Date: April 11th, 2019

Beloved Cal Phil Violinist Pavel Farkas Dies at 77
Obituaries

Beloved Cal Phil Violinist Pavel Farkas Dies at 77

The music world lost one of its greatest artists on Friday, April 5, 2019, when violinist Pavel Farkas passed away at the age of 77. Born in 1942 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (now the Slovak Republic) Farkas joined the Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra at the age of 17. A mere five years later he became its concertmaster….

Women are Stronger Together
Community

Women are Stronger Together

Part 3: Providing equitable opportunities for girls to join clubs and organizations By Danelle Woodman There are a lot of organizations available to women in Los Angeles County. So many! However, I found in my time researching women’s clubs in the area that searching for girls’ clubs is the hardest. If you search “girls’ clubs”,…

Readers’ Choice 2019 Nomination Period Starts Soon
Business

Readers’ Choice 2019 Nomination Period Starts Soon

Nominations for Readers’ Choice will open on April 18 Our annual recognition of local businesses, appropriately named Readers’ Choice, is coming later this year and the open digital ballot will be accessible in one week. Readers’ Choice is an annual celebration and reflection of our readers’ selections of favorite businesses in the area. In response…

April 12 – April 18
calendar

April 12 – April 18

EDITOR’S PICK Tokyo City Cup & Japan Family Day at Santa Anita Park, April 14 from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). This is SoCal’s biggest Japanese spring festival. Try food, learn more about the culture, there’s entertainment and fun for everyone. Admission is free if you print out…

Uplifting the “Hidden Poor” Alongside Foothill Unity Center
Business Spotlight

Uplifting the “Hidden Poor” Alongside Foothill Unity Center

By Emily Glory Peters Nearly 6,000. That’s the number of volunteers who served food, distributed supplies and fostered hope among similar thousands served by local nonprofit Foothill Unity Center last year. It’s an impressive number in light of April, which just happens to be National Volunteer Month—especially considering there’s still room (and need) for more….

Monrovia Blotters: March 28 – April 3, 2019
Crime

Monrovia Blotters: March 28 – April 3, 2019

March 28 At 8:51 a.m., an employee from a business in the 300 block of West Foothill called to report that a subject was in public drinking alcohol. Officers responded to the location and located the subject who was in possession of several open containers. He admitted to drinking alcohol and was issued a citation….

Social Media Has Found a New Demographic – Senior Citizens
News

Social Media Has Found a New Demographic – Senior Citizens

By Terry Miller We’ve all seen millennials glued to their smart phones as they’re driving, crossing the street or even on a date. Yes, the smartphone has indeed changed young peoples’ lives. However, the young have now been outnumbered by their parents and grandparents, especially when it comes to Facebook use. According to the well-respected…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: April 4 – April 10
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: April 4 – April 10

April 4 On April 4 at 1:34 p.m., an employee from a business in the 1200 block of S. Magnolia called police to report an attempt Burglary. A window on the north side of the business was open and it appeared that someone had attempted to gain entry. There was nothing taken. Investigation is continuing….

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