Month: November, 2017

Beacon Media News Welcomes Zelda Rose Arroyo
News

Beacon Media News Welcomes Zelda Rose Arroyo

Beacon Media’s Graphic Artist Production Manager has been promoted to proud father. Jorge Arroyo, along with the baby’s Mother Maria Cristina Vasquez, are delighted to introduce the arrival of their first born child: Zelda Rose Arroyo. Weighing in at 6lbs. 1 ounce, this little bundle of joy came into their lives Nov. 26 at 10:38…

Career Corner: The Importance of Thanks
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Career Corner: The Importance of Thanks

By Angela Copeland The holidays are here again. Along with the turkey, stuffing, and loved ones, there’s more to consider. This season is a time of giving thanks. One of the topics I’m often asked to speak about is personal branding. And, part of your personal brand comes across in the way that you say…

Five Acres Sets World Record to Raise Foster Care Awareness
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Five Acres Sets World Record to Raise Foster Care Awareness

Local family and child services nonprofit Five Acres has successfully set a record for the world’s longest trust fall relay to raise awareness for foster care and adoption. The record, verified by RecordSetter, was set on Nov. 1, the first day of National Adoption Month, in recognition of the more than 20,000 children awaiting permanent…

Super Siblings!
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Super Siblings!

  Are these cuties or what? BUDDY & VIOLET, age 4 months, are tuxedo twins! Violet has the pointed white blaze, and Buddy’s blaze is more squared. They are both social and being fostered together, so would be nice if they were adopted together. Adoption fee is $100 for both, which includes spay, microchip, exam &…

Dec. 1 – Dec. 7
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Dec. 1 – Dec. 7

Editor’s Pick: Dec. 2 Breakfast with Santa and Holiday Snow Festival at the Arcadia Community Center (365 Campus Dr. Arcadia, CA 91007) at 10:30 a.m. The breakfast includes a hearty meal, holiday music and a photo with a Santa. Make sure to register before attending. Afterwards, enjoy a free holiday snow festival from 9 a.m….

Blotters

Monrovia Police Blotter: Nov. 20 to Nov. 26

Nov. 20 At 12:06 a.m., a domestic violence incident was reported at a business in the 600 block of S. Myrtle. A female subject who works at location reported that she was pushed by and ex-boyfriend. When he pushed her, she fell into a bookcase, which left a mark on her back. The male suspect…

Monrovia High Names Annie Van Dyke as Teacher of the Year
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Monrovia High Names Annie Van Dyke as Teacher of the Year

Student political cartoons depicting the Trump administration, LGBT rights and the war in the Middle East, cover the classroom wall of 24-year Monrovia High School history teacher Annie Van Dyke. Van Dyke is known for inciting lively debates in her class and tackling provocative topics. Her ability to motivate her students to think beyond their…

Monrovia Old Town Report (11/30/17)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (11/30/17)

By Pam Fitzpatrick What a wonderful weekend just passed:  Black Friday, then Small Business Saturday with the arrival of Santa Claus in Old Town and the uplifting Spark of Love Toy Drive.  Who says Amazon has taken over the world?  Yes, online shopping was at an all-time high, but the malls didn’t suffer and neither…

ALDI to Open First Monrovia Location Dec. 7
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ALDI to Open First Monrovia Location Dec. 7

To celebrate the opening of the first Monrovia store, ALDI will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:25 a.m. on Dec. 7. Following the ceremony, the first 100 customers will receive a Golden Ticket, each containing ALDI gift cards of various amounts. The Monrovia store is part of the aggressive $3.4 billion investment plan ALDI recently…

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