Date: March 7th, 2019

Pam Fitzpatrick Memorial Bench Set to Unveil March 8
Community

Pam Fitzpatrick Memorial Bench Set to Unveil March 8

By Danelle Woodman, Editorial Intern On March 8, the unveiling the Old Town Memorial Bench in honor of Pam Fitzpatrick will be taking place at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Dollmakers store on Myrtle Ave. Fitzpatrick, born March 8, 1947, served the community of Monrovia through various capacities throughout her lifetime and career in…

Monrovia Police Arrest 25 Year-Old Arson Suspect
News

Monrovia Police Arrest 25 Year-Old Arson Suspect

Updated March 14 @ 11:20 a.m. Monrovia Police Department arrested and booked Ryan Dhalliwal, a 25-year-old resident of Monrovia, for arson (PC 451). Dhalliwal was detained early this morning for questioning and has now been arrested and charged for starting the fire at a public book-exchange unit on the 700 block of West Chestnut Avenue….

Monrovia High School Spring Sports
Sports

Monrovia High School Spring Sports

Boys and Girls Varsity Track and Field Upcoming Meets: March 14 MHS vs. La Canada HS Conference Meet March 25 MHS vs. Blair HS Conference Meet March 28 MHS vs. South Pasadena HS Conference Meet Varsity Baseball Date Opponent Scores March 1 MHS vs. South Pasadena HS 6-5 W March 5 MHS vs. Temple City…

Aaron Valdez Bids Farewell to Readers
Sports

Aaron Valdez Bids Farewell to Readers

To our valued readers and members of the Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena communities, As my stint with Beacon Media News crosses the one-year mark, it’s good to look back on not only how my skills as a journalist have grown, but on how deep of a relationship I’ve forged with the community as well. And…

A Local Landmark: Making History at The Derby
Dining Delights

A Local Landmark: Making History at The Derby

By Brianna Chu The current owner of the local Arcadian landmark and restaurant, the Derby, doesn’t really put his name out there. Dustin Nicholarsen prefers to be behind-the-scenes, half curating a museum and half running a restaurant that he actually loves to eat at, as he puts it. He is well-versed in the restaurant’s storied…

Saint Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of Pasadena
Business

Saint Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of Pasadena

St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church has been the spiritual and cultural center for the Armenian community in Pasadena and surrounding areas for over 60 years. Since the first meeting of the St. Gregory parish council in 1947, the church grounds have burgeoned into a dynamic complex that currently includes their newly built sanctuary,…

Monrovia’s Neighborhood Treasures Program Selected as a Neighborhoods USA Award Finalist
Community

Monrovia’s Neighborhood Treasures Program Selected as a Neighborhoods USA Award Finalist

By Isabelle Cruz, Editorial Intern Neighbors U.S.A. (NUSA) encourages networking and information-sharing to facilitate the development of partnerships among neighborhood organizations, government and the private sector for the ultimate goal of strengthening every neighborhood. NUSA recognizes these neighborhood communities with the Best Neighborhood Program awards. Out of over 30 programs that entered this year, only…

Lifeline for Pets: Norma Jean Wearing the Green
Opinion

Lifeline for Pets: Norma Jean Wearing the Green

Norma Jean is a cat lover’s dream. She so wants a home, but was passed over at Christmas and passed over again at Valentine’s Day. Now her caretakers are hoping that she will find her rainbow’s “pot o’ gold” in the form of a loving home where it won’t matter that she is FIV-positive. She…

March 8 – March 14
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March 8 – March 14

Your weekly events EDITOR’S PICK ArtNight Pasadena at multiple museums throughout the city, March 8 from 6-10 p.m. (Pasadena, CA 91101, 91103, 91105). The city’s most prominent museums and cultural institutions open their doors and offer special programming. Complimentary shuttles are brought in to transport visitors around to different venues. Admission to all participating museums…

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