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  • Boys' basketball: Wednesday scores

     
    ARROWHEAD LEAGUE California Lutheran 81, Anza Hamilton 23 CAMINO REAL LEAGUE St. Bernard 86, Mary Star 49 CHANNEL LEAGUE Buena 43, San Marcos 40 Dos Pueblos 43, Santa Barbara 37 COLISEUM LEAGUE Crenshaw 81, Fremont 74 (OT) DEL REY LEAGUE......
  • Upton Sinclair House for Sale

     
    Photo courtesy of Cecilia Farnum, Century 21 The Upton Sinclair House at 464 N. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia has been listed for sale at $1.5 million. The 1923 home was designed by Frederick H. Wallis for L.B. Vollmer (d. 1948), owner......
  • Man electrocuted while trimming tree

     
    A 48-year-old man was electrocuted Tuesday afternoon while trimming a tree at a home in Monrovia, authorities said....
  • OL Jessamen Dunker only UF commit in Rivals 100

     
    The first Rivals 100 list for the class of 2012 was released on Monday, and Florida had one commitment on the list. Boynton Beach OL Jessamen Dunker came in at 49th. That shouldn't cause too much concern for Gators fans in May. Will Muschamp and his staff...
  • Mother bear and cub hanging out in tree in Monrovia backyard

    Mother bear and cub hanging out in tree in Monrovia backyard
    Wildlife officials Wednesday evening were continuing to monitor a mother bear and her cub after the pair climbed a tree in Monrovia. Janice Mackey, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, said wardens would not tranquilize...
  • Fire in Monrovia carport leaves eight cars 'melted to the ground'

    Eight cars were completely destroyed Saturday in Monrovia after an electrical problem inside a vehicle set fire to the surrounding carport, according to media reports. The two-alarm fire was reported about 8:30 a.m. in the 800 block of West Duarte Road,...
  • Neighborhoods: Old Town Monrovia

    Neighborhoods: Old Town Monrovia
    Monrovia is often compared to Mayberry, the idyllic town from "The Andy Griffith Show," but don't let the "Old Town" tag fool you. Monrovia's main strip sits just 10 minutes east of Pasadena, at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, and it manages to...
  • SPACE

    SPACE
    More than the final frontier, it's the eternal frontier. In snug bungalows and expansive contemporaries, the question of how much space is enough is the question that launched a thousand add-ons. Is the answer a bigger home? Or more creative use of what...
  • Monrovia is rooted in nature and in family

    Monrovia is a mix of muckraker and Mayberry. It was once home to exposé-writing Upton Sinclair. Today, older neighborhoods of moderately priced homes on tree-lined streets attract families. Called the "Gem City of the Foothills," it is bounded by the...
  • Life in Fast Lane Long Before Ferrari Crash

    Life in Fast Lane Long Before Ferrari Crash
    UPPSALA, Sweden — Before he shattered a red Ferrari in Malibu and became grist for Internet legend, Bo Stefan Eriksson ran a criminal gang in Sweden, raced cars in Europe, skippered a yacht called Snow White and helped run a video game company...
  • Market Watch: New Angel Red pomegranate debuts in Southern California

    Market Watch: New Angel Red pomegranate debuts in Southern California
    Is the world ready for a major new pomegranate variety? We'll soon see whether Angel Red, touted as having softer seeds than conventional varieties, fulfills the great hopes of its discoverer and the many farmers who have rushed to plant it, as it...
  • Time to clean out, restock your bar

    Time to clean out, restock your bar
    Bored by your bar? As we head into the heart of the holidays, it may be time to take a hard look at what you're serving to guests in the way of drinks. If you're in a rut, spirits-wise, now is the occasion to give your bar a holiday makeover. Before...