Date: February 6th, 2020

February College Search Guide
Education

February College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz  With winter break in the rearview mirror, your children’s emphasis should have shifted back to school work. Hopefully, they have also done well in their first semester and are actively involved in this phase of their learning. FRESHMAN Your children are well into the second semester of…

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Feb. 7–13

53rd California International Antiquarian Book Fair at Pasadena Convention Center, Feb. 7 from 3-8 p.m., Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Featuring over 150 booksellers from the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America and the International League of…

Career Corner: The Currency of Anger
Columns

Career Corner: The Currency of Anger

By Angela Copeland I’ve noticed a disturbing trend lately. It’s not new, but it certainly seems to be increasing. When you are a customer and something goes wrong at a company, the company doesn’t resolve the issue until you get angry. Can you relate to this experience? You have a problem with a product or…

Arcadia School Board Candidate Forum is Set
News

Arcadia School Board Candidate Forum is Set

On Feb. 19, five candidates running to fill three open seats on the Arcadia Unified Governing Board (School Board) will come face to face for what may be the only time before the March 3 election. The event is co-sponsored by the Arcadia Education Foundation, the Arcadia Council PTSA and the Arcadia Teachers Association. The…

How Things are Changing for Arcadia School Board Election
News

How Things are Changing for Arcadia School Board Election

The Arcadia Unified School District has been required by law to change its election to a regular State election date. The district selected the state primary election which this year will be on March 3. From now on, the Arcadia School Board will be elected in even numbered years on the state primary election. Three…

Sorry, America. Brexit Was the Only Way Out
opinion

Sorry, America. Brexit Was the Only Way Out

Opinion by Terry Miller Brexit is the nickname for “British exit” from the EU (Economic Union) from which my fellow countrymen and women departed 31 Jan., 2020; or as I prefer to say, Britain took the “way out.” To be clear, when Americans depart someplace or other, they immediately look for an “Exit” sign but we…

Ocean Drones Energized by Seatrec, a Local Company
Business

Ocean Drones Energized by Seatrec, a Local Company

By Brenda Trainor  Here on the 210 Foothill corridor, when we think of drones, normally we look to the skies not towards a faraway ocean. But one Monrovia entrepreneurial effort is building innovative drones that explore ocean waters powered by fluctuations in the sea’s temperature. Dr. Yi Chao, the founder and CEO of Seatrec, a…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

Jan. 26 Shortly before 7:52 a.m., an officer responded to Cabrera’s Restaurant, 625 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a commercial burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed two suspects smashed a rear glass door, rummaged through the bar and cashier area, and fled once the audible alarm activated. The suspects are described as two white or Hispanic…

Digging Into Community With Monrovia Community Garden
Business Spotlight

Digging Into Community With Monrovia Community Garden

By Emily Glory Peters It’s winter, but things are still growing at Monrovia Community Garden, a new hub for urban farmers and locals with a hankering for fresh produce. Jointly sponsored by the City of Monrovia and Mountainside Communion Church, the garden has swiftly become fertile soil for neighborly connection. “A couple of years ago,…

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