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Brown Administration Calls for Extension of Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Secretary of Health and Human Services Dooley Urges Congress to Act Now to Protect CHIP Children’s health advocates in California are praising the Brown Administration for joining the…

100 Accomplished LA Girl Scouts Selected as Emerging Leaders for Prestigious ToGetHerThere Luncheon, Dec. 10

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) will welcome more than 800 of the most accomplished and influential women in Los Angeles to its second ToGetHerThere Luncheon, which…

Monrovia passes emergency ordinances to prevent “Mansionization”

By Susan Motander In response to large public turnouts at both city council meetings and a meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission, the Council passed two emergency ordinances…

Education

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)…

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Releases Physical Fitness Test Results Showing California Students Becoming More Fit

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that the percentage of students who met…

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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…

Behind the Curtains at Inland Pacific Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Behind the Curtains at Inland Pacific Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

-Photos by Zuleyka Araiza Local Company celebrates its 20th anniversary, rehearses for holiday performances starting on Nov 29 at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center by Courtney Blackburn On…

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

-Courtesy photos “I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date!” goes the classic line from Alice in Wonderland, but it’s not too late for you to get…

“A Golden State of Mind: The Storytelling Genius of Huell Howser” Premieres Thanksgiving Day

“A Golden State of Mind: The Storytelling Genius of Huell Howser” Premieres Thanksgiving Day

Huell Howser was no stranger to San Gabriel Valley. He is pictured here during Arcadia’s Centennial Celebrations talking to my in-laws who lived in Los Osos, a town…

Crime

Investigation Continues into 13-Year-Old Girl’s Attempt Kidnapping

Investigation Continues into 13-Year-Old Girl’s Attempt Kidnapping

Detectives assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station continued their investigation throughout the night Wednesday into an alleged attempt kidnapping…

Duarte Awarded $325,171 Cal-Grip Grant for Gang Prevention Intervention Reintegration Programs

The City of Duarte has been awarded a $325,171 competitive state grant under the California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention (CalGRIP)…

Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Series of Robberies in SGV, including a 2011 Arcadia Robbery

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office reports a 33-year-old man convicted of committing residential robberies in the San Gabriel Valley…

Murder Suspect Wanted for Killing His Girlfriend in 2003 Arrested In Mexico and Returned to Los Angeles

A former Compton man suspected by detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department of murdering the mother of his children…

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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

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…

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) presents the 1st Latino College Expo (LCE), Saturday, December 13, 2014 from…

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…

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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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