Community

Old Town Report (10/13/16 Issue)
Community

Old Town Report (10/13/16 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick Yes, Virginia, there WILL be carriage rides in Old Town Monrovia this December.  Hot off the “official” press – that is, the MOTAB meeting this morning – we have approval for a lovely horse-drawn carriage for three Sundays in December (4, 11, and 18).  The carriage will be stationed up by…

Community

2016 Fire Prevention Week Oct. 10

    Next Week!  This year Monrovia Fire & Rescue will be participating in Fire Prevention Week. This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represents the final year of a three-year effort to educate the public about basic, but essential elements of smoke alarm…

Old Town Report (8/6/16 Issue)
Columns, Community

Old Town Report (8/6/16 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick This week is a very special week. Why?  Well, in no particular order, here’s why:  this week Imprintability at 128 E. Palm is celebrating their 11th anniversary, and without Jennifer Stone and her presence in Old Town, we would not be what we are today; our special event for Santa Anita…

Strategic Planning for the Monrovia Library Community Forum Set
Community

Strategic Planning for the Monrovia Library Community Forum Set

    By Susan Motander City Staff, library stakeholders, and interested community members met on Sept. 17 to begin work on the strategic plan for the library. According to City Manager Oliver Chi, the meeting was “inspirational and productive” with participants working in groups to share ideas about why the library exists and who the library…

Community, News

Bulky Item Pick-Up Program

  City Manager Oliver Chi released the following statement in his weekly report regarding the city’s new bulky item pick-up program: “One of the regular complaints that we receive here at the city relates to bulky items that are left out in the public right of way. From old mattresses, to discarded couches, to unwanted…

Arts & Entertainment, Community

Monrovia Library Events

  As always, the Monrovia Public Library continues to host a wide variety of events/programs, ranging from critical community resources, to family-friendly nights of fun and entertainment. Listed below is a sampling of upcoming happenings at the Monrovia Public Library: – No More Sugar Blues: tonight at the Monrovia Library, a program on sugar consumption will…

-Foothill Unity Center – Readers’ Choice
Business, Community, News

-Foothill Unity Center – Readers’ Choice

  In our recent Readers’ Choice annual tip of the hat to local businesses, we inadvertently placed Foothill Unity Center’s listing under the “Swap Meet” category on page 43. This was obviously an error and we regret the oversight. It will be corrected in our online edition to reflect the appropriate category under which the…

Community Zika Workshop
Community

Community Zika Workshop

    The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District will be hosting a community workshop on Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., regarding strategies to keep Zika out! The event will take place at the Dharma Seal Temple (3027 Del Mar Ave., Rosemead). The workshop will train residents and volunteers to…

Monrovia Library to Offer Veteran’s Resource Center
Community

Monrovia Library to Offer Veteran’s Resource Center

    The Monrovia Public Library was recently awarded a grant to establish a Veteran’s Resource Center. During the past few weeks, the city has made great progress in getting the new center resource established and is now asking for the public’s help! If you have any interest in volunteering to help connect Veterans with…

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