Date: February 7th, 2019

Monrovia Reads Seeks to Dismantle Illiteracy
Business Spotlight

Monrovia Reads Seeks to Dismantle Illiteracy

By Emily Glory Peters Do you remember how you learned to read? Perhaps a conscientious parent or teacher started a favorite story with you at a young age. Most of us consider it a rite of passage and a given skill for kids and adults alike—and yet many in San Gabriel Valley struggle with illiteracy….

Monrovia Community Garden Project Set To Go This Summer
Community

Monrovia Community Garden Project Set To Go This Summer

In November 2018, the City entered into a partnership agreement with Mountainside Communion to establish a new Community Garden initiative in Monrovia.  Since approval of the agreement, The Monrovia Community Garden Project has made progress towards establishing their very first community garden, which is set to be located at 303 W. Colorado Boulevard in Monrovia. …

Monrovian Superstar, Architect Robert Kennard
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Monrovian Superstar, Architect Robert Kennard

By Susie Ling In 1986, Robert Kennard was inducted into the prestigious AIA College of Fellows for excellence in the field of architecture. Established in 1957, his Kennard Design Group (KDG) is one of the largest and oldest African American architectural firms in Los Angeles. Robert Alexander Kennard (1920-1995) was a Monrovian who graduated from…

Monrovia Represents Group On Measure W Watershed Subcommittee
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Monrovia Represents Group On Measure W Watershed Subcommittee

Revised enhanced watershed management program has secured conditional approval This past week marked a huge milestone for Monrovia on the storm water quality compliance front, new developments occurred. LA County coordinated various voting seminars to fill municipal seats on the Watershed Area Steering Committees (WASCs) that will be responsible for recommending storm water projects funding…

Monrovia is a Community Committed to Reading
Community

Monrovia is a Community Committed to Reading

By Susan Motander For 20 years Monrovians have turned out to read aloud twice a year to elementary school students in town. Every classroom gets a reader. The second reading of the year is held in March each year in celebration of the anniversary of the birth of Dr. Suess (aka Theodore Seuss Geisel). Although Geisel’s real birthday…

Adapting Social Media as a Business Tool
Business

Adapting Social Media as a Business Tool

By Alexis Perez In an era where social media is at its peak, businesses can benefit from integrating and continuing to implement social media into their work space. The addition of social media into an already dynamic sector can create a balance into traditional and new forms of communication between the consumer and the business….

Feb. 8 – Feb. 14
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Feb. 8 – Feb. 14

EDITOR’S PICK Beatles Tribute by Abbey Road at The Rose, Feb. 14 at 9 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). With their tight harmonies, flawless note for note renditions of Beatles hits, custom–tailored costumes, vintage instruments, Liverpudlian dialect and precise attention to every detail, Abbey Road has honed their show to become one…

Who is the Chu of ‘Chew with Chu?’
Dining Delights

Who is the Chu of ‘Chew with Chu?’

By Brianna Chu Before you start: I know it’s a dumb pun. I am indeed aware, as I was the idiot who came up with it. So…hi! I’m Brianna, an early twenty-something, recent university graduate who was born and raised in Pasadena. As you might have guessed, I love food! I’ve been lucky to grow…

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