Date: July 3rd, 2018

Monrovia’s Josh Delgado Earns All-CIF Honor
Sports

Monrovia’s Josh Delgado Earns All-CIF Honor

By Aaron Valdez Monrovia baseball’s trusty ace Josh Delgado was recognized with a Division 4 All-CIF Southern Section Baseball Team honor. The senior was lights out this season, proving to be one of the Wildcats’ go-to options in critical situations. Along with fellow pitcher Julian Gomeztrejo, the tandem terrorized opposing batters while guiding Monrovia to…

Monrovia’s Poets Immortalized in Concrete
Community

Monrovia’s Poets Immortalized in Concrete

Council Member Gloria Crudgington joined city staff in a small dedication and photo-op event to celebrate the city’s first resident sidewalk poetry art program installation on June 26. Resident Kathee Bautista penned the poem that has been inscribed on the sidewalk at 238 W. Palm Ave., which reads: “The Mountains Welcome me home Calling me fondly from…

Monrovians Say ‘No Way’ to One-Way Street Plans
News

Monrovians Say ‘No Way’ to One-Way Street Plans

By Susan Motander The City of Monrovia hosted a block party near the corner of East Fig and South Ivy Avenues on Saturday morning to get input from the community regarding the proposed change of Ivy and Primrose to one-way streets. Those attending the meeting were extremely vocal in their opposition to the plan. The proposal calls for…

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis
News

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis

Calif. State Public Instruction joins lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its practice of refusing entry for asylum seekers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a statement Friday on the Trump administration’s policy of separating families seeking asylum from human rights abuses, violence, and crime. “I am saddened and angered by the treatment…