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Monrovia and Pasadena Foothill Unity Centers Extend Services to Families and Individuals During Government Shutdown
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Monrovia and Pasadena Foothill Unity Centers Extend Services to Families and Individuals During Government Shutdown

For nearly 40 years the Foothill Unity Center has been providing families in need with vital support services. During the government shutdown, the center would like to extend its services to those families and individuals affected by this shutdown. Families and individuals will have access to emergency food boxes with fresh produce, bread, dry goods, and proteins. There will also be…

Monrovia Historical Museum Presents ‘Robert Kennard – Architect And Mentor’ – Jan. 20
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Monrovia Historical Museum Presents ‘Robert Kennard – Architect And Mentor’ – Jan. 20

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Monrovia Historical Museum will be hosting a program on Monrovia’s own Robert Kennard, founder of the oldest African-American architecture firm in Los Angeles.  The event entitled “Robert Kennard – Architect and Mentor” will be presented by three individuals:  Jerome Robinson, a USC graduate student, who wrote his…

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications
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Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

New for 2019, three $25,000 grant awards The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation (Foundation) is now accepting applications for its 2019 grant assistance program. Since its inception in 1983, the Foundation has invested over $3 million in more than 200 Pasadena-area organizations. The grant awards in 2018 totaled $200,000, which funded 33 organizations. The Foundation has…

Travelling Down History With ‘The Green Book’
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Travelling Down History With ‘The Green Book’

By Susie Ling and Roy Nakano The movie “Green Book” recently won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. The real “Green Book,” however, was a project of Victor H. Green, a postal worker in Harlem. Like Martin Luther King did years later, Victor Green pursued a dream, but for the travelling African-American motorists. The…

Monrovia Area Partnership Holds an Education Meeting This Saturday
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Monrovia Area Partnership Holds an Education Meeting This Saturday

By Susan Motander This Saturday, Jan. 12, Monrovia Area Partnership will hold its first MAP-edu, which according to City Manager Oliver Chi is a new spin on what was formerly called the MAP Ed Quarterlies. The workshops that day are designed to educate community members on current events in town, highlighting opportunities to get involved. The…

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