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Monrovia Old Town Report (3/23/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (3/23/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick Years ago, when we had a major graffiti problem in Old Town, some brilliant person came up with the idea of artistically painting all of our utility boxes: the theory was even graffiti artists prefer a blank canvas. So, fast forward to today and we see some very talented artists freshening…

2017 Spring Egg Hunt, Healthy Kids Day Set for April 15
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2017 Spring Egg Hunt, Healthy Kids Day Set for April 15

  The City’s annual Spring Egg Hunt and Healthy Kids Day Event will be held at Recreation Park on Saturday, April 15. As part of the event, the City will be coordinating our special egg hunt event, and to participate, make sure you show up at Recreation Park when registration begins at 9:45 a.m.! You won’t want…

Monrovia Participates 2017 Mayor’s Water Conservation Challenge
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Monrovia Participates 2017 Mayor’s Water Conservation Challenge

  Monrovia will be participating in the National League of Cities 6th Annual National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation! The program will take place from April 1 – April 30, and as part of the program, we will be coordinating with the National League of Cities to encourage all residents to enhance our water conservation efforts….

Rose Leaf Ragtime Club
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Rose Leaf Ragtime Club

The Rose Leaf Ragtime Club, which meets on the last Sunday of every month, will have its next musical get-together on Sunday, March 26, at Wang’s Place, 120 E. Lemon Ave., in Old Town Monrovia. After stepping into the foyer, enter the separate meeting room through the door to your right. The meeting time will be from 1 p.m. until approximately 4:30 p.m. Owner Chrystal…

Homeless Issues Update at City Council Meeting
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Homeless Issues Update at City Council Meeting

A significant online discussion regarding homeless issues in Monrovia has been occurring on Facebook during the past few days. Given this development, the city is planning to coordinate a homeless issues update at our March 21, 2017, meeting, where they will provide an overview of the salient issues at hand. The discussion will include a presentation…

Monrovia Old Town Report (3/16/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (3/16/17 Issue)

  Who is the mysterious Easter Bunny? Pam has a few ideas… By Pam Fitzpatrick While the rest of California is getting used to the time change, I, on the other hand, am getting used to my brand-new laptop and its wonky keyboard, which is my excuse if this column contains one or two lines of…

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!
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This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

  Remember: impaired driving, drugs and alcohol can kill! St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 252 people lost…

Public Invited To Tenth Annual Women’s Evensong Invitational at St. Luke’s Monrovia
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Public Invited To Tenth Annual Women’s Evensong Invitational at St. Luke’s Monrovia

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Monrovia will present its tenth annual Women’s Evensong Invitational on Sunday, March 19, at 4 p.m. at the church, 122 South California Avenue at Foothill Boulevard in Monrovia. The public performance will spotlight the women of the choir, along with invited guest singers. Music will include Denis Mason’s “Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis”, Luigi Cherubini’s “Like as…

‘My Own Story’ Workshop Slated March 23 in Temple City
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‘My Own Story’ Workshop Slated March 23 in Temple City

  A young Latina yearns for her absentee dad’s attendance at her quinceañera. A Chinese immigrant student’s emotional conflict over leaving his homeland. Two best friends’ hilarious bonding over an “illegal” substance. A young Mexican American boy’s tribute to his loving influential father. These are but a few of the raw, honest, comical, and poignant…

Monrovia Old Town Report (3/9/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (3/9/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick It’s almost spring – Sunday ushers in Daylight Savings Time – and I love the energy in Old Town. Projects that were on hold for the holidays and delayed because of the rain are now in full swing. The construction at Copper Still Grill is now actively visible from the front!…

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