Date: February 7th, 2019

Monrovia Reads Seeks to Dismantle Illiteracy
Business Spotlight

Monrovia Reads Seeks to Dismantle Illiteracy

By Emily Glory Peters Do you remember how you learned to read? Perhaps a conscientious parent or teacher started a favorite story with you at a young age. Most of us consider it a rite of passage and a given skill for kids and adults alike—and yet many in San Gabriel Valley struggle with illiteracy….

Feb. 8 – Feb. 14
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Feb. 8 – Feb. 14

EDITOR’S PICK Beatles Tribute by Abbey Road at The Rose, Feb. 14 at 9 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). With their tight harmonies, flawless note for note renditions of Beatles hits, custom–tailored costumes, vintage instruments, Liverpudlian dialect and precise attention to every detail, Abbey Road has honed their show to become one…

Who is the Chu of ‘Chew with Chu?’
Dining Delights

Who is the Chu of ‘Chew with Chu?’

By Brianna Chu Before you start: I know it’s a dumb pun. I am indeed aware, as I was the idiot who came up with it. So…hi! I’m Brianna, an early twenty-something, recent university graduate who was born and raised in Pasadena. As you might have guessed, I love food! I’ve been lucky to grow…

Sierra Madre Playhouse Plans a Busy 2019 Season
Arts & Entertainment

Sierra Madre Playhouse Plans a Busy 2019 Season

The Sierra Madre Playhouse has plans for an action-packed year, with a full slate of main stage shows in addition to bonus attractions. First, the main stage schedule: “Tuesdays with Morrie,” written by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, will run Feb. 23- March 31. .The play will be directed by L. Flint Esquerra and star Larry…

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Maryvale Honors Sierra Madre Treasurer for Commitment to Helping Children

Maryvale, an agency dedicated to child welfare, will honor Sierra Madre City Treasurer Mike Amerio at their Restoring Hope Golf Tournament. Held at the San Gabriel Country Club on March 25, the fundraiser supports Maryvale’s residential, early education and community-based programs for children. Amerio, who has served as treasurer for the City of Sierra Madre…

Soh Grill: Changing the Face of Korean Barbecue
Dining Delights

Soh Grill: Changing the Face of Korean Barbecue

By Brianna Chu Soh Grill opened its doors to Raymond Avenue a year and a half ago. When its owner, Tamara Kim, moved to Pasadena about three years ago, she noticed a lack of Korean food options and decided to open the restaurant in charming Old Town Pasadena. While Soh Grill is Kim’s first restaurant,…

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