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    EDITOR’S PICK Harpdog Brown & the Uptown Blues Band at Arcadia Blues Club, Dec. 8 from 7 – 11:30 p.m. (16 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006)....

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City of Monrovia Presents the 2018 Santa Tours

This year marks the 20th year of the city’s long tradition of celebrating the holiday season by touring Santa Claus around city streets on top of a fire engine. Escorted by a police car and a decorated public works sleigh, Santa will give candy canes to the public in the spirit of giving. City employees will...
Community

Monrovian Robert Kennard to be Honored on MLK Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Monrovia Historical Museum will be hosting a program on Monrovia’s own Robert Kennard, founder of the oldest African-American architecture firm in Los Angeles. The event entitled “Robert Kennard—Architect and Mentor” will be presented by three individuals:  Jerome Robinson, a USC graduate student, who wrote his master’s thesis...
News

Monrovia Police Offering Anti-Violence Rewards

The Community Activist Policing (CAP) Bureau of Monrovia Police Department is now offering a cash reward of $100 if anyone reports a threat of violence against Monrovia schools and if the call leads to the identification of a suspect to a credible threat. To report such a threat whether on social media or on an online...

Business
Kid-Focused Rideshare Company Kango Celebrates First Year in L.A.
Business Spotlight

Kid-Focused Rideshare Company Kango Celebrates First Year in L.A.

Kango allows modern families to schedule rideshare transportation and babysitting services on-the-go for children of any age, including infants and toddlers. – Courtesy photoBy Emily G. Peters Between band practice and play dates, navigating transportation for the schoolkids is no simple task. Toss in other variables like a single-car/parent home or holidays when your kids…

Opinion
Career Corner: More Work Means a Fair Process
Columns

Career Corner: More Work Means a Fair Process

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had to do extra work in a job interview? One of my most intense interviews ever was at Target. I interviewed there after graduate school for a project management role. The process was unlike one I had ever seen up to then. Target flew me into Minneapolis one evening,…

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Education
Monrovia Unified Offers Parent Courses in College Admissions Requirements
Education

Monrovia Unified Offers Parent Courses in College Admissions Requirements

By Susan Motander Monrovia Unified School District offers a nine-week program that teaches parents how to prepare their children for high education, how to understand university entrance requirements and how to navigate the complexities of financial aid and scholarships. The program is called PIQE (Pronounced Pee Kay) which stands for Parent Institute for Quality Education. Hilda…

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