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Tickets Still Available for Chili Cook-off

There are still tickets available for the Chili Cook-Off this Saturday, July 21. The event is being put on by the Monrovia Read Foundation which works for literacy in our community. Tickets for the dinner are $100 per person and include...

Monrovia Councilman Larry Spicer Apologizes for Silence

By Jim E. Winburn Admitting to criminal convictions now expunged from his record, Councilmember Larry Spicer apologized for his "past actions and for not making this statement earlier" at a Monrovia council meeting on Tuesday, Jul. 3. Regarding his criminal record that was expunged on Jul....

Request to Modify Former Monrovia City Manager’s Home Loan Creates Debate

By Jim E. Winburn Former Monrovia City Manager Scott Ochoa does not expect the City Council to spend any more time on the issue of restructuring his home mortgage loan. Since the city took no action at its Jul. 3 meeting, Ochoa, who became Glendale's new...

Monrovia High Student to Compete in Baton Nationals

By Susan Motander Marissa Atwater will be heading back to the University of Notre Dame next week for America's Youth on Parade, the national finals for baton twirlers. By placing first in the California State competition she qualified to compete for the National Title,...

Monrovia Council Will Not Rework Loan to Former City Manager

By Susan Motander At its July 3rd meeting, the Monrovia City Council decided not to rework the loan it had made in 2004 to former City Manager Scott Ochoa. Ochoa had written a letter to the Council requesting a modification of the agreement. ...

Monrovia Council accused of Brown Act Violation

By Susan Motander The Monrovia City Council has been accused of violated the Brown Act, the law that requires open, notice meetings. A group called Californians Aware has accused the council of violating the open meeting law when, at closed session last December, ...

It’s Hot , It’s Summer – The Bears are Back in the Foothills

Los Angeles County Sheriff's dept. says it is always wise to give a bear as much room as you possibly can. "If you see a bear in a residential community, leave the area and call 9-1-1. Bears don't want to play, they just want humans...

Beat the Heat – Find a Cooling Center

By Susan Motander Southern California is enduring another of its regular heat waves. Back east when the temperature crawls over the century mark communities often set up Cooling Centers. Here that practice is rare; however there are ways to beat the heat. As Cesar...

Monrovia Teen Commits Suicide

Monrovia Teen Commits Suicide By Susan Motander A 16-year-old Monrovia teenager was found unresponsive in her home on Wednesday afternoon. The young girls older sister called Monrovia Police for assistance shortly before 2 p.m. Neither police nor firefighter paramedics were able to revive her. According...

IndyMac Leaders to Settle Class-Action Suit

Leaders of the failed IndyMac Bancorp which was headquarted in Pasadena have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit for $6 Million according to a report from the Associated Press. Michael W. Perry, the former CEO of the Pasadena-based bank, and Scott Keys, the former chief...
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