Month: December, 2017

Homes Fetch Top Dollar With Staged Spaces
Business Spotlight

Homes Fetch Top Dollar With Staged Spaces

By Emily G. Peters From a quick haircut to a little makeup, we all like to look our best when going out. Staged Spaces in Monrovia applies the same principle to selling homes—polishing properties to their highest shine to close a sale. The success of staging a home rests on the power of suggestion, enticing…

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… It’s SpaceX?
News

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… It’s SpaceX?

By Terry Miller The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched into space from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base north of Los Angeles at 5:27 p.m. PST (8:27 p.m. EST/0127 GMT) — just 30 minutes after sunset — carrying 10 Iridium Next communications satellites into orbit. The mission was a success, with all 10 satellites reaching their intended…

Career Corner: If interviewing were dating
Columns

Career Corner: If interviewing were dating

By Angela Copeland Interviewing for a job is a nerve racking process. When else do we want others to judge us? We spend so much time preparing – finding the perfect clothes, organizing our resume, and sneaking out of our job. We ask for recommendations from our old bosses. Not only are we judged during…

Arts & Entertainment

2018 L.A. Art Fair Preview – Monthly Art Column

By Jeff Davis Once again the Art Show season is starting in LA and around the world. Art Basel Miami will have already opened and closed by the time you read this, but fear not, LA’s art shows won’t open until January and the guide below will help you pick and choose from the diverse…

Monrovia Chamber Announces Annual Awards Recipients
Community

Monrovia Chamber Announces Annual Awards Recipients

The Monrovia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recipients of the annual awards for 2017.  Stephen Bray will receive the Iris Award, equivalent to Citizen of the Year. This honor recognizes his many contributions to the betterment of our community.  Steve and his wife Jennifer have lived in Monrovia for 17 years.  They have…

Featured, News

Homicide Seek Public’s Help in Finding, Identifying Monrovia Gang – Related Murder Suspects

Surveillance video of suspects will play automatically. Homicide Seek Public’s Help in Finding, Identifying Monrovia Gang -Related Murder Suspects On Friday, December 1, 2017 at approximately 11:40 P.M., Suspects William LaCroix Jr., Jeremiah LaCroix, Erika Torres and an unidentified male entered the Gem City Grill, a local bar located in the 100 block of East…

City of Monrovia to Launch Home Security Rebate Program
Community

City of Monrovia to Launch Home Security Rebate Program

As a local response to the increase in crime that the City has experienced during the past few years, the Monrovia City Council recently authorized the establishment of a Home Security Rebate Program. Through this program, residents are eligible for a reimbursement of up to $250 for the purchase and / or installation of any qualifying…

Monrovia Council Takes steps to Implement Response to PERS Crisis
Community

Monrovia Council Takes steps to Implement Response to PERS Crisis

By Susan Motander Last month the Monrovia City Council established a plan to cope with the mounting costs of employee pensions administered by the state program: California Public Employees Retirement System, CalPERS.  For years the PERS system has regularly overestimated the income from the investments made from the employee and employer contributions.  As a result, the retirements are…

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