Month: May, 2019

Career Corner: Seeking Digital Natives
Columns

Career Corner: Seeking Digital Natives

By Angela Copeland I’ve noticed something on job postings lately. Companies are seeking “digital natives.” “Digital native” is used on digital marketing jobs. My corporate career is as a digital marketer. These words are often used on job postings for anything from a search engine optimization manager to a vice president of digital marketing. This…

Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?
Education

Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?

By Terry Miller As we celebrate those who graduate this year, we are flummoxed by the out of control—the ridiculous—cost of higher education, or any education for that matter. Last week beaming graduates at Moorhouse college were shocked when Robert Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, announced his family was setting up a grant to wipe out…

Monrovia City Treasurer Steve Baker Receives Recognition
Community

Monrovia City Treasurer Steve Baker Receives Recognition

By Susan Motander Monrovia’s City Treasurer Steve Baker also serves as the city historian. It was in this latter capacity that he received his most recent award, The Waddingham/Doctor Award from the California Historical Societies. Nominated by Jim Wigton of the Monrovia Historic Preservation Group (MOHPG), Baker was recognized for his years of service to the community,…

Monrovia Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Women
Crime

Monrovia Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Women

A Monrovia man was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting four women he lured by offering them money or drugs, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced on May 23. Jurors deliberated for about a day before finding 43-year-old Jason Chung Chien Yu guilty of three counts of sodomy by use of force, two…

The Timing Was Perfect: Memorial Day 2019 in Monrovia
Community

The Timing Was Perfect: Memorial Day 2019 in Monrovia

By Susan Motander Every year (weather permitting) the Condor Squadron executes a flyover during the Allied Veterans’ Memorial Day services at Live Oak Memorial Park. This year, the timing was perfect. The Monrovia High School Band was playing “God Bless America” as the squadron made their first two passes over the cemetery. The band had just reached…

The Nation’s Killed in Action Honored This Memorial Day
Opinion

The Nation’s Killed in Action Honored This Memorial Day

By Dr. Edward C. Ortell Citrus College Governing Board Member It’s difficult to imagine the impact on a family when they lose a loved one in combat. For those of us who lived in America’s heartland during WWII, sight of two Casualty Assistance Officers (CAOs) in dress uniform coming down a country lane meant only…

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