Monrovia Weekly

Monrovia Police Chaplain Set to Retire
Community

Monrovia Police Chaplain Set to Retire

For the past seven years, Chaplain Jerry Johnson has served as an integral member of the Police Department team. The pastoral care that he has offered to all people, regardless of race, sex, creed, or religion will be missed. In honor of Johnson’s service and commitment to his community a special celebration will take place…

Improvements Coming Monrovia Library Calendar
News

Improvements Coming Monrovia Library Calendar

The Monrovia Public Library has been in talks with Library Market, a firm which provides interactive and user-friendly calendar management software, to enhance the library’s calendar. Benefits of partnering with the firm would include: A user-friendly interface that is mobile-friendly. Site administrators would be able to easily enter and update program information. Software can be…

Monrovia Blotters: March 28 – April 3, 2019
Crime

Monrovia Blotters: March 28 – April 3, 2019

March 28 At 8:51 a.m., an employee from a business in the 300 block of West Foothill called to report that a subject was in public drinking alcohol. Officers responded to the location and located the subject who was in possession of several open containers. He admitted to drinking alcohol and was issued a citation….

Monrovia High Sports Scores: April 4 – April 9
Sports

Monrovia High Sports Scores: April 4 – April 9

Varsity Baseball Upcoming Games: April 12 MHS vs. South Pasadena Varsity Softball Upcoming Games: April 12 MHS vs. South Pasadena Varsity Boys Tennis Upcoming Games: April 12 MHS vs. South Pasadena Varsity Boys Volleyball Date Opponent Scores April 9 MHS vs. Hoover HS 0-3 L   Upcoming Games: April 11 MHS vs. La Canada HS

Upcoming Events in Monrovia
Community

Upcoming Events in Monrovia

Tip-A-Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics Monrovia Police Officers and members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be waiting tables at Claim Jumper on April 11 from 5-9 p.m. They ask that you be generous with your tips as 100% of those tips will be donated to the Special Olympics program. Claim Jumper is located at…

Reader Reacts to Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Reacts to Transit Oriented Development

Maybe when the city planners start using disclosure agreements re-guarding health risks that could be present along the transportation corridor where all these lovely units are being built and when the next recession hits owners wanting to sell find out that others may not want to buy the units because of potential Health Risks? I…

Lifeline for Pets: Twinkling Twyla
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Twinkling Twyla

Twyla is a lap cat who loves people. At just under age 1, she is super friendly and affectionate. She likes to sleep and cuddle with you. She’s vocal and talks to you with her sweet little meows. Twyla would be great with small children who would play with her and give her lots of…

Reader Shares Opinion on Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Shares Opinion on Transit Oriented Development

  All of this transit-centered development assumes assumes a mid-20th Century work-life model that is an outright fantasy for most working people in Los Angeles. People work two or three jobs, 12-18 hours a day, in far-flung locations. Public transit connections are so time consuming and cumbersome that most daily work-related travel must be done…

Reader Shares Opinion on Horse Racing
Letters to the Editor

Reader Shares Opinion on Horse Racing

It’s no surprise that horse racing enthusiasts insist that horses love to walk and race with humans on their backs. Well, I’m not convinced. How come those stately creatures put up such a fight before they are “broken?” Broken, mind you … not befriended, but broken? The formula, I believe, is quite simple: First, break the horse’s…

Reader Responds to Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Responds to Transit Oriented Development

One thing quite a number of people simply don’t understand is that this rail transit system will NOT make too many positive changes for the southland IN THIS GENERATION; however, it’s being constructed for a FUTURE possibility of more efficient high-density living situated along the rail lines, with centers of activity concentrated in the vicinity…

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