Date: August 2nd, 2018

August College Search Guide
Education

August College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz I remember a time when Labor Day was officially the end of summer break. But in recent years the school year has been starting in August. If your children are heading back to class this week, I hope they had the chance to breathe, decompress, and savor…

Monrovia Renewal Update: South Section
News

Monrovia Renewal Update: South Section

By Susan Motander The City of Monrovia’s public works project Monrovia Renewal has started on its fourth section of the city, the south section. In April of this year the Sequel Contractors began the work that will continue throughout the rest of the year. The area involved includes the part of Monrovia that is south of the…

Monrovia Cooling Center Hours Extended
Community

Monrovia Cooling Center Hours Extended

As temperatures continue to remain high, the City of Monrovia would like to remind everyone that precautions should be taken, especially by older adults, caretakers of infants and children, those sensitive to the heat, and individuals who participate in outdoor activities. If you have an elderly or infirm neighbor without air conditioning, make sure that…

Monrovia Unified School District to Get New School Buses
Education

Monrovia Unified School District to Get New School Buses

California law now requires seat belts on new school buses By Terry Miller With students’ lives paramount on local school districts’ minds, Monrovia School District is one district getting a supply of new school buses and they will be equipped with seatbelts. First day of school is Aug. 15, at least in Monrovia. For the…

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9
calendar

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

EDITOR’S PICK CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops,…

CatCon Comes to Pasadena
Arts & Entertainment

CatCon Comes to Pasadena

The biggest experience in the world dedicated to cat culture and pop culture returns CatCon, the biggest cat-centric, pop culture event in the world dedicated to all things feline is back for a fourth time, on Aug. 4 and Aug. 5, at Pasadena Convention Center. CatCon is the ultimate platform for cat lovers around the…

When Are We Going to Close Down the Open Office?
Columns

When Are We Going to Close Down the Open Office?

By Angela Copeland I hear from job seekers every day. They’ve been searching for a new job for ages. When they finally land it, they have a concern that’s not about money; it’s their office setup. For years, open style offices have been all the rage. Whether it’s shared cubicles or a big open room,…

The Peach Cafe: Purveyor of Homestyle Cuisine
Business Spotlight

The Peach Cafe: Purveyor of Homestyle Cuisine

By Emily G. Peters Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia is known for its bustling atmosphere, particularly on Friday nights—but homey gems live on the offshoots. That’s where The Peach Cafe comes in. Run by Chef Chris Grattan and Jennifer Grattan, The Peach Cafe opens its doors on Colorado Boulevard at 7:30 a.m. for early breakfasters and…