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Monrovia Old Town Report 11/23/17
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Monrovia Old Town Report 11/23/17

By Pam Fitzpatrick As I’m writing this week’s column, everyone is preparing for Thanksgiving and all of the food, family and fun it brings.  I suspect my family mirrors that of many of our readers – we’ll have fewer places around the table (in in our case, around the living room with food trays) this…

Old Town Report 11/16/17
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Old Town Report 11/16/17

I’m not sure where to start this week, so much is happening!  Let’s start with food, specifically donuts and spaghetti.  Stay with me here, this will get better. The Donut Society opened Tuesday morning, Nov. 14.  There must be a lot of starving folks in and around Monrovia, because the place was packed most of…

Career Corner: Increasing Your Executive Presence
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Career Corner: Increasing Your Executive Presence

By Angela Copeland I recently had the honor of speaking on the topic of executive presence, not just once – but twice. I participated in panels where we discussed the importance of executive presence to your career and how to increase yours. The first question that comes to mind is, “What is executive presence, anyway?”…

Lifeline Pet of the Week: Musa the Magnificat
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Lifeline Pet of the Week: Musa the Magnificat

Meet MUSA, the Magnificat! Yes, he’s a magnificent boy, a senior, actually. Age 11 but you’d never know it! Musa is healthy, playful, and cuddly! His owner has passed away, and he has been waiting for another forever home where he can enjoy his golden years in comfort, with love and pampurr-ing! Won’t you open…

Monrovia Old Town Report (11/9/17)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (11/9/17)

By Pam Fitzpatrick  It’s the 2nd week of November already, and I can hardly believe it. We have a ton of behind the scenes planning going on for the upcoming Black Friday and Small Business Saturday celebrations – and, of special note – we have made contact with Santa himself to confirm his first appearance…

November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

THE ROAD TO COLLEGE By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN Your children have come this far into their 9th grade and should be fully settled in on their courses and their teachers’ teaching style.  Hopefully, they have found some new friends among their classmates, and have adjusted to high school life in general. Encourage your children…

Monrovia Old Town Report (11/2/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (11/2/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Before I write each week’s column I like to drop by City Hall Planning desk to see what I can find out.  The staff is usually a wealth of information about new business licenses, inquiries, applications for upgrades, etc., but today – well, today as I write this column, it is Halloween. …

Career Corner: Using Social Media in Your Job Search
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Career Corner: Using Social Media in Your Job Search

Angela Copeland Social media isn’t part of a job search. In order to find a job, you only need a resume, business cards, and a nice suit. Right? This was true – if you were looking for a job in 2001. In today’s wired world, there are so many more options available to you. Why…

Arts & Entertainment, Columns

Studio Visit – Eric Zammitt: October 2017

Recently, a friend recommended that I take a look at L.A. native Eric Zammitt’s stunning acrylic plastic wall works and luminescent floor sculptures, however, he is represented by galleries located in San Francisco and Santa Fe – too far for my weekend drive. Since he is based in LA, I reached out via his website…

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