Date: May 10th, 2018

Monrovia’s 36th Annual MOHPG Homes Tour Goes Back to the Future
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Monrovia’s 36th Annual MOHPG Homes Tour Goes Back to the Future

By Terry Miller Monrovia Historic Preservation Group hosted its 36th annual tour of local homes. The tour was held on Sunday, May 6. This year’s offerings included six homes and the two local museums. The homes represent a variety of the vintage character homes that lace the neighborhoods in Monrovia, including Queen Anne Victorian, Spanish Colonial…

Lounging in Luxury at L’Auberge Del Mar
Travel

Lounging in Luxury at L’Auberge Del Mar

By Greg Aragon First impressions mean a lot. So, when I pulled into the L’Auberge Del Mar, by Destination Hotels, and saw the sun reflecting on the ocean, as it loomed slightly above the peaked roofs of the hotel, I knew I was in for something special. My getaway began recently when a friend and I drove south to…

Study Finds Kids Willing to Step Up to Help Aging Parents
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Study Finds Kids Willing to Step Up to Help Aging Parents

Do you wonder if your kids will have your back when you’re older? Apparently the answer is a surprising yes That’s the good news in a conversation many people are having these days — around aging parents — that comes courtesy of the third biennial “Fidelity Investments Family & Finance Study.” Less heartening is that…

Modern Mingling: Modern Romance, Dating Deal Breakers
Columns

Modern Mingling: Modern Romance, Dating Deal Breakers

When it’s Time to Get Out By Hedda Muskat Is your new romance riddled with so many problems that it makes your stomach turn every time you hang up the phone?  Are you in denial about it?  Potential relationship offenders have different contexts when it comes to men and women, but there are many that…

How Safe Is Uber? Does it Depend on Gender?
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How Safe Is Uber? Does it Depend on Gender?

It’s shorthand for the potential danger faced by women using app-based, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. And if you’re already dismissing how dangerous it can be, you’ve obviously missed the rash of headlines like these from across the country. – “Uber Driver Charged With Rape Ordered Held After Dangerousness Hearing” (Boston Globe, August 2016)…

Julius Parker – Monrovia’s Unsung Hero
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Julius Parker – Monrovia’s Unsung Hero

By Ralph Walker and Susie Ling Julius Parker came to live in Monrovia in 1933. Perhaps you did not know him. But at this “Home Going Celebration” at the Monrovia United Methodist Church on April 28, 2018, so many stories came out from the hundreds gathered. There was a long line of people who wanted…

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