Month: December, 2017

‘Hurdles’ to Being Black in Duarte
Opinion

‘Hurdles’ to Being Black in Duarte

Larry Walls retired as LA deputy district attorney after almost three decades of service. After a very active professional life, he sat down to remember his “primitive years in Duarte that developed my character and personality.” His fascinating autobiography, Hurdles: Struggles of a Blackman in the Land of Milk and Honey, was recently released. On…

My Favorite Getaways of 2017
Travel

My Favorite Getaways of 2017

By Greg Aragon The year 2018 is upon us and that means it’s time to look ahead to new and exciting adventures for Greg’s Getaway. But before I do this, I would like to look back on 2017 and a few of my favorite California getaways from the past year. After reviewing my map and hundreds of…

Monrovia Coordinating  New Year’s Eve On Myrtle
Community

Monrovia Coordinating New Year’s Eve On Myrtle

Can you believe that 2018 is nearly upon us?  And to help Monrovia celebrate this terrific occasion, the City has been working to coordinate a revamped New Year’s Eve on Myrtle Avenue event this year.  As the event has transitioned into one being developed by the City and MOTAB, we have been focused on finding…

Old Town Report (12/18/17)
Columns

Old Town Report (12/18/17)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Well, last column of the year – and what a year!  We lost our Candy Connection (which meant no chocolate cornucopia this year…), but gained “Frooza” in its place; Copper Still Grill finally opened in the 600 block (after almost 5 years of construction…); we lost the Sow House and gained Craft…

The 2018 Rose Bowl Low-Down
Sports

The 2018 Rose Bowl Low-Down

By Galen Patterson The 2018 Rose Bowl pits the second and third best teams in college football against each other in Pasadena. University of Oklahoma is ranked number two in this year’s seating, while the University of Georgia is ranked number three. However, the 2018 Rose Bowl Game represents more than just the semi-finals before…

Dec.  29 – Jan. 5
calendar

Dec. 29 – Jan. 5

The Post Parade Showcase of Floats Presented By Miracle-Gro will be in front of Pasadena High School on January 1 from 1 to 5 p.m. at (Sierra Madre Blvd. and Washington Blvd.), walk within feet of the floral and animated masterpieces parked for your viewing pleasure. Come rain or shine, take a closer look at…

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