Date: February 26th, 2018

Feb. 23 – March. 1
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Feb. 23 – March. 1

Your Weekly Events Feb. 23 The crowd has spoken and asked for more music. Matt Denny’s Presents Winter Concert Series 2018. On February 23rd Sneaky Haircuts will be performing from 7p.m. to 10 p.m. (145 E. Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA 91076) they are still booking more music so the lineup will be update online. For…

Introducing Ancient Chinese Culture to a Wider Audience
Education

Introducing Ancient Chinese Culture to a Wider Audience

By May S. Ruiz The Chinese civilization is one of the oldest known to humankind. Its vibrant cultural heritage dates back thousands of years, and the country’s rich and diverse musical tradition forms a vital part of that heritage. Traditional music – with its essential instruments including the pipa, guqin, ruan, xiao and zheng –…

Monrovia Boys Soccer Falls in Playoffs
Sports

Monrovia Boys Soccer Falls in Playoffs

By Spencer Stueve The Monrovia boys soccer season has come to an end.  With a trip to the CIF Southern Section Division 5 Quarterfinals on the line, the Wildcats came up just short. With the score tied at zero eight minutes into the 2nd half, Ethan Burkel of Oak Hills High School scored the lone…

Hello My Name Is…..How to Get Past the First Hello
Columns

Hello My Name Is…..How to Get Past the First Hello

“Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.” games people play Eric Berne By Hedda Muskat No matter where you are when you actually meet someone you may be interested in person, not via a video chat, but in the flesh, the first hello can be terrifying. Men tend to focus on the verbal…

Robert “Bob” Hale Rich Jr. Passed away on February 13
Obituaries

Robert “Bob” Hale Rich Jr. Passed away on February 13

Robert “Bob” Hale Rich Jr., born October 7, 1941, passed away February 13, 2018. Born in Portland, Maine and a longtime resident of Southern California. Retired after 40 years of service as a General Manager for General Electric. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Robert and Ethel Rich, his sister Sandra Webb and his Grandson…

A Personal Perspective on Monrovia’s Heritage
Community

A Personal Perspective on Monrovia’s Heritage

By Susan Motander Getting a sneak peek at the newly refurbished Monrovia Santa Fe Depot was a treat this week. The cherry on the top of that dish was watching the installation of the memorial to former Monrovia Mayor, Bob Bartlett. Both made me proud to call this my hometown. I was conceived and raised…

Ballot Measure Proposed to Help Reduce Rising Crime Rate in Monrovia
News

Ballot Measure Proposed to Help Reduce Rising Crime Rate in Monrovia

By Susan Motander A committee has been formed to back a proposed ballot measure to help curb the rising crime rate in California.  The California Public Safety Partnership Issue Committee is circulating a petition to place on the ballot a Proposition called the Reducing Crime and Keeping California Safe Act. Since the enactment of Assembly Bill…

Monrovia Old Town Report (Issue 2/22/18)
Columns

Monrovia Old Town Report (Issue 2/22/18)

By Pam Fitzpatrick I’ll start off this week by correcting an error I made last week. Let’s just say I’m glad I wasn’t at Jake’s Roadhouse last Friday when Julie Soldo, the Queen of Taste of Old Town and long-time loyal Kiwanian, was shown my column confidently announcing that “Taste” would be sometime in August….