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Old Town Monrovia’s Santa Anita Family Services Closes
Business

Old Town Monrovia’s Santa Anita Family Services Closes

City staff confirms it will close at the end of September By Staff Based on discussions with Santa Anita Family Services (SAFS) representatives this past week, city staff has confirmed that the service provider will be closing at the end of September. From the information provided to city staff, it appears that a non-profit entity called…

Arcadia Realtors Along With CAR Hope to Eliminate ‘Moving Penalty’
Real Estate

Arcadia Realtors Along With CAR Hope to Eliminate ‘Moving Penalty’

In its continuing effort to address California’s unprecedented housing supply crisis and eliminate the “moving penalty” that severely restricts the ability of seniors, disabled residents, and victims of natural disasters to relocate, the California Association of Realtors (CAR) has filed a revised initiative with the attorney general for preparation of title and summary for the…

Digital Marketing Expert Hugh Benjamin Hosts Free Seminar in Monrovia
Business

Digital Marketing Expert Hugh Benjamin Hosts Free Seminar in Monrovia

EVENT DETAILS: All attendees will receive one hour of free consulting valued at $500 at a future date Former clients include Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, Justin Timberlake, Stephen King, Mark Wahlberg, and NBC Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent, and Sierra Madre Weekly (AMPS), can help your business go…

Monrovian Graduates from Prestigious Hofstra University
Education

Monrovian Graduates from Prestigious Hofstra University

Olsen awarded degree in international business Caroline Olson of Monrovia, Calif. graduated from Hofstra University in May 2018, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in international business. Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates. Their campus is…

The Peach Cafe: Purveyor of Homestyle Cuisine
Business Spotlight

The Peach Cafe: Purveyor of Homestyle Cuisine

By Emily G. Peters Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia is known for its bustling atmosphere, particularly on Friday nights—but homey gems live on the offshoots. That’s where The Peach Cafe comes in. Run by Chef Chris Grattan and Jennifer Grattan, The Peach Cafe opens its doors on Colorado Boulevard at 7:30 a.m. for early breakfasters and…

Monrovia Animal Medical Center Uses App to Share Medical Information
Business

Monrovia Animal Medical Center Uses App to Share Medical Information

It was not long ago that all exchanges between pet parents and local veterinarians – appointments, prescriptions, medical records – were handled in-person, during business hours, and on paper. Dr. Nicole Gueniat of Monrovia Animal Medical Center knew she had to find a modern solution that met the expectations of her clients today. “It’s essential if…

Fractured FX’s Justin Raleigh Receives Third Emmy Nomination
Business

Fractured FX’s Justin Raleigh Receives Third Emmy Nomination

By Sandi Khine Located at the foot of the San Gabriel Valley, Monrovia is a city known for its Old Town on Myrtle Street, Friday night street fairs, quaint restaurants, and a supportive community. Fractured FX, a special effects studio situated in the heart of Monrovia, is a remarkable anomaly among the flashing Hollywood lights…

Karen R. Lawrence Named President of San Marino’s The Huntington
Business

Karen R. Lawrence Named President of San Marino’s The Huntington

Lawrence, former president of Sarah Lawrence College, will step into the role Sept. 1 Karen R. Lawrence, former president of Sarah Lawrence College, has been named president of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, The Huntington’s Board of Trustees announced today, following an extensive international search. Lawrence, who steps into the role Sept. 1, is…

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