a one-time donation, a recurring monthly gift, a trib

Canyon Park Volunteers, we 

ute, a bequest, or offering your time, your contribution makes the 

thank you for making a difference! 

work of the Monrovia Parks, Wilderness, and Recreation Foundation 
Learn more at: 


The Duarte Historical Museum will reopen on April 10 after a year-long mandated closure due to the 
pandemic, announced Claudia Heller, President of the Duarte Historical Society. Masks will be required, 
and social distancing adhered to. 

Regular hours are Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. and the first and third Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. A new exhibit on 
Depression glass from the collection of Karleen Daugherty will be on display through May. 

The museum is located at 777 Encanto Parkway, Duarte. Admission is free. For more information call 
(626) 357-9419. 

Curiosity Mars Rover Takes Armenian Caucus Co-Pasadena Transit Fares 

Selfie With ‘Mont Mercou’ 
chairs Urging Azerbaijan to Resume Starting April 12

Release All Prisoners of War Pasadena Transit and Ride vehicles are cleaned 
Pasadena Dial-A-Ride will thoroughly at least once 
resume requiring valid daily. This means that

The bipartisan co-chairs of and captured civilians. 

fare payment to board every surface from floor

the Congressional Caucus 

beginning Monday, April 12. to ceiling is disinfected. In

on Armenian Issues, U.S. 

Representatives Adam Schiff Passengers are encouraged addition, bus operators are 
(D-CA), Gus Bilirakis (R-to use a TAP card loaded cleaning high touch surfaces 
FL), Frank Pallone (D-NJ), with a Pasadena Transit throughout the day. 
David G. Valadao (R-CA), monthly pass, Dial-A-Ride Additional measures taken 
and Jackie Speier (D-CA) membership, or Stored include: 
introduced a resolution last Value to pay their fare. TAP - Limiting the number of 
month calling on Azerbaijan cards can now be loaded passengers on the vehicle 

to immediately release all 

onto an iPhone or Android to help provide social 

prisoners of war (POWs) and 

device. Cash payment is also distancing space (this

civilians currently detained 

The rover also snapped a detected nontronite, a type accepted. is subject to change as

in the aftermath of the 2020 
pair of panoramas to create of clay mineral found close war in Nagorno-Karabakh, For more information on conditions change) 
a 3D view of the stark cliff to Nontron, in the region. also known as Artsakh. The “It is unacceptable that more the TAP program, visit: - Blocking off select seats 
face featured in the selfie. 
Surface missions assign resolution was cosponsored than 100 days after the end of on our buses to encourage 

nicknames to landmarks by a bipartisan group of 31 the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, For more information social distancing

At the start of March, 

to provide the mission’s Members. hundreds of Armenian service about Pasadena Transit - Hand sanitizers on all buses

NASA’s Curiosity Mars 

Public reports indicate that members and civilians remain fares, visit: cityofpasadena. - Driver barriers on all buses

team members a common

rover began approaching an as many as 200 Armenian in Azerbaijani custody,

way to refer to rocks, soils, net/pasadena-transit/fares/ The City of Pasadena has

impressive rock formation detainees remain in where little is known of their 

and other geologic features For more information on joined the American Public

that scientists dubbed “Mont Azerbaijani custody. Under the condition, treatment, or 

Pasadena Dial-A-Ride fares, Transportation Association

Mercou,” a nickname taken of interest. Geneva Conventions and the well-being,” said Rep. Schiff.

The selfie is composed of visit: (APTA) Health and Safety

from a mountain in France. November 9, 2020 tripartite “Azerbaijan has an obligation 
Standing about 20 feet (6 60 images taken by the Mars statement signed by Armenia, to release these prisoners pasadena-transit/dial-a-Commitments Program. The 
Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) Russia, and Azerbaijan, all immediately – the longer the ride/ Program defines four core

meters) tall, the outcrop is 

on the rover’s robotic arm parties have an obligation to delay, the more it demonstrates During this pandemic we categories of responsibilities

captured in all its majesty in 

release prisoners. Armenia has their disregard for human urge you to use transit only – for every partner transit

on March 26, 2021, the

a new selfie, as well as in a 

fulfilled this obligation, while rights and international law. for your essential trips. agency and for their

