Date: August 1st, 2018

Old Town Report: Monrovia Pioneer Pam Fitzpatrick Dies
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Old Town Report: Monrovia Pioneer Pam Fitzpatrick Dies

Originally published July 31, 2018 @4:23 p.m. / Last updated Aug. 1 @4 p.m. March 8, 1947 – July 31, 2018 By Terry Miller On Tuesday morning Monrovia awoke to the news that one of the true treasures of Monrovia, Pam Fitzpatrick, passed away from complications of throat cancer. In addition to having four children,…

Make Back to School Season the Greenest Ever
Education

Make Back to School Season the Greenest Ever

Earn an A+ in sustainability this school year As millions prepare to head back to school, Waste Management of Southern California is offering parents, students, and educators practical tips to make this school year more sustainable by reducing, reusing, and recycling right – in and out of the classroom. “Back to school season is the…

Monrovia Firefighters Help With Northern California Fires
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Monrovia Firefighters Help With Northern California Fires

More than 12,000 firefighters remain on the lines of 17 large wildfires burning across California. To date, these fires have burned almost 240,000 acres and damaged or destroyed over 1,000 structures. An additional 25,000 homes continue to be threatened by these fires, and more than 52,000 residents have been evacuated. Firefighters Monrovia, Arcadia, and Pasadena have been…

It’s Time for Tantalizing Ticino, Switzerland
Travel

It’s Time for Tantalizing Ticino, Switzerland

By Greg Aragon I’ve been to the German and French speaking regions of Switzerland, but I have yet to visit the southern part of the country, near the Alps and the border of Italy, where Italian is spoken and a Mediterranean climate yields lush gardens, fine wines and a delicious variety of cuisine. Located on…

Summer in Town: Monrovia Latino Heritage Society’s Scholarships
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Summer in Town: Monrovia Latino Heritage Society’s Scholarships

By Susie Ling Roland, Richard, and Rebecca were all born and raised in Monrovia. Roland graduated from Monrovia High in 1959, Richard in 1973, and Rebecca’s diploma is fresh off the press. All three came together at the recent Monrovia Latino Heritage Society’s scholarship luncheon. The Monrovia Latino Heritage Society was founded in 2010 by…