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Learn Self-Defense at Kenpo Karate in Sierra Madre
Business

Learn Self-Defense at Kenpo Karate in Sierra Madre

Kenpo Karate, unlike other martial arts, does not require people to have a certain level of fitness or flexibility that may not be applicable in self-defense. At SoCal Kenpo Karate, they specialize their training to fit each person’s needs, while still preparing for real-life scenarios and covering all ranges of attacks from a grab, a…

SCE Makes Buying an Electric Car More Affordable
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SCE Makes Buying an Electric Car More Affordable

Rebate is in addition to federal tax credit Drivers who make the switch to driving green in the new year will have more electric vehicle (EV) choices than ever. In December, at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, more than 40 EV models were on display, including a pickup truck, minivan and SUVs. Many of these EVs…

How to Market Your E-Newsletter
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How to Market Your E-Newsletter

By Rachel Wong So you just finished designing the perfect E-Newsletter. You have great content, stimulating images, and advertisements. Now how do you let everyone know it exists? There are multiple ways to market your E-Newsletter. Social media, event booths, and website subscriber forms are three marketing strategies that are proven ways to promote your…

New Cannabis Testing Lab Opens in Monrovia
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New Cannabis Testing Lab Opens in Monrovia

City Manager Oliver Chi noted in his Update this week announced that a cannabis testing lab was planning to open in the 1000 block of South Magnolia. LB PharmLabs has received it final State regulatory approvals needed to open the testing facility. According to the firm they provide the “cannabis industry with laboratory testing and analytic services to…

Studio Movie Grill Can Now Serve Food
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Studio Movie Grill Can Now Serve Food

Studio Movie Grill (SMG) was recently issued their Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) which means that they can now serve food. They still have a few issues remaining that need to be addressed and, according to the City Manager’s Update, the city has spent an inordinate amount of time working to help get Studio Movie…

Live Outside the Box With ZakiBox
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Live Outside the Box With ZakiBox

Part 1 of 2: Kickstarter helps ZakiBox take flight By Hansol Hwang There is no limit when it comes to creativity, but the Achilles’ heel to its reality is money. That is why companies like Kickstarter have created a funding platform in order to bring dreams, creative projects and ideas of artists, filmmakers, musicians, designers and…

Monrovia Chamber Announces Top City Award Recipients
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Monrovia Chamber Announces Top City Award Recipients

By Susan Motander The Monrovia Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of its top awards this year. In a break with tradition, the award recipients of the Iris and Monroe Awards this year are not individuals, but rather entities. Receiving the Iris Award, the equivalent of Citizen of the Year, is the non-profit literacy foundation Monrovia…

Basin 141 Preparing to Open on Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia
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Basin 141 Preparing to Open on Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia

By Susan Motander A new brewpub is coming to Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia, Basin 141. With the opening of this location soon, Basin 141 officially becomes a “chain” as this is their second site. Their open location is on Honolulu Avenue in Montrose, but the new Monrovia location is set to open at the southeast corner of…

The Little Sandwich Company That Could
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The Little Sandwich Company That Could

By Emily G. Peters Pasadena is full of experiences worth waiting for. Take Union Street Sandwich Company, for instance: slinging stellar sandwiches since 2015 under the careful guidance of owner Stacy Ober. Yet even with Ober’s 30-plus years of culinary experience, she took her time to ensure the shop would succeed. “It was never my…

The Ribbon is Cut for the Apartment Complex by Station Square
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The Ribbon is Cut for the Apartment Complex by Station Square

On Wednesday the ribbon was formally cut for MODA, the 261-apartment complex next to Station Square less than a mile from Old Town Monrovia. Each of the apartments will consist of either one or two bedrooms. There will also be parking for each. Attending the ribbon cutting were members of the Chamber of Commerce as well as…

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