• May 25 – May 31

    May 25 – May 31

    EDITOR’S PICK Santa Anita Carnival at Santa Anita Park, May 26-28 from 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. (285 W Huntington Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). Enjoy rides, carni...


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Monrovia Public Library is now offering free DVD rentals. - Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

The Monrovia Legacy Project Approved

The City Council has approved the Monrovia Legacy Project. It’s taken nearly three years to organize, digitize, and load the City Historian’s collections of historic photographs and papers to create an online collection. Now, you can browse over 5,000 historic photos and nearly 1,000 documents on our city’s rich history, including: city directories from the 1900s,...

LeRoy’s in Monrovia Named ‘Must Visit Road Gem on Route 66’

A new report by AAA states that Americans will travel in near-record numbers this Memorial Day weekend (41.5 million) , the vast majority of which will be hitting the road (36.6 million, 4.7% more than last year). To help with travel inspiration Lipton, which has been part of the All-American road trip for generations, collaborated with TripAdvisor...

Monrovia Fire and Rescue Honors Monrovia Weekly Photographer

By Susan Motander At their annual Fire Service Day Pancake Breakfast, Monrovia Fire and Rescue honored Monrovia Weekly’s Editor and Photographer Terry Miller. They presented the award-winning journalist with his own brush fire jacket for safety at fire scenes. Appropriately, the jacket bears just the word “PHOTOGRAPHER” across its shoulders on top, beautifully stitched and his...

Rosita’s Studio Brings Art to Your Doorstep
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Rosita’s Studio Brings Art to Your Doorstep

By Emily G. Peters Owner of Rosita’s Studio, Ellie Rae Hoffman’s first memories of art revolve around her grandmother, for whom her traveling art studio is named. “My grandma was a ceramicist and a sculptor,” said Hoffman, who created Rosita’s Studio in 2017. “I have very fond memories of sculpting, drawing, and painting with her…

Career Corner: Be Kind to Each Other

Career Corner: Be Kind to Each Other

By Angela Copeland We all have bad days. Whether you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, or someone cut you off on the way to work, it can make getting through the day difficult. What can make it even more difficult is when we look at each moment as a competition to…

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Health & Fitness

5 Tips To Combat Stress-Related Weight Gain

By Yajen Tan Stress sucks, but you most likely know that from the countless reminders that you get throughout the day. Whether your stress coming from relationships, finances, work-related, or those little rascals that take up all your free time to raise, they all gradually compound on your body until you can’t take it anymore....