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Reader Thanks Reporter for Highlighting ‘Monrovia Community Media of the Foothills to Continue Managing KGEM, For Now’ (June 22 Issue)
Letters to the Editor

Reader Thanks Reporter for Highlighting ‘Monrovia Community Media of the Foothills to Continue Managing KGEM, For Now’ (June 22 Issue)

Dear Editor, Beacon Media News – Monrovia Weekly is all the community news without the spin. Special thanks goes out to reporter Susan Motander for a fine piece of journalism, reporting on the recent city council meeting concerning community media of the foothills. The story was reported the very same way as it played out…

Benny Bear’s Adventures on Father’s Day
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Benny Bear’s Adventures on Father’s Day

With a flash across the evening news, Monrovia’s local station claimeda sighting of celebrities, who had recently gained fame.They had appeared upon the scene, not very long ago,and now their photos could be gleaned on every TV Show. There were never two more handsome than these, free on the run.No finer pairs of great brown…

Reader Infuriated by ‘Mt. Olive Student, 18, Gunned Down Sunday in Unincorporated Duarte/Monrovia’ (June 8 Issue)
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Reader Infuriated by ‘Mt. Olive Student, 18, Gunned Down Sunday in Unincorporated Duarte/Monrovia’ (June 8 Issue)

Dear Editor, Despite the evidence that our nation has the most gun violence among developed countries, isn’t it perverse that legislators in many states continue to enact “right to carry” laws? It’s an irony that guns were far better controlled during the years of the lawless Wild West, than they are today. Remember Wyatt Earp, the “law…

Stop Selling Tobacco to Kids!
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Stop Selling Tobacco to Kids!

Dear Editor, I am a 15 year old high school student and a member of the Monrovia Coalition to Reduce Teen Smoking. I see kids my age smoking cigarettes and even vaping. They don’t believe that smoking will cause any permanent damage to them because they are still young, and they think the e-cigs are…

Reader Supports ‘5 Grievances About Millennials That Are Actually Character Strengths’ (May 25 issue)
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Reader Supports ‘5 Grievances About Millennials That Are Actually Character Strengths’ (May 25 issue)

Dear Editor, Why, I wonder, is society often indignant (and sometimes enraged) when each new generation brings forth fresh thinking that departs from tradition? Monica Sanchez discusses this phenomenon in her excellent article…particularly Grievance #3: “They have no respect for authority.” In my opinion, those Millennials, who justifiably lose respect for authority deserve praise, because…

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