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Special Council Meeting Ends With ‘No Reportable Action’ on MALDEF

Special Council Meeting Ends With ‘No Reportable Action’ on MALDEF

  By Susan Motander The Monrovia City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss the demand letter from MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund. The…

Latino Legal Voice Questions Monrovia Election Policy

Latino Legal Voice Questions Monrovia Election Policy

Monrovia Receives Demand Letter From MALDEF. City to Hold Special Meeting Tuesday 5 p.m. City Manager Oliver Chi has informed Monrovia residents that Thursday afternoon, the city received…

What to Expect During the Monrovia Renewal Project

What to Expect During the Monrovia Renewal Project

  The initial work related to Monrovia Renewal will begin in the southwest and southeast portions of town, starting this month! – Courtesy photo   Monrovia Renewal will…

Education

August College Search Guide

August College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s August – for some kids…

Common Core Curriculum and California

By Mary McNulty It is hard to remember any issue that has sparked such a…

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

By May S. Ruiz Carved into the foothills of Pasadena is a kindergarten to eighth…

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Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

    EDITOR’S PICK: Monthly Bird Walk with Pasadena Audubon (Aug. 13 @ 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.). Whether you’ve been…

Monrovia’s Musical Summer Continues

Monrovia’s Musical Summer Continues

    Seven Free Concerts Remaining There’s music in the air this summer as the city is pleased to be able to share that there are 15 free…

Competition – ‘Got Teen Talent?’

Competition – ‘Got Teen Talent?’

    Could Net $300 Next up: the City of Duarte. Motivational and inspirational speaker Michael Roberts hopes to help build the confidence of San Gabriel Valley (SGV) youth…

Free Concerts Continue Through Summer

Free Concerts Continue Through Summer

    There are still several free concerts left in all three series this summer. Two of the series are held at State Square Park and the third…

Cal Phil Takes Center Stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Cal Phil Takes Center Stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) are thrilled to welcome some of Opera’s finest artists, “Center Stage,” on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the iconic Walt Disney…

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

    California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) Maestro Victor Vener has announced soulful songstress Judith Hill is joining the acclaimed orchestra as a surprise special guest during its “Greatest Hits” concert, taking…

Crime

Blotters: Aug. 11 – Aug. 14

Blotters: Aug. 11 – Aug. 14

  Aug. 11 Driving Under the Influence / Child Endangerment -Suspect Arrested On Aug 11 at 10:44 a.m., staff at a…

Law Enforcement Seeking ‘Palm Tree Bandits’

Law Enforcement Seeking ‘Palm Tree Bandits’

    Group Currently Linked to Three Southern California Bank Robberies Law enforcement is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and…

Police Blotters: Aug. 4 to 7

Police Blotters: Aug. 4 to 7

    Aug. 4 At 10:22 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the 200 block of West Huntington Drive and…

Police Blotters: July 28 to 30

Police Blotters: July 28 to 30

    July 28 At 10:44 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 800 block of West Foothill. The victim…

Business

Business Profile: Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market

Business Profile: Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market

      By Gus Herrera The Pasadena Certified Farmers’ Market (PCFM) is re-defining the way farmers’ markets connect the local agrarian and urban communities. When one…

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

    By Dave Liniger Even though the economy is in a slow-motion recovery, the real estate market is moving at full speed. Existing home sales in…

Health

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life

  Just when you are getting used to having your children home for the summer, you realize – it’s already almost time to send them back to…

West Nile Virus Present in San Gabriel Valley

West Nile Virus Present in San Gabriel Valley

    Mosquito samples collected from the cities of West Covina and Pomona have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This confirms that mosquitoes in the…

Arts & Culture

Monthly Art Column (7/21/16 Issue)

Monthly Art Column (7/21/16 Issue)

  By Jeff Davis Michael Sistig’s first solo painting and sculpture exhibition in the US, “MATTER,” is on exhibit at the El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMOA)…

Autry Museum Acquires Work of Harry Fonseca

Autry Museum Acquires Work of Harry Fonseca

    The Autry recently announced that it has acquired the estate of renowned Maidu/Portuguese/Hawaiian artist Harry Fonseca (1946-2006). The collection includes over 500 original works of…

Sports

Rhode Medals Again – Sets Several New Records

Rhode Medals Again – Sets Several New Records

  By Susan Motander Monrovian Kim Rhode has done it again. She had won another Olympic medal. The Bronze Medal is her sixth: three Golds, a Silver,…

A Message From the CIF-SS Commissioner

A Message From the CIF-SS Commissioner

    Recharged and Ready To Go Welcome to the 2016-17 school year! As I do each year with my first “Message from the Commissioner,” I would…

Dining

Traditional Korean Cuisine Sampling

  On Wednesday, June 22, at 12:30 p.m., the Monrovia Public Library invites you to join a delicious sampling of traditional Korean foods and to learn about…

Chamber of Commerce Set to Host the Monrovia Station Craft Beer & Music Festival

Chamber of Commerce Set to Host the Monrovia Station Craft Beer & Music Festival

  Music, craft beer, and the Gold Line are all happening at the same time at Monrovia’s Station Square. The Monrovia Chamber of Commerce is hosting the…

Environment

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

    More Americans might be driving hybrid cars and recycling, but their hardwood kitchen and living room floors can be just as critical to climate change.…

Golden State Water Company Adjusts Foothill District Conservation Standard

Golden State Water Company Adjusts Foothill District Conservation Standard

    Effective immediately, customers may water outdoor landscapes up to three days per week and state-issued conservation mandates have been replaced with new voluntary reduction targets.…

Obituaries

Monrovia Resident Cameron Turner Remembered

Monrovia Resident Cameron Turner Remembered

By Susan Motander Journalist and commentator Cameron Turner died on March 12 and services were held for him last Friday at the First A.M.E. Church in Pasadena.…

Sister Joan Malherek, Maryknoll Missioner for 65 Years Dies

Sister Joan Malherek, Maryknoll Missioner for 65 Years Dies

Sister Joan Malherek, an educator and pastoral worker died in her sleep on March 13, 2016 in Monrovia, CA. She was 90 years old and a Maryknoll…

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