Month: August, 2019

2019-2020 Monrovia Youth Commission Applications Now Available
Community

2019-2020 Monrovia Youth Commission Applications Now Available

The City of Monrovia Community Services Department is now accepting applications for the city’s Youth Commission. Teens in sixth through 12th grade can take advantage of this opportunity to make a difference in the community. The Youth Commission offers various professional development trainings intended to prepare young people for college and employment opportunities. Participants will…

Wounded Warrior Parking Spots to Be Installed in Old Town
News

Wounded Warrior Parking Spots to Be Installed in Old Town

Old Town Monrovia is about to get a few new parking spaces for veterans in the community. The city has been in discussions with Chuck Keene and the American Legion to install up to four Wounded Warrior Veteran parking spaces in Old Town. The parking spaces will be marked with special signage and painted purple….

Aug. 30 – Sept. 5
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Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

It’s Friday, we’re in love 💕Tickets on sale nowPasadenaDaydream.com Posted by Goldenvoice on Friday, May 17, 2019 EDITOR’S PICK Pasadena Daydream Festival at Brookside at the Rose Bowl, Aug. 31 from 1 – 11:59 p.m.  (1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103). The Cure headlines the event featuring performances by Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses,…

Monrovia Working on Finalizing Holiday Season Festivities
News

Monrovia Working on Finalizing Holiday Season Festivities

It’s only August but city staff is already hard at work coordinating final plans for festivities planned for November and December. After discussing with MOTAB and the Community Services Commission, the city plans to separate the Holiday Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade into two separate events. As of now, the plan is to hold a Thankful…

Monrovia Soap Box Derby Racers Prepare for Big Day
Arts & Entertainment

Monrovia Soap Box Derby Racers Prepare for Big Day

By Susan Motander On Saturday many of the race cars preparing for the Monrovia Old Town Derby next month were in the Mary Wilcox Center in Recreation Park being safety-checked and weighed before the race. On hand were officials from the official Soap Box Derby Association to verify compliance with the rules. The Monrovia Old Town…

Integrity: The Secret to this Motorcycle Shop’s Longevity
Business Spotlight

Integrity: The Secret to this Motorcycle Shop’s Longevity

By Emily Glory Peters When Luis Luna named his motorcycle repair shop “Lunatic Psycles,” he was just looking for a unique alternative to the standard “Bob’s Cycles/Joe’s Cycles” option. What’s been truly loony is his approach to growing—or self-sabotaging—his business. “I’m the world’s worst salesperson,” he attests. And perhaps it’s true. Before launching Lunatic Cycles…

Career Corner: Who Do You Plan to Relocate?
Columns

Career Corner: Who Do You Plan to Relocate?

By Angela Copeland Job interviews are full of bias. Very often, it’s unconscious. Companies want to be fair. They don’t often realize where they may be biased. That’s where rules around interviewing come in. There are certain laws in place to help minimize bias in the job search process. These laws are to protect the…

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