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St. Luke’s Monrovia Blesses Pets Of All Denominations
Community

St. Luke’s Monrovia Blesses Pets Of All Denominations

On Sunday, October 8, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Monrovia will once again celebrate one of its most beloved traditions, the Blessing of the Animals on the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. The church invites everyone to bring their pets to the 10 a.m. service to sit in the sanctuary, share the experience…

Foothill Unity Center and Ice House Team Up for ‘Laughs with a Cause’ on Oct. 8
Community

Foothill Unity Center and Ice House Team Up for ‘Laughs with a Cause’ on Oct. 8

Foothill Unity Center is a Community Action Agency and the primary provider of food, case management/crisis help and access to health care resources serving clients in Pasadena, Altadena, South Pasadena, Sierra Madre, Arcadia, Monrovia, Bradbury, Duarte, Azusa, Baldwin Park and Irwindale. The Center operates two facilities in Monrovia and one in Pasadena. The mission of…

Gordon Findlay Dyer: October 2, 1935 – June 19, 2017
Obituaries

Gordon Findlay Dyer: October 2, 1935 – June 19, 2017

“I have just learned of the death of Gordon Dyer, a long time Monrovian whom I came to know and respect when he was active in Monrovia Garden Club. My mother and I were both presidents of that club. Every year, his presentations were a highlight of the year. Knowledgeable and articulate, his programs were among the…

Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education
News

Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education

Recently, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that, along with seven of his California delegation colleagues, he wrote to major publishers of social studies and history textbooks in California to urge them to include additional information and context about the Armenian Genocide. In 2014, Governor Brown signed AB 1915, requiring the Armenian Genocide to be incorporated…

Are ‘Robo-Advisors’ Better than Financial Planners?
Opinion

Are ‘Robo-Advisors’ Better than Financial Planners?

Dear Emmy, what exactly is a ‘robo-advisor’ and are they any good? ‘Robo-advisors’ are online software companies that provide investment portfolio creation and maintenance services. Customers first complete an objectives and risk-tolerance questionnaire, then a proprietary algorithm uses that information to construct an investment strategy. The software is designed by security-industry professionals, but each individual…

Old Town Report (9/21/17 Issue)
Community

Old Town Report (9/21/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Some columns are easier to write than others. This one is difficult because two of my friends here in Old Town are closing their stores. Each of them deserve my full attention, so here goes… Don Collins and his Family Affair Music (510 S. Myrtle) have been a staple in Old Town…

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