Date: January 10th, 2019

Government Shutdown Affects Monrovia Unified Families
Education

Government Shutdown Affects Monrovia Unified Families

In her latest message to the Monrovia Unified School District (MUSD) community, Superintendent Katherine Thorossian acknowledged that some families within MUSD are being directly affected by the partial government shutdown, now the second-longest in U.S. history, which began on Dec. 22. In her message, Dr. Thorossian assured those families that MUSD will offer the resources…

Monrovia Area Partnership Holds an Education Meeting This Saturday
Community

Monrovia Area Partnership Holds an Education Meeting This Saturday

By Susan Motander This Saturday, Jan. 12, Monrovia Area Partnership will hold its first MAP-edu, which according to City Manager Oliver Chi is a new spin on what was formerly called the MAP Ed Quarterlies. The workshops that day are designed to educate community members on current events in town, highlighting opportunities to get involved. The…

Station Square Parking Lot Work Just Got More Expensive
News

Station Square Parking Lot Work Just Got More Expensive

Giant boulders and low groundwater levels cause problems The City of Monrovia approved an agreement with HMC, Inc., in August of 2018 to coordinate remediation efforts at the park-and-ride lot at Station Square, as mandated by the LA Regional Water Board (Board), and those efforts have been going well thus far. The Board approved a preliminary…

Out With the Old, In With the Sew
Business Spotlight

Out With the Old, In With the Sew

By Emily G. Peters In an era of mass-produced clothing, limitless fashion stores and a dry cleaner around every corner, sewing has more or less become a relic of the past. However, while they maintain everyone should be taught to sew on a button, Pollard’s Sew Creative in Arcadia has found new ways to make…

Jan. 11 – Jan. 17
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Jan. 11 – Jan. 17

EDITOR’S PICK Millennial Loteria at Pacific Plate Brewing Co., Jan. 11 from 6-9 p.m. (1999 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Traditional loteria just got a millennial makeover with cards like “La Student Debt” and “La Craft Brew.” Admission is free but food by Acierto and cervezas (Spanish for beer) are not. For more information,…