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Millions of illegal immigrants now have a chance to live the American Dream

By Jennifer Schlueter Last Thursday, in his immigration speech, President Obama promised to increase the budget for law enforcement at our Southern border to prevent illegal crossings and…

Rep. Schiff Renews Push for Body Cameras for Law Enforcement

On Tuesday Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a former federal prosecutor who recently urged the Department of Justice to help fund local police departments’ purchase of small body-worn cameras…

Leondra Kruger Appointed By Gov. Brown to California Supreme Court

Leondra Kruger Appointed By Gov. Brown to California Supreme Court

Leondra R. Kruger has been selected by Governor Brown for a vacancy on the California Supreme Court. The Governor’s nomination will be submitted to the State Bar’s Commission…

Education

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens

To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation…

State Schools Chief Torlakson Announces Guidance on New Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to…

NCRF’s Inaugural Latino College Expo Comes to Los Angeles Convention Center December 13

“Latino Students meet one-on-one with Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI)” The National College Resources Foundation (NCRF)…

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Indulge LA: Chocolate Stilettos and Champagne

Indulge LA: Chocolate Stilettos and Champagne

If you were ever looking for the perfect excuse to binge eat chocolate, Indulge LA is the event for you. Slip into your little black dress, strap on…

First Tall Ship Cannon Battle of the Season Scheduled for Long Beach

First Tall Ship Cannon Battle of the Season Scheduled for Long Beach

Lady Washington under sail. Photo by Thomas Hyde. Hawaiian Chieftain under sail at sea. Photo by Bob Harbison. Two tall ships now sailing the California coast are scheduled…

This Sunday Jazz del Corazon Gives Thanks

On Sunday, November 30th, upstairs at Vitello’s will host the fifth Jazz del Corazon event “Giving Thanks: An Evening with Jackie Gibson & Friends” to benefit the Los…

LA Zoo’s REINDEER ROMP Features the Only Opportunity to See Real Reindeer in LA

LA Zoo’s REINDEER ROMP Features the Only Opportunity to See Real Reindeer in LA

-Courtesy photo Friday, November 28, 2014, through Sunday, January 4, 2015 (daily except December 25) 10 am to 5 pm Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens Four visiting…

Meet Me in St Louis Opens

Meet Me in St Louis Opens

The cast of Meet Me in St. Louis rehearses at the Taylor Performing Arts Center in preparation of the musical’s opening Thursday, November 20. The production will be…

Go Metro to the Hollywood Christmas Parade Sunday, Nov. 30 and Save on Grandstand Seating

Go Metro to start your holiday season at the 82nd-Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. The parade begins at 5 p.m. in front of the TCL…

Crime

Pasadena Man Sentenced to Forty Years in Prison

For Drugging, Raping, Spraying Woman with Caustic Gas A 39-year-old man has been convicted of raping a woman after he drugged…

Monrovia Woman’s Death, 31, Being Investigated by Sheriff’s Dept; Man Arrested

By Susan Motander A 31 year-old Monrovia woman died on Monday evening at Arcadia Methodist Hospital while on life support. Earlier…

Gang Member Found Guilty of Killing Barbershop Owner

A 26-year-old gang member was found guilty Friday of killing a well-known Pasadena barbershop owner, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s…

Pasadena Man Shot during robbery

A Pasadena convenience store clerk suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder this Friday night on Los Robles. The man in…

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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…

Health & Fitness

ANNOUNCING THE 4th ANNUAL GET HEALTHY PASADENA 2014!

JOIN US FOR A FULL DAY OF CELEBRATING YOUR HEALTH! When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Pasadena City College, Creveling Lounge…

The Mt Wilson Trail Race Is Slated For Next Saturday

The Mt Wilson Trail Race Is Slated For Next Saturday

File Photo By Terry Miller 2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race Events May 23rd and 24th: MWTR Pasta Dinner – May 23, 2014 All are welcome to enjoy…

Education

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens

To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation program, launched a national video contest November 24 challenging middle school and…

State Schools Chief Torlakson Announces Guidance on New Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to implementing the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS) as the State…

Restaurants

Meat District Co. Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

Meat District Co.  Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

-Courtesy photo Meat District Co., the much buzzed about new destination restaurant that boasts a mouthwatering ‘paddock to the plate’ inspired menu and one-of-a-kind dining experience, has…

Travel

Arcadia students conduct research in South Africa

By SHEL SEGAL Summer might be just about over, but for Arcadia teenagers Sarah Wang and Kelly Chang it was one to remember. Both volunteers at the…

Farewell to the Land Down Under

Farewell to the Land Down Under

By: Bailee Weisz and Nathan Wong Final week. It’s hard to believe that our trip is coming to an end. This month has been nothing short of…

Real Estate Home and Garden

Is A Buyer’s Market Right Around the Bend?

By Hugo Torres 50%!!!! That’s right. In 2013 50% of homes (as accounted by the California Association of REALTORS) sold for more than the asking price. And…

Jewish National Fund In Overdrive To Develop Israel’s North And South

At National Conference Plan Announced to Boost Economic & Housing Development; New Push to Grow Regional Populations & Tourism in Western Galilee & Negev -Speaking at Jewish…

Print Edition

Readers’ Choice 2014

Readers’ Choice 2014

Pick up your copy now inside today’s Monrovia Weekly PLUS: Look inside on pg.39 and play to win fabulous prizes!…

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