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L.A. County says goodbye to Columbus Day

The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day on Aug. 30, joining a multitude of cities and states that have abolished Columbus Day. Oct. 9 is now a celebration of Native Americans and their culture. The American movement to abolish Columbus Day began in Berkeley in 1991 and…

Safety off campus and community come together

Citrus College hosted their annual “Coffee with a Cop” on Sept. 27 in the Campus Center quad. Students, employees and community members were welcome to have a cup of Starbucks brewed coffee and a pastry while asking questions and getting information from both Campus Safety and the Glendora Police Department. The Glendora Police Department and…

Metro Line extension delayed beyond 2027

On March 5, 2016, the first phase of the Metro Gold Line was completed, which extended the station from Sierra Madre to Citrus College and Azusa Pacific University, with the second phase continuing the Metro Gold Line 12 miles east to Montclair. The Gold Line will now extend into San Bernardino County as it passes…

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Glendora brush fire contained, 9.7 acres burned

A Glendora brush fire started early Thursday afternoon, July 27, just east of Citrus College and St. Lucy’s Priory High School.   The fire was started when a welder accidentally sparked dry brush while working on a house near Silent Ranch Estates, authorities said. The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived at 1:47 p.m. and began…

Movement is Medicine – Be Perfect Foundation spreads paralysis awareness.

Walking is a gift, and in a split second this gift can be taken away. Be Perfect was created to gift back. Hal Hargrave Jr, founder of Be Perfect, is living with paralysis. Be Perfect is an organization in Claremont providing support for people living with paralysis. Hargrave was on his way to play baseball…

Gold line parking structure overflows

Metro Gold Line patrons looking to park and ride will face consequences if they park in the Citrus College parking lots, moving forward. The APU/Citrus Metro station’s parking structure, which often fills by 7 a.m., does not match the need a terminus requires. The former terminus at Sierra Madre Villa station in Pasadena has 841…

Glendora literacy program assists adults

Annette and Wayne Wistlor, and other members of Glendora Rotary Club started Glendora READS! in 1992, an adult literacy program. Its purpose is to reach out to the community and assist adults with developing every day literacy skills. Literacy coordinator Mary Dodson said she has devoted her life to helping others. Her dedication has helped…

Monrovia High students can earn units at Citrus

Citrus College has partnered up with Monrovia High Unified School District in allowing students to earn college credits by taking classes prior to high school graduation. These classes not only earn students college credit, but also count for high school graduation requirements. Students will have access to free tutoring, which will be located at the…