Date: July 11th, 2019

True Crime Documentary to Cover Monrovia Murder
News

True Crime Documentary to Cover Monrovia Murder

The Monrovia Police Department is set to be featured in a true crime documentary being filmed for TV One called, “Fatal Attraction.” Produced by Jupiter Entertainment, the show will focus on the 2015 murder case of Monrovia resident LaJoya McCoy. On June 15, 2015 the Monrovia Police Department (MPD) responded to the 800 block of…

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July 12 – July 18

EDITOR’S PICK Rhapsody in Blue at Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, July 13 from 5:30-10 p.m. (301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). The Gershwin Era meets the energy and excitement of the Jazz Age with your favorite jazz and swing standards from Gershwin to Ella. Tickets start at $10. For more information,…

Authenticity and Hospitality at Osawa Pasadena
Dining Delights

Authenticity and Hospitality at Osawa Pasadena

By Brianna Chu Fumi and Sayuri Tachibe opened their first restaurant together on April 18, 2013. Osawa is a passion project for the Tachibes, one that had been on their minds for a while. After about 30 years of Fumi having working at Chaya, he transitioned from working as a chef at a large, corporate…

Keeping Custom Jewelry a Cut Above
Business Spotlight

Keeping Custom Jewelry a Cut Above

By Emily Glory Peters “Lover of all colored stones—and listens like your bartender” is how Tracy Wilke is described on the website for G.H. Wilke and Co., her family-run jewelry business in San Gabriel. And like the work of an expert jeweler, she considers listening an art form. “I get called a bartender because I…

Immigration in America
News

Immigration in America

Give us your tired… By Terry Miller In the over-the-top $1.7m Trump celebration of freedom in Washington last week, the very thing we cherish most is that which citizens of oppressed nations so desperately seek. It wasn’t so long ago when the poem on the Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus’s 1883 sonnet “The New Colossus”…

We Hear You Now, Monrovia
Community

We Hear You Now, Monrovia

By Terry Miller and Fabiola Diaz Monrovia Weekly held an open forum on June 27 for the community — to listen to your hopes and concerns as the adjudicated voice of Monrovia. We were delighted with the forum turnout at the Community Center and even more motivated to hear your invaluable input and insight. More…

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