Date: March 9th, 2018

Very Sweet Pair
Columns

Very Sweet Pair

Looking for a sweet & cuddly bonded pair? Meet MOSSEY & NINO! This sister/brother duo, 8 months old, is just the ticket. NINO, male, is a gray tabby and has a white chest, with a touch of orange and an orange tint on his nose. Nino purrs when he is held and is a gentle…

Rowena May Crandell Carlson 1917 – 2018
Obituaries

Rowena May Crandell Carlson 1917 – 2018

Rowena M. Carlson, 100 years 8 months, passed away February 25, 2018, at her home in La Habra, California, surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Otto Fred Carlson. They shared a beautiful marriage together. Rowena, known as ‘Cissy,’ was born in Monrovia, California, on June 11, 1917. She and her four…

Monrovia Wrestling Wraps Up Historic Season
Sports

Monrovia Wrestling Wraps Up Historic Season

By Aaron Valdez Despite never being regarded as one of Southern California’s renowned programs, the Monrovia wrestling team made a name for itself after completing it’s best season in recent memory. With an extensive background in wrestling and MMA training, Head Coach Daniel Hernandez might be starting to enjoy the fruits of his labor. Hernandez…

Monrovia Crime Blotters Feb. 22 to Feb. 28
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters Feb. 22 to Feb. 28

Feb. 22 At 7:20 a.m., a resident was doing his laundry at a business open for that purpose in the 100 block of W. Foothill. A homeless male approached him and was behaving suspiciously. When the homeless subject left the business, the resident called the police. Officers stopped the subject near the business to see…

Monrovia Old Town Report – 03/07/18
Community

Monrovia Old Town Report – 03/07/18

By Pam Fitzpatrick OK, that was funny – a bit unnerving for me, but funny. If you read last week’s column (newspaper version), you probably thought one of two things: either “that doesn’t sound like Pam,” or, “oops, the paper made a cut and paste mistake and reprinted another article in that space.” Whichever you…

Little Free Library Unveiled at Monrovia Police Station
Community

Little Free Library Unveiled at Monrovia Police Station

By Susan Motander Monrovia Chief of Police Alan Sanvictores unveiled a new Little Free Library in front of the police station last Thursday. It was doubling fitting that the introduction of the Library took place that day as earlier that morning members of the department as well as adult volunteers from throughout the community has read…

The value of literacy was the legacy of Col. Allensworth
Community

The value of literacy was the legacy of Col. Allensworth

By Susan Motander Allen Allensworth is being honored this Saturday with the unveiling of the first Neighborhood Treasure plaque at a Monrovia Area Partnership Block Party at the Second Baptist Church in Monrovia, a church he founded in 1904. Allensworth ultimately went on to fame as the founder of the central valley community that carries his name….