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It’s Up–It’s Down–It’s Having A Chuckle

by Dorothy Denne That title refers to my ego as when the little first grade boy said, "Mrs. Denne, you always look so pretty when you come to work." Then I smiled but before I could say thank you he added,...

City of Monrovia Launches Interim Website

The City of Monrovia launched an interim website on August 1, 2013 as part of a larger redesign process approved by the City Council in July 2013. The interim site serves as the first step in the design process. The site currently features...

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses Post Drought

Small, nonfarm businesses in 19 California counties are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought that occurred June 4...

Sierra Madre Art Walk Celebrating Art and Community in Sierra Madre Friday, August 2

On Friday evening, August 2, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., downtown Sierra Madre will be bustling with creativity as local artists and musicians join with over twenty-five small businesses and restaurants to celebrate art and community during the Sierra Madre Art Walk (SMArt Walk). SMArt Walk...

Summer at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood will always hold an exciting place in my heart. From the first time I visited as a boy and experienced the behind-the-scene movie magic of the Studio Tour, to my last visit when I encountered the thrilling King Kong 3D ride,...

San Gabriel Scouts join thousands at Jamboree

On Monday about 60 scouts from the San Gabriel Valley joined 40,000 Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts from across the country for the National Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. In the hot and humid weather thousands of scouts set...

Goodwill Fundraiser on Saturday, July 14

Open Door Church 522 East Cypress Ave. Monrovia, Calif. 91016 is sponsoring a Goodwill Fundraiser on Saturday, July,14, 2013 from 9AM to 2PM. We are soliciting all types of clothing, shoes, housewares, small appliances & etc. These items can be dropped...

Villa Gardens Celebrates Resident Volunteers

Every year, the staff at Villa Gardens Retirement Community takes the opportunity to celebrate and recognize residents for their volunteer service within Villa Gardens and outside in the community at large. "Our sincere hope is that our residents feel appreciated every day. But,...

Lifeline For Pets Cat of the Week: Meet “SAMMI”

Little Sammi is a real sweetheart! His shiny, black fur is SO soft and sleek! Only 10 months old now, we rescued Sammi from an abusive situation. It took some vet care to get him healthy again, but now this little trooper has a...

Dorothy’s Place: Reflecting on July 4th

Today is Independence Day. I think we should pay less attention to the fireworks and more to the meaning of our country's founding and the values it holds dear. Otto Whittaker's oft quoted 1955 poem I Am The Nation begins: 'I was born on July...
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