Business Spotlight / January 18, 2018 Restoring the Vanishing Skill of Quilting at Cat’s Quilting Corner

By Emily G. Peters “A vanishing skill.” That’s how Monrovia-based shop owner Cathy “Cat” Knudtson refers to the art of quilting—one she’s saved from the brink of extinction at her quilt supply shop, Cat’s Quilting Corner. “Cat’s Quilting Corner was dreamed up several years ago, but in 2016 it became a reality,” said Knudtson. “My...

Health & Fitness / January 18, 2018 3 Keys To Unlocking Your Perfect Diet

By Yajen Tan You don’t need to be an expert to know that your diet plays a huge role in your body’s composition, energy levels, and overall health. With all the people out to lose weight this New Year, there’s no doubt that the first question that crosses our minds will be – what is...

Millennial Feed / January 17, 2018 Millennials Encouraged to Volunteer at Fire Departments

Many departments are now looking to expand their ranks while increasing the diversity of their personnel. Research conducted by the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) — the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS personnel and rescue workers — found that there is significant interest in serving by audiences currently...

Arts & Entertainment / January 16, 2018 Frolic with “The Pirates of Penzance” at The Pasadena Playhouse

By May S. Ruiz   When have you ever been to The Pasadena Playhouse to enjoy a romp on the beach? In the venerable theatre’s 100 years of existence its stage has never been converted into a seashore … until now. From January 23 to February 18, ‘Pirates of Penzance’ by The Hypocrites, fresh from...

Business Spotlight / January 16, 2018 Chef Carmen’s 3 C’s: Cakes, Catering and Consulting

By Emily G. Peters Chef Carmen Richardson Moore of Chef Carmen’s 3 C’s has a message for all your 2018 events: stop stressing out about the food. “Most caterers offer one genre of food or one style of décor with their food. I offer everything that most anyone could want. From a simple office meeting...

Featured / January 15, 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

By Terry Miller Local activist wonders how far we have come since MLK’s fight for equality Scholars tell us that during the 12 plus years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality...

Health & Fitness / January 11, 2018 Fitness and Nutrition: Your Key To Growth

By Yajen Tan I decided that I wanted to dedicate this January to personal growth in all aspects of my life. As I continue to reflect on the past year, I have noticed that various behaviors have made profound impacts on my quality of life – in both the positive and negative. So before you...

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Calendar: Jan. 5 – Jan. 11

Pasadena Photography Arts show opens Thursday January 11th from 7p.m. to 9p.m. at the Armory Center of the Arts at (145 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103). At each Open Show, presenters from students to award-winning professionals will show and discuss with the audience their photographic or video project based on a narrative, topic or...

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‘Hurdles’ to Being Black in Duarte
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‘Hurdles’ to Being Black in Duarte

Larry Walls retired as LA deputy district attorney after almost three decades of service. After a very active professional life, he sat down to remember his “primitive years in Duarte that developed my character and personality.” His fascinating autobiography, Hurdles: Struggles of a Blackman in the Land of Milk and Honey, was recently released. On…

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First Rains of Season Cause Crash on Chestnut and Myrtle

Photos by Terry Miller  Monrovia police and fire personnel responded to multiple 911 calls Monday evening to reports of a vehicle rollover at Chestnut ant Myrtle at approximately 5:30 p.m. According the Monrovia Police Dept., a woman was stopped at the light going Southbound on Myrtle; when the light changed she accelerated and due to...

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The 2018 Rose Parade

By Galen Patterson The 2018 Rose Parade showcased the talent of parade performers from around the world. Nearly 90 individual groups marched and floated down Colorado blvd. in Pasadena on Jan. 1, 2018. The performers marched and drove 5.5 miles to the terminus at Villa st. In addition to various southern California cities and high...
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January College Search Guide
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January College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Winter break is over. I hope your children got the opportunity to de-stress, enjoyed time away from school, and just delighted in being teenagers. The years between middle and high school aren’t that long and once gone, will never come back.  Give your children the chance to…

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First Rains of Season Cause Crash on Chestnut and Myrtle

Photos by Terry Miller  Monrovia police and fire personnel responded to multiple 911 calls Monday evening to reports of a vehicle rollover at Chestnut ant Myrtle at approximately 5:30 p.m. According the Monrovia Police Dept., a woman was stopped at the light going Southbound on Myrtle; when the light changed she accelerated and due to...
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Calendar: Jan. 5 – Jan. 11

Pasadena Photography Arts show opens Thursday January 11th from 7p.m. to 9p.m. at the Armory Center of the Arts at (145 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103). At each Open Show, presenters from students to award-winning professionals will show and discuss with the audience their photographic or video project based on a narrative, topic or...

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Opinion
‘Hurdles’ to Being Black in Duarte
Opinion

‘Hurdles’ to Being Black in Duarte

Larry Walls retired as LA deputy district attorney after almost three decades of service. After a very active professional life, he sat down to remember his “primitive years in Duarte that developed my character and personality.” His fascinating autobiography, Hurdles: Struggles of a Blackman in the Land of Milk and Honey, was recently released. On…

Education
January College Search Guide
Education

January College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Winter break is over. I hope your children got the opportunity to de-stress, enjoyed time away from school, and just delighted in being teenagers. The years between middle and high school aren’t that long and once gone, will never come back.  Give your children the chance to…

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Millennials Encouraged to Volunteer at Fire Departments

Many departments are now looking to expand their ranks while increasing the diversity of their personnel. Research conducted by the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) — the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS personnel and rescue workers — found that there is significant interest in serving by audiences currently...

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