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Young Frankenstein Is Alive at the Mission Playhouse
Arts & Entertainment

Young Frankenstein Is Alive at the Mission Playhouse

Broadway, TV and Film star Adam Wylie electrifies as Frederick Frankenstein, in San Gabriel Valley Music Theatre’s production of the Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein coming to the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse on October 20 and October 21. Broadway National and International touring stars Joe Abraham, Katie Perry, and Christine Negherbon round out an all-star cast, as…

Stop Selling Tobacco to Kids!
Letters to the Editor

Stop Selling Tobacco to Kids!

In 2015, the Monrovia Coalition to Reduce Teen Smoking conducted a tobacco purchase survey, which revealed that 11 out of 26 Monrovia retailers (42.3%) were willing to sell tobacco products to minors.  Further, in 2017, five out of the 12 Monrovia stores (41.7%) that sell electronic smoking devices were willing to sell them to 16…

Monrovia Becomes Halloweentown
Community

Monrovia Becomes Halloweentown

The ever-popular Halloween events in Old Town are back. Head out to Old Town Monrovia and Library Park on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 3 to 6 p.m. The entire afternoon will be filled with ghoulish fun for the entire family including: Trick-or-treating in Old Town. Costume judging contest for youth, adults, groups, families and dogs….

Monrovia Teachers Announce Endorsements for School Board
Education

Monrovia Teachers Announce Endorsements for School Board

The Monrovia Teachers Association (MTA) has announced its endorsements for the upcoming school board election. The association has recommended voting for Selene Lockerbie and Maritza Travanti, the two women on the ballot. According to Ann Battle, president of the MTA, members of the association had interviewed all four candidates before the forum they sponsored this week. Tuesday after…

Plymouth Elementary Hosts Second Annual Moon and Stars Night
Education

Plymouth Elementary Hosts Second Annual Moon and Stars Night

Plymouth Elementary families and students controlled Monrovia High robots, assembled LED circuit postcards from scratch, sampled sweet Chinese mooncakes and watched dual-language Mandarin students perform a classic Chinese tale during the school’s second annual Moon and Stars Night on Sept. 21. This year’s event combined science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) activities with the…

Lifeline for Pets: Cute as Bugs
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Cute as Bugs

Meet this beautiful set of all white twins (born May 1, 2017) – affectionately called “the Buggsies,” since theirmother was named June Bug. The gorgeous male is named Hopper and his sister is named Lady Bug. Lady Bug is sweet and delicate. Sometimes she can be a little shy but she does like to play….

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