Emily G. Peters

Tracking COVID-19 Cases Reported in Arcadia
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Tracking COVID-19 Cases Reported in Arcadia

Editor’s Note: This page will be updated as information becomes available City Cases Reported by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Arcadia 10 March 31 The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 10 new deaths and 548 new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including one additional case in…

Digging Into Community With Monrovia Community Garden
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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,…

Simply Divine Hair Salon is a Cut Above
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Simply Divine Hair Salon is a Cut Above

By Emily Glory Peters It’s hard to overstate the effect of a great haircut—especially when done by a hairdresser you trust. Whether offering a post-breakup cut, pre-wedding twist-out or simply a new look for a new year, stylists have quietly weaved their way into the fabric of our community as purveyors of near-instant confidence boosts….

Centre Stage Spotlights Next-Gen Performers
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Centre Stage Spotlights Next-Gen Performers

By Emily Glory Peters It’s winter season at Centre Stage performing arts studio, and that means holiday entertainment. This year, the musical of choice is “Frozen, Jr.,” a spin on the wildly popular Disney film, with many of the roles filled by local kids and youth—more than 60 of them, in fact—all students looking to…

Third Year of CalligraFair a Sweeping Success
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Third Year of CalligraFair a Sweeping Success

By Emily Glory Peters Calligraphy—once the stuff of ancient scripts—has risen again as a covetable skill amongst professional artists and casual hobbyists alike across Los Angeles. This past week, they converged at CalligraFair, a two-day event hosted by Monrovia’s own Smitten on Paper.  Now in its third year, CalligraFair has flourished from a modest celebration…

The Best Self-Defense is a (Unyted) Offense
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The Best Self-Defense is a (Unyted) Offense

By Emily Glory Peters If you were like the average American kid, keeping healthy might have included a stint in karate, tae kwon do or other martial art for a few months before teetering into your next recreational activity. But what does fitness look like now as an adult? For some, self-defense for fitness is…

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