Month: May, 2019

Memorial Day and the American Disconnect
Opinion

Memorial Day and the American Disconnect

By U. S. Army Chaplain and PhD Nathan Graeser One year ago, I sat in a large field on Camp Bondsteel in what used to be Serbia, but now considered south Kosovo. My infantry brigade had deployed there as part of a NATO alliance. Most days were filled with counselings, services and briefings, but this day…

Following the Swallows to San Juan Capistrano
Travel

Following the Swallows to San Juan Capistrano

By Greg Aragon Each year thousands of swallows fly 6,000 miles from Goya, Argentina to San Juan Capistrano, Calif. in large groups. The chestnut and orange-colored birds return to reclaim their old mud nests in the ancient arches and walls of the city’s historic Mission, and to raise their young in the warm coastal climate. I…

Rose Leaf Ragtime Club Leaving Monrovia Home?
Arts & Entertainment

Rose Leaf Ragtime Club Leaving Monrovia Home?

The Rose Leaf Ragtime Club has been meeting and delighting audiences with music on the last Sunday of every month at Myrtle Tree Café in Old Town Monrovia; their next meeting is this Sunday, May 26 from 1-4:30 p.m. Piano and other instruments players are invited and welcome to play. The club suggests donations of…

Readers’ Choice 2019 Nominees Announced May 24
Business

Readers’ Choice 2019 Nominees Announced May 24

See who is in the running to be featured in this year’s Readers’ Choice The Readers’ Choice 2019 nominees are in. You, the community, have selected these nominees to be top contenders for this year’s Readers’ Choice favorites. The voting period will be open Friday, May 24 through Thursday, June 6 at 10 p.m. Visit…

May 24 – May 30
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May 24 – May 30

EDITOR’S PICK Annual Tiki Party at 38 Degrees Ale House & Grill, May 25 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (110 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). Get your Hawaiian shirt on and enjoy some Hawaiian-inspired cocktails and food. Chef James will be roasting a whole pig island-style on the patio for tacos. Admission is…

The Plant Goddess is Here to Heal your Water Woes
Business Spotlight

The Plant Goddess is Here to Heal your Water Woes

By Emily Glory Peters Summer is nearly here and there are two likely outcomes for your yard—a crispy-brown lawn or something suspiciously green soaking up Los Angeles’ most precious resource: H20. Fortunately, Plant Goddess in Sierra Madre has a third alternative. “I’ve always been about conserving water in the landscape, and when I learned about…

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