Monrovia Weekly

The First Date. Who Pays for What?
Opinion

The First Date. Who Pays for What?

By Hedda Muskat “In my opinion the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what you have, the right person will still think the sun shines out of your ass. That’s the kind of person that’s worth sticking…

Career Column: Love Your Job
Opinion

Career Column: Love Your Job

By Angela Copeland The month of love is upon us again. Happy Valentine’s Week! It always happens just after we create our latest New Year’s resolutions. We’re often still thinking about career goals, and future plans. All these goals bring up an important question. Do you love your job? If the answer is no to…

Monrovia Coordinating Council looking for outstanding young people
News

Monrovia Coordinating Council looking for outstanding young people

Each year the Monrovia Coordinating Council honors an outstanding young person with its Youth Recognition Award. This is given to a Monrovia resident enrolled in 6th through 12th grade to recognize outstanding humanitarian/altruistic efforts in which the nominee engaged in selfless actions for the benefit of others. An individual or a group of young people can be…

Monrovia Caps Off League-Title Season
Sports

Monrovia Caps Off League-Title Season

By Aaron Valdez Having already won the league title, Monrovia boys soccer enjoyed themselves a victory lap as the team cruised to a 2-0 victory over Temple City High School on Thursday. The Wildcats became the Rio Hondo league champs after taking a hard-fought contest 3-2 over runners-up La Canada on Feb. 6. “It feels…

The Best Way to Celebrate National Pizza Day
Special Section

The Best Way to Celebrate National Pizza Day

Did you know that pizza is one of the most popular food items in the United States? It is therefore no surprise that it has its own national day – Feb. 9. To help you celebrate this tasty holiday, the savings experts at Offers.com have gathered the absolute best deals for your readers to enjoy. – Bertucci’s – Specialty Party Pizzas…

Mimi’s Cafe Offers Valentine’s Sweetheart Menu Feb. 9-14
Special Section

Mimi’s Cafe Offers Valentine’s Sweetheart Menu Feb. 9-14

Couples can enjoy a three-course meal starting at just $45. Mimi’s Cafe will offer a special three-course Valentine’s menu for two, beginning Friday, Feb. 9, through Wednesday, Feb. 14, starting at just $45 per couple*.  The Sweetheart Menu includes: One Mimi’s Trio of Appetizers to share: hand-breaded chicken tenders, lightly fried zucchini sticks and warm spinach artichoke dip with…

Valentine’s at Float Pasadena
Special Section

Valentine’s at Float Pasadena

Lovers looking for a fun (and affordable!) date idea for Valentine’s Day will delight in a special menu for two and live jazz music at Float Pasadena, the quaint café located in the South Lake Avenue shopping district known for seasonal ice cream floats, gourmet coffee and made-to-order sandwiches. During the week of Valentine’s Day, February 11-17, Float will…

Diversity in Today’s Workplace
Opinion

Diversity in Today’s Workplace

By Angela Copeland LinkedIn released its report on 2018 Global Recruiting Trends. They surveyed 9,000 recruiters and hiring managers from around the world on the state of hiring. Their research found that the biggest game changer in the hiring space is diversity. LinkedIn broke down diversity into multiple pieces: diversity, inclusion, and belonging. “Diversity is…

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