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Where Did the Time Go?

By Irene Rauch, Arcadia High School Student Once you reach a certain age, life seems to pass by without you even noticing it or being able to enjoy it. The carefree times of your youth seem to be a distant dream; reality and fantasy are blurred in a nostalgic haze, too far in the past…

Covered California Open Enrollment Period Ends Jan. 31
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Covered California Open Enrollment Period Ends Jan. 31

As the 2015-16 Covered California open enrollment period comes to a close, Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare) will host its final health insurance enrollment event in the City of Monrovia to help additional people get enrolled before the deadline. ChapCare’s health insurance enrollment event will take place on Jan. 23 at its Lime Health…

Community Meeting to Discuss Smoking Ban in Parks
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Community Meeting to Discuss Smoking Ban in Parks

A community meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss the potential smoking ban in parks. The Monrovia City Council asked the Community Services Commission to investigate the possibility of banning smoking in all the city’s parks. This meeting is a part of that investigation. The meeting will be held…

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Bob White Retires From Foothill Unity Center

Bob White was on the founding Board of Directors of the Foothill Unity Center more than thirty years ago. In that time he has held various offices on the board including several terms as its president and has also worked in almost every capacity at the center. At his retirement last week he joked that…

El Niño Preparedness Events Set to Be Hosted by the City
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El Niño Preparedness Events Set to Be Hosted by the City

We have all heard about the pending El Niño season that is just around the corner. In an effort to help Monrovians prepare for the pending storm events, the city has coordinated a series of community preparedness workshops to help residents get ready for what promises to be a wet rainy season! The city’s fire department and public…

Monrovia Providers Group Hosts Annual Senior Holiday Party
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Monrovia Providers Group Hosts Annual Senior Holiday Party

Free Festive Luncheon Gala for Live-Alone SGV Adults The Monrovia Providers Group (MPG) will host its annual Holiday Luncheon Party for live-alone adults in the San Gabriel Valley this coming Saturday, Dec.5th, at the Monrovia Community Center, 119 W. Palm Ave., from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. This festive event will feature a turkey dinner with all…

Mayflower 4th Grader Sells Cookie Dough to Support His School and Multiple Sclerosis Research
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Mayflower 4th Grader Sells Cookie Dough to Support His School and Multiple Sclerosis Research

By Janie Duncan Mayflower Elementary School PTA in Monrovia recently held their annual fall fundraiser benefiting programs at the school, including installation of the new playground equipment, they received from a grant competition. Mayflower 4th grader Dominic Rizzi worked hard selling cookie dough to help his school. His neighbor Sue Boos wanted to help Dominic,…

All Americans Meats, Inc. Recalls Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. Coli 0175:H7 Contamination
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All Americans Meats, Inc. Recalls Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. Coli 0175:H7 Contamination

All American Meats, Inc., an Omaha, Neb. establishment, is recalling approximately 167,427 pounds of ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coliO157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The ground beef items were produced on Oct. 16, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 80-lb. (approximate weight) boxes of…

Veterans Day: 11.11.2015
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Veterans Day: 11.11.2015

Nov. 11, 1918 – The End of “The War to End All Wars” By Terry Miller World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when…

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