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St. Baldrick’s Awards Grant to City of Hope for Childhood Cancer Research

With nonprofits hit hard by the economic crisis caused by shutdowns due to COVID-19, the St. Baldrick's Foundation, the largest charitable funder of childhood cancer research grants, has award 53 grants totaling more than $12.9 million. This year's funding for research is more important than ever because of...

Union Station to Host Webinar on Systemic Racism and the Housing Crisis in San Gabriel Valley

The housing crisis in the San Gabriel Valley is the result of decades of broken and racist systems — housing discrimination, income inequality, disparities in the justice system, generational poverty and lack of access to opportunity — have led the area to this unacceptable...

Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Associate Hosts Events for Black History Month

February is Black History Month and the Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Associate (MDBAA) has a list of events to celebrate. Take for example, a luncheon this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Monrovia Community Center, 119 W. Palm...

Dr. Robert W. Winter: ‘Father of Historic Preservation’ Memorialized with a Permanent Tribute

The Dr. Robert W. Winter Tribute at the Exhibition Hall of the Pasadena Convention Center. - Photo by May S. Ruiz / Beacon Media News By May S. Ruiz Dr. Robert Winter, who passed...

Meet Samson at Monrovia Fire & Rescue’s Open House

Monrovia Fire & Rescue introduced an official mascot, Samson, who will take an active role in embracing the department’s community outreach initiatives. Read More: Samson Is The New ‘Spokesbear’ For Monrovia Fire And Rescue “Our City has a...

Volunteers Needed For Read Across Monrovia

Help promote literacy in Monrovia by volunteering as a classroom reader during Read Across Monrovia on Thursday, Oct. 3. Read Across is a day where volunteers from across the community read to district classrooms across the city (kindergarten through fifthth grades).   Sign...

Monrovia Fire & Rescue Observes 2019 Fire Prevention Week

Monrovia Fire & Rescue will be participating in the annual Fire Prevention Week. This year’s campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” highlights the use of situational awareness.  Fire can happen anywhere and this campaign emphasizes three basic steps...

Monrovia Public Library Foundation Hosts 5th Annual Team Up! Dream Up! For Literacy Fundraiser

By Susan Motander For years the Monrovia Public Library has had an adult literacy program and a tutoring program for young people.  The Monrovia Literacy Foundation is holding a fundraiser on Sept. 29 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The event will include a desert bar, a scavenger hunt,...

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...

Monrovia Guild of CHLA to Host 21st Annual Luncheon Benefitting CHLA

Enjoy a wonderful lunch at Embassy Suites by Hilton (211 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA) while seated at a beautifully decorated table by Monrovia Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) members and friends, hear an inspirational speaker, and participate in fundraising opportunities—boutique, silent...
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