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Pasadena Showcase House For The Arts Awards $685,000 In Gifts And Grants To 62 Organizations

On a recent picture-perfect afternoon, Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts held their annual Gifts & Grants Awards reception at the 50th Pasadena Showcase House of Design. Cheri Graham, Gifts & Grants Chair, welcomed everyone to the reception where PSHA proudly awarded $685,000...

Friends of the Monrovia Library Spring Sale May 16-17

Photo by Terry Miller Special prices on gently used Books, CDs, DVDs, Books on Tape and Library Merchandise Friends Member Preview Sale- Thursday May 15 from 5p.m. to 7p.m. During the Friends Annual Membership Meeting Public Sale Dates...

Monrovia officials and leaders tour Citrus College

Twenty-one Monrovia city officials and community leaders visited Citrus College on Friday, April 25 for a campus tour, an overview of the college's programs and services, and a discussion that focused on ensuring college completion for Monrovia's students. The tour was hosted by Mrs. Joanne...

Monrovia robotics students make the grade

If robots are truly the wave of the future, then a group of students at Monrovia High School are definitely at the forefront of it all. Having competed in a recent national robotics competition in St. Louis, students from the school's robotics club came away...

Holden bill to give returning vets a voice in community college leadership passes first committee hearing

Assemblymember Chris Holden's (D-Pasadena) legislation to give veterans a stronger voice in college leadership was overwhelmingly approved today in the Assembly Higher Education Committee. AB 1557 has solid, bipartisan support - 14 Democrats and Republicans have co-authored the bill. AB 1557 gives veterans...

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson announces release of $38M to local educational agencies under Proposition 39

School districts will soon receive about $38 million from the state in the second round of planning funds from voter-approved Proposition 39, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today. Proposition 39 will direct up to $2.5 billion in new revenues over five years...

Playing it Safe on Social Media – a training session for parents and teens

It's what teens do; hang out and share everything online. But parents fear their kids will interact with older strangers who might harm them or that posts made as a teen could come back to haunt them years later when they apply to...

Monrovia High Teacher one of LACOE District’s Teacher of Year

Paul Dols, from Monrovia High School was one of those chosen as LACOE Teachers of the Year on Friday in Los Angeles Photos by Terry Miller

City of Monrovia Wins Statewide Award for Youth Employment Program

The League of California Cities has selected the city of Monrovia as a 2013 Helen Putnam Award winner. The 2013 award winners were honored during the Opening General Session of the League's Annual Conference & Expo at the Sacramento Convention Center held Sept. 18...

MAFA Historic Origins disputed On eve of the 50th Anniversary celebrations

By Terry Miller In recent months there has been much discussion, bewilderment and in some cases - acrimony regarding the ancestries of Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAFA) and why there is no mention of those who founded the original arts group in any MAFA...
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