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Immaculate Conception School – ‘Little School That Does More Than Try’

Immaculate Conception School – ‘Little School That Does More Than Try’

  By Susan Motander The parochial school at Immaculate Conception Church is celebrating National Catholic Schools Week. This is an especially celebratory week for the school as it is beginning…

The (partially scary) highlight reel of my Tanzania safari

The (partially scary) highlight reel of my Tanzania safari

By Jennifer Schlueter Scroll down for video A few days ago, I took off to a house sitting gig in Tanzania, but before starting it, I went on a 4-day…

‘The Boy Who Never Belonged’

‘The Boy Who Never Belonged’

  By Susie Ling 93-year old Yosh Kuromiya returned to Monrovia for a visit on one of those recent beautiful winter days. Yosh lived in Monrovia before World War II…

Meet Monrovia’s Classical Music Man on a Mission

Meet Monrovia’s Classical Music Man on a Mission

  By Malak Habbak On a cold, blustery December night, traveling on VIA Rail Canada, a sleep-deprived doctor mourning his wife’s tragic death played Bach Partitas on his violin to…

Congresswoman ‘Incredibly Concerned’ About Russian Interference in U.S. Election

Congresswoman ‘Incredibly Concerned’ About Russian Interference in U.S. Election

  After months of reporting that Russia has been behind email hacks intended to undermine the U.S. election process, two U.S. intelligence officials this week have said they believe Russian…

Monrovia Kid With a Big Heart Creates Homemade ‘Hannah’s Hound Houses’

Monrovia Kid With a Big Heart Creates Homemade ‘Hannah’s Hound Houses’

Story and Photos by Terry Miller What does an eight-year-old girl want for Christmas? For most kids, it’s usually some kind of toy, gadget or video game that they can immerse…

Filmmaker to Honor Local Veterans in El Monte and Glendale With Sneak Peek

Filmmaker to Honor Local Veterans in El Monte and Glendale With Sneak Peek

  This Thursday, Nov. 10 is extraordinarily special this year for a number of reasons. It is officially the Marine Corps Birthday and the day before Veteran’s Day. It is also…

Business Profile: Creative World Art Center

Business Profile: Creative World Art Center

  By Emily G. Peters Six years ago, a cadre of like-minded artists and educators saw the need to bring a fresh take on fine arts to youth in the…

Fascinated by death? Check out these two places in Paris

Fascinated by death? Check out these two places in Paris

Story and photos by Jennifer Schlueter If you like to do rather unusual things while traveling and you’re fascinated by history and death (it’s ok if you don’t want to…

The best way to get to know London

The best way to get to know London

Story and photos by Jennifer Schlueter …is a food tour. For those of you, who don’t know what a food tour is: Food tours combine deliciousness with historical information and…

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