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    EDITOR’S PICK Bon Jovi Tribute by Wanted at The Rose – Pasadena, Sept. 21 at 10 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Wanted creates a fun conc...

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Muslim Woman Thanks Monrovia Officers That Stopped Her

By Susan Motander Esma Ali is a Muslim woman who was stopped by Monrovia Police officers earlier this month after the police had received calls regarding a woman, matching her description, reportedly breaking into cars or stealing mail. Last week the exclusive first person report of her experience appeared in Monrovia Weekly. Rather than getting upset...
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The Rules for Parking in Monrovia Are a-Changin’

By Susan Motander Monrovia Police Chief Alan Sanvictores appeared before the City Council on Tuesday evening to request two changes to the City Ordinances regarding parking. The council first dealt with overnight parking of recreational vehicles (RVs) and second with permit requirements for specific areas of the city. Sanvictores explained that the city had previously not...
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Two More Monrovia Homes Receive Historic Landmark Status

By Staff On Tuesday evening the Monrovia City Council approved two radically different homes for Historic Landmark Designations and Mills Act Contracts. The first home is a sleek, mid-century modern home on Hidden Valley Road, the second is a beautifully restored modest folk-Victorian home built in the year the city was incorporated, 1887. Number One...

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Bygone Magic Awaits in Pasadena’s Lower Arroyo
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Bygone Magic Awaits in Pasadena’s Lower Arroyo

By Emily G. Peters Nostalgia is a kind of magic, rekindling everything from faded music genres to baby names. So predictable is society’s need to revisit the past that what was fashionable decades ago regularly resurfaces every twenty years or so. But what happens when nostalgia goes further into our human history—all in an attempt…

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Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough
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Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough

By Lucy Benton, Guest Contributor Of course, your college application essay is not enough to get accepted. Just look at Harvard’s 2018 admission statistics: out of 39,506 applicants, only 2,000 got accepted. Clearly, not only your application essay is at play here. College admission is a holistic process that involves a lot more than meets…

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