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Reader Response to ‘Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni…’
Opinion

Reader Response to ‘Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni…’

Most of us learned from our elementary and high school history textbooks that in 1948 President Truman issued an executive order which mandated equal treatment and opportunity for all those serving in the military. That action, of course, brought high accolades to Truman – and the citizenry viewed his order as a benevolent expression of…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Feb. 21 – Feb. 27
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Feb. 21 – Feb. 27

Feb. 21 At 3:51 a.m., residents in the 1200 block of South Magnolia called police to report a vehicle traveling north on Magnolia had collided into several parked cars. The driver exited the vehicle and fled on a skateboard. Officers searched the area, but could not locate the suspect driver. The investigation is continuing. In…

Foothill Unity Center Plans Tribute to Betty Sandford
Community

Foothill Unity Center Plans Tribute to Betty Sandford

By Susan Motander Foothill Unity Center (FUC) will host a reception in honor of Betty Sandford on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 3-5 p.m. at their facility in Monrovia at 790 W. Chestnut.  This celebration of all the kindnesses of Betty is open to the public. Betty’s decision to sell her Monrovia home and move closer to her…

Monrovia Resident Harold Shellum Celebrates 100 Years
Featured

Monrovia Resident Harold Shellum Celebrates 100 Years

By Terry Miller Former Army Air Corps Meteorologist, Harold Joseph Shellum was born Feb. 16, 1919 and yet he still swims twice a week at Monrovia’s YMCA. Perhaps this, and good genes, help Harold achieve this major milestone in life. On Wednesday, Shellum was treated to a birthday party put on by his extended family…

Monrovia Evaluating Potential Sales Tax Measure In 2019
News

Monrovia Evaluating Potential Sales Tax Measure In 2019

At Monrovia’s State of the City Address held last week, Mayor Adams announced that the city would be considering a local sales tax measure in Monrovia this year. Now with any proposed tax increase, there’s always the question of why. Because certainly, the overall tax burden in California is high, and government should not unnecessarily…

Wingwalker Brewery Opening in Monrovia
Business

Wingwalker Brewery Opening in Monrovia

By Danelle Woodman Wingwalker Brewing celebrates the pioneers who paved the way for breweries like theirs with creativity and “foolhardiness,” as described on their website. The brewery was founded by Dave Robkin, a Los Angeles native and current resident of Altadena, who aims to create a space that gives his customer more than just great…

Monrovia Student Honored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation
News

Monrovia Student Honored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Plymouth Elementary kindergarten student Addison Iylah MacLellan, 5, has inspired her family, friends, and doctors with her remarkable resilience and bravery through more than 20 surgeries. She recently celebrated with a family trip to Disneyland sponsored by the benevolent Make-A-Wish Foundation. At birth, Addison was diagnosed with a number of illnesses including hydrocephalus, caudal regression…

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