Opinion

Hello My Name Is…..How to Get Past the First Hello
Columns

Hello My Name Is…..How to Get Past the First Hello

“Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.” games people play Eric Berne By Hedda Muskat No matter where you are when you actually meet someone you may be interested in person, not via a video chat, but in the flesh, the first hello can be terrifying. Men tend to focus on the verbal…

Monrovia Old Town Report (Issue 2/22/18)
Columns

Monrovia Old Town Report (Issue 2/22/18)

By Pam Fitzpatrick I’ll start off this week by correcting an error I made last week. Let’s just say I’m glad I wasn’t at Jake’s Roadhouse last Friday when Julie Soldo, the Queen of Taste of Old Town and long-time loyal Kiwanian, was shown my column confidently announcing that “Taste” would be sometime in August….

She’s’ So Sweet!
Columns

She’s’ So Sweet!

Themba pronounced “Temba,” is a 3-yr old sweet beauty! She used to only be on our “Shy Cats” page; however, our wonderful socializers have been working with her and now may be the time to feature her as available for adoption or fostering. She is not hiding much, and is appearing more, and seems to…

The First Date. Who Pays for What?
Opinion

The First Date. Who Pays for What?

By Hedda Muskat “In my opinion the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what you have, the right person will still think the sun shines out of your ass. That’s the kind of person that’s worth sticking…

Career Column: Love Your Job
Opinion

Career Column: Love Your Job

By Angela Copeland The month of love is upon us again. Happy Valentine’s Week! It always happens just after we create our latest New Year’s resolutions. We’re often still thinking about career goals, and future plans. All these goals bring up an important question. Do you love your job? If the answer is no to…

“Home Brewing Class to be held at Monrovia Library”
Letters to the Editor

“Home Brewing Class to be held at Monrovia Library”

Isn’t historical trivia fascinating? During fourteen years, from 1919 to 1933, a person faced jail time if a policeman caught him drinking a beer. And the violence that raged during those Prohibition years by gangsters in the trafficking of liquor is shocking — even by today’s standards. Now, only eighty-five years later (a short period. really, by…

Diversity in Today’s Workplace
Opinion

Diversity in Today’s Workplace

By Angela Copeland LinkedIn released its report on 2018 Global Recruiting Trends. They surveyed 9,000 recruiters and hiring managers from around the world on the state of hiring. Their research found that the biggest game changer in the hiring space is diversity. LinkedIn broke down diversity into multiple pieces: diversity, inclusion, and belonging. “Diversity is…

Cat Person?
Opinion

Cat Person?

Lifeline for Pets By Darlene Papa Move over, Crazy Cat Lady, the New York Times has reported that there is a growing link between men and cats*. Here’s proof of this in our own Pasadena backyard: According to Kathy, president of Lifeline, her husband, Andy, says he’s not as much of a cat person, but…

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