Date: March 8th, 2018

Local Newspapers Flourish in ‘Fake News’ Era
News

Local Newspapers Flourish in ‘Fake News’ Era

Readers’ Choice 2018 Revisits the “Power of the Press” It’s been a tough couple of years for business, particularly the newspaper business. People appear to be reading less print and spending time, albeit brief, on digital devices and perusing social media threads. Beacon Media News’ papers, notably Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent, and Sierra…

People Are Going Bald for Kids’ Cancer Research
Community

People Are Going Bald for Kids’ Cancer Research

It’s very likely that you know someone who will be shaving their head at the upcoming Matt Denny’s or Old Town Monrovia’s FuzzFEST head-shaving event. These amazing volunteers have joined St. Baldrick’s to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Why do they do it? Here are eight great reasons why: – The research St. Baldrick’s funds…

Wildfire Preparedness Class set for May 5th
Community

Wildfire Preparedness Class set for May 5th

By Susan Motander The time to prepare for a wildfire is before the fire starts burning.  That means the time to prepare is now according to the Monrovia Fire Department. As we have seen in the past few months preparedness makes all the difference is fighting wildfires. The preparedness class will be held on May 5th…

March 9 – March 15
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March 9 – March 15

Your Weekly Events March 9 No Boundaries 13, the 13th annual showcase of Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) student art, opens March 9th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at First United Methodist Church (500 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101). Hundreds of artwork by K-12 students will be on view during the three days…

Living it up in Lodi, California
Travel

Living it up in Lodi, California

By Greg Aragon Besides being one of California’s most productive wine producing regions, Lodi is also full of natural beauty, charm and history. I recently spent a couple days in town and I already can’t wait to return for more. My getaway began when a friend and I took the 5 Freeway north from Pasadena…