Columns / October 16, 2017 Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation

By Angela Copeland  Your words are an incredibly powerful business tool that you use each and every day. This is especially true during your job search. Not surprisingly, the punctuation around those words can be just as important as the words themselves. You may have heard me preach before about the space that appears after a...

Columns, Community / October 16, 2017 Old Town Report (10/12/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Well, I’m just full of information this week; don’t even know where to start!  Let’s try one of our favorite subjects:  pedestrian safety in Old Town.  Tuesday’s MOTAB (Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board) meeting at City Hall gave us reports on the Flag Stand trial period.  If you remember, the flag stands...

Health & Fitness / October 16, 2017 Why Your Diet Will Fail

Find out the one change in your mindset to take your diet from a zero to a hero By Yajen Tan Every time January comes around, people run into the gym and jump on diet programs with the goal of achieving their New Year’s resolution. Some believe that by jumping on this bandwagon, they’ll end...

calendar / October 13, 2017 Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica Festival, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. – 4: p.m. (Villa Parke Community Center, 363 E Villa Street, Pasadena, CA 91101) Experience live entertainment, food, arts and educational opportunities. For more information call Villa-Parke Community Center at (626) 744-6530. – PASADENA Your Weekly Events Oct. 13 Away from Home: Photography of...

Columns / October 10, 2017 Career Corner: Freedom at Work

By Angela Copeland One of the worst feelings you can feel at work is trapped with no way out. I meet professionals every day who feel chained to their job. They are very often in unhealthy situations that make them miserable each and every day. Some have an abusive boss. Others work for a company...

Community / October 10, 2017 Free Naturalization and Immigration Legal Clinic

OneJustice’s Justice Bus® Project, CARECEN and Santa Anita Family YMCA are partnering to hold a free legal clinic! During the clinic, individuals can meet with volun-teer attorneys for naturalization applications, immigration screening, basic advice, assistance, and/or referrals. EVENT: Saturday, October 14, 2017 SANTA ANITA FAMILY YMCA 501 S Mountain Avenue Monrovia, California 91016 *APPOINTMENT IS...

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Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica Festival, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. – 4: p.m. (Villa Parke Community Center, 363 E Villa Street, Pasadena, CA 91101) Experience live entertainment, food, arts and educational opportunities. For more information call Villa-Parke Community Center at (626) 744-6530. – PASADENA Your Weekly Events Oct. 13 Away from Home: Photography of...

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Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation
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Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation

By Angela Copeland  Your words are an incredibly powerful business tool that you use each and every day. This is especially true during your job search. Not surprisingly, the punctuation around those words can be just as important as the words themselves. You may have heard me preach before about the space that appears after a…

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Monrovia Police Captain Alan Sanvictores is New Chief of Police

By Susan Motander City Manager Oliver Chi has announced that Captain Alan Sanvictores will be appointed Chief of Police when the current Chief, Jim Hunt, retires next month. Sanvictores has been with the Monrovia Police department for 22 years, first as a recruit, moving up to Police Officer, then Agent, Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and now...

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Old Town Report (10/12/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Well, I’m just full of information this week; don’t even know where to start!  Let’s try one of our favorite subjects:  pedestrian safety in Old Town.  Tuesday’s MOTAB (Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board) meeting at City Hall gave us reports on the Flag Stand trial period.  If you remember, the flag stands...
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Monrovia Unified Shows Strong Performance in State Standardized Tests
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Monrovia Unified Shows Strong Performance in State Standardized Tests

Monrovia Unified School District students continue to perform strongly in their third round of state testing on the California Standards for English language arts (ELA) and math, according to a new state report. The two standardized tests, introduced in 2015, are computer-adaptive exams that focus on writing and critical-thinking skills aligned with the rigorous California…

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Monrovia Police Captain Alan Sanvictores is New Chief of Police

By Susan Motander City Manager Oliver Chi has announced that Captain Alan Sanvictores will be appointed Chief of Police when the current Chief, Jim Hunt, retires next month. Sanvictores has been with the Monrovia Police department for 22 years, first as a recruit, moving up to Police Officer, then Agent, Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and now...
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Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica Festival, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. – 4: p.m. (Villa Parke Community Center, 363 E Villa Street, Pasadena, CA 91101) Experience live entertainment, food, arts and educational opportunities. For more information call Villa-Parke Community Center at (626) 744-6530. – PASADENA Your Weekly Events Oct. 13 Away from Home: Photography of...

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Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation
Columns

Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation

By Angela Copeland  Your words are an incredibly powerful business tool that you use each and every day. This is especially true during your job search. Not surprisingly, the punctuation around those words can be just as important as the words themselves. You may have heard me preach before about the space that appears after a…

Education
Monrovia Unified Shows Strong Performance in State Standardized Tests
Education

Monrovia Unified Shows Strong Performance in State Standardized Tests

Monrovia Unified School District students continue to perform strongly in their third round of state testing on the California Standards for English language arts (ELA) and math, according to a new state report. The two standardized tests, introduced in 2015, are computer-adaptive exams that focus on writing and critical-thinking skills aligned with the rigorous California…

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By Sadie Gribbon Half of Millennials, 49.8 percent, would give up their right to vote for two terms in return for eradicating their student debt. Yes, their right to vote. According to a recent survey by the student loan site credible staggering results that exemplified what Millennials value: technology and socializing. No shocker there. But...

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