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Monrovia’s 36th Annual MOHPG Homes Tour Goes Back to the Future
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Monrovia’s 36th Annual MOHPG Homes Tour Goes Back to the Future

By Terry Miller Monrovia Historic Preservation Group hosted its 36th annual tour of local homes. The tour was held on Sunday, May 6. This year’s offerings included six homes and the two local museums. The homes represent a variety of the vintage character homes that lace the neighborhoods in Monrovia, including Queen Anne Victorian, Spanish Colonial…

Julius Parker – Monrovia’s Unsung Hero
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Julius Parker – Monrovia’s Unsung Hero

By Ralph Walker and Susie Ling Julius Parker came to live in Monrovia in 1933. Perhaps you did not know him. But at this “Home Going Celebration” at the Monrovia United Methodist Church on April 28, 2018, so many stories came out from the hundreds gathered. There was a long line of people who wanted…

Monrovia Firefighters Pancake Breakfast May 12
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Monrovia Firefighters Pancake Breakfast May 12

By Susan Motander As always, Monrovia Firefighters will celebrate Fire Service Day with their annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 12th. Proceeds from the breakfast help the firefighters’ community projects including their annual Spark of Love toy drive at Christmas. Throughout the year the Firefighters’ Association takes on several such community service projects. The pancake…

Lyft informs Monrovia of their Carbon Neutral rides
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Lyft informs Monrovia of their Carbon Neutral rides

    Lyft recently notified the city that their rides are now carbon neutral.  The company is now voluntarily purchasing carbon offsets for every Lyft ride across the world.  This makes Lyft one of the largest purchasers of such offsets in the world. Lyft estimates that in the first year of purchases alone the company expects to…

From the Desk of the CEO: The Power of Oneness
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From the Desk of the CEO: The Power of Oneness

By Jesse Dillon, Beacon Media News CEO An excellent way to decrease stress is to step out of oneself and focus on helping others.  The more we volunteer, the happier we feel.  Volunteering increases self-confidence when you are doing good for others and the community. Community Involvement is the process of engaging in conversation and collaboration with…

Beacon Media News Partners With Leadership Pasadena to Provide Employer Promotion Benefits
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Beacon Media News Partners With Leadership Pasadena to Provide Employer Promotion Benefits

Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent and Sierra Madre Weekly is a hyper-local print and digital news organization that focuses on local news, business, entertainment and dining.  Beacon Media News is excited to announce its partnership with Leadership Pasadena, a powerful, hands on, community leadership program that immerses participants in greater…

EXTRA EXTRA – READ ALL ABOUT IT
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EXTRA EXTRA – READ ALL ABOUT IT

Readers’ Choice Open Ballot Begins April 12 Beacon Media News’ annual Readers’ Choice poll (a tip-of –the–hat to local businesses) is about to begin. We’re particularly excited this year, as you the reader, have far more say in who gets selected to potentially win this influential and sought-after annual award. Now is your opportunity to…

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