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Station Square Work Update

By Susan Motander Work is continuing at and around Station Square in Monrovia. The grading and foundation work is underway at the station site itself requiring those whose…

Monrovia Starts Outreach Program Regarding Historic Preservation and Neighborhood Compatibility

By Susan Motander Since the passage first of the moratorium on demolition of pre-1940 houses and the second on construction of new homes in certain areas, the City…

Obama Declares San Gabriel Mountains as National Monument

Obama Declares San Gabriel Mountains as National Monument

Photos by: Jake Bigley Local Leaders Respond both Positively; Negatively San Gabriel Mountains Forever Welcome Obama Today, community leaders welcomed President Obama’s visit to San Dimas and the…

Current News

McDade Shooting Report Will Finally be Released

The Court of Appeal Friday vacated its order sealing the disclosure of portions of the…

Monrovia Remains Undefeated in League After 8-1 Victory Over South Pasadena

Monrovia Remains Undefeated in League After 8-1 Victory Over South Pasadena

Articles and Photos By Jacob Bigley The Monrovia Wildcat’s side-armed pitcher Brian McConnell (#12) went…

Coalition Claims CleanTech’s New Facility Violates Zoning Code

Coalition Claims CleanTech’s New Facility Violates Zoning Code

By Mariela Patron A coalition made up of environmentalists, community volunteers, and religious leaders in…

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Backstage: “Beauty and the Beast” Hints at Spectacular Show to Come

Backstage: “Beauty and the Beast” Hints at Spectacular Show to Come

Inland Pacific Ballet to Present Unique Vision of Famous Fairytale Evening. Last strains of a colorful dusk fall over the San Gabriel mountains. In an industrial parking lot…

Fairyland at the LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden April 18

Fairyland at the LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden April 18

Have you ever seen magic left over from a rainstorm? Have you ever walked in a forest and thought you saw something little and enchanting out of the…

A Timeless Tale: Inland Pacific Ballet’s “Beauty and the Beast” Coming to Arcadia

A Timeless Tale: Inland Pacific Ballet’s “Beauty and the Beast” Coming to Arcadia

Southern California’s premiere professional ballet company, Inland Pacific Ballet (IPB), celebrating its 20th season, presents Beauty and the Beast, a breathtaking full-length ballet based on the time honored fairy tale…

Our American Cousin: Parson’s Nose Offers Taste of a Classic

Our American Cousin: Parson’s Nose Offers Taste of a Classic

By Nathaniel Cayanan Many of you may not have heard of the small theatre company Parson’s Nose. For the last fifteen years, the company has been providing “condensed…

I Dreamed a Dream of Les Mis in Monrovia

I Dreamed a Dream of Les Mis in Monrovia

Les Misérables by Centre Stage, International Full Gospel Fellowship (IFGF) As our esteemed correspondent Susan Motander wrote last week, “It is possible to view a semi-professional production of Les…

Susan Egan, the Belle of Broadway, Comes to Monrovia May 9

Susan Egan, the Belle of Broadway, Comes to Monrovia May 9

By Susan Motander On May 9th, Susan Egan, who originated the role of “Belle” in the Broadway version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, will appear at the…

Crime

McDade Shooting Report Will Finally be Released

The Court of Appeal Friday vacated its order sealing the disclosure of portions of the Kendrec McDade Shooting Report – disclosure…

Man Charged With 2012 Rape and Murder of His Disabled Neighbor Extradited from Guatemala

A former Norwalk man suspected by detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department of raping and murdering his disabled neighbor…

Blotters for the Week of March 22-29

March 26 Injury Traffic Collision at 2:53 p.m., an officer on patrol was driving northbound on California when he approached a…

Teen Granddaughter Convicted of Killing Grandparents in Rosemead

A jury convicted today an 18-year-old girl of killing her grandparents when she was 14 years old, the Los Angeles County…

Arts and Culture

Backstage: “Beauty and the Beast” Hints at Spectacular Show to Come

Backstage: “Beauty and the Beast” Hints at Spectacular Show to Come

Inland Pacific Ballet to Present Unique Vision of Famous Fairytale Evening. Last strains of a colorful dusk fall over the San Gabriel mountains. In an industrial parking…

A Timeless Tale: Inland Pacific Ballet’s “Beauty and the Beast” Coming to Arcadia

A Timeless Tale: Inland Pacific Ballet’s “Beauty and the Beast” Coming to Arcadia

Southern California’s premiere professional ballet company, Inland Pacific Ballet (IPB), celebrating its 20th season, presents Beauty and the Beast, a breathtaking full-length ballet based on the time honored fairy…

Community

McDade Shooting Report Will Finally be Released

The Court of Appeal Friday vacated its order sealing the disclosure of portions of the Kendrec McDade Shooting Report – disclosure paradoxically made by the Officers who…

KGEM Begins Live Streaming of School Board Meetings Tonight

Cable Media of the Foothills has announced that it will begin live streaming of MUSD School Board meetings starting with the meeting Wednesday night, April 15. The entire…

Health & Fitness

Assemblymember Holden to Hold Educational Forum on Vaccinations

As the number of measles cases rises throughout California and the nation, the vaccine conflict has heated up. Assemblymember Chris Holden is joining with health professionals to…

Announcing the 4th Annual Get Healthy Pasadena 2014!

JOIN US FOR A FULL DAY OF CELEBRATING YOUR HEALTH! When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Pasadena City College, Creveling Lounge…

Restaurants

Cheeseburger Challenge Results Released

Pasadena celebrated all things cheeseburger during Cheeseburger Week Jan. 11th to 16th. Visitors enjoyed food created especially for the event, took advantage of great deals and meals,…

Meat District Co. Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

Meat District Co.  Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

-Courtesy photo Meat District Co., the much buzzed about new destination restaurant that boasts a mouthwatering ‘paddock to the plate’ inspired menu and one-of-a-kind dining experience, has…

Columns

UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms

The social media site Facebook can be an effective tool for connecting with new and old friends. However, some users may find themselves spending quite a bit…

Social Whirl

Los Angeles Master Chorale Fetes President & CEO Terry Knowles at LAMC Gala 2015

Los Angeles Master Chorale Fetes President & CEO Terry Knowles at LAMC Gala 2015

It was an unforgettable evening of music, glamour and heartfelt tributes when the Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) honored President & CEO Terry Knowles, who stepped down…

Social Whirl for 7/24/2014

Social Whirl for 7/24/2014

Arcadia Rotary honors Police and Fireman of the year, at July 18th lunch meeting. L-R Police Chief Bob Guthrie, AFD Battalion Chief Cody Cerwin, Joseph “Joe” Herrick…

Lifestyle

Los Angeles Master Chorale Fetes President & CEO Terry Knowles at LAMC Gala 2015

Los Angeles Master Chorale Fetes President & CEO Terry Knowles at LAMC Gala 2015

It was an unforgettable evening of music, glamour and heartfelt tributes when the Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) honored President & CEO Terry Knowles, who stepped down…

Assemblymember Holden to Hold Educational Forum on Vaccinations

As the number of measles cases rises throughout California and the nation, the vaccine conflict has heated up. Assemblymember Chris Holden is joining with health professionals to…

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