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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
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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…

Monrovia 2018: A year of renewal, movement, development and a few losses
News

Monrovia 2018: A year of renewal, movement, development and a few losses

By Susan Motander This was a busy year in Monrovia. The Monrovia Renewal Project is on the verge of completing the fourth of six sectors of the city in repairing, replacing, or repaving the infrastructure of the community. City staff literally rolled out the GoMonrovia program bringing Lyft and LimeBikes to the community. While the first of several apartment…

Studio Movie Grill Brings in More Jobs to Monrovia
Business

Studio Movie Grill Brings in More Jobs to Monrovia

Conversion to in-theater dining concept and addition of full-service kitchen, bar and lounge area, will create more jobs in Monrovia Dallas-based Studio Movie Grill (SMG) is converting a former traditional movie house in Monrovia into its full concept cinema eatery and in the process, bringing more jobs and visitors to the city of Monrovia. Currently, there…

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