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    EDITOR’S PICK Old Town Fall Festival at Library Park, Oct. 13 from noon – 6 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). There will be music, a Cany...

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Hundreds Attend Monrovia Fire Open House Despite Rain

By Staff The Monrovia Fire Department participated in Fire Prevention Week and held an open house on Saturday. The main theme for the week – “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” – emphasized three basic steps to reduce the likelihood of having a fire and how to escape safely in the event of...
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High Winds Cause Widespread Power Outages Throughout Monrovia

By Terry Miller  High winds caused several area power outages Monday morning causing considerable confusion for the morning commute. The Gold Line was reporting up to 10 minute delays southbound due to power issue at Monrovia rail yard. Select trips will run with two car trains through the morning. Traffic signals in a wide area...
Community

Monrovia Becomes Halloweentown

The ever-popular Halloween events in Old Town are back. Head out to Old Town Monrovia and Library Park on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 3 to 6 p.m. The entire afternoon will be filled with ghoulish fun for the entire family including: Trick-or-treating in Old Town. Costume judging contest for youth, adults, groups, families and dogs....

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Farmscape Makes Urban Farming Accessible
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Farmscape Makes Urban Farming Accessible

By Emily G. Peters Americans are getting better at what they put into their bodies. Though not new, the organic food movement has picked up speed in the last few generations, taking plenty of processed and genetically modified foods with it. Still, notwithstanding manifold media attempts to encourage this shift in U.S. eating habits, many…

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Career Corner: The Reality of Being Underpaid
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Career Corner: The Reality of Being Underpaid

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had someone tell you that it’s a good idea to get your foot in the door at a company? The theory is that if you get your foot in the door, you can work your way up over time. I understand the reasoning. It’s a career outlook that has…

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