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Monrovia Police Chaplain Set to Retire
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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…

Monrovia Weekly Wants to Hear from YOU
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Monrovia Weekly Wants to Hear from YOU

By Terry Miller One week from today, Monrovia Weekly will be hosting a casual forum to give residents and businesses alike, the opportunity to tell us what you’d like to see in your local community newspaper. Many of you have already signed up and we look forward to getting your input on how we can…

World Harvest to Hold Fundraiser in Monrovia to Benefit Children
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World Harvest to Hold Fundraiser in Monrovia to Benefit Children

By Susan Motander World Harvest is a local non-profit working to educate and empower children around the world. It is doing the same thing locally working with approximately 25 local children by teaching them to become entrepreneurs. These youngsters from kindergarten-age through eighth grade have started their own businesses or stores. On Sunday, at the headquarters of World…

Back to the Future in Monrovia
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Back to the Future in Monrovia

On the northwest corner of Myrtle and Walnut a city sign guides pedestrians and motorists alike to the “Future Home of the Gold Line.” However, Monrovia Public Works should have perhaps changed the sign(s) a while ago. The Monrovia Gold Line Foothill Extension was completed and has been in operation since March 2016.

Monrovia Weekly Wants Your Input
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Monrovia Weekly Wants Your Input

Come tell us what you’d like to see in Monrovia Weekly on June 27 With major changes facing the newspaper business over the past few years, Beacon Media News, publisher of Monrovia Weekly has evolved and we want to make sure we continue to provide you with a newspaper that reflects your community’s character, voice…

Summer Reading Program Begins in Monrovia
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Summer Reading Program Begins in Monrovia

By Susan Motander Perhaps one of the greatest joys in childhood is the day someone in the neighborhood buys a major appliance: a dishwasher, a water heater, or best of all, a refrigerator. This was not because of the appliance, but the box. It was fodder for the imagination of the neighborhood children. The dishwasher box could become…

Neighborhood Treasure Reunites JA Community of Monrovia
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Neighborhood Treasure Reunites JA Community of Monrovia

By Susie Ling There were about a dozen Tsuneishis, three Morimoto sisters, three Sakatani sisters, three Asano cousins, Kuromiyas, Nakanos, Satas, Inouye, 98-year young Ted Hashimoto (who graduated from M.A.D. High School in 1941), 99-year young Helen Mimaki, and their family and friends. There were also Monrovia City Council members, Monrovia Historical Society folk, ChangeMakers,…

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