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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.…

It’s Up–It’s Down–It’s Having A Chuckle

by Dorothy Denne That title refers to my ego as when the little first grade boy said, “Mrs. Denne, you always look so pretty when you come to work.” Then…

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses Post Drought

Small, nonfarm businesses in 19 California counties are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans offset economic…

Lifeline For Pets Cat of the Week: Kitten “ANNIE”

Lifeline For Pets Cat of the Week: Kitten “ANNIE”

Female, born approx. 1/2013 Gray/Silver Tabby Annie is a kitten with an adventurous spirit. She isn’t afraid of anything, including cats bigger than her! She zooms around our cat pad…

Smart Women Smart Money

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…