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New ‘Coast to Coast’ Seat Belt Enforcement Effort

New ‘Coast to Coast’ Seat Belt Enforcement Effort

    Program Aims to Increase ‘Click It or Ticket’ Participation and Save Lives From May 23 to June 5, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the…

FBI Adds to List of ‘10 Most Wanted Fugitives’

FBI Adds to List of ‘10 Most Wanted Fugitives’

    FBI Director James B. Comey recently announced the addition of two fugitives to the FBI’s list of “10 Most Wanted Fugitives.” Fugitive Philip Patrick Policarpio, wanted…

Monrovia Council Pens ‘Letter of Concern’ Regarding Parks Assessment Tax

By Susan Motander   Last week, the Monrovia City Council voted to send Supervisor Mike Antonovich a “letter of concern” regarding the proposed LA County Park Tax that…

Education

Monrovia falls to Tahquitz in the 3rd Round of CIF 1-0

Monrovia falls to Tahquitz in the 3rd Round of CIF 1-0

Article and Photos by Jacob Bigley  The Monrovia Wildcat’s CIF run ended last Friday as…

Monrovia’s One, Two Punch of Goebel and Ramos Proves to be a Knockout … So Far 

Monrovia’s One, Two Punch of Goebel and Ramos Proves to be a Knockout … So Far 

      On Tuesday, May 24, the Monrovia Wildcats faced off against Ganesha in…

Monrovia Reveals ‘Dave Moore Field’ in Honor of 31-Year Coaching Career

Monrovia Reveals ‘Dave Moore Field’ in Honor of 31-Year Coaching Career

      Dave Moore, who still teaches at Monrovia High School, was the head…

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Create Memorable Moments This Summer – Design an Outdoor Room for All to Enjoy 

Create Memorable Moments This Summer – Design an Outdoor Room for All to Enjoy 

    By Melinda Myers No matter your budget, space, or gardening experience, you can design an outdoor entertainment area for you, your family, and friends to enjoy. Start by gathering…

Memorial Day Events on KCET

Memorial Day Events on KCET

      KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station, recently announced plans to host two blocks of special programming during Memorial Day weekend, exploring the history…

Guns n Hoses at Monrovia Days

Guns n Hoses at Monrovia Days

Now that we have your attention… “The dunking booth was probably the most popular spot at the Monrovia Day festivities. Here Police Chief Jim Hunt is just about…

Monthly Feature: A Valuable Lesson Learned From Local Hardships

Monthly Feature: A Valuable Lesson Learned From Local Hardships

      By Roshan Perera Asian-Pacific American heritage month celebrates the culture and heritage of Asian Americans, as well as recognizing the contributions that they have made…

Calendar – May 12 to 18

Calendar – May 12 to 18

    EDITOR’S PICK: Monrovia Days (May 13 @ 4 p.m., Old Town Monrovia). The City of Monrovia celebrates its heritage with a fantastic festival. Friday, May 13,…

Monrovia Day Set for May 14

Monrovia Day Set for May 14

      Monrovia will celebrate its 130th anniversary in musical style with a free concert this Sunday, May 14. The event will begin at 8 a.m. with…

Crime

Police Blotters May 19 to 23

Police Blotters May 19 to 23

May 19 At 7:59 a.m., an abandoned vehicle was reported in the 800 block of West Walnut. An officer arrived to…

Police Blotters May 12 to 16

Police Blotters May 12 to 16

      May 12 At 6:06 a.m., an officer was dispatched on the report of graffiti vandalism that had just…

Police Blotters – May 5 to May 8

Police Blotters – May 5 to May 8

    May 5 At 3:16 p.m., an officer saw a suspicious vehicle traveling down Madison. The vehicle kept stopping and…

Police Blotters – April 28 to May 1

Police Blotters – April 28 to May 1

    April 28 At 1:02 p.m., an officer responded to the 300 block of West Maple regarding a vehicle burglary.…

Business

Business Profile: Highlander Pet Center

Business Profile: Highlander Pet Center

      By Gus Herrera Highlander Pet Center’s owner, Jill Jungheim’s has had lifelong passion for animals. Growing up, she kept a myriad of pets: cats,…

Business Profile: The Fountain Pen Shop Inc.

Business Profile: The Fountain Pen Shop Inc.

  By Gus Herrera The Fountain Pen Shop Inc. has been repairing and selling pens since 1922. A true family operation, owner and president Fred Krinke’s grandfather…

Health & Fitness

ChapCare Announces the Addition of Pediatric Medical Services in Monrovia

ChapCare Announces the Addition of Pediatric Medical Services in Monrovia

      Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare) has announced the addition of pediatric medical services at its Lime Health Center in Monrovia, beginning June 6.…

Bill to Step Up Public Safety Protections for Hospital Patients

Bill to Step Up Public Safety Protections for Hospital Patients

    Registered nurses are heralding the California Senate’s passage of SB 1076, by a vote of 32-5, a bill that would significantly expand public oversight and…

Arts & Culture

Lablaunch Monrovia Set to Host Monrovia Biotech Day on April 22

LabLaunch Monrovia will be hosting an exciting community event called Monrovia Biotech Day on April 22. As part of the festivities, representatives from LabLaunch will coordinate STEM…

Monthly Art Column – April 2016

Monthly Art Column – April 2016

By Jeff Davis It is time to get in your car and head south to explore what is happening behind the “Orange Curtain.” Both The Orange County…

Sports

San Marino Ends Monrovia’s Undefeated Season

San Marino Ends Monrovia’s Undefeated Season

      San Marino came into Monrovia’s house and ended their undefeated season thanks to a solo-homerun by Bryson Smith (4) in the fifth inning. Smith…

Monrovia’s Isaiah Ramos Throws Eight K’s in 7-0 Victory Over South Pasadena

Monrovia’s Isaiah Ramos Throws Eight K’s in 7-0 Victory Over South Pasadena

    The Feline Rematch between the Monrovia Wildcats and South Pasadena Tigers took place Tuesday, March 19, at Monrovia High School. They last squared off on…

Dining

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…

Business Profile: PizzaRev

Business Profile: PizzaRev

By J. Shadé Quintanilla It is no secret that New York has the reputation for the best pizza, and there is a rumor going around that pizza…

Home & Garden

Monrovia Historic Preservation Group’s Annual Historic Homes Tour

Monrovia Historic Preservation Group’s Annual Historic Homes Tour

      By Susan Motander  The Monrovia Historic Preservation Group (MOHPG) is presenting the 34th annual vintage home tour this Sunday, May 1, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This…

Expert Advice for Homeowners

How to Find Money You Did Not Know You Had Join Brookdale Monrovia on Wednesday, April 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for an informative discussion…

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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