Month: April, 2019

More Parking Coming Soon to Old Town Monrovia
News

More Parking Coming Soon to Old Town Monrovia

By Susan Motander City Manager Oliver Chi announced this week in his City Manager’s Update that additional parking is coming to the downtown, specifically within walking distance of Movie Studio Grill. The city has been in discussion with representatives of Monrovia Lime, LLC, the owner, to obtain the right to use the approximately 150 parking spaces…

City of Monrovia Calling for Monrovia Days Parade Entries
Community

City of Monrovia Calling for Monrovia Days Parade Entries

The City of Monrovia, together with the Monrovia Unified School District, the Volunteer Center of the San Gabriel Valley and Centre Stage, invites you to be a part of the Monrovia Days Parade on Saturday, May 18. The parade theme is “Celebrating our Scholars and Champions” and all are encouraged to help recognize Monrovia’s talented youth. Beginning…

May College Search Guide
Education

May College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz In a few weeks the school year will be over!!! Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade. Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their high school career and spend…

Career Corner: No Side Work Allowed
Columns

Career Corner: No Side Work Allowed

By Angela Copeland Lately, I’ve seen something new. Or, maybe it’s just resurfacing. Hiring managers are asking job seekers about their hobbies but they’re not asking in the normal friendly way. They’re not simply trying to get to know the job seeker better. No. Now, they’re asking about hobbies because they want to let the…

Jewish Federation Denounces and Condemns Shooting at Chabad of Poway
News

Jewish Federation Denounces and Condemns Shooting at Chabad of Poway

Following the horrible attack on the Chabad of Poway, which prosecutors are now calling a hate crime, where 60-year-old Lori Gilbert Kay was killed and others wounded, the Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys released the subsequent statement: “The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys and our…

Spring Into Morro Bay
Travel

Spring Into Morro Bay

By Greg Aragon One of my favorite spots to getaway on the California Central Coast is Morro Bay, where a surprisingly small beach town hides beside an iconic, 576 foot-tall dome-shaped rock jetting from the harbor. Located halfway between LA and San Francisco, the village has tons of laid back charm and beautiful scenery. I recently escaped…

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