Month: July, 2019

UPDATE: Search for Monrovia Resident Amanda Custer Concentrated in Mount Baldy Area
News

UPDATE: Search for Monrovia Resident Amanda Custer Concentrated in Mount Baldy Area

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Homicide Investigators are asking the community in and around Mount Baldy to remain vigilant in looking for Amanda Custer, as continued investigation revealed that Robert Anthony Camou’s vehicle, a 2017 four-door, magnetic gray Toyota Prius (CA License Plate 8AOR167), was reported to have been last seen just shortly after the domestic…

City Rebuilding Sidewalks in Front of Monrovia High School
News

City Rebuilding Sidewalks in Front of Monrovia High School

This week, the City of Monrovia began repairing the stretch of crumbling and lifted sidewalk on Colorado Boulevard in front of Monrovia High School (MHS). To accomplish this work, the city will have to remove 20 camphor trees (a tree native to East Asia and considered an invasive tree species) on the north side of…

1969: From the Moon to Manson
Arts & Entertainment

1969: From the Moon to Manson

Ivor Davis joins journalists to mark the Tate-La Bianca Murders & Manson Trial on Aug. 3 at News Geezers quarterly meeting By Terry Miller My family immigrated to the states in 1965. The mid to late ‘60s were to be a truly defining time in American history. In 1968 two major assassinations, that of Martin…

Suspect in Monrovia Kidnapping- Assault Arrested
Crime

Suspect in Monrovia Kidnapping- Assault Arrested

Originally published July 30 at 10:19 a.m. / Updated July 31 at 10:42 a.m. Female victim still missing By Terry Miller A man suspected of kidnapping a woman in Monrovia on Monday morning was taken into custody following a standoff with police in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday morning, but the search for the victim continues….

Monrovia’s Oak Crest Institute of Science Awarded Major Grant
Community

Monrovia’s Oak Crest Institute of Science Awarded Major Grant

Oak Crest Institute of Science (Oak Crest), a local non-profit science research and education organization, has been approved for full funding support through the i6 Challenge program under the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program. The prestigious grant award will help fund the Monrovia – Oak Crest Science and Technology Incubator Program (MOST-IP),…

Career Corner: The Odds of Getting Hired
Columns

Career Corner: The Odds of Getting Hired

By Angela Copeland Since the launch of the internet, job searching has become increasingly transactional. Job seekers are able to apply to jobs in bulk. In fact, they must apply in bulk if they want to increase their chances of getting hired. Whenever I attend a conference, I always hear at least one of the…

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