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Aldi Supermarket and TJ Maxx / Homegoods Slated to Land in Monrovia

Aldi Supermarket and TJ Maxx / Homegoods Slated to Land in Monrovia

  The City of Monrovia received confirmation that Aldi Supermarket and TJ Maxx / Homegoods are tentatively set to repopulate the former Albertson’s Shopping Center which has now…

Monrovia City Council Meets With School Board

Monrovia City Council Meets With School Board

  Discussion includes traffic near Santa Fe, the hazard of the bioswales and upcoming civic events By Susan Motander Last week the Monrovia City Council met again with…

Joint Use Parking Agreement With Metro Being Developed

Joint Use Parking Agreement With Metro Being Developed

  During the past several months, staff has been working with Metro representatives to examine the possibility of developing a joint use parking agreement with Metro for use…

Education

8000 Public Schools to Get Tech Funding to Tune of $11.9 Million

8000 Public Schools to Get Tech Funding to Tune of $11.9 Million

More than 8,000 California public schools and districts are eligible to share $11.9 million in the latest round…

November College Search Guide

November College Search Guide

  The road to college By May S. Ruiz The onset of cooler temperatures and…

High Point Academy Uses Recent Election as a Teaching Opportunity

High Point Academy Uses Recent Election as a Teaching Opportunity

  By May S. Ruiz While all of America went to the polls last week…

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Entertainment

Monrovia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

Monrovia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

Editor’s Pick: Enchanted: Forest of Light   Enchanted: Forest of Light (Nov. 28 @ 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive) Descanso Gardens presents “Enchanted:…

Old Town Report (11/10/16 Issue)

Old Town Report (11/10/16 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick I just met up with the location manager for the upcoming Disney filming in Old Town. This is exciting stuff – the movie is…

Monrovia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 10 – Nov. 16

Monrovia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 10 – Nov. 16

Editor’s Pick:     The Seventh Annual Presentation of Returning Soldiers Speak (Nov. 11 @ 6:30 p.m., The Legion Club of Pasadena, 131 N. Marengo Ave.). “An Evening…

For Good

For Good

    By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish…

Monrovia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 3 – Nov. 9

Monrovia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 3 – Nov. 9

  Editor’s Pick 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships (Nov. 4 @ 2:25 p.m. to 4:35 p.m., Santa Anita Race Track, 285 W. Huntington Drive) Don’t miss your opportunity…

John Cleese & Eric Idle Are Coming to You

John Cleese & Eric Idle Are Coming to You

  Still together again, Britain’s living legends of comedy, John Cleese and Eric Idle, announce a second round of North America dates; this time taking on the Western…

Crime

Monrovia Police Blotters: Nov. 10-13

Monrovia Police Blotters: Nov. 10-13

  Nov.10 At 6:24 p.m., a resident in the 1500 block of S. Fifth Ave. called police to report she had…

Monrovia Police Blotters: Nov. 3 – Nov. 6

Monrovia Police Blotters: Nov. 3 – Nov. 6

  Nov. 3 At 4:30 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from a parking lot in the 1600 block of S.…

Monrovia Police Blotters: Oct. 27- Oct. 30

Monrovia Police Blotters: Oct. 27- Oct. 30

  Oct. 27 At 7:55 a.m., officers responded to a business in the 900 block of W. Foothill on the report…

Monrovia Police Blotters: Oct. 20 – Oct. 23

Monrovia Police Blotters: Oct. 20 – Oct. 23

  Oct. 20 At 10:24 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen in the 300 block of W. Duarte. The victim reported…

Business

Sierra Madre Music

Sierra Madre Music

  By Emily G. Peters Sierra Madre Music is making a mighty musical impact with the help of its owners, award-winning musicians Almer Imamovic and Dr. Jessica…

High-Tech Support, High-Touch Service: Di-No Computers

High-Tech Support, High-Touch Service: Di-No Computers

  By Emily G. Peters For those who dread a visit to the Genius Bar, there’s a welcome alternative for your Apple needs – and it’s been…

Health

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…

Smart Women, Smart Money (9/8/16 Issue)

Smart Women, Smart Money (9/8/16 Issue)

    Dear Emmy: Would You Write a Column About Why Women Need Long-Term Care Insurance? I’d Like My Mother to Read That. Gladly. Long-term care insurance…

Arts & Culture

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…

Mosaic Mural Behind Vromans Honors Filmmakers, Actors and Dancers Who Got Their Start in Pasadena

Mosaic Mural Behind Vromans Honors Filmmakers, Actors and Dancers Who Got Their Start in Pasadena

  By Terry Miller A stunning new art project conceived by Kenton Nelson will greet you next time you meander your way to the back parking lot…

Sports

Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener

Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener

By Christian Romo The favored Wildcats dominated midfield possession and outshot the Apaches 22-7, but missed opportunities and a late offside call kept the two rivals even.…

Monrovia Falls to St. Paul 54-42 in First Round of CIF: Arcadia, La Salle and Polytechnic High Advance

Monrovia Falls to St. Paul 54-42 in First Round of CIF: Arcadia, La Salle and Polytechnic High Advance

By Christian Romo Photos by Jacob Bigley When senior Elijah Hall went down, so did the Wildcat’s chances. After scoring twice in the second quarter, including a…

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

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…

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.…

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Monrovia Weekly – 12/01/16

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