Monrovia Weekly

Monrovia Named One of the Most Business Friendly City Finalists
News

Monrovia Named One of the Most Business Friendly City Finalists

For the second year in a row, the City of Monrovia has been named as one of five finalists for the prestigious annual Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) Eddy Awards. Monrovia was nominated as a finalist for jurisdictions with a population of under 50,000 people, along with Azusa, Duarte, San Gabriel, and Santa…

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company

Are you looking for the sweetest, cutest twosome ever? Look no further than our brother/sister duo, Parker and Charlotte, who are about one year old. They were first adopted several months ago, but were recently returned to Lifeline for Pets due to on-going travel plans of the owner. They are almost identical tabbies, with snow…

Job Offers Are Like Buses
Columns

Job Offers Are Like Buses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school in California, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. I would go to job fairs and networking events as if…

Calling All Foodies to Tastes & Sounds on South Lake
Dining Delights

Calling All Foodies to Tastes & Sounds on South Lake

San Gabriel Valley’s largest culinary and music festival Thousands are expected to attend the special 10 year anniversary celebration of Taste of South Lake in Pasadena on Saturday, Sept. 29 from noon to 5 p.m. Presented by Logix Federal Credit Union the popular culinary and music festival is back as Tastes & Sounds on South Lake and…

Ulta Beauty Grand Opening at Monrovia Landing
Business

Ulta Beauty Grand Opening at Monrovia Landing

Ulta Beauty will be having a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony Friday Sept. 14 at 9:45 a.m. at the Monrovia Landing shopping center. Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer in the U.S. and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. Ulta Beauty offers more than…

Murder Conviction Upheld in Monrovia Woman’s Death
Crime

Murder Conviction Upheld in Monrovia Woman’s Death

LaJoya McCoy was terrorized by her ex-boyfriend By Staff A state appeals court panel upheld a Pasadena man’s conviction for strangling the mother of his two children and leaving her body in her car in Monrovia. The three-justice panel from California’s Second District Court of Appeal found that the prosecution had presented “compelling evidence” of…

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