Date: November 9th, 2017

SoCalGas Encourages Customers to Take Advantage of Energy Efficiency Rebates to Save Money this Winter
Business

SoCalGas Encourages Customers to Take Advantage of Energy Efficiency Rebates to Save Money this Winter

Smart thermostats and other devices can help keep costs down Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today issued a reminder about available smart thermostat and appliance rebates that give customers cash back while helping keep natural gas bills low.  Temperatures in Southern California typically turn cooler in November and can remain cold through March.  Lower temperatures are usually…

Monrovia Old Town Report (11/9/17)
Columns

Monrovia Old Town Report (11/9/17)

By Pam Fitzpatrick  It’s the 2nd week of November already, and I can hardly believe it. We have a ton of behind the scenes planning going on for the upcoming Black Friday and Small Business Saturday celebrations – and, of special note – we have made contact with Santa himself to confirm his first appearance…

Monrovia Firefighters Support Local Charities
Community

Monrovia Firefighters Support Local Charities

Starting next month, the Monrovia Firefighters are getting into the spirit of the holidays by joining forces with two charities, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Spark of Love Toy Drive. First on Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Firefighters will be at the corner of Mayflower and Huntington Drive with a “fill the boot” event from 9 a.m. to…

Monrovia Unified Elementary Students Receive Free Dictionaries from Local Elks Club
Community

Monrovia Unified Elementary Students Receive Free Dictionaries from Local Elks Club

Elks Club 1427 donates 3,500 dictionaries annually Bradoaks Elementary School third-grader Alaina Delgado eagerly flipped through the pages of her new dictionary during the school’s Oct. 30 dictionary giveaway assembly, thrilled at having a resource to expand her vocabulary. “It’s really cool that they gave us these dictionaries because it will help me learn new…

Construction Authority Begins Procurement Process to Hire Design-Build Team to Build $1.5 Billion Light Rail Project
News

Construction Authority Begins Procurement Process to Hire Design-Build Team to Build $1.5 Billion Light Rail Project

The Foothill Gold Line is the first Measure M-funded rail project to move to construction The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) issued the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Alignment Design-Build Project; initiating a year-long process to hire the design-build team that will build the $1.5 billion, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Oct. 30 – Nov. 6
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Oct. 30 – Nov. 6

Oct. 30 At 7:41 a.m., an officer responded to the 300 block of Heliotrope regarding the report of vehicle vandalism. The vehicle was parked in the alley and sometime during the night, the passenger side window was broken out. Nothing was taken from the vehicle. Police received a second vehicle vandalism report in the 400…

Monrovia Football Finishes Undefeated in League Play
Sports

Monrovia Football Finishes Undefeated in League Play

By Spencer Stueve Coach Jerry Chou and the Monrovia Wildcats did what few thought was possible one month ago.  After starting the regular season with a 0-6 record, the Wildcats find themselves not watching the playoffs from afar, but strapping up their helmets and shoulder pads once again.  Last Friday, Monrovia capped off their streaky…

MUSD Elementary Students Receive Free Dictionaries from Local Elks Club
Education

MUSD Elementary Students Receive Free Dictionaries from Local Elks Club

Bradoaks Elementary School third-grader, Alaina Delgado, eagerly flipped through the pages of her new dictionary during the school’s October 30 Dictionary Giveaway Assembly, thrilled at having a resource to expand her vocabulary. “It’s really cool that they gave us these dictionaries because it will help me learn new words to use every day,” Delgado said….

Sierra Madre Rotary Club Hosts Annual Rotary Humanitarian STAR Awards
Community

Sierra Madre Rotary Club Hosts Annual Rotary Humanitarian STAR Awards

By Bill Coburn The Sierra Madre Rotary Club hosted its 2nd Annual Rotary Humanitarian STAR Awards Banquet on Saturday, with more than 130 scientists and friends honoring outstanding humanitarian achievements in science and technology, while enjoying live entertainment, cocktails and dinner at the Pasadena Masonic Temple. The goal of the STAR (Science, Technology, Aerospace and…

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