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Monrovia Old Town Report (04/07/17 Issue)
Columns, Community

Monrovia Old Town Report (04/07/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick I had a truly fun conversation with a mischievous fellow merchant from my past life in Old Town – back in the days when we were still arguing about our identity. Should we call ourselves “Old Town” or stick to the well-established “Downtown” identity? Actually, the reason we were having that…

Gano Excel’s Woman’s Empowerment & Leadership Conference
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Gano Excel’s Woman’s Empowerment & Leadership Conference

  Gano Excel presents the Women’s Emporwerment and Leadership Conference on April 15 at the Double Tree Hotel (924 Huntington Drive, Monrovia), from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Motivator, radio personality, and negotiation expert Maria Marin wrote books like “Conviertete en una mujer sin limites” (“Turn Yourself Into a Woman Without Limits”) and “Pide mas,…

Time to Register for Fountain to Falls Run/Walk
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Time to Register for Fountain to Falls Run/Walk

  By Susan Motander Monrovia’s 7th annual Fountain to Falls race will be held on Saturday, May 13 starting at 7 a.m. Registrations for participating in the race are being taken on the city’s website: www.cityofmonrovia.org. Early registration is $35 until May 10 or until the maximum number of participant is reached. Only 325 participants are allowed. If space…

Weekend Wanderings: Crawling the Gold Line
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Weekend Wanderings: Crawling the Gold Line

  By Susan Motander Last weekend, John Wilson led an intrepid group of Arcadia Rotarians (and a few wives) on a pub-crawl along the Gold Line.  We wandered through the Arts District, stopped at the Del Mar Station in Pasadena and finally returned to Arcadia with a final stop at Mt. Lowe Brewery within walking distance…

Community, News

Easter Bunny Hops into Monrovia on April 15 … Twice!

  By Susan Motander Monrovia’s annual Spring Egg Hunt and Healthy Kids day will see the rabbit’s first appearance. The Hunt and Fair will be held in Recreation Park with registration for the various hunts will begin at 9:45 a.m. A special feature of the day will be the appearance of the Easter Bunny. Specific…

2017 Spring Egg Hunt, Healthy Kids Day Set for April 15
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2017 Spring Egg Hunt, Healthy Kids Day Set for April 15

  The City’s annual Spring Egg Hunt and Healthy Kids Day Event will be held at Recreation Park on Saturday, April 15. As part of the event, the City will be coordinating our special egg hunt event, and to participate, make sure you show up at Recreation Park when registration begins at 9:45 a.m.! You won’t want…

For the Love of Animals…Inaugural Gala Slated Saturday March 25 in Burbank
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For the Love of Animals…Inaugural Gala Slated Saturday March 25 in Burbank

  Defending the Endangered, a non-profit that works with many endangered animal rescues, sanctuaries and rangers to educate, rehabilitate and protect wildlife all over the planet, is hosting its inaugural For the Love of Animals Gala, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Burbank. Horrific cases of rampant rhino-poaching have been dominating worldwide news of late; making the Protecting The…

Monrovia Old Town Report (3/23/17 Issue)
Columns, Community

Monrovia Old Town Report (3/23/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick Years ago, when we had a major graffiti problem in Old Town, some brilliant person came up with the idea of artistically painting all of our utility boxes: the theory was even graffiti artists prefer a blank canvas. So, fast forward to today and we see some very talented artists freshening…

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