Month: January, 2019

Bob Bartlett Honored Through Monrovia Memorial
Featured

Bob Bartlett Honored Through Monrovia Memorial

By Susan Motander The memorial to Mayor Bob Bartlett at Station Square Gold Line Metro Station has been included in a juried exhibit of mosaic art. According to information supplied by the Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA), the show actually celebrates work done internationally and this year features work from not just the United States,…

Michael F. Carter
Obituaries

Michael F. Carter

April 21, 1946 – Jan. 22, 2019 Michael F. Carter, 72, born April 21, 1946 in Burbank, Calif., passed away Jan. 22, 2019. He resided in Monrovia, Calif. for 44 years until his time of passing. At age 17, Michael followed his father, D C Carter, and brother, Tony, into the family business of painting…

Moda Monrovia Holds Grand Opening Party
News

Moda Monrovia Holds Grand Opening Party

By Susan Motander Moda, the first apartment complex at Station Square, has been renting for the last few months and last Thursday Legacy Partners, the developers, held a grand opening party to celebrate the first phase of the project opening. Ultimately the complex will include 241 units. The celebration on Thursday had the standard presentation of…

Initial Reports on Homeless in Monrovia
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Initial Reports on Homeless in Monrovia

By Susan Motander According to City Manager Oliver Chi in his weekly update this week, the count is in from the homeless census taken last week and the numbers in Monrovia appear to have held fairly constant.  At first glance the number of individuals seems to have jumped substantially from 9 in 2018 to 18 this…

Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Extends Services Beyond the Shutdown
Community

Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Extends Services Beyond the Shutdown

By Danelle Woodman Since the start of the New Year, stories of American families directly affected by the shutdown were highlighted on NPR radio, news broadcasting stations, and social media. As the shutdown turned from a few days to several weeks, these families found themselves choosing between paying rent and buying groceries. Locally, families who…

Feb. 1 – Feb. 7
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Feb. 1 – Feb. 7

EDITOR’S PICK Queen Nation at The Rose, Feb. 1 at 10 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Watch the “world’s best Queen tribute band” rock the stage. Tickets are $19.50. For more information, visit WhereMusicMeetsTheSoul.com. – PASADENA Your weekly events Feb. 1 Rare Books LA at the Pasadena Convention Center, Feb. 1 at…

Chinese New Year 2019, Year of the Pig
Special Sections

Chinese New Year 2019, Year of the Pig

By Sandi Khine Xīn nián kuài lè! Marked by red envelopes, special festivities, and an abundance of food and drink, Chinese New Year is a valued opportunity to celebrate and get together for families around the world. Chinese New Year has been celebrated for thousands of years, but its exact origins are shrouded in legends…

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