Date: November 2nd, 2017

Foothill Unity Makes a Difference
Community

Foothill Unity Makes a Difference

Foothill Unity Center participated in Make A Difference Day with the Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valley on Saturday with two project sites. A group of youth and adult volunteers assisted in sorting food from local food drives in preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Holiday events. A group of volunteers including the Rotary Club of Monrovia and the Interact Club…

Monrovia Old Town Report (11/2/17 Issue)
Columns, Community

Monrovia Old Town Report (11/2/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Before I write each week’s column I like to drop by City Hall Planning desk to see what I can find out.  The staff is usually a wealth of information about new business licenses, inquiries, applications for upgrades, etc., but today – well, today as I write this column, it is Halloween. …

Water Rate Increase Scheduled for Initial City Council Review Next
News

Water Rate Increase Scheduled for Initial City Council Review Next

The anticipated associated costs that will be impacting Monrovians in the coming months and years will be discussed at the next council meeting. Monrovia will be seeking the City Council’s authorization to begin the Proposition 218 Protest Hearing process on Nov. 7, 2017, to adjust Monrovia’s current water rate to absorb the enormous added costs being…

High Point Students Discover Beauty in Disability
Community

High Point Students Discover Beauty in Disability

Robert Hoge, author of Ugly, shares remarkable memoir with elementary classes It’s not always easy to teach children to look beyond disability and disfigurement to the beauty and strength that resides within. Yet, on October 20, High Point Academy 3rd through 5th graders had the rare opportunity to learn about triumphing over disability first-hand, from…

Apply Now to Reap the Rewards of $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program
Education

Apply Now to Reap the Rewards of $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program

High school seniors whose dream is to make a difference in the world by majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, is awarding $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30 high school…

How to Become an Ally to Help Raise Suicide Awareness
Community

How to Become an Ally to Help Raise Suicide Awareness

AFSP Presents “Out of the Darkness” Walk in Pasadena By Sedonah Najera The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and preventing suicide. AFSP’s signature fundraiser, Out of the Darkness Community Walk, brings communities together to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected lives…

Health Insurance Enrollment Event in Monrovia
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Health Insurance Enrollment Event in Monrovia

Hosted by Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare) and L.A. Care Health Plan  Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare) will continue its Covered California enrollment efforts in the City of Monrovia by hosting a health insurance enrollment event with L.A. Care Health Plan. The health insurance enrollment event will take place Saturday, November 4 at…

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