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Monrovia Looks to Preserve Its History

Monrovia Looks to Preserve Its History

      By Susan Motander On two consecutive nights this week, the City of Monrovia made strong statements about its commitment to preservation. While the San Gabriel…

City Council Approved Contract for New Manager for Street Fair

City Council Approved Contract for New Manager for Street Fair

      By Susan Motander Raw Inspirations Inc. has been granted an exclusive franchise agreement to operate the Monrovia Friday Night Street Fair. The new managers will begin running…

Monrovia Garden Club Celebrates 85 years

Monrovia Garden Club Celebrates 85 years

      By Susan Motander On Tuesday, June 21, the Monrovia Garden Club celebrated its 85th year of existence with the installation of officers at its annual potluck…

Education

Pool at MHS Undergoing Repairs; Will Soon Close for Several Weeks

Pool at MHS Undergoing Repairs; Will Soon Close for Several Weeks

    By Susan Motander While the pool at Monrovia High School is currently open,…

MHS Marching Wildcats Hold Awards Banquet!

MHS Marching Wildcats Hold Awards Banquet!

On Saturday, May 28, the Monrovia High School Marching Wildcats Band and Color Guard held…

Monrovia’s Summer Reading Program Set to Begin

Monrovia’s Summer Reading Program Set to Begin

      By Susan Motander My memories of summer vacation always include the reading…

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Entertainment

Play Review: ‘Tennessee Williams UnScripted’

Play Review: ‘Tennessee Williams UnScripted’

  By Nathaniel Cayanan Improv has a bad rap – even some of our favorite television shows mock improv as a reduced art-form, where actors talk aimlessly, spewing…

Monthly Feature: Nearby ‘Dark Skies’

Monthly Feature: Nearby ‘Dark Skies’

    By Roshan Perera A strange occurrence happened on the night of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake. As documented by various local emergency centers, people were calling in…

‘Brews and Books’ Set for Station Square

‘Brews and Books’ Set for Station Square

    Monrovia library staff has developed a fun way enjoy a few brews while discovering books about beer. The event is set for next Thursday, June 23,…

Summer Movie Series to Start June 18

Summer Movie Series to Start June 18

    The Monrovia Area Partnership is again sponsoring a family-oriented summer movie series, to be held at several locations throughout the city. This Saturday night, June 18,…

Los Angeles PBS Affiliate to Air Film About Language Teachers in Taiwan

Los Angeles PBS Affiliate to Air Film About Language Teachers in Taiwan

      “Taiwan: A Cultural Discovery,” a documentary about 16 Mandarin language teachers traveling to Taiwan to sharpen their teaching skills, will be airing in Los Angeles…

Traditional Korean Cuisine Sampling

  On Wednesday, June 22, at 12:30 p.m., the Monrovia Public Library invites you to join a delicious sampling of traditional Korean foods and to learn about Korean…

Crime

Police Blotters – June 16 to 19

June 16 At 8:44 a.m., an officer responded to the report of a bicycle theft that just occurred in the 2100…

‘Fish Canyon Fire’ & ‘Reservoir Fire’: 2000 Plus Acres Burning in Multiple Fires

‘Fish Canyon Fire’ & ‘Reservoir Fire’: 2000 Plus Acres Burning in Multiple Fires

  Evacuations have been ordered in Azusa and Duarte where multiple fires are burning east of Duarte. With temps around 120…

LASD and FBI Respond to Worst Mass Shooting in US History

LASD and FBI Respond to Worst Mass Shooting in US History

    By Terry Miller On June 12, just after 2 a.m., an Orlando Police Officer working extra duty at the…

LASD Needs Public’s Help Locating Burglary Suspects

LASD Needs Public’s Help Locating Burglary Suspects

    On May 5, detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Departments Major Crimes Bureau, Burglary-Robbery Task Force, filed a…

Business

Orchard Supply Hardware® Hiring for New Monrovia Location

Orchard Supply Hardware® Hiring for New Monrovia Location

      Paint, repair and backyard retailer Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH) is hosting two hiring events next week to build a new team, starting in July,…

Business Profile: Big Leaguer Baseball

Business Profile: Big Leaguer Baseball

      By Gus Herrera Coach Daniel J. Flores, owner of Big Leaguer Baseball, is a former pro who trains clients with the professionalism of a…

Health & Fitness

Ingredients Like Carrageenan Make Healthy Choices More Convenient

Ingredients Like Carrageenan Make Healthy Choices More Convenient

    We have come a long way in recent years to lead healthier lives, with yoga studios and juice bars seemingly on every corner and even…

Manage Mosquitoes While Enjoying the Great Outdoors

Manage Mosquitoes While Enjoying the Great Outdoors

    By Melinda Myers Do not let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests…

Arts & Culture

Monthly Art Column (6/2/16 Issue)

Monthly Art Column (6/2/16 Issue)

    By Jeff Davis Ed Moses@90 is currently on exhibit at the William Turner Gallery in Bergamot Station Arts Center (2525 Michigan Ave., suite E-1, Santa…

Monthly Feature: Our Forgotten ‘States’

Monthly Feature: Our Forgotten ‘States’

      By Roshan Perera Asian Pacific American Heritage month is coming to a close. When most of us think of “Asian-Americans,” we imagine someone who…

Sports

Spring Sports Roundup 2016

Spring Sports Roundup 2016

Beacon Media highlights some of this year’s best moments in local high school sports With another exciting spring sports season in the rear-view mirror, Beacon Media would…

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 the second round of the CIF Playoffs. Patrick Goebel threw another fantastic…

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

Armstrong Garden Centers Shares Top 10 Firescaping Tips for Homeowners

Armstrong Garden Centers Shares Top 10 Firescaping Tips for Homeowners

    Firescaping Protects Yards, Homes, and Even Lives With the arrival of extreme heat and soaring temperatures, Armstrong Garden Centers reminds Californians that wildfires can spark…

Free Landscaping Class!

Free Landscaping Class!

    ‘Creating a Water-Wise and California-Friendly Garden’ The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) and the City of Covina are inviting residents to…

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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