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New Cannabis Testing Lab Opens in Monrovia
Business

New Cannabis Testing Lab Opens in Monrovia

City Manager Oliver Chi noted in his Update this week announced that a cannabis testing lab was planning to open in the 1000 block of South Magnolia. LB PharmLabs has received it final State regulatory approvals needed to open the testing facility. According to the firm they provide the “cannabis industry with laboratory testing and analytic services to…

Three Christmas Ghosts Visit Monrovia This Weekend
Arts & Entertainment

Three Christmas Ghosts Visit Monrovia This Weekend

Centre Stage Inc., a non-profit community theatre company, will offer five different showings of Charles Dickens’ timeless “A Christmas Carol.” This musical adaptation, featuring music by the Broadway heavy hitters Alan Menken (Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” “Little Shop of Horrors”) and Lynn Ahrens (“Ragtime,” “Seussical,” “Once on This Island”), will…

Studio Movie Grill Can Now Serve Food
Business

Studio Movie Grill Can Now Serve Food

Studio Movie Grill (SMG) was recently issued their Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) which means that they can now serve food. They still have a few issues remaining that need to be addressed and, according to the City Manager’s Update, the city has spent an inordinate amount of time working to help get Studio Movie…

Dec. 14 – Dec. 20
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Dec. 14 – Dec. 20

EDITOR’S PICK Laughs on Drafts at Pacific Plate Brewing Co., Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. (1999 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Hosted by Ryan D, Pacific Plate has brought together comics from Netflix, Comedy Central, HBO and Showtime like Jerry Garcia, Miguel Rojas, Connor Hangsleben, Tony Alfano and Daniel Eachus. Take a toy for…

Wellness and Luxury at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Travel

Wellness and Luxury at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village

By Greg Aragon The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is not only a luxurious resort; it is a world-renown sanctuary and wellness retreat. It is also less than an hour drive from Downtown LA. Located in the city of Westlake Village, in the Santa Monica Mountains between Malibu and Santa Barbara, the 270-room, five-diamond resort…

Watch D.O.G.S. Roam Monrovia’s Mayflower Elementary
Education

Watch D.O.G.S. Roam Monrovia’s Mayflower Elementary

While giving high-fives and monitoring entrances, fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father-figures wished students a good day at school during the launch of Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) at Mayflower Elementary on Nov. 28. Volunteers wore designed Watch D.O.G.S. T-shirts and spent time on campus introducing themselves to students. The program encourages members…

Why the Rush to Build Apartments in Monrovia?
News

Why the Rush to Build Apartments in Monrovia?

By Susan Motander At the community meeting this Monday, Dec. 10, regarding yet another development near the Gold Line Metro Station and Station Square, questions arose as to how the city planned to mitigate the impact on the community so much housing would create. City Manager Oliver Chi reiterated the comments he had made in one…

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