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Historic Santa Fe Depot Renovation Set to Begin

Historic Santa Fe Depot Renovation Set to Begin

  Restoration efforts for the Historic Santa Fe Depot will begin this week. To facilitate the construction, public access to the Station Square Promenade will be restricted for…

Monrovia Blotters: Jan. 12 – Jan. 15

Monrovia Blotters: Jan. 12 – Jan. 15

  Jan. 13 At 3:21 a.m., an alarm activation was reported at business in the 600 block of W. Huntington Drive. Officers arrived and found the front doors…

Local Activists Mobilize in San Gabriel Valley

Local Activists Mobilize in San Gabriel Valley

  By Terry Miller Motorists are used to seeing people with signs on the freeway off-ramps, perhaps almost numb to the staggering number of homeless people asking for…

Education

Highlights Next Generation Science Standards Introduced

Highlights Next Generation Science Standards Introduced

  To better prepare students for college and careers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom…

State Schools Chief Urges “Safe Haven” Designation for 10,500 Public Schools

State Schools Chief Urges “Safe Haven” Designation for 10,500 Public Schools

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a letter encouraging all California public…

December College Search Guide

December College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz The cool weather is settling in…

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This Week’s Events

This Week’s Events

EDITOR’S PICK Only What We Could Carry   Only What We Could Carry (Jan. 21 – April 1, Gilb Museum, 380 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia 91007) Only What…

U2 Confirms Rose Bowl Gig May 20

U2 Confirms Rose Bowl Gig May 20

  Yarns of U2 coming back to the Rose Bowl were dashing through the snowy social media sites last week. Now, apparently the Irish rockers have confirmed that…

Mr. 335, Larry Carlton, Takes to the Arcadia Performing Arts Center

Mr. 335, Larry Carlton, Takes to the Arcadia Performing Arts Center

  By Terry Miller Mr. 335 [a reference to the ubiquitous Gibson ES 335 semi-acoustic Guitar and also his recording studio’s moniker] is arguably the foremost jazz/rock/blues guitar…

Find Piquing Curiosities at the Rose Bowl Flea Market

Find Piquing Curiosities at the Rose Bowl Flea Market

  By Vanessa Quintanilla On the second Sunday of every month, the Pasadena Rose Bowl opens its doors for the flea market. This month, the Rose Bowl hosted…

This Week’s Events

This Week’s Events

EDITOR’S PICK: Snotty Scotty’s 66th Birthday Tribute Show    Snotty Scotty’s 66th Birthday Tribute Show (Jan. 13 @ Route 66 Roadhouse & Tavern, 1846 E. Huntington Drive) Sierra…

Emerging Trends at Pasadena Bead and Design Show

Emerging Trends at Pasadena Bead and Design Show

      At the forefront of the newest emerging design trends for 2017, Pasadena Bead and Design Show begins on Thursday Jan. 12, and goes through Sunday Jan. 15. This…

Crime

UPDATE: Homicide Detectives Investigate Stabbing Death of Woman in Temple City

UPDATE: Homicide Detectives Investigate Stabbing Death of Woman in Temple City

  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the stabbing death of a woman.  The incident occurred Wednesday,…

Two People Stabbed in Temple City – Victims Rushed to Area Hospital

Two People Stabbed in Temple City – Victims Rushed to Area Hospital

  Around 12:05 Wednesday LASD responded to 6024 Temple City Blvd., with reports of two individuals stabbed and seriously wounded. Temple…

Arcadia PD Pursues Stolen Package to Pasadena Tuesday

Arcadia PD Pursues Stolen Package to Pasadena Tuesday

  Suspect evades multiple law enforcement agencies On Jan. 10, at approximately 4:40p.m., Arcadia Police responded to the south west portion…

Pasadena Police Seize 9 Firearms and Arrest Multiple Armed Suspects

Pasadena Police Seize 9 Firearms and Arrest Multiple Armed Suspects

  In response to the Jan. 6, double homicide and the injuring of two others, the Pasadena Police has increased patrols…

Business

Business Profile: Pasadena Sandwich Company

Business Profile: Pasadena Sandwich Company

  Photos and Story by Emily G. Peters Like a slice of vintage New York, Pasadena Sandwich Company’s Fink family has been serving up old school-deli specialty…

Santa Anita Hot Yoga Studio

Santa Anita Hot Yoga Studio

  By Emily G. Peters Heat, breath and movement: Santa Anita Hot Yoga Studio combines all three to intensify the benefits of traditional yoga. The blend allows…

Health

Survey Shows Unique Needs of HIV-Positive Women Often Not Addressed

Survey Shows Unique Needs of HIV-Positive Women Often Not Addressed

  There are now an estimated 300,000 women in the United States living with HIV/AIDS. New findings from the “Women Living Positive” survey show that a communication…

What You Can Do to Prevent Breast Cancer

What You Can Do to Prevent Breast Cancer

  Every year, 1.3 million women across the globe are diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer awareness is high, but the primary focus of research is on…

Arts & Culture

This Week’s Events

This Week’s Events

EDITOR’S PICK Mommy, Daddy, Grandparents and Me Yoga   Mommy, Daddy, Grandparents and Me Yoga (Jan.10 @ 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., Los Angeles County Arboretum and…

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

By Jeff Davis The new Hawthorne Art Complex (“HAC”) is having an Open Studio party on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. There will…

Sports

Late Goal Saves Wildcats Against La Cañada, Ties 2-2

Late Goal Saves Wildcats Against La Cañada, Ties 2-2

By Christian Romo Down 2-1 late in the second half, the Wildcats were heading towards their first home loss of the season. But a late goal relieved…

Santa Anita Race Track Opens

Santa Anita Race Track Opens

  Santa Anita Park has announced that the prestigious Grade I, $300,000 American Oaks, which was most recently run in May 2015, will now be run on…

Dining

Taste of Old Town Monrovia

Taste of Old Town Monrovia

    Fall is here, which means … it’s time for one of the premier culinary events in the San Gabriel Valley! The Taste of Old Town…

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

    Company Sends Samples to Leading Presidential Candidates By Terry Miller Sometimes – every once in a while – an email really garners extra attention from…

Environment

Statewide Water Conservation Drops Below 18 Percent in August

Statewide Water Conservation Drops Below 18 Percent in August

  The State Water Resources Control Board today announced that urban Californians’ monthly water conservation declined to 17.7 percent in August, down from 27 percent savings in…

Look for a Monrovia Renewal Construction Overview in Your Next Utility Bill

Look for a Monrovia Renewal Construction Overview in Your Next Utility Bill

  In order to help keep everyone informed about the street construction getting underway this fall as part of the Monrovia Renewal project, the city has developed…

Obituaries

A Deliberate Life – Lisa Magno Marino

A Deliberate Life – Lisa Magno Marino

  By Susan Motander Through the week the news has been spreading that Lisa Magno had lost her battle with cancer. She died early on Friday morning, and saying…

Services Are Set for Retired Fire Captain John Rooks

Services Are Set for Retired Fire Captain John Rooks

    John Rooks, who served on the Monrovia Fire Department for 29 years, passed way unexpectedly on Aug. 11 at home in La Habra. He was…

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Monrovia Weekly – 1/19/16

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