3,070th Martian day, or sol,

pair of panoramas that offer 

of the mission. These were the Government of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan is already guilty Please note, it is a Federal passengers – making this aa 3D view. The selfie shows continues to misrepresent of grave atrocities committed requirement to wear a face true partnership for health

combined with 11 images

Curiosity in front of Mont the status of these POWs in during the recent war, and

taken by the Mastcam on covering on board a transit and safety. They are:

Mercou with a new drill an attempt to justify their this compounds the problem. 

the mast, or “head,” of the vehicle, including Pasadena Following public health

hole nearby at a rock sample continued captivity. The The United States must use all 

Transit and Pasadena Dial-guidelines from official

nicknamed “Nontron” – the rover on March 16, 2021, the resolution also calls on the U.S. diplomatic means to secure 

A-Ride. Face coverings are sources

3,060th Martian day of the State Department to engage the immediate release of these

mission’s 30th sample to 

mission. with Azerbaijani authorities, detained POWs and civilians, provided on board if you do - Protecting each other by


 Curiosity also provided a including through the OSCE and to impose consequences on not have one. requiring face coverings and

Curiosity’s drill powderized 

pair of panoramas using its Minsk Group, to demand the Azerbaijan for their continued Pasadena Transit and other protection

the sample before trickling 

immediate release of POWs violations of human rights.” Pasadena Dial-A-Ride are -Keeping passengers

Mastcam on March 4, 2021,

it into instruments inside 

the 3,049th Martian day of working closely with the informed and empowered to

the rover so the science 

City of Pasadena Health choose the safest times and

the mission. By shooting one South Pasadena Library New

team could get a better 

Department to monitor the routes to ride

panorama from about 130

understanding of the rock’s 

Comic Book Club for Adults COVID-19 situation, also -Putting health first

feet (40 meters) away from

composition and what clues 

known as Coronavirus, by requiring riders and

it might offer about Mars’ the outcrop, then rolling The South Pasadena Public is required. Visit the Library’s 

to the side and shooting Library is happy to announce website to register. and we have implemented employees to avoid public

past. This area is at the 

another from the same a new comic book discussion Upgrade Soul is currently a number of measures on transit if they have been

transition between the “clay

distance, the rover created a club for adult readers. The available on ComicsPlus. board our buses to help exposed to COVID-19 or

bearing unit” Curiosity is 

Comic Book Club will meet ComicsPlus provides access to protect our customers and feel ill

stereoscopic effect similar to

departing and the “sulfate

on the first Thursday of each thousands of digital comics, bus operators. For more information on

those seen in 3D viewfinders.

bearing unit” that’s ahead month at 7pm. The first meeting graphic novels, and manga All Pasadena Transit the program, please visit:

Studying the outcrop from

on Mount Sharp, the 3-mile-of the Comic Book Club is on with no wait lists or limits. 

more than one angle helps and Pasadena

tall (5-kilometer-tall) April 1st at 7 p.m. On this day, Read directly on your favorite 

scientists get a better idea of

mountain that the rover has the Comic Book Club will meet web browser, or download 
been rolling up since 2014. the 3D geometry of Mount virtually on Zoom to discuss the app on the App Store or 
Scientists have long thought 

Mercou’s sedimentary layers. Upgrade Soul by Ezra Claytan Google Play. A South Pasadena 
An anaglyph of the image Daniels. Upgrade Soul is the Public Library card number

this transition might reveal 

can be viewed through red-story of an elderly couple forced and PIN are required to access

what happened to Mars as it 

into a psychological battle after ComicsPlus. A tutorial on how

blue glasses, which you can

became the desert planet we 

undergoing an experimental to use ComicsPlus is available

learn to make here.

see today. 

genetic procedure. Registration on the Library’s YouTube page.

In addition to the stereo

France’s Mont Mercou is 

located near the village of view and the selfie, Curiosity 
took a 360-degree panorama

Nontron in the southeast of 

of Mont Mercou and its

the country. The team chose 

surroundings with its

Nontron-related nicknames 


for this part of the Red 

For more about Curiosity,

Planet because Mars orbiters 


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