~ The stock of Monrovia's Staar Surgical took a dive on July 20 and has been slipping more since. It closed at $5.59 today, down from over $8 on July 19 and earlier.
~ In August the Friends of the Monrovia Public Library store is charging half price on all adult books and media with a yellow dot on the spine. While some items are individually priced, regular prices range from $0.25 to $2. The store is inside the Monrovia Public Library and is open Monday-Wednesday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Thursday–Saturday, noon–5 p.m.
~ A Taste of Old Town Monrovia, to benefit youth. Save the date: October 14, 5-8 p.m. in Old Town. Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Monrovia - Local merchants and restaurants will participate in a festival of food, music and spirits. All profits to benfit the Santa Anita Family YMCA and other youth programs in the community.