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Monrovia High School Repairs Complete

Monrovia High School Repairs Complete

    Construction Finishes on Time and Within Budget By Susan Motander In the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 a student threw a “Molotov Cocktail”…

Tigers, Lions, and Chimps Evacuate

Tigers, Lions, and Chimps Evacuate

    The recent Sand Fire’s close proximity to Wildlife WayStation forced a mandatory evacuation that began on Saturday morning. The fire chief allowed the evacuation to stop at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night…

Foothill Gym Monrovia Fundraiser Raises $10K for Severely Injured Motorcyclist 

Foothill Gym Monrovia Fundraiser Raises $10K for Severely Injured Motorcyclist 

    Foothill Gym Manager Brenda Winner organized a corn toss tournament to raise funds for a member of Foothill Gym who was in a horrific motorcycle crash on Angeles Crest Highway. Dennis…

Education

College Search Guide: Rising Seniors (7/18/16 Issue)

College Search Guide: Rising Seniors (7/18/16 Issue)

    The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Summer! Either your children are…

Schools Superintendent Torlakson Announces Healthy Kids Survey

Schools Superintendent Torlakson Announces Healthy Kids Survey

    Drug and alcohol use dropped among students and school safety increased, State Superintendent…

Superintendent Torlakson Announces Approval of History–Social Science Framework

Superintendent Torlakson Announces Approval of History–Social Science Framework

    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson recently announced that the California State…

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Entertainment

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

Grammy Award Winner Joins Cal Phil

    California Philharmonic (Cal Phil) Maestro Victor Vener has announced soulful songstress Judith Hill is joining the acclaimed orchestra as a surprise special guest during its “Greatest Hits” concert, taking…

Monthly Art Column (7/21/16 Issue)

Monthly Art Column (7/21/16 Issue)

  By Jeff Davis Michael Sistig’s first solo painting and sculpture exhibition in the US, “MATTER,” is on exhibit at the El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMOA) and…

Adult Art Night at Paint ‘N’ Play

Adult Art Night at Paint ‘N’ Play

    Adults are invited to enjoy an evening out and learn how to paint a creative piece of artwork at Paint “N” Play’s Adult Art Night. You…

Comic-Con International Continues to Captivate

Comic-Con International Continues to Captivate

  By May S. Ruiz  In 1970, a group of comic book, movie, and science fiction aficionados got together and decided to organize a small convention (which they…

Monrovia’s Musical Summer Begins

Monrovia’s Musical Summer Begins

    Free Concerts at Library Park and Station Square There’s music in the air this summer, as the city is pleased to be offering 18 free concert events that…

Crime

Police Blotters: July 21 to 25

Police Blotters: July 21 to 25

    July 21 At 8:46 a.m., an officer stopped a bicyclist for a vehicle code violation in the area of…

Monrovia Thief Uses Bus as a Getaway Vehicle

Monrovia Thief Uses Bus as a Getaway Vehicle

    At approximately 11 a.m. on, July 25, a suspect entered a vacuum store on Huntington Drive in Monrovia. The…

Police Blotters: July 14 to 17

Police Blotters: July 14 to 17

    July 14 At 9:45 a.m., an officer responded to the report of a domestic violence that occurred in the…

Home Invasion Robbery in East Monrovia

Home Invasion Robbery in East Monrovia

    By Susan Motander At almost 2 a.m. on Tuesday morning, July 12, four men broke into a home in…

Business

Business Profile: Photoworks by Rick

Business Profile: Photoworks by Rick

    By Gus Herrera Rick Keshishi, owner of Photoworks by Rick in Monrovia, has always been intellectually geared towards everything mechanical. “I was always a thinker,…

Why the Federal Reserve Matters to You

Why the Federal Reserve Matters to You

  By Jean D. Koehler The Federal Reserve (the Fed) has been highly prominent in the news media over the last few months as they debate when…

Health

Is Your Eye Makeup Making You Sick? What You Need to Know

Is Your Eye Makeup Making You Sick? What You Need to Know

    For many women, eye makeup is an essential part of being properly dressed, as important as a stylish outfit or nice shoes. But while mascara…

Canyon Park Night Hike Canceled

Canyon Park Night Hike Canceled

    Other Hikes Still on Schedule In light of the recent fires, the Canyon Park Night Hike Event, originally scheduled for June 30, was canceled. However,…

Arts & Culture

Autry Museum Acquires Work of Harry Fonseca

Autry Museum Acquires Work of Harry Fonseca

    The Autry recently announced that it has acquired the estate of renowned Maidu/Portuguese/Hawaiian artist Harry Fonseca (1946-2006). The collection includes over 500 original works of…

MAFA Summer Art Walk

MAFA Summer Art Walk

      Join the Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAFA) for a summer evening of art, music, and friends on Saturday, July 30, from 7 p.m.…

Sports

Workshops on Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

Workshops on Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

      As a parent, you want to prevent your kids from being hurt playing sports. Now you can. Athletic TIPS (Towards Injury Prevention in Sports)…

Bringing Chiropractic Care to the Little Leagues

Bringing Chiropractic Care to the Little Leagues

      Thirty million to 40 million – that is how many children are involved in organized sports in the course of one year, according to…

Dining

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…

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…

Environment

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

    More Americans might be driving hybrid cars and recycling, but their hardwood kitchen and living room floors can be just as critical to climate change.…

Golden State Water Company Adjusts Foothill District Conservation Standard

Golden State Water Company Adjusts Foothill District Conservation Standard

    Effective immediately, customers may water outdoor landscapes up to three days per week and state-issued conservation mandates have been replaced with new voluntary reduction targets.…

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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