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22 Year Old Monrovia Resident Publishes Book

"The Butterfly Pendant" by Ashley Catherine Howie -Courtesy Photo Local author transports us into another world, bringing to life the magic of elves and the clash of vampires in this new fantasy fiction trilogy. Monrovia resident and creative 22 year old, Ashley Catherine Howie, transports...

Bone Marrow Donor Sought for El Monte Resident Alexandrea Vizcarra, 19

Family, friends, celebrities and the City of El Monte are looking for bone marrow donors for 19-year-old Alexandrea Vizcarra, a City resident who is stricken with a recurrence of leukemia and needs bone marrow to survive. No one in her family is a match and...

Learn How to Protect Your Family from Fraud

Saturday, August 18, 2012, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at El Monte Library Representatives from the California Department of Corporation's SAIF (Seniors Against Investment Fraud) will be giving a free presentation on how to protect yourself against financial fraud. Financial fraud is becoming more sophisticated...

Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Sheriff’s Sergeant for Allegedly Stealing Money During Drug Investigations

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Wednesday last the arrest of Sergeant Bonnie Bryant III, a 28-year Sheriff's Department veteran, on felony grand theft charges for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars during drug investigations. The arrest came after a two-week probe by the Los...

Metro Plans Full Closure of 210 Freeway

Wed night, Aug 1, 11pm, eastbound at Baldwin Ave, Arcadia. A full closure of the eastbound 210 Freeway will take place next Wednesday night, August 1, 2012. The closure will begin at 11:00 p.m. and continue through Thursday morning at about 5:00 a.m. Lanes closures...

MAD Class of ’47 Plans 65th Reunion

To mark the 65th year since graduation, classmates from Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte (MAD) High School's Class of 1947 will gather for a reunion luncheon on Saturday, October 20th, at the Monrovian Family Restaurant in Old Town Monrovia. This will be the eleventh reunion for this class...

Monrovian Kim Rhode Strikes Gold in London

Kim Rhode became the first American to win a medal in five consecutive Olympic Games Sunday when she received a gold medal in women's skeet shooting. While reports vary as to her city of residency ( some say El Monte, others Duarte ) it doesn't...

Police Blotters 7/26/12

Arcadia PD Sunday, July 15: Around 12:29 a.m., officers detained two males in the parking lot of the Extended Stay Hotel, located at 401 East Santa Clara Street, after they were seen by witnesses opening vehicles that were left unlocked. Several items, believed to be stolen...

Partnership Agreement Between United States Department of State and Pasadena Police Department Slated

On Wednesday, July 25, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) William R. Brownfield and City of Pasadena, Chief of Police Phillip L. Sanchez will sign a partnership agreement. This partnership agreement between INL and Pasadena Police enables...

Sam’s Kitchen Nightmare is Over, at Least for Now

By Terry Miller Sam's Mediterranean Kabob Room on South Myrtle in Monrovia was abuzz with FOX television crews, dozens of cameras and producers recently when they were filming a popular show which attempts to turn around ailing restaurants…and do so on television. Sam Najjar and his...
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