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WWII Veteran and Longtime Monrovia Resident Receives Long Lost Medals

Originally published Nov. 12 @3 p.m. / Last updated Nov 13. @12:17 p.m. Monrovia’s Veterans Day of Deference draws hundreds to Library Park By Terry Miller Antonio Sanchez, 94, thought he was going to breakfast Monday morning with his wife, four of his children and granddaughter. However, Sanchez’s devious granddaughter had other, more delightfully and…

High Winds Cause Widespread Power Outages Throughout Monrovia
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High Winds Cause Widespread Power Outages Throughout Monrovia

By Terry Miller  Originally published Oct. 15 @10:52 a.m. / Last updated Oct. 17 @4:57 p.m. High winds caused several area power outages Monday morning causing considerable confusion for the morning commute. The Gold Line was reporting up to 10 minute delays southbound due to power issues at Monrovia rail yard. Select trips ran with…

Shiloh A.M.E. Zion Church Celebrates 132 Years in Monrovia
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Shiloh A.M.E. Zion Church Celebrates 132 Years in Monrovia

By Terry Miller and Steve Baker African-American churches are a critical element in Monrovia’s rich history. Institutions such as the Shiloh A.M.E. Zion Church on Canyon proved to be more than a place of worship for local African Americans like Dorothy Dudley who spent the better part of ten years trying to get the city to…

Monrovia Firefighters Battle More Than Fires
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Monrovia Firefighters Battle More Than Fires

By Terry Miller Monrovia Fire Engine OES-341 recently arrived back in town at 1 a.m. after a 19-day deployment fighting the Carr Fire. As you may be aware, the Carr Fire (located near Redding) started on July 23 and has burned 229,651 acres. The conflagration has destroyed 1,079 residences, 22 commercial structures, and 503 outbuildings. Also, of particular…

Is Media Really ‘The enemy of the American people?’
Opinion

Is Media Really ‘The enemy of the American people?’

Troubling tenacity of Trump’s tweets torments the fourth estate By Terry Miller For most of the past 19 months, U.S. President Donald Trump’s horrific media ambush has garnered international attention and reaction unlike any other administration in recent memory. Editors of the Boston Globe had a splendid idea last week. They asked news organizations throughout…

Monrovia PD Celebrates 35th Annual National Night Out
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Monrovia PD Celebrates 35th Annual National Night Out

By Terry Miller The triple digit temperature didn’t deter the community of Monrovia from showing its support for the men and women in blue, Tuesday evening. On hand were Chief of Police Alan Sanvictores, Superior Court Judge Bruce Marrs along with many of the rank and file officers, detectives as well as police explorers, and…

Monrovia Unified School District to Get New School Buses
Education

Monrovia Unified School District to Get New School Buses

California law now requires seat belts on new school buses By Terry Miller With students’ lives paramount on local school districts’ minds, Monrovia School District is one district getting a supply of new school buses and they will be equipped with seatbelts. First day of school is Aug. 15, at least in Monrovia. For the…

Old Town Report: Monrovia Pioneer Pam Fitzpatrick Dies
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Old Town Report: Monrovia Pioneer Pam Fitzpatrick Dies

Originally published July 31, 2018 @4:23 p.m. / Last updated Aug. 1 @4 p.m. March 8, 1947 – July 31, 2018 By Terry Miller On Tuesday morning Monrovia awoke to the news that one of the true treasures of Monrovia, Pam Fitzpatrick, passed away from complications of throat cancer. In addition to having four children,…

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