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Dear Emmy, My husband and I are nearing retirement. I’ve heard that we can file for Social Security but delay receiving it. What’s the benefit in this? Deciding when to…

Reader Impressed with Monrovia PD

Dear Editor: We have an amazing Police Department in Monrovia. On Saturday morning, July 13, a thief entered my unlocked car and stole my purse. My car was parked in…

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Reader Thanks Dorothy for a Good Laugh

Dear Editor: I live out of the area but my grandsons are in Arcadia American Little League so my son emailed me a copy of your latest newspaper. While looking…

Lifeline For Pets Cat of the Week: Meet “CARROT,” our one-eyed wonder!

Lifeline For Pets Cat of the Week: Meet “CARROT,” our one-eyed wonder!

Well, okay, so he has a funny name and only one eye, but it’s NO problem–CARROT copes very well, and is all the more loving and snuggly for it! He’s…

Lawdie, Lawdie, Lawdie

by Dorothy Denne Lawdie, Lawdie, Lawdie. That was Pansy’s version of today’s OMG. Pansy was an old friend of mine, long gone to Glory, who used that expression anytime a…

Small world! “The Never-cashed $2 bill”

To the Editor: Small world! A couple of weeks ago, you published my column, “The Never-cashed $2 Bill.” It described why my friend in my small Wisconsin hometown didn’t cash…

Good-bye Ironing Board

By Dorothy Denne I’ve put my ironing board away. Well, not completely away, just way, way, away. I stuck it all the way to the back of my pantry. I…

Transplanting caterpillars in my garden

by Fran Syverson Breathlessly, I rushed to answer the phone. “Where were you?” my son asked. “I was outside transplanting caterpillars,” I replied. “It’s a long story.” And it is.…

VICTIMS’ GROUP says THE RELEASE OF MORE INMATES LIKE THROWING GAS ON A FIRE

As California continues to experience an increasing number of serious crimes committed by habitual criminals free from prison under Realignment (AB 109), a panel of federal judges has ordered Governor…