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RNs at Major Kaiser Hospital Announce Tentative Agreement

RNs at Major Kaiser Hospital Announce Tentative Agreement

  Significant Gains, Health, Retirement Protection Registered nurses at Kaiser Permanente’s Southern California flagship hospital, Los Angeles Medical Center, have won their tentative collective bargaining agreement with the…

Drought is ‘Not Over’ Says Upper District San Gabriel Valley MWD Official

Drought is ‘Not Over’ Says Upper District San Gabriel Valley MWD Official

  Groundwater recharge fee will reach $200 per acre foot of water production in fiscal year 20/21 By Terry Miller According to a recent report by the city manager,…

Monrovia City Council Delivers State of the City Address

Monrovia City Council Delivers State of the City Address

Story by Susan Motander Photos by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News On Monday evening, the Monrovia City Council presented the State of the City as a group effort…

Education

Monrovia’s Clifton School Newly Designated as Model Middle School

Monrovia’s Clifton School Newly Designated as Model Middle School

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday  that 11 high-performing California middle…

Early College Program Gives Monrovia Students Advantage

Early College Program Gives Monrovia Students Advantage

  By May S. Ruiz High school students in Monrovia can get an early start…

Free Drinking Water Lead Testing at California Public Schools

Free Drinking Water Lead Testing at California Public Schools

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that public schools can receive free…

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You’ll Scream for This Ice Cream

You’ll Scream for This Ice Cream

    By Jason Yassine If you’re looking for an ice cream shop that makes freshness their top priority, then Paradis (415 S. Myrtle Ave, Monrovia) is the…

“Pipino’s” is a Weekend Delight!

“Pipino’s” is a Weekend Delight!

  By Vanessa Quintanilla February is clearly a month of celebrating love, staying indoors and even cozying up to a warm beverage. So why not combine all of…

‘America’s Got Talent’ Open Audition Comes to Los Angeles Feb. 11

‘America’s Got Talent’ Open Audition Comes to Los Angeles Feb. 11

  The #1 show of the summer for the past decade and celebrating its most watched season in five years, “America’s Got Talent” will host Season 12 open call auditions in Los…

Baseball Reliquary Presents ‘Only the Ball Was White’ Film Screening and Discussion

Baseball Reliquary Presents ‘Only the Ball Was White’ Film Screening and Discussion

  In celebration of Black History Month, the Baseball Reliquary presents a screening of the documentary film ‘Only the Ball Was White,’ on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 2…

FIDM Features Costume Designs of Famous Motion Pictures in Annual Exhibit

FIDM Features Costume Designs of Famous Motion Pictures in Annual Exhibit

  By Vanessa Quintanilla Starting Feb. 7, visit the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate its 25th annual exhibition, “Art of…

California Philharmonic’s ‘Music, Martinis and the Maestro’ Back by Popular Demand

California Philharmonic’s ‘Music, Martinis and the Maestro’ Back by Popular Demand

Everyone enjoys positive news and the beloved California Philharmonic has some to share! This year, the musical magic begins early as Maestro Victor Vener returns with the immensely…

Crime

Monrovia Police Blotters: Feb. 9 – Feb. 12

Monrovia Police Blotters: Feb. 9 – Feb. 12

  Feb. 9 At 6:50 p.m., officers responded to the report of shots fired in the 100 block of Los Angeles.…

Monrovia Police Blotters: Feb. 2 – Feb. 5

Monrovia Police Blotters: Feb. 2 – Feb. 5

  Feb.2 At 9:50 p.m., an officer was flagged down in the 300 block of West Maple by a male subject.…

Monrovia Police Blotters: Jan. 26 – Jan. 30

Monrovia Police Blotters: Jan. 26 – Jan. 30

  Jan. 26 At 4:39 p.m., a traffic collision involving injuries was reported at Duarte Road and Sixth Avenue. One of…

Monrovia Police Blotters: Jan. 12 – Jan. 15

Monrovia Police Blotters: Jan. 12 – Jan. 15

  Jan. 13 At 3:21 a.m., an alarm activation was reported at business in the 600 block of W. Huntington Drive.…

Business

Business Profile: Aquafuzion

Business Profile: Aquafuzion

  Go with the flow with Aquafuzion Events and Design By Emily G. Peters Whoever said Beverly Hills had the last word in luxury event specialists clearly…

Lavender and Honey Espresso Bar

Lavender and Honey Espresso Bar

  By Emily G. Peters It’s early morning at Lavender and Honey Espresso Bar, but the place is already buzzing. A steady queue of Pasadena locals stream…

Health

Survey Shows Unique Needs of HIV-Positive Women Often Not Addressed

Survey Shows Unique Needs of HIV-Positive Women Often Not Addressed

  There are now an estimated 300,000 women in the United States living with HIV/AIDS. New findings from the “Women Living Positive” survey show that a communication…

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…

Arts & Culture

This Week’s Events

This Week’s Events

EDITOR’S PICK Mommy, Daddy, Grandparents and Me Yoga   Mommy, Daddy, Grandparents and Me Yoga (Jan.10 @ 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., Los Angeles County Arboretum and…

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…

Sports

CIF Soccer Playoff Preview

CIF Soccer Playoff Preview

By Christian Romo Boys Preview: All games begin on Friday at 3 p.m. La Salle Lancers (11-11-1, 1st in Camino Real) Division 6, First Round: at La…

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

  Photos and Story By Ed Folven The sounds of revving engines and thunderous burnouts echoed through the valley at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals from Feb.…

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

A Deliberate Life – Lisa Magno Marino

A Deliberate Life – Lisa Magno Marino

  By Susan Motander Through the week the news has been spreading that Lisa Magno had lost her battle with cancer. She died early on Friday morning, and saying…

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…

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Monrovia Weekly – 2/16/17

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Monrovia Weekly – 2/9/17

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