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Easter season worship at Monrovia’s St Luke’s

The historic St. Luke’s Episcopal church at California Avenue and Foothill Boulevard in Monrovia will present a full series of afternoon and evening events for the Easter season…

April is National Car Care Month: Spring into Action

April is National Car Care Month: Spring into Action

Turn to Spring Car Care Many vehicles were neglected during the winter months and could use a little extra care by now. The Car Care Council recommends that…

AIDS Service Center annual ‘Big Night Out’ – May 3

The 17th annual Big Night Out will be held on Saturday May 3rd, 2014. This distinctive and highly successful lifestyle event explores the beauty and uniqueness of Pasadena…

Current News

New county supes – New leadership soon

It’s no secret. Los Angeles County is huge. And following this year’s elections, it will…

Screen legend Mickey Rooney passes

Screen legend Mickey Rooney passes

Mickey Rooney was the original Hardy boy. His 200-plus film credits notwithstanding, the spirited Rooney…

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Education

Monrovia High School’s “Kings And Queens” robotics team the only Los Angeles area team to qualify for First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championship

Monrovia High School’s “Kings And Queens” robotics team the only Los Angeles area team to qualify for First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championship

  Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance…

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Entertainment

“The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes” at the Petersen

“The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes” at the Petersen

A small cadre of rock legends, critically acclaimed film directors, famous actors, and world-renown race car drivers all have one thing in common – a passionate relationship with…

It’s not a show – It’s an experience! Circus Vargas presents Magikaria Extreme!

It’s not a show – It’s an experience! Circus Vargas presents Magikaria Extreme!

Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages! Circus Vargas will debut its most mind-blowing, highly anticipated spectacular ever! Join us, where the magic begins and…

Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic

Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic

2014 program promises enchanted evenings of magical music at Santa Anita Race Track -Photo by Terry Miller There is a buzz that begins around this time of year.…

Young Musicians Foundation’s (YMF’s) Debut in Arcadia – April 12

Young Musicians Foundation’s (YMF’s) Debut in Arcadia – April 12

-Courtesy Photo Young Musicians Foundation’s (YMF’s) pre-professional Debut Orchestra comes to the Arcadia Performing Arts Center for the first time on Saturday, April 12 for an evening of…

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Crime

Skateboarder involved in Incidents of Sexual Battery in Monrovia

Skateboarder involved in Incidents of Sexual Battery in Monrovia   On April 2, 2014, two separate incidents of sexual battery with…

Crime task force arrests 3, uncovers residential burglary crew

During the early part of March, members of the West San Gabriel Valley Anti-Crime Task Force (AB 109 Team) were providing…

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Art of the Garden tour – Sunday, April 13

Creative Arts Group’s 20th annual Art of the Garden tour will take place Sunday, April 13th from 10:30-4:30 pm. Four outstanding residential gardens in the San Marino/Pasadena…

Organic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Learn how to grow fruits and vegetables organically in your home garden! You’ll be saving money at the grocery store while contributing to the healthy lifestyle of…

Design Sense

Sierra Madre Art Walk Celebrating Art and Community in Sierra Madre Friday, August 2

On Friday evening, August 2, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., downtown Sierra Madre will be bustling with creativity as local artists and musicians join with over twenty-five small businesses…

Lian Dolan book signing at Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Lian Dolan book signing at Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) welcomes best selling author, Lian Dolan, to the 2013 Pasadena Showcase House of Design for a book signing of her…

People in the News

Tributes to Lathrop Hoffman

Tributes to Lathrop Hoffman

“When you hear the word ‘Gentleman’, you can put a picture of Lathrop Hoffman right next to it.” said former Monrovia Mayor Bob Bartlett when discussing the…

Pro basketball player and author proudly calls Monrovia his ‘hometown’

Pro basketball player and author proudly calls Monrovia his ‘hometown’

He might have settled down in Pittsburgh, but Pete Strobl still considers himself a Monrovia boy. Strobl grew up here and played basketball at Monrovia High, graduating…

Education

Holden bill to give returning vets a voice in community college leadership passes first committee hearing

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) legislation to give veterans a stronger voice in college leadership was overwhelmingly approved today in the Assembly Higher Education Committee. AB 1557 has…

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson announces release of $38M to local educational agencies under Proposition 39

School districts will soon receive about $38 million from the state in the second round of planning funds from voter-approved Proposition 39, State Superintendent of Public Instruction…

Restaurants

Need ‘Burgers and Fries’ plus a kid friendly bar? Go to Islands

Need ‘Burgers and Fries’ plus a kid friendly bar? Go to Islands

If for no other reason, go to Island’s Burgers for the French fries. Cooked to a golden brown and well seasoned, these baskets of fries come bottomless…

Burger Continental closed by Pasadena Health Dept.

Burger Continental closed by Pasadena Health Dept.

Numerous “Critical violations” observed including “all life stages of cockroaches” By Terry MillerBurger Continental, a Mediterranean restaurant in Pasadena, has served its last supper for a while…

Travel

Fabulous Fall in Big Bear Lake

Fabulous Fall in Big Bear Lake

Everybody knows that Big Bear Lake is a wonderland in winter, perfect for skiing, snowboarding, memorable Alpine vistas and more. But as I recently learned, the mountain…

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens Sunset Safari

Sat Sept 28 Sunset Safari, an exclusive after-hours wildlife fest at the L.A. Zoo for SAFARI CLUB donors hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA),…

Real Estate Notes

Median home prices up statewide

The median home price in Los Angeles County and statewide is up significantly for January of this year over the same month in 2013, according to a…

New townhomes unveiled in Old Town Monrovia

New townhomes unveiled in Old Town Monrovia

Ivy is Monrovia’s newest townhome neighborhood that is ‘designed for discriminating home shoppers who seek a new lifestyle in the heart of the city’ according to the…

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