Date: September 12th, 2019

Monrovia League Meets Sept. 17
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Monrovia League Meets Sept. 17

For the first meeting of Monrovia League’s 2019/2020 year, the speaker will be Jesse Aguilar of Journey House, Pasadena. The meeting will be held on Tues. Sept. 17, 2019, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 122 S. California Ave., Monrovia. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. with coffee and refreshments served at 9:30 a.m. The…

Sept. 13 – Sept. 19
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Sept. 13 – Sept. 19

EDITOR’S PICK Beatles Festival at Santa Anita Park, Sept. 14 from 4-10 p.m. (285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007).  Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of “Abbey Road” and “Yellow Submarine” with food, drink specials, merchandise, memorabilia, karaoke stage, live stage, special guests, book authors, 10×10 album covers for photo ops, and much more. The festival…

Human Remains Found in Angeles National Forest Above Monrovia
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Human Remains Found in Angeles National Forest Above Monrovia

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding found human skeletal remains in the area of mile marker 45.60 of the Angeles Crest Highway on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at 12:25 p.m. The area is above Monrovia. Detectives have learned that deputies assigned to Crescenta Valley Station…

Update on Search for New Monrovia City Manager
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Update on Search for New Monrovia City Manager

Since learning that City Manager Oliver Chi accepted to be the next city manager for the City of Huntington Beach, the City Council has been working to find his replacement. According to the latest City Manager’s Update, “the overall process is expected to result in the identification of a recommended candidate at some point in…

Samson is the New ‘Spokesbear’ for Monrovia Fire and Rescue
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Samson is the New ‘Spokesbear’ for Monrovia Fire and Rescue

By Susan Motander Next Tuesday at the Monrovia City Council Meeting Fire Chief Brad Dover will introduce the new “spokesbear” for his department. Samson, the iconic symbol of Monrovia’s Wildland Urban Interface, has returned as the symbol of safety for the Fire Department in its outreach to the community. In the early 1990s the original Samson…

The Old Monrovia Man and the Sea of Medicare
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The Old Monrovia Man and the Sea of Medicare

Explaining the inexplicable in Monrovia By Terry Miller Once upon a time, when your body turns a pungent “old” age of 65, your government starts paying you back for all those years you paid into the Medicare bank during your entire working life. Consider it a no interest savings account that you had to have…

Laughter Is the Best Medicine, Or Is It?
Opinion

Laughter Is the Best Medicine, Or Is It?

‘A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones’ By Terry Miller I was surprised to read recently in the Psychological Bulletin a rather unexpected research result of an overvalued research project on humor and its effects on one’s health. “There is evidence of stress-moderating effects of humor on…

Building Inclusively With Taiwan on Board
Opinion

Building Inclusively With Taiwan on Board

Dr. Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs This July, President Tsai Ing-wen of the Republic of China (Taiwan) transited through New York, an icon of diversity and freedom and home to the United Nations, as a preload to her state visit to Taiwan’s diplomatic allies in the Caribbean. While meeting with the Permanent…

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